Remove electric poles, obstacles on left turn: Collector

IN A surprise move, Collector Bharat Yadav along with his fellow subordinates carried out inspection of chourahas and tirahas at Ghamapur Chouraha, Tayyab Ali Chowk, Bloom Chowk, Tripuri Chowk, Panda ki Madiya and Bandariya Tiraha on Friday morning. During inspection, he instructed to remove all obstructions that include electric poles and others in the path of left turn.  Collector Bharat Yadav during inspection of sqaures on Friday morning.   According to information, Collector ..

Miscreant open fire at jewellery shop

Panic created in Barela market when unidentified person opened fire on a jewellery shop under the jurisdiction of Barela police station, on Friday night. The incident took place when the market was crowded with customers and residents were frightened with the loud noise of firing bullet. One of the suspects has been identified as Ajju Patel, a resident of Bilwara village in Barela who is a notorious criminal and earlier involved in several sensitive crime incidents.   Miscreant flashing ..

Pulse Polio Campaign from January 19 to 21

Polio vaccination will be administered at the polio booth on the first day of campaign while the mobile team will visit door-to-door to vaccinate the left over children aged below 5 yearsWith continuous efforts and community support, we efficiently managed to root out polio from the country. But in order to sustain polio eradication status, as a nation we need to work on continuous vaccination with all honesty, sincerity and determination. Once again National Pulse Polio Campaign is going to conduct ..

Illegal hostels in residential areas, cause of concern

Existence of several illegal hostels in residential areas is vulnerable for untoward incidents in different posh areas of the city. A large number of boy and girl students and strangers lived at private hostels but the district authorities have no record of private hostels or occupants to maintain law and order arrangements.   Disappointing is the fact that the operation of private hostel at residential buildings is illegal as per the norms of Municipal Corporation but the corporation ..

Protest staged against NRC, CAA amidst bandobast

demandING to roll back National Register of Citizen (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), a grand public meeting was addressed by religious heads and community leaders at Mandi Madar Tekri on Thursday. Huge gathering of Muslim community members assembled at Mandi Madar Tekri ground amidst tight security and police bandobast. Mufti-e-Azam Madhya Pradesh Hazrath Allama Maulana Dr Hamid Ahmed Siddique said, “India is our country. We have sacrificed in the war of freedom. Islam has a clear message ..

NUMM discusses proposal to develop Film City in Jabalpur

Demand to develop Film City in Jabalpur is gaining attention of local administration as well as bids are being made by different organisations to attract attention of authorities in the State Administration. Nagrik Upbhokta Margdarshak Manch (NUMM) organised a joint meeting of various organisations and discussed the proposal to develop Film City in Jabalpur while also demanded the State Government to include Jabalpur in plan for development of Film City including Jabalpur. ..

Drain Water Harvesting- A pressing priority for society

Drain water harvesting is need of the hour as the drain water is available throughout the year and also most of the discharge coming from our homes is not waste. In Bhopal itself, plants in many gardens are watered through drain water harvesting technique, which is a traditional way to use the drain water instead of discharging and wasting it.The water coming from the slums, near the Mantralaya, is used to water the plants in Rose Garden, Chinar Park and those located near the Mantralaya premises. ..

Rescued leopard loses battle of life

DESPITE several efforts by the doctors and the entire team of foresters, the leopard undergoing treatment at School of Wildlife Forensic and Health, Jabalpur, lost the battle of life on Thursday. ..

CMHO, Civil Surgeon removed following death of 6 children

On the instructions of Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Minister for Health Tulsiram Silawat and Minister for Tribal Welfare and Minister District Incharge Shahdol Omkar Singh Markam visited Shahdol District Hospital and sought detailed information in connection to the untimely death of six children. Health Minister instructed for immediate removal of Shahdol’s Chief Medical and Health Officer along with the Civil Surgeon from their present responsibilities. After conducting an enquiry in the incident of ..

