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Chanho still on Edge

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | AVNISH SINHA | Ranchi | in Ranchi

People up in arms to repel any fresh bid; Arjun Munda blames admin, demands action One incident has changed everything in Shilagain village under Chanho police station under Ranchi district. Even after 24 hours of the riot that shook the innocent villagers, the fear of another attack was visible on the…

Ranchi bandh today

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Over a dozen organizations including the Vishwa Hindu Parishad and tribal groups alongwith political parties have called Ranchi bandh on Thursday against Administration's lackluster attitude towards the gory attack that took place in Chanho on Tuesday. Although police have said that they would try to keep the situation under control, a…

Infrastructure projects put on PMO’s radar

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | SANTOSH NARAYAN | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Workshop on land acquisition on Aug 9 Days for languishing and crawling infrastructure development projects of Jharkhand are on the verge of taking a summersault with the coming of new regime at the helm in Center. The Prime Minister Office (PMO) has put several such projects stalled abruptly in the want of…

News briefs

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | Pioneer | in Ranchi

Domicile Committee meet today Ranchi: Government has called domicile committee meeting on Thursday to frame the policy for the State. A notification in this regard has been circulated by Personnel Department. Form-C to be issued online Ranchi: Form-C is being issued online by the State commercial taxes department for the year 2012-13. The…

Ranchi bandh today to protest ‘admin apathy’

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Many schools, businesses to remain closed Ostensibly peeved over the planned attack on villagers in Chanho and similar incidents that have taken place in and around Ranchi recently, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) alongwith several other groups has called Ranchi bandh today. The bandh though claimed to be peaceful, several private…

Former ministers Simon, Lalchand likely to join BJP

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | Mukesh Ranjan | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Veteran Santhal leader and former Jharkhand Minister Simon Marandi as well as JD (U) leader Lalchand Mahto have declared that they will be joining the BJP soon. A group of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (JVM) MLAs also met BJP national president Amit Shah on Wednesday in Delhi, indicating a possible split…

Worked to restore reputation of Assembly: Bhokta

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | Mukesh Ranjan | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Jharkhand Assembly Speaker, Shashank Shekher Bhokta on Wednesday completed a year in office. In a candid talk with The Pioneer, Bhokta asserted that he tried to bring in several positive changes in the Assembly and succeeded in bringing down the number of pending assurances to a large extent despite having…

Foundation stone laid for first Oxygen Park

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Wednesday laid foundation stone for city’s first Oxygen Park at Ranchi, conceived to provide fresh air to joggers and health conscious citizens. The park will be constructed in Morhabadi and is likely to be ready for public by the end of current financial year. Underscoring the…

Development Commissioner holds meeting on water supply

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Development Commissioner Sudhir Prasad hold a meeting with private players related to drinking water supply in Ranchi. The piped water supply scheme for the city is to be undertaken on PPP mode and the selected company would be responsible to maintain and operate the system in place. Operators coming from…

Project faces hurdles as dwellers refuse to shift

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | Parvinder Bhatia | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

The much awaited Kadma-Sonari stretch of the marine drive linking Adityapur toll-bridge with Mango has again started facing hiccups before the final completion of the project. According to information, some of the slum dwellers have refused to shift from the under-constructed project area to a new location which has been provided…


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