PJL starts skill devpt programme at Hinoti, Malgaon village panchayat for women

Satna, Prism, Johnson Limited (PJL) is imparting training to 125 females under Skill Development Programme under its Corporate Social Responsibility. Last year, over 200 women were trained and they have received work also. PJL has launched Skill Development Programme at Hinoti and Malgaon village panchayat with an aim to make ladies self reliant. Under this drive, training is being imparted with help of National Rural Livelihood Mission, Rampur Baghelan block to ladies on stitching, embroidery, ..

Police register case against director, writer and actors of web series Tandav

Police have registered an FIR and a case under Sections 295 (A), 153 (A) and 505 (2) of IPC against web series ‘Tandav’ Director Ali Abbas Zafar, Writer Gaurav Solanki and other actors. Earlier, a number of senior office-bearers and members of Hindu Seva Parishad submitted a memorandum, demanding FIR on the artists and Director of the web series in order to vent out ire against portraying of artists as Hindu God and Goddess in alleged objectionable form in the web series ‘Tandav’, . City President ..

Campaign against COVID-19 norms violators continues

Continue to act tough against shopkeepers, street vendors and general public who create uncleanliness at public places, the health department of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation, on Tuesday conducted drive in a number of areas and took spot fine from erring people. Senior officials of the department also fined shopkeepers for not keeping dustbins at their establishments. Officials informed that they issued challan to as many as 104 people including shopkeepers and vendors and realised spot fine of Rs ..

Mrignayanee showrooms to be opened in Nagpur, Allahabad

The items of Madhya Pradesh handicraft will be now also bee bought in Nagpur of Maharashtra and Allahabad of Uttar Pradesh. Handicraft Development Corporation is going to open Mrignayanee showroom in both the cities shortly. This decision was taken in a general meeting of Saint Ravidas Handicraft Development Corporation held in chairmanship of Minister for Cottage and Village Industries Gopal Bhargava. In meeting, Gopal Bhargava also gave instructions for wide publicity of Handicraft products...

Man, female friend shot dead after car chase in Chitrakoot

A young man and woman were chased down in a car and shot dead at by unidentified assailants at the Gupt Godavari turning at Chitrakoot under jurisdiction of Nayagaon police station area. Police informed that Anuj Dixit (30), son of Shyamsunder Dixit, presently staying at Virat Nagar, Satna, and a native of Muskura Gehroli, Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh state was driving an Alto car (CG 10 AE 8186). He was accompanied by his female friend Priya Singh (25), resident of same colony. They were going to Chitrakoot ..

CM Chouhan to distribute Rs 224 crore to ‘Sambal Yojana’ beneficiaries

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will distribute ex-gratia assistance to 10,285 beneficiaries of Sambal Yojana under ‘Aapka Sambal Aapki Sarkar’ programme on Tuesday. Rs 224 crore will be transferred in the account of these beneficiaries with a single click. Chief Minister will inaugurate programme at 3 pm at Minto Hall in State capital. Programme will be attended by minister..

Solar panels to be installed on roofs of schools: Minister Dang

New and Renewable Energy Minister Hardeep Singh Dang has instructed officials to install rooftop solar panels in schools in State. He also directed to select one village and to develop it as a model village by making itself dependent through solar power. After the success of this work, scheme will be expanded across Madhya Pradesh. Dang said that Madhya Pradesh has emerged as pioneering State in solar energy field...

Solar panels to be installed on roofs of schools: Minister Dang

New and Renewable Energy Minister Hardeep Singh Dang has instructed officials to install rooftop solar panels in schools in State. He also directed to select one village and to develop it as a model village by making itself dependent through solar power. After the success of this work, scheme will be expanded across Madhya Pradesh. Dang said that Madhya Pradesh has emerged as pioneering State in solar energy field...

Sports Minister congratulates medal winners of Canoe Marathon

Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Yashodhara Raje Scindia said that “ When our players come up after winning medals, Madhya Pradesh gets proud. She told to players that they should fix their target and achieve success through hard work. She was addressing players who won medal in National Canoe Marathon Championship...

Campaign against Mafia, hooligans to continue until rubble is not cleared: CM

“We have started a campaign against Mafia, hooligans and adulterators. It will not stop untill clearing of entire rubble,” said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday. He was addressing the programme wherein newly-appointed office-bearers of BJP organisation assumed their charge at BJP office in State capital on Sunday. Coming down heavily on Congress, he told that previous Kamal Nath government has turned State into a hub of corruption. Now State is having BJP government...

PM Modi, CM Chouhan virtually flag off Kevadia train facility

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that ‘Kevadia’ is realising vision of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who is responsible for unification of India and who gave India the mantra of ‘Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat’. It is presenting a beautiful picture of ‘Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat’. This is probably for first time in history of Railways that so many trains are being started from different corners of the country for one destination simultaneously. It is also realising the mission of Indian Railways that ..

Kisan Andolan Samarthan Morcha protests new farm laws

Protesting against the new farm acts, a number of senior office-bearers and members of Sanyukta Kisan Andolan Samarthan Morcha, on Sunday took out a torch procession. A number of Morcha members shouting slogans against the Government took out the procession from Malviya square to Super Market, Civic Center and returned to the square. Speaking on the occasion senior office bearers of the Morcha termed the acts ‘Kala Kanoon’. They said it would leave farmers at the mercy of Corporate...

