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30 cows die in two days at Dhamda block Gaushala

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Question mark on upkeep of holy cows in the State About 30 cows of a Gaushala located at Dhamdha block of the district is reported to have died in last two days. The Gaushala is being run by a local politician of ruling ..

One more ‘Choti Katwa’ case reported

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, ‘Choti Katwa’ the incident of cutting braid occurred again at Khursipar, Bhilai, on Thursday afternoon. On complaint the police recorded the incident and statement of the victim girl, and are further investi..

ICC team likely to inspect SVNS Stadium this month-end

  Sports Reporter, Raipur, The stadium can stage ICCT20s and ODIs only after obtaining the approval of ICC Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh (SVNS) International Cricket Stadium in Naya Raipur has successfully hosted matches played under cash-rich Ind..

Sensation prevails as body of 3-yr-old child recovered from village street

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Sensation prevailed in Somni village under Bhilai-3 on Thursday morning, when the body of a three-year-old child was recovered from the village street. There were several injury marks on the body of child. Bhilai-3 Poli..

Collector visits school on students’ invitation

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, In a swift response to students’ invitation, District Collector O P Choudhary reached Government Higher Secondary School, Amlidih, where he inspired the students as how they can achieve their goals. According to ..

India is safe for Muslims, says Actor Tauqeer

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Body language plays an important role in acting. An actor can use his or her body language to give the best performance, said eminent theatre artist and actor Tauqeer Alam Khan. He was in the State Capital to train budd..

RPF detains 197 passengers during surprise checking

  RAIPUR, Raipur Protection Force (RPF) team detained 197 passengers and fined them during mobile court checking on Thursday. As per information received from RPF sources the surprise checking drive called as Mobile Court took place on Thursday a..

Chief Minister honours their bravery, dedication...

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Seven including four martyrs were felicitated with gallantry awards On the occasion of 71st Independence Day, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh felicitated personnel from Indian Police Service (IPS), Chhattisgarh Police, C..

Interim list of sports awards out

  Sports Reporter, Raipur, Chhattisgarh Senior Women Basketball team has been selected for Chief Minister’s Trophy Last date for claims and objections is August 21, hearing on which will be held on August 23 Department of Sports and Yout..

2 separate theft cases reported in city

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Two incidents of thefts were reported in city on Wednesday. Total sum of over 55,000 was stolen in two incidents. Thief decamped with cash Rs 5000 from a shop in Tikrapara area on intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday. As..

IPS Arif Husen to be honoured with IACP award

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Raipur/Bastar, For the second year in succession, IPS officer Shaikh Arif Husen, presently Bastar Superintendent of Police (SP) has been chosen for International Association of Chief of Police (IACP) Award 2017. The ..

PMO receives representation about futility of Skywalk work

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, In a major development, Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has been apprised about the unwarranted expenses being incurred by Chhattisgarh Government on the construction of ‘skywalk’ in Raipur. The PMO has ..

SECR launches Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat movement

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat movement has been launched by South East Central Railway (SECR) on Wednesday all over the Raipur Division. Prabhat Pheri (Morning march) was taken out by the railway staff and Scouts & Guid..

Audi Mobile Terminal takes brand to doorsteps of its customer

  Business Reporter, RAIPUR, AUDI, the German luxury car manufacturer has stationed ‘Audi Mobile Terminal’ (AMT) in the premises of Hotel Babylon International, VIP Road, Raipur for three-days from August 16. Director of Audi Raipur ..

Chief Minister to hoist national flag at State capital

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Speaker to hoist Tricolour at Baloda Bazaar THE State of Chhattisgarh like remaining parts of the nation is all set to celebrate the 71st day of Independence on August 15 by paying tribute to the freedom fighters, who ..

5000m Marathon marks 5000 days of CM in office

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh flagged off the 5000-metre Marathon organised by the Raipur District Administration to commemorate completion of 5000 days by Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh in the office, on Monday. Address..

CM announces ‘Anna Sahayata Yojana’ for labourers

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Hot and fresh food in a tiffin box will be served to labourers at just Rs 5 per meal Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Monday announced to launch ‘Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya Shram Anna Sahayata Yojana’ in the st..

