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PM dedicates road, rail projects worth crores

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Janjgir/Raipur, Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Janjgir-Champa, today dedicated and laid foundation stones for road and rail projects worth Rs 3,840 crore. The Prime Minister dedicated the four-lane ..

Hundreds of Congress leaders detained

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR,   A total of 480 Congress workers including two MPs and eight MLAs were arrested by the police when they were marching towards Janjgir-Champa district to show black flags to PM Modi Hundreds of Congress leaders a..

Anil Kumar Chaudhary takes charge as Chairman of SAIL

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Anil Kumar Chaudhary has taken charge as Chairman, Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) today. Prior to this, he was the Director (Finance) of SAIL since 2011.A graduate from the University of Delhi, Chaudhary joined..

Imitation jewellery shop director nabbed for cheating

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In a case of cheating by promising for gold and then providing brass biscuits, the director of local Baijnathpara based Jalaram Imitation Jewellery shop Harish Kumar Pabari Thakkar, 40, has been arrested by Raipur polic..

BIT Durg’s team wins 1st prize in ‘Startup India-Chhattisgarh Yatra’

  Staff Reporter, Durg, The Grand Finale of “Startup India – Chhattisgarh Yatra” was organised by Government of Chhattisgarh in association with INVEST INDIA recently at Raipur.The Boot Camps were held at many places all over t..

NGOs, NSS, Hospital take charge of dengue campaign

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The charge of Dengue Awareness Campaign was taken over by teams of social organisations, private hospital and NSS on Saturday. The National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteers, Smile the Helping Hands, Positive India member..

Amit Shah, Chief Minister visit Shadani Darbar, offer prayers

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Under the Sampark for Samarthan campaign of Bharatiya Janata Party, BJP National President Amit Shah along with Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh paid a visit to Shadani Darbar and offered prayers. He also met Sant Yudhisht..

A K Chaudhary likely to be new Chairman of SAIL

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACCNSE -1.54 %) has approved Anil Kumar Chaudhary’s name as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Steel Authority of India Ltd. While an official announcement from ..

DGP A N Upadhyay to continue in hot seat

  By Mukesh S Singh, Raipur, Giving rest to all speculations, State Government is not likely to change its incumbent Director General of Police (DGP) A N Upadhyay, even as the latter has completed a comfortable stint of over 4 years and 6 months..

Amit Shah electrifies booth-level BJP workers

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Calling upon the booth-level party workers to up-root Congress, so much so that, for next 50 years Bharatiya Janata Party rules from Panchayat to Parliament, BJP National President Amit Shah said that after 2019 the pa..

Over 24 eminent personalities join BJP

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Senior (retired) officials from All India services and corporate sector joined hand with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday by taking its primary membership in the presence of BJP National President Amit Shah. The B..

SC stays HC order on HNLU V-C

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Supreme Court (SC) has stayed the Chhattisgarh High Court’s order for quashing the 2014 term-extension granted to Dr Sukhpal Singh as Vice-Chancellor (V-C) of the Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raip..

Vaishalinagar seat- a political paradox for BJP, Cong

  By Prasanta Sarkar, BHILAI, Assembly election 2018  As the Assembly elections are nearing, the political activities in Vaishali Nagar Assembly have heightened. This seat has become a matter of political prestige for both BJP and Congress..

Cane Charge fiasco: Bilaspur ASP shifted to PHQ till further orders

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Taking swift action on Bilaspur cane charge fiasco, the State Government on Thursday attached Neeraj Chandrakar, Additional Superintendent of Police, Bilaspur to Police Headquarters (PHQ). Addressing a press conference..

Fresh posting orders to 3 IPS officers, 12 PIs, 14 PSIs

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, State Government issued fresh posting orders to three Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, 12 Police Inspectors (PIs) and 14 Police Sub-Inspectors (PSIs). According to the orders issued by Home Department, Bhojraj Pate..

Mayawati joins hand with Ajit Jogi

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, CONGRESS which was looking to spearhead opposition unity in 2019 polls received a rude shock, after former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and national president of Bahaujan Samaj Party Mayawati announced poll alliance wit..

Aim is to make Chhattisgarh a modern State: CM

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Sitapur/Raipur, 20,000 petty forest crimes to be withdrawn Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Thursday said that the ultimate goal of the Government is to transform Chhattisgarh into a smart and developed state by the..

Amit Shah in Raipur today

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Bharatiya Janata Party National President Amit Shah will be reaching capital Raipur on Friday on a day long visit. During the eight hours the BJP National President will be spending in the capital, he will be addressing..

