updated 12:02 PM UTC, May 24, 2017

MP rains, flood damage at Rs 1,067 crore

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 17:31
Bhopal: Heavy rains and flooding in Madhya Pradesh have caused massive damage to property and crops, estimated at around Rs 1,067 crore, according to officials.In the last few days, heavy rains in the state have damaged 4,500 km of roads,…

Police Superintendent pedals to reach masses

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 07:57
Bhopal: Gaurav Tiwari, Superintendent of Police of Katni district, in Madhya Pradesh, is garnering praise for reaching out to the people by using a cycle to commute and meet people and also making his office and personal mobile number known…

Australia arrests five over alleged plans to join IS

Wednesday, 11 May 2016 11:18
Brisbane: Five men were arrested in Australia's Queensland state over an alleged plan to take a boat to Indonesia and join the Islamic State (IS) terror group, police said on Wednesday.The five men were arrested on Tuesday as they were…

Five drown as boat overturns in Bhopal

Monday, 21 March 2016 15:33
Bhopal: Five youngsters drowned while partying at night with friends on a boat that turned turtle here while five others swam to safety, a police official said on Monday.Police superintendent Arvind Saxena told IANS that the incident occurred in a…

Sleeping labourer dies in Bhopal mishap

Friday, 11 March 2016 17:06
Bhopal: A 24-year-old labourer was killed in Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara district when a dumper dumped soil over him while he was sleeping.According to police, Jairam, who worked at the Pench dam project site, was killed early Thursday when the soil…

Air India plane makes emergency landing at Bhopal

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 14:47
Bhopal: A Mumbai-bound Air India flight made an emergency landing here on Wednesday after a bird hit it during take-off, officials said.The flight, AI 634, with 129 passengers on board, took off from Bhopal at 8.30 a.m. but had to…

Each MP district to have its own irrigation plan: CM

Saturday, 09 January 2016 11:50
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday announced that each district in the state would have its own irrigation planning and it would set an example in providing water to every field.He was speaking at the inauguration…

Debt-ridden trader commits suicide in Bhopal

Thursday, 24 December 2015 09:14
Bhopal: A debt-ridden trader committed suicide here on Wednesday in his bathroom, leaving behind a note stating that he had borrowed some money from a few people and due to their harassment he was taking the extreme step.The note was…

Children still bear consequences of Bhopal gas tragedy: Study

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 17:12
Bhopal: At least 2,500 out of every 100,000 children born to parents exposed to the gas leakage here in 1984 bear malformations, experts said on the 31st anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy.The experts from an NGO running a clinic…

Bhopal gas victims awaiting 'acche din'

Monday, 30 November 2015 11:12
Bhopal: Despite a government-change at the Centre, the Bhopal gas tragedy victims continue their struggle to survive and live with the hope that they will witness 'acche din' (better times) one fine day, a victims' rights group has said.Sadhna Karnik…