Archive for February, 2010

Pay more for petrol, diesel… and other news

February 28, 2010

Pay more for petrol, diesel
PTI BJP workers take out a torch rally against UPA government to protest against the hike in the prices of diesel and petrol in Bhopal.
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BJP MP, workers arrested for damaging railway property


Bhopal, Feb 27 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and over 300 party workers were Friday arrested after they tried to set a train on fire and damaged

Budget reactions
Divisional Secretary of West Central Railway Employees' Union (WCREU), Bhopal Division Philip Oommen said that inflation would increase due to the general
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BJP workers damage railway station in Madhya Pradesh


Bhopal, Feb 26 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) workers Friday tried to set a train on fire and damaged property at Jabalpur railway station

Be safe while playing Holi
At present it covers Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior and Jabalpur districts with 55 ambulances. Till date it had attended to over 50000 emergencies and had saved
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No Shortcut To Good Journalism
Bhopal disaster, media hoaxes are less a product of technological determinism than of human gullibility and a breakdown in good journalistic practice.
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Junior doctors in Madhya Pradesh call off strike
Bhopal: Junior doctors, who struck work on Friday demanding reduction in the mandatory rural service period and a hike in emoluments, called off their
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Madhya Pradesh to set up State Sports Authority
PTI Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Sports and Youth Welfare Department would soon set up a State Sports Authority, state sports minister Tukojirao Pawar told the
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Junior doctors go on strike in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Feb 26 : Health services were affected in three medical colleges of Madhya Pradesh Friday as junior doctors struck work demanding reduction in the
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War memorial to be constructed in Bhopal
PTI Bhopal: In honour of those who laid down their lives for India's independence, a war memorial will be constructed at city's Arera Hill which will be the
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Jamuna hails rail budget… and other news

February 27, 2010

Jamuna hails rail budget
She has thanked Railway Minister for starting new train from Jammu to Bhopal. She added that there is provision of Rs 1302 crore in the budget and
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Two-day Career Counseling Mela held
On the occasion, K Upadhyaya from Indian Air Force (Bhopal), Instructor of ITI Pramod Tripathi, HK Mewati from CEDMAP, Dr Akhtar Bakht Khan,
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Rs. 1750 crore to be spent on drinking water
Moreover, under the project an amount of Rs. 237 crore will be spent in Bhopal city, Rs. 226 crore in Gwalior, Rs. 886 crore in Indore and Rs. 405 crore in
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BDA to go for e-trading
By Our Staff Reporter The meeting of Board of Directors, Bhopal Development Authority (BDA) was held on Tuesday at Pragati Bhawan.
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One more IAS officer suspended in MP for corruption
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday suspended another IAS officer, Dr Rajesh Rajora from the service following Income Tax raid at his Bhopal
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7 killed, 17 injured as two buses collide
Hoshangabad (MP), Feb 24 (PTI) Seven persons were killed and 17 others injured today in a head on collision of two buses near Powarkheda on Nagpur-Bhopal
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BU Bhopal Results, Bhopal University Results, BU results

Naukri News (blog)

Barkatullah University Bhopal is a leading university of Central India offering large number of courses to the students studying in various courses at the
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Arjun and Ranbir, the regular smokers!
The story goes that the cast and crew of the film were shooting in Bhopal for a very important sequence. The shot required the cast to be drenched in muddy
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Katrina walks the ramp in Salman's hand-painted dress

The First Reporter

by sampurn on 24/02/10 at 10:30 am Katrina Kaif came from Bhopal to model for Salman's Being Human charity in the Couture week on Tuesday.
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China hasn't occupied Indian Territory, says Indian Army Chief
Bhopal: Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor has made clear that Chinese troops have not occupied single inch of Indian Territory.
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Q&A – Radha Mitchell Says Idea Behind The Crazies Isn't That Crazy… and other news

February 25, 2010

Q&A – Radha Mitchell Says Idea Behind The Crazies Isn't That Crazy (blog)

There was a situation in Bhopal, India — have you heard about this? — where there was a leak at a chemical plant, and 8000 to 10000 people died within 72
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Ushering in Spring with Holi, the Most Colorful of Hindu Holidays

PRLog.Org (press release)

In SOS Children's Village in Bhopal, India, children and their SOS mothers have great fun on Holi. In the morning they gather on the village common and
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Indian Idol is like crash-course: Meenal
Jain and Amit Paul, who were travelling place to place to interact with people and creating awareness about Indian Idol 5, reached Bhopal on Tuesday.
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Shaurya Smarak to be temple of bravery: CM
By Our Staff Reporter Describing the proposed Shaurya Smarak (Bravery Memorial) to be built in Bhopal as the temple of bravery, the Chief Minister Shri
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Former CM's bungalow vacated
Bhopal, Feb 23 (PTI) The grandson of former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh PC Sethi, who was occupying his official bungalow, has been evicted by the
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Wildlife officials operate on 11ft King cobra in Bhopal
Bhopal, Feb.23 (ANI): In a unique attempt, wildlife officials in Madhya Pradesh operated on a King Cobra, seized from a snake charmer, to resurrect its
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No occupation of Indian territory by China: Army chief
Bhopal, Feb 23 (PTI) Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor today said there have been "no occupation" of Indian territory by Chinese troops.
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Bhopal cop, judo centre staff
One of them is a sub-inspector of police of Bhopal and another being a staff of the judo centre of Das. Since Akhaya Behera alias Chagala, co-accused in the
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CGHS Facilities in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh
In Madhya Pradesh CGHS functions from (i) Bhopal (1 dispensary); and (ii) Jabalpur (3 dispensaries). CGHS periodically empanels private hospital and
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Yogiraj Sharma once again suspended on charges of Income Tax raids

