Kashmir, Pakistan and Japan booked for violence in Holi

Thursday, March 16, 2017


Kashmir, Pakistan and Japan Kumar Rocket are the three brothers who were booked on Wednesday for assaulting a policeman during Holi festivities in Jharkhand’s Palamu district. A driver, Akhilesh Kumar in Pipra police station, was allegedly beaten up by the brothers on Monday evening at Chankar village after protesting against his clothes being torn away during …

Ranchi misses Dhoni as it becomes India’s 26th Test venue

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


An image of Mahendra Singh Dhoni playing drums and shaking legs had made a lasting impression here during the opening of the venue, but about four years later when the city becomes India‘s 26th Test center, the mood is strikingly somber. When Ranchi makes its Test debut in India’s series-defining third cricket Test against Australia …

Jharkhand becomes partner state for fashion week

Wednesday, March 08, 2017


Jharkhand will be a ‘partner state’ for the upcoming season of the Amazon India Fashion Week Autumn Winter 2017, an official release today said. The four-day event will be held from March 15 to March 18 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Lodhi Road, the official release said. It said that Jharcraft (Jharkhand Silk Textile & …

Tata calls upon fellow industrialists to invest in Jharkhand

Thursday, February 16, 2017


Recalling his initial days in Jamshedpur, Tata Group patriarch Ratan Tata today said Jharkhand has great potential and called upon domestic and global corporates to seize the immense investment opportunity. “Under the Prime Minister and his government, India is on the threshold of projecting itself as a new India,” said Tata, who started his career …

Woman Maoist arrested from Ghatshila sub-division in Jharkhand

Tuesday, February 07, 2017


Jamshedpur: A woman Maoist, Gurubari Munda who was active within limits of Gurabandha police station area, was arrested on Tuesday, police said. She was arrested from a place near Swarnarekha Bhakar Bridge of naxal-affected Ghatsila sub-division, police said. Acting on a tip-off, the District Armed Police led by Superintendent of Police (Ops) Pranav Anand Jha …

Jaitley presented best budget: Jharkhand CM Das

Wednesday, February 01, 2017


Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das today hailed the Union Budget, saying despite challenges Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the best budget, focusing on villages, the poor, farmers, youth, women and social security. Das said the Union budget is transparent, inspirational and a good example of fiscal management, an official release said here. Congratulating Prime Minister …

Cashless marriage after toilet is built at groom’s house

Tuesday, January 10, 2017


JAMSHEDPUR — It was a wedding with a difference. A cashless wedding was solemnised at a temple at Badia in East Singhbhum district within hours of a toilet being built at the groom’s house. Prior to the marriage yesterday, the family members of the bride Sunita, a resident of Itihasa village in Chakradharpur of West …

Eight miners dead in Lalmatia colliery mishap in Jharkhand

Friday, December 30, 2016


Godda (Jharkhand): In a dreadful incident, Eight miners were killed and some others feared trapped following a cave-in at Lalmatia opencast coal mine at Rajmahal area of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) on Thursday night. “So far, bodies of eight miners have been recovered from the mine. Rescue work is on,” R R Mishra, officiating CMD …

Jharkhand govt delegation makes investment pitch in Shanghai

Saturday, December 03, 2016


A delegation of Jharkhand government and corporate honchos today showcased investment opportunities in the state to Chinese investors at Shanghai, underlining the growing ties between the two fastest growing economies. The 15-member delegation, led by R K Srivastava, Additional Chief Secretary, Department of Energy, Jharkhand, concluding its two-day visit to the Chinese city today. As one of …

Army Doctor’s family commit suicide due to harassment by daughter-in-law

Thursday, October 13, 2016


Ranchi: An army doctor whose family members were found dead in an apartment in Jharkhand’s Ranchi on Sunday has alleged that everyone “committed suicide because of harassment by his daughter-in-law”. Sukanta Sarkar, a doctor based in Noida near Delhi, has told the police that his family members always carried sleeping pills because they were depressed. …

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