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15 year old karateka girl floors four eve-teasers

A minor girl Akanksha has led by example that the martial art of Karate has the betting reply to the males who make objectionable advances. In a sheer act of bravery, she floored four youths who made advances as she was riding pillon to her father on Saturday night. Akanksha with her father Bhuneshwar Goute was going to home to Vaishali Nagar, Gudhiyari at about 11 am. While they were at Khamtarai over bridge, four youths riding on two motorcycles approached near from both the sides.

Rs 6 crore sanctioned for construction of indoor stadium at Kondagaon

Rs 6 crore has been sanctioned for the construction of indoor stadium at Kondagaon. The Union Sports Ministry has sanctioned the amount during the meeting attended by State Sports Minister Lata Usendi and Chhattisgarh State Sports Olympic Association general secretary Baldeo Singh Bhatia at New Delhi here on Sunday. According to report, the State which is gearing up to host the prestigious National Games, delegate comprising of State Sports Minister Lata Usendi and CSOA general secretary Baldeo Singh Bhatia called on the Union Sports Minister Ajay Makan at New Delhi.

Commercial Tax Department initiates e-refund system

Map of Chhattisgarh

The business-owners would no longer have to make visits of the Commercial Tax offices for their tax refunds. The Commercial Tax department on the specific instructions of the Finance department is facilitating the e-refunds process which would ensure transfer of tax refunds directly into the accounts from the Treasury. Likewise, tax inclusion under form 48 and interest payment under form 49 also would be transferred directly to the accounts of the business-owners.

Brijmohan Agrawal performs bhoomipujan for construction of by pass road

Brijmohan Agrawal, Minister PWD and School Education

Fulfilling the long-pending public demand, Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Brijmohan Agrawal performed bhoomipujan for the construction of bypass road from Tagore Nagar Chowk to Pujari park in the Shaheed Pankaj Vikram Park on late Thursday evening. Construction of bypass road will be done at an estimated cost of Rs 1.50 crore sanctioned under the state's infrastructure fund.

Take services of architectures to ensure quality in works, Agrawal

Minister for urban Administration Amar Agrawal took the meeting of departmental officials and reviewed the progress of development works. Agarawal directed the officials to complete the on going construction works in a stipulated time frame. The Minister said that to bring about uniformity and to ensure quality in the on going development and construction work in the city the services of architectures should be taken. The meeting was also attained by Ajay Singh Principal Secretary UAD and Sanjay Shukla, Commissioner.

RMC gets 65 new City buses

Chhattisgarh map

The Union Ministry of Urban Development, through an order dated May 22, 2012, has re-allotted 65 mini city buses to the Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). Allotment of these 65 mini city buses to RMC was cancelled, and given to NRDA in the meeting of CSMC held on February 10, 2012.

State may get toll-free no. curb financial irregularities

Reserve Bank of India would seriously consider on the suggestion regarding initiating of toll-free number based call center for the benefit of common people, said R Ravikumar, Regional Director, Reserve Bank of India (MP-Chhattisgarh). He also stated that very soon a massive public awareness campaign would be initiated with the assistance of State Governments for making aware the common people about the fake chit-fund and illegitimate financial companies.

Mana's now Swami Vivekananda Airport

It is now official that Mana Airport would be know as Swami Vivekananda Airport, an order to this effect has been released by the state government on Friday. The State government order reads that the Ministry of Civil Aviation, New Delhi in its gazette notification published on February 2012 mentioned that the Mana Airport would be named as Swami Vivekananda Airport.

9 State coal blocks to be auctioned

Perturbed with the allegations of irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks, the Union Coal Ministry has now decided to allot 54 coal blocks from all over the country through auction. Nine coal blocks of these 54, are in Chhattisgarh. The process for the same would be completed in this month. Allegations and counter allegations between Congress and Bhartiya Janata Party on the irregularities in the allotment of coal blocks are going on. The basic being the CAG Report, which revealed a loss of Rs 1,80,000 crore.

'Nidaan' service receives huge calls

Dr. Raman Singh Chief Minister in Chhattisgarh

'Nidaan', the toll-free number started on the initiative of Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh to resolve the complaints of people related to the ten Municipal Corporations in the State is receiving a number of calls. The toll-free number 1100 can be dialed to register complaints of any municipal corporations regarding drinking water, street light and sanitation and cleanliness.

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