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Lalu convicted in 4th fodder scam case

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

RJD chief Lalu Prasad was held guilty in another fodder scam case RC38A/96 by Special CBI Court of Shivpal Singh on Monday, while other politicians, including former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra, were acquitted. Lalu has already been convicted in three fodder scam cases and he is lodged in Birsa Munda Central...

19 hospitals in 18 dists on PPP mode proposed

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

The State Government has initiated steps for establishment of hospitals on public-private partnership (PPP) mode under its health sector investment policy. A proposal to this effect was discussed at the Empowered Committee on Infrastructure meeting held under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi at the State Secretariat here...

Moving car catches fire in city

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Bhubaneswar

Traffic came to a standstill on the busy National Highway-16 in front of the ISKCON temple here on Monday after a moving car caught fire. Fortunately, the driver managed to escape unhurt before the fire engulfed the Tata Indigo vehicle. There was no other occupant in the car. The fire was so...

Guv unveils Botanical Garden, multi-purpose hall at SPMU

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

After receiving formal consent for converting one of the oldest colleges of the State into a modern University with various facilities, the students of newly constituted Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee University (DSPMU) on Monday got two gifts. A lush green botanical garden spread over an acre of land inside the Ranchi...

BJP to declare its candidates today

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PRAGYA PALLAVI | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) will declare the contestants’ name for the upcoming municipal election-2018 on Tuesday. After a meeting at the party headquarters the approved list has been sent to CM Raghubar Das and other senior leaders for final consent. The Congress, however, declared the names of a few candidates contesting...

4 inoperative coal blocks under Govt lens

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | Santosh Narayan | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Mines Department is with the Union Coal Minister in the process of reviewing sluggish progress made in as many as four coal blocks falling under the scheduled-II category in Jharkhand. Top sources in the Department told The Pioneer that a meeting of the concerned officials from the Centre and the State...

CM reviews CIL commitments

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

In a high-level meeting, Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday reviewed the progress of the work having taken place in establishing medical college, Indian Institute of Earth Sciences University along with Sports University by Coal India Limited in the State. In this meeting, the Chief Minister directed the officials of the...


Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | in Ranchi

Marandi pitches for Sarna code JVM supremo Babulal Marandi has once again batted for marking Sarna as separate religion in the State. Citing a Cabinet decision taken by the Karnataka Government approving similar status to the Lingayats there, Marandi called the BJP-led Government to go for it. The Karnataka Government has...

I visualise a ray of justice through my petitions

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | Sugyan Choudhary | in Bhubaneswar

Advocate Radhakanta Tripathy belongs to a genre of Homo-Sapiens, whose numbers are dwindling by every passing day. In a world full of sick hurry and divided aims, restless jobs and overtaxed brains, plastic flowers and pretended busy men, Tripathy works like a Cassandra by wielding the instrument of PIL (Public...

Admin on toes for Ramnavami

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018 | PNS | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

East Singhbhum district administration is all set to place a high security arrangement with a special focus on religious songs and bike stunts during the 10-day long Ramnavami. In an over three-hour long meeting attended by peace committee members and representatives various Ramnavami Akharas committees at SNTI Auditorium in Bistupur, East...



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