Raipur

Chhollywood Super Star Mann Qureshi to act in Hindi movie ‘Rakshanam’

Chhollywood Super Star Mann Qureshi will act in upcoming Hindi movie ‘Rakshanam’. Actor Prabhakar will play the character of villain in the movie, Actor Prabhakar, who works in Telugu films, is known for his role as Inkoshi, king of the Kalakeyas in Baahubali...

Preparations for Chhath puja begins

The meeting of Chhath Mahaparva Ayojan Samiti (CMAS) Mahadev Ghat, Raipur was held under the chairmanship of President Rajesh Kumar Singh at Babylon Tower in Raipur recently. In the meeting, preparations regarding the Chhath Puja-2021 were discussed in detail. It was unanimously decided in the meeting to celebrate the Chhath festival with traditional fervour and enthusiasm in the state this year. Members of the CMAS have given various suggestions for the Chhath Puja celebrations...

Unique: GCSI holds Shradh, Tarpan, Pind Daan for Martyrs

It is common for the family members to perform Shradh, Tarpan, Pind Daan etc. of the deceased relatives in the Pitra Paksha, but if the same is performed for the martyrs of the country by someone, then surely it symbolizes patriotism. One such event was organised under the banner of Green Care Society India (GCSI) following the corona protocols in the local Thaneshwar temple in Pithora development of Mahasamund district. Pandit Bhagirathi Dubey, Pandit Krishna Sharma, Pandit Kailash Dubey, Pandit ..

Narwa Vikas Yojana strengthening reservoirs

CHHATTISGARH Government’s Narwa Vikas Yojana has changed the fate of many reservoirs and water bodies across State. Under this ambitious scheme, a total of 38 lakh structures are going to be constructed in the catchment area of more than 8 lakh hectares of 1,962 rivulets across Chhattisgarh. Under the special initiative of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and under the guidance of Forest Minister Mohammad Akbar, the task of reviving a large number of water sources, rivers and ponds is being done for ..

Rajya Sabha MP Vivek Tankha takes brief halt at Shahapura tehsil Hqs

Rajyasabha Member of Parliament Vivek Tankha took a brief halt at Shahapura tehsil headquarter on his way to Shahdol. On his arrival, MP Tankha was welcomed by Rotary Club, Shahpura. On the occasion, MLA Bhupendra Maravi, SDM Kajal Jawla, war present. MP Tankha also planted saplings at the Rest House campus. MLA and SDM handed overt letter to him demanding for arranging necessary medical equipments, CBC counter machine, ECG machine, biochemical analyser at Community Health centre, Shahpura. MP Tankha ..

CM performs puja archana at Ratanpur

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel performed pooja-archana at Maa Mahamaya Devi Mandir on the occasion of Durga Ashtami, on Wednesday. Chief Minister Baghel prayed for peace and prosperity of the state on the occasion. Baghel has extended his Navratri greetings to the people of the state. Parliamentary Secretary and MLA Dr Rashmi Singh, Jila Panchayat Bilaspur President Arun Singh Chauhan, Mayor of Bilaspur Municipal Corporation Ramsharan Yadav, Chairman of Chhattisgarh Tourism Board Atal Shrivastava, ..

Rly Admn cautions passengers not to travel with crackers

Railway Administration has cautioned passengers not to carry inflammables and fire crackers in trains which could be dangerous and is an offence. Railway officials during festival season conduct special drive to stop transportation of fire crackers and other inflammables in train. Especially at the time of festivals Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) staff conduct monitoring of passengers to keep watch over suspicious movement and illegal transportation of fire crackers. ..

Lions Club Raipur Capital holds free health check-up camp in city

LIONS Club Raipur Capital in association with the Raipur Police organized a Free Health Check-up Camp on the occasion of foundation day of Aradhya Physiotherapy Centre, Raipur on Wednesday. Superintendent of Police Prashant Agrawal was the chief guest and inaugurated the free check-up camp. The visitors were provided services related to eye check-up by Auribondo Hospital, diabetes check-up by Shree Narayana Hospital, dental check-up by Government Dental College and electro acupressure check-up by ..

Various programme mark Intl Girl Child Day

Various competitions were organised on the occasion of International Girls Day on October 11 at different schools of Raipur district. Winners were awarded certificates and medals in a simple programme at Indian Red Cross Society on Monday. As per information received from official sources under Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (PCPNDT) Act, 1994, enacted to stop female foeticides and arrest the declining sex ratio in India. The act banned prenatal sex determination. Based on the ..

Minister unhappy with pace of Jal Jeevan Mission works

Public Health Engineering Minister Guru Rudrakumar on Tuesday scrutinised the Jal Jeevan Mission works at Neer Bhawan. The officials put up district-wise detailed information. Expressing his displeasure over furnished information, Minister said that there seems to be no effect of clear directions given in previous departmental review meeting. Department officials must change their ways or be ready to face music. Supplying potable water to citizens is highest priority of State Government. Additional ..

Dr Dahariya performs bhoomipujan for several infrastructural projects

Urban Administration & Development Minister Dr Shivkumar Dahariya on Tuesday performed bhoomipujan for several infrastructural projects worth about Rs 1.50 crore at villages Acholi, Seja, Kulipota, Paraswani and Devartilda. Under Adarsh Gram Yojana, projects like drainage lines, garbage bin, CC roads, community building etc have been commenced at these villages...

Sameer Diwan gifts his father’s book to Governor

Nirantar Sahityik Sansha President Sameer Diwan called on Governor Anusuiya Uikey at Raj Bhavan. Sameer Diwan presented his father Basant Diwan’s book “Anugunj: Basant Diwan Ki Kaviyatei” to Governor Uikey. Dr Rupindar Diwan and Amisha Diwan were also present on the occasion...

Swaranjali paid to Jagjit Singh

Prabhanjay Chaturvedi and Shiuli Ghosh Majumdar offered their Swaranjali to Ghazal Samrat Jagjit Singh Saheb through selected ghazals sung by him and Chitra Singh and mesmerised the audiences to pay tribute to Jagjit Singh on his 10th death anniversary. On this occasion, especially Anil Sahu and Ashok Chaturvedi from Raipur, Vijay Agarwal from Durg, Khemraj Madhyani, Deepak Jain, Tulsi Sahu and R K Srivastava from Bhilai were present in large numbers. The accomplices with Prabhanjay Chaturvedi and ..

