The Jharkhand government will deliver foodgrains at the doorsteps to the Particluarly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PTG) families, as it found many were not getting the food entitlement because of the distance they had to travel, and lack of awareness. The government has launched “PTG Dakia Yojana” that will benefit nearly...
A tribal school teacher from Jamshedpur has won Sahitya Academy award for short stories she wrote in Santhali. Winning the award for collection of 21 short stories, titled 'Olon Baha' (imaginary bloom), came as a surprise for Joba Murmu, a teacher at a private run Bal Vikas primary school in...
The World Bank has approved a $375 million loan for development of navigation in the River Ganga. The loan is to be used, under the Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP), for enabling commercial navigation of vessels with capacity of 1500-2000 DWT from Haldia to Varanasi stretch of the river. The...

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