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Two Naxalites nabbed in Bijapur
Two Naxalites nabbed in Bijapur

Two Naxalites involved in murder, abduction and other incidents were on Thursday arrested in Chhattisgarhs Bijapur district. Bijapur Superintendent of Police Kamlochan Kashyap identified them as Militia Section Commander Oyam Joga (40) and Militia Commander Punem Deva alias Rama. They were caught from the jungles of Rengampara village by a joint team

CM seeks work plan for Rural Industrial Parks
CM seeks work plan for Rural Industrial Parks

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Thursday urged Collectors to submit within a month plans to establish Rural Industrial Parks in the Gauthans (cowsheds) in their districts. Baghel sought this while reviewing various works at a Collectors Conference here. On the Narva Garva Ghurva Badi scheme, the Chief Minister called for special

Prohibition not in haste: Lakhma
Prohibition not in haste: Lakhma

Chhattisgarh Excise Minister Kawasi Lakhma on Thursday said the government will not enforce prohibition in haste in the state unlike the way the Modi government announced demonetization. Lakhma was talking to reporters at the Congress headquarters where he took part in the Meet the Minister programme. A large part of Chhattisgarh is

Cgarh bags India Green Energy Award
Cgarh bags India Green Energy Award

nChhattisgarh has been given the India Green Energy Award under the category Outstanding Renewable Energy Generation Project Category by the Indian Federation of Green Energy at a function in New Delhi. A certificate and memento were received by Chhattisgarh Biofuel Development Authority (CBDA) Raipur Chief Executive Officer Sumit Sarkar from Union

Drastic fall in malnutrition cases in Chhattisgarh
Drastic fall in malnutrition cases in Chhattisgarh

nThere was an 18.86 percent fall in malnutrition cases among children in Chhattisgarh while this went up in 21 other states in the country. A press communiqu on Thursday said that over 1.5 lakh children were freed from malnutrition in the past two-and-a-half years as per the Weigh Festival held in

632 kg cannabis worth Rs 50L seized
632 kg cannabis worth Rs 50L seized

Chhattisgarh Police on Thursday seized 632 kg of cannabis valued at Rs 50 lakhs in Gariaband district. An unidentified driver of a van ferrying the contraband fled from the spot, Gariaband Superintendent of Police Parul Mathur told The Pioneer. The contraband was being transported to Raipur city. The police intercepted the vehicle in

Police Commemoration Day denotes valour: Uike
Police Commemoration Day denotes valour: Uike

Chhattisgarh Governor Anusuiya Uike on Thursday praised the police for serving the country and said "we are safe in our homes today only because police personnel are deployed day and night" and work with dedication. She was addressing a Police Commemoration Day programme conducted by the Chhattisgarh Armed Forces fourth battalion

Army rescues 26 people trapped in flood in Pilibhit
Army rescues 26 people trapped in flood in Pilibhit

The Army rescued around 26 people who were trapped in the flood water of river Sharda in Pilibhit district on Wednesday. Officials said that so far 26 villagers had been airlifted and evacuated safely. The superintendent of police was camping at the Ramanagara post to supervise the operation. About 500 villagers are

Youths take part in plastic free Clean India drives
Youths take part in plastic free Clean India drives

Youths of Raipur participated in a plastic-free Clean India campaign by collecting plastics and garbage at Mahadev Ghat here on Monday. Dr. Bhuvnesh Jain, Regional Director, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, West Zone, said the campaign was being run from October 2 to 31, an official communication said. He said the main objective

PCC calls hike in railway fare loot'
PCC calls hike in railway fare loot'

Chhattisgarh PCC chief Mohan Markam on Tuesday denounced the Modi government for hiking railway fares in the name of special trains and called it "open loot". Normal trains are being run as specials and the Indian Railways was levying 40 percent extra from each passenger, the Congress leader said. This was all

Man kills wife, hangs self
Man kills wife, hangs self

A 39-year-old man on Tuesday hanged himself to death after killing his wife in this Chhattisgarh capital, police said. Raipur Additional Superintendent of Police Tarkeshwar Patel said Sonu Bahghel slit his 37-year-old wife Rama's throat after a quarrel in Utkal Nagar Basti. Later he hanged himself to death inside his house. Neighbours

Naxal surrenders in Bijapur
Naxal surrenders in Bijapur

A 30-year-old Naxalite involved in murder and arson surrendered in Chhattisgarhs Bijapur district, police said on Tuesday. Bijapur Superintendent of Police Kamlochan Kashyap said Manoj Podiyam was the Potenar Militia Platoon Member of the Revolutionary Peoples Committee of the outlawed CPI-Maoist. He joined the Naxalite body in 2019. He was involved in three