Jabalpur

Chairman of Power Companies Tripathi inspects Distribution Transfer, Cable Lab

“Distribution and Cable Testing Lab of the Eastern Region Power Distribution Company is an ideal symbol of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Mission’ of the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and Government of Madhya Pradesh...

Tripathi orders to act tough against power theft in Board of Directors meet

The 92nd Meeting of the Board of Directors of Eastern Region Power Distribution Company Limited held at the Shakti Bhawan. Akash Tripathi, Chairman of three Power Distribution Companies of the State and Managing Director of the MP Power Management Company presided over the meet. Kiran Gopal, Managing Director, Eastern Region Power Distribution Company Limited, S K Sharma, Deputy Secretary, Energy Department, IIT Rurky Professor HP Gupta attended meeting through video conferencing. In the meeting detailed ..

Chemist, Drug Assn donates masks, sanitisers

Reportedly, MP Government, with an aim to protect people from COVID-19 has launched a move from August 1 named as ‘Ek Mask Anek Zindagi Janjagrukta Abhiyaan’. Under the move initiated needy are being provided two facemasks free of cost. The special move shall remain operational till August 15. And in consonance with the directives issued by the State Government, JMC Administrator and Divisional Commissioner Mahesh Chandra Choudhary and JMC Commissioner Anup Kumar Singh had made appeal to various business ..

Disinfectants sprayed in 3 wards

Spray of insecticides to make colonies disinfected from present spell of infection, a team of JMC continuing with the move visited three municipal ward on Thursday. The three thickly populated municipal wards namely Sardar Vallab Bhai Patel, Dewan Aadhar Singh and Malviya ward...

City celebrates as stone laid for Ram Mandir at Ayodhya

Leaders and workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party celebrated the bhoomipujan of Ramlala Mandir construction work in Ayodhya by lighting earthen lamps at BJP divisional office, Ranital. They burst firecrackers and distributed sweets amongst residents and termed it as the victory of good over evil...

CM Chouhan defeats coronavirus, discharged from Chirayu Hospital

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was discharged from COVID dedicated Chirayu Hospital in State capital on Wednesday. Having a victory like feeling on face after defeating corona, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan appealed people to go for medical examination as soon as they develop symptoms of corona in their body. There is no need to be afraid from coronavirus...

Divisional Commr seeks info on action plan to control pollution

Divisional Commissioner Mahesh Chandra Choudhary has directed officers of the MP Pollution Control Board to prepare an action plan to improve air quality in the district. He also instructed for a rigorous survey of different trades and workshops which are causing pollution in the city. Works causing pollution should be shifted at separate place and including this area under master plan of the city...

Saffron flags unfurled, 11,000 ‘diyas’ lit to mark historic day

District Convenor of Mukhya Mantri Jankalyan Yojana Amar Mishra along with a large number of workers unfurled saffron flag near 51-feet tall idol of Lord Hanuman and lit 11,000 earthen lamps on Devtal Hills to mark the pious occasion of bhoomipujan of Ram Mandir in Ayodhya...

CM flays Congress leaders over Ram Temple remarks

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan took Congress on radar by stating that Congress leaders, who have rejected the existence of Lord Ram, are busy in ascertaining auspicious and inauspicious time in relation to Ram temple construction in Ayodhya...

Demand for cotton rises for making of COVID accessories

Cotton handloom fabric is receiving tremendous demand in the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic period for making of preventive accessories like cotton masks, towels, bed sheets and other items. The handloom production has regained demand. In recent development, power loom and handloom cotton production has been initiated in city at Khadi Gramodyog under different schemes launched by the Union Government and State Government. According to the government schemes, handloom has been scheduled in traditional craftsmans..

Three injured as speeding truck rams into Hywa at Andhmuk

Three men were injured when a Hywa rammed into a truck near petrol pump at Andhmuk by-pass under the jurisdiction of Sanjeevani Nagar police station late night on Sunday. According to Sanjeevani Nagar police, late night on Sunday Raja Bhaiyya (30), resident of village Jujhari in Gosalpur lodged a complaint that he is working as driver and driving Hywa (MP 20 HB 7763) from Kevlari Budhagar towards Garha...

