International Film Festival for disabled begins in Bhopal… and other news

December 20, 2010

International Film Festival for disabled begins in Bhopal
Bhopal: The three-day International Film Festival centered on disabled persons began here on Friday evening at Bharat Bhavan, known as the Cultural centre
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Authorities install heating system at Bhopal Fish House
By Ram Chandra Sahu Bhopal, Dec.18: In a bid to decrease the mortality rate of fishes during the winter season, the authorities have installed a unique
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Udita's zoology in Bhopal
Oi oi.. what is this I'm hearing now? I was just about to pack for my weekend outing when a parinda from Andheri's Lokhandwala Complex dropped in,
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Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board, Bhopal, has announced MP Pre …

Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board has invited applications from candidates to appear for Madhya Pradesh Pre-Engineering Test (MP PET) 2011.
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Higher Education In India (press release)

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RSS men killed Ajmer blast's mastermind: MP cops

Bhopal, Dec 18: After WikiLeaks, another revelation once again raised the question on Hindu Terror. This time it is the Madhya Pradesh Police which claimed
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Cross-country conman fails to cheat death
In 2006, Kumar was caught by the Bhopal police in another cheating case. When the police brought him to Tamil Nadu for enquiry, he escaped in a novel way.
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<B>Geetanjali Krishna:</B> Death of a folk artist
His brilliant use of bright colours along with dots and free-flowing lines impressed Swaminathan, who invited him to Bhopal to create murals in the Charles
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Bhopal tragedy: Fresh compensation to be given from Dec 19
Bhopal, Dec 17 (PTI) The fresh compensation of Rs 740 crore sanctioned by the Centre will be disbursed among the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy-hit persons here
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Dinosaur fossil park to come up in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) A National Dinosaur Fossil Park is coming up in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district where over 100 dinosaur eggs in fossil form were found,
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Distribution of gas tragedy compensation begins – but not for all
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) The process of distributing enhanced compensation of Rs.750 crore to the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy has begun but it would
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Big B's Save Tiger programme in controversy… and other news

December 19, 2010

Big B's Save Tiger programme in controversy
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) The 'Save Tiger' programme, hosted by superstar Amitabh Bachchan for a TV channel in Madhya Pradesh's Pench Tiger Reserve,
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Scenic locales pull Bollywood to Bhopal
It also pulls filmmakers for the Bhopal gas tragedy that continues to haunt India and the world. Anusha Rizvi's hugely acclaimed satirical comedy " Peepli
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32 sq km forest cover lost to dam construction on Narmada
BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh has lost 32 sq km of forest cover due to the dam construction, especially on the river Narmada. "Though Madhya Pradesh had a forest
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MP Govt Dismisses 13 Physicians

The dismissed physicians were working as lecturers in the state's four medical colleges in Gwalior, Jabalpur, Bhopal and Rewas. Mr. VK Soni, director for
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Scenic locales, gas tragedy pull Bollywood to Bhopal
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) Bollywood is rediscovering this city of royals, lakes and monuments that offers a scenic and culturally rich backdrop for shooting and
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Bad crop, fear of loan default drives MP farmer to suicide
BHOPAL: After Andhra Pradesh, damaged crops coupled with the fear of defaulting on loan repayment has come to haunt growers in Madhya Pradesh.
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High court tells Madhya Pradesh to build night shelters
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) Taking a cue from the Supreme Court, the Madhya Pradesh High Court Thursday directed the state government to immediately take measures
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13 doctors dismissed in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) Thirteen doctors from four medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh were dismissed from service by the government as their educational
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Accidental needle jab passes on HIV to doctor… and other news

December 18, 2010

Accidental needle jab passes on HIV to doctor
Bhopal, Dec 16 (IANS) A doctor of Hamidia Hospital here got infected with the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) from an accidental needle jab while
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Film festival for disabled
BHOPAL – A three-day festival of films on the subject of disability will be held in Bhopal from Friday, officials said this week.
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Expert inspection panel on clinical trial on Bhopal gas tragedy victims finds …
The expert committee which went into the allegations of engaging the victims of Bhopal gas tragedy for clinical trials has cited some 'deficiencies' in the
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Powai woman told to surrender for singeing minor maid
Thakur, a native of Bhopal, which is also Manocha's maternal place, was brought to the city by the accused. Madhurima had promised Thakur's parents that she
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Farmer commits suicide amid debts
Bhopal, Dec 15 (IANS) A 35-year-old farmer Wednesday committed suicide in Madhya Pradesh's Damoh district, police said. The victim's brother said mounting
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Big B, John in Madhya Pradesh to save tigers… and other news

