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15.05.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Mahanadi row must be ended politically, not legally   The Mahanadi, which is the most important river for Odisha, is an interstate river. The total catchment area of the Mahanadi basin is 141,600 square kilometers, of which 54% is in Chhattisgarh, 46% in Odisha. In the monsoon, the Mahanadi’s discharge is almost the same as that of the Ganges. In the dry season, however, the river becomes a narrow channel. Before the construction of the Hirakud Dam in 1953, the river used to be called the ‘sorrow of Odisha’ for causing massive floods.   The average inflow of the Mahanadi into the ... Read more

06.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Now, Aadhaar must for being a surety in Chhattisgarh courts   Alarmed over the rampant practice of submission of forged documents and sureties in trial courts, Chhattisgarh high court has laid down strict guidelines, making Aadhaar card, verification of surety and surety papers mandatory for issuing release warrant of the accused after granting of bail.   Considering the nature of the crime and the menace of submission of sureties by fictitious persons, the high court issued directions to all trial courts that while examining the surety paper the trial court shall necessarily obtain a copy of the Aadhaar Card of the ... Read more

02.11.17 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Cecb to set up ‘central environment laboratory’   The Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board (CECB) will  establish a ‘Central Environment Laboratory’ in the State, officials informed. The CECB is already in the process of preparing a concrete action plan for controlling pollution in the entire State including Raipur. On the other hand, Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society (CHiPS) is installing  an integrated real time online monitoring system for monitoring the stack emission, ambient air and effluent parameters from the various industries located across Chhattisgarh, officials informed. The objective is to acquire accurate and high integrity real time measurements of the emission ... Read more