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Saturday, February 27, 2021



Jharkhand: Two killed after kerosene lamps explode in separate villages; PDS supply halted

February 19, 2021 2:12 am

Besides the two deaths, there have been several instances of people suffering injuries due to oil lamps exploding, said residents of the two villages and some adjoining villages.

Anti-Corruption Bureau arrests BDO in Jharkhand

February 13, 2021 2:53 pm

The BDO of Hariharganj, Jago Mahato was arrested by ACB sleuths on Friday when he was allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 7,000 from a man to allow him to do some construction work, the official said.

Jharkhand JAC to conduct Classes 10, 12 exams from May 4

February 03, 2021 7:14 pm

Jharkhand JAC class 10, 12 exams 2021: According to JAC, the secondary, intermediate exams in the state will be held from May 4 to 21 in the state. The class 10 exam will be held in the morning shift from 9:45 am to 1 pm, while class 12 exam from 2 to 5:15 pm

Jharkhand govt deletes over 67,000 cards in five months

January 23, 2021 8:12 pm

"From July to December last year, duplicate ration cards decreased from 3.16 lakh ration card holders to 2.62 lakh after verification," stated the data obtained from the department.

Four killed in Jharkhand as roof of illegal mine collapses

January 23, 2021 11:41 am

Koderma Superintendent of Police Ehtesham Waqarib said that earlier reports had said that at least six people were feared buried in the illegal mine collapse.

Pre-Matric scholarship scam: Jharkhand cracks down, key official suspended

January 19, 2021 8:31 am

This is the first punitive step taken by the state against any of its officials after it launched a probe into the illegal diversion of the scholarship, by a nexus of middlemen, school authorities, banking correspondents and government staff, based on the findings of an investigation by The Indian Express.

Explained: What are the new Jharkhand Combined Civil Services Examination Rules 2021?

January 19, 2021 10:50 am

The rules will be applicable for appointment to direct quota vacancies in various services such as the Jharkhand Administrative Service, Jharkhand Police Service among others.

Explained: Why Jharkhand exited an agreement with Centre, RBI on power dues

January 14, 2021 12:25 pm

Jharkhand has exited from a Tripartite Agreement (TPA) between the state, Government of India (GOI) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). What was this agreement, and why was there controversy around it?

Jharkhand exits 2017 TPA: 'Not in the favour of state's health'

January 08, 2021 10:23 am

Principal Secretary Energy Avinash Kumar said that the state government had decided to exit in the interest of state, financial health and for the welfare of the people.

Jharkhand: 30 arrested for stopping CM's convoy at protest; 2 policemen suspended

January 06, 2021 10:58 pm

The crowd had gathered to protest days after a woman’s mutilated body was found in an isolated area in Ranchi district.


JAC Board 9th Result 2020: List of websites to check results

June 02, 2020 3:11 pm

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Hemant Soren back as Jharkhand Chief Minister

December 31, 2019 8:41 am

JMM leader Hemant Soren took oath as the chief minister of Jharkhand for a second time at a grand ceremony attended by opposition leaders, in a show of unity. The 44-year-old tribal leader was sworn in as the 11th chief minister of the state by Governor Droupadi Murmu.

PDP workers celebrate victory in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections

December 23, 2014 6:10 pm

Counting for the recently held Assembly elections is underway in the states of Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand.

Fifth phase of polling underway

April 17, 2014 4:01 pm

Moderate to brisk voting was on Thursday recorded in the first five hours of polling.


Modi says Congress' made a mess of Andhra bifurcation, just the way it did during Partition

June 22, 2020 6:21 pm

Looking back into history, Modi said, "three states were created even under former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee but they are functioning smoothly. Congress' handling of Andhra Pradesh bifurcation is a mess, just like the Partition of India and Pakistan".

Police arrest Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand

March 01, 2016 7:12 am

Giridih, Jharkhand, Mar 01 (ANI): Police arrested a Maoist woman commander in Jharkhand giving a major blow to the extremist group in the region. Acting on a tip-off, police arrested Chandamuni Hansda from a bus station in Giridih district, who is wanted in murder of a senior police officer and other heinous crimes. The woman is believed to be member of core team of Maoist leader Hitesh in the Santhal-Pargana zone, which consists of six districts. Superintendent of Police, Akhilesh B Verier, called it was a big achievement for the police. Police said she was the founding member of the Maoist women’s wing in Santhal-Pargana.

Pooja Bhatt to recreate small sequence of 'Aashiqui' in 'Cabaret'

February 11, 2016 11:42 am

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Bollywood actress and filmmaker Pooja Bhatt said she regrets her decision to not romance Rahul Roy in 90's musical hit 'Aashiqui' because she wanted to get married.With an intention to relive her missed opportunity, the actress is now reviving an epic sequence of 'Aashiqui' in the upcoming film 'Cabaret' with Rahul Roy and Richa Chaddha. Pooja also told media that she is all set to start the shoot of 'Jism 3' and it is going to be the boldest film of the industry so far.For now, Pooja is busy in the production of her upcoming film 'Cabaret' which stars Richa Chaddha in a lead role.'Cabaret', directed by Kaustav Narayan Niyog, traces the journey of a dancer who travels from Jharkhand before making to Mumbai.The film is schedule to hit the screens on May 6.

Looking sensuous in 'Cabaret' not a challenge for Richa Chaddha

February 11, 2016 11:41 am

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Bollywood actress Richa Chadda, who has won appreciation for her consistent portrayal of unconventional characters, is set to grab attention again with her sensuous avatar in an upcoming film 'Cabaret'.But the actress, who says that this role is more of an experiment, said she felt extremely comfortable in portrayal of her role in the film.Richa is playing the character of a dancer in 'Cabaret,' which is a story about a small town girl who gets success in Mumbai.'Cabaret', directed by Kaustav Narayan Niyog, will release on May 6.

Police seize 5,000 tortoise

January 13, 2016 9:31 am

Dumka, Jan 13 (ANI): The police seized thousands of tortoise from a lorry in Dumka district of Jharkhand. The police seized 75 sacks full of tortoise from the smugglers after they inspected the lorry at a check post on grounds of suspicion. However, the driver and his assistant managed to escape. Police official, Ajit Kumar, said there were at least 5,000 tortoise. I am still counting the number of tortoise but there are at least 5,000 to 7,000 of them. Around 107 tortoises were counted dead. The animals were given to the forest department and were released into a dam in Dumka district.

Jharkhand police bust Naxals' hideout in Khunti village

January 09, 2016 12:22 pm

Jharkhand, Jan 09 (ANI): The Jharkhand police on Saturday busted a Naxal hideout in Khunti village.The police have seized three rifles, cylinder bombs and more than 600 bullets.