Rajesh Choudhary is new GCF GM

Rajesh Choudhary assumed charge as General Manager, Gun Carriage Factory and chaired a meeting with officers and representatives of employees’ unions and associations. Choudhary was transferred from General Manager, Ordnance Factory, Bolangir. Right after assuming charge, he addressed a meeting with senior officers and employees’ representatives...

Legal fraternity ensures ration, food kits to needy, migrants since lockdown 1.0

EXTENDING a helping hand to needy and poor people, migrant labourers who are badly affected due to lockdown and are facing crisis, a relief camp is being organised with the support of Judiciary officials and legal fraternity, ration kits and food packets are being distributed since past two months. Additional District Judge Gulab Mishra informed th..

3 miscreants held for intimidating people with revolver, one at large

THREE miscreants trying to intimidate people with a country-made revolver near Kripal Chowk under Gorakhpur police station were apprehended by a joint team of Crime Branch and Gorakhpur police. The success was an outcome of information given to SP Jabalpur about some unidentified miscreants near Kripal Chowk were excessively hostile with people passing through the area. Cops have apprehended three miscreants while one r..

BJP Cell starts drive to distribute ration among 1,000 needy families

IN ORDER to serve suffering humanity during lockdown 4.0, senior office-bearers and members of Mukhya Mantri Jan Kalyan Yojana Prakoshta of Bharatiya Janata Party have started a campaign to distribute ration to as many as 1,000 needy families. In presence of senior party leaders the volunteers distributed ration kits to 200 families...

DNLU provides food kits to Sarvodaya Nagar residents

In the ongoing lockdown to cut pandemic COVID-19 a large number of labourers and poor families are facing crises after losing their employment and facing problem in earning their livelihood. The Government is making all sort of arrangements to ensure availability of necessary commodities to affected people. Contributing relief aid in arrangements the Dharmashatra National Law University (DNLU), Jabalpur has provided relief aid as per direction of Chan..

17 shop owners fined for not wearing masks

JMC cracked whip against shop owner found in violation of advisory issued by State Government pertaining to mandatory use of face mask while dealing with customers. On Thursday, a team of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) headed by Deputy Commissioner Vedprakash Chaudhary imposed penalty on 17 shop owners found without preventive mask...

Lockdown impact: Soaring temperature fails to increase demand of earthen pots

The sale of ‘matka’, earthen pots witnessed lowest sales in the ongoing summer season. Despite high temperatures touching upto 44 degree centigrade in the ongoing Nautapa the sale of this important accessory in houses witnessed low demand. Following lockdown to cut the spread of coronavirus epidemic like other businesses the business of earthen pots and terracotta utensils like surahi, water filter, curd plates and bowls, etc faced hit. In different centres of city this year sale of traditional earthen ..

Chief Minister Chouhan deposits Rs 72.66 crore in accounts of 3,300 beneficiaries

  Staff Reporter : Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Tuesday, provided compensation of Rs 72.66 crore to 3,300 beneficiaries under the Mukhya Mantri Jan Kalyan Sambal Yojana through one click in the presence of Cabinet members. On this occasion, Chief Minister Chouhan said that this compensation amount is being provided to those who are in distress.  Chief Minister Chouhan said that we are running the Government like a family. The poor families of the society have been provided ..

Three held with 15.7 kg pangolin scales

In a major breakthrough, combined team of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) and Special Task Force (STF) Jabalpur nabbed three accused involved in trade of wildlife body parts and seized 15.70 kilograms of pangolin scales, a Scooty and a motorcycle from them. The accused have been identified as Nauman Rangrez, Mohammed Naeem Qura..

Mercury surges as Nautapa starts showering heat in city

On day two of Nautapa, the temperature surged to 44 degree Celsius with heat waves with high velocity winds in the city. The warning of heat waves continued on Tuesday amidst warning that it would continue to coming four to five days in the region. Local weather observatory observed the impact of heat waves and heat started around 10 am with te..

