Daily Archives: April 15, 2012

NREGS issue: Parliament Committee unhappy

The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Rural Development has expressed displeasure over the delay in completion of works under the MGNREGS. Analysis of district-wise data revealed that only 10 per cent of the total projects, taken up under MGNREGS in the State, was completed during 2011-12 financial year as against 25.37 per cent in the 2010-11.

Rajasthani folk dances steal hearts

Curtains came down on the Lok Mahotsav at Hingula Pitha on Friday night with folk dancers enthralling the audience. One of the major attractions of the evening was the Rajasthani folk dance where the artistes performed with ‘matkas’ on their heads. The dancers belonging to Siba Folk Musical Group also performed the ‘Kalbelia’ dance. “This

Rice destroyed in Hirakud FCI godown fire

Rice worth a few lakhs was gutted in the third house of FCI godown at Hirakud early on Saturday morning. Fire-fighters brought the fire control thus preventing it from spreading to other godowns. Though the exact reason behind the fire is yet to be ascertained, officials suspect it to be a short circuit. “We rushed

Indian Forest Service Exam from July 14

Union Public Service Commission will hold the competitive examination for recruitment to the Indian Forest Service, from 14th July, 2012 at Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cuttack, Dehradun, Delhi, Dharwad, Dispur, Gangtok, Hyderabad, Imphal, Itanagar, Jaipur, Jammu, Jorhat, Kochi, Kohima, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji (Goa), Patna, Port Blair, Raipur,