Archive for December, 2010

Farmer suicides rise in Madhya Pradesh over failed crops… and other news

December 31, 2010

Farmer suicides rise in Madhya Pradesh over failed crops
Chattarpur, Bhopal: Damaged crops claimed yet another life as a farmer committed suicide in the Damoh district. The farmer killed himself after pests
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Engineering student arrested in Bhopal for hacking bank accounts
PTI, Updated: December 29, 2010 17:46 IST Bhopal: An engineering student has been arrested in Bhopal for hacking third party bank accounts to book railway
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Gujarat police in Bhopal to summon scribe in exhumation case
Bhopal, Dec 29 (IANS) A six-member Gujarat police team arrived here Wednesday to serve summons on a senior journalist in connection with the Lunawada
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Top model commits suicide in Bhopal
Shilpi Raut, who was crowned Miss Bhopal in 2009, committed suicide yesterday at her residence in city's Galla Bazar area when her family members were not
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Kashmiri student missing in Bhopal
Bhopal: A Kashmiri student Kaiser Ahamd Dar son of Ghulam Rasool Dar of Chandgam Pulwama pursuing his M. Phil in Chemistry in Barkatula University Bhopal
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Nurses Strike for Better Wages and Conditions in Madhya Pradesh, India
Outside the main government hospital in Bhopal, nurse protesters shout slogans against the government. "The government has not shown any sympathy towards us
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Former Miss Bhopal commits suicide
A 22-year old former local beauty queen hanged herself at her residence in Bhopal on Tuesday, police said. Shilpi Rawat, who was crowned Miss Bhopal in 2009
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Rs.1.09 crore distributed to Bhopal gas survivors: Minister
Over Rs.1 crore was distributed as compensation to 719 claimants of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy from Dec 19 to Dec 27, a minister said Tuesday.
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Former Miss Bhopal commits suicide
Bhopal, Dec 28 (IANS) A 22-year old former local beauty queen hanged herself at her residence here Tuesday, police said. Shilpi Rawat, who was crowned Miss
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CBF VI Receives Warm Welcome From Partners… and other news

December 30, 2010

CBF VI Receives Warm Welcome From Partners
Central India cities like Indore, Bhopal & Jabalpur where the mercury dipped as low as 5 degrees, saw more than 120 partners attending the event at each
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Three killed in mishap in Bhopal
By Our Staff Reporter Three persons were killed and 18 others injured, when a tractor trolley hit a bike at Parwaliya, police said Monday.
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Madhya Pradesh tops child mortality, malnutrition rates… and other news

December 29, 2010

Madhya Pradesh tops child mortality, malnutrition rates
Bhopal, Dec 24 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh tops the child mortality and malnutrition rates among children in the country, a central health ministry report has
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Muslims urged not to shun spiritualism; 350 Nikahs performed in Ijtima
Bhopal: Muslims all over the world are at the receiving end for directing all their efforts and energies on materialism and giving a goby to spiritualism
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Bhopal gas tragedy commission gets additional staff
Bhopal, Dec 27 (IANS) Almost six months after announcing the setting up of a one-man commission to inquire into the Bhopal gas tragedy, Madhya Pradesh
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City of lakes attracts thousands at National Forest Fair
Bhopal, Dec 27 (IANS) You name a forest-related product and you will get it at the ongoing tenth National Forest Fair in the city of lakes.
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Nurses go on strike in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Dec 27 (IANS) Around 2500 nurses in government hospitals of Madhya Pradesh struck work Monday, demanding a hike in salary and improvement in work
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63rd Ijtema Concludes in Bhopal
The three-day 63rd International Tablighi Ijtema (Islamic Congregation) concluded here at Eitkheri today with a grand 'Dua' (prayer) for the well-being of
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Fog disrupts train traffic in north India, 55 trains running late

Owing to low visibility, the railways rescheduled five trains including the Bhopal Shatabdi, Amritsar Shatabdi, Seemanchal Express and Taj Express.
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Stone pelting at station expose security arrangements
By Our Staff Reporter The lofty claims of security by General Railway Police in view of large number of people arriving in Bhopal to take part in Ijtema
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Mahatma Gandhi has maximum quotations on Internet… and other news

December 28, 2010

Mahatma Gandhi has maximum quotations on Internet
BHOPAL: Mahatma Gandhi is known for many things but he has to his name the maximum number of quotations by any Indian on the Internet.
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Madhya Pradesh under hazardous wastes threat… and other news

December 27, 2010

Madhya Pradesh under hazardous wastes threat
Bhopal, Dec 25 (IANS) If you think Union Carbide is the only hub of hazardous wastes in Madhya Pradesh, you are in for a shock. There are seven other sites
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Madhya Pradesh police probing fraudulent withdrawals
Bhopal, Dec 24 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Police is probing the alleged fraudulent withdrawal of Rs.1.8 crore from the account of the state's tourism
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63rd annual Tablighi Ijtema begins in Bhopal
The Ijtema was held annually at the historic Tajul Masajid in Bhopal since 1949, but for the last five years it has been shifted to Ghasipura about 11 KM
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250 marriages to be solemnised at Bhopal Muslim convention
Bhopal, Dec 25 (IANS) As many as 250 nikahs – Muslim marriages – will be solemnised in Madhya Pradesh Sunday at the ongoing 'Aalami Tabligi Ijtima' (World
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Stage all set in Bhopal, 63rd International Tableeghi Ijtima
Bhopal: Stage is all set for the for the for the three-day 63rd “Aalami Tableeghi Ijtima” (World Preachers Congregation) to be held here from December 25 to
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National Kayaking and Canoeing Championship in Bhopal from January
By Our Staff Reporter The 21st National Kayaking and Canoeing Championship will be held in the Lower Lake in Bhopal from January 12 to 16 in which 1200
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Madhya Pradesh to form hereditary disability cell… and other news

December 26, 2010

Madhya Pradesh to form hereditary disability cell
Bhopal, Dec 24 (IANS) Twentysix years after the world's worst industrial disaster — Bhopal gas tragedy, the Madhya Pradesh government has proposed a cell
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Madhya Pradesh to form hereditary disability cell
By IANS, Bhopal : Twentysix years after the world's worst industrial disaster — Bhopal gas tragedy, the Madhya Pradesh government has proposed a cell to
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Bhopal children dress as Santa to spread environment awareness
Prior to Christmas celebrations, children dressed as Santa Claus to spread a message of protecting the environment at a colourful function in Bhopal.
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Madhya Pradesh CM's wife takes loan to buy onions

Bhopal, Dec 24: After countless onion jokes in the World Wide Web, here is a piece of news that stresses the fact that 'fact indeed is stranger than
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Milk, edible oil could be next on govt watchlist
According to government data, in the Indore wholesale market, price of soybean oil climbed by 15.6%, while in the retail market in Bhopal, it decreased by
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Led by CM's wife, BJP workers seek loan to buy onions in MP
BHOPAL: Giving a new twist to the controversy over rising prices of onion, chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's wife Sadhna Singh on Thursday afternoon
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Farmers' siege of Bhopal
Hundreds of thousands of farmers with their 3000 (may be more) tractor trolleys laid siege to Bhopal on December 20 and 21 and demanded acceptance of their
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Prakash Jha's 'Aarakshan' to be shot in Bhopal from Jan 15… and other news

December 25, 2010

Prakash Jha's 'Aarakshan' to be shot in Bhopal from Jan 15
Mumbai Prakash Jha's new movie 'Aarakshan', starring Amitabh Bachchan, Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone, is all set to go on floors in Bhopal from January
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We are starving, say ex-staff of Union Carbide
Bhopal, Dec 23 (IANS) They are neither victims nor accused in the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy and yet 632 former permanent employees of the now defunct Union
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American Trevellers Urged To Be Careful Travelling to Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh …
We advise you to exercise caution when traveling in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. According to local reports, as many as 200000 farmers are protesting against
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Bhopal NGO shortlisted for zoo plan
The tender committee on Wednesday shortlisted Jansansthan, a NGO from Bhopal, to prepare the master plan of the city zoo. Although Jansansthan's bid of Rs
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No visa to foreigners, International Qirat competition in Bhopal cancelled
Bhopal: Non-issuance of visa to foreign participants for the two-day seventh "Aalamee Musabiqa Qirat-e-Qur'an" (international competition of traditional
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Cold wave grips MP… and other news

