HindustanTimes Fri,19 Dec 2014


MP: 14-month-old boy falls into borewell, dies

Rescue teams brought out a 14-month-old boy Krishna, who had fallen into an open borewell in Chhatarpur district of MP, at 8.50 pm on Thursday. He was rushed to a health centre but was declared brought dead by doctors.

3 MP youth held for links with techie who handled IS Twitter account

Police have picked up three youth from Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur district for their alleged links with an arrested engineer who was running a pro-Islamic State Twitter account, intelligence officials said on Thursday.

Madhya Pradesh’s Irani community wants name off swindlers' list

An Irani selling sun glasses at Sendwa in Barwani district.
For the Irani community settled in Madhya Pradesh, the flair for conning people by a section among them is their biggest problem, an unwanted, unwavering spotlight from which there is no escape.

Icy north-west winds continue to lash Madhya Pradesh

Fog in Bhopal
Cold weather conditions continued to prevail across Madhya Pradesh for the third consecutive day Thursday with the mercury plunging below normal level in several parts of the state.

MP: Booked for rape, ashram leader on the run

Shyam Giri
Shyam Giri, a high-profile leader of an ashram in Madhya Pradesh, was booked for rape on Wednesday after a woman said he assaulted her since she was 13 years old.

Malfunctioning doors hit iBus service in Indore

Once touted as a jewel in Indore's public transport system, the almost two-year-old Indore Bus Rapid Transit system's iBus service that offers a safe, convenient and comfortable mode of travel, is fast losing its sheen.

Shehla Masood case: Witness identifies seized goods

Shehla Masood
The CBI on Wednesday produced Prem Prakash Dagariya, an assistant manager of a nationalised bank, before CBI special court in the murder case of RTI activist Shehla Masood.

Student gets 34 less marks: Court slaps Rs. 50k fine on MPBSE

Indian Judiciary
The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh high court slapped a fine of Rs. 50,000 on MPBSE for improper assessment of answer sheets, resulting in a student getting 34 less marks.

Indore: Survey reveals tax evasion of Rs. 100 crore by drug company

Indian currency notes
The survey conducted by investigation wing of income tax department at Parental Drugs India Ltd continued on second day. The investigation team suspects income tax evasion worth Rs. 100 crore.
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Decline in diesel sales may partially offset VAT hike in MP

2010 Corolla Altis diesel
The Madhya Pradesh government's move to hike value added tax (VAT) on diesel by 4% to 27% will hit the sales as transporters will now prefer neighbouring states where diesel prices are lower.

Peshawar school attack: MP actors condemn bloodshed, brutality

MP actors
As mass funerals of nearly 142 people, most of them children, who were massacred by the Tehreek-e-Taliban at a military school in Peshawar leaves a scar on humanity, some known faces from MP join the world in condemning the brutal attack.

Extra points for women students at IIM-Indore

IIM Indore
IIM-Indore has joined the league of three other IIMs in the country to allot points for gender diversity. The step is being taken to increase the representation of women on campus.
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MP HC judge be divested of administrative, supervisory role: SC

supreme court
The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Chief Justice of MP High Court to divest one of his colleagues, accused of sexually harassing a former woman additional district and sessions judge, from undertaking all administrative and supervisory functions.

Agri insurance company to pay claims for hail-hit crops in MP

The Agriculture Insurance Company of India has finally assured to pay crop insurance for the hail-damaged Rabi crops in Madhya Pradesh within three months.

MP: Goat thieves kill two children in Khargone

A young shepherd
Two children were brutally killed by goat thieves at Sirlay village under Bhikangaon police station limit of Khargone district on Thursday morning. Police have registered a case against unidentified people and investigation is on.
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