Tag: Narmada River

The Grand Tigers of Central Indian Highlands

Newsroom24x7 Correspondent Bhopal: “The Tiger – Indicator of Healthy Forest Ecosystem”, a Lalit Shastri film, produced by Madhya Pradesh State Biodiversity Board, is receiving global acclaim and raving reviews. The 53-minute documentary has been shot over a 20-year period. Most of the video footage used for this documentary has been recorded on first-generation DV handycams

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International Tiger Day: My heart weeps for Tigers

निर्वनॊ वध्यते वयाघ्रॊ निर्व्याघ्रं छिद्यते वनम तस्माद वयाघ्रॊ वनं रक्षेद वनं वयाघ्रं च पालयेत।। Tiger out of the woods, is easily slain; the wood also, that is without a tiger, is easily cut down. Therefore, it is the tiger that protects the forest and the forest that shelters the tiger.” – Mahabharata Lalit Shastri Contrary

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Public programmes will begin in Madhya Pradesh with plantation of saplings and “Kanya Poojan” (girl worship) ceremony: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal/Amarkantak: Inaugurating a massive plantation Campaign along the Narmada river, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today announced that public programmes in the State will begin with plantation of saplings and Kanya Poojan (girl worship) ceremony. The chief minister said that entire state is fulfilling the commitment to enrich greenery around Maa

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Shivraj announces ban on sand mining in Narmada River

Newsroom24x7 Staff BHOPAL: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today announced a complete ban on sand mining in river Narmada This decision, coinciding with International Day for Biological Diversity, was announced at a hurriedly called press conference in the State capital on Monday morning, the chief minister said that it has been decided to

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Narendra Modi will come to Amarkantak to mark the closing of Narmada Seva Yatra

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be coming to Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh on May 15 to attend the conclusion of the ‘Namami Devi Narmade Narmada Seva Yatra’ – a people driven journey for the conservation of the river and environment, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here today. Amarkantak is

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MP CM faces heat on illegal sand mining issue

Illegal sand mining (representative image © Lalit Shastri)

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Facing the heat of illegal sand mining after a few dumpers were stopped by mining inspector Rashmi Pandey and subsequently seized on the charge of carrying excess sand from the Narmada river at Rehti in Budhni near Bhopal on Sunday night, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan went into the overdrive

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Sand mining was the biggest threat to Narmada; as Shivraj has promised to end this problem the river will be saved: Uma Bharti

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in the Union Government of India, Uma Bharti, who is a firebrand Bharatiya Janata Party leader and a former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister today said that reckless sand mining in the Narmada river has remained the biggest problem but since Madhya Pradesh Chief

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In Madhya Pradesh: From “Narmada Samagra” to “Namami Devi Narmade” Campaign

Newsroom24x7 Staff Bhopal: Union Minister for Environment Forest and Climate Change Anil Madhav Dave, took the initiative a couple of years ago to protect the sanctity of the Narmada River and maintain it as a source of clean pollution free water by setting up the Narmada Samagra, a not-for-profit organisation. Narmada Samagra website spells out

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