Jabalpur

MLA Rohani starts campaign in Cantt area to promote vaccination

MLA, Cantonment, Ashok Rohani conducted door-to-door public contact drive to encourage the residents of vaccination and invited them at vaccination camp through presenting plant sapling, Haldi and Chawal as good omen, on Sunday. During the campaign, MLA, Ashok Rohani said that on the call of Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi and Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, a grand Tikaran Mahaabhiyan has been started throughout the country for protection of residents from COVID-19 ..

Van Vihar records footfall of over 3,000 tourists on first weekend

On the first weekend of reopening of Van Vihar National Park, large number of tourists thronged to enjoy nature’s beauty. Though Sunday is curfew day for people but on Saturday there were 3,003 tourists in the park. According to Van Vihar officials, on Saturday around 3,003 tourists visited the park that generated revenue of Rs 1,34,550. Van Vihar National Park has been reopened for general public from June 17 after almost two months of Corona Curfew. First day there were 1,095 tourists that helped ..

BJP to celebrate Int’l Yoga Day today

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would celebrate International Yoga Day at 32 places in its 16 Mandals in the city, on June 21. Programme in-charge, Rajnish Yadav informed that all the senior party leaders, eminent residents and office-bearers will attend the programme...

BJP’s pro-vaccination drive begins today

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would encourage residents for vaccination through ‘Pratyek Booth-Vaccination Yukta’ campaign during Tikaran Mahaabhiyaan from June 21. Under the campaign, BJP leaders and workers will reach at 157 vaccination centres to assist the residents and will appeal the residents for COVID-19 vaccination. BJP State General Secretary and MLA, Shartendu Tiwari informed this while chairing a meeting of vaccination in-charges at BJP Divisional Office, on Sunday. Addressing the ..

MLA Jaiswal reviews works in Waraseoni

sJaiswal paid a surprise visit at the site of the under-construction road from Jain Bhavan to Rampayli chowk at Waraseoni and directed contractor to use good quality construction materials. As a matter of fact, most of the roads of Waraseoni have reached to bad state. Though Municipality had called tender for the repairing works and even MLA Jaiswal had performed bhumi pujan of the road works on Feb 12 but due to lockdown works could not be started. Locals were waiting for repairing of the pot holed ..

RS MP Uikey plants sapling on Int’l Day for Biodiversity, Environment

Rajya Sabha MP Sampatiya Uikey planted a sapling on the occasion of International Day for Biodiversity and Environment. On this occasion, a competition was organised to motivate people towards gardening and nature, in which selected such families were honoured by the Rajya Sabha MP who do gardening work in the terraces and courtyard of their houses. ..

Protests begin against

Office-bearers of trade unions started serial demonstration against corporatisation of Ordnance Factories at Ordnance Factory Khamaria (OFK), on Friday. The demonstration has been started by OFK Labour Union, Suraksha Karmachari Union and Kamgar Union Khamaria. ..

Union MoS Prahlad Patel flags off programme on Jhanda Diwas

“The country is going to celebrate centenary year of Jhanda Satyagrah in the year 2023 and 75th anniversary of independence in 2022. Unknown freedom fighters are being identified to acknowledge their contribution in war of independence. It will be the responsibility of every citizen to ensure flag hoisting at every house during centenary year celebration of Jhanda Satyagrah,” said Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge). ..

City SIT team gets remand of four in fake injection case

The Special Investigation Team (SIT), on Thursday, got four days police remand of as many as four accused who are involved in the trade of fake Remdesivir injections. After getting the remand now the SIT would interrogate the accused and get all the answers related to consignment of fake Remdesivir injections that reached Sarabjit Singh Mokha's City Hospital from Morwi. It may be noted that the Special Investigation Team of Jabalpur Police returned to the city on Wednesday night with the accused detained ..

Training session organised for JMC staff about usage of wireless set

A training session was organised on Thursday under the guidance of Municipal Commissioner Sandeep G R to impart training to JMC staff about the usage of wireless set. Speaking on the occasion, Municipal Commissioner Sandeep G R said that communication plays an important role in performing cleanliness work and solving maters related to water logging in low-lying localities of the area...

Van Vihar reopens for visitors after 2 months

Van Vihar National Park is finally reopened for tourists after two-month Corona Curfew on Thursday. On the first day, there were 1,095 tourists who visited the park and Van Vihar earned a revenue of Rs 47,120. Tourist are allowed to visit the park from 6 am to 7 pm. The park will remain closed on every Friday and Sunday as it is weekly off of the park on Friday and Sunday is Janata Curfew. However, on first day there were fewer number of visitors. People were screened at entry gate and they were allowed ..

WCR becomes 1st rly zone to achieve 100% electrification on all routes

Even after facing the challenging period of Covid-19 pandemic, Western Central Railway (WCR) made a noteworthy expansion in infrastructure from April 2020 to June 2021. In the year 2020-21, WCR became the first railway zone to achieve cent-percent electrification on all routes. Post completion of infrastructure work on railway lines, WCR operated passenger trains at a speed of 130 km/hr at Group-A Golden Quadrilateral and Golden Diagonal(GQ-GD) sections. The 68 pairs of passenger trains at Bhopal ..

ABVP submits memo to VC to redress irregularities in MPMSU premises

Office-bearers of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Jabalpur city submitted a memorandum to the Vice-chancellor (V-C), Madhya Pradesh Medical Science University (MPMSU) to redress the irregularities prevailed in the campus. Handing over the memorandum to Vice-chancellor, Dr. TN Dubey, ABVP City Secretary and Regional Joint Secretary, Sarvam Singh Rathore informed about various corrupt activities being committed by the representative of Mind Logic Company with the corrupt officers of university ..

