Raipur

SAIL gets ACC approval to restructure Board

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the restructuring of the Board of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). It will be implemented following due approval of Union Steel Ministry. The four posts of the Chief Executive Officers of Integrated Steel Plants of SAIL are to be elevated as Functional Directors by designating them as Directors-in-charge of Bhilai, Bokaro, Rourkela and one Director-in-charge jointlyfor Burnpur and Durgapur steel plants. The approved restructuring ..

‘Covidiots’ seems to have scant respect for law

    Blame it to helplessness or procrastinating attitude of District Administration and Raipur Police, local citizens in State capital seems to have scant respect for law or lockdown norms, as the city streets continue to buzz with unhindered movement of motorists and pedestrians amidst broad daylight.It is pertinent here to recall that a seven-day lockdown from September 22 to 28 in the entire district was necessitated after raging spike of COVID-19 was reported during past fortnight, ..

‘Ummid’ to reunite 2 recovered patients with family

By Abhishek Kumar As another outcome of ‘Ummid’ campaign of Chhattisgarh State Legal Services Authority (CGSLSA), two more mentally recovered patients, who went missing from their home, will be reunited with their family members after more than a year.Under the guidance of Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court and Patron-in-Chief of CGSLSA Justice P R Ramchandra Menon and Executive Chairman of the CGSLSA Justice Prashant Kumar Mishra, the CGSLSA will send back the two mentally ..

Chhollywood expresses grief over demise of Balasubrahmanyam

   Singers, directors, producers and artists of Chhollywood have expressed grief over the demise of veteran playback singer and actor S P Balasubrahmanyam, who passed away at the age of 74, following coronavirus complications at a private hospital in Chennai on Friday.Eminent Chhattisgarhi film actor and singer Padma Shri Anuj Sharma paying tributes to the veteran playback singer said, “S P Balasubrahmanyam was known for his singing style. No one can fill his place in music industry. ..

President awards 2 NSS volunteers virtually

Two National Service Scheme (NSS) volunteers of Chhattisgarh were conferred the NSS Awards for the year 2018-19 through virtual mode. President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the NSS Awards for the year 2018-19 to both NSS volunteers- Satyendra Sahu of BCS Government P G College Dhamtari and Rakesh Kumar of Shri Shankaracharya Institute of Engineering and Technology Bhilai through virtual mode. Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju atten..

Termination amounts to anti-worker decision: Jogi

Alleging breach of promise on the part of the ruling Congress government on the issue of NHM contractual workers, Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (J) President Amit Jogi said their termination amounts to an anti-worker decision. Jogi said the ruling Congress government has meted injustice against these 13,000 odd health workers who had worked without PPE kits or any kind of protection while putting their lives in danger. He asked State Government to solve the issue through dialogue and cancel the termination ..

3 miscreants caught for selling banned medicines

City Kotwali police arrested three miscreants for selling banned medicines at a passenger waiting hall in Kumarpara. Police also recovered 720 capsules of a banned medicine worth Rs 4455 from the accused. As per police sources, the accused have been identified as Diwakar Deewan a resident of Haat Kachora, Kishore Das and Naveen Jha, both are residents of Ganga Nagar ward Geedam road. According to information, City Kotwali police received a tip-off that three people sell banned medicines at passenger ..

Collector Singh checks COVID status during visit

NUAPADA/KHARIAR ROAD, New Collector Swadha Devi Singh, who has joined recently, visited Khariar Road, Community Health Center and home isolation wards here on Thursday. She inquired about the facility inconvenience of patients living in home isolation...

Amit Jogi demands to reinstate NHM workers

Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (J) State President Amit Jogi has written to AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi demanding immediate reinstatement of 13,000 NHM health workers by withdrawing their termination notices and FIR orders. In his letter to the AICC General Secretary, Amit Jogi reminisced her statement that she had made in UP – ‘Sanvida nahi Samman Chahiye’. In his letter to the AICC General Secretary, Jogi stated that the ruling Congress Government in Chhattisgarh has crossed every level ..

