Archive for November, 2010

Michael Eavis Becomes Patron of the Bhopal Medical Appeal as Bhopal Survivors … and other news

November 30, 2010

Michael Eavis Becomes Patron of the Bhopal Medical Appeal as Bhopal Survivors …
English dairy farmer and founder of the Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis CBE has become the new patron of UK-based charity, the Bhopal Medical Appeal
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Michael Eavis Becomes Patron of the Bhopal Medical Appeal as Bhopal Survivors …
Bhopal survivors and supporters the world over will be lighting candles and torches on Thursday 2nd December to commemorate the victims of the 1984 Union
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Conservation efforts get a boost; 8 tiger cubs born in the same reserve
PTI, Updated: November 28, 2010 17:09 IST Bhopal: Two tigresses have given birth to eight cubs in Madhya Pradesh's Pench Tiger Reserve in a span of just two
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Bhopal's thirsty residents to get regular water supply in March
PTI, Updated: November 28, 2010 17:17 IST Bhopal: The much-awaited Narmada Water Project will start pumping water in Bhopal by end of March.
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47 MoUs inked to produce 58000 MW power in next 5 yrs: MP CM
BHOPAL: With a view to emerge as a major power hub in the country and to supply 24-hours electricity to the people of the state, Madhya Pradesh has inked 47
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Become minister and work for people''s welfare:Chouhan to Rahul… and other news

November 29, 2010

Become minister and work for people''s welfare:Chouhan to Rahul
Bhopal, Nov 27 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, like his Bihar counterpart, too has a word of advice for Congress general
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The Yes Men Fix the World

20 years after the Bhopal gas tragedy-–the worst industrial accident in history—a Dow Chemical Company spokesman announced live on BBC World that the
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Al-Masry Al-Youm

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All the cities will be developed like Bhopal: Gaur
Every city will be developed like the state capital Bhopal. These views were expressed by Urban Administration and Development Minister Babulal Gaur while
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Former SIMI secy arrested… and other news

November 28, 2010

Former SIMI secy arrested
BHOPAL: Munir Munawwar Deshmukh, a former national secretary of SIMI, was arrested by the Madhya Pradesh ATS on Wednesday. The 40-year-old resident of
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Madhya Pradesh to start evening courts from today

Our Bhopal correspondent reports that these courts will function from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm. AIR correspondent reports that the concept of evening courts is
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All India Radio

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Chouhan dubs Cong halting assembly proceeding as undemocratic
PTI | 12:11 AM,Nov 25,2010 Bhopal, Nov 25 (PTI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today termed Congress MLAs stalling the Assembly
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B'lore, Pune, Lanka students shine

Vibha Mohan, a student of the City-based Carmel High School, Vikhe Patil of Memorial School, Pune, Siddhanth Dubey, Bellabong High School, Bhopal,
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Deccan Herald

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Poison in the soil
The scientific community and all responsible sections are convinced that the victims themselves are the biggest evidence as in the case of the Bhopal gas
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Court directs police to conduct inquiry into Rahul's comment… and other news

November 27, 2010

Court directs police to conduct inquiry into Rahul's comment
"Both these organisations have hardline fundamentalist ideologies," he had said at a press conference at Bhopal. The magistrate also recorded the
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Establishment of Bhopal Gas Tragedy Memorial
A proposal for construction of Bhopal memorial with an estimated expenditure of Rs. 116.18 crore was received again from the Government of Madhya Pradesh in
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Protest by Congress MLAs mars proceedings in MP Assembly
PTI | 08:11 AM,Nov 24,2010 Bhopal, Nov 24 (PTI) Proceedings in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly were almost reduced to a farce today as Congress continued to
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan congratulates Nitish Kumar for landslide victory in Bihar
Place: Bhopal | Agency: PTI Celebrating landslide victory of JD(U)-BJP combine in the Bihar assembly elections, the BJP workers led by Madhya Pradesh chief
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Former SIMI national secretary arrested in Bhopal
"The accused Muneer Deshmukh (40), also a former state SIMI president, was arrested on a tipoff that he was coming to Bhopal from Delhi by Malwa Express,"
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Ishtyak Ahmad gets first position in M.Phil (Sociology) from UTD Bhopal
By Our Staff Reporter Ishtyak Ahmad from department of Sociology BU, Bhopal got 73% in M.Phil (Sociology) and first position for the year 2010.
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Former SIMI national secretary arrested in Bhopal… and other news

November 26, 2010

Former SIMI national secretary arrested in Bhopal
Bhopal: The former national secretary of banned outfit Students Islamic Movement of India, who carried a reward of Rs 15000 on his head, was arrested here
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Panna to get two Kanha tiger princesses in December
BHOPAL: Come December and two tiger princesses will make a 450 km journey from Madhya Pradesh's Kanha National Park to their new home in the picturesque
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Aarakshan to be shot in a residential colony
Both the films are located in Bhopal. However, this time, Jha will shoot in a residential colony called Menal City comprising 5000 residents.
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Panther died in Bhopal''s national park
Bhopal, Nov 23 (PTI) A 15-year-old panther died in the Van Vihar Zoo cum National Park here, an official said today. Agni, who had stopped consuming
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MP Assembly session adjourned over corruption issue… and other news

