September, 2012


Yesterday’s Cleaner becomes Owner of Three buses

Chhindwara: There was a time when Namdev Khandate of village Sanwgi in Saunsar tahsil of Chhindwara district used to earn less than Rs. 2 thousand per month. Namdev who used to work as cleaner is now owner of three buses. This became possible through self-employment scheme of Madhya Pradesh Tribal Finance and Development Corporation. Namdev purchased a mini bus by obtaining loan worth Rs. 5 lakh 96 thousand 28 from the corporation, following which he entered the list of the village’s distinguished persons. Namdev, who used to work for othersRead More

Meeting of Gram Sabhas to be organised from October 2

Bhopal: Meetings of Gram Sabhas will be organised by Gram Panchayats in the state from October 2 under the provisions of Madhya Pradesh Panchayat Raj and Gram Sabha Act-1993. Notices about dates and times of Gram Sabhas will be pasted at Gram Panchayat buildings as well as public places. Information about it will also be given through public announcement system. This time, Gram Sabhas will mainly discuss Total Sanitation Campaign, Mid-day Meal Programme, Social Security Pension Scheme, Beti Bachao Abhiyan, Plantation Programme, social audit under MNREGA and availability of cleanRead More

Protection of Wildlife is necessary for maintaining ecological balance : marawi

Bhopal: Minister of State for Forests Shri Jaisingh Marawi has said in his message on the occasion of Wildlife Protection Week that wild animals also roam outside National Parks and Sanctuaries in the state. I appeal to people to cooperate in giving protection to such wild animals and save them from poachers etc. People can extend their important contribution in this regard by giving information about poachers to the Forest or Police department. Shri Marawi said that protection of forests and wildlife is very important in maintaining ecological balance andRead More

Justice Altamas Kabir is the new chief justice of India

New Delhil: Justice Altamas Kabir on Saturday took over as the new Chief Justice of India. He replaces justice S. H. Kapadia, who served as the head of India’s judiciary for nearly two-and-a-half years. Justice Kabir, took the oath in the name of God at a brief ceremony in the Ashoka Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Justice Kabir headed a bench which recently decided the case of disqualification of MLAs by the speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly.The bench quashed the speaker’s order on disqualification of the MLAs who hadRead More

Prime Minister rules out US hands in recent reform decisons

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday ruled out US pressure in recent decision of Economic reforms saying that Government will do everything to boost the economy. “We will do what is good for the country… reforms are not one-off process,” he said. The Prime Minister was responding to questions on demands for rollback of decisions on FDI in multi-brand retail, diesel price hike and cap on subsidised LPG cylinders by the opposition. When asked to respond to reservations expressed by allies that the recent decisions could hurt theirRead More

Rs. 3.78 crore sanctioned for 12 piped water schemes of Jabalpur division

Bhopal: The Public Health Engineering Department has sanctioned 12 piped water schemes in Jabalpur division. A sum of Rs. three crore 78 lakh has been sanctioned for these schemes. Two each schemes have been sanctioned for Satna and Mandla districts, five for Balaghat and one each for Seoni, Katni and Chhindwara district. PHE Minister Shri Gaurishankar Bisen has directed construction agencies to complete these works within the prescribed time-limit. A sum of Rs. 29 lakh has been sanctioned for drinking water scheme on Panjay Chandan river, Rs. 28 lakh forRead More

Need of effective strategy to deal with Swine Flu : CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that an effective strategy should be chalked out to deal with swine flu. At a meeting here today, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan sought information about steps to be taken by the Health Department regarding prevention and treatment of swine flu. Chief Secretary Shri R. Parasuram was also present on the occasion. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that even village-level people should be made aware of ways to prevent from swine flu. Besides government doctors, private doctors should also be made aware.Read More

Chief Minister leaves for Eight day tour of USA

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan left this evening for eight-day tour of USA. During the tour, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan will hold discussions with officers of the World Bank, prominent investors of USA, educationists and non-resident Indians. He will given presentations on women’s empowerment in Madhya Pradesh and development works at the World Bank and Michigan University. It is noteworthy that various schemes like Ladli Laxmi, Gaon Ki Beti, Usha Kiran, Mukhyamantri Kanyadan and reservation to women in jobs and local bodies launched by the State Government haveRead More

BJP amends constitution, Gadkari get second term

Surajkund (Haryana):  Bhartiya janata Party on on Friday amended its constitution enabling the party president, state and district unit chiefs to get a second term, which paves the way for Nitin Gadkari to seek another term for the top post after he completes his present tenure in December. Sources said RSS wanted Gadkari to continue for another three-year term as it felt the work of overhauling the BJP begun by him is not yet complete. Party’s senior leader Naidu clarified during the passing of the amendment that this is anRead More

‘Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act facilitates common people’

Bhopal: Minister of State for Scheduled Castes Welfare Shri Harishankar Khatik has said that now common people’s works are being completed within the stipulated time-limit. He exhorted villagers to avail these facilities by becoming aware. Minister of State Shri Khatik was addressing an Antyodaya Mela at Nimari in Tikamgarh district the other day. On the occasion, he laid foundation stone of about Rs. 2.50 crore construction works. As many as 60 thousand 404 beneficiaries were provided benefits under several schemes at the fair. Minister of State Shri Khatik said thatRead More