Archive for June, 2009

Bhawani carves a niche for herself… and other news

June 30, 2009

Bhawani carves a niche for herself
There are many talented youths in Bhopal but very few attain the heights of success and get recognition on national level. In this row P Bhawani of Bhopal
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Sweeper plays doc in Sagar hospital
the doctor and the sweeper and sent the report to the district administration and to the health department officials in Bhopal. Mishra and Badoniya said
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Monopoly Demolished in Madhya Pradesh
Patrika with 5,75000 readers (Latest IRS Interim report) challenges the leader in Bhopal and Indore and leads over all the other players in the region,
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Muslims in Bhopal offer special prayers for early rains
Bhopal, June 27 (ANI): Muslims in Bhopal offered Namaaz-e-Istasqa (Namaaz to ask for rain) as most of northern India reeled under drought-like situation due
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Bhopal: Statements of 8 witnesses recorded in Abu Salem case
With the recording of statement of another witness in the eight-year-old fake passport case of underworld don Abu Salem in the court of Chief Judicial
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Court grants bail to godman Lal Sai in rape case
24 Jun 2009, 2051 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: A local court granted bail to controversial godman Lal Bulchandani, popularly known as Lal Sai, in connection with a
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US expects India to keep nuke Bill ready before Clinton visit
What this will do is indemnify American companies so that they don't have to go through another Union Carbide in Bhopal,” a minister said.
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Railways taken to court
a retired district and sessions judge who was also a member of the railways claims tribunal in Bhubhaneshwar and Bhopal for four years.
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Small town, big return in realty
For three years, Sunil Negi, a banker, has been trying to fulfill his long cherished dream of purchasing a house of his own, either in Delhi or in Bhopal,
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Rains claim four lives in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal (PTI): Four persons were killed due to heavy rains and lightning in two districts of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Friday. Heavy rains lashed Bhopal
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Delayed dawn: Longest solar eclipse in July… and other news

June 29, 2009

Delayed dawn: Longest solar eclipse in July
In India, while Surat, Baroda, Indore, Bhopal and Dibrugarh will see the total eclipse, Delhi will miss the beginning of the eclipse as it will occur before
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Madhya Pradesh to upgrade health services
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government Tuesday decided to upgrade the state's medical services by adding 100 ambulances, sanctioning funds for the Bhopal
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Priority to turn loss making PSUs into profit venture: Yadav
23 Jun 2009, 2038 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: Union Minister of State for Heavy Industires, Arun Yadav, said his ministry's first priority is to turn the loss
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Heavy purchasing at Bhopal Haat
At summer fair that was going on in Bhopal Haat, large number of people visited and purchased various products on the last day. In the sequence of cultural
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Rape accused godman surrenders in Bhopal
Self-styled godman Lal Bulchandani, popularly known as Lal Sai, on Monday surrendered before the police in connection with a rape case in Bhopal,
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Parched Madhya Pradesh seeks divine help for rainfall
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, June 23 (IANS) From frog marriages to non-stop prayers, the people of parched Madhya Pradesh are turning to every known ritual to
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Norms flouted despite stern warning… and other news

June 24, 2009

Norms flouted despite stern warning
Peculair situation gripped the locality at a stones throw away from LMC head office on Monday even as scores of vehicles got parked outside the Bhopal House
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Habib Saheb and the Gonds' Story of Creation
by Sohail Hashmi, 22 June 2009 Habib Tanvir, 86, one of the country's greatest dramatists, passed away in Bhopal on June 8, 2009.
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Rape accused godman surrenders to police in Bhopal
Bhopal, June 22 (IANS) Controversial godman Sant Lal Sai, who was absconding for eight months after begin accused of raping a student, surrendered in a
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CBI files chargesheet against Branch Manager, SBI and our others …
CBI has filed a chargesheet against the then Branch Manager, State Bank of India, Chandbad Branch, Bhopal (retired), Prop. M/s Shree Vaishnav Industries and
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My FM, NDTV Imagine enter exclusive tie-up for 'Jyoti'
The contest drew huge participation from MY FM regulars in Bhopal. On the day of the chat show with Sneha, MY FM studio was overflowing with enthusiastic
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Rape accused Lal Sai surrenders in Bhopal


