Southern Command Investiture held in Bhopal

Bhopal: Southern Command Investiture Ceremony was conducted at Bhopal on Thursday. Lieutenant General PM Hariz, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Command, felicitated a total of 63 Officers, Junior Commissioned Officer and Other Ranks with Gallantry and Distinguished service awards. These awards have been given to the awardees for various acts of gallantry as well as for exceptional devotion to duty and service to the Nation. The awards presented included twenty four Sena Medals (Gallantry), six Yudh …

Bikano launches gift packs for Diwali

Bhopal: Bikano, one of the leaders in the market of packaged foods, here on Thursday launched its Diwali products with 19 types of beautiful gift packs besides 10-12 types of special sweets. The special thing about these products is that their self-life is 4-6 months old. While talking to media persons, DGM of Bikano Sanjeev Gupta said that the special thing about these products is that their self-life is 4-6 months old. Every year, special …

Power companies urge to take temp connections

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh East, Central and West region Power Distribution Companies have appealed to the Dharmik Utsav Samitis and power consumers to take temporary electricity connections as per rules for decoration purpose in tents and tableaus during Ramleela, Durgotsav, Garba, Dandia and Moharram. The power connection will be meter-based. The billing for the temporary connection will be based on the current domestic rate. For this a pucca receipt should be obtained after depositing advance amount …

Mogli Bal Utsav is organized every year

Bhopal: In order to generate love and responsibilities towards environment among the students, the Mogli Bal Utsav is organized every year in the state. The Bal Utsav is being organized in two categories ie junior and senior level from August 26 this year. Students of class 5 to 8 and students of class 9 to 12 are participating in junior and senior category respectively. Directives have been issued to all the district education officers by …

Provision of Rs 1,000 cr for crop loss

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that now farmers need not worry about any type of natural calamity. State government is making a provision of a fund of Rs 1000 crore to compensate for the loss of farmers produce. The Chief Minister said this at the Prime Ministers Crop Insurance Scheme certificate distribution ceremony organized at Guna. Crop insurance fund certificates worth Rs 212 crores were distributed to 65,000 farmers. The Chief Minister laid …

Difference of market price and support price to be paid

Bhopal: The price difference between market price and support price of crops will now be deposited directly to the accounts of farmers. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan made this announcement for farmers at a massive programme held for distribution of Prime Ministers Crop Insurance Fund Certificate at Chanderi tehsil headquarters in Ashoknagar district. He announced to give Rs 1.5 crore each for drinking water infrastructure development to Ashoknagar and Chanderi Nagar Palika. He also said …

Rajan opens exhibition of rare archives

Bhopal: Commissioner Archeology Anupam Rajan inaugurated exhibition of rare archives and photographs focusing ‘Freedom Movement 1857-1947’ at State Archeology Museum situated at Shamla Hills Bhopal today. The exhibition is being organized to apprise common people, students and research scholars with the activities in Madhya Pradesh concerning freedom movement. Entry is free in this exhibition being organized from August 17 to 24. Exhibition is open for all from 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Rajan Informed that …

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 …

MP is fast developing State, says CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh is a fast developing state. Growth rate of Madhya Pradesh is continuously in double digit since last 8 months. The growth rate is estimated to be 12.21 percent and per capita income is expected over Rs 72,000 this year. The agriculture growth rate is 20 per cent constantly during last 5 years. Chouhan was addressing the state level Independence Day Celebration programme at Motilal Nehru …