Bhopal

Bhopal Rly penalises 332 people for not wearing masks at station

  Staff Reporter : Bhopal railway is carrying out mask checking campaign at all railway stations for past 15 days. Under this campaign, railway has penalised 332 people at different stations from January 1 to 15. Railway has restricted the ..

Number of tourists below average in Van Vihar’s nature trail

Though Van Vihar National Park resumed nature trail for tourist, the unprecedented challenge of Covid-19 has spoiled the plan. The first day of nature trail witnessed number of tourist below average. The nature train will be provided only on Saturdays. On this trail, visitors will get to know about flora and fauna along with scenic beauty. The trail is about 2.4 km long with 20 selfie points. The nature trail begins from Samsar sight (Upper Lake) and passing through Bird Center, Butter Fly Park, Snake ..

Mpl Commr inspects various localities of city

Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary inspected various places of city on Thursday. He also took stock of garbage transfer stations and gave necessary instructions regarding cleanliness. As per his instructions, vehicles parked near New Market Police station boundary wall will be removed and left turn of New Market would be cleared for smooth flow of traffic. He also did surprise inspection of garbage station of Bhadbhada and expressed resentment on non maintenance of dry and wet garbage in garbage ..

Bamboo crop is safer, more profitable than other crops: PS Forest Varnwal

Bamboo crop is safer and more profitable compared to other crops. The specialty of bamboo crop is that it does not get damaged in any season. Principal Secretary, Forest Ashok Varnwal said this in a one-day workshop of farmers for bamboo plantation in Harda on Thursday. Principal Secretary Varnwal said that bamboo crop is also better in the sense that once planted, its production is obtained every year. Along with the low cost, it also involves less human labour. As many as 625 saplings can be planted ..

‘More than 1 lakh children vaccinated in Bhopal district’

As per the instructions of the state government, the work of corona vaccination is going on continuously in the entire state as well as in Bhopal district. It is noteworthy that the youth have shown special enthusiasm. In the campaign that started from January 3, more than one lakh 2 thousand 147 children of 15 to 18 years have been vaccinated. There was enthusiasm among the citizens in the district to get the corona prevention dose administered. So far more than 20 thousand prevention doses have ..

CM remembers contribution of Swami Vivekananda

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today remembered Swami Vivekananda's contribution on his anniversary. Chief Minister Chouhan said that Swami Vivekananda did the work of enhancing the prestige of the nation. He did an important job of acquainting the world with the best ancient traditions and Sanatan culture of India. The vision of Swami Vivekananda was full of foresight. Swamiji had said in the 19th century that the 21st century would increase the prestige of India in the whole world...

BMC slaps fine on people for not wearing mask

Bhopal Municipal Corporation handed over spot fine to those who were not wearing the masks in city on Tuesday. Fine of more than Rs 1 lakh was recovered from the people who were not wearing the masks. From 1571 people, fine of Rs 1, 49, 560 was recovered from various parts of city. Along with this, fine of Rs 38,900 was recovered in 136 cases. BMC officials advised to follow the corona protocol and wear the masks to keep themselves safe. Apart from this, BMC also attached properties of two persons ..

Mithi Gobindram Public School commemorates birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda

Mithi Gobindram Public School celebrated Swami Vivekanand’s birth anniversary through virtual medium on Wednesday. On this occasion, Siddh Bhau urged the students and teachers to follow the invaluable words of Swami Vivekananda ‘Arise, awake and stop not till the goal is achieved’. Throwing light on the teachings of Vivekananda, he said that morning time is the best for studies, physical, wealth and mental growth, so students should study with concentration by ensuring early morning time for studies...

‘Make rational transport policy in State’

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the use of information technology has been increased in the works of the Transport Department, which is commendable. The use of information technology should be continuously increased. He directed to increase transport services in rural areas as per need. Along with this, the Chief Minister told to make a rational transport policy for the future, so that the transport services can be further improved. He was reviewing the works of the Transport Department ..

BMC takes strict action against shopkeepers using banned polythene

Bhopal Municipal Corporation is acting tough against those traders and shopkeepers who are using banned polythene. On Tuesday, it recovered fine of Rs 22,850 in 112 cases. It had in December month announced that substandard polythene causing severe threat to environment will be banned and action will be taken against those who are find using them, storing them and selling them. From the start of January month, BMC has embarked on the drive to check storage of prohibited polythene and is slapping fine ..

BMC’s drive continues, slaps fine on people for not wearing masks

Bhopal Municipal Corporation is continuing its campaign against those people who are tossing the corona protocol to wind by not wearing the mask. On Tuesday, BMC officials conducted mask checking drive and slapped spot fine on those who were found without the mask. Over all, spot fine of Rs 1, 26,550 was recovered from 1334 people. Such people were also advised to wear mask and maintain social distancing as corona pandemic cases are once again on rise in city. In zone 1, fine of Rs 7,750 was recovered ..

Increase use of information technology so that revenue may also increase: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Commercial Tax Department has an important role to play in achieving the goal of self-reliant Madhya Pradesh. Along with work in other areas, revenue growth is also necessary, for which measures should be found. Along with work in other areas, revenue growth is also necessary, for which measures should be found. Make concerted efforts to increase revenue through effective control on tax evasion, continuous action in cases of illicit liquor, simplification ..

Vaccination of teenagers begin

Ensuring immunisation of all children of 15 to 18 years of age by vaccinating them by January 20, the vaccination began in city on Monday. Children share experience after getting jabbed. Asmit Bhargava, a class 10th student studying in Subhash School, said that - “He is happy to take the vaccine shot.” Asmit said, “Last year due to the lockdown, offline classes were not held in the school and examinations were not held. This disappointed them. Now the corona will be under control due to the Covid ..

