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CM extends greetings for Shardiya Navratri

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Chief Minister Raman Singh has extended warm greetings of Shardiya Navratri to people of the State. In his message released on the eve of Navratri, Singh said that Navratri is an auspicious festival of worshipping various avatars of power of Goddess Durga for nine days. This ritual is also the symbol...

National Consultation on ‘Innovating for Children’ from today

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

State Women and Child Development Department in partnership with UNICEF Chhattisgarh region and State Planning Commission will be organising a two-day consultation on ‘Innovating for Children’ on September 21 and 22 here. The consultation is aimed at exploring and showcasing innovative ideas, solutions for the well being of children and initiate...

LS Speaker conducts bhumi pujan, inaugurates host of projects

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bemetara | in Raipur

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday carried out bhumi-pujan and laid foundation of nine construction works worth nearly Rs 31.52 crore in Bemetara district headquarters here. Chief Minister Raman Singh presided over the programme. The Lok Sabha Speaker along with the Chief Minister reached Bemetara from Raipur via helicopter to attend...

Dustbins distributed under cleanliness campaign

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Durg | in Raipur

A distribution of dustbins under ‘Swachhata hi Seva’ campaign was organised in Nagar Panchayat Utai in Durg district on Tuesday. Women and Child Development Department Minister Ramsheela Sahu was Chief Guest of the programme. In her address, the Minister said that cleanliness is important for society and family. We should keep...

3 C’garh cities to be ranked in Centre’s ‘Liveability’ index

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Raipur | in Raipur

Three cities of Chhattisgarh are in the list of cities for measuring the ‘Liveability’ index of the country to be prepared by Union Ministry of Urban Development and Urban Poverty Alleviation soon. The cities are — Raipur, Bilaspur and Naya Raipur, officials informed. The Central Government along with State and Local Governments...

NMDC to fast-track projects, raise output: CMD

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | Sujeet Kumar | Raipur | in Raipur

NMDC Ltd, India’s largest iron ore miner, will fast-track several key under-implementation projects to substantially increase iron ore production and shipment, said the Chairman-cum-Managing Director of the Navratna public sector enterprise. “NMDC has a huge pool of skilled manpower as well as technical expertise and the company will now fast-track all...

Family fined Rs 75K for defecating in open in MP village

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017 | PTI | Betul (MP): | in Raipur

A panchayat at a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Betul district has imposed a fine of about Rs 75,000 on a family for open defecation. The panchayat of Rambhakhedi village also served notices to 43 other families there to stop defecating in the open. “About a month back, the family was advised...

BSP CEO interacts with young managers

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Bhilai | in Raipur

In an ongoing series of interactive workshops, M Ravi, CEO, Bhilai Steel Plant (BSP) met with a group of 65 young managers (E1 to E5 levels) from various functions of the plant here. The workshop was held recently at the Human Resources Development Centre, a BSP Press release informed. In the backdrop...

CM launches ‘Jan Samvad' project

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | Naya Raipur | in Raipur

Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday launched 'Jan Samvad’ project to have direct dialogue with citizens of the State. The State Government is keen on getting feedback on the social welfare schemes of the Central Government and local administration, officials informed. Singh launched the project at ultra-modern call centre housed...

Two Maoists gunned down in encounter

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017 | PNS | Sukma | in Raipur

Police gunned down two Maoists in an encounter in restive Sukma district of Bastar, a senior official said on Monday. A team of the District Reserve Guard (DRG) was out on an anti-Maoist operation last night and advancing through Rasantong area, when the Naxals started firing on them, Deputy Inspector General...



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