Jabalpur

People should not fall into trap of Cong CM

The war of words has intensified between BJP and Congress as canvassing for by polls on 28 Assembly seats have reached zenith. Now charges are flying thick in air in by-poll bound Assembly constituencies whose results are going to decide the future of politics. On Friday, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan addressed public rallies in Pohri Assembly constituency of Shivpuri, Morena Assembly constituency and Karera Assembly Constituency respectively. Turning the heat on Congress, Chief Minister ..

Union MoS Patel pays tributes to senior scribe Ajit Verma

  The Journalists’ Association of the city, on Friday, held a condolence meeting to pay tributes to veteran journalist, founder and Chief Editor of Dainik Jailok, Ajit Verma. Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Patel, senior office-bearers of various cultural, social organizations, public representatives, administrative, police officials and journalists participated in the programme. Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister Patel said Verma will always be ..

Kanchghar Chal Samaroh cancels Dussehra celebration

In an important meeting of Kanchghar Dussehra Chal Samaroh held recently, it has been decided that owing to severity of COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Kanchghar Dussehra Chal Samaroh will not be taken out. Consequently an effigy of Ravan will also not be set afire. Apparent reason behind calling off this year’s function is to avoid congregation of people in the function organised by the GCF Estate. The eclipse of COVID-19 has forced organisers of Kanchghar Dussehra Chal Samaroh ..

Panchayat Secretary’s plea over transfer dismissed

Justice Vijay Kumar Shukla dismissed the petition filed by Satya Narayav Pandey. The petitioner was working as Panchayat Secretary. By an impugned order the petitioner has been transferred from one Gram Panchayat to another on administrative ground. Counsel for the petitioner submits that petitioner was appointed as Panchayat Karmi in the Gram Panchayat and therefore his services ought to have not been transferred. Services of the petitioner are governed by the Madhya Pradesh Panchayat Service Gram ..

Yes, I demolished Cong Govt: Scindia

“Yes I demolished Congress Government as it betrayed the people…Kamal Nath and Digvijay Singh betrayed people and my fight is against these betrayers,” said Rajya Sabha Member and BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia. He was addressing public rallies in Dimni, Mehgaon, Ambah and Gohad Assembly constituencies on Thursday...

JMC Revenue Deptt team starts action against defaulters

The Revenue Department of the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has expedited the ongoing tax recovery drive and taking strict action against tax payers who are not paying pending dues. Senior officials of all 16 divisions are seizing properties of defaulters against non-payment of tax. The officials are also making high efforts to fill the coffers of the civic body by realising maximum dues. Senior officials, on Thursday sealed a country liquor sh..

Work to win trust, hearts of people: Governor to trainee IAS officers

Governor Anandiben Patel said that officers should deal with common man with compassion and patience. Aim of functioning should be to win the trust and hearts of people. Governor Anandiben Patel was addressing trainee IAS officers, who paid a courtesy visit at Raj Bhavan on Thursday. Governor Anandiben Patel said that it is a matter of pleasure that all officers are from highly technical background. She suggested them to build people-oriented administrative syst..

Joy Sr Secondary School’s Vaishavi brings accolades

Vaishnavi Choubey, a Class VIII student of Joy Senior Secondary School bagged the first position under junior category in online public speaking Winter Challenge 2020 organised under the flagship of National Institute of Skills and Training (NIST) on October 10. The School administration said Joyians have proved their mettle once again not only at the sch..

Monitor availability of onions, its prices: Govt to Collectors

As the Onion prices continue to make people shed tears, State Government on Thursday issued directives to all District Collectors to continuously monitor availability of onions and its market prices. The State Government also directed to ensure supply of onions in respective districts after assessing its availability and demands in all respective districts...

Sportspersons back on field as upcoming season beckons

GLORY of the sports field is now returning with disciplined gathering of players after the peak of COVID-19 pandemic. Players have started sweating it out on the field to maintain their physical fitness to prove their mettle in the upcoming sports season. Sports persons are also taking necessary precautions to maintain physical distancing and implementing COVID-19 protocol during their physical training. Upcoming players of non-contact and semi-contac..

20-yr-old arrested after drowning neighbour’s son for revenge

The body of seven-year-old Aryan Gunbhare, who was thrown in Sukla Dam under Ari police station of the district, was recovered after several hours of efforts by the police and SDRF on Sunday afternoon. Dharmendra (20), son of Sukhman Taykar, who was accused of throwing the boy in the water after taking him to Sukla dam, has been arrested by Ari police. Dharmendra, who was accused of taking revenge for a two-year-old quarrel, had taken the neighbour’s only son Aryan on Saturday morning to Sukla dam. ..

Major mishap averted as tanker filled with fuel overturns

A man lost his life in an accident on Sunday afternoon near village Dhusawani on Junnardeo road under Tamia police station of the district. In the freak mishap, the tanker filled with diesel and petrol collided with a Scooty even as the truck driver was trying tpo save the two-wheeler driver near Dhusawani on the route going from Tamia to Junnardeo around 1 pm in the afternoon...