‘Congress has exposed anti-farmer character by opposing farm bills’

Terming that by opposing the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and the Farmers’ (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, which were passed by the Parliament recently, Bharatiya Janata Party stated that the Congress has exposed its ideological impoverishment but also have exposed its anti-farmer character. BJP National Vice-President Dr Raman Singh has stated t..

CPCC holds meet to chalk out strategies for party’s agitation against farm bills

The executive body meeting of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) was held in presence of Chhattisgarh Congress In-charge P L Punia, CPCC President Mohan Markam and Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel through video conferencing on Wednesday to chalk out strategies for the Congress party’s proposed nationwide agitation against the controversial farm bill passed by Parliament. Addressing the meeting, Chhattisgarh Congress In-charge P L Punia said that the ..

Ensure better edn facilities in Government-run english medium schools: CM

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has directed the officers of School Education Department, Government of Chhattisgarh to ensure better education facilities for children of the State Government-run english medium schools in the state. Chief Minister Baghel held a meeting with the officers of the School Education Department to review the..

Successful start to lockdown in Capital

BARRING regular scenes of deliberate violations of lockdown norms, State capital, Raipur on Tuesday witnessed low-key activities and movement all across, even as multiple prevention measures were ensured in places to make sure that people do not venture out on streets unless it is a genuine reason or medical emergency. However, in a post-dawn scenario, the city wore a deserted look as there were negligible movement of people or motorists on the roads and shutters remained down of all private and commercial ..

‘Air connectivity in Jagdalpur, Ambikapur, Bilaspur will provide impetus to economy’

The Government of India has sanctioned Rs 108 crore for up-gradation and development of airports in Jagdalpur, Ambikapur and Bilapur under UDAN scheme. Rs 48 crore sanctioned for Jagdalpur, Rs 27 crore for Ambikapur and Rs 33 crore for Bilaspur, of which, Rs 45 crore has been spent in Jagdalpur, Rs 27 crore in Ambikapur and Rs 20 crore in Bilaspur, said Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation (I/c) Hardeep Singh Puri. MoS Puri further added that this air connectivity will fulfill the aspirations ..

Man cheated on pretext of COVID treatment

Taking the advantage of pandemic, two persons, including a staff nurse, of State government-run Dr B R Ambedkar Memorial Hospital Raipur, allegedly cheated a man in State capital on the pretext of offering COVID-19 treatment in home isolation. The accused identified as Rakesh Chandra Singh (32), hailing from Durg district, and staff nurse Deepa Das, were booked on charges of cheating Santosh Tolwani, a resident of Shankar Nagar, on the pretext of COVID-19 treatment in home isolation, said police sources, ..

Traders, residents oppose proposed Covid Centre at Avanti Vihar road

Traders have strongly opposed a Covid Care Centre reportedly coming up at Avanti Vihar main road. Avanti Vihar Vyapari Sangh and residents staged demonstration in protest against the proposed Covid Centre and submitted a memorandum to the Naib Tehsildar. The Sangh members said that they would submit memorandum to health officials on Wednesday...

28 checkpoints to be installed that will function round the clock

For enforcing lockdown in true sense, Raipur Police will be installing as many as 28 checkpoints across the district that will be functioning round the clock. “In around 19 checkpoints within the city and nine points on bordering areas of the district will be working round the clock during the lockdown. Besides, several other measures are being taken to ensure strict compliance of the lockdown,” said Additional Superintendent of Police (City) Lakhan Patle, a..

Heavy rains likely at isolated places today

BRINGING some respite from mixed feelings of anxiety and depression due to ongoing Covid-19 spike across the state, mild monsoon showers blessed many parts of Chhattisgarh, including the state capital and its surrounding districts. The unforeseeable weather phenomenon was welcomed by many. However, the drizzles maintained a constant pace all throughout the day and thereby also extending succour to people, who have already been under lot of stress and panic, amidst unforgiving humid climate that ..

New chapter of development begins in Bastar: CM

Inauguration of air services from Jagdalpur has unleashed major opportunities and possibilities for development of Bastar Division, said Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel while carrying out e-inauguration of 72-seat regular flight service from Jagdalpur to Raipur and Hyderabad on Monday. The Chief Minister said now people of Bastar would be able to avail the regular flights from Jagdalpur based Maa Danteshwari Airport to Raipur and Hyderabad...

