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Sand mafia kingpin arrested


March 11th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 11 (IANS) Police in Madhya Pradesh have arrested an alleged sand mafia kingpin and former dacoit Kuber Singh in connection with alleged firing on policemen and other officials, ... Read more...

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Roaring news! Translocated tigress gives birth


December 17th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) Wildlife enthusiasts had reason for cheer after a translocated tigresses at the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh gave birth and was spotted with a cub, ... Read more...

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Delhi building that collapsed was 60-years-old


September 28th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The three-storied building, which collapsed killing five and injuring 22 people in the Walled City in the capital, was more than 60-years-old, locals said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Now, annual tiger assessment in every state


May 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 16 (IANS) Tiger census so far has been a once-in-four years activity, but now all the states will assess their tiger numbers annually. And Madhya Pradesh, which boasts ... Read more...

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Ramesh announces Rs. 200 crore for tiger relocation programmes in MP


April 17th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Panna (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh has announced Rs. 200 crore for village relocation programmes in Madhya Pradesh for establishing buffer zones ... Read more...

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2 injured in celebratory firing


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 3 (IANS) Celebrations after India's cricket World Cup victory turned sour in the Maliwara area of Ghaziabad when two people, including a woman, were seriously injured in firing ... Read more...

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Whither ‘Sher Khans’ of Madhya Pradesh?


March 29th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 29 (IANS) Rudyard Kipling's Sher Khan may have been inspired by the tigers that roamed the jungles of Madhya Pradesh. Yet the state has been left licking its ... Read more...

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Jairam is like the tiger, says Khursheed


March 28th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) What is common between tiger and Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh? Minister and senior Congress leader Salman Khursheed Monday lightheartedly said both are ferocious and near ... Read more...

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Green lobby opposes opening up forests for mining


March 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) With over a week left for group of ministers (GoM) on forests to decide on "go, no-go" areas for mining, environmentalists Wednesday appealed to ... Read more...

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Rickshaw-puller arrested for raping 77-year-old (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A rickshaw-puller was arrested in north Delhi Monday for beating up and raping the 77-year-old wife of a retired government official last week, police ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to launch health project for rural girls


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 22 (IANS) Aiming to promote health and hygiene among adolescent rural girls, the Madhya Pradesh health department will soon provide sanitary napkins to them, a health ministry official said Wednesday.However, ... Read more...

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Over thousand wild animals killed in Madhya Pradesh


December 9th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 9 (IANS) Over a thousand wild animals, including seven tigers and 22 leopards, died in Madhya Pradesh in the last four years even while Rs.100 crore were spent to conserve ... Read more...

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Indian boxers to fight for gold on Day 10 of CWG


October 13th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): With 29 gold medals at stake on the tenth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, Indian boxers Suranjoy Singh, Manoj Kumar and Paramjeet Samota will fight for ... Read more...

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Student dies as ceiling falls


September 7th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) A student was killed and 13 others were injured Tuesday when the ceiling of their classroom collapsed in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district, police said. The accident took place at ... Read more...

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Trap the killers, not tigers, says wildlife activist Shehla Masood


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Wildlife activist Shehla Masood has said that tiger poaching is on a rise in Madhya Pradesh due to the involvement of certain top bureaucrats.Addressing a press conference ... Read more...

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Tigress’ death shakes Madhya Pradesh into action


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, June 2 (IANS) A tigress' death due to a vehicle hit in Madhya Pradesh's Bandhavgarh tiger reserve has galvanised authorities into action. Two tourist routes inside the park ... Read more...

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Planning to start a production house: Paintal


May 13th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) After having worked in the film industry for almost three decades and exploring his passion for teaching, Kanwarjit Paintal now wants to start a production house of ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to launch river revival campaign


April 15th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 15 (IANS) Midhasan river in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district will get a new lease of life as a campaign for reviving dying rivers in the state begins Friday, an official ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh plans campaign against filaria disease


April 15th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 15 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh plans to launch a mass anti-filaria drug administration programme to curb a disease spread by culex mosquito bite which causes permanent swelling of a patient's ... Read more...

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Tiger census in Madhya Pradesh starts Wednesday


February 9th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 9 (IANS) Seven months after the shocking revelation that the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh had no tiger left, the state is set to conduct a much-awaited big cat ... Read more...

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Equipment worth Rs.70 lakh stolen from Dadri power plant


January 7th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 7 (IANS) Electric panels worth Rs.70 lakh were stolen from the premises of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) plant in Dadri in Greater Noida, police said Thursday. The High Tension ... Read more...

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Under-trial shot dead in court premises


December 29th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 29 (IANS) An under-trial escorted by police was shot dead by two unidentified assailants in the premises of Madhya Pradesh's Panna district court Tuesday, officials said. "Surendra Singh was brought to ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries reluctant to share records: Auditor


August 31st, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's official auditor has said that Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries is reluctant to share information about its books of accounts for an audit of the Krishna-Godavari gas ... Read more...

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MP witnessing worst drought of the century: Shivaraj Singh Chouhan


August 19th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Aug 19 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivaraj Singh Chouhan said the state is witnessing the worst drought of the century.As many as 37 districts of the state were declared ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s Hindaun town gains popularity with its trademark sandstone


August 10th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghHindaun (Rajasthan), Aug.10 (ANI): A small town in Rajasthan has made a remarkable growth in the last one decade. It could be possible due to its sandstone industry, which ... Read more...

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Shivpuri in Madhya Pradesh faces hazards due to contaminated water


July 22nd, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok PalShivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), July 22 (ANI): Contaminated water in Karera Block of Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district, has posed serious threat to residents' health in many villages here.The water contaminated ... Read more...

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There is no tiger in Panna, admits government


July 13th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) "Tigers have become locally extinct in Panna largely due to poaching," the government admitted Monday, adding that the protected forest in Madhya Pradesh now has only two ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh sets up special force to protect tigers


July 5th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Sharma Bhopal, July 5 (IANS) With its tiger population dwindling sharply over the last two years, a worried Madhya Pradesh government will deploy a Special Tiger Protection Force in its three ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh’s missing tigers: Probe panel to begin work Thursday


June 30th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 30 (IANS) A panel set up by the Madhya Pradesh government to probe how tigers have disappeared from the Panna Tiger Reserve will begin its work Thursday, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Compile comprehensive list of martyrs: CIC to government


June 8th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Expressing its concern that while the government was spending public money to give pension to freedom fighters it did not have a comprehensive list of Indian ... Read more...

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3 national park directors transferred over disappearance of tigers


May 21st, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, May 21 (IANS) Taking serious note of the decline in number of tigers in the state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has transferred field directors of the Kanha, Panna ... Read more...

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NDA has dismal record in handling terrorism: Rahul Gandhi


April 19th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 19 (IANS) Terming as dismal the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) record in handling terrorism, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Sunday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was raking up ... Read more...

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Forest officials relocate tigress in Madhya Pradesh


March 11th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Mandla (Madhya Pradesh), Mar.11 (ANI): Forest officials have airlifted a tigress from the Kanha National Park to the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh in a bid to revive the tiger ... Read more...

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ONGC to invest Rs.24.65 bn in Assam


March 5th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) State-run major Oil and Natural Gas Corp Thursday said it will invest Rs.24.65 billion (Rs.2,465 crore) for revamping oil fields in Assam. The board of the upstream major ... Read more...

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Rooney `nutmegged by youngster during Nike advert shoot


February 15th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.15 (ANI): Manchester United and England football star Wayne Rooney was left embarrassed twice by a youngster during the filming of the formers latest Nike advert. Footage leaked from the ... Read more...

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