Bijay Kishor Sundar Ray awarded with ‘Vasundhara Samman’

  Staff Reporter BHILAI, The prestigious ‘Vasundhara Samman’, instituted in commemoration of Late Deviprasad Choube, was conferred upon the acclaimed litterateur and columnist, Bijay Kishor Sundar Ray in a specially organised functio..

12 km long human chain marks completion of 5000 days of BJP rule in State

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, On the completion of 5000 days of BJP government in Chhattisgarh, District Education Department organised a 12 km long human chain on Monday morning that started from Government JRD School, Durg and ended at Equipment C..

CM inaugurates highway patrolling vehicle service

  RAIPUR, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh flaggedoff the highway patrolling vehicles service to facilitate immediate help and necessary protection to the common-men on National Highway. The inaugural function took place at Police parade ground. Ch..

Naxals torch vehicles engaged in road works

  Our Correspondent, SUKMA, RED REBELS once again expressed their frustration against anti-Naxal operations by setting road construction vehicles afire in restive Sukma district on Saturday evening. However, no loss to humans was reported in the..

Lucky Twinkle Club members get prizes

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Child prodigy Shivlekh Singh captivated the heart and mind of everyone in attendance at the Lucky Draw of Twinkle Club membership drive here on Sunday. The Bal Hanuman actor gladden up the Twinkle Club members with not ..

‘Academics come first then acting’

  By Hemangi Shinde, Raipur, There cannot be any compromise with studies and if necessitated I am prepared to leave acting for the sake of academics, because academics is the base for any future career prospects, including acting, stated Shivlek..

Women perform ‘Halshashthi Vrat Pujan’

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, HINDU women folk, who are blessed with offspring, observed daylong vrat (fast) and performed special puja, dedicated to deity Halshashthi, praying for longevity of their kids as part of auspicious Hal Shashthi Vrat on S..

Free pick and drop facility at Raipur station restored

  RAIPUR: Free pickup and drop facility at Raipur Railway station have been restored after the technical problems have been rectified. The service was hampered for about two weeks after the  battery charger burned out of high voltage supplie..

Most rivers in C’garh are heavily polluted

Staff Reporter. Durg, Aug 12, More than 900 km of river stretches at different parts of the Chhattisgarh are polluted, according to a report submitted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. Responding to questions raised by two M..

Sail Chairman hails BSP’s potential to maximise profits despite odds

Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Aug 12, Chairman SAIL, P K Singh on Saturday visited Bhilai Steel Plant and held two large group interactions (LGI) where he interacted with a cross section of Plant employees at the Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), ..

Cops shaping future of poor kids

Special Correspondent, Raipur, Aug 12, You have heard about cops dealing with criminals and chasing them day and night, but here is a group of cops who are taking time out of their busy and exhausting schedule to serve the society in other ways. The..

CM to inaugurate ‘Van Madai’ today

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Aug 12, On the completion of 5,000 days of Dr Raman Singh as Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Forest Department, Government of Chhattisgarh is going to organise ‘Mahasammelan of Joint Forest Management Committees (JFMC) ..

RMC to take action against owners of stray cattle

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Aug 12, In the drive to get stray pigs out of the city, Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) team caught 8 pigs wandering at Shivananda Nagar of Khamtarai and 40 stray cattle from roads on Saturday. Officials have warned the ow..

Marathon to mark 5000 days of CM on August 14

        Staff Reporter Raipur, Aug 12, A marathon (5000 metre) will be organised on Monday to mark the 5000 days of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh in the office. Raipur District Administration will host the marathon that will ..

Special camps for biometric verification from August 16

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Aug 12, Special camps will be organised in all urban units of the district to intensify Aadhaar seeding. District Collector O P Choudhary asked the officials to start the camp from August 16 in a meeting held at collectorate ..

Punia, Patel, Oraon on five-day visit to Chhattisgarh from 16th

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Aug 12, All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary and Chhattisgarh Congress In-charge P L Punia along with AICC Secretaries Kamleshwar Patel and Arun Oraon will be on five-day visit to Chhattisgarh from August 16 ..

Contractors’ strike call to stall ongoing devpt worksContractors’ strike call to stall ongoing devpt works

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Contractors in Chhattisgarh to go on indefinite strike from today CCA demands to bring down 18 per cent GST slab to 5 per cent On the call of Chhattisgarh Contractor’s Association (CCA), all government recognize..