From dreaded Abujmarh to Asian Football C’ship

  Spots Reporter, Raipur, Suresh Kumar Dhruw fights his way to find a place in India U-18 Football team for 46th Asian Schools Football Championship Against all odds, a boy in his teen from dreaded Abujmarh has fought his way to become a footba..

First Multi Super Speciality Hospital to be inaugurated on September 27

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, First Multi Super Speciality Hospital of public sector DKS Hospital is going to be inaugurated on September 27. Similarly the inauguration of Sickle Cell Institute at Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medical College premis..

CM orders impartial enquiry into Bilaspur cane-charge incident

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Koriya/Raipur, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh while criticising the alleged police brutality on the Congress party workers and office-bearers, at Bilaspur, ordered an impartial enquiry into the whole fiasco by a Magis..

SAIL employees won more than 30% Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskars

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Out of the total 139 awardees, 48 awardees are from SAIL Steel Authority of India Ltd. (SAIL) has won more than 30% prestigious Vishwakarma Rashtriya Puraskar (VRP) for the performance year 2016. Today in a function hel..

Five wild elephants held captive at Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Social activist and law student Byas Muni Dwivedi wrote a letter to Chief Secretary of Madhya Pradesh Government, Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India and Principal Chief Conservator of Fore..

Bhilai wins Quality Leadership award

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, “If there is one thing that can induce a cultural change and at the same time enhance the capability of people involved – it is Quality Circle,” said M Ravi, CEO Bhilai Steel Plant while dedicating the..

Chief Vigilance Officer of Dena Bank on his maiden visit to Durg

    Business Reporter, BHILAI, Chief Vigilance Officer of Dena Bank, Parshuram Panda was on his maiden visit to Durg on Wednesday. During his visit he inspected different branches of the bank in Durg. Thereafter he presided over a meeting ..

Three including minor held in robbery case

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In course of investigation into a case of robbery in which an employee of electricity department was targeted in a lonely place in the limits of Neora police station, Raipur Police has arrested three youths of 18 years ..

Chief Minister dedicates Pilkha Milk Processing Unit in Surajpur

  The Hitavada State Bureau Surajpur/Raipur, Under the ongoing Atal Vikas Yatra, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Wednesday visited village Silphili in Surajpur district, where he dedicated the Pilkha Milk Processing Unit. Asserting that because..

D S Mishra is new Chairman of CGSERC

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, The newly-appointed Chairman of Chhattisgarh State Electricity Regulatory Commission (CGSERC), D S Mishra was administered the oath of the office by Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh at his official residence in Raipur on T..

Metallurgical Deptt of NIT welcomes 1st yr students

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Metso, the Metallurgical Society of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Raipur, organised the welcome party for the first year students of Metallurgical Engineering in the E-hall. The programme began with the lightin..

Home Guard rescues mentally unstable youth from Sky Walk

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, A mentally unbalanced youth endangered his life as he climbed to a height in the under-construction Sky Walk and came on verge of falling down on Tuesday, was a Home Guard from Narainpur, rescued by home guard jawan of ..

Ajit Jogi makes lofty promises for upcoming legislative elections

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, After getting a new lease of life at a Delhi hospital, Chhattisgarh Janta Congress President and former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi has announced lofty promises for the upcoming legislative elections. In his first stateme..

Several Congmen injured in cane-charge in Bilaspur

  The Hitavada State Bureau, BILASPUR/RAIPUR,   Congress demands a judicial inquiry into this matter under the supervision of a sitting judge of Bilaspur High Court Several Congress workers were injured in police lathi-charge in Bilaspur ..

Farmers Unions members stage foot march

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Drawing the attention of the state government towards their pending demands several farmers union members under the banner of Rashtriya Kissan Parishad led by national president Pravin Togadia stage foot march and reach..

Santosh Rungta students excel in Start up India

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, During the grand finale of the event ‘Startup India Chhattisgarh Yatra’ held at Raipur the engineering students of Santosh Rungta Group of Institute (R-1) excelled in the event by exhibiting their talent. M..

CM on 3-day tour of Bilaspur and Sarguja Divisions from today

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh will be leaving for 3-day tour of Bilaspur and Sarguja Division on September 18 under the on-going state-wide Atal Vikas Yatra. Dr Singh will be visiting Bilaspur, Raigarh and Koriya distri..

Finally, IIM Raipur set to enter its own campus in Naya Raipur

  Special Correspondent, Raipur, “We are in the process of shifting. 80% has been completed as on Monday and shifting will get over by September 22. We will start operating from the new campus from the next day,” said Associate Profe..

