If need arises, oxygen can be sought from Rourkela, Bhilai by rail: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that oxygen, injections and beds are being arranged in State as per requirement for control of corona infection and proper treatment of patients. Discussion has also been held with Union Railway Minister for supply of oxygen from other states to Madhya Pradesh, as a result of which oxygen can be sought from Rourkela and Bhilai by rail if need arises. Efforts are being made to get oxygen supply from Himachal and Maharashtra. Presently, 120 metric tonnes of ..

People brace up for stricter lockdown from today

Grocery shops will be completely closed from Thursday till 10-day lockdown. Collector Karmaveer Sharma has made a partial amendment to the prohibitory order issued earlier under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure in view of prevention of corona infection...

CM interacts, motivates corona volunteers

To enhance public participation in efforts being made by the Government in battle against COVID pandemic, ‘Mai Bhi Corona Warrior’ campaign was conducted on call of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. More than 2,500 volunteers from one district registered themselves to render their support. Chief Minister Chouhan communicated with these corona volunteers through webcast for 4 hours. District Co-ordinator, Jan Abhiyan Parishad, Pradeep Tiwari updated the Chief Minister about various activities ..

Dr Bhadoria urges social, non-government organisations to join fight against corona

State Public Service Management Minister, Dr Arvind Bhadoria has requested extensive participation of social organisations and non-government organisations in fight against coronavirus during a meeting held on Tuesday. Dr Bhadoria requested the support of non-government organisations in speeding up the vaccination process. He instructed the social organisations to motivate the common public for vaccination...

Remaining empty beds of AIIMS reserved for Covid patients: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that corona infection is increasing in State. Number of active cases has increased in Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior and Jabalpur. State Government is making every effort to make necessary health arrangements. Remaining empty beds of AIIMS Bhopal have been reserved for Covid patients after holding talks with New Delhi. The beds that will be vacant in AIIMS in future will also be reserved for corona patients. Beds, oxygen, Remdesivir injections are being arranged ..

‘State Govt doing its best to ensure best available treatment to COVID patients’

The State Government is leaving no stone unturned to ensure all possible amenities for best available treatment of COVID infected patients and to strengthen prevailed scenario in healthcare sector across the State. But despite all efforts, Madhya Pradesh ranked seventh in list of worse corona-affected states in the country. The Government can arrange facilities but public have their share of responsibilities to be shouldered to overcome COVID phase...

‘Public representatives should participate in battle against Covid’

State Cooperation and Public Service Management Minister Dr Arvind Singh Bhadoria, on Tuesday took a meeting of Crisis Management and appealed all public representatives to ensure their participation in prevention of Covid-19. During the meeting, Bhadoria said it is necessary that all infected must get proper medical treatment. People get tested and vaccinated. Soliciting everybody's participation for the same, he said we will overcome the pandemic early. He said the Government is toiling hard to ..

This is not lockdown but Corona Curfew: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that there is no lockdown but Corona Curfew in State. Make such a system, through which work and livelihood of people continues. Panchayats in villages and residents associations, mohalla committees in cities should form their own containment areas. People should not unnecessarily go out of house. One or two people should go out and bring items of need for everyone. By maintaining this kind of restraint with self-motivation, we can control the corona quickly...

Workers’ migration restarts, heavy rush witnessed in trains

Trains coming from Mumbai, Pune and southern part of India are witnessing heavy rush of passengers specially the labourers and daily wages workers. The rush of passengers proved that once again migration of labourers has been restarted after witnessing the lockdown in several part of country. Trains coming to Bhopal from Maharashtra, Gujarat and Delhi has heavy rush of passengers in general and sleeper class. Apart from lock down, there is Panchayat election in Bihar state from April 15 so many ..

Police stay ‘out’ all day to ensure people stay ‘in’

To ensure citizens comply with lockdown norms, police remained on toes throughout the day, on Saturday. Since morning, police remained vigilant. Additional police personnel were deployed at all important squares and crossings to check unnecessary public movement. Senior police officials also remain watchful and made continuous tours to different areas of the city. The State Government had declared a 60-hour lockdown, which on Saturday has been extended to April 22, to put check on increasing COVID-19 ..

Covid care centres will be opened in every district, needy will get free treatment: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan chaired a virtual meeting with Disaster Management Committee of every district on Saturday. He said that Covid care centres will be opened in every district and needy people will get free of cost treatment. He instructed the private hospitals to display a rate card for the convenience of patients. In the meeting, CM Chouhan instructed to organise a public awareness campaign and ensure participation of public representatives. He instructed the authorities concerted ..

Sudden change in weather brings some respite

cyclonic circulation that developed over South-West Madhya Pradesh has changed weather conditions in the city. High velocity winds along with light rains swept the city, on Saturday afternoon. Sudden change in weather conditions has brought down soaring temperature. For last two days, citizens have been feeling relief from searing sun. Changed conditions have also brought down day and nigh temperature giving much needed respite. Thick black clouds hovering over the city bringing light rain and also ..

IITFC targets promoting micro-tourism in country

The Incredible India Tourist Facilitator Certification (IITFC) (e-programme) is a new concept of online tourist facilitator course for volunteers, launched recently by the Centre. It is part of the Incredible India concept targeted at promoting micro-tourism, i.e. tourism in the deep hinterlands of India, with the involvement of the local populace, away from the conventional hot-spots that are saturated. The aim of the programme is to promote tourism in every area of the country as this country houses ..