This year too same story of crop damage continues

Every year after Rabi and Kharif season harvest, a huge stock of grains is gutted due to shortage of warehousing and storage facilities following change of weather conditions. Even this year, despite scattered rains which have been much below than the average at various centres, the storage of grains in open caps has caused damage to agro produce stock...

Two boys feared drowned at Temar Falls during picnic

Picnic celebration turned to a tragedy when two boys went missing in the Temar river. The boys could not be located till late in the night at Temar fall under the jurisdiction of Bargi police station, on Sunday evening. The missing boys have been identified as Shahnawaz Khan (22) and Bashir (16), residents of Adhartal area...

Forest Deptt plans to keep rescued tigers in ‘wild enclosure’ of reserves

Wildlife Wing of State Forest Department is flexing its muscles to keep rescued tigers in ‘wild enclosure’ of tiger reserves instead of sending them in zoo captivity. The Department has drafted a pilot project of developing wild enclosure in 50,000 square feet area of buffer zone. The project has been given green signal by National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) and pending at Central Zoo Authority of India (CZAI). ..

Penalties imposed on violators during complete lockdown

Total 4,084 persons were punished with penalty of Rs 4.87 lakh for not maintaining social distancing and not using face masks while ten persons were booked in nine cases for violating lockdown norms in two days of the complete lockdown in the district. Putting-up vigilant check on violation of COVID-19 protocol police have issued challans amounting to Rs. 72.85 lakhs to 70,973 persons for not maintaining social distancing while total 3,126 persons were booked in 2,210 cases in the district till 2 ..

Power co staffer sustains severe burns while repairing line

A power company employee was critically injured after sustaining electric shock of 11,000 volt and falling down from tall electricity pole in Punjab Bank Colony late in the night on Saturday. According to Madhya Pradesh Vidyut Mandal Takneeki Karmachari Sangh, employee Rajesh Soni posted as helper was assigned by Junior Engineer of Vijay Nagar Division for repairing DO fuse of 11 KV line of power transformer...

Tiger population rising rapidly in Sehore Forest Division

Sehore Forest Division of State has recorded substantial increase in tiger population. In the year 2010 there were hardly two tigers, but recently released tiger census 2018 showed that Sehore district has presence of 32 tigers. The rise of tiger population in leaps and bounds has brought smile on the faces of wildlife lovers. Forest officials claimed that this happened because of better conservation plan which includes e-surveillance system, ensuring water sources, camera traps, patrolling, natural ..

Laudable: People strictly adhere to lockdown norms despite festivities

LOCKDOWN on Saturday remained successful despite Eid festivities. With instructions from the administration, cops on duty were mild in their task. However, cops at various locations intercepted people found roaming around unnecessarily on Saturday. According to information Saturday Viram arrived to its logical end. No major instance..

Hawker Zone fails to serve purpose, thanks to JMC’s lackadaisical approach

JABALPUR Municipal Corporation on one hand restricts street vendors to deck shops along main roads while on the other it is turning Nelson’s eye to shifting of these vendors to Hawker Zones. Lackadaisical approach of JMC is proving dear to traffic arrangements and also making Hawker Zones useless. Kachhpura Hawker Zone, which was developed by incurring huge public money to accommodate hundreds of street vendors, is lying deserted since year..

Many lives at risk due to dilapidated roads of Panagar

TRAFFIC movement on Jabalpur-Panagar main road is considered highly vulnerable for ghastly road mishap. The reason is such as that between Jabalpur-Panagar (Pariyat area) large number of dairies are being operated and that..

Senior Scientist Dr Shukla highlights farmers’ issues during Zonal Workshop

Ongoing three-day 27th Zonal Workshop under the Agriculture Technology Application Research, Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) being organised at Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU), continued on Friday. Workshop began with presentation about issues related to farmers in Jabalpur District by Jabalpur Krishi Vigyan Kendra Head, Senior Agriculture Scientist Dr Rashmi Shukla. ..

