Monday, July 1st, 2013


Uttarakhand calamity : CM Shri Chouhan brings state’s pilgrims from Uttarakhand to Bhopal by special plane

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan brought 60 pilgrims of state rescued in Uttarakhand to Bhopal by a special plane today. This was eighth flight for airlifting state’s pilgrims. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan reiterated that Uttarakhand natural calamity should be declared a national disaster and a national policy should be chalked out to preserve environment and balanced development. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan returned to Bhopal today after taking stock of relief and rescue operations in Uttarakhand. At the airport, he garlanded each pilgrim and sent them off to theirRead More

Every village in state to have water connection in next 5 years

Bhopal: A detailed action plan has been chalked out to supply drinking water to every rural household in Madhya Pradesh during next five years. Proposals worth Rs. 1200 crore will be sent to World Bank for 27 schemes for the first phase and Rs. 3570 crore for the second phase will be sent to World Bank for 22 piped water schemes. This was informed at the 4thmeeting of Board of Directors of Water Corporation at Mantralaya here today. Chairing the meeting, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan directed to adoptRead More

Chief Minister announced to provide government job to girl lose her parents

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced to provide permanent government job to Snehlata of Gwalior who has lost both her parents in Uttarakhand calamity. Now, only two sisters have been left in the family. Snehlata is the elder sibling. Snehlata is among those who have lost everything in Uttarakhand calamity. Her tale is heart-rending. Her parents had gone on pilgrimage in Uttarakhand. When Snehlata’s parents did not return home even after relief and rescue works, she went to Uttarakhand searching them. She was detected by Madhya Pradesh’sRead More

Serena Williams crashes out of Wimbledon semi final

London: German Sabine Lisicki sent beat five-times champion Serena Williams in Wimbledon final with a 6-2 1-6 6-4 fourth- round upset. Top seed Williams, the overwhelming favourite for the title with her chief rivals already out, appeared to have turned the match around when she led 3-0 in the decider but Lisicki, the 2011 semi-finalist, rallied with a gripping fightback. After breaking to lead 5-4, the 23rd seed secured victory on her second match point to set up a last-eight meeting with Estonian Kaia Kanepi. After easy pickings in theRead More

First World Test Championship to be held in England in 2017

London: The International Cricket Council announced its much awaited World Test Championship which will have its inaugural edition in England during the month of June and July in the year 2017 while the second edition will be held in India in 2021. ICC’s Chief Executive David Richardson also put the speculations to rest about ICC Champions Trophy being continued. The ICC Board supported the strategy of ensuring an optimum balance between the three formats of the game – especially Test cricket – and approved the recommendation that the Full MembersRead More

Tajmahal is in top thee landmarks in the world

New York: Travellers have ranked India’s Taj Mahal among the top three landmarks in the world, a leading travel website has announced. According to TripAdvisor’s 2013 Travellers Choice Attractions Awards, Taj Mahal was ranked third in the list of Top 25 landmarks. Taj Mahal, listed among the new seven wonders of the world, is renowned the world over for its architecture and aesthetic beauty. Built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his late wife Mumtaz Mahal, the white marble mausoleum in the northern Indian city of Agra isRead More

43 killed in multiple bomb blast in Pakistan

Peshawar: At least 43 people were killed and over 100 injured in Pakistan on Sunday in different attacks. In the first incident, at least 17 people, including four children, were killed and nearly 50 injured when the powerful remote-controlled bomb targeted a passing convoy of security forces near a busy market here in northwest Pakistan.. The suspected suicide bombing near Abu Talib Imambargah at the Shiite-majority Hazara town also injured over 60 persons. In South Waziristan, a rocket attack killed four people and injured 15 others while in the NorthRead More

We will never know the exact number of death: Uttarakhand CM

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Sunday said that exact number of people dead or washed away may never be known. Tthe Chief Minister dismisses criticism about the state government’s handling of the situation and suggestions that it was a man-made disaster. Bahuguna said as far as people from the state who are missing are concerned the district authorities will work on that. “For the victims of my state we will give the compensation and put them on fast track.” As for those who are from other states theyRead More