Authorities giving free hand to poachers by overlooking existence of leopards

Overlooking existence of leopard proved dear for Forest Department as it threatened life of a leopard. In fact, competent authorities already know about existence of leopards in their natural habitat but no concrete measure to protect this wild animal or conserving its territory has been taken so far. If wildlife experts are to believed there are several leopards in the district and most of them are located in and around restricted areas of Ordnance Factories and Dumna Nature Reserve...

Man arrested with illegal liquor stock

A team of Excise Department nabbed a man involved in illegal trade and transportation of liquor and seized 300 quarters of illegal stock of liquor from him. The accused has been identified as Dhaniram Patel, son of Lokman Patel, a resident of Padwar Kala village. Under the direction of Collector Bharat Yadav, Excise Department started a special campaign against liquor mafia under supervision of Assistant Excise Commissioner S N Dubey...

A cop must patiently hear appellant, ensure justice: JNPA Director Janardan

“training is a significant part in which trainees have learnt new techniques of routine investigation and learnt law to work with full efficiency. Any appellant who reaches police station is already afraid and police officer needs to calm them and patiently hear their problem and take action to solve their problems and ensure justice with them,” said Jawaharlal Nehru Police Academy, Sagar, Director G Janardan while chairing a meeting of probationary DSPs and Sub-Inspectors at Police Control Room on ..

7.000 coaches to be equipped with CCTV cameras

Giving all-round focus on security and safety of passengers in running trains and during train stoppage at station outer, the Railway Ministry has planed to install CCTV cameras in rail coaches. The project incepted in July 2019 and in first phase all the premium trains have been equipped with the CCTV camera coverage to the passengers. In order to keep monitoring the movement of people having authorised ticket and entry of unauthorised person in the coaches around six high definition CCTV cameras ..

MP archers shine in Khelo India Youth Games

Archers of Madhya Pradesh State Archery Academy, Jabalpur proved their mettle by winning two gold, a silver and a bronze medal in the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati, on Monday. Madhya Pradesh team secured top position with two gold, a silver and a bronze medal while Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh remained on second and third positions...

Newly posted Inspector General of Police Bhagwat Singh Chouhan assumes charge

Newly appointed Inspector General of Police (Jabalpur Zone), Bhagwat Singh Chouhan (IPS) assumed charge, on Monday. He was welcomed by outgoing IG Vivek Sharma (IPS) at his office in presence of Superintendent of Police Amit Singh, ASP Sanjeev Uike, ASP Shivesh Singh Baghel, ASP Dr Raisingh Narvaria and others. On the occasion, IG, Vivek Sharma handed over the charge and welcomed to IG, B S Chouhan...

Increased tiger movement in 11 distts makes safe corridor must

After noticing increase in movement of tigers in eleven districts of State, the Madhya Pradesh Forest Department realised the need for developing safe corridors. The fresh report of Forest Department has proved that movement of tigers has increased rapidly in eleven districts. This also includes a few districts where there were no tigers a few years back. In such condition chances of territorial fight among tigers has been increased. It is the main reason behind tigers’ movement in other nearby states ..

Support pours in for Citizenship Amendment Act during rally

A mammoth gathering of residents supported the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) during Jan Samarthan Sabha chaired by Bharatiya Janata Party National President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah at Garrison Ground, on Sunday. BJP National President Amit Shah inaugurated the Jan Samarthan Sabha by lighting traditional lamps and worship of Bharat Mata...

BJP Chikitsa Prakoshtha provides medical services during rally

Members of Bharatiya Janata Party Chikitsa Prakoshtha provided free medical services during Jan Samarthan Sabha of BJP National President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah at Garrison Ground, Sadar, on Sunday...

Collector seeks updates of strayed leopard

Collector Bharat Yadav, on Sunday visited Nayagaon area and sought detailed information of efforts being made by the Forest Department to trap leopard. During inspection he held discussion over constant monitoring, cameras fixed to track Leopard, deployed employees and other arrangements. He took information of dates and locations on which the Leopard was trapped in cameras. Divisional Forest Officer, Ravindra Mani Tripathi was also present on during inspection...

