Archive for September, 2009

Garba DJs take Gujarat across the country… and other news

September 23, 2009

Garba DJs take Gujarat across the country
One of the first women DJs in the city, DJ Roopali is off to Vadodara, Rajkot and then Indore and Bhopal to drum up the garba fever.
Read at Times of India

An Interview With the Yes Men
The people of Bhopal have been trying for 20 years to get someone to listen. It was less about it being funny and more about being the only kind of action
Read at Mother Jones

Son of retired cop abducted in Uttar Pradesh
September 20th, 2009 LUCKNOW/BHOPAL – The Uttar Pradesh government Sunday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the mysterious death of
Read at Gaea Times (blog)

Ranbir checks out music video
Although Ranbir Kapoor is completely immersed in the shooting of Rajneeti in Bhopal, he couldn't resist making a quick trip to Mumbai, to watch the music
Read at Times of India

Bhopal residents resort to begging for repairing a road
BHOPAL – Failed by authorities, residents of Bhopal resorted to begging to collect money for repairing a road. The residents of Bagmugliya extension colony
Read at Gaea Times (blog)

Rusiya death: UP govt orders CBI inquiry
Lucknow/Bhopal A Day after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan wrote to his counterpart Mayawati, requesting a CBI probe into the mysterious
Read at Lucknow Newsline

Bhopal goes online on Eid
By Our Staff Reporter If you can't hug your loved ones this Eid, you can still send them a sweet token of affection no matter where you are, courtesy the
Read at Central Chronicle

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Rusia death: CM writes letter to Mayawati for CBI probe… and other news

September 21, 2009

Rusia death: CM writes letter to Mayawati for CBI probe
Rusia went missing about a week back while returning from Delhi aboard the Bhopal Express, which he boarded at Hazrat Nizamuddin Station.
Read at Central Chronicle

CM's silence over BDA chief's death strange: Jamuna
About 10-15 acres of land in the city belonging to BJP MLA from Huzur Jitendra Daga was to be acquired for some projects of Bhopal Development Authority,
Read at Indopia

Traders to move court against auction of seized sugar
He added a Bhopal-based trader had already petitioned a court in Indore. Khandelwal said the traders would meet in Bhopal on September 20 and consider the
Read at Press Trust of India

Obaidullah Khan hockey from October 2
Bhopal, Sep 19 (PTI) The Obaidullah Khan Gold Cup hockey tournament will be held from October 2 at Aishbag stadium here after a long gap.
Read at Press Trust of India

Ranbir Kapoor in a pool with girls!
Moreover, Ranbir had little time to relax because he had to finish the song's shoot in a tight schedule before leaving for Bhopal to shoot for Prakash Jha's
Read at Apun Ka Choice

Scindia in Rs 3300 row

Calcutta Telegraph

Bhopal, Sept. 18: In the time of austerity, even money scandals involving Congress ministers tend to be modest. A day labourer has alleged that Jyotiraditya
Read at Calcutta Telegraph

High flyers say no to choppers… and other news

September 20, 2009

High flyers say no to choppers
“We have had several cancellations after news of Andhra Pradesh chief minister's crash trickled in,” Rizwan Ahmed, a Bhopal-based charter operator said.
Read at Hindustan Times

Mobiles replace wake-up call for pre-Ramzan fast meal
BHOPAL – “Roza rakhne walon jag jao, Sehri ka waqt ho chuka hai (Wake up all those who have to keep the fast, it's time for breakfast) — the call from an
Read at Gaea Times (blog)

State govt is using force on people: Cong
Bhopal, Sep 18 (PTI) Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today accused the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh of using force instead of negotiations to
Read at Press Trust of India

Boards must worry about risks of socio-cultural change too… and other news

September 19, 2009

Boards must worry about risks of socio-cultural change too

Malaysia Star

Disasters like Union Carbide's tragedy at Bhopal in India, where thousands died as a result of the release of dioxin into the atmosphere when people were
Read at Malaysia Star

Trafigura's attempts to gag the media prove that libel laws should …

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This could be one of the worst cases of corporate killing and injury since the Bhopal disaster, but much of the media wouldn't touch it with a bargepole.
Read at guardian.co.uk

Tharoor under attack from MP CM
Bhopal/New Delhi, Sept 17 (PTI) After the Congress rebuke, Shashi Tharoor today received flak from the Opposition which said he did not not deserve to be a
Read at Press Trust of India

6 killed in building collapse in central India
The injured have been admitted to Jabalpur Hospital, where two are said to be in serious condition," the official said in state capital Bhopal.
Read at Xinhua

Dindori firing: SDM RP Tripathi suspended in Bhopal
Bhopal, Sep 17 (PTI) The Madhya Pradesh government has suspended a Sub Divisional Magistrate in connection with the firing incident in Dindori district,
Read at Press Trust of India

Rajneeti shoot cancelled following protests in Bhopal… and other news

September 18, 2009

Rajneeti shoot cancelled following protests in Bhopal
The shooting of Prakash Jha's upcoming movie Rajneeti at a hospital in Bhopal was cancelled following the protest by an organisation working for the Bhopal
Read at Screen Weekly

