Bhopal

Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana to be started: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that Mukhya Mantri Kisan Kalyan Yojana will be started in Madhya Pradesh. The objective of this scheme is to give additional financial assistance of Rs 4,000 to the eligible beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi. About 80 lakh farmers will be benefitted under the scheme. At present, small farmers who are unable to avail the benefits of other schemes, are given an annual financial assistance of Rs 6,000 under the scheme...

Govt accepts that previous Cong Govt waived off farmers’ loan: Sachin Yadav

Former agriculture minister and Congress MLA Sachin Yadav said that BJP-led State Government has accepted in the Assembly that previous Kamal Nath government waived off loan of at least 26.95 lakh farmers. Now State Government should make it clear that when it will waive off loan of remaining farmers. Addressing the press conference at Congress headquarters, Sach..

‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana to prove blessing for farmers’

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan interacted with Ministers before starting of Cabinet meeting on Tuesday. CM informed them about benefit given to farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. He also spoke about ‘Mukhya Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana’. This scheme will prove to be a blessing, especially for sma..

PM is the biggest well wisher of farmers: CM

Describing the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance 2020, Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Ordinance 2020 as well as the Essential Commodities Act Ordinance 2020 passed in the Parliament, as in broad interest of farmers, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan welcomed and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard. “Mandis will not be closed due to the new law..

Schools reopen with only 25% students’ attendance in city

After six months of school closure due to COVID-19 pandemic, the schools were reopened on Monday for the students of classes 9 to 12 on voluntary basis. In State capital, around 25 per cent of attendance was registered in the schools following the COVID-19 safety protocol and Unlock 4.0 guidelines. Government schools witnessed more number of students than the private schools. DEO Nitin Saxena told ‘The Hitavada’ “Around 25 per cent atten..

CT scan of injured leopard from Indore zoo conducted in Bhopal

A young injured leopard from Indore zoo was brought to Bhopal on Monday for further treatment. CT scan of the leopard was conducted at State Veterinary Hospital, Jahangirabad, with the help of Van Vihar team. Dr Atul Gupta from Van Vihar National Park tranquillised the leopard and conducted the CT scan. After required test, the leopard was sent to Indore zoo...

Mansarovar Global University signs MoU with Institute of Soil Science

Mansarovar Global University signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Soil Science, Bhopal under Indian Council of Agriculture Research for providing better education and training to the students of agriculture stream. With singing this contract, now the students working in the area of research will avail better training and learn nuances of agriculture. Besides, quality based modern education the students will also be able to get benefit of library, lab and other facilities...

Hydraulic excavator inaugurated at NCL

NORTHERN Coalfields Limited (NCL), The Miniratna Company of GOI and subsidiary of Coal India Limited has inaugurated a Hydraulic excavator at its Kakri OCP strengthening its heavy machine muscle. CMD NCL P K Sinha inaugurated the Hydraulic excavator in an e-ceremony organised on Monday due to the COVID-19 pandemic through video conferencing. Director (Personnel), NCL, Bimlendu Kumar, Director (Technical / Operations) Dr. Anindya Sinha, Director (Finance) Ram Narayan Dubey also joined the event.Speaking ..

7 GMC doctors, 277 others test positive

With 284 more people testing positive for coronavirus, the State capital recorded a corona blast on Sunday. Five more patients of coronavirus lost their battle and death toll rose to 363. Those who tested positive for coronavirus includes seven doctors of Gandhi Medical College (GMC). Meanwhile, RKDF hospital reported one positive case and JP Hospital reported two positive cases...

Thundershowers warning in many parts of State

Rainfall was witnessed at many parts in Indore, Ujjain, Hoshangabad and in isolated areas in Bhopal. Amiable weather conditions in the city are bringing good number of locals at local tourist spots like Boat Club during weekends. Weather Department has issued thundershowers warning for Rewa, Shahdol, Sagar, Jabalpur and Bhopal division...

Many take part in Cyclothon complying with COVID norms to promote fitness

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) in collaboration with Bhopal Smart City link Development Corporation Limited and Bhopal City Link Limited organised India cycle for change challenge on Sunday. BMC Commissioner KVS Chaudhary and Smart City CEO Aditya Singh also participated in Cyclothon. He said that this event was organised to promote cycling in the city...

