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Shera Krida Samiti defeats SAI Club by 5-2 goals

Sports Reporter, Raipur, Jan 21, Shera Krida Samiti Raipur defeated, SAI Club football team, in an interesting match played on Saturday at Sapre School Football Ground under the ongoing Yusuf Aman Memorial Inter-Club Football Tournament. Raipur Distr..

Man held with country-made pistol, live bullets

RAIPUR, Jan 21, Devendra Nagar police arrested a man with country made pistol and five live bullets from Mandi Chowk, Pandri on Saturday morning. As per information received from police, police reached Mandi Chowk and cordoned off the area to detain t..

Infighting led to BJP’s defeat in Speaker’s election!

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 21, Bharatiya Janata Party has taken serious note of the developments arising out of election for the post of Speaker in Bhilai-Charoda Municipal Corporation. Due to reported infighting within the party, Bharatiya Janata P..

DPMRMS submits 6-point demand memo to DRM

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 21, Dakshin Purva Madhya Railway Majdoor Sangh (DPMRMS), affiliated to Bhartiya Railway Majdoor Sangh and Bhartiya Majdoor Sangh conducted a gate meeting at the office of Divisional Railway Manager, Raipur on Friday and th..

RSB Chennai emerges Champion in All India Civil Services Basketball

Sports Reporter, Raipur, Jan 21, RSB Chennai emerged as champion in the All India Civil Services Basketball Championship organised at Sardar Balbir Singh Juneja Indoor Stadium in Raipur from January 17 to 21 under the aegis of Chhattisgarh Sports and..

200 vehicles undergo pollution checking

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 21, As part of the ongoing drive to check pollution level of vehicles in the city, joint teams of Transport, Revenue and Traffic departments checked the vehicles at Bhanpuri Traffic Police, Civil Lines, Tatibandh, Puraina ..

Now, no prolonged power cuts in Bhilai, Durg and Charod Municipal Corporation areas

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Jan 21, BHILAI, Durg and Charoda Municipal Corporation areas will be spared from prolonged power cut in near future. Chhattisgarh Power Distribution Company Limited (CSPDCL) officials asserted that the installation of devices ..

Shootout at journalist’s house rocks Steel city

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Jan 19, The last night’s shootout incident at a journalist’s residence within BSP Township shocked all the journalists’ fraternity in Bhilai. As per information, the shooting occurred at around 8.00 PM on Wed..

RMC directed to take decision over dumping site at Sarona in a month

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 19, National Green Tribunal (NGT), in order dated January 11, 2017, has directed Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) to get permission from Director General of Civil Aviation for its newly proposed landfill site at Sakri an..

Pisda pays courtesy visit to Governor

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 19, Newly appointed Chairman of Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission K R Pisda paid a courtesy call on Governor Balramji Dass Tandon at Raj Bhavan on Thursday. Pisda informed the Governor about activities of the Commissi..

CM felicitates folk artists, litterateurs, social workers

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 19, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh felicitated large number of Panthi Dance artists, folk singers, litterateurs and social workers during the International Panthi Dancer Late Devdas Banjare Memorial Award function organised..

Tripti Thakkar honoured with Mrs Lohana Raipur-2017

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 19, Lohana Mahila Mandal organised a gala event Mrs Lohana Raipur-2017 at Lohana Bhavan in Raipur on Thursday. President of Lohana Mahila Mandal Rekha Raichura informed that 23 women had enthusiastically participated in th..

CSPDCL distributes LED Lamps under UJALA scheme

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 19, In order to promote saving of power consumption, Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Ltd (CSPDCL) has initiated distribution of LED Lamps under Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) Scheme through En..

Samajwadi Ekjutta Sammelan organised

Raipur: Representative of various organisations discussed the possibility of various people’s movements, democratic organisations and concerned citizens coming together on a common platform to assert people’s rights to land, livelihood, educ..