Apex Bank customers to get mobile banking facility: CM Kamal Nath

Chief Minister Kamal Nath inaugurated mobile banking facility like commercial and nationalised banks for the first time in Madhya Pradesh State Co-operative Bank (Apex Bank) at the Mantralaya. He also released the Apex Bank diary and calendar for the year 2020 on the occasion. The Chief Minister lauded the introduction of mobile banking facility for the customers of co-operative banks. The Chief Minister said that there is need to enable co-operative banks like commercial banks. The co-operative bank ..

Purana Bungalow to be heritage hotel

 JABALPUR will soon have first heritage hotel in Mahakoshal region as a new tourist attraction. Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (MPTDC) will develop Royal Hotel (Purana Bungalow) as heritage hotel in a joint venture with private investor. Secretariat Archaeology Archives and Museum, Bhopal handed over the State Protected Monument Royal Hotel to Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation. Regional Manager Moncy Joseph took possession of Royal Hotel from P C Mahobia, Deputy ..

JNAU bags coveted award for innovative works

JAWAHARLAL Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU) has been decorated with an international repute award presented by Multinational Fertiliser and Pesticide Company ‘Dhanuka’ for its innovations in agriculture and farming techniques. The award was presented in a ceremony held at ICAR Headquarters, New Delhi. Union Minister of Water Resource Gajendra Singh Shekhawat presented a felicitation plaque along with Rs 2.5 lakh cheque to Vice Chancellor of JNAU Dr Pradeep Kumar Bisen. Vice Chancellor ..

Cyber cops arrest accused for online fraud

STATE Cyber Police Jabalpur Zone nabbed accused who stole personal details of individuals and used them in online shopping through credit cards. The accused has been identified as Ashish Verma (24), son of Sukhsen Prasad Verma, resident of Gokalpur area in Ranjhi. The accused had targeted only RBL Bank’s credit card users as it does not require one time password. Superintendent of Police of State Cyber Police Jabalpur, Ankit Shukla disclosed this while addressing a press conference on Friday. ..

Stage set for Amit Shah’s public meet on 12th

 BJP National President and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a grand public meeting at Garrison Ground, Sadar, at 1 pm on January 12. In order to review preparations for the public meeting, State BJP President and Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh, State Organisational Secretary Suhas Bhagat and other office-bearers inspected Garrison Ground and sought information about security arrangements and sitting arrangements for residents, senior leaders and party workers. State President Rakesh ..

Huge turnout in Padyatra for CAA

IN SUPPORT of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) a grand Padyatra was taken out in the city under the banner of Jabalpur Nagrik Parishad in association with various social, business and community organisations on Thursday. The rally commenced from Samanvay Sewa Kendra having participation of people from different walks of life including saints, religious heads of different communities, men, women and youth with enthusiasm...

Rakesh Singh asks workers to make efforts for success of Amit Shah’s public meeting

STATE BJP President Rakesh Singh on Thursday called upon party office-bearers and workers to make high efforts for participation of maximum number of people from every panchayat of the district in the public meeting to be addressed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on January 12. Addressing a meeting of rural unit of the party, Singh said that the BJP National President is arriving in the city to create awareness on Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA)...

Excise Deptt, police raid illegal country liquor manufacturing kiln

CRACKING whip against miscreants involved in manufacturing of country liquor. A joint team of Excise Department and police raided a country liquor manufacturing kiln at Chandmari Bhatta. The team seized 1000 kilogram of Mahua Lahan along with other ingredients used to prepare country liquor. Two women were arrested while the men operating the unit managed to flee from the spot. Action against manufacturing of county liquor is an outcome of the directives issued by Collector Bharat Yadav against liquor ..

