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Pension Week to be celebrated from 30th Nov-6th Dec

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has decided to celebrate Pension Week from 30th November-6th December 2019 to drive enrolments and create awareness about the National Pension Scheme for Traders and Self-Employed Persons (NPS-Traders) and Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM). The ministry aims to enroll 50 lakh beneficiaries under NPS-Traders and 1 crore beneficiaries ..

Jharkhand celebrates Statehood Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the people of Jharkhand on the 19th State Formation day on 15 November. The State was formed on 15 November 2000. Earlier it was the southern half of Bihar. Jharkhand borders with the five states- Bihar, UP, Chhattisgarh,  Odisha and West Bengal. The foundation day of the State falls on the ..

India B clinchs 2019 Deodhar Trophy

Parthiv Patel-led India B has clinched the 47th edition of the Deodhar Trophy 2019 with a comprehensive 51-run win over India C in the final at JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi,Jharkhand.

International Day of Yoga 2019

International Day of Yoga 2019 will be observed on June 21 with the theme ‘Yoga for Heart’. The main event will be held in the city of Ranchi of Jharkhand. Why June 21 is observed as International Day of Yoga? The proposal for the International Yoga Day was approved by the United Nations General Assembly ..

BCCI announces Squads for U-23 Women’s One Day Challenger Trophy

India’s Board of Control for Cricket has announced squads for the 23 Women’s One Day Challenger Trophy which will be played from 20th to 24th April in Ranchi, Jharkhand. It will mark three Indian teams India Red, India Green and India Blue teams which will be leaded by Harleen Deol, Sushree Dibyadarshini and Devika Vaidya ..

Bharat Sundaresan authors of book “The Dhoni Touch: Unravelling Enigma That Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni”

The book “The Dhoni Touch: Unravelling the Enigma That Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni” has been authored by Bharat Sundaresan. The author tracks down the cricketer’s closest friends in Ranchi and artfully presents the different shades of Dhoni-the Ranchi boy, the fauji, the diplomat, Chennai’s beloved ‘Thala’, the wicketkeeping Pythagoras-and lays bare the man underneath. The ..

President Ramnath Kovind launches JOHAR scheme to double income of rural poor

President Ramnath Kovind has launched JOHAR scheme worth Rs 1,500 cr on the occasion of State Establishment-Day in Ranchi, Jharkhand on November 15, 2017. The World Bank aided JOHAR (Jharkhand’s Opportunities For Harnessing Rural Growth) scheme is aimed at doubling the income of two lakh rural poor. On this day, in 2000, Bihar was bifurcated ..

Gaur Kishore Ganguli, noted freedom fighter passes away

Freedom fighter and lawyer Gaur Kishore Ganguli (96) has passed away in his native village in Purulia in West Bengal. Born on October 21, 1923 in Purulia in West Bengal Ganguli was influenced by his father Sasodhar Ganguli, a freedom fighter. He joined the Quit India movement in 1942 when he was 19 years old ..