Bhopal

Conservation of petroleum products is necessary for a safe future: Tomar

Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar has said that conservation of petroleum products is necessary for the safe future of generations to come. Tomar was addressing the Sanrakshan Kshamata Mahotsav organised by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association. He said that petroleum products are a valuable gift of nature. Like other sources of nature, its availability is also limited. Therefore its conservation is necessary for future generations. He said that it ..

Leader of Opposition Gopal Bhargava questions vastu design of Assembly

The first day of Madhya Pradesh Assembly’s special session was wrapped up after paying tributes to two deceased leaders on Thursday. It will be on the second day i.e on Friday, that Assembly will ratify Constitution Amendment Bill to extend reservation to SCs, STs for another ten years. Leader of Opposition Gopal Bhargava also paid tribute to both departed leaders. ..

Crime Branch raids several bars, hookah lounges

Bhopal Police have decided to intensify their crackdown on bars and hookah lounges in the city. Tightening noose around the hookah bar operators and bars/restaurants, a raid was conducted by several teams of Bhopal Crime Branch at 15 such places in different parts of the city on Wednesday. ..

Pair of lions from Bilaspur zoo reaches Van Vihar safely

A pair of lions aged four years each reached Van Vihar National Park from Kanan Pendari Zoological Park, Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) on Thursday. They have been kept in quarantine as of now. Van Vihar National Park officials are ecstatic after the arrival of two members from canine family. ..

2 held for duping many of crores by promising job in Railways

Bajaria police on Wednesday claimed to have exposed a railway recruitment scam with the arrest of two persons of a gang, including a terminated police constable, for duping a 35-year-old Krishna Nagar resident to the tune of Rs 12.5 lakh by promising in facilitating job in Railways. The accused promised jobs in Railways for posts like Ticket Collector, Travelling Ticket Examiners and ASM without any exam, interview and document verification, saying they have strong connections in Railways and in political ..

Third accused in honey-trap case grilled

Another accused in honey-trap case Shweta Swapnil Jain was brought to the Income Tax Department from Indore jail to on Wednesday. She was also grilled in connection with money trail in honey-trap case. Before her, I-T Department had interrogated Shweta Vijay Jain and Aarti Dayal were interrogated by income tax officials...

Van Vihar to welcome pair of lions from Bilaspur zoo today

Van Vihar National Park is all set to welcome a pair of lions from Kanan Pendari Zoo, Bilaspur, on Thursday. Officials, including Van Vihar Director Kamalika Mohanty and wildlife veterinary doctor Atul Gupta, had visited Kanan Pendari Zoo in Bilaspur to see the pair of lions. The team has given green signal to the shifting as both animals are healthy. The two lions Satya (male) and Nandi (female) are four years old will be enclosed in quarantine specially designed for the lion...

Civic body continues drive against illegal structures in many areas

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) removed illegal encroachments from Jerahngirabad. As a part of anti-encroachment drive illegal shops are being removed from various areas at Jawahar Chowk, Baghsewaniya and Nariyalkheda. Total two shops were razed at Kehnagirabada and at Baghsewaniya more than 12 shops were demolished. As a part of anti-encroachment drive Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) squad also removed illegal sheds spread at 5000 square feet area in old city...

Now pay spot fine of Rs 2,000 for defacing Raja Bhoj setu

The cable stay bridge commonly known as Raja Bhoj Setu, the bridge that made life easier for all the people heading towards VIP Road can be seen littered and stained with pan and gutka spit. People can be innocuously walked by it, treating as a routine affair until the defacement of this public property was brought to the notice of civic body. Looking at the outrageous defacement, Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) will slap spot fine of Rs 2,000 on spitting on wall after chewing pan and will felicitate ..

District administration demolishes illegal constructions in Adampur Kalan

In yet another action against land mafia, the district administration has dismantled the interconnection of two multi-storey buildings, constructed in Adampur Kalan village, during a five-hour-long action on Monday. Owner of Yashodhara Builders Brijendra Shukla, had proposed construction of two six-floor buildings and was permitted the same by the Bhopal Municipal Corporation...

