IPS officer Vivek Kumar Johri takes charge as BSF Director General

New Delhi: IPS officer Vivek Kumar Johri took charge as the Director General (DG) of the country’s largest border guarding force, BSF, here on Saturday. Johri, a 1984-batch officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, took charge from his batch-mate Rajni Kant Mishra at the BSF headquarters in CGO Complex at Lodhi Road. Mishra, an Indian Police […]

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Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI) launches app on insects and pests

New Delhi: Jabalpur-based Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI) has launched a mobile phone application containing details about insects and pests and their management, which will come handy for farmers and other stake-holders. The app “INSECT PESTS” is a tool that provides information on insect and pests found in various forest areas and their management in […]

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Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur no more

New Delhi: Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Babulal Gaur passed away on Wednesday morning at a private hospital here after prolonged illness. Gaur (89) passed away due to caridiac arrest, Narmada Hospital Director, Dr Rajesh Sharma, told PTI. He was suffering from various old-age related ailments and was hospitalised for quite […]

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles demise of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the demise of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Babulal Gaur, saying he continuously worked to strengthen the party. Gaur passed away due to cardiac arrest in Bhopal Wednesday morning. He was 89. Modi said Gaur served people for decades and transformed the state. “From Jana Sangh […]

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Madhya Pradesh government signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Centre for metro rail projects

New Delhi: Metro trains will soon be plying in Madhya Pradesh as the state government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for metro rail systems in Bhopal and Indore, officials said. The MoU was signed here in the presence of Madhya Pradesh’s minister for Urban Development and Housing Jaivardhan Singh […]

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Time will tell if peace prevails in Jammu and Kashmir : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Article 370

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Thursday said only time will tell whether the Modi government’s move of scrapping of Article 370 will establish peace and bring down terror activities in Jammu and Kashmir. He was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the inauguration of the Madhya Pradesh government’s guest house […]

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Madhya Pradesh trader fined Rs 4.5 lakh from adulterating ghee

New Delhi: A Madhya Pradesh court has imposed a fine of Rs 4.5 lakh on a trader selling adulterated ghee. Additional District Magistrate S K Mishra fined Manish Bansal in a case dating back to July 10, 2016, when the state Food department raided his dairy and seized over 100 kg of adulterated ghee, an […]

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Illegal sand mining: Supreme Court issues notices to Centre, Central Bureau of Investigation, 5 states

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand mining. A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde issued notices to the Centre, the Central Bureau of Investigation, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra […]

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Madhya Pradesh Assembly hails successful launch of ‘Chandrayan-2’

New Delhi: The Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly Tuesday hailed the successful launch of India’s second lunar mission “Chandrayan-2”. Assembly Speaker NP Prajapati congratulated scientists Himanshu Shukla and Megha Bhatt, who hailed from Mandsaur and Katni districts of the state, respectively, for being part of the mission. Chief Minister Kamal Nath of Congress said Shukla and […]

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Madhya Pradesh: Two held for transporting beef in Indore

New Delhi: Two persons were arrested Sunday night for allegedly transporting beef in a four-wheeler in Indore in Madhya Pradesh, police said. The two accused, picked up from Kesarbagh road under Rajendra Nagar police station limits, were identified as Rameez (23) and Imran Gamu (26), both residents of nearby Mhow tehsil, Inspector Sunil Sharma said. […]

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