Delhi has been in spotlight for its poor air quality but towns and villages near industrial clusters and coal mines may be far worse off.

RAIPUR: Off-grid solar panels have brought electricity to three remote villages in Jashpur district, lighting up the lives of people who could not get power connections since Independence.

RAIPUR: Indian Building Congress (IBC) has selected Naya Raipur's five-star green building Paryavas Bhawan for its award for the best office building.

BILASPUR: Surguja, Korba and Raigarh districts of Chhattisgarh are facing wild elephant menace these days.

RAIPUR: Fire cracker sellers and manufacturers have been directed not to manufacture or trade fireworks that creates noise above 125 decibel in the atmosphere.

RAIPUR: Chief minister Raman Singh conferred degrees on students and lauded them for taking up research and specialized course in agriculture while emphasizing on need to promote organic farming.

BILASPUR: A herd of wild elephants destroyed houses of 'Pahadi Korwas', a protected tribe of Chhattisgarh, in Surguja district of north Chhattisgarh.

RAIPUR: As district administrations across Chhattisgarh are aiming to go Open Defecation Free by August 15 and January 26, nearly 90 tribal school girls residing at a residential school in Maoist-h

Raipur: With ban on polybags proving to be ineffective, the revenue department and town and country planning department of Raipur Municipal Corporation (RMC) carried out a mega drive on Saturday to

RAIPUR: In a significant move, Chhattisgarh environment board has made it mandatory to use idols made of natural soil and paints during immersions in festivals of Navaratri and Ganesh Utsav.

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