A businessman was detained on Sunday afternoon for smearing a doctor with ink at a private hospital in Siromtoli here in the morning because the latter refused to attend to his ailing mother while allegedly mocking her wish to live after 90.
Work on Adityapur's Rs 234-crore sewerage project stopped for at least 20 days as Jharkhand Urban Infrastructure Development Company (JUIDCO), a wing of state urban development department, in charge of the project, has not handed over the sewage treatment plant design to implementing agency Shapoorji Pallonji.
The family of a deaf-mute tribal cattle grazer Lucas Minz, 35, suspected to be killed by police during an anti-Naxalite operation at Latehar's Barwadih in January 2012, is still running from pillar to post for compensation and justice.
There is clearly a shortage of currency notes as we often have to return empty-handed from ATMs even though the authorities continue to issue denials. As middle class people depend a lot on hard cash, I won’t be surprised if families start keeping a fund, howsoever small, at home to meet emergency expenses.
Over 1,050 security personnel will be deployed across the city to ensure that the statewide dawn-to-dusk bandh called by Kurmi Vikas Morcha and a demonstration by para-teachers at Morabadi grounds on Monday did not inconvenience students, office-goers and commuters.