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Kishanji: A wily commander done in by his own daring

Always clad in a cotton shirt with a scarf around his head and a Kalashnikov dangling from his shoulder, Mallojula Koteshwar Rao alias Kishanji was a wily commander and a rousing speaker. He wore several hats down his 37-year-long revolutionary road before police bullets felled him in West Bengal.

Sarthi Samaj delegation meets CM

A Delegate of Sarthi Samaj Met Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh at the Chief Minister's residence here the other day. The delegation headed by Municipal Chairman Sanjay Shrivastav, invited the Chief Minister to attend a convention which would be organised at Raipur from January 7 to 8. Dr. Singh thanked the members of Sarthi Samaj and extended his over wishes.

YAC's movement against corporation begins

The members of Youth Against Corporation (YAC) on Thursday visited different college og school of the city with the objective of spreading awareness among students about YAC's nation-wide movement against corruption. According to the YAC members, they received overwhelming response from students as well as principals and other staff of the education institutions during their visits.
They paid visits to Durga College, Vivekananda College, Mahant College, Chhattisgarh College, Government J N Pandey School, National Institute of Technology and Government Science College.

Dr. Singh approves constrution projects worth over Rs 63 lakh during 'Jandarshan'

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh approved construction projects worth over Rs 63 lakh and asked the department concerned to refer 48 patients for treatment at Ambedkar Hospital free-of-cost during the weekly 'Jandarshan' programme held at the Chief Minister's residence on Thursday. Similarly, the Chief Minister asked the officials concerned to consider four medical cases under the Sanjeevani Fund Scheme.

Incidents of stone pelting on railway passengers on rise


Although sitting near the window of a railway compartment is enjoyable, but at the same time it should be considered as a risky venture as a large number of urchins from slum areas adjoining to railway tracks are now habitually pelting stones at the passing trains, and it is very likely that a passenger sitting near the window could bear the brunt of their juvenile delinquency.

Major Yashwant Gore, a forgotten real life hero of State Capital

once upon a time there lived a brave soldier ironically our current generation is not aware of this glorious chapter of History owing to the 'Chalta hai' nonchalant sort of attitude of our leaders and bureaucrats. "What kind of honour is this in memory of a Martyred soldier of Chhattisgarh",asked the widow of the martyr, Shakuntla Gore. Major Yashwant Gore was the only martyr from Chhattisgarh who died fighting against Pakistan during 1965.

'Art of Godna' getting tremendous response

The art of 'Godna' (traditional tattoo art) made by the tribal women of Chhattisgarh is fascinating the various national and International Trade fair being held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

'Vishwa Jagriti Mission'

Founder of 'Vishwa Jagriti Mission' Sudhanshu Maharaj will come to Brahmalok Aashram located at Parsada of capital city on November 29 where the grand programme of devotional satsang will be held. During the programme consecration ceremony and release of the third edition of "Navchetna Smarika" will also be held.

'Aap Bhi Janiye', awarness programme organised

The spouses of employees from Blooming and Billet Mill were escorted for visiting different production units of BSP under 'Aap Bhi Janiye' programme, The programme is organised for the second time by Personnel Department for these spouses. The purpose of such visit to different units of BSP. including that where the husbands of these housewives work, was to apprise first hand to these women about the commitment for duties and working conditions faced by their husbands, for ensuring consistency in production.

Naga IR jawans’ “Community Policing” wins hearts in Purula

KOHIMA, November 23 (NEPS): Ever since the Naga IR (Indian Reserve) jawans from Nagaland deployed to Chhattisgarh’s Naxalite prone areas like Dantawada, Bastar, their services were further sought by the Center to other Nexalite and Maoist infested areas too. After 9 NAP (IR)’s tenure in Chhattisgarh was over, the 10th NAP (IR) have been deployed to West Bengal’s Maoist stronghold area in Purulia district. During their deployment, many of them had sacrificed their precious lives in defense of the country.

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