Archive for January, 2010

Indian wheel likely to power Copenhagen's carbon-neutral dream… and other news

January 31, 2010

Indian wheel likely to power Copenhagen's carbon-neutral dream
NEW DELHI: Reinventing the wheel was not exactly what Myshkin Ingawale had in mind when he set out from NIT-Bhopal towards MIT-Massachusetts,
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Women hockey players richer by Rs 4.2 lakh
BANGALORE: The Indian women's hockey team received cheques from the Madhya Pradesh government and the Union sports ministry in Bhopal but insisted it would
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Delay in invitation made me skip CM's function: Aslam
Bhopal: Former hockey Olympian, Aslam Sher Khan said here today that the invitation he received from the Madhya Pradesh government to attend a function at
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Programme Study Center to be established in City
The agreement was signed between MD of MP Rajya Pashudhan Evam Kukut Vikas Nigam (MPRPEKVN) Bhopal Dr BN Singh and Director Agriculture, Delhi Dr Hansa and
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GEI Industrial Systems Q3 profit soars 45%
GEI Industrial Systems Ltd, based out of Bhopal, leader in heat transfer technology (with air as a medium), recorded a growth of 45% in its net profit for
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The Yes Men Save the World: Hope springs infernal; Review: The Yes Men Save …
The movie kicks off with one of the more elaborate stunts, which coincides with the 20th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster, which left thousands dead and
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Bombay HC sets HI affiliation deadline for Maharashtra… and other news

January 30, 2010

Bombay HC sets HI affiliation deadline for Maharashtra
“An official has left for Bhopal and on Friday morning, she will distribute Rs 2.2 lakh each to the 41 players at the camp,” the ministry said.
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MP CM distributes funds to 18 women hockey players
Bhopal, Jan 28 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today distributed drafts worth Rs 23 lakh to 18 Indian women hockey players and
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Women Hockey Players To Receive Rs 2.2 Lakh Each
A Ministry official revealed that the money will be handed out to the players at national camp in Bhopal by a Sports Director on Friday.
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Action against 20 engineering students for ragging
Authorities of the premier Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT) in Bhopal on Thursday said they have "taken action" against 20 second year
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ADRM inspects Bhopal, Habibganj stations
By Our Staff Reporter Additional Divisional Railway Manager MP Singh inspected Bhopal Railway Station along with senior officers on January 27.
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Ministry clears Rs 2 lakh each for women's hockey team
The players, who went on a black armband protest in Bhopal last week to turn the nation's attention towards their plight, will be richer by Rs 2 lakh on
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Swine flu claims one more life in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Jan 28 (PTI) A 16-year-old girl has died of swine flu in Indore, taking the toll due to the pandemic disease to 21 in Madhya Pradesh,
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Poaching, Tiger Found Dead In Bhopal's Pench National Park
In another incident of poaching a seven year old tiger was found dead in Pench National Park in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
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Fog effect: 49 trains cancelled, 42 rescheduled… and other news

January 29, 2010

Fog effect: 49 trains cancelled, 42 rescheduled
The Bhopal Shatabdi, North East Express and all Rajdhani trains, including the trains to Howrah, Rajendra Nagar (Patna) and Sealdah were rescheduled.
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Just say Yes

Honolulu Weekly

comments on the 20th anniversary of the 1984 Bhopal disaster at a Union Carbide pesticide plant in India (Dow Chemical bought Union Carbide in 2001).
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MPCREDC honours employees
For excellent work in Bhopal region the following officers and employees were honoured: NK Ratre, Sitaram Sailwar, Sudama Makode, Rajkumar Choudhary,
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24 prisoners freed from jail
By Our Staff Reporter On the occasion of Republic Day, Bhopal Central Jail Superintendent, Purushottam Somkunwar hoisted national flag in the jail premises.
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Schedules of 200 flights disrupted; passengers stranded

