Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Topic: Indore

1 sample a day to over 350: How Indore’s 5-month-old virology lab raised its testing capacity

The virology lab in Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College conducted 2,998 tests till 16 April — the highest by any lab in Madhya Pradesh.

5-hr sleep, limited PPE, bath outside home: Life of officers called back to aid hotspot Indore

Indore, a Covid-19 epicentre in MP that faced a crippling shortage of govt officers initially, got a new DM & 12 officers to fight the pandemic.

At Indore’s Covid-19 Ground Zero, there’s fear, suspicion and hostility — but some hope too

Indore has 362 coronavirus cases, over half of MP's total, and a mammoth exercise involving 80 teams with 160 medical staff is underway to trace contacts and test them.

Indore doctor returns for coronavirus screening day after mob attack, says I’m not afraid

Dr Trupti Katdare, who was injured in the incident, told ThePrint the local residents were not at fault and some anti-social elements had tried to mislead them.

Indore remains India’s cleanest city for the fourth year

In the Modi govt's annual cleanliness survey, Bhopal secured the second spot in the first quarter while Rajkot took over in the second quarter.

BJP-dominated Indore corporation fines party for hoardings, posters during Nadda visit

Indore Municipal Corporation has slapped fine of Rs 13.46 lakh on BJP city unit for putting up posters and banners without its permission.

BJP’s Akash Vijayvargiya, who hit an official with a cricket bat, released from jail on bail

The first-time MLA was caught on cameras assaulting municipal officer Dhirendra Singh Bais with a cricket bat last Wednesday while opposing a demolition drive.

Kailash Vijayvargiya’s son, a BJP MLA, applies for bail in assault case

Akash Vijayvargiya was arrested after he was caught on TV cameras while assaulting the civic official while opposing demolition of an old house.

Kailash Vijayvargiya’s BJP MLA son arrested after assaulting govt official with cricket bat

BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya and his supporters attacked the official as he and his team arrived in an Indore locality to demolish a house at the risk of collapsing during monsoon rains.

Railways to start massage service for passengers on 39 trains

The service will be available from 6 am to 10 pm on trains leaving from Indore, and will cost Rs 100 per head and foot massage.

On Camera


File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.