Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.21

Hyacinth threat to Singhbhum lifelines

Water hyacinth and algae have once again started mushrooming in the Subernarekha and Kharkai rivers much earlier this year. Both the rivers are lifeline of Singhbhum region. Environmentalists sa...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.11.20

Chhath celebrations in full swing

Every year the temple committee organizes a musical concert in the evening. But, this year the musical event did not take place due to the pandemic. “This year was different because of the Covi...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.11.20

Ghats being readied for Chhath

Chhath, the biggest festival of Jharkhand and Bihar will be celebrated on November 21 and 22, this year. And the preparation is in full swing in Steel City to make things smooth for the pilgrims thron...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.11.20

Toxin levels down in lifeline rivers

A survey of Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board (JSPCB) conducted by its Afityapur-based regional office on river health before and after Durga Puja immersion this year revealed slight changes in ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.10.20

Clean-up drive for steel city ghats

The directive to clean up ghats and rivers comes in the wake of guidelines issued by the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board via its Adityapur regional office, sent to the company from the central...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 25.10.20

Steel city immersions before sunset

The East Singhbhum district administration made elaborate arrangements for immersion of Durga idols on Monday with as many as 12 ghats along Subarnarekha and Kharkai rivers cleaned up. Approach roads...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.09.20

Two teenagers drown in Subernarekha

The body of one of the teenaged boys who drowned in the Subernarekha river at Sakchi on Wednesday afternoon was found floating 4km away near Babudih Ghat at Sidhogra on Thursday afternoon. The b...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.08.20

Thunderstorms pound state

Statistics revealed that the rain deficit witnessed a drop of two per cent from Tuesday’s nine to seven per cent, due to a good shower show in the past 24 hours According to Met data,...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.06.20

Algae threat to Subernarekha

Not all blooms bring joy to the beholder and one of these are the floating algae found in the Subernarekha, the lifeline of Singhbhum.Floating algae was found along different stretches of the river be...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 11.05.19

Silent voter rules the ballot in Jamshedpur

The evening crowd at Jubilee Park, Jamshedpur’s quaint replica of Mysore’s Vrindavan Gardens, has waned because Jharkhand is in the midst of a gruelling heat wave.But the regular gathering, made u...
By Shantanu Datta in Jamshedpur


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