Central team assesses damage to crops in Vidisha district

A central study team went to Vidisha district to assess the damage to crops and other properties in the wake of excess rainfall and flood on Thursday. The team members went into the fields to take stock of damage to crops. They also interacted with farmers to know the ground situation. The central team members A K Tiwari, Director, Agriculture and Co-operative and Farmer Welfare Department, and Manoj Pennikar, Director, Water Resources, Mantralaya...

Dengue cases on rise, patients rush to hospital

The outbreak of dengue is increasing in city these days and hospitals are flooded with vector-borne cases. This can be gauged from the fact that till date 155 dengue patients have been detected. The number of dengue patients in the city has increased to 265. In view of the increasing impact of dengue, the Malaria..

Young generation must know Gandhiji’s personality, adopt philosophy: Kamal Nath

The Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said that Gandhiji’s views, philosophy and principles have to be spread from house to house. Our basic goal should be to make the younger generation understand and adopt Gandhiji’s personality and accomplishments. Nath was addressing the committee constituted for various activities being organized by the Madhya Pradesh Government on the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation at Mantralaya on Thursday. The Chief Minister, Kamal Nath, said that ..

Government handled situation of Gandhi Sagar dam aptly: Sharma

Public Relations Minister P C Sharma and Congress Media Cell Chairperson Shobha Ojha said that ex-Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is trying to create haze over the situation related to Gandhi Sagar dam by alleging that water was not released timely from dam and Congress government erred in handling the situation. Both of them claimed that Congress government handled the situation in better manner in adverse condition...

Penalty provisions of Motor Vehicle Act to be rationalised: Minister Rajput

  Staff Reporter:   Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput reviewed the provisions of Central Motor Vehicle Act 1988 on Wednesday. He said that the State Government in the larger interest of public will rationalise the penalty amount. Penalty from traffic norm violators will be recovered till a rationalise limit. The meeting was also attended by Principal Secretary, Transport Department, S N Mishra, Transport Commissioner Dr Shailendra Shrivastava and others. Notably, Madhya Pradesh ..

Sutra Seva bus service begins on Bhopal-Bairasia-Sironj route

City Link Limited (BCLL) has proposed to run luxury buses on 34 new intercity routes under Sutra Seva Bus scheme (MP Ki Apni Bus) initiative of centre’s Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme through private partnership, which aims to encourage public transportation. The proposed plan will include 62 AC and 48 non AC buses, out of which operation of sixty-two buses has already begun...

Centre has withheld State’s money under various heads: Balabachchan

Home Minister Balabachchan addressing the press conference at his in State capital residence on Tuesday. Staff Reporter:  Home Minister Balabachchan demanded that the Centre should release the pending amount of Madhya Pradesh immediately as floods and excess rains have done damage upto Rs 10,000 crore. Under various heads, Union Government has stopped the State’s money. Addressing the press conference at his residence, Home Minister Balabachchan said that at the time of crisis, Madhya ..

Govt to give pattas to those sants who possess Kutiya Ashrams, Gaushalas

 Staff Reporter:  Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that the Government will consider to give permanent pattas to those sants, who possess Kutiya Ashram, Mandir and Gaushalas. CM was addressing the Sant Samagam organised by the Adhyatm Department at Minto Hall in State capital on Tuesday. The Sadhu-Sants came from across the State in large number were present at the convention. At the outset, Computer Baba presented garlands to Kamal Nath as blessings on behalf of all the Sants. Connect Young ..

1,900 people evacuated in Bhind district

 Staff Reporter :  Chambal river is overflowing in Bhind district due to excessive rains in Mandsaur and release of water from Kota barrage. Due to this, 44 villages situated on the banks of Chambal river of Ater and Bhind area are getting affected. The villages most affected by the rise in the water level of the Chambal river are Mukutpura, Dinnpura, Navali Vrindavan, Rama Kot, Khairahat, Nakhnoli Ki Madhaiyan, Kosan Ki Madhaiyan, Chilonga, Chaumho, Kachpura and Tarshokhar. People trapped ..

Police keeping tight vigil at Bhopal stn

 Police team searching at platform no 1 of Bhopal Railway Station. Staff Reporter :  After putting Bhopal Railway Station on high alert for possible terror attack by Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), police team continued the search operation at all platforms and circulating area on Tuesday. Police team along with dog squad checked passengers and anti-social elements at the station. A letter threatening terror attack at several railway stations across country has been received by officials of ..

No respite from rains in Madhya Pradesh, 33 pc excess rainfall in State

 Sudharshan Chakra cops carrying out rescue and relief operation in flood-affected parts of Bhind, Morena and Sheopur district respectively. Staff Reporter :  This monsoon season has brought good rains to State. Till date, State has received 33 per cent excess rainfall. Bhopal rainfall figure has also crossed the normal figure to reach till 81 per cent excess rainfall. Bhopal even got drenched by rains during evening hours of Monday. Weather Department said that system on northern Madhya ..

Rare tortoise brought to Van Vihar Park

  Staff Reporter :  A rare species of 16-year-old tortoise has been brought to Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal, after being rescued from Damkheda area. The tortoise has been left free in the enclosure especially made for the tortoise. A flying squad team from the Forest Department rescued the tortoise from a water source in Damkheda area on Sunday late night. R K Chaturvedi, in-charge of the flying squad team from Bhopal forest circle informed that the tortoise was spotted by locals ..

Children’s Parliament of Uday Society carries cleanliness awareness rally

 Staff Reporter :  Uday Social Development Society organised an awareness rally on the other day in the state capital. The rally was taken out to educate the communities and make them understand the importance of maintaining healthy environment. Over 100 children and youth from Jatkhedi and Bagmugliya slums participated in the drive. Children were carrying placards highlighting slogan like ‘Sabhi Rogon ki Ek Davai, Chaaron Aur Ho Saaf Safai’ and sensitised the people about the ..

‘The PT Women’ come up with solution for paralysis patients

 People’s University students displaying their model ‘Upper Limb Functional Rehabilitation Unit’.  (right) ‘The PT Women’ showing the working of model at Bhopal Vigyan Mela. By Shaily Acharya : The team called ‘The PT Women’ including Zainab Khan, Maha Ahmed, Sanskriti Mishra, Saman Choudhary who are BPT IV year have displayed this model in the science fair. Talking to ‘The Hitavada’, students explained their model and ..

Two people booked for raping, molesting 27-year-old woman

  Staff Reporter :  Eithkhedi police have booked two people for sexually assaulting and molesting a 27-year-old woman. The victim was sexually exploited by one accused, while his friend molested her. ASP Zone 4 Dinesh Kaushal said that the main accused G S Verma (50) facilitated house for the victim in which he used to sexually assault and exploit her on pretext of marriage.   Verma has been booked for sexual assault. One of Verma’s friends Narendra Meena, who used to visit ..

Patwari to attend conference in Cambridge University

 Staff Reporter :  Higher Education Minister Jitu Patwari will attend Cambridge Assessment Summit of Education - Anticipating the Future of Assessment Conference at Cambridge University (UK) on September 16 and 17. In the conference, Patwari will exchange ideas with academicians from different countries. On Monday, he will discuss topics such as Cambridge University’s working with the governments and universities, digital learning and teaching, teacher development programme and Cambridge ..

Day 3: Bhopal Vigyan Mela focuses on water mgmt and natural resource conservation

“Natural resources are our lifeline and we are continuously working on water and natural resource management with the help of new technologies” said Dr Jai Prakash Shukla, senior scientist CSIR-AMPRI Bhopal in the third day of Bhopal Science Fair. Dr Shukla lectures on water resources management includes Geo-mapping, GIS and other latest techniques by which we can better manage our ground water. ..

ICSI annual conference ends

The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Bhopal chapter concluded the two-day conference on Sunday. On the second day of programme ICSI National President CS Ranjeet Pande addressed the CS members and students. Chief guest of the occasion was Additional Director General of Police, MP Government Mani Shankar Sharma...

