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Can’t act against Ramdev for Chhattisgarh speech: Delhi Police


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Police Friday told a court here that it was beyond their jurisdiction to act against Baba Ramdev for allegedly delivering an objectionable speech against ... Read more...

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Case against Ramdev: Court asks police to file reply (Lead)


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A court here Tuesday asked Delhi Police to file reply in a case against yoga guru Baba Ramdev for allegedly giving an objectionable speech against ... Read more...

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Case against Ramdev: Court asks police to file reply


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A court here Tuesday asked Delhi Police to file reply in a case against yoga guru Baba Ramdev for allegedly giving an objectionable speech against ... Read more...

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Ignore Ramdev’s rants: Congress


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Describing yoga guru Baba Ramdev's controversial jibe at MPs as against Indian culture, the Congress Thursday appealed to the media to ignore such persons."Such remarks ... Read more...

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Ramdev remark angers MPs (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) As Ramdev stoked a controversy calling MPs "dacoits and murderers", RJD chief Lalu Prasad Wednesday termed these as the utterings of a frustrated man while ... Read more...

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Student commits suicide after killing girlfriend


February 11th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 11 (IANS) An engineering student from Chhattisgarh's industrial town Bhilai Saturday killed himself by jumping in front of a running train in Maharashtra, a day after he murdered ... Read more...

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SAIL’s Bhilai unit bags PM’s trophy for 10th time


January 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 13 (IANS) The Bhilai Steel Plant, the flagship unit of India's largest public sector steel maker, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), has won the prestigious Prime Minister's ... Read more...

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Congress wants minister sacked over botched eye camp


December 1st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Congress Wednesday sought the suspension of Health Minister Amar Agrawal holding him responsible for a botched eye operation camp at a government health ... Read more...

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Murder at health camp, say blinded patients


October 17th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 17 (IANS) "It is like someone called me for sweets and then engineered a cold-blooded murder," 47-year-old Lalmati said at Chhattisgarh's largest government hospital here.She was referring to ... Read more...

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PM should sack Chidambaram: Gadkari


September 25th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 24 (IANS) Bharataiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Saturday demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should sack Home Minister P. Chidambaram, if he did not resign himself, ... Read more...

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MPs visit SAIL mining site in Chhattisgarh


June 4th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 4 (IANS) Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Labour led by chairman Hemanand Biswal visited an iron ore mining site of the Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) ... Read more...

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Sikh kingdom’s only fort fights for survival (With Images)


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), May 22 (IANS) Its name means the 'fort of triumph', and it's a symbol of the courage and culture of the Sikhs. Qila Mubarak, the only fort built ... Read more...

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Junior official owns assets worth Rs.40 mn


April 20th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) Raids at the premises of a junior official with the food and drugs department in Chhattisgarh have revealed assets not less than Rs.40 million, a source ... Read more...

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Maoist protest hits life in Chhattisgarh (Lead)


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 2 (IANS) Normal life was badly hit Sunday in the interior districts of Chhattisgarh after the outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist launched its "protest week" against the conviction of human ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh official owns assets worth Rs.40 mn!


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 22 (IANS) Raids carried out Friday revealed a government engineer in Chhattisgarh has amassed assets in excess of Rs.40 million, officials said.The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) teams carried out raids at ... Read more...

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Three students crushed by bus in Chhattisgarh


August 19th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 18 (IANS) A speeding private bus crushed three students of a government polytechnic in Chhattisgarh Wednesday, police said. The accident took place on national highway 43 in Dhamtari district, about ... Read more...

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Raids on Chhattisgarh Police officer unearth Rs.30 mn


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) Raids on a Chhattisgarh Police officer have unearthed assets worth Rs.30 million, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said Wednesday. "The ACB carried out raids on the properties of Assistant Sub-Inspector ... Read more...

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Murder accused, lover commit suicide in Shimla (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) A man accused of murder in Chhattisgarh and his girlfriend committed suicide at a hotel in the Himachal Pradesh capital here Monday, police said. "Sudheesh Singh, 30, who was ... Read more...