Three held but cops fail to save abducted boy

Police arrested the three abductors and retrieved cash of Rs 7.66 lakh of ransom of Rs 8 lakh but failed in saving the life of abducted teenage boy. The arrested have been identified as Rahul alias Monu Vishwakarma (30), son of Rajendra Vishwakarma, Malay Rai (25), son of Dharmendra Kumar Rai and Karan Jaggi (24), son of Manohar Jaggi, residents of Maharajpur in Adhartal. Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna disclosed this while addressing a press conference, on Sunday...

Special arrangements made for festive season

Culmination of nine days’ festival of Durgaotsav essentially takes place with immersion of idols installed by various pooja pandals. Previously immersion of idols used to take place on river banks of Narmada at Gwarighat, Tilwaraghat and other banks. But in view of directives issued by the NGT on the issue of water pollution caused due to immersion of idols by various pooja committees, the district administration has over the years started with specific mode of immersion of idols...

Tigress, cub’s death at BTR triggers debate on social media

Recent death of tigress and cub at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) has triggered a debate on social media with various criticisms and allegations on the Forest Department as well as the conservation plan. While a few activists reported it as a natural killing by a male tiger, a few activists are alleging it a case of poisoning. The Forest Department kept mum over the issue and said that they are waiting for the post-mortem report. Social media was also flooded with rumours that rampaging elephant ..

People pay rich tributes to journalists who passed away

Public representatives, journalists and people from all walks of life paid tributes to the journalists who passed away recently during a programme organised in press complex premises at civic center, on Sunday. The demise of senior journalists, Harish Choubey, Zaheer Ansari and Gopal Awasthi shook the entire fraternity. All the three journalists were known for their cheerful and sociable natures...

Kamal Nath releases Vachan Patra for all 28 seats going to by-polls

Former Chief Minister and Madhya Pradesh Congress President Kamal Nath released Vachan Patra for by-poll bound 28 Assembly seats on Saturday. Kamal Nath said that out of 974 points of Vachan Patra of 2018, Congress fulfilled 574 points, thus created history. If Congress comes to power again, all points of Vachan Patra will be fulfilled at any cost...

CM criticises Congress’ Vachan Patra, dubs it as Kapat Patra

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has criticised the Congress Vachan Patra released for by-poll bound 28 Assembly seats. Chouhan said “Kamal Nath has once again come up with Vachan Patra…it is not Vachan Patra rather Kapat (deceit) Patra”. Chouhan criticised Congress Vachan Patra while addressing public rallies held in support of BJP candidates in by-poll bound Assembly seats of Badamalhara (Chhattarpur), Surkhi (Sagar) and Devnagar (Sanchi) on Saturday...

City corona warrior Amit Pandey awarded PhD by Kingdom of Tonga

Amit Pandey was awarded honorary PhD Honoris Causa Doctorate by Commonwealth Vocational University, Kingdom of Tonga. He was awarded in a recently held International Education Summit-2020 in Gurugram, Haryana...

Over 19,000 devotees avail Devi’s online darshan facility on Day 1 of Navratri

More that 19,241 devotees took online darshan of various Maa Durga temples of the city on the first day of Navratri. The district administration has added Durga temple at City Bengali Club, on Saturday. With that now devotees will be able to worship Goddess Durga at temples and idols to be installed at various temples. The administration has added Maa Tripur Sundari, Tewar, Budhi Khermai, Badi Khermai temple Hanumantal, Chhoti Khermai Manas Bhawan an..

JMC actively taking up fogging drive to curb mosquito menace

In order to rid people of mosquito menace, the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) is conducting special drive in all 79 wards of the city. Employees of the Health Department are visiting maximum areas of every ward regularly and ensuring fogging with chemical-based medicines. ..

HSP seeks sacking of Medical College FSL expert

A memorandum of demand seeking to sack Dr Rajkumari Bansal, serving as FSL expert in Medical College in view alleged anti-national activities, was handed over to Divisional Commissioner B Chandrashekhar. The memorandum was handed over by a delegation of Hindu Sewa Parishad (HSP) who earlier staged demonstration in the campus of the Divisional Commissioner’s office. ..

DGP Johri hails cops’ battle against COVID pandemic

Director General of Police (DGP), Madhya Pradesh, Vivek Johri visited Jabalpur on Friday and held a ‘Police Darbar’ at Police Lines to seek information from cops on global pandemic of COVID-19. He also offered tributes to the SHO and constable who lost their lives after having fallen prey to coronavirus. Besides he also chaired a review meeting of Superintendents of Police under ambit of Jabalpur zone and hailed the efforts done by the police during last six months. ..

Main accused in assault on auto driver nabbed from Ghaziabad

Cops arrested the main accused in the barbaric thrashing of an auto-rickshaw driver reported on October 11 under Adhartal police station. as per reports, three goons had thrashed an auto-rickshaw operator after an accident in which two girls on a two-wheeler were injured in a mishap..

Country liquor manufacturing unit raided in Panagar area

The District Excise Department held a drive against manufacturing of country liquor Reportedly the manufacturing unit of country liquor was raided by the special team in the forest area of Panagar. The team seized 6200 kilogram of ‘Mahua Lahan’, an ingredient used for making country liquor. The ingredient was stored in Sintex water tanks and other plastic containers...

