• Prefab toilets
    Aug 01, 2015 13:31 IST

    Hazaribagh: 50,000 toilets in 61 panchayats soon

    Apatry from the cleanliness campaign, the Government Girls School of Hazaribagh became the first school in the state where every student has own digital lockers.

  • Ahmedabad toilet
    Aug 01, 2015 13:07 IST

    ‘50k toilets in 61 panchayats soon’

    The Hazaribagh administration will construct 50,000 toilets in its 61 panchayats to declare the district free from open defecation under the Clean India Campaign, deputy commissioner Mukesh Kumar said on Friday. “More than a thousand toilets have been constructed."

  • August Kranti Nagar
    Aug 01, 2015 01:32 IST

    Middlemen duping tribals with hopes of compensation

    Three years ago, Mangra Munda sold his land in Jharkhand’s Khunti district to the government for Rs 95 lakhs for a proposed Knowledge City in the region, hoping to get out of the crushing poverty of small-time farmers.

  • teachers
    Jul 31, 2015 17:51 IST

    Jharkhand govt appoints 1,679 teachers for high schools

    Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das on Thursday handed over appointment letters to 1,679 high school teachers.

  • Watch: Unmanned railway coach travelled 20 km in Barmer
    Jul 31, 2015 17:37 IST

    Jharkhand: Two kids killed as train engine hits school van

    Jharkhand ranks 17th in the country in terms of traffic accident deaths, with 54 of them involving railways. An average of eight people each day died in road and railway accidents in Jharkhand as 2,955 fatalities were recorded in 2014.

  • Solar panels on display in Ranchi. (HT Photo)
    Jul 31, 2015 15:34 IST

    Jharkhand gets ready for big leap in solar power

    Jharkhand is set to harness more than 2,600 MW of solar power in the next four-five years and roll out red carpet for large as well as small entrepreneurs in the field of solar photovoltaic power generation.

  • Jul 31, 2015 15:30 IST

    Ranchi engg students say they have antidote to coded messages

    Two Ranchi engineering students have designed a computer methodology which they say can stop steganographic or coded messages from being transferred through the internet.

  • A mother
    Jul 30, 2015 13:19 IST

    Ranchi: Unwed mothers, pregnant women may soon get shelter

    Miracle India, a Delhi-based NGO has submitted a proposal to the state social welfare department to set up a shelter home for marginalized women who are living without social or economic support.

  • Budget, agriculture
    Jul 30, 2015 13:08 IST

    Jharkhand: This tribal woman farms to run her free school

    28-yr-old Supriya Kujur started out by teaching just one child free of cost and under a banyan tree. Slowly more children joined her classes and she started a full- fledged school in 2012 for students till Class 5.

  • Jul 29, 2015 22:42 IST

    Unwed mothers, pregnant women may soon get shelter

    The Jharkhand government will set up a shelter home to provide free medical aid and adoption assistance for unmarried pregnant women and unwed mothers shunned by their families, officials and activists said on Wednesday.

  • Maoist leader Arvindji at an undisclosed location in the state. (HT File Photo)
    Jul 28, 2015 15:32 IST

    Rs 1 crore reward on four top Maoist leaders in Jharkhand

    Taking its war against the banned left wing extremist (LWE) outfit forward, the Jharkhand government on Monday increased the cash rewards for information on four functionaries of CPI (Maoist) from Rs 25 lakh to Rs 1 crore.

  • Maoist leader Prasad Lakra alias Ashokji after his arrest from Chainpur in Gumla district. (HT File Photo)
    Jul 28, 2015 15:26 IST

    Moles in Maoists’ camps weaken rebels

    The banned left wing extremist group, CPI (Maoists), currently active in all the 24 district of Jharkhand, is headed for tougher days ahead as security forces have succeeded to infiltrate the group.

  • Jawans in Maoist land fall to mosquitoes
    Jul 25, 2015 11:50 IST

    Maoist commander killed, close aide arrested in Jharkhand's Gumla

    A top Maoist leader, who was carrying a reward of Rs 25 lakh on his head, was killed in an encounter with the police and his close aide was arrested in Jharkhand’s Gumla district.

  • Illegal sand mining in UP
    Jul 22, 2015 11:55 IST

    Green nod to sand mining may slash rates of houses

    The state government’s move to give environmental clearance to sand mining companies will reduce sand blackmarketing at higher prices and thereof make houses cheaper, real estate experts said on Tuesday.

  • BJP leader Raghubar Das is welcomed by party workers on his arrival in Ranchi on Wednesday. PTI Photo
    Jul 22, 2015 11:35 IST

    CM appeals for peace, orders probe into Jamshedpur clash

    Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Rapid Action Force (RAF) staged a flag march in Mango on Tuesday evening as CRPF inspector general (IG) RK Mishra, Kolhan commissioner Arun and deputy inspector general (DIG) RK Dhan took charge of the steel city — turned into a battleground since Monday night with two communities clashing over an alleged eve-teasing incident.