Pinjra Tod condemns arrest of its members under ‘draconian laws’

Pinjra Tod condemns arrest of its members under ‘draconian laws’

Monday, 01 June 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The ‘Pinjra Tod’ group, a collective of women students and alumni of colleges from across the Delhi, on Sunday condemned the “usage of draconian laws” against its members after two of their members were arrested in connection with violence during anti-CAA protests here in December. While ‘Pinjra Tod’ activist and JNU...

District Collector’s visit: Marching orders for patwari, 2 committee managers

Monday, 01 June 2020 | PNS | Ujjain

After finding negligence on duty, mismanagement and misbehavior with farmers’ one patwari and two committee managers were suspended during visit at the procurement centers by district collector Ashish Singh on Sunday. Collector Ashish Singh on Sunday inspected the wheat procurement centers of Chikli and Ingoria of Badnagar tehsil and Panbihar, Jaithal...

Highest single-day spike of 126 Covid cases in State

Monday, 01 June 2020 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

The State on Sunday registered as many as 129 Covid-19 cases, the highest single-day hike in positive cases recorded since reporting of the first case on March 21. With this, the total cases rose to 1,948. Out of the 129, the highest 18 cases were reported from Kendrapada district followed by...

#SupportMadeInIndia gets who’s who push

Monday, 01 June 2020 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

The #BoycottMadeInChina and BoycottChineseProducts is trending on twitter with over 1,25,000 tweets since Saturday morning after Innovator Sonam Wangchuk urged people of India to boycott "Made in China" in response to Chinese aggression at the border in Ladakh over the past few weeks. "Give up all Chinese software in a week,...

Satpal Maharaj, family members test positive for coronavirus

Monday, 01 June 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

Uttarakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj, his wife Amrita Rawat and 21 others, including members of his family and staff, tested positive for coronavirus, an official said on Sunday. Satpal Maharaj had attended a meeting of the State cabinet on Friday.  Asked whether other Cabinet Ministers who attended the meeting will be...

IIM Ranchi staff tests Covid-19 +ve

Monday, 01 June 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

At the time when Country plans to loosen lockdown despite record rise in corona cases, Jharkhand too has witnessed jump in cases in last few days due to influx of migrant workers in State. More and more areas, including VIP areas, are now in grip of infection. On Sunday, an official...

Ranchi techie invents device to prevent menstrual stain

Monday, 01 June 2020 | Ashis Sinha | Bokaro

Meet  Anjali Kumari, an innovative 19-year-old girl who has invented an electronic device that can send out warnings beforehand and prevent staining of clothes due to menstrual discharge. The device called “Zuddi” can help women avoid embarrassments when they chum, she said. This idea came to her during the lockdown period, imposed...

Poddar bats for relaxation in electricity charge for small industries

Monday, 01 June 2020 | PNS | Ranchi

Rajya Sabha MP from Jharkhand Mahesh Poddar on Sunday addressed a letter to the Chief Minister, Hemant Soren, urging to provide relief to the small industries of the State from the fixed charge of electricity without further delay. Expressing concern over the extremely poor state of industry and trade and alleged...

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