State hospital spews hazard fumes

Patients and their caregivers are being exposed to serious health hazards at MGM Medical College and Hospital because the old incinerator at the state-run heal hub in Sakchi has developed leaks while a new one is yet to receive clearance from the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board.
Kumud Jenamani Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Twisty tale of stolen bike

City journalist Rajeev Goswami, who on Thursday got back his motorcycle stolen from Panchvati Tower at Harmu Road on April 12, could not recognise the vehicle. It was defaced beyond recognition.
Our Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Poll roll revision in July, says DC

Deputy commissioner R.M. Ray, whose office has been pulled up by the State Election Commission over voter inconvenience during the April 16 civic elections, has said the district administration would launch a drive to correct voter list omissions from July.
Vijay Deo Jha Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

July date for medical cradle civil work

Construction work for the much-awaited 150-seat private medical college managed by Manipal Academy of Higher Education will commence in the city from July this year.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Odisha lab rules out tiger-killer bug

The lab report of the College of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry in Bhubaneswar has ruled out Babesiosis as the cause of the two tiger deaths, Tata Steel Zoological Park director said on Thursday, a day the zoo started its ambitious Operation Clean at its tiger enclosure.
Our Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Know your mayor at 3pm today

The capital city is gearing up for the civic poll results with the names of mayor and deputy mayor expected to be declared by 3pm on Friday.
RAJ KUMAR Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

School fee glare on official

Principal secretary (school education and literacy) Amrendra Pratap Singh on Thursday directed the deputy commissioner of East Singhbhum to initiate departmental action against the district superintendent of education (DSE) for ignoring a complaint lodged against proposed hike in private school fees.
Our Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Governor funds prod to VCs

Governor Droupadi Murmu on Thursday directed the vice chancellors of state universities to stop misusing public money and get the varsity accounts audited by the office of accountant general.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

RIMS doctors rue minister silence

State health minister Ram Chandra Chandravanshi visited Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) on Thursday for half an hour but junior doctors were disappointed he did not address their primary concern, that of security on the hospital premises.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

CIMFR help for pollution report

The civic body here has asked Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) to help it prepare a report on land, air and water degradation to form the basis of a sustainable waste management plan for the coal town to be prepared by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
Our Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Promotion pill to placate MCI

State-run PMCH management is waiting for promotions of some of its faculty members in order to sent a satisfactory compliance report to Medical Council of India (MCI) in the wake of the latter's February 6 inspection to assess the institute's preparedness to continue with 50 MBBS seats.
Our Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST


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