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2-day traditional games organised in Patan
Raipur/Patan, Feb 20 (IANS) Chhatisgarh Olympic Association organised two-day traditional games in Patan to promote culture and sports of tribal people in the state.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Sports,Other Sports
U'khand natural lake: ITBP, DRDO end inspection as 2 more teams arrive
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 20 (IANS) After a detailed survey of the natural lake formed in the upper reaches here following the recent floods that wreaked havoc in the region, ITBP and DRDO teams on Saturday completed their inspection and returned to Joshimath.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ITBP making 'Jhula Bridge' to link 13 villages cut off in U'khand
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 11 (IANS) A 'Jula Bridge' is in the making in Uttarakhand's recent flood ravaged zone that will soon connect hundreds of people residing in 13 villages.
2021-02-11
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tapovan Tragedy: When 10 labourers lost race against deadly floods (IANS Special)
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 10 (IANS) It was like a 'cat and mouse' race between life and death for a group of around 10 labourers, who were stuck at the Tapovan barrage that got washed following the deadly flash floods triggered by a snow avalanche which wreaked havoc in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday morning.
2021-02-10
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ITBP's search operation underway at Tapovan project (Ld)
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 9 (IANS) Even as ITBP ADG (Western Command) Manoj Singh Rawat on Tuesday reviewed the ongoing rescue efforts at the Tapovan Vishnugad hydroelectric project, rescuers had dug in and moved about 120 metres into a blocked tunnel in an effort to reach around 3 dozen persons feared trapped nearby.
2021-02-09
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National
Glacier burst: 18 bodies recovered, 202 missing, says state govt
Chamoli, Feb 8 (IANS) At least 202 people are missing while 18 bodies have been recovered so far after a flash flood inundated a power project at Raini village in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district, the state government said on Monday.
2021-02-08
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ITBP personnel distribute ration in 9 Chamoli villages
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 8 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetian Border Police (ITBP) is providing support to the villages cut off due to sudden flash floods in Chamoli district, officials said on Monday.
2021-02-08
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Power Minister takes stock of situation in Tapovan
Chamoli (Uttarkhand), Feb 8 (IANS) A day after a glacier burst triggered a flash flood in the region, Minister of State for Power and New and Renewable Energy R. K. Singh visited the Tapovan tunnel and took stock of the rescue operations by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
2021-02-08
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ITBP's dog squad in Tapovan rescue Ops, 90m tunnel cleared (Ld)
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 8 (IANS) The ITBP has deployed its sniffer dog squad for rescue operations and the force has so far cleared 90 meters inside the tunnel near Tapovan Dam in Chamoli district, which was damaged after a glacier burst triggered a flash flood in the region, claiming several lives and nearly 150 missing.
2021-02-08
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Over 150 missing, 10 bodies recovered in Uttarakhand: ITBP
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 7 (IANS) Nearly 150 people are missing or "feared dead" as a sudden flood inundated a power project at Reni village in Joshimath area of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday following a glacier burst, the ITBP, which is engaged in rescue and relief operations there, said.
2021-02-07
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Over 150 people killed, 150 missing in Uttarakhand deluge
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 7 (IANS) Over 150 people have lost their lives and over 150 are missing following a massive flood near a power project at Reni village in Joshimath area of Uttarakhand's Chamoli district on Sunday, officials said.
2021-02-07
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Massive flood as glacier breaks near Uttarakhand's Joshimath (Ld)
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 7 (IANS) There was a massive flood in Uttarakhand's Joshimath area due to the water level in Dhauliganga river suddenly crossing its regular flow on Sunday morning followed by an avalanche near a power project at the Reni village of Chamoli district.
2021-02-07
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Several feared missing as glacier breaks in Uttarakhand's Joshimath
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), Feb 7 (IANS) Several labourers working at the Rishi Ganga hydroelectric power project were feared missing after a glacier broke in Dhauli Ganga valley in Joshimath on Sunday morning, sources said.
2021-02-07
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
In Chhattisgarh, ITBP teacher in 'smart' class, student of local lingo (IANS Exclusive)
Raipur, Jan 17 (IANS) Simultaneously protecting the high-altitude India-China border and curbing anti-government activities in Maoist-affected states, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police's (ITBP) new incarnation in Chhattisgarh -- a 'smart' teacher for local school children and a student to learn Halbi language from them -- is visible since beginning of 2021.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Education,Defence/Security
Chhattisgarh steps up war against malnutrition amid Covid-19
Raipur/New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has started 'Chief Minister Suposhan Abhiyan' with an aim to eradicate malnutrition keeping in view the special Covid precautions.
