Celsius scores a forty

Dry westerly winds sweeping through the state have pushed up maximum temperatures in most places, with Daltonganj clocking 40°C for the second consecutive day on Thursday.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

3 phone snatchers held, hunt for 3 more

Three members of a smartphone snatching gang were arrested from Sonari on Thursday and police are looking for three others.
Our Correspondent Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

2 rebels killed in shootout

Two PLFI rebels were gunned down on Thursday in an encounter in the forests of Chhotki Regara locality under Karra police station area of Khunti district amidst a day-long statewide bandh called by Maoists to protest against alleged police atrocities.
Our Bureau Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Dead with bullet hole below eye

The 18-year-old nephew of a Khunti BJP leader, who was shot at below his right eye on Wednesday, died in the wee hours of Thursday at RIMS in Ranchi, but the police have not made any breakthrough yet.
Our Correspondent Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Jayant not in dad's political corner

BJP leader and junior civil aviation minister Jayant Sinha on Thursday took pains to separate his political identity from father Yashwant Sinha, a day after the senior BJP leader in Delhi met Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee who is trying to unite all anti-BJP forces.
Our Correspondent Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Minister mum on CBSE leak lapses

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday announced that "culprits" responsible for the CBSE question paper leak "will not be spared" and asserted he "could not sleep last night" but did not refer to the board's decision to do away with multiple sets of questions that could have limited the damage.
Basant Kumar Mohanty Mar 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Biomedical waste blot on hospital

Biomedical wastes such as used syringes, soiled diapers and sanitary napkins, and tablet strips are found casually littered at the garbage dump on a part of the grounds near the civil surgeon's office at Sadar Hospital on Main Road here, but the civil surgeon himself seems unaware of it.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

No diesel for trash trucks in coal town

For a few days before and after the swachh survey in January, the coal town looked clean and tidy. But it's back to square one with mounds of garbage littered across all the five circles -Dhanbad, Jharia, Sindri, Katras and Chatatand.
Praduman Choubey Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Ghats pay for river rituals

The swachh dream has once more been overpowered by trash nightmare in the steel city barely a month after incredible administrative alacrity to secure a better ranking in the pan-India cleanliness survey.
Our Special Correspondent Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Rebate push for tax kitty

To encourage voluntary payment and meet its target of collecting Rs 45 crore in holding tax, RMC has announced a 5 per cent rebate for those who deposit the entire amount for 2017-18 by March 31.
Our Correspondent Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST

Dying tigers, dithering Tata zoo

Four Bengal tigers are said to be infected with a haemolytic protozoa, which has already claimed two of their kin, and yet Tata Steel Zoological Park doesn't seem to be showing the alacrity expected when an endangered species is concerned.
Jayesh Thaker Mar 29, 2018 00:00 IST


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