Modi opens conference on tiger range countries

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the third Asia ministerial conference on tiger range countries in New Delhi on Tuesday. According to the figures presented by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Global Tiger Forum (GTF) in the meet, more than half of the total tiger population is in India and the Central India Landscape is very important for the existence of tigers in the country. The tiger reserves of North India and South …

Sarabjeet or Mitra, time will tell

Bhopal: Director General of Police (DGP) Surendra Sinh would get retired in next two months and speculations are on regarding new officer who would take over on the position of top cop. Sinh is getting retired on June 30 and by the end of next month, the State government would have to endorse one name for the post. Five IPS officers are front runners for the next DGP assignment. All are powerful, resourceful and having …

Third Peshwai enters the Ujjain town

Ujjain: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan participated in grand Peshwai of Niranjani Panchayati Akhada and sought blessings of saints at Ujjain today. He was accompanied by in-charge Minister Bhupendra Singh, MLAs Mohan Yadav, Shiv Narayan Jagirdar, other public representatives and officers. The Chief Minister along with his wife Sadhana Singh visited Char Dham Mandir and sought blessings of Akhada Parishad’s President Narendra Giriji, Mahamandaleshwar Punyanand Giriji, Shanti Swaroopanand, other Mahamandaleshwars, Mahants and representatives of various …

Shivraj for establishing industries in MP

New Delhi: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Madhya Pradesh is an island of peace with immense possibilities to set up industries. The Chief Minister was speaking at a seminar on possibilities of investment in Madhya Pradesh in New Delhi on Thursday. The seminar was held jointly by Madhya Pradesh government and CII. In the interface with industrialists, Chouhan invited them for investment in Madhya Pradesh. He said that the state government will …

Pakistani boy Ramzan leaves for Bangladesh

Bhopal: Pakistani boy Ramzan who was staying here in the shelter home for about two and a half years on Wednesday left for Bangladesh on Wednesday to join his father there. He was willing to reach Pakistan where his mother is living, but she had refused to come to Bhopal to take him back. Though, there were speculations that Ramzan would be sent to his mother Razia Begum living in Karachi city of Pakistan but …

Seminar on wildlife conservation on April 4

Bhopal: Alliance française de Bhopal, the Indo-French cultural centre in collaboration with Global Shapers Community Bhopal hub is hosting a seminar on wildlife and environment conservation on April 4, 2016 at 6 pm in its centre. The event celebrates the environment and the spirit of World Wildlife Day with this year’s theme ‘The future of wildlife is in our hands’. On this occasion, PM Laad, a retired IFS (Indian Forest Services) officer who had a …

NHRC notices to UP, MP over Bundelkhand condition

Bhopal: The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports about the deplorable condition of the inhabitants of the drought hit districts of Bundelkhand region, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh where, due to the scarcity of food, the people are living in distress and starving to death. Accordingly, the Commission has issued notices to the Chief Secretaries of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh calling for detailed reports within four weeks.
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Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan from April 14

Bhopal: Chief Secretary Anthony DeSa has said that ‘Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan’ will be held in all districts in Madhya Pradesh from state to village level from April 14. The campaign is being implemented with the objectives of increasing social harmony and brotherhood, strengthening Panchayat Raj System and increase people’s participation in development schemes for villages, farmers’ welfare and Gram Panchayats. He said that arrangements will be made for intensive training and monitoring …

Congress walkout over corruption charges

Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Friday witnessed a walkout by the opposition Congress over the large-scale corruption in the White Tiger Safari said to be the first of its kind in the world in Satna District’s Mukundpur. During a calling attention notice of Sunderlal Tiwari, Jitu Patwari and Sukhendra Singh Banna (All Congress), Forest Minister Gauri Shankar Shejwar admitted that corruption took place in the project and the government rules and regulations were not …

Minister accepts delay in pension disbursement

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava on Thursday admitted in the Assembly that several complaints are being received over the delay of disbursal of pension amount to various categories of beneficiaries including poor, helpless, elderly and disabled. “The Government is taking steps to ensure that the same is distributed in time. The regime will organise gram sabhas across the state next month and ensure that not a single eligible person is …