Central team assesses damage to crops, properties in Vidisha

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

3 men involved in several thefts held, booty seized

 Staff Reporter :  COPS succeeded in apprehending three robbers, including two accused who snatched an elderly woman’s handbag when she was heading to the railway station on September 16. With the help of CCTV footage police could trace the accused. Three apprehended accused confessed to the crime and involvement in two other loot incidents too. Cops have recovered stolen mangalsutra, Rs 1130 cash and bike used by the miscreants to target people.  According to information on September ..

2 vehicles carrying country liquor worth Rs 8.5 lakh seized on State highway

 Staff Reporter :  FOLLOWING directives issued by SP Amit Singh to tighten noose around miscreants involved in sale and supply of liquor and sedatives. Cops from Patan police station intercepted two vehicles on the State Highway and seized 216 crates containing 10,750 quarters of country liquor worth around Rs 8.5 lakh. Two vehicles including a pick-up van (MP 20 GB 1858) and another Maruti Swift were carrying crates of country liquor. According to SHO Patan Shivraj Singh, on the intervening ..

‘People from all sections should come forward against plastic menace’

  Staff Reporter : “People belonging to all sections of the society will have to come forward to combat the menace of polythene only then succeeding generation can be saved from hazards of polythene,” said MLA Vinay Saxena while addressing a function organised by Jabalpur Municipal Corporation on whether polythene is a facility or threat.  The occasion also featured presence of Municipal Commissioner Ashish Kumar. According to information, a function was organised by ..

Minister Prahlad Patel pays rich tributes to Shah warriors

 Union Minister of State Prahlad Patel paying tributes to martyrs Raja Shankarshah and Kunwar Raghunathshah on their martyrdom day.  Staff Reporter :  Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) Prahlad Singh Patel paid tributes to martyrs Raja Shankarshah and Kunwar Raghunathshah by garlanding their statues on their martyrdom day on Wednesday. Thereafter, Union Minister of State Prahlad Singh Patel reached the residence of senior journalist Nirmal Narad and ..

MP awaits final nod for Tiger Strike Force

With an aim to put tab on poaching of wildlife across Madhya Pradesh, the Forest Department is all set to form Tiger Strike Force in several steps. In first step, force will be assigned in Bandhavgarh, Pench and Kanha Tiger Reserve. Though final nod to the appointment of force is yet to be given by the Centre, MP Forest Department has started preparation with detailed chart. The department will be recruiting field guards age from 18 to 25 years old. They will retire from the service at the age of ..

2 vehicle-lifters held with 3 bikes worth Rs 1.50L

Police have succeeded in apprehending two vehicle-lifters and a buyer and seized three stolen motorcycles worth Rs 1.50 lakh from them. The arrested accused have been identified as Pramod Thakur (22), son of Raghuveer Thakur, a resident of Piparia Imaliya village in Adhartal, Rustam Kushwaha alias Neeraj Kushwaha (19), son of Vijay Kushwaha, a resident of Imaliya Nai Basti and Sachin Lakhera (22), son of Ramnaresh Lakhera (22), a resident of Richhai in Ranjhi...

81 girls selected in 4th phase of Indian Army’s recruitment rally

(left0 An Army officer briefing candidates on second day of recruitment rally.  (right)  A candidate during long jump test at JAK RRC Training Ground. (Pics by Anil Tiwari)   Staff Reporter :  Total 81 girls were selected in the fourth phase of recruitment rally for Indian Army held at Jammu and Kashmir Rifles Regimental Centre (JAK RRC), on Wednesday. A total number of 168 girls attended the recruitment rally and worked hard to qualify physical test to be in the Indian ..

In a first... Indian Army conducts recruitment rally for girls

 (left ) COS, MB Area, Major General SS Kahlon interacting with the candidates. (right) Girls working hard during physical test on first day of Girls Recruitment Rally for the Indian Army.  Staff Reporter : Total 198 girls enthusiastically attended the recruitment rally and 34 of them have been selected for medical tests  First time in the history of Independent India when girls are being allowed to join the Indian Army below officer ranks. Total 198 girls enthusiasticall..

