Bhopal

Governor visits Buddhist Stupa, Forest Eco Park

Governor Mangubhai Patel visited the Buddhist Stupa and Forest Eco Park at Satdhara in Raisen district on Sunday. During the visit, he inquired about the construction period of the stupas, the materials used in their construction and the archaeological importance. During the visit, Governor Patel said that Satdhara is full of natural beauty. Here natural beauty is scattered in every particle. He said that by coming here the mind experiences inner peace. Governor Patel also interacted with the employees ..

Assembly Speaker to embark on 7-day cycle yatra

Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker Girish Gautam will embark on a seven day bicycle yatra to solve public problems of his Assembly constituency Dev Talab (Rewa). The Bicycle yatra of Speaker Girish Gautam will start from October 24 and will continue till October 31. Speaker will tour around 72 villages during his bicycle yatra which will be first of its kind taken out by any Assembly Speaker of State so far. During his bicycle yatra, Speaker will take feed back of central and State Government schemes ..

Discussion titled ‘Vanyasanskriti’ held under ‘Gamak’ series

The Kalidas Sanskrit Academy, Ujjain, held a discussion titled ‘Vanyasanskriti’ under the Gamak cultural series on Sunday. Presiding over the discussion in context of the Hindu epic ‘Ramayana’, senior Sanskrit scholar, Professor Kedarnarayan Joshi from Ujjain said that the continuum of forest culture is eternal which is in existence since the Vedic era. He said that Maharishi Valmiki is an Adikavi and his poetry is called Adikavya. Underlining the characteristics of forest culture, he asserted that ..

Idol remains pollute Khatlapura River

After the festivals of Dussehra and Navratri concluded with much fanfare about two days ago, rivers and lakes display a sorry state of affair once again following idol immersions that were installed and worshipped in various Puja Pandals across the city. Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has restricted the immersion of idols in all lakes and water sources of city and arranged detailed immersion programmer at selected water sources. Traditionally, the idols were made of mud and painted with natural ..

Police ITI, Bhopal and SBC, Mumbai sign MoU

With an objective to provide job-oriented courses to children of Madhya Pradesh Police families, a MoU was signed between Police ITI Bhopal and between Police ITI Bhopal and School of Broadcasting and Communication, (SBC) Mumbai. Special Director General of Police (Training) Aruna Mohan Rao and SBC Director Dr Tushir Choudhary signed the MoU. Children of police families can take admission in short-duration job-oriented courses such as Public Relations, Video Editing, Mobile Journalism, Podcasts, Reporting, ..

Special camp for TB eradication held at Bairagarh Hospital

The Health Department is giving special therapy to people who came in contact with TB patients to protect them from infection and to prevent further spread of the disease. A special camp was organised for TB eradication at Bairagarh Civil Hospital on Wednesday. Collector Avinash Lavania inaugurated this camp by distributing medicines to family of a patient to prevent infection among people coming in contact with TB patient. Bhopal Police DIG Irshad Wali, Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr Prabhakar ..

Make every effort to stop pollution in city: Kavindra Kiyawat

Divisional Commissioner Kavindra Kiyawat has directed the departments concerned, including district and police administration, to take serious action to prevent pollution in the State capital. In the Divisional Commissioner’s meeting room, Kiyawat reviewed air pollution situation in Bhopal and measures being taken. Kiyawat has directed that the district administration and Transport Department should stop operation of commercial diesel vehicles that are above 15 years along with setting up of PUC centres ..

Day 3 of Ramleela: Sugriva Maitri, Bali Vadh staged

Shri Ramleela Utsav, being organised by Directorate of Culture, Madhya Pradesh from October 10 to 14 at Ravindra Bhavan, witnessed dramatic staging of events Sugriva and Ram’s friendship, Bali’s slaughter, Ramsetu formation, Ravana and Angad conversation, Lanka Dahan, Kumbhkaran and Meghnath’s slaughter, Ravana slaughter and Lord Ram’s coronation, on the third day of the Utsav on Tuesday. The third day of the cultural evening unleashed with the Shri Ram Aarti. After this, the plays commenced, in which ..

Police intensify checking to ensure tight security ahead of festivals

By seeing the festive season of Navratri and many other festivals to follow in coming days, police have beefed security arrangements to ensure strict law and order situation in state capital. Police officials could be seen doing vehicle checking at various identified points of city. On Tuesday, police also took the help of Bomb Disposal Squad and sniffer dogs to ensure water tight security arrangements. BD&DS went to railway station, bus stand, shopping malls and other sensitive public places and ..

Complete residential construction works at Bhanpur soon: Mpl Commr

Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary inspected ongoing construction works of LIG and EWS blocks at Bhanpur under Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojana on Tuesday. During inspection, he issued instructions to complete construction and electricity related works in the locality, construct a boundary wall and transform the campus premises into a green one by conducting plantation. During inspection, Additional Commissioner Chandrapratap Gohal, Chief Engineer A R Pawar and other BMC officials were also present. ..

MP’s Kirar grabs place in Indian Archery team

A splendid player of Madhya Pradesh Archery Academy, Muskan Kirar has bagged her place in the Indian compound team, which will participate in the 22nd Asian Archery Championship to be held at Bangladesh’s Dhaka from November 19 to 26. Apart from Kirar, PSPB’s Jyoti Surekha, PB’s Praneet Kaur and Rajasthan’s Priya Kaur have also been selected for the team. Notably, 5 archers from the MP Archery Academy; Muskaan Kirar, Srishti Singh, Ragini Marco, ..

Pondicherry lifts winning trophy at N’tnl 10 Sq Ckt C’ship

In the final match of the 21st National 10 Square Senior and Junior Cricket Championship, being played under the aegis of Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT) University, Pondicherry beat LNCT University by 7 runs to bag the winning title under the senior category. The Jharkhand team finished third. Similarly, in the junior category, Rajasthan stood first, MP stood second and Uttar Pradesh (UP) finished third. In the finals of Senior Category matches being played on the grounds of LNCT Excellence ..