Proposals for 11 new tiger reserves in offing

Proposals of establishing new tiger reserves and sanctuaries are on cards awaiting green signal from the State Government. Only 323 of 526 tigers have been found in six national tiger reserves of Madhya Pradesh and rest of them were counted in reserved forest areas during the Tiger Census 2018. Madhya Pradesh Forest Department has sent 11 proposals for notifying new tiger reserves and sanctuaries for better protection of big cats located at off-side tiger reserves. ..

Excise Deptt team seizes liquor worth 7.2 lakh in several raids

In a major breakthrough, District Excise Department seized 72 crates of English liquor and 60 crates of country-made liquor costing Rs 7.20 lakh, a truck and two cars and arrested a driver, on Friday. During the campaign, acting on a tip-off, a team led by Excise Control Room in-charge, G L Maravi started a search in Circle-1B Vijay Nagar and checked a truck (MP 20 GA 6454) parked near house number C3/10. In the search, team found 65 crates of English liquor and 40 crates of country-made liquor but ..

Sudden spike in city with 125 +ve patients in a day

“In a major spike in COVID-19 cases, maximum 125 patients were detected while two patients died and 51 were discharged in 24 hours in the district, on Friday. Tally of patients increased to 1,304 and death toll reached to 29. The district has total number of 446 active cases and 1,613 suspects while total 829 patients were discharged after being cured from isolation wards till date,” informed District Collector Bharat Yadav. ..

MP should take lead in implementing New Education Policy: CM Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that New Education Policy declared by the Centre will prove to be a milestone in education field in country. Madhya Pradesh should take lead in its implementation. All its provisions should be implemented promptly according to the circumstances in the State. He added that provision of imparting vocational education from Class VI in State will be implemented as soon as possible so that students not only develop their academic knowledge but also develop ..

N-95 masks with respiratory valves banned in hospitals

The State Health Department has imposed a ban on wearing N-95 masks with respiratory valves in the hospitals and at medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh. In a letter issued to all deans of medical colleges of State and to all CMHOs, the department while citing guidelines of Union Health Ministry banned the use of N-95 masks with respiratory valves...

Forest Minister Shah talks to SFRI officials

State Forest Minister Kunwar Vijay Shah took a meeting of forest officials at State Forest Research Institute (SFRI) and reviewed the progress of departmental schemes, on Thursday. During the review, he said there should not be any hindrance in departmental work. Shah said till new recruitment is not completed, departmental officers and employees who have retired and who are under 65 years of age and not involved in economic offences, departmental inv..

BKS urges CM to reject appeal of testing BT, GM/HT seeds in MP

Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS) protesting against BT Cotton and Genetically Modified (GM) seeds submitted a memorandum addressing to Prime Minister, Union Agriculture Minister and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh through Jabalpur Collector on Thursday. BKS demanded the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to reject appeal of testing BT and GM/HT seeds testing in Madhya Pradesh also warned that if permission granted by the State th..

Tigress spotted with 2 newborn cubs at Sanjay Dubri Reserve

Tigers’ population at Sanjay Dubri Tiger Reserve, Sidhi, has increased to 8 after the tigress T-21 spotted with two new cubs on Wednesday. This would be delighting for the wildlife lovers on International Tiger Day after the tigress has increased population of big cats in State. Earlier, there were six adult tigers and tigresses in the reserve...

MP has 526 tigers, maximum in Bandhavgarh: Vijay Shah

Minister for Forest Kunwar Vijay Shah has said that Madhya Pradesh ranks first in the country in terms of number of tigers. As per the Tiger Census 2018, Madhya Pradesh has 526 tigers and maximum tigers are found in Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve...

