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Ranchi: Five teenagers detained over 'gang rape' of minor

Five teenaged boys were detained for allegedly gangraping a minor tribal girl and holding her captive overnight in a forest at Namkum in suburban Ranchi, police said on Tuesday.

JMM to contest all 81 seats in Jharkhand

JMM chief Shibu Soren
The Congress' plan to forge a grand opposition alliance in the state may have trouble getting off the ground, given its ally Jharkhand Mukti Morcha's unilateral decision to contest all 81 assembly seats and its reluctance to partner with the Jharkhand Vikas Morcha - Prajatantrik.

Jharkhand doctors shun rural postings citing Maoist threat

Left-wing extremism (LWE) — the official nomenclature for Maoist menace — has become the most convenient "excuse" for doctors to avoid serving in rural areas, putting lakhs of people in potentially life-threatening situations

4 JVM MLAs meet Amit Shah, trigger specualtions of new equations

Amit Shah
Four MLAs of the Babulal Marandi-led Jharkhand Vikas Morcha met BJP chief Amit Shah on Wednesday, triggering speculations that they might be joining the saffron outfit soon.

Ranchi: In spat after patient’s death, doctors assault his kin

RIMS patient's relatives
An ugly fight broke out between junior doctors and two relatives of a patient following his death in Ranchi’s premier Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) on Saturday.

To make ends meet, budding wrestler sells liquor


A silver medalist in the 2013 Kanyakumari sub-junior national wrestling championship, Rakhi can be seen every day at Kishoreganj with her father, selling handia (local alcoholic beverage) to eke out a living. She is an undergraduate student at the Marwari College.

Real-time watch on Baidynath Dham visitors after security alert


The Baidyanath Dham shrine board has introduced a unique biometric 'access card system' this Shravani Mela to track a devotee’s movement live right from the time of his entry and exit from the temple campus.

Dhanbad hospital may close due to fund crisis, doctors' absence

At a time when more than a dozen villages in Dhanbad district are in the grip of a suspected measles outbreak, the only hospital in the region specialised in treating infectious diseases is facing the prospect of closure thanks to shortage of funds, lack of medicines and absence of doctors

Budding footballers of Jhatijharna dream big, thanks to Tata Steel

As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme, Tata Steel is imparting football training to the youths of Maoist-hit Jhatijharna village

Ranchi: Cops up security before PM's Aug 21 visit

Narendra Modi
The police and security agencies are on high alert after intelligence agencies suspected that Indian Mujahideen and Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) sleeper cells could be a possible threat to Modi.

Jharkhand governor taken ill during I-Day speech

Connaught Place
Jharkhand governor Syed Ahmed fainted while addressing an Independence Day event in Dumka on Friday after he hoisted the national flag at a local ground in the morning.

After HT prod, govt scurries to cancel license of firm with Maoist links

The state mining department has finally set a four- day deadline to cancel the mining license of the firm charged with money links with Maoists and heavy tax evasion.

Jharkhand: One killed as police open fire on warring communities

One person was killed and more than a dozen others injured when police opened fire on two groups clashing over a piece of land at Shilgai village in Chanho, about 55 km from the state capital on Tuesday.

Coalfields fire threatens to engulf Jharkhand college

Jharia coalfileds
A fire burning in one of India's biggest coalfields for nearly hundred years is threatening a college in Dhanbad, the flames now just 10 metres away from the educational institution.

Woman kills husband by pouring boiling oil on head


A woman in Jharkhand's Dumka district killed her unemployed husband, who used to harass her regularly, following a quarrel by pouring boiling oil on his head while he was asleep. 

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