Archive for April, 2009

`My brother never came back after ATS took him'… and other news

April 23, 2009

`My brother never came back after ATS took him'
They also said phone records show that Dilip's cellphone was used on November 20 near Bhopal. This, the ATS said, established that he was not with the ATS
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Company Seen as Trying to Hide Details of West Virginia Blast
Fortunately, it did not go in the direction of a tank holding the same chemical that killed thousands in a 1984 chemical plant explosion in Bhopal, India.
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Instead of taking credit for Central schemes, Modi should focus on …
The dumping of Union Carbide waste from Bhopal has gone to the Supreme Court. The Government of Gujarat had given NOC to the land. I have personally spoken
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Bayer Unit Tried to Limit Blast Disclosures
In 1984, a leak of the same chemical from a former Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, killed 4000 people. Bayer CropScience, a unit of Bayer AG of
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Chemical Maker Destroyed Evidence Of West Virginia Blast
This same chemical killed 4000 people in 1984 when the toxin leaked from a plant in Bhopal, India. A transcript of the 911 call shows employees of the plant
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Thakur: We should select proper candidate
By Our Staff Reporter In the last day of election campaign, Congress candidate for Bhopal Parliamentary Constituency Surendra Singh Thakur along with large
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BJP leaders carry out election campaign in last day
Under the leadership of the former Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Ramesh Sharma Guttu Bhaiya and the State President of BJP Bhopal Municipal
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Election fans charter boom as leaders seek copters and jets
“At 46 degrees (Celsius), my gaadis are getting stalled,” the charter operator in Bhopal says, asking not to be named. He is talking of helicopters as
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WE have become a great power
This news has made the youth of Bhopal to be proud of the achievement of the country. Bhopal has become education hub of the state and the students are more
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Committee: Bayer engaged in campaign of secrecy
The same chemical was responsible for the deaths of thousands in Bhopal, India, when it leaked from a former Union Carbide plant in 1984.
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Cong will never be able to check price rise: Sushma Swaraj… and other news

April 22, 2009

Cong will never be able to check price rise: Sushma Swaraj
Bhopal (IANS): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Monday said that though the Congress government at the centre is led by an economist it
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Landlessness to prosperity: the farmers who've come a long way
This is the soil that welcomed us when we reached here empty-handed,” says Ragunathan, 66, who boarded the train to Bhopal from Ernakulam in 1955,
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Historical buildings wait for renovation
Though there are many historical buildings in Bhopal, of which archeological department has renovated some, but still there are some buildings that require
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Azlan Shah stars accorded rousing welcome in Bhopal
Bhopal , Apr 20 The Indian men&aposs hockey team was accorded a rousing welcome at the Raja Bhoj Airport here on their arrival in the city after winning the
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'The nuclear deal has assured us jobs'


That is what four youngsters studying electrical and electronics engineering in an engineering college in Bhopal told A Ganesh Nadar.
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Nobody comes asking for votes


Situated on the busy Vidisha-Bhopal road, the 400-odd residents of this hamlet wait for the ground water to be replenished when the hand pump goes dry every
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With Congress in disarray, BJP has an edge… and other news

April 21, 2009

With Congress in disarray, BJP has an edge
For Suresh Mehrotra, a political analyst based in Bhopal, all these charges and countercharges are indications of what's wrong with the Congress in the
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Anti-encroachment drive of BMC going on
By Our Staff Reporter The team of anti-encroachment drive of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has taken action at different places in the city and
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Poster designing contest at RMNH
By Our Staff Reporter Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH), Bhopal organised a poster designing competition for the students of Standard XI and XII on
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Gramshri fair allures Bhopalites
Every now and then fairs are organised in Bhopal that are good enough for people. If you missed to buy something from the fair then you can buy it from the
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No law and order in Bhopal: Thakur
By Our Staff Reporter Congress candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency Surendra Singh Thakur said that there is no law and order in Bhopal.
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`Probe model code violation by CM, Joshi again'
By Our Staff Reporter MP Congress Committee spokesman JP Dhanopiya has termed the act of giving clean chit to Bhopal constituency candidate Kailash Joshi
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Nandankanan gets ‘wild' gift from Bhopal
Today, the famous animal park received one from Bhopal Zoo as part of an exchange programme. In fact, a tigress rescued from Satkosia, after being shot by
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increase in poll expenditure
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Neither the increase in cost components during the last five years nor the ongoing economic crisis has made any impact on Lok Sabha
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miffed BJP worker chucks sandal at Advani
BHOPAL/KATNI: The electoral pandemic of flinging footwear claimed its latest victim in NDA's prime ministerial candidate LK Advani on Thursday as a
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Rahul to campaign in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Sunday 19 April 2009: Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi will address a public meeting in Panna district in eastern Madhya Pradesh on Sunday.
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One Muslim candidate turns Muslims against Congress… and other news