CM urges Japanese cos operating in State for businesses expansion

Chief Minister Kamal Nath has urged Japan’s companies already operating in the State to expand their business. He said that investment-friendly environment has been created in the state. Comprehensive changes as well as simplification in policies and rules have been made. CM was speaking during meeting with the Chief Managing Director of Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) Yasuyuki Murahashi in New Delhi on Monday...

Bhopal’s Riya to be awarded with PM Bal Sahitya Puruskar

After winning more than 135 awards in painting writing, speaking and many more, the all-rounder talent, Riya Jain of St Joseph Co-ed, Bhopal, will be felicitated with India’s biggest award for children, Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puruskar, by the honourable President Ramnath Kovind on January 22. After the prize ceremony, Riya Jain will be meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 24. She will also participate in the Republic Day Parade on January 26, along with other 25 awardees of the Pradhan ..

Carcass of leopardess found near Bhopal

A CARCASS of a leopardess was found in village Mani Guradia, around 15 kms away from Bhopal-Indore bypass, an official informed on Sunday. There are marks on the back of the leopardess which continues mystery behind the death. Officials suspect that it is a case of poaching due to marks on the body. It was a young leopardess and carcass was about a week old. Samples have been sent to laboratory for post-mortem...

Cold wave warning in many parts of State

WEATHER Department has issued cold wave warning in Rewa, Shahdol, Jabalpur divisions. Maximum temperature recorded in Bhopal was 25 degrees Celsius and minimum temperature was 9 degrees Celsius. Wind velocity recorded was 12 kms per hour. In last 24 hours cold wave was witnessed in Rewa, Hoshangabad, Jabalpur, Shivopuri, Narsinghpur, Rajgarh and foggy conditions continued in Umaria, Betul, Seoni and Raisen...

Over 12 parked vehicles, 2 low-floor buses, property gutted in 3 incidents

THREE fire incidents were reported at three separate places in the city on the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. More than a dozen parked vehicles and two low-floor buses were gutted in Chuna Bhatti and Bharat Mata Chouraha respectively whereas fire broke out at the office of mouth freshener making company which was raided and seized by EOW two days ago in Govindpura Industrial area. In the first incident, fire broke out at BCLL’s low floor bus depot at Bharat Mata Square late on Saturday ..

Massive response to 14th Blind Challenge Car Rally

The 14th Blind Challenge Car Rally 2020 was organised on Sunday. The event witnessed massive response from visually impaired. This time the theme of the rally was ‘Clean Bhopal Green Bhopal’. Pallavi Jain Govil, Principal Secretary Department of Health, was present as chief guest and flagged off first vehicle and started the rally from DB City Mall, Bhopal. Dilip Suryavanshi, CMD Dilip Buildcon, S K Chaudhary, Director IGRMS, Surendra Mittal were also present. First car was driven by Aruneshwar Singh ..

MP to be recognised by intellectual competence: CM

 Inaugurating the Bhopal Literature and Art Festival 2020 at Bharat Bhavan on Friday, the Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that Madhya Pradesh especially Bhopal is an epicenter of Literature and Art. Bhopal is the most suitable place for the festival of Art and Literature. He further mentioned that Madhya Pradesh will be recognised by its intellectual competence. The new identity of MP has to be established, he added.The Chief Minister said that India is known for its diversity. In this sense, ..

Northerly winds sweeping State temperature nosedives

 Northerly winds, coming from Himalayan regions, are sweeping across Madhya Pradesh. This has resulted into drastic fall in mercury level. As maximum temperatures plummeted substantially hence severe cold day was observed in Jabalpur, Indore while Bhopal shivered due to cold day. Bhopal’s maximum temperature settled down at 18.7 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees below normal. Its minimum temperature was 5.5 degrees Celsius, 5 degrees below normal. Jabalpur’s maximum temperature plummeted ..

