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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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Rs.411 crore supplementary budget in Jharkhand


August 31st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday presented a Rs.411 crore first supplementary budget in the state assembly.Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who is also in charge of the ... Read more...

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IAS officer acquitted in fodder scam


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Friday acquitted a senior IAS official who was convicted and sentenced to jail in the Animal Husbandry Department scam, popularly known as ... Read more...

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Jharkhand considering MoU renewal for ArcelorMittal steel plant


August 1st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 1 (IANS) Jharkhand is considering a request by steel major ArcelorMittal for renewal of its MoU to set up a 12 million tonne greenfield steel plant in ... Read more...

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Jharkhand bans sale, manufacturing of gutka


July 24th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 24 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Tuesday banned manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of 'gutka' (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) in the state, said an official.The Jharkhand cabinet meeting chaired ... Read more...

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Maoist regional commander killed in Jharkhand


July 20th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 20 (IANS) A top Maoist leader, carrying a Rs.17 lakh reward on his head, was killed in a gun battle with policemen in Jharkhand's Chatra district Friday, police ... Read more...

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Rights panel notice to Jharkhand over 22 workers’ deaths


July 11th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Tuesday issued notice to the Jharkhand government over not compensating the next of the kin of 22 workers who ... Read more...

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Jharkhand offers cash rewards for 10 Maoists’ capture


May 29th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 29 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has announced cash rewards of Rs.3 lakh to Rs.5 lakh on the heads of ten Maoist guerrillas operating in the state, said an ... Read more...

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Munda licks wounds after BJP defeat


May 4th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 4 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Friday counted the political consequences after party colleague S.S. Ahluwalia lost the Rajya Sabha election.Munda, who heads the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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CCL’s production reaches 48.01 MT in 2011-2012


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 3 (IANS) Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd(CIL), has produced 48.01 million tonnes (MT) coal in 2011-12, over the previous fiscal's total 47.52 MT, ... Read more...

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IPS officer accused of sexual harassment dismissed


March 24th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 24 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer P.S. Natarajan, suspended from service on charges of sexually exploiting a tribal woman, has been dismissed from service, a senior Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Jharkhand stops land acquisition for BCCL


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 23 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has stopped land acquisition for Coal India Ltd. (CIL) subsidiary Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) as it was not following the prescribed rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to get airport at Deoghar


February 16th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Jharkhand government and Airports Authority of India (AAI) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop an airport at Deoghar district to promote religious ... Read more...

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Jharkhand, railways sign MOU


February 15th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand government and railway ministry Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for six railway projects in the state.A press statement said: "For the ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Jharkhand on Dhanbad coal mafia


February 7th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Monday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on the economic hardships being faced by tribals, and the illegal coal mining ... Read more...

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Shun violence, Jharkhand governor tells Maoists


January 26th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 26 (IANS) Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibte Razi Thursday urged Maoists to shut violence.Taking part in the 63rd Republic Day celebrations here, the governor hoisted the national flag and ... Read more...

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Top Odisha Maoist leader held (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Dhiren Mahato, one of Odisha's top Maoist leaders, was arrested Tuesday in the state's Bargarh district, police said.Dhiren Mahato alias Mahru Mahato alias Girish, 47, was ... Read more...

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Top Odisha Maoist leader held


January 24th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 24 (IANS) Police Tuesday arrested one of Odisha's top Maoist leaders in the state's Bargarh district, a senior state police official told IANS.Mahru Mahato alias Girish was arrested ... Read more...

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Bird Flu killing crows in Jharkhand


December 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 15 (IANS) In a worrying development, hundreds of crows have died in Jharkhand due to bird flu, a government official said Thursday.The crows first started dying mysteriously last ... Read more...

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Jharkhand spent only 38 percent of job scheme funds


December 14th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 14 (IANS) In the last eight months, Jharkhand has spent only 38 percent of its allocated fund of Rs.1,55,871 crore under the rural employment guaratee scheme for the ... Read more...

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Rural job workers to get cash in Maoist-hit areas: Ramesh


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 3 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday said that rural job scheme workers will be paid in cash in Jharkhand's Maoist-hit areas."In Manohar block of West ... Read more...

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Musician siblings torn between riyaz and clothes shop


November 14th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Giridih (Jharkhand), Nov 14 (IANS) They are the disciples of Hindustani classical maestros Ustad Ali Akbar Khan and Annapurna Devi, but the Kedia brothers, Mormukut and Manoj, known for their ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to launch scheme to protect girl child


October 13th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has approved Rs.108 crore for the Mukhyamantri Ladli Laxmi Yojna (MLLY) to promote welfare of the girl child born to a below poverty ... Read more...

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Jharkhand not utilising development funds: Ramesh


October 8th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 8 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday questioned the efficiency of the Jharkhand government in implementing welfare schemes in the state."There is lack of efficiency on ... Read more...

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Jharkhand minister agrees for DNA test


September 17th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 17 (IANS) Refuting that he married a teacher and fathered her son, Jharkhand Agriculture Minister Satyanand Jha 'Batul' Saturday agreed for a DNA test to clear his ... Read more...

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Jharkhand plans anti-graft law


September 7th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Jharkhand government would introduce an anti-corruption bill in the assembly's winter session, likely to be held in December, Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Anna movement to figure in Jharkhand school syllabus


August 20th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is contemplating to include social activist Anna Hazare's movement against corruption in school syllabus."When the Vinoba Bhave movement, the anti-British Quit India movement ... Read more...

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Jharkhand sets up 500 paddy procurement centres


August 5th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 4 (IANS) In a move to help the farmers facing erratic rainfall, the Jharkhand government has decided to set up 500 centres to procure paddy, a minister said ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to provide lunch for Rs.5 to the poor


August 3rd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a major move to provide food cheaply to its high number of poor people, the Jharkhand government Wednesday announced subsidised lunch at Rs.5 and salt ... Read more...

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Iodised salt for Jharkhand poor at 50p a kg


July 31st, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Iodised salt would be provided at a subsidised rate of 50 paisa per kg for 35 lakh poor families in Jharkhand, Chief Minister Arjun Munda announced ... Read more...

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Jharkhand wants honorary rank of Lt Colonel for Dhoni


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Wednesday recommended to the defence ministry that local lad and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni be awarded the honorary rank ... Read more...

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‘Surrendered Maoists neglected by Jharkhand government’


June 19th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is not concerned about the security of surrendered Maoists and is not implementing welfare schemes meant for their families, a top police officer ... Read more...

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Jharkhand plans to appoint two more advisors


May 19th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 19 (IANS) The Jharkhand government is planning to appoint two more advisors, a move that has invited flak from the opposition Congress that said Chief Minister Arjun ... Read more...

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Jharkhand coal output hit by Maoist menace, says Jaiswal


April 14th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 14 (IANS) The Jharkhand government must improve law and order conditions as the coal production in the state, which has the largest coal reserves in India, has been ... Read more...

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Will Reliance official’s killing hamper investment in Jharkhand?


April 7th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 7 (IANS) The killing of Reliance Power's general manager by Maoists in Jharkhand has escalated fears among local businessmen that the incident might send a wrong signal to ... Read more...

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