Bhopal

HM fetes sanitation workers with Swachhta Shri Samman

“The last person in the society should be the first to whom development must reach,” said Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra on Sunday. Mishra made the above remarks while addressing a ‘Swachhta Samman Samaroh’ at Datia district. The Home Minister, on this occasion, felicitated the sanitation workers by handing them over a Swachhta Shri Samman and a certificate of appreciation...

Shankar Pandey to represent India in Fencing World Cup

Shankar Pandey - the star player of Madhya Pradesh State Fencing Academy will represent team India at Fencing World Cup to be held at Kazan, Russia from March 19 to 23. Pandey’s selection for the World Cup was done based on his ranking by the Fencing Association of India for his outstanding performance in national fencing competitions. He will showcase his talent at World Cup in Fencing’s EP event. Pandey decided to learn fencing in 2014 and got enrolled to the State Fencing Academy...

Roko-Toko campaign to create awareness on COVID guidelines

Under the ‘Roko-Toko Abhiyan’, an initiative of district administration, an awareness campaign was launched by the Shaurya Dal and Anganwadi workers to advise people to wear mask to protect themselve from the deadly coronavirus. The volunteers staged a street play in Govindpura, Alam Nagar and Anand Nagar area and also distributed masks to the people...

New Delhi online fraudster nabbed for duping MP man of Rs 82,000

Bhopal Cyber Crime Branch Police have arrested a 31-year-old member of an online fraud gang, from New Delhi, who duped a youth of Rs 82,000 in Bhopal. According to police reports, few days back, Sandeep Kumar Yadav had filed a complaint of an online fraud. The complainant told the police that he received a call and the accused posing as a bank official has said that Yadav needed to update his credit card. After Yadav told the accused his credit card number, he received an OTP, which he shared with ..

Brave soldiers proved our might at LAC: Lt Gen Ghuman

“Courage of Indian soldiers in clash with Chinese Army at LAC proved that the country will never compromise its land on border areas. Both the armies are moving from LAC but the incident has demonstrated might of the Indian Army against China,” said Lieutenant General IS Ghuman, PVSM, AVSM, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Central Command. Lt Gen IS Ghuman was addressing Central Command Investiture Ceremony 2021 at Hoshiyar Singh PVC Ground, The Grenadiers Regimental Centre, on Saturday. The Army ..

Drama ‘Andher Nagari’ mesmerises audience

The drama ‘Andher Nagari’ was staged under the direction of Sushruta Gupta at Ravindra Bhavan on Saturday afternoon under the ‘Gamak’ series of theatre and cultural fest. Staging of the play in the afternoon in the weekend presentation was a new experiment, which was appreciated by the audience’s presence. The play, written by Bharatendu Harishchandra, was directed by Sushraupta Gupta, while the cast was presented by Children Theater Academy, Bhopal. While the play entertains the audience with laughter ..

‘Pari Bazar’ fun fair at Kamla Park exhibiting work of women artisans

Pari Bazaar at Kamla Park is witnessing good number of visitors these days. Pari Bazaar is a fun fair of a celebration of art, culture and literature. The people of the city are seen enjoying the local and traditional arts of Bhopal, while also enjoying the melodious melodies of the song music. This festival is organised by ‘Begums of Bhopal’ and the Fervid Club. Main objective of the festival is that through this market, women who manufacture handmade items will benefit themselves and can get revenue. ..

Awareness programme marks National Science Day in city

Special awareness programme on science was organised as a part of National Science Day celebrations. Science communicator Sarika Gharu said that during pandemic it becomes more important for household women to know about science. Usually, after school days many women even don’t read anything about science journals and articles which is not correct. The awareness in society can be brought only by changing mentality of women inside homes and helping them to understand many things in simple format...

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Arun Yadav gets support of Cong leaders over his stand against Chourasia’s entry into party

For second consecutive day, former Madhya Pradesh Congress President and ex-Union Minister Arun Yadav vented his resentment on induction of Godse supporter Babulal Chaurasia into Congress. Chaurasia joined Congress by shunning Hindu Mahasabha recently. Arun Yadav also received support of former Member of Parliament Meenakshi Natrajan, Digvijay Singh’s brother Laxman Singh and some other Congress leaders on Friday. They took to their social media accounts to support his stand. On ..

Over 800 healthcare workers get 2nd dose of vaccine

More than 800 healthcare workers (HCWs) were given second dose of COVID-19 vaccine in State capital on Friday.After completion of phase-1 of immunisation of healthcare workers and frontline workers (FLWs) including doctors, sanitation workers, nurses, ward boys, jabs of second dose are being given to HCWs. More than 9,000 people have been fully vaccinated against coronavirus in past two days in the district. Presently, inoculation drive is operational at 34 centres in Bhopal. In Bhopal, in the ..

CM virtually dedicates 100 Deendayal Rasoi Kendras

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan virtually dedicated 100 new and well-equipped kitchen centres in the State under Deendayal Antyodaya Rasoi Yojana at Minto Hall in Bhopal on Friday. He said that food, clothing, shelter, education and medicine are basic needs. Kitchen centres are useful for labourers and others who come to cities leaving behind their villages to fend for themselves and their children. Scheme that started from year 2017 should be extended. Apart from district headquarters of state, ..

