Villages Located on Banks’ of Narmada River to be made Free from Open Defecation

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that villages located on both the banks of Narmada River will be made free from open defecation. He further mentioned that Narmada river is a sacred river which provides water for drinking and irrigation besides electricity. Shri Chouhan said this in village Mandi of Nasrullahganj today. He was adressing the Jan-Sanvad programme of ‘Namami Devi Narmade’ Seva Yatra. Pandit Kamal Kishore Nagar, Prominent Citizens and Dharmagurus were present. Smt. Anuradha Podwal presented devotional bhajans in the programme. CM Shri Chouhan menioned thatRead More

Amma was symbol of Women Empowerment : CM

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed grief over the demise of the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Sushri J. Jayalalitha. Shri Chouhan said that Late Sushri Jayalalitha was not only the Chief Minister of the Tamil Nadu but was a respectable leader of India. She was a symbol of women empowerment. Welfare schemes prepared by her especially for the poor have changed the life of the poor of Tamil Nadu state. Beside Leader and Chief Minister, Late Sushri Jayalalitha became Amma for the people. Her death isRead More

33 deaths since government sudden demonetisation move

New Delhi. In the past week since the central government scrapped Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in a bid to weed out black money, 33 deaths have been reported across the country that can be directly or indirectly linked to the sudden demonetisation move. While a few deaths have been out of shock, as alleged by the families of the deceased, some deaths are claimed to be owing to exhaustion after standing for long hours in serpentine queues. There have also been reports of suicide and even a murderRead More

64 Killed In Nepal As Heavy Rains Trigger Floods, Landslide

Kathmandu: At least 64 people have been killed and several others missing as floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains wreaked havoc in Nepal displacing thousands of people. Scores of houses and bridges have been swept away in several parts of the country as incessant rains have swelled rivers, posing a threat of massive flooding and causing panic among the local population. The number of those killed in the flood and landslide across Nepal has climbed to 64 after recovery of 10 more bodies in Pyuthan district of westernRead More

Drive to provide residential pattas to be accelerated during Poor Peoples Welfare Year

Bhopal. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Poor People’s Welfare Year is being observed this year to mark 125th birth anniversary of framer of Constitution Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar and propounder of Antyodaya Philosophy Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay’s centenary. During the year, welfare works for the poor will be accelerated. The campaign to provide housing pattas to houseless families in rural and urban areas will be accelerated. In his message to people of the state on Republic Day, Shri Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh is among fastest growing statesRead More

PM Modi pitches for communal harmony

Nawada (Bihar): Sending out a message amid hate mongering, Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday pitched for communal harmony and asked Hindus and Muslims to work together against poverty and ignore ‘irresponsible’ statements made by politicians, even if he himself makes any. Breaking his silence over communal overtones in the wake of Dadri lynching incident, he invoked President Pranab Mukherjee’s message, saying the countrymen should follow the path he has shown on wednesday for preserving the core civilisational values of diversity, tolerance and plurality. “I have said it earlier also. WeRead More

Cycle rally taken out to promote horticulture at Bhopal, all other cities

Bhopal. A cycle rally was taken out in all cities of the state including Bhopal to promote horticulture activities and motivate people under Udyaniki Swarn Jayanti Abhiyan this morning. Raising slogan “Jai Udyan-Jai Kisan”, public representative, social workers, officers, employees and students took part in the cycle rally with enthusiasm. At Bhopal, MP Shri Alok Sanjar and Principal Secretary Horticulture, Shri Praveer Krishna flagged off the rally from Subhash School for Excellence which culminated at TT Nagar Stadium after passing through Bittan Market, Ekant Park, Patrakar Colony, MANIT Crossing andRead More

Dozens feared dead in Indonesian military plane crash

Medan(Indonesia): At least 49 people were reported dead after a military transport plane crashed into a residential area shortly after take-off in northern Indonesia on Tuesday, but the toll looked set to rise after it emerged that more than 100 people had been on board. “It looks like there are no survivors,” Air Marshal Agus Supriatna told reporter in the Sumatra city of Medan, adding that some of the 113 passengers were air force families. The crash of the C-130B Hercules aircraft, which went into service half a century ago,Read More

Japan population falls to 15-year low

Tokyo: Japan’s population has shrunk for the fourth year running, falling back to a level it was last at in 2000, with more than one in four people now aged 65 or older, the government said. The population dropped by 0.17 percent, or 215,000 people, to 127,083,000 as of October 1 last year, according to the data released on Friday. The figure includes long-staying foreigners. Japan’s rapidly greying population poses a major headache for policymakers who are faced with trying to ensure an ever-dwindling pool of workers can pay forRead More

No need to panic due to swine flu: CM

Bhopal: There is no need to panic due to swine flu. Adequate swine flu treatment facilities, doctors and medicines are available in the state. When a patient with symptoms of the disease is brought immediately to hospital, his condition improves within 3 days. This was informed at a review meeting chaired by Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan here today. At the meeting, private hospitals were directed to follow treatment protocol. Chief Secretary Shri Anthony de Sa was also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister said that all necessaryRead More