Bhopal

  • North Central Railway
    Sep 03, 2015 16:32 IST

    MP's heritage railway track to fade away into history

    The North Central Railway has decided to close down the last stretch of the Maharaja Railway or Gwalior Light Railway citing huge operation costs and is planning to build a broad gauge track in its place.

  • police torture
    Sep 03, 2015 19:45 IST

    MP: Minors beaten, given electric shocks in custody; police deny charge

    Two minor tribal boys were allegedly beaten and given electric shocks in custody by the Kamla Nagar police in Bhopal. The two boys, aged 14 and 15, were allegedly picked up by the police on August 26 on charges of theft and kept in detention for three days in violation of the Juvenile Justice (JJ) Act.

  • Vyapam
    Sep 03, 2015 22:30 IST

    Audit report suggests bogus payments by Vyapam for exam answer sheets

    A five-year-old official audit report on Vyapam, accessed by an RTI activist recently, highlighted instances of bogus payment to printers and, on one occasion, printing answer sheets after the examination had already taken place.

  • Sagar kids
    Sep 03, 2015 18:26 IST

    School kids in Sagar get mid-day meals on newspaper, notebook pages

    Around 375 students studying in Class 6, 7 and 8 of Government Middle School at Parsouriya village in Sagar district have been eating their mid-day meals on pieces of newspapers and study material.

  • DMAT
    Sep 03, 2015 22:14 IST

    DMAT: MP high court seeks reply from APDMC on database administrator

    MP high court on Thursday sought reply from the Association of Private Dental and Medical Colleges (APDMC) by September 7 over steps taken to nominate a database administrator to supervise the technical operations whilst the DMAT-2015 is conducted online.

  • MP Assembly
    Sep 03, 2015 21:46 IST

    Fake appointments: Former MP assembly speaker, three others arrested

    Former MP assembly speaker Sriniwas Tiwari and three others were arrested for their alleged role in irregularities related to appointments in the state assembly secretariat during Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's rule.

  • Maniram Patel
    Sep 02, 2015 22:52 IST

    Got raw deal from MP govt in Vikram Award: Athlete

    International walker Maniram Patel has accused the Madhya Pradesh government of not just ignoring him for the Vikram Award, but also refusing to acknowledge his talent.

  • classroom
    Sep 03, 2015 19:10 IST

    Peta’s humane-education plan in MP teachers’ training module

    School children across Madhya Pradesh may soon get lessons in compassion. A decision in this regard was taken after a meeting was held between representatives of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India and Rashmi Arun Shami, former commissioner, Rajya Shiksha Kendra and Secondary Education.

  • Ramdayal Bele
    Aug 27, 2015 21:25 IST

    Bhopal: DIC manager murder case solved, two held

    The police have said that they have solved the murder case of the manager of a district industry centre (DIC) Raisen district, Ramdayal Bele and said that he was killed by the paramour of a woman and his two friends. Bele too had an illicit relationship with the woman, the police added.

  • Board exam
    Sep 02, 2015 18:45 IST

    Write to-the-point answers, this MP varsity won't give extra sheets

    The Rani Durgavati University in Jabalpur has a new mantra for its students sitting for examinations – provide concise replies to questions because no additional answer sheets will be provided.

  • PEB office
    Sep 03, 2015 17:07 IST

    Vyapam scam: AIIMS docs to help find cause of scribe’s death

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will soon seek help of medical experts from the Delhi-based All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in its Vyapam scam probe to determine whether the death of television journalist Akshay Singh two months ago in Madhya Pradesh was due to any foul play or health reason.

  • Agriculture
    Sep 02, 2015 22:00 IST

    Paddy no more favoured crop in MP

    Crash in prices of Basmati rice and scanty rainfall in certain pockets of the state have led to a sharp decline in paddy cultivation in Madhya Pradesh since last year, a top official said on Tuesday. This could severely dent the state’s agriculture success story.

  • Trade union strike
    Sep 02, 2015 20:13 IST

    Strike cripples normal life in Madhya Pradesh

    The nationwide strike called by various trade unions hit normal life in Madhya Pradesh capital on Wednesday.

  • PEB office
    Sep 02, 2015 17:51 IST

    Travel bills were inflated in Vyapam

    Some experts approached by Vyapam for preparation of Pre-PG Medical Test had submitted fake travel bills to claim AC-2 train fare while a few did not even produce documents for claiming reimbursement, as per an RTI reply.

  • Tigress
    Sep 01, 2015 22:12 IST

    Helmets, chest guards to protect villagers in MP

    Villagers who venture into forests to graze cattle in and around the Bandhavgarh tiger reserve in MP have been asked by the park management to wear helmets and chest guards while doing so.