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Jharkhand recommends Ranchi SSP’s name for President’s medal

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Ranchi: The Jharkhand government on Wednesday decided to recommend the name of Ranchi Senior Superintendent of Police Prabhat Kumar, who was injured in a gun battle with Maoist rebels on the outskirts of Ranchi, for the President’s medal.

“Chief Minister Raghubar Das has given his consent to recommend name of injured Ranchi SSP for the President’s medal,” an official told IANS.

The state government has also decided to confer the state gallantry award on the SSP, his driver Rumul Sawaiya and bodyguard Faizal,” the official said.2015-08-19_2130

The chief minister paid homage to the slain driver.

The state government handed over a cheque of Rs.10 lakh to the family of the slain driver and decided to bear the expenses of the education of his children.

One of the family members of the driver will get a government job on compassionate grounds.

On Tuesday, the Ranchi SSP was injured and his driver was killed in a gun battle with Maoists at Dulmi village on the outskirts of state capital Ranchi.

(IANS)

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‘Black’ Banned in Jharkhand’s Palamau Ahead of Modi Visit

He will also lay the foundation stone of a pipeline to meet the needs of drinking water and irrigation in Palamu and Garhwa districts at a cost of Rs 1,138 crore

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When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Palamau in Jharkhand on January 5, one colour will not be permitted in any form: black.

The Palamau administration issued the ban order after leaders of the 80,000 para teachers on strike since November 15 demanding regularization of their service vowed to show black flags to Modi in Palamau.

“The government staff or common people cannot wear black socks,” an official said. “The ban also covers clothes, bags, shoes, purses and caps.”

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Modi is scheduled to arrive in Palamau at 10.30 a.m. to spend an hour in the district.

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the Mandal dam irrigation project, which was pending since 1972. The dam will be built at a cost of Rs 2,500 crore.

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He will also lay the foundation stone of a pipeline to meet the needs of drinking water and irrigation in Palamu and Garhwa districts at a cost of Rs 1,138 crore. (IANS)