Air Traffic to grow ahead of festive season at Swami Vivekananda Airport

The 72nd week since the reopening of domestic flights at Swami Vivekananda Airport (SVA) after first lockdown saw 5 per cent jump in flight movement and 16 per cent in passenger movement in comparison to 71st week. The Airport Authority is expecting traffic to increase further ahead of the festive season as passengers travelling to native home or tourist’s destinations will grow. The 71st week recorded 298 flights and 28,309 passengers whereas 72nd week registered 314 flights and 32,927 passengers. ..

Ex-cadet posted in Air Force encourages NCC students

Physical parade of student soldiers of 3 CG Battalion Air NCC Durga College was organised after a long break taken due to Covid-19 pandemic. At the end of the parade, the Air NCC cadet in the year 2006 and currently a pilot posted in the Indian Air Force provided tips on how they can be a part of the Army. While discussing the reasons for the low participation of the youth of Chhattisgarh, he said that lack of communication skills, lack of English speaking, understanding, and lack of exposure are ..

BJP Cell opens bank account of girls

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Cell of BJP Raipur district has opened the account of 11 girls under the Sukanya Yojana of the Central Government as part of the ongoing celebration of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Beti Bachao Beti Padhao district convener Sunil Kumar Kukreja, co-convenor Suman Yadav, Sudha Awasthi, Nagar Panchayat President Sanjay Yadav, BJP Mana Mandal President Ravindra Thakur, Mandal Convener Sangeeta Singh, Councilor Mithun Mandal, Councilor Supad Mandal, Siddhant Sharma, Jayant Gatani, ..

MGNREGS changes fate of Phoolmati in Bijapur

MAHATMA Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) has been efficiently serving its purpose across State especially in the rural areas of Bijapur district. Through MGNREGS, 24-year- old Phoolmati’s fate changed and she is happier. MGNREGS has been changing the lives of people in many ways. Whether it is opening the way to economic prosperity by empowering the means of livelihood or providing a source of income by providing employment when there is no work in hand, MGNREGS is doing ..

Woman held for theft of valuables worth Rs 10 lakh

Raipur’s Mana police have arrested a 25-year-old woman on Tuesday in connection with two separate burglary and recovered valuables worth Rs 10 lakh from her. The arrested accused was identified as Shristi Dhruv (25), a resident of Raipur, and ornaments to the tune of around Rs 10 lakh were seized from her, informed police sources. “In connection with a burglary that took place on September 28, Mana police have arrested Dhruv. During questioning, the woman revealed of committing a daylight burglary ..

Ram Gaman Tourism Circuit to be inaugurated on 7th

Under the Ram Van Gaman Tourism Circuit Development of Chhattisgarh Government, 9 sites are being developed as tourism places. Out of nine sites, two sites of Surguja division - Seemamarhi Har Chowka located in Koriya district and Ramgarh located in Surguja district – are included. As the Ram Gaman Tourism Circuit is set to be inaugurated in Chandkhuri on October 7, both the aforementioned places connected to the exile period of Lord Shri Ram will emerge with new possibilities in the tourism map of ..

Sudden showers give respite from humid conditions in Capital

RAIPURIANS were in for a surprise weather twist on Tuesday afternoon, when heavy gush of winds and intermittent rainfall hit the Capital, even as sunrays pierced the cloudy conditions in-between for a change. Though the sudden, yet enjoyable weather twist was short lived, it slowed down the pace of the normal life in the city for sometime. After thundering of clouds, the intermittent rains lashed the Capital, which to some extent helped the settle down the dust pollution and thereby bringing some ..

National Commission for youths demanded

Yuva Chetna National Convener Rohit Kumar Singh demanded Central Government form a National Commission for youth. Rohit said India is a young nation and they all should labour for progress of the nation. Since 65 per cent of nation’s population is youth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi should constitute a National Commission for Youths. When there are commissions for women, backwards, SC, minority, so why not for the youths? The youths of Yuva Chetna organisation served the society during Covid across ..

SCERT officials appreciate work done at Jharpara school during surprise check

State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) appreciated the educational environment and methods being adopted in the teaching process at Government Primary School, Jharpara (Pampapur) in Surajpur district. According information, Nitin Kumar Talokar, a senior officer in the SCERT, and others had paid surprise inspection of the school as part of an educational trip. Talokar also inspected the classes and examined the quality of teaching. During the studies in the school, teachers and ..

Man arrested for another of Rs 20 lakh in land deal

Raipur’s Khamtarai police have arrested a man for allegedly duping a 47-year-old person to the tune of around Rs 20 lakh on the pretext of a profitable land deal. The accused identified as Banshpati Patel (52), a resident of Shivanand Nagar under Khamtarai police station, was arrested on Sunday on charges of duping one Deepak Dharmani of Civil Lines area. The crime took place in May 2019. With the help of bogus documents, Patel allegedly locked a deal with Dharmani for selling around 20 acre land ..

SC refuses to grant protection to G P Singh

In a major setback to suspended IPS Gurjinder Pal Singh, Supreme Court on Friday refused to grant protection to the officer in a case filed against him under the Prevention of Corruption Act. A bench comprising of the Chief Justice of India, Justice Surya..

Three of a family killed in accident

THREE persons of a family died, while one other was injured after the vehicle they were travelling in rammed into another vehicle. The incident occurred on Friday morning near Chachhan Mountains on National Highway-53 under Tumgaon Police Station limits. ..

CM to inaugurate power project today

 Villages and Gothans of Chhattisgarh will soon get illuminated by the electricity produced from cow-dung. The machines installed in Rural Industrial Parks of Gothans would be run on electricity produced from cow-dung. Gothans will now become self-su..