Tankha discusses proposed Defence Cluster in MP with Rajnath Singh

KEEPING in view proposed development of Defence Cluster in Madhya Pradesh, Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Vivek Krishn Tankha met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and gave him a letter on January 8. In the meeting MP Tankha apprised the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh about the proposal to establish a Defence Production Unit in Madhya Pradesh. Jabalpur boasts of four Ordnance Factories with a large trained manpower. At present, these factories are witnessing a lean period with massive manpower reduction. ..

Youngsters should never forget rich, ancient culture: Governor

“Youngsters are obtaining advanced knowledge from different sources around the world but they should never forget their rich ancient culture. All the advanced inventions being carried out in the world exists in India since thousands of years. Indian knowledge vanished amidst adverse circumstances and currently the country relies on a system left behind by the Britishers. Indian education system lacks the rich ancient culture that was based on advanced science and technology. Youngsters are achieving ..

Banking operations crippled due to strike

Banking operations were badly hit during strike on Wednesday. Members of local units of All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA), All India Bank Officers Association (AIBOA), Bank Employees Federation of India (BEFI), Indian National Bank Employees Federation (INBEF) and Indian National Bank Officers Congress (INBOC) attended the demonstration, dharna along with the support of various organisations of transporters, medical representatives, Anganwadi workers, porters and transporters...

Forest Deptt mulls reintroducing white tiger into wild

White tigers have attracted the attention of people ever since the first white tiger was discovered by Rewa Maharaja Martand Singh in the year 1952. However, not many white tigers have been seen in wild since last many decades. As of now, nine white tigers are in captivity of Indore and Rewa zoo. Now a discussion has started that as captive white tigers are unable to survive in wild due to lack of hunting skills but there are chances that their next generation, after proper training of hunting, can ..

Bandh remains peaceful amidst heavy bandobast

Bandh against stone pelting on police in the city remained peaceful amidst tight security arrangements on Tuesday. Peaceful demonstration was staged at Ranital Square and motorcycle rally was taken out in support of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). No untoward incident was reported during Jabalpur Bandh. Additional police force was deployed to avoid any kind of agitation during the protest. Superintendent of Police Amit Singh along with other senior officers regularly monitored the situation throughout ..

Safety of Railway passengers top priority: DRM Sanjay Biswas

“SAFETY of passengers is top priority of Jabalpur Railway Division. Efforts are being made to ensure overall upliftment of Jabalpur Railway Station and providing best amenities to passengers. Even after extreme climatic condition, patrolling parties are dedicatedly working to check rail fracture to ensure safety and security of passengers. Railway officers also monitor location of patrolling teams through GPRS round-the-clock to avoid any irregularity,” informed Divisional Railway Manager, Jabalpur ..

Five accused held with firearms, live cartridges

In a major breakthrough, a combined team of Crime Branch and Tilwara police nabbed five accused and seized three pistols, two country-made revolvers, a revolver and six live cartridges from them. The arrested have been identified as Shekh Asif Khan alias Chuttan (29), son of Shekh Muin, a resident of Jodhpur Padav village in Tilwara, Ankit Lodhi (19), son of Sukhdev, Bablu Maravi (27), son of Chhotelal Maravi, resident of Gautamji Ki Mariha in Garha, Neeraj Lodhi (26), son of Mahesh Singh Lodhi, a ..

Finally, Nauradehi tigress captured in camera with 3 cubs

After giving birth to three cubs at Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary, tigress Radha has finally trapped in camera of forest department with her three cubs for the first time. The sanctuary officials claimed that all the three cubs are healthy and they are learning skills with mother tigress. They said that the tigress is much protective for cubs and she did not leave them alone even for a minute...

CM dedicates Adarsh Gaushala in Chhindwara

On the second day of his Chhindwara tour, Chief Minister Kamal Nath dedicated Adarsh Gaushala in Pathadhana Chandan village. The Minister for Public Health Engineering, Sukhdev Panse, Minister for Higher Education Jeetu Patwari, Minister for School Education Dr Prabhuram Chowdhary, Member of Parliament Nakul Nath and former minister Deepak Saxena were present on the occasion. The Gaushala dedicated by the Chief Minister has been constructed on 1.31 hectare area...