MLA Masood, Collector felicitate Nitin Batham for saving lives

 Staff Reporter :  Swimmer Nitin Batham was felicitated by MLA Arif Masood and District Collector Tarun Pithode for saving eight youths during the ill fated boat capsize incident happened during Ganesh idol immersion at lower lake in dawn hours of Friday. Everyone praised the valour of Nitin Batham. Collector Tarun Pithode felicitated him with cash reward of Rs 50,000. He told that it is felicitation of courage shown by Nitin Batham during the tough time.  Talking to ‘The Hitavada̵..

No boatman will be allowed to carry out immersion henceforth

 Meeting of officials and crane operators, boatmen at the PHQ. Staff Reporter : Monitoring of unregulated boating in lakes will be done  A meeting of boat and crane operators was organised at the Police Control Room which witnessed officials of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), Police Department and district administration. The meeting witnessed presence of DIG Irshad Wali, BMC Commissioner Vijay Datta , ADC Kamal Solanki, ADC Rajesh Rathore, ADC Pawan Singh, Santosh Gupta ..

Boat capsizes again at Khatlapura ghat, no causality

  Staff Reporter :  Close on the heels of drowning of 11 persons at Khatlapura Ghat of Lower Lake during immersion of Lord Ganesha in the wee hours of Friday, three boatmen were saved from drowning at the same place Khatlapura Ghat on Saturday morning after the boat on which they aboard capsized. The incident occurred when Collector Tarun Pithode has banned operation of boats here following the tragic incident. The administration has not examined the quality of the boats that are floating ..

CM Nath assures full support to investors setting up industries

 Staff Reporter :  Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said that there should be real industrial investment in Madhya Pradesh and the State Government is working with the idea that the State will benefit from it. He said that instead of entering into an agreement for the sake of it, industries should be set up on the land and work will be carried out in a planned manner to provide employment to the people of the State. The Chief Minister said that whosoever invests in the State with this intention ..

Family members of deceased allege lapses in security arrangement

 No sooner did the family members of youths who were drowned during immersion of Ganesh idol at Khatlapura ghat of Lower Lake came to know about the incident, they rushed to spot on Friday morning. No sooner did the bodies started to come out from Lower Lake one after another, they burst into tears. The scene at the incident site was emotional. At the same time, some relatives of deceased were heard levelling allegations on cops by saying that why they have not prevented youths from boarding ..

Lord Ganesha idol immersion continues

Day after the religious occasion of “Anant Chaturdashi”, the immersion of Lord Ganesha idols continued on Friday too in the state capital. A number of Lord Ganesha idols were carried out from thoroughfares of city for immersion. The statues we..

BMC suspends officials over Khatlapura boat capsize tragedy

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation suspended officials for their lenient attitude over safety compliance at Khatlapura immersion ghat. Ironically, Bhopal Municipal Commissioner Vijay Datta inspected Khatlapura immersion site on Thursday and strict directions were given to ensure safety measures. As per eye-witnesses, the eceased were not even wearing life jackets and no official was there on the site to regulate safety measures. The suspended officers include Fire Station Incharge of Pul Bogda Sajid ..

Collector Pithode prohibits idol immersion by boats

Bhopal district administration has awaken from the slumber after the drowning incident of eleven youths during immersion of Ganesh idol at Khatlapura ghat of Lower Lake. It has now decided to prohibit people from immersing idols by boats. It also decided to ban the idols of more than five feet in height.Talking to ‘The Hitavada’, District Collector Tarun Pithode said that total eleven persons have died in boat capsize at Lower Lake. One RI (Revenue Inspector) has been suspended from immediate ..

