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National games scam: CBI raids Jharkhand's ex-minister Bandhu Tirkey's residence

The premises of the then director sports of the state P C Mishra, organising secretary of national games Madhukant Pathak, organising secretary H M Hashmi are also being searched.

26 May 2022 1:30 pm
Missing canteens force students to skip meals

ranchi sushil kumar and suraj prakash who cycle for at least an hour to reach their respective colleges didnt have to worry about lunch precovid but after canteens shut down as classes shifted online most students are now forced either to eat out or skip their meals students from the city have an edge as they can bring food from home but those from the outskirts often cannot risk bringing lunch as it might also go off in the heat students of govt colleges.

26 May 2022 8:21 am
Principal booked for harassment

A complaint has been lodged against the principal of a renowned school for allegedly trying to sexually exploit a woman employee.The Argora police have registered a case under sections 354, 354A, 354B, 435 D, 375 A, 376C and 506 of the IPC.

26 May 2022 8:21 am
BIT Mesra signs MoU with IT consultancy services

The Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Adrosonic IT Consultancy Services Private Limited on Wednesday. BIT, Mesra and Adrosonic aim to establish a digital innovation lab which will focus on emerging areas of technology.

26 May 2022 8:21 am
Three held for mobile theft, chain snatching

Bistupur police on Wednesday arrested three members of a mobile and chain-snatching gang. Bistupur police station OC Bishnu Kumar Raut said Nandan Patnaik alias Chotu, Subham Kumar Sharma ailas Babu, and Aditya Kumar Tiwary alias Pandit were picked up from their residences.

26 May 2022 8:21 am
BSL employees rue inadequate hospital infra, lack of docs

A delegation of Bokaro Steel Limited (BSL) officers on Wednesday met the management of Bokaro General Hospital (BGH) and urged the latter to improve its medical services for the benefit of steel behemoths employees and their family members.

26 May 2022 8:21 am
Two poll personnel among 3 killed as car rams into tree

Three persons, including two panchyat polls polling personnel, were killed while another was injured when their SUV rammed into a tree near Makka bridge under Budmu police station area on Tuesday night.

26 May 2022 8:21 am
Mandar bypoll on June 23: ECI

The by-election to the Mandar (ST) assembly seat in Jharkhand will be held on June 23, the Election Commission announced on Wednesday. In a statement issued in the evening, the EC said the notification for the election will be issued on May 30.

26 May 2022 8:21 am
Ranchi bar assn general secy writes to Modi seeking ticket for RS poll

Ranchi District Bar Association general secretary Sanjay Vidrohi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking ticket for the Rajya Sabha elections. Vidrohi has cited his services to community as a lawyer and social activist to strengthen his claim.

26 May 2022 8:21 am
ED searches 2 Ranchi places in mining case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday carried out searches at two more places in Ranchi city in connection with illegal mining and money laundering being investigated by the agency. The ED team visited a flat belonging to one Prem Prakash in Vasundhara Enclave in Harmu.

26 May 2022 8:21 am
As exams near, Marwari Boys College students fret over incomplete syllabus

The intermediate students of Arts stream in Marwari Boys College are worried as their Term-II final exam is scheduled in June but syllabus remains incomplete. The college has allotted four classes daily, but the students say only one or two classes are conducted.

26 May 2022 3:20 am
Arrested Maoist leader Kishans wife admitted to Rims with chest pain

Central committee member of CPI (Maoist) Sheela Marandi, wife of key Maoist ideologue Prashant Bose, alias Kishan, was admitted to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (Rims) on Wednesday after she complained of chest pain at Birsa Munda Central Prison Hotwar where she has been imprisoned

26 May 2022 3:20 am
Pooja Singhal remanded in judicial custody till June 8

The special PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act) court on Wednesday forwarded suspended IAS officer Pooja Singhal to jail till June 8 in connection with MGNREGA scam, illegal mining and money laundering after her 14-day remand period ended.

26 May 2022 3:20 am
Fluorosis-affected youths struggle to find brides in Dhanbad hamlet

The 70-odd families of Brahmin Tola at Gharbar village are facing a unique problem as the eligible bachelors are unable to find a bride for themselves. The area is located 30km from Dhanbad town.

26 May 2022 3:20 am
Alliance reaching out to independent MLAs for RS poll support: Thakur

Jharkhand Congress chief Rajesh Thakur on Wednesday said the ruling alliance of JMM, Congress and RJD is reaching out to the independent lawmakers in the state to garner support for their candidates in the upcoming Rajya Sabha election.

26 May 2022 3:20 am
States Chhau exponents to perform at IPL ceremony

A 10-member chhau troupe from adjoining Seraikela-Kharsawan district will perform Manbhum chhau - a popular folk dance of Jharkhand - at the closing ceremony of the IPL 2022 at Motera stadium in Ahmedabad on May 29.

