Gohalpur, Belbagh cops nab 2 accused in illegal liquor trade

Gohalpur and Belbagh police have nabbed two accused involved in illegal trade of liquor and seized 650 quarters of country-made liquor in two separate cases, on Monday...

Advocates across MP abstain from court work

To vent ire against delay on the part of the State Government in implementing Advocates' Protection Act, Advocates of the High Court of Madhya Pradesh and Jabalpur District Court remain abstain themselves from the Court work on Monday...

Test firing of Russian Gun System commences

Test firing of six modified barrels of 155 mm Russian Gun System has been started and will soon handover to Vehicle Factory Jabalpur for assembling of upgraded version ‘Sarang – 155’. Ordnance Factory Kanpur fielded the six upgraded barrels of 155 mm gun at Central Proof Establishment, Itarsi...

Career guidance, job fair organised

With an aim to generate employment opportunities for youths, Akhil Bharatiya Brahman Ekta Parishad in association with Shri Jankiraman College organised a day-long career guidance, job fair and felicitation of meritorious students of class X and XII in the district on Sunday. ..

6 Bhopal hockey players to represent India in Kenya

As many as six players from Hockey Academy, Sports Authority of India (SAI), Bhopal centre, have been selected in the national hockey team of SAI and will represent India in International Field Hockey Competition for Club to be held in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya...

Merriment turns into tragedy, 1 of 4 friends drowns in river

CELEBRATIONS turned into a tragedy for four friends after one of them drowned and another had a narrow escape in New Bhedaghat waterfall under the jurisdiction of Tilwara Police Station. ..

Engine of Itarsi-Allahabad passenger derails, none hurt

Passengers boarding Itarsi Allahabad (Cheoki) passenger train number 51189 faced tough time when its engine got derailed near Dundi station of Jabalpur division...

Double death penalty to rape, murder accused Bamore

 Staff Reporter: A 32-day trial ended in a death sentence for Vishnu Bamore, who raped and killed a nine-year-old girl last month, as a special POCSO court on Thursday awarded double death penalty to him. The trial was completed on Wednesday and the order reserved for Thursday. The 33-year-old accused reportedly showed no emotions after getting the death sentence.  In a speedy judgement, Special Judge (for POCSO cases) Kumudini Patel stated Vishnu’s crime as ‘rarest of the ..

Congress needs to reinvent, rejuvenate itself: Scindia

 Staff Reporter: AICC President should be appointed at the earliest   In the wake of party’s humiliating defeat and Rahul Gandhi tendering resignation from President post, Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia said that party is facing a serious time and it is the need of hour that party needs to reinvent and rejuvenate itself. Also, party needs to search its new chief and decision in this regard should be taken as soon as possible. Addressing the press conference at auditorium ..

‘No provision to give honorarium to jobless Vikram award winners’

 Staff Reporter: Sports Minister Jeetu Patwari told that currently there is no provision to give honorarium per month to those Vikram award winner players who have not received Government job. As per General Administration Department’s directive, Vikram Award winner is declared as excellent sportsperson and on their application for Government service, job is given to them. So far, 108 Vikram award winners have been declared as excellent sportsperson and of them, government job has ..

Woman strangulated to death

 Staff Reporter: Sensation prevailed in a house in village Kusli falling under Belkkheda police station on Thursday after one 55-year-old woman was found lying strangulated to death. The unidentified assailant strangulated the woman by covering her face with pillow. The incident came to fore after the husband and son of the deceased woman came back home spending overnight in the agriculture field found the main door locked from inside and when they scaled the wall, found the woman lying ..

2 Naxalites, including woman, killed in encounter in Balaghat

 Staff Reporter: Police eliminated two Naxalites, including a 19-year-old woman, in an encounter in Nevarwahi village of Lanji Police Station area in Balaghat. The encounter took place late on Tuesday night and around three other Naxalite managed to escape. Hunt is on to smoke them out. Naxalites killed were wanted in various crimes. Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh have declared a cash reward of Rs 14 lakh on each of the two deceased Naxalite hailing from Tanda Dalam.  Addressin..

MCI’s fresh curriculum aims to strengthen doctor-patient relation

 By Shivanjali Verma: MEDICAL Council of India (MCI) is going to initiate a new competency-based curriculum at MBBS-level to delicately handle deteriorating doctor-patient relationship in all Government and private medical institutes across the country from August 2019. Even MCI is stung with deteriorating relationship shared between doctors and patients. Recent cases in which doctors were attacked by patients’ attendants or relatives were manhandled by junior doctors, has intensified ..

Budget has taken care of everyone: Tarun Bhanot

 Staff Reporter: Finance Minister Tarun Bhanot, while tabling the budget, told that budget provisions have necessary provisions for old people, women, youngsters, students, girls, traders, farmers, employees, people etc. He added that Chief Minister Kamal Nath is of the view that industrial investment does not come by asking rather it comes through the faith in system. Efforts are underway to brew faith among investors towards Madhya Pradesh. It is a matter of pride that name of CM Kamal ..

Govt Polytechnic College students showcase talent

 Staff Reporter: fashion show Stylo Splash-Fashion Collection 2019 was staged by students of Department of Fashion Design, Government Women’s Polytechnic College, on Tuesday. In the group show designs of over 15 budding fashion designers were showcased. Mayor Dr Swati Godbole was chief guest, while Devvrath Mishra, General Manager, District Trade and Industry Centre, presided over the programme. Jhuma Mukherjee, Chairman, Pinkpulp Foundation, was special guest.  Jury members of ..