NDVSU VC distributes quality breeder seed of paddy JR-206 to 25 farmers

Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University (NDVSU), Vice-Chancellor, Dr Sita Prasad Tiwari distributed quality breeder seed of paddy JR-206 to 25 women and men farmers of six adopted villages, on Wednesday. Quality paddy seeds were distributed under the head of Farmer First Project to villagers of six adopted villages include Padaria, Silua, Ghana, Chattarpur, Kailwas and Devri. Agriculture Scientist, Dr S B Agrawal educated the farmers about integrated agriculture system for organic farming through ..

Sihora MLA, Distt Panchayat CEO conduct door-to door visit in rural areas

Sihora MLA Nandani Maravi and District Panchayat CEO Riju Bafna conducted door-to door visit in rural areas on Wednesday and educated the common public about the importance of vaccination. Vanshakar Colony Kundam had the lowest percentage of vaccination. MLA Nandani Maravi and District Panchayat CEO Riju Bafna visited Vanshkar Colony and instructed local shopkeepers to put a notice in front of their shops, informing the people that the shopkeeper and his family has received Corona Virus vaccine. During ..

PTR’s orphaned cubs thriving under male tiger’s care

The four orphaned cubs of Tigress P-213 have proven to be a mystery for wildlife lovers to understand the tigers’ behaviour and survival in dire circumstances at the Panna Tiger Reserve. The survival story of the orphaned cubs, which is one of its kind, has became a case study for the Forest Department and wildlife enthusiasts to learn about further management of orphan cubs. Field Director of Panna Tiger Reserve, Uttam Kumar Sharma, while talking to ‘The Hitavada’, informed that the survival of ..

CM virtually dedicates newly-built flyover in Rewa

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that overall development of entire Vindhya region, including Rewa, will continue. Work on all areas including infrastructure development, health facilities, education, skill development, employment etc. are in progress. A network of industries is being laid in the area. Agro-based industries are also being set up. He said that newly-constructed flyover will be named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Cancer patients will be provided treatment facilities in ..

Forest staffers injured, property vandalised by fishermen in Karmajhiri

An Assistant Conservator of Forest and a Forest Circle Officer were injured when around 70-80 armed miscreants involved in illegal fishing attacked the Chhindimatta patrolling camp of Forest Department in Karmajhiri Circle of Pench Tiger Reserve late night on Monday. The miscreants damaged two motorboats, a Bolero jeep and six motorcycles of the patrolling team through canes and exploded dynamite at the office and vandalised by fishermen in Karmajhiri looted wireless handsets, mobile handsets, ..

JMC removes encroachment for traffic on Cultural Street

The Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) took action against the permanent structure which was creating obstruction in smooth movement of traffic adjacent the Cultural Street. The Public Works Department, Health and Anti-encroachment of JMC, under a joint drive removed the structure. Senior officials informed that the building owner Richard Eric Robinson, by keeping in mind the interest of city, provided 270 square feet of land free of cost. After the same, Municipal Commissioner Sandeep G R directed ..

CM Chouhan’s brainstorming session on Atmanirbhar MP

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said “At present we are facing a double challenge. You all have worked continuously to prevent spread of COVID infection in districts under your charge. As a result, Madhya Pradesh has got almost complete control over corona infection with the active co-operation of the people. Now, we have to put in all our efforts to ensure that the third wave of corona does not enter Madhya Pradesh and even if it does, its effect should be negligible.”..

MPSIDC MD seeks locals’ support for devpt of Mahakoshal

“Development of industrial activities needs a healthy environment and positive public mindset to attract investors for setting up new industries. The State Government is providing all necessary support for attracting new investors but it is the responsibility of locals to exhibit their potentials and providing positive environment for desired industrial development,” said says John Kingsly, Managing Director of the Madhya Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (MPSIDC)...

JMC begins vaccination drive for officers, employees

The Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) is toiling hard to achieve the target of cent per cent vaccination. The civic body is organising special camps to motivate employees and officers and get them vaccinated. On the initiative of Municipal Commissioner Sandeep G R, a large number of senior officials and employees of the JMC have been administered corona vaccine so far. Accordingly, a vaccination camp was organised at JMC headquarters. More than 132 municipal employees were given vaccine shot. Out ..

Camp organised in city to mark World Blood Donation Day

Around twenty units of blood were collected during the blood donation camp held by Indian Medical Association at IMA building on the occasion of World Blood Donation Day on Monday. The camp was organised under joint banner of Jabalpur branch of IMA, Rotary Club West, DISHA Welfare and Giants Club and direction of IMA President, Dr. Deepak Sahu. The medical team under the supervision of Joint Director, Health Services, Jabalpur Division, Dr. Sanjay Mishra from Rani Durgavati Hospital (Lady Elgin) and ..

Two women killed, 19 injured as pick-up overturns on Katangi rd

Two women were killed and 19 persons were injured when an overloaded speeding pick-up vehicle was overturned at Banvar village on Katangi road under the jurisdiction of Patan police station, on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Somwati Gond (50) and Suman Sen (50), residents of Patan. SHO of Patan police station, Ashif Iqbal informed that police received information of a road accident on Katangi road at Banwar village. Receiving the information, a police team reached the spot where one ..

Crime Branch, Gora Bazar police nab three accused in murder case

Crime Branch and Gora Bazar police arrested the three accused involved in killing a youth on a petty issue and seized three knives, a motorcycle and a mobile handset from them. The accused have been identified as Bhupendra alias Shanu Yadav (23), son of Suresh Yadav, resident of APR Colony, behind SBI Branch, Tilhari in Gora Bazar, Abhishek alias Gaurav Rawat (23), son of Sushil Rawat, a resident of near SBI Branch, Bilahri and Dushyant Singh (20), son of Kamleshwar Singh Bisht, resident of Bilahri ..