Man gets lifer till death for raping 8-year-old

  A special Court in Raipur has convicted a man for raping an 8-year-old girl in 2019 and sentenced him to life imprisonment until death.The court of Additional District and Session Judge I Fast Track Special Court (POCSO), Raipur Shubhra Pachou..

SSB Commandant Dr Sinha reaches hot seat of KBC

Dr Ashwani Kumar Sinha, who is posted as Commandant (Vet) of 28th Battalion of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) at Antagarh in Kanker district, reached the hot seat in popular show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) hosted by Amitabh Bachchan on Sony Entertainment Television. Dr Ashwani Kumar along with the living legend Amitabh Bachchan on the hot seat of the KBC was aired on Tuesday and Wednesday. Talking to ‘The Hitavada’, Dr Ashwani Kumar Sinha said that he realized his dreams to be a part of the KBC after ..

Working committee meet of Kasondhan Vaishya Gupta Samaj held

THE Zone-level working committee meeting of the Chhattisgarh Kasondhan Vaishya Gupta Samaj , Zone No 3 was held at Dhamtari on Thursday. Development of the samaj was major issue during discussion. The meeting commenced with paying obeisance to janak Mahrishi Kashyap. Besides agreement on organising zone-level family sammelan, decision was taken on stopping the tradition of covering the dead body with cloth. It was also decided to instead of covering with cloth, tributes should be paid with flowers, ..

Self-defence training held for girls

210 women and girls from 12 remote villages are getting self-defence training during Himmat programme organised under the direction of Superintendent of Police Bhawana Gupta. Trained Commandos are imparting self-defence to women and girls for how to protect themselves in adverse situations. Martial arts taekwondo, karate and boxing are being taught to women. Besides, technique of protecting self without weapon is also being told to women and girls. Programme aims at making women self-reliant physically ..

Yash is youngest author to pen fiction novel on COVID pandemic

“Your talent determines what you can do. Your motivation determines how much you are willing to do. Your attitude determines how well you do it”, said former American sportsman Lou Holtz. Meet Raipur’s 19-year-old Yash Tiwari, who is extremely talented, supremely motivated and a guy with overwhelmingly positive attitude. Of late, Yash has earned a unique distinction of becoming the youngest author in India to pen down a fiction novel based on the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, his novel is the world’s ..

Raipur Corporation holds events under ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’

Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) has been organising several events under Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav programme of Central Government and Chhattisgarh Government’s Urban Administration & Development Department. RMC Health Department and RMC Zone offices organized waste separation event under the programme on Wednesday. The programme had the presence of RMC Speaker Pramod Dubey, MLA Raipur North Kuldeep Juneja, RMC leader of opposition Minal Choubey, Health Department chairman Naagbhushan Rao, MiC member ..

Arjun, Chahak, Ananya, Arav emerge winners

Arjun Malhotra of Raipur defeated Reyansh Pahwa of Bilaspur by 3-0 to become Cadet (U-13) Boys title of the 19th Stag Chhattisgarh State TT Championship. Similarly, Chahek Kataria of Raipur defeated Chaarvi Madhriya of Durg by 3-0 in the Girls U-13 final of the championship. Arav Jain of Durg emerged as boys champion in Hopes (U-11) group as he defeated Vihan Agrawal of Raipur by 3-2. In girls category, Ananya Gotekar of Rajnandgaon defeated Nehal Verma of Baloda Bazaar to lift the trophy...

Free blood, sugar test held at over 50 locations in city

Chhattisgarh Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (CGRSSDI) with Chhattisgarh Diabetes Care and Research Institute, Raipur and Lifeworth Hospital organised free Blood, Sugar test at over 50 locations of city on Wednesday. Large numbers of people turned up for free blood sugar test on the occasion of World Heart Day on Wednesday. Dr Jawahar Agrawal, Senior Diabetes Consultant and president of CGRSSDI and Dr Arun Kumar Kedia, Co-ordinator of CGRSSDI informed that the aim is to perform ..

Education Secy assures Lecturer Union of promoting E & T Cadre to post of principals

A delegation of Chhattisgarh Lecturer Union met with School Education Department Secretary and Public Instructions Commissioner Dr Kamal Preet Singh and acquainted him with numerous problems pertaining to lecturers and principals. The delegation was led by Union state president Rakesh Sharma. Union state general secretary Rajiv Verma, Abhay Mishra, joint secretary Janak Sahu and Santosh Chincholkar were present in the delegation. The delegation was asked by the School Education Department Secretary ..

Several judges take pledge for eye donation in Baloda Bazar district

District and Sessions Judge Balodabazar and District Legal Services Authority Balodabazar Rajnish Shrivastava has signed a pledge to donate his eyes. Additional District and Sessions Judge Keenat Lakda, First Additional Sessions Judge Rishi Kumar Burmon, Second District and Sessions Judge Niranjan Lal Chauhan, Third Additional District and Sessions Judge Deepak Kumar Deshlahre, Chief Judicial Magistrate K K Suryavanshi, Civil Judge Class- II Mrinalini and Civil Judge Class-2 Dimpal Bhendia also ..

BSP’s Blast Furnace-8 crosses 8 mt milestone

An air of celebration prevailed in the control room of largest blast furnace – BF 8, named Mahamaya of SAIL-Bhilai Steel Plant as the ceremonial cake was cut to mark BF-8 crossing the milestone of 8 Million Tonnes (MT) cumulative hot metal production since the first tapping of hot metal from the furnace took place on February 3, 2018. Members of the Blast Furnace Dept collective of the Plant and Team members of BF 8 had gathered in BF 8 on Tuesday to celebrate crossing the 8 MT cumulative production ..

Three arrested for betting

A Joint team of Cyber Cell and Pandri Police busted a cricket betting racket with the arrest three men operating the betting from a luxury car on Monday. Informers of Cyber Cell tipped-off that some people were taking bets on IPL matches in Pandri area. The people running the betting racket were operating from a moving luxury BMW car and taking bets through mobile phone. The Senior Police officials as ASP Abhishek Maheshwari and CSP Nasar Siddiqui directed Cyber Cell in-charge Girish Tiwari and Pandri ..