Gautam Nagar cops crack blind murder case of girl in 24 hours

The accused who killed minor girl and dumped her body in a pond in custody of police on Thursday.  Staff Reporter :  Gautam Nagar police on Thursday claimed to have solved blind murder case of a minor school girl whose half-naked and decomposed body was found lying in a shallow pond in Nariyalkheda on Wednesday afternoon. She was killed by her lover with a surgical blade which he purchased from a nearby medical store. According to ASP Zone 3 Manu Vyas, the identity of deceased minor ..

Need to aware children, parents on cyber crime: DGP

 Staff Reporter :  Cyber Crime Investigation and Intelligence Summit begins A three-day summit on Cyber Crime Investigation and Intelligence was inaugurated at Madhya Pradesh Police Academy, Bhouri, in the State capital on Thursday. DGP Vijay Kumar Singh was the chief guest on the occasion. Objective of this summit is to check cyber crime and increase efficiency of police officers. SP to inspector level police officers of different states are participating in this summit.  Cyber crime ..

Missing class IX girl student traced in Ashta

 Missing girl traced from Ashta. Staff Reporter :   Left home to take part in audition of TV serial A 13-year-old girl who had gone missing on Wednesday afternoon in Kolar area has been traced by police in Ashta tehsil of Sehore district on Thursday. She had ran away from her home for taking part in an audition in Indore for a TV serial. SHO of Kolar Anil Bajpai said the girl Disha Yadav, a resident of Danish Kunj area, who is student of class 9 in Sanskar Valley School, wanted ..

BJP holds Ghantanaad protest against Cong Govt

 Staff Reporter :  Rakesh Singh leads protest in Bhopal, Shivraj in Vidisha   BJP leaders and workers protested against Kamal Nath Government at all district headquarters in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday. This protest titled as Ghantanaad Andolan was led by senior party leaders. In Bhopal, BJP State President Rakesh Singh led the protest. Accompanied by more than five hundreds party workers, Rakesh Singh reached Collector office in an open truck. Rakesh Singh was flanked by other ..

People fume as bio-toilets locked at many places

 By Shaily Acharya :  According to the sources, tiles are fitted inside the toilet because of which the toilets have been remained closed. But, it has been many weeks even some of the toilets at Kolar, Press Complex, Govindpura and other areas are locked for months. As a result, general public are facing a lot of problem The orange and blue coloured bio-toilets set up at isolated places in many areas of State capital are lying locked for last few weeks. Owing to this reason, the ..

Dilapidated structures collapse following heavy rains

 A portion of building collapsed on Marwardi road.                                                        Portion of home collapsed at Sarvadharam Colony Kolar. Staff Reporter :  Heavy rains in city is becoming matter of concern as dilapidated structures are collapsing. A portion of two-floor building situated at Taapdia Complex at Marwari ..

Muslims observe ‘Matam’, hold procession on Moharram

 Staff Reporter :  Mourning procession was taken out by Muslim community from Somwara, Imami Gate and VIP Road areas on Moharram in the State capital on Tuesday. This procession is taken out to mark the 10th day of Islamic month of ‘Ashoora’ and Moharram is observed as day of mourning for Muslims. A large number of youths and elderly persons of the community participated in the procession.  They observed mourn for Imam Hussain who was grandson of Prophet Mohammed and died ..

Forced evictions of Sardar Sarovar oustees gross violation of human rights: Report

 Staff Reporter :  On Tuesday, the US-based University Network for Human Rights (University Network) released Waiting for the Flood: The Human Rights Impacts of India’s Sardar Sarovar Dam on Adivasi Communities along the Narmada River. The report based on weeks of visits to dam-affected areas and in-depth interviews with Adivasi communities living under imminent threat of inundation by the dam’s floodwaters documents, the human toll of the dam and failure of the government to ..

Passenger bus catches fire after running over bike rider

 Our Correspondent : Lucky escape for passengers travelling in the bus  Seoni SENSATION prevailed amongst residents when a man was killed after being hit by a speeding bus which caught fire after the accident. It was a lucky escape for the passengers in the bus as nobody was hurt in the incident. The incident took place when a bus of Chourasia Travels ferrying passengers from Seoni to Bhoma was passing through Dunda area.  The bus was rammed into a motorcycle. One of the two ..

