Trio get life term for fatal brew

A local court on Monday awarded rigorous life imprisonment to influential hooch manufacturer Prahlad Singhania, hooch trader Indrabhan Thapa and JAP havildar Gautam Thapa who also managed Indrabhan's business, in the case related to the deaths of three Sukhdeonagar youths last September after drinking the deadly concoction.
Our Correspondent Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Finger at drip in patient death

RIMS on Monday formed a four-member committee to inquire into allegations of security guards being used for paramedical support in the medicine department of the state-run hospital, an alarming practice that may have led to the death of a patient on Sunday.
Our Correspondent Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Uncovered drain claims 3-year-old

A three-year-old boy died after accidentally falling inside a 5-feet-deep uncovered drain in Golmuri under Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC) on Monday afternoon, prompting a probe by the civic body.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Close shave for 30 students

About 30 students of an English medium middle school, Baghwar Academy, had a lucky escape on Monday morning on Chanho-Kudu road on NH-75, some 45km from city limits, when their bus collided with a truck from the opposite side.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

WhatsApp blocks group

WhatsApp has blocked around 30 mobile numbers belonging to the members of a group using the free messaging platform, citing violation of the terms of agreement but not specifying them.
Antara Bose Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Amity call for Bakri Id, Muharram

Ahead of Bakri Id and Muharram, Muslim notables have urged community members not to conduct sacrifice of animals that the state government has banned for slaughter in the interest of peace and amity, the appeal coming from senior clergymen from various parts of the state, including Ranchi, Jamshedpur and Daltonganj.
Our Bureau Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Blackout blow to Mango residents

Over one lakh residents of Mango were inconvenienced by blackouts on Saturday and Sunday nights due to a technical snag in a 33KV line of Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) on Marine Drive in Kadma.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Cop kills self with service revolver

A Mobile Tiger constable allegedly shot himself dead with his service revolver at his friend's residence in Misirgonda locality under Gonda thana area here on Monday.
Our Correspondent Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Glare on jaundice den water

A two-member team from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), which is in town since Saturday to probe the jaundice outbreak in Dhatkidih, has sought a water supply report from Jusco and prepared a questionnaire for door-to-door surveillance.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Tech students clash on campus

A second-year BTech student of IIT(ISM) sustained minor injuries after his classmates clashed with third-year students over seniority at the institute's Ambar hostel here around 11pm on Sunday.
Our Correspondent Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Job con cuffs on ex-Tata man

City police have busted a three-month-old job racket with the arrest of a former Tata Motors employee on Sunday night.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 21, 2018 00:00 IST


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