PRSU to hold offline exams if COVID remains under control

Pt Ravishankar Shukla University (PRSU), Raipur, is seriously pondering over the commencement of offline examinations if Covid-19 pandemic situation remains under control in the coming days. PRSU Vice-Chancellor Professor K L Verma held a meeting of the principals of all the colleges affiliated to the university and Heads of University Teaching Departments to discuss future strategies for examinations and offline classes on Monday. The meeting was held on virtual mode. The Vice-Chancellor was of the ..

Mahawar honoured for literary achievements

Renowned litterateur and poet Trilok Mahawar was honoured with Ghanshyam Murari Srivastava Pushp Samman for the year 2021. A literary organisation Saakiba in Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh, honoured Mahawar for his literary achievements. President of the literary organisation Brij Shrivastav underlined the achievements of the institution and threw light on the literary achievements of Mahawar in detail during a function...

Sindhi Panchayat’s Women Wing holds special Ration, Aayushman Cards Camp

WOMEN Wing of Chhattisgarh Sindhi Panchayat organised a special Aayushman Card and Ration Card Camp at Tagore Nagar-based Gulab Baba Mandir on Sunday. The camp organised under the leadership of State President of Women Wing Bhavna Kukreja was a grand success with preparation of 250 Aayushman Cards and 150 ration cards on the occasion. Elderly persons of the community who visited the camp were all praise for the women force for their dedication and services in providing both the cards without any ..

Aroh organisation’s event gives positive hope to little cancer patients

National Child Cancer Awareness Month was observed by Aroh organisation at Regional Cancer Institute of Dr B R Ambedkar Memorial Hospital (BRAMH) recently, to encourage the family members of cancer victims through drama and slogan. Programme was attended by the family members of young children suffering from cancer. Along with this, children getting treatment in Regional Cancer Institute were encouraged. Cancer will be defeated with proper treatment, diet and patient behavior- slogans gave the message ..

Prasanna, Verma hold surprise inspection at Indravati Bhawan

 Dr C R Prasanna accompanied by Kamal Verma and others inspecting Indravati Bhawan, Nava Raipur in Atal Nagar.  Staff Reporter :  RAIPUR,  Nodal Officer of Indravati Bhawan Dr C R Prasanna accompanied by Chhattisgarh State Ga..

Various programmes mark birth anniversary of Pt Upadhyay

Various programmes were organised in Raipur district on Saturday to mark the birth anniversary of Pt Deendayal Upadhyay. Leader of Opposition Dharamlal Kaushik, MLA Brijmohan Agarwal, MP Sunil Soni, BJP spokesperson Rajesh Munat, BJP district president Srichand Sundrani and party workers garlanded the statue of Pt Deendayal Upadhyay at Telibandha Chowk. Later, a programme was organised at the party’s district office in Raipur. Addressing the party workers, Kaushik said that the BJP has reached 303 ..

CKSSKKS to gherao Chief Minister’s House on Oct 2

Chhattisgarh Anshkalin School Safai Karmachari Kalyan Sangh (CKSSKKS) will gherao Chief Minister’s House in State Capital on the occasion of birth anniversary of Gandhi Jayanti, on October 2. CKSSKKS State President Santosh Khandekar alleged that Congress Government had promised to fulfill the demands of sanitation workers working at schools...

BMC to increase contact tracing with COVID surge

In light of sudden surge in COVID cases across district and anticipating the third wave of pandemic, the Bhilai Municipal Corporation has deiced to increase contact tracing and accelerate the random testing drive in city. The civic authority has decided to accelerate the door-to-door surveillance for the screening of COVID-19 and has formed ward-wise teams, armed with thermal guns to carryout door-to-door surveys on daily basis to identify potential COVID-19 patients. The civic authority to undertake ..

Bhanushali Studios announces ‘Janhit Mein Jaari’

BHANUSHALI Studios Limited and Raaj Shandilyaa have announced their next venture ‘Janhit Mein Jaari’. Producer Vinod Bhanushali and Writer-Director Raaj Shandilyaa launched their film ‘Janhit Mein Jaari’, with a quirky poster. Leading the film is the talented Nushrratt Bharuccha, who will be seen in a very different character, and joining her in pivotal roles are Anud Dhaka, Annu Kapoor and Paritosh Tripathi. The unusual, relevant and full of laughter film commences shooting from September 23 in Chanderi ..

Industrial corridor to come up on vacant land of DMC Kumhari

Now the vacant land of DMC Kumhari will be used in a better manner. As an industrial corridor will now be built on this 50-acre spread patch very close to the railway track and National Highway so that new possibilities of employment and enterprise can be created in the industrial town of Kumhari. Instructions in this regard were given by Collector Dr Sarveshwar Narendra Bhure during his visit to the DMC campus. He asked the officials to prepare a proposal for a transport hub and park along with the ..

C’garh Fishermen Welfare Board conducts workshop

Chhattisgarh State Fishermen Welfare Board organised a workshop for fishery cooperative societies at the meeting hall of Jila Panchayat Raipur on Thursday. State Fishermen Welfare Board Chairman M R Nishad was the Chief guest at the programme. Fishery Welfare Board member Dinesh Phutan presided over the function. Deputy Director of Fishery Department Raipur D K Singh conducted the proceedings of the programme. Additional Chief Executive Officer H K Joshi also addressed the programme. Naresh Nishad, ..

Cartoon Watch to organise two-day exhibition on October 2 and 3

Cartoon Watch magazine in collaboration with Culture Department, Government of Chhattisgarh is going to organise a two-day cartoon exhibition at Art Gallery of Mahant Ghasidas Memorial Museum Raipur on October 2 and 3. Editor-in-Chief of Cartoon Watch Triyambak Sharma informed that as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, All India Cartoon Competition and cartoon watch are being organised on the silver jubilee celebration of Cartoon Watch magazine. The online competition will be organised and the cash ..

CG enter sub-junior softball C’ship finals

Chhattisgarh team has entered the final of 33rd Sub Junior Softball Championship by defeating Uttarakhand. Chhattisgarh’s squad registered victory over Uttarakhand by 5-0 in the semifinal of the championship and entered the final of the tourney. After winning the toss, Uttarakhand invited Chhattisgarh to hit first followed by the latter hitting two runs while the former collapsed on zero...