Encroachment on water sources will be considered a crime: CM

Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said that all encroachments on rivers, ponds and other water sources of the State will be strictly removed. He said that encroachment on water sources would be considered a crime. CM was doing discussion with members of the committee of water experts constituted for the Right to Water Act at the Mantralaya on Tuesday...

Girl arrested for blackmailing man for demand of Rs 20 lakhs

 Staff Reporter :  Gora Bazar police succeeded in apprehending a girl for threatening and blackmailing a man for demand of Rs 20 lakhs within some hours of the complaint was registered. The accused working as maid was inspired with Crime Patrol television serial and started blackmailing the members of appellant to earn handsome money through a shortcut. The accused has been identified as Yashoda Dhurve (27), daughter of Dayaram Dhurve, native of Aurai Raiyyat village in Bicchiya, Mandla ..

WCR GM inaugurates Swachhata Hi Sewa Abhiyan

 Staff Reporter :  General Manager of West Central Railway Ajay Vijayvargiya volunteered in cleaning the station premises in an event organised under the Samvad Diwas organised under the Swachhata Hi Sewa Abhiyan on Tuesday. At the outset General Manager Vijayvargiya paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at the Jabalpur Railway Station. Thereafter, he administered oath of cleanliness amongst officials, employees and staff members. The officials also distributed cloth bags amongst passengers and ..

Dreaded dacoits Babuli, Lavlesh Kol killed in encounter

  Sports Reporter :  Notorious dacoit Babuli Kol and his brother-in-law Lavlesh Kol, who were unleashing terror in the region since one and half decades, have died in an encounter in the forest area under jurisdiction of Dharkundi police station. Madhya Pradesh police have claimed to have killed both the dacoits in an encounter despite rumours spreading that Lali Kol, who was inducted in this gang some days ago, had killed both Babuli Kol and Lavlesh Kol. Uttar Pradesh and MP Police ..

K S Brar is coach of Indian women’s basketball team

Adding another feather to the victory cap of Jabalpur, international repute coach Kuldeep Singh Brar has been appointed as Coach of Indian Women’s team for FIBA Women’s Asian Cup 2019 to be organised in Bengaluru from September 24 to 29. Kuldeep Singh has been appointed by Basketball Federation of India (BFI) on the basis of his prestigious achievements. He trained the players of Indian team at a training camp organised in Bengaluru..

In a first... Indian Army to conduct recruitment rally for girls from today

  Staff Reporter :  It is for the first time in Central India when girls have been given opportunity to serve the country as soldier (Mahila Jawan) in the Indian Army. Recruitment rally for girls is being organised for seven states at Jammu and Kashmir Rifles Regimental Centre (JAK RRC) training ground, on September 17 and 19, at 7 am onwards. Mahila Jawans will be given their first posting in Military Police. Around 1,700 girls from seven states, including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, ..

Boy apprehended with 200 illegal prohibited poisonous injections

  In his search, police have seized around 200 numbers of prohibited injections include Avil and Ibuprofen and syringes  Staff Reporter :  Ranjhi police nabbed a boy engaged in illegal trade of prohibited poisonous injections and seized around 200 injections from him, on Monday. The arrested has been identified as Ravi Choudhary (26), son of Ashok Choudhary, a resident of near Ganesh Ganj School, Choudhary Mohalla in Civil Line. SHO of Ranjhi police station, Neeraj Verma informed ..

Need to protect Ozone Layer to save Earth

Global campaign for protection of Ozone Layer is being accepted and being participated wholeheartedly by humans to save the planet earth from global warming. Technological advancements under Montreal Protocol and increasing public awareness universally restrained the use of substances that deplete the Ozone Layer...

15 new wildlife sanctuaries proposed in MP

 DFOs have been asked to identify area in their districts  There is a separate proposal to develop Ratapani and Mandhata as National Parks  By Ankita Garg :  In a bid to increase tourism activities across Madhya Pradesh, the Forest Department has proposed development of 15 new wildlife sanctuaries in the State. Sources said that the Government is looking for ways to generate revenue with special focus on tourism sector. The Forest Department is playing an important role along with ..

