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1.83 lakh persons registered with ‘Mil-Banche Madhya Pradesh’

Bhopal: More than 1.83 lakh persons have got registered for ‘Mil-Banche Madhya Pradesh’ programme. Persons interested in the programme will motivate children for reading of books along with textbooks by visiting government primary and middle schools in the state on February 18. They will read out portion of Hindi book and motivate children to read them also. Educational dialogue will be held after this with children. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, ministers, different public representatives, …

Mohan Bhagwat mentions Mahatma, asserts value of labour

Bhopal: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghachalak Mohan Bhagwat on Friday briefly mentioned Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi in a speech, endeavoured to underscore that service ought not to be construed as a burden and asserted that the value of labour is once again being recognised. Once Gandhiji saw a girl, around 10 years of age, climbing uphill while carrying her five-year-old brother on her shoulders. He suggested her to put down the ‘burden’ and …

11 ISI agents caught from different places

Bhopal: Eleven people allegedly connected to an espionage racket being run from Pakistan to collect strategic information were picked up from various places in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. One of them, identified as Balram, was picked up from Satna, five from Gwalior, three from Bhopal and two from Jabalpur, state Anti Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Sanjeev Shami told reporters here. However, he did not disclose the names of the other 10 people, saying it will …

CM’s house has become residence of 7.5 cr people: Sarang

Bhopal: State Minister (independent charge) for Cooperatives, Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation Vishwas Sarang has said that the residence of the States Chief Minister has become a house for the 7.5 crore public of the state. He said that development of the state will now be based on the all round development of the needy, deprived, poor, labourers, farmers and women and not on the relatives. Sarang was addressing a beneficiary meeting in the …

Bhagwat visits Betul jail, pays tributes to Golwalkar

Bhopal: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Wednesday visited Betul district jail and paid tributes to Sangh’s ideologue late Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar alias ‘Guruji’. Bhagwat visited barrack no. 1 of the district jail where Golwalkar was detained for about three months in 1949, after the organisation was banned following Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination. However, the state Congress objected to Bhagwat’s visit while terming it as violation of jail manual and an effort to glorify the member of …

No liquor shops on banks of Narmada allowed

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that liquor shops will not be opened at Narmada Banks from next financial year. De-addiction campaign will be conducted in the state. Moreover, sewage treatment plants will be established in all the cities situated on the banks of River Narmada. CM Chouhan was addressing the Narmada Seva Yatra at village Sandiya of Hoshangabad district. Speaker State Assembly Dr Sitasharan Sharma, Minister for Public Works Rampal Singh and Minister …

Pratibha Parv to be observed from Jan 18 to 20

Bhopal: In order to bring qualitative improvement in education, Pratibha Parva will be observed from January 18 to 20 in Primary and Middle Schools of the Government by the School Education Department. During the Pratibha Parva, evaluation of education system and academic achievement of the children will be made. Collective efforts will be made for improvement after the evaluation. Under the Pratibha Parva, points like school arrangements, academic evaluation, to hold Balk Sabhas and to …

Group Surya Namaskar in schools, colleges on Jan 12

Bhopal: Group Surya-Namaskar will be held in all the schools, colleges and academic institutions of the state on the occasion of Yuva diwas Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekanand. On the same day, inspirational academic and cultural programmes focusing life of Swami Vivekanand will be organised. Directives in this regard have been issued by the Commissioner Directorate of Public Instruction to District Collectors, District Education Officers, Assistant Commissioner Tribal Development and Principals DIET.

Group Surya-Namaskar will …

No example of sacrifice tradition of Sikhs

Jabalpur: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that there is no example found like sacrifice tradition of Sikhs. Whenever the country faces crisis, Sikhs came forward and sacrificed their all for mother land. Bharatiya Janata Party national president Amit Shah said that the renunciation for defencing the country and struggle against oppression done by Guru Govind Singh found no precedent and his life would continue to be a source of inspiration for centuries. The views …

Chief Secretary reviews R-Day preparations

Bhopal: Chief Secretary Basant Pratap Singh reviewed the arrangements of Republic day Celebration Programme. Singh gave directives to the School Education and Finance departments to increase the amount of Rs 4 lakh paid for refreshment etc. for children in the meeting. Besides, directives to hold mini marathon with cooperation of NCC and Nehru Youth Center on the occasion of Republic day were given. Chief Secretary Singh directed the Secretary School Education to hold painting competitions …