Archive for May, 2010

Heat torments people… and other news

May 28, 2010

Heat torments people
The summer heat this year is creating records; in Bhopal the temperature touched 46 degrees celsius on May 24, breaking its 63 years old record.
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AI threatens to sack stir leaders
About 12 flights from New Delhi to Bhopal, Kolkata, and Pune had to be cancelled after maintenance engineers refused to certify the aircraft as fit for
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94.3 My FM Bhopal celebrates 3rd anniversary
MUMBAI: 94.3 MY FM Bhopal is celebrating its third anniversary on May 27th with a social initiative of MY FM's 'Koshish Dil Se', under the station's CSR
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BSNL to start 3G in Bhopal circle
BHOPAL: BSNL will start its 3G services to provide advance features in Bhopal circle from next month. "We are going to start 3G service from next month.
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Bob McLaughlin: More government regulation needed
Add environmental destruction due to industrial negligence, such as Bhopal, Exxon's Valdez and the aforementioned Deep Horizon disasters.
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Voices from the movement for justice in Bhopal
Review of Bhopal Survivors' Movement Study (2009) Bhopal survivors speak: emergent voices from a people's movement. Edinburgh: Word Power Books.
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AI flash strike affects flights
About 12 flights from New Delhi IGI airport were cancelled by 8 pm to destinations such as Bhopal, Kolkata, and Pune. The aircraft maintenance engineers'
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Surrogate mother gives birth to twins in Bhopal
Bhopal, May 25 (PTI) Twin baby girls were born to a 35 -year-old surrogate mother, based on an arrangement with a Non-Resident Indian (NRI) couple,
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Tathagat based to be staged at Motilal Stadium on May 27
By Our Staff Reporter A two-day comprehensive drama 'Tathagat' based on the life of Lord Buddha will be staged in Bhopal under the aegis of Madhya Pradesh
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Gaur meets relatives of AI crash victim
By Our Staff Reporter Urban Administration and Development Minister Babulal Gaur along with Bhopal collector Nikunj Shrivastava called on the relatives of
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Catholics serve food to beggars in Bhopal… and other news

May 27, 2010

Catholics serve food to beggars in Bhopal
Some 100 beggars eat at least one full meal a day in Bhopal, a central Indian city, thanks to efforts by a Catholic archdiocese.
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M'lore crash: Flight steward's body to reach family in a week
24 May 2010, 1534 hrs IST, PTI BHOPAL: The mortal remains of 24-year-old Mohammad Ali, a flight steward who died in Air India Express plane crash at
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MP continues to reel under heat wave
Bhopal, May 24 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh continues to reel under a strong heat wave with day temperatures in most places hovering around 45 degrees Celsius,
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Generate The Will
In varying degrees, supply deficit is affecting cities across India, from Delhi to Bhopal. In urban areas Gurgaon's among the worst-hit, suffering nearly
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HT introduces print facility in Indore; Raipur to follow soon
Following this, the paper, which currently reaches out to the readers of Indore with a replica of the Bhopal edition, will have content tailored to the
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India crash tributes from international community

Findtut

A candlelight prayer ceremony in Bhopal was offered for the victims by the Buddhist monks. People who had ties with the Karnataka state gathered in
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on last flight, He was filling in for a colleague
The 25-year-old resident of Bhopal's Shahjahanabad filled in for a colleague who did not turn up at the last moment. It's unclear whether he had tendered
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How CODEPINK Began, Why BP Oil Spill is an Outrage

Opposing Views

One of our first actions as Unreasonable Women of the Earth was to support the Bhopal hunger strike. Bhopal, India is the site of the worst environmental
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Desperate relatives seek DNA identification… and other news

May 25, 2010

Desperate relatives seek DNA identification
"We want the DNA process to begin immediately so that we can be free of the unbearable agony," Ali's father who flew here from Bhopal by a flight arranged
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AI steward was called at the last minute on duty
Bhopal, May 23 (PTI) Mohammed Ali, a flight steward with Air India, had resigned from the national carrier to join the hotel industry last week,
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Politics cannot be cleansed of corruption: Prabhat Jha
PTI Bhopal: The new Madhya Pradesh BJP president, Prabhat Jha said here today that politics cannot be cleansed of corruption unless it acquired simplicity.
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Huge funds spent, but Panna tiger reserve fails to save even a single tiger
PTI Bhopal: A whopping sum of Rs 2774.699 lakh was spent between 2007 and 2009 for tiger conservation in Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR), but the big cat
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Tribute to Mangalore air crash victims in Bhopal

