Archive for March, 2010

Roti, Kapra and Makaan… and other news

March 23, 2010

Roti, Kapra and Makaan
In Bhopal there was a cobbler known as Jagjeewan Ram. He rose to become India's deputy prime minister and minister of defence. (His daughter, Mira Kumari,
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Muslim women reject cleric's advice to stay away from politics

Bhopal, March 17 (IANS) Muslim women have reacted angrily to a leading Muslim cleric's advice to keep away from politics and concentrate on home and family,
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Inquiry ordered into arrest of 6-yr-old in MP
BHOPAL: Children accused of committing crimes are produced in juvenile courts. But on Friday, a magistrate of the juvenile court in Sagar district was
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Central team to probe MP vaccine deaths
BHOPAL: Union health ministry has rushed a team of vaccination experts to investigate the death of four infants in Damoh town in north Madhya Pradesh.
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Former Hockey Olympian opposes BMC decision to attach house
BHOPAL: Former Hockey Olympian Aslam Sher Khan on Tuesday strongly criticised the decision of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation to attach his house,
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Govt launches bid to salvage N-liability bill
The bill's critics have said the Rs 500 crore operator liability was barely one-third the compensation offered for the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy and a nuclear
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Arun Yadav asks Centre to probe loan-waiver scam in MP
Bhopal, Mar 16 (PTI) Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries Arun Yadav today demanded a Central government probe into the alleged loan waiver scam in
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Henry Rollins: the full Q&A
3 was the 25th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster in India, the Union Carbide gas leak that killed 8 to 10000 people, depending on who you ask.
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MP health dept issues vaccine advisory to medical staff
Bhopal, Mar 16 (PTI) In the wake of the death of four infants after being administered anti-measles dose in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district,
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India going cheap
Remember the Bhopal gas tragedy – perhaps the worst industrial disaster in the world – which in the 26 years since its occurrence seems to have been
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Export ban on pulses may stay for another year… and other news

March 17, 2010

Export ban on pulses may stay for another year
Wheat has already started arriving in mandis in Ahmedabad and Bhopal and the government is keenly monitoring news in the hope that the private sector will
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Bill to help victims get compensation faster
victims of a nuke power plant mishap—unlike those of the 1984 gas leak tragedy in Bhopal—may not have to run from pillar to post to claim compensation.
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Consumer Advisory Council meet held after 20 years
The Chief Minister, who was on Ujjain's visit today, had himself asked Jain to attend the meeting at Bhopal. Jain also corroborated the members' suggestion
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'Vaccine shots to infants in Madhya Pradesh were poisonous'
By Indo Asian News Service | 15 March 2010 | 11:01pm 0 Comment Bhopal, March 15 (IANS) The anti-measles vaccine that killed four babies in Madhya Pradesh's
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Tactical retreat by Govt on N-Liability Bill
Some opponents say it will take India back to the days of the Bhopal Gas tragedy where a horrific gas leak that killed thousands still allowed Union Carbide
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Eagle's Eye: Will money of Co-op members sink?
Members who are the depositors of the society are facing financial difficulties- KG Shrivastav One Credit Co-operative Society of Bhopal which is of Central
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Vallabh Bhavan gossips: IPS smarter than IAS
Vallabh Bhavan Coffee Club witnessed a senior IAS officer shouting loud, `I told everyone not to purchase land in or near Bhopal.
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'Poisonous anti-measles vaccine killed 4 kids in Damoh'
Bhopal, Mar 15 (PTI) The anti-measles vaccine which resulted in the death of four infants in Damoh district had turned poisonous as it was used more than
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LT Foods has good potential in India: Chugh
Chugh told CNBC-TV18, “LT Foods has its rice mill factory at three locations which is Sonipat, Amritsar and Bhopal. The brands of the company are Davat and
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Govt vaccine kills 4 infants, CM mum
The deaths occurred in Damoh about 250 kilometres from Bhopal. Soon after being vaccinated, some infants started frothing at the mouth and died within a
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RGTU RGPV Results 2009 – 2010 from mponline… and other news

