Shivraj, Uma pay tributes to Rani Avanti Bai

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Water Resources and River Development Minister Uma Bharti paid floral tributes and offered prayers at the statue of Veerangana Avanti Bai on Martyrs Day on Monday at Mata Mandir Chouraha. Chief Minister Chouhan said that Rani Avanti Bai was a great and valourous woman. She shed her last ounce of blood for the countrys freedom and sacrificed her life for the sake of the country. It is …

Concrete efforts must for consumer awareness

Bhopal: Minister for Food-Civil Supplies, Consumer Protection and Labour Omprakesh Dhurve said that concrete efforts must be taken to generate awareness among the consumers of remote and rural areas. Consumer helpline should be started. Dhurve was addressing the World Consumer Protection Day programme. Referring to the activities of Food, Drug Administration, Weight and Measurement, Oil and Gas Companies, Banks and Voluntary Organisations displayed in the stalls put up at the State Level programme at Bhopal …

Narmada sub-yatra from Bhopal to reach Budhni on March 24

Bhopal: Namami Devi Narmade Sub Yatra of Bhopal District will join main yatra at Narmada Ghat-Budni on March 24. Minister for Panchayat and Rural Development and District In Charge Bhopal Gopal Bhargava will lead the sub-yatra. Bhargava informed that Narmada River is a life line of the state. It has a big contribution in the development of Bhopal district. He further mentioned that yatra is being undertaken for conservation of Narmada river and environment in …

MPPSC declares Mains 2016 results

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission has announced the exam results of State Service Mains Examination-2016 (October 1 to 7, 2016) on March 10, 2017. The exam includes thrice the number of category wise posts, which includes qualified applicants with same marks. The provisional eligible for interview have been declared. Attestation and Personal Detail forms for the interview are available on the www.mppscdemo.in, www.mppsc.nic.in and www.mppsc.com. The Commission has instructed the provisional qualified applicants to …

Congress demands by-polls in MP on ballot papers

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh unit of Congress today demanded that next month’s by-elections in the state be held through paper ballot and not the electronic voting machines (EVMs). Serious doubts have cropped up in the minds of voters. So the polling for by-elections to Ater and Bandhavgarh Assembly seats should be conducted through the paper ballot,” state Congress president Arun Yadav told reporters here. To a question about BSP supremo Mayawati’s allegation that EVMs were tampered …

Job card holders to get minimum Rs 172 per day wages

Bhopal: Minimum wages of Rs 172 per day will be given to job card holder labourers in Madhya Pradesh under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act Scheme from April 1, 2017. Currently, minimum wages of Rs. 167 per day is fixed under the scheme. Minister for Panchayat and Rural Development Gopal Bhargava has issued directives to inform MNREGA labourers about the payment of wages on increased rates effective from April 1, 2017. The …

One dies, as under-construction building collapses

Bhopal: A labourer was killed and 16 other workers were injured when an under-construction building of a police training academy collapsed in Bhopal district. The third floor of the building of Central Academy of Police Training, the construction of which was going on for last three months at Kanhasaiya locality on the city outskirts, collapsed suddenly late last evening during beam laying work. The two floors below it also came crashing down, trapping the labourers …

State-wide Gramoday Abhiyan to commence from April 14

Bhopal: The statewide Gramoday Abhiyan for the socio-economic change of villages will begin from April 14 to May 31. A one-day Mahila Gram Sabha will also be organized during the Abhiyan in which subjects related to women and children will be discussed. Gram Sabhas focusing on agriculture and different beneficiary-based schemes will also be organized separately. Reviewing the preparations of the campaign Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the campaign should have an objective. …

Special tour facility for the buffer zone

Bhopal: The Panna Tiger Reserve management has implemented a special tour facility for the buffer zone adjacent to the park and Panna city residents from March 19, 2017. Now city residents can board the Nature Camp Panna bus from Gandhi Chowk at 5.30 in the morning and tour round the National Park to watch the forest and wildlife. The minimum cost for the Park tour is Rs 300 per person. Seats for the tour can …

Chief Minister honours P Kunhikrishnan

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan honoured Director and Scientist of Satish Dhavan Space Center, Sriharikota P Kunhikrishnan with 2nd Vigyan Pratibha Samman on Monday. It may be menioned that this award is being given by MP Council of Science and Technology and Vigyan Bharti since 2016. Chouhan greeting Kunhikrishnan, said that the entire country feel pride of the feat achieved in the leadership of Kunhikrishnan. Science and spiritualism is one if pried deeply. He …