Scolded by mom, teen hangs self

A Class VII student of DAV Public School, Bistupur, hanged himself with his sister's dupatta apparently after their mother, a teacher of the same cradle, scolded him for not studying during summer holidays.
Our Bureau May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Turf tears plague hockey stadium

Astroturf at the Morabadi hockey stadium, laid in January 2010 before the 34th National Games held in Jharkhand in 2011, has been coming off in places for quite some time now, but the custodians of the game, that were making do with patchwork repairs till now, seem to have finally given up.
A.S.R.P. Mukesh May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Body in bag jolts child rights outfit

Jharkhand State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (SCPCR) on Monday said it would send its fact-finding team to probe the brutal May 3 murder of a minor girl hailing from Ranchi district in Delhi and openly criticised the state resource centre at Jharkhand Bhavan in the national capital for not doing enough to keep track of the state's migrant labour.
Our Correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Four nabbed for cattle cruelty

Four persons were arrested on Monday for transporting 16 bovine animals without food and water in a small truck.
Our Correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Mission Everest accomplished, once more

The daredevil trio from Tata Steel Adventure Foundation successfully annexed Mount Everest on Monday morning to take the number of climbers from the outfit who have scaled the 29,029ft challenge to 10.
Our Correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Showcause to engineers

Almost five years after four transformers were allegedly sold illegally to three builders in Mango here, Jharkhand Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (JUVNL) on Monday served showcause notices to three of its executive engineers, asking them to explain their role in the underhand dealings.
Kumud Jenamani May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Bandh over slo-mo murder probe

Khelari, a colliery block in Ranchi district some 60km from the capital, observed a dawn-to-dusk bandh on Monday against the "tardy probe" into the July 2017 murder of a 16-year-old schoolboy.
Our Correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Eviction drive today to facilitate flyover

Concentrated efforts will be made from Tuesday to clear encroachments and facilitate construction of the proposed Kantatoli flyover, deputy municipal commissioner Sanjay Kumar said.
Our Special Correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Varsity growth tops agenda

Newly appointed vice chancellor of Binod Bihari Mahto Koylanchal University, Anjani Kumar Srivastava, on Monday said developing the new campus of the institution at Bhelatand Mouza, here, will be his top priority.
Praduman Choubey May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Crackdown on autos

Around 150 auto-rickshaws were caught and fined during a surprise check carried out by traffic police in different parts of the city on Monday.
Our Special Correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Court to hear new Sapphire witnesses

The court of additional judicial commissioner Shivpal Singh on Monday accepted the prosecution's request to allow six more witnesses to testify in the Sapphire International School murder case.
Our Correspondent May 22, 2018 00:00 IST


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