‘Cong misleading people on Farmers’ Bills’

Coming down heavily on the ruling Congress Government for its opposition of the Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 and the Farmers’ (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Bill, 2020, which were passed in the Parliament recently, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) State President Vishnu Deo Sai said that it is misleading the people. The BJP State ..

Congress starts preparations for Marwahi by-poll

Ahead of Marwahi by-poll, Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee (CPCC) organised a training programme for booth, sector and zone in-charges of Marwahi assembly constituency at Danikunti and Marwahi on Sunday. State Congress Spokesman Vikas Tiwari said that the Congress party has started preparations for Marwahi by-poll...

Missing Bhilai youth found near Indo-Nepal border

A missing youth of Bhilai was spotted near Indo-Nepal border in Madhubani district of Bihar. The youth has been missing from Newai, Bhilai for last eleven days. Police sources informed that at about 6 am on September 10, Harishakar Verma (25), a resident Newai, Bhilai has left home and he has been missing ever since. According to the family members Harishankar Verma was working with a local businessman and had developed some mental ailments a few months ago...

Poor picture of education in Darbha, Bastanar freezing growth of children

More than 50 per cent children studying in the schools of Darbha and Bastanar development blocks of Bastar district are deprived of education since schools were closed by State Government to ensure children are not infected by Covid-19 pandemic. None of the State Government’s schemes, including ambitious ‘Padhai Tuhar Dwar’ and other innovations, has been able to cater the need of children studying in the schools of Koleng, Bhadrimunda, Kudumkhorda, Kalapara and schools of other remote panchayats ..

Forest Deptt seals saw mill, furniture mart

Forest Department of Chhattisgarh has sealed one saw mill and one furniture mart and confiscated 23 square metres of illegal wood worth Rs 8 lakh in the past one week in Raigarh Forest Division. The Department is conducting a drive control forest crimes on the direction of Forest Minister Mohammad Akbar since September 14...

Bilaspur, Raipur distts declared Containment Zones till Sept 28

With Coronavirus taking its toll, District Collectors of Bilaspur and Raipur districts have announced yet another lockdown in their respective districts from September 21 to September 28 to break the chain of transmission of the pandemic. The lockdown would come into effect from 9 pm on September 21 and remain effective till 9 pm on September 28...

ABBSS State Prez, cop die of corona

Akhil Bharatiya Bhojpuri Sahitya Sammelan (ABBSS), Chhattisgarh Unit President Rakesh Gautam died due to coronavirus infection at a private hospital in Raipur on Saturday morning. He was 52. He is survived by his wife Meena Mishra and one son Aditya Mishra. Patron of the ABBSS Ravindra Singh confirmed that President Rakesh Gautam died due to the coronavirus infection on Saturday. Rakesh Gautam had assumed the charge of the ABBSS Chhattisgarh unit President in 2013. Bhojpuri Bhawan was built during ..

Five arrested for hunting wild jackals

Forest Department has sent five men to jail on charges of hunting two wild Jackals at Bitkula forest range under Bilaspur Forest Division. According to the reports, accused men Magati, Raju, Mahtab and Manish were arrested and sent to jail in wildlife hunting case. All the accused are residents of village Matiyari near Seepat. Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forest-Wildlife Arun Pandey informed that on the night of September 17, Bilaspur D..

AAI’s team to conduct prior checks before launch of flights from Jagdalpur Airport

Prior to the programme of the Jagdalpur Airport inauguration ceremony on September 21, a 5-member team of Airports Authority of India (AAI) has left for Jagdalpur to maintain the Air Traffic Control System at the new airport. Four of the five 5-members have reached Jagdalpur and the fifth members will reach by Sunday afternoon...

Dr Turkar throws light on Chemotherapy

In order to create awareness among public regarding what to expect when having Chemotherapy Dr Siddharth Turkar, Consultant in NHMMI Narayana Super speciality hospital shared his view. ..

