Wednesday, September 19th, 2012


Minister directed to achieve Narmada Valley Project targets till 2020

Bhopal: Minister of State for Narmada Valley Development and Narmada Valley Development Authority Chairman Shri Kanhaiyalal Agrawal has exhorted Narmada Valley irrigation project engineers to make all-out efforts to achieve targets till year 2020. Shri Agrawal directed the engineers to achieve this year’s target to create actual irrigation potential in two lakh 23 thousand hectare area and then make preparations for making irrigation available in additional three lakh hectare area in Rabi 2013. Shri Agrawal was addressing a meeting of departmental Advisory Committee on Tuesday. Committee member and MLA ShriRead More

Madhya Pradesh win the Prestigious Agriculture Leadership Award

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh was awarded with Prestigious Agriculture Leadership Award 2012 for outstanding works in Agriculture sector. Union Minister of State for Agriculture Shri Harish Rawat awarded M.P. Agriculture Minister Dr. Ramkrishna Kusmaria at a function organised by Agriculture Today Magazine here today. Madhya Pradesh Agriculture Production Commissioner Shri M.M. Upadhyay, Principal Secretary Agriculture Shri R.K. Swain and Director Agriculture were present on the occasion. Other recipients of the awards among States were Himachal Pradesh and Kerala. This award was decided in the National Award Committee meeting held underRead More

New building of Makhanlal University will be constructed in Bisenkheri

Bhopal:  New building of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication will be constructed in Bisankhedi. Madhya Pradesh Government has allotted 50 acre land for this purpose.  University’s management committee, under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has taken the decision on Wednesday. In a meeting, Chief Minister has instructed to complete the construction within the prescribed time limit. The decision has been taken to fix one year duration for fellowships like Maharishi Naradmuni peeth, Patanjali Peeth, Bharatmuni peeth and Panini Peeth. It was also decided thatRead More

Air Force van targeted in Pakistan, 10 killed

Islamabad:At least 10 people were killed and 22 others injured in bomb attack in Pakistan Air Force van on the outskirts of Peshawar city, officials said. Officials at the Lady Reading Hospital said they had received 22 injured people, including three children and three women, and seven bodies. Local residents rushed the injured and bodies to the hospital in private vehicles. Police officials said no senior PAF officers were in the van, which was carrying low ranking personnel. Witnesses said the van was packed at the time of the blastRead More

illary met Clinton, stresses on reform

HWashington: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday met Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and emphasised that the reforms must continue. “We in the State Department and in the Obama administration are certainly the first to say that the process of reform must continue. Political prisoners remain in detention. Ongoing ethnic and sectarian violence continues to undermine progress toward national reconciliation, stability and lasting peace,’’ Clinton said. Clinton said the government and the opposition need to continue to work together to unite the country, heal the woundsRead More

Obama ahead in three battleground states: Poll

Washington: US President Barack Obama is ahead in three key battleground states, according to a new poll out on Wednesday. The Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News poll – carried out during and after last week’s Middle East turmoil – gave Obama the lead over Mitt Romney in Virginia, Wisconsin and Colorado, all crucial 2012 swing states. The survey found that Obama had gained some ground on handling the economy – which has been the central issue of the campaign – and was way ahead of Romney when it comes toRead More

US Ambassador’s car attacked in China

Beijing:  Around 50-anti Japanese protestors have attacked the car, carrying US Ambassador to China on Wednesday. However Beijing described the incident as an accidental case. The Ambassador, Garry Locke, did not sustain any injuries. “Embassy officials have registered their concern regarding on Wednesday’s incident with the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and urged the Chinese Government to do everything possible to protect American facilities and personnel,” the statement said. The main streets of the diplomatic enclave at Liangmaqiao here, where the new Indian Embassy is also located, are filled withRead More

Pakistan to observe coming Friday as the ‘Love the Prophet day’

Islamabad:  The Coming Friday will observe as ‘Love the prophet day’ and declared it a national holiday in Pakistan. The Pakistan government has taken the decision to condemning an anti Islam Film that has triggered the violence across the world. Chairing a meeting of his Cabinet, Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf called on people to protest peacefully against the film. The Cabinet set aside its agenda to condemn the anti-Islam film and decided to observe September 21 as ‘Youm-e-Ishq-e-Rasool’ or ‘Love the Prophet Day’ to convey the government’s protest againstRead More