Bhopal

CM reviews preparations for Rewa Solar Project event

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviewed the preparations for Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Project dedication programme to be held on July 10 at Gurh, Rewa, from Mantralaya through video-conferencing. The project will be dedicated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video-conferencing on Friday. The programme will start at 11 am...

State ranks 16th in country in corona active cases

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that good results are being obtained from ‘Kill Corona’ campaign. Survey of about 4 crore people i.e. 58 per cent survey has been completed till now under the campaign in the state. Samples of 49,690 people have been taken and out of this 599 positive cases have come to the fore...

Atmanirbhar campaign providing new image to nation: V D Sharma

BJP State President V D Sharma has praised the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan aimed to make country self-reliant. He said that PM Modi took many historical steps to make country self-reliant...

Man climbs phone tower after handcart seized in anti-encroachment drive

A street vendor climbed on tall telephone tower after his handcart got seized by BMC anti-encroachment team on Thursday. Subsequent to which BMC officials, Corporator Shabista Zaki and police officials rushed to the spot and he was rescued. BMC anti-encroachment squad in charge Mohammed Samer said that handcart was returned to the vendor and he was also counseled not to do such dangerous act out of impulse. Corporator Sha..

CM launches Street Vendor Loan Scheme

“WHEN the Government is there to help people restart their business and to lend money for business then there is no need to go to moneylenders for loan. The Government on the lines of urban street vendors will now provide working capital of Rs 10,000 without interest from banks to rural street vendors for their works and business,” assured Chi..

Ensure strict adherence to masks, social distancing in all distts: CM

CHIEF Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that in last one week, corona cases have increased in State. Many cases are being reported from some districts, especially border districts. Earlier, corona growth rate in the State was 1.72, which has increased to 2.01. He said wearing of masks and physical distancing should be strictly ensured in all districts. Public advisory should be issued in all border districts. Necessary restriction should be imposed once a week in all districts...

NSUI opposes UGC guidelines to conduct exam, stages protest

Opposing guidelines of University Grants Commission (UGC) to conduct examination of college students, National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) staged protest on Wednesday. The demonstrating members of NSUI burnt copy of UGC guidelines saying that the Commission is playing with lives of students. NSUI said, the State Government has already ordered general promotion to students following corona crisis. They said in such circumstances, why U..

Follow all protocols while referring Covid-19 patient, directs Collector

All the protocols must be followed by the private clinics, nursing homes and hospitals before referring any Covid-19 patient, said Collector Avinash Lavania on Wednesday. The collector made the above statement while reviewing the Health Department meeting at the collectorate...

Survey teams must reach every house under ‘Kill Corona’ drive: CM

“UNDER ‘Kill Corona’ Campaign, survey teams must reach every house,” said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while reviewing corona situation in the State on Tuesday. He further added that more caution is required in Morena-Gwalior, Bhind-Shivpuri. It must be ensured that markets are not overcrowded. Social distancing and use of masks are mandatory...

Railways to run train on solar energy produced from Bina plant

TAKING a step forward towards energy conservation and curbing pollution, Railways is flexing muscles to run train with solar power from the plant set up in Bina. This will be the first train in India to use energy generated from a solar plant. After setting up 1.7 megawatt of solar power plant at Bina traction sub-station, Railways has..

Chairmen, ex-Chairmen of civic bodies meet Gopal Bhargava

Chairmen and ex-Chairmen of different civic bodies met Minister Gopal Bhargava and demanded to increase the tenure of Municipal Corporation, Municipality, Nagar Panchayats till next election on Tuesday ..

PM Modi to dedicate ‘Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Project’ on July 10

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the biggest solar power plant ‘Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Project’ of Gudh, Rewa to the nation through video-conferencing on July 10. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will participate in the event through video-conferencing. The event will begin from 11.00 in the morning. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviewed prepa..

