Modi reiterates to electrify all the villages

zzzzzMhow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reiterated his government’s commitment to electrify all the villages in the country, adding that efforts to achieve it are being carried out in a transparent manner. Speaking at an event held to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of the father of India’s Constitution at his birth place Mhow…

BJP eyes Uttar Pradesh elections through Mhow

YYYBhopal: Eying the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is focusing on its dalit agenda claiming Bhimrao Ambedkar’s legacy. While talking to media persons on Wednesday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had stated that Congress has no right to speak out about Bhimrao Ambedkar, as it is only the BJP that always remembered him. He also did not forget to mention that it is only him who constructed a memorial at …

Royal couple visits deprived children

New Delhi: William and Kate, the royal couple who are on a seven –day tour of India and neighbouring Bhutan made a visit to an NGO working for the empowerment of the future of destitute children based at New Delhi railway station. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge planned the visit after learning about the work of Salaam Baalak Trust which supports the street children who end up fending for themselves at different railway stations. …

RTI activist seeks probe against Anthony DeSa

Bhopal: After an RTI activist raised questions over the alleged involvement of Madhya Pradesh chief Secretary in the infamous Vyapam (Professional Examination Board) scam, the Central bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is investigating the case has decided to quiz him. Official sources said that the CBI team would soon initiate investigation in the role of Chief Secretary Anthony DeSa. The issue is related to the recruitment of constables in transport department in 2012, when DeSa …

State distributing food-grains in Simhastha

Ujjain: Food and Civil Supplies Department as well as Corporation have started distributing food grains in Simhastha Mela area. Saints-seers are being provided subsidized sugar, rice, wheat flour and LPG cylinders. Simhastha Mela area has 40 fair price shops where materials have been stored in adequate quantity. In the first phase the department has got prepared 10,000 quintal wheat flour from Pithampur. Arrangements have been made to provide 60,000 MT wheat flour during Mela period. …

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 …

M-Shiksha Mitra soon for teachers’ attendence

Bhopal: School Education Minister Paras Jain has said that mobile app (M-Shiksha Mitra) for school teachers’ e-attendance will be implemented more effectively. Jain was chairing a meeting of departmental advisory committee at Mantralaya here today. MLA Members of the committee Harsh Singh and Chandar Singh and ACS SR Mohanthy were also present on the occasion. Jain said that society and public representatives must come forward to ensure teachers’ attendance. Government would also make concrete arrangements …

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 …

Second Peshwai of Simhastha taken out

Ujjain: Second Peshwai of century’s second Simhastha was taken out from Padao at Neelganga in Ujjain on Sunday. It was an occasion of joy and fervour for entire Ujjain city. People thronged to seek blessings of saints-seers right from Padao area. Saints and seers holding massive Dharm Dhwaj were leading the procession. The massive flag was followed by a saint beating drums. Another saint riding a horse was playing Damru. They were preceded by a …