Aedes larvae lurk in councillor's home

The Hindpiri house of Ward 23 councillor Sajda Khatoon has emerged as a breeding ground for the Aedes aegypti larvae, leaving the civic authorities red in the face.
Our Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Chinks in shelter security

The State Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Monday inspected three shelters in and around the capital and detected gross anomalies, including poor documentation and lax security, in at least one of them.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Mechanics rule mishap path

A 50-year-old biker dashed into a mini truck standing on Bistupur bypass on Sunday evening, the latest among a series of big and small accidents on the Jugsalai-Bistupur link that train the spotlight on motor mechanics encroaching the busy stretch.
Kumud Jenamani Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Framing of charges against MLA today

A district court on Monday rejected a defence demand for copies of documents submitted by police in connection with the Niraj Singh murder case in which BJP's Jharia MLA Sanjeev Singh is the key accused.
Our Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Snarl-buster landmark on scenic Hudco Lake

The state road construction department has embarked on an ambitious plan to build a cable-stayed bridge over Hudco Lake, 12km from the heart of the steel city, modelled on Vidyasagar Setu in Calcutta.
Our Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

RMC moots pay hike, expands safai army

Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) in the course of a dramatic board meeting on Monday decided to hire additional 250 safai workers to intensify cleanliness drive in a capital beset by vector-borne chikungunya and dengue.
Our Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

2 men hang selves, 1 fights for life

Two persons committed suicide while another tried to end his life at two different places in the capital city between Sunday night and Monday morning.
Our Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

5 from state in national skill meet

Five youngsters from the state have qualified for the national round of IndiaSkills competition to be held in New Delhi this October.
Achintya Ganguly Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Boot camp for start-ups

Startup India Yatra, which began its journey on July 16 from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, organised its first boot camp in the state at Ranchi University in Morabadi on Monday.
Our Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

CM talks amenities

Chief minister Raghubar Das, who walked 4km in the kalash yatra organised by Surya Mandir committee for the fourth successive year on the third Shravan Somvari on Monday morning, had a busy day in hometown Jamshedpur before leaving for Ranchi in the evening.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Somvaris jam Shiva temples

The third Somvari of Shravan saw over four lakh pilgrims from different parts of the country and Nepal thronging to Baidyanathdham temple in Deoghar and at Basukinathdham temple in Dumka.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST


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