Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.20

Coal dust covers Jharia

Increased mining activities by Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) in the absence of proper measures to mitigate its impact have resulted in a thick layer of coal dust shrouding Jharia town.Ashok Keshri...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.02.19

GenNext fights foul Jharia air

Jharia, which beat 312 cities and towns to emerge foul air champion according to a recent Greenpeace India report, is now fighting back by raising a new generation of aware crusaders. A group of envir...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.18

Jharia king’s family wants museum

Descendants of the royal family of the princely estate of Jharia on Monday demanded construction of a museum in the abandoned building of RSP College, Jharia, highlighting the life and work late king ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.04.19

Upturn hope for Dhanbad government schools

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation is gearing up for an ambitious project, upgrading government schools across 55 wards on a par with private ones.Working towards this since February this year, the corpora...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 25.03.19

Day after deadline, Jharia on tidy path

Civic commissioner Chandramohan Kashyap’s 24-hour deadline to make Jharia filth-free might not have worked 100 per cent, but it has at least got the ball rolling.During a visit to Jharia on Sunday, ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.20

Picnic over, time for clean-up, Jharia youths show the way

Picnic spots are not litter zones. A group of around 20 youths from Jharia’s youth outfit Samadhan, who educate over 2,000 children from underprivileged homes for free, carried out a cleanliness dri...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.05.19

350 quarters allotted to Jharia fire-hit areas

The process of rehabilitation of residents from underground fire-hit areas in Jharia to a safer place, which was stalled following the implementation of the model code of conduct, resumed on Saturday ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.12.19

Family fights, people live in lantern age

 A family battle has turned Jharia into one of the hottest seats that will vote in the fourth phase of the state elections on Monday.Jailed Jharia MLA Sanjeev Singh’s wife Ragini Singh is conte...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.03.19

Clean-up drive in Dhanbad before Holi

Around 12 volunteers of the Jharia-based social outfit Samadhan on Thursday launched a cleanliness drive ahead of Holi at Gandhi Muhalla in Ward 34 of coal town.Led my Samadhan founder and brand ambas...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.01.20

Meet on toxic air and dust

A group of Jharia residents, led by social activist and founder of social organisation Team Dhanbad Abhishek Singh, on Thursday met chairman-cum-managing director of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) ...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


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