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Maoists kill villager suspecting to be informer

Our Correspondent, NARAINPUR, MAOISTS killed a villager with sharp-edged weapon in Kodkanar village on Saturday night, suspecting him to be a police informer. The victim was identified as Sonaru Ram. Naxals have dropped pamphlets near his body. The in..

Katni-Gumla road work at snail’s pace, dust troubling commuters

Our Correspondent, PATTHALGAON, The Katni-Gumla National Highway construction is going on at snail’s pace, causing a great concern for citizens and two-wheeler riders. The construction of the road had started 4-6 months back and should have comp..

Crime Branch arrest bookie for IPL betting

Our Correspondent, KAWARDHA, CRIME Branch here arrested a bookie for his alleged involvement in betting on ongoing IPL matches. A cash of Rs 66,680, TV, remote, laptop, notepad, leadwire and six sets of mobile sets were also recovered from the ac..

Trade Unions to take out massive rally to mark 130th May Day

Our Correspondent, BILASPUR, All the Trade Unions in city will take out a massive rally on Monday to mark the 130th May Day. The procession would be taken out in city from Trade Union Council (TUC) office in Dabripara, area which will go via all impor..

Eight Rail employees honoured for alertness, averting accidents

BILASPUR, In a felicitation ceremony about eight Railway employees were honored for their alertness on duty and averting mishaps. In a function held at the South East Central Railway (SECR) Bilaspur Divisional Headquarters, Divisional Railway Manager (..

Worst condition of transformers forces people to face brunt of frequent power cuts in city

Our Correpondent, BILASPUR, Also the linemen sometimes keep the transformers open inviting mishap Severe power crisis has forced Bilaspur to go for hours of undeclared power cuts daily coinciding with heat wave as mercury has shot up to about 44 degr..

CJ Radhakrishnan, Justice Diwaker visit mental hospital

Our Correspondent, BILASPUR, The Chief Justice also expressed his unsatisfaction about the quality of food being served to the patients The Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court and Patron of Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority (CGSLSA) Ju..

Reward of lakhs announced on six dreaded Maoists

Bastar Range Police on Friday announced cash reward on six dreaded Maoists cadres of the banned outfit, including three women, reportedly involved in the Sukma killings. However, the Bastar Police top brass clarified that the announcement of cash reward..

Closer of narrow gauge at Telibandha may cost dearly to poor labourers

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Earning of over 1000 labourers coming from around 100 villages of Dhamtari and nearby areas will be badly hit once the narrow gauge line at Telibandha is closed. After Railway Board has given approval for short closure of Narr..

Two major fire incidents reported in Raipur

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A major fire incident was reported at Urkura and two plywood factories were engulfed. Khamtarai police informed that fire broke out at Maruti plywood factory and Prestige plywood factory at Urkura. The fire incident took place ..

‘CAS report shall be tallied with crime records’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, “Core Application Software (CAS) report shall be tallied with the crime records available in districts to fix an error so that data available at both places is the same,” Additional Director General of Police (ADG) ..

Warm farewell given to retiring BSP employees

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, A warm farewell was accorded to the executives and employees retiring in April 2017, including ED (Mines- Rowghat) P.K.Sinha and ED (Project) R.S.Chaturvedi on Saturday (29th April) at the conference hall of CEO (BSP) in the au..

Jacked up cement price upset devpt plans

By Kirit Joshi, RAIPUR, SKYROCKETING prices of cement has destabilised the construction sector in the country. The abnormal increase in prices by around 40 per cent in last one month by the manufacturers with no definite reasons clearly shows the infl..

MiC decides to create Corporators, Alderman funds

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Mayor-in-Council (MiC) has decided to create Corporators and Aldermen/Alderwomen funds from the general fund of Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC). Decision was taken during the deliberation on key civic issues during MiC meeti..