Khushi Dabhade in Indian team for World Fencing C’ship

Khushi Dabhade, star player of Madhya Pradesh State Fencing Academy, will represent India at the World Fencing Championship to be held at Kazan, Russia, from March 19 to 23. Khushi was selected for the World Cup on the basis of her ranking by the Fencing Association of India for her brilliant performance in national fencing competitions. She will showcase her talent in Fencing EP Event. Minister for Sports and Youth Welfare Yashodhara Raje Scindia congratulated Khushi for her selection in Indian team ..

Saudi Arabian industrialists meet CM, show interest in investing in MP

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that efforts are being made to attract maximum investment in Madhya Pradesh. Emphasis is being laid on establishment of food processing units in particular. State Government is making continuous efforts to protect and promote the interests of Basmati growing farmers of state. Court proceedings for GI tag registration of Basmati paddy in the State is underway...

City witnesses rise in temperature

On Thursday, Bhopal recorded 34 degrees Celsius maximum and minimum at 15 degrees Celsius temperature. Wind velocity was at 12 km per hour. Lowest temperature was recorded at Malanjkhand which was 11 degrees Celsius. Due to no moisture in the atmosphere, the weather remained dry. At the same time, the trend of winds also remained variable. Due to this, maximum and minimum temperatures are increasing in most areas of the State, including the Bhopal. This has increased temperature...

BMC to slap fine of Rs 200 on people found smoking in public places

“A fine of Rs 200 will be impose upon those found smoking at public places in the State Capital,” said Collector Avinash Lavania on Thursday. The Collector made the above remarks while addressing a meeting of all officials at the Collectorate. Lavania said, “To make youth aware of the fatal consequences of tobacco consumption, launch an anti-tobacco awareness campaign in State Capital.” “Charge a fine of Rs 200 on people smoking at public places like government offices, library, hospitals, stadiums, ..

Illegal constructions of ex-Congress MLA Jitendra Daga razed

Illegal constructions of former Congress MLA Jitendra Daga in Chuna Bhatti were razed in a joint action of district administration and Bhopal Municipal Corporation. The action was taken following the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s anti-Mafia campaign...

Distt admin begins Roko-Toko campaign

Under the ‘Roko-Toko Abhiyan’, an initiative of district administration, an awareness campaign was launched by the Shaurya Dal and Anganwadi workers on Wednesday and people were advised to wear a face mask to protect self from the deadly coronavirus...

Mock drill conducted at mall to counter terrorist attack

Teams of ATS, CTG and B D & DS did mock drill of countering terrorist attack at one of the malls of State Capital on Wednesday. Armed cops took the positions to neutralise the terrorists who had captured people at the mall. The mock drill commenced with terrorists barging inside mall and taking people as captive and planting bombs at various places. On getting the information, security forces encircled the mall...

Assembly adjourned for entire day after paying tributes

On second day of Budget Session in Assembly, tributes were paid to departed souls of those politicians who died in recent past. Apart from this, tributes were also paid to people who died due to flash flood incident in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand and Sidhi bus mishap. After paying tributes, House was adjourned for entire day in respect of departed souls...

Thermal screening of people coming from Maharashtra: Vishwas Sarang

Seeing rise in corona cases in Bhopal, the District Crisis Management Group meeting took place under the chairmanship of Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang on Tuesday. Meeting was held at Vishwas Sarang’s chamber situated in Assembly premises. It was decided unanimously that people coming from Maharashtra should be thermal screened. Meanwhile, necessary steps should be taken for mass awareness by holding meeting of social workers and traders in the chairmanship of SDM at police station level. ..

DRM Borwanker felicitates two loco pilots for energy conservation

Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Uday Borwanker felicitated two loco pilots on Tuesday for energy conservation. Loco pilot, Bhopal, J P Gupta and loco pilot, Bina, Jaskaran Lal were felicitated with cash prize and certificates at DRM office. They both have special contribution to save energy consumed in operation of trains. Electricity (TRO) Department of Bhopal Railway has developed a mobile application ‘energy’...

Masks compulsory in Indore, Bhopal as cases surge

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that constant vigilance regarding corona is necessary. Even a slight negligence can prove fatal. He directed to ensure compulsory use of masks in Indore and Bhopal. Notably, corona cases are once again rising in gradual manner in Indore and Bhopal. CM Chouhan also gave instructions to test people coming to all districts adjoining Maharashtra. Instructions were given to all district collectors in the meeting held in Mantralaya to review situation of corona...

Mission Indradhanush-3 launched

Public Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Prabhuram Chaudhary launched Mission Indradhanush-3 at Gandhi Nagar Community Health Centre in Bhopal on Monday. Huzur MLA Rameshwar Sharma administered polio drops to children during inauguration of the campaign. Health Minister Dr Prabhuram Chaudhary said that vaccination of children and women continued despite adverse circumstances of pandemic in the State. During this period, 29,33,000 children from 0-5 years of age and 8,48,000 pregnant mothers were ..

Industrialists call on CM Chouhan in connection with their projects

A delegation of local industrialists and Karnataka Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Limited (Government of India enterprise), General Manager Uday Kamath and M N Vijay Kumar called on Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at Mantralaya on Monday. Chief Minister Shri Chouhan said that all the necessary facilities and approvals for establishment of industries are being given in Madhya Pradesh easily and establishment of new enterprises is being encouraged. Indore International..

