Reading Can Open a Window to God

Reading Can Open a Window to God

Saturday, 24 October 2020 | M.R. Narayan Swamy

Does God exist? Can He be seen? Will He heed our prayers? How can all these be achieved? Why do I suffer when I am so devoted to God? Is this country still home to genuine sages? Are intense austerities or prayers a must to see God? Or can a...

Three held for kidnapping man, one absconding

Friday, 23 October 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Chhattisgarh Police on Thursday arrested three persons for kidnapping a 28-year-old man and making an extortion call of Rs 30 lakh to the family in the state capital. One of the accused managed to escape. Raipur Senior Superintendent of Police Ajay Kumar Yadav told The Pioneer that the arrested men were...

Admission date in colleges extended up to Oct 29

Friday, 23 October 2020 | PNS | RAIPUR

  The Chhattisgarh Higher Education Department has extended the last date of admission in colleges up to October 29, an official press release said on Thursday. Earlier, the department had fixed the date as October 22. The decision to extend the admission date has been taken in the interest of students...

Three more arrested over liquor shop burglary

Friday, 23 October 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Chhattisgarh Police on Thursday arrested three persons here in connection with the burglary of Rs 9.82 lakh at an Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) shop in August in which two     others are already in custody. The three were Sadabrij Pardhi (45), Dev Prasad Pardhi alias Deva (32) and Vinod Dahariya (23),...

CM invites Rahul for ‘State Foundation Day' event

Friday, 23 October 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday extended an invitation to former Congress President Rahul Gandhi to participate in the ‘State Foundation Day’ celebrations ‘Chhattisgarh Rajyotsav-2020’ on November 1. Baghel visited New Delhi on Thursday. According to an official communication, during an interaction with Rahul Gandhi, the Chief Minister said due to...

Dongargarh selected under ‘PRASAD’

Friday, 23 October 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Dongargarh, the holy town of Bamleshwari Devi in Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh, has been selected in the central government’s ‘PRASAD’ (Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive).  PRASAD is a central government scheme that focuses on identifying and developing pilgrim sites across the country to enrich the religious tourism experience. A fund of...

Onion prices shoot up

Friday, 23 October 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

With onion prices suddenly rising, the Chhattisgarh government told all district Collectors on Thursday to monitor its availability and the retail market price and take steps to check the stocks and shooting prices. The directive was given by the Food and Civil Supplies, Consumer Protection Department. An official communication said the state-level...

Chhattisgarh Assembly to hold two-day spl session from Oct 27

Thursday, 22 October 2020 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A day after the Punjab Assembly struck down key provisions of the Centre's new farm laws, the Chhattisgarh Assembly secretariat on Wednesday issued a notification for two-day special session on October 27-28 despite objections from the BJP. According to the notification issued by the Principal Secretary of the Assembly, the session...

State Editions

Covid-19 cases on  decline in State

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

IN BRIEF

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Lalu likely to sacrifice goats to please Goddess Durga

25 October 2020 | VIJAY DEO JHA | Ranchi

Congress intensifies poll campaign in Bermo

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

JD(U) joins hands with  BJP for by-election

25 October 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

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Astroturf: Season of empowerment

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Dauntless picks

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‘I shifted to NY to explore international music’

25 October 2020 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer