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Even as students in cities and towns across the country attend classes online, rural areas continue to grapple with the new system due to unsteady connectivity and lack of devices such as smartphones and computers.(HT photo for representation)

Classes on loudspeaker: Jharkhand teacher beats odds of online learning

Dumka | By Press Trust of India | Posted by: Jasra Afreen
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 10:44 PM IST
The headmaster of a school in Jharkhand’s Dumka district has put up several loudspeakers across the Bankathi village where his Upgraded Middle School is located, and classes are being held for two hours every day since April 16, beating the odds of online learning.
Sidhu Koda was allegedly involved in the killing of former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi’s son in 2007. (Image used for representation).(FILEPHOTO.)
Sidhu Koda was allegedly involved in the killing of former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi’s son in 2007. (Image used for representation).(FILEPHOTO.)

Maoist involved in killing of ex-Jharkhand CM Babulal Marandi’s son dies in police custody

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2020 05:23 PM IST
Carrying rewards of Rs 10 lakh in Jharkhand and Rs 1 lakh in Bihar, he reportedly died of cardiac arrest during a recovery operation in Jamui, police said.
According to police, the deceased reportedly hanged himself from the ceiling of the kitchen in the night.(Getty Images)
According to police, the deceased reportedly hanged himself from the ceiling of the kitchen in the night.(Getty Images)

Arrested man dies in police custody in Dumka

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Bedanti Saran
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2019 03:08 PM IST
The deceased, Ashish Tudu, and his friend Jai Narayan Bhagat were picked up by the police from Belboni in Dumka’s Maluti area while they were allegedly planning to execute a robbery on Monday.
A central police force personnel was killed while four others injured by suspected Maoists at Kathalia village in Jharkhand’s Dumka district on Sunday.(Hindustan Times)
A central police force personnel was killed while four others injured by suspected Maoists at Kathalia village in Jharkhand’s Dumka district on Sunday.(Hindustan Times)

Jawan killed, four injured in Maoist attack in Jharkhand’s Dumka

Ranchi | By Manish Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2019 10:47 AM IST
Some Maoists are also believed to be killed but the exact number could not be ascertained as operation is still on.
Herd of wild elephants surrounded by villagers at Sonahatu village under Bundu block in Ranchi district(Representative photo)
Herd of wild elephants surrounded by villagers at Sonahatu village under Bundu block in Ranchi district(Representative photo)

Drunken man challenges elephants’ herd, trampled to death in Jharkhand

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey, Ranchi
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 10:16 AM IST
A herd of 18 elephants entered Pakur from Dumka district’s Shikaripara area. The herd first entered Taldih village on Monday evening. But the people of Taldih drove away the animals by bursting crackers. The herd then moved toward Khaksa village.
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Pujya Prakash said the situation in the village is peaceful and police patrolling has been increased.(AP File Photo)
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Pujya Prakash said the situation in the village is peaceful and police patrolling has been increased.(AP File Photo)

Driver lynched by mob after truck crushes child to death in Jharkhand

Dumka | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2018 08:24 AM IST
The accident occured near the boy’s house in the village when he was walking on the road with his sister.
The man battered her daughter at a distance of few meters from their house at Badalpur Tola under Tongra police station in Dumka.(Representative Photo)
The man battered her daughter at a distance of few meters from their house at Badalpur Tola under Tongra police station in Dumka.(Representative Photo)

Wife refuses to go home, drunken man batters 2-yr-old daughter to death

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2018 07:22 PM IST
The incident took place in Tongra area of Jharkhand’s Dumka district.
Dozens were feared killed after an explosion in a stone quarry in Pakur district of Jharkhand.(HT File Photo/For Representation)
Dozens were feared killed after an explosion in a stone quarry in Pakur district of Jharkhand.(HT File Photo/For Representation)

5 killed in stone quarry blast in Jharkhand’s Dumka district

Hindustan Times, Ranchi | By Sanjoy Dey
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2018 03:36 PM IST
The blast took place at a stone quarry unit in Jharkhand’s Dumka district.
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