Journalist shot dead in Chhattisgarh

Unidentified assailants shot dead a journalist, Sushil Pathak, after midnight on Sunday in Bilaspur, about 150 kms from Raipur.

Police said the incident took place when Sushil Pathak, who was working with Hindi daily 'Dainik Bhaskar', was returning home after a late night shift and the assailants fired four bullets from close range, killing him on the spot. Another journalist saw Pathak lying in a pool of blood and he informed the police.

Pathak, who was also the general secretary of Bilaspur Press Club, is survived by his wife and two children.

Tribal students benefit from Chhattisgarh Govt.'s 'Hostel Scheme'

Raipur, Dec 20: In its endeavor to promote literacy in the State, particularly tribal children, the Chhattisgarh Government has launched a 'Hostel Scheme' in several interior villages.

The literacy rate is comparatively quite low in several villages of the State.

Education is imparted from Class 1 to 8 under this scheme, and the Government has set up around 110 hostels in Mahasamund District, where more than 5,000 students are presently enrolled.

chattisgarh Tiger killed in Chhattisgarh

Tiger killed in Chhattisgarh

A tiger was found dead in Chhattisgarh with its head missing amid rising awareness across the globe to save the endangered big cats, an official said on Tuesday. The killing was reported from Amnia village, a forested zone under Kawardha, the home district of Chief Minister Raman Singh. The forest

department has suspended two local forest offices and ordered an enquiry.
The forest department has asked its senior official Rakesh Chaturvedi to rush to the site, about 300 km from Raipur, to investigate the matter.

Chhattisgarh gunfight over, no casualties

Raipur, Dec 18 (IANS) The gunfight between the heavily-armed Maoists and police that broke out late Saturday evening in Bijapur district of the state's restive Bastar region ended about an hour later with no casualty to either side, police said.

The exchange of fire between the rebels and police erupted in a thickly forested and hilly area of Bijapur, some 420 km south of capital Raipur.

Be junglee in the jungle

Known for his jungle warfare techniques, CRPF chief K Vijay Kumar recently went to Chhattisgarh, where 75 personnel were brutally killed by Naxalites earlier this year. After visiting the entire area and looking at the difficulties that his men were facing, the only message he had for them was to "become junglee to junglee." Wondering, why his men were unable to fight the Naxalites even after being better trained, Kumar told his men to be junglee, so that they could live in jungles for days without carrying food and wearing proper shoes to walk in the jungle.

Chhattisgarh Govt.'s 'Ready to Eat Food' scheme, a blessing for children, mothers

Raipur, Dec 19 (ANI): Taking note of the fact that malnutrition claims the lives of several innocent children and mothers every year, the Chhattisgarh Government has initiated a 'Ready to Eat Food' scheme, which provides proper nourishment to the needy.

Besides providing better nourishment, the scheme also provides employment to a large number of people in the State.

The 'Self-Assistance Centers' in the State manufacture the 'Ready to Eat Food'. This scheme, which is operated by the Women Child Development Department, also provides employment to women.

Chhattisgarh gunfight over, no casualties

Raipur, Dec 18 (IANS) The gunfight between the heavily-armed Maoists and police that broke out late Saturday evening in Bijapur district of the state's restive Bastar region ended about an hour later with no casualty to either side, police said.

The exchange of fire between the rebels and police erupted in a thickly forested and hilly area of Bijapur, some 420 km south of capital Raipur.

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