7-day special training camp of NSS unit at Hinotia Bhoi Barela concludes

A seven-day special training camp of NSS unit organised at gram panchayat Hinotia Bhoi Barela, Jabalpur district with the joint support of Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Department Bhopal, Rani Durgavati NCC coordinator Dr Ashok Kumar Marathe and Government Arts and Commerce College Principal Dr Abha Pandey from April 3 to April 9 concluded under the guidance Program officers Dr. Rashmi Tandon and Narayan Singh Upralia. Team leader Babita Maravi and her companions Silochana Dhurve and Kavita Jharia ..

Ceaseless efforts being made to prevent corona: CM Chouhan

  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that people of State should fulfill their responsibility to curb spread of corona infection. State Government is making every effort to make all arrangements at its level. He appealed to media to co-operate in controlling the panic situation due to corona infection. He was discussing with media representatives after planting sapling at Smart Park in Bhopal. He said that in view of increasing infection of corona, number of beds is being increased ..

60-hr lockdown in effect to break covid chain

Alarming surge in covid cases has forced the Government and local administration to take strict action and check spread of dreadful virus by avoiding unnecessary public movement. Therefore, the Government has imposed 60-hour lockdown in the State. The lockdown started from 6 pm, on Friday and would continue till 6 am, on Monday. With start of lockdown period, Police ensured closing of shops and urged people, through public address system, to go back to home. The Police also deployed additional ..

Kunopalpur sends annual work plan for Cheetah translocation

Kunopalpur National Park of Madhya Pradesh would be welcoming African spotted cat as primary report of the team surveying in the park for past 25 days has been released. The team has recommended few changes in the national park. It is believed that team has sought some changes which means they are considering the habitat suitable for Cheetah. Surveying team said for grass management, covering the wells with net, filling up the patches, cutting of pointed herbs, etc. Based on the report, national ..

HC rejects plea challenging cancellation of ST certificate

Justice Vishal Dhagat has dismissed the petition filed by Ajay Likhar challenging the order dated September 9, 2020, High Power Scrutiny Committee passed order to cancel Scheduled Tribe (ST) certificate of caste Halba issued in favour of petitioner. Thereafter, direction has also been issued to Collector and Superintendent of Police for cancellation of caste certificate issued in favour of petitioner. Justice Vishal Dhagat mentioned in the order that consider the analogy of the judgement in case ..

JMC’s sanitisation staffers stage protest over non-payment of wages

To vent ire against non-payment of wages for the last four months, hundereds of sanitation employees from a number of wards of the city, on Wednesday, staged massive protest at Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) headquarters and demanded the administration to ensure payment of pending wages. Sanitation employees of Kotwali, Ghamapur, Kariyapathar, Hanumantal and Thhakargram ward said they were not receiving salary for last 4 months. The indifferent attitude of concerned authorities is proving ..

Public awareness must to prevent infection, says CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that April 6 is a very historic and holy day. On this day, Mahatma Gandhi’s Dandi March ended and Bharatiya Janata Party was constituted on April 6. “It is a happy coincidence that today, on April 6, we are sitting in front of Gandhiji’s statue for Swasthya Agrah,” he added. He said Mahatma Gandhi liberated the country with Satyagrah. Prime Minister Narendra Modi cleaned the country through Swachh Agrah. “In this chain, today I am in front of Mahatma Gandhi’s ..

DNLU to hold nat’l moot court competition from April 30

To take nation-wide mooting culture to greater heights, the Dharmashastra National Law University (DNLU), Jabalpur, is organising its first national moot court competition, the ‘First Justice G P Singh Memorial National Virtual Moot Court Competition’ between April 30 and May 2. The event has been put together owing to the immense encouragement by Chief Justice, Madhya Pradesh and Chancellor of DNLU, Justice Mohammad Rafiq and guidance by Vice-chancellor, Professor Balraj Chauhan, Registrar Anand ..

JSSS staffers submit memo against parents’ attitude

Around 104 staff members associated with the Joy Senior Secondary School (JSSS), on Wednesday, handed over a memorandum addressed to the Divisional Commissioner, Collector, Superintendent of Police and District Education Officer and shared their concerns due to increasing non-cooperation and interference of students’ parents in the school’s working. In their memorandum, the staff members complained against parents who were reluctant to pay school fees which was the only source for their salaries...

All possible measures will be made to prevent corona: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that all possible efforts will be made to stop spread of corona in the State. Madhya Pradesh Government will leave no stone unturned. Ministers are being entrusted with responsibilities of reviewing efforts being made in various districts to prevent corona. Suggestions received from ministers will also be implemented. Arrangements for patients will be increased in private hospitals. Rates are being determined for various tests. He was holding a discussion ..

‘Only in BJP a party worker can rise to become PM, HM, says VD Sharma

On the occasion of party’s Foundation Day, BJP State President V D Sharma participated in a programme organised at booth number 238 in Aamchopra in Damoh on Tuesday. He said that from ‘Panch’ till PM, there is no post where there is no BJP. He told that the country could not be run through dynasty system and BJP has proven this. “Our leadership has come from a poor house. Son of a poor mother is PM of the country and another is CM of the state. A simple booth president is party’s national president ..

Senior officers condemn junior docs’ protest amid corona crisis

Undeterred with the threatening status of COVID-19 which has put the State Government and local administration in serious concern and dilemma, the junior doctors of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital (NSCBMCH) detached themselves from the routine OPD works on Tuesday. Though they ran parallel OPD for patients in the open premise but the patients who were already in bad health, had to face hard time due to scorching summer...

