Jharkhand

Tata calls upon fellow industrialists to invest in Jharkhand

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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Recalling his initial days in Jamshedpur, Tata Group patriarch Ratan Tata today said Jharkhand has great potential and called upon domestic and global corporates to seize the immense investment opportunity. “Under the Prime Minister and his government, India is on the threshold of projecting itself as a new India,” said Tata, who started his career …

Woman Maoist arrested from Ghatshila sub-division in Jharkhand

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

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Jamshedpur: A woman Maoist, Gurubari Munda who was active within limits of Gurabandha police station area, was arrested on Tuesday, police said. She was arrested from a place near Swarnarekha Bhakar Bridge of naxal-affected Ghatsila sub-division, police said. Acting on a tip-off, the District Armed Police led by Superintendent of Police (Ops) Pranav Anand Jha …

Jaitley presented best budget: Jharkhand CM Das

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today hailed the Union Budget, saying despite challenges Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the best budget, focusing on villages, the poor, farmers, youth, women and social security. Das said the Union budget is transparent, inspirational and a good example of fiscal management, an official release said here. Congratulating Prime Minister …

Cashless marriage after toilet is built at groom’s house

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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JAMSHEDPUR — It was a wedding with a difference. A cashless wedding was solemnised at a temple at Badia in East Singhbhum district within hours of a toilet being built at the groom’s house. Prior to the marriage yesterday, the family members of the bride Sunita, a resident of Itihasa village in Chakradharpur of West …

Eight miners dead in Lalmatia colliery mishap in Jharkhand

Friday, December 30, 2016

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Godda (Jharkhand): In a dreadful incident, Eight miners were killed and some others feared trapped following a cave-in at Lalmatia opencast coal mine at Rajmahal area of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) on Thursday night. “So far, bodies of eight miners have been recovered from the mine. Rescue work is on,” R R Mishra, officiating CMD …

Jharkhand govt delegation makes investment pitch in Shanghai

Saturday, December 03, 2016

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A delegation of Jharkhand government and corporate honchos today showcased investment opportunities in the state to Chinese investors at Shanghai, underlining the growing ties between the two fastest growing economies. The 15-member delegation, led by R K Srivastava, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Energy, Jharkhand, concluding its two-day visit to the Chinese city today. As one of …

Army Doctor’s family commit suicide due to harassment by daughter-in-law

Thursday, October 13, 2016

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Ranchi: An army doctor whose family members were found dead in an apartment in Jharkhand’s Ranchi on Sunday has alleged that everyone “committed suicide because of harassment by his daughter-in-law”. Sukanta Sarkar, a doctor based in Noida near Delhi, has told the police that his family members always carried sleeping pills because they were depressed. …

Top Maoist killed in Jharkhand’s Gumla

Monday, September 12, 2016

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Security forces have gunned down a top Maoist commander Ashish Yadav, carrying a reward of Rs 25 lakh, in an encounter in Jharkhand’s Gumla. Police said that Ashish Yadav was the member of the Bihar-Jharkhand Special Area Committee (BJ-SAC) and had been the mastermind behind many operations over the last few years. ALSO READ: Barack Obama …

J’khand Govt approves religious tourism for poor, backward & elderly

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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The Jharkhand government today gave its nod to religious tourism for the poor, backward and elderly of all religions. The approval was given during a state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Raghubar Das, an official release said here. The scheme is for the poor, backward and elderly of all religions and under it, the government will …

Rains bring deaths and damaged bridges in Jharkhand

Saturday, August 13, 2016

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Incessant rains since Wednesday have affected normal life in Palamau and Chatra districts today snuffing out four lives and damaging six bridges, officials said. While two children drowned in Chatra district, bodies of two women were found in Palamau district. Deputy Commissioner of Chatra, Sandeep Singh, said areas like Huntergunj, Jori Kala and Ganghri were …

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