March 2012 Blog Posts (6)

‘Ah, we thought Bihar has changed’

DHANBAD: Sadhan Banerjee, neighbour of the Barnwals in Dhanbad, is shaken. "We thought law and order has improved in Bihar which has changed for the better. But we were wrong," a deeply disturbed Banerjee said as he berated police and policing in the state.



According to Banerjee, the Barnwals' house was locked as everyone left for Jamui on hearing the tragic news. "My neighbours planned the family picnic at Rajgir because they believed police, not criminals, ruled the roost in Bihar… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on March 27, 2012 at 12:46pm — 6 Comments

Coal shortage troubles Bihar's power projects

The development activities to improve power situation in Bihar are facing problems and setbacks, given the sad coal availability that has trapped the country, reports Business Line. The state’s recent bid to build three supercritical power stations of 1,320 MW each, failed due to indifferent response from prospective bidders.



One project got a single successful bid from Lanco Power, while there were no bidders for two projects. However, it could not be awarded due to lack of… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on March 26, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Bihar to have World’s largest Hindu Temple

Bihar will soon boast to have the World’s largest Hindu Temple. Bihar Mahavir Mandir Trust, BMMT is going to make this temple at a cost of whooping Rs 100 crores.



It will be 5 storied, 222 feet tall and will be spread over 15 acres making a replica of World’s famous Angkor Watt. It would be located at a place near Ismailpur village on Hajipur-Bidupur road, which will be renamed as Angkor Nagar, BMMT’s secretary and ex-IPS officer Acharya Kishore Kunal said. The land acquisition has… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on March 5, 2012 at 12:04pm — 2 Comments

Bihar government to build stadium in 182 blocks

The state government has sanctioned construction of stadium in 182 out of 534 blocks under Mukhya Mantri Khel Vikas Yojna.



Giving this information, while replying to a question of Lalit Kumar Yadav of RJD, in the state Assembly Art, Culture and Youth Affairs minister Sukhda Pandey said on Tuesday that the state government had decided to construct a new stadium in each of the blocks in Bihar.





She said that out of 534 blocks, the state government had sanctioned… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on March 2, 2012 at 12:41pm — 1 Comment

Too early to celebrate slight rise in per capita income

Would you believe that the percentage-wise the per capita income of Bihar was the same in 1951 as it is over 60 years later in 2012. It was 40 per cent of the national average in 1951, that is, before the start of the First Five-Year Plan (1952-57), and the same now at the start of the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17). But one should not forget that in between this period Bihar underwent a big change in its geographical boundary too––that is in November 2000 it got truncated.





Thus… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on March 2, 2012 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Aditya Birla Group to setup Cement Unit in Bihar

This was inevitable. Aditya Birla Group Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla has finally announced an Investment to the tune of Rs 500 crores in the coming 6 months. Birla would be setting up a Cement Unit in Bihar.



The company is yet to decide over the final location , but Birlas are actively hunting for a well suited location .



Aditya Birla Group as a cement producer occupies 7th and 11th ranks in Asia and World respectively. They are the makers of brand Ultratech, Birla… Continue

Added by Ranjan kumar jha on March 1, 2012 at 12:59pm — 1 Comment

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