Press Trust of India

Fire tenders douse the fire on AI plane after it overshot the runway & crashed at the Mangalore airport. PTI Photo Mumbai, May 23 (PTI) Air India Sunday
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Tributes to India crash victims
Buddhist monks in the central city of Bhopal lit candles at a prayer ceremony for the crash victims. Mangalore's airport lies on top of a hill with steep
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“Without politics nothing can exist”: Prakash Jha

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Most of the movie's shooting has been done in Bhopal and its people have supported us immensely and worked selflessly for the film.
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Tribute to Mangalore air crash victims in Bhopal
Kasargode (Kerala), May 22 (PTI) The plane crash at Mangalore plunged Kerala into deep sorrow as at least 50 of those killed are believed to be Malayalis,
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3 day Workshop on Media relation in crisis situation
One-day Hindi workshop was organised at Bureau of Indian Standards, Bhopal branch today, which was inaugurated by Chief Bureau of Indian Standards, Bhopal,
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Jeep may have killed Indian tiger… and other news

May 24, 2010

Jeep may have killed Indian tiger

UPI.com

BHOPAL, India, May 22 (UPI) — A female tiger found dead in an Indian sanctuary may have been struck by a jeep used to carry tourists, wildlife officials
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Tigress possibly hit by tourist jeep: official
Bhopal, May 22 (PTI) A tigress, which died in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve four days ago, was possibly hit by a tourist jeep, officials said here today after
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Katrina, the army man!
“In Bhopal I was told by my crew members Prakash Jhaji and Ranbir that the cricket games on location were not for me. So I bought my own cricket gear and
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MP govt asks Union ministers to seek visit nod
Bhopal, May 21: Madhya Pradesh's BJP government has made approval from the top brass in Bhopal a must for visits by Union ministers from the state,
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BJP MLA held for 'helping' son in crime
Patel, now a BJP MLA from Harda, has been arrested by the CBI from his official bungalow in Bhopal late on Thursday in connection with the disappearance of
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Hindi workshop organised at Bureau of Indian Standards
By Our Staff Reporter One-day Hindi workshop was organised at Bureau of Indian Standards, Bhopal branch today which was inaugurated by chief Bureau of
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Upside down tree at Bhopal
By Our Staff Reporter, Regional Museum of Natural History (RMNH), Bhopal has arranged a field visit for 'Identification of trees' by Green Teens the
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If a corporation has the same rights as an individual… and other news

May 23, 2010

If a corporation has the same rights as an individual…
The 1984 industrial catastrophe at a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India killed 15000 people. An additional 200000 have since suffered serious injuries.
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Bandhavgarh tigress died due to vehicle hit, say officials

India Talkies

Bhopal, May 21 – A tigress which died in Madhya Pradesh's Bandhavgarh National Park Wednesday succumbed to internal haemorrhage, confirming apprehensions
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CBI arrests former Madhya Pradesh Revenue Minister

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In Bhopal, the former Madhya Pradesh Revenue Minister Kamal Patel has been arrested by the CBI for allegedly destroying the evidence related to a murder
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Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA arrested by CBI
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA from Harda constituency Kamal Patel has been arrested by the CBI here in connection with destroying evidence related to a
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Liability has different meanings for US & India
Compare this with Bhopal gas tragedy, the worst industrial disaster in the world that left close to 20000 dead, 500000 affected, two generations scarred,
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OP Bhutani visits BHEL
The team was accompanied by MK Dube Executive Director BHEL Bhopal, D Sen GM (P&D, IT&Q), RK Girdonia GM(HR) and other Product managers.
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Lt Gen NK Parmar visits medical establishments
He visited Military Hospital Bhopal and other medical units located at Bhopal. He was quite satisfied with the functioning of these units.
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Two pharma company owners held by CBI for adulteration
The arrests were made following CBI searches at various pharmaceutical companies and hospitals in Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune and Bhopal.
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Bollywood loves politics… and other news