EOW raids three gutka companies

 ThE Economics Offences Wing (EOW) carried out raid against three different gutka brands in State capital on Friday. Along with this, one gutka company was also raided in Indore. In initial investigation, it came to fore that gutka companies were producing more gutka than the set limit and by doing so they were evading tax of crores of rupees.It was during dawn of Friday that EOW officials flanked by officers of at least seven other departments, including food department, labour department, power ..

Fare of low-floor buses to increase by 20%

In the wake of price hike in diesel, the Bhopal City Link Limited (BCLL) has decided to increase the fare of the low-floor buses running in the State capital. Recently, BCLL had sent a proposal to the Transport Department demanding increase in the fare of the low-floor buses...

MPCC to help in establishing Seva Dal Academy, IT Cell: CM

Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) will help in establishing of Seva Dal Academy and its high-level IT Cell. This was stated by Chief Minister Kamal Nath while addressing Congress Seva Dal’s ‘Visharad’ training camp in State capital on Thursday. Taking on BJP, CM Kamal Nath told that as of now, politics of misguiding people is being done in country. To meet such kind of challenge, there is need to strengthen Seva Dal organisation. Along with this, it is also needed that Seva Dal’s network should ..

Rock paintings facing threat of going into oblivion

Apart from fascinating historical buildings and eye-catching Upper Lake, Bhopal is also known for its rich rock painting heritage. Rock paintings made by early humans while staying in wild are spread in and around Bhopal. It is the irony that most of the rock paintings are unprotected and due to this reason, they are gradually fading and are facing the threat of slipping into oblivion. There is no official record that how many rock painting became non-existent by the passage of time. Rock paintings ..

Rakesh Singh reviews preparations for Shah’s visit to Jabalpur on Jan 12

“It is a matter of pride for workers of Bharatiya Janata Party that Union Home Minister and National President Amit Shah will be arriving for creating public awareness towards Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the district. Here is an opportunity for workers to shoulder the responsibility for preparations of a grand event”, said Rakesh Singh, Member of Parliament and State President of Bharatiya Janata Party. Rakesh Singh was chairing a meeting of leaders and workers for preparations of public awareness ..

Two of Bhopal family killed as car overturns in Sehore

Two persons of same family from Bhopal were killed whereas three others, including two women, were injured when a car in which they were travelling overturned in Sehore district on Wednesday afternoon. The tragic incident took place on Bhopal-Indore highway near Sherpur village under Kotwali police station. A few passers-by stopped the others and took out the bodies and injured and informed the police after which police personnel from Kotwali rushed to spot...

Two-day special session of Assembly on Jan 16-17

The two-day special session of Madhya Pradesh Assembly will be convened on January 16 and 17. This special session is being called to ratify Constitution Amendment Bill passed by both the Houses of Parliament. Under the Constitution Amendment Bill, Central Government has decided to extend reservation to SCs, STs by 10 years. Sources said that on first day, Assembly will pay homage to Congress MLA from Morena, late Banwari Lal Sharma...

Onion prices shot up due to wrong policies of Centre: Pradhyuman

It is due to the wrong policies of Centre that onion prices soared to highest level in history. Congress government led by Kamal Nath tried hard to keep onion prices in check and they remain less in comparison to other states, said Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Pradhyuman Singh Tomar. Addressing the press conference, Pradhyuman Singh Tomar accused Modi government of being anti-farmer by alleging that when farmers’ onion is about to hit the markets, Centre is importing onion ..

CAA will be implemented in country: Uma Bharti

BJP’s National Vice President and ex-CM Uma Bharti said that Opposition parties are misguiding people in the name of CAA. Likewise, anti-social elements are trying to spread violence. But this country is not going to get intimidated by venomous mentality. CAA will get implemented in country. Uma Bharti was addressing the intellectual symposium held by BJP on CAA in Chhattarpur on Wednesday. She alleged that Opposition parties are trying to fan the emotions by giving the slogan of Save Constitution. ..

