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Two cops martyred in Sukma gun battle

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Jagdalpur | in Raipur

At least two security personnel were killed and six others injured in a deadly encounter with Maoists in Chhattisgarh's restive Sukma district on Sunday. The encounter took place in a forested area under the Bhejji police station when a joint team of the Special Task Force, District Reserve Guard and local...

Man kills wife, buried her in kitchen

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bilaspur | in Raipur

A man murdered his wife over some family dispute and buried her in his home in kitchen in Lal Khadan area under Torla Police Station jurisdiction of the city on Saturday night. The accused has been arrested. Station House Officer, Torla Police Station Parivesh Tiwari informed that Shruti Rajak, 25 year,...

Congress to lay siege to collectorates today

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

Congress will lay siege to district collectorates on Monday to protest against the state government for consistently ignoring farmers. Congress said it had suspended its protest in tribal stronghold but insurgency-hit Bastar region keeping in view a demonstration planned by the Sarva Adivasi Samaj in Raipur. The party will reschedule its...

Cong will strengthen WSHG: Mahant

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Charandas Mahant said on Sunday that Congress would strengthen Women Self Help Groups (WSHG) if his party comes to power in the state. Mahant was addressing a public gathering at Podi of Pali Tanakhar constituency on his fifth day of ongoing Hasdeo Jan Yatra. Stressing...

Chitrakot Mahotsava concludes without fanfare

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Jagdalpur | in Raipur

Chitrakote Mahotsava concluded here on Saturday amid poor response from local representatives who largely kept away from the event even though amount worth lakhs of rupees were spent by the Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) to organize the event at massive level. Government is making all efforts to highlight famous waterfall of...

C’garh rice varieties could help fight cancer

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

Scientists have claimed to have detected anti-cancer properties in three traditional varieties of rice found in Chhattisgarh. A research has concluded that three medicinal varieties of rice - Gathwan, Maharaji and Laicha - have the ability to fight cancer, said scientist Deepak Sharma. The research was conducted by the Indira Gandhi Krishi...

Police recover illegal coal, seize five motorbikes

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | SURESH NIKHAR | Bokaro | in Raipur

A police team of Bokaro Thermal police station headed by inspector cum officer-in charge Parmeshwar Leyangi on Sunday morning conducted raids at Ganjutola in Armo forest area here and seized approx 2.5 tonnes of illegal coal along with their 4 motorcycles and 5 cycles,said Bokaro SP Kartik S....

CM to chair meet of tribal dev authorities on Feb 22

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chief Minister Raman Singh will chair the meeting of the Bastar and South Region and Surguja and North Region Tribal Development Authorities on February 22 at the new Committee Room of the Chhattisgarh Assembly, officials informed. The meeting assumes significance has NITI Aayog has recently given ‘in principle’ approval to various...

NMDC bags ‘Mining Today-2018’ Award

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

The NMDC Ltd bagged the second best exhibition stall award at the International Conference on Mining: Vision-2040 – Technology, Equipment, Machinery, Policy and Overseas (TEMPO) Mining Today-2018 organised in HITEX, Hyderabad, a company press release informed. Dr Narendra K. Nanda, Director (Technical) received the award on behalf of NMDC from the...

Govt to launch mobile medical units in all districts

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR | in Raipur

The Chhattisgarh Government will soon launch operation of mobile medical units in rural areas of all the 27 districts of the State. The Government had been striving to improve healthcare infrastructure across the State, officials informed. Notably, the Government last year proposed to seek term loan of Rs 64 crores from banks...


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