26 May 2022 3:19 am
Ex-min in Manmohan govt among 3 vying for RS ticket

As many as three former Congress Parliamentarians from Jharkhand, including a former minister in earlier Manmohan Singh government, are gunning for the partys ticket to the June 10 Rajya Sabha elections in the state.

26 May 2022 3:19 am
All India Catholic Union to challenge anti-conversion laws

The All India Catholic Union (AICU), an organisation of the Roman Catholic Church followers, on Tuesday said it would challenge the anti-conversion laws passed by various states before the courts in the country.

25 May 2022 11:51 am
CM may meet Sonia this week to discuss RS election strategy

Chief minister Hemant Soren is likely to meet Congress president Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi later this week to discuss the Mahagatbandhans strategy for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in Jharkhand next month.

25 May 2022 3:28 am
BSL tops SAILs profit charts in 2021-22 FY

Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL) has clocked its highest ever profit of around Rs 6,387cr, a statement said. The unit of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) on Tuesday declared its financial results for the 2021-22 financial year.

25 May 2022 3:28 am
Study on ways to curb effects of mine blast

A PhD student of the mining engineering department at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad has conducted a study to find ways of minimising the various effects of blasting in mines, such as house collapse and habitat discomfort, caused by ground vibration. Dean (media and branding) Prof.

25 May 2022 3:28 am
Stocks up, veggie prices plunge in city markets

The prices of vegetables, which had skyrocketed a few weeks back, have begun to come down, giving relief to people. Cauliflower, which was being sold at Rs 60 per kg a month back, costs Rs 20-30 in Ranchi.

25 May 2022 3:28 am
Cyclonic circulation brings rain to Santhal Pargana

Dumka, Sahebganj, Pakur and other districts of Santhal Pargana commisionary received light to moderate showers accompanied by lightning and thunder on Tuesday afternoon as the cyclonic circulation in northeastern Jharkhand persisted throughout the day.

25 May 2022 3:28 am
ED raids premises of traders, builders in Jkhand & Bihar

Teams of the enforcement directorate (ED) on Tuesday conducted multiple raids at several places in Jharkhand and Bihar against traders and builders allegedly having close links with a senior officer of the state government.

25 May 2022 3:28 am
Two held for killing deer

Two persons were arrested from Bartua village in Ramgarh district and sent to jail on Tuesday for allegedly killing a deer. They were caught while chopping the carcass for cooking. Divisional forest officer Ved Prakash Kamboj said the arrests were made following a tip-off.

25 May 2022 3:28 am
CBI questions slain cops kin on audio tape

CBI has recently questioned the family members of deceased ASI Rupa Tirkey in connection with a conversation her father Devanand Oraon purportedly had with ASI Shiv Kanaujia.

24 May 2022 3:37 am
1 dead, 20 hurt in road mishap

One woman was killed and around 20 were injured when a bus coming to Ranchi from Kolkata overturned on the National Highway-33 near Ichadih under the Tamar police station area on Monday around 5am. The deceased woman has been identified as Kiran Shaw (35).

24 May 2022 3:36 am
BJP demands fair probe in youth murder case

The local unit of BJP, demanding justice for murdered Mango youth Gulsan Kumar Chaudhury (19), alleged that Jamshedpur police are yet to nab the accused even after a lapse of 24 hours since the crime was committed.

24 May 2022 3:36 am
Rims docs, NIA sleuths steer clear of FIR

ranchi a day after junior doctors of the rims and the sleuths of the national investigating agency nia engaged in a scuffle over the scheduled regular medical examination of a maoist ultra who was under the remand of the investigating agency none of the parties filed a police complaintwhile rims medical superintendent dr hirendra biruas claims on monday that they would file a police complaint did not materialise the nia too...

24 May 2022 3:36 am
Anti-tobacco drive on in Bokaro, 365 shops raided in 1 yr

To curb sale and consumption of tobacco under COPTA Act, 2003, the enforcement teams raided 365 shops and collected Rs 60,000 as fine in the past one year. The team also slapped fine on persons caught consuming tobacco in public.

24 May 2022 3:36 am
Hemant inspects Centre of Excellence at Dhurwa school

Chief minister Hemant Soren on Monday expressed confidence that the under-construction building on the Thakur Vishwanath Shahdeo High School premises under the state governments Centre of Excellence (CoE) project at Jagannathpur Dhurwa would lay the foundation for better education system

24 May 2022 3:36 am
Gangsters aides fire at PWD contractors house in Dhanbad

Two bike-borne men fired shots at the residence of PWD contractor Ram Naresh Singh in Dhanbad Housing Colony on Monday. The miscreants were Wasseypur-based gangster Prince Khans henchman, police said.SDPO Amar Kumar Pandey recovered three used cartridges from the spot.

24 May 2022 3:36 am
Jhiri waste hillock to be removed with new technology

The mountain of garbage at Jhiri village which happens to be the largest dumpsite of Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) is set to become a thing of the past in the next two years.

