Ranchi Diary 01-10-2003

Portable weighing scales Cong plea Trade fair Meeting ExCel Murder Election Thumbs Down

By The Telegraph Online
  • Published 1.10.03

Portable weighing scales

Bharat Petroleum has introduced a customer-friendly portable weighing scale in Jharkhand. hose delivering Bharat Gas cylinders will carry the scales along with them from Wednesday so that a consumer can measure the weight of the cylinder. Company’s regional LPG manager Sidhartha Banerjee said the move will ensure consumer satisfaction. The company has also introduced a rubber tube which is rodent proof, flame resistant and weather resistant.

Cong plea

A delegation of Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC), led by AICC secretary Imran Kidwai on Tuesday met Governor Ved Prakash Marwah and submitted a memorandum demanding action against the BJP and the Sangh parivar. “If steps are not taken immediately, the damage to the fabric of our country might become irreversible and irreparable,” stated the memorandum.

Trade fair

Jharkhand Trade Fair, 2003, will be held from October 19 to October 24 at Jaipal Singh stadium. Sixty per cent of the stalls have already been booked, said N. Lal, secretary of the organising group, Influx. The trade fair is being sponsored by the state government and the director of industries. Lal said seminars will also be held during the fair.


The newly-elected office bearers of Punjabi Hindu Biradari held their first meeting on Tuesday with C.C. Virmani, president on the chair. Different committees including the apex consultative committee comprising R.K. Virmani, S.P. Chadha, R.S. Sharma, P.L. Chopra and C.M. Kapoor were formed, said a spokesperson of Punjabi Hindu Biradari.


There was a huge rush at the Telephone Bhavan on the first day of the drive launched by Bharat Sanchar Niga Limited on Monday to provide fresh pre-paid ExCel connections.


A 22-year-old businessman, Anand Poddar, was murdered at Anand Nagar Colony near the chief minister’s residence off Kanke Road on Tuesday.


Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator Yogendranath Baitha was on Tuesday elected president of the party’s Jharkhand unit, said RJD legislator Annapurna Devi.

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To Ranchi traffic police, for failing to ensure smooth traffic movement in the capital