March 16, 2010

RGTU RGPV Results 2009 – 2010 from mponline

Buzz 7

March 14, 2010 Rajiv Gandhi Technical University Bhopal has announced the results on mponline. RGTU RGPV Results 2009 – 2010 can be checked on mponline
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Nawab Sikandar Begum's hajj memoir
Nawab Sikandar Begum (1816-1868) ruled Bhopal from 1844 to 1868. She went on Hajj in 1284 Hijri (1863-4 CE). The account of her travel was first published
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Scarf ban on girls sparks love-buster buzz

Calcutta Telegraph

The Bhopal order, similar to that by the Pune police after last month's bakery blast, is ostensibly for security reasons. But, sources said, the ban is
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Don't Let Dow Chemical Hijack Live Earth
Here is a company responsible for the deaths of thousands of people in Bhopal, and the contamination of water sources around the world and what do they
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RGPV results 2010
Rajiv Gandhi Technical University Bhopal has announced the results of students appeared in the examination few months back. The RGPV or sometime called as
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IT Dept conducts search operations at oil company
Bhopal, Mar 13 (PTI) The Income Tax department has detected unaccounted wealth worth Rs 4 crore in a search and survey operation conducted at an oil company
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Paramedical Colleges in Chandigarh India | lunching soon
search like college,school and training institutes in India, We are launching this project from Bhopal the second largest educational hub in India.
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MP govt cites security threat, bans covering of faces
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh government has introduced a ban on covering faces while riding two-wheelers saying it is for security reasons.
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One-line question; 8000-page reply
Bhopal: It was quite literally a bundle of a reply that left its recipient flummoxed. Choudhary Rakesh Singh Chaturvedi, Deputy Leader of the Congress
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CBI registers case against Bank of M'shtra manager
"The case was on a complaint from Assistant General Manager, Bank of Maharashtra, Bhopal, alleging that a Bhopal based company availed term loans from their
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Offensive msgs top cyber crime chart… and other news

March 13, 2010

Offensive msgs top cyber crime chart
The study has ranked Chennai 6th in handling cyber crimes, while Bhopal came first in the category. Cyber crime officials here told TOI that better
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MP sixth in investments: Minister
Bhopal, Mar 9 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Commerce and Industries Minister Kailash Vijaywargiya today said the state has climbed to sixth position in investments
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Traffic chaos continues abated
As the Bhopal city traffic continued to be chaotic, on March 7, a rashly driven mini bus crashed into a City Honda car on Chuna Bhatti-Kolar Road
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Bhopal is a safe city: Tomar
By Our Staff Reporter BJP State President and Member of Parliament Narendra Singh Tomar expressed pleasure over the fact that in a survey conducted Bhopal
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Women attend 'police-public hearing'
Jyoti Nagale of Amla who is residing in Bhopal complained about a youth who raped her on promise of marriage. Another resident of Bhopal, Ratanmani Jain
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MP ATS to interrogate suspected IM terrorist
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh anti-terror police will interrogate suspected Indian Mujahideen (IM) terrorist Salman Ahmed to find out if he had any connections in
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In Madhya Pradesh each citizen has a loan of Rs 8966
Bhopal, Mar 9 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh government has a debt of Rs 54111 crore as on March 31, 2009, which means Rs 8966 per person in the state according to
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Delhi offers the best 'Quality of Life': CII-IFC Liveability Index 2010… and other news

March 10, 2010

Delhi offers the best 'Quality of Life': CII-IFC Liveability Index 2010
Contrary to media questioning safety in Delhi, the report puts Delhi as the safest city, while Bhopal and Bengaluru follow. Sadly, Gurgaon and Noida both
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HealthMin wants non-medical work of 6 new AIIMS outsourced to pvt agencies
These institutes will come up at Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh. The AIIMS at Bhopal is likely to cost Rs 849.46 crore,
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Right step towards women empowerment
Central Chronicle has tried to know about what the women of Bhopal think about the new Bill. Politics in India has traditionally been a male bastion,
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Can "evil" corporations become conscious corporations?
are firmly entrenched as evildoers in the public mind, with an environmental record as black as an oil spill and as toxic as the waste dumps in Bhopal.
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SBI's 1000th ATM inaugurated
Bank of India was inaugurated by five famous women of Bhopal, Mrs Nirmala Buch, Bhavna Warsane, Mrs Madhuri Seth, Dr Shikha Malik and Sunita Hinduja.
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5 women prisoners released
By Our Staff Reporter On the occasion of International Women's Day 5 women prisoners from Bhopal Central Jail was released today.
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Empower women by self-employment
Isai Mahasangh Bhopal district president Mrs Agnes Francis proposed vote of thanks. Semi Government Employees Federation MP state president Anil Bajpeyi and
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MP Assembly passes resolution on International Womens' Day
Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Assembly today unanimously passed a resolution to reiterate its commitment for the empowerment of women on the occasion of
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Teach all religions in schools: Bishop
Archbishop Leo Cornelio of Bhopal made the demand after the state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan announced a government move to introduce lessons from
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Dalai Lama to speak on human rights in Bhopal on March 17

