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Monthly Archives: August 2016

NGT slaps fine of Rs 1 cr on State government

Bhopal: In a major setback to the State government, the central zone bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped a hefty fine of Rs 1 crore on MP government and the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) for failing to shift the Bhopal slaughter house within deadline. The agencies have also been asked to deposit performance guarantee of Rs 2 crore with MP Pollution Control Board. Government has been asked to ensure that near the …

Three-year-old sexually assaulted in Bhopal

Bhopal: A three-year old girl was dumped after been sexually assaulted near Pul Patra under Jehangirabad police station area in the early morning hours on Wednesday; injured girl was found in nullah at Pul Patra. The heinous crime came to fore in the morning. A local witnessed sobbing of a child and on searching spotted a baby crying; she was badly injured in a blood stained clothes. He immediately called Dial 100 and within few …

Shivraj says infrastructure being developed in 20 new industrial areas

Bhopal: The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said all requisite infrastructures are being developed in 20 new industrial areas to accelerate the establishment industries. Interacting with heads of major industries, investors and executives of US companies in New York on the third day of his US visit on Tuesday, Chouhan said that industrial development of Madhya Pradesh is on the fast track. Referring to visible change in last one decade, he said that Madhya …

Shivraj woos industrialists, claims 8 pc growth in MP

Bhopal: The Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh has achieved 8 per cent industrial growth rate owing to improved industrial infrastructure, maximized facilities for investors and Centre’s investment-friendly policies guided by the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that industrial growth rate of the State will touch double digit considering enthusiasm of investors. The Chief Minister was holding dialogues with corporate leaders and investors at New York on second …

No e-payment bar for discretionary fund

Bhopal: Decision has been taken to free payment from discretionary fund from the e-payment procedure. Keeping in account the problem faced in e-payment to the beneficiaries from the discretionary fund of MLAs and Ministers, decision has been taken to make payment free from e-payment process by the revenue department. Information about this was given to the Minister of State Lal Singh Arya during the departmental review. Instructions to this regard were given by Arya after …

BRICS Convention on Tourism on September 2

Bhopal: Two day BRICS Convention on Tourism of Tourism Ministers of BRICS Nations will be held on September 1and 2, 2016 at Khajuraho Madhya Pradesh. Tourism Ministers of India including Brazil, Russia, China, South Africa and their delegations will take part in the summit. The Summit which is being organized under the auspices of the Tourism Ministry of Government of India will be inaugurated on September 1, 2016 at the world famous tourist place Khajuraho. …

Shivraj reaches New York on five-day visit

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached New York on a five-day visit to attract investment in Madhya Pradesh on Sunday. Chouhan will discuss issues at New York with the prospective investors related to the investment in Madhya Pradesh. Chouhan will also apprise them about the prevailing favourable atmosphere and friendly policies of Madhya Pradesh. Chouhan reached New York on Sunday the August 28. He was accorded rousing welcome in workers convention organised by the …

Akbar describes India as pivotal power of Asia

Bhopal: Describing India as pivotal power of Asia, Minister of State for External Affairs MJ Akbar has said that the country has the potential to “tilt” the continent the way it wanted. I consider our country as Asia’s pivotal power. Pivotal power means that we are the power which has the potential to tilt this continent the way it wants. No country or the world will be able to overlook our potential,” he said.

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Minister for special bus checking drive

Bhopal: Minister for Home and Transport Bhupendra Singh gave directives to the officials to conduct a special campaign in order to prevent illegal plying of buses from September 1 to 15. Singh directed the DGP and Commissioner Transport that joint action should be taken under the campaign by the police and the transport department. Under the special campaign, over loading, document related to bus drivers and conductors, fitness, permit, insurance policy, speed governor in school …

Noted litterateur Jhammu Chugani passes away

Bhopal: Minister for Public Relations, Water Resources and Legislative Affairs Narottam Mishra expressed profound grief over the demise of the distinguished Litterateur Jhammu Chugani of Bhopal. Mishra said that Chugani has done an important research on Granth of Sant Mahamati Prannath who came from Gujarat and settled in Madhya Pradesh and Sindhi Vani. Services to the literature of Chugani will always be remembered. Mishra while paying tribute to Chugani prayed to the Almighty to give …