City to receive more rainfall

 Staff Reporter :  Low-pressure area and cyclonic circulation continuously persists over South West Madhya Pradesh and adjoining South East Rajasthan are causing rains in the region. For the last few days the city has been receiving light to moderate rainfall. Recent heavy rains have filled all water bodies to capacity. And now moderate showers are adding to the water level of the water bodies and making them overflow. Likewise, insistent rainfall in the catchments area of Bargi dam has ..

10-year-old boy found chained to metallic bench rescued by locals

  Staff Reporter : Maulvi, Hafiz of unregistered Madarsa arrested  Police said if claims that the boy was chained and locked with the consent of parents is found true then action will be taken against the parents also  A 10-YEAR-OLD boy was kept locked and chained to a metallic bench at an unregistered Madarsa in the State capital. The matter came to light on Sunday morning when locals spotted the boy near Prabhat Petrol Pump sleeping with one of his legs tied to a metallic ..

STF nabs quack possessing Pangolin scales

 Staff Reporter : Police seized 12 scales of endangered specie Pangolin in a bag amounting to Rs 15 lakhs in the international market  Special Task Force (STF), Jabalpur, nabbed a quack and seized scales of Pangolin amounting to Rs 15 lakh from him in Panna. The accused has been identified as Tapas Roy (48), a resident of Panna, and practicing as quack. Under the direction of Special Director General, Special Task Force, Madhya Pradesh, and State Cyber Police, STF Jabalpur started ..

Show cause notice to poll officer in matter challenging Khargapur MLA’s election

 Legal Correspondent :   In the matter related to challenging the election of Member of Legislative Assembly of Khargapur, Tikamgarh district, the single bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising of Justice Nandita Dubey has issued show cause notice to the District Election Officer, Tikamgarh, as to why the order dated on August 21, 2019 has not been complied with. The single bench has heard the election petition filed by Chanda Singh Gour against the Rahul Singh Lodhi, MLA, ..

Metro will accelerate development in Indore, increase job opportunities: CM

 CM Kamal Nath lays foundation of Rs 7,500 crore Metro Rail Project in Indore  Staff Reporter :  Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Saturday laid the foundation of the Metro Rail Project costing Rs 7500.80 crores in Indore. Nath said that the completion of this project will accelerate development in Indore. While performing bhoomipujan of the much-awaited Metro Rail Project, CM Nath said that ten years back when he was the Urban Development Minister at the Centre, he had granted approval ..

Four members of gang held for duping people

 Staff Reporter :  Cyber Cell Police Zone Jabalpur nabbed four members of a gang including two girls involved in duping several persons through several persons through Matrimonial Site. Kingpin of the gang is still at large and police are conducting a rigorous search for him and other persons involved forgery cases. Arrested have been identified as Samaylal Jaiswal (25), son of Aghnu Ram Jaiswal, a resident of Marmada village, Kabirdham in Chhattisgarh, Rajesh Jangde (24), son of Lalchand ..

Kotwali police nab two absconding criminals

 Kotwali police nabbed two wanted criminals carrying cash reward of Rs 5,000 each who were absconding in a case of attempting murder since nine months, on Friday. Arrested have been identified as Lalit Thapa (22) and his brother Rohit Thapa (20), residents of Kuliana Mohalla in Amanpur.CSP, Kotwali, Deepak Mishra informed that, late night on January 2, a youth named Rishabh Kewat (20), resident of Kewat Mohalla reached a police station who was rushed at Victoria Hospital where he was given primary ..

Ganesha idols immersed amid tight security

 immersion of idols was held peacefully at Visarjan Kunds and ponds amidst tight security and safety arrangements, on Friday. District police was on high alert to maintain safety arrangements at bodies during idols immersion following the tragic incident of drowning 11 persons into a lake in Bhopal. Senior police and administrative officers monitored the safety and security arrangements at Visarjan Kund at Gwarighat, Tilwaraghat, Hanumantal pond, Adhartal pond and other water bodies to avoid ..

