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Representatives from 23 countries participate in conclave

Indore: Representatives from 23 countries related to some or the other area of Madhya Pradesh have come to take part in the Friends of MP Conclave in Indore. These representatives want to extend support in the development of Madhya Pradesh. Businessman from Los Angeles, USA Ashish Sabu runs a BPO by the name Take Synergy and through this he scripts medical trans-prescriptions of US based doctors digitally. In America, this work is medically and legally …

National Tiger Estimation in four phases

Bhopal: National Tiger Estimation will be conducted in four phases from February 5 to March 26, 2018 in the state. Along with the forest workers, Indian Citizens over 18 years of age can also take part in the estimation. Applicants can send their applications by e-mail to the Field Directors of the concerned Tiger Reserves, Directors of National Parks, Regional Wildlife Circles, Divisional Managers of State Forest Development Corporation-Boards and Forest Division Officers. Applications have …

Mishra launches health scheme for Sahariya tribes

Bhopal: Public Relations, Water Resources and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narottam Mishra inaugurated the Kuposhan Mukti Yojana for the families of Sahariya tribe at Neevri village in Datia district on Saturday. Mishra provided monthly financial assistance of Rs 1000 to the women of Sahariya families. This fund will be given to the women of each family every month. About 2300 families of Sahariya tribes of Datia district will benefit from the scheme.

PR Minister Mishra said …

Sisodia heckled by rebels in Indore

Indore: Delhi deputy chief minister and senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia was on Friday heckled by 30-odd party rebels who also attempted to block his way to the AAP’s workers’ meet here. As soon as Sisodia alighted from his vehicle heading to the meet at Rani Sati Colony, the AAP rebels surrounded him and sought an audience with him. When he refused to talk to them, the rebels heckled Sisodia. The AAP …

MISA pension hiked, rules changed

Bhopal: The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday decided to pay an honorarium of Rs 8,000 per month to those who spent less than one month in prison under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) and Defence of India (DIR) rules during Emergency. The state government already pays Rs 25,000 per month to those who spent more than a month in jail under the MISA and DIR between 1975 and 1977, when Indira …

NHRC issues notice over refusal to treat HIV patient

New Delhi: Terming it the worst example of cruelty, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) today issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh government over reports that doctors at a district hospital allegedly refused to treat a woman at an advance stage of pregnancy after they found she was HIV-positive. “Even as the woman delivered twins outside the maternity ward (of the Tikamgarh District Hospital), the hospital staff did not attend to them and as a …

Dalit woman’s nose slashed in Sagar

Bhopal: A 35-year-old dalit woman’s nose was allegedly slashed and her husband was beaten by two members of an upper caste family at Renvjha village in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh. Narendra Singh (32) and his father Sahab Singh beat up the woman’s husband on Monday when he refused to go to their house and do some work, inspector RS Bagri of Surkhi police station said. When the woman was taking her husband to a …

WCD Minister addresses third day of Summit

Bhopal: Minister for Woman and Child Development Archana Chitnis congratulating the representatives of 11 countries for restoring Asianism in India-ASEAN Youth Summit said that we had lost our identity owing to expansion of colonialism due to historical reasons. It is praiseworthy to restore it in a brief period of 70 years. Representatives of Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Brunei besides India are taking part in the summit organized by Union …

Yechuri expresses concern over decreasing days in House

Bhopal: Expressing concern over the dwindling number of working days in Parliament, CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury has called for enacting a law to ensure there is at least 100 days of active presence of members in the House. This will make sure that the government of the day is held accountable for its actions and policies, and members get enough time to deliberate on key issues, the Rajya Sabha member said last night. …

BJP MLA seeks GST rollback on sanatary napkins

Bhopal: A BJP MLA from Madhya Pradesh has urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to roll back the 12 per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST) levied on sanitary napkins, in the interest of womens menstrual hygiene. The legislator, Parul Sahu, said she wrote a letter to the finance minister two days back after talking to working women, young students and social workers over the issue. In our country, majority of the rural women cannot afford …