This Marwahi by-poll, a litmus test for Congress, JCC(J)

Marwahi by-poll, which is likely to be held in the month of November this year, will be a litmus test for the ruling Congress party and Janta Congress Chhattisgarh (Jogi). Marwahi assembly seat, which is reserved for Scheduled Tribes (ST), got vacated after the death of sitting Marwahi MLA and former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi, who passed away on May 29...

Drunkard man poisons wife, kids; bids suicide

A drunkard man reportedly attempted suicide by consuming poisonous substance and allegedly administered the substance to his wife as well as three children by stating it as medicine for Coronavirus in the outskirts of Raipur. The horrific incident took place at village Kesla under Kharora police station limits on Friday. ..

Relentless spike in COVID may push admn to enforce lockdown

In yet another relentless spike of Covid-19, Chhattisgarh registered an altogether biggest surge of 3,842 cases. Coronavirus infection case count in Chhattisgarh has jumped to 81,617 total positive cases on Friday. The figure includes 36,580 active cases in State. ..

Police stations facing staff crunch as over 150 cops +ve

POLICE officials and personnel at most police stations in the district are overburdened with works as over 150 including Station House Officers (SHOs) along with officials and personnel have been detected positive for COVID-19, leading to staff crunch. However about 50 police officials and personnel have recuperated and they have joined duty. The staff crunch is still persisting at most police stations over 100 police officials and personnel are quarantined or under..

Police launch search for youth in shooting case

Moudhapara police have launched a hunt for a 23-year-old offender in connection with an alleged shooting that took place in the city on Tuesday morning. “Police have booked a miscreant identified as Aniket Yadav (23), a resident of Jorapara under Moudhapara police station, under Arms Act after he allegedly attacked a person identified as Ajay Pisude (27) with a firearm. It is yet to be ascertained that the firing really took place or not,” said Moudhapara Station House Officer (SHO) Yadumani Sidar. ..

Police seize 2.5 kg gold in Raipur

Acting on a precise tip-off, a joint team of cyber cell and Telibandha police on Tuesday intercepted a four-wheeler and recovered around 2.5 kilogram of gold. “A police team on this afternoon intercepted a four-wheeler (CG 04 ML 3978) and seized 2.5 kg gold from the possession of a suspect identified as Ashok Bera (49), a resident of Professor Colony under D D Nagar police station limits. The estimated market value of the seized gold would be around Rs 1.25 crore,” said Telibandha Station House Officer ..

Two SSB officials selected for UN Mission

Two Officials of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) under SHQ (Spl-Ops) Bhilai, named Priyadarshini Niharika Sinha, Assistant Commandant 28th Battalion SSB, Antagarh, Kanker and Const (GD)- Digeshwari Sahu of SHQ (Spl- Ops) SSB, Bhilai, deployed in Bhilai have been selected for the United Nations Stabilisation Mission Congo Female Engagement Team. ..

Police solve burglary case within 12 hrs

Raipur Police on Saturday claimed to have cracked Shaheed Smarak Complex burglary within 12 hours by arresting three thieves along with recovery of cash worth Rs 55.10 lakh. “Within 12 hours of the burglary, Raipur Police cracked the case and arrested three thieves along with recovery of Rs 55.10,” said Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ajay Yadav. The arrested burglars were identified as Ramesh Mahanand (23), Badal alias Gora Jagat (20), both residents of Valmiki Nagar under Kabir Nagar police ..

CG JEE (Mains) result lowest in 5 yrs

In a major shift, the number of candidates who have managed to score ranks under 1,50,000 in JEE-Mains 2020 and become eligible to appear in JEE Advanced Exam has come down and said to be lowest in last five years. Only 310 students across Chhattisgarh scored ranks under 1.5 lakh in JEE-Mains 2020 to register in JEE Advanced for getting the much-coveted opportunity to study in prestigious Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs) that is scheduled to take place on September 27. In 2019, around 510 students ..

‘Lockdown came as blessing in disguise’

JEE Main Examination 2020 Chhattisgarh State topper Shreya Agrawal said that Covid-19 lockdown came as a blessing in disguise as she got adequate time for self-study. It is worthwhile to mention, Shreya cracked JEE Main with 99.96 percentile as National Testing Agency announced the examination results. “In my case corona lockdown was blessing in disguise as I had enough time to prepare myself for the JEE Main,” said Shreya while talking to The Hitavada newspaper on Saturday. ..