With unlock, migrant labourers flout rules

Amidst the declining cases of coronavirus in major cities of Madhya Pradesh, including Jabalpur, the State Government has issued a new set of guidelines to bring the life to normalcy. Besides, the Government has instructed the concerned officials to ensure that corona guidelines are followed strictly at public places. However, it seems that the senior officers of the Western Central Railway (WCR) are not serious about following corona protocols at Railway stations. After the initial phase of unlock, ..

Two held with three pistols, cartridges by Gorakhpur cops

Crime Branch and Gorakhpur police arrested two accused and seized three pistols and three live cartridges from them in two separate cases under the jurisdiction of Gorakhpur police station. The arrested have been identified as Kapil Vishwakarma (24), resident of Ranipur, Shukla Nagar in Madan Mahal and Arjun Tiwari (26), resident of 90-quarters in Vijay Nagar. SHO of Gorakhpur police station, Sarika Pandey informed that during a special campaign against anti-social elements, Crime Branch received ..

Lt General Yogendra Dimri visits city, takes stock of preparedness of units

Lieutenant General Yogendra Dimri, AVSM, VSM, General Officer Commanding in Chief Central Command, visited Jabalpur on Friday. He was accompanied by Nidhi Dimri, Regional President of Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA), Central Command. The General Officer reviewed the ongoing operational and administrative preparedness of the units and establishments of the Cobra Formation. He visited the Regimental Centres and undertook assessment of the improvements in training infrastructure at the establishments. ..

Nurses form long human chain in front of OPD on Day 4 of protest

nurses of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital staged protest by making a long human chain in front of OPD on the fourth day of the protest on Saturday. They were carrying placards mentioned with self-written slogans raising their demands...

Prahlad Patel discusses preparations to celebrate Jhanda Diwas, Yoga Day

Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel chaired a meeting to review preparations for celebrating Jhanda Diwas and International Yoga Day at Collectorate meeting hall, on Saturday. Jhanda Diwas will be celebrated on June 18 and International Yoga Diwas will be organised on June 21. Addressing the meeting, Union Minister Patel said that on the occasion of 75th year of independence, Jhanda Diwas programme is being organised throughout the country as Amrut ..

Illegal stock of 120-hywa sand seized in Bilgada

A combined team of Revenue and Mining Department seized illegal stock of 120-hywa sand on Government land situated in Bilgada village, on Saturday. Mining Inspector Devendra Patle informed that acting on a complaint of illegal stocking of sand, a combined team of Mining and Revenue Departments led by SDM, Namah Shivay Arjaria raided the identified spot...

Nurses seek help of patients’ relatives

With the nine-point demands, the ongoing week-long phase-wise protest of nurses entered it's second day on Thursday. They continued with their duties by tying black band as a mark of protest. As per their strategy planned under phase-wise protest, the nurses sought help from patients' relatives requesting them to give them written appeal addressed to the Chief Minister to fulfill their demands...

JMC begins work to remove parthenium from road sides

The Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) is now endeavoring to check spread of skin diseases through parthenium and its bad effects on society. Parthenium not only affects human health but also causes serious health hazards in cattle. Hence to check health hazards of this grass on citizens, the civic body is conducting special drive in all divisions of the city. It has started the drive on Tuesday last and within three days the employees of health department of the JMC removed huge quantity of this ..

Four children stuck in flooded Sunar river in MP rescued

Sudden flash flood in the Sunar river left four children stranded in the middle of the river on a hillock near Ranguvaon village in Garhakota area. After toiling for more than three hours, all the four children were saved. Pre-monsoon rains are lashing the district since last night and have resulted in sudden increase in water flow in the Sunar river. As per their daily routine, children went to tthe river to take bath but suddenly the water level started rising and they were caught in the flow. They ..

Three of inter-state ATM robbers’ gang held

Jabalpur police have nabbed three members of an inter-state gang of ATM thieves and seized three ATM cards, two mobile handsets, a car, cash of Rs 65,000 and equipment used for breaking up ATM machines. The accused are BTech students of the Integral University, Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh and have stolen total Rs 45.96 lakh from ATMs in the NCR Company in last three years in Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Madhya Pradesh. The accused ..

Unique initiative: Vaccination camp organised at fPs for beneficiaries

Constant innovative ideas are being implemented practically in Jabalpur district to intensify the pace of COVID vaccination drive. In the same unique initiative, the consumers approaching to collect ration, were vaccinated by organising vaccination camp at the premise of a Panagar-based fair price shop (FPS) on Wednesday. Nayeb Tehsildar, Panagar, Preeti Nagendra informed that around 150 beneficiaries were vaccinated till 11 am in the vaccination camp organised with the support of Health Department ..

Kothari Jewellers to continue free vaccination camp today also

Overwhelmed with the response receiving in the ongoing free vaccination camp, Kothari Jewellers will continue the camp for the beneficiaries of 18+ and 45+ on June 10 also. The ongoing free camp is conducted under the direction of Collector, Karmveer Sharma and support of Chief Medical and Health Officer, Dr. Ratnesh Kurariya and District Immunisation Officer, Dr. Shatrughan Singh Dahiya and the team from Health Department. It may be mentioned that fulfilling it’s social responsibility during COVID-19 ..

Legal literacy camp organised for prisoners at Central Jail

A leagl awareness camp was organised for prisoners in Subhash Chandra Bose Central Jail Jabalpur recently. Under the guidance of Principal District and Sessions Judge Jabalpur Naveen Kumar Saxena, the legal literacy camp was organised to spread awareness regarding filing of applications of parole or interim bail as per high power committee passed resolution dated 4.6.2021...