Smart Parking facilities at 10 major spots get nod

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Mayor-in-Council (MiC) gave green signal to Smart Parking facilities at 10 major spots of the Capital city on Monday. A proposal of 22 Smart Parking was tabled at MiC meeting, out of which the Council gave nod to smart ..

Minister of State for Steel inaugurates ‘Sewa Saptah’ at BSP

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Vishnu Deo Sai, Minister of State for Steel on the second day of his two day Bhilai sojourn on September 17, 2018, planted saplings in Bhilai Niwas in the morning to kick-off the ‘Sewa Saptah’ (Week) in reme..

C’garh enters Guinness Book of World Record for ‘Longest Speech Marathon’ of 101 hrs

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, On the onset of this Ganesh Chaturthi a continuous five day and night long inimitable seminar on holistic health completed today at 101 hrs setting new Guinness Book of World Record for “Longest Speech Marathon by..

Kamal Vihar residents facing hardships

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Owning to out-law activities prevailing in Kamal Vihar area, members of Smart City Kamal Vihar Residential Association has demanded from the local administration and Raipur Development Authority for opening of police st..

Cleanliness drive marks Sanitation fortnight

  Our Correspondent, KORBA, AS Part of national-wide fortnight Sanitation Campaign – Swachchata Hi Seva, a massive cleanliness drive was organised here. MP Dr Banshilal Mahto inaugurated the drive. The fortnight campaign will remain contin..

Mega farmers’ dharna in Capital on Sept 18

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Putting forth their 8-point demands, over 1,000 farmers from Bastar region, under the banner Rashtriya Kissan Parishad, are marching to the capital in the form of padyatra (foot-march) from Jagdalpur. On reaching the ca..

‘Atal Vision Document aims at doubling GSDP’

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Jagdalpur/Raipur, Addressing mediapersons at a press conference here during the course of ongoing Atal Vikas Yatra, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said the development carried out by his government since last 15 years..

Ex-MP Mohan Lal Jain no more

  The Hitavada State Bureau Durg/Raipur, Former Member of Parliament from Durg, Mohan Lal Jain, popularly known as ‘Mohan Bhaiyya’, breathed his last on Sunday morning after prolonged illness at the age of 84 years. His funeral proce..

Naxal carrying reward of Rs 1 lakh held

  Our Correspondent, DHAMTARI, DUGLI police arrested a Naxal carrying cash reward of Rs 1 lakh from forest area of Jabarra Kharkha, the border area of Gariaband district. The arrested Naxal was identified as Dhaniram Netam, a Chetna Natya Manch ..

CM dictates devpt works worth Rs 137 crore to Dantewada

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Dantewada/Raipur, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today laid foundation stones, performed ‘bhoomipujan’ and dedicated development works worth Rs 137 crore at historic Barsoor in district Dantewada as a part..

Employee’s job satisfaction in organisation

  By Dr Subrato Kumar Dey, Work environment can implicate social relation at workplace and also maintain the relationship between colleague, supervisor and the “organisation”. A satisfied, happy and hardworking employee is the biggest..

Dr Chandrashekhar explains benefits ancient science with live experiments

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Dr B K Chandra shekhar, inventor of Psycho Neurobics addressed free seminar on Sunday at Holistic Health Carnival which was commenced on September 13 and will continue till September 17. Interested people from outs..

Tatibandh shootout turns into wrangle

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Hirapur shoot-out case saw twist and turn on Saturday as the police, first, invoked provisions of culpable homicide, which they later converted into Homicide following uproar by family of deceased man.  Even as the..

C’garh jumbos take their rampage spree to neighbouring state

  By Roshan Chachane, RAIPUR, After the destruction of their habitat in Chhattisgarh by illegal forest rights certificates and big-ticket projects like rail corridors, elephants have started migration to neighbouring state of Madhya Pradesh, onl..

Labourer family in J&K walks free from captivity

  The Hitavada State Bureau, RAIPUR/RAIGARH, An eleven month long tribulation of 14 Chhattisgarhi labourers finally drew to close, when they were released from the vice-grip of bonded labour in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, September 13, 2018..

Huge quantity of explosive seized in Gangaloor forest

  Our Correspondent, DANTEWADA, A joint team of Special Task Force (STF) and District Reserve Guard (DRG) seized huge quantity of materials used in making of weapons. The action was taken in forest areas of Gangaloor, behind Baladilla hills. As..