Minister Dr Narottam Mishra gives Rs 1.65 cr for various commercial activities to 150 women SHGs

Home Minister Dr Narottam Mishra said ‘Culture is uplifted, where women are respected, then society is developed and becomes stronger’ while addressing a programme in Datia on Sunday. During the programme, Minister Dr Narottam Mishra handed over the cheque of Rs 1.65 crore for various commercial activities to 150 women Self-Help Groups in the premises of Khairi Mata in Datia. On this occasion, Minister also gave gifts for various constructions and development works worth Rs 95 lakh...

Govt committed to ensure equal rights to tribals: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said tribals have equal rights to all resources and development opportunities to live their lives. The State Government is committed to ensure them this right. He was addressing ‘Van Adhikar Utsav’. On the occasion, he distributed ‘Van Adhikar Patras’ and also released Van Adhikar Pustika...

Rlys continues Swachhta Pakhwada

Celebrating Swachhta Pakhwada, Bhopal Railway is continuing sanitation and plantation drive around station campus, railway track, railway colonies and parks. Railway officials suggested employees to ensure cleanliness in concourse area, circulating area, FoB, tracks, toilets etc places and also appealed people to keep the surroundings neat and clean...

CM appeals traders to curtail shop timings

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that efforts should be made in the districts to not let the number of active cases rise by taking measures as per local conditions. Discussions can be held with the traders community to limit the time of opening of shops in the markets and arrangements can be made to voluntarily close the market for half day or full day one or two days a week, so that infection does not spread. We all have the responsibility to sto..

Plastic donation drive held at Iqbal maidan

Plastic donation drive was held at Iqbal maidan. This was organised as part of Swachhta Mohalla Pakhwada of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC). The launch of plastic donation center was organised in presence of Nagar Nigam Commissioner KVS Chaudhary. COVID-19 SOP compliance was followed by volunteers and people during this drive...

Wanted Naxalite Badal arrested in Balaghat

Under anti-Naxal campaign of Madhya Pradesh police, Balaghat police and HAWK Force succeeded in arresting Naxalite Badal. However, a Naxalite, who was accompanying Badal, managed to flee. Search to arrest the absconding Naxalite is underway. The arrested Naxalite was carrying a cash reward of Rs 8 lakh. On the basis of tip-off, Balaghat police SP sent Hawk Force SOG Birsa to Bandatola (Samnapur) Jungle range. There two suspected persons were spotted. On being challenged, one of them opened fire through ..

Big jolt to BJP, as ex-MLA Parul Sahu joins Congress

Former BJP MLA from Surki Assembly seat (Sagar) Parul Sahu joined the Congress in presence of former Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday. This came as a big jolt to the BJP just before the by-elections. Parul Sahu said joining Congress is like home return for her. Parul Sahu’s decision to join Congress may create hindrance before Minister Govind Singh Rajput who is likely to contest election from Surki Assembly seat. ..

CM dedicates advanced Covid ICU unit in Ujjain Hospital

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited the Government Civil Hospital at Madhav Nagar in Ujjain on Friday and dedicated newly constructed Covid-19 ICU unit on Friday. ..

Three sports academies of MP selected under Khelo India

Madhya Pradesh three sports academies have been selected under Khelo India. Now, training for players from different places of the country will be given in Madhya Pradesh Shooting Academy, Rowing and Hockey Academy respectively. ..

Sultry weather gives tough time to people

Weather conditions remain sultry in Bhopal and many other parts of the State. As rains have stopped hence humidity and heat is giving a torrid time to people. Meanwhile, rainfall activities were witnessed in isolated parts of the State in last 24 hours. ..

Poacher held for laying live wire to kill wild boar

Forest guards of Pench Tiger Reserve succeeded in apprehending a poacher involved in laying livewire traps for poaching of wild boar at Vijaypani Beat Compartment Number PF367 between Amajhari and Pachdhar areas, on Saturday. The accused has been identified as Holiya Sirsam (45), son of Kesri Sirsam, a resident of Amajhiri village in Kurai, Seoni district. ..

Special train from Bhopal to Anuppur for NEET aspirants

RailwayS has started operation of a few trains from Saturday. For convenient of students appearing for NEET exam, Railways is running two special trains Anuppur-Bhopal-Anuppur. The special train departed Anuppur on Saturday at 7.30 pm. The train will be arriving in Bhopal on Sunday morning. There are 26 exam centres in Bhopal where students from 20 districts will be appearing for the exam. Including these two special trains, Bhopal has now facility of 8 different trains. ..