UP ATS arrests couple from Shahpura for links with Naxals

Staff Reporter: Uttar Pradesh ATS arrested a couple in connection with their alleged involvement in Naxal activities. The arrest was made during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday. Later on Tuesday, UP ATS presented couple in Bhopal court to seek transit remand of accused. While coming out of court, accused couple raised slogan of ‘Inqlab Jindabad’. “Uttar Pradesh police arrested couple Manish alias Ajay Shrivastava and Varsha from Vikaskunj area of Shahpura. The couple ..

Opposition stages walkout over farmers’ issue

 Staff Reporter:  Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a walkout from Assembly during Zero Hour as its demand for immediate discussion on farmers’ problem was not entertained on Tuesday. Later, outside Assembly house, BJP MLAs raised slogans against Congress government. No sooner did Zero Hour started, former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan raised the issue related to loan waiver of farmers. He said that earlier government promised to waive off farmers loan upto Rs 2 lakh and later ..

8 injured after speeding bus plunges into trench

 Staff Reporter:  Eight persons including six women were injured when a speeding bus was plunged into a trench near 13th Mile under the jurisdiction of Katangi police station, on Tuesday. According to Katangi police, police received information from State Police Control Room about a road accident. Taking prompt action on the information, a Dial 100 First Response Vehicle reached the spot and rushed the injured at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital.  Condition of ..

Inter-state gang into narcotics trade busted, 10 kg ganja seized

 Staff Reporter:  In a major breakthrough, police have nabbed two members of inter state gang of narcotics trade and seized 10-kilograms Ganja of Rs. 1 lakh and a motorcycle from them. The arrested have been identified as Neelkamal Sonkar (35), son of Babulal Sonkar, resident of Badi Omti, near Community Hall in Bhartipur and Kailash Kumar Kampo (18), son of Kishore Kumar Kampo, resident of DIC Colony, Kanghmal district in Odisha. Superintendent of Police, Amit Singh (IPS) informed this ..

Gram Swasthya Sabha held at village Kewlari

 Staff Reporter: To identify children aged upto 5 years, who are suffering from critical diseases and malnourishment, a Gram Swasthya Sabha was organised at village Kewlari of Panagar block under Dastak Abhiyan recently. During Gram Swasthya Sabha, the health workers counselled the villagers to take better care of their children’s health. Precautions to check night blindness disease were discussed before the villagers, who were appealed to ensure oral dose of Vitamin ‘A’ ..

Government fails to ensure safe transportation of school pupils

 By Ashish Rajput: There is an urgent need of specific policy to provide safe school transportation for the children  what eminents say.......    The Government lacks control over mushrooming numbers of private schools and majority of them have no transportation system. There is an urgent need of specific policy to provide safe school transportation for the children  Entire Government machinery is on mission of education to every child but fails in ensuring ..

MP has highest mortality rate of tigers

 Staff Reporter: Madhya Pradesh having highest 14 tigers’ death cases during year 2017  Out of 657 tigers’ deaths across country from 2012 to 2018, 222 are poaching cases  Though Madhya Pradesh is desperate to get back its status of ‘Tiger State’ in National Tiger Estimation but at the same time State has highest number of tigers’ death cases too. In past seven years, 41 tigers have been poached in Madhya Pradesh. Since year 2012, 141 tigers have ..

It’s pouring cats and dogs in Jabalpur

 Staff Reporter: The heavy downpour in city not only brought down the temperature, but also inundated low lying areas of different wards with rain water. The sky remained cloudy throughout the day and rainfall or drizzling continued to occur at regular intervals. After the occurrence of drizzling for some time, heavy rain started lashing the city from 11 am. The occurrence of rainfall inundated the low lying areas of city with rainwater. As the sky had been clouded in last two days, occurrence ..

Big tree uprooted on Gwarighat main road

 Staff Reporter: Power supply in Rampur area was hampered due to uprooting of a big tree on Gwarighat main road, on Monday night. The incident lead to damaging of an Innova car and bending of an electricity pole. Fortunately, nobody was injured due to uprooting of tree on the busy street, but power distribution line was badly damaged in the incident.  Learning about the incident, police team reached the spot and officers of Power Distribution Company and Jabalpur Municipal Corporation ..

Assembly’s Monsoon Session starts today

 Staff Reporter: Monsoon session is likely to be stormy as the Opposition is going to corner the Government on various burning issues, including law and order situation Indore incident involving BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya is also likely to rock the Assembly  On first day of the session, Assembly will pay tribute to the departed souls  MADHYA Pradesh Assembly’s monsoon session will start from Monday. During the session, Chief Minister Kamal Nath will also table budget ..

Digvijay Singh reiterates commitment towards ‘vision document’

 Staff Reporter: WHILE many continue to predict that senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh’s political career has come to an end after facing defeat in Lok Sabha elections against Sadhvi Pragya Thakur by over 3.5 lakh votes, the former Chief Minister has refused to bog down and reiterated his commitment towards ‘vision document’ for Bhopal in a press conference on Sunday. During Lok Sabha elections, Singh had released a vision document (blueprint of city development) for ..

Unidentified man opens fire on businessman

 Staff Reporter: Sensation prevailed at Raddi Chowki area when an unidentified person opened fire on a businessman near a workshop under the jurisdiction of Gohalpur police station, on Sunday. According to Gohalpur police, a man named Bunty Tiwari was sitting in front of his workshop situated behind Raddi Chowki Petrol Pump when unidentified person attempted to killing him by firing a bullet on him.  He was stunned when bullet passed near his head. Tiwari tried to find the person who ..

