Model Panchayat Election legislation draft ready

Model Panchayat Election legislation draft ready

02-02-2013 

Jharkhand Rajya Election Commission has prepared a ‘Model Panchayat Election’draft,thanks to its erudite Commissioner SD Sharma.

Sharma,a retired IAS officer of 1972 batch,seems to have worked hard and prepared a voluminous draft…

Arjun Munda’s pet scheme for malnourished kids gets nod under the President’s Rule

Arjun Munda’s pet scheme for malnourished kids gets nod under the President’s Rule

02-02-2013 

Five-year-old Munni has curly hair with her hand and legs as thin as match sticks.Also,she is pot- bellied,a symptom of malnourishment.

Munni is not alone.Like her are over 45,000 malnourished children in Jharkhand.To contain their problem,former…

 Jharkhand’s new capital taking shape albeit haphazardly

Jharkhand’s new capital taking shape albeit haphazardly

02-02-2013 

Jharkhand is in the process of building its new capital in its own way.Though no body knows about its shape and size,the project is called ‘core capital.’The plan of this core capital comprising the state .

Assembly,Secretariat,High…

Cold wave to sweep again

Cold wave to sweep again

02-02-2013 

The coming days are going to be wet and cold,according to the Met Department.

The weathermen say that a fresh spell of cold wave is set to sweep North India.While its plains are expected to witness hail storm and rains,the hills can see heavy…

India Reserve Battalion to raise a company to execute development schemes in Naxal infested areas

India Reserve Battalion to raise a company to execute development schemes in Naxal infested areas

01-02-2013 

If the plan being prepared by the government is of any indication,the India Reserve Battalion(IRB) will have its own outfit-an engineering company-responsible for construction of culverts,bridges and roads in the Naxalite infested areas in the country.

Sahay failed to help Sarkar succeed Choudhary as CS

Sahay failed to help Sarkar succeed Choudhary as CS

01-02-2013 

Thanks to former Union Minister Subodh Kant Sahay,there was a delay in clearing the file providing two -month extension in service to Jharkhand chief secretary SK Choudhary on Thursday.

This was primarily because Sahay,who wanted Choudhary…

Go Airways morning Ranchi-Delhi flight to be withdrawn from February 11

Go Airways morning Ranchi-Delhi flight to be withdrawn from February 11

01-02-2013 

The Ranchi-Delhi morning flight(8-143) of the Go Airways will be withdrawn from February 11.

A decision toward this end was taken by the company’s management due to shortage of the aircrafts.The air craft being used to shuttle between…

Adivasis decide to give land for IIM

Adivasis decide to give land for IIM

01-02-2013 

In a first of its kind move in Jharkhand,the residents of Khunti have decided to part with their land for building a brand new educational complex of the premier management institution-Indian Institute of Management-IIM(Ranchi).

These residents…

Keep up dialogue on need for electoral reforms,says Governor Ahmad

Keep up dialogue on need for electoral reforms,says Governor Ahmad

01-02-2013 

“Panchayats or village councils have been in existence in our country from time immemorial as institutions of local self government. The small village bodies functioned as organized local government discharging several functions including maintenance…

India down in press freedom index, lowest since 2002

India down in press freedom index, lowest since 2002

31-01-2013 

India has dropped to 140th rank, a fall of 9 places, in the list of 179 countries in the latest World Press Freedom Index, which its authors said is the lowest for the “world’s biggest democracy” since 2002.

“In Asia,…