Energy conservation at Bhopal rly stn with self-lighting

Taking significant step towards energy conservation, the Bhopal Railway Division has adopted self-lighting system at platforms. The system would help railway to put a tab on unnecessary wastage of energy. The new signal system includes 100 per cent lighting at platform after arrival of the trains while after departure of train, 50 per cent lights will be routinely switched off automatically. This is an automatic system which will be working 24X7 hours at platform number-1 of Bhopal R..

Ministers welcome Protem Speaker Sharma

Protem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma reached Madhya Pradesh Assembly and had discussion with Assembly Principal Secretary A P Singh in connection with preparations being done for upcoming Monsoon Session of the Assembly on Monday. When Protem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma reached Assembly, he was welcomed by Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra, Minister Arvind Bhadoriya, Jagdish Dewda, Vishwas Sarang etc. ..

District admin scans 1.85 lakh gas survivors under ‘Kill Corona’ drive

As many as 1,84,000 gas survivors came under the scanner of the district administration during the two-day Kill Corona campaign. District Collector Avinash Lavania launched an exclusive survey for the victims of gas tragedy owing to their vulnerabilities and co-morbidities. As many as 111 have succumbed to the deadly contagion and the ac..

Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee’s birth anniversary celebrated across State

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) organising programmes across the State remembered founder of Bharatiya Jansangh, Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary on Monday. BJP State President and MP Vishnu Dutt Sharm..

CM meets Union Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Minister

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan at his residence on Sunday and held a discussion with him on problems related to wheat procurement, bonus and ration of migrant labourers. Chouhan informed that in the last financial year, 73.70 lakh metric tonnes of wheat was procured by farmers in the state out of which only 67.25 lakh metric tonnes was accepted by the central government in the central pool...

Private bus drivers, operators protest for fare hike continues

Private bus operators continued their demonstration for tax relaxation and fare hike on Sunday. Apart from bus operators, now drivers are also demanding wages during COVID-19. Bhopal Bus Drivers Association staged protest at Bersaiya Road where bus operators from Raisen Vidisha, Bhopal, Khandwa, Sehore, Obedullaganj, Hoshangabad and other districts were gathered. The association President Saiyeed Salim said “Neither bus owner nor Government is not listening our demands...

BMC Commr inspects dry, wet waste transfer stations

On Sunday BMC Commissioner V S Chaudhary inspected dry waste and wet waste at waste transfer stations. Directions were given to officials to ensure segregation at source level stringently. Now penalisation work is also going to start in wards for non segregation with 5 stars. Apart from this, 10 cities have got place in three Star and seven cities has got One Star. Ujjain and State capital Bhopal had to be satisfied with the 3 star rating in Garbage free city ranking ...

COVID-19: Sportspersons practising with all precautions in academies

The players of Madhya Pradesh State academies under the Directorate of Sports and Youth Welfare are having their practice sessions academies as per the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). Viewing the present COVID-19, various precautionary measures are being taken by the directorate. Thermal scanning is being performed at the entrance gate of Tatya Tope Stadium. The players are taking care of precautions against the coronavirus during practise sessions...

Class X toppers on cloud nine after scoring 100% in board exam

It is a matter of great pride that as many as 15 students scored cent percent marks in Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) high school certificate examinations. They are now dreaming to achieve further goals in life by working harder. ‘The Hitavada’ spoke to toppers and they shared their success mantra. Abhinav Sharma, 100% (300/300). State level 1st Rank holder Abhinav aspires to become IAS Abhinav Sharma, TDS Academy Higher Secondary School, Mehgaon, Bhind, says “The whole credit ..

It is ‘Chambal Progressway’ not Chambal Expressway now: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that with the construction of the Chambal Expressway, the rough terrain and backward area of the State will be developed as an industrial area. He said that he visualises this project as ‘Chambal Progressway’ not as ‘Chambal Expressway’. The Union Minister for Transport, Nitin Gadkari was holding discussion on Chambal Expressway through video-conferencing. Chief Minister Chouhan said that this is a dream project of the Government...