Shekhawat inaugurates dam on Gour river

(left) Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, accompanied by public representatives, unveiling the plaque to inaugurate the stop dam work. (right) Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, BJP State President, Rakesh Singh and Padmashri Mahesh Sharma visiting the Gabion Boulder Dam in Padwar village. (Pics by Anil Tiwari)  Staff Reporter: “State President of Bharatiya Janata Party and Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh has materialised the vision of Prime Minister Narendra ..

Vijayvargiya kick starts BJP membership drive

 Staff Reporter: National Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Kailash Vijayvargiya kick started party’s membership drive in State capital on Saturday. He said that if we have to take nation forward then we have to strengthen BJP. If BJP gets strengthened then country will automatically become strong because BJP’s first slogan is ‘Nation First’. Addressing the function organised to kick start membership drive, he added that Dr Shyama Prasad Mukerjee fought the ..

Our goal should be to create a new MP: CM Nath

 Staff Reporter: CM addresses newly elected legislators during orientation programme  Chief Minister Kamal Nath said that our goal should be to build the future of Madhya Pradesh and fulfill people’s expectations. We should fulfill this duty in the temple of democracy. Nath was addressing the orientation programme of newly-elected MLAs at Mansarovar auditorium of Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Saturday. Those present on the occasion were Assembly Speaker Narmada Prasad Prajapati, ..

Poor can get subsidised ration from any fair price shop in State: Tomar

 Staff Reporter: Minister for Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department, Pradhyumn Singh Tomar said that after successful implementation in Dewas district, Aadhaar-based ration distribution scheme will be now implemented in seventeen districts of Indore, Ujjain and Shahdol divisions from this month  The Minister for Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department, Pradhyumn Singh Tomar said that after successful implementation in Dewas district, Aadhaar-based ..

MLA Rohani meets Municipal Commr Kumar

Staff ReporterMLA Ashok Rohani along with a number of residents of Cantt Assembly on Friday met Municipal Commissioner Ashish Kumar and demanded early fulfillment of pending demands.  MLA Ashok Rohani talking to Municipal Commissioner, Ashish Kumar.  He informed the Municipal Commissioner that beneficiaries of Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana of Bhagat Singh ward and Lala Lajpat Rai ward have not been given second installment of money under the scheme. Due to the same the beneficiaries ..

‘Police must develop faith in common citizens’

Home Minister Bala Bachchan reviewed law and order and crime control of Bhopal Division at Police Control RoomStaff ReporterMinister for Home and Jail Bala Bachchan said that police must take strict action against the criminals. Police must maintain fear among the criminals. He further stated that the police should guide public about the departments in connection to redressal of their grievances by paying attention to small problems at police station level. Bachchan was reviewing the law and order ..

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NGT’s State-level Monitoring Committee to ensure effective urban solid waste mgmt..

HC seeks report on appointment of docs, teachers, other staff at BMHRC

IN THE matter related to Bhopal Gas Tragedy, division bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Acting Chief Justice R S Jha and Justice Vijay Kumar Shukla on Friday directed the Union of India and State Government of Madhya Pradesh to submit a complete status report before the court regarding appointment of doctors, teaching staff and other staff members at Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre (BMHRC). The division bench has given six weeks time to respondents for compliance.   ..

Finance Commn must ponder over inter-state equality: CM

 Staff Reporter:  Chief Minister Kamal Nath was interacting with the Finance Commission on State’s expectations at the Mantralaya  CHIEF Minister Kamal Nath has appealed the 15th Finance Commission to think about inter-state equality going beyond the Centre-State relationship. While interacting with the Finance Commission on State’s expectations at Mantralaya on Thursday, Kamal Nath urged the Finance Commission to define the pattern of cooperative federal with a fresh ..

JuDA’s half-day protest at Netaji Bose Hospital hampers services

 Staff Reporter: The half-day protest staged by Junior Doctors Association (JuDA), badly hampered medical and treatment service at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College and Hospital on Thursday. The junior doctors, under the leadership of President, Dr Akshay Bhargava and Secretary, Dr Rahul Gupta, assembled in front of Dean’s office and shouted slogans against the anti-student policies of the administration.  According to the Association, junior doctors were deprived of ..

Quality can never be achieved accidentally: Prof Anu Lather

 By Shivanjali Verma: “Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can use, to change the world.” These words uttered by Nelson Mandela give an insight into significant role played by education to make a human out of a man. Quality can never be achieved accidentally. It requires unshaken determination, sincere efforts and smart guidance to achieve, opined Professor Anu Singh Lather, Vice Chancellor, Ambedkar University, Delhi and Head of NAAC Peer Team presently visiting ..

Manvi wins silver in national swimming

 Sports Reporter: BUDDING swimmer Manvi Shrivastava brought laurels to the city and State by winning a silver medal in 47th National Swimming Competition in Rajkot, Gujarat. City’s Manvi Shrivastava won the silver medal in 50-metre breast stroke competition.  She is being trained under the guidance of trainer Pankaj Swami. On this remarkable achievement, office-bearers of Jabalpur District Swimming Association and players congratulated and wished her success in future. ..

Sagar Lokayukta Police raid houses of engineer brothers

 Staff Reporter:  Sagar Lokayukta Police conducted raid on engineer and sub engineer, who are brothers in relation, in Sagar and Bhopal respectively on Wednesday. Undisclosed immovable properties, huge cash, gold and silver ornaments, investment related documents, worth more than a crore of rupees have been found. Sagar Lokayukta Police told that raid was carried out against Nand Kishore Pandey, Engineer Police Housing Corporation, and Raj Kishore Pandey, Sub Engineer in police housing corporatio..

