Opinion  /  Published 14.04.20

Strange taste

Sir — Necessity, it is said, is the mother of invention. Indeed, in ancient times, when people felt cold, they struck up a fire; when they needed to commute, they created the wheel. For mankind, cre...
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Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Treasures of the Trash Museum

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. And what better way to manifest this other than the Museum of Trash in East Harlem of New York? Last week, the Foundation for New York’s Stronges...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.19

Pipe leaks spur water woes

Over 5,000 households on the eastern fringe of the steel city are being deprived of drinking water for weeks because the main pipeline of a Rs 108 crore water project, commissioned barely a month ago ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.04.19

Control room to allay water pain

The drinking water and sanitation department on Saturday set up a control room in the office of superintending engineer (civil circle) in Doranda to address complaints related to the disruption of wat...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 25.02.19

Why it won’t wash, Prime Minister

Wash the feet but slash the cash — that is the charge snapping at the heels of Prime Minister Narendra Modi after he self-promoted his gesture honouring five sanitation workers in Allahabad on Sunda...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.12.19

Empty coffers, dry taps in Bagbera

Over 3,000 families in Bagbera locality of the city are going without water since Monday evening as utility company Jusco snapped its power connection to a pump-house in Bistupur from where drinking w...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.11.18

Old stink before new swachh survey in Jharkhand

Urban municipal bodies in Jharkhand are again gearing up for the annual Swachh Survekshan 2019, the pan-India sanitation survey of Union housing and urban affairs ministry scheduled from January 4, 20...
By Animesh Bisoee & Praduman Choubey in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 05.04.20

Unsafe behind bars

A riot broke out in a prison in Bengal when panic-stricken prisoners demanded bail from the authorities apparently fearing the spread of the coronavirus. Tall prison walls cannot prevent a pandemic fr...
By Smita Chakraburtty in

Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

Sanitisation scurry after AD Block man tests positive

On Tuesday after news came in that a 51-year-old businessman who stays in AD Block had tested positive for Covid-19 at a hospital in Salt Lake, a fire tender sprayed disinfectant mixed with water in t...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.19

Horsing around for photo ops

Sir — The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, was photographed on horseback in the snow-covered Mount Paektu recently. A photo-op of a political leader riding a horse is not new — the Russian presid...
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