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Jharcraft inks MoU with Banka Silk

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

JharCraft tied up with Banka Silk for the purpose of getting the fair value of products made by weavers, handicrafts and artists. In the presence of Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Industry Director K Ravikumar and Founder of Banka Silk, Udayan Singh signed an MoU. During this, the Chief Minister...

NCW smells rat in gang rape case

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Sushma Shah, Member-National Commission for Women (NCW) has raised serious questions on the functioning of Bethany Convent wherein a gang rape survivor is said to be enrolled. Taking up the recent case of gang rape incident occurred in Pathankot-Hatia Express, Shah, who is preparing a detailed report about the incident after...

Cabinet nod to form SC Panel

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The State Cabinet on Tuesday approved constituting the Scheduled Caste commission for the State. “The demand has been pending since the formation of the State. Around 40 lakh SCs residing in the State would be benefited with the decision. The Commission would formulate policies for their welfare and lessen their...

Pollution watchdog undergoes facelift

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB), the Government agency working to ensure emission-free environment in the State, has gone all out adopting series of reforms in order to ensure speedy and transparent issuance of licenses. Inputs suggest that as many as 200 consent to establish (CTEs) and consent to operate (CTOs),...

Jharkhand Travel Mart to endorse State’s tourism prospects

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Endeavouring hard to bring Jharkhand on global map through its scintillating beauty adorned with abundance forest wraps, heritage attractions and religious sites, Jharkhand Tourism is all set to organise the first ever ‘Jharkhand Travel Mart 2018’ at Mega Sports Complex, Khelgaon. The first of its kind, three-day event will kick off...

Man kills himself, wife, son over loan burden

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

In a shocking incident, a 40-year-old man committed suicide by hanging himself after poisoning his wife and a six-year-old son to death at his flat in Vijaya Gardens under Birsanagar police station area. The incident came to light when the bodies of the three were discovered by the deceased's mother on...

10 decimal land sop to illegal settlers in towns

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The State Government has gone on rolling out its scheme to lease out land to the encroachers for urban residents as well. The Cabinet, in a meeting, on Tuesday approved the proposal in this regard that would allow any settler residing on a piece of land on or before 1985...

ED attaches IAS officer’s assets in Ranchi, Udaipur, Bengaluru, Kolkata

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

In a first major action, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs 2 crore of Santhal Pargana Divisional Commissioner Pradeep Kumar allegedly earned through illegal means when he was secretary (health) from June 2008 to August 2009. Kumar, a 1991 batch IAS officer, has been accused of...

Food Dept admits glitches in DBT scheme for ration

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

Department of Food, PDS and Consumer Affairs has said that beneficiaries of Nagri block of Ranchi—the block that played a pilot for rolling out direct benefit transfer scheme in the State—are under hardship as far as their entitlements are concerned. Secretary of the Department Amitabh Kaushal admitting to the situation said...

World’s biggest Buddhist Stupa at Chatra

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

Chief Minister Raghubar Das today announced that the world’s largest Buddhist Stupa would be established in Itkhori, Chatra, which will prove to be a confluence of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jain religions in the world. The CM, while inaugurating the Itkhori Mahotsav at Chatra, said on Monday that the the Government...


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