Youth suffers epilepsy attack during idol immersion, meets watery grave in pond

IN a tragic incident, a youth met with a watery grave during idol immersion at Hanumantal pond on Friday. Idol immersion was in progress at Hanumantal pond where a youth named Suraj Kashyap (24), a resident of Dheemar Mohalla in Futatal area, was working for immersion of idols by placing it on tyre-tube platform. He was sitting on stairs of the pond when he sustained epilepsy attack and he fell into the pond. Before onlookers managed to rescue him he had drowned in the pond. He was rushed to hospital ..

Scientists develop new variety of chickpea JG 24

ongoing research in development of seed varieties in Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU) in Plant Breeding and Genetics Department under All India Chickpea (Gram) Research Project a new variety JG 24 introduced and dedicated to the country. The upgrade has been developed by agriculture scientists Dr Anita Babbar, Dr Alok Vasnikar, Dr A K Tripathi, Dr Gyanendra Singh have developed new variety for irrigable land and having facility for mechanical harvesting. Recently, at 24th Annual Group ..

CM inaugurates Mukhyamantri Awas Mission (Urban) in Jhabua

 CM Kamal Nath distributing gas connections to self help groups during programme in Jhabua on Wednesday,  Staff Reporter :  Chief Minister Kamal Nath, while inaugurating the Mukhyamantri Awas Mission (Urban) in Jhabua, on Wednesday, said that free residential patta and grant of Rs 2.50 lakh for construction of house will be given to each homeless person in the State. He further mentioned that now every homeless will become owner of his/her house. Residential pattas to 200 landless persons ..

Three-day national seminar on cyber related subjects from today

 Staff Reporter :  A three-day national seminar on ‘Cyber Crime Investigation and Intelligence Summit’ is being jointly organised by the Madhya Pradesh Police and Soft Clicks Foundation at Madhya Pradesh Police Academy Bhauri from September 12 to 14. Addressing the press conference, AIG (PHQ) Sudeep Goyanka told that seminar has been exclusively designed for the capacity building of police officers to prevent cyber crime against women and child. Clear Train Technologies Private ..

BJP starts ‘Ghantanaad’ protest to expose Cong’s failures

 Leader of Opposition Gopal Bhargava along with other BJP leaders being arrested by police during Ghantanaad Abhiyan. (right) Water cannon being used to disperse agitated crowd during protest by BJP workers on Wednesday.   Staff Reporter :  Lambasting failure and false commitments of Congress-led Government, BJP started ‘Ghantanaad Aandolan’ across the State on Wednesday. The protest was staged at all district headquarters. In Jabalpur ‘Ghantanaad Aandolan’ ..

WCR employees give 3 days’ ultimatum to address issues

  Staff Reporter :  “General Manager of West Central Railway is neglecting demands of 54,000 employees and overlooking organisation of Permanent Negotiation Machinery (PNM). Not only employees but officers in WCR are also annoyed with ignorant working of the General Manager. Even after giving several representatives, WCR GM is yet to take any initiative and consider demands of employees. Now, employees have given three days ultimatum to hear and solve their demands, thereafter ..

Cleanliness drive against plastic goods begins at Jabalpur stn

Staff Reporter :  With an aim to create awareness among people to stop single use plastic made goods, massive cleanliness drive against plastic made goods was started by top brass of Jabalpur division. Also that a pledge was administered to officers and employees on the occasion to make station free from plastic menace. The cleanliness drive against plastic goods also launched Swachhta Hi Sewa in Railways by Divisional Rail Manager Jabalpur Dr Manoj Singh.  The special move will continue ..

CM presents President Gold Medal for Special Services to Christopher Irland

 Chief Minister Kamal Nath presenting President Medal to Christopher E Irland.  Staff Reporter :  Christopher E Irland, Divisional Warden (R) has been bestowed with President Gold Medal for Special Services at the hands of Chief Minister Kamal Nath during Independence Day programme. Acknowledging efficient leadership of Irland with line order during emergency, peace and social services under 12 different services mentioned under Disaster Management Civil Defence and SDERF, he was selected ..