Four youths, woman killed as car falls into flooded nullah

 Staff Reporter :  Four youths and a woman from Bhopal died when their car skidded off the road and fell into a flooded nullah in Sehore district. Bodies of four youths were fished out but search is still continuing for woman’s body. All of them are said to be employees of Jeevan Motors and were on way to Indore to attend a training workshop. Sehore Police Control Room said that deceased were identified as Nasim Khan, Sanyog Pratap Singh, Ajay Acharya and Farhan.  The search operation ..

Bhopal-Indore Expressway to end many traffic problems

  By Rajan Raikwar :  The proposed Bhopal-Indore Expressway is designed in such a manner that many traffic-related problems will get solved automatically and figures of accident would also come down drastically. This expressway will also lessen the time of travel as vehicles on this route will move in hassle-free manner. The expressway path will be a barricaded path with limited entry points. No stray cattle would be able to find its way into the path of expressway. What is good thing ..

Women’s role is important in strengthening economy: CM

Chief Minister Kamal Nath addressing the women in a programme at Bhind on Monday.  Staff Reporter :  Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that the women are not only protector of the future generation but they also play an important role in strengthening the economy of the society. He was addressing the gathering at Rakshabandhan Utsav and Mahila Sammelan in Bhind on Monday. He laid foundation stone and dedicated construction works of over Rs 22.12 crore on this occasion. He mentioned that ..

Heavy rains inundate low-lying areas of State capital

 Heavy rains brought flood-like situation in slum near Sarvadharam Pul locality in Kolar.  Staff Reporter :  Owing to incessant rainfall, many parts of Bhopal battled with water-logging on Monday. Rainwater was flowing on roads and vehicle riders faced lot of problem in riding their vehicles. Many two wheeler riders fell down after they could not see pothole due to flowing rain water or lost their balance. The worst situation was in slums situated in low-lying areas.  Dirty rain ..

FDA raids Kali Parade in Kabad Khana Ind Area

Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) carried out raid at Kali parade, Kabad Khana Industrial area. The raid was carried out under Food Safety Officer, D K Verma. ..

‘The Hitavada’ Impact: BCLL tells bus drivers to refrain from mobilen Staff Reporter

‘The Hitavada’ Impact: BCLL tells bus drivers to refrain from mobilen Staff Reporter..

Bhadbhada gates opened as Upper Lake breaches

On Sunday, Full Tank Level (FTL) was achieved in Upper Lake with capacity kissing 1666.80 ft. By noon hours, Bhadbhada gates were opened. Gate number 5 and 6 were opened...

Week begins with heavy rains for State capital

Sunday morning started with heavy rains in State capital, which witnessed a brief break during noon time to again start in evening...

Ashapuri village residents possessive of ancient temple

   By Rajan Raikwar :   When one visits famous Shiv temple of Bhojpur, he hardly has knowledge about Ashapuri village dotting ruins of at least twenty six ancient temples. The ‘mandap’ of one temple has withstood with the blazes of harsh time and rest of the temples has only foundation stones. Near them is a heart winning pond which add to the beauty of the historical place.  Folklore is this that pond is having confluence of seven streams. The villagers of Ashapuri ..

Bhanpur Khanti will look like golf course: Jaivardhan

 Minister Jaivardhan Singh inspecting the landfill site of Bhanpur situated on the outskirts of State capital on Saturday. Staff Reporter :  Minister for Urban Development and Housing Jaivardhan Singh inspected the bio-organic treatment fertiliser plant at Bhanpur Khanti on Saturday. During the inspection, officials informed that the Bhanpur Khanti will look like a golf course after a year.  It will also be developed as a green belt. Jaivardhan Singh said that work should be completed ..