National Pharmaco Vigilance Week observed

Two-day awareness program on National Pharmacovigilance Week was organized by the Department of Pharmacology, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medical College (PJNMMC). During the event, Dr. Usha Joshi, Head of the Department of Pharmacology informed about the various dimensions of Pharmacovigilance and informed about the importance of Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) reporting in the general public and health sector to improve patient safety. National Pharmacovigilance Week is observed every year from ..

Santosh Rungta College organises induction programme

G D Rungta College of Science and Technology run by Santosh Rungta Group of Institutions conducted an induction programme for newly admitted students of BBA, BCA and B Com first year. In the program virtually, Director of institute, Sonal Rungta said that in next three to four years, career of all students will be shape up and it will decide their life too. It is the responsibility of students to fulfill the dreams of their parents. Dr. Neema Balan, Principal of institute threw lights on courses and ..

3 held for loot

Raipur’s Kabir Nagar police have arrested three youths for allegedly looting a labourer in the outskirts of the city. The accused were identified as Pitambar Sahu (24), Ajay Kumar Sahu (20) and Bharat Yadav (18), all residents of Raipur, said police sources, elaborating that Ajay had spent jail term for his alleged involvement in loot and other crimes. Police recovered a looted gold locket, Rs 1500 cash and a bicycle. Besides, a two-wheeler (CG 04 NH 6286) and a knife used in the crime were also seized ..

21-year-old engineering student killed in road mishap

A 21-year-old engineering student was killed in a road mishap that took place at Nava Raipur turn under Mandir Hasaud police station limits on Monday. A sand-laden hyva (CG 04 JD 8795) speeding towards Raipur from Arang hit a motorcycle (CG 04 NK 4106) at Nava Raipur turn leaving Lelawati Rajwade (22), hailing from Ambikapur and studying here at a private engineering college, dead and two others injured, said Mandir Hasaud Station House Officer (SHO) Ashwani Rathore. Rajwade was in 7th semester ..

Demands of executives discussed in SAIL-SEFI meeting

IMPLEMENTATION of pay revision with maximum benefits and various demands of executives have been discussed thoroughly in SAIL-SEFI meeting held in Delhi recently. The meeting was attended by Chairman-SAIL Soma Mondal, Director (Technical, Project and Raw-material) Harinand Rai, Director (Finance) Amit Sen with Chairman-Steel Executives Federation of India (SEFI) N K Banchhor and his team. Chairman-SEFI N K Banchhor informed that in the meeting there was consensus that 3rd pay revision of executives ..

Congress remembers Thakur Chhedilal on death anniversary

The death anniversary of eminent freedom fighter Thakur Chhedilal was observed at state Congress party office Rajiv Bhawan on Saturday. The Congress leaders paid floral tributes at the portrait of Thakur Chhedilal at Rajiv Bhawan. Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) President Mohan Markam, CPCC Treasurer Ramgopal Agrawal, CPCC’s Communication Department Chairman Shailesh Nitin Trivedi, Congress Vichar Vibhag Chairman Hasan Khan, Mohammad Ali, Jishan and other Congress leaders were present ..

C’garh first state to draft policy for third gender: CM Baghel

Chhattisgarh is the first state in the country to draft a policy for welfare of people belonging to the third gender community and to connect them with the mainstream of the society, said Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. CM Baghel stated this during a programme at his residence office in Raipur to felicitate 13 newly-appointed constables of third gender community. Meanwhile, the Chief Minister extended greetings and wished for their bright future. “For the rehabilitation of third genders and protection ..

RMC to take up beautification, development of 18 more ponds

Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) will undertake the beautification and development of 18 more ponds in line with Telibandha pond. Mayor-in-Council (MIC) took a decision in this regard along with approval to some other important agendas on Friday. MiC chaired by Mayor Aijaz Dhebar took the decision to find new sources of revenue for Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) and to develop the ponds of Capital city...

Solo art expo of child artist Mainak to be opened today

Mahakaushal Kala Parishad will host a solo art exhibition of child artist Mainak Bhattacharya. The exhibition will be inaugurated online on Friday by Chief guest Amarjeet Singh Dutta on Parishad’s Facebook ID. The exhibition has been organised under the joint auspices of K P Sharma Mahakaushal Lalit Kala Mahavidyalaya, Paryavaran Green Society, Government Nagarjuna Post-Graduate Science College, Lions Club Raipur Friends and Mahakaushal Kala Parishad. The topic is Lord Ganesha. Different forms of ..

Producer of ‘Mor Jodidar-2’ Mohit Sahu calls on State Planning Commission Advisor

Producer of Chhattisgarhi movie ‘Mor Jodidar-2’ Mohit Sahu called on State Planning Commission Advisor Gaurav Dwivedi at Shyam Talkies in the State capital recently. Gaurav Dwivedi appreciated Mohit Sahu’s new movie ‘Mor Jodidar-2’. Gaurav Dwivedi also watched the movie ‘Mor Jodidar-2’. According to information, Amit Jain, Labhansh Tiwari, Kranti Dikshit, Tarun Soni and others were also present on the occasion. Gulam Haidar is the director of movie ‘Mor Jodidar-2’. Dilesh Sahu, Muskan and other artists ..

Archaeology Deptt team inspects Bhoramdeo Mandir

A technical team of Archaeology Department, Government of Chhattisgarh inspected Bhoramdeo temple in Kabirdham district on Thursday. The technical team comprised of Deputy Director of the Archaeology Department Amrit Lal Paikra, Assistant Engineer Subhash Jain, Sub Engineer Dilip Sahu, Chemist Virendra Dhiwar and Cartographer Chetan Manhare. Kawardha Sub-Divisional Magistrate Vinay Soni, Deputy Collector Rashmi Verma and Bodla Tehsildar Aman Chaturvedi were also present on the occasion. The experts ..

