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Chhattisgarhi Khel Madai ends, Bhilai on top
Chhattisgarhi Khel Madai ends, Bhilai on top

A two-day Chhattisgarhi Khel Madai (Traditional Sports Festival) ended on Sunday in Patan in Durg district, with the Bhilai Municipal Corporation finishing as the overall champion and Rajnandgaon the runners-up. The event was organized by the Chhattisgarh Olympic Association (COA) and the Sports and Youth Welfare Department. On Sunday, competitions for Sankhali,

Bird Festival in Bilaspur to promote conservation
Bird Festival in Bilaspur to promote conservation

The Bilaspur Forest Division on Sunday organized a Hamar Chirai-Hamar Chinhari (Bird Festival) in village Kopra to promote forest conservation and create awareness on climate change. Apart from the Bird Festival, environment related photography, painting and rangoli competitions were held and awards were given away to the winners, an official communication

Bilaspur gets National Award for PM Kisan Samman Nidhi
Bilaspur gets National Award for PM Kisan Samman Nidhi

Bilaspur district in Chhattisgarh has achieved the top position in the country in implementing Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana. The Union Agriculture Ministry will present the award in New Delhi on February 24. Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey have congratulated the farmers, describing it as a

PSL cricket betting racket busted, 3 held
PSL cricket betting racket busted, 3 held

Chhattisgarh Police on Sunday busted a Pakistan Super League (PSL) cricket betting racket in Bilaspur city and arrested three persons. The three were identified as Dinesh Tekwani (55), Amit Wadhwani (36) and Yara Khan (24), all residents of Bilaspur city. Bilaspur Superintendent of Police Prashant Agrawal told the Pioneer that they were

Rivers, drains getting new life in Chhattisgarh
Rivers, drains getting new life in Chhattisgarh

On the initiative of Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, rivers, drains and natural water sources in the state are being revived through the Narva (Nala) Development Scheme to conserve and recharge ground water. The Narva Development Scheme operated in the state is actually a component of Narva, Gurwa, Ghurwa, Bari (NGGB)

Chhattisgarh Budget to be tabled on March 1
Chhattisgarh Budget to be tabled on March 1

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel, who also holds the Finance portfolio, will table the Budget for fiscal 2021-22 on March 1 during the Budget Session of the Assembly starting on February 22. Addressing the media, Assembly Speaker Dr Charan Das Mahant said the budget session will conclude on March 26 after

Over 20 mn years of life lost worldwide due to Covid-19: Study
Over 20 mn years of life lost worldwide due to Covid-19: Study

Researchers have estimated that a total of 20.5 million years of life have been lost due to Covid-19 worldwide with an average of 16 years per individual death. The years of life lost rate is the difference between an individual's age at death and their life expectancy. The life years lost rate

C'garh must get spl package for industrial development: CM to PM
C'garh must get spl package for industrial development: CM to PM

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to provide additional economic resources to Chhattisgarh and sought a special package to develop industry in the forested, tribal-dominated and mineral-rich state. Speaking at the sixth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog held under Modi's Chairmanship, Baghel called

Police personnel honoured for swiftly acting against crime on women
Police personnel honoured for swiftly acting against crime on women

Sixteen personnel from the Chhattisgarh Police were on Friday honoured for quickly investigating crime against women leading to conviction and sentencing of the offenders. Director General of Police D.M. Awasthi honoured the personnel, a press release said. In a case registered at the Telibandha police station, the offender was awarded punishment within

Six-year-old boy abducted, rescued in Jharkhand
Six-year-old boy abducted, rescued in Jharkhand

A six-year-old boy kidnapped allegedly by his family cook from Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district was rescued from neighbouring Jharkhand early on Sunday, police said. The incident took place on Saturday evening and all three kidnappers have been arrested, Raigarh Superintendent of Police Santosh Singh said. The accused had planned to seek a huge

Man arrested for smuggling diamonds
Man arrested for smuggling diamonds

A 24-year-old man has been arrested on charges of smuggling 86 pieces of rough diamonds valued at Rs 11.31 lakhs in Chhattisgarhs Gariaband district. Speaking to The Pioneer over telephone on Saturday, Gariaband Additional Superintendent of Police Sukhnandan Rathore identified the man as Navambar Nagesh of Kandekela village. Acting on a tip,

Elephants force ban on tourism in Gangrel area
Elephants force ban on tourism in Gangrel area

The sighting of a herd of wild elephants forced authorities to impose on Friday a ban on tourism activities around the Pt Ravishankar Shukla Reservoir area (Gangrel dam) in Chhattisgarh's Dhamtari district. Dhamtari Collector and District Magistrate Jai Prakash Maurya issued the order. The Collector said that the elephants had been noticed