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Jharkhand at a Glance

JSEB transfers 78 officials

Ranchi: The Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) has decided to transfer 78 officials to Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB), Patna, following a cadre division of power board employees in the two states.

Most of the employees who were transferred belong to the Patratu Thermal Power Station. About 26 assistant electrical engineers from the thermal plant were transferred to Bihar.

Five high-level committees have also been formed to evaluate man power requirements in the different divisions of JSEB.

Man beats wife to death

Jamshedpur: Sanjay Gope, a resident of Saldih in Adityapur, was arrested on Sunday on charges of beating his wife to death.

Sanjay, a mason, locked up his third wife, Gita, in a room and beat her to death on late Saturday night. When Sanjay's second wife, Sangita, came back home and saw Gita's body she raised an alarm.

The accused has a 15-year-old daughter from his first wife who died a few years back and a two-year-old son from his second wife.

Youths held for rape

Jamshedpur: Chandil police arrested two youths from the Chota Gamaharia area of Seraikela- Kharsawan district on charges of raping and murdering an 18-year-old girl.

The police recovered the mutilated body of the victim from Dulmi village on November 4, which was later identified by her family members.

According to the post mortem report, Mamta was two-months pregnant when she was killed. Police claimed that one of the youths was having an affair with the victim.

Function

Jamshedpur: Jamshedpur Durga Puja Kendriya Samiti on Sunday organised a bijaya milan samaroh. Representatives of all the 240 Durga puja committees were present at the function, hosted by samiti president Tarachand Mohanty and general secretary Ram Babu Singh.

Deputy commissioner of East Singhbhum Sunil Kumar Burnwal congratulated all the Durga puja committees for a trouble-free puja.

Vigilance week

Jamshedpur: The vigilance awareness week organised by Tata Steel's market department, town divison, concluded on Sunday. Officials of the market division interacted with buyers and sellers of all the markets in the city during the past week.

Strike off

Jamshedpur: Normal water supply to the Adityapur division resumed from Sunday after the fourth grade temporary workers of the drinking water and sanitation department called off their strike on Saturday evening. Water supply had been cut off from the pumping station since November 4. A.K. Minz and I.N. Jha, both superintending engineers of the department, assured the workers of permanent jobs.

Protest

Ranchi: The Jharkhand Pradesh Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes Karamchari Sangh has alleged that the hospital administration was exploiting the workers by not giving them bonus. General secretary of the sangh's Ranchi unit Sanjay Chakravarty said the organisation will go on an indefinite strike at Gurunank Hospital on November 20.

Suspension

Ranchi: The Jharkhand Progressive Students' Union has welcomed the decision of the police department to suspend the officer in-charge of Burmu police station, who was allegedly involved in corrupt activities. The organisation also condemned the murder of a teacher and a student in Chattisgarh.

SUCI plans

Ranchi: The Socialistic Unity Centre of India (SUCI) will organise different programmes from November 7-17 to observe Kranti Diwas. The SUCI hoisted a red flag and garlanded a portrait of Lenin on Sunday. A meeting was also organised at the party headquarters in which the members appealed to farmers to follow the path shown by Lenin.

Tick

The Institute of Engineers (India), Jharkhand State Centre, will organise a national seminar, 'Revolutionalising Information and Communication Technologies To Attain Progress, Parity and Peace For All', at Engineers Bhavan from November 8-9.


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