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Budget will promote justice in Cgarh: CM
Budget will promote justice in Cgarh: CM

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
Man booked, five shifted to hospital for violating Covid protocol

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
Man posing as Naxalite held for extorting trader

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

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
Free Covid-19 treatment in private hospitals

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
Maoist surrenders in Bijapur, IED defused in Narayanpur

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
RT-PCR tests for air passengers must before 72 hours

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

No Maoist freed for CRPF trooper's release: Police
No Maoist freed for CRPF trooper's release: Police

The Chhattisgarh Police did not release any Maoist in exchange for the freedom of the CRFP trooper who was captured by Naxalites in Bastar region, police said on Friday. In certain media/social media reports it is being published that one arrested Maoist cadre have been handed over as an exchange for

CGBSE postpones Class X board exam in Cgarh
CGBSE postpones Class X board exam in Cgarh

The Chhattisgarh State Board of Secondary Education (CGBSE) has postponed Class X examinations due to a spike in Coronavirus cases in the state, it was announced on Friday. The examination for the current academic session was scheduled to be held from April 15 to May 1. The decision was taken keeping

Singh Deo concerned over infection rate in Janjgir
Singh Deo concerned over infection rate in Janjgir

Chhattisgarh Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo on Friday expressed concern over the Covid-19 infection rate in Janjgir Champa district. While chairing an online review meeting, he said there has been over 5 percent infection rate of Covid in the district and called for RT-PCR test of people who have come from

CM launches Roko au Toko
CM launches Roko au Toko

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister on Friday launched a Roko Au Toko campaign from his residence here to spread awareness to check the spread of Covid-19, achieve 100 percent vaccination and ensure Covid appropriate behaviour. Baghel said the UNICEF, Raipur district administration and social bodies will jointly work with 600 volunteers in the

RT-PCR testing to start in airports, railway stations
RT-PCR testing to start in airports, railway stations

The more reliable RT-PCR testing for Covid-19 will soon start at airports and railway stations in Chhattisgarh, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel announced on Friday, detailing the steps his government has taken to beat a second deadly wave of Covid-19. Meeting editors of various media institutions in Raipur, Baghel sought suggestions to