C’garh Postal services likely to become cashless by March end

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 18, In order to move towards digitisation of cash transactions in various post offices across the State for its Saving Bank Customers, Department of Posts (DoP) Chattisgarh has approached the State Bank of India (SBI) to p..

Civil Services Basketball C’ship: C’garh defeats Bihar, Gujarat

Sports Reporter, Raipur, Jan 18, Chhattisgarh outplayed Bihar in the opening match of the ongoing All India Civil Services Basketball Championship being organised from January 17 to 21.Central Secretariat registered a convincing victory over Telangan..

AAP appeals BJP Government to tackle human trafficking cases across State

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 18, Aam Aadmi Party has appealed to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Government to take measures to curb human trafficking and exodus of the labourers form the state. It may be mention that AAP has earlier mount pressure ..

SC/ST/OBC oppose dismantling of Veer Narayan Singh statue

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 18, Schedule Cast, Schedule Tribe, OBC and Minorities Sanyukt Morcha Chhattisgarh has flayed dismantle of Shahid Veernarayan Singh statue at Padampur Road Basna. The members have alleged that there is resentment among the ..

District-level Science expo inaugurated in Bastar

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 18, Public Works Department Minister Rajesh Munat inaugurated the district level science exhibition in Bastar. The exhibition is being held in government higher secondary school of Pandripani. Minister Munat praised the i..

Minister Chandrakar releases book ‘Vanya Silk Ek Pahal’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 18, Minister for Panchayat and Rural Development Ajay Chandrakar released a book “Vanya Silk Ek Pahal” at his official residence here on Wednesday. The book was compiled by Shyam Dhawde and Firoj Khan. The book..

Now, State to make strategy against zoonotic disease

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 18, Strategy will be made in the State against zoonotic disease that catches human beings from animals and vice-versa. The state health and veterinary departments will mutually coordinate and work. In Chhattisgarh, inciden..

I-T Deptt’s massive raid on Goyal Group

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 17, It is expected that the Goel Group is likely to cough out a concealed income of over Rs 50 crore Blissful ambience of marriage ceremony in the family of Ratanlal Goel turned panic, when the sleuths from Income Tax Dep..

Astroturf of over Rs 4 cr at Sardar Patel International Hockey Stadium turns muddy

Special Correspondent, Raipur, Jan 17, One of the synthetic hockey pitches of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Hockey Stadium, situated adjacent to Government Nagarjuna Post Graduate College of Science, has turned into a sloppy and muddy mess ..

Mohammed Akbar questions intention of State Govt over bio-fuel’s promotion

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 17, Questioning the viability of the Memorandum of Understanding recently signed by state government with Indian Petroleum Institute for usage of bio fuel for aircraft, former Minister and AICC Member Mohammed Akbar allege..

State Govt patronizing corrupt officials: Tiwari

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 17, Alleging patronizing of corrupt officials by Chhattisgarh government, Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Vikas Tiwari alleged that despite serious allegations against the then Sukma Divisional Forest ..

Investors stage massive protest, demands repayment of money

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 17, Nearly, 30 lakh people of State have invested their money in the PACL and the due is tune to Rs 2,000 crore Investors under the banner of All Investor Safety Organisation staged massive protest to demand repayment of ..

Farmers of country are most honest: Agriculture Minister

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 17, State Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal has said that the farmers of the country are most honest. They do not accept any defeat even in adverse circumstances and move ahead by fighting odds. The most important co..

Vivekananda Education Academy celebrates annual function

Staff Reporter, ARANG, Jan 17, School kids Yamini Verma and Durgesh Sahu were awarded with Best Students of Year title Vivekananda Education Academy Adarsh Nagar celebrated the annual function and student felicitation ceremony at Gandhi Gram Mandirh..

Two major criminal gangs busted

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Jan 16, Police solve 14 burglaries and 9 chain snatchings, recover booty over Rs 34 lakh “IN a major crackdown, police solved fourteen burglaries and nine chain snatching cases, and also confiscated the booty worth over..

