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Co-op movement tainted in 14 years BJP rule: Devvrat

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

Former Member of Parliament and Congress leader Devvrat Singh has alleged on Sunday that the cooperative movement in the state is tainted in the 14 years of Bharatiya Janata Party rule. He stated that it has now become ‘corruption with cooperation’. Addressing a press conference at Congress Bhawan, he said cooperative...

Robbers loot cash at petrol pump, police clueless

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

Four armed robbers looted Rs 5.6 lakh cash from the BP Rasni (a Bharat Petroleum company run petrol pump), situated at village Rasni in Arang police station jurisdiction of the Raipur district. Bodhan Ram Sahu, Station House Officer of Arang police station, informed that as many as four unidentified robbers stormed...

C’garh to be global tourism hub, claims Minister

Monday, 11 Dec 2017 | SR | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh has initiated the project of establishing Tribal Tourist Circuit in the state under the Swadesh Darshan Yojana of the central government, Tourism Minister Dayaldas Baghel claimed on Sunday. He informed that work has been started and soon the state would be known for the tribal destination in the country. Baghel...

4 CRPF men shot dead by colleague in C’garh

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | PNS | Raipur/new delhi | in Raipur

In an unfortunate development in Naxal-hit Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh, four CRPF personnel, including two sub-inspectors (SIs), were on Saturday killed and another wounded when their colleague allegedly opened fire at them, officials said. The fratricide was reported around 5 pm at a camp of the Central Reserve Police Force’s 168th...

55L free mobile phone distribution from next month: Raman

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bilaspur | in Raipur

Chief Minister Raman Singh on Saturday announced that the distribution of 55 lakh free mobile phone handsets under the State Government’s ‘Sky’ scheme will commence next month. He was addressing a function organised as part of ‘Tendupatta Bonus Tihar’ at Lohari village in Bilaspur district. The Chief Minister said that the basic...

128.91 MW solar power grid capacity in C’garh as on Oct’17

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh commissioned grid connected solar projects with cumulative capacity of 128.91 MW as on October 31, 2017, according to a status report of Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). Chhattisgarh is among 15 States namely Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil...

C’garh maintains high growth levels, keeps fiscal deficit low: CRISIL

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chhattisgarh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Telangana were among the States which successfully managed high growth levels while keeping their fiscal deficits below 3 per cent says a CRISIL report. Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana were the top three fastest growing States in the last four fiscals, while Punjab, UP and Kerala...

CERL, CEWRL seek forest diversion for East Rail Corridor Project

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

The Chhattisgarh East Railway Ltd (CERL) and Chhattisgarh East West Railway Ltd (CEWRL) have sought forest land diversion of 26.52 hectares in Raigarh district for laying railway track in the East Rail Corridor from Kharsia to Gurda and Ghargoda to Gare Pelma in Raigarh district to be used for...

BSP’s SMS-II sets another record

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhilai | in Raipur

Bhilai Steel Plant’s Steel Melting Shop II (SMS II) that supplies cast slabs to Plate Mill and Cast Blooms to Rail and Strl Mill and the Universal Rail Mill has set yet another record in rail bloom making. The shop is committed to tap all the available opportunities and perform...

‘Nagarnar Steel plant in adv stage of construction’

Sunday, 10 Dec 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

I am also happy to know that as a part of its diversification and forward integration plan, NMDC is setting up a 3.0 MTPA green field Steel Plant at Nagarnar in Chhattisgarh, which is in advanced stage of construction. This steel plant will bring about much-needed development of the entire...



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