Opium, Doda smugglers arrested with narcotics worth Rs 4.50 lakh

Raipur Police on Wednesday claimed to have busted an interstate gang indulged in smuggling of opium and Doda by arresting two persons and recovered narcotics worth Rs 4.50 lakh. “Acting on inputs about the presence of people indulged in smuggling and selling of contraband at Tatibandh area, a police team from Amanaka under the guidance of senior officers conducted a raid resulting in the arrest of two members of the interstate gang on Wednesday. From the possession of arrested gang members, police ..

Dr Abraham conferred upon National Florence Nightingale Award

Dr Daisy Abraham, Professor and HoD (Pediatric Department), PG College of Nursing Bhilai, has been selected for the prestigious National Florence Nightingale Award 2020, to be conferred by President of India. It’s an honour that out of the total 51 awardees selected all over the country Dr Daisy Abraham is the only awardee from Chhattisgarh who has been conferred this prestigious President Award. National Florence Nightingale Awards 2020 was conferred to fifty one awardees by Ram Nath Kovind, President ..

Jandarshan begins in BMC

As per the directives of the Durg Collector and Administrator of Bhilai Municipal Corporation Dr Sarveshwar Narendra Bhure, on Wednesday, the civic authority has been hosted Jandarsan (public grievances camp) in all the zones of Bhilai, which will be held till September 30. The timing of the camp has been set from 10 am to 2 pm. On the first day of the camp, the BMC Commissioner Prakash Sarve inspected the camp site regarding the arrangements and disposal of the applications received. He directed ..

‘Efforts being made to provide better higher edn’

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Wednesday said that every effort is being made by State Government to provide youths with better opportunities in higher education. He said that the best infrastructure of higher education is being prepared in State. Wherever there is a need, new colleges have been set up and facilities have also been improved, said Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. The Government has also opened the doors of employment for the youth in various Government departments. Opportunities for ..

Rishabh Singh Gaharwar shines in JEE Mains

The results of final session of Joint Entrance Examination or JEE Main 2021, fourth session were declared recently and once again, students of Bhilai showed their excellence in the examination. With 99.976 percentile and All India Rank of 333rd, Rishabh Singh Gaharwar topped at this examination in the district and one of the state toppers in the exam. Apart from Rishabh, many students of Bhilai and nearby areas have succeeded to score well in the examination and got a place to appear in JEE-Advanced ..

CM graces Dau Uttam Sao Punya Samaran Samman Samaroh

During the Samaj Ratna Dau Uttam Sao Punya Samaran Evam Smiriti Samman Samaroh held in Utai on Tuesday, the Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel made announcements for the development of the area. These include the renovation of the Morid tank. With this restoration work to be done at a cost of Rs 4 crore, water will be able to reach 240 hectares of farms. Along with this, the capacity of drinking water supply will also be expanded by the renovation of the tank. Capacity expansion will be done in Utai Hospital ..

Sarve assumes charge as BMC Commissioner

The Bhilai Corporation Commissioner (BMC) Prakash Sarve, reviewed the departmental works as soon as he took charge on Tuesday and directed that all the zone commissioners should inspect their respective areas continuously during the morning visit. He said that sanitation, prevention of water-borne diseases, pure drinking water, electricity and basic problems should be addressed on paramount importance. The Commissioner inquired about the arrangements for the public problem redressal camp to be organised ..

Collector Bhure removes Urban BMO Dr Jamgade for poor performance

In the review meeting of the Health Department, Collector Dr Sarveshwar Narendra Bhure expressed displeasure over the poor performance of Urban BMO Dr Jamgade and directed to remove him. In his place Dr Piyam Singh, Officer-in-Charge of Supela Hospital has also been given additional responsibility of Urban BMO and Dr Jamgade has been sent to Utai Health Centre. The Collector while reviewing the works of Health and Wellness Center during the meeting after not receiving satisfactory reply from Dr. Jamgade ..

Hindu Yuva Manch’s Foot March to protest against conversion

Hindu Yuva Manch has protested against the increasing cases of conversion in Chhattisgarh and activities that hurt the religious sentiments of Hinduism. On Monday the protesters reached the Collectorate in large numbers in the form of a rally that commenced from Agrasen Chowk. During this, they shouted slogans holding placards and saffron flag in their hands. The office-bearers of Hindu Yuva Manch alleged that Christian missionaries are converting people of Hindu religion by offering them money. Despite ..

Badhte Kadam’s Anand Ashram inaugurated

Eminent religious scholar Yudhishthirlal Maharaj inaugurated Anand Ashram at Suraj Nagar, Avanti Vihar in the State Capital on Sunday. Anand Ashram building has been built by Badhte Kadam. Badhte Kadam Building In-charge Sunil Narwani and Vice-President of Badhte Kadam Prem Prakash Madhyani informed that a three-storey building of Anand Ashram for 60 elderly people has been constructed in 10,000 square feet at Suraj Nagar, Avanti Vihar. There is a living arrangement for 30 women and 30 men at the ..

Six arrested for duping man on pretext of treating his daughter

Six persons, including two women, in Raipur were arrested for allegedly duping a man on the pretext of treating his daughter’s illness through supernatural means. On the pretext of treating typhoid of Gajendra Singh Chouhan’s daughter, a resident of village Nimora under Dharsinva police station, through supernatural means, the accused identified as Sati Bai Porte (50), Angina Gond (45), Ameen Gond (34), Manoj Gond (27), J K Gond (32) and Goverdhan Prasad Nishad (32) allegedly duped the victim, said ..

14 gamblers held with Rs 1,05,400 cash

Khamtarai police have arrested 14 persons in connection with gambling and recovered around Rs 1,05,400 cash. Following a tip-off about gambling herd, a police team conducted a raid at Transport Nagar under Khamtarai police station limits and arrested 14 persons on charges of gambling on September 12, said Khamtarai Station House Officer (SHO) Vineet Dubey...