‘Leave no stone unturned in membership drive’

 Staff Reporter: Chouhan interacts with membership drive incharges of State  “BJP office-bearers connected with membership drive should take the task as a challenge. They should do preparation in advance and the preparation should be comprehensive,” said ex-CM and BJP Membership Campaign’s National Incharge Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Wednesday. Chouhan was addressing BJP campaign’s State incharges and co in-charges through the medium of video conferencing ..

IG Vivek Sharma inaugurates workshop on sensitiveness towards weaker section

 Staff Reporter: Inspector General of Police (Jabalpur Zone), Vivek Sharma (IPS) inaugurated the two days zonal workshop on sensitiveness towards weaker section of the society, on Wednesday. Addressing the seminar, IG, Vivek Sharma emphasized over the significance of subject of the workshop and said that two days of the seminar are important for the participants. Along with the Indian Penal Code, several laws have been made pointing out the social scenario. Officers have to shoulder the ..

Torrential rains throw life out of gear in city

 Motorists wade through a waterlogged lane following heavy showers which lashed the city.    Entire Civic Centre area got water-logged on Tuesday evening. (Pics by Anil Tiwari) Staff Reporter: Torrential rains, which lashed the city for hours, inundated many areas in the city, including posh localities, on Tuesday evening. People living in low-lying areas were at receiving end as rain water gushed into their dwellings. All important squares, main roads, colony streets ..

DGP Singh worried over youths taking to crime

 Staff Reporter:  The DGP was on a visit to Jabalpur when he interacted with mediapersons   “Inclusion of migrated unemployed youngsters in organised crime is a matter of serious concern. Efforts should be made to change the criminal mindset of youngsters and mould them towards constructive works for long term goals. Increasing fatality of youngsters in road accidents is another serious issue as numbers of accidental deaths is seven per cent higher than murder incidents ..

FOB takes out rally on International De-addiction Day

 Staff Reporter: On the occasion of International De-addiction Day, an awareness rally was taken out at village Garhchapa of Sihora block by Field Outreach Bureau (FOB). Assistant Director, FOB Varsha Shukla Pathak called upon the youth to do away with addictions.  She said that, to create the addiction-free India, evil of addiction prevalent in society should be abolished. To live healthy life, with good economic condition, youth should give up addiction. The anti-addiction rally was ..

AMSS members distribute fruits amongst children

Staff Reporter: The Anupam Manav Sewa Samiti (AMSS) members distributed fruits amongst the children residing in the Bal Samprekshan Grah, Gokalpur. The MLA Ashok Rohani was chief guest on the occasion. The members of organisation under the leadership of President AMSS Archana Saini distributed fruits amongst the children.  The MLA Ashok Rohani also conducted discussion over education and health with children and expressed well wishes for them. Kiran Tomar, Aparna Saini, Kusum Singh, Sudha ..

Talks on to appoint new MP Congress chief

 Staff Reporter: The process for appointment new State President is underway in Congress. Parleys are underway by senior leaders in New Delhi in this regard. As Chhattisgarh has received a tribal state president hence speculations are on rife that even Madhya Pradesh Congress may get a tribal state chief as well. Sources said that Forest Minister Umang Singar was summoned to New Delhi and after this, anticipation started that whether it is Umang Singar, who is going to get the reins of State ..

BJP focusing on increasing membership base by 10-20 pc

 Staff Reporter: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is focusing on its membership drive. It is continuously holding meeting to give various necessary tips to its workers over how to increase the party’s base by going among masses and to inform them about party policies. Sources in BJP told that currently BJP is having around 1.5 crore members in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and target has been set to increase party base by 10 to 20 per cent respectively.  More or less, party ..

Kareli police recover stolen truck, two accused arrested

Staff Reporter: Kareli police has succeeded in recovering a stolen truck and arresting two accused. Stolen truck was loaded with cement worth more than Rs 40 lakh. Accused were held two kilometre away from Khiria village in Begumganj tehsil of Raisen district. It was on June 30 that Mer Sing Thakur reported to Kareli police that his new truck loaded with 620 cement sacks, worth more than Rs 40.41 lakh has gone traceless and even the truck cleaner is missing.  After getting the information, ..

Birmani Petrol Pump sealed for recovery

 Staff Reporter: A team of Defence Estate Office sealed the Birmani Petrol Pump for recovery of lease rent of Rs 3.66 crore on Monday.  According to Defence Estate Officer, the proprietor of Birmani Petrol Pump named Ankit Gupta was given repeated notices for clearing the payment of lease rent amounting to Rs 3.66 crores but he never replied the notices. Compliance with the order of DEO Court, a team of estate office sealed the Birmani Petrol Pump situated on Sadar Main Road in police ..

GCF, Jabalpur developing ‘Sarang-155’ for Army

 By Ashish Rajput:  Armed forces will soon get another upgraded gun system ‘Sarang - 155’. The advanced gun system is being developed at Gun Carriage Factory, Jabalpur in association with other factories. Upgradation of 6 of the 30 guns is being carried out at GCF while production of its equipment is underway at other Ordnance Factories.  It may be mentioned that, the Gun Carriage Factory (GCF), in collaboration with Ordnance Development Centre, Kanpur and Ordnance Factory, ..

Alive pangolin rescued from poacher

Combined team of Forest Department with the accused.                                                         Endangered specie of Pangolin rescued from the poacher.  Staff Reporter:  The endangered wild animal is costing around Rs 50 lakh in the international market and in high demand of international network of wildlife crime   In ..

