Thirsty days ahead for coal town

More than 10 lakh residents of Jharia and Katras may go without water from Saturday as over 1,050 employees of Mineral Area Development Authority (Mada) on Friday stopped pumping water from Jamadoba-based treatment plant complex and Topchanchi lake demanding immediate payment of 39 months of pending salary and regularisation of pay.
Praduman Choubey Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Industrial township plan gathers steam

The state urban development department on Friday discussed the East Singhbhum administration's proposal to set up an industrial to-nship to be serviced by Tata Steel and Jamshedpur Municipal Corporation areas to be ma-nned by elected civic officials.
Our Special Correspondent Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Project to ease snarls in steel city

Jusco, the utility wing of Tata Steel, has launched a Rs 1.5-crore traffic plan redesigning project to ease snarls near Sakchi Island, one of the busiest roundabouts of the city, by March 2019.
Animesh Bisoee Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Treasure hunt to honour JRD

Tata Steel Adventure Foundation (TSAF) has lined up a fun and exciting treasure hunt to mark the 114th birth anniversary of JRD Tata on July 29.
Our Correspondent Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Special netball camp

The netball pre-paratory camp for next year's Special Olympics World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi will be held in Ranchi from July 26 to 31.
Our Correspondent Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Before forest safari, try Dalma museum

The renovated museum at Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary, some 30km from here, will be thrown open to tourists next month.
Jayesh Thaker Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Bedlam & bill rush in Assembly

The Assembly on Friday cleared nine new bills amid mud-slinging over a wide range of issues - from land acquisition and labour laws to citizen security. While the House was held in fits and starts on the penultimate day of the monsoon session, the CAG report on state finances in 2016-17 was peacefully tabled.

Pay pangs for PTR staff

Over 400 daily wagers in Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) are suffering extreme hardships following the non-payment of wages since April.
A CORRESPOnDENT Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Fiscal health ill, says CAG

The financial health of the state government continues to be a cause for concern despite an increase in revenue receipts in 2016-17, a report tabled by the Comptroller and Auditor-General (CAG) in the Assembly on Friday indicated.
ACHINTYA GANGULY Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Bank loot cash recovered, no arrests

Palamau police, which had already recovered Rs 47.50 lakh of the Rs 54 lakh looted from the Daltonganj branch of ICICI Bank on June 15, on Friday found another Rs 4.75 lakh concealed near an abandoned house at Phatapukur under Korha thana area of Bihar's Katihar district.
A CORRESPONDENT Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Nutrition gardens in school

Malnutrition is a serial killer in Jharkhand where the rural infant mortality rate is 46 per 1,000 live births and the child (three months to five years) mortality rate an alarming 58 per 1,000 live births.
Antara Bose Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST


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