April, 2014


Farmers should keep dried harvest away from electricity lines

Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Central Region Power Distribution Company has advised agriculture consumers not to pile up dried harvest in their barns under or near electricity lines. Advising consumers not to tamper with electricity lines, the company has said that such an act may lead to sparking and fire. The company has informed common people and farmers not to overload dry harvest in tractor trolleys. This may result in dry harvest touching live electricity lines and catching fire. Farmers have been asked to exercise utmost care in harvesting their fields ifRead More

Time-table for online admissions to graduate and PG courses declared

Bhopal: Time-table for online admissions to graduate and PG courses has been declared by Higher Education Department. Registration for graduation will be from May 21 to June 20 and PG courses from May 25 to June 23. Graduation first semester online registration will be from May 21 to June 20. Documents will be verified from May 21 to June 23. Fees can be deposited in concerning institutions after allocation of first round seats on June 28. Choice can be given again from July 5 to 8 for seats remaining vacantRead More

All districts should ensure strong rooms’ webcasting

Bhopal: Office of the Chief Electoral officers has directed all districts to ensure strong rooms’ webcasting in view of EVMs’ security. District collectors were informed that webcasting of security arrangements at strong rooms is being linked with CEO’s website for people to see it. This will bring forth impartiality and transparency. This was informed by Additional Chief Electoral Officer Shri V.L. Kanta Rao during a video-conferencing with collectors here today. Earlier, Election Commission’s IT Department’s officer Shri Abhishek held discussions with collectors regarding use of Genesis software for counting ofRead More

Ahmed patel accuses modi of spying on him

Ahmedabad: Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s political advisor Ahmed Patel on Sunday accused BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi of spying on him to find out about his movements. “I am happy that he (Modi) keeps a record of my movements. This means he snoops on others and he is spying on me as well,” Patel alleged when asked a question about Narendra Modi’s allegation that Sonia Gandhi’s close aide is involved in a hawala racket. While answering the question, Patel also referred to the ‘snoopgate’ episode in which some GujaratRead More

South Korea PM Chung Hong-Won resigns over ferry sinking

Seoul: South Korea’s Prime Minister Chung Hong-Won tendered his resignation today over the sinking of a passenger ferry that left more than 300 people dead or missing. “I offer my apology for having been unable to prevent this accident from happening and unable to properly respond to it afterwards,” he said. “I believed I, as the prime minister, certainly had to take responsibility and resign.” The government, along with almost all other branches of officialdom, has come in for fierce criticism over the disaster, and the handing of the rescueRead More

Two FIR’s against Ramdev on Honeymoon remark

Lucknow: Yoga guru Ramdev on Sunday faced more heat over his controversial ‘honeymoon’ remark against Rahul Gandhi, with authorities banning all his programmes in Lucknow till the elections are over. It came a day after FIRs were filed against Ramdev in Lucknow and Sonbhadra over his remarks that had sparked massive outrage with Congress, BSP and others terming them “anti-dalit” though Ramdev later expressed regret to the community. However, Ramdev has made remarks which have led to protests due to which all his programmes in the city have been bannedRead More

BJP targets Gandhi family on Robert Vadra’s land deals

New Delhi: BJP on Sunday hit back by bringing out a video and a booklet on alleged land deals of Congress President Sonia Gandhi’s son-in-law by terming it as ‘Robert Vadra model of development’. The six-page booklet titled ‘Damad (son-in-law) Shree’ refers to the alleged deals of Vadra in Rajasthan and Haryana. “Someone talks about a big heart. Whose big heart helped Robert Vadra to establish his empire in such a short span with an initial investment of Rs one lakh,” he questioned. He was referring to Priyanka Gandhi’s digRead More

ECI’s video-conferencing about counting on April 28

Bhopal: The Election Commission will hold a video-conferencing with officers of Madhya Pradesh on April 28 at 5.30 pm regarding counting of Lok Sabha votes to be held on May 16. Chief Electoral Officer Shri Jaideep Govind, returning officers of 29 Lok Sabha constituencies, district returning officers, officers of NIC and CEO office will take part in it. Discussions will be held with officers regarding Genesis counting software and better use of information technology. Share +1 Tweet PinShares 0

Journalism should properly guide society: Governor

Bhopal: While addressing 30th annual function of Madhavrao Sapre Memorial Newspaper Museum here today, Governor Shri Ram Naresh Yadav said that Indian journalism boasts of glorious past since all heroes of freedom struggle were associated with it. Journalism is meaningful only when it guides society properly. Media should highlight all aspects and not any particular ideology. On the occasion, Governor Shri Yadav honoured 15 outstanding journalists and social workers associated with journalism. The function was presided over by litterateur Prof. Ramesh Chandra Shah. The Governor also went round an exhibitionRead More

Australian passenger sparked hijack alert

Denpasar: An Australian passenger who sparked a hijack alert on a flight to Bali has denied being drunk, Indonesian police said on Saturday. Matt Christopher Lockley also said he was in a state of depression during the Virgin Australia flight on Friday to the resort island, as he was searching for his Indonesian wife with whom he had lost contact, they said. Indonesian officials initially said he had been drunk but police said Saturday the 28-year-old, who is in custody but has been admitted to hospital suffering from fatigue, hasRead More