News  /  Published 05.03.22

Jharkhand jailbird planned Ballygunge extortion bid, brought to Kolkata

Kolkata police officers said they had learned from their colleagues in Jharkhand that Sahoo, wanted in dozens of extortion cases in the coal belt, was in possession of at least two AK-47 guns. &ldquo...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Ballygunge

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.22

Pakur: Bus-truck collision kills 16

Later senior officials of district administration also rushed to site but as gate and windows of bus were badly damaged so extrication of trapped persons was delayed until the gas cutter machine was b...
By Praduman Choubey in Pakur (Jharkhand)

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.11.21

Jharkhand: Vehicles catch fire, 4 die

Four people were charred to death after two heavy vehicles they were travelling in caught fire following a head-on collision in Jharkhand's Pakur district on Saturday, police said. The incident t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Pakur (Jharkhand)

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.21

Headmaster dies in school fire

A 50-year-old headmaster of a government middle school in Pakur district was charred to death on Wednesday when a sudden blaze erupted in the building. The deceased, identified as Nakul Pandey, was i...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.08.20

Covid thieves pull off daring escape

Two prisoners, being treated at a Covid care centre doubling up as a transit jail in Pakur, escaped from the facility by using bedsheets to climb down the five-storied building early on Sunday, but a ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.02.19

Cobra rescued from toilet

An awareness campaign against killing snakes saved a cobra from being beaten to death in Pakur, around 515km from here, on Sunday.One Somnath Mandal, a resident of Chandpur village on Bengal border, f...
By A Correspondent in Daltonganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.09.19

Deluge batters Jharkhand, 4 dead in Dumka

Three persons died at home as a mud wall fell on them, and minister Louise Marandi’s residential boundary wall collapsed in Dumka, a part of a bridge caved in at Pakur, floodwater entered residentia...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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