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Mumbai, Kolkata, Bhopal, Bangalore, Chennai and Lahore after the runway visibility dropped to 50 metres. A Malaysian Airlines flight (MH 191) from Kuala
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R-Day celebrated with traditional gaiety
Bhopal Municipal Corporation celebrated Republic Day with enthusiasm. Mayor Mrs Krishna Gaur hoisted national flag in BMC headquarters, Sadar Manzil
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Bhopal Lok Rang festival observes silver jubilee
Bhopal, Jan 27: Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Lok Rang festival depicting rich art and culture is currently underway in Bhopal.
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13 of a family killed in road accident
By Indo Asian News Service | 26 January 2010 | 11:29am 0 Comment Bhopal, Jan 26(IANS) At least 13 people, including five women and two children,
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1300 Jawans engaged in Rahul's security
The Bhopal police, who were working under the guidance of SPG team, commenced checking drive from the morning hours. On the other hand owing to press
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Yash Raj Films comes forward to help women hockey players

Bhopal, Jan 27 (IANS) Yash Raj Films, producer of the Shah Rukh Khan starrer “Chak De India”, have donated Rs.2 lakh for the welfare of women hockey players
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How girls from garib Bharat play hockey… and other news

January 28, 2010

How girls from garib Bharat play hockey…
BANGALORE: It was at the national women's hockey camp in Bhopal a few days back that goalkeeper E Rajini's plight came to be known.
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SDPI candidate wins Sarpanch election in Rajasthan
By Pervez Bari,, Bhopal: The recently formed Social Democratic Party of India, (SDPI), has made a winning start in electoral politics at last
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Madhya Pradesh celebrates R-Day amid tight security
Rameshwar Thakur unfurling the national flag and taking the salute at an impressive march past by various police forces in state capital Bhopal.
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Former Olympian Ashok blames Kalmadi for hockey mess
Bhopal, Jan 26 (PTI) Former Olympian Ashok Kumar has held IOA chief Suresh Kalmadi responsible for all the mess in Indian hockey and also for the
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Madhya Pradesh celebrates R-Day amid tight security
Bhopal, Jan 26 : Amid tight security, the Republic Day was celebrated across Madhya Pradesh with Governor Rameshwar Thakur unfurling the national flag and
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13 of a family killed in road accident
Bhopal, Jan 26(IANS) At least 13 people, including five women and two children, were killed Tuesday morning when the vehicle in which they were travelling
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Yash Raj Films contributes Rs 2 lakh for women's hockey team
The girls had opened a joint account in a bank in Bhopal last week, seeking contributions to help needy hockey players. The girls also continued their black
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Republic turns senior citizen… and other news

January 27, 2010

Republic turns senior citizen
Chennai and Kolkata), large towns (Patna and Bhopal) and small towns (Surat and Vijaywada) on the occasion of the Indian republic's 60th anniversary
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Governor to unfurl Tricolour at Bhopal, CM at Rewa
By Our Staff Reporter Governor Rameshwar Thakur, on the occasion of 61st Republic Day would hoist the National Flag in the main function organised at Lal
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Army major commits suicide in Bhopal
Bhopal, Jan 25, (IANS) An Army officer, who had come to the Madhya Pradesh capital on vacation, committed suicide, police said Monday.
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Hurry! Registration for MICAT 2010 going to end soon
The test will be held in the cities of Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow and Kolkata. In the centers of Bhopal and Lucknow,
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Army officer commits suicide
Bhopal, Jan 25 (PTI) A 32-year-old Major allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at his official residence in Bairagarh here,
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Madhya Pradesh official's houses raided
Bhopal, Jan 25 (IANS) Raids at the houses of a senior Madhya Pradesh official have led to the recovery of assets worth over Rs.5.5 crore, an official said
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DuPont Employee Dies from Phoegene Exposure
“ Referring to an earlier HNN report that related this chemical to the Bhopal disaster, Nye added, “incidents seem to be the premise of most chemical
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Madhya Pradesh official's houses raided
By Indo Asian News Service | 25 January 2010 | 2:35pm 0 Comment Bhopal, Jan 25 (IANS) Raids at the houses of a senior Madhya Pradesh official have led to
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Religion formed through poetry in India: Shah
The programme was presided over by the litterateur Dr Pukhraj Maru (Commissioner of Bhopal Division). Dr Shyam Sundar Nigam was also present as special
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Not paying salaries to hockey players a national shame: MP CM
Bhopal, Jan 24 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today termed national hockey players of both men and women teams being compelled to
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High flyers say no to choppers… and other news