Forest Deptt to secure tiger corridors with ‘stepping stone concept’

In this concept, villages would not be relocated while locals will be trained and made aware to stay with tigers. The concept will be best example of tiger monitoring and corridor management in the country PCCF Alok Kumar MP Forest Department has started working on ‘stepping stone concept’ to secure tiger corridors in 11 identified areas. In the first phase, this concept will be introduced in Kerwa-Ichawar corridor on experiment basis. To connect two corridors, special areas will be developed at a ..

Transparency in University works is essential: Governor Patel

Governor Anandiben Patel said that transparency in work, adherence to policy rules should be ensured. As soon as the university examination process is complete, students should be provided marksheets and certificates online, so that students do not face any inconvenience in higher studies or employment applications. Governor Patel was addressing 98th University Coordination Committee meeting at Raj Bhavan on Sunday. The Governor said that convocation should be dignified and magnificent...

CM Chouhan plants saplings in Nasrullaganj College campus

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan planted saplings at Swami Vivekananda Government Graduate College campus in Nasrullaganj. Local public representatives also planted saplings on the occasion. As per resolve taken by Chief Minister Chouhan on Narmada Jayanti, saplings are being planted every day by him. Public representatives also planted saplings of different species includi..

MP Water Sports Academy players bag 18 medals

The players of Madhya Pradesh Water Sports Academy bagged 18 medals including thirteen gold, three silver and two bronze medals on day-2 of the 31st National Kayaking Canoeing Sprint Championship 2021 held Lower Lake in Bhopal on Sunday...

Should have passion for success to reach heights: Mountaineer Parmar

“If you want to be successful in studies and want to develop your skills, you should have a passion for success and you will reach heights,” said Mountaineer and MP Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Ambassador Megha Parmar. Parmar, who had climbed Mt Everest, made the above remarks while addressing the prize distribution ceremony of ‘Main Bhi Swacchta Superstar’ painting competition held at New Arif Nagar Madarsa. Saniya Khan stood first, Anjum Khan was second and Tabassum Khan bagged the third position ..

TT Nagar football team lifts runners-up trophy

The football team of Coaching Centre TT Nagar Stadium was runner-up of the State-level Football Championship held at Jhabua. Indore’s team was winner of the championship. In the pre-quarter final match played, the team of coaching center TT Nagar Stadium defeated Angle Club Jhabua by 2-0. Team’s Prashant Thapa and Nikhil Patil scored a goal each, which helped the team secure its place in quarter final...

Congress’ half-day State Bandh gets good response from people

The half-day State-wide Bandh of Congress in protest against rising fuel prices, gas prices and inflation largely remained peaceful on Saturday. There were reports of heated arguments between Congress workers and shopkeepers at sundry places of State as Congress workers insisted to close shops. In one such incident, former minister P C Sharma and his supporters were arrested by the police in Bhopal when they were requesting shopkeeper to close the shop. Largely, Congress received good response ..

Madhya Pradesh will implement NITI Aayog’s six-point agenda: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Madhya Pradesh is committed to achieve target of Rs 10 lakh crore GDP this year to make India a 5 trillion dollar economy by 2024. NITI Aayog’s six-point agenda will be implemented in State within time-limit. In private sector, initiative can be taken to generate solar energy and develop forests in degraded forest area spread over 30 lakh hectares in State. CM said that need of hour is to use amount received from monetisation of unusable public assets ..

Congress to give tough time to Govt in Budget Session

Madhya Pradesh Assembly’s Budget Session is going to start from Monday February 22. The Budget Session is likely to be stormy as Opposition is determined to corner State Government over various burning issues. Opposition is all set to raise issues of law and order with full might. They are going to rake up Sidhi bus tragedy which claimed at least 54 lives. Apart from this, incidents happened with women and girls are certainly going to be raised by the Opposition in the House. Speaking to ‘The Hitavada’, ..

Players of MP Water Sports Academy strike it rich in 31st National Kayaking Canoeing Championship

The players of Madhya Pradesh Water Sports Academy bagged a total of nine medals, including six gold and three silver medals, on first day of the 31st National Kayaking Canoeing Sprint Championship held at Lower Lake in Bhopal on Saturday. The players bagged these medals in different events of 1,000 metre race. Academy’s Kaveri Dheemar won a gold medal in the girls’ C-1 category of championship...

Thundershowers warning issued at places in State

On Thursday, lowest minimum temperature recorded was at Mandla which was at 8 degrees Celsius. Thundershowers warning issued at many places at Jabalpur, Hoshangabad, Khandwa, Indore, Ujjain, Raisen, Vidisha, Sagar, Rewa, Satna and Annuppur. Bhopal recorded maximum 30 degrees Celsius and minimum recorded at 14 degrees Celsius. Wind velocity recorded at 16 km per hour. The change in northern winds are resulting to thunderstorms in many places of the State, including the State capital. Hailstorms ..

HDFC Bank’s Parivartan transforms 5.2 million lives in Madhya Pradesh

HDFC Bank released Parivartan Impact Report for the State of Madhya Pradesh. The Parivartan report showcases the initiatives undertaken by the bank as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility in the State. HDFC Bank Parivartan, the umbrella brand for all social responsibility initiatives undertaken by the bank, has transformed the lives of individuals in 17 districts; 213 villages of MP. At a function organised in the city, the Parivartan Impact Report for MP was released by Prateek Sharma, ..

