MP to become India’s horticulture capital: CM Nath

Chief Minister Kamal Nath has reiterated the State Government’s commitment to transforming Madhya Pradesh into India’s horticulture capital. He said that the horticulture sector is a gateway to the prosperity of farmers. This is the future of the agricultural sector. He said that the credit potential estimated by the NABARD for the horticulture sector should be increased from 6 per cent to at least 15 per cent. He said that a large patch of unutilised revenue land in Madhya Pradesh can be utilised ..

Income Tax raids on sugar manufacturing group

Income Tax Department conducted a raid against a sugar manufacturing group based in Hoshangabad on Thursday. Along with this, some premises of group situated in Bhopal were also covered in the raid. Cash, incriminating documents suggesting huge tax evasion were also found during the course of raid. A senior Income Tax officer told ‘The Hitavada’ that raid was conducted against Hoshangabad based sugar manufacturing group Maheshwari...

Two youths badly injured after bike rams into divider

RECKLESS driving claimed two lives when bike of two youths returning from a marriage ceremony rammed into the road divider near Karaunda nullah. The mishap occurred early on Thursday morning and both the youths sustained multiple injuries and are reported to be critical. According to information, reckless driving proved fatal to two youths...

Tiger cubs adapting to enclosure

The pair of tiger cubs, including a tiger and tigress, reached Van Vihar from Bandhavgarh National Park during the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. Van Vihar officials have put them into quarantine. During morning hours of Thursday, Van Vihar Director Kamlika Mohanta and Deputy Director A K Jain reached Van Vihar to see the new pair of tiger cubs. Astonishingly, both big cats have developed a bond with their caretaker in a short span of time...

Tragic end to Devika’s search operation Body found in ditch

Sensation prevailed in Tilwara area when body of 22-month-old missing girl Devika was found in a ditch filled with water behind the residence of Sudarshan Valmik (appellant) in Bhairo Nagar. The body was found 41 days after the girl was reported missing. The news spread throughout the area and people in large numbers gathered at the spot. Senior police officers along with FSL teams reached the spot and started investigations into the case. Police sent the body for post-mortem after panchnama to Netaji ..

Van Vihar welcomes pair of tigers

Van Vihar National Park welcomed pair of tigers from Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) late on Wednesday evening. As both the tigers are siblings, they will be kept in separate display cage. After pair of lions, tourists have another reason to visit Van Vihar National Park. Both tigers (male and female) are three-year-old and they have been found medically fit. A team from Van Vihar National Park went to BTR on February 25 to bring the tigers...

Delegation of judges from Bangladesh on study tour visit District Court, DLSA

A delegation of judges from Bangladesh visited District Civil Court on Wednesday. A delegation from Bangladesh called on to the District and Sessions Judge Sanjay Shukla and Chief Judicial Magistrate Varun Punase. The delegation of visitor judges from Bangladesh visited the District Court to understand judicial procedure. The delegation also visited District Legal Service Authority (DLSA), Jabalpur and learned about ADR system...

Uma Bharti blesses new BJP State President V D Sharma

Former Chief Minister Uma Bharti told that people are feeling duped as Congress Government has not fulfilled the promises made to them. Law and order situation has hit the lowest ebb. “What could be worse situation that even murders are happening close to police stations, she told. She even claimed that BJP by remaining in Opposition will make Congress Government helpless to fulfill the promises made to people. She gave above statement after blessing the newly-appointed BJP State President Vishnu ..

CM dedicates unified driving license and registration card

Chief Minister Kamal Nath dedicated the unified driving license and registration card at Mantralaya on Tuesday. Madhya Pradesh is the first state in the country to release unified driving license and registration card simultaneously. Earlier, the state of Uttar Pradesh had issued only unified driving license. Transport and Revenue Minister Govind Singh Rajput was present on the occasion...