April 20, 2009

One Muslim candidate turns Muslims against Congress

By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, April 19 (IANS) In a state whose capital was once ruled by Muslim kings, the Congress has put up just one Muslim candidate in
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11 killed in Madhya Pradesh road accident
Bhopal, April 18 (IANS) Eleven people including six women and three children were killed and five were injured after a jeep carrying them collided with a
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Great road show by Congress leaders
He assured that he would work hard to bring Bhopal into one of the best cities in the country. He accused the BJP of removing slums on the name of
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Bhopal Today Team
Economic recession in the world is serious problem. Every country of the world is facing this problem and they are trying to come of this problem on their
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MP HC issues notice to Election Commission on restraining the use …
Admitting the petition of Bhopal-based social activist and former legislator Shailendra Pradhan on April 15, a division bench comprising Chief Justice AK
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Election Commission gets notice on EVMs
Bhopal (IANS): The Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued notice to the Election Commission on a public suit that seeks to prevent the use of defective
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Rahul Gandhi's visit to Maoist stronghold cancelled

Bhopal, April 17 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's plan to visit Madhya Pradesh's Maoist-affected Balaghat district has been called off after
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Rahul Gandhi to visit Maoist area
BHOPAL: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will visit Madhya Pradesh's Maoist-affected Balaghat district Sunday despite warnings that the rebels could
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Hockey camp from Sunday… and other news

April 19, 2009

Hockey camp from Sunday
Instead, the players will work out in a two-week camp in Bhopal from April 19 in preparation for the Asia Cup. As many as 34 players have been asked to
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AIMMM condemns continued kidnapping and torture of Muslim youths
From Jabalpur the duo were taken to Bhopal. There the sister was allowed to phone her husband who was able to reach Bhopal next day (14 April) and was
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EC prohibits SMS from 48 hours before polling
Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency goes to poll on April 23. At the meeting of standing committee of Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency, district collector
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`Every drop of water is precious'
No one is spared from the water problem in Bhopal. People are receiving water alternate day and this crises is going to reach on drastic level in few days
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BSP candidate's road show
By Our Staff Reporter Bahujan Samaj Party candidate for Bhopal Lok Sabha constituency Engineer Ashok Narayan Singh organised road show during his campaign
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Dhanopia to CM: Reveal actual amount of cash robbery
Dhanopia has challenged the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and asked him to reveal the entire incident honestly before the residents of Bhopal and
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BJP takes benefit of central schemes: Pachauri
By Our Staff Reporter Several senior leaders entered into the arena of campaign to Congress candidate from Bhopal Lok Sabha seat, Surendra Singh Thakur.
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Sugar prices may hit Rs 30/kg on acute shortage of cane… and other news

April 18, 2009

Sugar prices may hit Rs 30/kg on acute shortage of cane
In the wholesale markets, sugar prices have shot up by Rs 30/quintal in the last fortnight to Rs 2700-2750 per quintal in Delhi, Rs 2750/quintal in Bhopal
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'Shoe missile' fired at LK Advani
The incident took place in Katni district, 350 km from Bhopal. The sandal missed Advani, but he became the latest target of a series of ‘shoe-throwing'
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Advani to release report about black money today
17 Apr 2009, 0237 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: The BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate, LK Advani on Thursday said that he will release a report about Indian money in
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'Every drop is precious'
People of Bhopal are now very aware and doing all efforts to save main source of water Upper Lake. They are contributing voluntary labour regularly.
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Who says the city is stray cattle free?
2 and the Vaishali-Nehru Nagar road linking it to Bhadbhada road not to speak of the less cared for Kolar road colonies in new Bhopal will convince any one
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Tiger cub succumbs to injuries in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Apr 16: A tiger cub succumbed to injuries here after being hurt by an adult tiger. Eleven months old Pancham was brought in an injured condition to
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No truth in reports about workers in Sidhi constituency: Ajay
Bhopal , Apr 16 The Congress today refuted media reports suggesting that party workers in Sidhi parliamentary constituency were either working for the
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Now slipper thrown at Advani

Bhopal, April 16 (IANS) A former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office-bearer Thursday created a sensation by throwing a wooden slipper at senior party leader
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Thakur "not bothered" by BJP opponent Joshi
Thakur, whose name as the Congress candidate from Bhopal was announced almost at the last moment, told PTI that he was working hard to ensure his victory
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Kanha Reserve director denies he ran over tiger cub… and other news

April 17, 2009

Kanha Reserve director denies he ran over tiger cub
PTI Bhopal: The director of Kanha Tiger Reserve, RP Singh on Wednesday denied the charge that a cub was killed by his vehicle on April 12.
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Azamgarh students continue to be harassed by ATS
College was on his way to Mumbai with his sister by Godan Express, when the ATS forced them to step down from the train and departed them to Bhopal.
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Kaya Skin expands on growing consciousness
Among the mini metros identified are Visakhapatnam, Bhopal and Guwahati. Kaya also plans to open 11 more clinics in West Asia, mainly in Saudi Arabia,
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Empower women, strengthen society
Under Golden Jubilee Urban Employment Scheme organised by Eva Institute Society, Bhopal and District City Development Authority Jari-Zardozi training has
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Thakur: I will make efforts for uplift of poor
By Our Staff Reporter Congress candidate from Bhopal constituency Surendra Singh Thakur stated that from now onwards he would make efforts for the uplift of
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Ballot by braille in Bhopal's 1150 polling booths
A training session in Bhopal has a huge turnout. And why not? For the first time ever, our polling booths will have ballot Voters are being trained in
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Jaipur blasts accused handed over to Rajasthan police
Bhopal (PTI): An alleged member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) was handed over to Rajasthan police by a local court today. Saif-ur-Rehman, allegedly involved
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IM member Rehman handed over to Rajasthan Police
Bhopal , Apr 15 An alleged member of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) was handed over to Rajasthan Police by a local court today.
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PNB heist: Robbers plan exposed
The police confirmed that the gang had committed similar crimes at Bhopal on March 23 and at Agra on March 30. They escaped from Agra on the same day and
Read at Times of India

