Lockdown in 5 C'garh districts from April 13/14

Lockdown in 5 C'garh districts from April 13/14

Monday, 12 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Amid a spike in Corona cases and fatalities in Chhattisgarh, lockdowns were announced on Sunday in Surguja, Surajpur, Gariaband, Janjgir-Champa and Bilaspur districts. The lockdown will be imposed in Surguja, Surajpur, Gariaband and Janjgir-Champa from April 13 to April 23 and in Bilaspur from April 14 to 21. The district boundary will...

Budget will promote justice in C’garh: CM

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

The Chhattisgarh budget will advance the cause of justice, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Sunday. In his 17th episode of Lokvaani radio programme, Baghel emphasized the lessons learnt during the Covid-19 crisis. Answering questions from the audience, he said that interests of all the sections of the society have been taken...

Man booked, five shifted to hospital for violating Covid protocol

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | SURAJPUR/AMBIKAPUR

Five persons who were not following home isolation guidelines were admitted in the district hospital in Surajpur district of Chhattisgarh. Also, a FIR was registered against a man in Ambikapur, the headquarters of Surguja district, for violating the home isolation protocols, a press release said on Saturday. In Ambikapur, district Collector Sanjeev...

Man posing as Naxalite held for extorting trader

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Chhattisgarh Police have arrested a 42-year-old man who was posing as a Naxalite and extorting an automobile dealer in Raipur. Raipur Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Yadav on Saturday told The Pioneer that Doppa Ravi Kumar, who hails from Andhra Pradesh, was posted as a Home Guard at Visakhapatnam....

Lockdown in Korba from April 12, in Raigarh from April 14

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | KORBA

Amid a spike in Corona cases and deaths in Chhattisgarh, lockdowns were announced on Saturday in Korba and Raigarh districts. Lockdown will be imposed in Korba from April 12 to 22 while in Raigarh it will begin on April 14 and end on April 22. The district boundary will be sealed and...

Free Covid-19 treatment in private hospitals

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | SURGUJA

In a bid to battle Covid-19 in Chhattisgarh, the Surguja district administration on Saturday said it has begun free of cost treatment through the Ayushman card in all private hospitals. This will specially benefit patients from financially weaker sections, a press release said. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel recently told officers...

Maoist surrenders in Bijapur, IED defused in Narayanpur

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | BIJAPUR

A Maoist surrendered in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district while security forces defused an IED in Narayanpur district, police said on Saturday. Ramesh Madvi (30), a resident of Galgam Schoolpara in Bijapur's Usoor police station limit, surrendered to the police, a release from the Bijapur police said. He was section commander of a Maoist...

RT-PCR tests for air passengers must before 72 hours

Sunday, 11 April 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

It is mandatory for passengers to undergo RT-PCR tests 72 hours before flying to Chhattisgarh as per a state government order, it was announced on Saturday. Passengers without RT-PCR test report will undergo Covid tests at the airport and will be in quarantine or Covid centre or hospital if the result...

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