Daily News & Analysis

Bhopal: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama will pay a day-long visit to Bhopal city on March 17. During his visit, Lama will speak on 'Human rights and
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How the Raja of Bhopal, Karela converted to Islam… and other news

March 9, 2010

How the Raja of Bhopal, Karela converted to Islam
This delegation returned to Bhopal with Abdullah Sahabi. After talking to him, the Raja too embraced Islam. Shah Abdul Aziz Mohaddis Dehlvi has mentioned
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CREDC to strengthen distribution network
By Our Staff Reporter The Central Region Electricity Distribution Company (CREDC) Bhopal is making efforts to strengthen its electricity distribution
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Do good work and get more funds: Gaur
These views were expressed by Urban Administration and Development Minister Babulal Gaur while addressing a meeting of Bhopal division's mayors and
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17 industries functional against targeted 25
Sources said that in Indore, Bhopal, Gwalior, Jabalpur and Rewa Rs 432 crore have been spent on infrastructure development and for establishment of
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Uneasy calm in curfew bound MP's Khategaon township
By Pervez Bari,, Bhopal: Uneasy calm prevails in curfew bound Madhya Pradesh's Khategaon township in Dewas district, about 70 km from Bhopal,
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Navy plane crashes, 2 pilots dead and seven wounded

Press Trust of India

Navy chief Nirmal Verma, who was in Bhopal, said the pilots had not ejected. "So the possibility is either timewise there was a problem or they (the pilots)
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I wished to be an actor, says music director Anandji
PTI Bhopal: Renowned Hindi film music director Anandji has said that although he became a music director, initially he wished to be an actor.
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Hockey player Mushtaque Ali passes away
Bhopal, Mar 3 (PTI) Olympian and famous national hockey player Syed Mushtaque Ali alias Farzan Chacha, passed away here last night after a prolonged illness
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RSS chief's views blot on society: SGPC member… and other news

March 8, 2010

RSS chief's views blot on society: SGPC member
Condemning the views expressed by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat at Bhopal recently, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) member Hardeep Singh has
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Shimla boy bells the CAT with 99.99 percentile
Sachit Handa from Shimla, a student of electronics and communication engineering at the National Institute of Technology in Bhopal, has scored 99.99
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Union Carbide's days in the sun
In December 1984, a pesticide plant Union Carbide owned and operated in the town of Bhopal, India, released a cloud of poison gas that settled over the town
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Bhopal, Kerala and the splitting of the moon
In my columns of July 22 and Oct 14, 2009, I had written in detail about Raja Bhojpal of Bhopal, his sighting of the splitting of the moon, sending his son,
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THE YES MEN FIX THE WORLD? Judge for yourself on April Fools Day, when the DVD …
To a television audience of 300 million, Andy (posing as a Dow Chemicals spokesman) announces that Dow will finally compensate the victims of the Bhopal
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Warning Bell to RSS. By Fr. Anand Muttungal
While addressing a Hindu Samagam on the eve of Holi at Lal Parade ground in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat said that 'Not Hindu ?
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Court sends 3 eunuchs, accomplice to jail
Bhopal: Three eunuchs and one of their accomplices were on Tuesday sent to jail on the charge of entering a house and threatening to take away a minor boy
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Govt. protecting multinational food corporations, says Sharad Yadav

The Hindu

The Hindu Janata Dal (U) president and NDA convener Sharad Yadav addressing a press conference in Bhopal on Tuesday. Photo: AM Faruqui National Democratic
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Art For Bhopal: 'Skullduggerous' at Pure Evil Gallery
All artworks have been donated and sale proceeds go 100% toThe Bhopal Medical Appeal. The story of the Bhopal gas leak is one of ongoing human tragedy and
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Grand finale of Bharat Ki Shaan
All the twenty four contestants from the four cities Delhi, Lucknow, Kolkata & Bhopal were trained by the mentors like Jatin Pandit, Ila Arun, Ustaad Rashid
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4 killed in communal clashes in Madhya Pradesh township… and other news