BMC seizes over 2 quintal banned polythene

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) acted with iron fist against those traders who were found selling and using banned polythene on Monday. In thirty seven cases, BMC squad confiscated more than two quintal banned polythene and recovered fine of Rs 27, 500 from the violators. BMC Squad did action in Ghodda Nakkas, Bal Vihar, Jumerati, Azad Market and recovered fine of Rs 24,700 in eight cases. Along with this, it seized 2.20 quintal polythene. In Karond Mandi, BMC squad took action against 29 shopkeepers, ..

Public satisfaction towards work of police is State Government’s top priority: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that law and order is most important in the making of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. The satisfaction of the public towards the work of the police is the top priority of the state government. Chief Minister Chouhan was addressing the review meeting of Home and Jail Department in Mantralaya. He added that it is necessary to prepare an effective action plan to solve crimes against children and women, cyber crime, drug cases and Naxal problem in the state. Ranking ..

BJP will certainly continue victory graph in UP elections: Giriraj Singh

“Undoubtedly, BJP will improve its victory graph in Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections 2022. Residents of Uttar Pradesh are now understanding the definition of development better under the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath as they had never witnessed pace of infrastructural development, law and order arrangements and communal harmony earlier,” claimed Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Giriraj Singh while interacting with ..

Seriously injured male bear dies

The male bear which was brought in severe injured condition from Pandadoh Beat, Khandabad village of Budhni circle passed away during treatment at Van Vihar on Sunday. The age of male bear was around eight to ten years. The autopsy of bear was performed by veterinary doctor Atul Gupta, Dr Pravesh Bhardwaj and Dr Rajat Kulkarni. The autopsy was done in front of forest officials of Van Vihar and Sehore forest circle. The prima facie reason of bear death is said to be excessive bleeding. This male bear ..

Giriraj Singh praises unique collection of species at Green Bamboo Nursery in Jabalpur

“Bamboo plantation may play a significant role in boosting rural economy and increasing income of farmers. Unique collection of rare bamboo species at Green Bamboo Nursery is a commendable job of its Director Subhash Bhatia. The innovative collection and hard work of Bhatia is an inspiration for farmers to increase their income and a big contribution for environment protection,” said Giriraj Singh, Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj. Union Minister Giriraj Singh, accompanied by ..

BMC continuously carrying out fogging exercise

As the threat of mosquito borne disease is increasing, Bhopal Municipal Corporation is carrying out fogging exercise regularly to kill the mosquitoes. Fogging is being done by hand operated machines as well as vehicles specially designed to do fogging. On Sunday, BMC squad carried out fogging exercise in Eco Green Park colony, Sagar Estate, Sagar Landmark, Kolua Kalan, Damkheda, Kararia Village, Khejda village, Mayur Vihar, Bank Colony, Vikas Nagar, Jehangirabad etc. BMC’s drive for implementation ..

Govt land freed from encroachment in drive

The joint team of district administration, police and of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) freed a piece of land worth Rs 3.54 crore from the illegal occupancy of a habitual offender. As many as half-a-dozen cases including those of gambling, NSA have been registered at Khajuri police station against the encroacher Saeed Khan Patel. On the instructions of Collector ..

Mpl Commr inspects sewage cleanliness works

Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary inspected the works of Sewage Lines, sewage chambers and sewage connection in MP Nagar Zone 1, MP Nagar Zone 2 and Harshvardhan Nagar on Wednesday. Along with this, an awareness rally was taken out to spread the message of sewage cleanliness campaign, sewage connection and general cleanliness. Apart from this, message to make city plastic free and water plus city was also given. Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary informed the NCC cadets about sewage cleanliness ..

Energy Minister takes part in special cleanliness drive

Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar made citizens aware of cleanliness by offering Shramdaan himself during a special cleanliness drive in Shinde ki Chhawni area of Gwalior. He said that cleanliness is the daily work of all of us. We should not feel any kind of shame in this. He appealed to the citizens to take care of cleanliness around them and stay healthy. During the special cleanliness drive run by the Municipal Corporation from Shinde ki Chhawni Square to Ramdas Ghati, Energy Minister Tomar ..

MP will contribute more to PM’s five trillion dollar resolution: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the research findings of scholars in the field of economy and prominent economists will be made the basis in the determination of the upcoming budget of Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh will contribute more and more in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s resolve of five trillion dollars. He was addressing the Economy of Madhya Pradesh session on the second day of the National Convention of the Indian Economy Association at the Golden Jubilee auditorium of the ..

MP will contribute more to PM’s five trillion dollar resolution: CM

Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the research findings of scholars in the field of economy and prominent economists will be made the basis in the determination of the upcoming budget of Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh will contribute more and more in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s resolve of five trillion dollars. He was addressing the Economy of Madhya Pradesh session on the second day of the National Convention of the Indian Economy Association at the Golden Jubilee auditorium of the Academy ..

Laghu Udyog Bharti delegation calls on Shivraj Singh Chouhan

A delegation of Laghu Udyog Bharti, Madhya Pradesh met Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at his residence on Sunday. The office bearers of the organisation told Chief Minister that this organisation is working in all the districts of the state...

Cages installed to rescue leopard active around Kolar

After confirming the movement of leopard in Kolar area of Bhopal, cages have been installed around Swarn Jayanti Park by Van Vihar National Park to rescue the animal. Forest team search for the suspected animal on Saturday where pug marks of leopard was found in the Swarn Jayanti Park. Officials said that leopard might be entered to the park while following a pig or dog after crossing the Kaliyasot river. Forest has installed cage in the park and also tied a goat to lure the animal. A team is monitoring ..

Segregate dry-wet waste at home, prepare manure, make ward self-reliant: Mpl Commr

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has been making consistent efforts to exalt the State capital at the first position in the list of cleanest cities in India, in view of upcoming Cleanliness Survey 2022. As per the same initiative, BMC Commissioner KVS Chaudhary on Thursday visited various colonies and residential areas of the city and interacted with the residents. During the interaction, Commissioner Chaudhary suggested the general public to segregate the dry and wet waste at homes, prepare ..

