February, 2017


India will bounce back against australia: Sachin

Delhi: Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday said that the Virat Kohli-led side will bounce back from the embarrassing defeat against Australia in the first Test in Pune. India lost to Australia by a huge 333-run margin in the first Test failing to score even 110 runs in both innings. Tendulkar, who flagged off the New Delhi Marathon here this morning, said that four-match Test series is still wide open. “Coming to India-Australia Test series, it was a tough Test match for us. But it is a part and parcelRead More

Donald trump will not attend correspondents dinner

Washington: US President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he would not attend the annual White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, a high-profile event that draws celebrities, politicians and journalists. “I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!”, Trump wrote on Twitter. On the campaign trail and in the White House, Trump has had a strained relationship with the press, calling journalists “the enemy of the people” and frequently criticizing outlets and individual reporters whose coverage heRead More

Digital payment can help check black money : Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that digital payments can help check black money and play a key role in fighting graft. In his monthly radio talk show ‘Mann Ki Baat’, he asked the youth to become an “anti-corruption cadre” as part of the “cleanliness” drive. He also underlined the need for more scientists to harness technology for the benefit of the common man, while hailing the scientific community for the record launch of 104 satellites and the successful test-firing of a new missile. The Prime MinisterRead More

Nitish ‘chacha’ will stay cm of bihar: Tejaswi

Patna: Bihar deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav played down the demand to elevate him as the successor to chief minister Nitish Kumar. Mr Yadav told reporters that the idea was being floated to create differences in the grand secular alliance. “Nitish Kumar is like my chacha and he will remain chief minister of the state,” he said. His mother and former chief minister Rabri Devi had earlier triggered a debate by saying that “there have been demands from people to make Tejaswi Yadav chief minister of Bihar”. JD(U) had laterRead More

Narmada seva yatra completes 75 Days Successfully

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s ambitious water conservation campaign ‘Namami Devi Narmade’-Seva Yatra-2016 completed 75 days on February 24, 2017. With significant public participation by the country’s 428 sadhus, politicians, social workers, best of artists, prestigious subject experts etc. the Yatra has become a wonder in the world. The Narmada Yatra has covered a total of 1840 kms in 75 days. The Yatra is currently passing through the 13th district –Dhar. In the Yatra of Narmada’s north bank, 376 gram panchayats, 442 villages and 36 development blocks haveRead More

55 litres Drinking Water Per Person in over One Lakh Rural Settlements

Bhopal. The Public Health and Engineering Department is implementing various drinking water schemes for rural areas of Madhya Pradesh. Out of one lakh 27 thousand 552 settlements in rural areas, arrangements have been made to provide 55 litres drinking water every day per person in one lakh 7 thousand 708 settlements. For the remaining 19 thousand 844 settlements, 40 litres of drinking water will be made per person. Efforts are being made to increase the supply to 55 litres in the settlements. Nearly 2 lakh 11 thousand hand pumps haveRead More

Employment Seeker Youth Provides Jobs to 30 Jobless Persons

Bhopal. Rahul Agnihotri from Umaria who himself was wandering in search for jobs is now providing work to 30 to 35 unemployed persons every day. This was made possible through the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Rozgar Yojana. 40-year-old Rahul Agnihotri from Bandhav Group in Umaria had started working as a labourer for Rs 1600 in the Forest Department about 10 years back. Gradually he started earning Rs 5000 per month. While he was still struggling to manage his family with his meager salary, he met Shahid Ali. Both of them ponderingRead More

Now Drop Box for Consumer Complaints

Bhopal. Principal Secretary Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Shri K.C. Gupta reviewed the preparations for the World Consumer Protection day programme at the Mantralaya today. Commissioner Shri Faiz Amhed Kidwai and other officials were also present. Principal Secretary Shri Gupta said that lectures by experts should be organised to give information about laws and rules related to consumer protection to the consumers. Consumer Protection related lectures by experts from Weights and Measures, Power, Food and Medicine, Telecommunication and Banking sector should be included in the programme. He said thatRead More

Kapil Sharma’s episode dropped from Karan Johar’s show?

Mumbai.Karan Johar is known to have skirted controversies despite providing a platform for the most salacious talks on his chat show — until now. His latest guest and a popular talk show host himself, Kapil Sharma, apparently stirred a hornet’s nest on the show, so much so, that Karan has decided to drop the episode. Turns out it started with Karan asking Kapil how the latter managed to be on Twitter, the first thing in the morning. He later went on to ask him if he’d rather spend that timeRead More

Australia beat india by 333 runs in Pune test

Pune: India capitulated for a second time in the match, falling to their first Test defeat of the season that broke a 20-match unbeaten home streak in Tests. The hosts were bowled out for 107 in 33.5 overs in their second innings to lose by a humiliating 333-run margin inside three days in the first Test against Australia here on Saturday. The sizeable weekend crowd couldn’t spur the Virat Kohli led side as they conceded 142 runs in the extended first session (41 overs) while taking the remaining six wicketsRead More