Night temperature shoots up across Madhya Pradesh

As weather conditions are passing through transition phase, unbearable humidity is giving torrid time to people. In last twenty-four hours, rainfall activities were recorded in Shahdol and Gwalior divisions. Badnawar received 1 cm rainfall. Meanwhile, Weather Department has forecast rainfall activities in sundry parts of Indore, Hoshangabad divisions and districts including Anuppur, Narsinghpur, Chhindwara, Seoni, Mandla, Balaghat etc...

Growing pigs’ menace adding to hygiene issues in city

Growing population of pigs amid corona crisis has become a matter of serious concern for citizens. Stray pigs roam around on the city streets and create issue of hygiene.Besides, they also pose a threat of spread of various diseases. It may be noted that the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) is making huge publicity of cleanliness efforts undertaken under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. But in reality, it is ignoring some root causes of uncleanliness. ..

CM performs virtual bhoomipujan of 107 tap-water schemes

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan performed virtual bhoomipujan of 107 rural potable water schemes in 18 districts of the State, where by-elections are not taking place, from Minto Hall in State capital on Wednesday. On this occasion, he said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken an initiative to provide clean water to every house under the ‘Jal Jeevan’ Mission for the people, dwelling in villages...

NSUI, YC protest against pvt hospitals

Continuing with series of protest against private hospitals accused of exploiting COVID-19 patients by giving hefty bills, activists of NSUI and Youth Congress tried to ‘gherao’ office of Jabalpur Collector but were stopped by cops before the Collectorate. Reportedly cops had to resort to mild lathi charge and use of water canon to disperse the Congress workers. The Congress party has accused the administration of providing shield to private hospitals or else situation would have been different in ..

MLA Rohani checks facilities at Ranjhi Govt Civil Hospital

MLA Ashok Rohani conducted inspection of Government Civil Hospital Ranjhi. He was accompanied by Chief Medical and Health Officer, Civil Surgeon of District Government Hospital Jabalpur and District Health Officer. During the inspection, MLA Rohani proposed the contribution of necessary funds from his MLA’s fund for required upgradation of the hospital and proposed for establishing a dialysis unit service for patients at the Civil Hospital...

Meet held to discuss law and order for Navratri

In view of forthcoming festival of Navratri from October 17, a huge inflow of devotees are expected in various temples, pooja pandals and other places. Under prevailing situation due to pandemic caused due to corona virus, chiefs of Hindu religion belonging to people from various sections of society, pooja pandals have been urged to strictly adhere to COVID-19 protocol released by district administration. As per online darshan facility initiated by district administration, people have been tolf to ..

BJP sends video chariots to 28 Assembly by-poll seats

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sent Video Chariots to by-poll bound 28 Assembly seats on Tuesday. These Video Chariots also called Digital Chariots will apprise people about various public welfare work done by State Government and will unmask Congress. Video Chariots will follow the protocol and norms issued in wake of corona pandemic. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, State BJP President V D Sharma, Ministers Gopal Bhargava, Bhupendra Singh, Om Saklecha and other BJP leaders flagged off Video Chariots ..

Collector starts week-long campaign against coronavirus

District Collector Karmaveer Sharma inaugurated a week-long campaign ‘Mission Mask - Jabalpur Jeetega Corona Harega’. The district administration is conducting the drive to prevent Coronavirus infection. On the occasion Sharma administered oath to citizens to follow COVID-19 protocol and also distributed decoction. To check further spread of coronavirus in the district and to protect residents from the dreadful virus, the administration is conducting the public awareness programme till October ..

NTPC Gadarwara dedicates Community Centre, Aanganwadi Centre to Chor Baretha village

The NTPC Gadarwara has always been concerned about community development of nearby villages and under the aegis of R&R- CD programme, the power station, on Monday, donated a Community Centre and Aanganwadi Centre at Chor Baretha village of Gadarwara. It was inaugurated at the hands of MLA of Gadarwara, Sunita Patel in the presence of CGM, NTPC Gadarwara, Pradipta Kumar Mishra, GM (TS), Shri Vinay Kumar Garg and GM(HR), Rachana Singh Bhal...

NCL gets prestigious 3 ICC PSE awards

Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL), The Miniratna Company of the Government of India, has been conferred with three prestigious ICC (Indian Chamber of Commerce) PSE Awards on Monday during the 10th India Public Sector Agenda 2020 online meet. The Awards were presented by the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC), one of the nation’s premier body of business and industry...

Central Govt for strictly countering increasing crime against women

The Central Government, while taking strict cognisance of the rise in crime against women, particularly on the rising cases of rapes, has decided to strictly deal with the situation and has issued certain advisories to State Government. Addressing the mediapersons, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and MP Dr Saroj Pandey said that rape is not only a crime against a woman, but it is a crime which is shameful for the whole society, which considers itself educated and cultured. This crime will ..

Lordganj cops solve man’s murder case in 24 hours

Lordganj police have solved the blind murder mystery and nabbed the accused within 24 hours of the incident. The man was killed following a dispute in payment after winning Satta amount by hammering his head and chest with a stone...

JMC starts drive to distribute free masks to residents

The Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) is carrying out special drive to distribute masks to residents to protect them from the danger of global pandemic COVID-19. Senior officials and employees of the JMC are distributing masks to denizens at important squares and markets. They are giving mask to bikers and other pedestrians who are not applying this protective shield on face...

