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Satnami Samaj demands to improve facilities at Giroudhpuri

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 18, Satnami Samaj has demanded the State Government to improve basic facilities at Giroudpuri Dham in Balodabazar-Bhatapara district. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Raj Mahant Satyanarayan Sonwani said th..

Six including two minors arrested for thefts

RAIPUR, Feb 18, A gang of six youths including two minors accused of multiple thefts and loot were caught on the intervening night of Friday-Saturday by Dharsinwa Police. Authorities confiscated three stolen motorbike, cash about Rs 1 lakh from their ..

Jogi demands reinvestigation in Bijapur encounter

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 18, Former Chief Minister and Chhattisgarh Janta Congress (Jogi) President Ajit Jogi along with his supporters marched to Chief Minister‘s Bungalow, demanding reinvestigation in the case of encounter of a man and his..

Colourful programmes mark farewell function of MGM School

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 18, A colourful programme marked the farewell function of MGM Higher Secondary School, Gayatri Nagar, Raipur on Saturday. The students of class XI organised the function to bid farewell to their senior (class XII students)..

SAIL RMD mines jack up iron ore production

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 18, The mines of Raw Materials Division (RMD) of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) have kicked off the first month of this calendar year with a growth over 25% in iron ore production with respect to the corresponding..

Workshop on ‘Inter-personal Relationships’ held

BHILAI, Feb 18, “Inter-personal Relationship” was the topic of workshop, conducted under the auspices of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Department of BSP at Ispat Koushal Kutir, Risali ; which was specifically attended by GM (CSR &a..

Assets worth Rs 50 cr unearthed from Govt officials

The Hitavada State Bureau, Raipur/Bilaspur/,Surguja/Bastar, Feb 16, Foreign currencies equivalent to Rs 6,30,978 was also recovered from the possession of M L Pandey, ACB sources informed The foreign currencies recovered include 9111 US Dollar (Rs 6..

Two hardcore Naxals nabbed from Balod

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 16, “The Balod Police arrested two hardcore Naxals from the jungles of Hitkasa under Rajahara Police Station, District Balod. The Naxals, arrested on Thursday, are Umesh Gawde, area commander of Khadgaon Area Co..

Unruly students create nuisance in Naya Raipur residential colonies

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 16, Students, who are living in rented rooms at residential colony Sector-29 in Naya Raipur, created uproar in the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday when they gathered to celebrate a student’s birthday part..

Indian Rehabilitation Council holds educational programme

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 16, The 3-days long Rehabilitation Education programme was organised by the Indian Rehabilitation Council, New Delhi at Prayas Teachers Training Centre, Bhilai. This programme was inaugurated by the Deputy Registrar of Dur..

Citizens appealed to cooperate with DMC to make city ODF, dustbin free

Staff Reporter, Durg, Feb 16, Durg Municipal Corporation(DMC) Commissioner SK Sundarani inspected various Open Defecation Free(ODF) spots in the city. He instructed Health Officer, Sanitary Inspectors and all Supervisors to check defecation on these ..

Safety Awareness Week begins at BSP SP-3

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 16, A 5 day ‘Safety Awareness Week-2017’ in Bhilai Steel Plant’s Sinter Plant- 3 was inaugurated by GM (Safety & FS), T. Pandiaraja at Prerna Vikas Kendra of SP- 3 on 15th Feb 2017. The programme was ..

BMC carries out massive anti encroachment drive from Power House to Supela Crossing

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 16, As per the directives issued by Commissioner BMC, Narendra Dugga, a massive anti encroachment drive was undertaken by demolition squad of Bhilai Municipal Corporation from Power House to Supela Crossing, Bhilai. During..

Now, state to run liquor shops; auction process cancelled by Cabinet

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 15, Complete liquor ban being demanded by multiple political as well as social organisations throughout the state, forced the Chhattisgarh Cabinet on Wednesday approved implementation of new Excise Policy with an intention..