Cong marches for ITI, Govt College in Kharora

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 16, NSUI stages gherao of DEO office to protest the inaction on schools that were found lacking in amenities Demanding Government College and Industrial Training Institute (ITI) to be instituted in Kharora, Congress leade..

Condolences pour in from one and all over Tarun Chatterjee’s demise

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 16, Senior leaders from ruling and opposition as well as people from all walks of life paid tribute to deceased former Mayor Tarun Chatterjee, who was cremated at Mahadev Ghat Muktidham on Monday. Agriculture Minister Brij..

‘Never forget your ethical values as doctor while interacting with patients’

Business Reporter, BHILAI, Jan 16, Renowned dentists Dr Sandesh Maiker from Mumbai stressed on the need of strict abidance to ethical values while interacting and treating patients. He was addressing a seminar organised at Rungta Dental College under..

Paikra recounts Govt’s role in promoting conservation of petroleum at SAKSHAM 2017

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 16, ‘SANRAKSHAN Kshamta Mahotsava’ ( SAKSHAM 2017), the month-long campaign for conservation of petroleum products commenced in the State from January 16. Home Minister Ramsewak Paikra inaugurated the campaign ..

Parenting Club at MM School launched to help parents

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 16, MM school launches MM Parenting Club with the purpose of imparting skills for effective parenting. The club organised its first workshop for parents with children in the age group of 5 to 12 years at Sindhu Sadan, Deve..

Harshit Harmony gathers grand response for its interest free loan scheme

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 16, HARSHIT Harmony, a dream project by Singhania Buildcon was in the limelight for the extraordinary response received to the ‘100 per cent interest free and 100 month loan’ scheme during the home laon fair th..

Over 1 lakh people perform ‘Surya Namaskar’ to create world record

Staff Reporter, Bhilai, Jan 12, On the last day of the three-day ‘Yog Shivir’ five world records and two individual world records were created here at Bhilai on Thursday. As per the pre scheduled programme over one lakh people performed t..

Safety in trains highly questionable in State, irrespective of gender

By Debjani Das, RAIPUR, Jan 11, SORDID reality of women safety in the country has hogged the media lime lights post New Year. The incident had shocked the soul of the nation and put it into utter shame. Eve teasing is widespread says girls who face ..

Now, Chhattisgarh to use bio-fuel in aviation

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 12, CHHATTISGARH will again be in the limelight with the use of locally produced bio-fuel as aviation fuel. An MoU has been signed between State Government enterprise Chhattisgarh Bio-fuel Authority between Indian Petroleu..

Sitaram Yechury takes jibe at BJP Govt

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 12, COMMENTING on performance of the Union Government, Member of Rajya Sabha and Communist Party of India Sitaram Yechury termed it as ‘best ever event management government’ in power since independence. Launch..

Four including one minor arrested for selling cannabis

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 12, Police conducted raid and arrested four persons including a minor involved in selling of Cannabis on Thursday morning. Police recovered Cannabis in huge quantity (14.500 kilograms), cash Rs 2.32 lakh, 46 quarters of li..

‘Boutiques of India Exhibition’ receives splendid response

Business Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 12, ‘BOUTIQUES of India Exhibition’ commenced huge fanfare here at Hotel Babylon International, VIP Road, Raipur on Thursday. The exhibition was a great hit among the exhibitors and visiting clients. It witn..

Dr Amit Alexander’s poster adjudged best at IPC-2016

Business Reporter, BHILAI, Jan 12, Dr Amit Alexander, Associate Prof of Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Science and Research Center presented poster under Pharmaceutical Technology at the 68th Indian Pharmaceutical Conference (IPC) held at Vishakapa..

Center approves Rs 2,390 cr for expansion of roads in C’garh

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 11, Central Government has approved Rs 2,390 crore for the expansion of roads in eight districts of Chhattisgarh that are affected with Left Wing Extremism (LWE). Of the eight districts, seven districts are in Bastar reven..

