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Numerous attempts of reintroducing Asiatic Lions were made in THIS national park of Madhya Pradesh

An oasis settled amid the otherwise rocky terrain of the Vindhyas, Kuno National Park has been associated with legends since time immemorial. Stories of developing this area as a national park trace their way to the early 1900s, when King Madhavrao Scindia made an effort to revive the population of lions in this area. While his dream couldn't be actualised, his trailblazing efforts inspired the ideation of turning this place into a habitat for a myriad of flora and fauna. A 7-hour drive from Indore, let's explore more such chronicles attached to this park, also known as the Kuno Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Evaluation criteria for class 12 MP Board students released; check details here!

Owing to the pandemic, senior secondary and higher secondary exams were cancelled across many states in India. Consequently, Madhya Pradesh's School Education Department has recently released the evaluation criteria for preparing the results of Class 12 students. The alternate marking scheme shall assess class 12 students based on the marks they obtained in class 10. Notification regarding the same was released via the official Twitter handle of the School Education Department.

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FASTag lanes to open for commuters passing through the Indore-Ujjain Flyover from June 25

Improving the situation of unwanted traffic and catering to covid protocols, toll plazas at state and national highways are swiftly adopting cashless and contactless measures, such as FASTags. As per the latest reports, the FASTag facility will commence from 25 June for the vehicles passing through the Indore-Ujjain four-lane state highway.

The testing for the same was done for a period of 7 days and has been successfully concluded on Tuesday. It must be noted that a change in the method of toll collection doesn't mean that toll charges will be reduced or increased.

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Orchardists from Madhya Pradesh hire security to prevent theft of rare & costly Miyazaki Mangoes

Mango is the national fruit of India for several reasons, one being the myriad varieties that grow here. Adding to the list of Malihabadi Dasheris from Lucknow and Noorjahan grown near Indore, are the Miyazaki Mangoes which are touted to the most expensive in the world. This variety is native to Japan and has been grown by a couple from Madhya Pradesh, who had to hire guards and watchdogs to prevent the theft of these rare and costly mangoes.

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Tackling pandemic woes, Rajasthan's prison authorities conduct e-meets for inmates & their kin

Prison authorities of Rajasthan have arranged the highest number of e-meets for prisoners and their kins. According to data collected between April 1 and June 5, the officials have reportedly conducted 1,00,746 e-meetings, despite the second wave of corona affecting the nation. After Rajasthan, Bihar registered the second-highest number of e-meets arranged at 58,891. The isolation faced by all during this pandemic has made everyone realise the importance of human contact, hence, empathetic authorities ensured that even prisoners get a chance to spend time with their families.

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