Various issues discussed at BJP Core group meet

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 15, Bharatiya Janata Party State Core Group met on Wednesday at the BJP State HQ Kushabhau Thakre Parisar to discuss upon various significant things including Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Work Expansion Scheme, lifetime contribut..

Cab facility begins for air passengers

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 15, Passengers travelling by air and are searching for an effective private transport system will now have the facility in the form of Ola Cab. District Collector O P Chaudhary and Swami Vivekananda Airport director Santos..

‘Innocent villagers are being murdered in the name of encounters’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 15, Alleging that the State Government is carrying out fake encounters in the name of eradication of of Naxal menace, Marwahi Legislator Amit Jogi said innocent villagers are being murdered in the name of such fake encount..

Villagers come forward to save Pindraon Reservoir

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 15, Farmers and villagers from over a dozen villages coming under Tilda development block have opened front against the State Government under the leadership of Bharatiya Janata Party Legislator from Dharsiwan Deojibhai Pa..

23 illegal encroachments, 100 illegal banners, poster removed

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 15, Gearing-up anti-encroachment drive in zone three and four, Raipur Municipal Corporation 23 illegal encroachments of the shop owners and remove 100 illegal banners and posters in the area. RMC also slapped Rs 10,000 fin..

Over 3,000 patients waiting for eye transplant across C’garh

Staff Reporter, Durg, Feb 14, Data collected by Chhattisgarh Health Services shows that in 2016-17, utilisation of eyeballs was only about 45 per cent Nearly for three years, 5-year-old visually challenged girl Aparna (name changed) is waiting for c..

School Edn Deptt and Sri Auribindo Society sign MoU to improve quality of education

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 14, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today presided over a meeting in which a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the School Education Department and social service organisation Sri Aurobindo Society. Under t..

‘Karat Musa’, major attractions in Kanger Ghati National Park

Special Correspondent, Raipur, Feb 14, The Indian giant squirrel Ratufa Indica, also known as ‘Karat Musa’ in local dialect, are, nowadays, attracting visitors to Kanger Ghati National Park and Machkot forest area of Bastar. However, thes..

CM to inaugurate mega Raipur Half Marathon on 19th

Sports Reporter, Raipur, Feb 14, ‘Doping test of winners in the marathon to be done’ The Half Marathon is expected to see around 10,000 athletes fighting for Rs 30 lakh prize money in different categories Union Sports Minister Vijay Goe..

‘Devpt of villages and its economy is dependent on co-operative societies’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 14, Co-operatives pay around Rs 8,000 cr as Minimum Support Price for procurement of 65 lakh MT paddy to the farmers Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today said that the development of villages and its economy is dependent o..

Farmers dump vegetables in protest of pollution cause by rice mills

Staff Reporter, Durg, Feb 14, More than 500 farmers of Karanza and its nearby villages under the jurisdiction of Jewara-Sirsa Police Post of Dhamdha block in Durg district dumped two tonnes of cauliflower and other vegetables on Tuesday noon in prote..

BNS College celebrates 16th Annual Day

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 14, The 16th Annual Day of Bhilai Nair Samajam College, Sector-8 was celebrated with great pomp and show. RK Prasad, GM (RCDIS-SAIL) graced the occasion as chief guest. At the outset the function began with the lighting o..

C’garh leads in materialising PM’s dream of taking football to 11 million boys & girls

  Special Correspondent, Raipur, Feb 13, Department of Sports and Youth Welfare on Monday distributed football to 300 schools of different districts out of 1,000 target set by the department Sports Expo in April followed football leagues at bl..

Over 700 students of Pragati Engineering College could face tough time ahead

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 13, Future of hundreds of students, studying at Pragati Engineering College (Sejbahar, Raipur), was at stake after the college management, all of a sudden, decided to shut the college. With the shocking development drawing..

Many organisation protesting for liquor ban in Chhattisgarh

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 13, Gearing–up campaign against total ban on liquor in Chhattisgarh members of Aam Aadmi Party, Nari Sakhti Sangathan along with Samajik Ekta Munch staged massive demonstration in front of District Collector office. ..

