'Reckless hike will cost BJP in 2019'

People from all strata of society are speaking out against frequent fuel price hikes that not just impact commute budgets but inflate the cost of essential commodities too, with the end consumer picking up the tab of high transport costs. Many are openly voicing their anger at the Modi government for failing to keep fuel prices in check.
Our Bureau May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Nipah virus alert in cities

State health authorities are busy drafting or sending out advisories to prevent an outbreak of the Nipah virus (NiV) that has claimed 10 lives in Kerala.
Our Bureau May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Love trigger in Bero teen's murder

Police who suspect a love quadrangle are looking for two youths on a red Apache racing bike in connection with Monday's murder of a 16-year-old boy in Bero, around 25km from the capital.
Raj Kumar May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Cuffs on SBI locker gang boss

The mastermind of last year's Bokaro SBI locker break-in has been arrested in Mumbai, bringing to an end a five-month police hunt.
Our Special Correspondent May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

A naughty student who had a charming smile

He may not have been great in academics, but seventh grader Amrit Anand was a jolly good fellow who never seemed to harbour stress, let alone a death wish.
Our Correspondent May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

24/7 water for holy month, says mayor

Mayor Asha Lakra on Tuesday directed Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) and drinking water and sanitation department officials to ensure steady supply of water during the holy month of Ramazan and enquired about the status of pipeline-laying work under Amrit Yojana.
Our Correspondent May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Defence digs holes in Sapphire probe

Defence arguments in the Sapphire International School murder case, which had started before the Juvenile Justice Board in Dumardaga on May 19, concluded on Tuesday, with the counsel punching holes in police probe to underline the innocence of his clients.
Our Correspondent May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Four states, one heart transplant

A heart harvested from a brain-dead road accident victim in Bangalore on Monday morning was transplanted about four hours later in a man from Jharkhand at a hospital in Calcutta by doctors flown in from Chennai.
Our Correspondent May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Kin in Deoghar grateful

Dilchand Singh would take half an hour to walk from his home to the school where he worked in Jhanjhi village in Jharkhand's Deoghar district. Others cover the distance in 15 minutes.
Our Correspondent May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Dance to stay fit at Ranchi park

Come Wednesday, capital residents will dance their way to fitness during a week-long aerobics camp organised by Jharkhand Sports Aerobics and Fitness Association (JSAFA) at Oxygen Park in Morabadi.
Achintya Ganguly May 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Teacher deputation on cards

After merging 393 schools in the district, East Singhbhum education department is now all set to begin need-based deputation of teachers.
Our Correspondent May 23, 2018 00:00 IST


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