Sanchi Gardener

Photo: The Indian Express

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

Photo: The Indian Express

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

Photo: Down To Earth

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

Photo: Swaraj Digital

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

Fire at Bandhavgarh

Photo: Free Press Journal

Bandhavgarh National Park Wildfire Doused Off; No Animal Casualties

Madhya Pradesh forest officials on March 31 confirmed that they have doused off the wildfire in Bandhavgarh National Park. As per the officials, the fire that broke out on March 29 was extinguished by the fire tenders from Pali, Chandiya and Umariya. Bandhavgarh field director Vincent Rahim… read-more

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 12:01 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, Bandhavgarh National Park, environment, Wildfires

Lockdown

Photo: The Financial Express

MP: Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur To Observe Weekend Lockdown Every Week

Madhya Pradesh’s capital Bhopal and two other cities - Jabalpur and Indore - will go under 'weekend lockdown' every week from March 21 until further notification. Owing to the fresh surge in the COVID-19 cases, the State Home Department has barred travel through buses from Maharashtra. Moreover, it also ordered the closure of schools in the three cities till March 31. The lockdown will be imposed from every Saturday 10PM and remain till … read-more

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 09:46 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Bhopal, Lockdown, Madhya Pradesh, Coronavirus, indore, Jabalpur

Courtesy: Times Now

Representational photo: Covid-19 vaccine.

Photo: India TV

India Will Produce Over Six COVID-19 Vaccines: Dr Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on March 13 stated that India would be producing over half a dozen more COVID-19 vaccines. Speaking at the inauguration of the National Institute of Research in Environmental Health's new campus in Bhopal, Dr Vardhan informed that India had administered 1.84 crore vaccine doses. Moreover, a highest of 20 lakh people were inoculated on March 12. Besides, he highlighted India's testing laboratory increment… read-more

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 07:35 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Dr Harsh Vardhan, ICMR, Covid-19 Vaccine, Bhopal

Courtesy: The Tribune

MP's famous tiger Munna passed away

Photo: Daily Mail

MP's Famous, Most Photographed Tiger 'Munna' Passes Away At 19

Suffering from age-related ailments, Madhya Pradesh's famous male tiger 'Munna' passed away at 19 in Bhopal’s Van Vihar. Munna had suffered back-to-back paralysis attack which left him immobile as he became unable to maintain his regular diet. Rescued from West Mandla forest, he was shifted to Bhopal's Van Vihar in 2019. Interestingly, for stripes on his head that resembled the word 'CAT', he was MP's most recognized and Kanha National Park’s… read-more

Tue, 09 Mar 2021 - 10:40 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Munna Tiger, Tigers, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, environment

Courtesy: The Times of India

MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan in 'Hunar haat' in Bhopal.

Photo: Twitter

MP CM Shivraj Inaugurates Hunar Haat Offering Products Made By Women

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan inaugurated the state-level 'Hunar Haat' in Bhopal on March 8. Commencing the festival with kanya pujan, CM Chauhan enquired about products and edible items prepared by women from different states. Moreover, to strengthen the women's participation, he appealed to people to buy the products sold at the haat. Besides, he released a brochure at 'Annadayi Portal' and One-Stop Center at Hunar Haat.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 06:30 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Hunar Haat, International women's day

Courtesy: News Track Live

Restaurant vandalized in Arera colony, Bhopal.

Photo: India Today

Ex-BJP MLA, 16 Others Arrested Over Vandalism On Valentine's Day

The Bhopal Police on February 14 arrested 17 people, including ex-BJP MLA Surendra Nath Singh and Shiv Sena activists, for vandalizing restaurants on Valentine's Day. One of the eatery, located in posh area of Arera colony, was vandalised by 10 Shiv Sena activists. Arrested among other 7 in another case of vandalism, MLA Surendra said the campaign "halla bol" was just a wake-up call against love jihad and hookah bars.

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 12:19 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bhopal, Shiv Sena, BJP, Surendra Nath Singh, Arera Colony, Valentine's Day

Courtesy: NDTV