Madhya Pradesh

Arjun Singh lays foundation of IIT in Indore

Arjun SinghIndore, Feb 17 : Union Human Resources Development Minster Arjun Singh on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Simrol here.

Simrol is about 25 kilometers from Indore.

With the opening of this institute, Indore has now become the first city in the country to have both an IIM and an IIT.

The institute will be opening on 525 acres of land at Simrol.

IIT Mumbai''s Director and Registrar in the same capacities will look after IIT Indore as well.

16 dead, 30 injured in Madhya Pradesh road accident

Agral (Madhya Pradesh), Feb 17: Sixteen persons were killed and 30 others were injured on Tuesday morning in a tractor-truck collision that took place near Agral village, about 20 km away from the

Congress to protest against BJP in MP today

Congress to protest against BJP in MP todayBhopal, Feb 16 : The o

Bhopal lawyers form a group to prevent Valentine''s Day opposition

Madhya PradeshBhopal, Feb 13 : Lawyers here have formed a squad to prevent Hindu radicals from protesting against the Valentine''s Day celebrations.

Shooting of Bollywood flick ''Rajniti'' underway in Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh MapBhopal, Feb 10 : Shooting of Bollywood flick ''Rajniti'', which depicts the political scenario of the country, got underway in Bhopal.

The film is directed by Prakash Jha known for his hard-hitting films ''Gangaajal'' and ''Apaharan''.

Prakash Jha''s film stars Katrina Kaif, Arjun Rampal, Nana Patekar and Manoj Bajpai.

Speaking to the media, director Prakash Jha denied that the character of Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif resembled that of Sonia Gandhi.

BHEL pockets various orders worth Rs 7000 Crore

Bharat Heavy Electricals LtdPublic sector equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has notified that it has received four contracts worth Rs 7,000 crore from various producers, to supply and set up electrical equipment for thermal power projects.

The contracts have been awarded to BHEL by India's power utility NTPC, NLC Tamil Nadu Power Ltd (NTPL) and Mahagenco.