Power supply hit even after maintenance work

  Our Correspondent, PANDARIA, IRREGULAR power supply has become a major cause of concern for residents of Pandaria for the past four days. People are forced to live in dark in day and are reportedly spending sleepless night. A group of denizens..

Students cleaned area near school premises

    Staff Reporter, ARANG, ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ rally was taken out by the students of Government middle school and Naveen Primary school on Saturday. Students gave Shramdaan and cleaned area near school premises. Public actively..

RMC continues anti-dengue campaign with spraying of anti-larvae medicines

RMC continues anti-dengue campaign with spraying of anti-larvae medicines..

Sahus up in arms against community for abetting youth to commit suicde

Sahus up in arms against community for abetting youth to commit suicde..

Gudiyari Saraswati Shishu Mandir running sans recognition, committee

    Our Correspondent SARANGARH Saraswati Shishu Mandir is one of the renowned names of school in the state but a school running by the same name in gram panchayat Gudiyari, neither is recognised nor has any committee to look after it. Ins..

Jain community observes ‘Tap Divas’

Jain community observes ‘Tap Divas’..

Sant Kabir Smarak Nirman Samiti to stage agitation from Sept 15

Sant Kabir Smarak Nirman Samiti to stage agitation from Sept 15..

IG Kaabra launches twiter account for public

IG Kaabra launches twiter account for public..

Juvenile chain snatcher lands in police net

Juvenile chain snatcher lands in police net..

76 sportspersons of state receive Rajya Khel Alankaran

76 sportspersons of state receive Rajya Khel Alankaran..

‘Holistic Health Carnival’ inaugurated

    Staff Reporter RAIPUR STATE’S first of its kind ‘Holistic Health Carnival’ was inaugurated by Speaker Gaurishankar Agarwal at Ramswaroop Niranjan Dharamshala, VIP Road, Raipur on Thursday. The carnival will witness al..

Workshop on Hematology conducted at JLN Hospital & Research Centre of BSP

Workshop on Hematology conducted at JLN Hospital & Research Centre of BSP..

Various programmes organised under SVEEP

Various programmes organised under SVEEP..

Ghulam Nabi Azad corners Central Govt on Rafale deal, media freedom

    Staff Reporter RAIPUR As Chhattisgarh is warming up to the legislative election senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad gave a boost to the Congress’s campaign by launching a fierce attack on the Central Government on the Rafale ..

Women scripting story of courage by rebuilding school ruined by Naxals

Women scripting story of courage by rebuilding school ruined by Naxals..

One Naxalite killed in fierce encounter

One Naxalite killed in fierce encounter ..

Rail Corridor, a curse on elephant habitat

  By Roshan Chachane, RAIPUR, Even as the Men and Elephants are embroiled in a sanguinary battle for ever-shrinking natural resources, a proposed commercial rail corridor project is set to further aggravate the situation by partitioning the core..

Special session of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly begins

(1)Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee(2)Late Balramji Dass Tandon (3)Dr Ramchandra Singhdeo (4)Somnath Chatterjee   Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, THE first day of Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly was adjourned after paying rich tributes to former Prime Minis..

Counselling for the vacant seats of CPS organised

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Counselling for the vacant seats of College of Physician and Surgeon (CPS), Diploma course organised by Mumbai took place at Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medical College on Tuesday. As per information on September 4 t..

Young boy gets new lease of life at BRAMH

    Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, New lease of life was given to a young boy of 18 years old by the team of doctors of Advance Cardiac Institute at Dr BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital (BRAMH) recently. Badal Dhiwar (18), a resident of Kharora in Gh..

Governor for transforming universities in State into world-class institutes

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Governor Anandiben Patel, on Tuesday, said that the universities of the state should prepare a roadmap and work in the direction of finding a place for themselves in the list of excellent universities. The Governor was ..

IMA calls emergency General Body meeting

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Indian Medical Association (IMA) Raipur called an emergency General Body meeting on Tuesday at Medical College at 4 PM on Tuesday to discuss various issues related to recent incident of attack on doctor at a private hos..

‘Hamar Family No 1’ releasing on 14th

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarhi movie ‘Hamar Family No 1’ will be released across the state on September 14. The movie will screened in Raipur, Bilaspur, Durg, Bhilai, Dhamtari, Raigarh, Korba, Champa, Ambikapur, Pithora and ..

Madarsa Board holds meeting of Examination Committee

Madarsa Board holds meeting of Examination Committee..

