Speaking about the ongoing farmers’ protest, Mishra said that the leaders who are trying to instigate the farmers will not be successful in doing so.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT file photo)
Speaking about the ongoing farmers’ protest, Mishra said that the leaders who are trying to instigate the farmers will not be successful in doing so.(Mujeeb Faruqui/HT file photo)

MP home minister ready to volunteer for Covid vaccine trial

“I am ready to volunteer for the Covid-19 vaccine trial. I will speak to the doctors. If people like us come forward then other people will also volunteer,” said Mishra.
By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal | Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2020 06:06 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh home minister Narottam Mishra on Thursday said he is ready to volunteer for the Covid-19 vaccine trial and he will also speak to the doctors regarding the process.

“I am ready to volunteer for the Covid-19 vaccine trial. I will speak to the doctors. If people like us come forward then other people will also volunteer,” said Mishra.

Speaking about the ongoing farmers’ protest, Mishra said that the leaders who are trying to instigate the farmers will not be successful in doing so.

“Talks are being held with the farmers peacefully. We will find a way to their issues,” he added.

The farmers are protesting in border areas of Delhi against three farm laws enacted by the government recently. The farmers are protesting against The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020, The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020, and The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

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By HT Correspondent, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 22, 2021 05:26 AM IST
“On Monday afternoon, the girl consumed sleeping pills to end her life. She was rushed to Hamidia hospital where she died on Wednesday while undergoing treatment. After post mortem, the body was handed over to the family,” said Sai Krishna Thota, SP, Bhopal (south).
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Representational Image. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Brother, uncle get double death sentence for raping, beheading 12-year-old girl in MP

By Anupam Pateriya
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2021 11:19 AM IST
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The January 11 incident, in which some residents of Manpur and Pahawali villages consumed "white coloured liquor", has claimed 24 lives, nine of whom died immediately and the rest in hospitals later.(Subhendu Ghosh /Hindustan Times)

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PTI, Bhopal/morena
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:58 PM IST
The home of main accused Mukesh Kirar in Chhera village was also demolished as part of the action following the tragedy.
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Image for representation. (REUTERS/Representative image)

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By Shruti Tomar, Bhopal/gwalior
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 05:29 PM IST
  • Balveer Singh Yadav, 45, a resident of Bharrad village of Madhya Pradesh's Morena district had been arrested in 2006 in connection to a murder case.
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Image for representation. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Man dies after friend inserts air compressor into rectum to relieve constipation

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UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 12:09 AM IST
  • The victim died on Saturday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
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Swab samples of 10 students from Government Girls Excellence School in Shahpur, about 36 km from the district headquarters, were collected for testing on January 13, school principal Virendra Namdeo said.(Ravindra Joshi/HT FILE PHOTO/For Representative Purposes Only)
Swab samples of 10 students from Government Girls Excellence School in Shahpur, about 36 km from the district headquarters, were collected for testing on January 13, school principal Virendra Namdeo said.(Ravindra Joshi/HT FILE PHOTO/For Representative Purposes Only)

10 students test positive for Covid-19 at a girls' school in MP's Betul

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 11:31 PM IST
The local administration has decided to shut the school for a week, after the infections were detected among Class 12 students.
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Yadav assured his family that since PM Narendra Modi has guaranteed the safety of Covid-19 vaccine, there was nothing to worry.(HT Photo)
Yadav assured his family that since PM Narendra Modi has guaranteed the safety of Covid-19 vaccine, there was nothing to worry.(HT Photo)

A security guard and a sanitation worker first to get Covid-19 vaccine in MP

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 02:58 PM IST
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The retired air force officer's body was found charred inside his burnt out car. (ANI file photo/Representational use)

Retd Air Force officer was drugged in MP before set on fire, 6 arrested

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 07:56 AM IST
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Chouhan said that both the vaccines would help build immunity and antibodies against Covid-19 but pointed out that the antibodies would not develop immediately after the vaccination.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo)
Chouhan said that both the vaccines would help build immunity and antibodies against Covid-19 but pointed out that the antibodies would not develop immediately after the vaccination.(Raj K Raj/HT file photo)

'Covaxin, Covishield properly tested and are safe': Madhya Pradesh CM

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2021 03:31 PM IST
Covaxin is developed by Bharat Biotech in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) while the Serum Institute of India (SII) has developed Covishield.
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Madhya Pradesh minister Sajjan Singh Verma made the comments during a press conference. (File ANI)
Madhya Pradesh minister Sajjan Singh Verma made the comments during a press conference. (File ANI)

Congress leader’s remark on girls’ reproductive age backfires, BJP seeks apology

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2021 08:30 AM IST
  • A senior BJP leader said it was unfortunate that Congress leaders continue to insult women but the Congress high command remains silent.
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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan speaks to media persons, in Bhopal. (ANI Photo)
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan speaks to media persons, in Bhopal. (ANI Photo)

Chouhan emphasises police action in recovery of missing girls, women

By HT Correspondent, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 11:57 PM IST
  • The DGP stated eloping with boyfriends as one of the reasons behind the disappearance of girls and women in urban areas.
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Image for representation. (Waseem Andrabi/HT Photo)

People in MP village go on digging spree in hope to find Mughal-era treasure

By Shruti Tomar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 12:31 AM IST
  • People found ancient coins on the bank of river in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpura village a few days ago.
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Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin,
Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin,

In Madhya Pradesh, organisations seek to stop Covaxin trial

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena, Bhopal
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2021 10:11 PM IST
  • Covaxin is India’s first indigenous Covid-19 vaccine developed by Bharat Biotech.
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The MoU consists of a 16-point programme for creation of a masterplan, developingand training the human resource for the purpose, locate sustainable tourism projects, formulation of social and economic security measures among others.(Madhya Pradesh tourism)
The MoU consists of a 16-point programme for creation of a masterplan, developingand training the human resource for the purpose, locate sustainable tourism projects, formulation of social and economic security measures among others.(Madhya Pradesh tourism)

Madhya Pradesh govt to adopt Kerala's Responsible Tourism Mission model

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PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 09:05 PM IST
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Commuters on a foggy winter evening in Mayur Vihar, New Delhi, on January 8, 2021. (Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)(HT_PRINT)

Fog, chill in parts of MP; Bhopal, many other areas get rain

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 10, 2021 03:13 PM IST
Bhopal received 4.4 mm rainfall, while Indore recorded 2.9 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours, as per the IMD.
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