Collector imposes Sec 144 to avoid chaos during construction on disputed land

To avoid opposition of a community over the construction on 30,000 square feet disputed land, Bhopal Collector Avinash Lavania imposed curfew in Hanumanganj, Gautam Nagar and Tila Jamalpura police station areas under Section 144. The order issued by the Collector said that a community was doing construction in Old City and there is a possibility that locals might oppose that, so in the view to avoid any untoward situation, Lavania issued restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC...

JMC officials fete sanitation workers on Makar Sankranti

On the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti, first major festival of the New Year, Municipal Commissioner Anoop Kumar and other senior officials felicitated sanitation workers. After felicitation, the Municipal Commissioner along with sanitation workers had a specially prepared meal. ..

Haul of liquor seized by Excise teams in three separate places

In a major breakthrough, the Excise Department teams registered separate five cases and seized 25 litres country-made liquor, 1,200 kg raw material and 880 quarters of English liquor, on Friday. ..

COVID-19 vaccination drive to begin in city today at 9 am

“The biggest vaccination campaign in the country will be started with immunisation of grassroot health workers who have worked rigorously in service of COVID-19 patients since last 8-9 months in the district. Around 24,000 health workers will be vaccinated in first phase of the campaign in district. Vaccination will be started from January 16 at 9 am at six centres in Jabalpur,” informed by Collector, Karmveer Sharma while addressing a press conference, on Friday. ..

Tiger’s carcass recovered in Pench, no foul play reported

Carcass of an adult male tiger was found near Khapa nullah between compartment numbers 1465 and 1467 in Gumtara Circle of Pench Tiger Reserve. No suspicious evidence was to not be found and viscera were preserved for further scientific investigation to ascertain the reason behind the death of the big cat. ..

Vaccination will commence from 9 am on January 16: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that work of corona vaccination in State will start from 9 am on January 16. This will be the world’s largest vaccination campaign. “I congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He is a visionary. He had already identified the crisis. Prime Minister had formed a task force as soon as corona pandemic came into picture. He made all the arrangements and made efforts protect people from the virus,” he said. Chouhan was holding discussions with Collectors and Commission..

Thursday turns out to be coldest day of this winter

The chilly winds coming from the North made Thursday the coldest day of the season. Due to the icy winds, the minimum temperature plummeted to 5.5 degree Celsius. The cold wave has changed the climatic conditions in the entire state, including Jabalpur. The northern winds blowing with moderate speed have dropped both day and night temperature below normal range...

Man killed in dispute while gambling

A young man was murdered after being stabbed and another was attacked brutally following a dispute during gambling in a farm near Gorabazar Dhobighat late in the night on Wednesday. On a complaint, the Police along with FSL team reached the spot...

NSCBMC’s Surgery Deptt team wins National Award

The Department of Surgery, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital is continue to establish new milestones in the research field under the leadership of HoD, Professor Dhananjay Sharma. Adding another feather, Surgery Department of NSCBMC won national award from Association of Surgeons of India for research work by it’s faculty...

Consignment of 1.51 lakh COVID vaccine doses reaches city

Maiden consignment of the COVID-19 vaccine from thte Serum Institute of India reached the district on Wednesday night for start of the immunisation process in Jabalpur and its adjoining districts. Initially, 1.51 lakh doses have been supplied for vaccination of front line corona warriors including 93,300 doses in Jabalpur and 57,380 doses in Rewa divisions...

Chicken sales take a nose dive due to bird flu scare

With bird flu spreading its wings to more than one dozen districts of Madhya Pradesh, a fear has gripped non-vegetarians. They are desisting from chicken and eggs and this has resulted into steep fall in demand of poultry products. Even in Bhopal, demand of chicken and eggs has fallen flat. The income of poultry product shops has plunged to lowest level ever. Once these shops used to remain abuzz with crowd of non-vegetarians, jostling each other to place their order for chicken. In winter season, ..

Two held with 19 crates of illegally stocked English liquor

The Excise Department team raided two spots and seized 19 crates with illegal stock of English liquor and arrested two accused in Shastri Nagar and Madan Mahal areas in the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. The arrested have been identified as Ram Vishal Choudhary, resident of Shastri Nagar and Rahul alias Shanu Sen, son of Amar Narayan Sen, resident of near railway u..

Liquor peddler’s encroachment on Govt land razed

Continuing the special campaign against land mafia, combined team of Jabalpur district administration and Municipal Corporation demolished illegal construction amounting to Rs 40 lakh and vacated 4,500 square feet government land amounting to Rs 2 crore, on Tuesday. ..

CM virtually fetes Shree Bai Bansal with ‘Samman Abhiyan’ for saving woman

Sagar, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has initiated ‘Samman Abhiyan’ with an aim to give new identity to the dignity and safety of women. Through virtual medium Shree Bai Bansal of Sagar was honoured for displaying courage in odd circumstances and safeguarding dignity of a woman. ..