Overwhelming response from investors in USA on MP Govt’s plans: Tarun Bhanot

State Finance Minister Tarun Bhanot addressing a press conference on Tuesday.    Staff Reporter :  “ATTRACTING industry, investors in new Madhya Pradesh for investment, a delegation of Madhya Pradesh held talks with Indian origin community in USA. We visited various centres and met Indian community in the USA. Apprising about new policies, development plans initiated under the leadership of Chief Minister Kamal Nath and feasibility for investment in different priority sectors. ..

Modi Govt took many bold decisions in 100 days: Nityanand

 Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand presenting the 100-day report card of Modi Government during press conference in State capital on Tuesday. BJP State President Rakesh Singh accompanied him. Staff Reporter :  Modi government has done many unprecedented works and took many bold decisions, including scrapping of Article 370 and 35A from Jammu and Kashmir. After scrapping of Article 370, terrorism has come to an end in the valley. This was stated by Union Minister of State for ..

Monsoon still active across Madhya Pradesh

 Staff Reporter : Warning of extreme rains and heavy to very heavy rains in many districts  Monsoon continues to remain active in entire Madhya Pradesh. Rains are battering almost all regions of the State. So far, Madhya Pradesh has received more than 25 per cent excess rainfall. As far as Bhopal is concerned then it received 73 per cent more rainfall. Weather Department issued warning of extreme heavy rainfall in some parts of Indore, Dhar, Khandwa, Khargone, Alirajpur, Jhabua, ..

Woman killed by brother-in-law over suspicion of witchcraft

 Our Correspondent :  Singrauli The accused in the case of murder of a woman on the doubt of superstitious practices surrendered before the police at Sarai police station. The accused has been identified as Banslal Singh Gond, a resident of Barka village in Kathdaha. SHO of Sarai police station, Anoop Singh Thakur informed that a woman, Bitti alias Dahiya Gond (50), wife of Baijnath Singh Gond, a resident of Barka village in Kathdaha, was killed by an unidentified person. Learning about ..

Jabalpur, a ticking time bomb, thanks to migrant population

  By Ashish Rajput : The point worth noting is that, district authorities have no scale to measure and monitor these illegal inhabitants. It is the duty of the District Police to ensure smooth law and order by keeping a vigilant eye on these unwanted elements in the district. But, authorities are in deep slumber and yet to wake up to this potential time bomb  Existence of migrants belonging to different states and overseas makes life in Jabalpur vulnerable. The city is home ..

Vijay Nagar police apprehend 5 thieves

 Police retrieved stolen jewellery and cash from five habitual thieves. Staff Reporter :  Vijay Nagar police nabbed the five accused involved in several theft incidents and retrieved stolen valuables amounting to Rs 9 lakh from them. The accused have been identified as Vikas alias Vicky Rajak (25), son of Ghanshyam Raja, resident of New Green City in Madhotal, Deepu alias Pradeep Vishwakarma (24), son of late Satyanarayan, of Cherital in Kotwali, Rahul alias Mowgli Patel (21), son of ..

Metro bus operation in shadow of fear

 Staff Reporter :  Metro bus operators, drivers and conductors are resenting the carelessness of Bus Stand Chowki and Madan Mahal Police Station staff towards their complaints related to safety and security staged demonstration at SP Office, on Monday. The metro bus operators, field staff handing over memorandum at SP Office apprised that on Sunday evening when a Metro Bus conductor was proceeding to deposit cash at old Bus Stand office, he was stopped by three youths and on the tip of sharp ..

HC favours petitioner in Kramonnati case

 Legal Correspondent :  A single bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Justice, Nandita Dubey has issued directions on the petition filed by Mangal Dubey that “It is directed that, the entry made in the service book shall not come in way of granting the benefit of Kramonnati to the petitioner, and if the petitioner is otherwise found entitled for the benefit of Kramonnati, the benefit be extended to her positively before her retirement dated on September 30, 2019.  The ..

Prediction of heavy rainfall in next 24 hoursn Staff Reporter

The low pressure area created over the Odisha and Chhattsigarh has led to occurrence of heavy downpour in area while 54 inch rain occurred so far has crossed the average rainfall of season which is 52 inch..