Fire safety exercise at St Aloysius Sr Sec School

 Staff Reporter: Under the able guidance of Principal, Father Sibi Joseph, a fire safety exercise was organised at St Aloysius Senior Secondary School, Cantt, Jabalpur on Saturday. Main objective behind the event was to educate students and refresh their knowledge regarding fire safety.  Kushagra Thakur, Superintendent, Jabalpur Fire Brigade and Rajendra Patel, Deputy Superintendent, P L Pandey and Shiv Prasad Lodhi Fireman and Ajay Sharma Assistant Fireman were present on the occasion. ..

Police behaviour should create respect, not fear: CM

  Staff Reporter: Chief Minister Kamal Nath has said that the image of the police should be such that the public looks up to them with respect and not fear. For this it is important for the police to establish emotional connection with the people. The Chief Minister was dedicating the residential quarters constructed by Madhya Pradesh Police Housing and Infrastructure Development Corporation in Indore today. As many as 944 houses costing over Rs 155 crore are being constructed for police ..

STF Indore arrests three men with fake currency

 Staff Reporter; Special Task Force (STF), Indore, arrested three persons along with fake currency of Rs 1,83,600. Printer used in manufacturing of fake currency was also seized from the possession of accused who were running racket of fake currency in the garb of finance company. The names of arrested accused are Rudra Chauhan, Bhola Chauhan and Dilip Chauhan.  When Special Task Forceraided the hideout of accused in Bijasen Colony in Indore, one of the accused, Dilip Chauhan, tried ..

City’s Vishal Brass Band to represent India in international fest in Serbia

 Staff Reporter: Jabalpur’s Vishal Brass Band will represent the country in the International Folklorathon Fest to be organised in Serbia (Europe) from July 4 to 8. It is the only brass band group from India to participate in the international fest. Vishal Brass Band, Directors, Manish Mavji and Vishal Dhanik, informed this while addressing a press conference, on Saturday.  They informed that, noted brass band groups from different countries will participate in the fest. Vishal ..

Altaf Bahna to represent India in Youth Exchange Programme in China

 Staff Reporter: During International Youth Exchange Programme, the youths from India and China will exchange the rich culture of their respective countries. They will also discuss about the future strategies and relations between the two countries  Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India has selected Altaf Bahna, NSS volunteer (National Service Scheme) associated with Rani Durgavati University to represent India as Indian Ambassador in the International Youth ..

3 accused of attacking ASI, constable of Dial 100 nabbed

 Staff Reporter: ASI, Lekhram Naudania and Constable, Sandeep Ghoshi were attacked by group of miscreants and sustained critical injuries in Jhalon village in Belkhera on June 7  Police have nabbed the three accused of attacking on Assistant Sub Inspector and a police constable of Dial 100 service and hindered working of Government Department, on Saturday. The arrested have been identified as Mohan Barman, his father Kallu Barman and Mandu Barman, son of Lacchu Barman, residents ..

One more nabbed by Neemuch police

 His helper also held, hunt on to nab other three main accusedNeemuch police finally succeeded to arrest one of the four jail inmates who fled by cutting the bars of their cell. Escaped jail inmate Lekhram was held from the border area of Rajasthan-Madhya Pradesh late on Thursday night. At the time of arrest, Lekhram was going to meet his relative. Meanwhile, another person has also been arrested on the charges of helping four accused in fleeing on two bikes.  Talking to ‘The ..

Who will get reins of Congress in MP?

 After naming new Chhattisgarh chief, appointment of MPCC president on cardsAfter the appointment of State President in Chhattisgarh Congress, it is being assumed that Madhya Pradesh Congress may also get new state chief sooner or later. Congress leaders and workers are keeping their fingers crossed and are guessing that who could be the better state president in Madhya Pradesh as already, Chief Minister Kamal Nath has expressed desire to shun the additional charge of State President’s ..

Reducing manpower hampers production in Ordnance Factories

  By Ashish Rajput REDUCING manpower in four Ordnance Factories has hurdled production of defence ammunition and weapons. Amidst a major challenge of face open tendering for defence products, Ordnance Factories are deprived of initiating big projects due to acute manpower shortage. The situation is alarming for Ordnance Factories to compete with the private firms in defence production due to absence of advanced production mechanism and shortage of industrial employees.  Total 41 ..

2 brave constables, Home Guard foil murder attempt in shootout

TWO courageous police constables and a Home Guard Sainik foiled the bid of killing two men in a shootout at Patan Civil Court premises on Friday. Police have succeeded in apprehending seven out of 10 accused, including a contract killer, within some hours of the incident and seized a revolver and two live cartridges from the killer. The brave policemen caught the contract killer and his two accomplices on the spot of incident after a scuffle with them. Later, police arrested four more accused.  A ..

Youths behind attack on PSI held

Jabalpur police succeeding in nabbing youths involved in stabbing and attempt to murder on Probationary Sub Inspector (PSI) posted in Police Lines Jabalpur, Arun Pal Singh. PSI Singh was attacked by three youths near Sharada Chowk under the jurisdiction of Garha police station on June 22. The accused have been identified as Sanjau Thakur, Anshu alias Aniket Dahayat and a minor boys, informed Sanjeev Uikey, Additional Superintendent of Police (South), while addressing the press conference, on Thursday. ..

Rs 2000 cr to be deposited in farmers’ account soon: Minister Dr Govind Singh

 District Planning Committee meeting heldDistrict Planning Committee meeting chaired by in-charge Minister Dr Govind Singh held at Collectorate conference hall in the State capital on Thursday.  District in-charge and Co-operative and General Administration Minister Dr Govind Singh said that all the entitled farmers will be given benefit of ‘Jai Kisan Rin Mafi Yojana’ and the State Government will deposit Rs 2,000 crore in the accounts of farmers under the scheme.  It ..