With 2,438 cases, COVID scare persists

On Friday, 2,438 fresh cases were detected in the state and for the first time the corona death toll took a leap with, 25 persons losing their lives to the dreaded Coronavirus taking the total death toll in the state to 518. The total positive cases with the detection of new cases on Friday in the state reached 58,643. Similarly, the numbers of Active cases rose to 31,002. While 1,138 patients got discharged from various COVID-19 dedicated hospitals across the state, taking the total discharge ..

Provide better treatment to corona patients without any pressure: CM Baghel

 Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel held a high level meeting with Health Minister T S Singhdeo, Home Minister Tamradhwaj Sahu, Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey and senior officers at his official residence on Friday to take the stock of corona situation in the state. Chief Minister Baghel has directed the officials of the Health Department to take the help of social organisations and non-government organisations (NGOs) to contain the spread of coronavirus infections in State. Baghel has also ..

DPC paves way for DG rank promotion to 3 IPS officers after 8 months

After a delay of over 8 months, Departmental Promotions Committee (DPC) was held recently to give its nod for the elevation of three senior Indian Police Service (IPS) cadre officers to Director General (DG) grade. However, in a strange turn of developments, the proceedings to ‘pre and post’ DPC meet were kept quite confidential. The DPC cleared the names of 1988-batch IPS officers Sanjay Pillay and Rajinder Kumar Vij and 1989-batch IPS officer Ashok Juneja. Chief Minister Bhupesh ..

Students can opt for offline exam post-COVID-19 crisis

  Days after State Government gave a go-ahead to the amendment made in the University Ordinance, Pt Ravishanka Shukla University (PRSU), Raipur, has come up with two-page regulations approved by the Executive Council of the university to hold ‘Examination from Home’ for final year and end semester students. The examination would start from September 25 and continue till October 12. As per regulations, students would be sent question papers via e-mail to and given a particular ..

Mayor inspects construction work of vegetable market

Mayor Aijaz Dhebar on Thursday inspected the construction work of vegetable market being undertaken by Mandi Board at Santoshi Nagar under Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) Zone-6. Accompanied by RMC Zone-6 Commissioner Dinesh Kosariya and Mandi Board Sub-Engineer, Mayor Dhebar expressed his displeasures with the Sub-Engineer o..

Police nab youth with over 27 kg of cannabis worth Rs 1,63,800 lakh

Devendra Nagar Police on Thursday nabbed a youth and seized 27 kg and 300 grams of cannabis from his possession. The action was a culmination of public relation campaign being run by the Devendra Nagar Police under the guidance of Civil Lines City Superintendent of Police (CSP) Nasar Siddique. According to Devendra Nagar Police, they rou..

Youth, one minor held for attacking two with knife

Telibandha Police on Thursday arrested a youth and one minor on the charges of attacking and injuring two youths with a knife over some old disputes on September 9, Wednesday. According to the report, victims as Sheikh Haider and his brother Afridi Mohammad had gone to have some snacks at a Chaupati near Urja Park. Here, three other youths namely Babbu Sindhi, Lokesh Rajput and Sahil Khan, resident of Fokatpara Telibandha were also present...

Chief Minister reviews works under MGNREGS

The meeting of Chhattisgarh Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Council (MGNREGC) was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel at Chief Minister’s House here on Thursday. The Chief Minister reviewed the works under Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) through video conferencing in the meeting. Addressing the meeting, Baghel has directed the officials of Panchayat and Rural Development Department to sanction vermicompost tanks for manufactur..

Couple cured from corona appreciates doctors’ efforts

A couple who got cured from coronavirus infection at Dr B R Ambedkar Memorial Hospital (BRAMH) appreciated efforts of doctors and service they received at the hospital. Reva Biswas (63) and her husband Manmath Biswas (67) were tested positive and were admitted to the hospital on August 30. Both were in a critical stage...