JMC fails to ensure cleanliness near its Gaushala at Tilwaraghat

The Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has utterly failed in ensuring cleanliness at the Gaushala operated by it. Cow dung and other waste of the Gaushala can beseen thrown on the adjoining road causing major road blockade and causing problems for people residing near the Gaushala...

Govt land worth 2.25 cr freed from encroachment

Putting up with a vigilant check on land mafia, a combined team of police, administration and Jabalpur Municipal Corporation removed encroachments from Government land amounting to Rs 2.25 crore in village Mohaniya. Anti-encroachment team demolished a dairy farm, incense factory, swimming pool and houses from the Government land...

Chambal Expressway to be known as Progressway

First virtual Cabinet meeting was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan. CM presided over meeting from hospital where he is undergoing treatment of coronavirus. Ministers took part in the Cabinet meeting from different places through video-conferencing. Cabinet decided to change name of ‘Chambal Expressway to ‘Chambal Progress Way’...

Bamboo artisans upgrading skills to overcome crisis-hit demand

Indirana and adjoining villages in Jabalpur district known for bamboo handicraft have emerged as new centres for value-added bamboo products in ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Facing crucial financial and employment crunch during lockdown, the artisans have opted for creative ways to overcome the crisis. The artisans have upgraded their skills to exploit local resources in a creative way while strengthening livelihood. They have learnt new set of skills to produce complete new range of bamboo products...

Saplings planted at Momin Idgah Gohalpur

A PLANTATION drive was organised under the direction of Collector Bharat Yadav and President of Indian Red Cross Society by members and office-bearers of society at Momim Idgah Gohalpur. Aim behind the plantation drive was to enhance greenery within Idgah. Members present on the occasion followed social distancing norms during the plantation drive...

heavy rains bring respite to Jabalpurians

FOLLOWING the low-pressure system and monsoon trough running from Bihar to Odisha brings rainfall in the region including the city. After a long break the city once again received rainfall. Heavy showers lashed the city for half-an-hour gave much needed respite to the denizens from hot weather. For the last several days city has been witnessing hot and humid weather...

Aniket tops distt in Science, Mayawati in Commerce and Pragya takes the top slot in Humanties

Bringing laurels to Jabalpur district, four students secured positions in the State-level top ten merit list in the Class XII Board Examination 2020 conducted by Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE). The MPBSE announced the much awaited result of Class XII on Monday at 3 pm. Maintaining their dominance, girls (70.73 % pass percentage) once again outshone boy students (61.96 %) in Jabalpur district. The overall passing percentage of Jabalpur district remained at 66.59 per cent including ..

As forced lockdown ends, people take to streets like never before

Customers thronged city markets and streets witnessed traffic jams while shops and showrooms remained busy on Monday since morning hours. Crowded streets in different market areas of the city reflected that people as well as shop-owners were not serious over the warnings about seriousness of epidemic spread. The ignorance towards social distancing and wearing face masks in market place also questioned the high claims of ensuring lockdown protocols in public by the administration...

ESOI seeks action against JMC Health Deptt Incharge

A memorandum of demand was handed over to JMC Commissioner Anup Kumar Singh by a delegation of Engineering Students’ Organisation India (ESOI) headed by National President ESOI Praveen Singh against Bhupendra Singh Baghel posted as incharge in the Health Department. Baghel has been accused of having obtained employment by unfair means against the directives of the Apex Court...

Collector checks on health of people in containment zones

COLLECTOR Bharat Yadav carried out inspection at Gupteshwar ward Prem Nagar Madan Mahal containment zone and instructed to restrict public movement in the area strictly. He emphasised on barricading at all the entrance roads in the containment zones and to make strong barricading so that entry and movement of residents could be restricted in view of controlling spread of coronavirus in the areas. Collector Yadav instructed the f..

Don’t fear corona, contact officials if you have symptoms, urges CM

A Day after Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was admitted to Chirayu Hospital for treatment of coronavirus, on Sunday Chouhan said that he is fine and saluted corona warriors of the State for their selfless services. The Chief Minister also took to Twitter and urged the citizens to reach out to health officials if they experience any symptoms of coronavirus...

Collector thanks people, warns violators

Yet another ‘Sunday Viraam’ as per directives issued of Collector and District Magistrate Bharat Yadav met with good response from the public to break the corona chain. Reportedly on the second consecutive day of lockdown, streets across the city wore a deserted look. However on Sunday, people in some areas were found not following the protocol and this is likely to force the administration to enforce lockdown in specific areas. According to information, Sunday Vira..

Cops’ action averts tragedy as gas-laden truck overturns

A capsule truck loaded with gas overturned in village Purva near Sharda Mandir Tiraha on Maneri road under the jurisdiction of Barela police station in the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. Under the direction of Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna, senior officers including Additional SP, Dr Sanjeev Uike, DSP (Rural), Apoorva Kiledar, CSP, Kotwali, Deepak Mishra, SHO of Lordganj police station, Madhur Pateria, SHO, Adhartal, Shailesh Mishra, SHO, Gora Bazar, Sahdev Sahu, SHO, Barela, ..

Yadav inspects Corona Control Room

COLLECTOR Bharat Yadav conducted surprise inspection of Integrated Corona Control Room situated at Damoh Naka and directed to keep control room updated with all the information with changing circumstances. Yadav said plasma therapy is also going to start soon at the Medical College. In view of the same, the control room will have to prepare data of people under the age of 50 who have recovered from COVID-19 and contact them for donation of plasma..

People begin festival shopping throwing caution to the wind

Enthusiastic shopping for forthcoming festivals is likely to augment number of COVID-19 patients in the district. Unregulated gathering of customers at festival markets decked up with attractive gift items is floating all norms of COVID-19 protocol as competent authorities have failed in implementation of social distancing and unwanted crowds at public places...

Two arrested for raping, blackmailing 15-year-old girl

Two miscreants abducted and gang-raped a 15-year-old girl and recovered cash of Rs 5.70 lakhs from her by blackmailing with a vulgar video. The accused, Rizwan and Aamir, are natives of Ahmedabad in Gujarat state and worked as catering workers in Jabalpur...

19 kg Ganja seized in two raids

Belbagh police nabbed two of the three drug peddlers and seized 4 kilograms Ganja and an auto-rickshaw costing Rs 60,000 near Ghoda Hospital. The two arrested have been identified as Umakant Dubey (50), son of Ramgopal Dubey, a resident of near Gopal Hotel in Lalmati, Ghamapur and Rajkumar Tiwari (56), son of Tejilal Tiwari, resident of Chandmari Tallaiyya, Ghamapur while another accused, Jittu Kuchbandhiya of Ghamapur is still at large. ..

160th Income Tax Day observed

The 160th Income Tax Day observed in a formal ceremony, on Friday. Saiyad Nasir Ali, Principal Income Tax Commissioner, Jabalpur, hoisted the flag to mark the programme. He enlightened the views on history of income tax and its participation in development of country...

MPBSE Class XII result likely on 27th

  Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) is likely to declare the result of higher secondary certificate examinations on July 27. The higher secondary examinees are eagerly waiting for their results. The unprecedented situation of COVID-19 pandemic has affected the whole education system especially the board examinations this year. In the wake of such situation, the Madhya Pradesh Board of Secondary Education (MPBSE) high school and higher secondary examinations were also ..

51 more, including RTO broker, test positive

  “Total 51 new COVID-19 patients were detected and 48 patients were discharged from isolation wards in last 24 hours till 6 pm on Friday. Number of COVID-19 cases reached to 950 while total 630 patients were cured and 296 active cases have been reported in the district,” informed Collector Bharat Yadav. Numbers of containment zones increased to 29 with the notification of two new containment zones at behind Aalam Atishbaji, Miloniganj in Pandit Govind Vallabh Pant Ward-26 ..

