Bhopal

NURSING SCAM Heads continue to roll

      Staff Reporter  Heads continue to roll on in the infamous nursing colleges scam in the State as the Madhya Pradesh Nursing Council’s former registrar Chandrakala Digvaiya has been terminated on Monday ..

Jabalpur airport, Madan Mahal flyover will be named after Veerangana Rani Durgavati: CM

    Staff Reporter  Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav has said that the Rani Durgavati not only defeated Akbar’s army thrice but also made many innovations in the field of good governance and water management. She provided ..

Big charge by Cong against Amarwara by-poll candidate Shah

    Staff Reporter  Media Cell incharge of the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) Mukesh Nayak interacting with the press slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Kamlesh Shah who is contesting from Amarwara l..

Madhya Pradesh, only State to practice re-wilding of orphaned tiger cubs

     By Ankita Garg Madhya Pradesh is proud to be home for highest 785 tigers and the Forest Department claims the process of ‘re-wilding’ of orphaned tiger cubs as one of the main reasons to own the tag of ‘..

CM pays floral tributes to Dr Mookerjee

    Staff Reporter  Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav paid floral tributes and remembered the supreme role of the founder of Bharatiya Jan Sangh, Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on the sacrifice day on Sunday. On the occasion, he state..

Humidity plays spoilsport on Sunday

    Staff Reporter   Sunday was a day of surprise for the city as the capital only witnessed a few drizzles in the daylight hours. Notably, as per the predictions of the Indian Meteorological Department on Saturday, the city ..

Dy Cm Shukla kicks off Pulse Polio Drive in MP

    Staff Reporter   Deputy Chief Minister Rajendra Shukla on Sunday kicked off National Pulse Polio campaign in Madhya Pradesh by administering polio drops at JP Hsopital. Addressing the programme, Minister Shukla said ..

MPPSC 2024 pre-exam held amid tight security

    Staff Reporter   Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (PSC) Preliminary examination 2024 was held in two different shifts at various centres in Bhopal. First paper was conducted for general studies from 10 am to ..

CM reviews Bhopal, Indore Metro projects

   Staff Reporter  Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav on Saturday reviewed the Bhopal and Indore Metro projects and checked the work done in this project till the date. He also discussed the remaining work timeline with ministers and o..

GG flyover completion deadline extended till July 31

     Staff Reporter   Deadline for the construction work GG Flyover (Ganesh Mandir to Gayatri Mandir) has been extended till July 31. In a recent meeting with Public Works Department (PWD) engineers, officials were ..

Baseless, says MPPSC on paper leak claims ahead of Sunday’s twin exams; cops begin probe

    Indore,   The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) on Saturday said that claims about a paper leak ahead of the prelim test of the state service and state forest service exams and it being available on so..

Schools reopen in full swing, ‘no bag’ policy yet to be followed

    Staff Reporter  Though city schools have reopened after one and half months of summer vacation, private convent schools forget to pay attention towards the school bag policy. There is provision to mark ‘no bag polic..

CM Yadav briefs PM about public welfare schemes

    Staff Reporter  Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav while inviting Prime Minister Modi for the bhoomipujan of Ken-Betwa River Linking Project, informed the Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the current status of the Parvati-Ka..

Kisan Kalyan Yojana will continue: CM Mohan Yadav

    BHOPAL/NEW DELHI,   Chief Minister Mohan Yadav on Thursday said that his Government will continue to provide Rs 6,000 to eligible farmers under ‘Kisan Kalyan Yojana’. The State Government provides Rs 6,00..

Cloudy day in city; monsoon may soon knock the door in State

    Staff Reporter  After a few days of rainfall, Thursday was a ‘dry day’ as no downpour was recorded in the city. Though, the cloudy cover remained in the city but sunlight was also there at several places durin..

Congress candidate Dheeransha Invati files nomination

    Staff Reporter  Congress candidate Dheeransha Invati filed his nomination for the Amarwara by-poll on Thursday. President of the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) Jitu Patwari, Leader of Opposition in the State Leg..