Woman immolates self, child dies of suffocation

A 31-year-old woman in Raipur on Wednesday committed suicide by immolating-self while her two-and-half year old child died due to suffocation. The tragic incident took place at village Tulsi under Mandir Hasaud police station limits, said Mandir Hasaud Station House Officer (SHO) Sonal Gwala. “A woman identified as Yashoda Dheevar (31), a resident of village Tulsi, committed suicide by immolating herself while her male child Nikhil died due to suffocation...

Dr Swarnkar enhancing creative part of children amid lockdown

To enhance the creative part of children and keep them engaged in interactive activities during the Novel Coronavirus crisis, Dr Soniya Swarnkar, the winner of several beauty pageants, is taking free online ‘Mural Painting’ classes in Raipur. Dr Soniya, who has done PhD in Bastar Art, is teaching children about the basics and technicalities of mural painting on an online platform...

CM reviews works done through CAMPA fund

The first meeting of governing body of State Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA) was held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel at Chief Minister’s official residence on Wednesday. The Chief Minister reviewed the works done through CAMPA fund in the meeting. It was informed in the meeting that 89.73 lakh human days of employment were generated through various employment-oriented works by spending an amount of Rs 429.21 crore under the annual ..

CBSE releases time table for compartment exams

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced compartment exams dates for class 10 and class 12. The compartment exams for both the classes will begin September 22 onwards. “Candidate examination in respect of private candidate will be held at the theory examination center unless otherwise notified. Private candidate should contact the Principal of the school of their theory examination centers for date and time of practical examination before theory e..

Police arrest three for duping people on pretext of offering MUDRA loan

In a major breakthrough, Raipur Police have busted an interstate-gang indulged in tricking people on the pretext of offering loan under ‘MUDRA’ scheme, insurance company, finance and others, by arresting three gang-members. “Three members of an interstate gang conning people on the pretext of offering loan and benefits of government schemes were arrested from Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh. With modus-operandi similar to ‘Jamtara G..

Forest Deptt promotes cultivation of non-itching kewach

Forest Department, Government of Chhattisgarh is promoting cultivation of non-itching kewach, which contains high protein, in State. Vrikshamitra national awardee O P Agrawal has provided seeds of kewach in large quantity to Forest Department, Government of Chhattisgarh for cultivation of kewach in tribal dominated Bastar and Surguja regions. Speaking to The Hitavada, Chief Conservator of Forest (CCF) Surguja circle A B Minj confirmed that..

CSPA lodges complaint against schools over fee payment issue

Amidst the threat of depriving of online classes, results held back, Chhattisgarh Students-Parents Association (CSPA) on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Commission for Protection of Child Rights to demand action against schools which threatened to stop online study or have held back exam results over the payment of fees. On the occasion, Commission Chairwoman Prabha Dubey assured the association of actions. Earlier, parents had staged a protest at the school against the threat given over fees. ..

Victim of stone pelting at train seeks financial assistance

THE condition of the college student who lost one of her eyes in stone pelting at a speeding train near Bhilai-3 railway station last year, is reported to be miserable. Though she was operated for the injury during treatment but her wound still leaks and she has to clean it hourly to avoid stink. She has appealed the Government authorities and also social workers for financial assistance...

Vegetable prices shoot up by 75%

VEGGIES have become costlier by 75 per cent in the local market owing to crop damage by recent torrential rains across the State and scarce supply in the capital. Apart from severe impact of coronavirus has drastically reduced normal business activities for past 7 months, crop-damage further deepened the crisis of cash starved vegetable farming sector. The vegetable growers whose standing crops got damaged will have to go for fresh plantations and the produce is expected to reach market in the month ..

Rungta’s Abhijeet Pansari, Anjali Thakur shine

In the current phase of COVID-19 pandemic, two engineering students of Santosh Rungta Group of Institutions, Abhijeet Pansari and Anjali Thakur displayed their ideas and received accolades from MIT USA. To overcome from this coronavirus pandemic, MIT USA has invited students of all over world to send their ideas to the university in a competition. Under it, Abhijeet and Anjali has come up with an app which will help NGOs working on COVID-19 relief to do their work in an easy manner...

