State Editions

Coming out in support of those with HIV/AIDS on 35th Int’l Candlelight Memorial

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

Tata Main Hospital, along with Network of Positive People and partner NGOs, observed the 35th International Candlelight Memorial at the Sir Dorabji Tata Park. This observance is to make people realize that people infected with HIV/AIDS have died because of ignorance, lack of care and treatment, discrimination, denial of their rights...

Roy to take up ‘Subarnarekha’ for cleaning

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

After its successful stint with Damodar River for making it pollution free, Damodar Bachao Andolan will now take up Subarnarekha River for getting it freed from pollution. Talking to media persons at his official residence here, Chairman of Damodar Bachao Andolan and Civil Supplies Minister Saryu Roy, also added that Damodar...

State, HEC sign pact for Smart City

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

One of the major issues concerning availability of land for upcoming Ranchi Smart City was removed on Tuesday with the State Government inking agreement with HEC. As per the ‘deed of conveyance’’ signed, the Urban Development Department would now be getting legally the rights of ownership of the HEC land. The...

Mayor requests people to install water meters

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Mayor Asha Lakra has appealed to the consumers using water connection in Ranchi to install meters so that more and more people could get benefited from it. Lakra was speaking during a meeting with the officials of Ranchi Municipal Corporation and other departments related to water supply in the city...

Sai Nath University: Shaping the future of Jharkhand

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Established to facilitate higher quality education opportunities for the youth of Jharkhand to fulfill their hopes and aspirations in the year 2012, Sai Nath University Jharkhand has carved a niche in the academic sector of Jharkhand in a very short span of time. In an interview with the Pioneer, Pro...

195 dead tortoises recovered from train

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | Ashis Sinha | Dhanbad / Bokaro | in Ranchi

At least 195 dead tortoises kept in jute bags were recovered by the Railway Protection Force (RPF) Dhanbad from a Kolkata-bound train on Monday. The RPF team led by Inspector KN Singh recovered the dead tortoises from Agra – Kolkata (13168) Express at Dhanbad Junction. The tortoises were later handed over...

Journalist committed suicide; confirms SP Plamu

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | PNS | DALTONGANJ | in Ranchi

Journalist Rameshwar Keshri’s death is due to ante mortem hanging leading to asphyxia,” said SP Palamu Indrajeet Mahatha on Monday who quoted straight from the post mortem findings of a three-doctor team consisting of S K Pathak Rajesh Kumar and Vijay Kumar Singh. The SP said that the journalist hanged himself...

Bokaro Steel Plant observes Anti-Terrorism Day

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | PNS | Bokaro | in Ranchi

Anti-Terrorism Day was observed at Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) today by pledging to oppose terrorism and encourage peace and harmony at Bokaro. The day is observed to commemorate the assassination of former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi on May 21, 1991, at Sriperumbudur, said BSL PR official. “The purpose of observing...

'Rail roko' agitation hits train movement in Chakradharpur division

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | PNS | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

Movement of several goods and passenger trains in Chakradharpur division of South Eastern Railways (SER) was affected following agitation by the activists of Jharkhand Disom Pary (JDP) at Maluka railway station in West Singhbhum on Monday. Several agitators squatted on the trains demanding recognition of Sarna ( tribals way of worshipping...

Explosive ball with fat: New device to kill wildlife at PTR

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | PNS | DALTONGANJ | in Ranchi

One has heard of wild bear and wild boar being pierced to death, but destroying a wild life by making it eat an explosive ball with animal fat cover on it is something most bizarre and barbaric. But here in Palamu Tiger Reserve (PTR), a rare case of killing...



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