December 17, 2010

Big B, John in Madhya Pradesh to save tigers
Bhopal, Dec 12 (IANS) Bollyood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has taken time out of his busy schedule to visit Pench National Park in Madhya Pradesh to
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Film on JNU union leader releases in January
Bhopal, Dec 12 (PTI) ''Chandu'', a new film on slain Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Union leader, Chandrashekhar Prasad, is all set to go on the floors
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With Bhopal as backdrop, 'Animal's People' to be made a film
The Bhopal gas tragedy will be the backdrop of British filmmaker Michael Anderson's cinematic adaptation of Indra Sinha's famous novel ''Animal's People''.
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MP Lokayukta raids IAS couple, 2 engineers
The special police establishment (SPE) team that conducted the raids found cash worth Rs 7 lakh at the Joshis' residence in a posh Bhopal locality,
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Tourists banned in core areas of Madhya Pradesh tiger reserves
Bhopal, Dec 11 (IANS) The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) said that there shall be no tourism within the core area of tiger reserves in Madhya
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BJP protests petrol price hike in Madhya Pradesh… and other news

December 17, 2010

BJP protests petrol price hike in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday held rallies in many districts of Madhya Pradesh to protest the hike in petrol price.
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Sara Khan 'disowns' family
The Bhopal girl, who became a known name after her stint on the hit TV series Sapna Babul Ka – Bidaai, came on a live show on a television channel and said
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'BSNL doesn't have Karkare call records'
"I got a call (from Karkare) on my BSNL phone (9425015461) in Bhopal. I don't remember from which number he had called me. I'd sought call records from BSNL
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Aarakshan to be filmed in Bhopal
All praise for Bhopal that served as the backdrop for his political drama Rajneeti, film-maker Prakash Jha is all set to retrace his steps to the city in
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Batch of 210 Haj pilgrims reaches Bhopal
Rajgarh, Sehore, Seoni, Shahdol, Shajapur, Sidhi, Vidisha and Bhopal. Shri Chouhan said that all religions give message of love, peace and harmony.
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Rajy Sabha row: Scholarly debate stifled in India?… and other news

December 16, 2010

Rajy Sabha row: Scholarly debate stifled in India?
BHOPAL: Scholarly debate and intellectual criticism is a no-no in Indian politics. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan just learned this
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A rigorous walk for the victims of Bhopal Gas tragedy
“I wanted to do something for the victims of Bhopal gas tragedy which has been the single largest industrial disaster of all time and the idea of walk with
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Boy killed, sister hurt in accident in Bhopal
A school boy was killed and his elder sister injured when their scooter was hit by a dumper near Ayodhya Bypass in Rajiv Nagar area in the city,
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Chouhan's U-turn on scrapping Rajya Sabha
Bhopal, Dec 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has taken a U-turn after suggesting the scrapping of the Rajya Sabha and said he
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Chauhan apologises after Mallya barb
Bhopal, Dec. 12 (PTI): Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan today likened the Rajya Sabha to a “market” and sought its abolition,
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Echo of Arjun in Digvijay rhetoric
Bhopal, Dec. 12: Digvijay Singh's persistent attacks on the Hindutva brigade appear to carry shades of former mentor Arjun Singh, who too banked on rhetoric
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Translator to judge writer plea

Bhopal, Dec. 12: She is a writer-activist who has spoken for the Narmada dam oustees and for Kashmir's pro-azaadi protesters. He is a Ramayan translator and
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Rajya Sabha remarks: Shivraj Singh Chouhan says 'sorry'

New Delhi/Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's controversial remarks on scrapping the Rajya Sabha generated a lot of heat.
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Ganj glow reflects on Lalbagh
In fact, a major section of Bhopal House has already been painted in cream and pink shade, even as the signage written in white on a black background hangs
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Visvesvaraya Institute registered by Registrar Firm Society
Director of Dr Visvesvaraya Institute of Engineering and Technology, Bhopal Selvam Mudaliar said that through distance education students are provided study
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Salman is a ladies' man… and other news

December 16, 2010

Salman is a ladies' man

It is learnt that when Khan heard that the endeavour is to build a school for girls in Bhopal, he immediately committed his participation to Flying Unicorn
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Sara Khan 'disowns' family
Bhopal, Dec 14 (IANS) After coming out of the 'Bigg Boss' house, television actress Sara Khan has disowned her family for using her name for 'cheap'
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Film festival for disabled in Bhopal
A three-day festival of films on the subject of disability will be held in Bhopal from Dec 17, officials said Monday. During the festival, Aamir Khan
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The film will be shot in Bhopal next year

be making a final announcement of this." The film deals with the issue of reservation and its impact on the society. It will be shot in Bhopal next year.
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Madhya Pradesh drawing up new biotech policy
Bhopal, Dec 13 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh will unveil soon a new biotech policy to help farmers grow medicinal and aromatic plants to earn more money,
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A jail where families live with inmates
Bhopal, Dec 13 (IANS) India's first open jail, where prisoners can live with their families, has opened in Madhya Pradesh. In a new experiment,
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Corporation Bank CMD visits Bhopal
By Our Staff Reporter Corporation Bank Chairman and Managing Director Ramnath Pradeep arrived yesterday at .9.00 am. He addressed a customer meet at 1.00pm
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Film festival for disabled in Bhopal
Bhopal, Dec 13 (IANS) A three-day festival of films on the subject of disability will be held in Bhopal from Dec 17, officials said Monday.
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In Bhopal, a dress code for teachers… and other news

