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‘People's participation needed for integrated dev of towns & cities’

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Kurud | in Raipur

Panchayat and Rural Development Minister Ajay Chandrakar said that people's participation is needed for the integrated development of towns and cities. He was addressing a gathering at development block Kurud on Sunday. On the occasion, Chandrakar also dedicated and laid foundation stones of 18 development works worth Rs 12.28 crore . He...

Dantewada Admin seeking partnership to promote garment industry

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Dantewada | in Raipur

The Dantewada District Administration will identify potential partner organisation to establish Garment industry in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh, officials informed. Garment manufacturing is one industry that has huge consumer demand, however it is so unfortunate that there is no cluster or industry scale unit to manufacture garments in Dantewada, they informed. Creating...

11 Maoists held in Bijapur

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bijapur | in Raipur

The District Police on Monday arrested 11 Maoists, including two women in insurgency infested Bijapur district of Bastar, police said. According to Bijapur Sub-Divisional Police Officer P. Prashant Shukla, security forces cordoned off some villages in the district, leading to the arrest of two women cadres and nine other Maoists. It must...

Centre to raise special force ‘Black Panther’ to counter Maoists: Rajnath

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Naya Raipur | in Raipur

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the Central Government is ready to raise a new special force named ‘Black Panther’ on the lines of ‘Greyhound’ force of Andhra Pradesh for anti-Naxal operations. The ‘Black Panther’ force would largely have youths of Bastar, he said. Addressing a press conference...

Surajpur dist is shining like sun: Raman

Monday, 21 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | SURAJPUR | in Raipur

Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday stated that tribal stronghold Surajpur district was shining bright like sun and it is marching ahead on the path of development. Singh was addressing a public rally at Uchdih village during his ongoing Vikas Yatra in Surajpur district which was constituted in 2012. The district...

Youth stabbed to death in Bhawani Nagar, four arrested

Monday, 21 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

A youth was stabbed to death when he tried to save and rescue his cousin who was being badly beaten by attackers in a long running dispute. The incident took place in Bhawani Nagar, Jora, under Telibandha Police Station jurisdiction on intervening night of Saturday and Sunday. According to information from Station...

CM unveils dairy project in remote village

Monday, 21 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | SURAJPUR | in Raipur

Chief Minister Raman Singh on Sunday unveiled the farmers' dairy project of village Silphili in Surajpur district as 'Pilka-shir'. Singh visited the district which is located on the extreme northern tip of the state, as part of his ongoing Vikas Yatra aimed at to brief people about the development works the...

Police crack blind murder, wife held for man’s murder

Monday, 21 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Kirandul | in Raipur

Kirandul police in Dantewada district have succeeded in cracking a blind murder case of Ravi Thakur, saying that her wife Usha murdered him. Police had recovered the dead body of Ravi Thajur on May 17. The murder of Ravi created sensation in the area on May 17 when his wife, a...

Machkot residents take pledge for liquor prohibition

Monday, 21 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Jagdalpur | in Raipur

In an inspiring decision, residents of Machkot village in tribal-dominated Bastar region have taken a pledge that they would not allow anyone in the village to either prepare liquor or consume it. A complete prohibition has been enforced in the village and the person found guilty would now have to pay...

Ensure Forest Right letters to tribals: District Collector

Monday, 21 May 2018 | Staff Reporter | Gariaband | in Raipur

District Collector Shyam Dhawde in a review meeting of revenue officials held here instructed the officials for ensuring distribution of Forest Right Authority letters to Kamar and Bhunjia tribes residing in the district. Dhawade said at the meeting that those forest dwellers tribals who are residing in the region since long...



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