January 26, 2010

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.
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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
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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
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Looking for Guangzhou tickets… and other news

January 26, 2010

Looking for Guangzhou tickets

sport star

In the little under a fortnight that separated the National Open in Bhopal and the National inter-state competitions in Chennai, nothing could have changed
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Three arrested for hacking into bank account
Bhopal: Three people including a Sudanese youth have been arrested for hacking into a bank account and transferring and withdrawing money from it using a
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Tigress found dead in Kanha park
By IANS BHOPAL – A 14-month-old tigress who was injured in a fight with another tiger has been found dead at the Kanha tiger reserve in eastern Madhya
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Remembering 'Daar ji' and the Anti-Sikh riots of 1984: Twenty five years after …
[A couple of months later I was witness to the biggest industrial disaster or the world–the gas tragedy in Bhopal.] Circa 1984: The All India Radio blared
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Ranbir gets eco-friendly
Shooting in Bhopal for his film Rajniti, Ranbir Kapoor ihas managed to find time for his other commitments. He claimed that he has found time for to spread
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Train runs over six
Bhopal (PTI): The cyber crime cell of Madhya Pradesh police arrested three persons, including a Sudanese from Mumbai, for allegedly hacking into an Axis
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Rs 80 crore aid to Madhya Pradesh to fight malnutrition: British High Commissioner
BHOPAL: British High Commissioner Richard Stagg on Tuesday said that of the Rs.300 crore provided to Madhya Pradesh for development programmes from his
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Scheme to tackle malnutrition launched in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Nov 3 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Tuesday launched the “Sanjha Chulha” (community kitchen) scheme, which he termed a
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Jet Airways Transforms Web Presence With Autonomy Interwoven's Meaning Based …
Besides these sectors, Jet Airways Konnect also connects Hyderabad to Goa / Ahemdabad / Indore / Bhopal and Raipur. Jet Airways Konnect currently operates
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Tiger cub found dead in Kanha Reserve
Bhopal, Nov 3 (PTI) An 11-month-old tiger cub was found dead at the famous Kanha Tiger Reserve in Eastern Madhya Pradesh, officials said today.
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Cubs get second chance to live free… and other news

January 26, 2010

Cubs get second chance to live free
Staff at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve, 550 km from Bhopal, are rearing three tiger cubs in near natural surroundings with the intention of releasing them in
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British envoy urged to extend urban project
by Indo Asian News Service on November 4, 2009 Rs.80 crore aid to Madhya Pradesh to fight malnutrition: envoy Bhopal, Nov 3 (IANS) British High Commissioner
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The Leeds experience, now right here in India

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Leeds Metropolitan University UK has set up campus in Bhopal for the first time in India. The India campus, set up as a collaborative venture along with
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Kajol-Ajay to host a bash
Ajay Devgn who will fly in from Bhopal to raise a toast to the good fortunes of his flick All the Best has sprained his foot.
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Nana wants manna
The fight between film-maker Prakash Jha and Nana Patekar on the sets of Rajneeti in Bhopal is common knowledge. Both, the temperamental film-maker and the
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India Hospitality will buy Treasure
This will allow it to operate two Pizza Huts in Indore and Bhopal which at present are managed by Treasure. “We have decided to acquire Treasure.
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British envoy urged to extend urban project
Bhopal, Nov 4 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Urban Administration and Development Minister Babulal Gaur has urged Britain to extend to 2012 the deadline for a
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Chhattisgarh to get its AIIMS in two years
In 2007, the Centre had proposed to set up AIIMS-like institutions in Patna, Raipur, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur and Rishikesh under the Pradhan Mantri
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'Died Young, Stayed Pretty,' about rock poster artists, loses focus… and other news

