Opinion  /  Published 13.09.21

Letters to the editor: Emma Raducanu wins US Open 2021

Young gun Sir — The British teenage sensation, Emma Raducanu, deserves to be congratulated for winning the US Open, 2021. She has created history by becoming the first British woman to clinch a...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.21

STATE DIGEST: BSL launches sanitisation drive

Hazaribagh: Chatra police on Tuesday arrested four interstate smugglers with 435gm of opium. Subdivisional police officer of Simaria, Ashok Priyadarshi, said the gang of four came here to purchase op...
By Our Bureau

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.01.21

DGP scanner on opium trade

Director General of Police (DGP) MV Rao on Wednesday directed police personnel across Jharkhand to tighten the noose around opium cultivators, identify drug peddlers and bust rackets involved in selli...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.20

4 opium smugglers held in Chatra

Chatra Police busted a gang of interstate opium smugglers on Thursday. The team of four includes Mozibur Rehman, brother of RJD leader Babu Kalal, two more men and a woman. The busted gang had eight k...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Chatra

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.20

Rs 14 lakh, opium seized in Chatra

On a tip-off, Rajpur police on Thursday arrested two opium smugglers recovering Rs 14 lakh cash, one kilogram opium and chemicals used to make brown sugar. The two arrested were brought to the police ...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Chatra

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.09.20

Opium: NCB to probe trade

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and other agencies have seized opium and marijuana worth Rs 60 lakh from various parts of  Jharkhand in the past one month, leading to an investigation into the...
By Saurav Roy in Ranchi

Books  /  Published 31.01.19

A heady history of Opium

Is there anything quite as miraculous for pain alleviation as opium, its derivatives and its synthetic imitators? The answer, put quite simply, is no, as Lucy Inglis demonstrates in her engaging and i...
By Nayantara Mazumder

Entertainment  /  Published 14.12.18

Ben is back is very much Julia Roberts's film

When the title character shows up early in Ben Is Back — just before Christmas, at his family’s big house in a suburban town north of New York City — the mood tilts from domestic drama toward do...
By A.O. Scott/The New York Times News Service

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.02.20

Opium field razed in Namkum

Police on Thursday destroyed opium crop spread over five acres at Sodog, a mostly tribal village barely 22km from the capital under Namkum police station area.Around 7am, Namkum police station OC Prav...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi


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