Cops nab Jaipur, Ahmedabad blasts accused… and other news

April 16, 2009

Cops nab Jaipur, Ahmedabad blasts accused
Ahmedabad /Bhopal : Madhya Pradesh police on Monday claimed to have nabbed the man who had planted bombs in bicycles in Jaipur and Ahmedabad.
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On disgrace and downfall
He managed to pass the tests for the post of Patwari and was posted to Raisen, 20 miles from Bhopal City. Before departing, he came to see my father and
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Fire Service Day observed
By Our Staff Reporter National Fire Service Day was celebrated today at BHEL Bhopal by Fire wing of CISF. Amit Sharan, Commandant, CISF BHEL Bhopal
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CM violated code of conduct: Cong
Dhanopia has complained to the CEO about violation of code of conduct by BJP leader and nominee to Bhopal Lok Sabha seat Kailash Joshi also.
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Twenty-20 cricket selection from tomorrow
The selection process would be organised under the aegis of Bhopal Cricket Club from April 16 at 3.30 pm at Sri Arbindo School, near Jawahar Bal Bhawan,
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Congress demands CBI probe into legislator’s murder (Lead)
Bhopal, April 14 (IANS) The Congress party in Madhya Pradesh Tuesday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the murder of its
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BHEL celebrates Ambedkar Jayanti
By Our Staff Reporter The employees of BHEL Bhopal celebrated 118th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratan Baba Sahab Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar on 14 April 2009 in a
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Youth hail Indian hockey victory
On this achievement getting after 13 years Bhopal Today Team talked with some people. Raju Sahu – I have seen all the matches of this tournament.
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Water crisis deepens
At first water of Narmada was brought up to Indore and now project is being carried out to bring the water of Narmada to Bhopal. If we speak about Ujjain we
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Congress calls bandh after MLA's murder in MP
Bhopal (PTI): Strongly condemning the alleged murder of party MLA from Gohad, the Congress on Tuesday called a bandh in Madhya Pradesh and demanded
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Woman pulls truck with hair, wows mall visitors… and other news

April 15, 2009

Woman pulls truck with hair, wows mall visitors
Hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpore, and currently a resident of Bhopal, Rani has performed in several shows in India and abroad.
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Vidisha: Cong candidate’s nomination rejected
Bhopal: Senior BJP leader Sushma Swaraj’s poll chances in Vidisha got a major boost late on Monday when her Congress rival Rajkumar Patel’s nomination was
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Born in south, popular in north
In 1967, besides Dharwad North, he had also contested from Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh). He tasted success for the first time at Bhopal by defeating Mewana
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OHSAS recertification meet at BHEL
By Our Staff Reporter Recertification of OHSAS 18001:2007 and surveillance ISO 14001 meeting was held at IFX, Conference Hall, BHEL Bhopal.
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Bankers mourn Sunder Rajan's death
By Our Staff Reporter Top bankers of the State today met under the aegis of Bankers' Club, Bhopal at Central Bank of India, Zonal Office, Bhopal and
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India should be developed, literate
General Assembly and National Meeting of Vidya Bharti All Indian Education Institution Bhopal ware conducted here recently. At this meeting work scheme and
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Clean, protect other lakes too
Bhopal is known as a 'City of Lakes' in India and abroad too. Whenever and wherever there is talk about Bhopal people discuss about its lakes.
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Water is life!
Under "our lake our asset" programme, voluntary labour is going on at high level for deepness of upper lake situated at Bhopal. In water conservation scheme
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FIR filed against minister for brandishing sword
Bhopal, April 6 (IANS) A Madhya Pradesh minister is in trouble. The police have registered a case against him for brandishing a sword at a Hindu procession
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This gang of girls was up to no good… and other news

April 7, 2009

This gang of girls was up to no good
The gang allegedly undertook shoplifting at Bhopal, Jabalpur, Jagdalpur, Raipur and distant cities like Hyderabad. The police, however, do not know if they
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Modern times on canvas

Calcutta Telegraph

Based in Calcutta and Bhopal, these three young artists have been influenced by distinct academic traditions; even their styles could not be more different
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Sushma’s Congress rival could miss chance
Bhopal: She may have suggested that the NDA was not sure of getting a majority on its own—a remark which she later disowned—but senior BJP leader Sushma
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‘Mera Hollywood yaar!’
The film, which is based on the Bhopal gas tragedy of 1984, was shot in Hyderabad last December because Bhopal denied the film unit permission to shoot in
Read at Times of India