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India’s largest flag with tallest flagpole hoisted at Ranchi

Published on: 25-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

The flag is 66 feet in height, 99 feet in width and hoisted on a 293 feet-tall pole.

Jharkhand to set up fast track courts for trial of witchcraft-related attacks

Published on: 14-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The courts will be formed in Ranchi, Chaibasa, Khunti, Palamau and Simdega districts.

Jharkhand to add drinking water crisis in local disasters list

Published on: 14-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The decision will cover those districts where the rainfalls have been less than 75 percent of the normal or where the groundwater level has gone below by four meters or more.

Jharkhand Government, JBVNL signed MoU under UDAY Scheme

Published on: 06-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

With this, Jharkhand becomes first state to sign MoU with Centre for power scheme UDAY.

Jharkhand Government inaugurated land bank web portal jharbhoom.nic.in

Published on: 05-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

With this, one would be able to get information about the land which is available at the district and the circle area level with a click of a mouse.

Union Government announced setting up of CCL Sports University in Jharkhand

Published on: 04-JAN-2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Central Coalfield Limited is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited (CIL), an undertaking of the Union Ministry of Coal.

Jharkhand government declared entire state as drought hit

Published on: 02-DEC-2015
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The state Cabinet also decided to send the report to the Union Government and request it to send a team to Jharkhand for assessment of drought in the state.

Jharkhand Government introduced Mobile Governance

Published on: 16-NOV-2015
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

To facilitate quick clearance for industries, the state government introduced Advantage Jharkhand Portal, the country's first single window portal.

Jharkhand signed GCA with GAIL for construction of Urja Ganga Jagdishpur-Haldia Pipeline

Published on: 16-OCT-2015
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The pipeline will pass through six districts, Bokaro, Giridih, Hazaribagh, Dhanbad, East Singbhum and Ranchi.

Jharkhand Government approved the formation of Anti-Terrorism Squad in State

Published on: 09-SEP-2015
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The ATS will be headed by an official of the rank of Superintendent of Police and will have six DSP and 11 Inspectors in it.

Jharkhand empowered ACB to arrest Ministers & civil servants in bribery cases without permission

Published on: 05-AUG-2015
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

The government also decided to provide tab to all girl students of 8th standards of state-run Kasturba Gandhi schools.

Jharkhand Government banned sale of thermocol plates

Published on: 20-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

Sale of Thermocol Plates was banned with an aim to promote leaf plates and generate employment for the poor and tribal people of the state, who is engaged in making leaf plates.

Jharkhand Cabinet approved Jharkhand Special Courts Ordinance, 2015

Published on: 04-JUN-2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Raghubar Das gave the nod for the Ordinance to make Jharkhand rid of corruption by setting up adequate special courts.

Draupadi Murmu sworn in as first woman Governor of Jharkhand

Published on: 19-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

She succeeded Syed Ahmed who was recently transferred as Governor of Manipur by President Pranab Mukherjee.

NTPC signed MoA with Jharkhand Government for maintaining Patratu Thermal Power Station

Published on: 04-MAY-2015
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

NTPC with Jharkhand Government will form a Joint Venture Company for managing Patratu Thermal Power Station (PTPS).

DK Pandey appointed as Director General of Police of Jharkhand

Published on: 25-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

Prior to his posting as DGP of Jharkhand, D K Pandey was the Additional Director General (ADG) of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF).

Jharkhand Government to provide tablets to all girls student of KGBV

Published on: 06-FEB-2015
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

The announcement was made during the two days Baal Samagam festival held at Morhabadi Stadium in Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Jharkhand Assembly adopted resolution on opening High Court bench in Dumka

Published on: 09-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

Resolution urging Jharkhand government to send a proposal to Union Government for setting up a high court bench in the second capital of the state, Dumka was adopted unanimously.

Dinesh Oraon of BJP unanimously elected Speaker of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly

Published on: 07-JAN-2015
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

He is the 10th Speaker of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly since the State came into being on 15 November 2000

Raghubar Das sworn-in as first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand

Published on: 29-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

Raghubar Das was sworn-in as the first non-tribal Chief Minister of Jharkhand. BJP fought the election with AJSU and garnered 42 seats out of 81 seats.

Raghubar Das elected as party leader of BJP in Jharkhand

Published on: 26-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

BJP leader, Raghubar Das elected as party leader by BJP Party of Jharkhand.

Jharkhand Assembly Election 2014 results declared

Published on: 24-DEC-2014
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

Results of Assembly elections of Jharkhand declared by ECI. BJP emerged as the largest party in the house of 81 seats.

Prime Minister dedicated 765 KV Ranchi-Sipat transmission line to the nation

Published on: 22-AUG-2014
Important for Exam: 79 people agreed

Prime Minister inaugurated and dedicated 765 KV Ranchi-Dharmjaygarh-Sipat Transmission Line (Powergrid) to the nation.

SEBI inaugurated its local office at Ranchi, Jharkhand

Published on: 20-MAR-2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

R.S. Sharma, Chief Secretary of Jharkhand Government inaugurated local office of SEBI at Ranchi, Jharkhand.

Jharkhand State Cabinet Expanded;Six New Ministers Inducted

Published on: 04-AUG-2013
Important for Exam: 63 people agreed

Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on 4 August 2013 expanded his cabinet by inducting six new ministers.

Hemant Soren sworn in as Ninth Chief Minister of Jharkhand

Published on: 13-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

Hemant Soren was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand. Syed Ahmed, the Governor administered him the oath to the office.

Pranab Mukherjee revoked President's Rule from Jharkhand

Published on: 13-JUL-2013
Important for Exam: 47 people agreed

Following provision of Article 356 (Section 2), President revoked his rule from Jharkhand. The decision will pave way for Hemant Soren to assume office of CM.

Jharkhand decided to Impart Technical Training to Unemployed Youth

Published on: 13-MAY-2013
Important for Exam: 31 people agreed

 Jharkhand on 12 May 2013 decided to impart technical skill development training to all unemployed youth in Naxal areas

President of India Inaugurated the 14 Mega Watt Solar Power Project at Deoghar

Published on: 01-MAY-2013
Important for Exam: 154 people agreed

The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the 14 mega watt Solar Power project at Deoghar in Jharkhand on 30 April 2013.

CCI approved proposal for North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Plant in Jharkhand

Published on: 21-FEB-2013
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

Proposal for setting up of North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Plant in Jharkhand was approved by the CCI on 20 Feb 2013.


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