Green corridors transport liver, kidney in Bhopal

     By Ankita Garg  Two green corridors were created by the Bhopal Police on Wednesday to transport a liver and kidney from Siddhanta Red Cross to Bansal Hospital and Chirayu Medical College and Hospital respectively fo..

‘After verification pension will be resumed’

    Senior Special Correspondent  Panic prevailed as the news of stopping of elderly people’s pension spread in the State. There are around one lakh people who did not receive the pension in absence of required proce..

Metro phase 2: Soil testing work begins from Subhash Nagar to Karond

     By Ankita Garg  Second phase of work for Bhopal Metro Project began on Wednesday from Subhash Nagar to Karond. This will be 8.77 km of line. First pillar on this route is planned at the main gate of ICAR (Indian Cou..

Licence of Som Distilleries suspended

    Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  State Government, on Wednesday, suspended the licence of Som Distilleries after child labourers were rescued from its unit in Raisen district. As many as 39 boys and 19 girls were r..

Bhargava, Kartikeya Chouhan in race for Budhni by-poll

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  With the resignation of Union Agriculture Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan from Budhni Legislative Assembly, speculation about possible BJP candidate from this seat are gain..

BJP’s Kamlesh Shah files nomination for July 10 Amarwara by-election

     Staff Reporter  Kamlesh Shah filed his nomination for the Amarwara by-election in Chhindwara on Tuesday in the presence of Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav, State President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vishnu Du..

New doors to open for students, researchers, investors in semi-conductor, chip-design sector: CM Dr Yadav

    Staff Reporter   Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav has said that an MoU being signed by Devi Ahilya University, Indore, for educational and research-oriented activities with Taiwan, the leader in the semi-conductor and c..

Plotting of illegal colonies still unaddressed in city

    By Ankita Garg  Predicament of unauthorised colonies and their residents have always been one of the hot button issues raised by the social activists and NGOs. Various letters and directions have been sent to the concerne..

Government relents, rejects proposal to cut 29,000 trees

     By Naman Atolia   After several episodes of demonstrations of protest by the residents, environmentalists, social bodies and intellectuals of the city against the cutting of 29,000 trees, the State Government, ..

Over 5,000 trees to be planted in tree corner, central verge of Kolar six lane road

    By Ankita Garg  With an aim to compensate for the trees cut for Kolar six lane project, municipal corporation and Public Works Department (PWD) is set to develop tree corner where more than five thousand saplings will be ..

Under Cyber Tehsil, mutation of 1,000 registries done in 8 months

    By Ankita Garg   Under its innovative project of Cyber Tehsil, it was possible to do mutation along with registration of properties in a seamless manner in past eight months. Specially, agriculture properties would g..

Candle march organised

    Staff Reporter  A candle march was also organised in the city on Monday over the cutting of 29,000 trees in the Shivaji Nagar and Tulsi Nagar area under the leadership of former councillor Amit Sharma. During the candle m..

‘PM Shri Religious Tourism’ Air service takes off

    By Bhavana 'Aparajita' Shukla  Aiming to develop state as promising destination for religious tourism, Dr Mohan Yadav led Government announced several initiatives. In this series, Chief Minister Yadav, on Sunday, launc..

Monsoon at door, open mines not fenced yet

    By Ankita Garg  Keeping in mind frequent drowning incidents at abandoned mines in Bhopal, district administration directed lease owners to barricade quarrying pits and open mines. Despite strict direction to fence the min..

6 drug-peddlers held with 135 kg ganja

    Staff Reporter  The Crime Branch is taking stringent actions against the drug-peddlers to prevent smuggling of ganja in the city. The officials, in its recent course of actions, have apprehended six smugglers for smugglin..

Chouhan’s 1st road show after becoming Cabinet Minister

     Staff Reporter   The felicitation programme for the ministers inducted into the Central Cabinet from the State as planned by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was postponed over the death of the wife of senior l..

PMAY beneficiaries storm BMC office, stage protest

    Staff Reporter  Aggrieved over the tall claims of the Government to provide them homes under the much propagated Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, the ‘beneficiaries’ of the scheme stormed the BMC’s office and..