Live telecast of ‘Mission Earth’ programme of JNAU organised

Live telecast of the programme ‘Mission Earth’ organised at the Centre for Agriculture Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU) was done through webcasting at the Minto Hall, Bhopal. The programme ‘Mission Earth’ was organised with the inspiration of Vice-Chancellor, JNAU, Dr Pradeep Kumar Bisen, under the direction of Director, Extension Services, Dr D P Sharma and guidance of Head, Centre for Agriculture Science, Dr Rashmi Shukla. Chief Minister Shivraj S..

Stone laid for several devpt projects in Katni district

On completion of one year of the Madhya Pradesh Government, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan gave many gifts to the State through the State-level Mission Earth Programme organised at Minto Hall. During this time, a big gift was also given to Katni district by him. Chief Minister Chouhan also laid the virtual foundation stone of the 132/33 KV Dhimarkheda sub-centre to be set up in Dhimarkheda area in the district by the MP Power Transmission Company Limited...

Mother, son duo injured in road mishap

On the morning of April 3 at Mahendiwada region of Waraseoni police station, a speeding pick-up vehicle crashed into a bike, leaving a mother and son duo injured. Post the accident, the driver of the pick-up vehicle fled from the scene. After receiving information about accident from the local public, the police took the injured to the Waraseoni civil hospital...

Sagar Collector visits archeological sites at Satgarh Irrigation Project

District Collector Deepak Singh took an important initiative to secure the archaeological materials scattered by visiting the submergence area of the Satgarh Kadhan Medium Irrigation Project. He also observed the rock formations in the hills around here and given the importance of rock paintings here, and instructed to construct a raw access road to the rock paintings so that tourists and researchers can reach these sites easily. It is noteworthy that Collector Deepak Singh had given instructions ..

ACC Trust imparting edn in rural areas

Quality education is being imparted in rural areas under ACC Vidya Utkarsh Project of ACC Trust Kymore Cement Works under guidance of Director (Plant) K R Reddy with association of Janmangal Sansthan. Under CSR activity of ACC, in 8 villages of Project Area, 12 Bridge Education Centers are being run by with help of Janmangal Sansthan and some 500 students are receiving the benefits. In these Bridge Centers only needy children of villages are being imparted education. Local educated youths of the village ..

City wears deserted look as Sunday lockdown brings respite

Giving a serious thought to the alarming surge in COVID-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh, the State Government has imposed a day’s lockdown in major cities including Jabalpur, on Sunday. The step is taken to control further spread of coronavirus infection...

Cops on toes to ensure COVID protocol

To ensure people must comply with the lockdown, the Police Department had made elaborated arrangements within municipal limits, on Sunday. Police personnel remained on toes throughout the day. Since morning extra police force was deployed at squares and streets to check public and vehicular movement. For the same, temporary barricading was also done at selected points. Senior police officials also conducted inspection of concerned areas and ensured proper law and order situation. It may be noted that ..

Semi-finals of Advs’ Cricket League today

The fourth quarter final match of Advocates Premier League T-20 Cricket Tournament-2021 organised by District Advocates’ Association, Madhya Pradesh High Court Advocates’ Association and High Court Bar Jabalpur was organised on Saturday at Ranital Sports Ground. Team Rainbow defeated Team Violet by 7 wickets. Team Violet won the toss and scored 116 runs. Ashish Rawat made 24 runs, Mahendra Srivas made 22 runs and Raghvendra made 18 runs...

Special anti-rabies vaccination drive held for dogs in city

Around 128 dogs received anti-rabies vaccination during vaccination camp held at the College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry under Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University on Saturday. The camp was organized under the direction of Vice-chancellor, Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, Dr. SP Tiwari to ensure protection..

CM virtually inaugurates MPPTCL’s 220KV sub-station at Gora Bazaar

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday virtually inaugurated Madhya Pradesh Power Transmission Company Limited’s 220KV sub-station at Gora Bazaar, on Saturday. Chief guest State Energy Minister Pradyuman Singh Tomar took part in the virtual inauguration. MP Rakesh Singh and MLA Ashok Rohani inaugurated the sub-station in person. Chief guests started the ceremony with Kanya Pujan. Company Chief Engineer R K Khandelwal, Superintendent Engineer Ajay Srivastava, V S Pani, Executive Engineer ..

Kisan Manch will be setup to ensure welfare of farmers: CM Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that amendment work will begin under “Shuddhikaran Saptah” (purification week) for necessary reforms in arrangements of departments related to farmers including revenue department. Farmers’ welfare works will be better accomplished through dialogue and discussion by creating a Kisan Manch. The work of providing benefits to farmers from various schemes will continue. Cooperation of farmers will also be taken in work of prevention from Corona...

Rakesh Singh reviews COVID-19 situation in district

An important meeting of District Development Coordination and Monitoring Committee ‘Disha’ was organised in conference hall at the Collectorate on Saturday. Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh chaired the meeting. He reviewed ongoing works carried out by the Health Department, Jabalpur Municipal Corporation, District Panchayat, Irrigation Department, Jabalpur Smart City, Jabalpur Development Authority and also solicited suggestions from public representatives. During the meeting, Singh held discussions ..

