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Narmada Seva Yatra is a Subject of Discussion in Entire World

Bhopal. Narmada Seva Yatra has delivered a message not only in the country but in the world that how much necessary is conservation of rivers today. It is true that rivers cannot be conserved only by government’s efforts until there is no active participation of people in it. Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Shri Surendra Patwa said this addressing the Jan-Samvad held at Ketodhan situated on the bank of Narmada River of Raisen district. MLA Shri Ramkishan Patel, Chairman Mineral Development Corporation Shri Shiv Choubey and Head ofRead More


Australia’s Sydney darkens for tenth Earth Hour

Sydney: Australia’s iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge went dark tonight, as the Earth Hour campaign to switch off lights to call for action on climate change began rolling out across the planet, organisers said. Millions of people from 178 countries and territories are expected to take part in WWF’s Earth Hour this year, with monuments and buildings such as the Eiffel Tower, Taipei 101 and the Empire State Building plunging into darkness for 60 minutes from 8:30pm local time. In Sydney, where the Earth Hour idea originated inRead More


Indian universities should ensure their place in top 100 universities

Bhopal: Indian universities’ presence in global scenario is very necessary. Indian universities should have a place in top 100 universities in the world. Indian talents should have opportunities to nourish in the country itself. Research should always be continuously promoted. Universities must interact and impart education conducive for local industrial requirements. President Shri Pranab Mukherjee was addressing convocation of Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya at Indore today. The President said that an Indian university produced a Nobel laureate 80 years ago. There is a vacuum after Dr. C.V. Raman. Nobel laureates likeRead More


Ban-ki-moon urges people to follow teachings of Mahatma Gandhi

United Nations: United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday urged the world to be inspired by the courage shown by Mahatma Gandhi. “Today we celebrate the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and his resonant legacy of non-violence,” Ban said in a statement. “Gandhi showed the power of peacefully opposing oppression, injustice and hatred. His example has inspired many other history-makers such as Martin Luther King Jr., Vaclav Havel, Rigoberta Menchú Tum and Nelson Mandela,” he said. He said that the UN stood for peaceful resolution of disputes and an endRead 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


Conclave to elect new pope held on next week

Vatican City: Cardinals from around the globe will hold a conclave to elect a new leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics next week, the Vatican said. Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said a meeting of cardinals that ends at 2330 IST would take a vote on the date for the start of the conclave. “The conclave will be next week. It could be Wednesday. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, maybe even Thursday,” Lombardi said at a press briefing. The meetings of elderly cardinals that began on Monday are normally something of aRead More


Value based education can save the world : CM

Bhopal: Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that only value-based education and spiritualism can save the world from problems generated by materialism. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan was flagging off Value-based Education Awareness Rally at his official residence here today. The rally was organised by Brahmakumaris’ Shiksha Sewa. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that respect to all religions has always been tradition in India. Every religion teaches human development. Objectives of every religion are ensuring welfare and imbibe knowledge, skill and values of being civilized. Objective of life mustRead More


Indian culture and ideologies are eternally rich: CM

Bhopal: Indian ideologies and culture have always been rich. When entire world was backward, Vedas were being composed in our country. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan said this at the inaugural session three- day national symposium on “Indian Nationality : From past to present” at Gwalior today. RSS Sar Sangh Chalak Shri Mohan Bhagwat was the chief guest at the symposium. At the symposium held under Akhil Bharatiya Itihas-Sankalan Yojna, Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that our culture has taught peaceful co-existence. According to it, spiritual contemplation is neededRead More


100 million will die if world fails to tackle climate change

London: More than 100 million people will die and global economic growth will be cut by 3.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP)  by 2030 it the world fails to tackle climate change, a report commissioned by 20 governments said on Wednesday. If the world fails to tackle the climate change than more than 100 million people will die and global economic growth will be cut by 3.2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030, an international report said on Wednesday. As global temperature rise due to green houseRead 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