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Chhattisgarh: Government extends lockdown till August 6 in worst-hit districts

27 Jul 2020

Chhattisgarh: Government extends lockdown till August 6 in worst-hit districts

As Chhattisgarh continues to witness a surge in COVID-19 cases, the state government on Monday announced that the ongoing lockdown in the worst-hit districts will be extended until August 6.

Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74

29 May 2020

Ajit Jogi, first CM of Chhattisgarh, passes away at 74

Ajit Jogi, the first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, breathed his last on Friday at the age of 74, his son Amit confirmed.

Husband-wife duo tops Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission exam

29 Jul 2019

Husband-wife duo tops Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission exam

In a first, a husband-wife duo has topped the Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission (CGPSC) examinations, conducted for the recruitment of Chief Municipal Officer (Grade B and C).

'Sasural Simar Ka' child actor Shivlekh Singh dies in accident

19 Jul 2019

'Sasural Simar Ka' child actor Shivlekh Singh dies in accident

In an unfortunate incident, child actor Shivlekh Singh, who is known for his performance in popular show Sasural Simar Ka, died in a car accident yesterday.

Chhattisgarh: Breaking social-barriers, 15 trans-women get married at mass wedding

31 Mar 2019

Chhattisgarh: Breaking social-barriers, 15 trans-women get married at mass wedding

Eight years ago, when Saloni, a transgender, fell in love with Gulam Nabi Ansari and the couple continued their relationship, they faced opposition from their families and were ridiculed by people.

Five die of suffocation in septic tank in Chhattisgarh

16 Sep 2018

Five die of suffocation in septic tank in Chhattisgarh

Five people, including a woman, died today of suspected asphyxiation in a septic tank at a house in Chhattisgarh, the police said.

Chhattisgarh's "Swachhta Warrior" to create awareness on importance of voting

19 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh's "Swachhta Warrior" to create awareness on importance of voting

A 25-year-old Chhattisgarh woman, who played a key role in making 82 village panchayats open defecation-free, will now educate people of Raigarh district on the importance of voting and enrolment of eligible electors.

Chhattisgarh: Two DRG personnel injured in encounter with Naxals

19 Jun 2018

Chhattisgarh: Two DRG personnel injured in encounter with Naxals

Two District Reserve Guard (DRG) personnel were injured in an encounter with Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, the police said.

Chhattisgarh: PM Modi to inaugurate expanded Bhilai steel plant tomorrow

13 Jun 2018

Chhattisgarh: PM Modi to inaugurate expanded Bhilai steel plant tomorrow

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a one-day visit to Chhattisgarh tomorrow where he will dedicate the modernized and expanded Bhilai steel plant to the nation.

Odisha: Lecturer arrested for sending parcel bomb as wedding gift

26 Apr 2018

Odisha: Lecturer arrested for sending parcel bomb as wedding gift

An English lecturer of a private college in Odisha was arrested on Wednesday for killing a newly-wed software engineer, his great-aunt and grievously injuring his wife.

Uttar Pradesh: Dalit woman commits suicide after being sexually harassed

14 Apr 2018

Uttar Pradesh: Dalit woman commits suicide after being sexually harassed

A Dalit woman committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her house after allegedly being sexually harassed by two men at Raipur village in UP's Muzaffarnagar district.

Remembering Noble prize-winner Har Gobind Khorana on 96th birth-anniversary

09 Jan 2018

Remembering Noble prize-winner Har Gobind Khorana on 96th birth-anniversary

Though the actual birthdate of Nobel laureate Har Gobind Khorana is unknown, according to his official documents, he would have turned 96 today.

Yogi Adityanath: The word 'secular' is biggest lie since independence

14 Nov 2017

Yogi Adityanath: The word 'secular' is biggest lie since independence

UP CM Yogi Adityanath said the word secular is the "biggest lie" told since independence and those using it should apologize to the people.

Raipur: Three newborns dead after drop in oxygen pressure

21 Aug 2017

Raipur: Three newborns dead after drop in oxygen pressure

After the Gorakhpur fiasco, reports have emerged about infant deaths at a Chhattisgarh hospital due to drop in oxygen supply pressure.

Delhi boy slams Ranji Trophy's fastest ton

08 Nov 2016

Delhi boy slams Ranji Trophy's fastest ton

Delhi's Rishabh Pant rewrote records as he went on to score the fastest 100 in the history of Ranji Trophy. His 100 came in just 48 balls while batting against Jharkhand in Trivandrum. The match, however, ended in a draw.