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Man arrested with over 74 lakh cash, gold biscuits

  Staff Reporter RAIPUR Railway Protection Force Crime Intelligence Branch Raipur, while acting on a tip off, apprehended one person and recovered cash of about Rs 75 lakh and 230 gram of gold biscuits from his possession. The total estimated v..

Strong measures to choke Naxal funds soon: Rajnath

  Staff Reporter RAIPUR Asserting that the possibility of Maoist leaders investing their black money in foreign countries cannot be ruled out, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the Central Government will be soon initiating strong mea..

Raj Bhawan staff, officers administered oath on ‘Anti-Terrorism Day’

  Staff ReporterRaipur On the occasion of Anti-Terrorism Day on Monday, staff and officers of Raj Bhawan Secretariat took oath to always stand against terrorism and violence and overcome negative energy. Secretary to the Governor Surendra Kumar ..

C’garh farmers get training on custard apple yield

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR In a training programme held at the Directorate of Extension Services of Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, farmers of the state learned about advanced technique for custard apple production and processing from their co..

15 Left Wing extremists arrested in Bijapur

  BIJAPUR ALERT security personnel nabbed as many as 15 Left Wing Extremists (LWEs) by carrying out search operations in areas under different police stations in restive Bijapur district on Monday.According to police, a joint squad of Kotwali po..

Man nabbed for threatening a cyber expert woman on phone

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Threatening a cyber expert over phone proved to be biggest mistake of a man as the cyber expert along with the Police apprehended him within 24-hour of the complaint. In a presser on Monday, cyber expert Monali Guha and pr..

Absconding murder accused arrested

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Raipur Police in course of investigation into a murder case that was registered in Amanaka police station in 2013 over the death of a married woman Sushila Bai, has arrested the husband identified as Parshuram Dhruv, 40 ye..

Rai appeals AAP members to work hard for polls

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, CALLING on leaders and members of the Aam Aadmi Party Chhattisgarh, state party in-charge Gopal Rai appeal them to show their seriousness towards forthcoming assembly polls and work hard to ensure win for the candidates..

Pandaria-Bajag road in shambles

  By Sunil Singh Thakur, PANDARIA, The 37-kilometer long Pandaria-Bajag road in Pandaria block of Kawardha district – the hometown of Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh – is desperately waiting for the arrival of ‘Vikas Yatra’..

Surajpur shining like a bright sun on the path of development: CM

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Surajpur/Raipur, Dedicated and laid foundation stone for development works worth nearly Rs 227 crore On Sunday, during his tour to village Uchdih in Surajpur district under state-wide Vikas Yatra, Chief Minister Dr ..

Installation of environment friendly bio-toilets in progress in all trains

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, South East Central Railway (SECR) Raipur Division has installed 673 environment friendly bio-toilets in 184 coaches till date as per the need of time. The process for installation of Bio-toilets in all the trains is in ..

Chief Minister names dairy project, unveils logo

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Surajpur/Raipur, During the statewide Vikas Yatra, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh today named the farmers’ dairy project of village Silphili district Surajpur as ‘Pilka-shir’. He also unveiled the lo..

Youth arrested with firearm, live cartridge

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, DD Nagar Police have arrested a 22-year old youth identified as Harsh Shukla alias Babu, resident of Vasundhara Nagar, Changorabhata, under relevant provisions of the Arms Act, after finding a country made pistol and on..

Jashpur creates identity of ‘Vikas Garh’: CM

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Jashpur/Raipur, Asserting that the far flung forested area of Jashpur district is fast progressing ahead on the path of development, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said this district has now created an identity of &ls..

‘Cong trying to save its existence with the help of crutches’

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, CM on Karnataka situation Asserting that the Congress is trying to save its very existence with the help of crutches, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh while commenting on the political development which took place in Karn..

‘Free legal aid is right of every prisoner’

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Says Justice Pritinker Diwaker during special legal literacy camp held at Central Jail, Raipur Legal rights do not cease for the prisoners and every one of them has the right to free legal aid along with other rights, ..

Congress celebrates end to Karnataka’s impasse

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Congress workers were in jubilation mood after Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa submitted his resignation minutes before the floor test acceding to the fact that the BJP lost in the number game. The Congress wor..

Women SHGs begin sale of cloth carry bags

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, In a crucial step towards purging plastic from the Capital city, two women’s self help groups began selling cloth carry bags at Shastri Market on Saturday. Mayor Pramod Dubey and Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC)..