Medical college in Morena soon: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan visited Morena on Saturday. He said that a medical college will be opened in Morena, while best modern medical facilities will be made available in the entire district. ..

Cong names 15 Assembly by-election candidates

 Congress declared names of 15 Assembly by-election candidates on Friday. Congress National President Sonia Gandhi approved the names of by-election candidates. Now, 12 more by-election candidates are to be named by the Congress. Ravindra Singh Tomar has been fielded from Dimani Assembly constituency followed by Satyaprakash Shekarwar (Ambah-SC), Mevaram Jatav (Gohad-SC), Sunil Sharma (Gwalior), Suresh Raje (Dabra -SC), Phul Singh Baraiya (Bhander-SC), Pragilal Jatav (Karera-SC), Kanaiya Lal ..

PM, CM fulfilling dreams of lakhs n Staff Reporter

   BJP State President V D Sharma said if the previous Congress Government did any work then it was to snatch away people’s right and stopping welfare schemes meant for poor. It even returned 2.43 lakh Pradhan Mantri Awas and snatched left countless poor homeless. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will give the precious gift of two lakh houses to poor. Addressing the press conference at BJP State headquarters, Sharma said to fulfill the ..

‘No dearth of oxygen in State’

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a review meeting of corona said that there is no crisis of oxygen in the State. Adequate oxygen is available. No one needs to worry. Necessary arrangements have already been made by the State Government. Coordination is also being established with various State governments. CM Chouhan added that Principal Secretary Medical Education Sanjay Shukla has been entrusted with the responsibility to monitor availability of oxygen in the State. There is need for ..

Highest single-day spike of 2,240 cases recorded in 24 hours in MP

Highest single-day spike of 2,240 corona cases in 24 hours was reported in Madhya Pradesh on Friday. With this the total tally of infections rose to 83,866. Thirty more casualties raised the death toll in State to 1,691. Out of those who succumbed six were from Indore, five from Gwalior, Bhopal recorded four fatalities and two each were reported from Jabalpur, Sagar, Vidisha, Shahdol and Harda. Meanwhile, one patient succumbed each in Shivpuri, Ratlam, Dhar, Damoh and also from Narsinghpur. Total ..

Chambal Atal Progress-Way will open doors for regions’ devpt: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that with the construction of Chambal Atal Progress-Way, the region will develop rapidly and youths of the region will get employment by setting up of industries in large number. He said that the Chambal Atal Progress-Way will lead to all-round development of the region. This will boost agriculture, industry, education and tourism...

24 cattle grazers take part in ‘Charwaha Sammelan’ held at Kanha Tiger Reserve

A ‘Charwaha Sammelan’ (gathering of cattle gazers) was held at the Kanha Tiger Reserve in Mandla district on Thursday. Twenty-four cattle grazers of 13 villages gathered at the Sammelan held at Khatiya forest area of Kanha Tiger Reserve...

Mandi Samiti employees will now be absorbed in Mandi Board: Agriculture Minister Patel

The employees of all Mandi Samitis in State will now be employees of the Mandi Board. The tension of pension of the retired employees has also ended. Fund of Rs 200 crores will remain in the reserved fund. Important decisions were taken in the interests of the employees of Mandi Board in the 135th meeting of Madhya Pradesh State Agricultural Marketing Board chaired by Agriculture Minister Kamal Patel. Kamal Patel approved the appointment of employees of all Mandi Samitis in State as employees of the ..

BMC starts preparations for reservation of wards

Preparations have been started for the municipal elections by Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC). Guidelines for COVID-19 SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) has been issued which includes wearing masks, maintain social distancing and sanitisation will also been done on the auditorium where reservation of wards will be done. For this, reservation of wards of Bhopal Municipal Corporation will be done in the auditorium of Gandhi Medical College..

PM Modi to chair house warming programme under PMAY on 12th

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that house warming programme to be held under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana on September 12 should be celebrated with joy and fervour. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aim is ‘every family should have its own house’...

Activists demand fencing around Barkheda-Budhni rail track

With the recent death of leopard on railway track in Midghat section of Budhni forest range, wildlife activists have started raising concern over safety of wild animals. Railway is developing Barkheda-Budhni third line passing through core area of Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary on Habibganj-Itarsi route. The route has remained in controversy for years regarding safety of wildlife as various incidents have been reported from this range where speedy train runs over big cat...

