Former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav will be shifted to Delhi AIIMS owing to breathing difficulties and developing pneumonia. Convicted under a fodder scam, Lalu was being treated at the Rajendra Institute Of Medical Science (RIMS). Reportedly, a team of eight medicals examiners suggested the move as his health deteriorated. Reportedly, he would be shifted through an air ambulance after approval from the CBI court.
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Displaying a strict stance on COVID vaccination drive, Jharkhand's Koderma Chief Medical Officer and District Vaccination Officer have mandated vaccination for their staff. Besides, contradicting the fact of inoculation being voluntary, the officers have warned of salary interruption of staff until they get vaccinated. Moreover, the administration said that the transactions will resume only after displaying proof of the vaccination shot.… read-more
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Jharkhand’s Ranchi Police have released photos of the prime suspect in Ormanjhi murder case, wherein a headless and naked body of a girl was recovered. The police have also put Rs 5 lakh reward on the suspect, Sheikh Bilal. The police found the body of the girl, who went missing over a month ago, in Ormanjhi’s Jeerabar forest on January 4. Reportedly, the head of the body is yet to be recovered.
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On the 77th birthday of Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo Shibu Soren, three of his autobiographical works have been released in Ranchi on January 11. The books titled 'Dishom Guru: Shibu Soren' and 'Tribal Hero: Shibu Soren' were co-authored by journalist Anuj Kumar Sinha, and are available in Hindi and English respectively. Interestingly, Soren's third book - 'Suno Bachhon, Adivasi Sangharsh Ke Nayak Shibu Soren (… read-more
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In a virtual event scheduled from February 19-21, the Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren will address a lecture at Harvard University on "tribal rights, sustainable development, and welfare policies in Jharkhand". CM Soren’s Twitter handle shared the invitation letter of the event titled "India Conference". Being administered and run by students in North America, the conference pertains to the world’s largest and leading dialogue forums on issues of… read-more
A member of prohibited CPI-Maoist Prasant Majhi, with his five associates, have been arrested by the Jharkhand Police near Khukhra police station. The police have arrested five associates including two women and also confiscated an AK-47 rifle from the arrested. As per reports, the Superintendent of Police Amit Renu-led team has arrested Prasant after a tip-off that he was lurking in between Parvatpur-Pandeydih villages bordering Giridih-… read-more
To teach students the importance of self-sufficiency, the principal of 'Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya' in Jharkhand’s Dumarthar village has been helping students to prepare classroom essentials. Interestingly, the principal Sapan Kumar has taught his students to make chalks, brooms, mats, and blackboards using available raw materials as he could not afford them. Students currently produce around 200 chalks a day along with palm leaves mats for… read-more
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Jharkhand's Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has received a go-ahead from CM Hemant Soren for a preliminary enquiry regarding pre-matric scholarship scam. Asking to submit initial report after investigation, CM has also asked to submit physical verification of all the applicants and schools for academic year 2020-21. Speaking at the Indian Express event, CM Soren also lauded their effort for surfacing the lax implementation. Reportedly, the scam… read-more
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In a shocking incident, Jharkhand Police had detained a daily wager, who earns Rs 198 a day, under a multi-crore GST scam. Ladun Murmu, who works under the MGNREGA, was accused of a GST evasion of Rs 3.5 crore. While police reached to arrest Ladun, they found the latter's ID cards have been misused by perpetrators to set up a fake company. Soon, Ladun has been released from custody.
Jharkhand has a "substantially inferior" pupil-teacher ratio with over 2/3rd vacant seats for teachers in primary and upper primary schools, revealed a data. Reportedly, 70,000 additional teachers should be employed for 34 lakh students in 33,000 schools. Similarly, in middle school education, only 14,099 teachers were sanctioned with 16,680 vacant slots. One of the officials said, “New cadre will allow us to add 30,000 primary and upper… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express