NSUI protests over resuming hostel at BU

National Students Union of India (NSUI) students of Barkatullah University (BU) staged protest in the university campus on Thursday demanding reopening of hostels. The protest was held in peaceful way. NSUI said all universities have resumed classroom studies but they are yet to resume hostels. In such circumstances, students residing in other districts or town are facing several inconveniences...

Rajput acts against ill-equipped buses

Taking a cue from Sidhi bus tragedy, Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput himself hit the roads to do checking of passenger buses on the outskirts of Bhopal on Thursday. Govind Singh Rajput checked around two dozen passenger buses on Bhopal Hoshangabad road and Bhopal Raisen road respectively. During inspection, fitness certificates of six buses were cancelled on spot itself. Moreover, eleven buses were seized for violating set norms...

CM stresses for innovation in forest sector

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that there is a need to increase innovation in forest sector. Van Vihar in Bhopal is a big gift in itself. It should be developed as a model that people even from Singapore should come here for night safari. Increasing forest area in Madhya Pradesh is good news for the world. In this era of climate change, it is necessary to protect not only humans, but also all living beings. He was addressing inaugural session of one-day workshop of Chief Conservator ..

Futuristic technologies should be also be focused: Scindia

Technical Education, Skill Development Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia inspected Govindpura based under construction ITI building on Wednesday. Notably, ADB project, ten divisional ITIs have been selected. These include Bhopal, Gwalior, Hoshangabad, Rewa, Sagar, Jabalpur, Bhind, Ujjain, Indore and Shahdol. Govindpura based three ITI Model, Gas Relief and Women ITI will be merged to run in the form of Divisional ITIs. During inspection, Yashodhara Raje Scindia expressed dissatisfaction on construction ..

MD and CEO of Canara Bank L V Prabhakar visits Bhopal

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Canara bank, L V Prabhakar visited Bhopal. During his visit, a Strategic Business Planning Meet was conducted in which he interacted with all the higher officials of Circle, Regions and Branches and reviewed their performance during the current financial year...

District Admn razes house of two crooks in Qazi camp area

In yet another action against the Mafia in the State capital, house of two crooks were razed by district administration in Qazi camp area on Wednesday. Habitual offenders Irfan aka Nange and Firoz aka Lotiya, using their clout and terror had built luxurious houses in Qazi camp area. At least 65 criminal cases have been registered against Irfan himself at Nishatpura, Gautam Nagar and Hanumanganj police stations, mostly of burglaries. Meanwhile, 25 cases have been registered against Firoz, who is among ..

Bhoj University signs MoU for 134 study centres

In order to make reach of students in remote area for higher education, MP Bhoj Open University signed MoU to set up 134 study centres in Government colleges across State. The MoU was signed in presence of University Vice-Chancellor, college principals and State Minister of Higher Education Dr Mohan Yadav. On the occasion, the university also released a souvenir for diploma programme in ‘Ramcharitmana’...

Bundeli dance organised during Gamak series

Bundeli dance was main attraction during Gamak series staged at Tribal Museum. Gamak series is organised by Adivasi Lok Kala Evam Boli Vikas Academy. Bhopalites enjoyed Bundeli Gayan and tribal dance forms on Tuesday at Madhya Pradesh State Tribal Museum. ‘Bundeli Gayan’ was performed by Mayank Tiwari and group, Sagar and Bhil tribal dance ‘Bhagoria, Pali and Doha’ performed by Pratap Sisodia and group, Dhar. Mayank has been playing Dholak for almost 35 years, he has done MA from dholak and tabla...

MoS Kulaste dedicates Aajeevika Expresses

In the presence of Union Minister of State for Steel, Faggan Singh Kulaste, five Aajeevika Gramin Express (passenger vehicles) were distributed at the cluster level to the ‘Didis’ of the women Self-Help Groups operated under the Madhya Pradesh State Rural Livelihood Mission in Bijadandi development block. Kulaste said that efforts are being made constantly by the State Government and the Government of India to empower women and increase their means of economic livelihood so that women can come ..

Minister Kanwre talks to party workers

State Minister for Ayush (Independent Charge) and Water Resources Ramkishore Kanwre interacted with party workers and leaders of Katangi Assembly segment at residence of Yashwanrao Tembre at Katangi. At the outset, Minister Kanwre was accorded grand welcome by party leaders and workers by presenting him bouquets. On the occasion, office bearers of three main BJP Mandal. Mahila Morcha, BJP office bearers, business organisation and officers...

Silawat, Patel monitor rescue operation in Sidhi after mishap

On the instructions of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Water Resources Minister Tulsiram Silawat and Minister of State for Rural Development Ramkhelavan Patel reached bus accident site in Sidhi district and took stock of relief and rescue operations on Tuesday. They met families of deceased and expressed condolences. Minister Silawat said that incident is very sad. A high-level probe has been ordered in the incident...

Cadres are strength of BJP: Sharma

Vishnu Datt Sharma completed one year as BJP State President on Monday. BJP leaders congratulated him on this occasion. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached his house to offer sweet to him. Protem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma, Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra also congratulated V D Sharma by offering sweets to him. The one year tenure of VD Sharma as BJP State President is full of achievements. The landslide success of BJP during Assembly by-elections is certainly a milestone in the political ..

Development, strong law & order is our priority: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that dignity of all citizens, especially women, will be maintained while ensuring the welfare of general public in State. Development and strong law and order is priority. Pitching for a transparent system so that everyone gets benefit of Government schemes, he told that be it education, employment, food grain distribution or treatment, there will be no discrimination in implementation of welfare programmes. Mutual harmony among all sections is must...

