Eco Circuit proposal DPR sent to Central Tourism Ministry

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Tourism has sent Eco Circuit proposal DPR to the Central Tourism Ministry for developing infrastructure around Ramayan Circuit Chitrakoot, Island. Famous religious spot Omkareshwar has been listed in the ‘Prasad Yojana’. A DPR for this also has been forwarded to the Central Tourism Ministry. Proposals of Rs 50.57 crore, Rs 96.94 crore and Rs 60 crore have been sent for the development of the three circuits. With the first installment of the …

‘People expect IPU to fill the void left by SAARC’

Indore: The SAARC is an unkept promise that has failed to live up to people’s expectations, Inter- Parliamentary Union (IPU) President Saber Hossain Chowdhury said on Saturday. Chowdhury was of the view that people expect the IPU can fill the void left by the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). “Looking at it from the point of view of people’s aspirations, what I’m saying is that the SAARC was an unkept promise. I’m not …

Jethmalani says Akhilesh is the best candidate today

Bhopal: Eminent lawyer and MP Ram Jethmalani here said that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav was the best candidate available today. “I believe that Akhilesh is the best candidate available today. I work for him. I will work for him till the end. And At least the stupid actions of the father (Mulayam) have already been neutralised,” the former Union Minister said. “I believe the people of India are today wiser, they will not …

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 …