Sania Sahu, a 11-yr-old cop for a day

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 10, A 11-year-old Sania Sahu wanted to be police for a day and her wish was fulfilled by Inspector General of Police, Raipur Range, Pradeep Gupta on her birthday, on Wednesday. Dressed in Khaki with a cap, the lethally ill..

Mayor Pramod Dubey enjoys e-Rickshaw ride

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 11, Mayor of Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) Pramod Dubey took a ride on e-Rickshaw in Raipur city. The Mayor enjoyed the e-Rickshaw ride from Guru Ghasidas Time Square to Marine Drive, Telibandha. Mayor Dubey has appea..

Intex Smart World launches pan-India Skill Training campaign

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 11, IN sync with the Government’s Skill India initiative, Intex’s branded retail stores Intex Smart World on Wednesday launched a pan-India Skill Training campaign in Raipur. Main objective of the initiative &l..

PRSU qualifies for All India Inter University Hockey Tournament

Sports Reporter, Raipur, Jan 11, Three straight wins in the Eastern Region Inter-University Hockey Tournament earned a place for the PRSU in the All India Tournament Maintaining its winning streak, Pt Ravishankar Shukla University (PRSU) on Wednesda..

National Sub-Jr Softball: Chhattisgarh champion for 2nd time in a row

Sports Reporter, Raipur, Jan 11, Chhattisgarh has become national champion for second consecutive year in the Sub-Junior National Softball Championship (boys) after the state sub-junior team defeated Maharashtra in the final of the championship held ..

Amar Agrawal invites global corporate houses to invest in State

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 11, Urban Administration and Development Minister Amar Agrawal participated in Vibrant Gujarat 2017 at Gandhinagar on Tuesday. The central focus of this eighth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit is ‘Sustain..

Sudden showers bring surprising chill in Raipur

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 10, DESPITE first early morning sporadic rainfall of this winter, the daylong sunshine restored prevailing above normal conditions in Raipur city on Tuesday. People were overjoyed and virtually longed for wintry conditions..

Bastar Sanyukt Samiti demands quick action on NHRC notice

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 10, Bastar Sanyukt Sangrash Samiti has demanded action by Chhattisgarh government on notice slapped by National Human Rights Commission, in which it found 16 women, prima facie victims of rape, sexual and physical assault ..

Names of NCP’s district cultural cell members announced

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 10, Nationalist Congress Party State President Satish Jaggi named the members of the Party’s Raipur District Cultural Cell here. The initiative has been taken to gear-up party activities before the forthcoming assem..

Rajparti Adhikari Sangh, Sanyukta Karmachari Sangh begin ‘Jandarshan’ event

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 10, In line with the Chief Minister and District Collectors now Chhattisgarh Sanchalanalyin (Vibhagadhyaksh Bhavan) Rajparti Adhikari Sangh and Sanyukta Karmachari Sangh have started ‘Jandarshan’ programme at I..

Symposium on ‘Affect of Demonetisation on Farmers in Chhattisgarh organised

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 10, Demonetisation has come as nightmare for Chhattisgarh farmers and in the ongoing paddy procurement season they are toiling hard due cash slow down in the State. There is resentment among the farmers towards the move ta..

Jain gives training to RMC engineers on quality control in construction materials

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 10, Engineers of Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) learnt about quality control in construction materials in a workshop on Tuesday. Urban Administration Directorate engineering cell chief engineer S K Jain gave practical ..

Governor Tandon releases Dhiraj Rangari’s greeting card with various social messages

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 10, Governor Balramji Dass Tandon released Dhiraj Rangari’s greeting card at Raj Bhavan recently. The messages of Swachh Bharat Mission, environment and Beti Bachao were highlighted in the greeting card. Dhiraj Ranga..

