TET application distribution, Submission date extended

 TET (Teacher Eligibility Test)

The Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board (CGPEB) has extended the date of TET (Teacher Eligibility Test) application distribution and submission datefrom November 4 and November 8 to November 12 and November 17 respectively. According to CGPEB examination controller Pradeep Choubey, the dates have been extended keeping the convenient of the applicants in mind. It is to be mentioned here that the dates have been extended twice. Earlier, the last date of distribution and submission of TET application forms were decided as October 30 and October 31 respectively.

Naxal-police encounter

Kishanji, Killed

The Naxalites of CPI (Maoist) struck again to avenge the killing of their leader, Kishenji! The left-wing extremists killed a police constable and injured another jawan in an encounter near Dhamditola forests under Chinchgarh police station, bordering Chhattisgarh in Gondia district, some 200 kms from here on Thursday.

Now all await Umerkote By-poll results On Sunday

Poll

The fate of the three candidates in the keenly-fought Assembly by-election in the Umarkote (ST) constituency on Wednesday will be known on Sunday after counting of ballots. The by-poll witnessed a voter turnout of 73.40 per cent. As many as 1,21,200 votes of which 63,647 male and 57,553 female exercised their franchises.

The unusually heavy polling in the Maoist infested areas bordering Chhattisgarh has led to speculations among political circles.

Streams of adivasis are joining the Maoist camp

 Maoist camp

In his autumn years Marx was anxious to keep his distance from certain pontificators who grotesquely misinterpreted his writings and yet insisted on describing themselves as Marxists. Had Mao Zedong been still around, the odds are he too would have a similar attitude towards those who parade as Maoists under the banner of the Communist Party of India (Maoist) and indulge in otiose theorization alongside asinine bloody-mindedness in praxis.

Rashtriya Rifles to move from J&K into Red zone

The home ministry has moved the Union Cabinet for deploying Rashtriya Rifles units and inducting additional helicopters for logistics in Naxal-affected areas of the country particularly Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Maharashtra. Till date, Rashtriya Rifles (RR), which has Indian Army troops on deputation and functions under the defence ministry, is only restricted to counter-insurgency duties in Jammu and Kashmir.

ABB win Rs 175 crore order from Power grid Corporation

ABB, leading power and automation technology group has won an order worth about 175 crore from Powergrid Corporation of India to supply equipment for the Champa transmission substation in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

The Champa substation will be a pooling station receiving power at 765 and 400 kilovolt (kV) and is part of Powergrid's plan to build a stronger national grid in India.

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister calls on Union Steel Minister

Chief Minister Chhattisgarh

The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Dr. Raman Singh called on the Union Minister of Steel Shri Beni Prasad Verma here today. During the meeting, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister informed Shri Verma that supply of Iron ore to the steel industry in the State has been severely affected due to stoppage of ore supply from Orissa. He requested the Steel Minister for increase in the amount of ore supplied by National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC).

Chhattisgarh ultra mega power project , Policy issues drag

Ultra Mega Power Project, Chhattisgarh

The dream for India's power sector started with a slogan: Power for all by 2012. Now it could just remain that – a dream. Delays in clearances have marred the government campaign. Now, the Chhattisgarh ultra mega power project (UMPP) may be scrapped if all the clearances are not in place by March next year.

NDTV has learnt that, government’s nodal agency for allocating ultra mega power projects, Power Finance Corporation, has extended the last day for bidding for Chhattisgarh UMPP for the sixth time. And now the new date for Request for qualification is March 5th next year.

Chhattisgarh seeks 5 MT iron ore, CM meets Steel Minister

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh

Fearing closure of iron and steel units in Chhattisgarh due to raw material shortage, Chief Minister, Mr Raman Singh, on Thursday called on Steel Minister, Mr Beni Prasad Verma, and sought doubling of iron ore supply to 5 million tonnes (MT) from National Mineral Development Corporation.

“Chhattisgarh is facing a crisis. Our iron and steel mills are on the verge of closure. We have sought the Centre's intervention for doubling it to 5 MT from present 2.5 MT on priority basis,” Mr Singh said after meeting Mr Verma here.