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Cong sans ‘CM face’ for polls: Punia

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

A new era in Congress party is going to dawn with the election of Rahul Gandhi as the next All India Congress Committee President (AICC), said AICC’s Chhattisgarh In-charge of AICC, PL Punia. Addressing reporters at Congress Bhawan here, he also claimed that the party is going to form the next...

Former Min Tuleshwar Singh passes away

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Former Health and Forest Minister in the erstwhile Congress Government Tuleshwar Singh passed away due to cardiac arrest on Monday morning. He was keeping unwell since past couple of months and his health deteriorated while being brought to Ambikapur for treatment from his native town Premnagar. The MLA died on the way...

CTB to enter ‘Bicycle Tourism’ segment soon

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh Tourism Board (CTB) will soon enter the segment of Bicycle Tourism. The Board will be launching two bicycle tours in State- One in January and other in August 2018, officials informed. The Central Government has put up the anticipated timeline for completion of the Tribal Tourism Circuit in Chhattisgarh to...

Vinod Verma’s judicial remand extended

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

A local court on Monday extended the judicial remand of accused in alleged sex CD scandal of a C’garh Minister and Sr scribe Vinod Verma for another 14 days. Verma was on Monday produced before the court as his judicial remand ended. His bail plea had already been rejected by the court...

Govt allocates 16.91L quintals rice for PDS in December

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The State Government under the Public Distribution System (PDS) allocated about 16.91 lakh quintals of rice to 58 lakh ration card holders for the month of December in the entire State. The allocation is meant for all the 27 districts, officials informed. Five cities of Chhattisgarh now have the Core-PDS...

CM meets 100 kids who underwent heart surgery

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday met 500 children who underwent heart operations under the 'Mukhyamantri Baal Hruday Suraksha Yojana' at 'Dil Se Dil Ki Baat' programme organised by a private electronic news channel at Pandit Deendayal Auditorium here. The Chief Minister said that the scheme brings smiles back...

C’garh took quantum leap in development: Kaushik

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

“Chhattisgarh has taken a quantum leap in development during the past 14 years and the BJP Government in the State has ensured an all-round development of the State, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) State President, Dharamlal Kaushik said on Monday. Special attention has been given to the tribal regions of Bastar and...

Min performs bhumi-pujan for ESIC hospital

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhilai | in Raipur

Central PSU Engineering Projects India Ltd (EPIL) has commenced the process to construct a 100 Bedded Hospital for Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) in Bhilai township, officials informed. Notably, Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge) Bandaru Dattatreya had performed bhumi-pujan and laid foundation of two hospital...

NMDC seeks forest land diversion for proposed iron ore concentrate pipeline

Tuesday, 12 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

NMDC Ltd has sought 7.116 hectares forest land diversion for its iron ore concentrate pipeline in Dantewada district of Bastar, officials informed. Notably, the company will be seeking Right of Use (ROU) / Right of Way (ROW) permission for developing a land corridor for its Slurry Pipeline project from Bailadila to...

Chhattisgarh growth story echoes at NMDC function

Monday, 11 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The growth story of Chhattisgarh, one of the fasted growing states of India, echoed strongly recently in Hyderabad at the star-studded function organised by the public sector mining giant, NMDC, to mark its diamond jubilee year celebrations. M Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, who was the chief guest of the...



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