BIT, Mesra, vice-chancellor P.K. Barhai (left) felicitates Malaviya National Institute of Technology director R.P. Dahiya during the meet in Ranchi on Monday. Picture by Hardeep Singh
Ranchi, Dec. 15: The dream of clean and danger-free nuclear energy through nuclear fusion would become a reality in the country only by 2050.

With the approval of various bodies mandatory for doing business of genetically engineered (GE) crops, none should be unduly worried about the use of the crops, the member secretary of the Review Committee on Genetic Manipulation, Dr K.K. Tripathy has said.

Twenty tribals, including nine of the Birhor tribe, on the verge of extinction, died in Chatra district, Jhar-khand in October. State government attributed the deaths to food poisoning while social workers claimed they died of hunger. A report in early November, by a committee set up by the state government to probe their deaths, said the cause was food poisoning but questioned the lack of

School meals in a mess in Jharkhand poisoned milk served at a school

Death knell? Some old auto-rickshaws in the capital

If the traffic police have its way, brakes will be applied on all vehicles, particularly auto-rickshaws and commercial vehicles, which are more than 10 years old.

The traffic police have sent a petition to the state transport department, urging it to ban all such vehicles.

The groundwork for setting up four integrated steel plants in Dumka and Jamtara is likely to begin next month.

The state government has agreed to renew the MoUs that expired in February this year and has directed officials to initiate necessary steps to make the proposed industries functional at the earliest.


The Ranchi-Daltonganj road
For the state

The milk which caused the deaths of five tribal students of the state Welfare Department-run boarding school

A three-day national conference on zoology called