Forest team arrests poacher

STF (Forest) has arrested youth allegedly involved in poaching of wildlife at Vidisha-Berasiya Road on Saturday. The team has also recovered alive rabbit from his possession. A case under Wildlife Protection Act has been registered in Bersaiya range for further investigation of wildlife poaching and illegal trade. Chief Conservator of Forest (CCF) Ravindra Saxena informed that informer of District Wildlife Conservator Asif Hasan told him about group of people involved in illegal trade of wildlife ..

CM, BJP leaders hear views of PM Modi

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP leaders including BJP State President VD Sharma heard the views of Prime Minister Narendra Modi while latter reviewed the works done by BJP across the country during corona crisis on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP National President JP Nadda reviewed party works during corona crisis under ‘Online Seva Hi Sanghthan Hain’ from New Delhi...

Govt Schools start textbook distribution

GOVERNMENT schools have started distribution of textbooks to the students of classes I to VIII in the campuses viewing the studies of current academic session 2020-21. The students were seen maintaining social distancing while receiving their textbooks in the campuses on Friday at Government School, Arera Colony. The school management has marked circles with standard meter distance for the students. The students and teachers took precautionary measures during the textbook distribution...

Scindia’s poster ‘Tiger Abhi Zinda Hain’ attracts attention

A day after he brought State politics on boil by stating that ‘Tiger Zinda Hain’, a poster of Jyotiraditya Scindia installed in front of BJP office with tag line ‘Tiger Abhi Zinda Hain’ is attracting the attention of everyone in State capital. This poster has been put up by Scindia’s supporter Krishna Ghadge...

Heavy to very heavy rains likely in few parts of State

With monsoon gradually picking up pace in State, Weather Department has issued warning of heavy to very heavy rains in Rewa, Indore, Ujjain divisions and Umaria, Dindori, Anuppur, Chhindwara, Seoni, Sehore, Hoshangabad, Guna and Ashok Nagar districts respectively...

BJP leaders list achievements of Govt in 100 days

On completion of 100 days of BJP Government, the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders addressed virtual rally from State capital, reckoning Government decisions to serve people during corona and to take State on path of progress. They also came down hard on Congress and levelled allegations on it...

Corruption had a say in Cong Govt: Scindia

Rajya Sabha member Jyotiraditya Scindia made a blistering attack on Congress by stating that corruption had a say in previous Congress Government which had nothing to do with public welfare. Mincing no words, Scindia told that previous Congress Government was running in such a fashion that any one was made to sit and key used to remain in some others hand...

Drivers, cleaners of BCLL buses stage protest over salary issue

Drivers and staff of the Bhopal City Link Limited (BCLL) buses including cleaners staged protest at Nadra Bus stand over salary issues. The driver and staffers shunned their work and gathered at Nadra Bus stand depot seeking disbursement of their salaries. The drivers’ association had also given memorandum to the district administration , Smart City and BMC officials to consider their request seeking salaries of April, May and June. ..

21 patients, including 2 elderly, back home after defeating virus

Total 21 patients of coronavirus, including a 69-year-old woman and 74-year-old man, were discharged from Chirayu Hospital in Bhopal on Thursday. Although, Bhopal’s recovery rate for coronavirus is now up by 72.6 per cent but the administration has failed to control the spread owing to overcrowded residential areas. Of these 21 patients, one is from Sagar and rest 20 patients were Bhopalites...

Bike rider caught with over Rs 17 lakh hawala money

During vehicle checking drive late on Monday night, Hanumanganj police caught a bike rider who was in possession of hawala money of more than Rs 17 lakh. Now police are gathering other information about the accused and trying to know about his links. Police personnel were carrying out special vehicle checking drive at Nadra Bus Stand when a bike rider was stopped by a cop. The bike rider identified himself as Rajesh Pal, resident of Jahangirabad locality...