2020-10-05
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mineral-rich Bastar gets flight service
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday virtually inaugurated a 72-seat regular flight linking Jagdalpur in Bastar region with Raipur and Hyderabad, which will greatly shorten the time taken by road journey.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Business/Economy
IIT Roorkee joins Eckovation to offer online certification programme
Roorkee, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT-R) on Wednesday announced that it has inked a MoU with online learning platform Eckovation to offer online executive programmes for students.
2020-09-16
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Technology
'Chhattisgarh could see 90K Covid cases by month-end'
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) Between 60,000 and 90,000 coronavirus positive cases can emerge in the state in September, Chhattisgarh Health Minister TS Singh Deo said on Friday, adding that "now we are passing through a phase of very active infection".
2020-09-05
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Health/Medicine
Chhattisgarh's single-day Covid caseload crosses 2K
Raipur, Sep 3 (IANS) Chhattisgarh on Wednesday recorded the worst ever single-day spike in the number of Covid-19 cases with over 2,000 fresh patients and 12 fatalities, including a senior BJP leader and former Mayor.
2020-09-03
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Health/Medicine
Chhattisgarh records 6% higher GST revenue collection
Raipur, Sep 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh recorded a 6 percent higher collection of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in August this year, compared to the same month last year.
2020-09-02
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Business/Economy
Centre should take loan to compensate GST losses to states: Baghel
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said on Monday that the Central Government should provide Rs 2,828 crore to Chhattisgarh as GST compensation for 2020-21 and added that the Centre should itself take loan from the RBI instead of asking the states to do so.
2020-08-31
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Chhattisgarh CM urges PM not to privatise Nagarnar steel plant
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reconsider the decision to privatise the Nagarnar steel plant in Bastar, saying the move has led to tribal discontent which Naxalites are likely to exploit.
2020-08-27
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
IIT Roorkee finds breakthrough for treatment against deadly infection
Roorkee, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT-R) on Tuesday said that its researchers have demonstrated that vaccination using a fungal strain protein can protect against systemic candidiasis (C tropicalis) infection in a mice model.
2020-08-25
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Health/Medicine
Baghel urges Rahul Gandhi to take charge of Congress again
Raipur, Aug 23 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has urged former Congress President Rahul Gandhi to take charge of the party again so that it reaches new heights after overcoming the present crisis and urged dissident leaders not to go public with their disagreements.
2020-08-23
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
IAF chopper crew rescue man stuck in dam water
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) An IAF chopper crew on Monday morning rescued a man stuck for around 16 hours in the fast flowing water of Khutaghat dam in Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district.
2020-08-17
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
IIT Roorkee joins Coursera to launch 2 AI, ML programmes
Roorkee, Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee ((IIT-R) in partnership with leading online learning platform Coursera on Thursday launched two new online certificate programmes for professionals looking to build skills in data science, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML).
2020-08-12
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Technology,Education
NMDC sees sharp rise in iron ore production, sales
Raipur, Aug 4 (IANS) Mining major NMDC Ltd, India's largest iron ore producer, has recorded a sharp rise in overall production and sales in July 2020 as compared to the corresponding period in July 2019, despite the pandemic, a company statement said on Tuesday.
2020-08-04
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Business/Economy
C'garh's proposal to replace 5 coal mines accepted: Joshi
Raipur, July 31 (IANS) The Centre has accepted the Chhattisgarh government's suggestion to replace five of the nine mines put for commercial coal auction in the state, Union Minister for Coal and Mines Pralhad Joshi announced on Friday.
2020-07-31
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Chhattisgarh has over 8,000 Covid-19 cases now
Raipur, July 28 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Covid-19 tally crossed the 8,000 mark on Tuesday with 277 fresh cases reported from across the state, officials said.
2020-07-28
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Health/Medicine
Chhattisgarh unveils country's first 'Godhan Nyay Yojana'
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday launched his government's flagship programme 'Godhan Nyay Yojana', the first of its kind initiative in the country for buying cow dung from those having cattle to be turned into eco-friendly vermi-compost.
2020-07-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Chhattisgarh first state to buy cow dung from farmers
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday launched the 'Godhan Nyaya Yojana' in 2,408 rural areas and 377 urban areas during the first phase of the scheme in the state.
2020-07-20
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Business/Economy
IIT-R develops device to disinfect personal belongings
Roorkee, July 2 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT-R) announced on Thursday that they have developed a disinfection box that can be used for sterilising a wide variety of personal belongings to reduce the transmission risk of Covid-19.
2020-07-02
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Health/Medicine
Chhattisgarh's martyr Ganesh was set to marry
Raipur, June 17 (IANS) Ganesh Ram Kunjam (27), one of the 20 Indian soldiers killed in a clash with Chinese forces in Galwan Valley along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh region, was all set to marry during his next visit to Gidhali village in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district. His family members are in total shock but hailed his supreme sacrifice for the country.