State’s Harshita Pande attends Intl Conference to curb flesh trade

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh State Women Commission Chairperson Harshita Pande took part in the International Conference on illegal trafficking of women at Mumbai. Detailed deliberations were held on controlling the trafficking of girl..

Their awareness calls fall on deaf ears...

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Despite the Government’s ban on selling of polythene and plastic tricolors (Tiranga), there are several shopkeepers in the city who are blatantly selling the tricolors, printed on plastic and polythene as the gove..

Soaring prices of onions pinching people

  By Kirit Joshi, Raipur, Skyrocketing prices of ‘Onions,’ a staple veggie that has earlier triggered mass outcry and even toppled the governments in the past, is once again surging in the local vegetable markets of Chhattisgarh, be ..

Baiga held for outraging modesty of girl on pretext of treatment

  Our Correspondent, DHAMTARI, POLICE arrested a 36-year old person on charges of outraging modesty of a girl on the pretext of treatment. The accused has been identified as Narain alias Mukri, a resident of Satnamipara. He was booked under Sect..

naxal arrested during search operation

  A joint team of Nelsanar police and 222nd battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have arrested an under-warrant naxal during a search operation at Munder-Chidrapal forest area. The arrested ultra has been identified as Shankar Kadti, ..

Narainpur to witness complete electrification

  Our Correspondent, NARAINPUR, Narainpur a tribal-dominated district is progressing towards complete electrification. Enough efforts are being taken for the electrification of villages, thereby ensuring uninterrupted power supply for people. Un..

State Congress leaders detained on way to President’s House in Delh

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Dozens of Congress leaders including 3 MPs and 28 MLAs from Chhattisgarh were detained by Delhi police when they were marching towards President’s House in New Delhi on Thursday to protest against the early windin..

One killed, another injured in road mishap

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The victim was trying to cross the road One man killed while another sustained injuries when an uncontrolled city bus run over the victim. The incident took place near Gurudwara at Tatibandh on Thursday afternoon. Aama..

Session on Youth Empowerment India by Yi at RITEE

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, YOUNG Indians (Yi) Raipur Chapter organised a session on Youth Empowerment India (YEI) at RITEE College of Management, Raipur on Thursday. Learning and Development specialist and Mentor at YEI Lakshmanan Krish conducted..

Jaika Automobiles delivers 5 Tata Yodha to Indian Broiler Group at R’gaon

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, JAIKA Automobiles delivered five Tata Yodha vehicle to Indian Broiler Group at Rajnandgaon. TSM SCV Cargo and Pickup S Shridhar, TEM Rural Business Prathamesh Mahajan and Senior General Manager sales and Service of Jai..

Non-operation of escalators puzzle railway passengers

  RAIPUR, Passengers travelling with luggage were puzzled by the non-operation of escalators installed at Raipur railway station on Thursday. The maintenance work started on Thursday morning is expected to be continued till Friday evening. As pe..

Man caught for defecating in open by RMC

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Toughening their stands against the dirty habit of open defecation, yet another person was handed over to police after he was caught defecating in open by Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) on Thursday morning. The 5Am..

3-day orientation programme of IIIT begins

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Three-day orientation programme of International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Naya Raipur started on Thursday for inducting its new batch of students. Chhattisgarh government’s Additional Chief Secre..

Chhattisgarh to focus on future of Adivasis, says Chief Minister

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, CM Dr Raman Singh addressed thousands of tribals turned up from different parts of the nation for Adivasi Sammelan held at Indoor Stadium in Raipur on Wednesday Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh on Wednesday said that Stat..

‘One must develop confidence to achieve bigger dreams’

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Model turned actress Rashmi Jha said that one must develop one’s confidence to achieve bigger dreams. Talking to mediapersons here on Wednesday, Rashmi Jha, who made her debut in Bollywood with Madhur Bhandarkar&r..

Man accused for raping paralytic woman, nabbed

Staff Reporter BHILAI, IN a highly abominable offence, a man raped an elderly paralytic woman in Bhilai-3. On complaint the police team swung into action and took the accused into custody. The police registered the offence and are further investigatin..

