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This Year Bolbam & Kaawariya's will get "ARGHA" system. Shravani Mela inaugurated
Month Long Shravani Mela inaugurated today at Dumma-The Gateway of Jharkhand. Mr. Rajendra Singh and Mrs. Annapurna Devi-Ministers-Government of Jharkhand jointly inaugurated the Mela amidst chanting of Vedic Mantras and colourful presence of the Kanwarias-The Devotees of Lord Shiva. Among others local MP Nishikant Dubey, Deoghar M.L.A Suresh Paswan,Godda MLA Sanjay Yadav, Senior officers of Deoghar were present on the occassion. This year Baba Baidyanath Mandir Prabandhan Board has introduced a new system of jalarpan. Now the Devotees have to have a wrist band which after activation, they will get a suvidha pass with time slot printed on it. Devotees will get entrance in the mandir premises on the basis of this pass and have jalarpan through argha system installed on the door of the main garv griha.
Posted on : 2013-07-22 15:45:31
Mother, daughter run over by train in Jamshedpur
Jamshedpur: A woman and her two-year-old daughter were run over and killed by a passenger train in Adityapur in adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district on Wednesday. The identity of the victims was not yet established but the bodies were recovered and sent for post-mortem, Government Railway Police (GRP) sources said. The incident occurred when the 30-year-old woman alongwith her child was crossing the track, sources said. In another incident, a motorcyclist was crushed to death under the wheels of a dumper near Gadabasa in the Steel city of Jamshedpur in the morning. The driver of the speeding dumper lost control over the vehicle and hit the motorcyclist fatally, police sources said adding that identity of the victim could not be ascertained as yet. Meanwhile, angry over the incident a mob put up road bloackade on Gadabasa-Station road for sometime demanding arrest of the driver of the dumper and adequate compensation to the victimís family.
 
Posted on : 2013-01-02 17:23:04
Cooperative culture in J'khand villages impresses - Jairam Ramesh
Bari (Jharkhand): Not long ago farmer Mahendra Mahato used to fetch water from a distant reservoir to irrigate his land for a single crop at Bari village in Latehar's Chandwa block. Now, Mahato not only irrigates from the dug-well he constructed recently under the MG-NREGA scheme but also added another crop. "Sir, earlier I used to fetch water from the reservoir and had a single crop. After constructing the dug-well I have added another crop," Mahato told Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh who visited Mahato's small agri-land on Sunday during his three-day visit of Latehar, Palamau and Garhwa districts. "Also others in the village are benefitting from the new water source," Mahato said when the minister enquired whether the water is being used by the neighbourhood as well. "Are you giving water (to other villagers)?" asked Ramesh. "Yes, Sir," replied the humble farmer. "In Gujarat they sell water," the minister informed accompanying Latehar Deputy Commissioner Aradhana Patnaik. "But here the culture is different. They (villagers) share," the DC replied. Appeared happy at the village cooperative culture, Ramesh inspected a couple of more such dug-wells and reservoirs in Latehar and Palamau districts during his visit that ended yesterday. "Due to MG-NREGA, 79,000 dug-wells have been constructed across Jharkhand, helping the farmers and others. I have asked the state government to upload details of dug-wells in the site, so that other states could emulate the farmer-friendly initiative," Ramesh said.
 
Posted on : 2013-01-02 17:21:15