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Jharia
Jharkhand  /  Published 08.11.19

5 lakh in Jharia go without water

More than five lakh residents of Jharia are facing a water crisis from Tuesday because of a leak in the pipeline at Patharbangla that supplies water from Mineral Area Development Authority’s (Mada) ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.05.19

Substation gutted, 2 lakh in Jharia suffer

More than 2 lakh Jharia residents spent more than 10 hours without power and water on Saturday after a 10MVA transformer at Jamadoba-based substation of Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) wa...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.05.19

Jharia to run dry for two days

More than 5 lakh Jharia residents will not get piped water on Thursday and Friday as the Mineral Area Development Authority (Mada) will carry out a special drive to plug the leaks in the pipelines.For...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.19

Despair here, hope there

Sindri and Katras are both townships in the same district but their destinies could not be more apart, it became more evident on polling Sunday. Under Dhanbad LS seat, Sindri residents are hopeful the...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.02.20

Amicus curiae lists Jharia rehab needs

Gaurav Agarwal, the amicus curiae appointed by the Supreme Court to oversee the progress of Jharia Master Plan, has suggested the appointment of a full-time nodal officer for speeding up the rehabilit...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

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Jharkhand  /  Published 06.02.20

Coal-belt air clean-up push

The district administration has initiated a host of measures to improve air quality of Dhanbad district that includes two of the most polluted towns of the country, Jharia and Dhanbad. Coal-dust-belch...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.03.19

For Jharia, polls equal empty promises

For residents of Mohribandh area of Ghanudih in Jharia, less than 10km from the district headquarters, elections are all about unfulfilled promises.Around 14 families, whose houses were damaged on Aug...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.05.20

Residents breathe uneasy

Rajendra Paswan, 48, a resident of the underground-fire-hit Mohri Bandh in Jharia has not been able to sleep after hearing Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s announcement of allowing privat...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.19

Downpour dampens spirits in Dhanbad

Five days of incessant rain have proved to be a boon for water reservoirs in Dhanbad, but made life difficult for residents of underground fire-hit areas where toxic smoke and gas are billowing out of...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.09.19

Anti-dengue drive in Dhanbad

The district health department has initiated a number of measures, including spraying of larvicide, to prevent the spread of dengue across Dhanbad after a recent scare in Jharia where a patient was su...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


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