December 13, 2010

In Bhopal, a dress code for teachers
In Madhya Pradesh, fashion shows are already banned in government colleges but now a reputed government girls college in Bhopal has a rather strange order
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Tiger conservation to get a boost in MP
The petition has been filed by one Ajay Dubey working with an NGO Prayatna, an Environment friendly organisation Bhopal against National Tiger Conservation
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Eighth wonder? Bhopal too has a Taj Mahal!
Bhopal, Dec 9 (IANS) Did you know there is a second Taj Mahal in India? While the imposing Taj in Agra has captivated the world for centuries,
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Bhopal college bans female teachers from wearing western outfits
The administration of a college in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal city has banned female teachers from wearing western clothes and the traditional 'salwar-kameez'.
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Bhopal lady teachers to get dress code
It is time to get formal and look like a decent 'Shikshak' for Bhopal government colleges lady teachers as lady teachers in Bhopal government colleges will
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Police move Bombay high court to seek custody of woman
Thakur is a native of Bhopal, Manocha's maternal residence. On the pretext of getting Thakur admitted to school, Manocha brought her to Mumbai.
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CM reiterates commitment for welfare of workers
Chouhan visited a special camp at Itwara locality here today organized jointly by the Bhopal Municipality Corporation, District Administration and Labour
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Rituals of turmeric and flowers… and other news

December 12, 2010

Rituals of turmeric and flowers
But like many Indians, he returned to his family's village near the central city of Bhopal to be married. His union with Sangita, a local college student,
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College moots sari for teachers, students resent in Bhopal
Bhopal, Dec 10 (IANS) A decision to bar women teachers from wearing jeans in a college here has sparked a fresh debate among students as most believe it is
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Lokayukta raids residence of suspended IAS couple in Bhopal
PTI The Hindu Lokayukta police raided the house of suspended IAS couple Arvind and Tinu Joshi. The couple were suspended following IT sleuths recovered more
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student held for morphing nude photos
Bhopal: An engineering student was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur town on charges of morphing nude photographs of a girl from Guwahati in Assam whom
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In Bhopal, a dress code for teachers
Bhopal: In Madhya Pradesh, fashion shows are already banned in government colleges and a few have even forced their girl students to wear uniforms but a
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Dow Chem calls Bhopal move 'misconceived'
Five days after the Indian government moved the Supreme Court to reopen the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster compensation case, Dow Chemical Co. said the step was
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MP Lokayukta raids tainted IAS couple's house
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta raided the house of tainted IAS couple Arvind and Tinu Joshi on Friday. The IAS couple was suspended after the Income-Tax
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No jeans please, Bhopal college tells its teachers
Women teachers of a government college in Bhopal have been banned from wearing jeans, skirts and T-shirts on campus. A 100-odd teachers will have to stick
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CM has a tough job
The party has made him in-charge of Bhopal (north), a particularly difficult constituency. Represented by Arif Aqueel of the Congress for a long time,
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Bhopal college bans jeans, salwars for teachers
BHOPAL: Teed-off by growing libertarian dress sense of students and the fact that most young teachers look undistinguished from the youth, the Sarojini
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Over thousand wild animals killed in Madhya Pradesh… and other news

December 11, 2010

Over thousand wild animals killed in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, Dec 9 (IANS) Over a thousand wild animals, including seven tigers and 22 leopards, died in Madhya Pradesh in the last four years even while Rs.100
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Maxim Business School students visit Kalpataru Multiplier
Students of MBA of the Maxim Business School Bhopal visited the Kalpataru Multiplier to see share trading in Bhopal here. Amitabh Manya Jain of Kalpataru
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To discipline students, Bhopal college imposes Indian dress code on women teachers
BHOPAL: First the lecturers and professors, then the students. Teachers in the Sarojini Naidu College here in the Madhya Pradesh capital have been
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Now a dress code for female teachers
PTI A local government college in Bhopal has banned jeans for lady teachers instructing them to wear saris while in the campus.
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Horizon Group forays into hospitality segment
The Group has identified locations in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Bhopal, Ahmedabad and Goa for their upcoming properties.
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India's other Taj Mahal in ruins
Bhopal: Did you know there is a second Taj Mahal in India? While the imposing Taj in Agra has captivated the world for centuries, its less famous
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Chouhan keeps word to seer, no new liquor shops in MP
Bhopal Honouring a commitment to a Jain seer in June this year, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has vetoed a proposal in the Cabinet to
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Three tenders received for Maharajbagh master plan
Sources said papers of three parties from Nagpur, Aurangabad and Bhopal have been found valid. The bids were opened in the zoo office at 4pm in the presence
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Dow protests govt's SC move on Bhopal
The US-based Dow Chemical Company has protested the filing of a curative petition by the government to the Supreme Court in the Bhopal gas tragedy case last
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