Improve financial, credit management of Marketing Federation: Dr Govind Singh

 Co-operative Minister Dr Govind Singh chairing the meeting of Marketing Federation held at Mantralaya on Friday.  Staff Reporter :  At present, an amount of Rs 8,680 crore of SBI as food limit is outstanding on the State Marketing Federation, which has to be returned. This amount has to be given by the State Civil Supplies Corporation to the Marketing Federation. This includes the interest amount of Rs 384 crore of the last financial year. The Federation should improve its financial ..

Annual conference of plastic surgeons begins

  Staff Reporter :  The Association of Plastic Surgeons of MP & CG in association with the Department of Burn & Plastic Surgery Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal, under the patronage of Dr Arun Bhatnagar is delighted to organise a CME & 5th Annual Conference on September 7 & September 8 at Palash Residency. The two days session will feature almost every aspect of the speciality and its recent advances in the management of disease and deformities of the patients, and will ..

More collection drums placed for collection of old clothes

Staff ReporterMore Collection Box drums have been placed in zones for old clothes collection. The cloth bag centers started to make ecofreindly bags for public are not only facilitating in making region polythene free but also helping in generating employment for local women .Volunteers working with Bhopal Municipal corporation who is engaged in coordinating with different non government organisation which makes cloth bags says that right now 37 women are deployed at different centers in around ..

12-feet python rescued from Chandukhedi

 In Chandukhedi area, Fire Brigade team and Forest Department caught 12-feet python. Residents were under terror because of this python and as soon as the team caught python good number of locals came to see glimpse of huge reptile. The python was handed over to the Forest Department officials. The chances of human being to come in contact with the natural habitat of snakes and vice versa increases as residential areas in and sound the State capital is covered with lush green cover especially ..

Rains, accompanied by thunder activities, hit Bhopal

A spell of moderate rainfall lashed Bhopal during noon hours on Friday. All of a sudden black clouds covered the entire sky. After sometime, rains started to pound the city. Weather Department said that city recorded rainfall of 3 cm. Rains also hit many other parts of State. Meanwhile, Weather Department has issued warning of heavy to very heavy rains in isolated places of State. Heavy to very heavy rains are likely in isolated places of Ashok Nagar, Badwani, Dhar, Guna, Harda, Hoshangabad, Khandwa, ..

Digvijay speaks up, asks partymen to be in discipline

After remaining on target of Forest Minister Umang Singhar for last four days, ex-Chief Minister of State Digvijay Singh came in front of media for the first time on Friday and said that it is a matter to be looked upon by Chief Minister Kamal Nath and Congress chief Sonia Gandhi. However, he underlined the need for everyone to follow the discipline.  Digvijay Singh  Answering to a question related to Umang Singhar’s objection to his act of writing letters to ministers, Digvijay ..

NCSC finds shortcomings in schemes meant for SCs

 Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes Professor Ramshankar Katheria addressing a press conference in State capital on Thursday evening.  Staff Reporter :  Team of National Commission for Scheduled Castes during his visit to Madhya Pradesh found many lacunae in schemes being implemented for scheduled caste people. Commission has given various suggestions to Kamal Nath government in order to rectify the shortcomings so that targeted people of reserved category receives ..

Two blasts create panic in Kolar localities

 The area of Kolar where tremors are felt from one week. Staff Reporter :  It is from a week that sound similar to blasts in earth are creating panic in some parts of Kolar. But two blast sounds which came from beneath the earth created panic among local Kolar residents during late Wednesday night. Many people came out of their homes, fearing for their lives. The sounds coming from beneath the earth and tremors have created panic in the hearts of people living in affected belt of Kolar. ..

IRCTC seizes 276 sub-standard brand drinking water bottles from LTT Exp

 Unauthorised brand water bottles seized from the train at Bhopal Railway Station.  Staff Reporter :  Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), on Thursday, seized 276 sub-standard water bottles from pantry car of 12541 Gorakhpur-LTT Superfast Express at Bhopal station. These sub-standard water bottles were being sold to the passengers in train. Officials of IRCTC West Zone inspected the pantry car of train at Bhopal Railway Station and saw sub-standard water bottles ..