Gang involved in ATM card cloning busted, one arrested

Combine police team busted a gang involved in ATM card cloning and withdrawing money from bank accounts. Police have arrested one of the seven accused involved in withdrawing cash of Rs 76,000 from two bank accounts through ATM cloning and seized a laptop, a scanner, charger, 32 old ATM cards, two mobile handsets, a Swift Dzire car and cash of Rs 10,000 from him. Police have busted the gang within 24 hours of receiving the complaints of ATM cloning...

Jabalipuram Hindu Mahasabha’s Jabalpur Bandh today

“The effort of hampering communal harmony and peace of Jabalpur will never be tolerated. Stone pelting incident in Jabalpur is a blot on its communal harmony. Jabalpur police managed to control the situation but action against police officers mirrors the intentions of the Congress-led Madhya Pradesh Government. In order to charge the anti-national act of people of a community, residents have been united under the banner of Jabalipuram Hindu Mahasabha to prove their strength through Jabalpur Bandh ..

Two Kanha tigers in ‘brutal’ fight over a tigress

A fight broke out between two tigers in Kanha Tiger Reserve’s Mukki Zone on Monday. Tiger reserve authorities said both adult tigers forayed into the territory of tigress and seeing each other, both of them fought a deadly battle with open claws. The bloody fight between both feline lasted for at least half an hour. The tourists of reserve have a rare chance to see two tigers fighting a battle of live or die. As it was a matter of huge amusement for them, they took out their mobile cameras to shoot ..

Will make farmers prosperous by agriculture revolution: CM

Chief Minister Kamal Nath said farmers of the State will be made prosperous by revolutionising agriculture sector. He mentioned that the State Government has fulfilled its promise by waiving off loans of 21 lakh farmers under the first phase of the scheme. He expressed these views while distributing certificates of loan waiver to 1,134 farmers of Satna district in the second phase of Jai Kisan Fasal Wrin Maafi Yojana in Satna, The Cm further added that work to ensure that farmers get right prices ..

Dashraman villagers set unique example of human bond with nature

Declining graph of arrival of migratory birds mirrors the changing ecology of wetlands located in and around the district but residents of Dashraman village set a perfect example of the union of humans with the migratory birds. This village is situated between Sihora and Kundam development blocks falling in Katni district. Flocks of colourful water bird ‘Painted Stork’ which is under Near Threatened (NT) category arrives at this area from Himalayan range and other parts of South East Asia covering ..

City witnesses sunny day

At last the clear sunny day on Sunday came as blessing to people and peasants suffering due to severe cold and cloudy weather. The people heaved a sigh of relief as the clouds disappeared from sky by Sunday morning. However, the maximum temperature is still 4 degree below normal maximum temperature. Maximum temperature recorded on Sunday was 20 degree Celsius which is 4 degree below the normal maximum temperature. Whereas, maximum temperature registered on the same day in previous year was 27.1 degree ..

Alarming: 25 distts in MP witness sharp decline in forest cover

FOREST cover in India has increased by 5188 square kilometer as compared to Indian State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2017 but 25 districts in Madhya Pradesh have witnessed sharp decline in its forest cover has set the alarm bells ringing. The report has been prepared based on the satellite image of ISRO. Highest jungle areas have shrunk in Sehore forest division, while Panna district has marked highest forest cover. Ujjain district has not even one per cent of forest cover as compared to its entire area. ..

Govt to implement Mukhya Mantri Karmchari Swasthya Bima Yojana

In a Cabinet meeting held under the chairmanship of the Chief Minister, Kamal Nath at Mantralaya on Saturday, a decision has been taken to implement Mukhya Mantri Karmchari Swasthya Bima Yojana in the State. About 12.55 lakh employees/officers of the State will be benefitted under the scheme. All regular Government Employees, Contractual employees, teacher cadre, retired employees, Home Guard, full-time employees getting salary from the contingency fund and employees serving in autonomous institutions ..

