Can eating healthy ward off infection, death from Covid?

Can eating healthy ward off infection, death from Covid?

Sunday, 26 September 2021 | IANS

Nearly one-third of coronavirus cases could have been avoided if people had a healthy diet that includes lots of fruit and vegetables, claims a new study. While getting vaccinated and wearing a mask indoors and in crowded spaces is paramount, the research, published in the journal Gut, suggests that eating properly...

BEO suspended for posting pornography

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

A Block Education Officer (BEO) in Chhattisgarh's Narayanpur distirct has been suspended after a media report said that he had posted a pornographic video on social media. The action came after Chhattisgarh State Commission for Women Chairperson Dr Kiranmayee Nayak took suo moto cognizance of the report on Friday. Based on primary...

BJYM demonstrates at Excise office

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha on Friday demonstrated before the Excise office here against the alleged easy availability of narcotic products like cannabis and illegal operatin of Ahatas in the Chhattisgarh capital.  A minor scuffle between Morcha workers and police took place when the activists tried to cross the police barricades. BJYM...

CM Baghel releases monograph on C’garh

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday released a monograph containing photographs of the socio-cultural and political happenings in Chhattisgarh since 1952. The monograph was prepared by Mukund Radio of Raipur and has a rare collection down the memory lane. The collection was initiated by the Radio founder, the late Mukund Rao Mohdiwale,...

MNREGA Lokpal Appellate Authority office in Nava Raipur

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

The office of the three-member Lokpal Appellate Authority set up by the Panchayat and Rural Development Department, Chhattisgarh, under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act has been shifted to Nava Raipur. The office will operate from rooms 315, 316 and 317 of the Rural Connectivity Training Cum Research Centre...

Five nabbed for abducting hospital director in Bilaspur

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | Staff Reporter | BILASPUR

Chhattisgarh Police said on Friday they have arrested five persons, including two doctors from Uttar Pradesh, and brought them to Bilaspur city on charges of abducting a director of a private hospital a few days ago here. Bilaspur Superintendent of Police Deepak Kumar Jha told the Pioneer that those arrested were...

Collectors to pay ex-gratia to kin of Covid deceased

Saturday, 25 September 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAIPUR

The Chhattisgarh government has told all District Collectors to release within a month Rs 50,000 as ex-gratia to families of those who died due to Covid-19. This has to be paid under the Disaster Relief Fund (DRF). The instructions followed a ruling of the Supreme Court and directives from the Disaster...

Rashi 8th in Asian Chess

Friday, 24 September 2021 | Staff Reporter | RAJNANDGAON

Rashi Varunkar of Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh made it to the top 10 by securing 6.5 points in 9 rounds in the under 8 age group in the Western Asia Youth Online Chess Championship organized by the Sri Lanka Chess Federation. Rajnandgaon District Chess Association Secretary Yogesh Dakalia said Rashi lost in...

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