Sita Haran staged on second day of Ramleela Utsav

Ramleela Utsav, organised by Directorate of Culture, Madhya Pradesh from October 10 to 14 at Ravindra Bhavan, witnessed Lord Ram’s coronation, Kaikeyi-Manthara dialogue, Ram’s exile, Kewat’s introduction, Dasharatha’s death, Bharat and Ram milaap and Sita Haran on second day of the programme. The cultural programme on the second day of Utsav began with the announcement of the coronation of Lord Ram. King Dasharatha, Lord Ram’s father, announces the coronation of Lord Ram, but after the conversation ..

‘Make year-wise action plan to achieve gross enrollment’

Governor Mangubhai Patel has said that universities should prepare year-wise action plans to achieve the target of gross enrollment under the new education policy. Patel said that the universities should make effective efforts to provide the opportunities given under the policy to the deprived sections of the society. Governor Patel was addressing the fourth governing body meeting of the Dr B R Ambedkar University of Social Sciences, Mhow, at Raj Bhavan on Monday. Members of the governing body and ..

Shivpuri plant will be example in country: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Friday handed over the key of ‘Take Home Ration Plant’ costing Rs 17.35 crore to Women Livelihood Industrial Co-operative Society in Shivpuri in Jan Kalyan and Suraaj Abhiyan. Chief Minister Chouhan said..

BJP Congress busy in parleys over candidates selection

  Ticket aspirants for by-election of one Lok Sabha seat and three Assembly seats have started to contact senior party leaders in BJP as well as in the Congress. They are staking their claim by showing their popularity and influence among masses..

Khandwa, Dewas enter men’s finals of Rugby C’ship

senior Rugby teams of Khandwa and Dewas districts have secured their place in the men’s finals of the Senior and Junior Rugby state Championship, being played at Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT), Bhopal. In the senior women’s finals, the Dewas and Raisen teams, while in the final Junior boy’s category, Shajapur and Dewas and in the final Junior girl’s category, the teams of Betul and Shajapur have seized their place. In the semi-finals of the 3-day championship, the senior men’s team from ..

Khandwa, Dewas enter men’s finals of Rugby C’ship

senior Rugby teams of Khandwa and Dewas districts have secured their place in the men’s finals of the Senior and Junior Rugby state Championship, being played at Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT), Bhopal. In the senior women’s finals, the Dewas and Raisen teams, while in the final Junior boy’s category, Shajapur and Dewas and in the final Junior girl’s category, the teams of Betul and Shajapur have seized their place. In the semi-finals of the 3-day championship, the senior men’s team from ..

Clean up Bhanpur Khanti surroundings, beautify area: Mpl Commr

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner KVS Chaudhary inspected the Bhanpur Khanti area on Thursday. During the inspection, he directed to uproot and clean the unwanted plants near the Gumbadnuma mound, conduct plantation in the area to make it clean and green, water the plants and the trees, complete the boundary-wall construction works and get a board installed at the mound propagating the message “Welcome to Bhopal”. Commissioner Chaudhary cautioned to impose a penalty if the works are ..

Mehfil-e-Sufiyana leaves Gamak audience spellbound

Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy headed the Gamak cultural series on Thursday. The culture lovers witnessed Mehfil-e-Sufiyana program in the cultural evening, in which Bhopal cultural artists Muqarram Warsi and TS Dharmesh presented their performances. The program opened to the Welcome speech given by Director of the Academy, Nusrat Mehdi, who shed light on the details of the program. She began by saying that the general public has been through a lot of mental and emotional turmoil amidst the Covid-19. ..

Players of MP Athletics Academy bag 2 silvers at National U-23 Athletics C’ship

Players of MP State Athletics Academy, Abhishek Thakur and KM Deeksha, aced it at the National Under-23 Athletics Championship to bag one silver medal. The 3-day championship, organised at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi, concluded on Wednesday. The athletes scaled this success by competing in the 800-meter race at the event. Notably, this is for the first time that the top-seeded players are participating in the Under-23 National Athletics Championship. In the final men’s event, Somnath Chauhan, ..

Immediately start construction of sewage treatment plant: Mpl Commr

 BMC Commissioner KVS Chaudhary taking stock of the STP construction works near Yadgar-e-Shahjahani park of the city on Wednesday.    Staff Reporter : Commissioner of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), KVS Chaudhary inspected the sewa..

IGRMS holds photography contest to promote Hindi among employees

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) is observing ‘Official language fortnight’ from September 14 to 30 in which various competitions and programmes are being organised. To promote Hindi amongst employees, photography competition was organised. This competition was organised by Tapas Biswas, Photographic Officer. Biswas told participants present about the competition that Godari Pathera is a unique structure designed by Gond clay/mud artists of Dindori and Mandla districts of Madhya ..

Bundeli Gayan, Bharia dance enthrall one and all

Tribal Folk Arts and Dialect Development Academy headed the Gamak cultural program on Tuesday. In the program, Shubham Yadav and companions from Bhopal presented the Bundeli Gayan program, which was succeeded by Bharia folk dances presented by Dadulaal Dandoliya and team from Chhindwara. The programme opened to Bundeli Gayan performances, with the arrival of Shubham Yadav and companions on the stage. The cultural group presented the Bundeli renditions of Ganesh Vandana “Aa jaiyyon” and the Sohar song ..

Grand parade marks 37th Foundation Day of RPF at rly stadium

A grand parade and colourful programme was organised on the 37th Foundation Day of the Railway Protection Force (RPF) at Railway Stadium, on Monday. General Manager, West Central Railway (WCR), Shailendra Singh inspected the parade as the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, Singh highlighted the remarkable works done by the RPF and called upon the officers and jawans of the force to continue to provide security to the railways as well as security of passengers in the same manner...

BJYM holds blood donation camps under Sewa Aur Samarpan Abhiyan

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) organised blood donation camps in all 54 organisational districts of the State. It organised blood donation camp under the ongoing Sewa Aur Samarpan Abhiyan being run by BJP to mark the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. State President, BJYM, Vaibhav Pawar informed that across the State, Yuva Morcha workers donated 3919 unit blood. In Bhopal, Blood Donation camp was organised at Hindi Bhawan. The blood donation camp was inaugurated by BJYM National Vice ..

LNCT University signs MoU with NCC

Vice-Chancellor, Lakshmi Narain College of Technology (LNCT) University, Kolar Road, Bhopal, Professor NK Thapak signed a memrandum of understanding (MoU) with Brigadier Sanjay Ghosh of National Cadet Corps (NCC) Group Headquarters. On this occasion, Professor N K Thapak said that NCC has been included as a credit course in the undergraduate level courses of the university. Under this course, students of BA, BCom, BSc, BBA and BCA courses can avail the benefit of this course...

Mahanagar Bank celebrates Sant Hirdaram’s birth anniv

Mahanagar Citizen Cooperative Bank celebrated the birth anniversary of Sant Hirdaram on Wednesday. The occasion was celebrated with great fervour, officials and employees of the bank offered flowers to Sant Hirdaram and sought blessings. Bank President and former housing association president (State Minister level), Sunil Vaswani, while addressing the bank employees and officials opined that all of us must recall selfless services offered by Sant Hirdaram and must incorporate it in our lives too...

Collector issues order for remaining aid to farmers

On the directions of Collector Avinash Lavania, an amount of more than Rs 4 crore for land acquisition has reached the accounts of 26 farmers of Manjitgarh Panchayat in Berasia within a week. Even as the Public Hearing was shut down due to coronavirus, these farmers had reached collectorate to meet the collector. The Collector had assured to resolve their problem within eight days. The farmers told the collector that land of 200 farmers in village Majitgarh is going into the submerged area of Tem ..

Gadkari dedicates 34 road projects in Indore

Union Minister for Road Transport and National Highways, Nitin Gadkari dedicated 34 road projects of 1356 km long, costing around Rs 9,577 crore in Indore on Thursday. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, PWD Minister Gopal Bhargava, former Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra, BJP National Sec etc were present in the programme. Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister Jyotiradiya Scindia, Union Minister Prahalad Patel joined the programme in virtual manner. ..

SBI home loan at subsidised rates during festival time

The State Bank of India (SBI) has come up with attractive offer of home loan during festival season. Now customers will get home loan at attractive rate from SBI. Chief General Manager, SBI, Umesh Kumar Pandey informed that the campaign to sanction home loans at subsidised rates will take place in two phases. The first phase will be in force from September 1 to October 31, 2021, while the second phase will begin from November 1 to continue till December 31, 2021. During this duration, interested customers ..

35 house owners fined after dengue larvae found during survey

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Thursday carried out inspections to detect dengue larvae at various houses of the State capital on Thursday. Along with this, BMC staff sprayed insecticides by fogging and manually operated machines across the city. BMC also penalised households not following appropriate behaviour to curb growth of dengue larva, despite repeated warnings and cautions issued by BMC. On Thursday, BMC slapped a fine on 35 households not exercising hygiene and proper safety measures ..

Nine new dengue patients detected, figure crosses 200

The outbreak of dengue is increasing continuously in the State capital, nine dengue patients have found in the testing of 21 samples, in the past 24 hours. With this, the number of dengue patients in the city has reached 203 this year. Significantly, four dengue patients were detected earlier in the day in city. So far this month, more than 100 dengue patients have been found. One-third of the samples tested every day are being found infected. CMHO Dr Prabhakar Tiwari said that the number of dengue ..

BJP gears up for PM Modi’s birthday

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has prepared a roadmap of programmes to be organised to mark the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. It is going to observe ‘Sewa aur Samarpan Diwas’ from September 17 till October 7. Even an exhibition focusing on personality of PM Narendra Modi and his successful political journey will be also organised. Addressing the press conference at party office in Bhopal on Wednesday, V D Sharma said that PM Narendra Modi has been always concerned for deprived sections of ..

CM Chouhan launches mega drive against dengue from Nehru Nagar

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that he has come to make an appeal, not as a Chief Minister but as a member of family, to keep vigil against dengue and adopt preventive measures. He was speaking during launch of State-wide mega campaign against dengue from Nehru Nagar in Bhopal on Wednesday. Insisting that one should get cent percent vaccinated against corona pandemic, he also urged everyone to regularly follow precautions against corona. He stated that State Government and its agencies ..

Jabalpur’s Hrishikesh to share screen space with Big B in ‘Mayday’

Sanskardhani’s Hrishikesh Pandey had done the city proud and achieved his dream by working with his idol, Amitabh Bachchan in Ajay Devgn’s forthcoming thriller ‘Mayday 2022’. It is no less than a dream for true for Hrishikesh to share screen space with the personality he has been idolised since childhood. While talking to ‘The Hitavada’, Hrishikesh Pandey said, “On growing up watching movies of Big B, it was just unimaginable to stumble upon this great opportunity. I had come across Amitji on several ..

Collector Lavania, DIG Wali inspect immersion sites

Collector Avinash Lavania and Bhopal DIG Irshad Wali inspected the immersion sites of the state capital on Tuesday. They directed the concerned officials and Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) to ensure that there is no congregation of devotees and spectators during immersion at the sites on the final day of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, to avoid any untoward incident...