Laws made are for benefit of nation: Singh

State President of Bharatiya Janata Party and Member of Parliament, Rakesh Singh, on Saturday, said that the laws that have been made since formation of BJP-led NDA Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi are for the benefit of the nation. Modi Government has taken decisions in the interest of the country, rising above the politics of vote bank and appeasement. Singh was addressing an important meeting of rural unit of the party...

One held for making fake social media account of girl

State Cyber Police Zone Jabalpur nabbed a boy for making fake Facebook account in the name of a girl to defame her to break her marriage. The accused has been identified as Prashant Rajak (22), son of Umesh Rajak, resident of Vallabh Nagar in Sagar district. Under the direction of Special Director General of Police (Cyber) Rajendra Kumar and Additional Director General of Police Milind Kanaskar, State Cyber Police Zone Jabalpur started a special campaign against persons involved in illegal use of ..

Swachh Survekshan: Long way to go for getting in top 10

deploying various innovative mode of awareness for cleanliness has proved abortive to create awareness among masses. Country-wide Swachh Survekshan now a days carries of substantial worth that enables a city to ensure its ranking among clean cities. Despite the fact that much is being done by municipal corporation has not been equally substantiated by denizens from the city or else Jabalpur would not have only lead in Madhya Pradesh but would have consolidated its ranking at the national level...

Collector inspects paddy procurement centres

Till now 12 lakh quintal Paddy procurement work have been done in the district. The payment processing of the farmers against procured Paddy have been initiated. till now procurement of Paddy worth Rs 4 crore have been doneCollector Bharat Yadav carried out inspection of Baroda and Nuniyanullaha Procurement Centres and instructed to the officials to ensure transportation of procured paddy to the warehouses on priority. He asked officials to take stern action against the centre in-charges paying carelessnes..

Man shots wife dead in Medhi Jhamar village

Sensation prevailed in Medhi Jhamar village when a woman was shot dead by her husband with his licensed gun under the jurisdiction of Patan police station. Man killed his wife on the doubt of her illicit relation with another man. Acting promptly on the information, police started a search and succeeded in apprehending the accused identified as Rohini Prasad (50), resident of Medhi Jhamar village.  FSL team investigating the case on the spot of incident.  SHO of Patan Shivraj Singh ..

Vast scope of tourism to be linked with employment: CM Kamal Nath

Chief Minister opens Jal Mahotsav in Hanuvantiya of Khandwa districtChief Minister Kamal Nath said that the vast scope in the field of tourism will be linked with employment. We have been working on a strategy so that the tourism destinations could be transformed into attraction centers at national and international level and people could get employment on large scale. Kamal Nath was inaugurating the 4th Jal Mahotsav at Hanuvantiya tourist destination, situated at Indira Sagar Dam in Khandwa district ..

Financial crunch mars promotion of water sports

Financial crunch hurdles the desired promotion of water sports and adventure tourism in Jabalpur. The State Government has declined the proposal for organising Jheel Mahotsav in Jabalpur due to financial crunch while revised proposal is yet to get green signal.   First ever water sports and adventure tourism festival in the state was organised in Jabalpur during the year 2010. Thereafter, several efforts were made for development of water sports and adventure tourism in the district ..

Joint meet reviews law and order situation

With an aim to review law and order situation a meeting of officers of administration and police was called upon on Thursday at Collectorate. The meeting was chaired by Collector Bharat Yadav in presence of Superintendent of Police Amit Singh and JMC Commissioner Ashish Kumar. The objective behind the meeting called upon has taken place in view of some alleged organisation having given call for Jabalpur Bandh, followed by arrival of Union Home Minister on 12.1.2019 and on the same day examination ..

Women protest against CAA, proposed NPR

Women in the State capital have now taken to the streets to oppose the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the proposed National Population Register (NPR). A satyagrah has been launched by the youths, from different walks of life, at the Iqbal Maidan to oppose the amended citizenship act. The protestors say they will proceed on the trail of Mahatma Gandhi until the CAA is withdrawn...

