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30 coal blocks start production out of 195 allocated


August 13th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Out of 195 coal blocks allocated to public and private sectors, 30 have started production, Minister of State for Coal Pratik Prakashbapu Patil said Monday.Replying ... Read more...

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Mining, railways hit hard in Jharkhand due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Mining and railway services were hit hard in Jharkhand due to unprecedented tripping in the Eastern Grid Tuesday. Major mining companies - BCCL and CCL - ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to spend Rs.1,600 crore to lay power lines


February 26th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 26 (IANS) Jharkhand will spend Rs.1,600 crore for laying transmission lines to transport power that would be produced in the state in the next three years. The state ... Read more...

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We cannot meet power firms’ coal demands: Minister


December 1st, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 1 (IANS) Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Thursday said Coal India Limited (CIL) could not meet the requirements of the power companies."A large number of power plants are coming ... Read more...

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Munda seeks restoration of coal block to Jharkhand


July 7th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 7 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda met union Minister of Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal Thursday to seek the reversal of his ministry's decision to cancel allotment of ... Read more...

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Jharkhand suffers power jolt, loses coal block


June 17th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) The union coal ministry has cancelled the allocation of a coal-block to Jharkhand as mining work at the block had not begun even five years ... Read more...

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Koda waived off aide’s Rs.10 crore power bill: CBI source


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 3 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who is in jail in a graft case, allegedly waived off Rs.10 crore electricity bill of a private cement factory ... Read more...

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Jharkhand reduces VAT on edible oil


May 28th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 28 (IANS) The Jharkhand cabinet Saturday reduced value added tax (VAT) on edible oil from four to one and half percent and reduced taxes on agriculture markets from ... Read more...

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Jharkhand top cop sentenced for assault on judge (Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 19 (IANS) A tribunal here Thursday sentenced Jharkhand's Inspector General of Police Nirmala Chaudhary to 15 days of rigorous imprisonment for ordering her bodyguards to beat up a ... Read more...

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Coal blocks taken away from firms, including NTPC


May 5th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Coal ministry Thursday said it had decided to take away mining rights for various coal blocks from companies, including state-run thermal power major NTPC, ... Read more...

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Jharkhand loses Rs.88 crore every month for power


November 9th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 9 (IANS) Jharkhand suffers a Rs.88 crore-loss every month as it purchases power at higher rates only to sell it to consumers at subsidised tariff, an official source said here ... Read more...

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Apex court refuses public suits on service matters


August 31st, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said hiring an employee is the function of the appointing authority and not that of the court, adding that a public suit on ... Read more...

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FIR against three former officials in graft case


July 25th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 25 (IANS) A First Information Report (FIR) has been lodged against three ex chairmen of the Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) for accepting bribes to award a rural electrification contract ... Read more...

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Tenth Jharkhand power board chief in 9 years


June 26th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 25 (IANS) The Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) Friday got its 10th chairman in nine years. Shiva Basant, a senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, was appointed the chairman, according to ... Read more...

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47 degrees, and without power, Jharkhand roasting


April 21st, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 21 (IANS) Jharkhand is reeling under an acute power crisis and people are having a harrowing time due to a soaring mercury which has touched 47 degrees Celsius in 13 ... Read more...

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Trains, electric wires slay Jharkhand jumbos


April 9th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) As many as 103 elephants have died in Jharkhand since 2001. Many of the unsuspecting jumbos were run over by fast trains or struck down by ... Read more...

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Court stays transfer of officer probing Koda scam (Lead)


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Tuesday stayed the transfer of Income Tax Director (investigation) Ujjwal Chaudhary, who is probing the Rs.2,500 crore money laundering scam in which former chief ... Read more...

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Koda scam: Raids continue, over Rs.1 crore cash seized


February 18th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) Income Tax raids continued for the third day Thursday on properties of some senior officials, including Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren's personal secretary, in connection with the Rs.2,500-crore ... Read more...

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Koda scam: Raids continue, valuable documents seized


February 17th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 17 (IANS) For the second day in a row, income tax officials Wednesday raided the properties of several senior officials, including Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren's personal secretary, in connection ... Read more...

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Koda scam: Soren’s secretary, other officials raided (Second Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) The properties of several senior officials, including Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren's personal secretary, were raided Tuesday in connection with the Rs.2,500 crore money laundering scam involving former ... Read more...

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Koda scam: Soren’s personal secretary, other officials raided (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 16 (IANS) The income tax department Tuesday raided the properties of several senior officials, including Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren's personal secretary M.L. Pal, in connection with the Rs.2,500 crore ... Read more...

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Committee to decide handover of sick power plant


February 11th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has set up a six member committee to study a proposal to hand over a sick company, Pataratu Thermal Power Station (PTPS), to the National ... Read more...

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Jharkhand power board employing women to improve collection


April 28th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, April 28 (IANS) Perturbed by the low recovery of payment against bills, the Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) has decided to employ women to solve its problem. "We will induct more ... Read more...

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Jharkhand cop insults judge, sent for mental check-up


February 22nd, 2008 - 8:35 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, Feb 22 (IANS) A police officer in Jharkhand, Nirmala Chaudhary, was Friday sent for a mental check-up after she allegedly insulted a judge by branding him a Maoist leader and threw ... Read more...

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