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Bhavantar scheme helping farmers

Bhopal: Farmers of Betul district are happy that they have started getting fair prices with ease for their agriculture produces in mandis, owing to the implementation of Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana. Presence of employees of government department has developed trust in the farmers that the grain merchants will give fair prices on the spot for their produces. Activeness of the officers has created an atmosphere of trust in the mandis. A farmer Keval Singh of village …

CM for district-level camps for women SHGs

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that district level camps of women self-help groups should be organised. The work of depositing Rs 1000 every month in the bank account of women belonging to Special Backward Tribes like Sahariya for nutrition of children should be commenced from December 25. Chouhan was reviewing the announcements made at the Women Self-help Groups Sammelan at the Mantralaya. He instructed to ensure compliance of the announcements within the prescribed …

Foundation of Shrigeswar dam laid

Shivpuri: Minister for Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Narottam Mishra laid foundation of Shrigeswar stop dam to be built at a cost of Rs 4.87 crore on Sindh river at village Pachawali of Kolaras-district Shivpuri on Wednesday. He also made announcement on this occasion for construction of stop dams at village Tamki costing Rs 5.05 crore and village Sad at a cost of Rs 5.21 crore besides village Lilwara. Mishra said that the …

Children are now able to speak and hear

Bhopal: A poor farmer Pavan in Bankari village of Chaigaonmakhan in Khandwa district was facing problems as both of his children were deaf and dumb, but with the help of State government, now they are now able to speak and hear. People knew the family more due to the fact that both children in the family were deaf and dumb by birth. As they were growing, they had become a cause for concern for their …

Farmer gets Rs 9,000 electricity bill, ends life

Bhopal: A 60-year old farmer allegedly committed suicide after getting a notice to pay his pending electricity bill of over Rs 9,000. The body of the farmer, identified as Dinesh Pandey, was found floating in a well at Abgaon Kala village of Harda district on Monday morning, Harda’s Superintendent of Police Rajesh Kumar Singh said. The farmer’s son, Sanjay Pandey, said three days back the police served a local court’s notice to his father, asking …

Bus falls into gorge, 20 injured

Tikamgarh: At least 20 passengers, including three women and a girl, were injured when a bus fell into a deep gorge of a dry river in the district early this morning. The private bus skidded off a bridge near Chandpura village around 4 am and fell into the 15-feet deep gorge of Jamni river, about 75 kms from the district headquarters, Prithvipur police station in-charge CL Parihar said. The bus, carrying around 65 passengers, was …

Sisodia heckled by rebels in Indore

Indore: Delhi deputy chief minister and senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia was on Friday heckled by 30-odd party rebels who also attempted to block his way to the AAP’s workers’ meet here. As soon as Sisodia alighted from his vehicle heading to the meet at Rani Sati Colony, the AAP rebels surrounded him and sought an audience with him. When he refused to talk to them, the rebels heckled Sisodia. The AAP …

Hindu man cremated by Muslims

Raisen: In a novel gesture, Muslims from a local cultural organisation on Friday came forward and cremated a Hindu man who was found dead in Begamganj tehsil of the district. The body of 50-year-old destitute Prem Singh Sahu was found by a resident named Farooq Baig in the Narayan Das Tekri area. With no one stepping forward to cremate Sahu, the resident informed Shakeel Ahmed, the president of the Muslim Tyeohar Committee, Begamganj. The committee …

Elederly would not be allowed to suffer: CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that state government will not let the elderly suffer. All service and security would be provided to them for which a new scheme would be introduced. Information of senior citizens staying alone in urban areas, towns and big villages will be collected and listed to ensure proper service and their security, he said. A helpline will be made for their assistance besides they will be honoured along with …

Mati ki Mahak exhibition on September 26

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Matikala Board is organizing Mati ki Mehak exhibition-cum-sale and state level prize distribution ceremony at Gauhar Mahal on September 26. The ceremony will be inaugurated by Cottage and Gramodyog Minister Antar Singh Arya at 7 pm. Mansingh Bhondia, Dewas will give a Kabir Gayan performance at the ceremony. At least 50 sculptors from various districts of the state along with traditional clay products from the state and the country besides terracotta, glazed …