Class XII exam results declared with pass percentage of 76.36%

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Girls outshine boys to secure overall 79.05 % 2,71,994 students appeared in the examination CGBSE to carry out revaluation of all candidates with 80% and above marks The initiative taken by state government towards imparting..

Raigarh students dominate CGBSE Class XII merit list

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Ten out of 24 students found a place in the merit list of Class XII Examinations 2017 belong to Raigarh district. Bilaspur stood second with four students from the district making it to the merit list and Durg coming third with..

Farmer’s son Dhavendra tops in CGBSE 12th examination

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Dhavendra Kumar, a student from Government Higher Secondary School, Pondi, has topped the CGBSE Class XII Examination 2017 by securing 98.60 per cent marks. Belonging to a famer’s family at Londi village of Balod district..

ITM University Raipur organises Summer Fest

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, SCHOOL of Commerce, Management and Research of ITM University Raipur organized Summer Fest 2017, an intra department competition for students to showcase the best of their creative skills in fashion and culinary. Contest like s..

Boutiques of India Exhibitions gets grand opening response

Business Reporter, RAIPUR, BOUTIQUES of India Exhibitions in its 15th edition once again received a grand opening response at Hotel Babylon Inn, Jail Road, Raipur on Thursday. As in the past, shoppers and fashion lovers from Raipur are appreciating t..

‘Nursing teachers should focus on developing qualities within themselves’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, IN order to make nursing faculty aware about the updation in Nursing field, a day-long state-level conference was organised here at Columbia College of Nursing. In her presentation, Professor Daisy Abraham of P G College of Nu..

DPS, Raipur wins ‘Best Delegation Award’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, IN the recently concluded IIMUN’17 Meet, Delhi Public School (DPS), Raipur won the ‘Best Delegation Award’ among other awards sealing their epochal sway over rational verbosity as is essential to analyze globa..

CRPF civil utility chopper overturns at Helipad in Sukma, no casualty

The Hitavada State Bureau, SUKMA/JAGDALPURRAIPUR/,   A major tragedy was averted on Wednesday evening, when a civil utility helicopter of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) with three personnel onboard, overturned soon after landing at Chintagu..

Three of State Capital arrested from Mumbai for betting on IPL matches

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Three persons belonging to the State capital were arrested from Mumbai in connection with betting for IPL matches on Wednesday. Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Vijay Agrawal, and ASP (Crime) Deepmala Kashyap informed..

Seven gamblers rounded up for cricket betting

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, SMRITI Nagar post police rounded up seven gamblers in connection with cricket betting and confiscated cash at stake Rs 9,500 along with sattapattis of lakhs of rupees from their possession in Kohka, Bhilai. The police registere..

274 villagers receive benefit of various schemes

Staff Reporter, Durg, Samadhan Shivir: Sewati : Camp was organised for 10 villages of Dhamdha block. 3,229 applications received by various departments have been settled and time limit has been fixed for balance 135 applications. Villagers were inform..

Jeevan Vidya, Madhyasth Darshan taught at ‘Fearless and Confident Youth’ workshop

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In a bid to educate poor children, a four-day workshop on ‘Fearless and Confident Youth’ is being organised by Abhibhavak Vidyalaya located on VIP Road in collaboration with Manviya Shiksha Shodh Samiti Achhoti at J..

Two more fire incidents reported in State capital

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A major fire broke out at fourth floor of Hotel Lal Bagh situated at ring road number one of New Rajendra Nagar on Wednesday early morning. A party hall and lawn situated on the fourth floor of the building got completely charr..

Devendra Nagar police arrest two persons with 20 kg of cannabis

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Devendra Nagar police team arrested two persons from Bus stand and recovered 20 kilograms of Cannabis from their possession. Devendra Nagar police informed that, acting on a tip-off team of police apprehended Ajit Patel (27), ..

Rich tributes paid to martyrs

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today paid tributes to 25 CRPF troopers, who were killed in a deadly Maoist ambush in Sukma districton Monday. Rich floral tributes were also paid to the CRPF troopers by Governor Balramji Das ..

