Teachers told why to spare the rod

Spare the rod and spoil the child is an old saying. But, did you know a child who is caned or verbally abused in school can grow up to be a sad or violent adult?
Our Correspondent Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

More seats for NIT girls

The National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Adityapur has decided to increase BTech seats for girls from 56 to 92 in the 2018-22 academic session, which commences from July 23.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Varsity panels ready

Newly established Binod Bihari Mahto Kolyanchal University has completed the constitution of the Senate, Syndicate and Academic Council committees, the notification for which is likely to be made in a day or two.
Our Correspondent Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Route rejig for coal town autos

To streamline the movement of over 18,000 auto-rickshaws plying on coal town roads, the district administration is conducting a survey to allocate specific routes to all autos.
Our Correspondent Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Big state push to agri trading portal

State agriculture minister Randhir Kumar Singh has revealed that Jharkhand was working on plans to connect all 590 rural haats with a pan-India electronic trading portal for agriculture produce launched by the Centre two years ago to eliminate middlemen and connect farmers directly to markets across the country.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Palamau MP bats for illegal crossings

Palamau BJP MP Vishnu Dayal Ram on Tuesday criticised the railways for blocking two illegal crossings saying it should have first given villagers an alternative route to commute.
A Correspondent Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Battery car in the spotlight

A Class VIII student in Raiganj has "charged up" environment and auto enthusiasts by designing a battery-run car.
Kousik Sen Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Rs 6cr fund to ensure food for all

Cabinet approved the setting up of a Rs 6.68 crore contingent fund on Tuesday to ensure supply of food grains to families who are unable to access PDS rations, the first concrete step taken by the Jharkhand government in the wake of reports of a number of alleged starvation deaths in districts.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Buck up, Seedhi Baat to DCs

Chief minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday morning skipped his monthly grievance forum Seedhi Baat at Suchana Bhavan here, possibly the first time since the event's inception, with development commissioner D.K. Tiwari conducting the proceedings.
Sudhir Kumar Mishra Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Khunti tribals take 3 cops hostage

Pathalgadi supporters on Tuesday took hostage three armed guards posted at the home of arguably the tallest living tribal politician, Karia Munda, some 4km from Khunti district headquarters and 45km from the capital, exactly a week after five social workers were gang-raped in the district with police linking the crime to the secessionist movement.
SUDHIR KUMAR MISHRA Jun 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Lightning kills 5 kids in Bokaro

Four teenaged boys and a five-year-old girl were killed by lightning in Bokaro on Sunday evening, prompting the district administration to intensify awareness drives and issue advisories to minimise loss of lives.
Praduman Choubey Jun 26, 2018 00:00 IST


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