2 killed 13 injured, as wall collapses at Bhopal mall construction …
PTI Sonebhadra: Thirteen labourers were injured and two dies, when the wall of an under-construction mall collapsed today under the city's Nishatpura police
Read at Daily News & Analysis

Strike in Madhya Pradesh town after three dead in police firing
BHOPAL – A strike was observed Wednesday in Dindori town of Madhya Pradesh where three people were killed in police firing after a mob blocked traffic and
Read at Gaea Times

Madhya Pradesh medical colleges face de-recognition

SINDH TODAY

Bhopal, Sep 16 (IANS) All five medical institutions run by the Madhya Pradesh government are facing the threat of de-recognition for not meeting Medical
Read at SINDH TODAY

Katrina Impersonated on Twitter
"The person pretending to be Katrina has been telling people how the 'Rajniti' shoot is going in Bhopal. Seems like the person is reading a lot of material
Read at Financial Express

Dacoits strike at Swarnajayanti express, leave one injured
GRP and Railway Protection Force from Amla escorted the train to Bhopal. "The statements are being recorded at Bhopal. We would exactly come to know about
Read at Times of India

Rusiya death: Agra GRP grills BJP MLA… and other news

September 17, 2009

Rusiya death: Agra GRP grills BJP MLA
Bhopal: A BJP MLA on Tuesday claimed he was grilled for over two hours by the railway police from Agra in connection with the last week's mysterious death
Read at Zee News

Deepika keeping an eye on Ranbir?
Was that the reason why Deepika Padukone came to Bhopal along with Ranbir Kapoor or was it to keep an eye on him while he shoots Rajneeti with Katrina Kaif.
Read at Apun Ka Choice

GRP team arrives in Bhopal to investigate Rusiya's death
Bhopal , Sep 14 A three-member team of Agra GRP today arrived here to investigate the mysterious death of Bhopal Development Authority (BDA) Chief Executive
Read at Indopia

NewsX fights the plague called overage in sports
A camp was held in Bhopal for the Under-18 Asian cup hockey players selection. Commenting on the issue Mr. AK Bansal, Coach, Junior hockey team admitted
Read at Indiantelevision.com

Govt orders probe into Amaldihya firing incident
Bhopal, Sep 15 (PTI) The state government ordered a magisterial probe into the police firing in Dindori district, about 370 km from here, in Madhya Pradesh
Read at Press Trust of India

BJP boycots train inauguration
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today boycotted the inauguration programme of Gwalior-Bhopal Intercity Express here. Union Minister of State for Commerce
Read at Central Chronicle

Bhopal Hq for Bhind Collector, SP
The headquarters of Mr Jain will be General Administration Department, Mantralaya, Bhopal, while Police Headquarters, Bhopal, would be headquarters of Mr
Read at Central Chronicle

Two-day meet on Bhopal Gas tragedy from Dec 5
Bhopal: An International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Industrial Disaster with a focus on Bhopal Gas Tragedy will be begin here
Read at Zee News

Three killed in police firing during protest
370 km from Bhopal, when authorities went to disperse people staging a road blockade demanding to trace a moneylender who was missing since two months.
Read at Press Trust of India

I don't indulge in public display of affection: Katrina
“It's a scene we shot for 'Rajneeti' on a street of Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh capital). Obviously some camera outside our unit shot and decided to up the
Read at Apun Ka Choice

Daga asks for a probe into Rusiya's mysterious death… and other news

September 16, 2009

Daga asks for a probe into Rusiya's mysterious death
Bhopal , Sep 14 BJP MLA Jitendra Daga today asked the state government for a probe into the mysterious death of the Bhopal Development Authority CEO MG
Read at Indopia

Bhopal gas victims burn Jairam's effigy
BHOPAL: Annoyed over Union minister of state for forests and environment Jairam Ramesh's remarks over the world's worst industrial disaster that killed over
Read at Times of India

Railway men to get promotion without test
In this regard medical college would be opened in Bhopal and nursing college in Jabalpur. The DRM Bhopal had recently told media that the railways had no
Read at Central Chronicle

Katrina Kaif lashes out at Indian TV Channels
Bhopal: Bollywood beauty and latest heartthrob for millions of fans, Katrina Kaif has lashed out at Indian TV Channels, saying they create controversies
Read at BreakingNewsOnline.

