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Delayed water pipeline projects add to woes

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | AVNISH SINHA | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Summer heat may be easy to beat for many but the problem it brings is not so easy to be addressed for huge number of people, especially those belonging to the middle class and the poor. Precarious ground water situation coupled with uneven supply of water, pathetic water management plus delayed…

‘Money seizure from common man illegal’

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

In a reply to an RTI filed by activist Pratul Shahdeo seeking clarification regarding money seized by the Flying Squads (FS) and Static Surveillance Team (SST) during elections, the EC has said the authorities cannot seize money if it is not meant to be used in the elections and…

Online land, marriage registrations face glitches

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | Sumedha Chaudhury | RANCHI | in Ranchi

If you are staying in Jharkhand and planning to avail registration of land, marriage, or vehicle which is now done only through online, then you might have to wait for long. The concerned authorities are faced with technical glitches and are unable to find a prompt solution to the problem. Around…

Suraaj Manch advocates ‘right to recall’

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The Bhartiya Suraaj Manch today reaffirmed its stand of a better, clean and accountable system of governance for the country and demanded incorporation of stringent mechanisms in the existing democratic set up to cleanse the system for the greater good of the people. The Manch advocated recalling an elected representative…

Web-casting gets thumbs up in LS polls

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | Vidhi Poddar | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The innovative measures of Election Commission of India in this Lok Sabha election have proved fruitful in increasing people’s faith in democracy by eliminating unlawful activities inside the polling booths. Increased voters turn out in ten parliamentary constituencies of the state which had gone for poll clearly proves the fact. According…

NCPCR plan for slum children fails to take off

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | Vidhi Poddar | RANCHI | in Ranchi

Over 5,000 street children who are harbouring the dream of studying in good schools and grow up as somebody have to wait for some more time, as the project of National Commission for Protection of Child Right (NCPCR) ‘School for street children’ has failed to take off owing to the…

Child protection panels still a far cry at rly stations

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | Vidhi Poddar | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Despite Jharkhand being considered a major child trafficking hub and administrative sluggishness seem to have derailed the all round efforts of Government and Social organizations to curb trafficking from the State. So much so that even three months after Railway Board and National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)…

High-octane campaigning ends in Dhanbad

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | Ashis Sinha | Bokaro | in Ranchi

Silence prevailed in the region on Tuesday evening after high-decibel campaigning came to an end in Dhanbad constituency, which is going to polls in the third and final round of polls on April 24. All political candidates and their groups of supporters seen engaged with distributing pamphlets on streets intensified door-to-door…

Teacher shot dead over land dispute at Garhwa

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | Nityanand Dubey | Garhwa | in Ranchi

In a sensational incident a high school teacher has been shot dead in broad daylight in Garhwa town near Rama Sahu High School. On Tuesday.A dispute over land was the cause of murder, the police said. Teachers have blocked te main road with dead body. Deceased have identified as Alok Kumar…

RU to grant temporary affiliation to 19 BEd colleges

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Ranchi University (RU) is looking forward to grant the extension of 19 B.Ed autonomous colleges for session 2014-15. A meeting regarding this issue was held by university’s affiliation committee on Tuesday. According to RU registrar Dr Amar Kumar Choudhary the matter will be finalized by syndicate members on April 24. The…

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