Training of sanitation workers of Zone-6 concludes at Nehru Nagar

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) has expedited its efforts and innovations to ensure hygiene across the State capital in view of the upcoming Cleanliness Survey 2022. Under the same initiative, the sanitation workers of Zone-6, Daroga, door-to-door workers, supervisors as well as NGO employees were provided training at Nehru Nagar to ramp up the hygiene measures in the city on Thursday. Assistant Health official Jagdish Tank and Yogesh Dubey imparted training in the programme...

‘Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a beacon of emotional unity of India’

Governor Mangubhai Patel has said that the Kanyakumari Vivekananda Rock Memorial is a beacon of traditional emotional unity and reverence of the people of India for Swami Vivekananda. He has asked the youth to strengthen the national culture of unity in diversity of our inclusive culture. He was addressing the closing ceremony of Ek Bharat-Vijayi Bharat organised by Vivekananda Kendra at Ravindra Bhavan in Bhopal on Thursday. He said that personality of Swami Vivekananda is a symbol of patriotism ..

Pre-Christmas party held at St Joseph Co-ed School

A grand Christmas celebration was held in campus of St Joseph Co-ed School on Wednesday. The newly-installed Archbishop of Bhopal, Dr A A S Durairaj was welcomed in school during the occasion. After formal inauguration and lamp lighting, prayer was held for peace across the globe. Under cultural activities, students presented fusion of Bharatnattayam and Kathak dance in traditional attire. Archbishop distributed blankets to the poor. Students from KG section presented dance on English song and primary ..

Chief Minister Chouhan inaugurates Forest Deptt’s Intl Herbal Fair

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated International Herbal Fair (Van Mela) organised by the Forest Department at Lal Parade Ground in Bhopal on Wednesday. He said that prevailing works of forest produce sale will be decentralised. The Chief Minister added that special focus will be paid on processing of minor forest produces. Number of Van Dhan Kendra will be increased. He also said that by environment prospect, it is necessary to save forests. Efforts will be made that income of forest ..

BJP Kisan Morcha to take schemes of Centre, State to villages

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kisan Morcha will appoint one village farmer co-ordinator and four assistant cordinator’s in every village of the State. They will represent Kisan Morcha in their villages and will take every farmer welfare scheme of the State and the Centre to the farmers. This was stated by BJP Kisan Morcha State President Chaudhary Darshan Singh during the meeting of organisation office-bearers on Tuesday. This meeting was organised at party office. Chaudhary Darshan Singh also had ..

Cleanliness brand ambassadors pledge to rid Bhopal from single-use plastics

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) Cleanliness Brand Ambassador groups met Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary on Tuesday in view of the upcoming Cleanliness Survey 2022. During the meet, Municipal Commissioner Chaudhary highlighted the concerns of spreading awareness among general public regarding hygiene and waste segregation and also stated that single use plastics pose major challenges and must be used in moderation. Post this, the brand ambassador groups pledged to make the state capital free ..

Governor inaugurates Ultrasound Simulator, Central Clinical Lab at Aurobindo University

Governor Mangubhai Patel said that it is the moral responsibility of all to maintain the spirit of public service in our conduct. Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that everyone’s development will take place only with everyone’s co-operation and everyone’s faith. The efforts of all of us are equally important in this direction. It is the result of these efforts that a small sapling planted by the founder of Shri Aurobindo University Vinod Bhandari has become a tree today...

Fogging, fumigation drives persevere across city for safety of Bhopalites

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) teams have ramped up the pace of door-to-door surveys, fogging and fumigation drives across the city, in a bid to curb seasonal diseases and restrain the growth of Dengue larva in various households across the state capital through fogging and manually-operated machines. As per the very sequence, the BMC staff conducted dengue larva surveys in their respective zones, conducted fogging and fumigation drives and sprayed insecticides on Tuesday as well...

Dhruv Sitwal to face World Champ Pankaj Advani in finals of National Billiards C’ship

World Champion Pankaj Advani will face former Asia champion Dhruv Sitwal in the final of the National Billiards Championship in Bhopal and the sub-junior final will be played between Sumehar Mago and Shayan Rajmi of Maharashtra. Apart from this, the match for the third place will be played between Brijesh Damani and B Bhaskar. In this tournament being organised by Madhya Pradesh Billiards and Snooker Association under the aegis of Billiards and Snooker Federation of India, title contender Pankaj Advani ..

Dhruv Sitwal to face World Champ Pankaj Advani in finals of National Billiards C’ship

World Champion Pankaj Advani will face former Asia champion Dhruv Sitwal in the final of the National Billiards Championship in Bhopal and the sub-junior final will be played between Sumehar Mago and Shayan Rajmi of Maharashtra. Apart from this, the match for the third place will be played between Brijesh Damani and B Bhaskar. In this tournament being organised by Madhya Pradesh Billiards and Snooker Association under the aegis of Billiards and Snooker Federation of India, title contender Pankaj Advani ..

Mpl Commr gives tips of cleanliness to sanitation staff

Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary gave various tips to sanitation workers regarding cleanliness on Monday. He gave cleanliness tips during the training programme organized for “Safai Mitra” (Cleanliness Friend) at Zone 14. Along with giving cleanliness tips, he also apprised sanitation workers about the parameters of Cleanliness Survey 2022. He directed to constantly keep cleanliness work at high level and emphasized on segregation of waste during the collection of garbage. He said that mixed ..

Cong MLA P C Sharma takes out march against rising inflation

To protest against the sky-rocketing prices of essential house hold commodities, petrol, diesel and other items, Congress MLA and former minister P C Sharma took out a march in New Market area of Bhopal on Saturday. He was accompanied by Congress workers. Sharma and Congress workers also approached the shopkeepers and distributed pamphlets to them. During the march, Congress workers also raised slogan against the soaring inflation which is making common men’s life difficult. They also interacted with ..