Sec 144 to be imposed near Vidhan Sabha

  Madhya Pradesh Assembly Session from July 8 to 26 According to the order, five or above people cannot gather at public places in the area Once the Section 144 is imposed, then no person will be allowed to lead or participate in any procession or demonstration. Moreover, no meeting will be allowed during Assembly session in the nearby areaTO MAINTAIN peace, law and order during Assembly Session, Collector and District Magistrate Tarun Kumar Pithode has issued an order to impose Section-144 ..

Rains bring down mercury

The rainfall on Thursday evening brought down the temperature, which provided great relief to the people suffering due to severely hot weather.  However, the maximum temperature registered on Thursday was above normal. The maximum temperature registered on Thursday was 38.7 degrees Celsius, which is 6 degrees above the normal maximum temperature. Whereas the maximum temperature registered on the same day in previous year was 31.8 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature recorded on Thursday ..

Cyber cops nab fraudster for duping people on matrimonial site

 Staff Reporter: STATE Cyber Police Zone Jabalpur succeeded in apprehending a youth involved in online fraud by creating a fake profile on a matrimonial site. The accused created his fake profile as an NRI on Bharat Matrimonial Site. He then targeted gullible people, developed online friendship with innocent boys and girls and then allured them for marriage by making false promises. He offered a marriage proposal claiming himself to be an NRI in London and in the name of sending cash and ..

Huge stock gutted at dal mill

 Staff Reporter: Fire broke out in a dal mill situated in Industrial Development Area of Richhai on Wednesday. Stock of sacks, grains and dry fodder was gutted in fire. Along with this, machinery was also damaged in the fire incident.  This is another fire incident reported in industrial area of Richhai. Due to delay in extinguishing fire by the fire tenders on time the loss in the incident was more. Demand to establish a fire sub-station in industrial area will only prevent losses ..

Ensure 24 hours uninterrupted power supply to peasants, says Sukhver Singh

 Staff Reporter: Sukhver Singh said that grievances of power consumers should be redressed soon. Specially, the power tripping related grievances should be redressed on priority basis  The meeting of board of directors of Madhya Pradesh Eastern Region Power Distribution Company Limited (MPERPDCL) was conducted on Wednesday. The Chairperson of three distribution companies Sukhver Singh while addressing the 88th meeting of board of directors instructed the officers to make every ..

Collector seeks details of facilities at Elgin Hospital

 Staff Reporter: Collector Bharat Yadav sought details about health facilities available for patients at Rani Durgavati Hospital (Elgin) during his surprise inspection conducted on Wednesday. During surprise inspection, Collector Yadav visited different wards in the hospital and gave significant suggestions to the medical officers to further improve medical facilities there. He expressed satisfaction over cleanliness maintained in the campus and asked the doctors about pathology tests available ..

Assets worth crores unearthed in raid on retd SDO

  Staff Reporter: The EOW team has unearthed cash, gold and diamond jewellery, shares, property documents, luxury cars as well as furnished house with luxurious accessories amounting to hundreds of crores  Property, cash, jewellery, documents of investment in properties, companies worth crores were unearthed in a raid conducted by Economic Offences Wing (EOW) in the office and house of the retired Sub-Divisional Officer of the Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department, situated ..

Jabalpur Smart City Project completes 4 years

 Staff Reporter: Improving the quality of life by using technology to drive economic growth and enhancing the efficiency of services as a smart solution to meet the needs of local residents, remained the basic objectives behind Smart City Project. Fortunately, with honest and sincere efforts made by Jabalpur Smart City Project Limited with Jabalpur Municipal Corporation (JMC) with the co-operation of Jabalpur residents, we have almost touched the set targets to develop the city as a lighthouse ..

CM Kamal Nath for giving pace to Bhopal, Indore Metro projects

 Staff Reporter:  Chief Minister Kamal Nath has asked the concerned authorities to prepare a tripartite MoU for the Metro projects of Bhopal and Indore and implement it at the earliest. He asked them to take up a time-bound programme so that the project work gains momentum. The Chief Minister was reviewing the progress of the Metro project at Mantralaya on Tuesday.  The Minister for Urban Development, Jaivardhan Singh was also present. The Chief Minister said that issues concerning ..

DLSA, Kalyani Cell come to aid of woman

 Staff Reporter: District Legal Service Authority (DLSA) and its Kalyani Cell, taking humanitarian approach in providing help to a widow whose in-laws family have debarred her from family property on the fourteenth day from the death of her husband, instructed Women Police to register case of domestic violence and order to record property in the name of lady. Acting promptly on the complaint by complainant Savita Barma before DLSA mentioning that her husband Santosh Barman resident of village ..

Jabalpur’s Shreya, Mahima bring laurels for MP in shooting

 Shreya Agrawal, Mahima Agrawal  Sports Reporter:  19th Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting C’ship  Adding another feather to their victory cap, Jabalpur’s Shreya Agrawal and Mahima Turhi Agrawal clinched a silver and two bronze medals in the 19th Kumar Surendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship. The national-level shooting championship is being organised at Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi. Representing the Madhya Pradesh team, Shreya ..

City’s Mehak Bagde bags gold in Taekwon-Do C’ship

 Sports Reporter: Jabalpur’s upcoming martial art player Mehak Bagde bagged a gold medal in recently held CBSE National Taekwon-Do Championship held in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh. Student of Kendriya Vidyalaya-1, GCF, Mehak represented the Jabalpur Region team and is being trained under the guidance of Taekwon-Do, Coach, Arun Kumar Yadav at Target Sports Club, Ambedkar Bhawan since last seven years.  She is winning gold medals in national competitions since last three years. On her ..