CM Chouhan launches ‘Kill Corona’ campaign

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched ‘Kill Corona’ campaign to be conducted from National Health Day till the next 15 days at Samanvay Bhavan, Bhopal. He said “we all together have to combat corona. Our victory is certain. We all should take a resolution that we will make Madhya Pradesh a corona and disease-free State...

Rajnesh is President of MP Cong Seva Dal

THE newly appointed President of Madhya Pradesh Congress Seva Dal, Rajnesh Singh assumed the charge in a simple programme held at Congress headquarters in State capital on Thursday. Former Chief Minister Kamal Nath and other senior Congress leaders graced the occasion. Kamal Nath administered the oath to Rajnesh Singh. He said that Seva Dal is an important organisation of Congress which is known for discipline and its contribution in freedom struggle...

Congress leaders attack BJP Govt

Congress leaders, including former Assembly Speaker NP Prajapati, Media Cell incharge and ex-minister Jitu Patwari, ex-minister Sajjan Singh Verma and ex-minister P C Sharma, on Tuesday, made a scathing attack on BJP on completion of 100 days of Shivraj Government after the collapse of Kamal Nath government. Addressing a joint press conference, they said that today, BJP government’s 100 day have been completed and this Government is not elected one rather it is outsourced government...

Shivraj Cabinet expansion to take place shortly

Suspense continues over the final date of Cabinet expansion. Earlier, it was being fathomed that expansion may take place on Wednesday but things remained in mess, henceforth, Cabinet expansion got delayed till further development. It looks that BJP government and its top leadership is contemplating on ifs and buts while going ahead to clear the names. Most probably, Cabinet expansion may take place on Thursday or Friday...

Pvt operators reluctant to ply buses

Private bus operators in Madhya Pradesh deny plying on road saying that operating buses with limited number of passengers would not be feasible to run the vehicle. Bus services were paralysed from city roads during nationwide lockdown. Bus operators said that they have not earned a single penny for three months and in such condition they are unable to pay the tax...

Cong observes Black Day to mark collapse of Kamal Nath Government

Congress observed ‘Black Day’ on completion of 100 days of collapse of Kamal Nath Government on Tuesday. Congress protested against BJP by alleging that BJP brought down elected government of Congress through money power and politics of deceit. At different places in State capital, several Congress leaders took part in demonstration by holding black flags in their hands and releasing black balloon in air. They raised slogans against BJP for toppling the elected government of Congress through temptation ..

BMC’s ‘no profit no loss’ budget approved

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) ‘no profit no loss’ budget 2020-21 was approved on Monday. No new taxes, cess or consumer tax have been levied in the budget approved by the BMC Administrator, Kavindra Kiyawat. It was BMC Commissioner VS Chaudhary Kolsani who tabled the budget. The budget of Rs 2495.68 crore gives priority for completion of ongoing works and emphasis upgradation of parks and libraries...

BJP lodges complaint against Digvijay Singhj

Bharatiya Janata Party’s IT and Social Media Cell’s State organiser Shivraj Singh Dobby on Monday lodged a complaint against the propaganda made by Congress leader Digvijay Singh. It was mentioned in the complaint that Digvijay Singh did this act with an intention of tarnish his image and shared wrong and fabricated material through his twitter account...

Union Tourism and Culture Minister Patel plants saplings on hills of Sainik Society

Union Tourism and Culture Minister Prahlad Patel planted saplings on the hills of Sainik Society under Vraksharopan Sankalp Parva, on Sunday. It may be noted that by giving a nationwide form to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to save environment by planting saplings, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has started a massive plantation drive across the country from June 28 to July 12. On the first day of the campaign, Union Minister Pat..

‘Munda’ a memorial pillar as Exhibit of the Week at IGRMS

Due to spread of COVID-19 pandemic the museums throughout the world are closed but identifying different innovative ways to remain connected to their visitors. Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) (National Museum of Mankind) has also taken up many new initiatives to face the challenges posed by this pandemic...