Bidi unit petition regarding trademark issue dismissed

In the matter related to illegally doing business of making and selling of bidis in the name of Khargosh brand, the firm M/s Radhakishan Narayandas is allegedly illegally engaged in the manufacturing and marketing and the firm are mainly sent for sale in Uttar Pradesh and the firm has bidi making units in village Majhgawan, Indrana, Ghughra and Katangi in Jabalpur district, the single bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Justice Rajeev Kumar Dubey has dismissed the criminal revision with ..

Over 5,000 women devotees take part in Kalash procession

Narmada Gau Kumbh Sant Samagam-2020 being organised by Geetadham started with Narmada pujan, Kanya pujan and Gau pujan by eminent saints and organisers on Tuesday. Under the aegis of Patron and Founder Geeta Dham, Jagadguru, Dr Swami Shayamdevacharya Ji Maharaj, Convenor, Dr Swami Narsinghdas Ji Maharaj and large ..

Narmada Gau Kumbh begins with grandeur

Narmada Gau Kumbh opened amidst graceful presence of Seers and Saints at the bank of river Narmada giving message of protecting pious river Narmada and its diversity, cow and religion, on Monday. Amidst sea of belief, devotion and expressing the emotions of devoting to the service of Almighty God, rituals of Peshvai offering observed in gracious presence of religious heads, Saints from different parts of the country. Founder Patron of the organisation Jagadguru Dr Swami Shayamdevacharya Maharaj, Organiser, ..

3 dozen injured as pick-up vehicle overturns

In a tragic incident, three dozen persons, including 28 women, were injured when a speeding pick-up vehicle was overturned near Kamtiya Ghati under the jurisdiction of Chargavan police station, on Monday. The incident took place when a pick-up vehicle bearing registration number MP-20GA-2905 was ferrying more than 40 labourers from Niti village towards Nunpur village for agriculture work...

Speeding car crushes 14-yr-boy to death

In a tragic incident, a 14-year-old boy met his untimely death after being hit by a speeding car at Ukhri Square under the jurisdiction of Kotwali police station, on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Raunak Yadav (14), son of Santosh Yadav, a resident of JDA Block in Ukhri. SHO of Kotwali police station, R K Malviya informed that police received information from a private hospital that a boy was admitted for treatment of his critical injuries in a road accident...

Kareli police arrest 2 drug peddlers with ganja worth Rs 6.24 lakhs

In a major breakthrough, Kareli police nabbed two drug peddlers and seized 52-kilograms ganja amounting to Rs 6.24 lakhs from them. The arrested have been identified as Sadiq Ali, son of Sabir Ali, a resident of Imaliya in Kareli and Saurabh alias Pappu Lunawat, son of Laxmi Nand Lunawat, a resident of Jaiprakash Ward in Kareli. Additional Superintendent of Police Rajesh Tiwari informed that under the direction of Superintendent of Police Dr Gurkaran Singh, police have started a special campaign ..

Younger brother kills man for torturing him

Chichli police unfolded a blind murder mystery and succeeded in apprehending the accused. Man was killed by his younger brother for torturing him in drunken stupor. The accused has been identified as Hariom Kaurav (29), son of Badde Bhaiyya Kaurav, a resident of Thalbada village. Additional SP, Rajesh Tiwari disclosed this while addressing a press conference...

Dhanush, Sharang guns test fired at LPR Khamaria

 LONG Proof Range (LPR) Khamaria, an establishment under Director General Quality Assurance (DGQA) Ministry of Defence successfully establishes its capability to test fire at its ranges 155 mm calibre guns, the mainstay of Indian Army, namely Dhanush and Sharang Weapon System, developed by Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). Successful proof firing of Dhanush and Sharang simultaneously is a culmination of a long drawn process over a period of one year, since its conceptualisation by LPF Khamaria in ..

2 killed, one seriously injured as truck, car collide head-on

RECKLESS driving killed two men and left another seriously injured near Amjhar valley after a truck (MP 20 GA 8999) collided head on with a car going towards Jabalpur under Khamaria police station on Thursday night. The car was badly damaged in the mishap. According to information, two people died on the spot while another sustained serious injuries after a car collided head on with a truck. The car was carrying three people. The driver and another person sitting next to the driver died on the spot, ..

