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Jharkhand

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 Corporation.
Our Correspondent Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

Crackdown hits cracker sales

Strict measures by East Singhbhum district administration and rains have hit sales of crackers this Diwali.
Kumud Jenamani Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

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.
Our Correspondent Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

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 kill two real estate brokers in the capital.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

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.
Our Correspondent Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

Rainfall ruins Diwali roar

Cracker sales remained uncharacteristically subdued in the capital city on Diwali with the retailers blaming the rain god for it.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

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.
Our Correspondent Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

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 commissioner Amit Kumar, ADM (law and order) Subodh Kumar and police officers inspected the Subernarekha (Sakchi) and Domuhani (Sonari) ghats which see the maximum footfall.
Our Special Correspondent Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

Mad rush for train tickets

After Durga Puja and Diwali, the rush for train tickets has gained momentum for Chhath.
Our Special Correspondent Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

More rain today

The depression that drenched Jharkhand on Diwali will continue to trigger heavy rainfall in isolated places on Bhai Dooj Saturday.
Our Special Correspondent Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

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.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Oct 21, 2017 00:00 IST

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