Lota Daud

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18 Elderly Women Participate in 'Lota Daud'

In an uncommon initiative, locals in Bhopal organised an event called "Lota Daud" on October 12. In the event, about 18 elderly women participated in a race carrying water pots in their hands. The message conveyed to the society through this was about awareness against the evil practice where women had no option but to use open spaces for defecation.

Wed, 13 Oct 2021 - 06:47 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Bhopal, health care, menstrual hygiene, Madhya Pradesh

Courtesy: ANI

Civil service exam topper Shubham Kumar

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Bihar's Shubham Kumar Secured 1st Rank In Civil Services Exam

Bihar's 24-year-old Shubham Kumar secured the first position in the Civil services exam in his third attempt on September 25. Kumar, a graduate of IIT Bombay, said, ''My father used to motivate me a lot helped in maintaining a positive attitude.'' ''I'd like to work for underprivileged people, '' Kumar added. Besides, Madhya Pradesh's 24-year-old Jagrati Awasthi secured the second position and credited her brother for inspiration.

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 - 09:27 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: CIVIL SERVICES EXAM, IAS, Bhopal, UPSC Topper, Bihar

Courtesy: Zee News

NIFT STUDENT

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Bhopal Student Makes Movable Toilet For Patients On Oxygen Support

A student from NIFT Bhopal has designed a compact-sized movable toilet that aims to ease the sufferings of critical COVID patients who are on oxygen support. The wheeled toilet's size is that of a wheelchair and it is equipped with 80-litre flush tank and 100-litre water tank. Designer of the toilet, Pratyaksha Majhe stated that the wastage tank requires cleaning only after 6-7 times of usage.

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 - 02:00 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bhopal, Movable Toilet, NIFT, Pratyaksha Majhe, Invention

MP Strike

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MP: About 3000 Junior Doctors Demanding Hike In Stipend Resign

Nearly 3,000 junior doctors in Madhya Pradesh on June 3 resigned from their posts after the high court termed their four-day strike "illegal". Earlier, the doctors working in six different government medical colleges have demanded a hike in the stipend and free COVID-19 treatment for them and their families. Although the government had assured a hike, it has not been delivered yet, said MP Junior Doctors Association president.

Fri, 04 Jun 2021 - 11:52 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Doctors Strike, Mass Resignation

Courtesy: NDTV

Bhopal Memorial

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Bhopal: Raped By Nurse, COVID-19 Patient Died In 24 Hours

In an inhumane incident, a COVID-19 patient who was raped by male nurse at MP’s Bhopal Memorial Hospital and Research Centre died within 24 hours. Shockingly, the incident came into public domain a month after the arrest of accused. The 43-year-old deceased was a Bhopal Gas Tragedy survivor. Meanwhile, the police informed that the 40-year-old now jailed accused earlier also assaulted a female nurse of the hospital.

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 03:44 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Sexual Assault, rape, Covid-19

Courtesy: NDTV

Isolation Wards

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Bhopal Railway Division Converts Trains Into Isolation Coaches

The Bhopal railway division in Madhya Pradesh have turned train coaches into isolation wards as the hospitals in the city are witnessing shortage of beds due to the rise in COVID-19 cases. The 20 coaches, deployed at the Bhopal railway station, will be functional from April 25 and patients with mild symptoms can avail the services. However, the coaches are not equipped with oxygen or ventilator support.

Sat, 24 Apr 2021 - 10:21 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Railway Department, isolation ward

Courtesy: The Times of India

Sanchi Gardener

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Gardener Takes Swab Samples In MP Hospital As Staff Test COVID+

Giving a health scare, a gardener is taking swab samples for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Madhya Pradesh' Raisen district. Gardener Halke Ram said that since the person responsible for the job has tested COVID-19 positive, he is handling the responsibility in absence of him. Ram is being trained by the hospital staff as well. Other staff have also been trained to tackle the work in case of emergency.

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 12:27 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Sanchi, Bhopal, Raisen, Madhya Pradesh, Covid Surge

Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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MP Govt Brings Fresh COVID Restrictions, Extends Weekend Lockdown

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan on April 8 announced new COVID-19 restrictions in the state. The state government has now extended the duration of earlier announced weekend (Saturday-Sunday) lockdown: from Friday 6PM to Monday 6AM. Asserting to control the fresh COVID-19 spike, the CM said, "My intention has never been to impose a complete lockdown." He also stated of creating containment zones in big cities.

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 - 01:43 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Bhopal, Coronavirus, Lockdown

Courtesy: Times Now

Worker

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Bhopal Engineer Builds Vehicle To Clean Human Waste From Rail Tracks

Bhopal-based engineer Dr Sharad K Pradhan has developed a self-propelled vehicle to clean the human waste on railway tracks and roads. Likely to eliminate manual scavenging, the easy to operate vehicle is well-equipped with suction systems, air and water sprays and a control system. Moreover, the patented product, requiring only one person to operate, separately collects dry and wet wastes and sprays disinfectants to avoid flies and insects… read-more

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 12:50 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Manual Scavenging, Railway Track

Courtesy: LiveMint

Kitab Ghar

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Bhopal Civic Body's 'Kitab Ghar' Initiative Betters Underprivileged Students

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation’s unique 'Kitab Ghar' initiative is collecting books from residents and redistributing them to underprivileged children. Partnering with Kabadiwala – a doorstep scrap collecting portal, the civic body provides the books and notebooks collected to BMC-run libraries, and also recycles some of them for environmental cause. Started under the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, the initiative garnered huge support from Bhopalis… read-more

Sun, 04 Apr 2021 - 03:25 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Good News, better india, Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, BMC