Collector, Municipal Commr inspect different Rain Baseras in city

Collector Avinash Lavania and Municipal Commissioner KVS Chauhdary inspected different Rain Baseras in the State Capital including the one on the Hamidia Hospital premises. The top officials expressed satisfaction on the arrangements made for night stay and for food and instructed to make better arrangements to avoid cold and burn bonfire. Collector Lavania directed to add beds to accommodate more people. He also discussed with the people staying there about their experiences and if they felt comfortable ..

Traders’ Gandhigiri: Beg for money to pay bribe to encroachment officer!

In a unique protest of the traders in the State capital’s New Market, they begged with bowls in their hands and raised slogans demanding suspension of the encroachment officer of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC), Qamar Saqib, accusing him of extortion. There are more than 1,300 shops in New Market. Apart from this, there are hundreds of shops on the footpath around Top n Town Ice Cream Parlour, Pink Parking and Hanuman Mandir. On Saturday, these shopkeepers staged a protest and raised slogans against ..

SP flags off awareness campaign to stop illegal money laundering practices

Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna (IPS) flagged off an awareness campaign pertaining to stop illegal money laundering practices in the district, on Saturday. SP, Bahuguna informed that Jabalpur Police have started a special campaign to put-up vigilant check on illegal money laundering practice in the district. He informed about strict action against a money launder by razing his encroachments on Government lands in Panagar and several other money launders were promptly arrested after registering ..

Speed up construction work of accommodations under Housing for all scheme

Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary conducted inspection of the construction works of accommodations ongoing at Bhanpur locality under the Housing for all Scheme on Tuesday. Commissioner Chaudhary directed to speed up the pace of the ongoing construction works of EWS and LIG accommodations under the Housing for all scheme. In addition to this, he also issued instructions to adhere to all the safety standards and has instructed the employees to wear a helmet. While inspecting the Bhanpur residential ..

NSS Unit of SECT University organises competitions to mark World AIDS Day

A seminar focused on spreading awareness about AIDS was organised at SECT University, Bhopal on the occasion of World AIDS Day. While welcoming the guests to the programme, the Principal of SECT University, Dr Satyendra Khare, propagated the message of safeguarding against AIDS to all the students present on the occasion. Guests present on the occasion were, State Director, MP and Rajasthan Lepra Society, Naveen Saatle, Account Assistant, DAPCU, Bhopal, Priyanshi Jain, ICTC Counsellor, JP Hospital, ..

Bagheli, Gond Swaraj songs mesmerise audience

Swaraj Samaroh, put forth by Janjatiya Lok Kala evam Boli Vikas Academy and centered on Swaraj songs (songs of patriotism) began on Tuesday. Notably, the programme will continue till December 16 at MP Tribal Museum, Bhopal. The inaugural ceremony of the programme commenced in the presence of Director of Culture, Aditi Kumar, Director of Janjatiya Lok Kala evam Boli Vikas Academy, Dr Dharmendra Pare, museum keeper, Tribal museum, Ashok Mishra and painter of Bhil community and Padmashree awardee, Bhuri ..

Awareness rally taken out to make Bhopal ‘water plus’

To bring Bhopal into the category of ‘water plus’, an awareness rally was taken out on Monday. The rally was organised in presence of Bhopal Municipal Corporation Commissioner (BMC) KVS Chaudhary and others including NCC Naval Wing, Additional Commissioner of BMC Pawan Singh etc. Participants of rally were also carrying banners in their hands. Bhopal Municipal Corporation is trying regularly to make city as water plus and it was in this connection that awareness rally was taken out. In the meantime, ..

Shivam beat World Champion Advani; Bhopal’s Kamal scores win

The World Snooker Champion, Pankaj Advani was defeated by Shivam in a match of ongoing National 15 Red Snooker Championship in the State capital. Shivam won the match by 64-01, 00-100, 16-70, 85-24, 44-69, 84-00, 127-01, 14-88 and 112-07 points. Apart from this, Kresh Gurbaxani of Maharashtra defeated Aditya Mehta in other match. Ayush Mittal of Uttar Pradesh defeated Hrithik from Madhya Pradesh. Pushpendra Singh of RSPB defeated Sumehar Mago of Maharashtra by 5-2 frame, Shahbaz Adil Khan of PSPB ..

Kshipra will be clean with everyone’s co-operation: Dr Yadav

Higher Education Minister Dr Mohan Yadav has said that Kshipra River is important and centre of faith for all of us. Every effort will be made to make Kshipra clean, pure and pollution free. Discussions have also been held with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Water Resources Minister Tulsi Ram Silawat in this regard. Minister Dr Yadav was discussing with the Sant Samaj at Datta Akhara in Ujjain on Monday. Higher Education Minister Dr Yadav said that all-round efforts are being made to keep ..

64th N’tnl Shooting C’ship: MP players bag whopping 10 medals on 2nd last day

The players of Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy mounted flags of victory in the events held on Thursday, on the second-last day of 64th National Rifle Shooting Championship, ongoing at MP Shooting Academy, Bisankhedi, Bhopal. The splendid shooters from MP bagged a total of 10 medals, including 8 gold medals in the 50-m Prone competition which took place on Thursday. With this acquisition, the total medal tally of Madhya Pradesh stands at 42. Ace shooter of MP Academy, Bandhvi Singh, laid her hands ..

64th N’tnl Shooting C’ship: MP players bag whopping 10 medals on 2nd last day

The players of Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy mounted flags of victory in the events held on Thursday, on the second-last day of 64th National Rifle Shooting Championship, ongoing at MP Shooting Academy, Bisankhedi, Bhopal. The splendid shooters from MP bagged a total of 10 medals, including 8 gold medals in the 50-m Prone competition which took place on Thursday. With this acquisition, the total medal tally of Madhya Pradesh stands at 42. Ace shooter of MP Academy, Bandhvi Singh, laid her hands ..