Rare butterflies spotted in Ratapani Reserve

As Monsoon is considered as best time watch butterflies as they flit about in good numbers looking for nectar from tender greenery that springs up after the rain, naturalist identified rare species in Ratapani jungle of MP. A team of 88 naturists from 14 states of India found 103 species of butterflies including a dozens of rare species. The team has spotted Bush Brown, Angel Pirate, Black King, Nawab, Common Tree Brown, Tri-coloured pied flat and other few species. After concluding their survey, ..

BMC employees conduct dengue larvae survey

To protect citizens from mosquito borne diseases, particularly dengue, Bhopal Municipal Corporation is doing fogging through machines and at the same time, it is conducting door to door survey to find out dengue larvae. BMC team is going to homes and checking utensils used to store water and other vessels lying unused at roofs and gallery of houses. BMC employees are asking people not to allow storage of water for long time as it becomes breeding place for mosquitoes. They are advising people to ensure ..

Mpl Commr Chaudhary inspects schools transferred under Smart City project

Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary inspected the Primary and Higher Secondary Schools transferred under the Smart City Project on Tuesday. He was accompanied by Smart City’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Ankit Asthana. During the inspection, Chaudhary also interacted with the Principal and faculty members of the Chandrashekhar Azad Government Secondary School and took stock of the arrangements being made at the school. Chaudhary instructed to finish the construction of the first and the second floors ..

Dengue, malaria camps held at Roshanpura

As per the directions of Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) Dr Prabhakar Tiwari and under the leadership of District Malaria Officer (DMO) Akhilesh Dubey, Dengue and Malaria camps were organised at Roshanpura locality of Bhopal on Tuesday. During Larvae inspection in the camp, Larvae were detected in Zone 3, Ward No 12, Sharda Nagar, Nariyalkheda, which were destroyed after checking the containers. The team informed the general public about the ways to prevent malaria, dengue, chikungunya and ..

Tulsi Sahitya Academy members release literary compositions

The Tulsi Sahitya Academy launched the books ‘Jyon Naavik ke Teer’ written by Shiv Kumar Diwan and the book ‘Prabandh Kavya Laxman’ written by Dr Ashok Tiwari Aman at a restaurant on Sunday. The book launching programme was presided over by R S Khare and Dr Devendra was invited as the chief guest for the program. In the programme, Gokul Soni reviewed Dr Ashok’s composition ‘Prabandh Kavya Laxman’ while Ghanshyam Maithil Amrit reviewed Diwan’s work ‘Jyon Navik ke teer’. While reviewing the book, Ghanshyam ..

CBI arrests seven accused for irregularities in JEE (Main) exam

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested seven accused, including two directors and four employees, of a private company and a private person in an ongoing investigation of a case related to allegations of committing irregularities in the ongoing JEE (Main) Examination-2021. The three arrested accused were produced before the Competent Court at Delhi and remanded to police custody till September 9. CBI has registered the instant case on 01.09.2021 against a private company and others, including ..

LIC felicitates Olympian Vivek Sagar

Central zone office of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) observed its 65th anniversary on Wednesday. On the occasion, Regional Manager Prakash Chand hoisted LIC flag and congratulated fellow employees and LIC policy holders. LIC personnel paid tributes to LIC employees and common people who lost their life due to Covid-19. Prakash Chand stated that Covid-19 has majorly impacted people’s lifestyles and people have developed awareness towards life insurance. “LIC has crossed a lot of phases ..

Play ‘Dwij’ staged in Bundeli dialect in Gamak series

Under online series Gamak, “Dwij” Katha play presented by Ustaad Alauddin Khan Sangeet avam Kala Academy. It was presented under the direction of theater artist Puneet V Trivedi. The uniqueness of this play is this that it was presented in Bundeli language. It was artists of Rang Sarokar Natya Prasar Samiti who essayed the role of different characters. In play, it was shown that Dwij means second birth. Ups and downs come in life of people. Some people face them bravely but some give up. In play it ..

Artists’ lively performance of Kalbelia community tradition at Tribal Museum

Indians follow the beliefs, customs and tradition according to their religion and according to the rituals they sing songs, dance, eat delicious dishes and wear colorful clothes. Going by the aforesaid cultural practices, beliefs and traditions of the Kalbelia community are being preserved and showcased these days in Tribal Museum, Bhopal, where the Kalbelia community is presenting its traditions through a 10-day camp. On one hand, the artists are showcasing their handicrafts by making ‘Gudri’ (mattress ..

CM interacts with artisans of Kalbelia community

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan observed the filtration camp organized on the handicraft skills of Kalbelia community. In the camp organized at the Tribal Museum, he observed Gudadi (mattress made of clothes), Bead Jewellery, Glass Art Work, Surma (antimony)and indigenous cuisine Crafted by the Kalbelia community. Principal Secretary Culture and Public Relations Shiv Shekhar Shukla apprised Chief Minister that Kalbelia community is skilled in making other clothes along with Gudadi. The fashion ..

Malwi Swaraj songs, Matki dance leave people spellbound

tribal folk arts and dialect development academy led the Tuesday online-aired Gamak cultural series, where Malwi swaraj songs by Ramchandra Gangoliya and team, Ujjain and Matki dances by Soni Malviya and team, Rajgarh were the center of attraction of the program. The performances also went live on the YouTube channel and Facebook page of the academy. The programme witnessed a blasting euphonious start with the presentation of Ramchandra Gangoliya and team, who voiced the Malwi renditions of the patriotic ..

Jal Jivan Mission is an ambitious scheme: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the Jal Jeevan Mission is a very ambitious scheme of the government, through which drinking water will be provided to every household in the state through taps. There should not be any compromise in the quality of the work and the pipes and other materials used in the scheme. To ensure contractors do not install inferior quality pipes and materials, do Continuous monitoring and cross checking. He said that in the Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh campaign, ..