March 3, 2010

4 killed in communal clashes in Madhya Pradesh township
By Pervez Bari,, BHOPAL: Indefinite curfew has been imposed in a small township of Madhya Pradesh following communal clashes between two
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RSS cloud on minority drive
Bhopal, March 1: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's assertion that “every Indian is a Hindu” may upset Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan's plans to
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Junior doctors in Madhya Pradesh call off strike
The junior doctors of Bhopal, Gwalior and Rewa Medical colleges went on an indefinite strike Friday morning. They were demanding an increase in emoluments
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By Emma Foster, Community Newswire An exhibition of skull-inspired art work will launch this week to raise awareness of the plight of the people in Bhopal,
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Shivendra fulfills promise given to mother
BHOPAL: Shivendra Singh, who scored the first goal for India in its match against Pakistan in the Hockey World Cup, had promised his mother that he will
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India Fraternity Forum in Riyadh submits memorandum to PM Manmohan Singh
Bhopal: The India Fraternity Forum, (IFF), a social group working for the welfare of Indian expatriates in Saudi Arabia, has submitted a memorandum to
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RSS chief calls Nanaji a 'rare politician'… and other news

March 2, 2010

RSS chief calls Nanaji a 'rare politician'
Bhopal, Feb 28 (PTI) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said departed Sangh veteran Nanaji Deshmukh was a "rare politician" who voluntarily quit politics at the
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IIMs declare results of CAT 2009
Candidates faced problems in logging in at centres in Gujarat, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata and Bhopal.
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Murderers of youth who came for job arrested
On February 25 his corpse was recovered near railway tracks near Bhopal station. There was deep wound of knife on his thigh. According to the post-mortem
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Leaders vying each other for state president post
A glaring example is election of Bhopal District Panchayat president. At the panchayat level party supported candidates have won elections.
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Seminar on Union Budget-2010 held
By Our Staff Reporter Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Bhopal branch organsied a seminar on 'Union Budget – 2010' at Hotel Jehan Numa Palace on
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If one is not Hindu he could not be Indian: Bhagwat
Bhopal, Feb 28 (PTI) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat today said that those who were Indians were Hindus and if one was not a Hindu he could not be an Indian.
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Air India Delhi-Bangalore flight makes unscheduled landing in Bhopal
PTI Bhopal: A Bangalore-bound Air India flight from Delhi with 88 passengers on board made an unscheduled landing at the airport here after pilots detected
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Be safe while playing Holi

India PRwire (press release)

Presently it covers Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior and Jabalpur District completely with 55 ambulances. Till date it has attended to over 50000 emergencies and has
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Centre turns down proposal to wind up MPSRTC
Bhopal, Feb 28 (PTI) The Centre has turned down a proposal from the Madhya Pradesh government to wind up its State Road Transport Corporation (MPSRTC) and
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61-yr-old visitor falls into city hotel lift duct, dies… and other news

March 1, 2010

61-yr-old visitor falls into city hotel lift duct, dies
Umashankar Sharma, a 61-year-old businessman from Bhopal, landed in the city on Friday morning and arrived at Sea Lord hotel by afternoon.
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Man dies after falling into elevator shaft; hotel owner, manager arrested
A 61-year-old man from Bhopal, in the city to accompany his ailing friend to a hospital, died on Friday after he fell into the elevator shaft of a South
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As team-mates take on Pak today, Baljit fights injury, UT apathy
Baljit Singh Dadhwal, Indian hockey goalkeeper had to opt out of the game following a freak eye injury at a practice camp in Bhopal last July.
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RSS Founding Member Nanaji Deshmukh dies at 94
Bhopal: Breaking News! Veteran Jan Sangh leader and founding member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Nanaji Deshmukh passed away at 94 following a
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BMC commissioner discusses encroachment removal
By Our Staff Reporter The Bhopal Municipal Corporation Commissioner Manish Singh convened a meeting of representatives of traders association of different
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Micromax Mobile Advantage

Forbes India

Yet for over nine months, Saurabh Raina, a 43-year-old employee with a switchgear manufacturer from Bhopal, is choosing the best monthly plans on offer
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