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Who is this Crorepati IAS calling BDO-CO?

“This is …speaking.Since how long you are posted there?Do you want to continue there or have any choice for posting?Don’t delay,come”. A senior IAS officer who is holding a crucial position in the Jharkhand Secretariat has been calling Block Development Officers and Circle Officers,asking them to meet him if any one of them wants a choice posting. As it is,in Jharkhand where the transfer and posting had acquired industrious proportion,almost every post had its value.The posting of a BDO and CO carried a price tag of Rs five lakh to Rs 30 lakh.As such,the said IAS officer who is slated to retire by the end of this year,was understood to be in a hurry to make fortunes. In fact,he is already a crorepati who has used his enterprising wife,a distributor of books and principal of a school. ...

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Sahay failed to help Sarkar succeed Choudhary as CS

Thanks to former Union Minister Subodh Kant Sahay,there was a delay in clearing the file providing two -month extension in service to Jharkhand chief secretary SK Choudhary on Thursday. This was primarily because Sahay,who wanted Choudhary to retire on January 31 and AK Sarkar,Principal Secretary of mines in Jharkhand to succeed him,had reportedly got the file seeking grant of extension to Choudhary ‘hidden’ at DoPT in New Delhi. Though he was not available for comment,Sahay,who represents Ranchi in the Lok Sabha,failed in his mission mainly due to the active involvement of the PMO and DoPT who wanted Choudhary to get the two month extension.

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Worship of Jesus Christ and Krishna,raises storm

Bright and soothing pictures of two super natural entities-one of Christianity and another of Hinduism -Jesus Christ and Lord Krishna-sharing a platform and Aarti offered to them regularly inside the Yogda Ashram in Ranchi,may confirm secular credentials of the Yogda Satsanga Society(YSS) of India. But not all YSS members take it as such and appreciate veneration and worshiping of Jesus Christ and Lord Krishna together. “This proves that those who are managing the Society today are out to Christianise it.We can not tolerate it”,fumes Moti Lal Gupta,a member of the YSS,who had issued a statement criticizing it. YSS,a non profit religious organization founded by Paramhansa Yogananda in 1917,is also known in countries outside the Indian subcontinent as Self Realisation Fellowship(S...

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UIDAI’s DG RS Sharma may be Jharkhand’s next CS

The Unique Identification Authority of India’s Director General Ram Sevak Sharma is likely to be Jharkhand’s next Chief Secretary. Sharma,a Jharkhand cadre IAS,who is credited to have built a solid infrastructure for the IT Department in the state before joining the UIDAI as its Director General,had more than three years of service left. This was considered another plus factor for him to lead the state’s bureaucracy. Since his administrative capability as well as his knowledge and expertise in IT were well acknowledged,the tech saavy CM Arjun Munda,who has vision to use the Information Technology Communication to make the governance accountable and transparent,vived well with Sharma. In any case,if he is preferred by the CM who manages to bring him back to the state from Centre where th

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Tata Group gears up to bid adieu to Hero Ratan

Tata Group,India’s industrial pride,are gearing up to accord a memorable farewell to its chairman Ratan Tata who is set to retire by the end of this year.The farewell is planned to be accorded to him in December. The same day his successor Cyrus Pallonji Mistry, who is the current Deputy Chairman, will take over from him.During a stint of over 21 years,Ratan Tata saw the Group becoming a real multinational with more than 65 percent of revenue coming from overseas operations.  Mistry will have to be innovative in his approach to keep the flag of his companies flying.

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Google,Apple CEOs hold secret patent talks

When two giants of the cyberspace talk,earth rumbles.This is what happened recently when Google Inc CEO Lary Page and Apple CEO Tim Cook held behind the scenes conversations on a range of intellectual property matters,including the ongoing mobile patent disputes between the two companies,according to reports. Whether or not this leads to any pact between the two,the staff of the two companies were also discussing the same matter generating speculation that Lary and Cook were out for a truce in the larger interest of their global business.

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Rahul’s Afgani connection?

In political circle,the heir apparent of the Congress party is always a juicy subject of discussion and debate.This time 43 year old Rahul Gandhi is in the news for his reported love for Afgani royal blood,a grand daughter of of the late king Zahir Shah.As per a report in the gfiles,a magazine,the “beautiful”Afgani princess-a Christian convert-,who lived in exile in Italy for 29 years in a modest four bed room villa in the affluent community of Olgiata on Via Cassia,North of city of Rome,was put up at Delhi’s star hotel Aman where Rahul goes for gym.Though no body had seen the Afgani princess and the Congress party’s prince together,both were unmarried.In any case, speculation is rife if Rahul ties the nupitial knot before 2014 polls and faces the electorates as a married man or a bachel...

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BJP’s HP takes pride in giving land to Priyanka !

The Section 118 of the Himachal Pradesh Land Tenancy and Reforms Act,which among other things protects the agricultural land of farmers,allows outsiders to set up industries and power projects,build tourism infrastructure or anything else that contributes to development of this state.But this section was used to favour whomever it deemed fit.So perhaps after Priyanka Gandhi was allowed to purchase 4.5 bighas for horticulture and residential purpose,a villa came up.But before it was near completion,an architectural flaw was detected.Priyanka approached the Dhumal government of the BJP,for purchase of another plot of 1.5 Bigha adjacent to her first plot.Now when she owns more than an acre of land,most non Himachalis,who were not allowed more than 500 square metres,are fuming.But Dhumal in an

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