Mongolian provinces, MP can work together in many sectors: CM

Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that provinces of Magnolia and Madhya Pradesh can work together on many areas, specially cultural exchange, tourism and education. He said that India and Mongolia share cordial relationship. He said that recently in Davos he met the President of Mangolia. Praising the landscape of Mongolia, he said that it has immense tourism potential. Mongolia is known for simplicity and friendliness of its people. He was having dialogue with a delegation from Mongolia at Mantralaya ..

Equestrian Pranay Khare bags ‘Best Rider’ trophy for third consecutive year

Madhya Pradesh State Equestrian Academy’s talented rider Pranay Khare bagged the Best Rider trophy for the third time in a row in the Junior National Equestrian Championship held at Embassy International Riding School, Bengaluru, from December 20 to 30. With his tremendous performance, he bagged three gold medals and one silver medal which made him to win the Overall Best Rider trophy for the third consecutive year in the young rider category...

Immortal love story of Jitku-Mitki worshiped by Ghadwa community

The Jhitku-Mitki sculptors, kept as the exhibit of the month at IGRMS, hold a significant place in the Bastar. The love story of Jhitku-Mitki, is still remembered by the villagers in their fables and songs. The tribal community of Bastar, worships ‘Jhitku-Matki’ as the deity of wealth. ‘Jhitku-Matki’ is also associated with a famous folk lore among villagers. ‘Jhitku-Mitki’ are made by the Ghadwa community. Statues made by the Ghadwa art, are formed mainly by Lost Wax techniques. This technique of ..

Bhopal city to construct roads with plastic waste

Road construction with plastic waste is all set to begin near link road. For the construction a bhoomipujan programme was organised at Link road number 1 in which Mayor Alok Sharma particated. He said that this road will be the first one to be constructed with plastic waste and further roads and locations will be dinetfied to expand this venture. Plastic Bhopal chodo campaign will also be started shortly manily to enhance community participation. On this occasion MIC member Surendra Badika, Kewal ..

Two-day special session of Assembly likely on Jan 16, 17

Two-day special session of Madhya Pradesh Assembly is on the cards. This special session of Assembly is likely to be called this month itself to ratify the Constitution Amendment Bill, passed by the Parliament, to extend reservation to SCs-STs Reservation in Lok Sabha and state assemblies by another 10 years. Sources said that first day of session is likely to be called off after paying tributes to Congress MLA from Morena, late Banwarilal Sharma. He died after prolonged illness in Bhopal some days ..

State Govt misusing Rs 750 cr of destitute in other works: Bhargava

Leader of Opposition Gopal Bhargava has alleged that Kamal Nath government is misusing fund of Rs 750 crore meant for destitute people in other heads on Monday. Bhargava said that it is to hide its failures that Congress government is misusing the fund of destitute and it is shameful. “Rs 750 crore, which were supposed to be spent to open ashram of destitute, night shelter home and day care centre, has been spent on other works by Kamal Nath government,” he alleged...

JNU ruckus brings NSUI, ABVP face to face

The ruckus happened at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, has also created tremors into the student politics of Madhya Pradesh as well. NSUI and ABVP have come face to face and traded charges against each other over JNU development. They even protested against each other. NSUI held ABVP responsible for JNU incident while ABVP repelled the charges. The student politics started to simmer when NSUI workers amassed outside ABVP office around 4 pm and started to demonstrate. They were led by ..

Ex-IAS officer Kannan condemns JNU incident

No university was attacked even during the time of Emergency and it is shameful for the world’s biggest democracy to witness such an event, said the former IAS officer Kannan Gopinathan on Monday. Gopinathan made the above statement while addressing a protest staged at the Board Office square in show of solidarity with the students of Jawaharlal Nehru University, who were attacked by a masked mob on Sunday night...