Injured CRPF troopers complain of ‘zero’ cooperation from State police

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today visited injured CRPF personnel under-going treatment at the Ram Krishna Care hospital here. He enquired about their well-being and wished them speedy recovery. The Union Home Minister was..

Heat waves all across city, affects normal life

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, According to medical experts, cases of heat stroke and skin allergies, characterised by a rise in the body temperature caused by excessive exposure to heat, are increasing in the steel city, due to the rising temperature that h..

Major fire incident averted at Hotel Metro 7x11

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A major fire incident was averted at Hotel Metro 7x11 situated at Aamapara area on Tuesday morning. The incident took place at about 6:00 am. As per information received from Azad Chowk police, the fire broke out at the BAR of ..

Tomato growers receiving meagre profits on produce

By Kirit Joshi, RAIPUR, “LOOKING at the hot and humid conditions, tomato growers make optimal use of farming technique for better growth as well as survival of plants which gives around 200 per cent profit in the fragile demand-supply equilibriu..

4 traffic prone roads of city to get relief soon

Staff Reporter, Raipur, District Administration has come up with remedies for providing denizens relief from traffic congestion in four busiest roads of the city. The roads are Amapara tirah to Shastri Chowk on G E Road, Kotwali Chowk to Jaistambh Ch..

One more massacre raises question on tactics used to tackle Naxals

By Mukesh S Singh, Raipur, Another successful execution of ‘Mobile Warfare’ by Naxals against security personnel becomes the bone in Army’s throat The dare-devil and broad daylight ambush of 25 troopers of 74th Battalion of Central ..

CRPF desperately needs cooperation from State Police, feels injured Sher Mohammed

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR,   “The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) desperately needs cooperation from State Police. It is not the only duty of the CRPF to battle with naxal in the dense forest of Bastar region. I would like to request the ..

Admn, people yet to take lesson from fire incidents

By Shreya Venkat Raman, Bhilai, WITH summer, there is a colossal increase in the number of fire incidents in the city. And this has become an annual feature but despite the recurrence of the incident every year, the authorities and the people does not..

HRIS Module verification system inaugurated in PHD of BSP

BHILAI, HRIS Module Verification system has been introduced in Public Health department of BSP was inaugurated by CEO-BSP, M Ravi the other day. The newly introduced HRIS Module system will facilitate in issuing death and birth certificates without ham..

Panchayat Raj Diwas celebrated at Jila Panchayat

Staff Reporter, Durg, Panchayati Raj Diwas Ceremony was organised in Jila Panchayat auditorium today. Jila Panchayat office bearers and Navaratn were present. Jila Panchayat President Smt. Maya Belchandan garlanded the portrait of father of Nation Mah..

2,521 applications settled in Vinayakpur Samadhan Shivir

Staff Reporter, Durg, Samadhan Shivir was organised under Lok Suraj Abhiyan in village Vinayakpur. 2,521 applications of complaint/demand were settled in the camp and for balance 27 time limit was fixed. Villagers were apprised about solution of their..

Blood donation camp marks ‘Manav Ekta Diwas’ at Ayappa Temple

Staff Reporter, Bhilai, Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation, Durg, organised a blood donation camp on April 24 to celebrate ‘Manav Ekta Diwas’ at Ayappa Temple, Sector-2 Bhilai. The day is celebrated every year in honor of the sacrifice m..

‘Monopoly of pvt publishers will end from tip to toe’

Special Correspondent, Raipur, School Education Secretary Swarup suggested States to restrict teachers to a particular school while appointing to prevent them from seeking transfer Expressing serious concern over backdoor entry of teachers, Swarup sa..

State moving with right strategy to achieve goals set by NITI Aayog: CM

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Government is moving ahead with a clear vision, strategy and action plan to achieve the goals set by NITI Aayog, said Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh. He said over 20,000 youths of Naxal affected regions of Chhattisg..

