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Two killed, 11 injured in lightning strike in Chhattisgarh


September 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Two people, including a girl student, were killed and 11 others injured in a lightning strike in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, around 125 km from here, police ... Read more...

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Police destroy Maoists’ arms factories in Bastar


September 21st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Police and para-military troopers raided a Maoists hideout Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region and destroyed three arms factories, a senior officer said."A joint team of ... Read more...

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CBI questioning chief ministers a waste of time: Raman Singh


September 7th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Amid reports that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may interrogate the chief ministers of some states, including Chhattisgarh, about the allocation of coal ... Read more...

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CBI cases, raids against five firms in coal blocks allocation (Fourth Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Five companies, allocated coal blocks under UPA-I, and their executives were named in cases registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and 30 locations ... Read more...

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Five firms face CBI cases, raids in coal blocks allocation (Third Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Five companies, and their executives, allocated coal blocks were named in cases registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and 30 locations belonging to ... Read more...

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40-kg explosive device defused in Chhattisgarh


September 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Security forces foiled a bid by Maoist ultras to trigger a massive blast in Bijapur district by defusing a powerful explosive device buried beneath the road ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes bill for AIIMS-like institutes


August 30th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Amid slogans demanding the prime minister's resignation over coal block allocations, the Lok Sabha Thursday passed a bill to set up more AIIMS-like institutes ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh official found with assets worth Rs.11 cr


August 29th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 29 (IANS) A health official in Chhattisgarh was found to have amassed assets worth Rs.11 crore, which was disproportionate to his known sources of income, a senior Anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Tata Steel launches branded Silico Manganese


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Tata Steel, the world's seventh largest steel maker, Wednesday launched India's first branded Silico Manganese, widely used in steel making, to dominate the market of ... Read more...

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Tribal Forum of India to float new party: Sangma


July 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 31 (IANS) The Tribal Forum of India, which projected former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma as its presidential candidate, is scheduled to meet next month to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh doctors questioned on womb removals


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 23 (IANS) Health officials in Chhattisgarh Monday finished the two-day questioning of nine doctors accused of removing wombs of young women to make money under the National Health ... Read more...

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AIIMS paper leak case: Another doctor arrested


July 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) After six months of investigation, one more doctor was arrested in connection with the leak of papers of AIIMS post-graduate medical entrance test organised Jan ... Read more...

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‘Education City’ emerges in Chhattisgarh’s Maoist zone


July 16th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 16 (IANS) It lies at the heart of the Maoist badlands in Chhattisgarh but is now set to acquire the tag of Education City with the creation ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh killing issue rocks assembly


July 13th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes on the opening day of the monsoon session Thursday as the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party traded ... Read more...

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India gets first tele-ICU for critical patients


July 6th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Even as the concept of tele-medicine or clinical care through technology is yet to find ground in India, medical experts Friday announced the launch of ... Read more...

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62 special trains for Puri Rath Yatra


June 20th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Indian Railways Tuesday announced it would run 62 special trains for the famous Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, beginning at Odisha's Puri town June ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh assembly’s monsoon session from July 12


June 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 19 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Chhattisgarh state assembly will begin from July 12 and will have just six sittings, assembly officials said Tuesday."The monsoon session ... Read more...

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Raman writes to Krishna to rescue engineer from pirates


June 16th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 16 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has written to External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna seeking his intervention to rescue a man from the state allegedly held hostage ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh BJP wooing tribals in violence-hit Bastar


June 10th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Chhattisgarh is making determined efforts to win back tribals to the party in the run-up to the assembly elections ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Congress to woo tribals


June 7th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections next year, the Congress in Chhattisgarh is desperate to woo the tribal community.Congress leaders say the gulf between them and the ... Read more...

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Security forces on alert as Maoists protest


June 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) In view of a Maoists protest week from Friday, security forces in Chhattisgarh went on high alert fearing violence by the guerrillas.The operation of passenger and ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Chhattisgarh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 31 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in the city and large parts of Chhattisgarh Thursday, as all modes of public transport remained off the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s government hospitals to transport dead bodies home for free


May 30th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Health Department will transport home the dead bodies of poor patients who die in government hospitals for free, with Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

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Three bison found dead in Chhattisgarh


May 25th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 25 (IANS) Three bison were found dead Friday just outside the Barnawapara wildlife sanctuary, forest officials said, adding that death of protected animals have been reported from the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s tribal leaders support Sangma for president


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 22 (IANS) After Bharatiya Janata Party Rajya Sabha MP Nand Kumar Sai, now senior Congress leader and former union minister Arvind Netam has openly backed former Lok ... Read more...

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Iron-ore laden coaches derail in Chhattisgarh


May 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 21 (IANS) Train services were hit in Waltair division under East Coast Railway in Chhattisgarh Monday as at least five coaches of a goods train derailed in Bastar ... Read more...

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Restore unity, Rahul tells Chhattisgarh Congress


May 18th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday threatened to enforce discipline if the party's top leaders of the party in Chhattisgarh did not come together immediately.Addressing ... Read more...

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Six troopers among seven killed by Chhattisgarh Maoists


May 14th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 13 (IANS) The Maoists Sunday night carried out a deadly attack on a patrol party of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district in which ... Read more...

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Maoists to release abducted collector Thursday


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A Chhattisgarh government chopper Thursday morning left Raipur for Tarmetla, where Maoist guerillas are expected to release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, state govermment ... Read more...

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Maoists to release collector Thursday (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Wednesday said they will release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Maoists to release Menon Thursday


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 2 (IANS) Maoist guerillas Wednesday said they would release kidnapped Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday.In a message to some media organisations, the rebels said Menon, in ... Read more...

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Abducted Chhattisgarh collector may walk free Wednesday


May 1st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 1 (IANS) Maoists may set abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon free Wednesday, official sources in Chhattisgarh said Tuesday."Maoist interlocutors G. Hargopal and B.D. Sharma communicated to ... Read more...

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Two kidnappings: Maoists release MLA, hold on to collector (Roundup)


April 26th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Balipeta (Odisha)/Raipur, April 26 (IANS) Freedom for one, continuing captivity for the other. Maoist guerrillas Thursday released Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka more than a month after they kidnapped him but ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: tension as Maoist deadline nears


April 25th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 25 (IANS) Tension spread in Chhattisgarh as the deadline set by the abductors of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon lapses at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Reports coming ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen urges Maoists to free collector


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Human rights activist Binayak Sen Monday appealed to the Maoists to release Chhattisgarh's abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon and urged them to resume peace ... Read more...

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