A total of 15 rakes of proposed double-decker train between Habibganj and Indore have been rolled out from Kapurthala coach factory on Friday. The rakes are expected to reach Bhopal by Sunday evening.
Having kept himself away for long from the social networking sites there seems to be no holds barred for chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan once he has joined the microblogging site Twitter.
Notwithstanding the fact that the recurring episodes of thundershowers and hailstorm wrought havoc on crops in many parts of the state this month, the weather condition also ensured that Bhopal experienced coolest March in a decade.
The panchayat of a tribal village in Betul on Friday ordered tonsuring of the head of a woman, who had allegedly eloped with her married uncle, a father of two, recently.
A retired deputy general manager (DGM) of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) committed suicide by consuming poison at his residence in Alkapuri in Bagh Sewania, the police said on Friday. His body was discovered in a decomposed state on Thursday.
The central valuation committee met in Bhopal on Thursday evening and approved the collector guidelines for 2013-14 with sources saying that the determination of market value of flats/apartments in multi-storey buildings will now be done on the basis of "built up area" instead of "super built up area".
Harassed after being raped by two youths, a 16-year old girl on Wednesday set herself afire in Barkheda Gird village under Bajranggarh police station in Guna district. The victim has reportedly suffered 90% burns. Police have arrested one of the accused, Sonu Sehariya, while the other is still at large.
Directorate of sports on Thursday claimed that they have saved Rs. 77 lakh in the recently held Chief Minister State Games at various places of the state. A budget of Rs. 3.22 crore was sanctioned for organising the games. The games were jointly organised by Directorate of Sports & Youth Welfare (DSYW) and MP Olympic Association (MPOA).
A collection agent was allegedly robbed of Rs. 7 lakh cash at knifepoint by three unidentified motorcycle-borne youths near Lalghati close to Koh-e-Fiza on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. Naresh Kumar Chandnani, 50, who lives in Bairagarh, was robbed when he was on his way back home riding a two-wheeler.
The state government has amended MP Minor Minerals Rules 1996 for ensuring environmental protection and putting an effective check on illegal transportation of minerals in the state. Earlier, there was a provision to issue mining permission for government construction works and to private land owners. As per new amendment, mining permission can be given to other persons also.
The postgraduate (PG) courses at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal which were planned to start in March this year have been delayed by six months. The courses have been delayed due to delay in construction work of the hospital and supply of equipment required to start the hospital.
The body of the teenaged boy, who had gone missing from his house in TT Nagar, was retrieved from Upper Lake, the police said today.
Madhya Pradesh high court on Tuesday served notices to the Union government, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and others on a PIL for direction to extend the March 31 deadline for mandatory installation of set top box (STB) by cable operators for television viewing.
In a snub to the MP Housing and Infrastructure Development Board (MPHIDB), the Jabalpur bench of the high court on Tuesday stayed the execution of the board's order of March 8 by which it had threatened the petitioners with cancellation of allotment of their houses at the Riviera Town Scheme in Bhopal if they did not pay the enhanced cost of construction. The court also asked MPHIDB to explain as to how the cost of construction of houses in the residential scheme rose by about 300%.
A special force for the protection and benefit of foreign tourists would be set up in Madhya Pradesh, said chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.