Admin razes history-sheeter Mukhtar Malik’s house in Shyamla Hills

The district administration razed the illegally constructed house of history-sheeter Mukhtar Malik, who was arrested a day before, in Bhopal on Wednesday. The property was spread on about 2000 sq feet positioned in the premises of Ahata Rustam Khan in Shyamla Hills area...

Criminal Mukhtaar Malik arrested with pistol, 25 live cartridges

Crime Branch succeeded in arresting most wanted miscreant Mukhtaar Malik. Accused was wanted in different criminal cases. Accused was arrested along with a pistol, two magazines and 25 live cartridges. Crime Branch got the air that wanted miscreant Mukhtaar Malik is hiding in Goharganj. Acting swiftly, Crime Branch team reached Go..

68,000 people benefitted under PM Awas Yojana: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan transferred Rs 102 crore, the fourth and final installment, in to the accounts of 68,000 beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) (Rural) through single click on Tuesday. In the programme organised at Mantralaya, CM said that so far the construction of 17 lakh houses has been completed, out of 20.30 lakh houses in state under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Rural). Target was 6 lakh houses in year 2019-20, out of whi..

CM visits flood hit villages of Sehore district

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that loss caused by the floods will be compensated fully to the affected people by the Government. They will get compensation and crop insurance amount against damage to crops...

Universities should guide in implementation of National Education Policy: Governor

The universities should reflect groupwise on the various aspects of employment-oriented education, curriculum building, bringing research out of the labs to practice, quality education, primary and secondary level education system, internship, credit score and teachers training. Governor was addressing Vice Chancellors during video conference hel..

Serological survey to collect 7,500 random samples in Bhopal

An eight-day serological survey has begun in the State capital on Monday to determine the prevalence of the coronavirus infection among the people. More than five dozen teams, including health officials and others, will collect 7,500 random samples of people within eight days. The serological survey will involved testing the blood serum of a group of individuals to determine the presence of anti-bodies against the COVID-19 infection...

AAP demands compensation to soyabean farmers, stages demos

Politics is on boil over vast damage to soyabean crop in wake of heavy rains in State. On Monday, Aam Admi Party (AAP) demonstrated and demanded that akin to AAP Delhi government, State Government should give compensation to soyabean farmers on an average of Rs 50,000 per hectare. AAP workers led by State President Pankaj Singh demonstrated in front of Collector’s office in State capital. They said that soybean crops have turned..

Sanitisation activities carried out in various parts of city

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) employees carried out sanitisation drive in containment zones in city on Monday. Sanitisation activities were also carried out in other places including main markets. Spray machines were used to spray disinfectant. Apart from containment zones, sanitisation activities were carried out in Bhawani Dham, Geet Bungalow, Ganesh Mandir area, Sagar Indus Garden, Shakti Nagar, Sadiq Nagar, Tulsi Nagar, Chanakyapuri, Khatiq Colony, Berkheda Pathani, Shahpura Market, Priyanka ..

Collector directs all concerned officials to assess initial situation of damage to crops

Collector Avinash Lavania has directed all the Agriculture Officers, SDMs, Tehsildars and Revenue Inspectors to assess the damage caused to the crops due to excessive rainfall in the district. Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Berasia, Rajeev Nandan Shrivastava and Tehsildar visited the farms in a village in his respective circle and took stock of the damage posed to the crops after incessant rainfall...

City market open, hesitation witnessed among people

Notwithstanding the total unlock decisions of Government, all markets and shops in city were opened on Sunday after five months. There was a kind of hesitation witnessed among people while stepping out in market this Sunday. However, there were various restrictions in market as people were asked to wear face mask, sanit..

Swachhta Pakhwada to start from today

Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner KVS Chaudhary took review meeting for Swachhta Pakhwada which is going to start from September 7. This will be organised from September 7 to September 21. Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation CEO Aditya Singh, Additional Bhopal Municipal Commissioner Shashwat Meena etc were present in the meeting which was organised at ISBT Office...

Houses of flood victims will be rebuilt, they should not worry: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that there has been no loss of life due to severe floods in the State in the recent past, but the victims have suffered due to destruction of houses, belongings on a large scale. But people should not worry, we will rebuild their houses as they were. Also, the loss of their fields, goods will also be co..