Construction agency to face music if work not finished in time: Mpl Commr

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner KVS Chaudhary on Tuesday instructed to ramp up construction works of 2 MIG Blocks, 4 LIG Blocks and 2 EWS blocks at 12 no. bus stop and Shyam Nagar by November 2021. Notably, the ongoing blocks are being constructed under Housing-for-all Scheme. He also cautioned that if construction works are not finished within stipulated time, the construction company concerned will be permanently terminated. Chaudhary also instructed to review progress of construction ..

CM honours nine corona warriors for their services in Vishram Ghats

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan honoured corona warriors in a programme organised at Karunadham Ashram. He felicitated nine persons who fulfilled their duties of performing the last rites of those who passed away due to corona at Bhadbhada and Subhash Nagar Vishram Ghats. On this occasion Sudesh Shandilya Maharaj of Karunadham Ashram, wife of Chief Minister Sadhna Singh and MLA P C Sharma were present. CM honoured Lad Singh Sen, Pradeep Kanojia, Jai Malviya, Vishal Kansotia, Rajesh Hans, Yogesh ..

Various cultural performances mark Lalit Parv

On the auspicious occasion of Krishna Janmashtami, a three-day ‘Lalit Parv’ focused on the art manifestations of Lord Krishna has been organised at Triveni Art and Archaeological Museum, Ujjain by the Culture Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh. The event will be in force from August 29 to 31. On the second day of the programme, Cultural artist Divyata Garg and team took charge of the stage to vocalise the Upshastriya Gayan. The artists voiced their mellifluous renditions of the Meera Bhajan ..

Literature demands specialisation for any discussion: Vikas Dave

“The author of any literature is an expert of that subject and he can also criticise his work with proficient skill and ability. If the satirist himself criticises his satirical works, then that critique emerges with utmost expertise in that subject and then presents it in a fair manner on that subject. The ability to be an expert is not God-gifted; hence it is important to discuss expertise in the literature.” The above views were expressed by Director of Sahitya Academy Vikas Dave in a discussion ..

Lok Gayan and Odissi dances enwrap ‘Gamak’ audience

August’s concluding week opened to the soulful program presented by Directorate of culture under the online-aired Gamak series on Monday. On one hand, Indra Pandey and team from Jabalpur delivered the euphonious Lok Gayan performances, while Anusha Jain from Indore was witnessed performing Odissi dances. The performances went live on the YouTube channel and Facebook page of the department. Lok Gayan performances hailed the commencement of Monday’s programme, under which Indra Pandey and team lifted ..

Govt determined to bring light of devpt to poor: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the State Government is continuously working for the welfare of the poor. Along with this, the quality of life of the poor is being improved through public welfare schemes. The government is determined to bring the light of development to the poor. We are working on the concept of inclusive development of the poor and Sabka Saath-Sabka Vikas. In the state, arrangements of bread, clothes, houses, education and medicines are being ensured for the poor. ..

Chouhan honours police officers who displayed indomitable courage

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the internal security of the country is strong due to the indomitable courage and bravery of police personnel. Our police personnel take care of our internal security risking their lives. No outside forces can harm our country and state with these bravehearts to protect us. Chief Minister Chouhan was addressing the promotion Alankaran programme before the police order at Balaghat Police Line. Chief Minister Chouhan felicitated 24 police officers and ..

Plight of roads post-monsoon inflicts torture on Bhopalites

Monsoon is on the brink of wrapping up its course in the city, post which the downpours in Bhopal have rendered the roads in tatters. To make matters worse, water-logging has posed a major threat to the commuters on roads which are teeming with pits and potholes. The roads in Bhopal face aforesaid plight for almost the entire year, excluding a month or two when the road repair work is underway. Following the shoddily repaired roads, they revert to the ramshackled condition. Many a local has expressed ..

Public awareness campaign for dengue, malaria launched during health camp

As per the direction of Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr Prabhakar Tiwari, under the leadership of District Malaria Officer Akhilesh Dubey, a health camp was organised for dengue and malaria control at Ayodhya Nagar Bypass Ward 64 by Malaria Department, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and Embed Project Family Health India. A public awareness campaign was also launched during the camp. District Malaria Officer Akhilesh Dubey informed that in the health camp, people were apprised about the ..

CM takes stock of arrangements at Katju vaccination centre

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited K N Katju COVID Vaccination Centre and inspected the arrangements in State capital on Wednesday. In the Mega Vaccination Campaign-2, special arrangements have been made for the Divyangs and the elderly at the Katju Vaccination Centre. Here both Covaxin and Covishield vaccines are available. An observation room has also been set up at the centre. CM also discussed with the people who came for vaccination including the staff of the vaccination centre...

Take strict action against wrong-doers: Bhadoria

Cooperative Minister Dr Arvind Singh Bhadoria told that it’s the responsibility of CEO to keep eye on functioning of District Cooperative banks. He said that strict action should be taken against those who are involved in wrong doing. He was addressing the review meeting of District Cooperative Central Banks at APEX Bank Auditorium in Bhopal on Wednesday. He informed that banks of Ujjain, Raisen, Khargone have achieved more than the target given to them in terms of loan distribution to farmers, recovery ..

Rainfall activities to increase in eastern MP

Rains have taken break in most regions of the State. Only sundry parts of state are receiving rains in the form of drizzling and light showers. Sky is mainly cloudy. In Bhopal, a spell of drizzling tried to drench the soil. In the meantime, rains are likely in few regions of state. Rainfall and thunder activities are likely in some places of Rewa and Sagar divisions. Rains are also likely in sundry parts of Shahdol, Jabalpur, Bhopal, Hoshangabad, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Chambal divisions...

Amit Malik steals the show with his violin in ‘Gamak’

Ustaad Alauddin Khan Music and Arts Academy took charge of Wednesday’s cultural series Gamak, which is being telecasted online amidst Covid-19 crisis. The programme held on Wednesday witnessed vocalisations of Poorvi Tonpe and team from Gwalior under the Gayan performance, succeeded by Violin-playing performance by Amit Malik and team, Bhopal. The program went live on the YouTube channel and Facebook page of the academy. Poorvi Tonpe and team headed the program with their melodious voices on the songs ..

