Regd. No. Indore MP/ICD 216/2018-2020 INDORE BHOPAL UJJAIN MUMBAI PUNE ' "!&( & "' '#$!% '#% & $ " #! $# As many as 70,000 children aged zero to six years are down with severe acute malnutrition in the state. The above statistics have come to light in a survey of the Women and Child Welfare Department (WCD). According to the study, more than one third of the children are skin and bone. The examination, done on nearly one million children, indicates that more than four hundred thousand kids are down with malnutrition. " ! $! % ) ! ! ! - % # ! !" % # ! #! " # " B" ! # ! #"# " - They include the ones suffering from severe acute and moderate malnutrition, the survey says. The National Family Health Survey (NFHS) generally conducts such surveys, but this time, the department has done it. According to the study, severe acute malnutrition has hit the children in most of the divisions. The number of children down with moderate acute malnutrition is nearly 3, 50,000. Of the 70,000 severe acute malnourished children, 6,000 have been admitted to Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres (NRC). Besides the ones admitted to NRCs, other malnourished children are being treated in their homes. Madhya Pradesh has been on top in terms of malnutrition among children across the country for many years. Keeping that on mind, department has the changed its strategy For . this reason, not only has the department identified severe acute malnutrition cases but also set up a complete monitoring system. The Aganwadi workers $! and assistants have to do weekly monitoring of such children. Those who have not been admitted to NRC will be given extra healthy food. The health of those children will be monitored. WCD has called the system of monitoring as Integrated Management of Acute Malnourished Children. Apart from that, a Nutri Garden will be developed to ensure that the severe acute malnourished children get nutritious food. According to principal secretary of WCD, Ashok Shah, the department has made a plan for curing the acute severe malnourished children. The target is to bring such children on a par with the healthy ones by March 31. A plan has been prepared for the districts, and work will be done accordingly, he said. Social activists Sachin Jain, working towards Right to Food, said unless the other departments work in tandem with the Integrated Child Services Development (ICDS) it would be difficult to uproot malnutrition. Wait is over, India to start vaccine drive on January 16 LOVE JIHAD to invite ten years' jail term The state government has enacted the Religious Freedom Law by issuing a gazette notification. After Governor Anandiben Patel's nod, the law came into being on Saturday . Additional chief secretary (Home) Rajesh Rajoura sent the notification to all collectors and superintendents of police across the state to inform them about the law. After Uttar Pradesh, MP is the second state to have enacted the law. The government passed the law through a notification, since the assembly session could not be held because of the corona pandemic. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the law had been enacted to tighten the noose around those who deceived girls and married them by hiding religion. Now that the law has been enacted in the state, any person trying to force religious conversion on others shall go to jail for ten years and pay a fine of Rs 1 lakh. Girl ends life, family cites Love Jihad as reason ACCUSED HID his religious identity & forced girl into relationship: Brother A suspected case of ‘LoveJihad’ was reported from Bhopal on Saturday as the state government implemented the Religious Freedom Ordinance. A 26-year-old girl committed suicide on Friday night. Kin alleged that she took the extreme step because of ‘Love Jihad.’ The girl, a resident of Rangmahal, worked for dial-100 Services. She was found hanging from the ceiling of her house late on Friday night. In suicide note, she blamed one Adil $ $ for her extreme step. TT Nagar police have arrested Umar Adil of Ahata Rustam Khan. He has been charged with abetment to suicide, sexual exploitation and violation of the SC/ST Act. A probe is underway into the alleged ‘Love Jihad’ angle. Girl’s brother claimed that Adil befriended her 10 years back, hiding his religious identity When, . she came to know of his religion, Adil threatened to kill her family, he said. "& # ) & *& !'