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Former Women’s Hockey Captain Sunita Chandra passes away at the age of 76

The former captain of Indian women’s hockey team Sunita Chandra passed away in her residence in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on Monday, 27th January 2020. The 76-year-old Hockey player had also received the prestigious Arjuna award. She represented the country at the time when women’s Hockey in the country was not motivated or was not encouraged ..

India’s First E-Waste Clinic in Bhopal

India’s First e-waste clinic opened at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. It is jointly set up by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC). The process would enable segregation, processing, and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units. This will be a 3-month project. The project if successful will be ..

 Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis Lab in CFSL, Chandigarh

The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Nityanand Rai inaugurated the Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis Lab in the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) of Chandigarh on Monday, 23 December 2019.  The new advanced lab is being set up at a cost of Rs 99.76 crores under the Nirbhaya Fund Scheme and will provide the state-of-art ..

Uttar Pradesh’s 1st Vulture Conservation to be set up at Maharajganj District

Uttar Pradesh Government has announced the state’s first Vulture conservation and breeding centre to be set up in Farenda area of Maharajganj district. Vulture population in the country has come down to 19,000 in the last three decades from 40 million mainly because of renal failure caused due to diclofenac poisoning. Indian Vulture is listed ..

World biggest Islamic Congregation begins in Bhopal

Aalmi Tablighi Ijtima, four-day world’s biggest Islamic Congregation began in the capital city of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal on 22nd November 2019. Above 10 lakh/ 1 million people from 54 countries including Russia, France, Indonesia, Iraq, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, etc are expected to attend the congregation. Alami Tablighi Ijtima is an Islamic forum for delivering and ..

India’s first e-waste clinic set up in Bhopal

India’s first e-waste clinic is being set up in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. For this noble cause, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have signed pact that would enable segregation, processing and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units. Initially, it will be 3-month pilot project and being ..

Babulal Gaur, former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, passes away

In Madhya Pradesh, former Chief Minister of the state Babulal Gaur (89) has passed away in Bhopal on 21st August 2019. Born on 2nd June 1930 at Pratapgarh in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader was credited with expanding party’s foothold in Madhya Pradesh. He retired from electoral politics in 2018 citing old ..

Madhya Pradesh government gives nod to implementation of 10% EWS quota

The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh has recently approved a proposal to provide 10% reservation for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS) of the general category in jobs and education. The family should not own more than 5 acres of agricultural land or a house measuring more than 1,200 square feet in municipal corporation limits. The ..