Sub-committee to check Land Revenue Code, suggest amendment proposal

A sub-committee was formed to look into the amendments to be made to the rules of Land Revenue Code for tribal land transfer as Chhattisgarh Tribal Advisory Council meeting held on Monday under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. The amendment will aim at protecting the interest of tribal community. The committee will examine the rules regarding the sale of tribal land to non-tribals in the code of land revenue and will submit its report in the next meeting...

State witnesses a fluke day

A fall in number of corona positive cases was observed when 606 fresh cases were detected in state on Sunday. Total tally of positive cases crossed 41806 and number of active cases tally reached 20968. While 879 patients were cured and discharged from hospitals, number of total discharged patients is 20487. 14 persons lost the battle against Covid and total ..

CM takes stock of coronavirus situation in State

Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel along with his cabinet minister on Sunday held a meeting with district collectors, superintendents of police (SPs) and chief medical and health officers (CMHOs) through video conferencing from Chief Minister’s official residence to take stock of the coronavirus situation in the State. Baghel discussed with Cabinet ministers and officers about preventive measures for COVID-19 pandemic and received suggestions from..

Central team inspects COVID status at BRAMH

Center’s 3-member medical team inspected Dr BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital (BRAMH) on Saturday. Team reviewed the measures being taken for the treatment of Covid-19 and efforts to control infection. As per official sources a team of three experts on behalf of the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, reviewed the public health services being made available for Covid-19 patients by Pt Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Medical College and inspected ..

Lightning kills 34 cattle at Ugetara village

In a freak incident, 34 cattle met heartbreaking end in terrifying lightning strike at village Ugetara under Arang Police Station on the night of Saturday. Villagers informed the Administration, on whose order Arang Police and Veterinary Department had reached the spot. Sarpanch Satish Kumar Dhruw told about the incident that the incident happened at around 7 pm on Saturday, when lightning struck the Gauthan with a thunderous sound and 34 cattle fell lifeless in an instant...

1,172 new cases, and counting

With 1,172 fresh corona positive cases detected in State on Saturday. The total tally of positive cases crossed 41,806 and number of active cases reached 20,968. While 879 patients were cured and discharged from hospitals, number of total discharged patients is 20,487, which is about 50 per cent of the total positive cases...

Collector for better treatment to Covid patients at Shankaracharya Hospital

After receiving regular complaints regarding mismanagement at District Covid Hospital (DCH) Shankaracharya Junwani, Collector Dr Sarveshwar Narendra Bhure in order to further improve the facilities of the centre, convened a meeting with Shankaracharya Hospital Management on Saturday. At the meeting, Collector said that response time is very important in Covid...

Charge fees commensurate with facilities: AICTE to institutes/colleges

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has instructed institutions and colleges for not charging of fees for those portions which are not accessible to students during the Covid-19. The circular issued by the AICTE reads, “All institutions/colleges are strictly advised to charge the fees commensurate with the facilities that th..

Governor Anusuiya Uikey goes into self-quarantine

Chhattisgarh Governor Anusuiya Uikey has gone into self-quarantine at her home in Chhindwara, Madhya Pradesh till September 15 after she came in contact with some people, who have been found corona positive, informed a press communique issued by Raj Bhavan on Friday. Governor Uikey said that as a precautionary measure, she has gone into self-quarantine after she came in contact with the some people, who have been found corona positive. ..

Responsibilities of teachers have increased due to fresh challenges, says Dr Tekam

On the eve of Teachers’ Day, School Education Minister Dr Premsai Singh Tekam has extended his best wishes and greetings to the teachers. Remembering the contributions of the great philosopher, academic, and the former President of India Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the School Education Minister said teachers play the most significant role in the life of every person after parents. The teachers’ through their knowledge not only enlighten the life of students but provide new direction to the whole ..

Youth cured of Osteoid Osteoma at BRAMH

A 25-years-old youth from Mathura got treatment for Osteoid Osteoma, an ailment which causes severe leg pain at Dr BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital (BRAMH). ..

Gym reopens in city, but fitness enthusiasts prefer to stay away

Although, the Government authority and district administration have accorded permission to gyms, yoga centers and fitness centres to reopen, the fitness enthusiasts and health conscious people have remained out as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in city. ..