+& 54975;+78/'2 ,/23 ')957 '4-'4' !'4':9 *+,+4*+* 5;+ /.'* 2'<8 +4')9+* (> $99'7 7'*+8. '4* '*.>' 7'*+8. -5;+743+498 8'>/49.'9 9.+ 4+< 2'<8 '7+ 459 '-'/489 25;+ (:9 '-'/489 ).+'9/4!'4':9 <.5 <'8 /4 9.+ )/9> /4 )544+)9/54 !$&' '!$ $%' #%( 9. 9.+ 8.559 5, ,/23 .''1'* <'8 9'21/4- 95 7+6579+78 ',9+7 3:.:7'9 '9 '3/* '4?/2 54 "'9:7*'> 3574/44 7/8/4- )'8+8 5, 8+=:'2 '88':29 54 <53'4 '4* -/728 !'4':9 8'/* 9.'9 4*/' 8.5:2* .';+ )7/3/4'2 2'<8 2/1+ "':*/ 7'(/' !'4':9 7+').+* .56'2 54 "'9:7*'> ,57 9.+ 8.559/4- 5, 9.+ 35;/+ Court orders murder charge against BSP MLA's hubby A court on Saturday ordered that BSP MLA from Patharia Ram Bai Parihar's husband be booked on murder charges. MLA's husband Govind Singh and 27 others were named as accused in the murder of BSP-turned Congressman Devendra Chourasia (54). Chourasia had joined the Congress on March 12, 2019 and was killed on March 15 in Hatta town of Damoh district. She went into depression after Adil forced her to meet him and continue the relationship, he alleged and claimed that accused even used to torture his sister. City Superintendent of police (CSP) TT Nagar Umesh Tiwari said the accused knew the girl for over 10 years. The girl was sexually exploited by the accused and he was booked for abetment to suicide and sexual exploitation. He said that the girl took the extreme step after coming to know that Adil was marrying some other woman. However, Govind Singh's name was later removed from the FIR. The attack took place when Devendra had gone to his bituminous plant along with his brother. While Devendra died on the spot, his brother survived. Poll rivalry was cited as reason behind the attack. Later, an FIR was lodged against Govind Singh and his brother Chandu Singh along with Rambai's nephew Golu Singh, her brother Lokesh Singh, BJP leader and district panchayat president Shivcharan Patel's son Inrapal Patel, Amjad and others. India is all set to kick off the much-awaited vaccination drive against Covid-19 on January 16, 2021. The Central government shared this information in a press release on Saturday Prime . Minister Narendra Modi has called it the world's largest inoculation programme. The government will give top priority to the three-crore healthcare and frontline workers. The government took the decision at a high-level meeting, where PM Modi reviewed the status of COVID-19 and vaccine preparedness across states and union territories. “ After a detailed review, it was decided that in view of the forthcoming festivals including Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal, Magh Bihu etc, the COVID-19 vaccination will start from January 16, 2021,” it said. After healthcare and frontline workers, priority will be given to those above 50 years of age and the under-50 population groups with co-morbidities, together numbering around 27 crore, a government statement said. The PM tweeted that India will take a landmark step forward in fighting COVID-19 on January 16. “Starting that day In, dia's nationwide vaccination drive begins. Priority will be given to our brave doctors, healthcare workers, frontline workers including Safai Karamcharis (sanitation workers,” PM Modi said. The Indian cricket team lodged an official complaint after the crowd at the Sydney Cricket Ground racially abused pacers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj over the second and third day of the ongoing Pink Test between India and Australia. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), which is furious over the turn of events, on Saturday lodged a formal complaint with ICC match referee David Boon. A BCCI official in the know of developments said that the Indian cricket board stands with the boys The cause of Covaxin vaccine volunteer’s death would be ascertained only after six months. Reason: The viscera report would take six months and decoding can be done only after completion of vaccine trial. The decoding would help authority ascertain whether the volunteer was given shots of vaccine or simple medicine. Health minister Dr Prabhuram Chaudhary has already constituted a probe panel to examine the report. Meanwhile, politics over death of 42-year-old volunteer Deepak Maravi during vaccine trial has begun. Congress leader Digvijaya Singh met Marvai’s family and was told by his wife Jyanti, “Deepak died after administration of corona vaccine. People’s College of Medical Sciences & Research Centre (PCMS) administered vaccine during trial without intimating us. No official has visited us so far. Even after Deepak’s death they had phoned for the second dose of vaccine.” Deepak died within 10 days of administration of shots. He had participated in the clinical trial for Covaxin at PCMS. He was given shots on December 12, 2020 and died on December " $ ! 