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Let Gen Dr Vipin Puri appointed new VC of KGMU

Let Gen Dr Vipin Puri appointed new VC of KGMU

Lucknow, Aug 1 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel has appointed Lt Gen (Retd) Dr Vipin Puri as the new vice chancellor of King George Medical University (KGMU) here on Saturday.



According to Rajhawan sources here Dr Puri, who is presently Professor Emeritus in AIIMS, New Delhi, tenure will be of 3 years from the day he takes the charge.



The post of KGMU VC was vacant for the past couple of months and SGPGI VC was holding additional charge so far.

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Scolding leads to suicide

13 Aug 2020 | 3:48 AM

Satna, MP, Aug 12 (UNI) Upset over her parents’ reprimand, a girl has ended her life by hanging at her dwelling in Usraha village, law-enforcement authorities said.
The minor took the extreme step on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.

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War against COVID-19: MP’s grim body count rises to 1,048

13 Aug 2020 | 3:41 AM

Bhopal, Aug 12 (UNI) The fatality figure owing to the ‘millennium scourge’ mounted to 1,048 on Wednesday in Madhya Pradesh where 15 fresh demises were reported even as the infected tally touched 41,604 as 870 new sufferers were detected during analysis of 20,679 samples.
A Health Services Directorate bulletin issued tonight gave the number of active cases as 9,317. Indore District spawned this day’s highest 169 instances thereby taking its individual aggregate to 9,069 of which 6,076 have recuperated and 337 succumbed. Bhopal’s corresponding statistics are 91; 7,961; 6,072 and 232.

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MP CM’s condolences

13 Aug 2020 | 3:15 AM

Bhopal, Aug 12 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed grief on Wednesday over the demise of Congress spokesman Rajiv Tyagi.
“The news numbed and saddened me. I pray for peace to the departed soul and fortitude to the bereaved family for bearing this sorrow,” he conveyed via social media.

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Roadmap will be mantra for MP’s self-sufficiency: CM

13 Aug 2020 | 2:16 AM

Bhopal, Aug 12 (UNI) Comprehensive action will be executed in the spheres of education, health, transport, employment, potable water, tourism and infrastructure in Madhya Pradesh and this quantum of work will pave the way towards a self-reliant state, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan emphasised on Wednesday.
“On an extremely encouraging note, I wish to point out that national-level participation was witnessed during webinars conducted from August 7 to 11 and a substantial number of superior suggestions received from subject experts. In Madhya Pradesh’s interest, these crucial inputs are being included in the roadmap. Ministerial groups were constituted to prepare a draft of the plan. Reports to be submitted by these units shall be finalised subsequent to discussion with the National Institution for Transforming India Aayog,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying.

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MP Govt to launch Sahyog se Suraksha drive as ‘chakravyuh’ against COVID-19

13 Aug 2020 | 1:00 AM

Bhopal, Aug 12 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan is scheduled to launch a Sahyog se Suraksha Abhiyan on Independence Day having the principal theme that only cooperation plus support can help us emerge victorious against the novel coronavirus and we should firmly resolve to scotch the contagion.
Government departments, voluntary organisations, trade bodies, religious leaders and public representatives will participate extensively in the campaign to be conducted in collaboration with all sections, an official release said on Wednesday.

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