December 24, 2010

Cold wave grips MP
Bhopal, Dec 22 (PTI) Intense cold conditions prevailed in several parts of Madhya Pradesh with tourist spot Pachmarhi recording a minimum temperature of one
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BJP to hold 'loan mela' for onions
Bhopal, Dec 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janta Party will organise 'Onion Loan' demonstrations in every district of the state Thursday
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Bhopal to host largest Muslim gathering after Haj
Bhopal, Dec 22 (IANS) A tented township is coming up near here for one of the world's largest Muslim gatherings, the 63rd Aalmi Tablighi Ijtema,
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Bhopal to host largest Muslim gathering after Haj
"It has continued non-stop for the last 63 years," Bhopal-based senior journalist Perwez Bari said. From 1947 to 2001, the ijtema took place at
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Fog, Gujjars delay trains
While it diverted most Mumbai and south-bound trains through Agra-Bina-Bhopal-Ujjain-Nagda and Sawai Madhopur-Jaipur-Rewari routes instead of the usual
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Farmers end Bhopal siege
Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) The farmers' agitation in Madhya Pradesh's capital Bhopal ended Tuesday evening after the government issued written orders accepting
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Farmers end agitation in Bhopal
PTI, Updated: December 22, 2010 00:14 IST Bhopal: The farmers' agitation, which had paralysed life in the city for the last two days, ended on Tuesday after
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Farmers to continue Bhopal siege, despite agreement (Third Lead)
Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) The farmers' agitation in the Madhya Pradesh capital took a new turn Tuesday evening with most of protesters openly defying their
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Raid yields Rs.3 crore worth assets from engineer's house… and other news

December 23, 2010

Raid yields Rs.3 crore worth assets from engineer's house
Bhopal, Dec. 21 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Madhya Pradesh police Tuesday raided the house of an assisant engineer in the electricity
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Youth hacks own tongue for abusing friend
Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) A 25-year-old man in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district Tuesday cut his tongue for abusing and hurting his friend, police said.
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Bhopal to host international Quran recitation competition
Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) The seventh international competition in traditional style rendition of the Holy Qur'an will be held here Dec 22-23 and will see
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Farmers end protest siege of Bhopal after accord
Bhopal, Dec 21 (IANS) Thousands of farmers holding a protest siege of the Madhya Pradesh capital to press their demands since Monday called off their
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Bhopal to host international Quran recitation competition
chief guest of the programme, while Maulana Peer Saeed Miyan Mujaddadi, Rector of Dar-ul-Uloom Taj-ul-Masajid, Bhopal, would preside over the function.
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Bhopal's seige by protesting farmers swells
Thousands of protesting farmers continued their siege of the Madhya Pradesh capital for the second day on Tuesday, blocking all roads leading to chief
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Bhopal under siege as thousands of ryots block roads
Life was thrown out of gear in the Madhya Pradesh capital as thousands of peasants from various places in the state reached here in the wee hours today and
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Bhopal to host International Quran recitation competition Dec. 22 & 23

Bhopal: The two-day seventh "Aalamee Musabiqa Qirat-e-Qur'an" (international competition of traditional styles of rendition of the Holy Qur'an with Tajweed)
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Farmers protest in Bhopal, lay siege to CM residence
PTI, Updated: December 20, 2010 21:03 IST Bhopal: A large number of farmers 'gheraoed' Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence in
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Assets worth Rs.1 crore found with Bhopal municipal clerk… and other news

December 22, 2010

Assets worth Rs.1 crore found with Bhopal municipal clerk
Bhopal, Dec 20 (IANS) The Lokayukta of Madhya Pradesh has found assets worth over Rs.1 crore during a raid at the house of a clerk at the Bhopal Municipal
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Deepika to play Big B's daughter

This will be Deepika's first film with both Prakash Jha and Big B. Shooting begins in Bhopal soon. Interestingly, it is also the location where Jha based
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Preparations underway for int'national Tablighi Ijtima in Bhopal
By Pervez Bari, TwoCircles.net, Bhopal: Preparations are underway on a war-footing for the three-day 63rd “Aalami Tableeghi Ijtima” (World Preachers
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Well-knit conspiracy to target Hindu leaders: Singhal
BHOPAL: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) International President, Ashok Singhal has said that there was a well-knit conspiracy under which Hindu Religious
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Farmers protest outside chief minister's home
By IANS, Bhopal : Thousands of farmers Monday protested outside Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's residence to denounce his
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