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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 …

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 …

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 …

Two temples of Parmar era found in MP

Bhopal: A technical team of Archeology Department has found the two temples of Parmar era in Devbadla situated near village Veelpaan of Tahsil Jawar, Sehore district. Twenty rare ancient idols of 11th-12th centuries were found in these temples. Commissioner Archeology Anupam Rajan has informed that excavation work is undertaken taking into account the possibility of finding ancient temples while removing debris by the archeologists of the Archeology department. During excavation, two temples of 11th – …

Currency notes without Gandhi’s image found

Bhopal: A farmer in Sheopur district was shocked to receive Rs 2,000 currency notes without the image of Mahatma Gandhi from a branch of a public sector bank. Laxman Meena, a farmer from Bichchhugawadi village, received three notes of Rs 2,000 when he withdrew money from the bank’s branch at Baroda town in Sheopur. “I was given three notes of Rs 2,000 on withdrawal from my account on Tuesday (December 3). I later found that …

Modi pays floral tributes to late Patwa

Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today paid floral tributes to veteran BJP leader and two-time Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Sunderlal Patwa who passed away in the morning following a heart attack. After paying tributes to the departed leader at the state BJP office here, the Prime Minister consoled his family members. His nephew Surendra Patwa, who is the Minister for Culture and Tourism in the BJP-led state government, was also present. Modi spent nearly …

Now, find a loo on Google

Bhopal: Feeling like relieving yourself and unable to find a loo, now one can Google to find the same in Madhya Pradesh and the National Capital Region (NCR). Starting today, Google has made available information about thousands of public toilets in NCR and Madhya Pradesh available on Google Maps. Working closely with the Ministry of Urban Development, Google is adding the location, address and opening hours of over 4,000 public restrooms to Maps, to provide …

CM for water tourism in Hanuvantiya area

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that one more wide master plan will be chalked out for water tourism in Hanuvantiya area in which Dharaji, Sailani areas including Omkareshwar will be included. He said, it will be developed as ‘Madhyadwip’. Chouhan said master plan incorporating four nodal points will be prepared. Development work will be carried including proposed aquacity in Hanuvantiya and water reservoir and Hanuvantiya will become international centre of adventure tourism.…

Shivraj meets Modi on Namami Devi Narmade yatra

New Delhi: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Parliament House-New Delhi today. Chouhan informed the Prime Minister about the Namami Devi Narmade yatra being organised in the state on the lines of Namami Gange. He informed that the yatra will begin from Amarkantak from December 11 and will culminate on May 2017. Chouhan invited the Prime Minister Modi at the concluding programme of yatra. The yatra will culminate on May …