Alkaline water suspected killer

A four-member team from Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) on Sunday inspected Getalsud Dam, where hundreds of fish had floated up dead on Saturday, and found the water highly alkaline with a pH value of 12.5 against the normal 7.
VIJAY DEO JHA Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Flood fears loom large

Several areas of Jamshedpur that are prone to flooding during monsoon don’t seem to be ready for the annual shower show this year. In most localities, drains are still clogged with garbage. Even though the civic authorities have promised to make amends, residents The Telegraph spoke to did not sound hopeful about things being any better this time
Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Lathi cops rein in mob frenzy

A violent attempt to block NH-23 on Sunday afternoon in protest against an alleged attack on tribal youths on Saturday night was thwarted by baton police in Bero, 30km from the city.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Heatwave makes surprise debut in monsoon

The summer-like agony in monsoon prompted the IMD offices in Ranchi and Patna to announce on Sunday a heatwave in Jharkhand that is only going to worsen in the next 48 hours.
Pinaki Majumdar Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

'Suicide' in police custody

A 25-year-old man, detained on Sunday afternoon for wife assault, allegedly committed suicide at Jagannathpur thana lock-up within an hour and a half.
Our Correspondent Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

MP tweets on road woes

The poor condition of city roads, which till now used to get the aam aadmi's goat, is now beginning to bother the VIPs as well.
RAJ KUMAR Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

IIM-Ranchi freshers told to dream big

Retired major-general P.K. Sehgal, the former head of Army Air Defence College, on Sunday asked the new batch of IIM-Ranchi to develop and use their talent to bring about a positive change in the country.
Our correspondent Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

IIT(ISM) degrees today, minus Modi

After waiting for almost a month, IIT(ISM) is all set to organise its convocation, the first ever after the institute was upgraded to IIT, on Monday and Tuesday at Penman Auditorium.
Our correspondent Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

'App'y reunion in the palm of your hand

A mobile app for an alumni association may not be very common but the old boys of St Xavier's School, Doranda in Ranchi, are going to introduce the same.
ACHINTYA GANGULY Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Bed boost for MGM emergency ward

MGM Medical College and Hospital, the state-run heal hub in Sakchi here which is often in the news for the wrong reasons, now has cause for cheer.
Kumud Jenamani Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST

Train to Mumbai resumes services

After a gap of more than six months, the bi-weekly Tatanagar-Mumbai Antyodaya Express was back on the tracks on Sunday.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 18, 2018 00:00 IST


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