Six month ‘Dispensing Optician Course’ introduced in Bhilai-Durg

    Business Reporter  BHILAI Under PMKY scheme of Government ISDT College of Optometry (Nasik) introduced a six month course titled ‘Dispensing Optician Course’ for the opticians of Bhilai-Durg. Under this all the opticia..

Qureshi for removal of sketches of Gandhi’s specs from garbage strewn places

Qureshi for removal of sketches of Gandhi’s specs from garbage strewn places..

Bhilaians to get glimpses of famous monuments during ‘Ganesha Utsav’n Staff Reporter

Bhilaians to get glimpses of famous monuments during ‘Ganesha Utsav’n Staff Reporter..

Cheaters operating placement agency arrested

Cheaters operating placement agency arrested..

Durg Police Range imparted pre-election training

Durg Police Range imparted pre-election training..

Officials to keep vigil on PoP Ganesha idols during review meet

Officials to keep vigil on PoP Ganesha idols during review meet..

SMS II of BSP sets record in production of Blooms, Rails

SMS II of BSP sets record in production of Blooms, Rails..

‘Bharat Bandh’ gets near good response in State

‘Bharat Bandh’ gets near good response in State..

Shakambari Board gets cabinet nod

Shakambari Board gets cabinet nod..

One killed in road accident; villagers stage chakkajam

One killed in road accident; villagers stage chakkajam..

Normalcy returns as all 5 gates of Bango dam closed

Normalcy returns as all 5 gates of Bango dam closed..

After rendering services, Kerala Flood Relief Committee members return home

After rendering services, Kerala Flood Relief Committee members return home..

COB-1 to further bolster BSPs environment friendly working

COB-1 to further bolster BSPs environment friendly working..

C’garh Cabinet meet today, Lease Renewal Ordinance may get nod

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Cabinet will be meeting on Monday evening to discuss several significant issues including approval of budget demand proposals for the second supplementary budget 2018-19. It is likely that the Cabinet might..

Congress calls for ‘Bharat Bandh’ today

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In a bid to protest against the rising fuel prices, the opposition Congress has called for a Bharat Bandh on Monday. Addressing a press conference at Rajiv Bhawan here on Sunday, All India Congress Committee (AICC) Spok..

Cops nab prime accused in kitply co manager’s murder case from Kolkata

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In course of action, being planned by Raipur police to nab the absconding offenders, a murder accused Abhilekh Singh alias Chotu alias Abhilesh, 34, has been caught by the police and brought from Kolkata in connection w..

Contaminated ground water taking toll of people’s health in C’garh

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Along with low level of ground water in many areas, contamination of water is another major problem in Chhattisgarh. PHE officials and other state departments working for supply of clean drinking water to all residents fa..

YC activists stage protest for not providing employment to youths in BSP

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, As per their pre scheduled programme, ‘Halla Bol-5’ the activists from Youth Congress to press their demand for providing employment to the local youths in Bhilai Steel Plant staged vehement demonstration on..

Raipurians join hands for Mitti ke Ganesh

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In a bid to keep the environment safe, Raipur Smart City Limited (RSCL) is promoting eco-friendly ways to make the idols of Lord Ganesha, ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi. Ganesh Chaturthi, a 10-day festival, will be celebrate..

NIT Raipur’s E-summit concludes on a high note

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, The second day of the E-summit at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Raipur began with the start up camp where various start ups explained their work and also provided an opportunity of internship to the students. T..

Earthen check dams built to minimise man-elephant conflict

  By Abhishek Kumar, RAIPUR, 12 earthen check dams constructed in Surajpur forest division within two years In a bid to minimise man and elephant conflict and enrich flora and fauna in Surajpur Forest Division of Chhattisgarh, at least 12 earth..

CM to attend BJP’s working committee meet in Delhi

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Saturday left for New Delhi to attend the significant 2-day Bharatiya Janata Party National Working Committee meeting scheduled for September 8 and September 9 at Ambedkar International ..

Akhil Bharatiya Photography Exhibition-2018 begins

  RAIPUR, Three-day Akhil Bharatiya Photography Exhibition-2018 has begun at Mahakoshal Art Gallery on Saturday. Amitabh Kumar inaugurated the exhibition. A total of 50photographs are on display in the exhibition. The photographs of Pradeep Jain..

Losses forcing contractors to stay away from road works in Bastar

  By Harjeet Singh, JAGDALPUR,   Contractors complain that they get merely 30-40% of money as relief for loss from insurance companies. Home department gives only Rs 50,000 as compensation if damaged vehicle’s cost is around 40 lakh ..