ArcelorMittal says it is awaiting Jharkhand government

Ranchi, April 28: The sun will light up on Jari village even after sundown.
The Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) has decided to adopt the native village of war hero Albert Ekka, starting with a solar lighting initiative.

Contractor-Babu-Maoist Nexus Puts Rural Jharkhand

Fear gripped those having bad memories of crop destruction in Jharkhand as hundreds of elephants are about to return on their annual migration sojourn. In November, a herd of elephants attacked a Jharkhand village in the morning and trampled a woman and her son to death.

Steel giant ArcelorMital today said it will cut the investment and size of its proposed Rs 50,000-crore Jharkhand plant to half for now.

L N MittalHowever, it maintained that in the

Dryland farming has come to the rescue of drought-hit farmers of 22 villages in Gumla, courtesy agriculture scientists of Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) at Gumla, 150 km from Ranchi.

Scientists are advocating dryland farming across Bishunpur, Ghaghra, Gumla, Kamdara and Sisai blocks, distributing seeds that grow well in uplands.

Farmers are sowing seeds of sweet potato, maize, lentils such as ur

With a song on their lips, three women work on their field in ankle-deep water, removing weeds from around the newly sprouted green paddy plants. Their kin, Sumana, working on the adjacent field, hums along.

Ranchi, Aug. 9: Jharkhand Indigenous People

Ranchi, April 5: ArcelorMittal has been granted another iron ore mining lease in Jharkhand where the company has proposed to invest over Rs 40,000 crore for setting up a Greenfield steel project.

Tribals are known to have rich knowledge of indigenous technology pertaining to agriculture practices and an attempt was made to document the indigenous knowledge. Data was collected from 3 districts covering 9 villages from 225 farmers with the help of a structured questionnaire. In all, broadly classified 26 indigenous knowledge were identified in the study area.