Three vehicle-lifters nabbed, 13 stolen motorcycles worth Rs 5 lakh seizedn Staff Reporter

Shahpura police nabbed three vehicle lifters and seized 13 stolen motorcycles from them amounting to Rs 5 lakh, on Sunday...

Another accused involved in case of attack, loot with businessman arrested

Belkhera police have arrested another accused in the case of attack and loot with a businessman in Jhalon village, on Sunday..

High alert in nine districts

High alert has been sounded in as many as nine districts of Jabalpur division following record water discharging from Rani Avanti Bai Sagar Pariyojana, Bargi Dam...

Did Maharashtra send unfit players for sub-junior WZ football?

 Staff Reporter : Six footballers are down with fever ahead of today’s match of National Sub-Junior West Zone Football Tourney  All India Football Federation (AIFF) took serious note of the issue and sought report from Madhya Pradesh Football Association about the incident   It is the height of negligence on the part of Maharashtra State Football Association that its players were sent to participate in National Sub-Junior West Zone Football Tournament in Jabalpur without ..

CM Kamal Nath submits report on statement episode to Sonia Gandhi

 A poster put up by Congress Corporator Yogendra Singh Guddu in support of Digvijay Singh outside PCC office in State capital on Saturday. Staff Reporter : Disciplinary committee to take decision   Chief Minister Kamal Nath met party’s interim President Sonia Gandhi and submitted a report over the entire controversy involving Forest Minister Umang Singhar. The meeting between Sonia Gandhi and CM Kamal Nath lasted for half an hour. Now disciplinary committee of Congress ..

Dr Abdul Kalam Science Laboratory, Bramhos Hostel opened

 Mayor Dr Godbole inaugurating Dr. Abdul Kalam Science Laboratory in presence of Minister Ghanghoria and Dr Mishra.  Staff Reporter :  “Dream Is Not That Which You See While Sleeping, It Is Something That Does Not Let You Sleep” With the same gesture, Dr Abdul Kalam Science Laboratory and Bramhos Hostel constructed in the premises of Pandit Lajja Shankar Jha School of Excellence inaugurated on Saturday. The Laboratory and Hostel were constructed with the cost of Rs. 4 crores ..

Man arrested for blackmailing girl

Cyber police personnel with the arrested accused.  Staff Reporter : Miscreant demanded money for not posting her objectionable photo and videos on social networking sites   State Cyber Police Jabalpur Zone arrested a man for blackmailing a girl for posting her vulgar photo and video on social networking sites, on Saturday. The accused has been identified as Rinku alias Rishi Barman (29), son of Mihilal Barman, resident of near Karonda nullah in Adhartal. Superintendent of ..

JMC squad removes six permanent structures in Bajrang Nagar

Continuing the drive to make Madan Mahal Hills encroachment-free, the district administration along with Jabalpur Municipal Corporation, on Friday razed as many as six permanent structures situated in Bajrang Nagar. Likewise, the administration also got vacated other houses situated in the area.   The district administration is executing the joint drive in Bajrang Nagar and removing permanent structures, which got erected illegally on the hills. The administration had on Friday dismantled ..

‘Unjustifiable to evade implementation of new Motor Vehicle Act in State’

Staff ReporterSenior office-bearers of Nagrik Upbhokta Margadarshak Manch (NUMM), Varishth Nagrik Association, Pensioners Samaj and Senior Citizen Welfare Association during a meeting on Friday said it is unjustifiable to evade implementation of new Motor Vehicle Act in the State as it has heavy penalty.They said earlier the State Government gave its nod to the format of new Motor Vehicle Act without raising any objection on it. Likewise, Congress MPs had raised no objection over the bill in the Parliament..

Allahabad Bank starts recovery drive, seizes property of defaulters

In order to recover pending loan from borrowers who have created non-performing loan accounts by defaulting loan repayments, Allahabad Bank has expedited the recovery drive.  Bank team taking physical possession of the property in Ranjhi.   The bank has started recovery drive by seizing property of defaulters by initiating legal action and started taking cases to the Court of Tehsildar to get directions as per law. On Friday, Allahabad Bank, Civil Lines branch, Jabalpur, seized ..

