To protest against cash transfer scheme,PDS shops to remain shut on February 28

To protest against cash transfer scheme,PDS shops to remain shut on February 28

25-02-2013 

The cash transfer scheme to the poorest of the poor may be part of the government’s plan to contain corruption,it was not acceptable to owners of the Public Distribution System shop owners.

In a meeting held inside the market premise…

Iskcon to set up centre in Ranchi

Iskcon to set up centre in Ranchi

24-02-2013 

While the Vedic Cultural Centre of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) has come up in Pune,the scared Kamre Baba Ashram in Ranchi is set to accommodate it.

Nearly three of nine acres of land belonging to Sri Kamre Baba…

Fauza Singh retires after completing Marathon in Hong Kong

Fauza Singh retires after completing Marathon in Hong Kong

24-02-2013 

Fauza Singh has made history by retiring at the age of 101 years today after completing his last run in Hong Kong.

Fauza,known as “Turbaned Tornado”,successfully completed 10- km run at the Hong Kong Marathon in one hour,32 minutes…

Six girls out to catch snails in pond,drown in Godda

Six girls out to catch snails in pond,drown in Godda

24-02-2013 

They were swimming to net snails to beat their hunger.But they drowned in a pond at Mahagama area in Godda district.

The incident occurred last evening when six minor girls of the poorest of the poor families dived into the pond to collect…

Railway Police nab “IPS officer”

Railway Police nab “IPS officer”

24-02-2013 

A man who allegedly posed himself as an IPS officer was arrested today by the Railway police.

The FIR filed at Ranchi Railway station revealed that Rakesh Kumar Singh,a resident of Chapra in Bihar,who had done his education from Banaras Hindu…

Gupta tells UIDAI to hold camps for enrollment

Gupta tells UIDAI to hold camps for enrollment

24-02-2013 

Governor’s Advisor Madhukar Gupta today asked the Unique Identification Authority of India officials to hold camps and enroll people by holding camps.

Court awards 10 year RI to four Maoists

Court awards 10 year RI to four Maoists

23-02-2013 

A local court has convicted four Maoists and sentenced them to ten years of rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs 25,000 each.

Bokaro District Sessions Court Judge Satya Prakash Sinha awarded the sentence to Pradeep Jain,Daso Manjhi,Jitu…

Centre yet to provide fund to Jharkhand for Saakchar Bharat Scheme in 2012-13

Centre yet to provide fund to Jharkhand for Saakchar Bharat Scheme in 2012-13

23-02-2013 

Jharkhand has not been provided with any funds under Saakshar Bharat program of the Central Government in the current fiscal -2012-13.

This was because this state has unspent balances,said Shashi Tharur,Union Minister of State for Human Resources…

Rail traffic to remain suspended on Dhanbad-Katras on Sunday

Rail traffic to remain suspended on Dhanbad-Katras on Sunday

23-02-2013 

The traffic on Dhanbad-Katras track in Jharkhand will remain suspended between 7 A.M and 7 P.M on Sunday due to works related with route relay inter locking.

As a result,all those passengers who commute between Dhanbad and Katras will have…

Went to New Delhi for bread,returned home at Latehar pregnant

Went to New Delhi for bread,returned home at Latehar pregnant

23-02-2013 

She had gone to New Delhi for bread,but returned home at Latehar in Jharkhand,pregnant.

In 2010,Savita Kumari(name changed to protect identity) had gone to New Delhi to work as a maid.A placement agency had provided the train fare…