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Ranchi Rail Division introduces ‘Train Captain’

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PRAGYA PALLAVI | Ranchi | in Ranchi

In an attempt to provide better services to onboard passengers and to improve the co-ordination among the senior managerial team, the South-Eastern Railway (SER), Ranchi Division, introduced onboard “Train Captain” service for all long distance trains on August 9. Hatia-Islampur Express (Train Number 18624) got the first ‘Train Captain’. According...

JREDA mulls RESCO model to energise solar generation

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | Santosh Narayan | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Looking at lower than expected contribution and acceptance of solar power generation in the State, the Jharkhand Renewable Energy Development Agency (JREDA) is working to switch to RESCO model, a well recognised solar energy generation model, also approved by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). The new way is...

‘Working for greater solar acceptability’

Saturday, 11 Aug 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

CEED, which presented a study about Ranchi and Jamshedpur calculating solar energy potential of about 1000 MW, sees its role in building suitable atmosphere and help in removing bottlenecks. Taking to The Pioneer, CEED CEO Ramapati Kumar said his agency is already working in that direction with close cordons of Energy...

Health Min launches de-worming campaign

Friday, 10 Aug 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

Health Minister Ramchandra Chandravanshi today launched the week-long de-worming drive in the State. The campaign was launched from Zila School, where the Minister administered dosage of Albendazole to the students in the presence of senior officials of the Health department and National Health Mission. Addressing students and people on the occasion...

2 minor girls rescued from Maoists’ clutches

Friday, 10 Aug 2018 | Nityanand Dubey | Garhwa | in Ranchi

Police have rescued two tribal minor children from the Budha Pahar area. The girls had dared to flee from the Maoist squad. Police have started taking action in order to educate them and to provide them other facilities. In 2017, a group of Maoists had taken hostage a 12-year-old and...

First rooftop solar-powered unit inaugurated at BSL

Friday, 10 Aug 2018 | PNS | Bokaro | in Ranchi

The first rooftop solar power unit was inaugurated at Bokaro Steel Plant’s Ispat Bhawan by Binoy Kumar Secretary, Ministry of Steel installed by Bokaro Power Supply Co. Limited here on Wednesday. Kumar along with Director (Technical) of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) HN Rai rushed at Bokaro on Wednesday. He...

Police seize 70 cattle; four nabbed

Friday, 10 Aug 2018 | SURESH NIKHAR | GIRIDIH | in Ranchi

In a success against illegal cattle traffickers, police seized two lorry trucks carrying over 70 cows near Visnisaran village on Giridih-Chtro NH road under Bengabad police limits in the district limits here on Thrusday afternoon and arrested the four drivers, said Giridih Superintendent of police SK Jha. The raid was conducted...

Congress in-charge takes potshots at Govt for poor condition of NH 33

Friday, 10 Aug 2018 | PNS | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

Former Union Minister and State in-charge of Congress RPN Singh on Thursday said that the poor condition of NH 33 which connects Jamshedpur and Ranchi only goes to show that the State Government has failed miserably. He said the pot holes on the highway were an indication that the Chief Minister...

Polytechnic student goes missing

Friday, 10 Aug 2018 | PNS | Jamshedpur | in Ranchi

A girl student of Government Women's Polytechnic at Gamharia in Seraikela-Kharsawan district seems to have jumped into river Kharkai from the Adityapur toll bridge under Adityapur police station area on Thursday morning, police said. The girl was identified as Mirza Sadaf Baig. The 18-year-old girl is a resident of Baganshahi in...

State soaks in festive spirit on International Day of Indigenous Peoples

Friday, 10 Aug 2018 | PNS | Ranchi | in Ranchi

The International Day of Indigenous Peoples of the World was celebrated across the State with fervour. Right from Governor Droupadi Murmu, Chief Minister Raghubar Das and several political and non-political people and organisations took part in events across the State. While the CM took part in a function organised by...

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