November 25, 2010

MP Assembly session adjourned over corruption issue
Bhopal, Nov 23 (PTI) Opposition Congress today staged protests over alleged corruption charges involving Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other
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Indian Institute of Forest Management PGDFM Programme Admission 2011
Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, has invited applications for admission into Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry
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Old panther Agni dies
Bhopal, Nov 22 (IANS) One of the oldest panthers in captivity here, known as Agni, died Monday afternoon. The 15-year-old male panther had stopped eating
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Wrestler on 3 EME Centre Bhopal lefts bronze medal
By Our Staff Reporter Havildar Sunil Kumar Rana of Corps of EME clinched Bronze Medal in Men's 66 Kg Greco Roman Wrestling of the sixteenth Asian Games
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Legislator cycles to protest poor highways
Bhopal, Nov 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Girish Gautam Monday cycled to the Madhya Pradesh assembly here in protest against the poor
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Bigg U-turn by Sara's family… and other news

November 24, 2010

Bigg U-turn by Sara's family
As Sara and Ali both belong to Bhopal, the matter quickly became the talk of the town. City resident Shamshul Hasan filed a petition against them in a
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The Chronicler
Once Upon a Time in the Soviet Union, New York Burning and, the India oeuvre — Freedom at Midnight, City of Joy and Five Past Midnight in Bhopal.
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Ex-legislator alleges housing scam in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Nov 21 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh lawmaker and Congress leader Prakash Raghuwansi Sunday alleged a scam in a scheme for allotting flats to MPs and
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All victims of Bhopal gas tragedy be recompensated: NGO
PTI Children led by an NGO on Sunday staged a protest in front of the now defunct Union Carbide Factory demanding that all the victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy
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MOIL'S Limited initial public offering to come on November 26
Place: Bhopal | Agency: PTI Public sector company MOIL Ltd, formerly known as Manganese Ore India Limited, will come out with an initial public offering of
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Madhya Pradesh assembly's winter session begins tomorrow
Place: Bhopal | Agency: PTI The winter session of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly beginning here tomorrow is likely to be stormy with the main opposition
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Congress in poor shape in Madhya Pradesh… and other news

November 23, 2010

Congress in poor shape in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Nov 21 (IANS) As the Madhya Pradesh assembly prepares to meet from Monday, Congress sources admit the party is losing its sting in the Bharatiya
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4-yr jail for Salem in passport case
A Bhopal court on Friday sentenced underworld don Abu Salem to four years' imprisonment for procuring a fake passport. Chief Judicial Magistrate RG Singh
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Dharmasthala: Dr Heggade Visits RUDSET Institute in Bhopal

By Team Mangalorean, Dharmasthala Dharmasthala, Nov 20: RUDSET Institute Bhopal Trainees' Conference held in the Institute's premises on Hoshangabad Road in
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Chouhan making song and dance of his full term in office… and other news

November 22, 2010

Chouhan making song and dance of his full term in office
Bhopal, Nov 20 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan of late has literally been making song and dance, occasionally beating his drum
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Govt to pay extra Rs 71 3 cr to Bhopal gas victims

The government says about 3500 people died when a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal accidentally released toxic gases into the air, but activists say 25000 died
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Internet 'MELA' in Bhopal
By Our Staff Reporter Inaugurated by Intel, the Internet Mela is and effort to reach out to first-time users in Bhopal. At the 'MELA', Bhopal based Intel@
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Bhopal court awards 4-year rigorous imprisonment to Salem in fake passport case… and other news

November 21, 2010

Bhopal court awards 4-year rigorous imprisonment to Salem in fake passport case

Place: Bhopal | Agency: PTI Underworld don Abu Salem was today awarded four years of rigorous imprisonment in a 2001 fake passport case by a local court in
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Daily News & Analysis

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Additional relief of Rs. 71 crore for Bhopal victims
The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for the sanction of additional Rs 71.28 crore as ex-gratia payment for the Bhopal gas victims.
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Cabinet approves independent office to assess social schemes
The Cabinet also approved an additional compensation of Rs 71.28 crore for the victims of the Bhopal gas leak tragedy. The payment was one of the
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Bhopal victims to get Rs. 71.28 cr. more
The Cabinet has approved an additional payment of Rs. 71.28 crore as ex gratia to 3486 more victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster.
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India to pay extra $15.8 mln to Bhopal gas victims
India says about 3500 people died when a Union Carbide plant in the central Indian city of Bhopal accidentally released toxic gases into the air,
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Cabinet approves additional compensation for Bhopal gas tragedy victims
PTI, Updated: November 18, 2010 20:48 IST New Delhi: The government has approved additional compensation of Rs 71.28 crore for the victims of the Bhopal gas
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