City cops bust gang involved in ATM thefts, nab six accused

In a major breakthrough, police have busted a gang of thieves involved in attempting theft at the ATM while they were planning for another theft. Police arrested six members of the gang and seized sharp-edged weapons and equipment used for breaking locks. The arrested accused have been identified as Shambhu Gupta (21), son of late Lalman Gupta, resident of Imlai village in Panagar, Golu alias Harendra Singh, son of Surendra Singh Rajput (21), resident of Panagar, Mohammed Hasnain Khan (20), son of ..

Start opening market only after evaluating situation: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that corona curfew will continue till June 15. The situation of coronavirus is under control, but full vigilance and caution is required. The Chief Minister directed the ministers and officers in-charge of the districts to stay in dialogue with Crisis Management Committees and keep the committees active. Chouhan stressed that reasons and circumstances responsible for arrival of first wave, its end, arrival of second wave etc needs to be studied. There is need ..

WCR holds inspection of Jabalpur-Bina rail block

Western Central Railway (WCR) General Manager Shailendra Kumar Singh in coordination with heads of different departments conducted inspection of Jabalpur-Bina Rail block on Tuesday. During the inspection, General Manager Shailendra Kumar Singh examined railway stations, railway bridges, Rail path, OHE and signal system located at Jabalpur-Bina Rail Block. He conducted inspection of Katni-Bina third line and instructed the officials concerned to increase the speed of goods train plying at the route. ..

Vaccination camp held for specially-abled people

To ensure safety of handicapped people from coronavirus, the Indian Red Cross Society in co-ordination with Social Justice and Welfare Department, Jabalpur Division and Rashtriya Drishtiheen Sangh organised a vaccination camp at Government High Secondary School For Blind, Bhedaghat road on Tuesday. In the camp, a total of 164 handicapped people including visually impaired, orthopedically handicapped, hearing-impaired and mentally disabled people received vaccination. Additionally, 10-orphaned divyangjan, ..

Divisional Commr reviews devpt works done in Cantt Assembly by MLA Rohani

Divisional Commissioner B Chandrashekhar reviewed the development works carried out in Cantt Assembly Constituency by MLA Ashok Rohani, on Tuesday. MLA Cantt, Ashok Rohani and other officers attended the meeting. Chairing the meeting, Divisional Commissioner B Chandrashekhar directed the officers to soon start the development works sanctioned under the head of Mukhya Mantri Adhosanrachna Yojana for providing its benefits to the residents. He sought information about progress in development works include ..

District administration, cops seal 11 shops for violating guidelines

The district administration, in a joint drive with Police Department, on Monday, sealed as many as 11 shops, at Damoh Naka for violating unlock guidelines. Nayab Tehsildar, Adhartal Sandeep Jaiswal informed that during inspection they found that a number of shopkeepers have opened their shops, despite Monday was not the day for opening establishments of the side. He said the district administration has given conditional permission for running business and opening shops on left-right pattern. But, ..

Surgery of elephant successful at SGTR

Surgery of the female elephant suffering from bullet surgery was conducted by team of School of Wildlife Forensics and Health of Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University, at the Sanjay Gandhi Tiger Reserve, Sidhi. The female elephant was rescued from Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh border and was rehabilitated at Sanjay Tiger Reserve and Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve and later she was included in park management of Sanjay Tiger Reserve, Sidhi. The park management found that the female elephant had ..

Crisis Mgmt Committees should start opening market only after evaluating situation: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that corona curfew will continue till June 15. The situation of coronavirus is under control, but full vigilance and caution is required. The Chief Minister directed the ministers and officers in-charge of the districts to stay in dialogue with Crisis Management Committees and keep the committees active. Chouhan stressed that reasons and circumstances responsible for arrival of first wave, its end, arrival of second wave etc needs to be studied...

Cops destroy 6,800-kg raw material of country liquor in 6 different raids

Raiding six more illegal kilns of country-made liquor, Excise Department seized 15-litres illegal stock of liquor and destroyed 6,800-kg raw materials in 34 underground containers at the bank of Gaur river, Bhita village and Jaitpuri village in Barela, on Monday. Excise team has registered separate cases against unidentified persons. Excise Control Room, In-charge, G L Maravi informed that under the direction of Collector Karmveer Sharma, the Excise Department team started a special campaign against ..

Kuno Palpur may welcome African spotted cat by Dec 2021

As the Kuno Palpur National Park is set to welcome African Cheetah by the end of year 2021, construction of special enclosures has been started. District Forest Officer (DFO) P K Verma said that Wildlife Institute of India (WII) has found Kuno Palpur Park suitable for the spotted cat and Government has also given its direction for introduction of Cheetah. “We have started construction of enclosures and developing area where the cat will be kept for quarantine period. We hope to welcome the spotted ..

Petrol and diesel prices touch all-time high in State

Petrol and diesel prices have hit a new all time high again on Sunday after the State-run oil companies revised prices again. In Bhopal, petrol was sold for Rs 103.23 per litre and diesel for Rs 94.56 per litre which literally made the people numb. Petrol price has been increased 17 times during month of May while in June, rates have been enhanced for three times. Madhya Pradesh is the only state in country having highest fuel surcharges. Ajay Singh, President of Petrol Pump Owners Association said, ..