Barman elected as Chairman of NIPM Bhilai

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 13, In a Special General meeting of National Institute of Personnel Management ‘NIPM’, Bhilai Chapter, M K Barman ED (P&A) BSP, was unanimously elected as Chairman of the Chapter. In his address, Barman held..

‘Society is made to understand each other and to establish mutual coordination’

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 13, The Annual Get-together of Rouniyar Vaishya Samaj Bhilai-Durg was held at Maitri Bagh Bhilai on Sunday. At the outset the function began with playing floral tribute at the portrait of Maharishi Kashyap followed by the ..

Exhibition of Photographs depicting ‘Birds and Environment’ inaugurated

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 13, The exhibition of jointly displayed, exclusive photographs of birds and the environments by BSP employees Arun Kumar Prasad and Ishwar Kumar Patel was inaugurated by CEO (BSP) M.Ravi in the august presence of several s..

Delay in police action in medico-legal case causing harassment to senior citizen

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 13, THE process of granting compensation and also vehicle possession is being considerably delayed in the case of a road mishap, owing to the apathy on part of officials and personnel from the police stations concerned in ..

‘2020 Olympics is our ultimate goal’

Raipur Sports Reporter, Raipur, Feb 12, Commonwealth gold medalists Wrestler Babita Kumari and Archer Deepika Kumari were in Raipur to flag off the Marathon organised by Indian Institute of Management 2014 Commonwealth Games Wrestling gold medalist..

Chief Minister interacts with Class XII board aspirants

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 12, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh visited the Prayas Residential School situated at Gudiyari in State capital on Sunday morning and interacted with the Class XII students about their preparations for Class XII Board Examin..

Ge Foundation- a source of inspiration for others

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 12, Inspired by the commitment, dedication and intention to serve the underprivileged of Ge Foundation, people from not only Chhattisgarh but also from other states also are dedicating themselves for rendering soci..

Suzana, Vivek from Bhilai make it to the Bollywood

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 12, Bhilai lad, Vivek Samuel Dayal has finally succeeded in making it to Bollywood and will soon make his presence felt as the musician in the upcoming Bollywood movie ‘Mona Darling’, which will be released on ..

Grievances of employees discussed in CITU General Body Meet

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb.12, The executive committee members of CITU discussed in detail the grievances of BSP employees in the meeting, where senior office bearers of Union, S.P.Dey, Pooran Verma, Venugopal, Rukham Singh Taram, D.V.S. Reddy, S.S...

109 cases disposed off at National Lok Adalat

Staff Reporter, Durg, Feb 12, Durg Municipal Corporation (DMC) recovered property tax of Rs. 7,12,755 through National Lok Adalat held on Saturday. Total 460 cases of defaulters were put up. Only 109 cases were disposed off. Rest of the defaulters as..

Ayurveda, Naturopathy health check-up camp held

Staff Reporter, Durg, Feb 12, Ayurveda, Naturopathy Health Checkup Camp was organised in Vriddhashram Pulgaon by Engineer and Vaidya Pt Prakash Sharma with cooperation of youth leader of BJP Sambhav Jain. Dr Amiy Bhonsle, MD Ayurveda and Nurse Vaisha..

CGBSE X exam begins amid security

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 10, The High School Certificate Examination (Class X Board) being organised by Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education commenced from Friday. The first paper was Hindi Special, Hindi, English and other languages. The stu..

Huge cache of arms including AK-47 recovered following face-off with Maoists in R’gaon

The Hitavada State Bureau, RAJNANDGAON/Raipur, Feb 10, SECURITY forces claim to have recovered a cache of arms and ammunition including one AK-47 and one carbine with magazines during an exchange of fire with the extremists today.As per police source..

‘13 Zodiac sign’

By Sanjeev Kumar Tiwari, RAIPUR, Feb 10, sparks inquisitive rage among astrologers POSSIBILITY for existence of 13th zodiac sign has once again caught the gaze of astrologers, particularly those who belong to Asia and serious rounds of deliberations..

