New Year with prayer

AMRITSAR (IANS): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wants to start his new year with prayers at the Harmandar Sahib, the holiest of Sikh shrines, popularly known as the Golden Temple at Amritsar. Saturday evening with his wife Gursharan Kaur he is expected to arrive and will go to the Harmandar Sahib early on Sunday morning to offer prayers on New Year Day, a police officer said. The visit is being termed by officials as a “private one”. “He will stay at the Circuit House overnight. Additional security personnel have been requisitionedRead More

Bagh prints of MP attracted Argentina market

BHOPAL (MPINFO): Bagh print artistes were sent by the Union Government to Argentina to take part in fourth Bharat Mahotsav there. At the festival, national awardee in Bagh prints Mohammad Yusuf Khatri of Madhya Pradesh gave a demonstration on Bagh prints. Through the demonstration of Bagh Kala Thappa Chhapai, he informed Argentineans about minute details of this art. The Bagh prints of Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh attracted them so much. Indian ambassador in Argentina also called on Bagh print artistes during Bharat Mahotsav and encouraged them. The Bagh printRead More

Madhya Pradesh is leading in development works

BHOPAL (MPINFO): Development works brought a pleasant change in Naxal-affected areas of state. Public-utility development works are being undertaken on priority in the Naxal-affected areas of the state. Construction of all-weather pucca roads and Anganwadis is being undertaken and arrangements for power, drinking water are being made in the villages in these areas. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan have instructed the officers for efficient implementation of the integrated action plan. Constant monitoring has ensured quality in construction works and a pleasant change is being witnessed in the daily lifeRead More

Most viewed videos on mobiles in 2011

NEW DELHI: The Dirty Picture, in which Bollywood actress Vidya Balan was in her erotic best, was the most watched video on mobile phones in India in 2011 beating the most talked about ‘Kolaveri Di’ song, according to the data released by mobile vide company Vuclip. Poonam Pandey, who shot to limelight after she claimed to strip for Indian cricket team, was the most viewed celebrities. According to the data, 13 lakh 24 thousand people have watched clips of The Dirty Picture while Kolaveri Di only managed to attract 56,000Read More

“Thane” showing its drastic face

CHENNAI (PTI): The severe cyclonic storm, ‘Thane’ crossed Tamil Nadu coast today. It caused extensive damage to Cuddalore and the neighbouring Union Territory of Puduchery leaving six persons dead. According to officials, five persons died in Cuddalore in incidents of wall collapse and electrocution. In another incident a 45-year old man of Vanarampet village in Puducherry died in house collapse. Puduchery District Collector S B Deepak Kumar told PTI that rescue operations were in full swing in the union territory. Uprooted trees were being removed from the roads. Train servicesRead More

Kanika Singhal of Bhopal solved 150 question in eight minutes

BHOPAL: Seven year old Kanika Singhal of 1st Standard from St. Joseph’s Convent School won the unique distinction Solving 150 arithmetic questions correctly in eight minutes, at the 17th UCMAS Abacus and Mental Arithmetic International Competition held at Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. She stood 5th place at International level amongst hundreds of student from 50 countries participated in the contest. Sr. Lilly, Principal of St. Joseph’s Convent School supported her in this mission Kanika Singhal, a student of St. Joseph’s Convent School, was chosen to represent the city at theRead More

Indian Property market is a hot investment option for dollar holders

BHOPAL: Devaluation of Indian rupee against US dollar is bringing NRI investors back to India to park their funds. Natural preference for them is their hometown or nearest metro. Rupee is at record low against dollar and it’s a great attraction for NRIs to park their funds in Indian real estate projects to get benefit of this situation. Pradeep Karambelkar of RE/MAX Bhopal and Charanjeet Singh from RE/MAX Indore will be representing the Realtors of Madhya Pradesh at the Great India Property Show to be held on 23-26th January 2012Read More

Salman celebrating 46th birthday

MUMBAI: Bollywood people like to through party on every occasion and when it comes to birthdays it should be really a great buzz. But for Salman it is not like that right now. Due to poor health, he has cancelled his plan of celebrating birthday in Dubai. He will bring down his 46th birthday with his relatives and close buddies only. Salman’s birthday was celebrated by his near ones on Monday midnight with a bash at his Panvel farmhouse. Sources revealed, Salman Khan’s birthday party attended by his parents, brothers,Read More

Cyclone feared to hit Chennai

CHENNAI: Cyclone Thane is likely to hit the city on Friday morning, says sources. The regional meteorological department said that the severe cyclonic storm was 700km east-southeast of Chennai on Tuesday evening and might cross the coast near Chennai if it retains its direction and strength. The city is likely to receive rain, which may get heavier on Thursday and Friday. According to sources, Regional meteorological department deputy director Y E A Raj said the storm was likely to enter the Chennai regionbetween Cuddalore and Nellore. The cyclone will hitRead More

State won one gold and one silver medal in women boxing

BHOPAL (MPINFO):Aliya Khan won a gold medal while Sarikia Kumari a silver medal. Sarikia Kumari and Aliya Khan are players of State Women’s Boxing Academy who have participated in the third National Women’s Boxing Championship in Pondycherry. Coming out with excellent performance in the Women’s Boxing Championship four players of State Women’s Boxing Academy took part in the championship.