Bhopal: Rape accused Lal Sai today surrendered in a women police station here. A case was registered against him on October 8, 2008.
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Law catches up with blackmailing duo in Bhopal (Lead)… and other news

June 23, 2009

Law catches up with blackmailing duo in Bhopal (Lead)
Bhopal, June 21 (IANS) A youth and his girlfriend, who allegedly blackmailed people by levelling sexual harassment charges against them, were arrested in
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Law catches up with blackmailing duo in Bhopal
During interrogation, Sheetal who hails from Indore and Girish, a resident of the Bairagarh township in Bhopal, have confessed to a number of similar crimes
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Gaur to seek more funds for 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy victims
Bhopal, June 21: Unhappy with the Cenre's assistance to the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy victims, Madhya Pradesh Minister for Bhopal Gas Tragedy,
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Arrest gang-rape culprits, officers told… and other news

June 22, 2009

Arrest gang-rape culprits, officers told
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has directed senior police officers to ensure early arrest of the culprits who allegedly
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Special AC train between Lucknow and Lokmanya Tilak Terminus
During the return journey, the train would leave Lokmanya Tilak Terminus at 00:50 hrs and move via Nasik (04:20 hrs), Itarsi (13:10 hrs), Bhopal (14:50 hrs)
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Plan to sow kharif crop in 1-lakh ha area in Bhopal
By Our Staff Reporter A programme has been chalked out for sowing kharif crops during season 2009 in 1.30 lakh hectare area in Bhopal district against 99900
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Prostitution racket busted in Bhopal, 15 people arrested
Bhopal, June 20 (IANS) An inter-state prostitution racket was busted in the Madhya Pradesh capital with the arrest of 15 people, including six girls,
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State Bank of Indore employees threaten strike
BHOPAL: Employees of the State Bank of Indore will go on a day's strike July 22 to protest the bank's proposed merger with the State Bank of India,
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27 in Congress Ask Dow to Finally Clean Up Bhopal Disaster Site


Twenty-five years after one of the world's worst chemical accidents, the city of Bhopal is still struggling to get the American corporate owners of the
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Flesh trade racket busted in Bhopal
PTI Bhopal: The police on Saturday claimed to have busted a flesh trade racket here with the arrest of 15 persons, including six girls.
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Hit & run: Cars new choice of rapists… and other news

June 21, 2009

Hit & run: Cars new choice of rapists
Within days of the rape inside moving cars in Surat and Bhopal, an 18-year-old British girl was assaulted by two men inside a taxi near Palampur in Himachal
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IAS officer suspended, secretary says he forced him into unnatural sex
Gyaneshwar Patil, an officer of the 2003 batch, and a young panchayat secretary were filmed half-clad in the bathroom of Bhopal district panchayat office in
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IAS pants scandal
Bhopal, June 19: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan today suspended IAS officer Gyaneshwar Patil, who was caught on camera with his pants
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Indian Congress Tells Dow to Clean Up Bhopal
Survivors of the ongoing chemical disaster in Bhopal, India, secured a major victory Tuesday, as 27 members of Congress wrote to Dow Chemical Company CEO
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International film fest on tribal art opens in Bhopal
Bhopal, June 19 (IANS) Vivid hues of tribal art, life and culture from all over the world found expression at the three-day International Festival of Films
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IAS officer suspended on sodomy charges in MP
The suspension of Bhopal District Janpad Panchayat Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Gyaneshwar Patil was announced by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj
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All set for global tribal film feast