Panna’s ‘Queen’ found dead in suspicious conditions

MOST popular tigress of Panna Tiger Reserve (PTR) ‘Rani’ was found dead in suspicious conditions on Sunday morning. Carcass of the 10-year-old feline was spotted by a trekking team in Talgaon circle of Panna core. The tigress was radio collared and in previous medical check-ups, she was found fit. The post-mortem report is yet to be released. Officials of tiger reserve and veterinary doctors reached the spot during morning hours to collect sample for laboratory testing...

4,000 samples taken by survey teams during two-day ‘Kill Corona’ campaign

MORE than 4,000 samples were taken by survey teams in the State capital under the two-day ‘Kill Corona’ campaign which concluded on Sunday. The samples were taken on WHO global influenza surveillance standards, which includes cases of Influenza-like Illness (ILI) and Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI). The State-wide ‘Kill Corona’ campaign will begin on July 1 but under the supervision of Collector Avinash Lavania, two-day campaign was launched in Bhopal on Saturday...

Van Vihar Park authorities trying to trace visitors after guard tests +ve

VAN Vihar National Park is trying to contact those tourists who had visited the park from June 22 to 26 after the park was reopened. The park management swung into action after a guard deployed on duty tested COVID-19 positive. Other guards and employees who were deployed on duty with the patient have been sent on quarantine...

Markets wear deserted look amid weekend lockdown restriction

MOST of the markets in the State capital remained closed on Sunday owing to weekend lockdown to break the chain of transmission. However, shops dealing with essential commodities and services were open the whole day, barring those in containment zones. In New Market area, most of the shopkeepers kept their shops closed while others kept waiting for customers...

Two-day ‘Kill Corona’ campaign launched in State capital

As many as 1,500 surveyors, on Saturday, took to nearly 51 slums in the State capital to pre-identify the patients of coronavirus. The State-wide ‘Kill Corona’ campaign will begin on July 1, but under the supervision of District Collector Avinash Lavania, a two-day campaign was launched in Bhopal on Saturday. Health workers, Anganwadi and ASHA ..

Bhopal, other parts of State get rains

For the entire day, Bhopal remained dry but during evening hours, sky got painted with clouds and within no time, rains started to drench the city. People enjoyed rainfall activity which provided much-needed relief from humidity. Now monsoon has started to pick up pace gradually in State. Rainfall is happening in isolated places of State...

Van Vihar gate no 2 closed after guard’s family member found COVID-19 positive

After family member of a guard at Van Vihar National Park found COVID-19 positive, the park gate no 2 was closed for the tourists on Saturday. The park’s gate no 2 (towards Sair Sapata) will remain closed for tourists till further order and visitors will be allowed in limited number only front gate no 1 which is towards Boat Club. Van Vihar was reopened for visitors on June 22 after three-month lockdown which brought laurels to people especially morning walkers...

Will not allow rights of poor to be snatched: CM Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that officers should make their mindset that he will not let rights of poor to be snatched away. Collectors and DFOs should listen carefully, any tribal who was dwelling on land on or before December 31, 2005 should get pattas mandatorily. No eligible tribal should be deprived of Patta. In the event of slightest negligence, strict action will be taken...

44 new cases, including 5 Jawans

  With 44 more people, including five Jawans who were deployed at Raj Bhawan, testing positive for Covid-19, the total tally in the State capital reached 2,774 on Friday. Bhopal CMHO Dr Prabhkar Tiwari told ‘The Hitavada’ that 94 patients have succumbed to the deadly contagion so far. Five GMC nursing staffers, three residing in Koh-e-Fiza and two in TT Nagar, were found corona positive. Tehsildar (city circle) Devendra Choudhary said that five of 57 security personnel who were ..

