CID probe into baby trafficking

The CID was notified on Friday to take over investigations into the baby sale racket that surfaced at Nirmal Hriday, the Missionaries of Charity-run shelter on Jail Road here, earlier this month.

Wi-Fi plan on revival route

The state IT department is all set to issue fresh tenders to roll out its ambitious Wi-Fi project by December, over a year after the plan was shelved in the absence of any takers.
A.S.R.P. Mukesh Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Zero wastewater milestone in sight

By the end of the month, the steel city is likely to become the first urban centre in the country to have commissioned a zero liquid discharge project.
Animesh Bisoee Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Depression promises downpour

The low-pressure trough over northwest Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a depression over the next 48 hours, resulting in widespread rainfall in southern and central Jharkhand, the IMD forecast said on Friday.
Our Special Correspondent Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Book your date with the stars

The state's maiden planetarium coming up on Ranchi Science Centre premises in Chiroundi is expected to debut in September.
Our special correspondent Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Transport strike stalls business

Over 8,000 commercial vehicles, including trucks, buses and auto-rickshaws, stayed off roads on Friday as part of the nationwide indefinite strike called by All India Motor Transport Congress, badly affecting business activities and inconveniencing commuters.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Steel city trucks join stir

Traffic in the steel city was thin on Friday as over 2,000 trucks and trailers stayed off roads in response to an indefinite strike called by All India Transport Congress (AITC) to press for their six-point charter of demand.
Our Correspondent Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Child panel seeks cop cover

The district child welfare committee has sought police protection for its office and court at the collectorate building here, saying vested interests wanted children rescued from a shelter in Hinoo earlier this month to be released without verification.
Our Correspondent Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

A promise to solve murder

Doranda unit of Mahavir Mandal, which had called a 12-hour bandh in Doranda on Friday in protest against the murder of its unit vice-president Dhiraj Ram on Wednesday, called off the agitation after police assured to crack the case within a few days.
Our CORRESPONDENT Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Committee to balance college fees

Vice chancellor Anjani Kumar Srivastava on Friday constituted a three-member committee, headed by dean of student welfare Shailendra Kumar Sinha, to "moderate" the new fee structure of all colleges under Koylanchal university.
Our CORRESPONDENT Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Bias charge on civic body

Over 12 councillors of different coal bearing areas of Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) launched a fast unto death in front of the DMC office on Thursday alleging biased approach on part of the civic body in the distribution of funds among 55 wards.
Our CORRESPONDENT Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST


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