Health check-up of 42 expectant mothers, 38 acute malnourished children conducted

Health check-up of 42 expectant mothers and 38 acute malnourished children was carried out at a program ‘Sneh Sammelan’ organised by Department of Women and Child Development at Anand Nagar. The health of expectant mothers was examined by gynaecologist of Pt Khushilal Ayurveda Hospital Dr Basanti Guru while paediatrician Dr Lalita Parmar checked the health of malnourished children...

CM Chouhan talks to Minister Hardeep Singh Dang over tea

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had discussion over tea with Environment and New and Renewable energy Minister Hardeep Singh Dang on Monday. Dang apprised CM Chouhan about departmental schemes. He told that farmers are being benefited from the provisions of power generation under Kusum Yojana. After widespread implementation of scheme not only the farmer will get electricity produced from solar energy but the amount of additional production will be deposited in the accounts of farmers due to ..

CM Chouhan, wife take time off to visit Van Vihan, Sair Sapata

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan spent the evening on Valentine’s Day with his wife Sadhna Singh visiting Van Vihar and Sair Sapata. Chief Minister Chouhan was spotted in an open car with wife Sadhana Singh, enjoying the scenes of Sair Sapata for a long time. He said that he is the Chief Minister of the common man and that is why he was meeting people like one. On seeing the Chief Minister, people who had reached there, gathered around him to click selfie...

Alif and Kabir Cafe music band captivates Valentine’s Day mood at drive-in music fest

The Great Indian Film and Literature Festival (GIFFLIF) is organising a drive-in music festival for the first time in the city. On Sunday, two-day concert witnessed performance of Nitesh-Rajesh Collective, Urdu-Kashmiri band Alif and the Kabir Cafe Band with rockstars Kabir and Neeraj February 14 at the Shyamal Hills. Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Cafe is a Indian folk fusion band known for performing songs composed out of Saint Kabir’s Dohas. Kabir Cafe aims to ensure that the verses of poet and Saint Kabir ..

MP Players shine in National Open Athletics Race Walk C’ship

Madhya Pradesh won two medals including a silver and a bronze in the 8th National Open Athletics Race Walk Championship held at Ranchi on February 13 and 14. Komal Pal, a player of Madhya Pradesh State Athletics Academy, won a silver medal in the 10 kilometres race walking girls’ U18 event. She won this medal by finishing the event in 55 minutes and 04 seconds. Similarly, state academy’s Bajrangi Prajapati won a bronze medal in the 10 kilometres race walking boys’ U20 event...

Cops make strict security arrangements to avoid untoward incidents on V-Day

In the wake of threats in the past by right wing fringe groups to disrupt Valentine’s Day celebrations, elaborate security arrangements were made by Bhopal police in the city. Stringent actions were ordered against those indulging in vandalism. The cops were told to keep an eye on those trying to disturb peace and arrangements were made at all parks including Chinar Park and at malls in the city...

Chouhan tells MLAs to contemplate on their social responsibilities

Two-day training programme of Bharatiya Janata Party MLAs started in Ujjain on Friday. State BJP President V D Sharma and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the programme which was chaired by Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra. Addressing the MLAs in inaugural session, Sharma apprised party MLAs about various contemporary subjects of country and said that there are also forces which do not want to see India moving ahead. He said that there is need to fight anti-national forces in ..

Bhopal rly division earns 724.41 crore in freight

  Bhopal Railway Division is continuously working towards promoting transportation of essential commodities via freight trains. Traders and businessmen are being contacted on regular basis to make them aware of attractive schemes of Railways for the freight trains. In this effort, Bhopal railway has earned revenue of Rs 724.41 crore in current financial year April 2020 to January 2021 (10 months). This amount is 29.74% higher than the revenue earned during financial year 2019-20. During ..

Palak Mahasangh opposes fee demand of private schools

Though schools have been reopened in State after several months of lockdown, Palak Mahasangh continued their demand with private CBSE schools regarding fee issues.Palak Mahasangh also reached the residence of State School Education Minister Indar Singh Parmar on Friday to hand over demand letter. Besides, a silent march was also taken out at Arera Hills. President of Palak Mahasangh Kamal Vishwakarma said that private CBSE schools are violating the guidelines and orders of Government and High Court. ..

Vocalist Poorvi Nimgaonkar performs at Pracheen Kala Kendra’s ‘Webaithak’

Pracheen Kala Kendra organised its 33rd ‘Webaithak’ studded with melodious vocal recital by Indore-based Vocalist Poorvi Nimgaonkar on Friday. Poorvi Nimgaonkar is noted classical singer from Indore. She got her initial training from her father and mother. After that she learnt intricacies of Indian classical music from Vidushi Ashwini Bhide Deshpande. She performed at many prestigious classical concert all over India. She is the empanelled artist of ICCR. Poorvi commenced ..

BJP pays tributes to Pt Deendayal Upadhyay on death anniversary

BJP observed death anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay as ‘Samarpan Diwas’ across Madhya Pradesh on Thursday. BJP leaders garlanded the statue of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay and remembered him. State BJP President V D Sharma offered floral tributes on the portrait of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay in New Delhi. In Bhopal, BJP leaders paid floral tributes to Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay at party office and garlanded his statue at party office. Likewise, they also went to Lal Ghati square and garlanded statue ..