Two Naxal sympathisers arrested

  Our Correspondent, KONDAGAON, TWO Naxal sympathizers, who were allegedly involved in killing of two villagers and leaving half a dozen villagers critically injured at village Adnaar under Bayanar police station limits in March 2018, were arres..

CM happy as CG gets 3rd rank in Swachh Survekshan

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh has expressed his happiness over state getting third rating in country for progress being made under ‘Swachh Survekshan 2018’. Besides this, Ambikapur (Surguja district) with a..

‘Self-study with sincerity is the key to success’

  By Prasanta Sarkar, BHILAI, For Satwik, the PET topper says self-study with sincerity has been instrumental in his success. This lad from steel city Bhilai who is in the threshold of bright academic future, shared his success story with &lsqu..

Cong President Rahul Gandhi’s mega road show accorded warm welcome

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s mega road show was accorded warm welcome by the party workers at over 50 places in the State Capital on Friday evening. After assuming the charge of office of All India Congress ..

AICC President promises ticket only to local candidates

  Staff Reporter, Durg, All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi said that his foremost work would be to spread the ideology of Congress across the nation. And this work can only be achieved through the Congress Party workers, ..

CGPEB declares PET, PPHT, PPT results

Toppers of CGPET 2018  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CPEB) on Friday evening announced the results of Chhattisgarh Pre Engineering Test (CGPET), Chhattisgarh Pre Pharmacy Test (CG PPHT) and Chhattisgarh Pr..

3-Day Yoga Mahotsav begins

  Staff Reporter RAIPUR, Three-day ‘National Yoga Mahotsav’ has begun at Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Auditorium in Raipur on Friday. The Yoga Mahotsav is being organised by Chhattisgarh Yoga Commission in collaboration with Pt Ravi Sh..

Rahul Gandhi is not a suitable coach, says Chief Minister

  The Hitavada State BureauKartala/Raipur “Whenever a team fails to perform, the first step which is taken to revive the team is to change the coach,” said Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh while coming down heavily on AICC President Rahu..

Protect CG’s interest in Goda-Cauvery link project, Agrawal urges Gadkari

    Staff ReporterRAIPUR Agriculture and WRD Minister Brijmohan Agrawal during a meeting with Union WRD Minister Nitin Gadkari demanded that while executing the Godavari-Cauvery Link Project, the interests of Chhattisgarh should be secured..

‘Make in India can play pivotal role in growth of economy’

  The Hitavada State BureauMumbai/Raipur Asserting that Chhattisgarh’s expanding service sector has immense scope for capital investment, Chhattisgarh State Industrial Development Corporation Chairman Chaggan Mundra said that service secto..

FDA organises hygienic training for roadside vendors

  Staff ReporterRaipur Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), Chhattisgarh, organised a training programme for the roadside vendors under its campaign Clean Street Food. The training programme was organised under the directives of Food Safety Comm..

Arvind Netam is back to Congress fold again

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Former Union Minister and tribal leader Arvind Netam on Thursday rejoined Congress in presence of All India Congress Committee (AICC) President Rahul Gandhi. Arvind Netam was welcomed into the party fold during the regiona..

Members of CREDA Karmik Kalyan Sangathan stage protest for their pending demands

  Staff Reporter Raipur Members of CREDA Karmik Kalyan Sangathan took out rally to protest against their pending demands during lunch hours in state capital. The members are demanding implementation Seventh Pay Scale and will continue to host se..

Education, health sectors will get special attention if Cong comes to power: Rahul

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR While expressing concern over the poor infrastructure at Government schools, colleges and hospitals Congress President Rahul Gandhi said that if the Congress is voted to power in 2019 parliamentary elections, education and..

Holy month of Ramzan begins

    Staff Reporter RAIPUR Holy month of Ramzan begins all over State from Thursday evening. Namaz-e-Taravih was offered in all the Mosques of city. People greeted Ramzan Mubarrak to their friends and family members. Haji Mohammed Ali Faro..

Rahul Gandhi to participate in Jan Swaraj Sammelan in Raipur today

Rahul Gandhi to participate in Jan Swaraj Sammelan in Raipur today..

‘Community, Cash & Criminality have taken over today’s politics’

  Special CorrespondentRaipur Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that Caste, Community, Cash and Criminality have taken over Caliber, Capacity, Character and Conduct in today’s politics, the alteration of the 4Cs is a very da..