CNSS alleged irregularities in C’garh State Cricket Sangh

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 10, Office-bearers of CSCS haven’t yet resigned from their posts despite the Supreme Court’s order Chhattisgarh was granted the status of Associate member in Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), but t..

Rajim Mahakumbh Kalp begins with Punni Snan

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 10, On the pious occasion of Maghi Purnima, the Rajim Mahakumbh Kalp began with Punni Snan. On the first day of Rajim Mahakumbh Kalp, large number of devotees took holy dip at the confluence of River Mahanadi, River Pairi ..

Governor interacts with students of Bijapur during their visit to Rajbhavan

Governor interacts with students of Bijapur during their visit to Rajbhavan..

State-level Football C’ship inaugurated

Staff Reporter, Durg, Feb 10, Three day state-level Football Championship was inaugurated today by chief guest and Sports Minister Bhaiyaram Rajwade in Ravishankar Stadium. It is organised by Sports and Youth Welfare department. Jila Panchayat Presid..

CA Chetan Tarwani honoured

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 10, Raipur Collector O P Chaudhary while being the Chief guest in the oath taking ceremony of JCI Raipur Metro honoured Chetan Tarwani, a Chartered Accountant. Income Tax Bar Association, Raipur President Tarwani made vide..

Three arrested for illegally transporting currency notes

Our Correspondent, PITHORA, Feb 9, THREE persons have been arrested on charges of illegally transporting currency notes of different denominations from Cuttack (Odisha) to Agra (UP) in a Duster car (UP 80 DQ 3525). The held accused have been identifi..

farmers deprived of canal facilities even after three years of approval

By Yashwant Rajwade, BAIKUNTHPUR, Feb 9, EVEN after government’s meticulous efforts to help in the development of the agrarian populace, farmers of Koriya district are still dependant on the rains for cultivation in absence of canal facilities...

Suryakant Rathore alleges corruption in tendering process of e-rickshaws

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 9, Startling irregularities have surfaced in tendering process for the procurement of e-rickshaw under Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan. Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) leader of opposition Suryakant Rathore averred many suspicio..

RMC examines documents of people living in BSUP homes to check for illegal occupants

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 9, Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) has examined the documents of people living in BSUP homes to check for illegal occupants. These document verifications were conducted at Zone 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 by the respective Town Pl..

Devanshi Sharma in Raipur for promotion of her latest novel- ‘No Matter What I Do’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 9, Devanshi Sharma, a budding author from Indore was here in Raipur for the promotion and book tour of her latest novel, ‘No Matter What I Do’. While addressing media persons, she shared about her novel, which ..

18 arrested for gambling with Rs 2.60 lakh cash

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 9, Urla police arrested eighteen persons under Gambling Act and recovered cash Rs 2.60 lakh from their possession. As per information received from Urla police, acting on a tip-off police raided house of Rajesh Pandey at B..

Rashtriya Ekta Shivir begins

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 9, Seven-day Rashtriya Ekta Shivir based on the theme Ek Bharat-Shreshth Bharat began at Amleshwar village near Raipur on Thursday. The camp is being held at Shriramchandra Mission Ashram under the aegis of Union Ministry..

Massive Income Tax crackdown on Satya Group

The Hitavada State Bureau, Raipur/Bilaspur/Janjgir/Surajpur, Feb 8, Over 60 tax sleuths roped in from Raipur, Bilaspur and Jabalpur involved in search operations Preliminary investigation reveals group’s involvement in creation of shell compan..

Gariyaband authorities all set to host 12th Rajim Kumbh Mela

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 8, Gariyaband district authorities are all set to host 12th Rajim Kumbh Mela at famous Rajiv Lochan temple located near the holy confluence of the Mahanadi, Pairi and Sondur rivers in Rajim. Security, portable water, clea..

Intl conference on ‘Menopause’ from February 17

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 8, More than 800 National and International expert Doctors to mark their presence. The venue is Hotel Babylon International, Airport Road, Raipur Indian Menopause Society, Raipur Chapter, Pt JNM Medical College, Raipur an..

Health Department to celebrate National Deworming Day on 10th

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 8, Health Department is going to celebrate National Deworming Day on February 10. Free Medicines (Albendazole) will be administered to children of age group 1-19 years. This year health department has decided to meet targe..

Action Plan of Rs 18 crore sanctioned under National Livestock Mission

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 8, Chief Secretary Vivek Dhand today chaired the fourth meeting of state-level executive committee of National Livestock Mission at Mahanadi Bhavan. In the meeting, annual action plan proposal of Rs 18 crore under the miss..

Annual function held at Govt High School, Paragaon

Staff Reporter, ARANG, Feb 8, Annual function was held in Government High School, Paragaon village in which the students presented the dances of Chhattisgarh like the ‘Karma’, ‘Panthi’, ‘Sua’. The students also sun..

SSSSM’s NSS unit holds community camp at Kotni

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 8, A seven-day-long community camp was organised by the NSS Unit of Swami Shri Swaroopanand Saraswati Mahavidyalaya (SSSSM) Hudco at village Kotni. NSS Incharge, Deepak Singh throwing light on the objective of organising t..

Events mark annual day celebration at Shraddha Montessori School

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Jan 8, Shraddha Montessori English Medium Higher Secondary School, Khursipar celebrated its 17th annual day with show and pomp. Former State Minister, BD Qureshi graced the occasion as chief guest while Educationist, Ragini Pu..

1,900 ACTs/OCTs operatives to be promoted, agreement signed

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 7, The promotion order issued by BSP management as per SAIL guidelines for elevating 1900 ACT/OCT operatives, joined plant services after September 2008, will be implemented while the 873 ACT/OCT operatives, serving in the..

BJP MLA Patel initiates ‘Save Pindraon Reservoir Campaign’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 7, Standing up against his own government in favour of 5,000 odd villagers from 12 villages coming under his Assembly segment, Deojibhai Patel, Bharatiya Janata Party Legislator from Dharsiwan Assembly segment, has initiat..

Visually impaired rural girls shine on Judo mat

Sports Reporter, Raipur, Feb 7, Dandesara, a small village in Kurud tehsil of Dhamtari district having population around 1,500, has nowadays become talk of the town for some good reasons. The reasons are visually impaired Rajni Joshi and Sevti Dhruv ..

Ramvichar Netam takes up issue of potable water in Rajya Sabha

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 7, Bharatiya Janata Party National President (ST Cell) and Rajya Sabha Member Ramvichar Netam raised the issue of severe crisis of pure drinking water in mining and coal rich areas in Chhattisgarh in Rajya Sabha. While ta..

Selection Committee to meet on Feb 13 for appointment of power Cos’ directors

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 7, The selection committee for the appointment of four directors in Chhattisgarh State Power Companies will be meeting on February 13 for the selection process. It is being stated that the Company has received 26 applicati..

Cong opposes reduction in MSP on minor forest produces

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 7, The issue is likely to create a storm in the budget session of the state Assembly commencing towards the end of the month Criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh over the..

16 vital bridges worth Rs 53 crore constructed in State: Rajesh Munat

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 7, PWD Minister Rajesh Munat on Tuesday said that Rs 53 crore had been invested in constructing 16 important bridges in the year 2016 for easing traffic on busy roads. Many crucial big and small bridges had been built prov..

Two Congress leaders scuffle

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 6, Two Congress leaders Saddam and Dilip Chauhan scuffled with each other at Congress Bhavan on Monday. The incident took place when the meeting of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee was going on under the chai..

FDA seizes 60,000 units Amul Pure Ghee for violation of FSSA

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 6, Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) team, on Monday, led by Assistant Commissioner, FDA, Dr Ashwani Dewangan seized 60,000 units of different Amul products from Rawabhata situated C&F Agency. The C&F is owned by..

