A giant radio was installed in Bhopal on Thursday. The radio plays music (FM). For citizens, passersby it was a unique sight--the big radio that has been kept on cement platform, especially, built for the purpose. The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) had earlier announced that the radio would be put up at Roshanpura intersection.
At least ten persons including school children were dead when a 12-wheel truck rammed into a tea kiosk and then adjacent homes in Barela of Jabalpur on Wednesday morning. The administration has however confirmed only six deaths, but said the toll might rise. Local residents erupted in anger and set fire to the truck. They also broke media cameras and engaged in arson.
A personnel posted with Border Security Force (BSF) Academy in Tekanpur (Gwalior) of Madhya Pradesh committed suicide on Monday by shooting self with service rifle. The jawan has been identified as Sumit Shukla of Etawah in Uttar Pradesh. Further investigations are in progress.
Two security personnel killed, six injured in encounter with Naxals in Sukma in Chhattisgarh. The jawans who were killed include Markam Nanda and Mukesh Karti. The condition of three injured personnel is critical. Police officials claim some Maoists had died in the encounter but there was no specific figure.