Why Rahul is not going to CM’s constituency in R’gaon: Jogi

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Initiating the election campaign from Bilaspur AICC President Rahul Gandhi has made it apparent that his main target in Chhattisgarh is Janta Congress (Jogi) and not Bhartiya Janata Party. Like his party leaders, the AICC ..

CKAF delegation submit memorandum of demands

  Staff Reporter RAIPUR Government employees demonstrated under the banner of Chhattisgarh Karmachari Adhikari Federation (CKAF) at Indravati Bhawan and Mahanadi Bhawan on Tuesday in support of their demands. Vibhagadhyaksh Rajpatrit Adhikari S..

Paddy bonus worth Rs 114.71 cr to be distributed among farmers during Vikas Yatra

  Staff Reporter RAIPUR Bharatiya Janata Party Kissan Morcha Raipur (Urban and Rural) hold a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the forthcoming ‘Vikas Yatra’ at Ekatma Parisar. During the ‘Vikas Yatra’, approximately 82,849..

minister Agrawal dedicates community hall

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Agriculture Minister and Legislator from Raipur (South) Brijmohan Agrawal dedicated various development works in Ashwininagar and Lakhenagar coming under Comrade Sudhir Mukherjee Ward. The Agriculture Minister dedicated co..

PWD Minister lays foundation stone of four-sided road at Thakkar Bapa Ward

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR PWD Minister Rajesh Munat laid foundation stone for the four-sided road being constructed at a cost of Rs 4.76 crore at Thakkar Bapa ward in the capital. The road once constructed will provide better transportation facilit..

Litchis arrive in markets

  Staff Reporter BHILAI Like mangoes, luscious litchis are another flavorsome and delicious fruit that makes an appearance during summer and has started arriving in Steel City markets. The fruit is about the size of a small plum and has a red, l..

No politics on cow, Gita, Ganga: Faiz Khan

  By Abhishek Kumar RAIPUR No politics should be played on cow, holy epic ‘Bhagavad Gita’ and holy river ‘Ganga’ in the country. The cow, the Gita and the Ganga are associated with national pride, said National Convener o..

‘Govt schemes have brought positive change in lives of poor’

  Staff ReporterRaipur Various welfare schemes being run by the State Government are transforming the lives of poor in a positive way, said Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh. State Government devised these schemes according to the needs of the peopl..

Brahmakumaris holds summer camp

      Staff ReporterRAIPUR Prajapita Brahmakumaris Ishwariya Vishwavidyalaya organised a summer camp at Choubey Colony in Raipur. Rajyog trainer Brahmakumari Prabhati Didi was the keynote speaker at the summer camp. Addressing the su..

Villagers in Narainpur face low voltage problem

  Our CorrespondentKOTBA Villagers are facing a lot of troubles due to low voltage power supply. The worst affected is Kunkuri block in Narainpur due to incomplete 33KV power station. The longest 50 kms power supply line is from Kunkuri to Narai..

Now, patients can easily avail blood over a call

  Our CorrespondentSARANGARH Ending the practice of giving blood to blood bank by a patient in exchange of blood they need, a youth of Sarangarh has started a novel initiative. Blood will be provided quickly to patients based on information rece..

Truck knocks minor girl dead

  Our CorrespondentDHAMTARI MOB went on rampage after a recklessly driven truck knocked down a 12-year-old girl to death at Koliyari village on Tuesday morning. The accident spot is nearly at a distance of five kilometres from district headquart..

Naxals creat havoc in Gariaband district

  Our CorrespondentGARIABAND CREATING havoc in rural areas of Gariaband district, the Naxals cut down trees and threw Naxal pamphlets on Manpur-Dhawalpur road on Monday night. According to police sources, the Naxals are frustrated by heavy losse..

Gov, CM, Speaker, BJP President condole death of senior journalist Govindlal Vora

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Governor Balramji Dass Tandon, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh, Speaker Gaurishankar Agrawal and Bhartiya Janata Party State President Dharamlal Kaushik today expressed their deep condolences on the ..

Major revamp on cards in Bastar: Chief Minister

  The Hitavada State BureauKondagaon/Raipur Giving a message of ‘Connecting Bastar’, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that his government is committed towards building a vast network of rail, road, air as well as phone and internet..

Women get self defense tips during railway journey

    Staff Reporter Raipur Chhattisgarh has carved niche to be the first state in the country to impart self defense training to the woman passengers during train journey under weeklong programme ‘Rail Garjana’ here. Noted self d..