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As many as 2328 patients are under treatment in various hospitals. Total 53,301 patients have been discharged so far. # ! +<8 )/7):2'9+* 9.'9 " *+'4 7 4/2 /=/9 7+8/-4+* ,753 6589 5, *+'4 :9 <.+4 )549')9+* .+ *+4/+* 5<+;+7 /4 85)/'2 3+*/' 7+8/-4'9/54 2+99+7 .';/4- ./8 8/-4'9:7+ /8 (+/4)/7):2'9+* Not related to trial: Bharat Biotech >*+7'('* ('8+* )536'4> )2'7/,/+* 54 "'9:7*'> 9.'9 9.+ *+'9. <'8 :47+2'9+* 95 9.+ ;'))/4+ '4* 9.+ 675('(2+ )':8+ 5, *+'9. <'8 )'7*/5 7+86/7'957> ,'/2:7+ '8 ' 7+8:29 5, 8:86+)9+* 65/854/4report is still awaited. Viscera report will clarify the exact cause of death— whether it is due to dose of COVAXIN or anything else. State revokes order to shift SOTTO to Bhopal 145 new corona cases, four deaths in a day In the heart-wrenching tragedy 10 babies – ranging , from newborns to threemonth-old babies died in a horrific fire at the Bhandara district hospital on Saturday at around 1.30 am. Of these, three babies died of severe burn injuries, while seven died of suffocation due to the smoke. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has ordered a detailed inquiry into the incident. He also stated that the guilty will not be spared. The CM declared that the safety and security of hospitals across the state will not be compromised. While the cause of the India lodges complaint as Siraj, Bumrah face racial abuse BEHAVIOUR unacceptable, says BCCI officials VACCINE ADMINISTERED without informing family, claims wife as such behaviour is "unacceptable". "The tour has surely turned sour and the last thing you expect in a civilized society is racial abuse. The ICC (International Cricket Council) and Cricket Australia need to be very responsive to this as the possible alternatives are not very pleasant for cricket, especially during the present circumstances. # fire was not known immediately, the hospital administration said an electrical short-circuit could be the possible reason. According to doctors, 10 babies comprising eight girls and two boys, aged between a month and three months, died after fire broke out in the Special ! Newborn Care Unit of the hospital around 1.30 am. Seven out of the 17 babies in the affected unit were rescued. Public Health Minister Rajesh Tope has announced that Rs 5 lakh would be paid to family members of each of the deceased infant. Indonesian plane with 62 crashes into sea A Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers on Saturday minutes , after taking off from Indonesia's capital on a domestic flight, officials said. Indonesia's transport minister said the flight with 62 passengers and crew is suspected to have crashed into the sea, hinting that Indonesian authorities have found the suspected debris of the aircraft. The Indonesian authorities have launched a search and rescue operation to confirm the location of a Boeing 737-500 'classic' which was headed from Jakarta to Pontianak. Bowing to the protest against shifting State Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization to Bhopal, the state government has decided to rescind the decision. The government cancelled its previous orders regarding shifting of SOTTO. Hence, the Centre would remain in Indore. Medical Education Department suddenly ordered shifting of SOTTO to Bhopal from Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College. The decision was opposed by city's NGO, social organisations, politicians and people. Even Indore MP had shot off a letter to the Chief Minister in opposing the move. Directorate of Medical Education had taken the decision to ease administrative work and directed Dean of MGM Medical College to shift all belongings and stuff of SOTTO to Bhopal and also shift funds into the bank account of Director of Medical Education Department.