Cong protests against pathetic roads of Kolar area

Former Minister and Congress MLA PC Sharma is on expedition to protest against pathetic roads of city. On Tuesday, he and Congress men protested against pathetic condition of roads in Kolar locality. Demonstrators led by PC Sharma gathered at Mandakni square and protested against the bad conditions of roads in Kolar. They were carrying banner and flags of Congress party. They raised slogans against the bad condition of roads which are becoming a cause of road accidents. They said that pit riddled ..

Usha Thakur launches tourist sailing boat at Boat Club

Tourism, Culture and Spirituality Minister Usha Thakur said that Bhopal is making its mark at the national level in terms of tourism with the innovations of the Tourism Corporation. Drive in cinema, rail restaurant and now sailing boat are the latest examples. She was addressing the programme organized for the launching of ‘Tourist Sailing Boat’ for tourists at the Upper Lake Boat Club. She said that Bhopal has a tradition of making new innovations since time immemorial. The Tourism Department is ..

Deptt will purchase energy produced by farmers: Tomar

Electricity Minister Pradhyuman Singh Tomar said that energy department will purchase electricity produced by farmer. He was addressing a workshop organised for solar energy producers under PM Kusum Yojana- “A” at Minto Hall in State Capital on Tuesday. New and Renewable Minister Hardip Singh Dang said that there will be estimated expenditure of Rs 10 lakh on establishment of solar plant (to be installed by farmers) and it will generate income of Rs 50 lakh to Rs 60 lakh. Solar plant will give income ..

Cong insulted temple of edn, great personalities on CM’s birthday: BJP

The great personalities of the country and temple of education were insulted by Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel when GK competitions were organised on the Chief Minister on the occasion of his birthday, alleged BJP Mahila Morcha while submitting a memorandum to the District Collector raising strong objection on the issue. The Mahila Morcha members also staged a demonstration at the office of the District Education Office in Raipur on Tuesday. Ever since the Congress came to power, the ministers and ..

‘Protect yourself from corona by getting both doses of vaccine’

In his message to the people of the state on the occasion of Rakshabandhan, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that they should protect themselves, family, state and country by getting both the doses of corona vaccine. This would be a true gift from brothers to sisters. Chief Minister Chouhan said that along with regular vaccination in the state, a vaccination mega campaign would be launched on August 25 and 26. Every eligible person above the age of 18 years must get both the doses. Chouhan ..

Cong behaved irresponsibly in Parliament: Virendra Khatik

Union Minister Virendra Khatik accused Congress of doing irresponsible behaviour during Monsoon Session of Parliament. He said that Opposition parties did not allow Parliament to function smoothly even for a day. They tried to interrupt discussion on burning issues related to public welfare...

Jan Ashirwad Yatra of Virendra Khatik gets rousing welcome

Jan Ashirwad Yatra of Union Minister Virendra Khatik received overwhelming response in Bhopal on Friday. BJP leaders welcomed him with garlands. Virendra Khatik also participated in various local programmes. ..

Players will be trained for 2024 and 2028 Olympics: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that Indian players have made a record in Tokyo Olympics and have opened doors for future possibilities. Their brilliant performance has inspired us. Therefore, we have decided to search for new talented players and train them in 18 sports academies of Madhya Pradesh. We will churn out not one but many such players, who will bring laurels to the country and the state in the Olympics or in various national and world level competitions. Chief Minister Chouhan ..

Heavy to very heavy rains likely in State

A spell of light showers brought delight on the faces of people in Bhopal on Friday. Spell of light showers infused mild coolness into the air. People enjoyed the changed weather conditions to the hilt. Sky remained cloudy throughout the days. Rains also occurred in many places of state as well. Weather Department has issued warning of heavy to very heavy rains in sundry parts of Rajgarh, Vidisha, Raisen, Bhind, Khandwa, Badwani, Ujjain, Dewas, Khargone, Guna districts respectively. ..

Sufiyana Ghazals makes Gamak memorable

Gamak series continued to air online in wake of Covid-19 and on Thursday the program observed the Sufiyana Ghazal performances by Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy. Sufi Brothers Aftab Qadri and Tariq Phase, Indore and Rupesh Lal, Bhopal delivered the melodious performance, which went live on the YouTube channel and Facebook page of the department. Programme opened to a speech verbalized by the Director of Academy, Dr Nusrat Mehdi. She highlighted Culture Department’s efforts in organizing sundry cultural ..

BMC Commr inspects garbage stations

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner KVS Chaudhary on Thursday inspected garbage transfer station of the city. He observed aggregation, transportation and execution of garbage. Apart from getting information about the aggregation of garbage. He also commanded to speed up the construction work of hydraulic platform at Arif Nagar, Yadgar-e-Shahjahani and Danapani stations...

Sacred groves of Manipur on display at IGRMS

Under 62nd series of online exhibition by Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), ‘Umang Laigi laikon: sacred groves of Manipur’ situated in Sacred Groves open air exhibition of Manav Sangrahalaya was presented online with its basic information and photographs and videos. About this exhibition, Dr Praveen Kumar Mishra, Director, IGRMS said, “The Meiteis of Manipur practice nature worship and ancestor worship. Many of lofty hills surrounding the valleys are named after Umang Lai (the ..

CM reviews vaccination drive work

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the second phase of the two-day Covid-19 vaccination mega campaign will be conducted on August 25 and August 26 in the State. Mega campaign will be conducted in all districts of the State. For this the campaign will be intensified. For the purpose of wider public awareness, message of benefits of vaccines, necessity and utility of the second dose, will be disseminated to the public through subject-experts via various media. The Chief Minister was ..