Jabalpur will be transformed into Smart City soon: Jaivardhan Singh

 Staff Reporter“JABALPUR will soon start getting shape as Smart City with development of advanced infrastructure and civic amenities. Overall development of the State will be carried out with visionary approach of Chief Minister Kamal Nath. Construction of three new flyovers will be started soon in the city. Narmada Samruddhi Corridor will add new attraction to the city. Hanumantal and Ranital ponds will be developed and renovated and Jabalpur will be the first city where Smart Gaushala ..

Mineral-based economy is future of MP: CM

 Chief Minister holding dialogues with the senior officials of the Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited, a Mini Ratna Company of the Government of India, at the Mantralaya here on Thursday. Staff Reporter:  Time-bound exploration plan is a must  Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said that mineral-based economy will be the future economy for Madhya Pradesh as it has the richest reserve of precious and rare minerals. He said that speedier exploration of minerals will be in the public ..

Wildlife STF arrests poacher with skin of ‘black’ leopard

 Melanistic leopard skin recovered from the accused.Staff Reporter :  In a special operation on Thursday, the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department Special Task Force (STF) arrested member of a gang involved in smuggling of skin and body parts of endangered animals from Chandan Nagar, Indore. The accused has been arrested with leopard skin that belongs to endangered species ‘Melanistic’ (black) leopard. The accused had been absconding for last ten months and a reward was also declared ..

School girl’s body found in forest area

 The missing girl’s body found in the forest area.   Staff Reporter :  SENSATION prevailed in forest area adjoining Bijapuri village under Kundam police station on Thursday morning when passers-by found body of a school girl. The deceased was reported missing since Tuesday after she left school at around 2 pm for home. It is speculated that the minor was first raped and then strangulated to death by some unidentified assailant as injuries have been found on her neck. Soon ..

GRP foils robbery bid, arrests four miscreants

 Four miscreants apprehended by GRP Jabalpur.  Staff Reporter :  Government Railway Police (GRP) Jabalpur foiled a robbery bid and arrested four miscreants from the outer platform number 1 on Itarsi end late on Wednesday night. The miscreants were hatching a plan and were discussing at length. Cops have recovered metal cutter, hexa blade, screw driver and bunch of keys from the possession of the four miscreants.  Goods recovered from the miscreants is used to target unattended ..

Jyotiraditya backs up Singhar in row, albeit indirectly

 Our Correspondent :  Gwalior Senior Congress leader, Jyotiraditya Scindia, on Wednesday, said that the Congress Government in the State should not work with the interference of anyone rather it should be freely run. Indirectly endorsing Cabinet Minister Umang Singhar’s allegations on party’s senior leader Digvijay Singh, Scindia made this statement while replying to the question of reporters here. It may be mentioned that Jyotiraditya Scindia is on a two-day visit to Gwalior. ..

Health of Van Vihar’s oldest tigress not good

  Staff Reporter :  VAN Vihar National Park authorities on Wednesday announced that health of oldest tigress ‘Priya’ is declining due to old age. The tigress has completed normal life of 21 years. Though the feline is being given complete treatment continuously but she is not responding to the treatment due to old age. The tigress was brought to Van Vihar in 2006 at the age of 7 years from Jaipur after being rescued from a circus. The tigress is 21 years and has completed ..

Elephant festival at BTR completes 3 days

  Staff Reporter :  On the third day of elephant festival at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR), large number of experts and mahouts gathered to spend time with elephants. On the day, elephants were decorated in attractive way and they were served their favourite food. It is week-long elephant festival at the reserve with special service to the jumbos. The festival will be continued by September 8. SDO, Forest Anil Shukla said, “Elephants enjoy the occasion with delicious food and ..