Cops turns a blind eye as auto-rickshaws violate protocols

Auto-operators across Jabalpur city have failed to take gravity of pandemic due to COVID-19. During the unlock phase, the resumption of plying of autos is likely to create serious trouble for people with sheer violation of preventive steps to contain spread of coronavirus. Auto-rickshaw operators are still continuing overloading of passengers despite restriction i..

Online darshan scheme started ahead of festive season

Taking into factor the COVID-19 impact on people belonging to various sections of society, in view of forthcoming season of festivities, the district administration has inaugurated online darshan arrangement. With the inception of online darshan started by NIC, excessive gathering of people at important worship places would be controlled...

Senior officers pay tributes to cops who succumbed to COVID

Inspector General of Police (Jabalpur Zone), Bhagwat Singh Chouhan and other senior police officers and personnel paid tribute to Inspector Gopal Singh Jaget and ASI, Pancham Singh Markam in a condolence meeting held at Police Parade Ground, on Sunday. On the occasion, Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna, Additional SP (City), Amit Kumar, Additional SP, Agam Jain, Additional SP (Crime), Gopal Khandel, Additional SP (Rural), Shivesh Singh Baghel, CSPs, SDOPs, DSPs and SHOs of urban and rural ..

Jabalipuram Hindu Mahasabha, Brahmin Manch stages demo

Members of Jabalipuram Hindu Mahasabha and Sampoorna Brahmin Manch jointly staged demonstration and burnt the photos of Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Ashok Gehlot and Chandrashekhar Rawan to register their protest against murder of a priest in Rajasthan, on Sunday. Sampoorna Brahmin Manch’s Amit Khamparia charged the increasing number of attacks and murders of Hindu priests and termed it the attack against general category..

JMC continuing santisation work

More than 100 employees of Health Department of the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) conducted sanitisation drive in many densely populated areas and public places in the city. The civic body is carrying out the drive continuously to check spread of coronavirus infection and protect people from the virus. The Health Department employees executed the work in residential areas apart from schools, colleges, hospitals and public places...

Dr Gambheer Singh is BJP candidate for Marwahi by-election

The Bharatiya Janata Party Central Election Committee led by BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda on Sunday announced the candidature of Dr Gambheer Singh for contesting the by-election being held at Marwahi Legislative Assembly on behalf of BJP. After his name was announced as BJP candidate from Marwahi, Dr Gambheer Singh, while extending his gratitude to central and state BJP leadership for the responsibility said, “now time has come when with help of the glorious traditions of Adivasis, we’ll ..

Dedicated COVID warrior SHO Jaget succumbs to contagion

SHO of Khitola police station Gopal Singh Jaget who selflessly rendered his dedicated services amidst corona crisis succumbed to COVID-19 while undergoing treatment in hospital on Saturday. Jaget was on-duty when he had tested COVID-19 positive and was undergoing treatment at City Hospital since September 18. Receiving the information, senior police officers reached the hospital and condoled untimely and sad demise of the dedicated police officer...

Two tiger cubs found dead in Bandhavgarh Reserve

Two tiger cubs were found dead in Tala zone of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) on Saturday. Both cubs are about one-month-old. The patrolling team found one unresponsive and a crying cub in Gohadi beat of Tala zone...

Three men nabbed with Rs 17.76 lakh cash

Adhartal police have nabbed three men and seized Rs 17.76 lakh cash from them in Maharajpur area in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. The arrested have been identified as Jitendra Singh alias Banga (50), son of Mahendra Singh Punjabi, native of near Sanatan Dharm Mandir, Gorakhpur and currently lived at Baramati Gurudwara, Pune district in Maharashtra, Rajesh Bhasin alias Pappu Punjabi (55), son of Jankiram Bhasin of near Baramati Juna Kachahri in Pune district, Maharashtra and Indrapal ..

CM Chouhan reviews arrangements made for crop purchase in State

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan reviewed the arrangements being made in connection with the purchase of paddy and other crops in State. Agriculture and Food Department was directed to make necessary arrangements for procurement as per the convenience of farmers during the meeting. The process of registration for sale of Kharif crops by farmers in the State is in progress. It was informed in the meeting that detailed instructions are being issued regarding procurement of paddy in the State...

CM makes blistering attack on Kamal Nath over funds

   Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan addressed BJP Mandal Sammelans held in Suwasara Assembly constituency’s Kayampur, Kshipra of Hatpipaliya, Kanad of Agar etc on Friday. CM made a blistering attack on Congress and former CM Kamal Nath. CM said that during previous Congress Government, Kamal Nath used to tell that Government is not having money. “But Mama says that there will be no dearth of money in development. Those who lament shortage of money, how they can ..

Kotwali cops bust satta den, arrest 13 bookies with cash

  Kotwali police busted a den of Satta bookings and nabbed 13 bookies and seized cash of Rs. 73,820 and nine mobile handsets but kingpin of the network managed to escape from the spot, on Friday evening. The arrested have been identified as Piyush Chourasia (26) of Makravahini Mandir, Sanjay Singh Rajput (38) of Chandmari, Ghamapur, Surendra Sindhi (54) of Footatal, Belbagh, Mahendra Vishwakarma (41) of Victoria Hospital, Naresh Sonkar (40) of Khatik Mohalla, Belbagh, Anil Yadav (35) ..