Pandey meets women who boycotted ‘Teej’

Rajya Sabha MP Saroj Pandey on Thursday reached Dumarpali village of Mahasamund district to meet the women who refrain from celebrating ‘Teej’ festival in protest against state government’s apathy towards liquor ban in State. The MP said that the women Dumarpali have displayed courage and reminded the Bhupesh Baghel Government of its promise. Surpringly, the Chief Minister invited Congress national spokespersons from Delhi to celebrate Teej at the CM House in Raipur at a time when the women of the ..

Parents arrange bus at own expenses to send children to Swami Atmanand School

In a unique initiative, Parents Committee has arranged a bus at their own expenses for sending their children to Swami Atmanand English Medium School. This development has taken place in the remote forest village Gotatola of Mohala development block in Rajnandgaon district. Seeing the difficulties faced by the children in going to school here, all the parents arranged the bus at their own expense. The bus service is going to start from Friday...

Career guidance seminar for youths at Nalanda Parishar

A career guidance seminar was organised at Nalanda Parishar of Raipur on Thursday as part of ‘Safalta Ki Pathshala’ programme initiated last month by District Collector and Nalanda Parishar Management Society president Saurabh Kumar. The programme is aimed at preparing educated candidates for competitive examinations through direct interaction with selected government officials. It is worthwhile to mention, only those candidates are eligible to attend the seminar who are registered with the library ..

Patel family pledges to donate body

UTAI, SETTING a unique example of service to medical science for better tomorrow, all family members of a family in the town have resolved to donate bodies after death. It is for the first time in the history of Utai town that all family members of a family have filled the consent form, announcing to donate bodies after death. Two generation of the family are reported t..

All India Pola Lok Rang art expo to conclude today

The 74th All India Pola Lok Rang online art exhibition will conclude on Wednesday. The art exhibition was available for public view on Facebook Id of Mahakaushal Kala Parishad and Mahakaushal Kala Vithika. The exhibition garnered 688 likes, 168 shares, 208 reactions, 208 follow-ups, 80 group shares, and views by 10800 people. The colours of Chhattisgarh’s folk art could be seen in exhibition. Different forms of Nandi (the Bull) enthralled the heart of visitors. The exhibition has been jointly organised ..

Shortage of vaccine hits vaccination drive in Steel City

The Covid-19 vaccination drive remained hampered at the district and civic-run centers in Bhilai on Tuesday owing to shortage of vaccine, said an official from Bhilai Municipal Corporation (BMC). As per information, the civic authority has said that they had received fresh stock late on Monday which they distributed to vaccination centres on Tuesday, following which vaccination drive would resume of Wednesday. Vaccination drive has been suspended for several times in the past few weeks owing to shortage ..

C’garh CM Baghel’s father arrested for derogatory remarks against a community

Raipur Police have arrested Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel’s father Nand Kumar Baghel in a case registered against him for allegedly making derogatory comments against Brahmin community and Lord Ram. Police have arrested Nand Kumar Baghel from Delhi and brought to Raipur on Tuesday, said a senior police officer. Baghel was produced before the court of Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) Janak Kumar Hidko from where he was sent to 15 days judicial remand, added the officer. Acting on ..

Old NPA accounts of all women groups waived off

A step forward to fulfill the promises made in pre-poll manifesto, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday announced that the old NPA accounts of all the women groups will be waived off, providing women members of the groups a sigh of relief. The Chief Minister also announced that the budget of the loan for women groups will be hiked by five times in a gift to the women groups on the occasion of Teej-Pola festival. In this way, loan of Rs 12.77 crore of women groups was exempted. The Chief Minister ..

Pola celebrated with zeal

The people of Bhilai city and its nearest rural areas celebrated Pola on Monday. People of all age group enjoyed the festival by playing clay models of bulks, decorated households with clay models of utensils and made different types of cuisines. Pola is a thanksgiving festival celebrated by farmers as well as all communities of Chhattisgarh, to acknowledge the importance of bulls and oxen, who are a crucial part of agriculture and farming activities. It falls on Pithori Amavasya in Shraavana. Farmers ..

Akhand Brahman Samaj holds Teez Milan

THE Birgaon Unit of Prantia Akhand Brahman Samaj (Chhattisgarh) organised Teez Milan Samaroh on Tuesday. MLA from Dharsinwa Anita Yogendra Sharma graced the programme as chief guest while Deputy Collector Abha Diwakar Tiwari was the special guest. State Working President of the Samaj Bharti Kiran Sharma presided over the programme. State Convener of organisation Sanjay Shukla detailed on works done at ground level. The senior members apprised on the different aspects emphasising on the importance ..

BIT Durg gets National AICTE Chhatra Vishvakarma Award

All India Council of Technical Education celebrated Teacher’s Day by organising the award function to felicitate teachers and students. The Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan was the chief guest to confer the awards. Aakansha Shrivastava as a student and Dr Manisha Sharma Vice Principal BIT Durg as a faculty mentor received the prestigious AICTE Chhatra Vishwakarma National Award 2020 organized by AICTE. Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan felicitated the winners...

Bhilai’s Gokaran enters Golden Book of World Records

The name of the famous Divyang artist Gokaran Patil of Bhilai Chhattisgarh has now been included in the famous Golden Book of World Records. Gokaran name has been included in the record book for making 150 paintings with his feet. These paintings include paintings of eminent personalities from the surrounding environment to the country and the world. Recently, Gokaran met Governor of Chhattisgarh Anusuiya Uikey and presented her a portrait. On which the Governor congratulated him and wished him ..

CME organised during 36th National Eye Donation fortnight by Pt JNMMC

Continuing Medical Education (CME) was organised during 36th National Eye Donation fortnight at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Auditorium of Pt Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medical College (JNMMC) the other day. Fortnight is being observed from August 25 to September 8. Non-Government Organisation working in the field of Eye donation for years were felicitated on the occasion. During Scientific session eye specialists and Medico Legal Experts gave symposium on Eye donation, Medical Act, Technical and Social issues...

CRPF’s cycle rally promotes ‘Fit India Movement’

Chhattisgarh Sector CRPF Nava Raipur organised a cycle rally to promote ‘Fit India Movement’ and to mark 75 years of independence as ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ on September 5. The cycle rally was flagged off by IG CG Sector Prakash D from CRPF Chhattisgarh Sector Headquarter in Nava Raipur. After covering the distance of 5 kilometers, the rally culminated at Sector Headquarter. As many as 75 cyclists, including CRPF officers and personnel, participated in the rally. The cyclist passed through the ..