2020-06-17
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Defence/Security
NMDC Ltd faces tough time as Chhattisgarh hardens stand
Raipur, June 15 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has toughened its stand against public sector iron ore mining giant NMDC Ltd and served notice to the company for storing iron ore outside the lease area at its massive mining complexes at Bailadila hills in the state's Datenwada district.
2020-06-15
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Business/Economy,Politics
Covid kills two in Chhattisgarh, 113 fresh cases
Raipur, June 14 (IANS) Coronavirus claimed the lives of two more persons in Chhattisgarh while 113 fresh patients were detected across the state, Health Department officials said on Sunday.
2020-06-14
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Health/Medicine
Upset over economic loss, C'garh farmer destroys papaya, banana crops
Raipur, June 14 (IANS) An anguished Chhattisgarh farmer razed his standing crop of papaya and banana, spread over 50 acres, after failing to get adequate market price due to conditions created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-06-14
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Business/Economy
Ajit Jogi: Clever, confident and ever controversial (Obituary)
Raipur, May 29 (IANS) Ajit Pramod Kumar Jogi (1946-2020) will always be remembered as one who could have put his immense political and administrative acumen to better use to give Chhattisgarh a head-start as its first Chief Minister.
2020-05-29
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Chhattisgarh reports first Covid death, but only 3 new cases
Raipur, May 27 (IANS) Chhattisgarh officially reported the first death due to Covid-19 even as it found comfort on Wednesday after many tense days, with only three persons turning coronavirus positive.
2020-05-27
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Health/Medicine
Chhattisgarh CM objects to flights' resumption without SOP
Raipur, May 23 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Saturday denounced the Centre's decision to resume domestic flights from May 25 allegedly without following any standard operating procedure and said that effective steps were lacking to check the spread of Covid-19.
2020-05-23
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chhattisgarh to launch Nyay scheme for farmers on May 21
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) A whopping 20 lakh farmers will benefit from the Chhattisgarh government's Kisan Nyay Yojana under which funds for paddy, maize and sugarcane (rabi) crops will be transferred to the farmers' bank accounts on the basis of the area registered in kharif year 2019.
2020-05-18
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
COVID-19: Six new cases in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, May 15 (IANS) Six more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Chhattisgarh on Friday, taking the total such cases in the state to 66, a health official said. No coronavirus death has so far been reported in the state.
2020-05-15
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Health/Medicine
Badrinath temple opens, first prayers held on Modi's behalf
Chamoli (Uttarakhand), May 15 (IANS) The gates of the Badrinath temple in Uttarakhand were opened at 4.30 a.m. on Friday and the first prayers to Lord Badri Vishal were performed on behalf of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-05-15
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Religion
Trooper killed in Maoist encounter in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, May 11 (IANS) A 32-year-old Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable was on Monday killed in a gun battle between a group of Maoists and a joint team of security personnel in a densely forested area in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district.
2020-05-11
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Terrorism
Ajit Jogi's condition extremely serious: Son
Raipur, May 9 (IANS) Ajit Jogi, former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, has been battling for life at a private hospital, here on Saturday, following cardiac arrest, according to doctors and his family members.
2020-05-09
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Jogi has heart attack, is stable
Raipur, May 9 (IANS) Ajit Pramod Kumar Jogi, the first chief minister of Chhattisgarh, suffered a cardiac arrest and was hospitalised here in a critical condition on Saturday. His wife, Renu Jogi, a senior doctor, said his condition is serious but stable. He will under observation for 48 hours.
2020-05-09
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
14 returned migrants test Covid-19 positive in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) There is a sudden spike in Covid-19 active cases in Chhattisgarh. Fourteen migrant labourers who returned to the state recently tested positive on Sunday.
2020-05-03
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Health/Medicine
Woman with UK travel history first COVID-19 case in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, March 19 (IANS) A young woman with a travel history to London has tested positive for coronavirus infection in Chhattisgarh, the first such case in the state, Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo confirmed on Thursday.
2020-03-19
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National
Three American tourists lost in Uttarakhand forests rescued
Dehra Dun, Feb 23 (IANS) Three American tourists, who were lost in the forests of the Rajaji National Park near here after an impulsive decision to see it, were rescued by the police on Sunday after an over seven-hour-long search operation, police said.
2020-02-23
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Environment/Wildlife
Woman Maoist killed in shootout in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, Feb 19 (IANS) A woman Maoist was killed in a shootout between security forces and Maoists in deep forested area in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-02-19
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
CRPF trooper hurt in Naxal attack dies
Raipur, Feb 18 (IANS) Of the six Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers injured in the February 10 Naxalite attack in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh, Ajit Kumar Singh succumbed to injuries at Narayana Hospital, here on Tuesday.
2020-02-18
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident