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Sanitation Dept embarks upon IEC tools to spread awareness

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PRAGYA PALLAVI | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Addressing the issue of behavioural change with utmost priority in rural pockets of Jharkhand for ensuring construction of toilets under Swacch Bharat Mission-Gramin (SBM-G), the Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation is utilising Information, Education and Communication (IEC) techniques to create awareness. Predominately bringing women and children into forefront, the...


Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | PNS | in Ranchi

MECON holds Productivity Week 2018 MECON observed National Productivity Week 2018 by organizing various competitions for the employees. In line with the theme “Industry 4.0 leapfrog opportunity for India” an Essay and Debate competitions was organized on the topic “Relevance of adopting Industry 4.0 at MECON to upscale competitiveness” and “...

JU, Nuvoco launch industrial safety course

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

Jadavpur University’s (JU) School of Environmental Studies and Nuvoco Vistas Corp (formerly Lafarge India ) and have collaborated together to introduce a three-semester Diploma in Industrial Safety and Environmental Management (DISEM). Introduction of this diploma course is aimed at meeting the growing needs of HSE (Health,...

Teen commits suicide in Dundibagh

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | SURESH NIKHAR | BERMO | in Ranchi

A pall of gloom descended on the densely–populated Dundibagh muhallah this morning after a news spread that a 14-year old boy committed suicide early this morning. Sachin Kumar ended his life by hanging from the ceiling of his house. Officer-in charge of City PS, Madan Mohan Prasad Sinha said, “His...

Sea change on extremism front in Palamu

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

A perceptible change is sweeping across Palamu which for more than 25 years suffered heavy onslaughts of left wing extremism. Sources said the change in the scenario in extremism has not come in just one or two years, but it is the result of strategy and counter offensive measures of...

SC endorses HC verdict on teachers’ job

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | SUMAN K SHRIVASTAVA | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The Supreme Court has upheld the judgement of a division bench of the Jharkhand High Court which in July last year had set aside an order by a single bench on the appointment of 13,000 primary teachers. Several aspirants had challenged the Division bench order in the Apex Court which in...

Ramgarh court stays JMM MLA’s conviction, sentencing

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 | MUKESH RANJAN | Ranchi | in Ranchi

In a major relief given to former JMM MLA Yogendra Mahto who was disqualified from the Assembly after having been convicted in a case related to coal theft, the court of Additional District Judge Rajendra Paul on Monday stayed the conviction order passed by a court of Sub-Divisional Magistrate in...

Mayoral polls: No political tie-ups in sight

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Amid tall claims about forming a coalition of Opposition parties in the State, keeping in mind the strength of the ruling BJP; the call for unity is nowhere for the upcoming Municipal Corporation elections. As the urban local body election approaches, all major parties have gone ahead into huddle inside. Leaders...

DC warns errant officers against taking SBM project lightly

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Following the anomalies involved in construction of toilets under the ambitious Swachchh Bharat Mission- Gramin (SBM-G), DC Ranchi Rai Mahimapat Ray on Sunday instructed the Block Development Officers (BDOs), Circle Officers (COs) to increase the photo uploading rate up to 80 percent or else get ready to face the...

BJP workshop to make optimum use of social media

Monday, 19 Feb 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

To make maximum use of social media in the upcoming Elections and put more energy into the party workers at the grass root level, a daylong workshop on Social Media was organised by Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) at BJP Headquarters in Ranchi which was also taken part by Morcha’s...


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