Ranchi

  • cow
    Mar 04, 2015 18:42 IST

    After Maharashtra, Jharkhand plans to clamp down on cow slaughter

    BJP-ruled Jharkhand plans to introduce tougher penalties for cow slaughter and sale of beef close on the heels of Maharashtra government’s clampdown that triggered widespread outrage on social media and the streets.

  • Lady Singham
    Feb 27, 2015 19:47 IST

    Jharkhand’s ‘Lady Singham’ is the new messiah for jilted girls

    Raje Kumari Kujur can deliver a mean karate chop and a deadly kick, just like Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn does on the silver screen.

  • Feb 17, 2015 22:36 IST

    Wind-powered cooler opens door to Japan for teenager

    A teenaged girl has come up with a wind-powered rural cooler.

  • Feb 17, 2015 22:25 IST

    Nine months on, Jharkhand MPs yet to use development funds

    Nine months into formation of the 16th Lok Sabha, none of the 14 Jharkhand MPs has started utilising funds meant for welfare schemes in their respective constituencies, government data showed.

  • Feb 14, 2015 22:00 IST

    Now, there is surgery hope for obese people

    After a decade of overeating and scared of becoming a diabetic, Vivekanand, a Giridih-based political science professor, underwent an obesity surgery at Bhagwan Mahavir-Medica Superspecialty Hospital in Ranchi recently.

  • Shibu Soren
    Feb 06, 2015 15:00 IST

    Rivals unite to take on common foe BJP in Jharkhand

    The war cry against the Centre’s land acquisition ordinance and the state’s recruitment policy is getting shriller in Jharkhand as more and more opposition parties are signing up to fight the BJP-led governments.

  • rat
    Feb 05, 2015 16:08 IST

    Rats chew on corpse at Jharkhand hospital

    Rats gnawed and dined on the body parts of a corpse lying unattended at the casualty ward of the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial (MGM) Hospital on Tuesday night.

  • Electricity
    Feb 01, 2015 15:08 IST

    CM order brings no end to power crisis in Jharkhand

    Chief minister Raghubar Das may have instructed the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) to ensure no power crisis, but there seems to be no change in the ground situation.

  • Raghubar Das
    Feb 01, 2015 14:52 IST

    Jharkhand cabinet expansion likely after Delhi polls

    Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das is likely to expand his cabinet in the third week of February, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sources said on Saturday, as the government appeared to buy time to stabilise itself after a slender victory in the assembly elections.

  • Construction site
    Jan 30, 2015 22:59 IST

    Sand mining ban may burn a hole in pockets of home buyers

    New home buyers in Jharkhand are likely to feel the pinch of a government ban on sand mining as realtors on Friday warned of an “additional burden” due to a sudden spike in price of the building material.

  • Cleveland police
    Jan 02, 2015 00:13 IST

    J'khand: Police bust Maoist gun factory, noose tightens around jailed MLA

    Police on Thursday busted an arms factory of a banned Maoist outfit in Jharkhand’s Simdega district, barely hours after the arrest of a gun-maker with alleged links to a jailed legislator.

  • Asur children
    Jan 01, 2015 19:50 IST

    Jharkhand’s Asur tribe losing traditional skills in modern times

    The Asurs were once hunter-gatherers whose life was closely linked to the forests they lived in. However, when the British enacted the Indian Forest Act in 1865, several tribes like the Asurs were cut off from their roots.

  • Raghubar Das
    Dec 29, 2014 16:56 IST

    Raghubar Das talks business on Day One

    The four-day special session of the new Jharkhand Assembly will begin from January 6 under the chairmanship of pro tem speaker Stephen Marandi, chief minister Raghubar Das announced on Sunday. Das asserted that he was determined to give corruption free governance and improve the law and order situation in the state

  • tribals
    Dec 29, 2014 16:45 IST

    CAT topper from Jamshedpur helps tribal kids pursue studies

    Ankit Raj has not just secured 99.48 percentile in Combined Admission Test (CAT) for admission to 13 existing and six proposed Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs). He is also known for his philanthropic pursuits such as teaching tribal children and financing them to purchase books.

  • Winter 2
    Dec 29, 2014 16:27 IST

    Cold wave unabated, Kanke shivers at 1.1 degree Celsius

    Cold wave continued unabated in Jharkhand with minimum temperature dropping by 3-7 degrees below the normal temperature across Jharkhand. Ranchi shivered at 4.8 degree Celsius and its suburb Kanke at 1.1 degree on Saturday night. The meteorological department has predicted that the minimum temperature may slip further if north-westerly wind speed exceeds