June, 2012


Four new dialysis machines in Kamla Nehru Hospital

Bhopal. In a process of expansion of facilities in gas relief hospitals,  Four new dialysis machines has been set up in Government Kamla Nehru Gas Hospital. An LCD television has also been installed in the dialysis room for patients’ entertainment. These works have cost about Rs. 35 lakh 50 thousand. ‘At present, 36 patients are admitted in the hospital for dialysis. Gas-affected and BPL kidney patients are put to dialysis free of cost at the hospital,’ says Bhopal Gas Relief and Rehabilitation Department. Moin-ur-Rahman (38), a resident of Peer Gate,Read More

Maheshwar will be developed as best religion place : CM

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Maheshwar will be developed as the best religious and tourist destination of the state. A special team will be sent from Bhopal to chalk out an action plan for this. Funds will be released as per the action plan. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was addressing a massive public meeting at Maheshwar today. The Chief Minister announced several schemes for the area’s development at the public meeting. Shri Chouhan said that a Rs. 7.5 crore action plan will be chalked outRead More

Horticulture hub to be developed in Maheshwar

Bhopal. A horticulture hub will be developed by the State Government on 56 hectare land at a cost of Rs. 25 crore at Mandleshwar-Maheshwar. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced, while addressing a public meeting at Mandleshwar today. He said that agriculture is being made profitable in the state. Taking another important step to fulfil this end, the State Government will make available loans to farmers at zero percent interest. Highlighting importance of drip irrigation, he assured to increase its quota for Nimar area. The Chief Minister announced that likeRead More

Setback to Bhopal Gas victims, US court lets off Union Carbide

New York: In a major blow to thousands of victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, a US court on Thursday held that neither Union Carbide nor its former chairman Warren Anderson were liable for environmental remediation or pollution-related claims at the firm’s former chemical plant in Bhopal. US district judge John Keena in Manhattan dismissed a lawsuit accusing the company of causing soil and water pollution around the Bhopal plant due to the disaster , and ruled that Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) and Anderson were not liable for remediationRead More

Suicide bomber kills 8 in Pakistan, over 30 injured

Islamabad. A suicide bomber on Thursday targeted a bus in Pakistan’s Quetta town, killing atleast 8 people and injured more than 30 people, officials said. The bus, escorted by two police vans, was bringing back pilgrims from Iran. Officials said they had received eight bodies. Two policemen were dead, while many others injured including several women, officials said. Officials were quoted by TV news channels as saying that the bus was targeted by a suicide bomber. About 40 people were in the bus. The site of the blast was cordonedRead More

Life disrupt as Strike enters into fifth day in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Kashmir valley remained tensed for the fifth consecutive day on Friday, as strike called by separatists of the state over gutting of the 200-year-old Dastageer Sahib shrine even as restrictions continued on movement of people in the old city. Leaders of the sepratsists Grand Mufti Bashiruddin Ahmad and his deputy Mufti nasir-ul Islam has been placed under house arrest by Government. Muslim Personal Law Board’s has condemn the government action. Police sources said top separatist leaders, including chairmen of both factions of the Hurriyat Conference, have also been placedRead More

families engaged in unclean occupations to get scholarships

Bhopal. The Scheduled Castes Welfare Department will give scholarships to 30 thousand students belonging to families engaged in unclean occupations this year. A provision of Rs. Eight crore has been made in departmental budget for these scholarships. A sum of Rs. 7.50 crore was spent on these students last year. Besides, 30 Ashrams and hostels are also being run all over the state for education of students belonging to these sections. Besides scholarships, inmates of these hostels are also provided free books. The department has instructed district officers to takeRead More

Work to construct 3,000 km long roads started

Bhopal. Work to construct 3,000 kilometer long gravel roads in the state under Mukhyamantri Gram Sadak Yojna has started. Madhya Pradesh Rural Roads Development Authority (RRDA) is building these roads in 12 districts of the state including Morena, Bhind, Sehore, Raisen, Vidisha, Rewa, Hoshangabad, Harda, Ujjain, Mandsaur, Narsinghpur and Sagar till December 2013. This important responsibility has been entrusted to the Authority only a few months ago. After completion of detailed project report of all-weather roads to be constructed under the second and third phases of Mukhyamantri Gram Sadak Yojna,Read More

One more international award for Madhya Pradesh

 Bhopal. After getting the world wide recognition for improving public services, Madhya Pradesh has got another award for for providing better water and sanitation facility to the people. This award has been given on 21 june at Brazil’s capital city Rio-de-jeneario for Pan in Van Approach development in Madhya Pradesh. The approach was launched by Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan on February 13, 2009. The van has been developed with the cooperation of UNICEF by Energy, Environment and Development Society (EEDS). Smt. Ashu Saxena of EEDS has been honouredRead More

Former Pakistan minister detained at Houstonn Airport

HOUSTON: US immigration authorities on Wednesday held Awami Muslim League Chief Sheikh Rashid for five hour at the Houston airport. 61-year-old Rashid, leader of the Awami Muslim League of Pakistan, was detained soon after he arrived by an Emirates flight last evening and was freed after five hours of interrogation. Sources said Rashid was detained for his possible links with Saeed. Aqil Nadeem, the counsel general in Houston and made efforts for his release and finally Sheikh Rashid was cleared to leave the airport after five hours of detention. SheikhRead More