CM Raman Singh’s son to tie the knot on June 24

Raipur: Amidst speculation of him entering active politics, reports are rife that chief minister Dr. Raman Singh’s son Abhishek will tie the knot on June 24.

According to sources, Abhishek’s marriage has been fixed with Aishwarya, daughter of Kota’s famous lawyer Bharat Singh. The engagement is scheduled to take place on May 17.

All the marriage functions will be held in Raipur.

Reports are that Abhishek, who has an engineering degree, will be joining politics soon but he has been keeping himself away from political activities.

President Pratibha Patil to address Raipur Assembly

Raipur: Chhattisgarh Assembly is all set to welcome President Pratibha Devi Singh Patil on June 24.

Patil arrives in Raipur on June 24 to address the MLAs and inaugurate Central Hall in the assembly premises. The state assembly and all the members have cancelled all other engagements and are preparing for the president’s visit. Secretary Devendra Sharma and other officers examined the central hall that will be inaugurated by the president.

Assembly Speaker Dharamlal Kaushik held a meeting to review the preparation for Pratibha Patil’s visit to the state.

24 june11 President Pratibha Patil in Raipur, Chhattisgarh

President Pratibha Patil at Raipur

The Indian President Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil coming Raipur for 25 Hours in the Capital of Chhattisgarh, President of Indian Smt. Pratibha Patil will come to attend two functions first is the the marriage of Abhishek the Son of Dr. Raman Singh Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh and the second function is that the Raipur Municpal Corporation Headquarter the Raipur White House Building inauguration ceremony.

PRSU declares BBA second year results

Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University Logo

Raipur: Pandit Ravi Shankar Shukla University (PRSU) announced the results of second year students of Bachelor of Business Administration ON Monday.

The university declared that 3092 students cleared the examination. The pass percentage of the examination was around 37.58 per cent.

Registrar KK Chandrakar said, the students can log on to for their results. The students can even send a msg writing RSU alongwith their roll number and their number and send it to 97564550000.

Chandrakar said the results of B.Com first year and B.Sc students will be declared soon.

President Patil to get a ‘taste’ of Chhattisgarh during Raipur visit

Raipur: Frantic preparations are on in the city to host President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on June 24. The city administration is all geared up to host the President for the second time. During her visit, Patil will be staying in the Raj Bhawan, where she will be served with some the famous delicacies of the state during the lunch and dinner.

The President will be inaugurating the Central Hall of the Chhattisgarh Assembly on June 24. She will also inaugurate the new building of Raipur Municipal Corporation on June 25.

Postal department makes job search easy

Postal department, Raipur

Raipur: The postal department has introduced i Code Card to make job search easy for unemployed people in Chhattisgarh and the neighbouring states.

The new system which starts functioning from June 13 will help bridge the gap between companies and the job aspirants.

Chhattisgarh Circle Assistant Director (BD) MR Kavadkara told that with the help of i Code Card unemployed people can log on to and register themselves at the employment exchange. After the registration, the information of the unemployed will be available to employers.

Tendu leaves little hope for tribals

RAIPUR: In inky blue darkness, Bargu and Sunita stir their children out of slumber and drag them to the forest. As dawn breaks, the family gets down to work, plucking leaves from short bushes, short enough for even four-year-old Ramesh to pitch in.

They work 12 hours a day, collecting and bundling leaves for beedis, but not before they have delivered to the family, like lakhs of other adivasis in Bastar, their annual earnings — all in a condensed period of 10 days in the month of May.

Alert sounded at Andhra-Chhattisgarh border

KHAMMAM: An alert has been sounded along the Andhra-Chhattishgarh border following an exchange of fire near Bejji village in Dantewada district of Chhattishgarh on Saturday morning.
As many as three Central Reserve Police Force personnel died and three others sustained injuries.
The area where the incident took place is very close to Andhra border and it spread panic among the people residing in the border areas. The officer on special duty Ravikrishna is monitoring the situation under the supervision of Khammam district SP P Hari Kumar.

Gold coins of Ganga period found from Pachrahi excavation, Chhattisgarh

Gold coins of Ganga period found from Pachrahi excavation, CG

eport by Atul Kumar Pradhan; Raipur: The excavations at Pachrahi, district Kabirdham, Chhattisgarh opened many hidden treasures in the Indian archaeology and history. The excavation revealed more than 8 temples, big royal palaces, more than 200 coins of gold, silver and copper coins. The outstanding discoveries are the fossils of 15 crore years old and a large prehistoric site.

Maoists attack Chhattisgarh police station, no casualty

Raipur, June 13 A gunbattle broke out in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region Monday morning after Maoists opened fire at a police station in Dantewada district -- the fourth attack since June 9. No casualty was reported, police said.

As many as 18 policemen have been killed in three separate Maoists attacks since June 9.

The gunbattle began when armed rebels fired several shots at a police station at Bhejji village, some 500 km south of capital Raipur, and the policemen retaliated.