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Two more farmers end life in Odisha

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR | in Ranchi

Two more debt-ridden distressed farmers have reportedly committed suicide in Sambalpur and Angul districts in the State. Bhikari Mirig, a resident of Kulundi Chamarpara village under Jamanakira block in Sambalpur district, ended life by drinking pesticide. The family members found Mirig’s body along with an empty bottle of pesticide lying nearby in...

Women now aware of their voting rights, say voters

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | Vivek Punj | Ranchi | in Ranchi

As the rural populace of Jharkhand exercises its franchise for the second time to elect ‘honest and able’ Panchayati Raj Institution representatives, the enthusiasm of the women voters towards the democratic process is seen at par with their male counterparts, if not more. A testament to this fact is the long...

Governor felicitates NUSRL law students

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | PRAGYA PALLAVI | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Thirty eight LLB (Bachelors of Law) students of 2010-15 batch, 8 students in LLM (Masters of Law) category were awarded with the medals and certificates in the first convocation held at National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL) on Saturday. 23 law graduates received endowment medals in various...

Protesting candidates reject JPSC ‘argument’

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

In the wake of the recent protests by the JPSC candidates for the past 10 days near Raj Bhavan over the rejection of 618 copies, the JPSC issued a press notice stating that the claim made by the students is completely false. The commission in its press notice, said, “As...

Locals catch kidnapper

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

One Guddu Ansari, who was allegedly kidnapping 10-year-old Muskan was caught by the locals, and later handed over to police on Saturday at Chas, Bokaro. Guddu lured Muskan with chocolates, seeing which, her friend Soni gave an alarm call. The neighbours rushed and caught him and handed him over, eyewitnesses...

AAP volunteers’ meet in Ranchi today

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will organize a state level volunteers’ meet on Sunday. The meeting will be presided by Dr. Kumar Vishwas and national spokesperson of AAP and member of executive committee Sanjay Singh. For the last 3 years party is functioning in Jharkhand, however its visibility and impact...

IIM-R organises sports, cultural festival

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The first-ever sports and cultural fest of IIM Ranchi , RUSH 2015, began on Friday at the Sheikh Bhikhari Mega Sports Complex Ranchi. The prominent sporting events included athletics, badminton, basketball, football, table tennis, volley ball, throw ball, carom and chess. The event witnessed huge participation from various management, engineering and...

RU candidates look for better placement options

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | PRAGYA PALLAVI | Ranchi | in Ranchi

In order to place university students in several companies, a separate placement cell was formed a few years back for the students of the Ranchi University (RU) belonging to various streams. Though for few students university placement cell provided a platform to start their respective career but for many others...

Record voting in panchayat polls

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | Vivek Punj | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The electorates in the hinterlands of Jharkhand turned out in huge numbers to cast their votes in the second phase of the panchayat elections on Saturday. The polling percentage was 72.52 percent, which exceeded the unprecedented 72.08 percent voters’ turnout seen in Phase 1. The highest voting percentage was recorded in...

World Bank to take up Jharkhand as case study

Sunday, 29 Nov 2015 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

After getting recognition from the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion and World Bank as well, for being identified as ‘national best practice’ in reforming labour regulations and achieving third rank in the Ease of Doing Business ranking, several states have shown their keen interest to learn the mantra...



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