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UP govt reviews Ayushman Bharat scheme

Lucknow, Aug 16 (UNI) Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Dr Anup Chandra Pandey on Friday directed the officials to broadly publicise the Ayushmaan Bharat-Pradhanmantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY), so that the benefits of this scheme could reach to the eligible and needy people.

The District Magistrates should ensure to review the progress of the scheme in their respective districts as per fixed checklist to expedite its implementation, Dr Pandey said.
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Man hangs self

25 Nov 2020 | 3:42 AM

Burhanpur, MP, Nov 24 (UNI) A 37-year-old mentally-unstable cancer patient has committed suicide at his residence in Nepanagar, law-enforcement authorities said.
Raju Patil’s corpse was found hanging in the verandah early Tuesday. His wife and their two children were visiting her parents’ place here on the occasion of Bhai Dooj.

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Woman hangs self

25 Nov 2020 | 3:35 AM

Satna, MP, Nov 24 (UNI) A 42-year-old woman committed suicide on Tuesday by hanging herself at her residence in Kolgawan, law-enforcement authorities said.
The motive behind Mamta Dwivedi’s extreme step is unclear.

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Collision claims 3

25 Nov 2020 | 3:29 AM

Sheopur, MP, Nov 24 (UNI) Three persons died on the spot when their motorcycle collided with a trailer-truck in Manpur Police Station limits on Tuesday evening, law-enforcement authorities said.
The incident occurred 17 km from here.

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Bamboo Mission to be speeded up

25 Nov 2020 | 3:21 AM

Bhopal, Nov 24 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Tuesday that the Bamboo Mission will be implemented at a rapid pace and forest-dwellers motivated to plant high-quality bamboo in order to enhance income.
While chairing a Forest Department meeting in Bandhavgarh National Park, the senior politician was officially quoted as saying, “Bamboo-based small-scale industries should be encouraged. The state government has declared support price for 32 species of jungle produce, which must be widely publicised so that gatherers receive fair prices. Cultivation of medicinal plants ought to be encouraged. A tourism promotion action plan should commence within the time limit in 24 identified buffer zones.”

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Exercise caution against COVID-19 but do not ignore economy: MP CM

25 Nov 2020 | 2:58 AM

Bhopal, Nov 24 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan averred on Tuesday that while complete precautions are imperative against the ‘millennium scourge’, special care should be exercised to ensure that economic activities are unaffected.
“There must be no hindrance in marriages, transportation of goods, etc. However, the number of people attending events may be limited and mini-containment zones ought to be created within high-risk areas. In this regard, the Crisis Management Group of the district concerned may take decisions according to conditions at local level. Utilisation of masks is mandatory and non-compliance should attract fines. Social distancing is necessary. An awareness campaign must be launched,” the senior politician was officially quoted as saying while reviewing the situation via videoconferencing.

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