Vice-President to grace Patrakarita Vishwavidyalaya Convocation today

  Staff ReporterRaipur Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu will grace the third Convocation Ceremony of Kushabhau Thakre Patrakarita Avam Jansanchar Vishwavidyalaya as chief guest. As per schedule, the ceremony will begin at 10 am on Wednesday at Pt..

Staying true to her ‘Pratibha’

  Our CorrespondentBALOD “God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.”This quote by Rudyard Kipling is dedicated to all such women, who have spent their entire life nursing and protecting their child, moulding them int..

Red rebels wreak havoc, disrupt train movement

  Our CorrespondentDANTEWADA Naxalites disrupted the movement of trains on Kirandul-Vishakhapatnam route by felling trees on the track and damaging cable network in Kuper area.According to information, over 100 Naxalites were involved in the inc..

2 hardcore Naxal commanders gunned down in exchange fire

  Our CorrespondentMALKANGIRI/SUKMA TWO hardcore Naxal commanders were gunned down during an exchange of fire between the security forces and ultras recently. The slain extremists have been identified as ACM Member Rakesh and DCM Member Sanjeeb ..

College students to conduct 100 hrs of cleanliness awareness campaign under Swachh Bharat Summer Internship

  Staff ReporterDurg Students selected from various colleges in the district will work 100 hours for Cleanliness Awareness Campaign under Swachh Bharat Summer Internship. This campaign will be run in 67 Gram Panchayats till July 31, 2018. Studen..

Summer Theater and Drama training camp by IPTA begins

    Staff ReporterBHILAI Over 100 students are learning the nuances of theater and drama presentation along with art forms in the 23rd Summer Theater and Drama Training Camp, which is continuing at Nehru Cultural House, Sector-1, Bhilai. T..

Major fire in edible oil godown

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR A major fire in edible oils godown that contained refined oil ‘Dhara’ brand and also ‘dalda’ reduced the stocks into ashes, at Rawabhata in the limits of Khamtarai police station on Sunday. The loss ..

BJP for action against former Minister P Chidambaram in black money case

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR The Chhattisgarh unit of Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded action against former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram from AICC President Rahul Gandhi after the Income Tax department filed four charge-sheets against P Ch..

50 pc teaching staff short in NIT Raipur

    Staff Reporter Raipur According to National Institute of Technology Raipur (NIT-RR), the institute is committed to challenging task of development of technical education by preparing seasoned graduates in field of engineering and tech..

Dutika Maravi carves a niche for herself in vegetable farming

  Our correspondentKOTBA A renowned woman farmer Dutika Maravi from Rokbahar has brought an innovation in the field of agriculture with the help of Sujala Yojana. Dutika came into limelight when she managed to grow high quality vegetables using ..

Naxals who sabotaged Health Centre nabbed

  Our CorrespondentBIJAPUR Naxals, involved in sabotaging the newly-built health centre on Mankeli road, have been arrested on Saturday. According to the report, the Red rebels vandalised the health centre in Badaguda on Mankeli road. After the ..

Good response to drawing competition organised by Mahakoshal Kala Parishad

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR A drawing competition was organised by Mahakoshal Kala Parishad at Mahakoshal Art Gallery. Children in large number participated in the competition. The participants sketched the drawings on female feticide and different c..

Dreams of ‘Antyodaya’ reaches far flung areas: CM

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh reached remote village Gaadhiraas in Sukma district on the second day of the ongoing state-wide Vikas Yatra. He sanctioned development works worth Rs 105.22 crore in the Left-Wing Extremism af..

‘Vikas Yatra is no less than a Teerth Yatra’

  The Hitavada State Bureau, Dantewada/Raipur, Says Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh before flagging off BJP’s ‘Vikas Yatra’ CM seeks blessings from an octogenarian at Kilepal, the first halt of ‘Vikas Yatra’ Aft..

Statue of Avanti Bai Lodhi relocated

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Setting a great precedent for the society, Lodhi Community upheld the interest of masses when they helped authorities uninstall the statue of community’s icon Avanti Bai Lodhi so as to ease the traffic pressure on..

Commission agent held for swindling Rs 5.60 lakh

Accused Shivlal Sahu in police    Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Mujgahan Police on Saturday apprehended a Commission agent on the charge of breach of trust by swindling Rs 5.60 lakh from customers of agro seed shop. Applicant Vivek Sahu, proprie..