World News

By Agencies Bhopal: Yogiraj Sharma, the former controversial health director is once again suspended by Madhya Pradesh Government on charges of Income Tax
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Virility lost, wait for gun… and other news

February 24, 2010

Virility lost, wait for gun

Calcutta Telegraph

Bhopal, Feb. 22: For two years they have been firing blanks in bed. But the promised gun licence hasn't come yet. Virility lost, the men have now decided to
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Centre to call bids for 3 transmission projects
Raichur-Sholapur 765 kV line and Jabalpur-Bhopal-Indore-Aurangabad-Dhule-Vadodara 765kV/400kV line. These transmission lines will be set up to evacuate
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Gracefully yours!

The Hindu

He would prepare my debate and make me rehearse in front of him,” recalls Salma about her Sultanpur school days in Bhopal. Salma did her graduation from
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Controversial Health Director suspended from service
Bhopal, Feb 22 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Government has again suspended the controversial former health director Yogiraj Sharma following criticism from
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MP government initiates developmental projects:Governor
Bhopal, Feb 22 (PTI) The Madhya Pradesh government has initiated various developmental projects in the field of agriculture, power and infrastructure,
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Great Success With Map Based Web Development for Hunka Web Solutions
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh — (SBWIRE) — 02/21/2010 — Google maps offered a unique platform for end users to get all the geographical related information at
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Dangers of covered faces
A large number of girls and some boys are using this practice in Bhopal and other cities. It is difficult to recognise even known persons when they are
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Day temperature soars due to cloud formation
Maximum temperature of Bhopal has touched 30 degrees Celsius mark. According to weathermen once again moisture incursion is taking place from Arabian Sea.
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Rashtrarishi Sri Guruji A comprehensive reference volume for nationalist thinkers
About the Book: Rashtrarishi Sri Guruji Shatabdi Visheshank, Publishers: Swadesh-Bhopal Group of Newspaper, Sri Radhika Prakashan Pvt. Ltd., Swadesh Bahvan,
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Vacancies for product trainers, associate professor and others

The christianmessenger

TVS Motor Company Limited requires product trainers in the following centres Vijayawada , Gauhati, Ahmedabad, Nagpur , Bhopal , Hosur, Ranchi .
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All preparations over for RSS annual meet… and other news

February 23, 2010

All preparations over for RSS annual meet
By Our Staff Reporter RSS Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohan Rao and former Sarsanghchalak Sudarshan would attend the annual meet of RSS Bhopal unit and Hindu Samagam
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Personal Thought: Statue of Raja Bhoj in Upper Lake?
According to reports Babulal Gaur, Minister for Urban Administration and Development has given directions to the Bhopal Municipal Corporation to ensure
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Union Carbide's waste disposal trial run a farce: Activists (Lead)
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) Despite the recent apex court Supreme Court directive to dispose of the hazardous waste lying in the defunct Union Carbide pesticide
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Congress to corner MP govt over corruption issue in budget session
PTI Bhopal: Main opposition Congress will vociferously raise the issue of corruption against the ruling BJP government in the Madhya Pradesh assembly's
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Union Carbide's waste disposal trial run a farce: Activists
By IANS BHOPAL – Despite the recent Supreme Court directive to dispose of the hazardous waste lying in the now-defunct Union Carbide plant here by putting
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India should not depend on foreign technologies: Kakodkar
21 Feb 2010, 1423 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: Former Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, Dr Anil Kakodkar, said that India should not depend on foreign
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Shabby treatment towards former players pains Aslam
BHOPAL: Pained by the "shabby treatment" meted out to former hockey players, Olympian Aslam Sher Khan said those who have represented the country in the
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Prisoners to attempt for a bigger solar water heater in MP
PTI Bhopal: After successfuly manufacturing a 200 litres solar water heater to promote use of green energy, the prisoners are now trying their hands at
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Cong to corner MP govt over corruption issue in bugdet session… and other news

February 22, 2010

Cong to corner MP govt over corruption issue in bugdet session
PTI Bhopal: The budget session of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly beginning Monday is likely to be stormy, with the opposition Congress deciding to corner
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Precautions can save people from swine flu… and other news

