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Schools reopen in Cgarh with restrictions
Schools reopen in Cgarh with restrictions

Schools in Chhattisgarh for Class 1-5 and Classes 8, 10 and 12 resumed on Monday amid restrictions linked to Covid-19. The physical attendance of students has been capped at 50 percent and they will attend school by rotation. Education Minister Premsai Singh Tekam formally inaugurated the schools at Shala Pravesh Utsav function

This Leaf works exceptionally well to cure diabetes
This Leaf works exceptionally well to cure diabetes

There is no qualified research to prove it but people claim that they have benefitted and now swear by it. The leaves of the African bitter leaf tree/plant are said to have helped people reduce their blood sugar levels. Gopal Tiwari, 72, is now popularising the benefits of the leaves by regularly

Covid positivity rate slides to 0.26 percent
Covid positivity rate slides to 0.26 percent

Positivity rate in Chhattisgarh has further dipped to 0.26 percent on Saturday, a government statement said, adding a total of 38,644 samples were examined in which 102 cases of infections were confirmed. No new cases were reported in three districts and only one fatality was reported across the state. The districts

Bastar Police launches plantation drive
Bastar Police launches plantation drive

Bastar police have launched a nine-day long plantation drive on Sunday as Pothla Uraskana started in police premises in all seven districts of Bastar Range. In local tribal Gondi dialect Pothla Uraskana means plantation festival.The green festival was inaugurated with a cleanliness and plantation drive conducted in Adawal Police Residential Colony

Cgarh shows impressive growth in GST collection
Cgarh shows impressive growth in GST collection

Chhattisgarh has registered 33 percent rise in Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in July 2021 as compared to corresponding period of the last year. The total GST collection in July was Rs 2,432 crores while the figure was Rs 1,832 crore in July 2020. The collection is more than 32

Schools to reopen from today amid pandemic fear
Schools to reopen from today amid pandemic fear

The physical attendance for Class 1-5 and Classes 8, 10 and 12 of government and private schools in Chhattisgarh will resume from Monday with 50 percent attendance amid apprehension of a possible third wave. Colleges and schools were shut in the state since March last year. The study for class

Campaign for release of convicts
Campaign for release of convicts

The Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority (CGSLSA), Bilaspur, and the Jail Department will launch a campaign from August 1 to free convicts eligible for premature release of prisoners in the state. The campaign owes its origin to a direction of the Supreme Court which picked Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Bihar

Will provide justice to deprived sections: CM
Will provide justice to deprived sections: CM

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Saturday that the government is determined to provide justice to every deprived section of the society. This includes the Shakambhari community, he said. In the last two-and-a-half-years, drastic transformations have occurred in the agriculture sector, bringing positive changes in the lives of farmers and

Six-month-old girl gets new lease of life
Six-month-old girl gets new lease of life

A six-month-old girl has got a new lease of life after undergoing a complicated liver transplant -- thanks to doctors in a private hospital here and her own father who donated a part of his liver to save his daughter. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday prayed for fast recovery

Tourist Police launched
Tourist Police launched

With a view to provide security to tourists, Police in Chhattisgarh's Gariaband district on Saturday launched a Tourist Police from Jatmai Dham here. Jatmai Dham is dedicated to the temple of Goddess Jatmai, 85 km away from Raipur. Gariaband Superintendent of Police Parul Mathur formally launched the new force comprising 28 police

IGP promoted as ADGP
IGP promoted as ADGP

The Chhattisgarh government has promoted an Inspector General of Police (IGP) as Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) here, it was announced on Saturday. Durg (Range) IGP Vivekanand, an IPS officer of the 1996 batch, has been promoted in the state police after completion of 25 years of service, an official

4 police officers get new postings
4 police officers get new postings

The Chhattisgarh government issued new posting orders for four police officers. Commandant In-charge of Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) 16th battalion (Narayanpur) Dharmendra Kumar Chhavai has been made Commandant of CAFs 3rd battalion in Durg. Commandant In-charge of CAFs 22nd battalion (Kanker) Umesh Chaudhary has been attached at Raipur IGP office and given