Over 1,100 applications for 24+84 Residential Blocks

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, OVER 1,100 applications received for allotment of flats in the newly constructed 24+84 Residential Blocks for police officials and personnel in Sector-6, Bhilai. The district police miserably lack the residential facili..

Raipur Collector celebrates ‘Raksha Bandhan’ with leprosy patients

  Raipur, District Collector O P Choudhary celebrated ‘Raksha Bandhan’ with leprosy patients at his office with an objective of sending a message to the society which is yet to completely overcome from the practice of untouchability. ..

IIM Raipur pledges for betterment of India

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, The morning of August 9 marked the beginning of grand celebrations of the seventy fifth anniversary of the Quit India Movement. On the occasion, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Raipur fraternity took oath and p..

Doctors of NHMMI successfully remove cyst-infested spleen of woman

  RAIPUR, Doctors at NHMMI Narayana Multispecialty Hospital, Raipur successfully used laparoscopic surgery to remove cyst-infested spleen of a 50-year-old woman who had been complaining of pain in abdomen and difficulty in breathing for several m..

Decision on students’ council election within 4 days

  Staff Reporter, Raipur,   Three-member committee of V-Cs chaired by Minister Pandey will decide fees of students in private colleges Decision on already delayed students’ union election in the universities and colleges of Chhattis..

‘No dream too big’ for visually impaired Prachurya

  Special Correspondent, Raipur, Dreaming to become a public servant by cracking UPSC, 20-year-old CA student Prachurya Kumar Pradhan, who is blind by birth, is second to none when it comes to academic and sports Fighting all odds, a visually i..

‘People’s Marathon-2k17’ on August 13

  Sports Reporter, BHILAI, ‘People’s Marathon-2k17’ has been organised with an objective to create social awareness and promote Cleanliness, Rural Development and Road Safety on August 13 at Utai, informed Tajauddin, Technical ..

BJP President Kaushik meets party workers

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Bharatiya Janata Party President Dharamlal Kaushik on Tuesday met with party workers and office-bearers, who had come from various party of the state at the BJP state head-quarters Kushabhau Thakre parisar. During the m..

C’garh gears up to deworm over 1 crore children

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh is gearing up to deworm 1,10,05,650 children, who makes 49 percent of the state’s population. In order to combat the public health menace of intestinal worms, the Department of Health and Family welfa..

AIRAAASECR to stage dharna at Jantar Mantar on Aug 10

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, All India Railway Act Apprentice Association of South East Central Railway (AIRAAASECR), Bilaspur Zone is going to stage grand dharna at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on August 10 to protest against callous attitude of Railw..

Award function held at Swaroopanand Mahavidyalaya

  Business Reporter, BHILAI, Minister for Higher and Technical Education, Prem Prakash Pandey graced the award presentation function of Spoken Tutorial Session, conducted by IIT., Mumbai, at Swami Shri Swaroopanand Saraswati Mahavidyalaya, HUDCO..

‘Bond of love’ transcends all barriers!

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Braving the arduous journey from the far-fetched regions of Chhattisgarh to the Capital city, thousands of sisters patiently waited for hours in long-stretched beelines to celebrate the eternal bond of love and protecti..

Drug abuse cases on rise in C’garh

  Staff Reporter, Durg, In a tender age of 12 years, Ruhi has taken the wrong decision to turn her life hell as she is an addict of whitening solution and now with the help of some social organisations as well as doctors, she is fighting to give..

Now, medicines of swine flu to be widely available

  Staff Reporter Durg, The antiviral oseltamivir used to treat influenza H1N1 will be more widely available with the Union health ministry taking it off the stringent schedule X list. Now, patients will no longer need prescriptions in triplicate..

Construction of Skywalk is extravagance: Dr Renu Jogi

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, MLA from Kota and Deputy Leader of Opposition in Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly Dr Renu Jogi has observed that construction of the skywalk in 3 to 4 kms radius from the Shashtri Chowk is extravagance of Rs 42.55 cror..

Six water ATMs of IRCTC starts working at Raipur Rly station

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, All the six Water Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has started working at all the platforms of Raipur Railway station. The first water ATM was started in July. Th..

Chirayu programme records success, brings smile on face of this little girl

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The Chirayu programme for health care of little children in the state being run under the leadership of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has recorded a fresh success in form of smile on the face of little girl. Senik Ram,..