Plastic products banned at Bhopal, Hbj Railway Station

 Posters released by Bhopal Railway Division of banning plastic.  Staff Reporter :  People are being requested to avoid usage of plastic products like spoon, glass, team cup, polythene bag below 50 micron, water pouches, etc. in station premises as well as in train.  Vendors and shops at the station have also been asked to stop sales of products in plastic bags   Under its cleanliness and environment-friendly drive, Bhopal Railway Division, on Thursday, banned usage ..

Seething Singhar goes soft on Digvijay Singh

 Staff Reporter :  Minister Singhar refrained from making any comment against Digvijay Singh  It is learnt that CM Kamal Nath has taken a serious note of the tussle between Umang Singhar and Digvijay Singh and tried to make peace  AFTER bringing a storm in the State politics three days ago by opening front against former Chief Minister Digvijay Singh, it seems that Forest Minister Umang Singhar’s anger has started to thaw. Minister Singhar refrained from making any comment ..

Three men arrested with Rs 4.11 crore

 Huge cash confiscated by Crime Branch from the three miscreants.  Staff Reporter :   Case handed over to Income Tax Department, two gold shops surveyed by Income Tax sleuths     THREE people driving a car were intercepted by Bhopal Crime Branch and Rs 4.11 crore was confiscated from their possession on Wednesday. As huge cash was involved in the case, hence Income Tax Department was informed and the case was handed over to it. The apprehended persons worked ..

MPHRC Chairman, others call on Governor

  Staff Reporter :   GOVERNOR Lalji Tandon was called on by Chairman of Madhya Pradesh Human Rights Commission (MPHRC) and members, religious head, office-bearers of various organisations besides common man and eminent citizens. Chairman of Human Rights Commission Narendar Kumar Jain, members of the Commission Sarabjeet Singh and Manohar Masani met the Governor and apprised him of activities of the Commission. Religious Head Maulana Zahid Ahmed of Lucknow along with respectable members ..

BMC carries out cleanliness inspection at various areas

 Staff Reporter :  On Wednesday cleanliness inspection was carried out at zone number 9 Danapani transfer station , Gulmohar colony , Trilanga, Aura mall, Vinayak Parisar, Fortune Park etc. Bhopal Municipal Commissioner Vijay Datta along with Additional Commissioner Rajesh Rathore, City engineer Salauddin, Assitant health official Madhusudan Tiwari and health inspector Ravi Goyenar visited various areas. In zone number 9 biometric attendance for cleanliness employees was also inaugurated ..

Now Umang Singhar calls Digvijay a black-mailer

 Forest Minister Umang Singhar Staff Reporter :  CM Kamal Nath convened a meeting and spoke to ministers Umang Singhar, Kamleshwar Patel, Harsh Yadav and others late on Tuesday night. CM’s meeting is seen as a damage control exercise  Even on Tuesday Forest Minister Umang Singhar continued to target former CM and senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh. This time, he went one more step ahead by alleging that Digvijay Singh is blackmailing. Interacting with mediapersons ..

Patwari meets Pokhriyal, demands to release pending amount of Rs 800 cr

 Staff Reporter :  Higher Education Minister Jitu Patwari called on Union Human Resources Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ at latter’s residence in New Delhi on Tuesday. Jitu Patwari urged Pokhriyal to release the amount of about Rs 800 crores pending under various heads of higher education in the State at the earliest. Patwari also demanded reimbursement of 50 per cent of the 7th pay scale of UGC to the Centre and a grant of Rs 400 crore also. Principal Secretary Higher ..

Dam gates opened as rain showers continue

 Staff Reporter :  On Tuesday Sluice Gate number 2,5 and 6 of Bhadbhada dam were opened. One gate of Kaliyasot Dam was also opened subsequent to opening of Bhadbhada gates . Sluice gates of Kaliyasot Dam are usually opened when water flow rises in Upper Lake since reservoir gets water from Upper Lake and also from other resources. BMC is ensuring strict monitoring of situation here. BhadBhada Dam is asset of 11 sluice gates at south east corner of Upper Lake in Bhopal.  The gates are ..

