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Articles by Purvi Jain
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2017 11:03 AM IST
Inspired by the concept of neki ki deewar (wall of kindness) in different parts of the country, a youth group has installed a samarpan ki deewar (wall of dedication) in Bhopal.
By Purvi Jain | Hindustan Times, Bhopal,
PUBLISHED ON JAN 05, 2017 09:21 AM IST
Digital vision syndrome, a medical condition where a patient suffers from dryness in eyes, chronic headaches and problems like neck and back pain, is likely to rise with the youths spending more time on mobiles, computers and televisions in Bhopal.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2017 05:55 PM IST
Mental disorders have turned out to be major killer in Madhya Pradesh with 1,227 people suffering from such illnesses committing suicide in Madhya Pradesh in 2015, as per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The figure puts state at the top of the ignominious list where it is followed by Maharashtra (990 cases) and Tamil Nadu (914 cases).
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2017 09:13 AM IST
Madhya Pradesh reported 113 deaths during pregnancy in 2015 -- the second highest in the country, according to a National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report. Maharashtra topped the list with 633 cases.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2017 08:38 AM IST
Figures released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) for 2015 have revealed that Madhya Pradesh saw the fourth highest number of students committing suicide, with 625 such cases.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2017 09:33 AM IST
A private builder from Indore will develop the 120-room Taj Mahal - the royal residence of erstwhile Begum of Bhopal - into a heritage hotel from Januar
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2017 08:47 AM IST
More than 45 women committed suicide every month in Madhya Pradesh over dowry, revealed the latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau. Of the 565 such cases recorded in 2015 in the state, 554 were women.
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2016 12:48 AM IST
State crime records bureau (SCRB) indicates 625 students ended their lives in Madhya Pradesh in 2015.
By Purvi Jain, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2016 06:54 PM IST
Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan is possibly facing an “assassination” plot after the state police’s Monday encounter with SIMI operatives on the outskirts of Bhopal, All-India Anti-Terrorist Front chairman Maninderjit Singh Bitta claimed on Thursday.
By Purvi Jain
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2016 06:54 AM IST
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2016 08:52 PM IST
Medical students protesting over lack of facilities at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Bhopal threw black ink at Union minister for health and family welfare JP Nadda during his visit on Saturday.
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2016 07:53 AM IST
More and more college boys from the city are taking to donating their sperm as a means to earn some extra pocket money, say infertility specialists. The doctors say that they now get 5-7 calls every day with related enquiries.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2016 01:17 PM IST
Family of Kamlakar Warathe, a Madhya Pradesh Electricity Board (MPEB) engineer who died on August 10 after an alleged attack, accused managing director Vivek Porwal of misbehaving with them when they went to enquire about the case on September 7. Porwal, however, refuted the allegation.
By Purvi Jain, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2016 09:03 AM IST
A 23-year-old woman was reportedly forced to deliver her infant in a makeshift tent of sarees outside the government medical institute on Friday just because its doctors were too busy attending a meeting.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 15, 2016 02:18 PM IST
More than 50% of teachers in several government schools in Madhya Pradesh have been found to be absent from duty on any given day despite drawing full salaries, a top government official said on Thursday.
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2016 08:30 AM IST
From a relatively unknown locality in Hoshangabad of Madhya Pradesh, a 26-year-old son of a farmer has made his way into the international arena with his 13 Android apps, now earning a lakh per month.
By Rajesh Bhatia and Purvi Jain | Hindustan Times, Betul/bhopal
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2016 09:14 AM IST
Villagers are suffering from diarrhoea after drinking contaminated water from a village well and a 30-member team of healthcare workers was rushed to the village to treat the sick, district chief medical and health officer Dr Pradeep Mojis said on Saturday.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2016 07:20 PM IST
The Bhopal Municipal Corporation received 2,104 fire-related emergency calls between April 2015 and March 2016, a 140% increase from 875 in 2014. Despite the jump, there has been little change in the number of fire stations in the city.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2016 06:10 PM IST
The much-hyped ‘she lounges’ that were set to come up at eight locations in the capital city to provide women clean, convenient waiting room facility by December last year are yet to see the light of day.
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2016 04:32 PM IST
The Bhopal Municipal Corporation has spent about Rs 1,000 crore on the Narmada pipeline to bring water to the parched city, but four years after the construction deadline, water problem continues to plague residents.
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2016 01:13 AM IST
A Class 1 student of All Saints’ School in Bhopal’s Gandhinagar area was allegedly denied result after his father refused to pay Rs 250 charge without receipt. The CBSE-affiliated school finally issued the result on April 24 after the intervention of the district education officer .
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2016 05:12 PM IST
Sunita Singh, who was shifted from the building permission department of the Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) in wake of several irregularities, has been given charge of the department again due to a staff crunch.
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2016 04:05 PM IST
Red-tape seems to be rampant phenomenon in the online building permissions department of Bhopal Municipal Corporation, in which nothing has changed even after seven officers were removed after irregularities were found.
PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2016 05:27 PM IST
Five lakh teachers in Madhya Pradesh may lose their jobs as they are teaching without a diploma in education or bachelors in education degree, a prerequisite to teach in schools under right to education.
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2016 04:16 PM IST
Evaluators say the messages left behind by students are at times “funny”, but a few are more serious and emotional.
By Purvi Jain | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2016 01:51 AM IST
A private school in Bhopal’s Kolar area is facing parents’ ire for not allowing an aspiring Class 11 student to attend class allegedly citing ‘low marks’ in the Class-10 pre-board examination.
By Purvi Jain | Hindustan Times, Indore
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2016 07:24 PM IST
The department could manage to get 600 teachers to check 5 lakh copies, and the Hindi-speaking state of Madhya Pradesh faces severe shortage of Hindi and Sanskrit evaluators.
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2016 09:03 PM IST
Fifty lakh students across the state may not get their textbooks on time as the Madhya Pradesh Text Book Corporation is yet to start publications for the current academic session.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2016 04:19 PM IST
With the mercury rising, irregular supply and ground water levels dropping, residents in Bhopal say they are facing a water crisis.
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2016 07:17 PM IST
A fatal prank played by a handful of teenagers in Bhopal stubbed out life from not just a 38-year-old school security guard, but also a family which lost their sole breadwinner.