Delay in completion of sewer line restoration work troubling denizens

Irregularities and unwarranted delay in completion of sewer line restoration work is proving dear to the denizens. Overlooking and alleged wrongdoings on the part of authorities concerned has become a curse for the city. During summer and winter, puff of dust billows throughout the day from the partially filled sewer lines cause serious respiratory problems to denizens while during rains it make roads marshy. The incomplete sewer line work has become painful to Jabalpurians...

Anti-mafia squad discusses further course of action in meeting

An important meeting of Anti-mafia squad was held to discuss further course of action against mafias in the conference hall at Collectorate, on Thursday evening. Collector Bharat Yadav chaired the meeting. Addressing concerned senior officials, Yadav asked them act sternly with land mafias along with liquor mafia, mine mafia, cooperate mafia and people who indulge in illegal trade of drugs. He while review the actions taken against mafias, directed senior officials who have been included in Anti-mafia ..

Rains, chill welcome New Year; more in store

The coulds hovering over the region welcomed the New Year with showers and thick fog besides severe cold wave marred the celebrations of many people. The spine-chilling cold made the routine life disturbed while the sun remained covered by clouds through out the day. Thick fog, cloudy weather badly affected the visibility. The trains and heavy vehicles were being run slowly due to bad visibility. The snow fall occurred in Himalayan region and north eastern wind blowing with speed of 2 km per hour ..

Urgent steps must for proposed Tiger Safari at Dumna to save leopards

Proposed Tiger Safari project at Dumna Nature Park needs attention of the competent authorities to soon implement the project for protection of leopards’ territories. Development of Tiger Safari requires enclosure of forest area which already has rich wildlife density and natural biodiversity. Tiger Safari will also prove a big milestone for promotion of tourism. Disappointing is the fact that forest density in the district has been shrunk following the encroachments and extension of residential areas ..

Trains delayed by fifteen hours!

Due to extreme cold and fog in Northern part of India, several trained were delayed by eight to fifteen hours on Tuesday. Amritsar-Nanded and Sachkhand Express reached Bhopal station by fifteen hours late. Arrival time of this train at Bhopal station was 12:10 hours on Sunday but the train reached at 3 pm on Monday. Hazrat Nizamuddin-Habibganj Express reached at Habibganj by 9 hours late and the train was rescheduled at Bhopal station...

Severe cold wave in MP

Madhya Pradesh is reeling under severe cold which has paralysed normal life. Severe cold wave made people to shiver in Umaria, Seoni, Datia, Gwalior districts. Cold wave was also observed at a few places over the State. Likewise, cold day also affected normal life at many places of State. Icy winds have plummeted temperatures...

Culture Minister Prahalad Singh Patel inspects Kalan Niketan College

Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge), Prahalad Singh Patel during his short visit to city visited Polytechnic Kalan Niketan College building and premises on Monday. Patel was accompanied by his wife Pushplata Patel along with senior journalist Ravindra Bajpai, Dr Anupam Sinha, Raghvendra Singh Patel, Pabal Singh Patel, Rajkumar Singh and Mamlesh Sharma...

One killed, five injured in road mishap

In a tragic incident, a man was killed and five were injured when a speeding bus rammed into a bicycle and plunged into a nullah in Surtalai culvert under the jurisdiction of Madhotal police station on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Umashankar Khamparia (45), resident of Auria village in Madhotal, while five injured include Balkishore Shukla (20), resident of Hardua in Panna district, Foola Bai Dubey (60), Akansha Pateria (13), residents of Sumer village in Begamganj, Raisen district, ..

BJP resorts to social media to garner support for CAA

To drum up support for Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) conducted a social media campaign in State on Monday. BJP leaders twitted in support of CAA and tried to clear the air over it. BJP leaders, including Leader of Opposition Gopal Bhargava, BJP State President Rakesh Singh and ex-CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, twitted in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act. BJP State President Rakesh Singh said that CAA is to provide citizenship to minorities who are persecuted ..

