HindustanTimes Mon,22 Sep 2014


CM in poll mode, tells people to be wary of BJP’s false promises

Even though the date for the assembly elections is yet to be formally announced, chief minister Heman Soren kicked off an informal poll campaign on Tuesday

Budding footballers of Jhatijharna dream big, thanks to Tata Steel

As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme, Tata Steel is imparting football training to the youths of Maoist-hit Jhatijharna village

Monsoon to hit Jharkhand today, Met predicts

Monsoon to hit Jharkhand on Wednesday. If the Meteorological office is to be believed, a change in weather is likely on Tuesday and Wednesday with expectations of moderate to heavy rainfall in the state.

BJP befooled people by acchey din campaign: Brinda Karat

CPI(M) politburo member Brinda Karat on Tuesday made a jibe at the BJP for its “achche din” campaign and said the people will feel the pinch sooner or later.

State teachers face dismissal

The district administration has ordered dismissal of 23 government schoolteachers, who have not cleared the Jharkhand Teachers Eligibility Test

Political party-backed candidates give swanky banners, posters a miss

Candidates, who are contesting the mayoral polls in the city scheduled for June 23 with support from major parties like Congress, AJSU and BJP, have given up trusted campaigning tools such as posters, hoardings and banners a miss.

Onion prices likely to soar as major suppliers go on strike

Jharkhand residents may face a shortage of onions, as traders in Nasik are on an indefinite strike from Monday. Nasik is a major onion supplier to Jharkhand and onion prices are likely to go up if the strike continues.

Monsoon likely to hit J'khand in next 48 hours, Met predicts

Monsoon may hit Jharkhand within next two days. According to Meteorological officials, a change in weather is likely on Tuesday and Wednesday with expectations of moderate to heavy rainfall in the state.

Local BJP leaders to join Yashwant Sinha’s agitation

Buoyed by its performance in the recent Lok Sabha polls in Jharkhand, the BJP seems to have gone into overdrive in view of the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

13-year-old gang-raped for two days in Ramgarh

A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped for two consecutive days at a village under Ramgarh police station area, police said on Sunday.

Steel City’s waterman back to work

Different people have different ways of fulfilling their social responsibility, but 42-year-old Raj Kumar Singh feels there is no nobler job than quenching somebody’s thirst in the energy-sapping hot weather.

Govt eyes Mother Dairy Kolkata to end milk crisis in Jharkhand

The state government is now eyeing on the Mother Dairy in Kolkata, after the Odisha State Cooperative Milk Producers Federation (OMFED) has failed to end its crisis of packaged milk, a government official said.

Talented youth quit overseas job to join PMRDF

The young and talented youth from the state are quitting high profile jobs overseas to work for their own people. Latest being Nitisha Besra, daughter of Jharkhand leader and writer of santhali version of Geetanjali Suraj Singh Besra, and Gorakhpur’s (UP) Suraj Kumar Singh.

Thalassaemia-hit kid battles shortage of blood, donors

Jharkhand each year falls short of 1.90 lakh blood units. This may not be a big deal for the affluent, but five-year-old Satyam Shukla battles between life and death in the face of society’s apathy towards blood donation. This kindergarten kid suffers from thalassaemia. He needs blood transfusion every two months. But every time his parents and he has to go through an ordeal to get a donor.

Ranchi hospital reels under acute crisis

Laboratories of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences are facing an acute crisis of space. Built with a capacity to house 50 students in 1965, the labs are currently accommodating batches of 150 students, turning the learning centres into virtual beehives.

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