May 22, 2010

Bollywood loves politics

India Today

The film, shot in Bhopal, stars Ajay Devgn, Katrina Kaif, Ranbir Kapoor and Arjun Rampal in lead roles. The film is about democracy, elections and above all
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Ajay Singh condemns power tariff hike in MP

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PTI The Hindu Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan speaks on the last day of special session in Bhopal. File Photo: AM Faruqui Senior Congress Leader,
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Cinepolis of Mexico to invest Rs 1600 cr… and other news

May 21, 2010

Cinepolis of Mexico to invest Rs 1600 cr
The company is in talks with developers and has zeroed on Jaipur, Bangalore, Thane, Patna, Bhopal, Surat and Ahmedabad for the theatres.
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Intense Heat Wave Troubles Locals in Indian Cities
Intense heat across Bhopal and Allahabad cities is disrupting normal life. Temperatures have risen over 104 degrees Fahrenheit. And it's not just the heat
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Ittehad-e-Millat Convention in Bhopal on May 23
Bhopal: Keeping aside their sectarian differences and rivalries Muslim Ulema (clerics) of various sects from all over India would come on one platform for
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Bhopal District Basketball youth team declared
By Our Sports Reporter Trials for Bhopal District Basketball youth team selection were held at TT Nagar from May 16 to 18, 2010. 20 Schools students from
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Tigress dies in Bandhavgarh National Park
Bhopal, May 19 (IANS) A three-year-old tigress, seen in an injured condition Wednesday morning in Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh's Umaria
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Personal Thought: Get Narmada for the future but first finish Kolar
I read in newspapers about the breaking of the Kolar water line and then I thought I would share with the media and the people of Bhopal how I feel about
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ECI registers Social Democratic Party of India as political party
By Pervez Bari, TwoCircles.net, Bhopal: The Election Commission of India, (ECI), has registered the newly formed Social Democratic Party of India, (SDPI),
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Child Sponsorship Report 2009, from Bhopal, India
On behalf of SOS Children's Village Bhopal, I would like to thank you for supporting. We could have not achieved this humanitarian feat without your
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Maoists step up their offensive in Madhya Pradesh, says Police chief
Bhopal, May 19: SK Raut, Madhya Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) has said that Maoists have stepped up their offensive in the region.
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Two music concerts regale audience in Bhopal

The Hindu

PTI The Hindu Classical vocalist Shubha Mudgal performing during a cultural event in Bhopal on Tuesday. Photo: AM Faruqui With two impressive concerts being
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HEG embarks on ambitious expansion… and other news

May 20, 2010

HEG embarks on ambitious expansion
HEG, operator of the single largest site plant of graphite electrodes in the world at Mandideep, near Bhopal, has embarked on an ambitious expansion plan
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Kunal fulfills his childhood dream
Then my cousin, who is a pilot recommended an aviation academy in a place called Sagar, which is about four hours away from Bhopal. Once I started to learn,
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Watch Tower: Ragging: the percept and perspicuity
In 80's there were no practices of ragging in Regional College of Education (RCE), Bhopal, now known as Regional Institute of Education (RIE).
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Bhopal needs to come up
But Bhopal has a lot of catching to do in this regard although Bhopal too has witnessed development over the last few years. Bhopal has over the years seen
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MP Met Centre to remain open for students, public
Bhopal: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Madhya Pradesh will remain open for the students and the general public from 1100 hrs to 1600 hrs to mark the
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Congress to bail out former hockey Olympian
The District Congress Committee here has decided to raise Rs.4.04 lakh for Khan after the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) attached his house which was
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Madhya Pradesh to Implement Right to Education (RTE ) from April 1
organized a workshop in RCVP Noronha Academy of Administration in Bhopal, in order to acquaint the education department with the Right to Education Act
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HEG commences capacity expansion from 66000 to 80000 MT per annum
HEG Limited, which operates the single largest site plant of Graphite Electrodes in the world at Mandideep, near Bhopal is now embarking on an expansion
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TV Preview True Stories The Yes Men Fix the World | Women Weddings War and Me …
Accused by critics of giving false hope to the people of Bhopal, the understandably concerned Yes Men travelled to India to discover that locals were in
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Law students have a sporty day and a rocking evening
RGNUL Patiala snatched the Parliamentary debate trophy beating NLIU Bhopal, whereas award for the best speaker for the same was given to Rijoy Bhowmick of
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