BJP’s 2-day training session of Pt Deendayal Mandal, Chandrashekhar Azad Mandal starts

Under the series of training session being organised by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mahanagar in all Mandals of the city, a two-day training session for two mandals including Pt. Deendayal Mandal and Chandrashekhar Azad Mandal was started, on Tuesday...

Rani Durgavati Hospital bags Kayakalp Abhiyan Rashtriya Puraskar

Rani Durgavati Hospital (Lady Elgin) consecutively for fourth time has won first position in the Kayakalp Abhiyan Rashtriya Puraskar. Marking the occasion of Swami Vivekanand Jayanti, the Kayakalp Award was organised by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India through virtual mode. Union Health Minister Dr Harshwardhan and Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Union Minister for Health for State announced the awards. In which District Hospital, Seoni, Betul and Bhind have also been awarded ..

JMC’s anti-encroachmant squad removes illegal vendors

After a long break, the Anti-Encroachment Department of the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC), on Monday, conducted drive in Red Zone areas and removed a number of temporary structures and seized commodities of street vendors. Senior officials of the department informed that the anti-encroachment squad carried out the drive in Civic Centre area and removed kiosks, makeshift shops and commodities decked in Red Zone...

Ex-MLA Patel inaugurates NSS camp

Former State minister and MLA Narsinghpur, Jalam Singh Patel inaugurated the week-long camp being organised by National Service Scheme open unit at Rani Durgavati University at village Garra Gotegaon on Sunday. Former MLA, Gotegaon, Hakam Singh Chadhar, former municipality president, Rajkumar Jain, Janpad Panchayat President, Santosh Dubey and others were present. Being organised under the guidance of Vice-Chancellor, Rani Durgavati University, Professor Kapil Deo Mishra and N..

JMC acts tough against shop-keepers using plastic bags

Acting tough against shopkeepers and vendors who sell and store banned plastic carry bags, the Health Department of the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation, on Monday, conducted drive in areas under division no 3 and realised heavy fine from erring shop-keepers. Senior officials also seized huge stock of banned plastic goods...

Jabalpur Boys win, Yuva, Himalayan Club draw: Choukse Memorial Football

Jabalpur Boys won a match while a match between Yuva Club and Himalayan Club ended in a draw in the ongoing Ramesh Choukse memorial Senior Division Club League Football Tournament, on Sunday. The tournament is being played under the auspices of Jabalpur District Football Association at Shivaji Ground, Sadar. The first match was played between Jabalpur Boys and Civil Line Club teams. The match witnessed remarkable performance of players of Jabalpur Boys who registered 4 – 1 victory over the opponent...

Satyagrahis reach Narmada bank to support Bhaiyaji Sarkar

Pressing the demand to implement orders of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on conservation and protection of biodiversity on the banks of river Narmada by restricting illegal mining of sand, encroachment constructions on the riparian zone of the river as well as notify the green belt area of the river as per the guidelines, Narmada devotee Saint Bhaiyaji Sarkar, founder of Narmada Mission is on fasting since 86 days...

JMC making efforts to develop Dumna Reserve as tourist spot

The Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) is toiling hard to develop Dumna Nature Reserve as the best tourist place of the region. The park is an eco-tourism site in Jabalpur. It is spread over an area of 1058 hectares and is a few kilometers away from the center of the city...

Gurleen Mega Fair’s lifestyle products enthral

Collection of creative water fountains for the exterior and interior in houses, gardens and farm houses made up of marble are catching the attention of visitors at the Gurleen Mega Fair at Gole Bazar. On Sunday, right from the start of the fair, visitors thronged at stalls of various unique products, services especially brought by entrepreneurs and artisans with various advance gadgets useful for day to day life as well as collection of traditional artifacts making this event one of the biggest ..

52 labourers stuck in Solapur brought back to Katni safely

With the help of Solapur district administration and Solapur police, 52 labourers were successfully released in Solapur, Maharashtra. Late on Friday night, the labourers were brought safely back to Sleemanabad. According to information, villagers of Dhanwahi village of Bahoriband tehsil came and lodged a complaint about the labourers stuck and were harassed in Solapur. As soon as Collector Priyank Mishra came to know about the case, he immediately instructed Bahoriband SDM Rohit Sisonia to investigate ..

Distt admn on alert as more birds found dead at bank of Gaur river

District authorities are on alert mode with the death of more than one dozen pigeons and other birds in last two days in the district. Four more birds were found dead at the bank of river Gaur, on Friday. Taking precautionary and preventionary measures, District Rapid Response teams of Animal Husbandry Department collected samples of dead birds and sent it for high level labo..

SP asks officers to act promptly in cases of crime against women

Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna (IPS) chaired a meeting of gazetted officers and in-charges of Urja Desk and Women Help Desk at Police Control Room, on Saturday. Chairing the meeting, SP Siddharth Bahuguna directed officers for vigilant check on crime against women and taking prompt action in cases of crime against women. He said to women security key concept in the society and creating public awareness for respecting women...

Minister Patel takes vaccine shot during dry run in Badwani

 Dry run was done in presence of Animal Husbandry, Social Justice Minister Prem Singh Patel in Badwani on Friday. Prem Singh Patel also took the vaccine shot on this occasion. In the first phase in district, vaccination of 7,040 health, Ayush, Women and Child Development and Departments and private hospital employees will be done. Prem Singh Patel congratulated officers for successful dry run. Notably, dry run of corona vaccine was done in 51 districts of State on Friday. This is being done to ..