NIT Raipur students create social networking site, ‘The Tweaks’

SAtaff Reporter, Raipur, Social networking has become an essential part of human life. Keeping this in mind, a group of students from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Raipur, have launched a new website, ‘The Tweaks’ from where the ..

Alcohol consumption is major cause of deaths in road mishaps

Staff Reporter, Durg, Owing to rise in the number of liquor shops at different parts of Chhattisgarh, a rise of over 50% in the cases of road accidents as well as deaths has been registered. It has been found that over 50% of the road accidents take p..

HRD Minister Javadekar inaugurates Eastern Regional Workshop

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, “It is a pity that while the government is spending 4.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Product on education, parents actually prefer to pay to get their children educated in private schools,” observed Union Human Res..

CCCI organises training seminar ‘Blank Cheaque’

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Does the mere thought of a busy day at the office sap you of energy? If so, you are probably experiencing stress. Stress is comparable to salt. Some level of stress at the workplace is normal and acceptable, perhaps e..

Sayaji Hotel is now open to cater Raipurians

Business Reporter RAIPUR, The hotel services in Chhattisgarh have added another name and that is the famous Sayaji. The eighth hotel of Sayaji Group has been launched in Chhattisgarh capital, Raipur city, at Labhandi, near Magneto Mall. The specialiti..

Eco clubs students create world’s longest canvas painting, enter Guinness Book

The Hitavada State Bureau, RAIPUR/AMBIKAPUR,   Students create 21,247 square feet canvas painting at Biodiversity Haat, Ambikapur Hundreds of children from 30 Eco Clubs of Chhattisgarh made a world record by creating world’s longest canva..

Prabhu lays foundation stone for devpt projects at Raipur station

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, THE immense opportunities available in the state has made the railways think in the line of investing Rs 3,676 crore in the financial year 2017-18 to boost development potential in the state, asserted Union Railway Minister Sur..

Railway Minister inaugurates State’s first Humsafar Express

Staff Reporter, Durg, The Express train will run from Durg to Hazrat Nizamuddin Delhi Wi-Fi services have also been launched at the platforms of Durg Junction   On Saturday, Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Railway inaugurated state’s fi..

72 boxes of illicit liquor worth lakhs seized

The Hitavada State Bureau, RAIPUR/JANJGIR-CHAMPA, Malady of illicit liquor plagues the state so deep that while there is a mass anti-liquor campaign running all across Chhattisgarh, Police are discovering and confiscating big stocks of illicit liquor..

Bunkar Craft offers bumper 30 pc flat discount

The store will also remain open on Sunday. Business Reporter, RAIPUR, Kosa silk sarees are exclusively manufactured, designed and printed by block printers who are best in the trade. Apart from highly trained artisans, introduction of latest trends a..

Columbia Institute’s 8 students selected during campus drive

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, EIGHT students from Mechanical branch of Columbia Institute of Engineering and Technology were selected in a campus drive organised by Micromax Invertor in the institution recently. The selected students, Yuvraj Sahu, Devendra ..

Cancer Detection Camp underway

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Budget-friendly (75 percent discount) Liver Health Check-up, Offer valid up to April 29 Cancer Detection Camp is presently underway at Ramkrishna Care Hospital, Raipur. This camp is focusing on cancer in Oesophagus, Cancer in ..

Blast Furnace Mishap: Injured employee Airlifted to Mumbai

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Abraham Rajeev Koshy, Technician in Blast Furnaces of BSP who sustained eighty per cent burn injuries in the mishap in Blast Furnace# 4 that occurred on April 19, has been airlifted to National Burn Centre, Mumbai on Thursday e..

We are steadily progressing towards golden future of India, BJP: Dharamlal Kaushik

The Hitavada State Bureau, Raigarh/Raipur, Chairing the Bharatiya Janata Party State Working Committee meeting, BJP State President Dharamlal Kaushik said by constituting Commission for Backward Classes, the Central Government had taken a significant ..