People begin festival shopping throwing caution to the wind

Enthusiastic shopping for forthcoming festivals is likely to augment number of COVID-19 patients in the district. Unregulated gathering of customers at festival markets decked up with attractive gift items is floating all norms of COVID-19 protocol as competent authorities have failed in implementation of social distancing and unwanted crowds at public places.It may be noted that the District Magistrate has declared two days’ complete lockdown from Friday evening to break the chain of coronavirus ..

HC allows petition for Pay Commission benefits

Division bench of the MPHC has given liberty to the petitioner to file representation before Principal Secretary, Department of Finance, Bhopal. In case a representation is filed within 30 days, respondent Principal Secretary, Department of Finance, Bhopal was to dwell upon the same in accordance with law and pass orders within three months from the date of receiving the representation. Petitioner Aatmaram, a former employee of Madhya Pradesh State Co-operative Oil Seed Growers’ Federation ..

Govt issues order for permanent commission of women in Army

THE Ministry of Defence has issued an order for grant of Permanent Commission to women officers in the Army. In a landmark judgement, the apex court in February had directed that all serving women officers recruited under the Short Service Commission (SSC) scheme will have to be considered for Permanent Commission. Army Spokesperson Colonel Aman Anand said that the Government order paved the way for empowering of women officers to shoulder “larger roles” in the Army...

Ex-Cong MLA from Mandhata Narayan Patel joins BJP

Barely hours after ex-BJP leader and ex-minister Kanhaiyalal Agrawal joined Congress, Congress MLA from Mandhata Assembly seat, Narayan Patel joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in State capital on Thursday. In the programme organised at BJP headquarters, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP State President Sharma gave party membership to Narayan Patel and welcomed him into the BJP family. After joining the BJP, Narayan Patel told that Congress regularly ignored his constituency and for the development ..

Collector checks COVID facilities at NSCB Medical College

District Collector Bharat Yadav visited NSCB Medical College Hospital-based Spinal Injury Centre and State Cancer Institute on Thursday to inspect the arrangements being made for treatment of COVID-19 patients. Collector Yadav instructed the concerned officers to ensure oxygen supply line and other necessary facilities required as per corona prot..

Former BJP leader Kanhaiyalal Agrawal joins Congress

Former BJP leader from Guna region and ex-minister Kanhaiyalal Agrawal joined Congress in presence of ex-CM Kamal Nath in State capital on Thursday. Kanhaiyalal Agrawal joined Congress along with more than 250 supporters. After joining Congress, Kanhaiyalal Agrawal levelled allegations at BJP and claimed that he was inspired by the welfare works done by previous Kamal Nath government, hence, decided to take membership of Congress...

JMC teams conduct surprise inspection at many places, issue notices to erring people

In order to check possible spread of malaria, dengue and other seasonal diseases, special teams of Health Department of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation conducted surprise inspection at several places and issued notices to erring people and also realised fine. Special teams are conducting surprise inspection at hospitals, hotels, malls, Government offices, co..

Ministers should draft roadmap to revive State’s economy: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that in view of COVID-19 pandemic, all departments will play an important role in reviving economic prosperity and bringing back the economy on track. For this, it is necessary that every minister should discuss and make a draft of the role of his department in Atmanirbhar Madhya Pradesh. According to this roadmap, the monthly, quarterly and half-yearly targets should be worked out. Ministers should also conduct departmental review...

Croc population in Pariyat river facing threat

Sheer negligence of the Forest Department towards protection of endangered animals is posing a threat to the rare crocodile habitat at Pariyat river. Population of crocodiles is multiplying into the river and roaming of juvenile crocodiles can be a reason for wildlife crime. Increasing water level of the river has led to wandering of crocodiles from their habitats and threat of their existence in populated areas has increased. There have been several incidents reported every year of juvenile crocodiles ..

NDVSU VC Dr Tiwari inspects proposed site for 3 Gau Shalas

Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, (NDVSU) Vice-Chancellor Dr Sita Prasad Tiwari conducted inspection of livestock cluster, Amanala for selection of site for establishment of three Gau Shalas on Wednesday. Around 100 cows will be sheltered in every Gaushala. During inspection, it was informed that after selection of the site, Gaushala structures will be established with development of grasslands through MGNREGA while vacant land at Saraswahi in Hinauta will be used for plantation under ..