Anger outburst over Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  Patience lost, feeling cheated and discontentment poured over municipal corporation by the applicants of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) on Friday. Despite paying huge a..

NEET aspirants continue protest despite Supreme Court’s order

     Staff Reporter  Hundreds of NEET aspirants from various coaching centres in Bhopal staged a protest on Friday against the alleged scam and malfunction in the results and paper leaks case. The protest comes after the..

BMC Scandal worth Rs 2,46,00,000 unearthed

    Staff Reporter  A major scandal worth over Rs 2.46 crore has came to light in the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) where the officers of the corporation conceived and made payment in the name of living employee by decla..

PM Shri Paryatan Vayu Seva: State Government unveils new intra-state air service

     By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla  To enhance intra-state air connectivity, Chief Minister Mohan Yadav inaugurated State Government’s ambitious plan of ‘PM Shri Paryatan Vayu Seva’. ..

Elephant crushes mahout to death under Bhanpur bridge

     Staff Reporter  In a shocking incident, an elephant crushed his mahout to death under Bhanpur bridge in Huzur. According to the eyewitness, the incident took place late night when a group of around 10-12 people were..

Delayed Result Nursing students hit the streets

    Staff Reporter   As the authorities are hanging fire on declaring Pre Nursing Selection Test (PNST) result, medical wing of National Students Union of India (NSUI) staged demonstrations against the delay at JP Hospit..

God save our noble lakes!

     By Naman Atolia   There is a popular saying in the city which says, “Taalon me taal Bhopal ka taal baki sab talaiya hai” (If there exists a lake anywhere in true sense, it is in Bhopal). Though ther..

Cheetah translocation 2.0 anytime: Official

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla   After green signal from inspection teams of Kenya and South Africa, State is all set ready to launch another edition of cheetah reintroduction project at Gandhi Saga..

CRPF soldier Kabir Das Uikey from Chhindwara martyred in Kathua attack

     Our Correspondent CHHINDWARA,     Local youth and CRPF soldier Kabir Das Uikey was martyred in the terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir. The attack took place at Saida Sukhal village in Hiranagar of ..

Frequent fire incidents prompt authorities to enforce stringent safety measures for eateries

    Staff Reporter   In response to a series of alarming fire incidents at various eateries across the city, authorities have intensified their focus on enforcing strict fire and food safety standards. The move comes aft..

Partial relief in city, Rewa emerges as ‘hot spot’

    Staff Reporter  Wednesday was a day of partial relief for the citizens as the residents experienced a cloudy day with mild breeze in the morning which was earlier very humidity. Though the maximum temperature of 39.3 degr..

Ministers from State take charge

     Staff Reporter  As the portfolios were assigned to the ministers, the Members of the Parliaments (MPs) inducted in the Council of Ministers in the third term of Narendra Modi government took their charge in their re..

180-days @ Mohan Yadav Government

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’        Shukla   With the change in leadership in the State, the approach of State Government changed. In last six months, Dr Mohan Yadav emerged as problem-..

Rs 6,000 crore subsidy for domestic power consumers

    Senior Special Correspondent   The Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Dr Mohan Yadav was held on Tuesday. Among the important decisions taken were approval of creating 46,491 new posts in the Health Departm..

NEET aspirants get hope as Supreme Court addresses paper leak allegations

     Staff Reporter   Finally, hope of justice for NEET aspirants as the Supreme Court of India has addressed allegations of a paper leak in the NEET UG 2024 exam on Tuesday. Candidates have filed petitions requesti..

5 MP leaders inducted as Cabinet ministers

    By Bhavana ‘Aparajita’ Shukla   Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan (65), five-time MP from Vidisha and longest-serving Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, took oath as the Cabinet M..

Crane collapses in MP Nagar, 3 hurt

    Senior Special Correspondent   Three people, including councilor, were injured after a crane crashed during Maharana Pratap’s birth anniversary event in MP Nagar area in Bhopal on Sunday. No casualties were reported..