Kicks not candles to fight rape

From infants to the elderly, any one can be raped, which candle marches and online activism can practically do little to prevent.
Antara Bose Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Ink attack on doctor who 'mocked' patient

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.
Raj Kumar Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Design hitch holds up sewer project

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.
Kumud Jenamani Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Discomfort index soars

Increasing daytime temperatures coupled with dominating westerly wind pattern and high relative humidity pushed up the discomfort index in most parts of the state on Sunday.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Modi may like this desi twist to degree day

The 38th and 39th annual convocation of IIT(ISM), scheduled to take place in the first week of May with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the chief guest, will witness a change in dress code.
Praduman Choubey Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Fresh glare on 'cop bullet' death

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.

3kg stolen gold found

A chunk of the gold and cash robbed from a businessman in Koderma earlier this month was found in Bihar on Saturday night.

Safety week focus on campus crowds

A week-long road safety drive will begin in the capital from Monday with rallies, street plays and pamphlets targeting mostly school and college students.
Our Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST


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.
Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Security shield against bandh

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.
Our Correspondent Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Sun safe 

Dr Mohan Kumar, senior paediatrician and associate professor at MGM Medical College and Hospital, on ways to keep children healthy during the harsh summer months 
Apr 23, 2018 00:00 IST


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