Junior doctors stage protest over inadequate facilities at Hamidia

Junior doctors in Hamidia Hospital staged protest over demand of adequate facility in hospital to treat critical care patients. President of Junior Doctors Association Dr Arvind Mina said that they are considered as frontline warriors and in such a case it is important to support doctors with financial aid for treatment of COVID-19 is important. Junior doctors are facing maximum risk as they are on duty in COVID-19 wards all the time...

Mass awareness programmes kick off fight against plastic

In a bid to raise awareness about harmful impact of plastics Bhopal Municipal Corporation is taking new initiatives . Plastic Rakshas effigy raised awareness to public in New Market on Thursday in this sequence. A massive cleanliness drive was organised at major area including New Market,Hamidia road, Chow bazaar, Maravali road, Ibrahimpura, Bairagarh , Bittan Market , 10 number stop etc in the city as a part of Swachata Abhiyan organised by Bhopal Municipal Corporation . Over 1,000 volunteers took ..

‘DEVRAI’ exhibited at IGRMS’ Sacred Groves Open Air Expo

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), presented the ‘Devrai’ Sacred Groves of Maharashtra situated in the Sacred Groves Open Air Exhibition of Manav Sangrahalaya. About this exhibition, Dr Praveen Kumar Mishra, Director, IGRMS said that – In Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg Districts of Maharashtra, each village has at least one Sacred Groves. With a few exceptions of privately owned Sacred Groves of Devraies, lands of all the groves belong to the Revenue Department...

Rajnath Singh virtually launches water structures under ‘Jalabhishekam’ prog

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh described ‘Jalabhishekam’ as a programme of national importance. He added that water is life and also basis of existence of world. Doubling income of farmers is resolve of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Water conservation works being done by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with public participation will be helpful in achieving this goal and building self-reliant Madhya Pradesh...

31st State-level Canoe Sprint C’ship: Bhopal bags 2 silver, 3 bronze medals

Bhopal bagged four medals including two silver and three bronze on the inaugural day of the 31st State-level Canoe Sprint Championship 2021 held at lower lake in Bhopal on Wednesday. Both senior and junior players have taken part in the championship organised by Madhya Pradesh Association of Kayaking and Canoeing...

Only 46 pc vaccinated on Day 2

Madhya Pradesh attained only 46 per cent on Day 2 of the second phase COVID-19 vaccination programme held on Wednesday. Frontline workers are being administered vaccine against coronavirus in the phase 2 of the vaccination programme. Against a target of 1,12,937 doses to be administered across the state, only 51,417 frontline workers were inoculated...

DRM inspects Gwalior-Guna track

Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Uday Borwanker made sudden inspection of Gwalior-Guna track along with other head of the departments on Wednesday. During his visit, DRM Borwanker discussed capacity and maintenance if tracks, rail bridges, safety resources, OHE line, signal system, etc. He also visited Panihar, Shivpuri and Guna stations to check the passengers facility, food stalls, reservation office, booking office, waiting halls, toilets, platforms and circulating area, cleanliness and development ..

MP Shooting Academy’s players shine in trial competition at Delhi

The players of Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy are doing excellent at the ongoing trials for the upcoming international shooting competitions. Academy’s star shooter Chinky Yadav stood first in the final round of the third and fourth selection trials held in Delhi. In the third selection trial held at Delhi, Yadav finished fourth with a score of 579 in the qualification round of the 25 metre sports pistol event, while she finished first in the final round with 37 points...

Phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccination: Top Govt officials get jab

The phase 2 of COVID-19 vaccination drive began across the State to inoculate 2.81 lakh frontline workers and will continue till February 13. The frontline workers include policemen, security personnel, panchayat and revenue department officials, who actively participated during the pandemic to contain the virus in the State. A total of 832 vaccination centres across the State, and 79 in Bhopal, were set up to inoculate the frontline workers from Monday onwards. ..

Health Minister Dr Prabhuram Chaudhary inspects vaccination sites in Bhopal

The vaccination of frontline workers commenced on Monday. Health Minister Dr Prabhuram Chaudhary inspected vaccination centres at Pratima Malik Police Hospital, Collector office and ISBT-based municipal corporation office. Chaudhary informed that at 825 vaccination sites, COVID-19 vaccine’s first dose is being given to frontline workers. In four days of this week, vaccination of frontline workers will be done. So far, 3.31 lakh frontline workers have been registered for vaccination...

Make Swami Vivekanand Career Guidance Scheme effective: Yadav

Higher Education Minister Dr Mohan Yadav reviewed the works of higher education department at Mantralaya on Monday. He directed to make Swami Vivekananda Career Guidance Scheme effective so that jobs could be provided to students in well known companies. Moreover, he instructed to start twitter and face book accounts of college shortly. He also told that there should be clarity regarding admission norms...

CM holds video conference with collectors, commissioners

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan interacted with Collectors and Commissioners, IG and SP-level officers in the first session through video conference at Mantralaya on Monday. He said that monthly review will be conducted as per the fixed agenda. There will be 29 days of work and one day for review in the month. He said that this monthly review is a powerful medium of good governance. He told to continue the campaign with full force against adulterators and mafias. Chief Secretary Iqbal Singh Bains ..

8 people held with 30 pistols, country-made pistols, rifles

Crime Branch Police have arrested eight people and have recovered more than 30 pistols, country-made pistols and rifles from their possession. The accused used to sell these weapons at different places in the State for Rs 20,000 to Rs 25,000. Additional Superintendent of Police (Crime Branch) Gopal Dhakad said that illegal arms and ammunition were recovered from the accused in bulk...

Power employees stage protest against privatisation of State’s power discoms

Power company employees have united against proposed privatisation of the State’s power distribution companies. On Sunday, they held a public meeting in premises of Madhya Pradesh Madhya Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company (MPMKVVCL) located in Govindpura and warned that if the Government starts the process of handing over companies in private hands, then power supply will be stopped across the State and employees will go on strike. These workers were gathered under the banner of various trade organisations...

Mass public grievances redressal camp organised at Berasia Tehsil

A mass public grievance redressal- camp was organised in Berasia Tehsil on Saturday to bring the members of the nomadic tribes into mainstream by providing them the benefits of various government schemes. The problems of residents of 14 villages in Berasia Tehsil were resolved at the camp. The villagers were told about the schemes made by the government to bring back the members of nomadic and semi-nomadic tribes. Berasia MLA Vishnu Khatri, Sub-Divisional Magistrate Rajeev Nandan Shrivastava and different ..

Union Budget will speed up State’s development: Sharma

State BJP President V D Sharma reckoned the specialities of Union Budget recently presented by Union Finance Minister Niramala Sitharaman in Parliament on Saturday. He said that for the first time, there has been 135 per cent hike in health budget by seeing the corona period. Addressing the press conference at BJP Headquarters, he told that union budget actually reflects the vision of Modi Gover..

Congress comes in support of Chakka Jam by farmers in State

Congress leaders supported the road blockade of farmers in different parts of state on Saturday. They supported the demand of farmers that three contentious farm laws should be repealed. Farmers have observed three hour road blockade in support of call given by various farmer’s organisation. In Bhopal, former minister and Congress MLA P C Sharma supported the farmers’ agitation and took part in road blockade, demanding withdrawal of three contentious farm laws. P C Sharma and his supporters squatted ..

‘Will make Katni beautiful, clean through planned devpt’

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that all the cities of Katni district, known for its abundant industrial and mineral wealth, will be developed into a beautiful and the cleanest city through well-planned development. Chief Minister Chouhan made the above statement while reviewing the strategy and actions of the year-wise development and construction action plan of Katni Municipal Corporation’s Five Year Development Action Plan 2021-26, Barhi, Vijayraghavgarh and Kaimor Nagar Parishad on Saturday...

CM condemns attack on forest guard in Dewas, cops in Gwalior

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has termed the incident of attack by criminal elements on forest guard in Dewas district and police inspector in Gwalior as extremely sad. In an emergency meeting on Saturday morning, Chief Minister Chouhan discussed the incidents of attack on forest and police staff in Dewas and Gwalior on Friday and gave instructions to higher officials in this connection...

Tiger rescued from Harda recovering well at Van Vihar

The young tiger brought to Van Vihar National Park from Harda in an injured condition has showed speedy recovery. The tiger has started walking strongly in the enclosure. Wounds have been healing at faster pace. The tiger is currently enclosed to the indoor ward of the wildlife hospital and he has showed speedy recovery. ..

CM inaugurates Bhopal-Ahmedabad direct flight

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that air travel is not a matter of luxury, it is a powerful and effective means of saving time and increasing efficiency. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream is that even an ordinary person wearing slippers should have access to air travel. ..

CM reviews urban drinking water, sewerage

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that adequate clean drinking tap water will be provided to every town in State. For this, drinking water schemes in progress should be completed on time, their quality should be good and restoration work should be done simultaneously and work site should not be left after finishing the digging work. He said that no city of State should be without a sewerage system. It should be ensured that sewerage schemes become functional and the treatment of sewage starts. ..

Medical students to get insurance cover during study period: Sarang

Medical Education Minister Vishwas Sarang said that Medical Education Student Insurance Scheme is going to be introduced in Madhya Pradesh. This will be the first such scheme across the country. By implementation of scheme, family of students studying in Government medical colleges will not have to face any financial expenditure in case of student falls ill...

Health Minister inspects State Food Lab

Health Minister Dr Prabhuram Chaudhary inspected Idgah Hills-based State Food laboratory in the State capital on Wednesday. He said that now test of pesticide quantity in edible items and metals, which are harmful for health, is being done at State food test laboratory...

Man gets new lease of life after 14 cm long knife removed from food pipe

in a crucial, challenging and life-saving surgery, a 14 cm long knife, swallowed by a 32-year-old-patient, was removed from his food pipe at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The surgery was carried out by Ear Nose Throat (ENT) Department on the patient hailing from Chhatarpur. He complained of severe pain in swallowing with inability to swallow anything for two days and he was promptly attended to by Department of ENT Head and Neck Surgery team. The patient revealed a history of ..

Bhupendra Singh apprises CM of devpt works, beautification of cities in State

Urban Development and Housing Minister Bhupendra Singh held discussions over tea with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at Mantralaya on Wednesday. During the meeting, he informed that development works and beautification of cities are going on in the State. These works will continue in future also. Availability of basic amenities to citizens is constantly being reviewed. CM Chouhan said that officer’s should remain active and conduct review in order to maintain ..