Injured tigress cured with dot technique at Pench

VETERINARY doctors of Pench National Park treated the injured tigress popularly known as ‘collar wali baghin’ with dot technique that does not require any rescue. The treatment remained successful and the tigress is healthy now. The tigress was injured in a territorial fight with a tiger. The tiger had attacked two cubs and then to protect her cubs the tigress fought with the tiger and drove him off from the area. In this fight, the tigress sustained several injuries. Wildlife Warden U Prakashm claimed ..

State remains in grip of cold wave

COLD wave conditions continued in many parts of the State. Sunday morning witnessed light shine but cold breeze was persistent throughout the day. In last 24 hours moderate fog was witnessed in many areas in Gwalior, Chambal, Sagar, Rewa, Ujjain, Jabalpur, Ujjain and Bhopal divisions. Cold wave was witnessed at Betul, Bhopal, Rajgarh and Indore divisions. Lowest minimum temperature recorded was close to 4 degrees Celsius at Shivpuri. Weather Department has issued warning of heavy to moderate fog in ..

BMC organises cleanliness awareness programme

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) organised a cleanliness awareness programme at garden of Van Vihar National Park. In the programme, BMC Commissioner Vijay Datta informed children about Swachh Surveskhan 2020 and various initiatives being done by BMC in Bhopal city...

Cleanliness drive at Bhopal Rly Station

To provide clean environment and better travelling experience a cleanliness drive had been carried out at Bhopal railway station on Sunday. On the instructions of DRM Uday Bonwankar this cleanliness drive had been carried out at various places like circulating areas, platforms, FOB, concourse area, station approach road etc. On this occasion DRM Uday Bowankar said, to keep and maintain the cleanliness of station Bhopal Rail Division doing continues efforts...

Employees, several bodies oppose shifting of BRBRAITT from Jabalpur to Gaziabad

Jabalpur is going to face another jolt of partition of 150-year-old Bharat Ratna Bhimrao Ambedkar Institute of Telecom Training (BRBRAITT). In the name of restructuring of BSNL, administrative block of BRBRAITT is being shifted at TTC, Gaziabad, and only training institute will be functional in Jabalpur.   The partition of prestigious institution leads to resentment of employees and several other organisations in Jabalpur. Golden Jubilee year celebration of BRBRAITT was celebrated ..

20,750 litres of adulterated milk seized, thrown down

The Food Security Department team destroyed 20,750 litres of milk on being found adulterated with urea. Samples of which were taken by the officials on December 15.   A team of Bhopal Municipal Corporation and the officials of Food Security Department thrown down the adulterated milk in Chhawni Adampur village on Friday. In an action taken by the Crime Branch and Food Security Department on December 15, tankers of Sanchi Milk Federation were seized on being found adulterated with ..

Lokpal to be appointed in varsities to redress students’ complaints: Patwari

Minister for Higher Education and Sports Jitu Patwari rolled out the draft of his department for year 2020 on Friday. Jitu Patwari said that for the redressal of students enrolled in all Government and non-government universities, State Lokpal will be appointed in the universities.  Higher Education and Sports Minister Jitu Patwari addressing the press conference in State capital on Friday.  Addressing the press conference, Jitu Patwari told that from this year onwards, cent percent ..

Why chaos over CAA when there is no ‘Muslim’ word in it: Trivedi

Bharatiya Janata Party’s National Spokesman and Member of Parliament Dr Sudhanshu Trivedi tried to clear the confusion surrounding Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) by telling that why there is so much chaos over it as it does not even contain ‘Muslim’ word. Whatever violence happened in the name of CAA protest is a matter of concern, he said. BJP MP Dr Sudhanshu Trivedi (centre) addressing the press conference at party office in State capital on Friday.  Dr Sudhanshu ..