Digvijay demands CBI probe into death of BDA official
Bhopal, Sept 14 (PTI) Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh today demanded a CBI probe in to the mysterious death of the Bhopal Development Authority's
Read at Press Trust of India

Bhopal-multi dimensional capital
It is good sign for Bhopal that Union Forest and Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh visited here and cleared the way of being its multi dimensional capital.
Read at Central Chronicle

Katrina finds TV channels disgusting!
Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif, who has been shooting non-stop for her upcoming film Rajneeti with Ranbir Kapoor on the streets of Bhopal, says it is
Read at Hindustan Times

MP CM vows to find truth behind BDA officer's death
Bhopal, Sep 13 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today said his government will do its best to bring out the truth behind the
Read at Press Trust of India

MP Opposition demands CBI probe into death of BDA official
Bhopal , Sept 13 The Opposition in Madhya Pradesh Assembly today demanded a CBI probe into the death of Bhopal Development Authority&aposs chief executive
Read at Indopia

Modern corporation is a veritable powerhouse of crime
whose factory in Bhopal created one of the worst industrial disasters in human history, its toxic fallout maiming life in the locality to this day,
Read at Economic Times

Slumdogs extraordinaire on brink of glory… and other news

September 15, 2009

Slumdogs extraordinaire on brink of glory
Two young neighbours from a Bhopal slum will represent India in the world fencing championship slated between September 30 and October 8 in Antalya, Turkey.
Read at Hindustan Times

HI announces fresh selection trials of under-18 players
under-18 players at the Sports Authority of India centre in Bhopal on September 19 and 20 after the previous camp was suspended due to overage problems.
Read at Press Trust of India

MP bypolls: Case registered against two ministers
Bhopal, Sept 10 (PTI) Cases have been registered against two Madhya Pradesh ministers for allegedly violating the model code of conduct during the bypolls
Read at Press Trust of India

Abandoned by children, inmates of an old-age perform 'Shraadh' in …
By Ram Chand Sahu Bhopal, Sep.10 (ANI): Abandoned by their own children, many elderly people at an old-age home in Bhopal, performed 'Shraadh' for
Read at Thaindian.com

'Overage issue as bad as doping'… and other news

September 14, 2009

'Overage issue as bad as doping'
NEW DELHI: Hockey India's decision to disband a camp in Bhopal after 50 out of 55 probables were found to be overage shows that sport authorities have
Read at Times of India

Monsoon vigorous in Bhopal
Meteorological Department further informed that in the current monsoon season Bhopal has received 853.2 cm of rainfall till date while normal rainfall for
Read at Central Chronicle

Bhopal-Gwalior-Bhopal Super-fast Inter-city Express to be flagged …
By TBM Staff | Mumbai According to a UNI report, the Bhopal-Gwalior-Bhopal Super-fast Inter-city Express which was announced in the Railway Budget will be
Read at TravelBizMonitor

The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number
A more likely and comparable disaster would be the Bhopal disaster or gas tragedy an industrial disaster that took place at a Union Carbide pesticide plant
Read at American Chronicle

Azhar questions Dravid's inclusion
Bhopal: Criticizing the selectors' decision to bring Rahul Dravid back in the one-day international squad, former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin said
Read at Sify

Players could be banned after MRI test… and other news

September 10, 2009

Players could be banned after MRI test
These shortlisted boys were to undergo two phases of training at Bhopal before the final team selection. This is perhaps the first time that a federation
Read at Times of India

Jet Airways cancels 31 domestic, intl flights tomorrow
About 31 flights on Hyderabad-Rajamundhry, Ahmedabad-Indore, Indore-Bhopal, Bhopal-Raipur, Hyderabad-Bangalore, Delhi?Mumbai, Hyderabad?
Read at Press Trust of India

A fan dies for Katrina?
This happened in Bhopal where Katrina Kaif was shooting for Prakash Jha's film Rajneeti. The fanatic fan was apparently part of a huge crowd that gathered
Read at Apun Ka Choice

Scindia to flag-off Bhopal-Gwalior inter-city Express
By Our Staff Reporter The Bhopal-Gwalior-Bhopal Super-fast Inter-city Express – announced in the Railway Budget – will be flagged off from Gwalior by Union
Read at Central Chronicle

Heavy rain likely in State
By Our Staff Reporter Isolated yet heavy rain is likely over the next 48 hours in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal, Indore, Hoshangabad, Ujjain, Gwalior and Chambal
Read at Central Chronicle

Azhar questions selectors' move to select Dravid
Bhopal, Sep 8 (PTI) Criticising the selectors' decision to bring Rahul Dravid back in the one-day international squad, former Indian skipper Mohammad
Read at Press Trust of India

50 of 55 players in jr hockey camp overage
Indian hockey authorities have been forced to suspend a camp for under-18 players in Bhopal after medical tests proved that 50 of the 55 probables were
Read at Times of India

Teachers' strike cripples work in Madhya Pradesh colleges
Bhopal, Sep 8 (IANS) Normal functioning in most colleges and universities in Madhya Pradesh came to a standstill Tuesday as more teachers' bodies joined an
Read at Thaindian.com

Women tabla players, solo yes, accompanists no..
everyone," says sarod player Zarin Sharma, adding that there are all women music conferences which have been organised in Mumbai, Bangalore and Bhopal.
Read at Indopia

19-year-old dies of dengue in Bhopal
There have been 16 confirmed dengue cases in Bhopal in the recent past but health officials were optimistic of restricting the spread of the virus.
Read at Sify