Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.20

Bokaro officials push for safe Durga Puja

The district administration on Thursday met organisers of Durga Pujas in Bokaro to ensure a safe and peaceful festival amid the pandemic.  It was decided that the festival would be celebrated wh...
By Our Correpondent in Bokaro

Opinion  /  Published 21.10.20

Dark water: Lessons from Hyderabad floods

The waters are turning deeper, but are crucial lessons being learnt from their depths? This is an important question to ask in the wake of the floods in Hyderabad, which have claimed over 70 lives and...
By The Editorial Board in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.10.20

Jamtara: cave-in leaves 3 dead

At least three women were killed and a few more feared trapped when a mound of earth caved in at Manjladih (under Narayanpur police station) on Monday.  All the bodies were recovered in the even...
By Our Correspondent in Dumka

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.09.20

NDRF recovers boy’s body from river

A 14-member team of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) fished out the body of a 17-year-old boy from the Kharkai river along the RIT police station area in Adityapur on Saturday. The NDRF te...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 22.09.20

PM prod to IIT-G on disaster study

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged IIT Guwahati to establish a centre for disaster management and risk reduction so that it can provide expertise in not only dealing with the disasters in t...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.09.20

Home-stay violations in Ranchi: 170 FIRs

The Ranchi district administration has lodged FIRs against at least 170 people in the past two months for violating home quarantine norms after returning to the Jharkhand capital from other states, of...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.09.20

STATE DIGEST: NDRF team discovers college student's body

Ducks are a great source of recreation to the 134 battalion of the CRPF here in Daltonganj. The water fowls serve as a great stress buster to the jawans and officials. Commandant of the 134 battalio...
By Our Bureau in

India  /  Published 02.09.20

PM-CARES: call to reveal donors

According to details posted on the website of the 'Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund (PM CARES Fund)', the fund consists "entirely of volunta...
By Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.09.20

Dealing with the deluge: Floods in India

The last few months have been the most challenging for India as it has faced a multitude of challenges such as Covid-19, earthquakes, cyclones, a locust attack, heat wave, lightning deaths and floods....
By Yashobanta Parida, Joyita Roy Chowdhury, Parul Bhardwaj in

India  /  Published 29.08.20

Mahanadi keeps rising in flood-hit Odisha

The Mahanadi river, the biggest in Odisha, is swelling by the hour, inundating more and more villages along its course. Hundreds of villages have been marooned as water from the river breached the em...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar


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