FIR lodged against five land mafias

Illegal plotting in Huzur Tehsil was razed during an action of district administration on Thursday under a drive launched against Mafia in the state. Sub Divisional Magistrate of Huzur Tehsil Rajesh Shrivastava led a team of district administration, BMC and police officials to demolish the illegal construction on farmland. The SDM told the ‘The Hitavada’ that the illegal plotting was done by Sanjay Tyagi and Jitendra Rajak, and were developing a colony here in Mendori village. He added that plots ..

Suspected money laundering bid foiled, two accused held

The Govindpura Police on Thursday claimed to have foiled money laundering bid by two persons who landed in police net during a routine helmet checking drive, while they were carrying bricks of gold and silver as well as unaccounted cash of Rs 9 lakh on a two-wheeler. According to SHO of Govindpura, Ashok Singh Parihar, on Wednesday night they were busy in vehicle checking drive near ISBT, when a scooter rider was stopped for not wearing helmet. The driver when stopped, he himself agreed for the challan ..

Jal Mahotsav all set to start today at Hanuwantiya

The fourth ‘Jal Mahotsav’ of the State will be inaugurated on January 3, at 4 pm in Hanuwantiya in Khandwa district, near Indira Sagar Dam. Chief Minister Kamal Nath will inaugurate the mahotsav, informed Secretary, Tourism and Managing Director of Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board, Faiz Ahmed Kidwai. He informed that as a part of the preparations around 104 tents for tourists have been constructed. In this month-long event, water sports as well as exciting adventure sports activities will be conducted ..

Singh flays Govt over appointment of administrators in civic bodies

State President of Bharatiya Janata Party Rakesh Singh, on Thursday, said that Kamal Nath Government is not gathering courage to face public in ensuing civic body elections. It is afraid of defeat hence not conducted elections on scheduled time. Now, the State Government is appointing administrators in civic bodies so that it can take arbitrary decisions through selected officers, alleged Singh. In an informal talk with media, he alleged that the Congress wants to fight election by adopting wrong ..

City says good bye to 2019, welcomes 2020

The State capital said healthy goodbye to year ‘2019’ and welcomed year 2020 on Tuesday midnight having a grand New Year bash with high spirit and tremendous zeal. Glittering celebration witnessed in the city on Tuesday midnight at different venues of city. The celebration was continued till Wednesday morning. This year, party freaks welcomed the New Year with complete masti and fun. They marked the evening of the New Year in their own style of having New Year bash 2020. The youngsters left no stone ..

Biting cold giving torrid time to people

Chilly winds have increased cold in Madhya Pradesh. Bone-biting cold is giving torrid time to people. Whether it is day or night, there is no relief from shivering cold. In comparison to night, days are colder as maximum temperatures have gone downside. Bhopal’s maximum temperature dipped to 18.5 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees below normal. The minimum temperature of city settled down at 9.4 degrees Celsius, 1 degree below normal. Jabalpur’s maximum temperature was 18.5 degrees Celsius, 5 degrees below ..

Swachh Survekshan 2020 first quarter survey results out, Bhopal bags second position

In first quarter Swachh Survekshan 2020, Bhopal has got second ranking. Under Swachh Survekshan 2020, the first quarter survey were conducted in different phases. In first phase Bhopal got second ranking and in second phase Bhopal managed to get fifth ranking. The overall score ranking of first quarter came to second. In first quarter, Bhopal city got 1523.31 points out of 2000. In second quarter, however, 1499.23 points were received. The annual Swachh Survekshan (sanitation survey) and field verification ..

Congenitally disabled children celebrate New Year

Chingari Trust celebrated New Year on December 31 with congenitally disabled children born in the families affected by Bhopal Gas Tragedy and subsequent water contamination. On this occasion special children have participated in various activities like: Fancy dress, games, dance, singing etc. Chingari Trust has been working from last 13 years for the rehabilitation of congenitally disabled children born in the families affected due to Bhopal Gas Tragedy...

Bookings full at Tiger Reserves for New Year eve

Resort bookings at Tiger Reserves and National Parks of Madhya Pradesh is full about one month back for the New Year celebrations. As winter vacation of schools is also continuing, large number of people preferred to celebrate the occasion with wildlife beauty and nature. Most of reserves have confirmed their full booking at higher price about one month back...