January 26, 2010

'Died Young, Stayed Pretty,' about rock poster artists, loses focus
"Totally worth it," a beleaguered health clinic head in Bhopal tells them, citing new attention to a stagnant cause. But getting greed-driven conglomerates
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Watch: MP pays Rs 3 lakh for luxury stay of judges
Bhopal: The state of Madhya Pradesh footed a bill of over Rs 3 lakh for the luxury stay of High Court Judges in Delhi. The bill was paid despite there being
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Mobile case
Bhopal (PTI): A Bajrang Dal activist was stabbed to death by two persons in a temple on Wednesday. Deen Dayal Sharma, 35 and his aides Dinesh and Manish
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Five conmen held for posing as CBI officials
The accused have been identified as Azam Ali (47), Anwar Hussain (43), Ayub Ali (37), Javed Ali (30) and Sabir Ali (50) and are residents of Bhopal (Madhya
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Trip to Bhopal ends at Igatpuri
Saurabh Singhai, 26, boarded a train to Bhopal, his hometown, on September 3. But he never reached home. A complaint was lodged at Borivli police station by
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Murder of two Bajrang Dal men in 12 hrs shocks MP
BHOPAL: The violent death of two saffron activists in a gap of 12 hours has shaken the Madhya Pradesh BJP. Tension was palpable in Bhopal after a temple
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EU and India must work together at UN to protect human rights
With that in mind, on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal gas leak disaster, Amnesty International urged the Swedish Presidency to use the EU
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BHEL has 75% market share in industrial motors
By Our Staff Reporter Electrical Motors Group of BHEL Bhopal organised a two-day workshop on `HT Motors' for customers of cement industries.
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9 management students suspended for ragging
Bhopal, Nov 5 (IANS) Nine students of the Devi Ahilya University's Institute of Management Studies (IMS) in Indore city of Madhya Pradesh were Thursday
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Manaksia withdraws Bhopal unit suspension
Manaksia, today announced that the suspension of work at the Bhopal unit has been withdrawn and the unit has started functioning normally with effect from
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Movie Review: The Yes Men Fix the World… and other news

January 26, 2010

Movie Review: The Yes Men Fix the World
has agreed to compensate the victims of the 1984 Bhopal, India gas disaster to the tune of $12 billion as part of their buyout of culprit Union Carbide.
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Budding talents draw applause on NSD stage
Part of Rang Vidushak, a theatre group from Bhopal, Daund has been involved in the children's theatre movement for a long time.
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MP CM does a Raj Thackeray, backtracks
coming up in Satna to employ only people from Bihar),” Chouhan said on Thursday at Satna, 480 km from Bhopal, in words reminiscent of Raj Thackeray.
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No arrests in VHP leader's murder case yet


Bhopal: A day and a half after a Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) office-bearer was murdered here late Wednesday, no one has been arrested.
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Indian women's hockey team in Asia Cup final
October 16th, 2009 BHOPAL – Members of the Indian women hockey team celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights here before leaving for Bangkok on Friday for
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The unsung heroes who risk their lives to save the planet

Champa Devi Shukla and Rashida Bee, illiterate and physically frail women from Bhopal – one Hindu and one Muslim – have headed a campaign for justice for
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Rs 25000-cr to be invested to improve national highways in MP
6 Nov 2009, 1909 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: An investment of more than Rs 25000-crore would be made in the next four years on improving national highways in
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Prakash Jha to bring Bachchan to Bhopal for next film
Bhopal, Nov 6 (PTI) After shooting the much awaited Katrina Kaif-Ranbir Kapoor starrer 'Rajniti' here, director Prakash Jha now plans to come back to the
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Madhya Pradesh church castigates Rajnath Singh
Bhopal, Nov 6 (IANS) The Catholic Church in Madhya Pradesh has strongly criticised the recent speech made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath

Prakash Jha grudgingly forgives Nana Patekar


Prakash said from Bhopal on Wednesday afternoon. In fact, Prakash had decided to not allow Nana to dub his lines. "Now I'll let him dub.
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