Saturday, Jan 16 2021 | Time 02:51 Hrs(IST)
  • MP CM meets Goyal, Tomar
  • MP CM meets Sitharaman
  • MP CM to launch immunisation drive from Singrauli
  • Rajnath reviews preparedness of Aero India-21, launches mob app of event
  • MP CM contributes for Ram shrine
  • Mah: 3 get 20-yr RI for gangraping woman
  • MP CM hails Indian Army
  • SYS for local Pundits, Lamas at religious places of Sikkim

HarperCollins,Vani Prakashan launch new joint imprint

Kolkata, Oct 5 (UNI) HarperCollins India and leading Hindi publisher, Vani Prakashan, today announced the launch of a new joint imprint.
Launching in January 2019, this new venture will publish English language titles from the HarperCollins list in Hindi as well as publishing Hindi writers from Vani Prakashan’s list into English. New authors, to be published in both languages, will also be acquired for the imprint, according to HarperCollins sources.
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MP CM meets Sitharaman

16 Jan 2021 | 1:25 AM

Bhopal, Jan 15 (UNI) In a Friday meeting – lasting more than an hour – with Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at her workplace in the national capital, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan discussed issues pertaining to fiscal management plus central schemes; it was officially learnt.
“States should be permitted to avail 1 per cent additional credit from the market so that – despite the extraordinary situation spawned by the novel coronavirus pandemic – neither will the pace of development work be affected nor would welfare programmes get obstructed. Madhya Pradesh leads vis-à-vis the Pradhan Mantri SVANidhi Yojana. However, owing to certain practical quandaries, the bank rejects loan applications. Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited rating must not apply to street vendors,” the visiting politician suggested.

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MP CM to launch immunisation drive from Singrauli

16 Jan 2021 | 12:55 AM

Bhopal, Jan 15 (UNI) As Premier Narendra Modi launches the most massive vaccination campaign in recorded history to combat the ‘millennium scourge’, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will simultaneously commence the state-level inoculation at 1030 hrs on Saturday from a trauma centre in Singrauli District headquarters.
“Approximately 1.25 lakh healthcare workers shall be vaccinated in the maiden phase, to be followed by front-line workers and subsequently people above 50 plus those under that age but suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure. I urge my officers in the districts, public representatives, religious leaders, social workers and media to act as a collective bulwark against misinformation. All the citizens should extend support to make this crusade an unalloyed success. Arrangements are in place,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying.

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MP CM contributes for Ram shrine

16 Jan 2021 | 12:40 AM

Bhopal, Jan 15 (UNI) Under the Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Tirtha Kshetra Nidhi Abhiyan, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan contributed a cheque for Rs 1 lakh on Friday vis-à-vis construction of the temple in Ayodhya, it was officially learnt.
Officers responsible for the fundraising campaign met the senior politician at his residence and the veteran leader described the occasion as a sheer privilege.

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Mah: 3 get 20-yr RI for gangraping woman

16 Jan 2021 | 12:39 AM

Aurangabad, Maharashtra, Jan 15 (UNI) A local court on Friday convicted three persons to 20 years rigorous imprisonment under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, while also slapping fine of Rs 33,000 each on them, for gangraping a woman in 2017.
Special Court Judge Sanjay Kulkarni directed the accused to pay the fine amount to the victim.

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Maha cabinet approved a new Medical college in Osmanabad

16 Jan 2021 | 12:33 AM

Osmanabad,Jan 15 (UNI) Preparations for a new Government Medical College and a 430-bed Hospital in Osmanabad have gained momentum after a cabinet meeting in Mumbai on Wednesday approved it.
According to the official press statement stated on Friday that State Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray held a webinar interaction on today with the ministers, secretaries and people's representatives of the concerned departments regarding the setting up of this medical college and directed them to fulfill all the necessary requirements to speed up the work of this college.

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