Kanke Dam
Jharkhand  /  Published 03.10.20

Indefinite satyagraha to save reservoir

“The dam which was built in 1954 has not been desilted even once. One can see algal growth due to the pollution which is affecting not only aquatic species and fish but also affecting water qual...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.11.18

Ghat space-grab worries Chhath devotees in Ranchi

Chhath comes and goes, but the space crunch at ghats remains a perennial problem.Devotees in the capital fear a problem in getting space near water bodies to offer prayers as some people have already ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.18

Jharkhand authorities accused of neglecting Kanke dam

A group of over 50 social workers and residents on Saturday staged more than four hours of jal-satyagraha at Kanke Dam aimed to draw the attention of authorities to the terrible condition of this rese...
By Our Special Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.05.19

Live music at Ranchi rock garden

Capital residents can now enjoy live music show every weekend at the famed Rock Garden on the banks of Kanke Dam. The idea was conceived by state chief secretary D.K. Tiwary who directed state urban d...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.01.20

Kanke Dam park to get Rs 2-crore facelift

The Kanke Dam in Ranchi will be developed into an amusement park by next year.Kaveri Divya Hotels Private Limited, owner of Capitol Hill Residency and Kaveri Restaurant in Ranchi, has bagged the tende...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur/Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.08.19

De-silt cry for dam trio

The civic body has woken up to the need to properly de-silt and maintain Kanke, Hatia and Getalsud dams, the mainstay of water supply to 32 lakh people in Ranchi.The Ranchi Municipal Corporation is se...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.06.19

Taps dry, blame game spills over

People store normal water like it is Gangajal, says a priest at parched Madhukam area in the capital. Around 2.5 lakh residents of Madhukam and smaller localities in west-central Ranchi, which fall un...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi


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