The Telegraph
Tuesday, October 17, 2017


First hiccup in Diwali air survey

This Diwali too, the state pollution control board will not be in a position to survey ambient air quality for respirable suspended particulate matter (RSPM) of diameter less than 2.5 micrometres....   | Read..

Cities step up decibel vigil

Urban authorities have issued multiple advisories for a safe and pollution-free Diwali across cities on Thursday....   | Read..

G-Town in cracker limbo

Dealers who have set up cracker shops at G-Town grounds in Bistupur are yet to start full-fledged sales fearing a crackdown by the district administration that issued fresh guidelines after the sho......   | Read..

DeMo dims Dhanteras shopping

Dhanteras shopping is not shining bright in coal town, as traders point to a sales dip of 20-25 per cent from 2016 due to cumulative impact of demonetisation, GST intricacies and a spurt in online ......   | Read..

Special diyas from special people

For the last one and a half month, 12 pairs of hands in a school here have been busy. Their mission-to make this Diwali brighter for the world around them by painting tiny diyas in lively hues of r......   | Read..

All ready for Kali Puja

The capital city is gearing up for the festival of lights on October 19....   | Read..

Steel cities bond over terracotta

If you are looking for terracotta items to decorate your home this Diwali, look no farther than Bistupur-Sakchi main road, near the gate of Tata Steel Works....   | Read..

Few opt for board homes

The state housing board's latest offer of 340 homes has drawn a tepid response from buyers who seem to have been put off by the recent annulment of allotments made in 2011 under a cloud of irregula......   | Read..

Surprise axe on illegal shops

A team of Sakchi police with help from Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) officials on Monday carried out a surprise eviction drive against encroaching shopkeepers in the busy marketplace ah......   | Read..

Blind eye to stink zones

At a time Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is being taken forward with much zeal across the country, two important stretches under Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) in the steel city and Adityapur Mun......   | Read..

Waste workshop begins

A two-day workshop on solid waste management organised by the Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) started at the Kannelite Hotel in Sakchi on Monday....   | Read..

HEC eyes Rs 1262cr rejig

One of India's industrial pioneers, Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) set up in 1958 in Dhurwa, Ranchi, is giving itself a modern-day overhaul....   | Read..

Raped minor at RIMS for abortion

The minor girl of Jamshedpur, who became pregnant after being repeatedly raped by her Sidhgora neighbour in the absence of her daily wager parents, was on Monday admitted to RIMS, Ranchi, to termin......   | Read..

BJP grabs bragging rights

The state BJP executive body meeting on Monday resolved to target Opposition parties who 'took the credit of a separate Jharkhand', singling out JMM and Congress....   | Read..

Jawan injured in Latehar encounter

An India Reserve Battalion (IRB) jawan was injured during a gun battle with suspected Tritiya Prastuti Committee (TPC) rebels in Herhanj police station area of Latehar district in the small hours o......   | Read..

Wall misses deadline

The brand new speed climbing wall, which is coming up at JRD Tata Sports Complex in Bistupur, has missed the October 15 deadline....   | Read..

Jharkhand snatch match

Jharkhand defeated Affiliates and Associates by nine wickets in the Vinoo Mankad Trophy at Railway Stadium on Monday....   | Read..

State team trails

Jharkhand trailed behind Hyderabad by 240 runs at the end of the second day's play of their four-day CK Nayudu Trophy cricket match at BSL Cricket stadium in Bokaro on Monday....   | Read..

GST shadow on Diwali sparkle

The new tax regime seems to have taken a grave toll on the Rs 5crore cracker market in Ranchi, with very few novel varieties up for grabs this year at the wholesale hub of Upper Bazaar that supplie......   | Read..

Right to know hardly known

Jharkhand has not utilised the benefits of Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005, as much as the rest of India....   | Read..
First hiccup in Diwali air survey