MIBL ties up with AISECT to launch customised group insurance product

 Staff Reporter :  Mahindra Insurance Brokers Limited (MIBL) has partnered with AISECT to introduce a customised group health insurance product for AISECT’s customers across the nation. The strategic alliance is a significant step in MIBL’s continuous endeavor to drive insurance penetration in semi-urban and rural India. On Wednesday, during a conference, Mahindra Insurance Brokers Limited signed (MoU) with AISECT. It was signed by Dr Jaideep Devare, Managing Director, Mahindra ..

Will accept party high command’s decision on PCC chief, says Scindia Dr Satyaprakash Sharma :

 BREAKING his silence over ongoing issue of appointment of State Congress chief, senior party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday said that he will accept party high command’s decision. He expressed concern over rampant illegal mining in the State. Jyotiraditya Scindia is on a two-day visit to Gwalior. Answering to mediapersons’ queries, Scindia said, “Sonia Ji is our leader and we have discussed this issue. I will accept party high command’s decision.  It is unfortunat..

Man killed on suspicion of illicit affair

 Staff Reporter :  A man was killed in village Baghragi under the jurisdiction of Kundam police station on suspicion of illicit relationship. Deceased was identified as Ramnath Markam (55), son of Lammu Singh Markam, resident of village Gurriya Talab Mohalla, Kunam. Accused arrested by Kundam police has been identified as Abimanyu alias Mannu (45), son of Arjun alias Nanhe Singh Maravi, resident of village Gurriya Kundam. According to Kundam police, on September 2 in the evening, information ..

Courts deserted as lawyers skip work

 Staff Reporter :  To protest the efforts allegedly being made for further bifurcation of the Madhya Pradesh High Court, thousands of advocates of the High Court and District Court abstained from routine court work, on Tuesday. While condemning the act, they stated that members of legal fraternity would not allow any such move in the future. Senior office-bearers of the High Court Bar Association, District Bar Association and High Court Advocates’ Bar Association said Harda, Khandwa, ..

Three held with stolen mobiles worth Rs 1.75 lakh

  Staff Reporter :  Taking serious view on complaints of mobile snatching by motorcycle riders in posh areas of the city as well as theft on passengers travelling in auto-rickshaws and taxis, the Jabalpur police has initiated extensive search as per instructions of Superintendent of Police, Amit Singh. Police succeeded in nabbing three youths involved in mobile set snatching, theft in public places, on roadside and in auto-rickshaws. Police also seized motorcycles used in the incidents. ..

Dirty water being supplied in workers’ colonies in Sohagpur

  Our Correspondent :  Dhanpuri More than 10,000 people in the coal producing area are forced to consume unclean water as the water filter plant in Sohagpur area is out of order. In the present spell of rainy season, people have become vulnerable to water borne diseases. Reportedly the bleaching chemical used at the filter plant has been exhausted and employees of the plant are forced to supply unclean water to citizens. The fact that the water filter plant is unable to cater to the needs ..

Singar’s claim exposes Cong; bolsters BJP

 Umang Singar Staff Reporter : Singar claimed that Digvijay Singh is running the Government from behind the curtains The statement of Forest Minister Umang Singar claiming that Digvijay Singh is running the Government from behind the curtains has brought political turmoil into the corridors of power in Madhya Pradesh. It has come at a time when BJP has scaled up attack on the Government that it is unable to handle the affairs in a proper manner. Needless to say that BJP has grabbed ..

Now CM expresses worry over new Central Motor Vehicle Act

  Staff Reporter :  A day after two ministers, including Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput and Law Minister P C Sharma, voicing concern over new Central Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Act 2019 owing to heavy penalty provisions on traffic norm violations, now Chief Minister Kamal Nath has also raised fingers against the new Central Motor Vehicle Amendment Act. In his tweet on Monday, Chief Minister Kamal Nath said “We will do entire study of Central Motor Vehicle Act 2019. Public ..

MP Rakesh Singh meets Prahlad Patel

 Staff Reporter :   MP Rakesh Singh met Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Patel and held detailed discussion over tourism development in Jabalpur    Member of Parliament, Rakesh Singh met Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, Prahlad Patel and held detailed discussion over tourism development in Jabalpur. He also handed over letters for different works to the Union MoS. During discussion, Singh said, the city has immense possibilities for ..