Newsline

Ranchi

BSL spent Rs 26 crore in 5 years to remove encroachments: RTI | Ranchi News

BOKARO: The Bokaro Steel Plant (BSL), a unit of SAIL, has paid around Rs 26.40 crore as duty allowances to home guard jawans for conducting anti-encroachment drive in the past five years. According to an RTI information, the whopping amount spent on anti-encroachment drive excludes other expenses like fuel cost, charges of hiring earth movers …

BSL spent Rs 26 crore in 5 years to remove encroachments: RTI | Ranchi News Read More »

Firearms, ammo seized from forest after encounter with Maoists in W S’bhum | Ranchi News

Jamshedpur: After an overnight exchange of fire with PLFI activists from Friday night in West Singhbhum, security forces seized a cache of firearms from a forest in Bandgaon police station area on Saturday morning. While there were no injuries reported, there were no arrests made as the Maoists retreated deep into the forest. SP Ajay …

Firearms, ammo seized from forest after encounter with Maoists in W S’bhum | Ranchi News Read More »

E Singhbhum active cases at 4-month low, but Cov hosps told to keep beds ready for 2nd wave | Ranchi News

Jamshedpur: Even though the number of active Covid cases, new infections and casualties in East Singhbhum district have fallen sharply in the last six weeks, the district administration, fearing another surge in infections, are going all out to ensure that there is no shortage of Covid beds at hospitals in the coming days. The district …

E Singhbhum active cases at 4-month low, but Cov hosps told to keep beds ready for 2nd wave | Ranchi News Read More »

60-year-old daily wager sets for home in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad, ends up 1,400km away in Bihar | Ranchi News

DALTONGANJ: What’s in a name? For 60-year-old Mitha Bai Kumbh Phaley, it is a matter of eight months and 1,400 km away from home in a strange land. The Marathi woman was finally reunited with her son, Pandurang Baburao Kumbh Phaley, on Sunday at Latehar district where she was taking refuge since March this year. …

60-year-old daily wager sets for home in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad, ends up 1,400km away in Bihar | Ranchi News Read More »

Jharkhand: Unemployed son kills father to get a job on compassionate ground | Ranchi News

Representative image RAMGARH: A 35-year-old unemployed man allegedly killed his father, an employee of Central Coal Fields Limited (CCL), at Barkakana in the district to get a job in the psu on compassionate ground, police said on Sunday. Krishna Ram (55), head security guard posted in Central Workshop of CCL at Barkakana in Ramgarh district …

Jharkhand: Unemployed son kills father to get a job on compassionate ground | Ranchi News Read More »

Covid-19: Jharkhand education minister Jagarnath Mahto’s health condition improves after lung transplant surgery in Chennai | Ranchi News

CHENNAI: The health condition of Jharkhand education minister Jagarnath Mahto, who underwent bilateral lung transplant after Covid-induced lung damage, has shown remarkable improvement, according to doctors in MGM Healthcare in Chennai. On October 1, the 54-year-old minister was admitted to Bhagwan Mahavir Medica Superspecialty Hospital in Ranchi after he tested positive for Covid-19. Later, he …

Covid-19: Jharkhand education minister Jagarnath Mahto’s health condition improves after lung transplant surgery in Chennai | Ranchi News Read More »

Jharkhand bans Chhath festivites in public water bodies | Ranchi News

RANCHI: The Jharkhand government has imposed a ban on organizing Chhath puja on the banks of ponds, lakes, dams, rivers and reservoirs across the state, stating that large congregations and sharing of space in water bodies would lead to a spurt in Covid-19 infections among devotees. The order, issued by chief secretary Sukhdev Singh around …

Jharkhand bans Chhath festivites in public water bodies | Ranchi News Read More »

Jharkhand govt bans Chhath puja celebrations along waterbodies | Ranchi News

RANCHI: The Jharkhand government has issued a notification prohibiting congregation and religious ceremony on the banks of rivers, ponds and other public waterbodies for Chhath puja, in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. According to the guidelines issued by the State Disaster Management Committee late on Sunday, all precautions were being taken by the government to …