Police arrest three for theft

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Khamtarai police has arrested three persons and recovered 10 wheels with drums of a truck worth over Rs 2.5 lakh. One more accused is absconding. As per information received from Khamtarai police, the incident took pla..

‘Govt of India is yet to recognise Tribals as Indigenous Peoples’

  By Raja Das, RAIPUR, Asserting that the Tribal community in Chhattisgarh is suffering from sexual harassment, land grabbing and human trafficking, Phoolman Chaudhary, Vice-Chairman and Asia Regional Representative, United Nations Permanent For..

Raipurians all set to celebrate Rakshabandhan

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Governor, Chief Minister, Speaker greet on Raksha Bandhan Raipur city is all set to celebrate Rakshabandhan with traditional fervour on Monday. The Rakshabandhan symbolising bond between brother and sister will be obse..

Programmes to mark 5,000 days of Dr Raman Singh Govt on Aug 14

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, On the occasion of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh and the incumbent BJP led State Government, completing 5,000 days in office on August 14, various programmes will be organised including, essay writing, slogan writing, p..

Sanitary napkins distributed in slums

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Sanitary napkins were distributed in Kashi Ram Nagar slum here on Sunday. The women in this area were not aware about the use of sanitary pads so they were introduced to the benefits of using the Sanitary Napkins over regular c..

Judges plant saplings to mark Friendship Day

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Friendship Day on Sunday was marked in a unique way by the judges of District and Sessions Court, Raipur, who after planting saplings tied threads with them with the resolve of friendship and care. The District Judge Ne..

Plea challenging order related to post dismissed

                  Legal Correspondent, A division bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court comprising Chief Justice, Hemant Gupta and Justice, Vijay Kumar Shukla has dismissed the writ appeal filed by..

CM launches ‘Chirayu Chhattisgarh’

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Aug 5, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh launched ‘Chirayu Chhattisgarh’ under Mukhyamantri Bal Hriday Suraksha Yojana in a function at Sri Sathya Sai Sowbhagyam Sector-2, Naya Raipur on Saturday.  Speaking on th..

25 children died in last 3 months

  Our Correspondent, KORIYA, Aug 5, In a shocking revelation, 25 children have lost their lives in last three months during treatment in District Hospital. The statistics is startling but the reason of the death is unknown. Whatever may be the ..

Children ‘happily’ passing their mid-day meal to cattle

Our Correspondent, KONDAGAON, Aug 5, Dal served as part of mid-day meal in Sargipal Primary and Middle Schools is so insipid that it is served to cattle by the children as they are unable to eat it. This has raised a question mark on the quality of ..

N H Goel students awarded at International event

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Aug 5, The students of N H Goel World School, Raipur brought laurels to their school, city, state and the nation by participating in International Exhibition for Young Innovative Inventors, held at the Institute of Innovation..

Chhattisgarh likely to scrap no-detention policy in schools

Staff Reporter, Durg, Aug 5, After witnessing a sharp dip in the quality of education in elementary school education (both primary-classes I to V as well as upper primary classes VI to VIII), Chhattisgarh is one of the major states across the nation..

Youth arrested for stealing electric poles

Our Correspondent, RAIGARH, Aug 5, Kotraroad police have arrested a youth on charges of theft and recovered three electric poles worth Rs 60,000. The accused has been identified as Narayan Sahu (32), a local resident of Singhra village under Malkhar..

CM for holistic approach to govt schemes

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh launched the comprehensive audio-visual on SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) amplifying the ideology of ‘antyoday’ and said, “Schemes should be made from heart. A holis..

Bilha Congress MLA Kaushik suspended from party

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Congress suspended Bilha Congress MLA and close-aide of former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, Siyaram Kaushik from the party for indulging in anti-party activities. The Congress has sought a written reply from ..

CSPDCL tightens norms for appointing operators at Power Services Stations

    Staff Reporter, BHILAI, CHHATTISGARH State Power Distribution Company Limited (CSPDCL) imposed strict regulations for deployment of Operators at power sub-stations of the company in the State. The State power distribution company issue..

Collector visits scanty rain affected villages

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Collector Umesh Kumar Agrawal visited scanty rain affected villages in Dhamdha Tahsil and took information of crop situation. He discussed in village Dargaon with farmers and labourers working in fields and told them abou..