Drug peddler held with 8.3 kg ganja

 POLICE arrested a peddler with ganja weighing 8.3 kgs from near Bhawartal garden under Omti police station. A joint team of Omti police and Crime Branch on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday arrested the 40-year-old drug peddler, a resident from village Badokher of Banda district of Uttar Pradesh. Following directives of SP Jabalpur Amit Singh to tighten noose around miscreants involved in sale and supply of sedatives in the city. Informers were pressed into service. Late on Thursday ..

Mercury rises with sudden change in weather

  OWING to western disturbance developed over the region, climatic conditions of the city and adjoining areas have changed suddenly. Changed weather conditions have raised both day and night temperatures. Minimum temperature has increased to six degrees within a day. Since morning, clouds started hovering over the city and sun played hide and seek with clouds throughout the day. Cloudy conditions have increased both day and night temperatures to above normal. Southern winds blowing with ..

Mass marriage: New world record as 3,353 couples tie knot

Chief Minister Kamal Nath has asked the younger generation to imbibe Indian values and culture by eliminating social evils. It is necessary for the existence of our country. Kamal Nath was addressing the mass marriage function of all religions and Divyangjans in Chhindwara on Thursday. The function has found a place in the Golden Book of World Records with the marriage of 3,353 couples simultaneously. The Chief Minister said that this function is a symbol of India’s diverse culture. Here, Hindus, ..

A true journalist is always unbiased: Prabhu Chawla

“JOURNALISM is a religion for a journalist. A journalist should work fearlessly with impartiality in mind. A true journalist works for news without being biased,” said Padma Bhushan Prabhu Chawla, Editorial Director, The New Indian Express Group, while addressing Arunoday-2020: Arun Shukla Memorial Journalism Award, Maya Shukla Memorial Woman Journalist Excellence Award and Sushila Shukla Memorial Anganwadi Workers Excellence Award as chief guest on Thursday...

Lucky escape for DGP’s wife, IPS officers as boat capsizes

A boat overturned during a water sports activity on the second day of Indian Police Services (IPS) Officers’ Conclave 2020 at Boat Club in the Upper Lake area of State capital on Thursday. Eight people, including IPS officers, were rescued after their boat capsized in Upper Lake during adventure sports meet. All occupants of the boat are safe as they were wearing life jackets and rescuers were also present in the vicinity during the event rescued them in time. However, two of them reportedly lost ..

Govt Advocate granted a week’s time to file report

IN THE matter related to the petitioner, wife of corpus, alleging respondents Station House Officer, Sohagpur Police Station, Hoshangabad district, Kamal Patel, Balram Patel and Sukhwati Bai have detained her husband, single bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Justice Subodh Abhyankar has given time to the Government Advocate to file status report before the court after a week. During the hearing, Government Advocate K N Bundela, Counsel for the respondent State, further sought one week’s ..

Thermal stations register record power generation

MADHYA Pradesh Power Generating Company’s thermal power stations registered a record power generation of 1099.7 lakh units in a day on February 18. Previous highest thermal power generation in a day was 1074.5 lakh units registered on March 25, 2019. In this record production, Amarkantak Thermal Power Station, Chachai produced 50.6 lakh units, while Sanjay Gandhi Thermal Power Station, Birsinghpur registered production of 289.6 lakh units. ..

Corpus granted liberty to decide to go and live wherever she wants

A SINGLE bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Justice Vishal Dhagat in the habeas corpus petition said that ‘in view of facts and circumstances of the case, it is ordered that corpus Manisha Patel may be set free and she may exercise her option according to her freewill to go and live wherever she wants.’ Single bench heard the habeas corpus petition filed by Amit Kumar Chouhan. During the hearing, corpus of Manisha Patel has been produced before this court by Assistant Sub Inspector Mahendra ..