Tiger Strike Force, Indore arrest four accused for killing leopard

During the course of investigation into the case wherein a leopard was found in injured condition in forest circle 222 in Nayapura beat of Forest Division Indore, Tiger Strike Force, Indore has arrested four accused. They were arrested on the basis of scientific evidences. Principal Chief Conservator of Forest (Wildlife) Alok Kumar told that a leopard was found injured during July 9-10, 2020. In the CT Scan report said that as many as 46 pellets of gunshots were found in the head of leopard. This ..

Khan, Bhadoriya bag two golds at National Equestrian Competition

Academy’s equestrians Faraz Khan and Raju Singh Bhadoriya, on Thursday, called on Minister for Sports and Youth Welfare Yashodhara Raje Scindia and apprised her of achievements at Tatya Tope stadium in Bhopal. ..

Congress’ Kisan Call Centre starts functioning

Kisan Call Centre of Congress started functioning from Thursday onwards. With this, Congress has started to hear problems of farmers and trying to get them solved at Government level...

City starts sweltering as Apr brings in sum

April is the month of continuous rise in day temperature with fall of pressure. Winds are generally dry and from westerly direction, becoming moderate to strong on a few days during afternoon hours, causing discomfort. When the western disturbances move across north India, moist air from the sea is drawn into the interior, giving rise to thunderstorm on some occasions. These summer thunderstorm occur mostly during late afternoon or evening and are accompanied with strong winds or squall and sometimes ..

COVID protocols ignored at rly station

Despite clear instructions from the Collector and the Divisional Railway Manager, concerned senior officials are not ensuring compliance of Covid-19 protocol at railway station in Jabalpur. Commuters are still boarding and alighting from trains without screening, sanitisation and other necessary protocols. ..

MP Rakesh Singh receives first shot of vaccine at Distt Hospital

Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh got the first dose of corona vaccine at the District Hospital during the third phase of vaccination started, on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion he expressed gratitude to the great scientists of the country for preparing an indigenous vaccine to protect people from the global epidemic. Likewise, he has also extended thankfulness to Prime Minister Narendra Modi following whose encouragement and guidance, the vaccination work is going on at rapid pace in entire country ..

BOI starts new zonal office in city to control 46 branches

The Bank of India (BOI), on Thursday, inaugurated it’s new zonal office at Jabalpur which will be the controlling office for 46 branches spread across 18 districts with a total business mix of about Rs 5600 crores. Managing Director and CEO, BOI, A K Das virtually inaugurated the Jabalpur Zonal Office, at Rajeshwar building, MIG-15, Shiv Nagar, Damoh Road. Rajesh Ranjan, Zonal Manager, BOI Jabalpur earlier started the inaugural ceremony...

‘Isolation Kit’ to be provided to COVID patients being home quarantined

A ‘Home-isolation Kit’ will be provided to all the patients of Covid-19 who are being quarantined at their residences. In wake of sudden spurt of Covid-19 cases in the State as well as in the district, the Health Department has issued a fresh set of guidelines for home-isolated patients of coronavirus. According to new guidelines only asymptomatic corona patients and those exhibiting mild symptoms will be given facility of home isolation. Guidelines also stated that in view of increasing Covid-19 ..

People facing tough time as mercury soars

heat wave is continuing in neighbouring states of Gujarat and Rajasthan but western disturbance moved from North India. Due to this, tussle in western winds coming from there has slightly reduced. Due to this, maximum temperature has not shown major fluctuations in most of the districts of Madhya Pradesh, including the State capital. According to the Weather Department officials trend of declining temperature may continue for two-three days, but after that, once again, a phase of severe heat can begin. ..

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana to be started in 29 new urban bodies too

Cabinet granted approval to a proposal to extend the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) from 378 urban bodies in State to newly formed 29 urban bodies too and implement it. Cabinet also approved decision regarding arrangement of development fund set up by the State Government in order dated on July 9, 2008, for national parks, sanctuaries and zoos, as per Finance Department and Guidelines...

City’s Aarna Rajput bags silver, two bronze in 8th West Zone Shooting Competition

Gun for Glory, Jabalpur’s upcoming shooter, Aarna Rajput has bagged a silver and two bronze medals while a total of nine shooters have qualified for the National Shooting Competition in recently held 8th West Zone Shooting Competition in Mumbai. Aarna Rajput clinched a silver medal in 10-metre Air Pistol Sub Women Youth category and two bronze medals in Youth Women and Junior Women categories and qualified for National Competition. 12-year-old Aarna is student of Class-8th at Mount Litera Zee School ..

AIDEF stops ESIC team from inspecting hospitals operated by OF

Leaders and members of the All India Defence Employees Federation (AIDEF) staged protest and stopped the team of Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) from inspection of hospitals being operated by Ordnance Factories, on Wednesday. AIDEF, National President, SN Pathak informed that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) while violating the agreement of indefinite strike against corporatization of ordnance factories and sent the team of ESIC representatives for inspection of hospitals being governed ..

Distt Admn, JMC team razes illegal construction at Gurda village

Continuing its special campaign against land mafia, a combine team of Jabalpur District Administration and Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) demolished illegal under construction site worth Rs 1 crore on a 21,520 sq ft land of another person amounting to Rs 2 crore at Gurda village under the jurisdiction of Adhartal police station. The illegal construction site belongs to Kajju alias Kadir Khan who is a habitual criminal and absconding in total 24 sensitive crime cases including attempt to murder, ..

No mask, no liquor: CMMCL

Chhattisgarh State Marketing Corporation Limited (CMMCL) Raipur, State Government undertaking, which is responsible for the retail sale of both Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) and Country-made Liquor (CML) in State, has issued guidelines for strict compliance in all IMFL/CML outlets across State. For compliance of these guidelines, the CMMCL is releasing Rs 10,000 per outlet and has directed all outlet in-charges to ensure strict compliance of these guidelines through their supervisors and salesmen. ..