Photo: PTI ALL SET: Tribal artistes getting ready for the International Film Festival on Tribal Art and Culture in Bhopal on Thursday. BHOPAL: Vivid hues of
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IAS officer caught with his pants down in office
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government has suspended an IAS officer who was caught in a state of undress in his office with a man, who accuses him of sexual
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CPI-ML to hold national level conference in Bhopal
All India Conference of the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) will be organised in Bhopal from November 8 to 12, a party office bearer said.
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Latest Sell-Out: Dems Moving to Gut Chemical Security Bill …
Today's potential disasters could even be worse than Bhopal, environmentalists say, if current laws remain in force. It now seems that some Democrats have
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Police hunt for vehicle in Bhopal gangrape case… and other news

June 20, 2009

Police hunt for vehicle in Bhopal gangrape case
BHOPAL: The three men in a black Innova who raped a Mumbai woman near Bhopal on Wednesday night were aged between 35 and 40 years, superintendent of police
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Mumbai woman gangraped in SUV near Bhopal
BHOPAL: In a shocking incident, a 25-year-old woman from Mumbai was allegedly gangraped by three men in a speeding SUV while her husband was held at
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Senior poets felicitated
Mohammed Umar Ansari, secretary Iqbal library Bhopal was the chief guest, while the patron of society advocate khalil Ullah Khan, former president of Human
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Lawmakers urge Dow to pay for Bhopal cleanup, assist survivors
A letter to Dow Chemical signed by 27 US lawmakers calls on the company to pay for cleanup at the industrial disaster site in Bhopal, India, where a Union
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Bhopal Gang Rape Case: Police Find Leads
Jun 18, 2009: Bhopal Police on Thursday found leads that could lead to the accused who raped a woman in a moving car on Wednesday night.
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US lawmakers ask Dow to clean up Bhopal
"We request that Dow ensures that a representative appear in the ongoing legal cases in India regarding Bhopal, that Dow meets the demands of the survivors
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US lawmakers want Dow to clean Bhopal gas leak plant site
As many as 27 lawmakers have requested Dow Chemical Company to meet the demands of the survivors of Bhopal tragedy for medical and economic rehabilitation.
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How Green Is Your Gasoline?
That started in 1986, when Congress reacted to what's now known as the Bhopal gas tragedy, a 1984 industrial disaster at a Union Carbine plant in Bhopal,
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Habibganj railway station to be made main station of Bhopal
Bhopal , Jun 18 Habibganj railway station will be made the main railway station of the city with the existing Bhopal station being insufficient to bear the
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Mumbai woman gangraped in moving car in Bhopal
BHOPAL: A woman from Mumbai who had come here with her husband was gangraped in a moving car, police said on Thursday. The incident occurred late Wednesday
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Family support must for success in life… and other news

June 19, 2009

Family support must for success in life
About studies he says that in Bhopal beauticians are very qualified. He himself completed his post graduation in English, LLB and honors diploma in system
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Sandip and Rout pair shines
Shivam Shrivas-Sachin Singha (NSS, Bhopal), 3. Aman Vyas-Sarad C Singha (NSS, Bhopal), 4. Ayesha K Lobo-Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan (RBYC).
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Congress expels Rajkumar Patel
By the time the state party headquarters sent a new Form A from Bhopal, about 50 km away, the deadline was over. Patel had contested twice against former
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US lawmakers press Dow on Bhopal disaster


"Bhopal is widely regarded as the worst industrial disaster in human history, a catastrophe with widespread implications for the chemical industry,
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Sara in town where she spent childhood days
Do you know that childhood of Sara Khan was spent in Bhopal and she completed her 12th standard from this city. Later she shifted to Mumbai with her parents
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Load-shedding hours in Madhya Pradesh may be increased
Bhopal, June 17: With gap between the demand and supply of power widening, the power outages in divisional headquarters in Madhya Pradesh may witness an
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Winners of NIIT Vish Come True Chess competition play with
The eight National winners- Rohit Mondal, Air Force School, Pathankot; Parul Yadav, St. Xaviers Senior Secondary School, Bhopal; Navneet Kaur,
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Bhopal girl quarantined in Mumbai tests negative