Madhya Pradesh leads in taking initiative to enact law of ‘Right to Water’

 Staff Reporter: Books released Minister Panse released books titling ‘Ganga ki Avril Yatra’ written by Rajendra Singh and ‘Teere-Teere-Narmada’ of Amrutlal Begad on this occasion.  Minister for Public Health Engineering Sukhdev Panse said that Madhya Pradesh would be the first state of the country, which is taking an initiative to enact ‘Right to Water’ law. Several significant rights came into existence in the country earlier but the law which ..

‘Praveshotsav’ marks first day at schools

 Staff Reporter: The first day in the school always remains memorable, especially for the students who enjoy it like any celebration. Keeping academic pressure away from students, the first day was celebrated as ‘Praveshotsav’ on Monday with many events in different schools so that the students may initiate new chapter of their life with fresh and joyful mood. Under ‘School Chalein Abhiyan’, the first day of the school was celebrated in unique way in the Government ..

Strike by JNAU students shows no sign of ending

 Staff Reporter: Ongoing indefinite strike of agriculture students of State Agriculture Universities against the proposed admission of private university students in State Agriculture Universities’ (SAUs) PG and PhD courses continued on Sunday. Students took out effigy of Agriculture Minister, Government of Madhya Pradesh on a donkey at JNAU premises. Coordinator, Prashant Singh Kaurav informed that, aggrieved agriculture students across the State expedited the protest against admission ..

Deadly assault on PSI by miscreants

 Staff Reporter: A shocking incident of deadly assault has exposed the tall claims made by police having tightened noose around miscreants. On Saturday late night, one PSI returning from a birthday party of his batch-mate at Gupteshwar was assaulted by three miscreants with sharp-edged weapons near Sharda Chowk. In the assault, the Probationary Sub Inspector(PSI) sustained fatal wounds on neck, stomach and back is undergoing treatment at Medical College and Hospital. His condition is reported ..

Cops crack farmer’s murder case

 Staff Reporter: The cause behind murder as it has been revealed is that the four accused who invaded the house of the old farmer with the intention to steal moong were seen by the deceased  The four accused, fearing action of being seen by the old man, killed the man by tying both his legs and strangulated him  Blind murder mystery of one 85 year old farmer whose blood drenched body was found on 19.6.2019, has been finally resolved. Four accused in the murder have been apprehended ..

CM Kamal Nath calls on youth to become Jal Doots

 Staff Reporter;  Water Cell formed at State-level n Save water campaign to be conducted with co-operation of youth  Water conservation works to be done with people’s suggestions and participation  WATER conservation works will be done with suggestions and participation of people. A Water Cell has been formed at State-level. Responsibility of Water Cell has been entrusted to officer of secretary level. Common people can give their suggestions for water conservation. ..

Madhya Pradesh first to get Right to Water Act

 Staff Reporter: Public Health Engineering Minister Sukhdev Panse told that Madhya Pradesh will be the first state to give legal frame to Right to Water Act. On an average, per day every person would get 55 liters of water. To realise Right to Water Act, State Government is going to organise discussion on June 24 in which well-known water experts, including ‘Waterman’ Rajendra Singh, will discuss the subject related issues. Elected public representatives, common people etc would ..

Computer Baba, others raid Narmada bank, stop illegal sand excavation

 Staff Reporter: Narmada Nyas, in-charge Computer Baba started a special campaign to check illegal mining of sand from Narmada river  Computer Baba, accompanied by senior administrative, mining and police officers, conducted raid at the bank of river Narmada at Sankal Ghat in Narsinghpur district. Team seized poke-lane machine and dumpers at Sankal Ghat, but the persons engaged in illegal excavation of sand managed to escape from the spot. It may be noted that, Narmada Nyas, in-charge ..

Shooter Shreya wins bronze

 Sports Reporter: Gun for Glory Shooting Academy’s Shreya Agrawal clinched bronze medal in recently held 19th Kumar Narendra Singh Memorial Shooting Championship.  The championship was organised at Dr Karni Singh Range, New Delhi. Representing the Madhya Pradesh team, Shreya Agrawal along with Aishwarya Singh Tomar scored 17 points and secured a bronze medal in team event of 10-metre rifle shooting competition. Director of Gun for Glory Prashant Jain informed that Shreya had clinched ..

Dr Dhiravani awarded honorary degree of FRCS

 Staff Reporter:  He is the first Maxillofacial surgeon in India who has been honoured with the prestigious honour  Noted Maxillofacial Surgeon Dr Rajesh Dhiravani was conferred with honorary degree of FRCS in Maxillofacial Surgery Specialty by Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon in Glasgow, Britain, on June 5. Dr Dhiravani was honoured on the basis of valuation of his practice, research and education services since a long time in the field of Maxillofacial Surgery. He is the ..

Jhiri Safari gets Board’s nod

       By Ankita GargNational Board for Wildlife has given final nod to the ‘Jhiri Safari’ project. Under this project, Jhiri jungle area situated at Kolar Road will be developed as tourist spot where visitors will get safari, night-camping and lodging facilities. The area will be developed on pattern of Barrusot and Delawadi under Ratapani Wildlife Sanctuary. Wildlife Board has given its consent for the project to eco-tourism board. The safari area ..

Panna leopard strays into Pagra village, injures rescue team

A leopard strayed into Pagra village, adjacent to buffer zone of Panna Tiger Reserve and injured four people, including Dr Sanjiv Kumar, two forest guards and a villager, on Friday morning. The leopard, a two and half year old male sneaked in the village from Amanganj forest circle of Panna Tiger Reserve on Thursday and kept villagers as well as forest officials on toes. Rescue team from Panna Tiger Reserve failed to tranquillise it or capture through net as it attacked the rescue team as well. Meena ..