Loktantra Senani Sangh, Bhopal presents cheque of Rs 5 lakh to C

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was presented a cheque of Rs 5 lakh at the CM House by the Loktantra Senani Sangh, Bhopal...

Chartered buses back on roads

After a gap of five months, the intercity chartered buses were back on roads on Saturday. While resuming bus service brought laurels for many, a few people avoided to travel amid the pandemic situation. With extended lockdown of 155 days, limited numbers of passengers dared to travel in the bus on first day. According to bus operators, there were barely 13 passengers boarded in Bhopal-Indore charted bus that departed at 6:30 am. Buses hav..

BJP top leaders making whirlwind tour in by-polls bound Assembly seats

Instead of waiting for declaration of by-elections dates, BJP has intensified its programmes in by-poll bound Assembly seats in State. Its senior leaders are routinely touring these constituencies, holding meeting with party workers and making blistering attack on Congress. On the contrary, visits of stalwart leaders of Congress in Assembly by-poll bound seats are hardly palpable. ..

Vegetable prices soar as Mandi Board employees continue strike

Vegetables have become costly in State capital. The shortage of vegetables has also arisen as mandi remains locked due to ongoing protest of Mandi Board employees. Now gradually, vegetables are going out of reach of poor and middle class people due to increased rates. Potatoes and tomatoes are the common dish items in every home. But their prices have swollen...

Private bus drivers stage demos for fare hike

Drivers of private buses staged demonstration at Nadra Bus stand on Saturday demanding fare hike with full capacity of passengers in the vehicle. They said that fuel price has increased by manifold and it would not be feasible for them to run vehicle on old fare along with the social distancing...

Mandi Board employees stage indefinite dharna

The indefinite strike of Mandi Board employees entered second day in State on Friday. Agitating Mandi Board employees have closed the gate of Mandi and sitting before the closed gate, demanding security of their salary, allowances and pension. ..

Health Deptt conducts fogging in areas

A team of Health Department and that of Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) conducted fogging in different areas to kill the dengue and malaria carrying mosquitoes. ..

Bright sunny day increases humidity, heat in many places

As rains have stopped and sky having only partial cloud cover, weather has turned dry in Bhopal. With this, humidity and heat is back to haunt people. Similar is the situation in many other regions of the State. Weather Department has forecast rainfall activities in isolated places of State in next twenty four hours. ..

Sharang Gun system inducted in Army

After receiving green signal from the Ministry of Defence, the indigenously-developed Sharang Gun system manufactured by Vehicle Factory Jabalpur (VFJ) was officially inducted in the Indian Army, on Friday. Principal Scientific Officer, Controllerate of Quality Assurance (Weapons) (CQAW), A K Adkar has handed over the I-Note of two Sharang guns to General Manager, Vehicle Factory, Atul Gupta during a ceremony organised on Friday. It may be mentioned that induction of Sharang Gun in the Indian Army ..

BJP ahead in by-election preparations: Sharma

BJP State President V D Sharma said that preparations of party are better regarding by upcoming Assembly by-elections. Party workers are working actively at sector and booth-level. He was addressing the Election Management Committee on Thursday. Sharma urged party workers to work till grassroots level. He also informed that tour programmes of State and national-level leaders are also being worked out. The election committee meeting was attended by Union Minister Faggan Singh Kulaste and Convenor ..

Officials oppose Model Mandi Act, stage massive protest

In support of their demands, including salaries and pensions security, thousands of Mandi Board officials protested in State capital on Thursday. They protested by carrying placard in their hands and raising slogans. Demonstrators alleged that police used force against them when they were having lunch. Demonstrators have come from various places of State and protested under the banner of Sanyukt Sangarsh Morcha of Madhya Prade..

Museum portraying history of Bhopal to be constructed at Sadar Manzil: Shukla

A museum portraying history of Bhopal will be constructed at Sadar Manzil, said Principal Secretary of Culture, Archaeology and Museums departments Shivshekhar Shukla on Thursday. The Principal Secretary made the above remarks while inspecting the Sadar Manzil, Moti Mahal and Gauhar Mahal. Bhopal Collector Avinash Lavania was also present during the inspection...