Fogging, fumigation drives continue

In order to curb seasonal diseases and restrain the growth of Dengue larva in various households across the State Capital, the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) is robustly conducting door-to-door surveys and spraying insecticides and other chemicals through fogging and manually-operated machines. As per the same initiative, the BMC staff conducted dengue larva surveys in their respective zones, conducted fogging and fumigation drives and sprayed insecticides on Thursday as well. As per the orders ..

Raisen, Hoshangabad teams shine in Hockey championship

The Raisen Feeder Center emerged as the champion in the girl’s category, while Hoshangabad was crowned the champion in boy’s category at the Inter-feeder Center Hockey Tournament organised in State Capital. A Central Zone level hockey competition was organised under the aegis of Sports and Youth Welfare Department at Major Dhyanchand ground located in Bhopal, in which the Bhopal, Betul, Sehore, Hoshangabad and Raisen teams participated. In the girl’s category, the final face-off was played between ..

Mock Drill: Airport security on toes after bomb like object found

A bag containing an object that looked like a bomb was found in the premises of Raja Bhoj Airport in Bhopal on Wednesday morning, prompting the security personnel from Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF) and police to reach there with dog squad as well as bomb detection and disposal squad. CISF officials later said it was a mock drill carried out to check the alertness of their personnel deployed in the security of the Airport. “We had placed a dummy bomb in a bag outside the airport and made ..

‘Provide sewage connections at every home in Kolar’

Municipal Commissioner KVS Chaudhary on Wednesday conducted inspections of sewage networking works as well as the process of providing sewage connections to every home at Sarvadharm colony and Mandakini colony, situated at Kolar road. Post inspection, he issued instructions to rev up the speed of the said works while ensuring complete efficiency in providing connections...

MP Academy’s female shooters continue medal-winning spree at national c’ship

Representatives of MP Shooting Academy, Sunidhi Chouhan, Aprajita Singh, Sharanya Lakhan and Mantasha Aqeel are persevering in their relentless efforts to bag medals in their respective categories under the 50-m Rifle Prone event of the 64th National Rifle Shooting Championship. At the championship under way at MP Shooting Academy, Bisankhedi, the finals of the aforesaid event will take place on Thursday, which will be followed by prize distribution ceremony. The championship will witness its finals ..

City’s couple clinches medals at State Masters Athletics Meet

An athlete couple in the city, Preeti Mishra and Sanjay Mishra exhibited stellar performances at the State Masters Athletics Championship, which was organised at the BHEL-located CISF Athletics track on Tuesday. Where on one hand, the state-famous skating coach Sanjay Mishra bagged a silver medal in long jump and a bronze medal at the 200-meter race in the championship, his wife Preeti Mishra captured a gold medal in the 400-m and 800-m running event. Notably, the couple takes active part in the ..

Governor Mangubhai Patel

An action plan was prepared to make Sanchi a solar city. A plan has been made by the central government to develop one city in each state as a solar city. The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to develop Sanchi as a solar city keeping in view the tourism and proximity to the capital. This action was prepared in the meeting held in Sanchi under the chairmanship of New and Renewable Energy Minister Hardeep Singh Dang and in the presence of Public Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Prabhuram ..

‘Mukundpur Tiger Safari is one of the picturesque places of Vindhyas’

Governor Mangubhai Patel said, “Mukundpur Tiger Safari is one of the picturesque places of Vindhyas. The white tiger is the gift of Rewa to the world. Mukundpur Tiger Safari fully brings to life this historic achievement.” Governor made the above remarks during his visit to Maharaja Martand Singh Judeo White Tiger Safari Mukundpur of Rewa district. He first saw the Royal Bengal Tiger. Later, he observed white tigers. He also observed the tiger safari bears, chital, sambar and other wild animals. He ..

Paramedical students to go on hunger strike

Irked over pursuing paramedical programme in the same class for past three years, students demonstrated and staged protest in Bhopal on Tuesday. Demonstrating students said that they are going to stage hunger strike soon. To highlight their demand, students have sent five thousand letter to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. They sent the letter from speed post office to CM house. Students said that they are paying for the fault of university. A plea has been also filed in the court where the court ..

Passengers at RNKP Rly Station avoiding Covid-19 screening

After the possible third wave of Omicron variant of Covid-19, screening and testing of passengers at railway stations has been increased. Team has been deployed at both platform no 1 and 5 of Rani Kamlapati Railway station in three different shifts. The team is specially focusing on passengers coming from other states. Officials said that in lack of cooperation from passengers, the 3T (track, test and treat) policy seem to be failing. They said many people are avoiding the screening and looking for ..

Process of Panchayat election is unconstitutional: Kamleshwar Patel

Former minister Kamleshwar Patel has raised question over the proposed Panchayat elections by stating that Shivraj government wants to change Panchayat elections into party (based) elections. He said that it’s beyond understanding that no reason was cited for abolishing delimitation of panchayats. Addressing the press conference at Congress office on Monday, Kamleshwar Patel said that by ignoring the sentiments of constitution and Panchayat Raj, State Government adopted arbitrary attitude in announcing ..

Chrysanthemum flower exhibition attracts crowd at Gulab Udyan

Chrysanthemum flower has steal the show of flower exhibition at Gulab Udyan, Link Road 1 that began on December 4. The exhibition will be displayed their till December 6. Large numbers of people are visiting the park to click photographs with the colourful flowers. There are more than 200 varieties of small, medium and hybrid flowers. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, flower exhibition could not be displayed in the park for two years. This year there is Guldaudi (Chrysanthemum) flower exhibition and competitio..

With disturbances again in Bay of Bengal, cloudy weather to shroud MP

According to Meteorological department, a fresh Western disturbance is being formed at Bay of Bengal and it will lead to cloudy weather over Madhya Pradesh. Currently, wind pattern is southern so it has eliminated the impact of chill. After December 10, chill is expected to return in Madhya Pradesh. Even after Cyclone Jawad weakened into a deep depression in East over Northwest and adjoining West Central Bay of Bengal, rain activities are expected in Madhya Pradesh after two to three days as another ..

