MPHRC seeks report on physically disabled student

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh human rights body has sought a report from the state public service commission about a physically-challenged girl climbing stairs to reach her seat during an exam conducted by the latter two days ago. Taking cognizance of news reports in this regard, the Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC) has sought an explanation from the Secretary of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC). “The MPHRC has asked the MPPSC Secretary to submit …

Convention of forest societies soon

Bhopal: Minister for Forest Gourishankar Shejwar while inaugurating Two Day Convention of Chief Conservators of Forest said that corridor made in the reserve areas should be fortified for effective security of wild animals and in order to reduce confrontation between human beings and wild animals. He further mentioned that convention of forest societies will be organised this year too. Shejwar said that the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed pleasure over the immediate redressal …

Rape, murder accused sentenced to death

Sidhi: A local court has sentenced a man to death in connection with the rape and murder of a woman at village Bhitri in the district in the year 2013. First Additional Sessions Judge,Rajiv Kumar Ayachi yesterday held Nagendra Tiwari (40) guilty under sections 302 (murder) and 376 (rape) of the IPC among others and awarded capital punishment to him. The decision of the court was based on report of police investigation, medical examination and …

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 …