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Two suspended
Two suspended

The Chhattisgarh government has suspended two village panchayat secretaries in Mungeli district, it was announced on Saturday. D.S. Rajput, Chief Executive Officer of Mungeli District Panchayat, suspended Rajpur village panchayat secretary Arjun Yadav and Ujiarpur village panchayat secretary Balramdas Manikpuri, an official statement said. Yadav was suspended for not purchasing

Chhattisgarh has culture to respect elders: Minister
Chhattisgarh has culture to respect elders: Minister

Chhattisgarhs culture and civilization has an ingrained character -- to give respect to elders. The practice of living in a collective family is better in the state than in other states, Social Welfare Minister Anila Bhendia said on Saturday. She was addressing a state-level felicitation ceremony organized by the Social Welfare

Donating blood is a noble cause
Donating blood is a noble cause

In an appeal to the people of Chhattisgarh, Health and Family Welfare Department Secretary Prasanna R on Saturday said blood donation is a great service and a noble cause to the society and humanity. He was speaking on the occasion of the National Voluntary Blood Donation Day after himself donating blood

STAFF REPORTER
STAFF REPORTER

R.S. Serjin from Chhattisgarh on Sunday won the silver medal in Fencing's individual category at the 36th National Games in Gujarat. Chhattisgarh Fencing Manager Akhilesh Dubey said Serjin won in pe category. In the quarter-final he clashed with co-state player S.N. Shiva Magesh to make it to the semi-final. He defeated Maharashtra's

Ensure last-mile delivery of welfare schemes: CM
Ensure last-mile delivery of welfare schemes: CM

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday said it is the responsibility of the government to provide basic facilities to every citizen. Officers need to ensure that the benefits of welfare schemes reach the last mile. He was holding a Kabirdham district level review meeting as part of his Bhent-Mulaqat Abhiyan

Three arrested for killing four of a family
Three arrested for killing four of a family

Chhattisgarh Police arrested three persons for killing a couple and their two children a few days ago in a village in Durg district. The bodies of Bholanath Yadav (34), his wife Naila (30), son Parmad (12) and daughter Mukta (7), all residents of Kaspada village, were found in a farm house. Durg

Need to equip youth with latest technology: Baghel
Need to equip youth with latest technology: Baghel

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday said there is scope for expansion of technology-based economy. It is necessary to equip the youth with latest technologies. He was addressing the signing of a MoU of the State Planning Commission with Tata Technology here. The pact aimed to develop the state's technical educational

Winners of the 9th edition of Steel-a-thon announced
Winners of the 9th edition of Steel-a-thon announced

Tata Steel announced the winners of the 9th edition of its annual business challenge for premier B-Schools in India, Steel-a-thon, where students presented their innovative solutions on real-life business cases. Team Fluke from MICA Ahmedabad emerged as the winner and Team Firebolt from IIM Raipur secured the runner-up position in

Trouble-ridden Barnawapara villagers in flux
Trouble-ridden Barnawapara villagers in flux

As a student, Manoj Ugre memorised his lessons with his friends in the light cast by a lantern. Now, in his 20s, electricity still eludes his village Bar, located inside the Barnawapara Wildlife Sanctuary in Balodabazar district of central Chhattisgarh. Ugre wants to relocate elsewhere for better opportunities and many of

Regularization of unauthorized devpt begins in Chhattisgarh
Regularization of unauthorized devpt begins in Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh has started the process of regularizing unauthorized development through the Chhattisgarh Anadhikrit Vikas Ka Niyamitikaran Adhiniyam (Shanshodhan) in the larger interests of citizens. An official communiqu on Friday said applications for the regularization can be submitted to concerned Municipal Corporation or Town and Country Planning office for all types of

Congress hails SC nod to stop MISA pension
Congress hails SC nod to stop MISA pension

The Congress welcomed a Supreme Court ruling on Friday upholding the Chhattisgarh government move to stop pensions for those jailed under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) and Defence of India Rules (DIR) during the 1975-77 Emergency. PCC Communication Wing Chairman Sushil Anand Shukla said the ruling proves that the

Chhattisgarh lad earns laurels in Natl Games
Chhattisgarh lad earns laurels in Natl Games

A young man from Chhattisgarh on Friday earned laurels by winning a silver medal in the 36th National Games in Gujarat. Amitesh Mishra secured the second position in the 10,000 meters speed skating event, an official statement said. Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Umesh Mishra congratulated him on his achievement.