Ghanghoria hands over letter to Divisional Commr over notice to vacate Govt residence

Former minister and Jabalpur East (MLA) Lakhan Ghanghoria pertaining to notice for vacating Government residence handed over a letter to Divisional Commissioner Mahesh Chandra Choudhary apprised that according to rule of Government an MLA can demand MIG 1 house for MLA and that has been demanded by him as Minister and was allotted by the than Divisional Commissioner. MLA Lakhan Ghanghoria informed that the Forest Division Jabalpur office has sent him a lett..

Date of UG/PG final year examinations announced

A meeting was held on Monday at Raj Bhavan in connection with the examination dates for under-graduate, post-graduate classes and other courses under the chairmanship of Governor Lalji Tandon. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also present in the meeting...

Collector, SP extend Eid-ul-Fitr greetings

Members of Muslim community celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr marking conclusion of month-long fasting of Ramadan month by keeping Roza with devotional fervour, offering Namaj and rituals maintaining social distancing and following regulations of lockdown, on Monday. Following lockdown the members of Muslim community offered Nafil Namaz at their houses...

Water crisis hits people in 35 JMC wards

With summer at its peak and the mercury crossing 44 degrees Celsius, residents of 35 municipal wards of Jabalpur are denied supply of potable water for past three days. People have lost patience and are forced to collect water from river bank of Narmada at Gwarighat as water supplied through tankers of JMC has failed to cater to need of people. Though visiting river bank is still prohibited during lockdown, people have been forced to collect water from the river bank...

More than 30,000 migrants have got employment under MNREGA : Collector

Collector Bharat Yadav informed that, more than 30,000 migrated labourers who returned from different districts and states have been given employment under MNREGA projects while registration of more labourers has been started under Sambal Yojana for providing them employment and benefits under several government schemes.He informed that, the locust attack has been reported in Hoshangabad and administration is all set to protect Urad and Moong crops at around 30,000 hectares area in Shahpura, Bargi ..

Water supply in many wards hit due to leakage in pipeline of Ramnagra Plant

RESIDENTS of several wards of the city are facing water scarcity due to leakage in the main water supply pipeline of Ramnagra Plant. Various overhead tanks, which supply potable water to almost entire city remain arid since Friday. People are facing hardships in arranging water for daily chores. Residents of various affected areas have complained about negligence of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation in supplying potable water to them...

124 priests, caretakers get ration kits

LOCKDOWN has proved cumbersome to people belonging to various sections of society but has left serious impact on religious priests and temple caretakers who were solely dependent on offering made by people. Temple priest and temple caretakers are not given any aid from the Government hence facing tough time. Taking gravity of the situation, Gopal Lalji Trust has initiated a move under which..

Rs 184 cr bonus to tendu leaf pluckers

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched the distribution of tendu leaf bonus to the pluckers for year 2020 through single click at Mantralaya on Saturday. An amount of Rs 184 will be paid to them. On Saturday, a sum of Rs 12.82 crore was paid to 11 societies of East Mandla Forest Circle. Remaining pluckers will receive the amount through societies...

Minister Bhargava distributes PPE kits to doctors

Former Leader of Opposition and MLA, Rehli Gopal Bhargava distributed PPE kits to doctors of private hospitals who are rendering their valuable health services to the residents. It may be noted that Gopal Bhargava is continuously distribution relief materials to poor persons and food to migrated labourers during the lockdown period. Gopal Bhargava handed over the stock of PPE kits to senior social worker Devraj Soni for its distribution to doctors of private hospit..

PRS counter starts operating at rly station

  Staff Reporter ;  In yet another late evening surprise decision by Railway Board, PRS service at station was resumed from Friday bringing relief for large number of people who could not obtain reservation ticket for past 60 days. Under the directives issued at PRS counter, passengers can obtain reserved ticket by following social distancing norms. However the status of UTS counter dealing in sale of general second class ticket remains uncertain.  According to information, after ..

