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  • Raipur man claims to predict correct blood groups with coconut

    A Raipur-based man claims to have ascertained blood group of hundreds of people with the help of a coconut. An employee of the state agriculture department, B. D. Guha, said he found out the blood group of several people by holding the coconut in his hand just over the person’s head. It was later verified in laboratory tests as well. Guha said his prediction goes awry if there was water beneath the surface, where the person concerned was standing. His customers appreciate the method calling it time saving. However, pathologist Darshan Jain rejected the method, saying it is unscientific and risky for the both the donor and the recipient of the blood. Guha started working on this technique in 2005 and claims to be capable of depicting five types of blood groups depending upon the movement of the coconut in particular directions

    Oct 11, 2017, 19:34 IST
  • Film fraternity asks Aditya Narayan to apologise for misbehaving with Indigo staff

    Singer Aditya Narayan, son of popular playback singer Udit Narayan, was caught on camera abusing and threatening a staff member of airline carrier IndiGo, at the Raipur airport in Chhattisgarh

    Oct 03, 2017, 10:03 IST
  • My wife Dimple will not contest next polls: Akhilesh Yadav

    In an attempt to downplay presence of 'dynasty politics' in Samajwadi Party, party leader and former Uttar Pradesh chief minister (CM) Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday said that if his party follows dynasty politics, then his wife Dimple Yadav would not contest next elections

    Sep 25, 2017, 12:52 IST
  • This village in Chhattisgarh is battling with water crisis since 20 years

    A village of Chhattisgarh’s Balrampur district came into light where the residents were seen battling with water crisis since last 20 years. In Doomar Para village people are forced to survive on a local river's water due to government's negligence. A local claimed that they have been facing this problem of water scarcity since last 20 years. The area is not only deprived of basic necessity like water but is also not under the ambit of government's welfare schemes

    Sep 22, 2017, 18:50 IST
  • Watch: CRPF men carry woman suffering from fever on stretcher for 7 km

    CRPF personnel carried a woman suffering from high fever on a stretcher for 7 km to a hospital, in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada. The CRPF group, conducting a special operation in the interiors of Surnar in Bastar Chhattisgarh, is hailed for their efforts and quick thinking

    Sep 04, 2017, 11:55 IST
  • Age no bar! A septuagenarian couple ties the knot

    A septuagenarian couple in Chhattisgarh has reinstated the belief that it is never too late for love even as they exchanged wedding vows at their village

    Aug 17, 2017, 13:58 IST
  • Watch: Locals, policemen form human chain to rescue drowning man

    A group of locals, along with some policemen, formed a human chain to rescue a man who was in danger of drowning in Chhattisgarh’s Balrampur. The rescue was made in an anicut over Kanhar River. Several such incidents have been witnessed in the recent days as parts of the country continue to battle incessant rains and floods

    Aug 03, 2017, 13:34 IST
  • Huge cache of arms, ammunition recovered from Naxal hideout

    Security forces seized a massive amount of explosives from a vehicle near a Naxal hideout in the forests of Sukma village. The forces acted on a tip-off and busted the hideout, but no Naxals were found during the operation

    Jul 25, 2017, 09:08 IST
  • Rape victim commits suicide in Bilaspur

    A rape victim hanged herself to death in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh over constant threats from the accused on Wednesday.

    Jun 02, 2016, 13:11 IST
  • Drought-hit Sukma's Divisional Forest Officer builds a swimming pool for his pleasure

    While many states across India are facing a severe water crisis, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district has got a swimming pool built in his government-allotted bungalow.

    May 23, 2016, 16:25 IST
  • PM Modi meets CMs of drought-hit AP, Chhattisgarh

    To overcome the problem of drought and water scarcity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a high-level meeting with the Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh.

    May 17, 2016, 19:10 IST
  • Water wasted for Chhattisgarh minister daughter's wedding

    Huge amount of water was used to settle dust before the wedding function of Chhattisgarh Minister Prem P Pandey's daughter. Earlier, 1,000 litres of water was used for preparing a helipad for Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's chopper in Yamunanagar.

    Apr 29, 2016, 12:35 IST
  • Chhattisgarh: 27 Maoist rebels including three women surrender

    Twenty seven Maoist rebels, including three women cadre, have surrendered before police in Chhattisgarh. The surrendered rebels belonged to two cultural outfits of Maoists-Chetna Natya Mandii (CNM) and Sangam.

    Apr 22, 2016, 12:25 IST
  • Armed men vandalise church, set ablaze Bible

    Two unidentified armed men vandalised a church and allegedly set a Bible on fire in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district on Sunday night. The church is located in Karanji Matagudi area of Bastar. The incident has come up after a series of attacks on various churches across the nation.

    Apr 20, 2016, 08:59 IST
  • 'Capable of breaking jaws of anti-national elements': Chhattisgarh BJP leader

    Stirring a new controversy, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Chhattisgarh Brijmohan Agrawal said the BJP workers are capable of 'breaking jaws of anti-national elements'

    Apr 08, 2016, 12:27 IST
  • 25-year-old woman gives birth to quintuplets in Chhattisgarh

    In a rare incident, a 25-year-old woman gave birth to quintuplets in Chhattisgarh Surguja district on Saturday. In a premature delivery, Manita, a house-wife, gave birth to the quintuplets during the seventh month of her pregnancy.

    Apr 05, 2016, 08:47 IST
  • 7 CRPF soldiers wreath laid in Raipur

    Seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers who lost their lives in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district yesterday, were accorded full military honours in a solemn wreath laying ceremony in Raipur.

    Mar 31, 2016, 15:36 IST
  • Chhattisgarh: Seven CRPF jawans killed in IED blast

    As many as seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans of the 230 battalion were killed in an IED bomb blast triggered by the Maoists in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh on Wednesday.

    Mar 31, 2016, 09:14 IST
  • Elephant herd wrecks havoc in Ranchi

    A herd of elephants went on a rampage in a village in Chhattisgarh's Ranchi district, damaging crops and houses. The jumbos trampled over paddy crops of villagers and caused extensive damage to houses.

    Mar 16, 2016, 13:10 IST
  • 10 Maoist rebels surrender in Bijapur

    As many as 10 Maoist rebels, including 2 women, surrendered before the police in Bijapur district of Chhattisgarh. The 10 rebels operated in various capacities in different Maoist groups. They chose to surrender after being disillusioned by the Maoist ideology.

    Mar 09, 2016, 13:45 IST
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