ITMS workshop held under Smart City project

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, To smarten up Raipur as per the standard of Smart Cities Mission, a two-day long live presentation on Integrated Traffic Management System (ITMS) concluded here at Police Control Room in Civil Lines. On the first day i..

‘Hologram Musical Show’ in Oct

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Holage Media and Entertainment Private Limited (HMEPL) in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is going to organise ‘Hologram Musical Show’ in Raipur in the month of October. Addressing a press conf..

Dr M J Khan visits Maa Danteshwari Herbal Farm

  RAIPUR: Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) Chairman Dr M J Khan visited Maa Danteshwari Herbal Farm in Kondagaon district of Chhattisgarh recently. During his visit to the Farm, Dr M J Khan saw stevia, black pepper and other herbal ..

Cops catch man riding stolen scooterette

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Khamtarai police arrested a man for not producing documents of Scooterette he was driving on Thursday afternoon. As per information received from Khamtarai police, head constable Ramesh Chandra Yadav, Constable Vikas Ks..

State’s first multi-model station to come up at Naya Raipur

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, SEEING the rise in the residential occupancy, Naya Raipur Development Authority has decided to speed-up the construction work of first multi-model station, which would be Central Business District (CBD) Station at Naya ..

1,271 farmers’ suicide cases reported in Chhattisgarh

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Till date, a total 11,816 cases of suicide have been registered in the State. Out of 11816 cases, 1,271 were farmers and the remaining 10,555 were others. In the year 2015-16 and till June 30, 2017-18, 11 suicide cases ..

CSIT, COE Pune sign MoU for jointly upgrading technical education

Staff Reporter, Durg, Chhatrapati Shivaji Institute of Technology (CSIT), an established and renowned technical institute of Chhattisgarh and College of Engineering (COE) Pune signed an MoU for jointly upgrading technical education process and enhance..

Joint team of BMC, BSP conduct raid on hotels

  BHILAI, After receiving complaints regarding sale of stale food items and utterly unhygienic conditions of the hotels situated at Hospital Sector Market near JLN Hospital Sector-9, the joint teams of PHD of BSP and BMC on Thursday raided the ho..

IPS D Ravishankar enrolls his child in Government School

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Following the footsteps of Balrampur Collector Awanish Sharan and MLA Shivshankar Sai, IPS D Ravishankar also enrolled his child in a Government School. The IPS officer admitted his daughter Divyanjali in Shanti Nagar G..

5 auto rickshaw drivers face action for improper parking

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Gole Bazar police has taken action against five auto rickshaw drivers for obstructing public way by parking their vehicles on the road side and at prohibitory areas despite repeated advice given to them by the on duty t..

Assembly witnesses chaotic scenes on Day 2

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The second day of the Monsoon Session was also marred with chaos and pandemonium with the Question Hour getting almost disrupted. As soon as the House resumed on Wednesday Congress Legislator from Sukma Kawasi Lakhma ra..

Major arms haul busted; guns, bullets seized

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, IN a major arms haul, police rounded up seven and recovered two revolvers, 3 country-made pistols, 38 live cartridges and a dagger from possession of the accused after erecting barriers at three different places in twin..

31 challans issued to underage drivers

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Police collected Rs 31,000 fine from 31 school students by challaning their vehicles during the ongiong drive by the traffic depertment Continuing its drive against the school children plying gear two wheelers the traf..

DMC seizes shopkeepers’ display materials kept on market roads

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Durg Municipal Corporation (DMC) swooped on Wednesday on 18 shops in Indira Market area on instruction of Commissioner Sundarani and recovered Rs. 19,000 penalty and then returned seized materials kept on road. Shopkeeper..

BSP launches new e-procurement portal SRM-7

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, Bhilai Steel plant has launched SRM-7 (Supplier Relationship Management) e-Procurement portal recently with a publication of first limited tender for Material procurement. The formal inauguration was done jointly by K S..

JLN Hospital of BSP to have generic medicine dispensary

  Staff Reporter, BHILAI, JLN Hospital and Research Center, Sector-9 run by BSP has taken an initiative to provide medicines to the private patients visiting the hospital in cheaper rates. Under this the Medical and Health Services Department of..