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Left leader predicts 3-state win for oppn

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand would shape the spectrum of the 2019 general elections, said Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) Liberation national general secretary Di... Read More


Abandoned acid attack victim seeks govt job

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- An acid attack victim, disfigured by her own husband and left alone to care for her two daughters, has requested the government to give her a job so that she can support herself. A... Read More


Man held for posting photos of minor girl

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- A man running a coaching centre in Adityapur has been arrested for allegedly publishing objectionable photographs of his girlfriend, a minor, on the Internet. Seraikela Kharsawan di... Read More


19 govt staff, officials held in 2018 for graft

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- Altogether 19 government staff and officials were arrested over corruption charges in Kolhan division in 2018. The state's anti-corruption bureau (ACB) arrested them for demanding b... Read More


Tribal bodies want dam to be named after martyrs, write to Modi

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- The tribal bodies of Jharkhand have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding that the North Koel (Mandal Dam) irrigation project be named after the two martyrs Nilamber-Pit... Read More


Girl child welfare scheme to be rolled out from Jan 24

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das said on Tuesday that Mukhyamantri Sukanya Yojna for the girl child would be launched in the state from January 24. He announced the launch date... Read More


Fighting Maoists in state, CRPF also has agri tips for villagers

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- The word "CRPF" is mentioned usually in the same breath as the word "Maoists" in the context of the extremism-hit districts of Jharkhand. However, after putting the brakes on Maoist... Read More


Coal bed methane production may rise to 1 lakh cubic metres in 2019

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- Jharkhand will produce over 1 lakh cubic metres of coal bed methane (CBM), which can produce 20 megawatt of electricity or run 20 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in the state,... Read More


4,000 homes in Ranchi, Jamshedpur to get piped gas from March, a first in Jharkhand

RANCHI, Jan. 16 -- Piped cooking gas, which is available in 130 cities across India as of now, is about to arrive in Jharkhand for the first time - the first phase would see 4,000 connections in Ranch... Read More


'Doors are open for AGP if it wants to return to NDA fold'

RANCHI, Jan. 15 -- Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is often described as the of the northeast who helped the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) stitch up unlikely alliances in the region to achie... Read More