Archive for May, 2009

Dead frog found in mid-day meal in Bhopal school… and other news

May 31, 2009

Dead frog found in mid-day meal in Bhopal school
By killing LTTE, I've fought India's war: Lanka President Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has ordered an inquiry into the mid-day meal given to
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State-wide Dharna of Congress on water crisis
Suresh Pachouri can also participate in Dharna at Bhopal before proceeding to Hoshangabad. Congress has alleged that Central Government had sent an outline
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“We all live in Bhopal”
Corporate greed and political neglect could lead to disaster on American soil, warned a panel of experts and witnesses of an industrial disaster in Bhopal,
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AIDS affected need love and care: Parinita
In Bhopal we have seen shooting of several films on various subjects. Some films are shot on the subjects on which people does not want to talk openly.
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21000 appear for AMU medical entrance test
The entrance test for admission to the MBBS/BDS courses was held in Aligarh, Bhopal, Kolkata and Kozhikode besides Lucknow and Hyderabad.
Read at Hindu

Sugar shows mixed trend
Mustard oil too remained flat at all the centers except Lucknow and Kohima where it rose and Ludhiana, Dehradun, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar and Agartala,
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Bird Flu outbreak in North Dinajpur… and other news

May 30, 2009

Bird Flu outbreak in North Dinajpur
Officials of the animal husbandry department collected samples from bird carcasses and sent them to the flu detection centre in Bhopal.
Read at The Statesman

Kal Penn bonds with Rajpal Yadav


The two, who are shooting for Ravi Walia's upcoming project BHOPAL: A PRAYER FOR RAIN, seem to have bonded big time during the shoot of the film.
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Open control rooms in flood-prone districts
It will constantly inform the state-level control room and Army's sub-area commander, Bhopal of the flood situation. An updated copy of flood report will
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PPT-2009 tomorrow
The 90th All India Trade Test Examination was started at HRDC, BHEL (Bhopal) the other day. Around 660 trade apprentices are appearing in the examination,
Read at Central Chronicle

SBI clarifies about officers' strike
of the State Bank of India (SBI) MP Division (MP & Chhattisgarh) had gone on a day's strike on the call of SBI Offficers Association Bhopal Circle.
Read at Central Chronicle

Farm commodity prices show mixed trend over the week
Masoor dal prices remained steady at all the reporting centers except for increase at Delhi and Kohima and decrease at Amritsar, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Bhopal
Read at Press Information Bureau (press release)

Patrika completes one year in Madhya Pradesh
In its expansion spree, Patrika took up another promising venture in Madhya Pradesh, after Bhopal, with a launch in Indore. Patrika's launch in Madhya
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Aligarh Muslim University MBBS/BDS entrance test held

Northern Voices Online

Muslim University today hold its entrance test for the admission to MBBS/BDS at Lucknow and Hyderabad besides Kolkata, Bhopal, Kozhikode and Aligarh.
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Acute water crisis in Bhopal TB hospital affecting patients
Bhopal, May 28 – ANI: The tuberculosis hospital at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, is facing acute water shortage, and this is affecting the patients.
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Jet aircraft's tyre deflates, passengers safe
The left nose wheel tyre of a Bhopal-bound Mumbai flight of the Jet Airways deflated after the aircraft landed at Bhopal airport on Thursday morning.
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MJ Antony: Where rule of thumb prevails… and other news

May 29, 2009

MJ Antony: Where rule of thumb prevails

Business Standard

Assessing the value of life or limb lost in a mishap for calculating compensation is an intricate task, whether it is a mass disaster like the Bhopal gas
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Eclipse 2009: Where in the world to see nature's blackout

Daily Mail

Racing inland, it sweeps over the cities of Indore and Bhopal before reaching Varanasi – already worshipped as 'The City of Light'.
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Thomasites excel in HS exams
By Our Staff Reporter Keeping up with excellent results of CBSE in Bhopal the students of St Thomas Convent Sr Secondary School, Ayodhya Nagar,
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ECR registers record earning in April… and other news

May 28, 2009

ECR registers record earning in April
Kumari Singh of ECR's Danapur division has been selected to attend the national camp of Amateur Women Kabbadi slated to start from June 1 at Bhopal.
Read at Times of India

