Cataract surgery: Chhattisgarh govt suspends six persons

Raipur, Oct 17 (PTI) Chhattisgarh government has suspended six persons, including four doctors, in connection with infection contracted by 40 patients post cataract surgery conducted on them at Balod tehsil in Durg district, a senior health department official said today.

Director of the state Health Department Kamalpreet Singh told PTI that four medicos, including the Balod Block Medical Officer and two paramedical staff, have been placed under suspension in this regard while two officers, along with the Chief Medical Officer of Raipur, have been issued ''show cause'' notices.

Activists demand suspected woman Maoist be shifted to capital

New Delhi, Oct 10 (PTI) Activists today demanded that a woman arrested on suspicion of being a Maoist should be shifted to the capital alleging that she was tortured in police custody and was admitted to a hospital in Chhattisgarh.

Soni Sori, a primary school teacher who is an aunt of Lingaram Kodopi, recently arrested for allegedly acting as a conduit between Maoists and Essar, was apprehended from Katwaria Sarai by a Delhi Police team on October four.

Sori admitted to hospital with injuries

RAIPUR: Tribal teacher Soni Sori, arrested in New Delhi on charges of being a Maoist and sent to Dantewada in Chhattisgarh for police interrogation, was admitted to a hospital on Monday with head and back injuries.

"She was unconscious when she was brought here around 9.30am," said Dantewada District Hospital chief medical officer Dr S P S Shandilya. An x-ray confirmed the injuries. "She has contusions on the right side of her head in the occipito pareital region. She also has tenderness in the lumbar region of the back," said Dr R N Gangesh, who attended to her.

Chhattisgarh suspends senior IAS officer

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Government on Monday suspended a senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer on charges of misuse of office, official sources said here.

T Radhakrishnan, Additional Chief Secretary (Public Grievances Redressal Department), has been accused of misusing his office and violating guidelines of the land revenue code during his tenure as Chairman of Revenue Board, they said.

The 1978-batch officer allegedly went beyond his powers and allowed the sale of tribal lands to non-tribals, which is prohibited under the Chhattisgarh Land Revenue Code, the sources said.

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Chhattisgarh (DLN): Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University (PRSU) Results 2010 for BA Part II Reval exam Mar/April 2010 have been released. Results have been published at the official website of PRSU. PRSU Results can be seen here online.

Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University is the largest and oldest institution of higher education in Chhattisgarh, Raipur. It was established in the year 1964. It was named after the first CM of Madhya Pradesh.
The University campus is spread in 207 acres with 29 teaching departments in the University. There are total 700 employees at different levels.

No checks on ammonium nitrate import

VISAKHAPATNAM: Be it Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Varanasi or Hyderabad, which came under terror attacks, one factor stood out in common. In all the deadly strikes, the terror outfits used ammonium nitrate (NH4NO3) as the basic explosive to wreak havoc. Even Maoists rely on the lethal chemical in their improvised explosive devices ( IEDs) for causing maximum damage.

A spark of learning in Chhattisgarh's conflict zone

 Chhattisgarh Jungle

New Delhi, Oct 9 (ANI): The drive between Kanker district headquarters and Bhanupratappur is through lush greenery, the pride of Bastar, known for its verdant forests, its bio-diversity and of course the tribal culture that it supports and in turn is nurtured by forest wealth.

It is difficult to imagine, that a place of such infinite natural beauty, where human beings down the generations have lived in harmony with nature, celebrating its cycles, its various forms and seasons, can be a battle-ground, spawn a culture of strife, of growing violence.

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