Seoni engineer makes India’s cheapest electric scooter Hope

Engineer Aditya Tiwari has launched India’s cheapest electric scooter which consumes fuel at a cost of just 20 paise per kilometre. It is noteworthy that Aditya Tiwari, founder and CEO of Incubated start-up Galleos Mobility Industrial Society, has built India’s cheapest internet connected scooter at Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Delhi. Booking has been started for Delhi NCR. Considering the demand in Delhi, this scooter will be available for other cities in India by the month of June. The scooter ..

CM, Health Minister award warriors of Kayakalp Yojana

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Health Minister, Prabhuram Choudhary awarded those who rendered excellent services under Kayakalp Yojana in the State. The award ceremony was held at Minto Hall at Bhopal on Saturday. Those who were awarded for their outstanding performance included ACS Mohammed Suleman, Health Commissioner, Chavi Bhardwaj, RMO, Government Seth Govinddas District Hospital, Dr. Sanjay Jain,..

City markets decked-up for eco-friendly Holi this year

Amidst the panic surrounding COVID-19 pandemic, city markets are all set to celebrate eco-friendly Holi this year and spreading message of peace and harmony. Shops are decked-up with colourful stuffs prior to the festival of colours ‘Holi’ (Holika Dahan and Dhuredi). People from every section of the society and different communities started preparations to celebrate Holi in their own ways...

One nabbed with adulterated Khowa

A combined team of Crime Branch and Sanjeevani Nagar police have nabbed an accused and seized 60 kilograms of adulterated Khowa stock from him in Dhanvantri Nagar and seized a motorcycle from him, on Friday. The arrested has been identified as Shubham Rajak, a resident of Sanaidongri village, Dhuma in Seoni district. SHO of Sanjeevani Nagar police station, Bhumeshwari Chouhan informed that under the direction of Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna, police have started a special campaign against ..

Encroachment on Govt land demolished

Continuing special campaign against land mafia, a combined team of Jabalpur, the district administration and Jabalpur Municipal Corporation demolished illegal construction of Rs 10 lakh on 600 sq ft Government land amounting to Rs 12 lakh at Mohaniya Mundi Toriya under the jurisdiction of Ranjhi police station, on Saturday. The illegal construction belongs to Gopal Mahobia (59), son of Hubbilal Mahobia, a resident of Mohaniya Toriya Ranjhi...

MP Singh meets Union Minister Puri, seeks to name city airport in memory of Rani Durgavati

Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh, on Friday, met Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Hardeep Singh Puri and handed over a memorandum to name Jabalpur Airport after Rani Durgavati, speed up airport expansion work and increase other passenger amenities.Singh urged the Civil Aviation Minister to take advance action for naming the airport after Rani Durgawati. He also informed him that Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan has also given a letter regarding the same.Singh further informed that airport expansion ..

WCR cracks down on passengers violating COVID-19 protocol

  The Western Central Railway (WCR), on Friday, conducted special drive at railway platforms and took action against the passengers who were not following covid-19 guidelines. Railway officials also realised fine from the erring commuters.It may be noted that ‘The Hitavada’, in its Friday edition, drew the attention of Railway authorities towards open violation of corona guidelines on the railway platforms. Springing into action after the report, the WCR officials conducted drive ..

Smart City bags prestigious Central awards

  Jabalpur Smart City has received awards in two categories during an award presentation ceremony held at New Delhi. Executive Director of the Smart City Project, Sandeep G R, while expressing happiness on receiving the award, said the Smart City has received the Heritage City Award and Energy Efficiency Project Award 2021. He has given the credited of this achievement to the citizens of Sanskardhani.He informed that the Smart City India Award 2021 was organized by Exhibition India Group ..

39 SIs promoted as inspectors in ceremony at Police Control Room

 Total 39 Sub-Inspectors have been promoted as Inspectors in a ceremony held at police control room, on Friday.Addressing the programme, Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna congratulated the promoted officers for their achievement. He said that along with the achievement, their responsibilities have also been increased for making justice with appellants. He wished the promoted officers for giving their better performance and maintaining law and order arrangements in the district. During ..

Government land freed from illegal possession during drive

Cracking the whip on land mafia, the district administration, along with police, on Thursday, conducted drive at many places and freed expensive Government land from illegal possession. The administration razed illegal structures from Government land. Under a big exercise, the anti-mafia squad conducted a drive against illegal colonies and got freed Government land from illegal occupancy. Senior administrative officials informed at first they remove road, main entrance gate and other structures from ..

MLA Vishnoi inaugurates PHC at Boriya village in Patan block

In efforts to extend health facilities in rural areas, MLA Ajay Vishnoi inaugurated the newly-constructed Primary Health Centre at Boriya in Patan block on Thursday. Chief Medical and Health Officer, Dr. Ratnesh Kurariya, RMO Dr. Sanjay Mishra, Executive Engineer, Public Work Department, Shivendra Singh, Chief Executive Officer, Janpad Panchayatr Patan and other eminent persons attended the inaugural programme...

Awareness on World TB Day at SEPM

School of Excellence in Pulmonary Medicine (SEPM), Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College, conducted various activities including awareness programme marking World Tuberculosis Day. Dr Jitendra Bhargava, Director, SEPM, while interacting with the patients and their family members, emphasised over the necessity of complete treatment of tuberculosis and adverse impact of incomplete treatment on the patient’s health...