Congress makes big attack against Jyotiraditya Scindia

Congress has made a big attack against BJP leader and Rajya Sabha Member Jyotiraditya Scindia. State Congress Media Incharge and ex-Minister Jitu Patwari, ex PWD Minister Sajjan Singh Verma jointly demanded probe into all the trusts connected with Scindia family. Addressing a joint press conference, Jitu Patwari and Sajjan Singh Verma said that as Jyotiraditya Scindia is born into a special family (royal) hence he could not understand pains of farmers. They told that Scindia betrayed Kamal ..

Prism Johnson conferred with 7th National Green Tech CSR India Award

Rendering its best services for the society, Prism Johnson Limited has been conferred with the 7th National Green Tech CSR India Award – 2020 for promotion of health and healthcare in a virtual award ceremony. Chief guest of the virtual programme was former Chief Justice of India, Deepak Mishra who virtually conferred the award to Prism Johnson Limited, Senior Vice-president (HRM, Admin, CSR and Corporate Affairs), MP Tripathi, Assistant Vice-president (Medical Services), Dr. DD Mishra, ..

CM dedicates about 13,000 rural roads

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that all possible efforts were made to remove the hardships of citizens, besides labourers and farmers during the Corona period. CM Chouhan said “Our country lives in the villages. Work in the infrastructure sector will give a boost to economic activities and current problems can be overcome. Laying a network of roads in particular is making the way to development easier.” CM was virtually dedicating about 13,0..

Collector chairs meeting of KV Garha school committee

An important meeting of Management Committee of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Garha was held to discuss significant issues, on Thursday. Collector and Chairman of the School, Karmveer Sharma chaired the meeting. Sharma directed concerned authorities to find land for school’s own building and it should be located in the surrounding area so that students studying in the school do not face much difficulty. It may be noted that the school, which started from the year 2007, is still being run in Rani Durgavati School ..

Youth Congress tries to gherao CM House over burning issues

On completion of ‘Jan Kalyan Yatra’ taken out by acting President of Youth Congress Shashank Dubey, Youth Congress tried to gherao CM House in state capital on Thursday. When demonstrating Youth Congress workers started scaling barricades, police used force against them and arrested them. Jan Kalyan Yatra, which had commenced from Jabalpur on September 24 and covered distance of around 400 km, culminated at State Congress headquarters...

Dentists, ENT specialists dealing with patients at own risk

During the time of pandemic when the world is battling a virus and its spread and general public is facing grave health and financial stress, a few city doctors have really stood their ground, treating and attending patients with extended time and reduced fee. One of them is city dentist Dr C H Liao and his staff. Dr Liao said people are extremely scared to go to any hospital or clinic but whosoever is coming to the clinic or hospital means they are ..

CM pays respects as martyr Dhirendra Tripathi laid to rest

The mortal remains of the martyr CRPF soldier Dhirendra Tripathi arrived at his native village Padia on Wednesday afternoon. En route to village Padia, people lined up at the roads and paid last respects to the brave soldier. Poignant scenes were witnessed when three-year-old son lit funeral pyre of his father. The father and mother of the martyred soldier were inconsolable on demise of their son. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also reached Padiya village in Satna..

JMC on toes with sanitation drive in wards

With an aim to contain any further spread of COVID-19, the Jaablpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has been consistent in ensuring that in areas earmarked as containment, disinfection with spray of chemicals and insecticides is carried out regularly. The work is being carried out seeking help from 89 corona warriors who have taken up the responsibility to disinfect 79 municipal wards falling under the ambit of JMC. Continuing with the disinfection drive, a team of JMC’s Health Department along with 89 ..

Madhotal cops nab thief, recover 9 mobile handsets from him

Madhotal police arrested a habitual criminal and seized a knife and nine mobile handsets amounting to Rs 86,000 from him, on Wednesday. The accused has been identified as Ayush Daga (21), son of Anil Daga, resident of Paper Mill Dongri road, Heerapur in Raipur district, Chhattisgarh. SHO of Madhotal police station, Rina Pandey Sharma informed that under the direction of Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna (IPS) police ..

Collector inspects Distt Hospital

Collector Karmveer Sharma carried out inspection of district hospital to take stock of treatment being provided to patients. He instructed doctors to ensure that proper facilities were given to patients undergoing treatment. Later he carried out inspection and called meeting of medical officers. According to information, Collector Sh..

Padia resident martyr Dhirendra to be laid to rest today

CRPF jawan and Satna resident, Dhirendra Tripathi laid down his life in service of the nation in a terrorist attack the convoy of CRPF on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Pampor, Pulwama, on Monday. Martyr Dhirendra Tripathi (32), son of Ramkalesh Tripathi, is a resident of village Padia near Khaira of Rampur Baghelan. Last time he visited his house was in month of March. He is survived by his mother, father Rakalesh who is also in CRPF, wife and a three-year-old son...

