Ludhiana | ICAR-CIPHET’s industry interface fair to be held on Oct 3

Indian Council of Agricultural Research-Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering & Technology (CIPHET) will organise an industry interface fair on agro-processing and a kisan mela on October 3 to celebrate its 34th Foundation Day and showcase latest technology to attendees including industrialists, entrepreneurs, farmers and students. Director of ICAR-CIPHET, Nachiket Kotwaliwale, addressed a press conference on … Read more

MP CM offers condolence at the death of child killed in school bus accident

One child was killed after a school bus carrying forty kids met with an accident in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar on Tuesday. The other children are safe, district official Deepak Arya told news agency ANI. Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said he mourned the child’s death and tweeted condolences. He said the injured would receive the … Read more

MP minister orders probe after pictures of schoolgirls cleaning toilet go viral

Madhya Pradesh panchayat minister Mahendra Singh Sisodia on Thursday ordered a probe after photographs showing schoolgirls cleaning toilets at a government school in Guna district triggered an uproar. With a broom in their hands, students of Chakdevpur village’s primary secondary school can be seen cleaning toilets and washing the floor by fetching water from a … Read more

Forced to shave beard by MP jailor, says Muslim man; probe ordered

BHOPAL: An independent inquiry will be held to probe allegations that a group of Muslim men detained in Madhya Pradesh’s Rajgarh district were forced to shave their beards by the prison officials, Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra said on Tuesday. Congress MLA from Bhopal Arif Masood sought action against the jailor following allegations that … Read more

Indore man runs museum with collection of over 450 typewriters from across world

A man in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore runs a museum with over 400 types of typewriters which he claims has links to countries around the world. Rajesh Sharma, who started the ‘typewriter museum’ ten years ago, has managed to exhibit nearly 450 typewriters from America, England, Germany, France, among other countries, dating back to the 1890s. … Read more

Faith-shaking: MP CM Shivraj Chouhan on rape of child in Bhopal school bus

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday condemned the rape of a child on a private school bus in Bhopal, calling it a ‘faith-shaking’ incident. He said “strict action should be taken against the guilty driver, female help, as well as the school management”. “The misbehaviour with a daughter in a private school … Read more

Ludhiana MC demolishes 7 shops being built in residential area

Facing flak over rising commercial activities in residential areas, the municipal corporation (MC) demolished seven illegal under-construction shops in the residential area of Kundanpuri. The civic body officials said the building inspector came to know about the violation during routine inspection of the area, following which notice was served to owners. MC head draftsmen MS … Read more