February 21, 2010

Precautions can save people from swine flu
It was a part of the programme of the Regional Publicity directorate Bhopal. The camp dwelt on the preventive, and remedial methods against swine flue
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BMC team recovers Rs 14 lakh
By Our Staff Reporter The revenue collection team of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation has speeded up its activities of recovery of taxes from the citizens.
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Unattended doctor bleeds to death after mishap
The incident took place in Sarita Vihar at around midnight and the deceased was identified as Kunal Raghuvanshi (31), who hailed from Bhopal.
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Golden Start for India Commonwealth Shooting Championship
By PERVEZ BARI | ARAB NEWS BHOPAL: Indian shooters made a golden start with two gold medals at the Commonwealth Shooting Championship 2010 on Friday being
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Dheeman Sen, GM (IT&PDX) highlighted the capabilities of BHEL Bhopal Unit and those especially in nuclear field. While appreciating the capabilities and
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MP PPG Exam postponed to March 14
Bhopal: This year's Pre-Post-Graduate (PPG) Exam, to be conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB), will take place on March 14
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Ensure participation of locals in new catering policy: Medha Patkar
PTI Bhopal: With Union Rail Budget less than a week away, social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar has demanded that the Railway
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No problem if BJP flays me on Azamgarh visit: Digvijay… and other news

February 20, 2010

No problem if BJP flays me on Azamgarh visit: Digvijay
Bhopal: Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh said on Thursday he did not have any problem with the BJP which was criticising him for his two-day visit
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Aish: Relationships Matter!
Despite the bed rest she had been advised, Aish traveled all the way to Bhopal to celebrate the 80th Birthday of hubby Abhishek's maternal grandmother.
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High value cheque clearing to end in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Feb 18 : Bank clearing houses in Madhya Pradesh will discontinue high value clearing operations for cheques by the end of this financial year to
Read at Little About (blog)

Congress state union enlists atrocities on women in Madhya Pradesh
PTI Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Congress today claimed that 91 minor girls were gangraped and 226 women raped in the state from October 2009 to January 10
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Unwell Ash celebrates grandma-in-law's 80th birthday

Thelatest News

The Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai maintains her relationships so truly that even though she was not well, she went to Bhopal for celebrating the 80th
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Bhel inks JV pact with Toshiba… and other news

February 19, 2010

Bhel inks JV pact with Toshiba
The company has a capacity to manufacture 45000 MVA of transformers and reactors per annum at its Bhopal and Jhansi plants. The company also manufactures
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Yes, Please

Santa Fe Reporter

3, 1984, 32 tons of toxic methyl isocyanate gas leaked out of a Union Carbide Corporation plant in Bhopal, India. Death toll numbers vary depending on the
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My FM brings back Bhopal's biggest property fair 'Aashiyana 2010'
The fair aimed at providing a plethora of opportunities for buyers, developers and financers to interact giving the residents of Bhopal and exciting arena
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Sick Aishwarya Bachchan visits Abhi's nani
But because she's my nani's favourite, she made the trip to Bhopal. She will be back to fighting fit.” Abhishek's sister Shweta Bachchan-Nanda along with
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BHEL holds free medical camp… and other news

February 18, 2010

BHEL holds free medical camp
By Our Staff Reporter Under Corporate Social Responsibility Programme, BHEL, Bhopal today organised a free medical camp at village Adarsh Nagar.
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3 Idiots entirely based on my work: Chetan Bhagat
PTI Bhopal: Well-known writer, Chetan Bhagat said here today that although the film 3 idiots was not a carbon copy of his book, Three Mistakes Of My Life,
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Unitech: Project delays may impact growth targets
Its expansion includes Bhopal, Kolkata, and Chennai. Mumbai, with 42m sq feet of saleable area is the second biggest after Gurgaon.
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Chetan Bhagat enlightens students at Bhopal

This is for the very first time the Taxila Business School Jaipur has invited Chetan Bhagat, alumni from IIT, Delhi, IIM, Ahmedabad to Bhopal, who not only
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HacXplore 2010 Ethical Hacking & Information Security Workshop at NIT, Bhopal …
This year NIT Bhopal organizes "HacXplore"-Two days Workshop on Ethical Hacking and Information Security in association with Sunny Vaghela, Director & CTO
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Death toll rises to four in Madhya Pradesh blast
Bhopal, Feb 16 (IANS) The death toll in the firecracker factory blast, which occurred in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district Feb 14, has now risen to four,
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MP HRC issues notice to Bhopal cops
The Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission on Tuesday (February 16) issued notice to the Bhopal district collector and city police in the Nitish Shukla case
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Abhishek, Ash visit grandma in Bhopal
PTI Filmstar Abhishekh Bachchan and his wife Aishwarya arrived here last night on a surprise visit to the city. The couple who arrived by a Jet Airways
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Intellectual attack biggest challenge to Muslims: Bhopal's City Qazi
By Manzar Imam, Bhopal: Intellectual attack is the biggest challenge to Muslims today. Madrasas and makatib are means to the survival of the world and
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