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Food crisis in death village

Residents of Loinga village of Palamau, who are yet to overcome the shock of losing four toddlers during a routine immunisation drive earlier this month, are battling a food crisis that got worse last week when the PDS shop from where they picked up ration was shut down after its licence was revoked.
A.S.R.P. Mukesh May 01, 2018 00:00 IST

Youth loses life over Mumbai Indians win

A 25-year-old man who kept making frantic calls to friends late on Saturday night over which team, Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians, was winning in the IPL match, was found hanging from a tree at Garurbasa in Birsanagar here, around 5am on Sunday.
Kumud Jenamani Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Overloading mocks safety rules

When making a fast buck gains precedence over human life, accidents are only a matter of time. Overloaded buses and trekkers have triggered many an ugly mishap on city roads, but drivers refuse to learn their lesson even the hard way. On the penultimate day of the 29th Road Safety Week, being observed in the capital with much fanfare, The Telegraph captures some frames that bear testimony to the gross disregard for safety norms among drivers. Traffic DSP Dilip Xalxo urged common people to take a stand against such violations and promised a fresh round of crackdown soon. 
Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

46 illegal stone crusher units razed

Hazaribagh district administration early on Sunday launched a marathon seven-hour surprise raid on illegal stone crusher units on forestland in and near Hazaribagh National Park that posed a risk to ecology and people.
A.S.R.P. Mukesh Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Woodcraft but not by chopping trees

Masks, cups, pen stands, laughing Buddha, animals, flowers and so on. Next time you visit Hundru falls, chances are such useful or innovative items made of wood and bamboo will catch your eye, courtesy Ranchi NGO Yugantar Bharati.
A.S.R.P. Mukesh Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Varsity office eyes fast shift

Binod Bihari Mahto Koylanchal University is gearing up for its maiden admission session by pitting its infrastructure in place.
Praduman Choubey Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Vector combat on street carnival

Awareness campaigns coupled with song, dance and sports marked the return of Jam@Streets after a gap of four months on Sunday.
Our Correspondent Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

April may bid rainy adieu

The rain god has been breaking records this April, despite a below-average score overall. And, April is likely to bid adieu on a rainy note.
Pinaki Majumdar Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Ex-CJI pushes for equality

K.G. Balakrishnan, the first Dalit to become the Chief Justice of India (January 14, 2007 to May 12, 2010), on Sunday said equal distribution of resources was the need of the hour.
Our correspondent Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

5-year-old raped, killed

The body of a five-year-old girl was found on Sunday evening around 4 at Jatudih forest, 10km from the coal town, her 22-year-old neighbour and elder brother's friend confessing to raping and strangulating her on Saturday night.
Praduman Choubey Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

Top revamp for Topchanchi

Civic bodies Mineral Area Development Authority (Mada) and Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) have joined hands to beautify and increase the water retention capacity of Topchanchi lake, 35km from here.
Our Correspondent Apr 30, 2018 00:00 IST

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