Dry run for vaccination roll-out conducted in city too

The dry run for the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out was conducted in selected hospitals in the city on Friday morning. The dry run was carried out to understand the best way to administer the vaccine and plug loopholes in logistics and training. It was conducted at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital, Government Seth Govinddas District Hospital and Metro Hospital. District Collector Karmveer Sharma visited the District Hospital to oversee preparations and review the mock ..

Synthetic athletic track to be laid at Ranjhi Sports Complex

  By Ashish RajputThere is good news for the athletes in Jabalpur that their long-awaited demand is going to be fulfilled soon with the laying of synthetic athletic track at Ranjhi Sports Complex. The project has been given administrative approval from the Mission Directorate, Sports Development Ministry of Youth Affairs, Government of India. The Central Government has sanctioned the budget of Rs. 6.94 crores for establishment of Synthetic Athletics Track within one of the commencement ..

IGP Chouhan conducts annual inspection of Police Line

Inspector General of Police (Jabalpur Zone), Bhagwat Singh Chouhan conducted annual inspection of Police Parade at Police Line, on Friday. He was accompanied by Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna (IPS). Total 310 officers and employees attended the annual parade. During the inspection, Reserve Inspector, Saurabh Tiwari led the police parade and officers and employees having good turnout were honoured by IG, BS Chouhan. On the occasion, Constables, Daksh Haldkar, Santosh Kumar, ..

CM dedicates 2,500 kitchen sheds, 7100 nutrition gardens

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that a nutrition garden (kitchen garden) will be built in every government school by convergence of MNREGA. If there is no place in schools, kitchen garden can be made at other places in the village. Now name of kitchen gardens will be ‘Maa ki Bagiya’...

Chokat: A traditional house as symbol of harmony in hilly life

Under 30 series of its online exhibition by Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS) presented ‘Chokat’ situated in Himalayan Village, Open Air exhibition. Right from early stages of civilisation till now habitat is one of the basic necessities of human kind. It is unique and vivid manifestation of human imaginations, knowledge and skill which narrates his distinct ability of adaptation with time, space and ecology. Amazing house types collected from remote Himalayan states of India and ..

Cong’s stir against JMC’s alleged lethargy

Protesting against sluggish development and hindrances in progress of various developmental works due to lethargic approach of the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) and step-motherly treatment being given to Jabalpur by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in the State, the Congress workers staged massive demonstration, dharna at the Civic Centre, on Thursday...

Addl Collector chairs meet to curb spread of Bird Flu in city

To discuss preventive measures for effective control of Bird Flu in the city, an important meeting of poultry farm owners and district administration was held on Thursday. Additional Collector Sandeep GR presided over the meeting at Collectorate. It was informed in meeting that no cases of Bird Flu traced in Jabalpur district. Additional Collector, Sandeep G R said that though yet no case of Bird Flu traced in the district but the Poultry farmers and traders have keep their farms clean to ensure effective ..

MG Hector gets launched in city

Morris Garages (MG) Motors India, continuing the tradition of present premium and high-tech cars on Thursday, launched the Hector MY 2021, the fivseater and seven-seater cars at the showroom of Khatwani Motors Private Limited. The MG, the biggest British brand MG Hector entered in India in year 2018 and in short span of two years, the company has made its presence in the Indian car market by presenting world class cars with premium and latest features. Khatwani Motor Private Limited, Director, Robin ..

Demand for Mahakoshal ‘state’

Pressing the demand to constitute separate Mahakoshal state comprising districts of Jabalpur, Narsingpur, Katni, Mandla, Dindori, Seoni, Chhindwara, Balaghat, Shahdol, Umaria and Anuppur, an important meeting of the Prathak Mahakoshal Rajya Morcha was held on Thursday...

BIRD FLU: Poultry import banned from border states

Poultry will be banned for a limited period from the border states of Kerala, and South India. This temporary prohibition has been imposed as a precautionary measure. This step has been taken as a precaution after reports of death of crows in some places of the State. Confirmation of the disease is awaited from National Institute of High Security Diseases (NISHAD) in the districts from where such news has been received. As a precautionary measure, an alert has been issued for control and mitigation ..

State ready for corona vaccination: Dr Chaudhary

Public Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Prabhuram Chaudhary said that State has done all the necessary arrangements for COVID-19 vaccination. Reviewing preparations at Mantralaya on Wednesday, he said that dry run (vaccination rehearsal) to be done in State on January 8 should be done seriously.He emphasised on training of vaccination teams, vaccine storage, officials related to logistics etc...

CM Chouhan inaugurates International Air Cargo Terminal in Indore

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that expansion of Indore Airport is necessary as per current requirements. Its expansion will be ensured. Indore Airport Authority will be given 22 acres of land. He said that Madhya Pradesh is future logistics hub of country. Being in the heart of the country, State is full of potential. Indore Cargo Hub will prove milestone in making state a logistics hub...