500 teams to start extensive survey in 51 slums from today

 AS MANY as 500 survey teams will begin extensive health survey at 51 slums of the State capital under ‘Kill Corona’ campaign on Saturday. Collector Avinash Lavania held a training session of nodal officers, ASHA workers, police supervisors and health officials at Samanvay Bhawan on Friday. Lavania said all the officials and staffers should conduct the survey with honesty to free the city from this deadly virus. For this survey teams have been formed, including ASHA workers, ..

Regular passenger trains cancelled till August 12

 IN ORDER to prevent further spread of COVID-19 pandemic, Railways has decided to extend suspension of regular passenger trains till August 12. Under this, operation of all regular scheduled trains, mail express, passenger and sub urban trains will remain suspended till August 12. People who have booked their tickets during this period will be entitled full refund after cancellation of tickets. Services of Rajdhani Special and Express trains started from May 12 to June 1 will be continued. Railwa..

Heavy rainfall warning in sundry parts

 DRIZZLING in the evening gave much needed respite to people from humidity on Friday. Sky remained dotted with black clouds hovering over the city. People enjoyed mild showers and many two-wheeler riders, who were caught unawares, enjoyed the drizzling too. Monsoon is going to pick up pace soon. The Weather Department has warned of heavy downpour in some parts of Hoshangabad, Betul, Harda, Agar, Sajapur, Khandwa, Vidisha, Ashok Nagar, Umaria, Dindori, Mandla, Damoh and Sagar districts. Rainfall ..

Why did Rajiv Gandhi Foundation receive donation from China, asks J P Nadda

National President of BJP J P Nadda said that in the year 2005-06, Sonia Gandhi-led Rajiv Gandhi Foundation received Rs 3 lakh American Dollars from China. “Nation wants to know that for what purpose Rajiv Gandhi Foundation received money from China,” he questioned. Besides, BJP National President derided Congress for criticising Modi government on spread of corona disease. “Congress often asks what is your roadmap to fight against corona…Our roadmap is ready...

Crocodile drags man into Kaliasot dam, kills him

A 28-year-old man, who had gone for fishing at Kaliasot dam, was dragged underwater and killed by a crocodile on Wednesday night. According to police officials, the man was drunk when he entered the water on Wednesday night at around 12:05 am. His body was fished out by BMC divers on Thursday afternoon. The corpse was found with more than 100 crocodile bites...

Decline in corona cases in Indore a result of better mgmt: Dr Mishra

Munish Johri has assumed charge as Executive Director (ED) of NTPC Vindhyachal, on Tuesday. He was transferred and promoted from Chief General Manager, NTPC Barauni. Johri shouldered the responsibility of different departments in power generation. Right after assuming charge, he went into home quarantine following the COVID-19 protocol and directions of the district administration...

‘Wide scale publicity must to ensure Divyangs avail benefits of schemes’

Wide scale publicity should be conducted to provide benefits of schemes to Divyangs. Principal Secretary Prateek Hajela gave instructions to officials concerned, while reviewing departmental schemes of Social Justice and Disabled Welfare Department. He reviewed in detail the educational facilities, training, scholarships etc given under the empowerment of disabled people...

56 corona patients discharged from different hospitals

At the time when people are witnessing coronaphobia, a 23-year-old girl reached Jai Prakash 1250 Hospital, and voluntarily underwent corona test. She was tested positive for coronaivirus on June 7, three days after she gave the sample...

‘Kill Corona’ campaign to be launched in State from July 1

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that ‘Kill Corona’ campaign will be conducted in the State from July 1. The campaign will be started from Bhopal. In this important campaign of controlling virus and to generate health awareness, the Government and society will work together in all districts of the state. Kill Corona campaign will cover each family. Teams are being formed in this regard. ‘COVID Mitra’ will also be made, who will work voluntarily for this campaign...