Girls outperform boys in 10th CBSE exam
Delhi Public School student Prerna Malviya topped the merit list of Bhopal. While second position was bagged by Andhula Madhavan of St Joseph Convent.
Read at Central Chronicle

MY FM Bhopal's Second Birthday celebrations kick off in the City …
MUMBAI: On the occasion of its second Birthday, 94.3 MY FM Bhopal has kicked off the festivities in the City of Lakes. As MY FM Bhopal turns two on May 27th
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Not aware of any move to nominate me as LS Dy Speaker: Mahajan
Bhopal , May 26 Senior BJP leader Sumitra Mahajan today said she was not aware of any move to consider her for the post of Deputy Speaker in Lok Sabha.
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Personal Thought: Bhopal as NSG hub- a case for CM's plea
That Bhopal will get Army commandos as a measure of anti-terror operations is a welcome news, albeit only as a consolation. According to the latest news
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Patrika celebrates first anniversary in Madhya Pradesh
The launch of Patrika in Bhopal on 25th May last year had created a stir and jolted the status quo of other newspapers' readership in the city.
Read at India PRwire (press release)

Who would be next super model?… and other news

May 27, 2009

Who would be next super model?
You may have known that in Bhopal some model hunt programmes are arranged every year and every time a new face is given change to come to the limelight.
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Raunaq brings laurel to Bhopal in IIT-JEE
The total number of students appearing in IIT-JEE from Bhopal has been approximately 9000. Raunaq Kudesia secured the first position in the city.
Read at Central Chronicle

Police fail to contain vehicle thefts
On the other hand police and Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) are equally responsible for increasing incidents of vehicle theft.
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How BJP lost its way in the cities
while its vote share was considerably eroded even in smaller cities such as Lucknow, Bhopal, Indore, Panaji, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Raipur and Pune.
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I want to become Miss Universe
Bhopal is very greenish that is not seen generally in Mumbai. I have also heard that there are many lakes in Bhopal. For the children I would like to say
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State Pulse: Madhya Pradesh: The three water-deaths
Three lives were snuffed out and a child rendered orphan in Bhopal – all on account of water. The deaths acquire poignancy when one finds that there,
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Three accommodation units launched in Madhya Pradesh
The state will celebrate tourism day tomorrow at Bhopal, along with an award ceremony, which will honour private parties and MPSTDC staff for their
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Pre-MCA, MET tests held peacefully in 14 cities
Bhopal: The Pre-MCA Test-2009 was organised along with Management Entrance Test-2009 (MET) peacefully in 14 cities including the State capital on Sunday.
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Complaint against pilferage of water charges
By Our Staff Reporter Jaywant Thakre, a resident of Housing Board Colony, Laharpura, Bhopal has complained to the concerned authorities against MP Housing
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Duo held for cheating Margao girl… and other news

May 26, 2009

Duo held for cheating Margao girl
MARGAO: Margao police on Sunday arrested two persons from Bhopal on charges of cheating a girl from Margao by luring her into parting with Rs 80000 on the
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SBI officers on strike tomorrow
By Our Staff Reporter The SBI officer's Association, Bhopal Circle (the states of MP & Chhatisgarh) will observe strike on May 26 against the indifferent
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Thundersquall likely at few places in State
Maximum day temperature of Bhopal was 41 degrees on Sunday while day temperature of Indore was 39.4 degrees, of Jabalpur 39.2 degrees and day temperature of
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An MP who looks everything but a politician
Lugging two bags over her shoulder and rushing to Platform No.3 of Nizamuddin station here to board a train to her Mandsaur constituency, 84 km from Bhopal,
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White tigers released for tourists benefit in Van Vihar… and other news

May 25, 2009

White tigers released for tourists benefit in Van Vihar
The residents of Bhopal have shown their keen interest in this regard. Till now many animals have been adopted in Van Vihar by the people and industrial
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BHEL water filtration plant meets all ISO standards
By Our Staff Reporter The Water Filtration Plant of BHEL Bhopal situated opposite new Vidhan Sabha has been supplying pure drinking water as per ISO
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CM to open Tourism Day programmes
BhopalShirdi Bus is soon going to be inaugurated for the pilgrims of Madhya Pradesh. The Chief Minister will release its brochure.
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Door-to-door Malaria Bhagao campaign soon
The pilot project to be jointly undertaken by the Municipal Corporation and Health Department will be launched first in Bhopal and later implemented
Read at Central Chronicle

