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Entries received for MP Tourism awards

Bhopal: To encourage tourism in the state, MP tourism awards have been instituted by the MP Tourism Development Corporation, a total of 513 entries were received and 447 entries were found complete and in order. Total 37 entries were rejected and 52 entries were found incomplete. Out of these 447 entries, award winning entries will be selected by the Jury for awards. It may be mentioned that online entries were invited in 22 different categories …

Newly appointed Governor OP Kohli takes oath

Bhopal: Newly appointed Governor of Madhya Pradesh OP Kohli took oath of the office at Raj Bhavan on Thursday. The oath was administered by the Acting Chief justice of High Court Rajendra Menon. Oath taking ceremony was organized at 12.30 pm at Raj Bhavan premises today. Chief Secretary Antony DeSa conducted the oath taking ceremony programme. Guard of honour was given to the Governor Kohli after the oath. He also inspected the guard of honour.…

Contractual appointments till May 31

Bhopal: A meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here today decided to given Contractual appointments of retiring government staff for Ujjain district till May 31, 2016 in view of Simhastha-2016. The cabinet decided that a committee headed by Public Relations Minister will allot government houses to journalists. Earlier, this allotment was done by Home Department. The committee will comprise ACS Home, Principal Secretary Public Relations. Commissioner Public Relations will …

MP adjudged excellent Panchayat Raj works

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh has been adjudged first in entire country for excellent works in scheduled areas in accordance with spirit of Panchayat Raj and compliance of Constitutional provisions during year 2015-16. The state has 5211 villages in 20 district in scheduled area. On Panchayat Raj Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will give away first prize for excellent implementation of PESA Act in Madhya Pradesh to Panchayats and Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargava at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand …

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 …

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 …

Global Bamboo Summit gets underway in Indore

Indore: Three-day Global Bamboo Summit began at Indore today. Chief Guest Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan stressed the need for rapid growth of bamboo sector in India. Presiding over the summit, Union Surface Transport and National Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that pavilions for bamboo products’ sale will be set up at high-tech highway villages. Special guest Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh will be developed as Bamboo Capital of India. Union …

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 …

CM attends fourth India Water Week

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan drew encomiums at inaugural function of 4th India Water Week programme in Delhi today. In their addresses, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley lauded the state for water conservation and unprecedented increase in irrigation facilities. Bharti said that Madhya Pradesh has made remarkable progress in agriculture sector over the years. State’s continuous over 20 per cent agriculture growth rate …

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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