A Naxalite couple involved in several deadly attacks and together carrying a reward of Rs 7 lakh on Tuesday surrendered to security forces in Chhattisgarhs Dantewada district. Hurra Kunjam and his wife Budhari Madvi were disappointed with the Maoist ideology, Dantewada Superintendent of Police Siddharth Tiwari said. Kunjam was the Section Commander
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To mark the International Museum Day on May 18, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is holding different events at Malhar (Bilaspur), an archaeological monument site. Karbi Saha, the Raipur zone Superintendent Archaeologist cum Programme Organizer, said the events which will be organised include heritage walk, painting competition and cultural programmes.
The Chhattisgarh Chamber of Commerce and Industries (CCCI) on Tuesday raised concern over the rising incidents of looting from traders and thefts from shops in the state including in capital Raipur. A CCCI delegation asked Raipur Superintendent of Police and Mayor to ensure safety and security to the traders. CCCI President Amar
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday paid tributes to Captain Gopal Krishna Panda, who died on May 12 when a helicopter owned by the state government crashed at the airport here during a routine sortie. Captain A.P. Shrivastav also died in the accident. Baghel visited Captain Panda's residence at Maulshri Vihar
The sixth leg of the malaria elimination drive commenced in malaria-prone Bastar region in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. The month-long drive organised by the Health Department and the National Health Mission (NHM) will conclude on June 16. Under the drive, tests for cataract, tuberculosis and scabies will also be done, said an official
Chief Secretary Amitabh Jain on Tuesday instructed officials of the Rural Development Department to hike the average man day under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA). Jain was conducting a review meeting on the work of the department here at Mahanadi Bhawan in Nava Raipur. He told the officials
Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Tuesday set a 5-year action plan/roadmap for the Horticulture and Food Processing department and directed to open 17 regional food safety and testing laboratories within a stipulated time frame. For the promotion of the food processing sector, 45 equation centres will be set up
The All-India Muslim Personal Law Board condemned the survey of the Gyanvapi mosque complex and sealing of the wazu khana (ablution area) terming it unfair and an attempt to create communal disharmony. On Monday, the court-mandated videography survey of the Gyanvapi mosque complex in Uttar Pradeshs Varanasi concluded amidst tight security.
As a sudden shortage of fossil fuel led to closure of many thermal power stations, the Uttar Pradesh government is looking for renewable energy options, including generating electricity from huge water reservoirs and canals and harnessing solar power. Jal Shakti Minister Swatanra Dev Singh said that a number of private companies
UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and former CM leader of opposition Akhilesh Yadav will share the dais here on May 21. The occasion is the two-day training programme for the newly-elected MLAs of the 18th UP Assembly to be inaugurated by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla. UP Assembly Speaker Satish
In an attempt to give an impetus to development, the state government has identified 10 sectors where the progress will be monitored regularly while the scope of aspirational districts will be further expanded. Information regarding this was given by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here on Tuesday. The chief minister said that
Asking the state administration to ensure arrangements for prevention and treatment of COVID-19, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that in districts with high positivity rate, masking up should be effectively mandated. The chief minister was reviewing the COVID-19 situation in the state in a meeting of Team 9 at Lok Bhawan