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Four killed in Chhattisgarh car accident


May 14th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 14 (IANS) Four men were killed Friday when the car they were travelling in crashed into a roadside tree in Chhattisgarh's Durg district, police said. The accident occurred on the Balod-Dhamtari ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh coalmine toll rises to 11


May 12th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 12 (IANS) The toll in a blast-hit coalmine in Chhattisgarh rose to 11 Wednesday with the recovery of the bodies of two trapped miners, a senior official said. "Rescuers ... Read more...

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Miners in blast-hit Chhattisgarh coal mine untraced


May 12th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 11 (IANS) Rescuers at a blast-hit underground coal mine in Chhattisgarh have failed to make contact with two missing miners despite their best efforts for the past one week, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh shuts down to protest Maoist massacre (Lead)


April 8th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 8 (IANS) Roads were deserted, schools were closed and shops downed shutters across many parts of Chattisgarh Thursday as the opposition Congress began a daylong shutdown to protest the ... Read more...

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Murder convict found dead in Chhattisgarh jail


March 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 2 (IANS) A man convicted for murder was Tuesday found dead inside his cell at the central jail in Chhattisgarh's Durg town, prison authorities said. The murder convict was Sukhdas, who ... Read more...

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SAIL Bhilai unit set to return to normal production


February 9th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 9 (IANS) Fire-hit Bhilai Steel Plant, the largest unit of public sector Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), will soon return to its normal production of about 17,000 tonnes hot ... Read more...

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Fire-hit Bhilai Steel Plant still to resume production


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 2 (IANS) Bhilai Steel Plant, a key unit of the public sector Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), is expected to resume production by late Tuesday, a company statement said. Fire ... Read more...

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Scissors taken out from man’s stomach after two years (Lead)


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 2 (IANS) A small pair of scissors left in a 60-year-old farmer's stomach two years ago during an operation, leaving him in chronic pain, has finally been removed by doctors. ... Read more...

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Scissors taken out from man’s stomach after two years


January 2nd, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 2 (IANS) Doctors took out a pair of scissors from a 60-year-old man's stomach that a doctor had forgotten to remove after an operation two years ago. The latest surgery took ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh has 5,000 AIDS patients


December 1st, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 1 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has about 5,000 AIDS patients, the government said Tuesday announcing plans to set up 100 testing and counselling centres for detecting people living with the HIV/AIDS virus. The ... Read more...

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Durga Puja at ‘White House’ - right here in Lucknow!


September 12th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) How about offering prayers at the 'White House' this Durga Puja? A massive marquee, modelled on the grand official residence of the American president, is about to make ... Read more...

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Rains in parched Chhattisgarh revive paddy prospects


July 1st, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 1 (IANS) Overnight rains in almost all the 18 districts of parched Chhattisgarh have revived prospects of a good paddy output. The government has set a target of 65.5 million tonnes ... Read more...

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Poacher held with deer horns in Chhattisgarh


June 30th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 30 (IANS) A poacher has been arrested with six pair of deer horns costing Rs.150,000 in Chhattisgarh's Durg district, police said Tuesday. Crime Branch officials arrested Ravishankar Taram late Monday after ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh police still clueless in cartridges case


June 27th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 27 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police Saturday failed to make any headway in solving the mystery behind the discovery of 300 live cartridges from a pond in the state's Durg district, a ... Read more...

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Sixth straight victory from Raipur for BJP’s Bais


May 16th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate and former central government minister Ramesh Bais recorded his sixth straight victory from the prestigious Raipur seat in Chhattisgarh Saturday. Bais defeated Congress ... Read more...

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BJP ahead in 10 of Chhattisgarh’s 11 seats (Lead)


May 16th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 16 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was leading in 10 out of Chhattisgarh's 11 Lok Sabha seats as votes were being counted Saturday. The state's ruling party is ... Read more...

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51 percent voting amid violence in Chhattisgarh (Fourth Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 16 (IANS) At least 51 percent of Chhattisgarh's 15.4 million electorate Thursday turned out to vote in the state's 11 Lok Sabha seats amid widespread violence by Maoist guerrillas ... Read more...

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