Question papers of board exams dispatched amidst tight security

Staff Reporter, Durg, Feb 6, Over 350 principals, vice principals and lecturers of over 250 schools (both government as well as private ones) gathered at Multipurpose Higher Secondary School on Monday to collect question papers of different subjects ..

Cong holds ‘Jan Vedana Panchayat’ to highlight plight of farmers in State

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 6, Raipur Shahar District Congress Committee conducted ‘Jan Vedana Panchayat’ at Kalibadi Chowk here on Monday to highlight the plight of farmers, labourers, small traders and common people due to the decision ..

Arang police nab 4 liquor peddlers and 6 gamblers under special drive

Staff Reporter, ARANG, Feb 6, In a two-day long campaign, Arang Police caught 4 liquor peddlers and 6 gamblers. Dressed in civil clothes, Arang Police personnel also seized 5 litres of illicit liquor.The accused men were booked under Section 34(2) of E..

RSAKP’s national meet organised

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 6, To gear up party activities in the State, Rashtriya Samgraya Azad Kranti Party (RSAKP) hosted its national executive members meeting in the State capital. National President Anil Goyal and National Party Convene..

Arang police nab 4 liquor peddlers and 6 gamblers under special drive

Staff Reporter, ARANG, Feb 6, In a two-day long campaign, Arang Police caught 4 liquor peddlers and 6 gamblers. Dressed in civil clothes, Arang Police personnel also seized 5 litres of illicit liquor. The accused men were booked under Section 34(2) ..

RITEE College students spend a riveting time

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 6, STUDENTS of RITEE College of Education organised annual cultural programme and prize giving ceremony at its city campus situated behind Pt Ravishankar Shukla University. Former MLA and ex-Mayor of Raipur Swaroopchand Ja..

Son’s brutality ‘exhumed’ with parents’ skeletal remains

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 5, The sensational Akansha Sharma murder case in Bhopal, which had shocked the whole nation, got a new turn on Sunday, when Raipur police exhumed the skeletal remains of Indrani Das and B K Das, both parents of accused Udy..

Reveal bank accounts identified by Kalluri: Baghel

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 5, Why IG sent on long leave, questions CPCC chief Targeting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government, Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) President Bhupesh Baghel demanded the State government to reveal details..

Main accused held in fake examination organised for Merchant Navy

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 5, Aamanaka police arrested Harshit Jaiswal (27) resident of Kanpur Uttrakhand from Subhash Nagar Clavement Town Dehradoon. He was the key accused in fake examination organised for Merchant Navy at RIT Raipur. As per infor..

Police finally nab prime accused of chain snatching racket

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 5, WHILE achieving breakthrough in repeated chain snatching offences occurred in Bhilai and Raipur, police succeeded in laying hands on the prime accused along with his accomplices in Bhilai. The prime accused was of Amrit..

Om Sai Vidya Bhavan celebrates Annual Day with zeal

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 5, The 9th Annual Day celebration of Om Sai Vidya Bhavan, Harinagar Durg was held with great pomp and show at the school premises. Charter President, Lions Club Bhilai Great, Lion Anita Agrawal graced the occasion as chief..

‘Utkal Utsav’ held at Shri Jagannath Swami Temple

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Feb 5, The grand annual event, ‘Utkal Utsav-2017’ was organised at Shri Jagannath Temple premises in Sector-4 under the auspices of Shri jagannath Samiti. The occasion commenced with the chanting of ‘Jai Ja..

Graduation Day celebration at St Xavier’s High School

Staff Reporter, Durg, Feb 5, A gala function celebrating the graduation day of the Montessori students was celebrated with joy and enthusiasm. Graduation word itself explains the sense of responsibility and achievement. Students of Montessori-III ach..

Earnings of farmers would be doubled in State by 2022: CM

Business Reporter RAIPUR, Feb 4, CHIEF MINISTER Dr Raman Singh today said that the earnings of farmers would be doubled in the State by 2022. He was addressing the inaugural programme of State Credit Seminar (2017-18) for Chhattisgarh organised by Nati..

