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Maoist couple surrenders
Maoist couple surrenders

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

ASI to hold events on Museum Day today
ASI to hold events on Museum Day today

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.

CCCI concerned over rising crime
CCCI concerned over rising crime

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

CM pays tribute to pilot Capt G K Panda
CM pays tribute to pilot Capt G K Panda

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

Sixth leg malaria elimination drive starts in Chhattisgarh
Sixth leg malaria elimination drive starts in Chhattisgarh

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

Hike average man day in MNREGA: CS
Hike average man day in MNREGA: CS

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

BJP leaders court arrest against curbs on protests
BJP leaders court arrest against curbs on protests

The Chhattisgarh BJP on Monday staged a Jail Bharo movement across the state against curbs enforced by the Bhupesh Baghel government on demonstrations and protests. In Raipur, BJP leaders and activists marched towards the Chief Minister's House in Civil Lines under the leadership of senior BJP leader Brijmohan Agrawal. The activists were

Two siblings drowned in Raigarh
Two siblings drowned in Raigarh

Two siblings were drowned in a village pond in Chhattisgarhs Raigarh district while bathing on Monday. The incident took place in Mahka village. The victims were identified as Shyam Sharma (12) and his brother Sagar (10), Raigarh Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Lakhan Pawar Patle said. As they did not know how

GGU holds Electoral Literacy Fest-2022
GGU holds Electoral Literacy Fest-2022

Stressing the need to create electoral literacy, a one-day Electoral Literacy Festival 2022 was organized by the Political Science Department at the Guru Ghasidas Central University (GGU). The programme was inspired by the Election Literacy Club programme run by the Election Commission. The programme was based on the main theme, 'My vote

No compromise on construction quality
No compromise on construction quality

Chhattisgarh Minister for Public Works Tamradhwaj Sahu on Monday ruled out any compromise on quality in construction work undertaken by the department. Sahu was addressing a review meeting of the department at the Deendayal Upadhyay auditorium here. He expressed his annoyance over the need to revise estimate for the projects. Why cannot

BJP protests a complete failure: Cong
BJP protests a complete failure: Cong

The Congress said on Monday that the demonstrations by the BJP in Chhattisgarh against curbs on protests was a political drama and dubbed it a "complete failure". PCC Chairman (Communication Wing) Sushil Anand Shukla said in a statement that the BJP's political adamancy had led to traffic jam and inconvenienced people

ITBP imparts coaching to children in Cgarh's red corridor
ITBP imparts coaching to children in Cgarh's red corridor

Apart from holding operations against the Maoists in Chhattisgarh, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) have also started providing coaching to the poor tribal children to get admission into the Central government sponsored 'Eklavya' and Navoday schools in the state's Kondagaon and nearby areas. According to the officials of the Force, over