Police tighten security on New Year celebrations eve

To ensure proper security arrangement during New Year celebration Bhopal police has started to screw up the security arrangements. Security has been beefed up in every identified area. Apart from this, barricading and checking is also being done...

Governor Tandon urges youth to conserve, follow India’s heritage

Governor Lalji Tandon has urged youths to conserve the heritage of India and follow it. The ideals received from parents, teachers and circumstances gives unique identification to people...

BMC Commr Vijay Datta inspects various cleanliness arrangements

State capital is all set to welcome the New Year with great festivity. To provide the citizens with better cleanliness and other basic facilities, BMC Commissioner Vijay Datta monitored the cleanliness drive at various parts of the city. BMC Commissioner Vijay Datta minutely inspected the cleanliness of Raja Bhoj Setu, Kamla Park and Kamlapati Arch Bridge...

FIR lodged against two land mafias

An FIR was lodged against land Mafia Raju Kabadi aka Mohammed Ismile and Harinaran Maran at Neelbad Police Station for illegally occupying Government land in Goragaon village in the State capital. The State Government has begun to tighten noose around the mafia in the State capital and the collector has now instructed to take stern actions against them. In connection with the same FIR was lodged against Kabadi and Maran for illegally occupying 16.802 hectares of farmland...

After retirement, a new innings of life begins for cops, says DGP Singh

“After retirement from Government service, a new innings of life begins. It is a matter of happiness that retired police officers and employees have included creative activities significantly in their new innings” said Director General of Police Vijay Kumar Singh. DGP Singh was addressing the annual meet and honour ceremony of Madhya Pradesh Police Service Pensioners Welfare Association as the chief guest. On this occasion, he handed over cheques of honorarium of Rs 10,000 each on behalf of Police ..

Director of Novarc Company arrested for fraud

Crime Branch, Bhopal, nabbed a miscreant from Pune in Maharashtra involved in duping in the name of giving dealership (C&F) of organic manure and pesticides worth Rs 16.71 lakh. Accused is Director of Novarc Company Pune. The Crime Branch started investigation after Bhopal-based Narendra Sahu lodged complaint regarding fraud by the accused Director of Novarc Company, Abhay Srikrishna Deshpande and duped to the tune of Rs 16.71 lakh...

Bhopal roads biggest killer, most casualties occur in Jan each year

Roads in Bhopal turned out to be the most fatal for commuters in the passing year 2019 which recorded a spurt in the number of road accidents. Overall 234 people lost their lives in 3,056 road mishaps in the State capital out of which 2,402 persons escaped with injuries. Two-wheelers continued to be the biggest killer vehicles followed by trucks and lorries and by cars whereas January is the month when the highest numbers of accidents are reported compared to other months of the year...

We stopped pilferage routes in sand mining: Jaiswal

  Minister for Mineral Resources Department, Pradeep Jaiswal alleged that in previous BJP government there was rampant loot of income coming from sand mining. The Mining Department was used like a private sector. But now all the routes of pilferage have been stopped and this has resulted into manifold rise in revenue coming from sand mining and minerals. Addressing the press conference, Minister Pradeep Jaiswal told that now all sands are being operated in proper manner in state. Earlier, ..

Give strong reply to those creating negative environment: Pokhriyal

 Union Human Resources Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said that India will provide protection to those minority people who are victim of severe atrocities in other countries. The party had declared the commitment in this regard in its poll manifesto. Those, who are creating ruckus protecting the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) must reply as why minority in Pakistan and Bangladesh was reduced drastically in last 70 years. Ramesh Pokhriyal was addressing a programme organised to ..