11-year-old dies after bicycle skids on road in Sadar area

An 11-year-old boy met an untimely end when his bicycle skidded on the road in Sadar area under the jurisdiction of Cantt police station late night on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Akshat (11), son of Deepak Jaiswal, a resident of Sadar. SHO of Cantt police station, Vijay Tiwari informed that police received information of an accident in the area and police team reached the spot and learnt that a man sent the injured boy to his home. Police team reached the residence of boy and learnt ..

South West monsoon retreats from entire Gwalior Chambal division

South West monsoon has withdrawn from entire Gwalior and Chambal division and from a few parts of Ujjain, Bhopal divisions. The withdrawal of monsoon from remaining parts of State is likely in coming days. With this, monsoon is beating retreat from state. Even as monsoon withdrawal process is underway, some parts of state are getting drenched by localised rainfall activities...

1200 raw materials destroyed, 60 ltrs country liquor seized

A team of District Excise Department raided an illegal kiln of country-made liquor at a house and nabbed a man in Kuchbandhiya Mohalla, on Tuesday. Excise team destroyed 1,200 kilograms raw materials used for production of liquor and seized 60 litres country-made liquor from the spot. The accused has been identified as Vinod Kuchbandhiya, son of Jangal Kuchbandhiya, a resident of Kuchbandhiya Mohalla, Sheetlamai Ward in Ghamapur...

Wrongly-placed Metro bus stop proving to be of no use

as a matter of gross apathyon part of metro bus services management, a metro bus stop between GCF estate and Gokalpur is being used by anti-social elements and beggars. The metro bus stop needs adequate attention from administration and has failed to cater the needs of commuters who are forced to remain on road while waiting for bus. According to information, metro bus services in Jabalpur started by JCTSL are of grat convenience to people. But due to alleged apathy of administration and metro bus ..

Auto rickshaw operators making the most of COVID crisis

Thanks to the indifference of traffic police that auto-rickshaw operators across Jabalpur city have once again are openly defying the preventive steps of coronavirus. Jumping red light signal remains unchecked by traffic cops. None of the auto operators follow covid protocol and openly indulge in gross violation putting lives of people at high risk by overloading of passengers beyond the prescribed capacity. Surprisingly traffic are turning a blind eye to take action against errant auto operators ..

Sudden spurt in price rise of veggies puts people in trouble

People are facing a tough time as prices of essential vegetables, namely potatoes, onion, cauliflower, capsicum, tomatoes, and the like, have recorded alarming increase. Apparently immediate reason behind the high price is the demand and supply ratio along with hike in transportation cost of various commodities. Also that the increase in transportation c..

Ex-CM Kamal Nath seeks blessings from Shankaracharya

In view of the forthcoming by -election in Madhya Pradesh, former Chief Minister and PCCI President Kamal Nath reached Jabalpur for a brief visit. He visited at Baglamukhi Maath, performed puja and sought blessing from Shankarcharya Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati...

JMC’s Rakesh Tiwari awarded for saving lives of two boys

Jabalpur Municipal Corporation Divisional Officer Rakesh Tiwari has been honoured with Rashtrapati Jeevan Raksha Padak for saving life of two boys from drowning in Narmada river. He was conferred with the award and cash reward of Rs 1 lakh. Rakesh Tiwari was honoured with the award given by President of India Ram Nath Kovind at the hands of Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh, former Minister and MLA Ajay Vishnoi, former Minister and MLA Tarun Bhanot, MLA Susheel Tiwari, MLA, Nandini Maravi, MLA, Vinay ..

Prajapati targets Govt over gang-rape in Narsinghpur

Former Assembly Speaker and Congress MLA N P Prajapati has tried to corner BJP-led State Government over increasing rape cases in Madhya Pradesh. Prajapati claimed that within 15 days, women and girls have been raped in six districts, including Narsinghpur. Addressing a press conference at State Congress Headquarters, N P Prajapati said that a gangrape victim, a dalit woman in Narsinghpur district, ended her life as police was not lodging her complaint...

Post-monsoon, people experiencing pinch of cold in city atmosphere

City has started showing signs of winter as nights are becoming colder. As monsoon has withdrawn from the region as the Weather Department had declared end of monsoon on September 30, there will be fall in night temperature. People have started feeling a slight pinch of cold during wee hours. Change in weather conditions is signaling towards arrival of winter. Minimum temperature in the city on Saturday was 21 degrees Celsius, which is 1 degree below normal...

MP Rakesh Singh chairs Crisis Management Committee meet

An important meeting of Crisis Management Committee was held to discuss and review in detail arrangements for treatment of corona patients and preparations being made to deal with future challenge at Collectorate, on Saturday. Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh chaired the meeting. During the meeting the Committee members appreciated the efforts made to increase the number of ICUs and Oxygen-equipped beds in Medical College and Hospital and Victoria Hospital...

NSUI stages protest against Hathras incident, seeks action

A number of senior office-bearers and members of National Students’ Union of India, on Friday, staged protest against the Hathras incident and alleged misbehaviour with their senior party leaders. ..

TUs start protests ahead of nation-wide strike in OFs

Senior leaders of several trade unions started series of protest and demonstration prior to the nation-wide indefinite strike in Ordnance Factories from October 12. Series of protest and demonstration was started after garlanding the statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary, on Friday. ..

