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United States Ambassador to India, Richard R Verma, visited Bhopal on Wednesday More »

Eight persons were died and 80 others were injured in thunderstorm blended with heavy rains devastated the Simhastha area in Ujjain on Thursday. More »

Governor of Reserve Bank of India Raghuram Rajan poses for a picture at Sarangpani lake in Bhopal. The lake has been named after Rajan\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s grandfather S Sarangpani, who was Managing Director of the BHEL in 1960s. More »

 

Training imparted to quiz masters

Bhopal: During state-level orientation programme, training was imparted to quiz masters appointed to conduct tourism quiz competition to be held on July 23. All necessary preparations are being made for smooth conduct of quiz competition simultaneously in all districts of the state. Nodal officers have been appointed in all districts. The competition is being with cooperation of District Tourism Promotion Councils, School Education Department and district administration. MD of State Tourism Development Corporation Hari Ranjan …

Ujjain farmers to get quality seeds

Bhopal: Concrete efforts are afoot to ensure that farmers of Ujjain division get quality seeds with guarantee of maximum germination. On the initiative of Ujjain divisional Commissioner Ravindra Pastor, 617 seed producing societies have been constituted in the division so far. These societies are providing quality seeds to farmers as per their demand. The Ujjain Commissioner took this initiative when number of seed societies was just 157 in the division. Constitution of seed societies in …

Chitnis for strengthening Aganwadi centres

Bhopal: Woman and Child Development Minister Archana Chitnis has said that to make Madhya Pradesh malnutrition-free, Anganwadi services will be strengthened and improved further and extended to the needy. Chitnis was addressing a state-level departmental review meeting at Academy of Administration here on Thursday. The Minister said that we can set up ideal Aganwadi only through ideal attendance. She directed to enlist children and ensure their attendance under Anganwadi Chalo Abhiyan. Chitnis directed striking gong …

Samarth company, a strong platform for farmers

Bhopal: The Samarth Kisan Producer Company, established by only 48 farmers in Agar district of Ujjain division, has now become a strong platform for redressal of problems of thousands of farmers. About 6,500 farmers of the district have joined the company and are availing benefits of obtaining certified seeds, selling crops on lucrative price and obtaining guidance regarding preparing their budgets and scientific consultations pertaining to agriculture. The company was formed in year 2006 due …

CM for effective relief and rescue arrangements

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed for effective relief and rescue arrangements to tackle excessive rain situation in the state. Disaster management teams should be ever ready to meeting any eventuality and act as soon as information is received. Chouhan was reviewing situation cropped up in the state due to rains here on Saturday. Revenue Minister Umashankar Gupta was also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister directed to maintain constant watch over …

Bhopal recorded 12 inch rains, 11 killed in MP

Bhopal: Rains continued to play havoc in the state as 11 people have died due to flood in the state in the last couple of days. Besides, Bhopal received record breaking rainfall in past 24 hours. For the first time in 43 years, 12 inch rainfall was recorded in a night. Four people died in the city during the rainfall. Previously in 1973 on July 22, 23.7 centimeter rainfall was recorded. Heavy rains continued to …

Sarang for improving health facilities

Bhopal: Minister of State for Gas Relief and Rehabilitation and Cooperatives (Independent charge), Panchayats and Rural Development Vishwas Sarang has directed to improve health facilities in hospitals within a week. He said that study on gas affected people to be made through Indian Council of Medical Research and on its basis, strategy would be chalked out for health and socio-economic rehabilitation of gas affected people. Sarang was inspecting Kamla Nehru gas relief hospital here on …

CBI raids 21 premises including NITTTR

Bhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday raided the office of the National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) here and other places in connection with alleged corruption in construction contracts worth Rs 35 crore. A total of 21 places at Bhopal and Rewa were raided. There was a complaint that the NITTTR committed irregularities in granting construction contracts amounting to Rs 35 crore, which is being probed, sources in the …

Shukla for proper showcasing achievements

Bhopal: Commerce and Industries Minister Rajendra Shukla has called for proper showcasing of the remarkable achievements in infrastructure sector and improvements in all other sectors in Madhya Pradesh during last one decade. He stressed the need to market the state and take its advantage in Indore Global Investors Summit-2016 to be held in October this year. This work should be taken as a challenge. He also laid emphasis on better coordination with all government departments …

Shivraj discusses Happiness Ministry structure

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan discussed the proposed structure, activities and mandate of proposed Ministry of Happiness at Mantralaya here on Tuesday. He directed the officials to present a detail note to the Cabinet for final decision. It may be noted here that Chouhan had made an announcement for setting up Ministry of Happiness. Madhya Pradesh will become the first state in the country to have set up Ministry of Happiness. Chouhan said all …