JMC leaving no stone unturned to check water-logging this year

JABALPUR Municipal Corporation (JMC) is leaving no stone unturned to ensure that they do not receive many complaints pertaining to water-logging this year. Following the directives of Divisional Commissioner and Administrator JMC Mahesh Chandra Choudhary and Municipal Commissioner Anup Kumar Singh, officers from Health Department carried out extensive inspection in colonies considered highly vulnerable for water-logging in zone number 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 13, 14 and 15...

CM pays tribute to Governor Lalji Tandon in Lucknow

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, accompanied by BJP State President V D Sharma, BJP State Organisation General Secretary Suhas Bhagat, went to Lucknow-based home of Governor Lalji Tandon and paid homage to him on Tuesday. CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan laid wreath on the mortal remains of Governor Tandon. He also met the family members of Lalji Tandon and consoled them...

MP Rakesh Singh is BJP’s Chief Whip in Lok Sabha

Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh has been appointed Chief Whip of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Lok Sabha for the second time. He will replace Sanjay Jaiswal, party’s Bihar unit chief. It may be noted that Singh was BJP’s chief wh..

Now markets to close down at 7.30 pm

Pointing out the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, District Magistrate and Collector Bharat Yadav has released order for increasing timing of night curfew from 7.30 pm to 5 am from the earlier time of 10 pm to 5 am from July 21. Besides this, total lockdown will be carried out for two days every week. Separate orders will be released after discussion with district crisis management team for lockdown on Sunday and Saturday or Monday...

Divsnl Commr Choudhary reviews works done under various schemes

A MEETING with divisional level officials of Jabalpur was held under the presidentship of Divisional Commissioner Maheshchandra Choudhary, on Tuesday. He asked to ensure completion of ration distribution work of June and July months by July 30. Names of eligible people from BPL card criteria as well as names of people who have not obtained ration since last six months should be eliminated from the list. Recovery of loans sho..

Recovered corona patient turns into blessing for others

Coronavirus pandemic has led to many challenges including loneliness, homelessness, survival issues and others, but at the same time, it has also introduced us with many people who rose as real heroes by helping others selflessly despite all adversities. Awdhesh Yadav is one such braveheart who despite being tested positive for COVID-19 alongwith six other members of his family, decided to bounce back instead cursing his fate for his medical condition..

With COVID restrictions in place, sculptors facing troubling times

Administrative restrictions on manufacturing and installation of idols of deities during religious festivals is proving troublesome for traditional artisans. Jabalpur is known for traditional art of making big and beautiful idols of deities which is ancestral business of a large number of families of artisans. Following the global pandemic of novel..

KVK’s efforts for farmers’ welfare, agri related issues discussed in meet

THE scientific advisory committee meeting of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Jabalpur was held at Directorate of Extension, Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU), on Monday. Vice Chancellor Dr Pradeep Kumar Bisen presided over the meeting. Director Extension Dr Om Gupta, ATRI Director Dr Anupam Mishra attended the meeting and enlightened views on the prevailing situation globally and in our country connecting it with agricu..

Collector Yadav reviews various schemes in time-limit meeting

NAMES of non-eligible beneficiaries obtaining benefits from PDS must be deleted by July 25, any discrepancy in fair price ration shops would be subjected to stringent action instructed Collector Bharat Yadav while presiding over Time Limit (TL) meeting held in the conference hall of Jabalpur Collectorate. He also sought informatio..

Cops’ dedication to duty a major factor in breaking COVID chain

The success of ‘Sunday Viraam has been largely atytributed to cops who could be seen on their toes to check unnecessary movement of people. The police bandobast for ‘Sunday Viraam’ forced people to remain at home. With the start of Roko Toko Abhiyan, cops are shouldering more responsibility to tighten noose around people defying the preventive step during working days...