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CPMS demands new train

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi

Chhattisgarh Pradesh Muslim Samaj (CPMS), has demanded the Union Minister for Railway Dinesh Trivedi that Dur-Jaipur Express train no 18207, whish is being run presently for just one day in a week, be run daily and extended up to Ajmer Sharif. CMPS also demanded a new train from Durg to Bareli Sharif. CMPS Raipur city Siratunnabi Committee and Ashike Garib Nawaaz Committee jointly moved a memorandum to the Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi and also to the former Union Minister Vidyacharan Shukla at the residence of latter on Wednesday.

BPL families, Chhattisgarh demands to Centre

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Chhattisgarh described as 'inappropriate'. The provisions of providing 7kg food grains per per person per month for BPL households and at least 3kg of ration per person per month for general category in the proposed National Food Security Bill and demanded that each household should be entitled to at least 40 kg of food rations besides pules and edible oil. The two-day conference on Targeted Public Distribution System and storage was inaugurated by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and president over by Union Minister of State Food and Public Distribution, K V Thomas.

Agri Extension Officer suspended

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Rural Ariculture Extension Officer R D Kushwaha of Gariyabandh district was suspended for irregularities in execution of Rashtriya Krishi Fasal Bima Yojna at Deobhog development block. It is noteworthy that Agriculture Minister Chandrashekhar Sahu has district Deputy Agriculture to take strict action against Kushwaha after farmers complained about him. Deputy Director, in his order, said that kushwaha was found guilty of not publicizing Fasal Bima Yojana amongst farmers.

Work Group to look into feasibility of Industrial Corridor, Trivedi

Dr. Raman Singh Chief Minister in Chhattisgarh

Bastar should get justice and the Railways are very much serious in investing and promoting development in the Bastar region. Better rail connectivity in Bastar will connect this extremely backward area to the mainstream, stated Union Minister for Railways Dinesh Trivedi. He also said that he has constituted a work group to look in the feasibility in developing an Industrial Corridor connecting Raigarh, Janjgir-Champa, Korba and Bilaspur, The Industrial Corridor would be development at a cost of Rs 40,000 crore. The Union Railways Minister along with Chief Minister Dr.

State folk artists striving hard for survival

Chhattisgarh Folk Dance

Though they have performed across the different countries of the audience with their talent, but when they return to their homes in rural areas of the State, they get upset. The performing folk artists of various folk art like Panthi Dance, Nacha and Raut Nach stated that all is not well for the folk artists in the region.

Birth anniversary of Swami Pranavananda celebrated

Bharat Sevashram Sangha (BSS)

The 17th advent anniversary of Yugacharya Srimat Swami Pranavananda ji Maharaj, who founded Bharat Sevashram Sangha (BSS), was celebrated with much gaiety in a day-long programme in the premises of BSS Pranavananda Academy and also in the Ashram in the city on the auspicious occasion of 'Magh Purnima' on Tuesday.

Sarva Adivaasi Samaj to take out 'Adivaasi bachao padyatra'

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Sarva Adivaasi Samaj will take out a 'Adivaasi bachao padyatra' on February 17 from Korba to protest the erroneous policies of the State Government, which proved detrimental for the interest of the Samaj. The Padyatra will commence after the worship of Madwarani Devi in Korba by the said the co-ordinator of the Samaj Ramesh Thakur here in a press conference held at press Club.

Union Railway Minister, welcome to Raipur in Chhattisgarh

Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi

Ahead of the maiden visit of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi to Chhattisgarh Capital, preparations are on full swing. After taking charge as Union Minister of Railway, it would be Dinesh Trivedi's maiden visit to Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Accordingly, all preparations are being more or less completed . Already the security arrangements at Raipur Railway station has been tightened with deployment of Railway Protection Force jawans at all strategic points as well as regular checking has been initiated in the station premises.

Maoists are enemies of Dalit and poor, Kanwar

The Maoists are enemies of Dalit and the poor, however publicise that they are sympathisers of the down-trodden and the poor, it will not go down well with the people, stated Home Minister Nankiram Kanwar while speaking at the third passing, out parade ceremony of Subedars, Sub-Inspectors and Platoon Commanders in Police Academy, Chandrakhuri.

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