Present the accussed before public, demand people to police

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 9, Murder case of a youth Dhaneshwar Sahu at Urla took a political colour, when hundreds of angry people sat on demonstration, demanding police to bring the accused youths in front of them and also release the names of two..

Their bravery gets national recognition

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 9, Two children from Chhattisgarh to receive national bravery award at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Two children of Chhattisgarh have been selected for the National Bravery Award for their exemplary act of co..

Two constables’ heroic act saves woman

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 09, Accussed was drunk and holding a sharp-edged knife when constables overpowered him and saved woman Two brave constables of Telibandha police station overpowered a man holding sharp knife when he entered a house in Kas..

EPFO begins special 3-month initiative ‘Employees’ Enrollment Campaign 2017’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 9, Declaration under Employees’ Enrollment Campaign 2017’ should be made between January 1 to March 31, 2017 EMPLOYEES’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has started a special three-month initiative &ls..

M Aditya Sharma scores 99.84 in CAT

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 9, M Aditya Sharma, a fourth year Metallurgical Engineering student at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Raipur, has excelled in the Common Admission Test 2016, results of which were declared by the IIMs on Monday. He..

Thief decamps with Rs 40,000 cash from medical shop

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 9, Unidentified thief decamped with cash Rs 40,000 from a medical shop located at Sundar Nagar on intervening night of Sunday and Monday. Police recovered a video footage of the thief recorded in the CCTV camera in the sho..

Youth arrested for thrashing man to death

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 9, Deendayal Upadhyay Nagar police have arrested a youth on charge of thrashing a senior citizen who succumbed to injuries during treatment at Government hospital. Another co-accused in the case is absconding. As per info..

5 killed as paddy laden truck rams into Bolero

Our Correspondent, KURUD, Jan 8, A leisure trip turned tragic for Khan Family of Raipur city, when their car collided head-on with truck, leaving five persons including two men, two women and girl dead and nine injured, at village Kallemulle on Sunda..

Urla police crack murder of 12-yr-old boy

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 08, Urla police have cracked the blind murder case in which a 12-year-old boy who had gone missing and later his body was recovered from a forest garden in Sondongri. Additional Superintendent of Police (Crime) Ajatshatru..

Prof Rajat Moona to be 1st Director of IIT Bhilai

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Jan 8, Prof Rajat Moona has been appointed as the first Director of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhilai. The proposal for appointment of Prof. Moona, along with four other Directors, was forwarded by Union Human Resour..

Two-day State-level Vaish convention from Jan 28

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 8, Vaish World Foundation (VWF) Chhattisgarh unit is going to conduct its two-day state-level Vaish convention at Dadabadi Jain Mandir on January 28 and 29. Addressing a press conference here on Sunday, VWF Chhattisgarh u..

Organisational devpt committee review meeting of AAP held

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 8, Centre observer Vijay Chauhan presided over the organisational development committee review meeting of Aam Aadmi Party at party office here. During the meeting decision was taken to focus on organizational development i..

Workshop regarding life saving technique organised

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 8, Week-long workshop regarding life saving technique was organised by Akshansh Pools at International swimming pool here. Two trainers from National Institute of Water Sports, Goa (NISW) will impart training to the partic..

Police raid over 35 spa centres of city

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 8, After the recent incident of Bhilai in which a Thai girl who was in tourist VISA died under mysterious circumstances, city police have started massive hunt to trace out similar cases in city. On Sunday afternoon police ..

Dr Ratre on hunger-strike today against reducing reservation quota

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 7, Social activist Dr Uday Ratre would go on a day-long hunger strike at Budhatalab in Raipur on Sunday to protest against reduction of reservation for scheduled castes. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Dr ..

Dog adoption evokes tremendous response

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 7, Young volunteers of People for Animals Raipur Unit-II (PFA) in the State Capital hosted the first edition of ‘Indian Puppy Adoption Camp’ at Magneto The Mall, here recently. The response was overwhelming as ..