Rly Minister to attend different programmes on Apr 22 in Raipur

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR,   Union Railway Minister will also be attending the 62nd Annual National Railway Awards-2017 function at Shri Satya Sai Saubhagyam Auditorium   Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu, who will be here on a da..

Two kids killed, 3 injured in ghastly road mishap

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Two minor boys were killed in a road mishap when an uncontrolled Scorpio vehicle over turned near Zora on Thursday morning and the victims were crushed under it. As per information received from Telibandha police, the incident ..

CHANA to bring C’garhi people in North America together

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Showing concern for the people of Chhattisgarh living in USA, a group is coming on one social platform to help each other. This initiative has been taken by CHANA (Chhattisgarh Association of North America) to bring all Chhatti..

Parera throws light on Fulbright Fellowship opportunities in USA

Staff Reporter, Durg, Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Vishwavidyalaya (CGKV) Durg organised lecture of Ryan Parera, Regional Officer, US India Education Foundation, Mumbai on “Fulbright Fellowship Opportunities in the United States” last day at Coll..

Houses reduced to ashes as wild fire breaks out

Staff Repoter, Durg/Gandai,   Devastating fire in village Krisbans adjoining to Gandai in District Rajnandgaon reduced 10 houses to ashes and partially damaged 5 houses. The Hitavada Correspondent reported that bamboo trees caught fire due to fr..

Major fire mishap at BSP’s Blast Furnace#4

Staff Reporter, BHILAI,   IN a major mishap, eight employees including contract labourers sustained burns when a back fire occurred in Blast Furnace#4 in Bhilai Steel Plant on Wednesday afternoon. Three of the injured are reportedly in a critica..

One killed, 3 injured after box containing chemical explodes

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, One person succumbed to injuries and three others seriously injured when a powerful explosion took place in a chemical box stored near a house in Krishnapuri area of Devpuri on Wednesday morning. Tikrapara police informed that..

State witnesses 145 cases of fire mishap in one month

Staff Reporter, Durg, Shortage of fire stations and staff to deal with fire mishaps The soaring temperature as well as careless attitude of people has led to a drastic increase in the cases of blazes across different parts of the Chhattisgarh as it w..

‘Do not compromise with quality of higher education’

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Governor Balramji Dass Tandon on Wednesday asked all the universities of the State to protect their reputation by not compromising with the quality of higher education. The Governor also asked the universities to strictly follo..

Weather history coincides, Raipur again record 44.2 degree Celsius

By Kirit Joshi, Raipur, In a harsh coincidence, Raipur once again boiled to repeat its seven-year-old maximum temperature record, with mercury soaring to an all-time high of 44.2 degree Celsius on Wednesday. Way back on April 19 in 2010, Raipur had r..

FDA seals Patidar soft drink bottling centre

Staff Reporter, Durg, A team of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Department recently conducted inspection in the Dhamdha Road situated Patidar soft drink bottling centre and sealed it after finding various irregularities. Apart from several anomalie..

Five arrested for betting in IPL

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Central Crime Branch team, during raids at two different locations, arrested five persons involved in betting for an IPL cricket match played on Tuesday. Police recovered cash over Rs 1 lakh and betting records of over Rs 2 cr..

Crime Branch arrest one with country made pistol, live cartridge

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, CRIME Branch sleuths nabbed one and confiscated a country made pistol and one live cartridge from his possession in Supela, Bhilai. The police cell team also seized the two-wheeler being used by the accused in criminal activity..

Bhatia Wine Merchants booked for alleged violation of Court order

Special Correspondent, Raipur,    WRD, Chhattisgarh Government, had imposed a fine of Rs 666.87 lakh for evading water tax and agreement norms Instead of using river water, the plant based at Mungeli had dug five bore wells and has been us..

Cong cries against Ajit Jogi, other rebels

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In what could be termed as an ‘insult’ to a senior leader, senior Congress leader and deputy leader of Opposition in Chhattisgarh Assembly, Dr Renu Jogi was not even offered a seat on the dais during the celebration..