COVID-19 protocol being flouted openly at Jabalpur Rly station

AS cases of Covid-19 are rising fast in major cities of Madhya Pradesh, including Jabalpur, the State Government has issued strict guidelines and precautionary measures such as wearing of face masks, maintaining social distancing etc. The State Government has asked all concerned authorities to ensure following guidelines in toto. But, it seem that the West Central Railways (WCR) is not so serious the same at railway platforms. Commuters are not paying much attention to susing masks and maintaining ..

Shanti Nagar residents oppose installation of mobile tower

Several residents from Shantinagar of Bhilai assembled and staged a vehement demonstration in the colony while protesting installation of mobile phone tower at a residential building in the colony on Thursday noon. The residents demanded the building owner for reconsider the move of installation of the tower for the sake of harm to environment and involved hazards of radiation with it...

Transport Minister Rajput on mask checking drive in buses at ISBT

As corona is spreading its tentacles once again, Transport Minister Govind Singh Rajput made a surprise inspection of buses at ISBT bus stand in Bhopal and applied mask on faces of those drivers and passengers who were not wearing mask on Wednesday. He said that by seeing spread of corona, mask was made mandatory for passengers in buses. He also told that maximum bus passengers, driver and conductors were wearing mask...

CM Chouhan honours beneficiaries of Central, State Govt’s schemes

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan honoured beneficiaries of Central and State governments schemes during a programme held in Barwani on Wednesday He asserted that every grain of farmers produce will be purchased on support price. Concrete house will be built for every poor in next three years. Water will be sent till every home through tap connection under Gram Jal Mission in State. Meanwhile, he also sought information from women of self-help groups (SHGs) whether school uniforms were being purchased ..

Shop-owner, son held for stabbing customer

Panic spread in Gulaua Chowk area when the owners of Atul Plywood and Hardware Shop stabbed a customer to death with a knife. As per information received, shop owner Upendra Chaturvedi and his son Anurag stabbed Vishnu Vishwakarma, a resident of ITI Madhotal on Wednesday afternoon. Vishnu had reached Atul Plywood to buy some material. There was a dispute over the price during the purchase...

MLA Rohani leads BJP workers in mask awareness rally

A number of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers took out an awareness rally in Bada Patthar, Ranjhi and apprised people about the significance of mask and social distancing. BJP workers led by MLA Ashok Rohani and BJP City President G S Thakur visited a number of areas in Ranjhi and created public awareness. They also provided masks to the citizens who were not applying the same at public places...

Photo expo displays Shivraj Govt’s development works in one year

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP State President V D Sharma inaugurated photo exhibition organised at BJP state headquarters to mark completion of one year of BJP Government in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday. The photo exhibition was centered on State Government’s development and service works. In his address, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that last one year was full of challenges and throughout the year, efforts were made to tide over the problems. It was a year to take out people ..

MLA Vishnoi briefs on devpt in Assembly area

Narrating the development works executed in his Assembly area during the last one year of Bharatiya Janata Party rule in the State, MLA Ajay Vishnoi, on Tuesday, said that the BJP Government was leaving no stone unturned for overall development of Madhya Pradesh. He said the Government had taken a vow for welfare of people of every section of the society. Addressing a press conference, Vishnoi said in the general elections of 2018, the Congress Government was formed in Madhya Pradesh. During it’s ..

State WCCB, STF Odisha teams nab two with leopard skin, body parts

The Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), MP, along with Special Task Force (STF) Odisha, caught two accused who were out to sell the leopard skin and other articles on Monday. The WCCB officials received a tip-off regarding few suspicious persons who were looking for selling restricted wildlife articles (remains) at Barkote, Deogarh district, Odisha. The higher authority shared the details with STF Odisha and constituted a joint team to initiate action. The accused were found carrying a black bag ..

Illegal excavation at Govt land for road works

On one hand businesses are affected due to outbreak of coronavirus, on the other hand, people are indulged in illegal business to earn more income and are causing damage to the natural resources. Even the administration has turned a Nelson’s eye towards such people indulged in illegal activities. This has boosted the morals of such people and now they are not leaving any chance to exploit the nature for their own benefits. One such case has come up in which Government land is being excavated for the ..

Mesmerising performances mark 2nd day of Ustad Allauddin Khan Samaroh

The prestigious 46th Ustad Allauddin Khan Samaroh has begun in Maihar and the second day witnessed some mesmerizing performances of reputed artists along with upcoming talents. This function has been organised by the Culture Department, Ustad Allauddin Khan Sangeet Ewam Kala Academy, MP Sankriti Parishad with association with the district administration, local organising committee, Maihar and the general public. On the second day, the evening started with presentation by Maihar Band...

‘Shivraj Govt has managed to conquer corona and ensure devpt’

Highlighting the developmental works by the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Government under the guidance of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in the last one year, senior party leaders, on Monday, said that despite the global pandemic, the State Government had succeeded in continuing the pace of development and welfare for the needy and poor. Addressing a press conference, MLA Ashok Rohani said despite Coronavirus spread, the Madhya Pradesh Government tirelessly worked for the welfare of every section ..

Leopard rescued from Badwani

A female leopard was rescued in cage placed by the Forest Department in Behariya village of Badwani on Monday morning. The cage was installed on the place for five days. The five-year-old female leopard will be released into Omkareshwar jungle. According to forest officials, last week three leopards were sighted in the area. The area is adjoining Toranmal jungle of Maharashtra due to which big cats remain active there in search of food and water...

Awareness drive necessary to save public from corona: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that under all circumstances people of State have to be saved from surging corona infection. For this, public awareness campaign is necessary. Everyone has to wear mask for their own safety, adhering to ‘My Protection My Mask’. He added that awareness campaign is being started in State. Whether officers or public representatives or common citizens, all together should make this campaign a success. We need to intensify our protective efforts before corona ..

City sees deserted market places during lockdown on Sunday

In view of the alarming surge in COVID-19 cases in Madhya Pradesh, the State Government imposed a day’s lockdown in three major cities, including Jabalpur, Bhopal and Indore, on Sunday. The step was taken with an aim to check the spread of dreadful virus. The lockdown would be imposed on every Sunday in the cities until further orders. Likewise, all schools and colleges would remain closed till March 31. A complete lockdown was clamped in the city on Sunday. Except emergency services all activities ..

State Wushu team in Ranchi for nat’l meet

Players of the Madhya Pradesh Wushu team reached Ranchi to participate in the 20th Sub Junior National Wushu Tournament being organised at Megha Sports Complex, Ranchi, Jharkhand from March 21 to 26. The tournament is being organised under the guidance of President, Wushu Association of India, B S Bajwa, Secretary, Jitendra Singh Bajwa and Chief Executive Officer, Suhail Ahmad...

Candidates appear for MPPSC at 4 centres

A number of candidates appeared at four centres in the city to appear for the MPPSC exam amid complete lockdown, on Sunday. They gave the examination by following protocols. The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) is conducting State Services Main Exam at four centers in the city from March 21 to 26 from 10 am to 1 pm. The exam centres are Government Women Polytechnic College, Lalit Colony Nehru Ward, Beoharbagh, Government M.H. college of Home Science and Science for Women, Government ..

Ustad Allauddin Khan Sangeet Samaroh begins at Maihar

THE 46th Ustad Allauddin Khan Sangeet Samaroh was inaugurated at Maihar. This musical fest is organised every year in memory of Padma Vibhushan Baba Allauddin Khan at Maihar. This function has been organised under aegis of Culture Department, Culture Council, Ustad Allauddin Khan Academy with help of the local administration and district administration, Maihar. The programme commenced with presentation by Maihar Vadh Vrind with ‘Raag Basant’. The chief guest on the occasion was MLA, Maihar, Narayan ..

Nishan-e-Khalsa Punjab lifts Sansad (MP) Cup T-20 trophy

Nishan-e-Khalsa Punjab team defeated Narsinghpur by 8 wickets and won the final match in ongoing Sansad (MP) Cup T-20 Inter-state Cricket Tournament at local Mahatma Gandhi Stadium. Nishan-e-Khalsa Punjab brilliantly scored 121 runs in 16.5 overs. After winning the toss in the match, Narsinghpur team lost 4 crucial wickets in just 19 runs in the third over. After this, Pawan Chandel and Kuldeep Thakur tried to handle the innings, but after scoring 25 runs on the score of 65 runs, Kuldeep Thakur ..

3,210 kg Mahua Lahan seized by Excise team in Katni

Under the direction of Collector Priyank Mishra, a special campaign is being conducted for prevention of collection, transportation, sale and manufacture of illegal liquor. District Excise Officer Anil Jain said that action was taken by the team led by Assistant ..

JMC expedites works under Swachh Survekshan

JMC along with district administration has pumped full energy to speed up works under Swachh Survekshan 2021. Additional Collector Anup Kumar, Harsh Dixit, Assistant Collector Akshat Jain, Srishti Deshmukh along with senior officials of Health Department of JMC, inspected ongoing works. Teams of senior officers visited COVID Control Centre, Compost Unit, CND MRF plants at Damoh Naka and sought information about works. While emphasising need to carry out works as per criteria of Survekshan, senior ..

Azad Pandey of Gorbi secures 119th position in IIT-JAM exam

Azad Pandey of Gorbi has brought laurels to Gorbi, Singrauli district, in IIT-JAM examination by securing 119th position across India, which has led to a wave of happiness in the society. It is known that Azad had secured first position in the district with 96 per cent in class 10 Board examinations. Azad made preparations for IIT-JAM by staying at home without any coaching. On his achievement, teachers, friends and relatives have extended congratulations and wished him success...

Animal Biotechnology Centre, Vet

Animal Biotechnology Centre, Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, will soon get decorated with ISO certificate. As Assessment Team of ISO has already given it’s recommendation for that. Director, Animal Biotechnology Centre, Dr A P Singh informed that assessment team of UKAD-CB-0035 visited the campus to certify it for ISO-9001-2015. The team assessed the Centre’s hi-tech lab, Embryo Biotechnology Lab, Cell and Stem Cell Culture Lab, University Central Lab and Molecular Lab on the basis ..

Mpl Commr expresses discontent over pace of work at Chandrashekhar Park

Municipal Commissioner, Sandeep G R, on Thursday conducted inspection of ongoing development and beautification work at Chandrashekhar Park in Maharaja Agrasen Ward and expressed great dissatisfaction over work going on at snail’s pace. ..

Hockey MP officials’ negligence costs team in national sub-jr tourney

Alleged irresponsible working of office-bearers of Hockey Madhya Pradesh proved dear for the upcoming players. One year of budding hockey talent got wasted due to disqualification of Madhya Pradesh team from Sub Junior National Hockey Tournament being held in Haryana from March 17. ..

OFK staffer, 2 others killed in mishap on NH 44

Three people, including a man and his wife, both residents of Jabalpur, died in a road accident on the morning of March 19 near Kalbodi village on Jabalpur-Nagpur National Highway 44, 18 kilometres from the district headquarters. A 11-year-old boy was critically injured and was referred to the Medical College Nagpur after first aid. The deceased was a staffer of Ordnance Factory, Khamaria, in Jabalpur. ..

Educational bodies celebrate 75th yr of India’s Independence

To mark the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence, cycle rally was organised by a number of educational institutions and organizations in the city. Government Mankunwar Bai Arts and Commerce College for Women organised a bicycle expedition by NCC and NSS cadets to commemorate 75th anniversary of Indian’s freedom. Dr Leela Bhalavi, Principal and Additional Director, Higher Education, Jabalpur division, Dr. Rashmi Choubey, Professor of Economics, Dr R N Shrivastava, Professor of History flagged-off ..

5 killed as mini-truck overturns near Mandla

Five people died in a road accident in Mandla. According to information, a mini-truck carrying a marriage party collided with an electric pole on the road and overturned. In this accident, five people died, while more than 40 people have been injured. All the injured were rushed to Narayanganj Health Centre. The marriage party left from Devdongri village of Jhari Gram Panchayat towards Chadehra village of Shankarganj on Wednesday. On Thursday morning, after the marriage, the family members and ..

Woman, 2 kids killed as hut catches fire

A woman and her two children were burnt alive in a fire in their hut at village Kisalpuriin Dindori district. The intensity of the fire could be gauged by the fact that two huts situated beside this hut were also gutted completely. Surprisingly no one heard the sound of the woman and her two children when they were trapped in the flames and it was only in the morning that residents locals saw the huts reduced to ashes. The bodies were completely burnt and it was a bit difficult to identify the bodies...

OF Katni’s commitment in war against COVID-19 significant’

“Ordnance Factories are the largest and oldest defence organisations of the nation and have a vital role in adding up fire power to the Indian Armed Forces for more than two centuries. The OFB is now gearing up to adopt new technologies of industry 4.0 and to exporting defence products to foreign countries. The OFB’s efforts to augment the national war effort against covid-19 is a significant example of commitment to serving the nation while in peace or warfarem” said General Manager, OF Katni and ..

‘OFK to produce 500 kg bombs for IAF’s Jaguar, Sukhoi jets’

“THE Ordnance Factory Khamaria will develop state-of-art 500-kilogram general purpose bomb for the Indian Air Force in the first quarter of the new financial year. Around 125 ammunition will be produced for its proof through Jaguar and Sukhoi fighter aircrafts. Once the factory gets a green signal, indigenous production of 500 kg ammunition will be started at OFK,” informed Ravikant, General Manager, Ordnance Factory Khamaria. He was interacting with media at the sidelines of Ammunitions Expo organised ..

VFJ ensuring social responsibility along with defence services: GM

“Rendering its best services for national security by providing defence vehicles to the Indian Army, the Vehicle Factory Jabalpur (VFJ) is successfully accomplishing its diversified project of producing Sharang producing guns for the Armed forces. Along with producing defence products, the factory is also fulfilling its social responsibility by producing and supplying stretchers, glucose stand, sanitiser stands, belts, sanitiser tanks and other medical equipment to civic and municipal authorities ..

People with significant contribution in edn to be honoured: Minister

Higher Education Minister Dr Mohan Yadav said that people giving significant contribution in higher education field will be felicitated at the hands of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. In this regard, he gave directives to departmental officers to do preparations of felicitation programme. He was doing departmental review at Mantralaya on Wednesday. He said that good teachers, people donating Rs 5 lakh or more than this or donating land under public participation head, excellent students of NSS, ..

Ammunition display at OFK leaves people awestruck!

Ordnance Factory Khamaria’s (OFK) display of defence ammunition being used by the Indian Army and indigenously developed, the world’s longest firing 155 mm Dhanush gun, stunned the visitors during Ammunitions Expo – 2021 at Eastland Khamaria...

JMC on toes as corona cases show spurt

As alarm bells have started ringing with second wave of COVID-19 striking in adjoining States, the Madhya Pradesh Government has directed the district administration and local bodies to ensure proper cleanliness and sanitisation in cities. The Government has also directed to ensure following of COVID protocol strictly. Accordingly, the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation have given needed impetus to ongoing drive and taking strict action against those creating uncleanliness in the city. Senior officials ..

Thalassemia cause of concern in India

According to a report published in the International Journal of Biotechnology 2013, around 10,000 infants are born with Thalassemia every year in India. Despite this, the Central Government has not made any national policy concerned with prevention of Thalassemia, alleged the members of Nagarik Upbhokta Margdarshak Manch, Jabalpur. Writing a letter to the Union Health Minister, the Manch's members demanded to initiate Thalassemia Control Programme. Manch’s Regional convener, Manish Sharma informed ..

Seven-day special camp for NSS cadets starts at JNAU

A seven-day special camp of National Service Scheme (NSS) for cadets of Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU) opened on Tuesday. Vice Chancellor, Professor P K Bisen opened the camp with flag-off ceremony. Encouraging participants NSS cadets in the camp Dr. Bisen said NSS camps plays important role in educating Indian tradition, values to students. he said every participant would inspire others with their high values and personality and this would be an ideal situation...