24 May 2022 3:36 am
BJP using EC, ED to overthrow CM

JMM workers on Monday hit the streets in Bokaro and Giridih districts, accusing the BJP-led Union government of misusing central agencies to defame the state government and CM Hemant Soren in order to destabilize the government.

24 May 2022 3:36 am
Ranchi to get states first cable-stayed bridge by 2024

The city will have a cable-stayed bridge-cum-flyover a first of its kind in the state by February 2024. Also known as hanging bridge, it is an engineering marvel in which a large span of the bridge remains suspended, effectively minimising land usage.

24 May 2022 3:36 am
Elderly man with multiple leg injuries cured after marathon op in Ranchi hosp

A 63-year-old man from Hazaribag got a fresh lease of life after a city-based orthopaedic performed a total hip replacement (THR) surgery. lasting up to five hours, on the femur bone which was broken into three pieces.

24 May 2022 3:36 am
67% post of teachers in eight varsities lying vacant

Governor-cum-chancellor of universities Ramesh Bais took strong exception to the huge vacancies of teachers across all varsities in the state. Nearly 67% positions are lying vacant in eight universities of the state.

24 May 2022 3:36 am
Sahebganj mining officer finally turns up at ED office for interrogation

Days after the Enforcement Directorates (ED) issued summons, Vibhuti Kumar, the district mining officer (DMO) of Sahebganj eventually turned up to face interrogation in the Mnrega scam and other wrongdoings of suspended mining secretary, Pooja Singhal.

24 May 2022 3:36 am
BJP slams state govt over its stand on illegal immigrants

Opposition BJP on Monday slammed Hemant Soren-led mahagatbandhan government for patronising illegal Bangladeshi immigrants and Rohingyas for vote-bank politics and linked the string of recent instances of communal violence in different districts and pro-Pakistan slogans raised during the

24 May 2022 3:36 am
Agri dept begins kharif seeds distribution ahead of monsoon

The state agriculture department on Monday announced that it has initiated the distribution of kharif seeds among farmers, much ahead of the onset of monsoon.

24 May 2022 3:35 am
1,047 panchayats to go to polls in third phase of rural elections in Jharkhand

A total of 1,047 panchayats covering 70 blocks in 19 districts of Jharkhand will go to polls in the third of the four-phase panchayat polls on Tuesday, election officials said on Monday.

23 May 2022 6:46 pm
1 killed, 12 injured after bus overturns in Ranchi

A woman was killed and at least 12 people were injured after a bus carrying passengers overturned on the outskirts of Jharkhand capital Ranchi early on Monday, police said. The accident took place around 5 am as the driver lost control over the speeding bus and it overturned in Ichadih area, a senior officer said.

23 May 2022 11:09 am
Jharkhand govt plans to include Shibu Soren in school curriculum

After deciding to paint green all government-run schools in the state, the JMM-led mahagathbandhan ruling alliance has decided to include chapters on party patriarch Shibu Soren in the school curriculum, prompting sharp reactions from opposition BJP.

23 May 2022 7:25 am
62 booked for raising 'pro-Pakistan' slogans in Jharkhand

An FIR has been lodged against 62 people, including 12 named, for allegedly raising pro-Pakistan slogans during a panchayat poll victory procession in Hazaribag on Saturday. Purported videos of the incident have also gone viral on social media.

23 May 2022 7:22 am
Lone Cov-testing lab in Palamu shut

The Covid-19 testing laboratory in Palamu closed on May 20 due to the paucity of funds, leaving about 1,000-plus samples collected for RT-PCR tests from Palamu and Garhwa districts untested.

23 May 2022 3:32 am
For a few rupees less: Ranchiites heave a sigh of relief after 6 mnths

The reduction in the prices of petrol and diesel brought relief to the common people. The central government on Saturday, announced cut on the Central excise duty on petrol and diesel. The decision put the price of petrol to Rs 99.84 per litre in Ranchi, a reduction by Rs 8.

23 May 2022 3:31 am
Video of Dumka teen thrashing girl goes viral, probe on

The Dumka police on Sunday launched a probe after a video of a boy kicking a girl under Gopikandar police station area went viral on social media.

23 May 2022 3:31 am
Fin min hints at slashing VAT on fuel prices, review meet likely

A day after the central excise duty on petrol and diesel was reduced, state finance minister Rameshwar Oraon on Sunday hinted that the Jharkhand government may hold a review meeting on the overall situation of the existing fuel prices in order to consider providing some more relief to the

23 May 2022 3:31 am
A yr on, cycling campaign loses steam as handful pedal to work

A year has passed since the state urban development department and the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) launched ambitious Shanivar No Car initiative to promote cycling among the masses as an alternative mode of transport.

23 May 2022 3:31 am
Programme on biodiversity preservation

The Jharkhand Biodiversity Board on Sunday organised a special function in the city to shed light on the importance of preserving biodiversity on the occasion of International Day for Biological Diversity.

23 May 2022 3:31 am