Naxal involved in killing of Darbha Sarpanch arrested

  BIJAPUR, A Jan Militia Member, who was involved in killing of Darbha Sarpanch Somaru Mandavi, has been arrested here recently.Kutru police station Inspector Manoj Singh , Assistant inspector Ramesh Patel, Assistant inspector Dinesh Chandra, Ass..

Punia holds ‘Choupal’ at Surgi, Bhothipar Khurd

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, State Congress In-charge P L Punia held a ‘Choupal’ at Adarsh villages Surgi and Bhothipar Khurd in Rajnandgaon district on Saturday. Punia visited both villages to search development works at ground-level. ..

402 cases of unauthorised construction disposed of

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, As many as 402 cases related unauthorised construction were disposed of by the committee headed by District Collector O P Choudhary in a meeting held at collectorate on Saturday. To date, 7,305 such cases were resolved ..

BJP’s Vikas Yatra from today

Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Asserting that opposing the Vikas Yatra, amounts to opposition of 2.5 crore people of Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said Congress has always negated development. Addressing the media persons at a press conference&n..

IMA Durg opposes cancellation of license of blood bank of JLN Hospital

  Staff Reporter, Durg, Indian Medical Association (IMA) Chhattisgarh has the decision of cancellation of license of blood bank of JLN Hospital Sector 9 Bhilainagar anti people. IMA Durg strongly opposed cancellation of the license of blood ban..

Rise of 45% in cases of drug resistant TB cases in Chhattisgarh

  Staff Reporter, Durg, One out of ten patients of Tuberculosis (TB) came in contact of drug-resistant (DR) TB, third stage of this disease which generally happens when patients do not complete his ninth month course of treatment as well as medi..

CNSS sends suggestions for Chit Fund Amendment Act

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, Chhattisgarh Nagrik Sangharsh Samiti (CNSS) have sent suggestions for Chit Fund Amendment Act 2018 to the Parliament Standing Committee. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan had sent the Chit Fund Amendment Act 2018 ..

Ruckus in court over lifer to 13 in murder case

  Staff Reporter, RAIPUR, The court of the 2nd Additional Judge to the Court of the 1st Additional Sessions Judge, Suresh Joon witnessed on Friday evening that family members and associates of accused persons in a murder case attempted rampage ..

Shikshakarmis host ‘Mahapanchayat’

Staff Reporter, Raipur, Demanding merger as government employees, Shikshakarmis hosted ‘Mahapanchayat’ at Budha Talaab to press for their demands. Thousands of shikshakarmis from various parts of the state participated in the event to pre..

45% of school teachers’ posts lying vacant in C’garh

  Staff Reporter, Durg, It is really shocking fact that Chhattisgarh is one of the five major states, where most of the schools face acute shortage of teachers and this problem hit the school education system to a large number. The other four s..

MoU signed between SECR Raipur Division, IIT Bhilai

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR With an intention to getting intellectual support, development of skilled human resources and national partnership with an elite institution, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Raipur Division South Eas..

BJP’s ‘Vikas Yatra’ begins tomorrow

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh will be launching the statewide ‘Vikas Yatra’ from May 12 from Dantewada after paying obeisance to Maa Danteshwari. The preparation for the ‘Vikas Yatra’ is being carri..

Another BSP worker dies on duty, third death in 3 consecutive days

  Staff Reporter BHILAI Three fatal accidents reported in a span of three days at Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) should be considered as a matter of serious concern. It may be mentioned that in the past two days two contract workers died at BSP and on..

Baigas forced to drink contaminated water of Jhiria

  Our CorrespondentPANDARIA With the soaring temperature, the Jhiria, the only source of drinking water for Baiga tribals, is drying up. Hand-pumps have been installed in the villages but in scorching heat they got dried thereby forcing the Baig..

Police seize 75 bottles of liquor

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Raipur Police on Thursday confiscated 75 bottles of country liquor from 3 bootleggers caught at different check-points in the Capital city. Starting from Gudhiyari, where police caught one Satyanarayan Berwansh (31) with 3..

PHED makes comprehensive arrangements for drinking water

  Staff ReporterDurg Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) has made comprehensive preparations for drinking water supply in 384 villages of Durg district’s Durg, Dhamdha and Patan blocks. In all villages hand pumps have been checked a..

Crime branch rounds-up satta operator, confiscate Rs 1.60 lakh

  Staff Reporter BHILAI Crime Branch and Utai police in a joint operation arrested one cloth merchant from Utai Market while operating Sutta Patti through mobile on IPL 20-20 cricket match and confiscated cash Rs 1.68 lakh and sattapattis from hi..