BMC to renovate old step wells, BaghUmaro Dulha

 BMC Commissioner Vijay Datta inspecting areas in old city. Staff Reporter :  Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has chalked out strategy for beautification of Aishbagh Stadium, old step wells and gates in old city. In a bid to preserve heritage sites and to let know public about ancient history of Bhopal not BMC officials are working on the beautification of ward number 40. Aishbagh Stadium, Bagh Umrao Dulha, step wells located at ward number 40 and gates will be renovated. An inspection ..

Medha Patkar ends indefinite fast after discussion with Behar

  Staff Reporter :   Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar ended her indefinite fast after having discussion with CM Kamal Nath’s representative and former Chief Secretary S C Behar on Monday night. Baihar offered lemon water to Medha Patkar, who was on indefinite fast along with six other workers in Chota Barda area of Badwani district. Baihar reached Chota Barda area of Badwani and conveyed the message of CM Kamal Nath to agitating NBA workers.   He also ..

Three persons, eight goats rescued from flooded Kaliasot river

NDRF team members carrying out rescue operation to save three persons, including a woman and their goats, late on Sunday night. Three persons and their cattle got stuck on other side of river after river came into spate.  Staff Reporter :  Three persons, including a woman and eight goats, were rescued by team of NDRF by using boat in Kaliasot river late on Sunday night. They got stuck on other side of the river owing to sudden rise in water level. NDRF carried out rescue operation by ..

‘Know Your Rights’ workshop held at Bhopal School of Social Sciences

 Staff Reporter :  Equal opportunity cell of the Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS) organised a workshop session on ‘Know Your Rights’. The newly-inducted club members from various departments were participants in the workshop. The club members would disseminate the information and the knowledge will percolate across all sections. ITC Vivel as part of its brand philosophy of ‘Ab Samjhauta Nahin’ (no more compromises) introduced ‘Know Your Rights’ ..

Two gates of Bhadbhada Dam opened

  Staff Reporter :  HEAVY rains lashed the region on August 31 at Sehore that resulted in rise in water level of Upper Lake. As a result of this, two sluice gates of Bhadbhada were opened. Chief Engineer of Water Works A R Pawar told ‘The Hitavada’ that two sluice gates of Bhadbhada were opened at 9 am to 6. 30 pm. Bhadbhada Dam has 11 sluice gates at south east corner of Upper Lake in Bhopal. The gates are used to control outflow of water from the lake to Kaliyasot river ..

Incubation centre inaugurated at Bhopal School of Social Sciences

  Staff Reporter :  Bhopal School of Social Sciences (BSSS) has set up an incubation centre in its campus in collaboration with Nishank Incubation and Innovation centre (NIIC). BSSS-NIIC will be providing ambitious entrepreneurs the domain knowledge, training, financial support, mentorship and market access so that they bring profit businesses to the realistic business world. Main objective of Bhopal School of Social Sciences incubation centre is to develop an active ecosystem in Bhopal ..

Transport Department gets Platinum SKOCH Award

 Transport Department Minister Govind Singh Rajput addressing a press conference in State capital on Saturday. Staff Reporter :  Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput told that for promoting digital transformation by ICT tools in Madhya Pradesh transport services, the Transport Department has received Platinum SKOCH Award. It is highest order of recognition in the pan India prestigious innovative ideas and their implementation. Addressing a press conference in State capital, Minister ..

BJP delegation meets Governor over Mahakal temple issue

 BJP leaders from Ujjain, including MP Anil Firozia, former minister Paras Jain, MLA Mohan Yadav and Mayor Meena Jonwal, submitting a memorandum to Governor Lalji Tandon on Saturday. Staff Reporter :  Accuses Govt of imposing its political agenda in the name of temple’s development  Days after Kamal Nath Government announced to carry out comprehensive development in and around Mahakal temple of Ujjain, a delegation of BJP leaders from Ujjain, including MP Anil Firozia, former ..