CM takes lunch at poor woman Radhabai’s house in Indore

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reached the house of Radhabai residing in Bhagirathpura and had lunch at her house during his stay in Indore on Wednesday. Radhabai served food to CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan with great affection and love. CM said that after eating such delicious food, he felt much satisfied. CM asked Radhabai about her means of livelihood. Radhabai told him that husband works as a labourer and they have a son and daughter. Her daughter has stone problem...

CM discusses roadmap of State’s development with Cabinet colleagues

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan held a detailed discussion on the development of State with Cabinet members at Kolar Forest Rest House in Bhopal on Tuesday. He said that welfare works done for citizens of State should be such that after one year Madhya Pradesh gets compliment for it. He instructed to do good work by doing department-wise exercises for the creation of Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. He said that in last nine to ten months, several important steps have been taken to upgrade development ..

23-cr Rly overbridge dedicated in Kareli

The railway overbridge constructed at a cost of about Rs 23 crore was inaugurated in Kareli of Narsinghpur district on Monday in the special presence of Rajya Sabha MP Kailash Soni, Narsinghpur-Hoshangabad MP Rao Uday Pratap Singh and MLA Jalam Singh Patel. In the programme, Member of Rajya Sabha, Soni said that the inaugurated bridge will be named after former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee. Its proposal has been sent to the District Planning Committee. This overbridge will be known as Atal ..

Law internship students visit litigation-free village Bija Patan

Law internship students visited the litigation-free village Bija Patan and collected problems of villagers and handed over to the District Legal Services Authority, Jabalpur for redressal. Planning of Madhya Pradesh State Legal Services Authority under the litigation free Village Scheme 2000, the District Legal Services Authority of selected village Bija Patan was visited by law students of different universities of the country who came to internship in Jabalpur and their problems with resid..

Biggest lifestyle show Gurleen Mega Bazaar begins in city

One of the biggest lifestyle show in the country, Gurleen Mega Bazaar is bringing wide collection of interior decoration accessories, handicraft and handloom, consumer durables, cosmetics, fashion accessories and much more under one roof at Gole Bazaar, Shahid Smarak Ground. The mega bazaae opened on January 4 and would remain open for visitors from 11 am to 9 pm till January 13. MLA Patan, senior BJP leader, Ajay Vishnoi opened the exhibition by lighting lamp and cutting ribbon...

Honest auto driver returns bag with silver jewellery to owner

Setting a perfect example of humanity and honesty, an auto-rickshaw driver Rajkumar Dahare returned a bag with 500 grams of silver jewellery to its owner, on Monday. Madan Mahal police mediated the case and appreciated the honesty of auto-rickshaw driver. SHO of Madan Mahal police station, Neeraj Verma informed that a woman, Deepa Raj (30), wife of Manish Raj, resident of Ganjipura was travelling in an auto-rickshaw from Old Bus Stand to Ganjipura when she forgot her bag with silver jewellery weighing ..

WCR GM Singh dedicates video surveillance system at stations

General Manager of the West Central Railway, Shailendra Kumar Singh inaugurated the video surveillance system for better monitoring of security arrangements at railway stations, on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, GM S K Singh said that continuing the best services to passengers, the Railways has started another significant service especially for safety and security of women and children passengers. ..

Congmen to stage stir against JMC’s post-COVID decisions

Congress workers will stage protest on January 7 to express resentment against decisions taken by the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) in months after the global pandemic COVID-19. The protest would be staged under the leadership of former Cabinet minister and Congress leader, Lakhan Ghanghoria. In the protest, raising various incomplete development and construction works in city and irresponsible behaviour of JMC towards citizens who were in great trouble due to loss of employment during the ..

SBC submits memo to new Chief Justice

A delegation of State Bar Council of Madhya Pradesh welcomed to the Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, Justice Mohammed Rafique Khan who has arrived Jabalpur after taking over oath of office in Bhopal came to Jabalpur, on Sunday night by train. In the meeting members of the SBC MP welcomed the Chief Justice, informed Advocate RK Singh Saini, Member of the SBCMP and former President of the District Bar...

Tulsiram Silawat, Govind Singh take oath as Cabinet ministers

The much-awaited Cabinet expansion of Shivraj Government took place on Sunday. Tulsiram Silawat and Govind Singh Rajput, both supporters of BJP MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, took oath as ministers. Governor Anandiben Patel administered oath of office to both of them. On the occasion, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Protem Speaker Rameshwar Sharma, Tribal Welfare Minister Meena Singh, Agriculture Minister Kamal Patel, Mineral Resources Minister Brijendra Pratap Sing..

New Chief Justice of MPHC Mohammad Rafiq sworn-in

Governor Anandiben Patel administered oath to newly appointed Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court Justice Mohammad Rafiq during a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan on Sunday. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was also present...

Union MoS Patel seeks blessings from Jain seer

Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge), Prahlad Singh Patel sought blessings of Muni Praman Sagar and Muni Arhar Sagar at Garha Jain Mandir. On the occasion, he was accompanied by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) under Union Cultural Ministry IGNCA, Board Member, Alok Jain, an eminent Jain scholar. ..

Hailstorm warning in some parts of State

Due to moisture coming from the Arabian Sea, cloudy weather was witnessed in the city. This led to rise in minimum temperature. According to Weather Department, in Gwalior, Chambal, Bhopal, Ujjain and Indore divisions thunderstorms are likely in next 24 hours. During this period, hailstorm is also expected...