CSPDCL’s Engineer-in-chief lays foundation stone for sub station at Kalighat

Our Correspondent, SURAJPUR, Feb 4, Engineer-in-chief of Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Limited (CSPDCL), Ambikapur Region, Mukesh Nahar, laid foundation stone for 33/11 kv sub station which is proposed to be constructed under Sub Transmi..

Chief Minister gives cheque of Rs 1 crore to RMC

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 3, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh presented a Cheque of Rs 1 crore as reward to Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) for collection of 107 percent Revenue Collection from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016. Reward was given during..

Dr Paul Dhinakaran terms this year’s Budget ‘safe’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 4, “I believe the finance minister has laid out a very safe Budget this year operating with fiscal prudence & the ambit of clean India expanded,” Dr Paul Dhinakaran, Vice Chancellor, Karunya University, Coimb..

Governor condoles sad demise of Joginder Singh

Staff Reporter RAIPUR, Feb 4 Governor Balramji Dass Tandon expressed deep sorrow on the demise of Joginder Singh, Ex-Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). In his condolence message, Governor Tandon said that Joginder Singh was a devoted I..

Four of ‘Saasi’ gang arrested with booty worth Rs 13 lakh

Staff Reporter RAIPUR, Feb 4, Government Railway Police (GRP) arrested four persons of an inter-state gang known as ‘Saasi’ and recovered cash and jewelleries worth Rs 13,00,000 on Saturday. Parul Mathur, Superintendent of Railway Police (S..

Mahant Yogi Adityanathji Maharaj, visits BSS Pranavananda Academy

Staff Reporter RAIPUR, Feb 4, Mahant Yogi Adityanath, Member of Parliament, Gorakhpur visited the BSS Pranavananda Academy on Friday. He was given a rousing welcome on his arrival at the school by Swami Shivarupanandaji Maharaj, Secretary, BSS Pranavan..

BSP CEO, two other ex-officials detained ‘till rising of the court’

Staff Reporter, Durg, Feb 2, Labour Court imposes Rs 6 lakh penalty on official trio in death cases of two labourers Labour Court on Thursday made three persons including Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) Chief Executive Officer, M Ravi and two former BSP off..

‘Inter-state campaign will be launched against Maoists’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 2, K Durga Prasad Director General, Central Reserve Police Force, said the morale of Maoists have scaled down due to counter-measures by security forces since last few months and in order to eradicate the menace completely..

‘Flying Sikh’ Milkha, ‘Sprint Queen’ P T Usha to be star attractions in Raipur Half Marathon

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 2, ‘The Flying Sikh’ Milkha Singh and ‘Sprint Queen’ P T Usha will be the star attractions during the ‘Raipur Halk Marathon 2017’ to be held on February 19 at Naya Raipur. Department of ..

Narayani Sahitya Academy holds ‘Kavya Samvad’ at Pt Harishankar Shukla College

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 2, Narayani Sahitya Academy, Raipur in association with Pt Harishankar Shukla Memorial College had organised a ‘Kavya Samvad’ on the occasion of Saraswati Puja on Wednesday. Academy head Dr Mrinalika Ojha said ..

Seminar on ‘Advance in Environmental Science & Technology’ conducted at Digvijay University

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 2, Scientists and researchers expressed their views on the new discovery & technology and informed about their research works Scientists and Researchers from across the nation brainstormed at a 2-day national seminar ..

National Young Leaders Award ceremony organised at PRSU

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 2, Pt Ravishankar Shukla University (PRSU), Raipur, on Thursday organised National Young Leaders Programme Award Ceremony for the year 2015-16. Five NSS units were felicitated on the occasion for the outstanding work in th..

Kotwar Association of C’garh launches agitation

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Feb 2, SHOWING their resentment over pending demand Kotwar Association of Chhattisgarh launched state-wide agitation from February 2. The members are demanding government employee status for the Kotwar. Speaking during the oc..

CM welcomes Union Budget

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Feb 1, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has welcomed the Union budget for the fiscal year 2017-18, presented today in Parliament. Dr Singh said that this budget is in accordance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ..