September, 2011


Shakira and Lady Gaga in Bigg Boss

MUMBAI: As recently Salman came to India for the shooting of Bigg Boss 5. ‘ When asked who among international celebrities he will like to see in the Bigg Boss house, Salman said, “I would like to see Shakira and Lady Gaga.” He said, also, “in the last three weeks, I would also like to see David Dhawan in the house. The reason being there won’t be enough food left for the contestant. Besides, I am concerned about his health…I want him to reduce weight.” The last season saw PamelaRead More

Typhoon hits the various Asian countries

VIETNAM: On Friday a tropical storm whacked into Vietnam, leads 20,000 people to be evacuated. Philippines also suffered from a new typhoon and several other Asian countries are under floods after facing different typhoons. On Tuesday, Nesat bashed the Philippines, killing at least 43 people and leaving 30 others missing after causing one of the worst floods in decades in the capital, Manila. Prolonged monsoon flooding, typhoons and storms have wreaked untold havoc in the region, leaving more than 600 people dead or missing in India, Thailand, the Philippines, Japan,Read More

Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has been arrested

GANDHINAGAR: On Friday the suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who had implicated Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots, was arrested by the Gandhinagar police. Bhatt had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court implicating Modi in the 2002 communal riots and was served a charge sheet by the Gujarat home department in connection with his alleged unauthorized absence from duty for the last ten months on Sept 18. He was arrested for allegedly forcing a constable to file a false affidavit supporting his claim that he was presentRead More

BJP want P Chidambaram in Jail

NEW DELHI: On Friday BJP said there can’t be different laws for A Raja and Chidambaram and demanded that the Home Minister also go to jail for his role in the 2G scam. However it seems that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister P Chidambaram have patched up their differences, but the BJP is not giving up its chance to attack on the Home Minister. ”This preference being given to Mr Chidambaram in spite of voluminous evidence of his culpability and complicity (in the 2G scam) only demonstrates thatRead More

CM inaugrated Sair Sapata tourist complex in Bhopal

BHOPAL (PTI): A beautiful tourist complex on the banks of the Upper Lake in the state capital has been inaugurated by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. The complex named as “Sair Sapata” developed by the Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation (MPSTDC). The CM said on the occasion last evening that it was a novel gift for the people of Bhopal. Chouhan said it was good that the complex was being inaugurated on the first day of the Navratri and added that it would add to the naturalRead More

‘One World, One Home, One Heart’

BHOPAL: September 29 is recognized as the World Heart Day. Relevance of this day is to inform the public about heart related emergencies. The theme of the occasion this year is ‘One World, One Home, One Heart’. The focus is on increasing awareness about the global impact of heart disease and stroke. In India cardiac ailment has been officially declared the number one killer. But thanks to 108 ambulance services who provided catering to 6,525 cardiac emergencies in Madhya Pradesh. So its inception assumes significance on the World Heart DayRead More

Home Minister and Finance Minister meet the PM

NEW DELHI: On Thursday home Minister P Chidambaram and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his residence to formulate the strategy to fight the 2G crisis following the controversial 2G note of the Finance Ministry. Also the two key Cabinet ministers met Congress President Sonia Gandhi for discussing the same issue. During the meeting, the Congress President has requested Mukherjee to speak to all involved including the Law Minister and others and prepare for defending Chidambaram in court. The Finance Minister has told Sonia Gandhi thatRead More

Telangana protest increases

HYDERABAD: On Thursday the proponents of separate Telangana state intensified their protests as part of the ongoing general strike that began a fortnight back. Today the hawkers stopped delivering newspapers as part of the ‘Sakala Januma Samme’ (strike by all sections of people) which began on September 13. Telangana Political Joint Action Committee (JAC) Convener M Kodandaram was taken into custody in Secunderabad where he was participating in a pro-Telangana demonstration. The Telangana supporters reached the police station were the JAC Convener was kept and raised slogans against the stateRead More

How can a person even move in urban area with Rs. 32 in his hand?

BHOPAL: BJP in Madhya Pradesh protesting against the Planning Commision by sending demand draft of Rs 32 each to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. It was a mocking at the Planning Commission affidavit in the Supreme Court that those spending this amount in urban areas would no longer be deemed poor by the government. State BJP president and Rajya Sabha member Prabhat Jha also got two other demand drafts for Rs 26.70 each drawn in favour of finance minister Pranab Mukherjee and planning commission viceRead More

Malnutrition is getting high in Madhya Pradesh

BHOPAL: In a study conducted in Madhy Pradesh revealed Bhopal has the maximum number of children in the age group of 0-5 years with wasting mass muscle problem. Study conducted by the National Institute of Nutrition in four major cities said, Bhopal having 24.6 per cent malnourished infants (0-5), followed by Jabalpur (24.2%), Indore (21.7%) and Gwalior (21.1%) malnourished children. Children’s health in the state capital is poor can also be gauged from the fact that it ranks 15th with 55.8 per cent among 50-odd districts of the state inRead More