Webinar to create awareness about importance of nature held

To create awareness about value and importance of nature, the World Environment Day event was organised with a webinar at the Directorate of Weed Research, Indian Council of Agriculture Research on Saturday. Dr P J Khankhane, retired Head Scientist talked in length on the theme of World Environment Day-2021 i.e. ‘Water Pollution and its Filtration through Phytoremediation under Ecosystem Restoration’. Dr Khankhane discussed about constant declining water quality in the canals, ponds and rivers across ..

JMC organises plantation drive to mark World Environment Day

A plantation programme was organised under the joint aegis of Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) and Jabalpur Smart City Limited on World Environment Day. Chief Executive Officer Nidhi Singh Rajput, Additional Commissioner Parmesh Jalote, Assistant Commissioner Ekta Agarwal, Assistant Administrative Officer Shailja Sullare along with a number of artists of the city participated in the programme and planted saplings in Madan Mahal, Devtal, Gwarighat Ashram and Nehru Garden. Senior officials and others ..

CM plants sapling on World Environment Day

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan planted a Peepal sapling in Smart City Park on occasion of World Environment Day. The photo of plantation done by Chief Minister on Saturday will be uploaded on the Vayudoot App under the Ankur plantation campaign...

Meet to discuss ongoing, proposed devpt works held

An important meeting to discuss various important development works was held in the conference hall at Jabalpur Smart City office. During the meeting MLA Ashok Rohani along with Municipal Commissioner Sandeep G R and other senior officials discussed about the on-going and proposed development works in Cantonment area. During the meeting it was informed that a multi sports complex near indoor stadium in Ranjhi would be constructed at a cost of about Rs 11.50 crore, while Rs 4.5 crore would be spent ..

Help farmers by using ethanol-blended petrol, diesel to save environment: Bhakar

Centre for Agriculture Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Agriculture University (JNAU) and Indian Oil jointly celebrated World Environment Day on Saturday with an appeal to plant at least one sapling each to reduce pollution-level. After live telecast of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s address through webcast, Senior Scientist and Centre Head, Dr Rashmi Shukla briefed about the programme held with the inspiration of Vice-chancellor, JNAU, Professor P K Bisen. Director, Extension Services, JNAU, Dr D P Sharma ..

Trikatu Kadha distributed to frontline corona volunteers

Under the Jeevan Amrit Yojana, the distribution of Trikatu Kadha was done for frontline workers, social workers and citizens suffering from cold, cough, fever and volunteers working for creating awareness of corona by Ayurved Medicine Co-ordinator, Anuj Awasthi under the direction of District Ayush Officer, Dr. Kishore Gadbail. ..

CM Chouhan reviews post-unlock

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on Friday, took account of post-lockdown situation in Jabalpur district and analysed the COVID data, while chairing a review meeting held virtually. The video-conference was attended by Divisional Commissioner, public representatives, Collector, Karmveer Sharma, Superintendent of Police, Siddarth Bahuguna and other officers. ..

Shops start on left-right pattern after partial relaxation in city

After partial amendment in the order of exemptions given from Corona Curfew, all shops were opened on the basis of left-right pattern, on Friday. On opening of the market, Collector Karmeer Sharma has also made an appeal to the citizens. ..

Junior doctors’ strike hits patients hard

The ongoing indefinite strike of junior doctors has put the patients in dilemma especially those who are admitted at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College Hospital suffering from COVID-19, Mucormycosis and other critical diseases. After th double bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court mentioned the JUDA strike was completely illegal during global pandemic and allowed the State Government to take action if the strike was not called off, the higher authorities have initiated the process of canceling ..

CM addresses ‘Corona Volunteers’, Jan Abhiyan Parishad workers

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan addressed volunteers registered under ‘Mein Corona Volunteer’ campaign and workers of Madhya Pradesh Jan Abhiyan Parishad from Mantralaya on Thursday. He said that State’s public participation model has set an example before country in controlling corona. Corona has been controlled in State only due to public participation in villages, wards, Janpad, cities and districts and Crisis Management Committees taking up the responsibility and co-operating in Janata curfew. ..

WCR changes ICF passenger train coaches to LHB mode

The Western Central railway (WCR) has decided to convert the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) coaches of passenger trains to Link Hoffman Bush (LHB) coaches. Till date, ICF coaches of 17 pairs of passenger trains have been converted to LHB coaches. Some major trains of the WCR such as Jabalpur-Somnath Express, Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Sampark Kranti Express, Habibganj-Nizamudddin Express, Habibganj-Jabalpur Janshatabdi Express and Kota-Nizamudin Janshatabdi Express are operating with LHB coaches...

MP tops in online entries of road accidents on IRAD app

Madhya Pradesh has topped other states across the country in ensuring online entries of road accidents in the Integrated Road Accident Database (IRAD) App whereas Jabalpur district has procured second position in the State in doing so. The ADGP PTRI D C Sagar Bhopal appreciated this achievement of Jabalpur district and honoured the Superintendent of Police and Jabalpur team of NIC with Letter of Appreciation. Ashish Shukla, Incharge, District Information Science Centre (NIC) informed that to check ..

ABVP members hand over memo to RDU

Office-bearers of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Jabalpur City have handed over a memorandum addressed to the Vice-Chancellor, Rani Durgavati University to the Registrar regarding fees being recovered by the university and colleges from the students. Jabalpur City Secretary and State Joint Secretary, ABVP, Sarvam Singh Rathore informed that in the ongoing COVID pandemic when all the universities and colleges are closed to restrain COVID-19 infection across the State, a large number ..

Sampoorna Brahmin Manch members stage huge protest

Members of the Sampoorna Brahmin Manch have started a massive protest against registration of cases under SC/ST Act without any investigation. This was decided in an important meeting of Brahmin Samaj on the occasion of Vishwa Brahmin Diwas chaired by National President, Amit Khamparia and National General Secretary, Dr Arun Mishra. During the meeting, senior office-bearers remembered the contributions of lord Parshuram, Acharya Chanakya, Mangal Pandey and other eminent personalities of Brahmin community ..