Jharkhand govt bans Chhath puja celebrations along waterbodies | Ranchi News Read More »

Home alone for some lawmakers, socializing for others this Diwali | Ranchi News

Ranchi: The lawmakers of Jharkhand are a divided lot over celebrating Diwali this year amid the Covid pandemic as some will continue with their tradition of meeting visitors while others will stay put at their homes and will not be entertaining any guests. Ranchi MP Sanjay Seth said he will throw open his doors for …

Home alone for some lawmakers, socializing for others this Diwali | Ranchi News Read More »

Oxygen outage at Rims Covid ward ‘kills’ patient | Ranchi News

Ranchi: The oxygen supply at the Covid-19 ward of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (Rims) got disrupted on Tuesday night, putting at risk the lives of some 20 patients and reportedly killing one. The hospital authorities, however, have claimed that no patient died owing to the supply disruption. According to hospital sources, oxygen supply …

Oxygen outage at Rims Covid ward ‘kills’ patient | Ranchi News Read More »

Kali Puja committees to shun fanfare this year | Ranchi News

Ranchi: After the state government issued safety guidelines on Tuesday, Kali Puja will be observed without the usual fanfare across the city on Saturday as large gatherings and bursting of firecrackers are restricted. Following the guidelines, several puja committees said they are planning to telecast the rituals online. Pradip Rai of Durgabadi Puja Committee said …

Kali Puja committees to shun fanfare this year | Ranchi News Read More »

BJP asks Jharkhand govt to refrain from cracker ban | Ranchi News

RANCHI/BOKARO/JAMSHEDPUR: The government must not ban use of firecrackers for Diwali alone and in case it does choose to restrict fireworks for the Hindu festival, the same should also apply for Christmas and New Year, BJP’s Ranchi MP Sanjay Seth said on Saturday. Adding that he, being the people’s representative, understands that the pollution and …

BJP asks Jharkhand govt to refrain from cracker ban | Ranchi News Read More »

Lalu Yadav Bail: Lalu Prasad Yadav’s bail hearing in Dumka treasury case deferred to November 27 | Ranchi News

RANCHI: The Jharkhand high court on Friday deferred till November 27 RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s bail plea hearing in a fodder scam case related to Dumka treasury, after the CBI sought time to file a written reply in the matter. The former Bihar CM, convicted in four fodder scam cases, would be able to walk …

Lalu Yadav Bail: Lalu Prasad Yadav’s bail hearing in Dumka treasury case deferred to November 27 | Ranchi News Read More »

Jharkhand by election: 13.28 pc voting till 9am in two assembly seats | Ranchi News

DUMKA/BOKARO: Around 13.28 per cent of voters cast their ballots in the first two hours of polling for by-elections to two assembly seats in Jharkhand on Tuesday amidst tight security and strict adherence to the Covid-19 protocol, election officials said. Dumka seat reported 13.89 per cent turnout, while 12.67 per cent of voters cast their …

Jharkhand by election: 13.28 pc voting till 9am in two assembly seats | Ranchi News Read More »

State BJP prez stands by his ‘will topple govt’ claims, dares GA to arrest him | Ranchi News

Ranchi: A day after an FIR was filed against state BJP president Deepak Prakash in Dumka for repeatedly claiming in all his campaigns that the saffron party “will topple the government” after the bypolls, Prakash on Sunday said he stood by his statement and dared the ruling Mahagathbandhan constituents to arrest him. Prakash, at an …

State BJP prez stands by his ‘will topple govt’ claims, dares GA to arrest him | Ranchi News Read More »

RU contract teachers denied wages, cease work | Ranchi News

Ranchi: Around 350 contract teachers of Ranchi University (RU) ceased work following non-payment of their wages during the lockdown period. The teachers said that many of them were facing financial hardships and finding it difficult to meet their basic expenditure. Earlier in a letter to RU vice-chancellor, members of Ranchi University Sahayak Pradhyapak Sangh had …

RU contract teachers denied wages, cease work | Ranchi News Read More »