Blind officer takes over charge as Collector in Jharkhand

Ranchi: The Jharkhand government has posted a visually impaired IAS official as the Deputy Commissioner, also known as District Collector, of the Bokaro district. Rajesh Kumar Singh on Wednesday took over as the new Deputy Commissioner of Bokaro, thus becoming the first visually impaired official to get charge of a district. He was handed over […]

66 policemen found coronavirus positive in Jharkhand

Ranchi: While coronavirus has infected close to 4,000 people in Jharkahnd, the police is also feeling the heat as 66 police personnel have been found COVID-19 positive in the state. “The 66 infected police personnel include one DSP rank official, one inspector, 5 sub-inspectors, 9 assistant sub-inspectors, 6 constables, 32 jawans/drivers, one fourth grade employee […]

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2 including policeman killed in Maoist firing in Jharkhand

Ranchi:Two people including a policeman were killed in indiscriminate firing by Maoist guerrillas in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand on Sunday, police officials said. According to Police, Maoist guerrillas started indiscriminate firing when a team of policemen was on search operation in Porahaat jungle of West Singhbhum district. The attack took place when policemen were […]

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Jharkhand bans Pan Masala for 1 year

Ranchi: The Jharkhand government on Friday banned 11 brands of Pan Masala for one year. A state government notification issued by health secretary Nitin Kulkarni said “41 samples of pan masalas of different brands including Rajni Gandha, Raj Niwas, Dilruba and others were collected from different districts for test and analysis during 2019-20. All samples […]