1 injured as Heavy Haulkpak vehicle hits Conveyor Gallery SP-III in BSP

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, A BSP employee was seriously injured in a mishap occurred at Sintering Plant III in BSP on Monday afternoon. The mishap victim employee was admitted at JLN Hospital, Bhilai wherein his condition was stated to be stable. Accord..

Jayanti Nagar murder case: 2 including minor held

Staff Reporter Durg, Mohan Nagar Police have arrested two youths including a minor in connection with murder case of a Dhamtari based youth whose body was recovered from Jayanti Nagar a couple of days ago. The accused duo and the victim initially cons..

Now religious institutes will come under income tax cover

Staff Reporter, Raipur, With new amendment in the income tax law, now religious institutes will come under income tax cover. This also includes religious trust getting donation upto Rs 50,000 or gifts. According to Income Tax Bar Association (Raipur..

SECR, Raipur inaugurates big size logo of ‘Make in India’SECR, Raipur inaugurates big size logo of ‘Make in India’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, South East Central Railway (SECR) Raipur Division has inaugurated the big size logo of ‘Lion’ symbolising ‘Make in India’ with the help of scraps at Urkura railway station premises. The structure is deve..

Another fire mishap rocks State Capital

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Three injured in major fire in building at Gole Bazaar   In yet another building fire, a five-storey building at Peti-line in Gole Bazaar area of the city caught fire on Sunday afternoon. Three persons were injured while..

Dacoits brutally kill businessman

The Hitavada State Bureau, Kharasia/Raipur, An eminent jeweller Budhram Vijaykumar (62) was strangulated to death by unidentified assailants here on Saturday night. The desperados after committing the crime escaped with valuables and cash. The amount ..

Amit Shah to visit State to strengthen booth management

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Under the Pundit Deendayal Upadhyay Karya Vistaar Yojna, Bharatiya Janata Party National President will be spending three days in Chhattisgarh, with an intention to strengthen the booth management here. However, the dates are t..

Drag Chain System inaugurated in Mixer Crane-4 of Converter Shop, SMS-II

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Mixer cranes are critical equipment of SMS-II for pouring Hot metal, received from Blast furnaces in mixers. Breakdowns in auxiliary trolley trailing cables of Mixer crane were causing frequent interruptions in mixer pouring. A..

Most spine problems can be cured without surgery: Experts

Eighty percent of the people suffer one or the other type of spine problem in life. Ninety percent of the spine problems can be cured without surgery for which right physical exercise and right diagnosis at right time is needed. Renowned spine surgeons ..

Bhilains rely on scarf, caps, goggles to protect themselves from scorching heat

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, With the soaring mercury, people are protecting themselves with scarf, caps, sun glasses and cotton apparels for sparing themselves from the ill effects of blistering summer. People are avoiding to go anywhere in the blistering..

Raipur City Maha Kali Badi celebrates Poila Boisakh with great enthusiasm

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Raipur City Maha Kali badi and Bishwanath Temple along with the people of Bengali community celebrated Bengali New Year 1424 on 15th April 2017 at the premise of city Maha Kali badi. On this occasion children’s performed ..

Several tribal children still under grip of malnutrition across State

By Anjalina Francis KANKER/RAIPUR,   As per census of 2015-16, total population of children in State is 22 lakh and nearly 35% of population are under grip of malnutrition In 2016, nearly 2.5 lakh children were found malnourished in Bastar divi..

Forest dwellers did not get Tendu patta bonus for two years; Dr Singh orders Collector to submit report in 24 hours

The Hitavada State Bureau, Rajnandgaon/Raipur, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today reached gram panchayat Sahaspur under Chuhi Khadan block in Rajnandgaon district under the ongoing Lok Suraaj Samaadhan Shivir. The village is located on the border of ..