Gamak grooves on Gayan, Kathak performances

Gamak cultural series, which is being aired online amidst Covid-19, witnessed the Gayan and Kathak dance performances on Wednesday. Presented by Ustad Alauddin Khan Music and Arts Academy, Gayan performances were voiced by Sai Aishwarya Mahashabde and team, Bhopal and Kathak dance by Shikha Soni and team, Gwalior. The performances went live on the YouTube channel and Facebook page of the Department. In the silvery-toned opening performance, Sai Aishwarya Mahashabde vocalised Raag Bihag, Bada Khayal ..

Collector Lavania inspects oxygen plant at JP Hospital

Collector Avinash Lavania inspected the ongoing construction of oxygen plant at JP Hospital and directed to start the operation of all oxygen generation plants in the district by September 1. Also, the collector feted the doctors and other staffers of JP Hospital for bagging the second prize in the state-level Kayakalp award. Collector Lavania said that there is no bigger service than humanity and the doctors have proven this by giving relentless services during the coronavirus period. Lavania inspected ..

WCR installs three oxygen plants

In view of the possible third wave of Covid-19 pandemic, the Western Central Railway (WCR) has installed three oxygen plants each in Central hospital of Jabalpur, Bhopal and Kota division. WCR, General Manager Shailendra Kumar Singh and WCR, Mahila Kalyan Sangathan President Archana Singh inaugurated the oxygen plant of three divisions on August 15. The oxygen plant located at Central Railway Hospital Jabalpur, Bhopal and Kota division has a capacity of 600,liutres, 500 litres and 500 liters respectively...

Gondi songs, Matki dance leave everyone spellbound

Under online Gamak series, Tribal Folk Arts and Dialect Academy presented Gondi “Swaraj Geet” and” Matki Dance” on Tuesday. Both programmes created a unique ambience and left everyone enthralled. The first performance was “Gondi Swaraj Geet” presented by Roopsingh Kushram and team, Dindori. Roopsingh Kushram and team gave soulful presentation of Gondi patriotic songs. They gave voice to songs such as “Bharat Mata ke”, “Bharat Ladni ko”, “Lehki Tarna”, “Dhire Gaayle”, “Choye Mandiven”, “Durga Rani”, ..

State Govt shying away from discussion in Assembly: Cong

  Congress has asserted that Government did not have the answers to the questions posed by Opposition, hence, its abruptly ended Monsoon Session of Madhya Pradesh Assembly in just three hours. This was stated by former Assembly Speaker N P Prajapati, Congress MLA and former minister P C Sharma and Vice President of Congress Media Cell Bhupendra Gupta in a joint press conference in Bhopal on Friday. They said that Government ran away from Assembly. They said that only four-day Monsoon Session ..

CM Chouhan virtually flags off fully-equipped three new MEMU trains

  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that three new MEMU (Main Line Electric Multiple Unit) trains are being started for the convenience of the general public. These trains will be equipped with all modern facilities like GPS, digital display, CCTV, bio-toilet etc. Through these trains, general public will be able to travel faster and conveniently. This will be very useful, especially for daily commuters.He said that rail, road and phone connectivity is constantly increasing in Madhya ..

Piplani cops seize smuggled liquor consignment worth Rs 11 lakh

 The Piplani Police have seized a massive consignment of liquor being transported illegally, concealed inside a secret chamber in a container that was stopped during a vehicle checking drive on Friday morning. While checking the container, the police recovered 1,464 litres of English liquor kept inside 150 cartons, cost of which is estimated to be nearly 11 lakh. The container was designed especially to smuggle liquor. A chamber was made below the container’s cabin, inside which the liquor ..

Olympic players feted at Raj Bhawan

Governor Mangubhai Patel has said that cooperation, discipline comes through playing and the confidence of getting success is generated through continuous efforts. Sports are very important in everyone's life. He has said that the attitude of the government and society towards sports has changed in the country. Governor was addressing the felicitation ceremony of Olympic players held at Raj Bhawan on Thursday. Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia, Hockey Coach Ashok Dhyan Chand, ..

2.97 lakh Bhopalites to be examined from 15th

A campaign ‘Nirogi Kaya Abhiyan’ for screening of non-communicable diseases will be organised from August 15 to September 30. During this, a door-to-door survey will be carried out to collect information on non-communicable diseases of all people above 30 years of age. Under the campaign, patients of non-communicable diseases will be made aware of ways to prevent non-communicable diseases by identifying them at an early stage of the disease, raising awareness about non-communicable diseases in the ..

Relive Eco Foundation members spread awareness on safe disposal of masks

On the occasion of International Youth Day #DisposeSafely Campaign was held in MP Nagar, by Relive Eco Foundation, to spread awareness on safe disposal of mask and gloves, an ongoing environmental issue, currently being faced globally. Environmentalist Zeeshan Khan, aka ‘Eco Man of India’, who first launched this campaign on Earth Day, told ‘The Hitavada’ that a recent report of World Wide Forum for Nature became public during lockdown...

CM congratulates Dewas for 100 pc vaccination

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that he salute the spirit and awareness of the people of Dewas towards Corona. Dewas Municipal Corporation is the first to have achieved the target of administering the first dose of Corona vaccine to all the targeted persons of 18 years and above in the state. For this the people, administration, social organizations, public representatives, religious leaders and all in Dewas deserve to be congratulated. He said that all the targeted more than 2. 21 lakh ..

FDA team raids Golden Toast factory in Govindpura

On the suspicion of adulteration, the district administration officials along with a team of Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) raided Golden Toast factory in Govindpura on Wednesday. As festive season is round the corner, the administration has turned stringent towards those involved in adulteration and has taken third such action in three consecutive days on orders of Collector Avinash Lavania...