Future police force will be equipped with technology instead of arms: CM

Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that the future police force will be equipped with technologies instead of arms. The police force will have to converse itself with the latest technologies and learn to adopt them. State Government will give all possible support to the police force in this direction. He hoped that in future the police of Madhya Pradesh would be so skillful in terms of using the emerging technologies that it would be ideal for other states. He was addressing the IPS Officers’ Conclave ..

Breast, lung cancer have emerged as major threat to mankind

Breast cancer and lung cancer have emerged as major threat to mankind. If the symptoms are diagnosed in time, both life and health can be restored, informed Archana Johari, President of Mahila Kalyan Samiti, GCF. Johari was addressing a seminar on ‘Breast Cancer and Lung Cancer-Health Problem and its Treatment’ organised under Mahila Kalyan Samiti recently. Members of Mahila Kalyan Samiti GCF frequently rendered their services in various public welfare activities...

Jabalpurians set new record of mass oath-taking for traffic awareness

Residents of Jabalpur have created a new world record of mass oath-taking for traffic awareness at Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla Stadium, Wright Town, on Tuesday. The programme was organised as per initiative of Jan Aakrosh in association with Traffic Police, district administration and Jabalpur Municipal Corporation. The mega mass oath-taking programme was registered in Golden Book of World Records and its representatives handed over the certificate of world record to office-bearers of Jan Aakrosh...

Cervical cancer second leading cause of deaths among women in India

Cervical cancer is second leading cause of deaths due to cancer among Indian women. Persistent infection of high-risk genotypes of human papillomavirus (HPV) is the main cause of cervical cancer. Now, according to new findings, HPV 16 and HPV 18 are major causes of cervical carcinoma in Central India. HPV 16 was more prominent infection than HPV 18. Oncologists from Cancer Hospital, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and ICMR Jabalpur recently conducted a study to estimate incidence of HPV ..

Mayor Swati Godbole’s tenure ends

The five-year tenure of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in Jabalpur Municipal Corporation has ended on Tuesday. From Wednesday onwards, administrative rule would be imposed in the civic body. The State Government, late in the night on Tuesday, appointed Divisional Commissioner Ravindra Kumar Mishra as Administrator of JMC. On the last working day, Mayor Dr Swati Godbole held a courtesy meeting with senior officials to discuss the achievements of her tenure and appreciate their co-operation. Dr Godbole ..

How can I be angry with Jyotiraditya Scindia: Kamal Nath

Amidst the growing speculations that relations between him and Jyotiraditya Scindia have gone sour, Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said that he does not get angry with anyone, not even with Shivraj Singh Chouhan then how he can be angry with Scindia? He was speaking to mediapersons on the sidelights of workshop on Alternative Finance for Projects which was attended by ex-Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia in State capital on Tuesday...

General M M Naravane, Army Chief felicitate young athletes

General MM Naravane, Chief of Army staff felicitated young athletes of Boys Sports Company undergoing training at Army Sports Institutes, who recently won 65 medals in Khelo India Youth Games in Guwahati. Brigadier Rajiv Singh, Commandant, 1 Signal Training Centre (STC) also present during the felicitation event and applauded the performance of Sports cadets. ..

Dr Jitendra Bhargava to attend workshop in Bhopal today

Dr Jitendra Bhargava, Director, School of Excellence in Pulmonary Medicine, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College has been invited to attend a one-day workshop on Alternate Project Financing to be organised at Minto Hall Bhopal on February 18...

33rd convocation of IGNOU held

The 33rd convocation of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) was conducted on Monday. Chief guest at the Bhopal study center was Professor RJ Rao, Vice Chancellor Barkatullah University. About 2,31,573 degrees were awarded in this convocation which included 79 PhD degrees. The convocation was held at 39 regional centers across India, including Bhopal, with the main function at IGNOU, New Delhi. ..

Students should be proactive in constructive activities: Patel

Student life is a golden period in every individual’s life. Its all about having fun with friends and stay care-free about real life stresses, but it is equally important to set our future prospective. Hence, learning, experimenting and actively participating in constructive activities should remain an integral part of it, opined Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Prahlad Patel. ..