Yoga Day: Overwhelming participation of residents

The 5th International Day of Yoga rejuvenated the enthusiasm of ancient art Yoga amongst the residents. The district witnessed overwhelming participation of residents from every section of society to maintain healthy body and soul. Main programme of International Day of Yoga was organised with the participation of a large number of persons comprised of school children, public representatives, administrative and police officers and officers of several departments at Ranital Cricket Stadium, on ..

JMC’s Budget Session ends .

 JMC Speaker Sumitra Balmiki seen amidst vehemence.(right) Members in heated discussion with Speaker, Sumitra Balmiki.  Staff Reporter: Last Budget Session of JMC extended by eight days finally culminated amidst pandemonium when Sumitra Balmiki, Chairperson of JMC, exasperated with persisting disorder in the House, lost her cool and threatened to dissolve the House. JMC Chairperson was repeatedly interrupted by members of the House that prevented her to speak as Speaker of ..

Jabalpur’s 3 players win 4 medals for India in World Kung-Fu C’ship

 Sports Reporter: It is first time in the history of India when father and his son simultaneously represented the Indian team in international competition and clinched medals for the country n Another pride for Jabalpur is that its players contributed four medals in total 9 medals of Indian team  Proving their excellence, Jabalpur’s three players clinched four medals for Indian team in the 8th World Kung-Fu Championship organised in China. It is first time in the history ..

Bandhavgarh tigress set free in STR forest

 Staff Reporter: Tigress brought to Satpura Tiger Reserve (STR) from Bandhavgarh in March has been finally set free in open jungle of the reserve on Thursday. For past four months, the tigress was kept in an enclosure of STR under strict camera monitoring.  Officials were observing the beahaviour and routine of tigress on daily basis. As the behaviour of tigress was normal, officials decided to set it free in wild. S K Singh, Field Director of STR, said that the tigress was brought ..

PMJYP burns effigies of CM, HM over worsening law and order

 Staff Reporter: The Prime Minister Jankalyankari Yojana Prakoshtha (PMJYP) burnt the effigies of Chief Minister Kamal Nath and State Home Minister to oppose the deteriorating law and order condition in State. The leaders of PMJYP said that, in view of incidence occurred in Bhopal, it appears as if cops who must shoulder the responsibility of maintaining law and order themselves have turned out to be dacoits. The PMJYP has alleged that it is happening following the support of Chief Minister ..

Nauradehi tigress, 3 cubs captured in camera

 By Ankita Garg: Tiger reintroduction plan at Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary introduced on April 18, 2018.  For the first time, tiger re-introduction plan gets success in a short span of time  After giving birth to three cubs at Nauradehi Wildlife Sanctuary, tigress Radha has finally been captured in camera trap for the first time. In pictures, the tigress is looking healthy. Forest officials said that the tigress was out for hunting after leaving the cubs in den. Meanwhile, ..

Police resolve dispute among eunuch groups

 Staff Reporter: Separate eunuch groups have unanimously distributed their areas for collecting gifts and valuables  “Long dispute of eunuchs for area dominance was finally settled with the intervention of Police Department. Separate eunuch groups have unanimously distributed their areas for collecting gifts and valuables. Eunuchs will also find fake eunuchs and hand them over to police instead of clashing with them. Demanding gift in other areas will be completely prohibited. ..

Court frames charges against accused, trial to start soon

 Staff Reporter: The minor’s rape and murder accused Vishnu Prasad Bamore was presented in the Bhopal District and Sessions Court on Tuesday afternoon where the charges have been framed against him. The accused has been framed under sections 376 (rape), 377 (unnatural sex), 302 (murder), 363 (kidnapping) 364 (abducting in order to murder) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). As per prosecution charge has been framed in the court of ..

‘New era of devpt of State has started under CM Kamal Nath’

 Our Correspondent: Sagar Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Kamleshwar Patel said that under leadership of Chief Minister Kamal Nath, new beginning of development of State has started. He expressed these views while informing scribes about achievements of Congress Government on completing six months in power. Now, the State Government has decided for Mukhyamnatri Fasal Rinn Mafi Yojana, Yuva Swabhimaan Yojana, weekly off to police employees for keeping them stress-free, setting ..

We will keep all promises made in manifesto: Arif Aqeel

 Staff Reporter: Cabinet Minister of Minority Affairs and Backward Classes, Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation, Minister of Medium and Small Enterprises Arif Aqueel stayed in Sehore for whole day on Sunday. Aqeel reached Sehore jail and inspected whole premises thoroughly and gave necessary instructions to the officials concerned. After this he chaired a public hearing where he listened to the problems of common people. He then reached Sehore Collectorate at 12:30 pm where he met ..

Implement single window system to complete all formalities

 Staff Reporter: Simplify colony development process for common man and builders. Implement single window system to complete all the formalities. This was said by Minister for Urban Development and Housing Jaivardhan Singh during the workshop held on the subject ‘Work Completion Certificate’. Officers of 21 departments took part in the workshop. Singh asserted that rules for releasing work completion certificate based on the conclusions of the deliberations held in the workshop ..

PC Sharma accuses BJP of doing pomp show in name of tribals

 Staff Reporter: Public Relations Minister PC Sharma said that former Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP do the pomp show of being well wisher of SC ST people. During its tenure, erstwhile BJP Government led by Shivraj Singh Chouhan failed in protecting the interests of SC ST people. Addressing mediapersons during the press conference, PC Sharma told that as Jhabua assembly by election is inching near hence BJP has started to talk about tribals.  He claimed that around 3.5 ..