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Jharkhand State Digest: Tata Steel to host maiden vintage rally on Sunday

Elsewhere in the state: Centre for Public Policy and Public Affairs comes up at XLRI

Our Correspondent Published 26.02.22, 06:14 PM
 Gopal Maidan in Jamshedpur on Saturday

Gopal Maidan in Jamshedpur on Saturday Bhola Prasad

Jamshedpur: Residents of steel city are in for a beautiful surprise on Sunday (February 27) morning when Tata Steel will officially flag-off Jamshedpur’s first-ever Classic and Vintage Car and Bike Rally from the city’s landmark Gopal Maidan in Bistupur.

The rally has been organised as a part of the 183rd Founder’s Day celebrations. Tata Steel and Jamshedpur will play host to over 30 vintage and classic cars and bikes made between 1920 and 1980 with owners from Ranchi, Chaibasa (West Singhbhum) and Jamshedpur getting a unique opportunity to display their vehicles during one and a half-hour rally through the city. The rally will also include a special participant, Jamshedpur’s very own ‘Hitodi’, a 50cc moped that was manufactured by India Automotives Ltd. in Adityapur in the 1970s.


Jayesh Thaker

XLRI School of Management, Jamshedpur

XLRI School of Management, Jamshedpur File Picture

Centre for Public Policy and Public Affairs comes up at XLRI

Jamshedpur: Premier B- school XLRI has come up with a Centre for Public Policy and Public Affairs (XLCP) at its Delhi -NCR campus. The centre was inaugurated online on Friday evening. The guest speaker on the occasion was Professor Benjamin M. Friedman, a globally renowned American economist, and the William Joseph Maier Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University.

His lecture titled, “Why Study for a Career in Public Policy” was attended by a large virtual audience and set the stage for a deep interest in the programmes of the Centre in administration, leadership and public policy. The centre located in XLRI’s Delhi campus will work closely with collaborators and partners across the country.

Pinaki Mazumdar

Rescue operations in the Barakar river

Rescue operations in the Barakar river Shabbir Hussain

One body, boat, several bikes and cycles recovered from Barakar river

Dhanbad: The body of a woman of Shyampore village of Jamtara district, the ill fated boat, several bikes and bicycles were recovered from Barakar river by the rescue team of National Distance Response Force (NDRF), while search is on for other persons, who went missing ever since February 23 evening when the boat on which they were travelling from Dhanbad to Jamtara capsized. The woman has been identified as Sleha Khatoon, wife of one daily wage earner Rashid Ansari.

Meanwhile, local residents protested against the administration effort to carry out the post-mortem of the dead body and also pelted stones on the ambulance carrying the dead body for postmortem at Jamtara Sadar Hospital.

Praduman Choubey

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