BMC, district admin act against illegal constructions in Lambakheda

 The axe of district administration and Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) fell on the illegal occupants again on Friday as the anti-mafia drive continued in the State capital on Friday. The constructions of illegal plotting being done on farmlands in Lambakheda area in Huzur Tehsil were razed by joint team of BMC and district administration.Colonies were being illegally developed by plotting on the farmlands belonging to the poor farmers, said Huzur SDM Rajesh Shrivastava.He said that Samay ..

Governor Lalji Tandon reviews higher education at Raj Bhawan

 Governor Lalji Tandon reviewing working of Higher Education Department at Raj Bhawan said that efforts are being made to make the quality of higher education better in Madhya Pradesh. Governor also expected necessary co-operation from Union Government in this work. Union Human Resources Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal, Chief Minister Kamal Nath and Higher Education Minister Jeetu Patwari participated in the meeting. Governor Tandon said that unique knowledge of all fields, including Indian ..

Elderly couple bravely fights armed robbers, catch one

An elderly couple at Sarwadharam Colony in Kolar vicinity bravely fought armed robbers with plastic chairs and slippers after the three miscreants entered their flat last Wednesday posing as courier delivery boys and tried to held them hostage at knife-point to rob their valuables. With the help of neighbours, they managed to get hold of one of the miscreants and handed over him to police while cops have launched a manhunt to nab his aide...

Congress is making unsuccessful attempt to misguide nation: Tomar

Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is a law to give justice and to bring radical change in the lives of crores of refugees. However, Congress is making an unsuccessful attempt to misguide country over the new law. Narendra Singh Tomar was interacting with mediapersons at the BJP office on the sidelines of a meeting in State capital on Thursday. He told that even during the period of Congress regime also, such kind of amendment came..

Tribal jewellery septums, necklace trending at Aadi Mahotsav

When it comes to tribal jewellery after Delhi, Bhopal is one of the favourite destinations for tribal artisans in the country as it claims good revenue generation. Telangana Tribal art jewellery, Rajasthan jewellery, Chhattisgarh jewellery are kinds of stuff are in demand. The most popular one of 25 paisa, 10 paisa coins necklace with turquoise beads. Arti Chauhan one of the regular visitors says that this time the jewellery range is varied and from Rs 600 to Rs 3000 various kinds of chokers and chains ..

Minor among four arrested for robbing truck driver, cleaner

Four miscreants, including a minor boy, involved in robbing cash and mobile phone from a truck driver and cleaner at knife-point late in the night on December 26 near Kalyanpur bridge under Sukhisewania police station area; Rs 5,500 cash, a mobile phone, a bike and Activa scooter were recovered from their possession on Thursday. Police said that the arrested accused are from Chhola Mandir area and were identified as Manoj Sharma (30), Arun Vardele (21), Abhishek Shrivas (22) and a minor of Ayodhya ..

MCU buckles before mounting pressure

Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication, on Wednesday, finally gave its nod for appearance in exam to two girl students who were sitting on demonstration since Tuesday evening. Earlier, university had denied permission to both girls by citing their poor attendance.  The girl students meeting Makhanlal University administration and police officials.  Shreya Pandey and Manu Sharma, third semester students of MAMC Department, braved the biting cold ..

CM Kamal Nath attends Christmas programme of Govindpura Church

Chief Minister Kamal Nath told that today world needs peace, brotherhood and mutual love. Therefore, it is necessary that we adopt the path of Lord Jesus and work for the all round development and welfare of man by eliminating the disputes related to caste, religion, language and boundaries.   He was addressing the Christmas programme held at Govindpura Church in state capital on Wednesday. He said that similar to various religious texts, Bible aims at unity among the entire human race ..

CM leads Save Constitution March against CAA, NRC

Taking part in ‘Save Constitution March’ against Citizenship Amendment Act and NRC on Wednesday, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said “Until there is Congress Government in State, no anti-Constitution, anti-public or anti religion law would be implemented in Madhya Pradesh.” CM Kamal Nath charged Central Government of encroaching the main sentiment of Constitution. He also accused Central Government of misguiding people and trying to divide the people. “Congress party will ..