Rising vegetable prices giving tough time to people

Even as supply of vegetables has increased but rates of vegetables remains on higher side. Most vegetables are being sold at the rate of Rs 60 or above it. The increased vegetable prices in retail market have left people in tight situation. Ladies finger, sponge gourd, beans are being sold at Rs 60 per kg. Likewise, green chilly are also costly. The only reprieve for people is this that tomato and potato, which are largely used in every house hold, are having some reasonable prices. Tomatoes are being ..

8,832 people rescued in flood hit areas: Chief Minister

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that 8832 persons have been rescued and 32 000 persons have been shifted to safely to relief camps in the flood affected areas of the state. NDRF and SDRF teams deserve special appreciation for saving the lives of people by risking their own lives. The work of relief and rehabilitation of flood victims should be done with full readiness and dedication. Hand pumps should be repaired. All the 12 departments of the Task Force Committee should undertake relief ..

‘Make arrangement of I-D celebration in time limit’

Divisional Commissioner Kavindra Kiyawat said that all departments should complete their works, distributed for Independence Day celebration, in time limit. He was taking stock of preparations being done in connection with Independence Day Celebration at Motilal Nehru stadium situated at Lal Parade ground on Monday. The Divisional Commissioner also held a meeting with concerned officers. On this occasion, Collector Avinash Lavania and DIG Irshad Wali etc were also present. He said that by seeing the ..

Tourists will get area-specific handicrafts at tourist places: Minister Usha Thakur

Minister for Tourism, Culture and Spirituality, Usha Thakur said that now the tourists will be able to get handicrafts of the region-specific handicrafts at the tourist place itself. For this, the Tourism Department has trained the craftsmen of Mahor and Ladpura in Niwari district, Basari in Chhatarpur, Madla in Panna, and Uchehra in Satna district in the new techniques of handicrafts. She was observing a three-day prototype exhibition organised by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Corporation at a local ..

‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ events start at MCNUJC

Events to celebrate ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ commenced at Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication (MCNUJC) with a special lecture on ‘Overview of Freedom Movement’. On this occasion eminent archaeologist and historian Professor Makkhan Lal said that there is a need to see India’s freedom movement in totality. He said that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Azad Hind Fauj made a great contribution in getting India rid of the British. He said that the task of journalism ..

‘Govt calling short Assembly session to avoid burning issues’

Former Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that BJP led state government want to run away from burning issues and this is the reason that it has convened short session of Madhya Pradesh Assembly. He was addressing the Congress MLA squad meeting convened on Sunday evening. He stated that Congress will rake up public issues with full strength in assembly session starting from Monday. He said that he recently toured the flood affected parts of Gwalior and Chambal and found that situation is fearsome. Belongings ..

BJP’s trains health volunteers to protect people’s lives

BJP’s District Level Swasthya Swamya Sevaks (health volunteers) training programme commenced at party’s office in state capital on Sunday. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP State President VD Sharma, Campaign’s national in charge and party’s national General Secretary Tarun Chug addressed the programme and highlighted its importance in dealing with third possible wave of corona. Tarun Chug said that during first and second wave of corona, party workers have served the needy people and thus ..

State’s medal winners remain deprived of prize money!

The nation is celebrating the remarkable performance of oor nation’s players winning medals in the Tokyo Olympic Games but the players who are earning name and fame for the State by winning medals in national competitions are deprived of due benefits as declared by the State Government. Shockingly. a large number of players from different disciplines have been given half or less than half of the prize money declared by the Government. Annoyed with the apathetic working of the Madhya Pradesh Sports ..

Drinking water supply restored in all wards of Sheopur: Singh

Urban Development and Housing Minister Bhupendra Singh has informed that drinking water supply has been restored in all the wards of Sheopur city. After the flood disaster, 103 out of 106 tubewells have been made operational. As per the requirement, 15 tankers have also been pressed into service for water supply. Drinking water supply has also started in Baroda, a flood-affected city of Sheopur district. The survey of damaged houses in the flood affected urban bodies is going on. In Sheopur city, ..

It’s must to evaluate, improve effectiveness of Govt schemes: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that it is important to constantly evaluate and improve the effectiveness of Government schemes being run for development and public welfare, otherwise the governments will remain unaware of the reality. Development is meaningless unless it does not reach the poor. The Chief Minister was addressing the MoU signature programme organised at Minto Hall for institutional partnership between NITI Aayog and Atal Behari Vajpayee Institute of Good Governance and ..

Breastfeeding awareness drive concludes at L N Medical College

World Breastfeeding Week was celebrated from August 1 to August 7 by the Department of Pediatrics and Gynecology at LN Medical College, LNCT University. During this, poster making and slogan competitions were also organised in which students took part and made posters with messages related to breastfeeding. On the last day of the week, a seminar was also organised in the college auditorium in which Medical Director Dr Sarla Menon, Dean of LNCT Dr Nalini Mishra, HoD Department of Pediatrics Dr Rashmi ..

Two from MP to get National Youth Award

Two boys in Madhya Pradesh have been selected for National Youth Award. This award is organised by Union Government’s Youth Programme and Sports Ministry. Shubham Chauhan of Bhopal has been selected for the award belonging to session of 2018-19 and on the other hand, Himanshu Kumar Gupta from Jabalpur has also been selected for the award belonging to the session of 2017-18. Both the young guns have been invited to Science Centre, New Delhi on August 12, where they’ll be awarded...

‘Thumari Gayan’, ‘Kathak’ performances impress audience at ‘Gamak’ series

A melodious performance of ‘Thumari Gayan’ followed by ‘Kathak’ folk dance was witnessed on Saturday evening under the online cultural series ‘Gamak’. In view of the Covid-19 pandemic, various academies of the Government of Madhya Pradesh, are jointly organising ‘Gamak’. It is a virtual cultural series, focused on the activities of multiple disciplines, being broadcasted online on social media platforms. The programme began with 'Thumri Gayan' by Vinod Mishra of Urdu Sahitya Academy, in which he first ..