Fresh flu scare in N Dinajpur… and other news

May 24, 2009

Fresh flu scare in N Dinajpur
Officials of animal husbandry department in North Dinajpur have collected samples of bird carcass and sent those for laboratory tests in Bhopal.
Read at The Statesman

Disaster management training by IRCS
By Our Staff Reporter Indian Red Cross Society, MP State branch, Bhopal has taken the initiative to train first batch of 32 Training Officers of IRCS from
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Water scarcity parches throats in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal: Water crisis in Bhopal and rest of Madhya Pradesh has spiraled out of control. Now some desperate people are ready to trade blood for some potable
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Dugdha Karamcharis threaten to stop milk supply
By Our Staff Reporter MP Dugdha Karamchari Congress has accused the General Manager of Bhopal Dairy for neglecting the pending genuine demands of employees
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Lack of continuity among players behind India's failure: Coach
22 May 2009, 2135 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: Newly-appointed Indian Hockey Chief Coach, Jose Brasa has said that lack of continuity among players during crucial
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Students booked for raging in Bhopal
Bhopal: Twenty five students of Engineering and Technology institute booked for raging in the state capital. A case of raging came into highlight in an
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Woman held in forgery case… and other news

May 23, 2009

Woman held in forgery case
HYDERABAD: Central Crime Station (CCS) police arrested a woman in Bhopal on Thursday in related to a forgery case. She along with some others allegedly
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Workshop for parents of mentally challenged
By Our Staff Reporter Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities, Bhopal and Barkatullah University, Bhopal organised a talk by the renowned
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East Bay Events Calendar: Community Calendar
Bhopal Tour Event Remembering the Victims of Dow Chemical Co-sponsored with Bhopal International Campaign at 7 pm at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian
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BJP Business Cell rally to save water
Workers of the rally were carrying pamphlets on which it was written `Bhopal Ki Shan Hai-Jheel Hamari Jaan Hai' (It is pride of Bhopal– Lake is very dear to
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Bhopal district swimming competition held
By Our Staff Reporter The Bhopal District Swimming Association organised district swimming competition on Wednesday. 81 Men, women, boys and girls of five
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Religious knowledge for kids
On the opportunity of Shrut Panchami Knowledge Culture and Education camp is being organised at various Jain Temples of Bhopal. The camp has started from
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MP CM orders transfers of three National Park directors
21 May 2009, 1320 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has ordered the transfer of the Directors of Kanha,
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Total theatre

Screen Weekly

“I used to make fun of my friends who were doing theatre in my hometown Bhopal. I once got a chance to act in a play. After that I was hooked to it,” he
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Train looted in Madhya Pradesh
Gwalior , May 20 Two coaches of Habibganj- Nizamuddin Bhopal Express were looted by a gang near Sonagir station in Datia district and some passengers beaten
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W.Va. State faculty wants MIC gone from Bayer
stores more than 200000 pounds of MIC, the chemical that killed thousands of people in a 1984 leak at a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India.
Read at Charleston Gazette

Madhya Pradesh: On the road to prosperity Polls over, Chouhan … and other news

May 22, 2009

Madhya Pradesh: On the road to prosperity Polls over, Chouhan …
When Shivraj Singh assumed office of the Chief Minister in Bhopal, he was underrated by the media. However, he was quick to prove them wrong.
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Head to China to watch solar eclipse
Places in India where the eclipse would be visible are Surat, Indore, Bhopal and Varanasi among others. Seconding his opinion, Deepak Joshi, the secretary
Read at Times of India

MP Tourism adopts home at SOS Children's Village, Bhopal
By Our Staff Reporter Madhaya Pradesh Tourism today visited Save our soul (SOS) Children's Village Bhopal. During this visit the Managing Director,
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Indian Puppet Festival Celebrates Ancient Art
And the three day Puppet Festival held in Bhopal attracted hundreds of visitors and proved to be a hit among young and old alike.
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55 injured in road mishaps
The injured were sent to Bhopal for treatment. Meanwhile, five people were seriously injured when their car collided with a bus at Indore-Bhopal road in
Read at Central Chronicle