Ambitious: Young sports talent to be nurtured at base level

THE Sports and Education Departments will now work together for promotion of sports in development blocks with mutual exchange of resources throughout the State. It will be for the first time in the State that a combined team of both the departments will co-ordinate with each other for identification of favourite sport events in development blocks for providing training facilities and other resources to local children. ..

CROP LOSS: Inter-Ministerial team calls on CM Chouhan

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that best arrangements are being made to compensate losses caused to crops of farmers due to excess rainfall in state. After providing instant relief amount to farmers under short-term efforts, guidance related to agricultural work will also be provided to them under long term scheme. ..

Continuous decline in numbers of active corona patients: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that there is a rapid increase in the recovery rate of corona in State which has now increased to 82.5 per cent. This has led to a continuous decline in the number of active corona patients. There is a fall in 2000 active corona patients in the last four days. At the same time, there is a sharp decline in death rate. The death rate of the last 15 days in State is one percent while the average death rate is 1.08 per cent...

Widows of gas tragedy victims stage protest for pension

On Thursday Gas survivors staged protest with ‘Khali Thali’ showcasing their financial constrain during COVID-19. They said that the widows need the pension during the pandemic as they are under severe financial crisis...

NSUI protests against UP CM

A number of senior office-bearers of National Students’ Union of India, on Thursday staged protest and burnt the posters of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath for allegedly stopping senior leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi from meeting the family members of Hathras victim. NSUI members said their leaders were forcibly stopped, pushed and abused by the Police on the dictate of UP Government. They said the brutality with girls and women is incr..

Seema Vineet, a warrior who fought till the end

Seema Vineet, posted as senior staff nurse, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College Hospital and corona fighter, passed away due to COVID-19 at Super Specialty Hospital while undergoing treatment on Wednesday evening...

Youth stabbed to death in mysterious circumstances

A youth was murdered after being stabbed with a sharp-edged weapon by an unidentified person in Manegaon under the jurisdiction of Ranjhi police station in the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Nicky alias Amit Saryam (31), a resident of Ganga Nagar in Garha. According to Ranjhi police, they received information of a clash near Government School near Mukherjee Chowk in Manegaon...

MP Tourism to start ‘Drive-in Cinema’ in Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh Tourism will soon start ‘Drive-in Cinema’ in the city. Due to corona epidemic, cinemas across the country are closed. Due to the danger of infection of corona in the present circumstances, there is little hope of starting them soon...

Firing trials of indigenous Howitzer gun successful at LPR Khamaria

Development level firing trials of indigenously developed 155 mm x 39 calibre Ultra Light Howitzer gun evoked good results at Long Proof Range (LPR) Khamaria in Jabalpur. The gun is being developed by Bharat Forge, Pune, in technical collaboration with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The country had procured M777 Ultra Light Howitzer guns from the United States and indigenous production of equivalent guns in India will prove a mileston..

Hi-tech online IPL satta in house at Shyamla Hills busted, two arrested

A Combined team of Crime Branch and Garha police busted a hi-tech online IPL satta in a house at Shyamla Hills in Garha. Police have nabbed two accused and seized 14 mobile handsets, television set, a laptop, Rs 2,800 cash and records of online satta bookings from them. The two arrested have been identified as Abhinav Soni (21), a resident of near Bariya Wale Jain Mandir in Hanumantal and Prince alias Mayank Jain (30), resident of behind Bade Jain Mandir in Hanumantal...

Airport getting upgraded to serve travellers better

Catering to a growing city of promising tourism options, Jabalpur airport is witnessing rise in passenger traffic. Airport is now getting upgraded to provide better services to air travellers of the region. Upgradation work undertaken at the airport includes construction of New Terminal Building, ATC Tower and Technical Block, Fire Station Category VII, other buildings and extension of runway and related works...

CJ A K Mittal unveils re-printed updated edition of various rules

Chief Justice of Madhya Pradesh High Court Ajay Kumar Mittal unveiled re-printed and updated edition of The High Court of Madhya Pradesh Rules, 2008 along with The High Court of Madhya Pradesh Digitisation of Records Rules, 2018 and The High Court of Madhya Pradesh Video Conferencing and Audio-Visual Electronic Linkage Rules, 2020 on Tuesday...

DG Sharma relieved of duty for beating wife

After his video went viral on social media wherein he is seen thrashing his wife, senior IPS Officer (1986 batch) of DG rank and Director, Public Prosecution Directorate, Purshottam Sharma was transferred and relieved from his work on Monday. In the meantime, Madhya Pradesh Women’s Rights Commission has taken cognisance of the incident. In the video, Purshottam Sharma is seen assaulting his wife. On the other hand, his wife is seen having heated argument with him...

BJP conventions in by-poll constituencies from October 2

BJP’s Election Management Committee meeting was held in State capital on Monday. By-elections preparations were reviewed in this meeting and decision was taken that from Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, party workers and leaders will organise conventions in 127 mandals situated in by-election bound 28 Assembly seats. Info..

Jr doctors of Medical College Hospital boycott CM’s Corona Warrior felicitation

Deeply unsatisfied with the government ignorance towards their demands, Junior doctors of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College Hospital boycotted the Chief Minister’s Corona Warrior felicitation Ceremony. As per sources, junior doctors are also serving their duties tying black band as a mark of protest. President, Junior Doctor Association, NSCB Medical College Hospital, Dr Pankaj Singh informed that right from the beginning of COVID outbreak, the government promised us of various incentives, ..