Dharmashastra National Law Univ’s workshop from June 7

The Internship and Placement Cell (IAPC) of Dharmashastra National Law University will host a three-day national workshop on ‘Legal Drafting and Writing Skills’ between June 7 and 9 through a virtual platform. The workshop is open for law students from across the country and aims to expose students to the basic tenets of legal drafting along with various modalities of drafting and related techniques in understanding various legal documents that have become part of the practice and procedure of law ..

Rainfall expected at many places in State

Sky remained partial cloudy across Madhya Pradesh. In Bhopal, scorching heat gave a harrowing time to the people. Same was the condition in many other places of State. In last twenty-four hours, rains lashed many parts of State. Weather Department told that during last twenty-four hours, rains lashed Ajaygarh (5 cm), Manpur (4 cm), Lovekush Nagar, Badwah, Sohawal, Satna, Silwani, Datia, Ishawah, Badwara (3 cm each), Chanderi, Shahdol, Baghelan, Uchera, Khajuraho, Pali, Umaria (2 cm each), Sagar, Rehli, ..

City’s wushu players shine in virtual c’ship

Outstanding players of Jabalpur clinched three gold and a bronze medal in the recently National Wushu Championship organised virtually. The championship was organised under the auspices of Wushu Association of India in association with Chandigarh University under the direction of National President, Bhupendra Singh Bajwa, CEO, Suhail Ahmed, Pro Chancellor, RS Bava under the supervision of international judge Haojan Juaao (Germany) and NK Tripathi (retired IPS). Inspector General of Police (Jabalpur ..

Students to be trained as master trainers for public awareness: CM

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that it was due to the hard work and team work of members of Cabinet that coronavirus has come under control in the State. “Now, we are in a comfortable position. As a result of this, 1078 positive cases were reported yesterday, the positivity rate is now 1.5 per cent and 4 ,120 persons have recovered. The recovery rate has gone up to 96.36 per cent, which is satisfactory,” he said...

Doctors sport black bands against Baba Ramdev’s claims

Stung with the allegedly unethical and irresponsible statement by Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) and its resident doctors’ wing observed All India Protest Day on Tuesday. The doctors tied black-bands to register objections against Baba Ramdev’s statement. Dr Deepak Sahu, President Jabalpur branch of IMA said that despite the pain and agony of loss of modern medicine, amidst limited resources, infrastructure and manpower, majority of the doctors are working in the frontline ..

2 tigresses from BTR shifted to Satpura, Sanjay Tiger Reserve

Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) shifted two female tigers to Satpura and Sanjay Tiger Reserve on Tuesday. Both tigresses were kept in Baheraha enclosure of Magadhi forest beat for a year. The tigresses were rescued from Byohari buffer area of Sanjay Tiger Reserve when they were around two years old. The reserve officials informed that both tigresses had killed a man in nearby village during year 2020 and then they were rescued by Bandhavgarh team. They were kept in Barhera enclosure for one year for ..

MPPMCL CGM Meshram inspects vaccination centre

Chief General Manager of the Madhya Pradesh Power Management Company, Firoz Kumar Meshram conducted inspection of Vaccination Centre at Kalyan Bhawan to review the arrangements for residents during COVID-19 vaccination. During the inspection, it was informed that more than 10,000 residents of 18 to 44 years of age were administered vaccine. Total 300 vaccination is being carried out every day at the centre. CGM, Meshram was accompanied by Chief Medical Officer, Dr. SK Verma, Senior Medical Officer, ..

IG Chouhan asks cops to take care of health while performing duties

Inspector General of Police (Jabalpur Zone) Bhagwat Singh Chouhan (IAS) conducted inspection of police checking points and encouraged police officers and personnel to take care of their health and ensure strict enforcement of lockdown, on Saturday evening. IG Chouhan, accompanied by Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna (IPS), inspected police checking points at Pentinaka, Ganesh Chowk Sadar, Katanga Crossing, Bandariya Tiraha, Rampur Chowk, Chhotiline Fatak, Bus Stand, Malviya Chowk, Badi ..

MP Singh inspects vaccination centre

Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh inspected a vaccination centre set up to administer covid-19 vaccine to people above 18 years at Vidyapati Primary School in Kanchghar. During inspection, he held discussion with people who arrived at the centre to take vaccine shot. Later, Singh also inspected arrangements being made for vaccination and gave necessary directions to officials concerned. Speaking on the occasion, Singh said vaccine is the right defense from coronavirus...

Tiger shifted to Mukundpur from Bandhavgarh

A four-year-old young tiger kept in Magdhi enclosure of Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve has been shifted to Mukundpur Zoo. The tiger was rescued from Arahariya jungle after tigress T-25 died about four years back. The tiger is brought up by human being due to which he is accustomed of human presence. Another two cubs, one male and one female, were also rescued with this tiger. Tigress was shifted to Van Vihar National Park during year 2020 and male cat was shifted to Satpura Tiger Reserve. All the three ..

Hum Foundation submits memo against cutting of trees in Baksbaha jungle

Senior office-bearers of Hum Foundation recently submitted a memorandum, designated to the President of India and the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, to the Joint Collector against chopping of trees in the jungle of Baksbaha. The Foundation members said where on one hand there is dire need of environment conservation while on the other trees are being chopped in the jungle of Baksbaha in Chhatarpur for diamonds...