City’s father-son duo sets world record

CITY lad Harsh Pandit and his father Himanshu Kumar have registered their names in the Guinness Book of World Records for successfully completing 900 kms marathon from Jabalpur to New Delhi. The objective of the marathon was to create awareness on environment protection and cleanliness in the country. Himanshu Kumar (41) is an employee of Gun Carriage Factory, and his 13-year-old son Harsh Pandit is a student of class 7 in Kendriya Vidyalaya, GCF-2...

13 swamp deer translocated from Kanha to Satpura Reserve

TRANSLOCATION of a herd of 13 swamp deer was successfully carried out from Kanha Tiger Reserve to Satpura Tiger Reserve, Hoshangabad, on Sunday. The herd of swamp deer includes 11 bucks and 2 hinds which were captured and transported under the direction of Field Director of Kanha Tiger Reserve L Krishnamurthy. Capture operation was carried out by a combined team of officers and employees of Kanha Tiger Reserve and Satpura Tiger Reserve under the supervision of team of veterinarians...

Van Vihar Park to get 2 tigers from Bandhavgarh this week

VAN Vihar National Park will receive two tigers from Bandhavgarh this week. As both tigers are man-eaters, they will be kept in an enclosure. The park officials said that exact date of translocation is yet to be decided but it will be done this week. The two tigers are currently enclosed at Bandhavgarh after being rescued from nearby villages. Both the tigers strayed out in residential areas and now they are habitual of attacking humans. The two tigers have been declared as man-eaters due to which ..

‘Jabalpur immensely gifted with nature’s beauty’

“JABALPUR is blessed with natural treasury of forest, wildlife, culture, heritage architecture and unmatchable geological topography. Cinema and tourism are complemented to each other and Jabalpur is naturally enriched for promotion of both the industries. Promotion of shooting in Jabalpur will explore its tourism and industrial potential to generate new employment opportunities and improve lifestyle of residents,” said Kamlesh Pandey, noted Screenwriter while talking to ‘The Hitavada’ during his ..

Venkaiah Naidu reminds varsities of their ‘Digital Social Responsibility’ in nation-building

“If the benefit of digital technology and e-governance has to reach the last man of the society, it has to be in Indian languages. The students and academia have a duty to create more digital content in Indian language, as it will be their ‘Digital Social Responsibility’ for nation-building process. Low level of digital literacy, especially in rural India, is a matter of concern and we need to work on this to increase digital literacy targeting our schools and colleges,” opined the Vice President ..

Rift widens between CM, Jyotiraditya

The growing rift in relations between Chief Minister Kamal Nath and ex-MP Jyotiraditya Scindia has come to fore once again. After the co-ordination committee meeting in Delhi, when mediapersons asked CM Kamal Nath about Jyotiraditya Scindia’s remark that if manifesto points including loan waiver were not fulfilled then he will hit the streets, CM Kamal Nath told bluntly that ‘Toh Utar Jain.’..

People’s faith increased in Govt after anti-mafia drive: Bala Bachchan

Convocation ceremony for DSP of 41st batch was held at parade ground of Madhya Pradesh Police Academy in Bhauri village which is situated in outskirts of Bhopal on Saturday. Home Minister Bala Bachchan was the chief guest of the programme. Director General of Police V K Singh and other senior police officers were also present...

Jabalpur has more job potential as compared to Indore and Bhopal: Singh

The Government of Madhya Pradesh has pledged to ensure overall development of Jabalpur. Having great scope for progress and employment, Jabalpur has more potential as compared to Indore and Bhopal, said Energy and District Minister Incharge Priyavrat Singh. The District Minister Incharge was addressing the inaugural ceremony of two-day Division-level Career Opportunity Fair at the campus of Government Mohanlal Hargovinddas Home Science and Science College for Women on Saturday...

Child rights awareness drive during panchayati polls

Child rights manifesto issued by non-voluntary organisations. Awareness campaign regarding the issues of children in panchayat elections will be run by voluntary organisations associated with anti child labour campaign in about 600 panchayats of the state. The announcement was made at the regional workshop held at State capital. In the workshop, UNICEF representative Bina Bandopadhyay discussed the nature and implementation points of Bal Mitra Gram Panchayat. Pradeep Nair of Save the Children ..

NSUI complaints to Governor against several universities

Student activists from National Students Union of India (NSUI), Bhopal, met with the State Governor Lalji Tandon on Friday demanding enquiry against universities. NSUI alleged irregularities and scams in MP Bhoj (Open) University, Barkatullah University, RGPV, Medical University Jabalpur and Jiwaji University, Gwalior. They demanded enquiry against these universities. Governor assured them to act in this complaint.  NSUI submitting complaint to the Governor.  NSUI said that Vice ..

Over 600 farmers take part in Kisan Mela expo at JNAU

EXTENSIVE agriculture implement and machine exhibition at Kisan Mela opened at Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU) , on Friday. A grand exhibition is being organised under the All India Agriculture Implements and Machinery Project, Indian Council of Agriculture Research at the Department of Agriculture Implements and Machine Power Department. In this mela, over 600 farmers from adjoining villages have participated and taken updates about recent updates.  Scientist explaining utility ..

Live streaming of counting process of SBC polls

“TO conduct elections of State Bar Council of Madhya Pradesh (SBCMP) with transparency various initiatives have been taken for the first time. Besides, live recording of the counting of votes, live streaming of the process would be available for all the members and candidates from different parts of State.  Advocate General of MP Shashank Shekhar, accompanied by Chief Election Officer and Election Officer Prashant Dubey, addressing the press conference on Friday. (Pic by N K Budhodi) ..

Chaos at Nursing College hostel after new builder snaps water connection

Restlessness prevailed among hostellers of a nursing college run under Omti police station when the builder suddenly detached water supply connection of the hostel on Wednesday. As per information, the building in which hostel is situated, has been purchased by another builder. Without giving any prior notice, the new builder disconnected the building’s water supply line and left the premises putting lock on the gate leading to water tank. When the students came back they waited for five hours for ..

People’s University, Khurana & Khurana sign MoU for IPRs

To encourage innovation and to provide certain exclusive rights to the inventor or creator of that property, People’s University has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding ) with Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys for IPRs (patent, copyright, trademark). To create the awareness of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) across various disciples, People’s University in association with Khurana & Khurana, Advocates and IP Attorneys also conducted a seminar on ‘Basics of Patenting Inventions ..

EoM: ‘Gaanj’ is a traditional equipment to collect Makhane

People will get the chance to know about the traditional equipment, ‘Gaanj’, used by the fishermen community in Bihar to collect the Lotus seeds, known as Makhana, in the newly-arrived Exhibit of the Month (EoM), inaugurated at Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangharalaya (IGRMS) on Wednesday. ‘Gaanj’ will be displayed in the Veethi Sankul open air museum of the museum in the February month, under the popular series of exhibits displayed by the museum. ‘Gaanj’ has been brought by the authority from ..

5 accused arrested for poaching

GOHALPUR police nabbed five accused involved in poaching of wild animal and seized meat of cheetal, Innova car, a licensed rifle, live cartridges and a knife from their possession on Amkhera road on Wednesday...

Youth nabbed for creating minor girl’s fake FB acc

STATE Cyber Police Zone Jabalpur nabbed a youth for making fake Facebook account in the name of a minor girl to defame her after an argument with her. The accused has been identified as Shivam Nagvanshi (20), son of Nathuram Nagvanshi, resident of Ward Number-16 Railway Colony in Khitola. 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 people ..

Code Red team nabs crook for defaming girl on social media

CODE Red team nabbed a miscreant for making a girl’s fake account in social media and uploading her photo and contact number of her mother to defame the family. The arrested has been identified as Gopal Raikwar (23), a resident of Lalmati area in Ghamapur. Code Red team, In-charge Sub-Inspector Aruna Vahane informed that on February 11, a 19-year-old college girl filed a written complaint that 10-12 days back she learnt that some unidentified person had registered a fake account in social media and ..

Assembly’s Budget Session likely from Mar 16

Assembly’s much-awaited Budget Session is likely to start from March 16 and would continue till April 13. Assembly Secretariat is yet to issue notification in this regard but it is being believed that notification of Budget Session may be issued by Thursday. Congress government is likely to come under barrage of allegations as opposition is armed with number of burning issues...

State to come up with policy on energy storage

Madhya Pradesh has become one of the states in country which is pioneering in using renewable energy in big way to meet the power demand. Now it is going to move one step ahead by working on the concept of energy storage. The work on this policy has reached into final phase which aims to store energy coming from renewable sources. Under this project of energy storage, solar or wind energy can be stored and used for various purposes during odd hours. Moreover, Government is mulling to give incentives ..

Admn contacts GSI to visit Mandla site

GEOLOGICAL Survey of India (GSI) has been contacted for scientific investigation of fossils, claimed to be the eggs and bone of dinosaur, found during an excavation in Mohantola area in Mandla district. The district administration has started preparations to protect the site where spheres and bone fossils were found. Mandla Collector Jagdish Chandra Jatia, while talking to ‘The Hitavada’, informed that senior officers of Geological Survey of India (GIS) have been contacted and informed about possibilities ..

Govt granted 4 weeks’ time to file fresh status report in habeas corpus petition

AFTER hearing habeas corpus petition, single bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Justice Nandita Dubey has granted four weeks’ time to the State Government to file fresh status report before the court. During hearing, Government Advocate for the respondent State was granted four weeks’ time to file a fresh status report. The single bench has listed this matter after four weeks. In previous hearing of the case, Preetam Singh Valre, SDO (P), Gotegaon, Narsinghpur, had present in person before ..

It’s my dream that every individual gets pure water at home: CM

Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that in the coming time, availability of water is the biggest challenge before the society and government. All of us together will be able to face this challenge. He further said that it is his dream that every individual should get pure water at home itself. It is certain to achieve, if everyone also cherish so. Kamal Nath was addressing the National Water Convention in respect of Right to Water Act, organised under the joint aegis of Madhya Pradesh Government and Jal-Jan ..

52 IPS officers reshuffled in State

Kamal Nath Government has done major Indian Police Service (IPS) reshuffle by giving fresh posting to 52 IPS officers on Monday. Kailash Makwana, ADG Administration, Police Head Quarters (PHQ), Bhopal, has been shifted as ADG Narcotics, PHQ. Ajay Kumar Sharma, ADG Narcotics PHQ, has been transferred as ADG Administration, GP Singh, ADG SCRB-PHQ, as ADG, Anti Naxal Operation, PHQ, Rajesh Chawla, ADG Home Guard (Jabalpur) as ADG SCRB PHQ, G Janardhan, ADG JNPA, Sagar as ADG Shahdol range, Makrand Deoskar, ..

Man killed over doubt of his involvement in superstitious practices: Police

Barela police have solved the blind murder mystery of a man after 8-months of the incident and succeeded in apprehending the accused and seized an axe used for killing the man. The man was killed for doubt of his involvement in superstitious practices. The accused has been identified as Pradeep Patel (40), son of Ramfal Patel, resident of Bilgada village in Barela. Additional SP (South), Dr. Sanjeev Uike disclosed this while addressing a press conference, on Monday. It may be noted that, on August ..

Tourists throng Van Vihar to see lions

After Van Vihar National Park shifted the pair of lions in display cage, large number of tourist are visiting the park to see lions. It seems that Bhopalites are much enthusiastic to see lions in city zoo. On Sunday, large number of tourists especially visited Van Vihar to see the lions. They kept on waiting for an hour to get a glimpse on animal. However, both lions are currently shying away from the crowd. Male Satya is spending maximum time with sister lioness Nandi. The park officials said that ..

Accused involved in illegal trade of prohibited vaccines nabbed

Adhartal police nabbed two accused involved in illegal trade of prohibited vaccines and seized 300 banned injections from them, on Monday. The accused have been identified as Bilal Ahmed (35), resident of Ahmed Nagar, Katra and Vicky Choudhary (25), resident of Sarkari Kuan, Prem Sagar. SHO of Adhartal police station, Ziya Ul Haq informed that under the direction of Superintendent of Police, Amit Singh police have started a special campaign against illegal trade and transportation of narcotic substances...

GCF to award production of ATHOS gun in collaboration with Israel

Gun Carriage Factory (GCF) Jabalpur will soon award production of towed artillery gun system ‘ATHOS 155 mm/52 calibre’ under the transfer of technology (ToT) agreement with Israel. The Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has obtained order from Ministry of Defence for production of 1,180 Autonomous Towed Howitzer Ordnance System (ATHOS). Gun Carriage Factory, Joint General Manager and Spokesman Sanjay Shrivastava, while talking to ‘The Hitavada ‘, informed that the indigenous production of Autonomous Towed ..

Cold waves add to winter chill

Cold waves blowing constantly from North are adding chillness in the weather. Due to chilly winds both day and night temperature is oscillating under normal range. Following icy winds, the minimum temperature on Sunday plummets to 7.4 degree Celsius. The northern winds blowing with speed of 5 to 6 Kmph have plummeted the mercury and keeping it below normal range during day and night. People have to drape themselves with woolen cloths to counter the bitter cold. On Sunday, the city recorded minimum ..

BTR to release 4 tigers from enclosure

Tiger Reserve (BTR) has decided to release four tigers from enclosure by February end. Two tigers will be brought to Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal, while two more will be sent to Satpura and Bandhavgarh. Four tigers are enclosed in separate cages of the reserve. Deputy Director of Bandhavgarh Siddharth Gupta said the process to release four tigers from the enclosure has been started...

15 wanted criminals held, several miscreants booked

Continuing a special campaign against listed criminals involved in illegal trade of liquor, fire arms and gambling activities police have nabbed 15 wanted criminals and booked several anti-social elements, on Sunday. In the campaign, police have booked 144 persons under section 107/116 of Cr P C while 18 accused were nabbed Section 110 of Cr P C and seven arrested under Section 151 of Cr P C Similarly, three wanted criminal of bailable and 12 non-bailable warrantees were apprehended in different crime ..

Collector reviews works of Revenue Department

 Collector Bharat Yadav reviewed works of Revenue Department and gave necessary directions to officials concerned during a meeting held in the conference hall at the Collectorate on Friday. During the meeting, Yadav asked senior officials to expedite revenue recovery and strictly deal with those not paying tax on time. He asked officials to achieve the set target within fixed time. He said pending cases of marking, partition, mutation must be redressed within stipulated time. He also directed ..

29th National Congress of Veterinary Parasitology ends

 The 29th National Congress of Veterinary Parasitology and National Symposium on the theme ‘Challenges and innovations in controlling parasitic diseases of livestock and poultry with changing climate’ concluded at College of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, on Friday.Chief guest on the occasion was Dr Govind Prasad Mishra who informed about challenges pertaining to anti-parasitic medicine resistance, parasitic vaccine development, ..

Corps of Signals Contingent led by Captain Tania Shergill accorded grand reception

  The Corps of Signals Contingent led by Captain Tania Shergill, after a splendid performance in Army Day and Republic Day Parade in New Delhi were accorded a rousing welcome on their arrival at Jabalpur Railway Station on Friday. Brigadier Rajiv Singh, Commandant, 1 Signal Training Centre welcomed Captain Tania Shergill and the contingent by presenting a bouquet and congratulated them for their prestigious achievements. The Corps of Signals Contingent has won trophies for ‘Best Marching ..