MP gets five national awards in tourism

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh earned the distinction of being conferred five awards for excellent performance in tourism sector at National Tourism Award function held in New Delhi today. These awards include the National Award of Best Tourism State. The award function was organized at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi by Union Ministry of Tourism. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture (independent charge) Mahesh Sharma presented these awards to …

State, Centre committed for Sports’ development

Indore: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has said that State and Central governments are committed to development of sports. She said that sports instill patience and discipline and are useful lifelong. Mahjan stated this at inaugural function of Three-day Asian kho-kho competition at Indore today. For the first time, women’s kho-kho teams are participating in the tournament. Earlier, kho-kho competitions were held in year 1996 and 2000.
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan that sports are …

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 …