The girl, a resident of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, was accompanied by her parents and two siblings. She was to leave for Bhopal the same day, but instead she
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Committee to probe vanishing tigers in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, June 17 (IANS) Piqued over the vanishing tigers in the state, the Madhya Pradesh government has constituted an experts committee to find out the

Chouhan to review progress of JNNURM, Project Uday
PTI / Bhopal June 17, 2009, 12:44 IST Expressing dissatisfaction at the slow pace of works being carried out under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban
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Verma inspects Government Press… and other news

June 18, 2009

Verma inspects Government Press
The government presses are situated at Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore and Rewa while stores are situated at Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore and Jabalpur.
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Two murder accused nabbed
By Our Staff Reporter GRP Bhopal while unveiling the brutal murder of a woman has arrested two accused. Along with this three other accused of stealing
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I'm enjoying learning new skills


was in the Capital to play online simultaneously against eight champion children from Bangalore, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Bhopal and Patna.
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TTEs misbehave with IAS officer
The incident occured in Hajrat Nizamuddin-Ernaculum Mangala Express when Bhopal's senior IAS officer NBS Rajput was travelling along with his family members
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Nature 2009 summer camp
In this regard, the Bhopal Today Team talked with some children. Yash – Last year also I had come here and even this year I am impressed from this camp
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Search of dancing, singing star in Bhopal
In this competition honourable judges will give the honour of Dancing Star of Bhopal 2009 and Singing Star of Bhopal 2009 to the winners.
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Habib Tanvir in his Bhopal home in 2007. By the mid-1970s he had evolved his distinctive idiom of modern theatre. HABIB TANVIR (1923-2009) was,
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Why keep them out?


Rajkumar Davani, a businessman from Bhopal, regrets having extended his holiday by a day. On their way back from a weeklong vacation to Bangkok,
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Vestas 420 Nationals from tomorrow… and other news

June 17, 2009

Vestas 420 Nationals from tomorrow
Young sailors — Hussain Bhavnagarwala, registered with RMYC, and Aman Vyas (NSS, Bhopal) — will be keen to perform well and make an impact.
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Check terror accused's identity: DGP
He was held by the MP ATS in Bhopal on April 12 and handed over to Rajasthan Police. Saif's family claims he is innocent. His father Abdul Rehman has
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Crisis in BJP spreading to state units
A report said BJP deputy parliamentary party leader Sushma Swaraj hinted today in Bhopal at possible postponement while interacting with the mediapersons
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Habib Tanvir makes his final exit
The founder of Naya Theatre, Tanvir worked with Chhattisgarhi tribals in Bhopal. He channeled their indigenous performance form, nacha, to create milestones
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The World Newser
At least five people have been beaten to death and more injured as residents fought for water in 17 of the state's districts, according to the Bhopal
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Follow me in quitting posts: Sinha
Hazaribagh/Bhopal (PTI): The churnings in BJP set off by electoral defeat continued on Monday with senior leader Yashwant Sinha, who charged the party
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Summer sports training camp concludes
By Our Staff Reporter The 15-day summer sports training camp organised by the Sports Authority of BHEL Bhopal from May 1 concluded here on Monday.
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Memo submitted to PWD minister
Roads in Bhopal are in very bad shape. The pits on the road invite accident particularly during the monsoon. Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha leader Pravin
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Central Bank holds Hindi workshop
Assistant General Manager Ashok Kumar Shrivastava was chief guest while Regional Manager Bhopal Region MP Nayak presided. Ashok Kumar Shrivastava said that
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Speed up of Haj House construction
They expressed surprise that even after including the construction of Haj House by the Bhopal Development Authority in its 100 days programme,
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