The Telegraph
Saturday, October 21, 2017


Outsourcing nightmare haunts RMC

Civic guardians' efforts at outsourcing two key areas of the capital's upkeep, a streamlined parking system and timely removal of garbage, have come a cropper as two firms that had been contracted for the jobs are being fired....   | Read..

Rain toll on kitchen budget

Prices of vegetables and tomatoes are going through the roof in the run-up to Chhath....   | Read..

Cheers, jeers for wet Diwali

Diwali celebrations were visibly muted across cities and towns, courtesy frequent bouts of rainfall on depression Thursday....   | Read..

Teen kills teen in steel hub

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the head, allegedly by a friend who is also a minor, in the steel city's suburbs on Diwali-eve, the murder once more questioning urban policing in the state that allow......   | Read..

Harmu ration shop trips on supply

Amid a raging debate over the alleged starvation death of 11-year-old Simdega girl Santoshi Kumari, a PDS shop in Harmu Housing Colony in the heart of the city has been thrust into the spotlight fo......   | Read..

More rain today

The depression that drenched Jharkhand on Diwali will continue to trigger heavy rainfall in isolated places on Bhai Dooj Saturday....   | Read..

Diwali unrest in Simdega

Animal meat found at a place of worship triggered unrest in Simdega town, around 160km from here, on Thursday evening, but police intervened in the nick of time and prevented violence....   | Read..

Lalu Prasad plots Kushwaha gambit

At the rally held by the RLSP at Gandhi Maidan last week, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha's supporters raised slogans like " Mukhya Mantri Kaisa Ho, Upendra Kushwaha Jaisa Ho" were raised......   | Read..

Clash with cops claims 1

A man died and another was injured in Samastipur district's Tajpur, around 90km northeast of Patna, on Friday when a mob protesting a medicine dealer's murder allegedly exchanged fire with police....   | Read..

Good tidings from Tokyo, Prague

Chief minister Raghubar Das, who led a state-level delegation to the Czech Republic and Japan between October 8 and 14, has said their visit was successful and that several companies from the two c......   | Read..

Tout arrested at station

Railway Protection Force (RPF) on Thursday arrested a tout from Ranchi railway station for trying to book tatkal tickets in the name of different passengers....   | Read..

Mad rush for train tickets

After Durga Puja and Diwali, the rush for train tickets has gained momentum for Chhath....   | Read..

Why 'sick' Aaron is still JSCA choice

Southpaw Saurabh Tiwary has again replaced Team India discard Varun Aaron as captain of the state Ranji Trophy side....   | Read..

Special train for Chhath devotees

East Central Railway will run a special train between the coal town and Sitamarhi in Bihar to cope up with the rush of passengers during Chhath which will be celebrated on October 26 and 27....   | Read..

Shops near DC office razed

Around 20 shops skirting the B-block of district collectorate here were razed on Friday during an anti-encroachment drive carried out jointly by the district administration and the Ranchi Municipal......   | Read..

Crackdown hits cracker sales

Strict measures by East Singhbhum district administration and rains have hit sales of crackers this Diwali....   | Read..

Noted teacher dead

Father Pradeep Shail SJ, a noted academic who had headed St Xavier's schools in both Hazaribagh and Bokaro, died of a cardiac arrest in a hospital here on Thursday night. He was 60....   | Read..

Cops want to quiz 2 shooters

Police will seek the remand of two shooters, who were arrested in Dhurwa on Sunday, and their as many associates for planning to execute the order of a local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader to ......   | Read..

Steel city run-a-thon

More than 5,000 enthusiasts are expected to take part in Edition IV of the Jamshedpur Run-a-thon on November 5 going by the spate of entries so far....   | Read..

Rainfall ruins Diwali roar

Cracker sales remained uncharacteristically subdued in the capital city on Diwali with the retailers blaming the rain god for it....   | Read..

Pond in troubled waters

The historical Raja Talab of Jharia in Dhanbad where devotees offer arghya during Chhath is a dumping ground of sewage and is crying for a clean-up days ahead of the festival....   | Read..

Chhath ghat meeting

East Singhbhum district administration on Friday reviewed preparations for Chhath festival to be held on October 26 and 27. After an hour-long meeting at the district collectorate, deputy commissio......   | Read..
Outsourcing nightmare haunts RMC