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 …

Tribal culture is symbol of happiness, love

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that tribal Gond Tourist Circle of Gond era states with Ramnagar as focal point will be developed. He said that tribal culture is symbol of happiness and love. It signifies interaction, delight and bliss. The state government is committed to preserving and promoting this culture. Happiness Ministry will be constituted in the state to nurture tribal culture. The Chief Minister announced this while inaugurating two-day ‘Adi Utsav’ …

Happiness ministry to bring happiness among people

Dhar: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that new Happiness Ministry will be constituted. The department will strive to bring happiness and bliss in people’s life. The department will promote sports and entertainment activities. Chouhan was addressing block level Antyodaya Mela at Ringnaud in Sardarpur development block of Dhar district today. He gave gifts of over Rs 125 crore to people. These included foundation stones/dedication of works costing Rs 86 crore, sanction letters, materials …

Slow down roads to reduce accidents

Bhopal: The most effective way to reduce alarming statistics of road accidents, is slowing down on our roads and our chances of being killed or seriously injured on the road would dramatically decrease. Speeding is not just driving faster than the speed limit. It is also driving too fast for the weather, light, traffic and road conditions said Kamaljit Soi Chairman of Raahat –The Safe Community Foundation. Soi claimed that he had suggested process and …