Workshop for guardians organised at Holy Hearts Educational Academy

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR A workshop for guardians was organised at Holy Hearts Educational Academy, Civil Line in Raipur on Wednesday. Education Advisor Jawahar Surisetti was the keynote speaker at the programme. Addressing the workshop, Jawahar S..

Maharana’s organisation skills inspirational for all : CM

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR Paying rich tributes to Maharana Pratap Singh, known as one of the greatest warriors, on the occasion of his 478th birth anniversary, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said the organisations skills of Maharana is worth inspiri..

Shuttler Sanyam Shukla to play prestigious Thomas Cup

Shuttler Sanyam Shukla to play prestigious Thomas Cup..

People bid tearful adieu to Basketball Coach Rajesh Patel

  Staff Reporter BHILAI A large number of people including several from sports fraternity, VIPs, politicians and social activists bid tearful adieu to International Coach, Rajesh Patel here on Wednesday. It may be recalled that Basketball Coach,..

Corporator Joshi seeks to ban immersion of ashes and bones into Shivnath river

  Staff ReporterDurg lifeline of Durg-Bhilai Shivnath river is getting polluted day by day. People are now immersing even bones into the river apart from immersion of Poojan materials. Corporator Prakash Joshi submitted an application in Collect..

IAS Joint Secretary, MOS visits BSP

    Staff Reporter  BHILAI, Puneet Kansal, IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Government of India arrived in Bhilai on Tuesday on a visit to Bhilai Steel Plant. On his arrival at Bhilai Niwas, he was accorded a warm welcome by ..

Noted Rangoli artist no more

  BHILAI Renowned Rangoli Artist, R Vikash (26) passed away on Tuesday night at about 9:30 at Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar Hospital Mecahara, Raipur. His funeral procession was taken out from his residence EWS-477, Vaishali Nagar and his last rites was p..

‘Bhilai Township Bandh’ evokes mixed response from Bhilaians

    Staff Reporter BHILAI The ‘Bhilai Township Bandh’ called by BSP Collective in protest of the suspension of license of Blood Bank in JLN Hospital and Research Center, Sector-9 Bhilai received mixed response across the townsh..

IIT Bhilai to polish talent, skill of Govt schools’ science teachers

  Staff ReporterRaipur In a much-needed boost to school education in the state, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhilai will polish the talent and skill of science teachers of high school and higher secondary schools across the state. Chhatt..

One killed, 3 critically injured as bikes collide

  Our CorrespondentFARASGAON A man died whereas three others suffered critical injuries when two motorbikes collided near Gatti Palna on Monday night. The injured were rushed to the Farasgaon Community Health Centre. One of the injured died on wa..

Hardcore Naxalite held in Kondagaon

  Our CorrespondentKONDAGAON A hardcore Naxalite carrying reward of Rs 3 lakh on his head was arrested by security forces during search operation carried out in forested pataches of Madhnar and Perampal village under Bayanar police station limit..

Mumbai attack survivor Devika Rotwan honoured at Muktakashi Manch

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR The 26/11 Mumbai attack survivor and a key witness Devika Rotawan was felicitated for her courage at ‘Meri Shaan Tiranga Hai’ programme at Muktakashi Manch on Tuesday. The event saw presence of Jindal Steel and..

BPCL transporter, four others detained in connection with furnace oil theft case

  Staff Reporter Durg Special Investigation Unit of Durg Police has detained five persons, all Bhilai residents including a transporter of BPCL in connection with furnace oil theft case reported from Tedesara of Rajnandgaon district last month. ..

Birkoni win Star 11 cricket tourney

  Staff ReporterARANG Team Birkoni lifted the Star 11 Cricket Tournament held at village Barcha on Tuesday. Teams of Bhansoj and Arang were second and third runners up respectively. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) District Vice President Bindu Mahe..

Human trafficking, an organised crime: Vij

  Staff ReporterRAIPUR A workshop on “Human Trafficking: Role of Police in Investigations, Rescue and Rehabilitation” was organised by Chhattisgarh Police’s Crime Investigation Department (CID) at Police Transit Mess located at..

Bullet injuries healed, inner wounds still painful: Devika

  Staff Reporter, Raipur, The survivor of 26/11 Pak-sponsored terror attack in Mumbai, Devika Rotawan, feels that the nation will change when we change ourselves She might have recovered from bullet injuries she received during 26/11 Mumbai ter..