Free cataract eye check-up camp organised at Maharashtrian Teli Samaj

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 7, A total of 153 persons got their eye checked-up and 35 were found suffering from cataract ailment Cataract operation of these patients is being performed at MGM Eye Hospital AKHIL Bharatiya Agrawal Sammelan (ABAS), Chh..

Cong extends support to MARKFED agitation

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 7, Congress leaders Mohammed Akbar and Girish Dewangan extended support to the agitation of MARKFED daily wage workers. Addressing the agitating workers, Akbar said that Government should extend preference to already worki..

Various events to mark holy month of Gausul-e-Azam

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 7, Chhattisgarh Gausul Azam Committee is going to organise Gausul Azam Conference on January 9, Monday and Julus-e-Gaushiya will be taken out on Tuesday January 10 to mark the holy month of Gausul-e-Azam. Iqbal Sharif, Ch..

Agrawal directs bank managers to upgrade security system

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 7, Additional Superintendent of Police (City) took meeting of Bank Managers in presence of Station House Officers of various police stations at Police Control Room on Saturday.ASP (City) Vijay Agrawal chaired the meeting i..

Consecration ceremony of Shri Ram Mandir from Jan 30

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 7, Prana pratistha (consecration) ceremony of Shri Ram Mandir would be conducted at the Mandir premises, VIP Road, Raipur from January 30 to February 3. Various social organisations like Raja Ram Mandal, Sindhi Panchayat, ..

Man arrested for cheating many

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 5, The suspect used to lure unemployed youths by promising them job in Police Department Gunj police on Thursday arrested a person for allegedly duping four youths to the tune of Rs 16.20 lakh on the pretext of providing ..

Agri Minister felicitates J R Dani Govt Girls School students

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 5, Agriculture Minister Brijmohan Agrawal on Thursday feted the students of J R Dani Government Girls Higher Secondary School in a felicitation function organised at campus. Agrawal also announced funds for the infrastruct..

Students from Naxal-affected distt go on education tour to Hyderabad

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 5, A group of college students from Naxal-affected Bijapur district went on education tour to Hyderabad. The students from Bijapur, Bhairamgarh and Bhopalpatnam went on the education tour. Minister for Forest, Law and Leg..

Events mark annual fuction at Arundhati Devi Govt School

Staff Reporter, ARANG, Jan 5, Fun, frolic and fiesta, annual function at the Arundhati Devi Government Higher Secondary School, Arang was full with exuberance. From singing, dancing to the skits, students displayed their talent at different colourful..

Singhania Buildcon announces first dhamaka ‘Mahabachat Scheme’

Business Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 5, SINGHANIA Buildcon, one of the leading real estate company in the state has announced first dhamaka ‘Mahabachat Scheme’ after demonetisation for the international residential project Harshit Harmony from ..

Open Chess Tournament at Bal Samaaj Library from Jan 6

RAIPUR, Jan 5, The 15th Ashish Sharma Memorial Open Chess Tournament will be organised by NGO Mitaan and Brahmanpara Yuva Sangh from January 6 to 12. Tournament will be held in Bal Samaaj Library. As many as 28 entries from Basna, Rajnandgaon, Bilasp..

C’garh women team shines at Nine ‘A’ Side Football

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Jan 5, Registering facile win over the rival Rajasthan in final, Chhattisgarh won the senior women title of the Nine ‘A’ Side Football, 4th Sub-Junior Boys, Junior Boys and 2nd Senior Women National Championship or..

That ‘wheel’ of farming goes away from the field...

By Kirit Joshi, RAIPUR, Jan 4, BULLOCK cart wheel manufacturing units, the landmark identification of Badhaipara in Raipur city for trading in best quality bullock cart wheels and attracting customers from the states including Madhya Pradesh, Maharas..