Bhargava hosts unique multi-cuisine bhandara for migrant labourers

Multi-cuisine Bhandara for migrant labourers organised by former Leader of Opposition and senior BJP leader Gopal Bhargava is a unique in the state. Around 5 to 7 lakh migrant labourers were delighted to get food at special Bhandara at Garhakota bus stand in Rehli. The Bhandara is first of its kind in which labourers are being given variety of dishes, including three kinds of vegetables, chapati, mango pickle, papad, sweet dish like gulab jamum and lauki ka halwa. Besides, Amul milk packets were given ..

Collector visits containment area

With an aim to take stock of the situation in Milauniganj earmarked as containment area, Collector Bharat Yadav and SP Siddarth Bahuguna carried out extensive inspection of the area on Thursday late evening. They instructed officers present in the area to ensure optimal adherence to prohibition orders in the containment area. According to information, containment areas earmarked within Jabalpur have been issue of serious concern for administration with cases of COVID-19 still pouring in from hotspots ..

BKS raises farmers’ issues before MP Rakesh Singh

A delegation of Bharatiya Kisan Sangh Mahakoshal Unit (BKS) met former Bharatiya Janata Party State President and Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh and apprised him about ongoing problems to farmers in procurement of Chickpea and also demanded that government should procure Moong and Urad. Members pressing demand to open more ..

Congress pays glowing tributes to Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary

  Staff Reporter :  Members of City Congress Committee paid tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi on his death anniversary by garlanding life size statue at Naudara Bridge. The members took oath to follow the path shown by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi to serve the nation. City Congress President, Dinesh Yadav paying tribute to Bharat Ratna, Rajiv Gandhi says his sacrifice will always be a source of inspiration for the generations to come to serve the nation. ..

JMC appeals residents to abide by preventive measures or else penalised

Reportedly, the Health Ministry have asserted that owing to severity caused due to COVID-19 people will have to learn to live with the virus with mandatory preventive steps of social distancing, use of face mask and to keep ones surrounding optimally clean. Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) in tune with district administration have taken up the responsibility to make people, abide by the preventive steps or else would be severely penalised...

Two new cases take COVID-19 patients tally to 188 in city

“Two new COVID-19 positive patients were found amongst 32 reports received from Virology Lab of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital till 9 pm on Wednesday. Seven more patients were discharged from isolation wards of Sukh Sagar Hospital. Total numbers of 188 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the district while 114 patients were discharged after being cured from isolation wards...

Another fire incident; bakery in Russell Chowk gutted

A fire broke out in a bakery at Russell Chowk on Wednesday evening. The colossal fire accounted for loss of property worth around Rs2.5 lakh. Fire Department personnel had tough time to extinguish the fire as the shop was closed. Rescue work gathered momentum only after the shutter of the shop was dismantled by the team. According to information, property worth Rs 2.5 lakh was completely gutted on Wednesday evening at Russell Chowk when fire bro..

Panchmukhi Durga Utsav Samiti members fete corona fighters

OFFICE-BEARERS of Shri Panchmukhi Durga Utsav Samiti honoured corona fighters by showering flowers on them at Sadar Gully Number-11 on Wednesday. Speaking on the occasion, Cantonment Board Vice-President Abhishek Chouksey informed that policemen, health workers and sanitation workers are putting a brave front and serving the so..

Migrant labourers travelling in Shramik Express being provided necessary food, water

Thanks to act of compassion by Jabalpur Division of WCR that migrant labourers travelling in Shramik Express trains are being provided with necessary hospitability in form of supply of breakfast, food packets along with water bottles. Reportedly the migrants who board their respective train from originating station are left hardly with any money to procure eatables and till Jabalpur reportedly starve for want of food and water. On Wednesday more than 1000 m..

Lack of food during lockdown affecting stray dogs

THE prevailing lockdown has created serious trouble for stray dogs who are on verge of starvation. Majority of social organisations and local administration have showed their concern for cows by providing fodder to large number of cows. The stray dogs have turned excessively hostile in search of food. With the present spell of summer, these stray dogs are being forced to starve and have frequently started attacking people...

