Director-general of ICAR Mangla Roy inaugurates a poultry centre at BAU on Sunday. Picture by Manik Bose

Ranchi, Feb. 8: Birsa Agriculture University (BAU), Ranchi, is well on the path to take its annual piglet production from 600 to over 2,000 per year, thanks to a mega seed project funded by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi.


Officials of the State Pollution Control Board, CCL and students of Birsa School clean up the Kanke dam area during an awareness campaign. Picture by Manik Bose
Ranchi, Feb. 2: The state capital would soon be free of polythene bags.

- Special device filters unwanted signals from space to make room for important data

TECH WIZARD: Srikanta Pal of BIT, Mesra
Ranchi, Feb. 2: A research scientist of Birla Institute of Technology (BIT), Mesra, has done the country proud.

- IAS officers bring glory to East Singhbhum, Pakur
Puja Singhal Purwar and Nitin Madan Kulkarni

At a time when the state is plagued by controversies over the National Rural Employment Guarantee, two IAS officers have brought pride and glory.

- Birsa Munda Zoological Park allows individuals and organisations to adopt animals and birds

Take your pick: A tiger and birds at the Birsa Munda Zoological Park in Ranchi. File pictures

Ranchi, Jan. 29: Like someone you saw at the zoo? Now, you can adopt them too.

Ranchi, Jan. 20: At a time when industries are busy formulating innovative and cost-effective technology to tide over the economic crisis, they should also spare a thought for the environment.


The Regional Science Centre coming up near Morabadi. Picture by Manik Bose
Ranchi, Jan. 19: Learning science will be fun once the capital gets the state


No relief from rough ride
Ranchi, Jan. 11: Besides the fate of techies, the future of the proposed four-laning project of National Highway 33, too, seems to be hanging in the balance.

- Leisure centre, seed bank all rolled into one pretty spot at doranda


Ranchi, Jan. 2: The new year has brought in great news for residents of the state capital interested in fishing.

A multi-purpose fish park will open doors in the heart of the city later this month.

Ranchi, Dec. 23: The state may lose most of the already reduced, but yet large, sum of Rs 1,160.13 crore promised to it by the Centre under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).