WCR GM Singh visits Habibganj Stn, checks re-development work

West Central Railway (WCR) Jabalpur zone General Manager Shailendra Singh visited Habibganj Railway Station on Wednesday to check redevelopment work. He inspected the construction work in main building, circulating area, covered over platform, concourse area, FOB, lighting arrangement, passengers facility etc. Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Uday Borwanker and I..

Rs 97 crore to be paid to Vinod Mill workers

Revenue and Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput informed that pending dues amounting to Rs 97 crore will be paid to workers of Vinod Mill located in Ujjain. He was holding discussion with the authorities for action in this regard in relation to the decision taken by the Cabinet earlier. He informed that this amount of Rs 97 crore will be taken from the amount received from the auction of the mill land...

Manisha Keer wins shooting bronze in Asian Online C’ship at Kuwait

The talented player of Madhya Pradesh State Shooting Academy, Manisha Keer participated in online shooting championship and won bronze medal for country in First Asian Online Shooting Championship, Kuwait 2021. She won bronze medal by earning 136 points in women trap event. Manisha Keer met Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia during her tour of shooting academy and apprised her about the achievement. Yashodhara Raje Scindia praised Manisha Keer and said that girls are also giving their best performance ..

‘Work to regularise illegal colonies should be done timely’

Urban Development and Housing Minister Bhupendra Singh has instructed that necessary process for regularisation of illegal colonies should be completed timely. Singh also asked to send the proposal for implementation of National Urban Livelihood Mission in newly constituted 29 local bodies. Singh was reviewing the departmental schemes at Mantralaya on Tuesday. Singh also instructed to rope in labour and social justice department in operation of Deendayal Kitchen Centers. Singh also instructed that ..

Online portal for Home Stay Scheme registration launched by MP Tourism

Online portal for registration in Madhya Pradesh Tourism’s Home Stay Scheme was launched by Minister of Tourism, Culture and Spirituality, Usha Thakur on Tuesday. Shivshekhar Shukla, Principal Secretary, Tourism and Culture and Sonia Meena, Additional Managing Director was also present in the launch program. Minister Thakur said that Home Stay Scheme can helpto create employment at the local level and provide opportunity to middle-income families to connect with the rapidly growing tourism business...

CM terms Budget as revolutionary, in direction of Atmanirbhar Bharat

Union Budget presented by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has evoked mixed reactions from politicians and common people as well. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan dubbed the Union Budget as revolutionary and in the direction of Atmanirbhar Bharat, Congress said budget is disappointing. CM Chouhan said that Union Budget is Atmanirbhar Budget, it has new vision and is revolutionary budget. Care of all sections of society has been taken in Budget which is going to transform Indian economy...

Cabinet ministers praise Union Budget

Cabinet ministers have praised the Union Budget. They said that budget has envisaged overall development and is going to prove a milestone. It is also going to realise Atmanirbhar Bharat slogan and going to revive Indian Economy. Finance Minister Jagdish Devda told that Union Budget is going to revive Indian economy. He said that along with world economy, Indian economy also got affected due to corona disease. Budget is going to provide impetus to economy of country...

CM inaugurates solar power project near Upper Lake

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated solar power project on VIP Road near Bhopal’s Upper Lake on Monday. This will enable the operation of Karbala pump using solar energy on VIP Road. Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited has installed 1540 solar energy panels on VIP road along banks of Upper Lake. This plant has a capacity of 500 KW. Total 75,000 units of electricity will be produced every month from the solar plant. The cost of this project is Rs 2.6 crore...

Darwaza - displayed as first exhibit of February

Darwaza- a beautifully carved large door collected from 1998 was displayed as displayed in the audience as ‘First Exhibit of the month’ under an online series of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya on Monday. Director, IGRMS Dr Praveen Kumar Mishra said that Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (National Museum of Mankind), initially this series will focus on the masterpieces from its collection which are considered as unique for their contribution to the cultural history of a particular ..

CM kick-starts polio drive by administering drops to kids

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan kick-started State-level Pulse Polio Campaign by administering polio doses to infants at his residence in Bhopal on Sunday. The Chief Minister symbolically administered polio drops to four children of Bhopal. These children included Shanvi Malaviya, Meher Bhartiya, Anirudh Singh and Veer Purohit...

15th Blind Challenge Car Rally witnesses enthusiastic participation

At least 25 vehicles were driven at 15th Blind Challenge Car Rally-2021 organised by Arushi, an NGO in association with Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), on Sunday. IGRMS Director P K Mishra flagged off first vehicle and the rally commenced from DB City Mall. The first car was driven by Aruneshwar Singh Deo with Navigator Nisha Ojha. ..

Steel sheet loaded in freight train from Sukhi Sewaniya Station

Working towards business development through goods trains, Bhopal Railway loaded steel sheet at Sukhi Sewaniya station for further transportation to South West Railway Maddur (Bengaluru division). This was the first rack of goods from Suhi Sewaniya station that helped Railways earn revenue of Rs 40.89 lakh. Railway officials are expecting to load around 15 racks of steel sheet annually from the station. Bhopal Railway is continuously working towards business development by releasing attractive schemes ..

Severe cold grips city, mercury to go up after two days

State Capital Bhopal is experiencing severe cold wave on Sunday, the day as well as night temperature dipped sharply. The spine chilling cold would continue for at least two more days. Weather department said that there may be some respite from the cold after two days. Minimum temperature was recorded in Umaria as 2 degree Celsius. Mandla, Narisnghpur, Tikamgarh and Khandwa districts witnessed the coldest day...