R2G2 staged at Shadow Box Fest-2021

Dramas propagating a serious message for concern towards the environment and the planet were staged at the Shadow Box Festival, 2021 on Sunday. Notably, the festival is being celebrated to mark the 20th anniversary of Shadow Box and the Sunday performances were staged specially for children. The R2G2 drama was staged in Sunday’s performance, which was brought forth by Dhanendra Kavande from Balaghat. Prior to the staging of the drama, he shed light on the details of the drama and stated, “All of us ..

‘Portrait of ASC Army Service Core’ movie screened at Shaurya Smarak

The Film Division of India screened the army-centered film ‘Portrait of ASC Army Sevice Core’ on Sunday evening at Shaurya Smarak, Bhopal. The initiative was implemented under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The film was directed by Krishna Kumar Garg and produced by Dilip Jamdaar. The film aimed at depicting the hardships the army personnel of Army Service Core undergo to fulfill their duties and serve the nation. The screened film impeccably underlined how the army service core personnel extend ..

Home Minister inaugurates 5th Master Cup (veteran) competition

Home Minister Narottam Mishra tried his hands in batting while inaugurating 5th Master Cup (Veteran) competition at Old Campion Ground in Bhopal on Thursday. Later, he tweeted that it was after a long time that he got the chance to try his hands in batting. He said that batting is necessary for physical and mental development. Before inauguration of tournament, he took introduction from members of Media Masters and second inning Masters. He congratulated everyone for the tournament. Veteran Masters ..

‘Dispose garbage properly from Aadampur Chavni landfill site’

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner KVS Chaudhary conducted inspection at the Aadampur Chavni landfill site on Thursday issued instructions to ramp up the disposition of old waste and make adequate space to dump the new waste. Along with this, he also instructed to get the sales of 400 tonnes of RDF done, make the 7 meter landfill site spread across 5 acres better and increase the time period of operation of trammel machines to speed up the pace of waste disposition. During this, BMC Additional ..

Public service, welfare, uplift of country are paramount: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that public service is our promise, welfare of people and uplift of the country is paramount for us. New schools are being opened in Madhya Pradesh to provide good education, so that children get better and modern education. Devaranya Yojana has been launched in Madhya Pradesh for Ayurvedic medicines...

City’s Poonam enters QF of World Badminton C’ship

City shuttler Poonam Tatwawadi has entered quarter finals of 50-year singles and doubles category of World Senior Badminton Championship being played in Huelva, Spain. Poonam, who has clinched three medals in World Senior Badminton Championship, was given a bye in the first round of 50-year category. Competing in the second round of the championship, she trounced Spain player Maria Antonia by 21-6 and 21-7. In pre-quarter finals, she triumphed over Stephany Wigger from Germany by 21-8 and 21-5 to ..

Bikaner’s Surahi is IGRMS’ exhibit of the month

‘Surahi’ a traditional pot to serve water or liquor of Usta Community has been showcased under popular museum series ‘Exhibit of the Month’ of Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya on Wednesday. Exhibit, collected from Bikaner, Rajasthan, is on display in indoor exhibition building – Veethi Sankul. The exhibit of the month was inaugurated by Director IGRMS, Dr P K Mishra. This exhibit of the month had been composed and collected by Museum Associate, Garima Anand Dubey. About the exhibit displayed ..

Collector inspects dry run of oxygen generation plants at JP Hospital

District Collector Avinash Lavania on Wednesday inspected dry-run of an oxygen plant with a capacity of 1000 LPM installed on premises of JP Hospital, Bhopal. During dry-run, the plant was operated continuously for six hours and quality of oxygen was checked. Preparations are being monitored by running 15 oxygen plants set up in Bhopal in such a way that purity of oxygen plants will also be kept at maximum capacity. For this, every 2 hours the plant is being inspected by the expert. Notably, all these ..

Collector plays ‘Kaun Banega Vijeta’ with students

To spread awareness among villagers about cleanliness, Bhopal Collector Avinash Lavania, organised a quiz ‘Kaun Banega Vijeta’, on the lines of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) at Sukhi Sewaniya Gram Panchayat on Wednesday. Many students took part in the quiz organised in the premises of Mangal Pandey High School and won prizes. In the quiz, Collector Avinash Lavania asked questions related to cleanliness to Kumari Shivkumari, a student. For answering 9 questions correctly by the student, the Collector ..

CM sounds alert amid rising corona cases

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in a meeting with senior administrative officers of Bhopal in Mantralaya gave instructions to take necessary precautions in connection with rising corona cases. Concerned over the reports of more than a dozen cases of coronavirus in different localities of Bhopal, he gave necessary instructions to the officials. He said that the administration should be on high alert by preparing an action plan. CM himself will also join to speed up awareness campaign. He said ..

Students of Government schools being served easy-to-digest mid-day meals

As per Pradhanmantri Poshan Shakti Nirmaan Yojana, warm and easy-to-digest mid-day meals are being served to the students of all the government schools falling under village areas. Classes are being conducted in the schools while adhering to Covid-appropriate behavior. Under the same initiative, on Tuesday, the students of the government schools located in Phanda and Berasia development blocks were distributed warm mid-day meals. Teacher of Government primary school, Harrakheda, Bhupendra Sharma informed ..

Pankaj Advani continues winning streak

Renowned Snooker and Billiards Player Pankaj Advani, also known as the Golden Boy of India, has continued his winning streak by acing the first match of the 88th Billiards and Snookers Championship ongoing at Sage University, Bhopal. The event is being held under the joint aegis of Billiards and Snookers Federation of India (BSFI) and MP Billiards and Snookers Association. Notably, Advani has recently named the 24th World Title after him, held in Doha and won the first match of the 88th Billiards ..

21-day practical training session on Remote Sensing and GIS concludes

The online 21-day practical and experimental training on Remote Sensing and GIS held at Agriculture Engineering College located at Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University by National Agriculture Higher Education Project (NAHEP) concluded on Tuesday. The training programme was organised for the scientists, professors and students associated with agriculture universities in different States including Acharya N G Ranga, Anand, Mahatma Phule, Parbhani, Navsari, Indian Council of Agricultural Research ..

Make smart policing system better, more effective: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that law and order should be made better in the state. Under no circumstances should criminals be spared. Smart policing system should be made better and more effective. Chief Minister Chouhan was addressing the Inspectors General of Police and Superintendents of Police at Mantralaya on Monday through video conferencing. ‘Percentage of punishment in serious crimes should be increased’ Reviewing law and order situation, Chief Minister Chouhan said that ..

MP Academy shooters win four medals in 64th national championship

Continuing their stellar performance in the ongoing 64th National Pistol Shooting Championship 2021, players of Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy clinched four medals including a gold medal on Monday. Academy’s Udit Joshi bagged one gold medal, silver and in team event, Madhya Pradesh pocketed two bronze medals. The shooting championship is being organised in New Delhi from November 18 till December 6. Sports Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia has congratulated the winner players of academy. In the individual ..

BMC continues fogging exercise

As winter is approaching, threat of mosquito borne disease particularly dengue is also increasing in city. To prevent citizens from mosquito borne diseases, Bhopal Municipal Corporation is continuously carrying out fogging exercise in various parts of city. On Monday, BMC staff did fogging in Jhil Nagar, Shanti Nagar, Sukh Sagar, Kiran Nagar, Ayodhya Nagar, G Sector, N Sector, Mahavir Apartment,Abhiruchi Parisar, Bank Colony, Ashoka Garden, Vikas Nagar, Naya Basera, Akaswani Colony, Rajiv Nagar slums ..

MP players continue to shine in National Rifle Shooting C’ship

The good performance of Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy’s Mansi Sudhir Singh Katheth is continuing in 64th National Rifle Shooting Championship 2021. At the same time, Madhya Pradesh’s Gautmi Bhanot and Ashi Chawksey are also in the race of competition. On Tuesday, finals of 10 meter Air Rifle Women Junior and Youth category will be held. This championship is being organised by Sports and Youth Welfare Department and Indian National Rifle Association at Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy in Bisenkhedi ..

PM remembers contribution of tribal community

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan listened to the views of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 'Mann Ki Baat' programme broadcast through various media on Sunday. In his address, Prime Minister Modi mentioned Madhya Pradesh, its residents and his recent visit to Madhya Pradesh, during the programme. What did PM say Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the tribal community has an important contribution in the freedom movement. Recently Janjatiya Gaurav Saptah has been celebrated in the country...

Demand to connect Bhopal with airlines of major cities of country

Revenue and Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput has requested the Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia for expansion of air services for the development of Madhya Pradesh. Minister Rajput, in his letter to Union Minister Scindia, has make the services of Air India’s night flights from Bhopal to New Delhi, 3 days a week, to 5 days as they were operated earlier. Similarly, he said that air service should be started from Bhopal to Rewa, Gwalior, and Jabalpur. Connect Bhopal air services ..

Vishwarang: Singer Mame Khan blesses concluding ceremony

Folk Singer Mame Khan took over the stage on the conclusion ceremony of the biggest art and literature fest, Vishwarang 2021, which was staged on Sunday. He held the audience spellbound with some of his mellifluous tracks such as ‘Kesariya balam padharo’, ‘Chaudhary’, ‘Aawe re hichki’ and ‘Sanu ek pal chain na aawe’. This was followed by Kathak dancer Kshama Malviya’s dance performance in which she was accompanied by 50 dances artistes. Director focuses on inculcating movie watching habits in kids ..

Aishwarya, Avinash shine at 64th National Shooting C’ship

Star Shooter of MP Shooting Academy and outstanding Olympian Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar gained accolades for the state by clinching gold medals at the shooting events held on Sunday at the 64th National Shooting Championship. Alongside Aishwarya, Shooter of MP Academy Avinash also fared well at the Sunday events to seize the gold medal as well. Both Aishwarya and Avinash won 3 gold medals each under the individual and team events. Elaborating the events held on ..

Rev AAS Durairaj to join as Archdiocese of Bhopal

Archdiocese of Bhopal Leo Cornelio on Wednesday marked end of his tenure and welcomed Rev AAS Durairaj. He informed that charge of the new Archbishop will be taken over by Rev AAS Durairaj on Saturday. He addressed the mediapersons at Pastoral Centre, Arera Colony, Bhopal, on Wednesday. The conference was held to mark the end of tenure of present Archbishop of Bhopal Most Rev Leo Cornelio SVD. The programme began with welcome speech by Public ..

Experts express views on Studies in Vernacular Literature at IGRMS

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal, is organising a special lecture to mark World Heritage Day. Under the lecture series titled ‘Himalayi Vastukala: Iski Bhavyata aur Mehetv’, Professor Tapan K Chakravarti qualified and registered Architectural Practician, Urban Designer and trained educator presented a special lecture on topic ‘Studies in Vernacular Architecture: Glimpses from Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh’. Director of IGRMS Dr P K Mishra presiding over the programme ..

Science Fest should be a medium to introduce new generation to history of Indian science: Sakhlecha

“The new generation must be acquainted with the glorious, successful and inspiring history of Indian science. I believe that Vigyan Mahotsav will be a medium for this. IISF is a festival, not a science conference or symposium,” said Minister of Science and Technology and MSME Omprakash Sakhlecha at the curtain raiser programme of India International Science Festival (IISF) 2021 at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Tuesday. He said that next Science Festival should be considered in the centre of the country, ..

RNTU to organise Vishwarang-2021 from Nov 25

Rabindranath Tagore University (RNTU), Bhopal, organised a conference in Katha auditorium of its AIC premises on Tuesday to inform about the third edition of the upcoming cultural programme ‘Vishwarang-2021’ which will commence on Thursday and would continue till Sunday. Director of Tagore International Art and Culture Centre Vinay Upadhyay welcomed all mediapersons and reflected on bygone COVID-19 era, owing to which, Vishwarang 2020 was conducted in the blended mode (virtually and physically) and ..

‘Teachers’ innovations will prove inspiration for everyone’

Madhuri Titre, headmistress of Government Secondary School, Narela, under Nasrullaganj block of Sehore district and Santosh Dhanware, a teacher at high school, Kharsania, met the Director of State Education Center, Dhanaraju S at the State Education Center on Tuesday. They apprised him about the innovations made during the Coronavirus period. Lauding the innovations introduced by both the teachers, Dhanaraju S stated that the innovations brought by the teachers would become an inspiration for all. ..

BMC teams continue fogging, fumigation

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) teams are consistently conducting door-to-door surveys and spraying insecticides and other chemicals through fogging and manually-operated machines in a bid to curb seasonal diseases and restrain the growth of Dengue larva in various households across the state capital. As per the same initiative, the BMC teams conducted fogging and fumigation drives and sprayed insecticides on Tuesday as well...

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi calls on CM Chouhan

Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi paid a courtesy visit to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday. Satyarthi discussed in detail about the new activities in the field of child welfare in Madhya Pradesh with CM. In particular, there was a discussion regarding better implementation of the statutory provisions related to the POCSO Act and other child welfare. He informed Satyarthi in detail about the programmes conducted by the State Government in the field of child welfare. Sumedha Kailash ..

64th National 50-m Rifle Shooting C’ship from Nov 25

The 64th National 50-meter Rifle Shooting Championship is slated to begin at the Bisankhedi-situated Gora Gaon shooting range from November 25. In view of the same, the shooters started preparing for the championship and practiced range testing on Thursday. Sports and Youth Welare Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia and other sports officials were also present during the same. Notably, the championship is being organised under the joint aegis of Department of Sports and Youth Welfare and National Rifle ..

Training for dengue, malaria prevention, diagnosis ends

As per the instructions issued by Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr Prabhakar Tiwari and District Malaria officer Dr Akhilesh Dubey, training was imparted for the prevention and diagnosis of dengue and malaria diseases at the Urban Public Health Centre, Gulabi Nagar on Thursday. Block Medical Officer (BMO) Dr Ashwin Bhambal reviewed the inspection, checking and destruction works of the ASHA workers. Malaria advisor Ruchi Silkari provided information on the symptoms, treatment and prevention of ..

‘Mogra Dev- Ek Janjatiya Devta’ on displayed at IGRMS online expo

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), in the 75th step of its online exhibition series, presented ‘Mogra Dev: Ek Janjatiya Devta’ on Thursday. In this regard, Director of IGRMS Praveen Kumar Mishra informed that religious beliefs and practices are found in all known contemporary societies. There appears to be no general agreement among scholars as to why people needed religion, or how spirits, gods, and other supernatural beings and forces came into existence, yet there is a general ..

Co-ordinate with other deptts for success of vaccination drive: Chaudhary to health officers

Health Minister Dr Prabhuram Chaudhary said that health department by striking coordination with other departments should ensure cent percent success to vaccination mega campaign 6. He was reviewing the preparations of covid vaccination mega campaign 6 on Tuesday. Chaudhary gave directives from NHM headquarters on the occasion of inauguration of ‘Tikakaran Samvad’ of NHM. He said that so far, 7. 59 crore vaccinations have been administered in state. Of them, more than 5 crore are of first dose and ..

Merge cultural heritage, knowledge, skills with education system: Governor

Governor Mangubhai Patel said that the new education policy has given an opportunity to learn and teach the art of life. He said that universities should make efforts to coordinate India’s tradition, heritage, cultural values, technical knowledge and skill development in the education system. He was addressing the second convocation ceremony of Rabindranath Tagore University on Tuesday. He said that university should present the ideal of necessary changes in the education system to enhance the originality ..

CM flags off 11 vehicles under Ration Aapke Gram Yojana

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan flagged off 11 vehicles from Mantralaya premises to districts for 89 tribal-dominated blocks of the State under Ration Aapke Gram Yojana in the first phase on Tuesday. Such a system is being ensured for all tribal-dominated development blocks by December under the scheme. Chouhan said that with implementation of this scheme, tribal brethren will get necessary food grains to their villages and homes without any hassle. Earlier, people have to go till ration shop ..

Rani Kamlapati Rly Stn fascinates Bhopalites

The world class facilities like escalator, elevator, proper space and beautification with clean environment began at Rani Kamlapati Railway Station earlier known as Habibganj. On Tuesday, many people were seen taking selfies and videos of the railway station after entrance. On the inauguration day on Monday, general people were not allowed on platform 1 for safety issues of the Prime Minister. On Tuesday when people entered to the station they were almost surprised to see the scene. No one boarded ..

30,000 tribals get respectful farewell, Collector expresses his gratitude to all

More than 30 thousand tribal brothers and sisters, who came to Bhopal to attend Birsa Munda Janjatiya Gaurav Mahasammelan from different districts, expressed happiness for the lodging arrangements made at 28 different places by Collector Avinash Lavania. They celebrated the event by dancing and singing. Collector Lavania said that two packets of sweets were given to each person as a return gift. Additional Collector Umrao Singh Maravi, who was in-charge of lodging, said that Poha, Jalebi, Samosa and ..

Over 4,000 cops stay put for security at Jamboree ground

Tight arrangements were made for the security for the mega event of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the city. Entry was given from 13 gates at Jambooree Maidan and the public had to pass first through thermal screening for detection of Covid-19, afterwards through door frame and hand held metal detectors to enter the premises. More than 4,000 police officers and jawans were deployed at various places in the city including Jamboree ground, railway station. Security was also tight during the tribal ..