Three severely injured in bike-car collision

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 4, Three motor-cycle riders were critically injured when the motor-cycle collided with a car in a square near Police Headquarters in Naya Raipur on Wednesday. The incident took place at Sector-17 square at around 10.35 am...

‘Film academy can help in exploring the hidden talents of C’garh’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 4, Bollywood actor Bhagwan Tiwari observed that a film academy should be set up in Chhattisgarh to train artists of Chhattisgarhi movies. Talking to media persons here on Wednesday, the actor claimed that there is lack of..

6.40 lakh poor women provided domestic gas connections

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 4, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today reviewed the Prime Minister ‘Ujjwala Yojana’ during a review meeting held at his official residence. The Food Department officials said that about 6.40 lakh domestic gas c..

RSCC meet held to strategise on Collectorate gherao

A crucial meeting of Raipur Shahar Congress Committee (RSCC) was convened in Raipur Congress bhawan to strategise on Collectorate gherao on January 6 as mark of protest against demonetisation decision of central government and resulting woes to the mass..

CM releases State Govt diary, calendar

RAIPUR: Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh unveiled the State Government’s calendar for Year 2017 and released the Diary 2017. Both these were published and printed by government press. At a brief programme held in the chamber of Chief Minister in Mant..

Walls to aware Raipurians on ODF

RAIPUR: Under the Swachh Bharat Mission, Raipur Municipal Corporation has run a campaign for making people aware of Open Defecation Free (ODF) hallmark. Wall writing was done in front of the Sulabh Toilet at Mangal Bazar area that falls in RMC ward no-6..

Educated unemployed youths to get age relaxation in jobs for another year

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 3, Chhattisgarh Cabinet on Tuesday took several significant decisions including extending age limit relaxations for educated unemployed youth in Chhattisgarh for another year, fixation of SC/ST/OBC reservation percentage i..

Jilted lover brutally stabs girl

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 3, A young girl was brutally stabbed by a jilted lover at a public place near Avanti Vihar on Tuesday morning. Police have arrested the accused and recovered the sharp knife used in the crime. As per information received ..

Crime rate declines by 5.43 pc under Minor and Preventive Acts

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 3, A combination of inversely proportional actions initiated under Minor and Preventive Acts helped Raipur district to register a decline of 5.43 percent crime in year 2016. Raipur, the Capital city under Raipur Police Ran..

Anil Kumble visits Bhoramdev Wildlife Sanctuary at Kawardha

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 3, Brand Ambassador of Forest Department, Government of Chhattisgarh and Indian cricket team coach Anil Kumble accompanied by forest officials visited Bhoramdev Wildlife Sanctuary Kawardha on Tuesday. During his visit to ..

CM dedicates water, adventure sports facility in Naya Raipur

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 3, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh dedicated the Water and Adventure Sports facility being established at Sengh water reservoir in Naya Raipur. While dedicating the facility, the Chief Minister said alike Jungle Safari and ..

Congress workers to gherao Collectorate offices on 6th

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 3, A general meeting of the Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) was held here at Congress Bhawan on Tuesday. Chaired by CPCC President Bhupesh Baghel, Congress party members discussed over the strategy to protes..

Meeting held to discuss on preparations for Rajim Mahotsav

Staff Reporter, ARANG, Jan 3, Tehsil Sahu Sangh Arang president Chandrashekhar Sahu on Tuesday held a meeting of all the office-bearers to deliberate on preparation for the Rajim Jayanti Mahotsav scheduled to be organised on January 7. In the meeting..

Aggrieved ryots distribute vegetables free as protest

Business Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 2, Over 500 vegetable growers from various areas get together for peaceful protest THE vegetable farmers in the State are in dilemma as they are unable to get price for their produce. This year there has been a bumper ..

Tomar’s words reflect BJP’s confidence of winning upcoming elections in UP

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Jan 2, Asserting that the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party have already lost grounds, Union Minister for Panchayati Raj, Rural Development, Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar said Bharatiya Janata Party ..