Collector Yadav, Mpl Commr Kumar inspect LPG Gas Crematorium

THE district administration officials inspected LPG Gas Crematorium at the Gupteshwar Muktidham, on Sunday. Collector Bharat Yadav was accompanied by the Municipal Commissioner Ashish Kumar and other officials inspected the new system installed using LPG gas in the cremation system. The new system has been installed with the investment of Rs 32 lakh at the crematorium, where the body could be disposed off within 60 to 70 minutes...

Daddaji consigned to flames with full State honours

THE last rites of Sant Pt. Devprabhakar Shastri ‘Daddaji’ were performed with full State honours at Shri Krishna Vriddhashram campus at Dadda Dham Katni, on Monday. His eldest son, Pt Dr Anil Kumar Shastri lit the pyre amidst Vedic hymns and rituals performed by senior Acharya Pt Puran Prasad Shastri of Dadda Darbar, Pt Kalika Prasad Pandey with Acharya and scholars from Brindaban, Varanasi, Bandakpur and other places. A large number of disciples fro..

Ground work begins for State’s longest flyover

SOIL testing for construction of the State’s longest flyover has been started in Madan Mahal area, on Monday. Construction of the flyover is targeted to be completed within three years. Once the soil testing is completed, design of the flyover will be prepared for starting land acquisition and base construction works. Central road of the flyover will be 12.90 metre wide between Damoh Naka - Ranital - Madan Mahal. Ramp road between Ranital to Garha will be 414-metre long and width will be 8.40 metre. ..

Women bear brunt of lockdown woes

Concept of ‘Work from Home’ in the ongoing lockdown has doubled the burden for majority of the working women employed in different sectors. They have to fulfill official duties along with family responsibilities and household chores...

Tiger Reserves, sanctuaries closed till 31st

MADHYA Pradesh Forest Department released a notification to keep all national parks, tiger reserves and wildlife sanctuaries closed for tourists till May 31. The Department said further tourism activities will be permitted after analysing the situation of..

Move to check quality of hand sanitisers

In the fight against coronavirus, hand sanitisers have emerged as an essential item in market. it is only after stringent checks and restrictions that its black marketing could be stopped. The administration has fixed the price to Rs.0.50 piece per ml. However with iinclusion of hand sanitiser in cottage industry and small industries, its quality standards are not fixed. Following this inclusion, a large number of manufacturers are now in market due to which quality and pricing has become mismatched ..

Div Commr Choudhary visits Bhedaghat by-pass

Mahesh Chandra Choudhary Divisional Commissioner Jabalpur visited Bhedaghat by-pass, the junction spot for large number of migrants coming from Maharashtra and other states who get down at by-pass for their onward journey. During his inspection carried out he praised the efforts being carried out by social organisation in providing hospitality to poor migrants. According to information, Divisional Commissioner Choudhary carr..

Migrant on board Shramik Exp suffers cardiac arrest

MIGRANTS travelling in S-4 of Varanasi bound Shramik Express became panicky after a 55-year-old man suffered cardiac arrest. The deceased along with his wife, daughter and two nephews, had boarded the special train from Bandra terminus and was travelling till Prayagraj junction. Till the train arrived in Jabalpur, the man had breathed his last. Migrants travelling in Varanasi-bound Bandra-Varanasi Shramik Express were shocked to know that a fellow passenger travelling in S-4 coach suddenly complaint ..

Saint Devprabhakar Shastri ‘Daddaji’ brought back from Delhi in special plane

Grahastha Yogi Saint Devprabhakar Shastri ‘Daddaji’ was brought back to Jabalpur at 9 pm on Saturday and his condition is reported to be critical till the late report came in. He was brought by a special plane from New Delhi at Dumna Airport. Receiving the information, a large number of his followers and members of Daddaji Shishya Mandal gathered out of Dumna Airport to catch a glimpse of their spiritual guru...

New development model to strengthen economy in MP: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that new development model will be adopted to reduce the adverse impact of corona crisis on economy in Madhya Pradesh. The Swadesi based model will pave the way of self-reliance. It will help strengthen the staggering economy. Taking full advantage of the package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for economic reforms, Madhya Pradesh will move on the path of growth again with renewed vigour. All arrangements will be firmed up. There will be need to ..

Food packets given to migrants in Shramik Express

Continuing with act of charity for the migrants traveling in Shramik Express returning back tot heir native places, 1,144 migrants who boarded Pune-Rewa train arrived at Jabalpur station. The migrants were offered hospitality at Jabalpur station. As on Saturday 10 Shramik Express trains passed through Jabalpur consequently some 12,000 migrant were given food packets and water bottles. According to information, the Jabalpur division of WCR continuing support for large number of migrants traveling in ..

Wushu Assn earns praise from Union Minister Rijiju

Union Sports Minister, Kiren Rijiju has applauded the efforts of Wushu Association as a major contributor in Fit India Movement by organising National Online Wushu Competition during lockdown period, on Friday. Wushu players have won a large number of international medals and brought laurels to India. Central Wushu Academy has been established and new Wushu Academies will be soon established in different states...

Smart City BoD meeting discusses new devpt works

An important meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) of Jabalpur Smart City Limited was organised on Friday. Collector and Chairman of the company, Bharat Yadav chaired the meeting. Operators, living outside the city, attended the meeting through video conferencing and held detailed discussion on the agenda. During the meeting, the BoD approved operation of the newly-constructed cultural theatre at Bhawartal garden...

Jabalpur Div provides food packets to migrants in Shramik Expresses

Thanks to the management of Jabalpur division under the direction of Divisional Rail Manager Sanjay Biswas and Senior Divisional Commercial Manager Basant Kumar Sharma that migrants on board in Shramik Expresses passing through Jabalpur and terminating at Jabalpur are being provided optimal hospitality. As trains originating from Mumbai going to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar state large number of migrants are being given breakfast lunch and diner as per arriva..

Work in Registrar office at Collectorate resumes amid precautionary measures

The work in office of the Registrar at the Collectorate resumed after a long gap since March 23 since lockdown has been imposed in the country. After a long time such a halt was witnessed in the property registration work in the district. In last days of the third phase of lockdown on May 15, the functioning for registry of rural and urban properties, plots, houses have been restored. ..

Five more positive cases take city’s COVID-19 figure to 162

Five persons, including a 3-year-old girl, tested positive for Covid-19 till Thursday evening bringing the total number of patients to 162. However, with recovery of 79 persons, the number of active cases remained 83 in Jabalpur. On Thursday afternoon, one person, 34-year-old G D Salem from Sarvoday Nagar, Ranital, tested positive. ..

CM transfers Rs 451 cr to PMAY beneficiaries

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan transferred a sum of Rs 451 crore to 1,78,417 beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Rural by a single click from Mantralaya on Thursday. This includes Rs 360 crore to 1,44,152 beneficiaries as the first installment for house building at the rate of Rs 25,000 each. A sum of Rs 91 crore was transferred to 34,2..

Taking advantage of less traffic, JMC re-starts road works

Taking advantage of lockdown period, the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has re-started development works in the city. The civic body, on Thursday, started construction of remaining portion of cement road from Kachhpura bridge to the railway crossing. The road was lying incomplete since long time and causing great inconvenience to thousands of people who used the main road regularly. As people are not coming out of homes and mai..

Jagat Bahadur Singh Annu and team providing meals to needy

Inspired by the great deeds of Swami Vivekanand, a social worker Jagat Bahadur Singh Annu and his team are serving the society and making them aware about ongoing fight against coronavirus in time of crisis. Since lockdown was imposed in the country, Jagat Bahadur Singh Annu with his team comprising of 75 youths and related social welfare organisationsm are providing relief to affected people. In last 52 days of lockdown, the team not only provided relief material, food..

Medha Patkar’s plea seeking quashing of old FIR dismissed

Justice S K Awasthi has dismissed the application filed by social worker, Medha Patkar seeking quashing of FIR registered for offence connected to a 19 year old case. Medha Patkar, along with other accused persons had entered the NVDA office at Barwani, broke the furniture, threatened the officials and prevented them from performing their duties. Justice S K Awasthi said in the order that the court was of the view that it was not a fit case to invoke the power to quash the FIR as well as proceedings ..

Cops who won against corona welcomed

IPS officer and six other policemen, who fought against COVID-19 and were discharged from isolation ward after being cured, were accorded a rousing welcome at Police Control Room, on Wednesday. Police corona fighters were welcomed with flowers by senior officers and cops. Inspector General of Police (Jabalpur Zone), Bhagwat Singh Chouhan (IPS), DIG (Jabalpur), Manohar Verma (IPS), Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna (IPS), Addition..

Migrants aboard Mumbai-Patna Exp create chaos at rly station

A large number of migrant labourers who boarded the Mumbai-Patna Shramik Express created chaos on Wednesday soon after the train reached Jabalpur Railway station. The migrants, who started the journey from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai, were denied food and water bottle during the journey and became excessively aggressive. However at Jabalpur, the migrants were supplied food packets along with water bottles...

Collector Yadav inspects procurement centres at Shahpura, Patan tehsil

Collector Bharat Yadav carried out surprise inspection of the Procurement Centres at Shahpura and Patan tehsil, on Wednesday. He started inspection from Shahpura procurement centre. He also inspected the Basedi Wheat procurement centre, Sehsan and Patan procurement centre. Collector weight a sack on electronic weight machine and instructed that no e..

We are all sons of Mother India, no question of discrimination: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

NO SOONER did the coronavirus enter India, our visionary Prime Minister Narendra Modi sensed the crisis and imposed a country-wide lockdown. This put a check on spread of deadly virus and enlightened people on its hazards. It also facilitated time to put in place requisite medical facilities on time. Experts opine that any delay in this action would have infected millions of people, claiming untold number of lives. There was no option. Life is most precious. However, merely saving life is not enough. ..

MLA Rohani, Jankalyan Yojana help 13 labourers reach hometown in UP

KIND gesture of MLA Ashok Rohani and members of Mukhya Mantri Jankalyan Yojana helped 13 labourers reach their hometown in Uttar Pradesh. Stranded labourers were sent to Muzaffarpur district in Uttar Pradesh by buses. MLA Ashok Rohani informed that Mukhya Mantri Jankalyan Prakostha, State Vice-President Sonu Bachvani informed that 13 labourers who had come from Uttar Pradesh to work in the district were stranded due to lockdown...

MP Singh reviews works being done in rural areas

MEMBER of Parliament (MP) Rakesh Singh, on Tuesday reviewed the relief work being carried out by senior office-bearers and workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in rural areas of the parliamentary constituency and gave necessary directions to them...

BJP leaders distribute ayurvedic kadha, tablets, masks among destitutes

BHARATIYA Janata Party (BJP) leaders distributed ayurvedic kadha, tablets and masks amongst poor and needy persons to protect from coronavirus at Machuavala Compound and Agrawal Compound in Dayanand Saraswati Ward, on Tuesday. On the occasion, former Minister and MLA, Sharad Jain, MLA, Ashok Rohani, State Working Committee member, Deepankar Banerjee and party workers were present. Senior leaders encouraged the residents for following lockdown norms and informed about maintaining hygiene and social ..

FIR Aapke Dwar service started to file complaints at doorsteps

Inspector General of Police (Jabalpur Zone), Bhagwat Singh Chouhan flagged-off ‘FIR Aapke Dwar’ service to facilitate complaints by registering FIR at people’s doorsteps and at the spot of incident from the police control room on Monday. State Home Minister Narottam Mishra inaugurated the new service at Police Headquarters, Bhopal and interacted onli..

Industries get conditional permission

TO BRING back industrial production on track, the administration has given conditional permission to the industrial units to start from Monday. The permissions to start the industrial units have been progiven by the district administration on condition of following set conditions...

JMC’s sheer negligence towards meek animals has become cause of concern

THE Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) is still showing no sympathy towards the starving stray cattle. The cattle are wandering on city streets in search of food during peak summer. the stray cattle are normally dependent on the leftover from hotels, restaurants and roadside eateries. As all such establishments are closed due to lockdown, food crisis have arisen before the stray cattle. They are roaming on city streets day and night in search of food. ..

