Smoke-free district: a fantastic ambition

The authorities have decided to declare Ranchi a smoke-free district on October 2 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, but the exercise may end up being another perfunctory one given that no ban is being imposed on the sale of tobacco.
Vijay Deo Jha Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Bullets for affair with don's sister

A shooter who was among the five hired to kill a young car sales executive in the capital last month was arrested from Garhwa in the small hours of Sunday and has revealed that Rakesh Kumar paid with his life for falling in love with a Palamau gangster's sister.
Our Correspondent Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Camera cop nails train laptop thief

The perks of technology: a CCTV camera on board the Bhubaneswar-Delhi Rajdhani Express helped railway police recover on Sunday a laptop stolen from a passenger more than a fortnight ago.
KUMUD JENAMANI Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Cuffs on three for tiger claw retail

Three men have so far been arrested in connection with the illegal trade of wild animal body parts after Saturday evening's raid at a shop in wholesale hub Upper Bazaar under Kotwali thana in the heart of the capital.
Our Special Correspondent Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Students, email a guru or dance to your own beat

De-stress, shun distress.
Antara Bose Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Trash collection in carts

Ahead of Swachh Survekshan 2019, Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) has initiated steps to beef up its door-to-door garbage collection in all the 55 wards of coal town covering five circles - Dhanbad, Jharia, Sindri, Katras and Chatatand.
Our Correspondent Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Liquor haul cuffs on two youths

Acting on a tip-off received by SSP Anish Gupta, police on Sunday recovered 14 boxes of Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL) at Sindwardih in Tamar, about 70km from the capital. Two youths have been arrested.
Our Correspondent Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Row snowballs over voting rights in JSCA

The Jharkhand State Cricket Association's resolution to end voting rights of Jamshedpur-based 29 schools and 25 clubs have united members here.
Our Correspondent Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Paddlers romp into summit clash

Mrinmaya Pradhan and P.L. Teja advanced into the final of junior boys' singles on the penultimate day of East Singhbhum District Table Tennis Championship at JRD Tata Sports Complex on Sunday.
Our Correspondent Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Trade talk

Numero uno
Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

10 Questions

P.K. Verma, the new chief wildlife warden of Jharkhand, on plans to safeguard wildlife, rejuvenate sanctuaries and curb  man-animal conflicts
Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST


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