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'Sanskrit Saptah' concludes

Brijmohan Agrawal, Minister PWD and School Education

"Sanskrit language is having a very glorious history. For bringing back the majesty of the language, focus should be on spreading awareness among the new generation," Culture and School Education Minister Brijmohan Agrawal asserted during the concluding session of the 'Sanskrit Saptah' organised by Chhattisgarh Sanskrit Vidamandalam at Dudhadhari Satsang Bhawan.

CPCC members give memo to Governor

Governor Shekhar Dutt

The members of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee handed over memorandum to Governor Shekhar Dutt demanding resignation of State Agriculture Minister Chandrashekhar Sahu for his alleged involvement in various un-lawful acts. The Congress is also seeking justice for the brutal lathi-charge on farmers at the Naya Raipur.

Bus operators planning for major strike

Bus Stand Pandri

Bus Operators of Chhattisgarh could resort to go on indefinite strike from second week of August, if the bus fares are not increased soon. During a meeting on Sunday, Chhattisgarh Transport Federation office bearers had detailed discussion over this issue. They informed that government and Administration had assured of increasing the fare nearly a year ago, but no steps have been taken in this direction to date.

Alert passengers avert major train mishap

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Alert passengers averted a major train mishap when technical snag occurred at the General Compartment of Chhapa-Durg Sarnath Express, leading to huge spark and emitting thick smoke at G Cabin in Charoda in the early hours on Sunday. The railway authorities assured that the concerning division would constitute an inquiry committee to probe into the incident.

Frequent transfer of Commissioners in BMC impeding development process

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Frequent transfer of Commissioners in Bhilai Municipal Corporations (BMC) is impeding the process of Development in the city. It is to be noted that Commissioner is a key post in any civic body, as he is the authority with all the powers concerning execution of different development projects. And any instability surrounding this post is a setback from the development perspective. Since the transfer of former Commissioner, Rajesh Sukumar Toppo in January last year, BMC has seen two more Commissioners namely Janmejav Mahaobe and Sanjay Agrawal, come and go in quick succession.

Accomodation to be provided to the officials of Nagar Panchayat

State Health and Family Welfare Minister Amar Agrawal

An Amount of more than Rs 25.54 crore has been granted to the urban bodies by the directorate of Town and Country Planning for providing accommodations to the officials of Nagar Panchayats. 236 houses will be constructed in 121 Nagar Panchayat for the purpose. Town Administration Minister Amar Agrawal told that 75 new nagar Panchayats have been construction of houses will make it convenient for the Nagar Panchayat officials to work for the urban bodies which will ensure their attendance at the headquarters.

3 lioness cubs die in Nandanvan

Lioness cubs death in Nandanvan

Three of the five cubs born to a lioness at Nandanvan on August 1, died on Thursday night. Nandanvan Vet Dr. Jai Kishore Jedia said that the reason behind death of cubs is that they could not able to get sufficient milk of her mother after birth.

Inter-set dramatics competition concludes

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Inter-set dramatics competition was concluded was concluded at the Jashpur Hall of Raj Kumar College, Plays on various themes were staged in the presence of judges Jaiprakash Sharma professor Kalyan College and Leena Antv. The competition started with drama featuring women empowerment 'Rasoi Band Hartal' in contemporary form. Dealt with the issues of property disputes and rights next play staged was 'Wasseyat' in which the performers acted in their full capacity.

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