Van Vihar Park proposes to increase tourist slot

Tourist influx at Van Vihar National Park is rising gradually. Concerned over the enthusiasm of people, Van Vihar has sought permission from Government to extend the maximum slot of each day by 600. The park officials said that number of tourist slot will be increased only after the Government gives final nod. The park was reopened for tourist on June 22 after staying closed over two months in the lockdown period. ..

Direct relief of Rs 38,000 crore to citizens during COVID-19 crisis

Cabinet members were given detailed information about the economic benefits and relief given to power consumers and citizens under various schemes during COVID 19 crisis in the presence of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Ministers Dr Narottam Mishra, Tulsi Silavat, Kamal Patel, Govind Singh Rajput and Meena Singh were present in the meeting. Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains was also present in the meeting...

Bhopal’s recovery rate rises to 72.5%; 48 people discharged

Hard work of corona warriors is yeilding rewards in Bhopal. In the district out of total 2,556 infected people 1,855 people have defeated coronavirus and returned to their homes. Five patients from Hamidia Hospital, 8 patients from Government Homeopathic Hospital, 10 patients from Government Pt Khusilal Sharma Ayurvedic Hospital and 25 people discharged from Chirayu Hospital. By defeating coronavirus Suresh Lalwani told that after detecting as corona positive he was terrified. He was not sure that ..

Madhya Pradesh has lowest corona growth rate in country

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the pace of corona infection is declining constantly in the state. The corona growth rate has come down to 1.43 per cent in the State as compared to Gujarat which has growth rate of 2.10 per cent, Rajasthan with 2.31 per cent, Maharashtra with 2.96 percent, West Bengal with 3.23 per cent, Uttar Pradesh with 3.82 percent and Tamil Nadu with 4.21 per cent. The growth rate of India is 3.63 per cent. Now, we have to move ahead for complete eradication ..

City youths win virtual quiz on International Olympic Day

In the ‘Virtual Olympic Quiz’ organised by the Department of Sports and Youth Welfare on the occasion of International Olympic Day on Tuesday, players of Bhopal emerged as winners. Apart from this, hockey sports activities were also organised in the State. The quiz was organised for the youth of the State from 11 am to 11.30 am on the day. Over 2,785 youngsters registered for the quiz, among which 67 percentage were male and 37 pe..

Govt committed to provide electricity to poor at concessional rates: Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the Government is committed to provide electricity at concessional rates to poor and the consumers of low income group. The Government is giving a major relief to the power consumers in this period of corona crisis. A benefit of Rs 623 crore is being given to about 95 lakh power consumers of the State...

Gas Peedit Karmchari Sangh demands adequate compensation to gas survivors, writes to CM

The victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy account for seventy-five percent of COVID-19 deaths in Bhopal, says a report prepared by organisations working for survivors of 1984 Union Carbide disaster. These organisations wrote a letter to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan apprising him of the fact that even after 35 years the condition of gas victims is fragile as they have suffered permanent damage due to exposure to Union Carbide’s toxic gases...

Van Vihar National Park reopens with 143 visitors on first day

Van Vihar National Park was reopened for visitors on Monday after staying closed over two months in the lockdown period. Visitors were eagerly waiting for the reopening of park for morning walk. In order to minimise the risk of infection, the park has started online tickets for visitors. According to Van Vihar officials, first day there were 143 people visited the park in morning shift. Though authorities have allowed to restart tourism activities in national parks but reiterated to follow the safety ..

RTO resumes services

Road and Transportation Office (RTO) has started working for general license and other vehicle related work. On first day hardly four to five people with online slot booking reached to the office. RTO Sanjay Tiwari informed that routine work is being done till 2 pm only and sanitiser has been placed at several corners for facility of employees and visitors too. ..

34 people, including 6 of a family, test +ve

Thirty-four fresh cases, including six members of a family in Shahjahanabad area, came to fore in the State capital on Sunday. According to State health bulletin, three more deaths were reported in the State capital in past 24 hours. Presently, Bhopal has 2,586 corona cases and 83 people have succumbed to the deadly virus...