MP Uike checks COVID facilities in Mandla

Rajya Sabha MP, Sampatiya Uike carried out inspection of the Covid Care Centre set-up at the GNM Training Centre, the Children’s Care Centre at the Tankha Memorial, the District Hospital and the Vaccination Centre at Katra. ..

Utensils worth lakhs gutted in fire in shop at Waraseoni

Utensils worths lakhs of rupees were gutted when a fire broke out in an utensil shop, near Dadabadi, Waraseoni on Thursday night. A grocery store owner, Sangam Modi saw smoke coming out from the utensil shop, Shree Ram Metals at Dadabadi, near his shop. He informed others and soon a large crowd gathered. ..

WCR notches yet another historical achievement

The West Central Railway (WCR) has created history by conducting successful high speed oscillation trials upto 180-kms/hour in the year 2020-21. Total 65 oscillation trials were conducted in Bhopal – Kota divisions with 130-180 kms/hour for total 8,900 kms in the past financial year. The WCR has achieved this task before one year of its stipulated time. ..

Rewa SSH junior docs booked for thrashing SISF jawan

Junior doctors, posted at the Super Speciality Hospital, Rewa held an State Industrial Security Force (SISF) jawan captive and thrashed him blue and black in the general surgery chamber. Police reached the spot on receiving information and broke the door to save the SISF jawaan. Senior doctors also reached the spot. ..

Collector changes timing for operation of wholesale market

In view of precautions due to COVID infection, District Magistrate and Collector Karmveer Sharma has fixed the timings for operation of vegetables, potatoes, onions and fruit market at Krishi Upaj Mandi from 10 pm and 2 am to avoid unwanted gathering of vegetable retailers. Only wholesellers will be allowed to purchase green vegetables, potatoes, onions, and fruits from the Krishi Upaj Mandi between the fixed timings. Retail business will be completely restricted in the Mandi premises. If traders ..

Vaishakh Poornima celebrated, but with full COVID protocols

Residents performed worship of Lord Vishnu on the auspicious day of Vaishakh Poornima, on Wednesday. However, a fewer number of persons reached the banks of river Narmada following the lockdown as police teams were deployed for restricting public gathering at Narmada Ghats to avoid spread of infectious disease...

Minister Shah visits NDVSU’s School of Wildlife

State Forest Minister, Kunwar Vijay Shah conducted a surprise inspection at School of Wildlife Forensics and Health, under the Nanaji Deshmukh Veterinary Science University (NDVSU), on Wednesday. He was accompanied by MLA Ashok Rohani and Chief Conservator of Forest, Jabalpur Circle. During the inspection, State Forest Minister was detailed about the activities of School of Wildlife Forensics and Health by NDVSU, Vice-chancellor, Professor Sita Prasad Tiwari. He was given information about ongoing ..

Tomar Metal donates 1000 lts sodium hypochlorite to JMC

Support is pouring in from all quarters for the fight against global pandemic. Industrial units, social organisations and individuals too have been extending support and donating essential things to the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation to end the coronavirus infection in the city. Likewise, the owner of Tomar Metal, Shivram Singh Tomar, on Tuesday, donated 1000 litres of sodium hypochlorite to the Municipal Corporation. It may be noted that the civic body is conducting special drive and sanitising residentia..

City lads develop App to give alert for availability of slots after vaccine registration

To provide relief from long wait for vaccine slots, city lads Shrikant Soni and Sarvesh Mahajan have developed an App that will provide alert message to the person concerned for availability of vaccine slots after registration. Srikant and Sarvesh informed that the user will have to register themselves by providing basic details like pin code and address into the App. If the vaccine slots are available, the registered user will receive an alert message. They said that where there is a facility of ..

City Hospital accused’s absconding son arrested

Police arrested absconding accused Harkaran Singh Mokha, son of City Hospital Director, accused in the fake Remdesivir injection case, as soon as he arrived to surrender in the District Court premises, on Monday. Harkaran is the son of Sarabjeet Singh Mokha, Director of City Hospital, and was absconding after being booked for destroying evidence of thte fake Remdesivir injection case. Additional SP (City), Rohit Kashwani, while talking to ‘The Hitavada’, informed that the police arrested Harkaran ..

Little Ayush loses long fought battle with rare SMA disease

Nine-month-old Ayush Arkhel, was admitted at the NICU Care in Paediatric ward of the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College Hospital for treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1, lost the battle against the rare genetic disease. Little Ayush passed away while undergoing treatment at around 7 pm on Monday. It may be mentioned that Ayush was initially admitted in the Paediatric ward for treatment of pneumonia where the doctors diagnosed him with SMA Type 1. The little baby was put on ventilator ..

BJP workers lodge plaint against Kamal Nath

Expressing resentment against the statement issued by former Chief Minister, Kamal Nath with the aim of creating an atmosphere of fear and tarnishing the image of India on coronavirus and misleading farmers, BJP leaders and workers lodged complaint against Kamal Nath in police stations under all 16 Mandals of the district BJP leaders said Kamal Nath had described Coronavirus as an Indian variant and released the video, after which the party has decided to lodge complaint against him at mandal level. ..

Obstacles removed for smart road work

The Jabalpur Smart City Limited and Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) have expedited efforts for construction of smart roads under the phase 3. Following the direction of Municipal Commissioner Sandeep G R, all concerned senior officials are working hard to start construction work as early as possible. Accordingly, the Anti-encroachment Department is removing the obstructions which are coming in the way of construction of smart roads...

Police record Dr Raman Singh’s statement

Police team led by CSP Civil Lines Nasar Siddiqui, reached the residence of Bharatiya Janata Party National Vice-President Dr Raman Singh on Monday afternoon for questioning him on the basis of FIR lodged against him for his tweet #Congress toolkit exposed#, but left within ten minutes after accepting his written reply. Police party comprising of CSP Civil Lines Nasar Siddiqui, SHO Civil Lines R K Mishra, SHO Telibandha Sonal Gwala and other staff members reached the Maulshree Vihar residence of ..