Dr Dahariya fetes retd teachers

Urban Administration & Development Minister, Arang MLA Dr Shivkumar Dahariya on Sunday felicitated the retired teachers and families of teachers, who died of Covid-19 on the occasion of Teachers’ Day. On the occasion, Dr Dahariya said teachers hold higher place than father in one’s life. Guru gives us wisdom and wisdom builds the society and future the nation. The contribution of teachers in nation building is unforgettable. Dr Dahariya felicitated 29 retired teachers and families of 17 teachers, ..

Raising of Jhipania Reservoir height brings happiness to farmers in distt

Farmers of many villages across Saja block of the district are quite happy with the raising of the height of Jhipania reservoir and remodeling work of feeder canal from stop dam in Karra River. It needs to be recalled here that earlier due to insufficient rainfall, Jhipania reservoir had not reached to its full capacity in terms of water filling for the past 20 years. Besides, construction of Jhadutola dam in Kabirdham district in the catchment area of Jhipania reservoir, had further reduced to level ..

SP Santosh Kumar Singh discusses rising crime graph, pending challans

Superintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Kumar Singh held a crime review meeting in the Police Headquarters Conference Hall here recently to discuss on the rising crime graph, pending challans and complaints of every Police station. While he appreciated the cops for better performance, he also lashed out on others for poor results. The SP instructed the cops to curb cyber crime and insisted on returning the money to the victims. He said that with the passage of time the methods of cyber crime are changing ..

SP Santosh Kumar Singh discusses rising crime graph, pending challans

Superintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Kumar Singh held a crime review meeting in the Police Headquarters Conference Hall here recently to discuss on the rising crime graph, pending challans and complaints of every Police station. While he appreciated the cops for better performance, he also lashed out on others for poor results. The SP instructed the cops to curb cyber crime and insisted on returning the money to the victims. He said that with the passage of time the methods of cyber crime are changing ..

SP Santosh Kumar Singh discusses rising crime graph, pending challans

Superintendent of Police (SP) Santosh Kumar Singh held a crime review meeting in the Police Headquarters Conference Hall here recently to discuss on the rising crime graph, pending challans and complaints of every Police station. While he appreciated the cops for better performance, he also lashed out on others for poor results. The SP instructed the cops to curb cyber crime and insisted on returning the money to the victims. He said that with the passage of time the methods of cyber crime are changing ..

Dubbatota village of Sukma set to become self-reliant again

The winds of change are now spreading rapidly in Sukma district. There was a time when Sukma was known only by the name of Naxalism and due to this the district was always recognised as backward, but now the same Sukma is moving towards being self-reliant, creating new dimensions of development. Dubbatota, a village in the district was once a developed and self-sufficient, but the times changed and the Salwa Judum, which started in 2006, took it in its grip. This center of fish production was completely ..

BMC on alert as fresh dengue cases surface

Under the Dengue Control Campaign, the Bhilai Municipal Corporation has intensified anti-larval operation in Township area, Kohka, Khursipar, Chowni, Ramnagar, Santoshi Para, and other wards of BMC especially slum pockets to eliminate dengue larvae and mosquito breeding zone. As per information, even after repeated warnings for not storing water in containers, tyres, water-coolers etc, the civic authority is now levying penalty on those violators, if dengue larvae or mosquito breeding zone found in ..

Geetanjali: ‘C’garh ke Jharokho Se’ in May 2022

Geetanjali- “Chhattisgarh ke Jharokho Se”, a marathon of Rabindra Sangeet will be presented by singers across various states of the country in May 2022 under the banner of Geet Vitan Kala Kendra Bhilai Durg. ‘Vasudhaiv Kutumbakam’ - world famous ‘Vishwakavi’ Rabindranath Tagore visited almost across the globe and penned for every place. He stayed at Chhattisgarh too. In this context, Geet Vitan Kala Kendra is about to portray a unique concept by which cultural bonding of Bengal and Chhattisgarh ..

Sanitation worker given warm farwell

Retired sanitation worker Rukmani Bai Karosiya was given farwell by Raj Bhavan Secretariat at the Raj Bhavan on Tuesday. Rukmani Bai served 18 years to Raj Bhavan out of her 37 years of government service. Deputy Secretary to Governor Deepak Kumar Agrawal, Controller Harbansh Miri, Under Secretary R P Pandey and Section Officer Shailesh Pande..

Major General Sanjay Sharma gets grand farewell

Major General Sanjay Sharma was given a grand farewell on his retirement from 36-year-long glorious service on August 31, 2021. Major General Sharma has left behind a legacy for the younger generation to emulate. Major General Sanjay Sharma is the first Army Officer from the state of Chhattisgarh to don the rank of General Officer. He got commissioned into the corps of Electrical & Mechanical Engineers from Indian Military Academy, Dehradun in the year 1985. The General has always had a brilliant ..

Anjali wins ‘Miss Beauty Icon of India’ award

Anjali Sharma has been crowned as ‘Miss Beauty Icon of India’ title in a beauty pageant hosted by Aarna foundation. The award to Anjali was presented by Bollywood actor Anuradha Sharma and international model Monika Swami during a recently held programme attended by actor Sanjay Batra. Anjali was dressed as a bride in the traditional round of the competition while dressed as a house wife as well as office going woman in the creative round of the beauty pageant. In the formal round of the event, ..

Shaheed Vatika developed to pay tribute to trooper Netam

IN an encouraging move, a Shaheed Vatika has been developed as a tribute to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper Shivlal Netam of the district. It needs to be recalled here that Shivlal Netam attained martyrdom in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir. In order to pay him reverence a Shaheed Vatika has been developed in the CRPF camp premises. Inspector General of Police, CRPF, Chhattisgarh Sector Prakash D dedicated the Shaheed Vatika in the presence of 188 battalion CRPF Second Commanding ..