Low temp brings pain for farmers, gain for woollen market traders

Sudden fall in temperatures in the region especially during night time not only causing shivering amongst citizen but also causing loss to the vegetable crops. The steep fall in temperature in the adjoining areas raised concern amongst farmers of frost hit due to low temperatures with chilly winds. Simultaneously, the sudden weather change brought activity in the woollen market which remained in silent mode in last fortnight. According to the Metrology Department, the snowfall in Himalayan states ..

Jabalipuram Hindu Mahasabha calls for Jabalpur Bandh on January 7

“Members of Hindu, social and other organisations have been united under the banner of Jabalipuram Hindu Mahasabha to support the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). In order to oppose the violent protest against CAA in the city and unnecessary transfers of police officers, Mahasabha has called Jabalpur Bandh on January 7. Organisations have raised demand to avoid protection of stone pelters and revoking the transfer of police officers for maintaining the morale of Police Department”, said Amit Khamparia ..

Forest team to restart search for injured tigress today

Search for the injured tigress in Sehore forest division would begin on Monday. Forest officials said that tigress has escaped herself inside den after being disturbed with the movement of elephants and sniffer dogs. As the feline has not killed any prey for a few days, she might be hungry. The team has stopped search for the tigress to make her come out of den. The team was making strict patrolling in suspected areas for one week but the tigress did not kill any prey for a week. The team has spotted ..

Adulteration affecting health of future citizens: ‘Shooter Dadi’

“GENDER disparity is the biggest setback in the society. Growth of women in all sectors is the key to eradicate social evil and ensure overall development of the nation. Increasing trend of adulteration is the most hazardous practice which is adversely affecting health of future citizens. There is need of public awareness to stop food adulteration and providing a better future to youngsters,” said Prakashi Tomar, fondly known as ‘Shooter Dadi’. Shooter Dadi was talking to the ..

City shivers as mercury plummets to 50

COLD waves coming from North are plummeting the mercury fast. Chilly winds have changed climatic conditions in entire Madhya Pradesh, including Jabalpur. Following chilly winds, minimum temperature on Friday plummeted to 5 degrees Celsius. It was coldest day of the season. Northern winds blowing with 6 to 8 Kmph have dropped both day and night temperature below normal range. It is adding to the chillness in the weather and making nights extremely cold. People drape themselves in finest woollen clothes ..

Two 9-ft pythons rescued from Sagra area

 SNAKE Rescue Squad of Forest Department rescued two 9-feet-long pythons near a canal between Andhmuk by-pass and Sagra area, on Friday. Snake Rescue Squad Incharge Gulab Singh Rajput informed that they have received information that a farmer was working in the area when his leg was grabbed by a python on Thursday evening. Receiving the information, Snake Rescue Squad accompanied by Sarp Mitra Manish Kulshrestha reached the spot and successfully rescued two 9-feet-long pythons from water ..

7 people, including two women, hurt after truck rams into passenger bus

 SEVEN people, including two women, were injured when a speeding truck rammed into a passenger bus of Sutra Sewa Bus Service in Khamaria Nigri village under the jurisdiction of Bargi police station on Friday. According to Bargi police, Sutra Sewa Bus (MP-20PA-1171) was carrying passengers from Jabalpur towards Chhindwara. The bus was passing through Khamaria Nigri village when a speeding truck (UP-70GT-4027) rammed into the bus. In the mishap, passengers including Rashmi Choudhary (40) of Katangi ..

Thousands take holy dip in Narmada after solar eclipse

Thousands of devotees took holy dip in sacred Narmada on Thursday after the end of solar eclipse. There was fair like scene at the main ghats of holy Narmada, Gwarigaht, Jilaharight, Kharighat, Tilwaraghat, Lamhetaghat, Bhedaghat. Soon after the end of solar eclipse, the devotees came out of their homes and started thronging the banks of holy Narmada. People not only from city but also from adjoining rural areas flocked the bank of holy Narmada. After taking holy dip, they not only offered prayers ..