Tilwara police solve murder mystery of auto-rickshaw driver, three nabbed

Tilwara police have solved the blind murder mystery of an auto-rickshaw driver and nabbed the three accused. The man was killed by his friends in drunken stupor with sharp edged weapon over a financial dispute. The arrested have been identified as Pawan patel (24), son of Vishnu Prasad Patel, resident of Bada Patthar, Tilwara, his younger brother Badal Patel (19) and Devidin Vanshkar (19), son of Mukesh Vanshkar, resident of Crusher Basti. Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna (IPS) disclosed ..

Chief Justice inaugurates construction work of State Judicial Academy building

Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court Ajay Kumar Mittal has inaugurated construction work of Madhya Pradesh State Judicial Academy building at Village Gadheri, Dumna Road. The CJ has started construction work by performing ground-breaking ceremony after receiving the administrative and financial approval of Rs 15.70 crore for the first phase construction work of the project worth Rs 284.24 crore. Amongst those also present on the occasion were Justice Sanjay Yadav, Justice Sujoy Paul, Director ..

College students in MP to access degrees, marksheets through digi-locker soon

Students of universities and colleges in Madhya Pradesh will soon be accessing their degrees and mark sheets through digi-locker under Government’s Digital India programme. Access to degree certificate through digi-locker will enable students in keeping their certificates safe in digital mode and provide them access anytime and anywhere. Students do not have to maintain the documents...

JMC holds special cleanliness drive at heritage, tourists spots

The Jabalpur Municipal Corporation conducted a special cleanliness drive at heritage and tourists spots, on World Tourism Day, on Sunday. Following the directions of Municipal Commissioner, Anoop Kumar Singh several teams of the Municipal Corporation with due support of voluntary organisations conducted special cleaning of the tourist spots...

Relief, support, encouragement for farmers will continue: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that relief, support and encouragement for farmers will continue. Economic crisis does exist due to corona, but if support is needed, farmers will be provided relief even if one has to be done by borrowing money...

SAF 6th Battalion officers to get well furnished houses soon

Officers and personnel of Special Armed Force (SAF), 6th Battalion will soon get newly constructed and well furnished official residences and quarters. Total 168 new residences and quarters, including 48 for gazetted officers and 120 for non-gazetted officers, head constables and constables were sanctioned with a budget of Rs 11.65 crore under the head of Mukhya Mantri Police Awas Yojana in 2017-18. SAF, 6th Battalion, Commandant, Rudolf Alvares (IPS) informed that construction of total 49 residences ..

Restriction on Durga idols’ size puts sculptors in dilemma

Apparently, the delayed directives issued by district administration on size of statues to be installed at various puja pandals with height restriction of maximum 6 feet has caused serious resentment among large number of sculptors in Jabalpur. Had the administration issued directives in advance would have proved helpful to sculptors to restrict size of idols but with start of Navaratri knocking at the door the size restriction on idols has caused insurmountable trouble for people involved sculptor ..

Mediation Centres opened at 3 outlying stations of Barwani Distt

Chief Justice of the Madhya Pradesh High Court and Patron-in-Chief, Madhya Pradesh State Legal Services (MPSLSA) Authority A K Mittal in the presence of Executive Chairman, MPSLSA, Justice Sanjay Yadav and companion Judges of the High Court e-inaugurated Mediation Centre at 3 outlying stations of Barwani District namely Anjad, Rajpur and Khetiya through video conferencing. Senior office-bearers of the MPSLSA informed that with the e-inauguration, there are now ADR Centres functional in 43 District ..

27 private hospitals asked to put up COVID rate list at reception counter

   “The entire system is toiling hard to ensure best possible treatment to each patient suffering from COVID-19. After ensuring effective treatment in Government hospitals, authorising 27 private hospitals in the city for treatment, now the Government has made it mandatory for these private hospitals and nursing homes to display their rate list promptly on the board at their reception counter. Simultaneously , directors of private hospitals and nursing homes will also submit ..

CM transfers Rs 40.52 cr into accounts of 16,208 students

To provide financial assistance for purchasing laptop, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan transferred sum of Rs 40.52 crore into the accounts of 16,208 meritorious students under Pratibhashali Vidyarthi Protsahan Yojana. Every student will receive Rs 25,000 to purchase laptop. An amount of Rs 101 crore is to be provided to 40,542 students under the scheme this year. CM said that earlier this scheme was discontinued (during previous Congress government time). “Scheme which encourages students ..

104th birth anniv of Pt Deendayal Upadhyay celebrated with gusto

Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday celebrated 104th birth anniversary of Pt Deendayal Upadhyay, founder member and National President of Jansangh. Senior party leaders, office-bearers and members reached Deendayal Square and garlanded statue of Pt Deendayal. Programmes were also organised at all 892 booths of the city. Speaking on the occasion, senior party leaders shed light on life of Pt Deendayal Upadhyay and defined in detail ‘Ekatma Manavwad’ (integrated humanism), the thought of Pt ..