Devpt is my first priority, I cannot allow any one to ignore it: CM

Staff Reporter, Durg, ‘Development is my first priority and I cannot allow any one from administration as well as state government to ignore it’ said Dr. Raman Singh, Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh while addressing the media persons at Lok..

Programme ‘Anubhav’ held for interaction with ex Plate Mill officers

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, During 2016-17, various production shops of BSP, including Plate Mill, have performed well and created many records. At Plate Mill, there has been yearly record production of Boiler Quality plates totaling 1, 02, 000 T, cumulat..

Four teams formed to inspect fire safety measures in hotels, lodges

Raipur, The teams will submit their reports to the District Collector within ten days In the wake of the destructive hotel fire that claimed several lives because of the absence of safety measures in the hotel, four teams have been constituted by the ..

Baisakhi celebrated with religious fervour

BHILAI: Baisakhi festival was celebrated by Sikh community from the steel city with religious fervour and gaiety by organising various functions on Thursday.  The day also marked the birth of “Khalsa Panth” and devotees from the Sikh c..

FDA carries out statewide action against water pouch manufacturers

Staff Reporter, Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) teams on Thursday simultaneously carried out action against the industries engaged in manufacturing drinking water pouches in different parts of the State. The action was taken as per the order of FDA..

BSP officer commits suicide jumping off Ispat Bhawan

Staff Reporter, BHILAI,   A BSP officer allegedly committed suicide by jumping off Ispat Bhawan of BSP on Wednesday morning. “Mamta, forgive me, I cannot subject you to more woes. I’m committing suicide at my free will and no one sha..

Chief Secy to review IAS service record

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In compliance of the order issued by Department of Personal and Training (DoPT), wherein, the performance of those Indian Administrative Officers, who have completed 30 years in service or have attained the age of 50 years, whi..

Five arrested for threatening transporter at gun-point

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Khamtarai police has arrested five persons for threatening a transporter at the gun point when he came to collect recovery of money. Police recovered one country made pistol, two live bullets and two motorcycles involved in the..

Delegation of Laghu Udhyog Bharti meet Union Minister for Steel

Business Reporter, BHILAI, A delegation of Laghu Udhyog Bharti led by President, Satyanarayan Agrawal met with Union Minister for Steel, Choudhary Birednra Singh at Hotel Marriott, Raipur the other day. They held a discussion with Union Minister on se..

Bhoomipujan performed for devpt works at Talpuri Colony

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, ‘Bhoomipujan’ was performed for completion of developmental works and construction of Club House at Talpuri International Colony at the hands of chief guest, Cabinet Minister, Prem Prakash Pandey in the august prese..

Railway Station Parking Fire incident: An act of negligence

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Four days have passed since the devastating fire that broke out at the vehicle stand in Raipur railway station premises which gutted more than two hundred two-wheelers parked there. The investigation team constituted to probe i..

CCB unearths cricket betting racket

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, IN a major crackdown, Crime Branch sleuths unearthed the cricket betting racket and rounded up six along with recovery of cash at stake over Rs 5.76 lakhs also confiscating gambling paraphernalia including sattapattis worth ove..

Many facts hiding in that dark smoke! RMC initiates investigation

Staff Reporter, Even as the dark smoke was still billowing out from the vents of Hotel Tulsi, Civic Authorities have started investigating the reasons behind the terrifying incident that claimed five lives. Zone-7 Commissioner Santosh Pandey told &lsq..

Union Transport Minister sanctions four road projects worth 2,525 cr for C’garh

Staff Reporter, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari sanctioned four significant road projects worth Rs 2,525 crore for Chhattisgarh. At a high level meeting between the Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh,..

Mid-day meal workers to protest for hike in payment on April 18, 19

Staff Reporter, Chhattisgarh Madhyannah Bhojan Mazdoor Ekta Union (CITU) on Tuesday alleged that payment to the school mid-day meal workers is very low. Since 2009 these workers are being paid Rs 1,000 per month and in Chhattisgarh additional Rs 200, t..