Despite lockdown, auto drivers continue to flout rules in city

With complete ban on public transportation, unregulated plying of auto-rickshaws during COVID-19 pandemic is continuing in the city. All public transportation means have been strictly restricted and only vehicles engaged in essential services are being allowed during the lockdown. Private vehicles are also banned and restricted number of persons are allowed to travel only for emergency purpose. Police are strictly dealing with persons travelling in the city without any authentic reason to check the ..

COVID-19 violators lodged in temporary jail

Putting up a vigilant check on violators of COVID-19 protocol, police have arrested 327 persons and imprisoned them in temporary jail and registered separate cases against 56 shop owners during complete lockdown, on Sunday. Besides this, total 3,074 persons were served challans amounting to Rs. 3.07 lakhs for not using face mask and not maintaining social distancing...

‘SCAN’ Scheme inaugurated to redress problems of disabled

Saksham Covid Action Network ‘SCAN’ Scheme was inaugurated to redress the problems of disabled persons during COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme was inaugurated on Sant Surdas Jayanti by Saksham Mahakoshal region. Chief guest on the occasion was Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Rashtriya Seva Sah Pramukh, Rajkumar Matale from Meerut Abhasi Group. He inaugurated the ambitious scheme and applauded the initiative of Saksham for providing necessary assistance to disable persons and their families. Principal ..

NUMM seeks free treatment for patients suffering from Black Fungus

The Nagrik Upbhokta Margadarshak Manch (NUMM), on Sunday, demanded the State Government to provide free medical treatment in private hospitals to people suffering from Black Fungus. NUMM office-bearers said that they would submit a suggestion during the hearing of an intervention petition, already filed in the High Court, to be heard in the next week. NUMM office-bearers said that, while looking to the increasing number of Black Fungus cases, the State Government has declared it as an epidemic and ..

CM hints at unlocking State in phased manner from June 1

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan overall positivity rate of State has come down to 4.82 per cent. This has been possible with the active co-operation of public representatives. The future strategy to control corona, to strictly implement lockdown till May 31 and to gradually start arrangements from June 1 will be also made through suggestion of elected representatives of urban bodies and it will be also implemented through their co-operation. He was addressing public representatives of urban areas, ..

Public representatives, officials listen to CM’s address on COVID management

Public representatives and senior officials, on Saturday listened to address of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan regarding covid-19 management at NIC room at Collectorate. Jabalpur Municipal Corporation had made arrangements for involvement of more and more citizens in the programme. It had sent webcast links to all public representatives, officials and employees in the city and appealed them join the webcast. In his address the Chief Minister called upon everyone to come forward by showing social ..

Delay in sewer line restoration work irks residents

Unwarranted delay and irregularities in completion of sewer line restoration work is proving dear to the denizens. The overlooking on the part of authorities concerned has become painful for Jabalpurians. Public representatives, voluntary organizations and residents too have apprised senior authorities in JMC about the gravity of the problem but no one is paying heed to people's woes. It may be noted the Jabalpur Municipal Corporation has dug up important roads of the city to lay sewer pipes. But ..

Yog Se Nirog will help in corona prevention in third wave, says CM

  Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said ‘Yog Se Nirog’ programme will continue in the State, even after there are minimum corona cases, because we have to prepare people for the third wave of corona. The CM made the statement while interacting with home isolation participants and yoga instructors from his residence through video conferencing under ‘Yoga Se Nirog’ programme. Guru Dev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev also provided online guidance ..

HC rejects first bail plea of accused under POCSO Act

  In the matter related to a rape case, Justice Sheel Nagu dismissed the bail application filed by Rajveer alias Parath Singh. The petitioner filed this first application for grant of bail. The petitioner was arrested on March 26, 2021 under Gohad police station in Bhind district, in connection with a crime registered in relation to offencse punishable u/Ss.354, 376 IPC and u/Ss.3/4, 7/8 POCSO Act. The Counsel for the State opposed the application and sought its rejection by contending that ..

COVID Incharge Minister Dr Bhadoria interacts with crisis mgmt team

  Co-operative and Public Service Welfare Minister and COVID Incharge of Jabalpur district, Arvind Singh Bhadoria chaired a meeting of the crisis management group of Panagar, Sihora, Patan and Shahpura constituencies at the tehsil office on Friday. After seeking details about various measures being adopted in these constituencies, Minister Dr Bhadoria appreciated the efforts of crisis management teams as they resulted into declining COVID graph. Emphasising over micro-level strategy ..

Vegetables, crops in fields in Bichhia damaged: Tauktae effect

The impact of the Tauktae cyclonic storm was also witnessed in Bua Bichhia area as rainfall, strong winds and lightning was witnessed for the third consecutive day. Since morning, clouds were hovering in the area and then strong winds started blowing and heavy rainfall continued in the town for more than one hour, changing the weather completely. However, this unseasonal rainfall caused extensive damage to vegetable crop. Grains lying in fields for drying up were sodden due to the sudden rains...

ABVP members conduct health survey under ‘Break the Chain’ Abhiyan

Under ‘Break the Chain’ Abhiyan, the members of Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), Jabalpur, conducted a health survey approaching every door-step in different residential localities of the city. Till date, the ABVP members reached upto 1940 families in 14 localities. They initiated ‘Break the Chain’ Abhiyan to stop the spread of COVID pandemic and conducted thermal screening and checked oxygen level of people...