Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh performed Bhumipujan of several development works and also laid foundation stone for development works worth Rs. 9.56 crore besides dedicating some of the works already accomplished during a programme organised at Ambikapur PG College ground in Surguja.
Addressing the 'Shram Shri Award function' organised on International Labor day, Governor Shekhar Dutt said that the contribution of labourers working in all the field including construction, industries and agriculture must be respected. He said that no nation can progress without the support from its labour class. On the occasion of International Labour Day, Chhattisgarh Trade Union Council organised a 'Sharm Shri Award' function in Government Multipurpose Higher Secondary School, Ambikapur, falling in Sarguja district.
'Chhattisgarh Got Talent' -
Entrance exams were conducted for admissions into class 6 and 9 of the prestigious Sainik School bases at Divisional Head -Office of Ambikapur for the session 2012-13. Principal of this elite institution informed that results have been declared for the written exams and the qualified candidates will now have to undergo interview and medical examination which is scheduled from 28 February to 6 March. Candidates may contact the Principal's office for further details.
Little did a 19-year-old engineering student know that he would walk into the clutches of a professional abduction gang of Jharkhand when he reciprocated the friendship offer of a young woman.
Two weeks after he was abducted, Bisu (not real name), student of a City-based private university, has been ‘rescued’ from Ambikapur along Chhattisgarh-Jharkhand border.
42% of Indian children under five are underweight and malnourished. The figure is "a national disgrace," according to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The figures come from the publication of the Hungama (Hunger and malnutrition) report, which examined more than 73 thousand cases in nine Indian states. A number of NGOs have conducted the survey. The result is impressive especially when compared with rates of GDP growth, which reached almost 10% over the past 20 years, making India the third largest economy in Asia.
‘Struggles on Local Issues Needed to Break Stagnation’
Organised at Ambikapur in Sarguja district from December 15 to 17, the fourth Chhattisgarh state conference of the CPI(M) has called upon the party members and supporters to launch struggles on local issues in order to break the stagnation. While charting out a course of action against the anti-people policies of the central and state governments, the conference also gave a final shape to the plans for the party’s expansion.