One more death, number of COVID-19 patients reaches 129

“COVID-19 death toll touched five with the death of a woman while seven new patients were detected in the city, on Sunday. Number of COVID-19 patients increased to 129 while total 33 patients were discharged after being cured from isolation ward. Five COVID-19 patients were discharged after being cured from isolation ward of Super Specialty Hospital. The woman patient was found positive after death undergoing treatment at Netaji Subhash Chandr..

Jabalpur rly divn turns messiah for migrants

SHRAMIK Expresses, going to Uttar Pradesh and Bihar passing through the State, are halting at Jabalpur, Katni and Satna stations. The migrants who have boarded these trains from various locations are facing problems in procuring food and water. These poor stranded people get much-needed relief when the trains pass through Jabalpur division...

‘Extend all facilities to labourers passing through State on foot’

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has directed district collectors to extend maximum facilities to labourers, who are passing through Madhya Pradesh to reach other states on foot. Chouhan issued directives through video conferencing to make food and shelter arrangement for labourers reaching different districts of the state from other states and arrangement of transport for their further journey. The State Government has also discussed with the officials of the concerned states as regard to facilitate ..

Filming at the time of quarantine!

Actress Bidita Bag is now a known face in Hindi and Bengali cinema and her Hindi flick opposite Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, released a couple of years back, garnered much critical acclaim. So, what’s the actor doing in this time of lockdown? Egged on by her creative spirit, Bag has made a short film capturing the mood of lockdown...

11 patients get well, return home

SATURDAY brought huge respite for Jabalpurians as 11 people were discharged from the isolation ward, Super Speciality Hospital, NSCB Medical College and Hospital after being cured completely. With 11 people discharged on Saturday, total number of discharged people after recovering completely rose to 29. It is a great news amidst continuously rising COVID-19 graph in the city as number of infected patients in Jabalpur has reached 119...

‘More awareness, people’s support in containment areas improve situation’

“SITUATION has improved with increasing public awareness and cooperation from residents in containment areas. Total 29 COVID-19 patients were discharged after being cured from isolation wards and 30-40 more patients are likely to be discharged in next 3-4 days. Residents should adopt disciplined lifestyle by using face mask and maintaining social distancing to avoid spread of COVID-19 infection,” said Collector Bharat Yadav. ..

Migrants risking lives by taking roadways to get back home

POOR people and labourers are worst hit by the pandemic. Hence, to succor those suffering, the State Government has arranged ration in advance for needy and destitute. Besides, it is also taking all necessary measures to prevent citizens from getting infected. Under these efforts, the Government is also bringing back labourers stranded in other states. Negligence and overlooking of local authorities is proving costly to Government’s efforts...

Collector ensures essentials in containment areas

“WE expect optimal co-operation from people in containment areas to contain any further spread of COVID-19. Accordingly, all efforts are being made by the administration that would make denizens from containment zone to remain confine to their respective homes,” said Collector Bharat Yadav during his visit in three containment areas such as Sarafa, Gohalpur and Chandani chowk. Collector Yadav along with other administration visited three ma..

CM announces Rs 5 lakh aid to family of deceased in Aurangabad track mishap

 Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has expressed profound grief over the death of labourers in a train accident near Aurangabad in Maharashtra. These labourers belong to Shahdol, Umaria and other districts of Madhya Pradesh. He discussed about the accident with Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and also requested for maximum co-operation to help the labourers. Chouhan has directed officials to provide financial assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to the ..

Bodies of accident victims being brought to native villages

 Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has made arrangements for bringing the bodies of 16 labourers of Madhya Pradesh who were killed in the train accident in Aurangabad after discussing with Maharashtra Chief Minister and Railway Minister. The bodies of the labourers are being brought to Jabalpur by train. Later, the bodies will be sent to their respective native places from Jabalpur. Chief Minister Chouhan spoke over telephone to the State Government team that reached Aurangabad earlier ..