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CRPF constable among four held with illicit liquor
CRPF constable among four held with illicit liquor

A CRPF constable was among four people arrested in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district and 11 cartons of Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) worth Rs 3.69 lakh were seized, the Excise Department announced on Saturday. Bilaspur Deputy Excise Commissioner Neetu Notani said the four, including CRPFs 65th Battalion constable Ganesh Kumar Jain as

We now have the weapon against coronavirus: Singh Deo
We now have the weapon against coronavirus: Singh Deo

We now have the weapon against coronavirus. With precaution, we have to end this pandemic," Chhattisgarh Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo declared on Saturday. Singh Deo visited Pt JLN Memorial Hospital and met health workers who received Covid vaccine on the first day of the Covid vaccination drive, a press release

C'garh issues precautions for Covid vaccination
C'garh issues precautions for Covid vaccination

The Chhattisgarh health department has issued rules and precautions for Covid vaccination officially beginning on January 16 (Saturday) in the state. Covid vaccines will not be administered to pregnant women and new mothers feeding their babies. Also, children below 18 years of age will not receive vaccine doses, an official press

Masked robbers loot Rs 31L
Masked robbers loot Rs 31L

In broad daylight, three bike-borne masked turbaned robbers on Saturday robbed and injured the cashier of a steel plant of Rs 31 lakh near Sarora in Urla industrial area of Raipur, police said. The injured man was admitted in a private hospital while the accused are at large. Raipur Senior Superintendent of

CM holds pre-budget discussions
CM holds pre-budget discussions

As part of discussions on the budget preparation, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel for a second day on Saturday had discussions with Ministers and officials of Women and Child Development, Social Welfare, Public Health Engineering and Gramudyog, Commercial Tax (Excise) and Industries departments. Baghel discussed in detail the budget provisions concerning

Hardcore Maoist killed in Bijapur
Hardcore Maoist killed in Bijapur

A hardcore Naxalite carrying a cash reward of Rs 8 lakh on his head was killed on Saturday in a gun battle between security forces and Maoists in a forested patch in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said. The encounter happened between Kutru and Ketulnar in the Kutur police station limits around

Guv to unfurl tri-colour on Republic Day in Raipur
Guv to unfurl tri-colour on Republic Day in Raipur

Chhattisgarh Governor Anusuiya Uike will unfurl the National Flag in the state capital on Republic Day on January 26 while following the Corona guidelines, it was announced on Thursday. She will take a guard of honour and address the people of the state, a press release said. In view of the main

CM announces winners of slogan competition
CM announces winners of slogan competition

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday announced the names of the winners of Gadhbo Nava Chhattisgarh and Chhattisgarhi Yuva slogan competition. In all 100 best slogans will receive cash prize of Rs 1,000 each and every participant will receive a digital certificate, a press release said. The competition was organized on

Sewage treatment plans being set up on banks of rivers
Sewage treatment plans being set up on banks of rivers

Sewage treatment plants are being established on the banks of Mahanadi, Sheonath, Kharun, Arpa and Kelo where domestic waste water flows into the rivers, the Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) said on Friday. The CECB said as per a directive of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for establishment of effluent treatment

CM chairs meeting on budget preparations
CM chairs meeting on budget preparations

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday chaired meetings with different departments as part of preparations for the budget 2021-22 at his official residence-cum-office here. The Chief Minister had discussions with those responsible for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Planning, Economics and Statistics, Culture and 20-Point Programme Implementation Department. Food and

Cong observes Kisan Adhikar Diwas, marches to Raj Bhavan
Cong observes Kisan Adhikar Diwas, marches to Raj Bhavan

The Chhattisgarh Congress observed a Kisan Adhikar Diwas on Friday and marched to the Raj Bhavan in Raipur against the three new farm laws as well as hike in fuel prices as part of its nationwide protests. Scores of Congress workers and leaders, led by state unit President Mohan Markam, staged

Cgarh planning special budget for children
Cgarh planning special budget for children

The Chhattisgarh government is planning to present a child centric budget for the state budget 2021-22. Very soon, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel will hold a special meeting to finalize it, a government official said. Ajay Singh, Deputy Chairman, Chhattisgarh State Planning Commission, said the state Planning Commission is working on the