BJP chief Sharma rules out ticket to ex-MLAs, office-bearers in civic polls

State President of Bharatiya Janata Party Vishnu Dutt Sharma, on Saturday indicated that former MLAs and leaders holding posts in the organisation may not be given a chance in ensuing civic body polls. He said the party will give tickets to winning candidates. Addressing a press conference, Sharma said BJP is a worker-based organisation and therefore we are working with a resolve to make the party stronger...

Mohgaon to Khawasa 4-lane will not just ease traffic but also save time: Gadkari

“Safety of passengers, area villagers and wildlife has been taken care of during construction of four-lane from Mohgaon to Khawasa. Construction of four-lane will not only make traffic safe but will also save time,” said Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari while inspecting four-lane construction work in Kurai Valley on Friday. Addressing a press conference, Nitin Gadkari said that at present traffic of small vehicles has been received from four lane’s two lane. Traffic of heavy ..

Govt land worth Rs 30 crore freed in JMC’s biggest ever drive

A Combined team of Jabalpur police, district administration and Jabalpur Municipal Corporation has freed around 37,000 square feet Government land worth about Rs 30 crore from eight scrap dealers and others in Panagar and Adhartal areas on Saturday. It is the ever biggest anti-encroachment campaign in the history of Jabalpur. The team vacated 9,000 sq ft Government land of Rs 20.10 crore by demolishing 14 shops of Nazar Ali, 3,500 sq ft land by destroying 26 shops of Ramzan Marb..

Falcon Club, Ridge Club teams emerge winners in ongoing football tourney

Falcon Club and Ridge Club teams won their matches in the ongoing Junior Division Club League Football Tournament, on Saturday. The tournament is being played under the auspices of Jabalpur District Football Association at Shivaji Ground, Sadar. First match of the day was played between Falcon Club and Vishal Club teams. In the exciting match, Falcon Club registered victory over the opponent by the lead of 2- 1 goals...

‘Change in mindset must for women’s safety’

“ONLY laws are not sufficient for women’s safety but changing the mindset of the people towards the respect for females is also necessary,” said Madhya Pradesh Power Minister, Pradhuman Singh Tomar on Friday in Gwalior. Tomar was addressing an inaugural ceremony of the workshop organised by the State Transport Department on the topic of ‘Women Safety in Public Transportation’. ..

Poacher arrested with scales of pangolin in Waraseoni

Forest Department, Waraseoni had a major success to its credit when the team arrested a poacher who was trying to sell scales of rare wild animal pangolin in front of Waraseoni tehsil office...

New Year-2021 calendar of power companies released in Shakti Bhawan

New Year-2021 calendar of power companies was released in a formal ceremony at State Electricity headquarters Shakti Bhawan on Friday. Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company, MD and Chairman of power distribution companies, Akash Tripathi released wall and table calendars of power companies and extended New Year wishes to officers and employees. ..

City residents throng Bhedaghat to usher in the New Year 2021

COVID-19 menace could not suppress the enthusiasm of Jabalpurians who welcomed the New Year 2021 with great zeal. Amidst the severe cold weather, groups and a large number of families and youngsters celebrated the first day of New Year at picnic spots in and around the city, on Friday. ..

Sagar Collector initiates steps to develop district as tourism spot

Sagar district has many important places which are important in view of tourism but in the absence of proper conservation and development of the area, local residents and tourists are unaware about its beauty. Hence now Collector Deepak Singh has started taking steps for developing tourism in the district. In this regard, a meeting of District Tourism Promotion Council was organised recently. ..

Biker killed, wife seriously injured as car hits motorcycle at village Kauliwada

A bike rider was killed and his wife was seriously injured when their bike was hit by a speeding car at village Kauliwada, 7 km away from Waraseoni. Even the car driver was seriously injured...

Collector pays surprise visit at paddy procurement centre

Collector and District Magistrate Dr Satendra Singh paid surprise visit to paddy procurement centre at Rasmohini at Gohaparu Janapd. During his inspection he found that the process of stitching paddy bags is slow and even lifting of procured paddy was not done in full speed. Hence, Collector directed officers concerned to ensure that lifting of procured paddy is done without any delay. Even private tractors and vehicles should be deployed for lifting of the procured paddy. The payment of the private ..

Cleanliness Fortnight at ICAR’s Directorate of Weed Research

The Indian Council for Agriculture Research’s Directorate of Weed Research has organised Cleanliness Fortnight and conducted a number of programmes to create public awareness. Addressing the concluding day programme, Director J S Mishra said on the call of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, all Ministries of Government of India and their departments orgnaised cleanliness fortnight from December 16 to December 31. Accordingly, the Directorate of Weed Research also organised a number of programmes and apprise ..

Two poachers arrested with deer skins in Barela

A Combined team of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Jabalpur, Tiger Strike Force and Jabalpur Forest nabbed two accused and seized two skins of spotted deer and barking deer from them in Barela, on Wednesday. The arrested poachers have been identified as Dharmendra Kumar Kushwaha (23) and Jitendra Kumar Warkade (30), residents of Barela. According to WCCB Jabalpur under the direction of WCCB, Jabalpur, Deputy Director, Abhijit Roy Choudhary and Divisional Forest Officer, Jabalpur Anjana Tirkey ..

Jabalpur team wins 21st Senior State Wushu C’ship

Jabalpur team bagged the overall championship of the 21st Senior State Wushu Championship, on Wednesday. The championship was organised under the auspices of Madhya Pradesh Wushu Association at Bhanwartal Park. During the championship, players of Jabalpur team proved their mettle and clinched the overall championship while Ashok Nagar and Indore teams secured second and third positions...

Dr Bhattacharya, Dr Gupta, Dr Shrivastava feted for completing 33 years in teaching

Acknowledging the remarkable contribution of professors in higher education field, State Government Collegiate Education Professors’ Association organised a felicitation ceremony on Wednesday. Dr Madhumita Bhattacharya, Dr Anita Nema Gupta and Dr Kamalini Shrivastava were honoured with shawl, srifal and garlands. The trio were felicitated for completing 33 years in the teaching service and for their remarkable roles to make qualitative improvement among the students and higher education field...

Bandhavgarh night safari attracts controversy, Director refutes allegations

Though Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Madhya Pradesh has started night safari about three days back but on Tuesday a video went viral on social media that showed a tiger attacking a tourists Gypsy after being irked with the headlight of vehicle. According to sources, tourists were showing blue light on tiger during night safari to click photographs and videos. Meanwhile, tiger got irritated with the light and attacked the Gypsy. Forest officials said that this comes under Wildlife Protection Act ..

MPPKVVC to start new division in Chhatarpur

Madhya Pradesh Poorva Kshetra Vidyut Vitran Company (MPPKVVC) will establish new Operation and Maintenance Division at Bijawar in Chattarpur and bring pace in net metering to promote solar power generation in the new financial year...

Take MP to new heights for prosperity, devpt, welfare: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that roadmap for Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh is ready. All departments should achieve their targets within time-limit and take Madhya Pradesh to new heights for prosperity, development and public welfare. “Each one of us should work hard and make maximum efforts for this. I am sure that a new and developed Madhya Pradesh will emerge at a fast pace, he told...

JMC restricts free entry into parks

The Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has restricted free entry of visitors at Dumna Nature Reserve, Bhawartal Garden, Shailparna Udyan and Gulauatal (Park). Now it would charge entry free at the places. Garden Officer, Aditya Shukla informed that JMC Administrator, B Chandrashekhar and Municipal Commissioner, Anoop Kumar Singh have issued an order regarding the same...

VHP to start campaign for Ram temple from Makar Sankranti

“Long awaited dream of a big temple at Ram Janmabhoomi is going to be fulfilled after five centuries. It is the proudest and historic moment for every person of Hindu community to witness the construction of Ram Mandir and also ensuring their contribution in its construction. With an aim to ensure contribution of every Hindu in construction of Ram Mandir, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is going to start a massive campaign on the pious occasion of Makar Sankranti on January 15 upto Magh Poornima on ..

VFJ to provide upgraded Mine Protected Vehicles against Naxals

The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Para-Military Forces will be strengthened to counter Maoist attacks in Naxal affected areas for saving precious lives of soldiers with the availability of upgraded version of Mine Protected Vehicles (MPVs). Vehicle Factory Jabalpur (VFJ) is working on war footing to complete the upgradation of existing MPVs and likely to soon hand over the first vehicle to its users. It has been expected that the first upgraded version will be flagged off in the coming days. ..

CM takes COVID test, reports -ve

Ten Madhya Pradesh MLAs and 67 staffers of MP Vidhan Sabha have tested positive for coronavirus which led to deferring of Winter Session. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan too underwent Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) and tested negative on Sunday morning. Covid-19 reports of four MLAs were found positive till Saturday and a day later, six more MLAs have tested positive...

BJP’s to work with new target Har Booth Par BJP Majboot: Rao

Madhya Pradesh BJP Incharge Murlidhar Rao said that BJP is in power in Centre and in many states. BJP has registered its strong presence even in those states where it is not in power. To make BJP more powerful in Madhya Pradesh, work will be done with target ‘Har Booth Par BJP Majboot’. Addressing a press conference in the State capital, Rao said that for next couple of years, a political roadmap will be developed. Discussion in this regard was done in BJP District President training session and in ..

3,600 acres of Govt land freed from criminal

Tightening noose around land mafia, a combined team of Jabalpur, district administration and Jabalpur Municipal Corporation demolished another illegal construction of land mafia worth Rs 50 lakh and vacated 3,600 acres of Government land worth around Rs 50 lakh at Richhai under the jurisdiction of Ranjhi police station, on Saturday. The Government land was illegally possessed by Raghuveer Tiwari, a resident of Richhai, who is a listed criminal and currently imprisoned in cases of murder and forgery. ..

Faulty signals make commuting a nightmarish experience

Non-functional traffic signals at busy squares in the heart of the city is hindering smooth traffic flow and also putting safety of pedestrians at risk. Out-of-order traffic signals create confusion amongst pedestrians and many a times leads to fatal collision between motorists. Traffic signals at many busy crossings and squares of the city are not working since several days...

District Presidents are face of party: Chouhan

Two-day training camp of BJP District Presidents commenced in Sehore on Saturday. Madhya Pradesh BJP incharge Murlidhar Rao, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP State President V D Sharma inaugurated the training camp. On this occasion, Madhya Pradesh BJP co-incharges Pankaja Munde and Bishweshar Tudu, BJP State Organisation General Secretary Suhas Bhagat, Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia etc were also present. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that District Presidents are face of party and ..

Dharma Sena slams callous attitude of cops in illegal transportation of cattle

Members of Dharma Sena have charged the Madhotal police of being careless in taking action against a man involved in illegal transportation of Gauvansh and handed over a memorandum to take action against corrupt police personnel, on Saturday. State President of Dharma Sena, Yogesh Agrawal informed that acting on the information of illegal transportation of cattle, he along with other activists reached at Katangi by-pass area. ..

Santoor maestro Pt Satish Vyas to be conferred Tansen Samman

  By Dr Satyaprakash SharmaThe World Music Festival -Tansen Samaroh would commence from December 26 with restrictions of COVID-19 protocols in Gwalior and would conclude on December 30 at Behat village, the birth place of the music maestro Tansen. Renowned Indian Santoor player, Pandit Satish Vyas would be conferred with the National Tansen Samman for 2020 by the State Government during the inaugural ceremony of the music extravaganza. The festival is held every year to pay tributes ..

Elderly woman found dead at building site, cops commence probe

Investigating the death case of a woman, Tilwara police have registered a case of murder while further investigations are underway to identify and apprehend the killer, on Friday. It may be noted that, on December 23, the body of an elderly woman, Siya Bai Vishwakarma (60), resident of Shastri Nagar, Bada Patthar in Tilwara was found at Adhiyari Bagh. Learning about the incident, a police team reached the spot where a woman Rajni Vishwakarma (28), resident of Shastri Nagar, Bata Patthar informed ..

CM unveils statue of Atal Behari Vajpayee near Shaurya Smarak

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan unveiled a statue of former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna Atal Behari Vajpayee on his birth anniversary near Shaurya Smarak Square in Bhopal on Friday. Chief Minister also viewed the photo exhibition related to Atal Behari Vajpayee’s visits to Bhopal.Chief Minister said Vajpayeeji was a remarkable political leader. He ruled the hearts of crores of people. He was not just an individual, but an institution. He was hard worker, skilled organiser, administrator, ..

78 lakh farmers benefited from Kisan Samman Nidhi in State

Prime Minister Narendra Modi transferred amount of Rs 18,000 crores under Kisan Samman Nidhi into the accounts of 9 crore farmers of country through a single click on Friday. Under this programme, 78 lakh farmers of Madhya Pradesh have been benefited. Prime Minister virtually addressed the farmers of country. PM said that agricultural laws have been implemented after thorough study in view of the problems and interests of the farmers. Earlier, small farmers used to have trouble selling their crops. ..

JMC Commr reviews work under housing schemes

Municipal Commissioner, Anoop Kumar Singh, on Thursday, took a meeting of senior officials and reviewed the progress of works under various housing schemes. During the meeting he sought detailed information about houses constructed under BSUP and Rajiv Awas Yojana and the installments paid by the beneficiaries. During the meeting senior officials informed the Municipal Commissioner that more than 4200 houses have been constructed under abovementioned schemes at Brajmohan Nagar, behind MLB school, ..

JMC paying no heed to encroachments

The Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) is paying no heed to unauthorised parking and encroachments mushrooming at every left turn on the important squares in the city. Haphazard parking of two and four-wheelers on left turns and illegal temporary structures are proving dear to citizens. A number of vegetable vendors have set up make-shift shops and kiosks at left turns every day. Besides, people also park two and four-wheelers thus encroach the space which is widened to organise traffic arrangements ..

School in which Atal Behari Vajpayee studied to be developed as Memorial Model School

The school, situated in Gwalior where former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee studied, would be developed as his memorial model school by the Gwalior Smart City Development Corporation Ltd, (GSCDCL) his memorial museum would also be established in the building. Gwalior Smart City Development Corporation Ltd (GSCDCL) would also set-up a Vajpayee Memorial Museum on the basis of latest digital technology in the Gorkhi Higher Secondary School in the city. Former PM Vajpayee was born in Gwalior city ..

Collector Sharma reviews works related to agriculture, deptts

An important review meeting to review works related to Agriculture and related departments was held at the Collectorate, on Wednesday. Collector Karamveer Sharma presided over the meeting and reviewed progress of works department and scheme-wise. Additional Collector, Sandeep GR and departmental officials were also present. Collector Sharma emphasised on increasing agriculture production and also to encourage farmers to adopt diversified approach in farming. Pointing towards progress of Prime Minister ..

Gang smuggling arms busted, country-made pistols seized

Adhartal police arrested youths involved in smuggling and trade of fire arms and narcotics substances. Cops have seized five country-made pistols and 10 live cartilages. It may be mentioned that Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna has issued a strict order to identify people involved in illegal trade, smuggling of fire arms and narcotics. In compliance of the orders under the direction of Additional SP (City), Agam Jain and CSP Adhartaal, Ashok Tiwari the Adhartaal Police busted the ongoing ..