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Girl taking selfie falls in river, saved

A 22-year-old girl student who slipped and then fell into a flooded river here while taking a “selfie” was saved by locals near a village seven km away early on Thursday morning in a nail-biting rescu

When ‘aliens’ divide archaeologists


A claim by the advisor to the culture department of the government of Chhattisgarh A.K.

Chhattisgarh Naxals draft traders in supply chain

Naxals have been drafting traders of urban Chhattisgarh into their supply chains with allurement of windfall profits, intelligence sources told this newspaper on Tuesday.

Bastar tribals defy Naxal threat, build 6-km road

A primitive tribe living in Abujhmar, considered a Maoist den, in Chhattisgarh’s south Bastar district of Narayanpur has braved Maoist threats to build a six km-long road passing through difficult ter

Arvind Panagariya in Chhattisgarh plan board

The Raman Singh government in Chhattisgarh has recast the state planning board by inducting Columbia University economics professor Arvind Panagariya, believed to be a supporter of Narendra Modi model

Ajit Jogi tries to foil attempts to isolate him

Former Chhattisgarh CM Ajit Jogi has begun lobbying with the high command to foil reported attempts by the Congress leadership here to ignore his followers in the proposed reconstitution of state exec

Chhattisgarh Assembly Speaker in land ‘encroachment’ row

Chhattisgarh Assembly Speaker Gouri Shankar Agrawal, who has recently hit headlines for getting 48 air conditioners installed in his official bungalow here, has once again courted controversy when the

More Bastar villages ban non-Hindu religious acts

Over 50 villages in Bastar have reportedly imposed ban on non-Hindu religious activities in their areas, triggering protests from church leaders.

Rice variety beneficial to diabetics identified

Scientists in Indira Gandhi Agriculture University (IGAU) have identified a rice variety which is beneficial to diabetic patients.

Unsuccessful ‘Munna Bhai’ eyes MBBS

An alleged real life “Munna Bhai” has proved to be not as lucky as the protagonist of the Bollywood blockbuster movie in the title. But, like the hero of Munna Bhai he refuses to give up.

There is no shortage of just causes in the world, filled as it is with rising inequity, conflict and brutality. Yet, some causes seem more equal than others. The current one is the Israeli invasion of Gaza.

The Israeli assault on Gaza is horrific in its ferocity and far exceeds the limits of justifiable and even acceptable retribution.