Three more come forward to donate plasma

Three more cured coronavirus patient came forward and donated their plasma at Hamidia Hospital Plasma Donation Centre in Bhopal on Thursday. To provide better treatment to the critical patients of coronavirus Divisional Commissioner Kavindra Kiyawat has appealed to the Bhopalites to donate their plasma. So far, only 55 corona fighters have donated their plasma. Sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) Manoj Verma lauded the efforts of the three corona fighters and also handed over a certificate of appreciation ..

FIR against owners of 18 rice mills in Waraseoni region

The warehouses and fair price shops of Balaghat district were inspected by Deputy Commissioner, Government of India, Vishwajeet Haldhar during the period from July 30 to August 2. During this inspection, sub-standard rice was found in the godowns of Balaghat district which was not fit to be consumed by humans and was found to be of low grade under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act. Taking this situation into consideration, a ban has been imposed on the immediate submission of rice from the concerned ..

Ensure all facilities to affected people at rescue centres: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a meeting of officials in Shahganj of Sehore district after interacting with the flood victims. He instructed the officials concerned to ensure every possible facility at all rescue centres for flood affected people. Relief distribution work has to be commenced soon after conducting the survey of houses first and then crops...

State receives seven Mobile Food Testing laboratories

Madhya Pradesh has received seven Mobile Food Testing Laboratories from Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). These seven vans will be deployed to seven divisions in Madhya Pradesh. The Food Safety Department has launched it’s another movement, ‘Eat Right Habit’, to instill a habit of eating healthy and unadulterated food among the citizens...

CM reaches flood-hit Neelkanth village near Nasraullaganj

Apart from reaching flood affected village Balabhent of Hoshangabad by boat, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also reached Neelkanth Village of Nasraullaganj (Sehore district) which got marooned after incessant rainfall. CM, accompanied by army men, reached Neelkhanth Village by boat. He observed the flood relief works, interacted w..

SAI bids farewell to Regional Director Rajendra Singh

Sports Authority of India (SAI), Central Regional Centre, Bhopal bade adieu to its Regional Director Rajendra Singh on his retirement on Monday. On this occasion, Sports Authority of India (SAI), New Delhi Director General Sandeep Pradhan and Secretary of SAI along with various other senior level officials extended their best wishes to the retired regional director through online meet..

Crops in 7 lakh hectare area of MP damaged

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that farmers should not be worried due to the damage caused by excess rain and floods. Government is with them. All efforts will be made to compensate for losses through crop insurance scheme and RBC (revenue book code)provisions by making every possible arrangement and ensure rehabilitation. He informed that crops are affected in about 7 lakh hectare area in 14 districts of the State...

Kolar Dam gates closed, Bhadbhada, Kaliyasot sluice gates remain open

With incessant rain drenching the State capital, eight sluice gates of Kaliyasot Dam and about five gates of Bhadbhada Dam were opened on Sunday as well. Chief Engineer Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) water works A K Pawar said that water level is being monitored continuously and accordingly decision is being taken...

Rains batter Bhopal, water enters houses in many areas

As heavy rain lashed Bhopal city a large number of low-lying localities in new and old Bhopal faced water-logging and some areas water inundation. In some localities, water entered houses up to as much as three feet and residents faced a tough time in emptying it out with buckets. In some houses water entered up to as high as three feet. Areas in Shankar Nagar, Odiya Basti,Shivnagar, Geeta Nagar witnessed flood like situation ...

One dies in wall collapse at Orchid Palace

On Sunday due to heavy rains another wall collapse incident was reported and this time in Kolar area. BMC Commissioner KVS Chaudhary along with DIG Irshad Wali and District Collector Avinash Lavania reached on spot and inspected the site. Orchid palace wall collapse incident happened on June this year earlier after which BMC commissioner KVS Chuadhary has asked officials to ensure proper measures and repairing works was undergoing...

Onam celebrated with social distancing norms

United Malayalee Association, a prominent socio-cultural organisation of the city, celebrated the festival of Onam without any common function and gathering of the people due to COVID-19. Most of the activities were held online and people participated from home. A floral rangoli (Athapoov) competition was organised where many people participated from their home...

8 killed due to rain-related incidents: MP CM

EIGHT people have been killed in rain-related incidents in Madhya Pradesh and efforts are currently underway to evacuate nearly 1,200 people stranded in 40 flooded villages of the State, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Sunday. In the last two days, over 7,000 people stranded in 454 villages of 12 districts were evacuated as heavy rains hit large parts of the State, Chouhan told reporters. “Eight people have died in wall collapses and s..