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IT professional arrested at Pune airport for making hoax bomb threat

October 08, 2021 10:35 pm

Police said that the accused seemed to be mentally disturbed and had been taken into custody.

Dy Commandant of anti-Maoist force killed in encounter

September 29, 2021 9:16 am

The encounter came two days after Union Home Minister Amit Shah met Chief Ministers and top officials from 10 states affected by Left Wing Extremism.

‘Members being targeted’: BJP leaders meet kin of tribal leader shot in Ranchi

September 25, 2021 3:41 am

Rajya Sabha MP and BJP State President Deepak Prakash as well as former CM Raghubar Das Friday met the family of BJP Ranchi ST Morcha (Rural) President Jeetram Munda, who was allegedly killed on Wednesday evening.

Explained: What puts lions and tigers at coronavirus risk?

June 08, 2021 8:29 am

A lioness at Chennai's Vandalur Zoo died of suspected coronavirus infection last week. A 10-year-old tiger also died at Ranchi's Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park after suffering from fever. Are lions and tigers particularly vulnerable? What have studies found?

NIFFT Ranchi admissions 2021: Application process begins for PhD and Advanced Diploma courses

May 31, 2021 7:30 pm

The last day to apply for the PhD courses is July 30 and for the ADC, the last day of receiving completely filled application forms is June 11 till 5 pm. 

AirAsia India aircraft aborts take off at Ranchi airport after encountering bird hit

August 08, 2020 4:37 pm

The pilot aborted take-off and the aircraft is currently being inspected, an airline spokesperson noted, adding that the flight is scheduled to depart once the aircraft is cleared for operations.

Jharkhand makes protective gear to help frontline-workers

April 09, 2020 12:03 pm

Two types of protective gear reusable and single-use - are being manufactured in the district's three textile factories at the rate of 100 units per day.

PM Modi takes dig at Chidambaram, says some corrupt people already put in place

September 12, 2019 8:42 pm

Addressing a public meeting in Ranchi, Modi said, "We pledge to rein in corruption, fight for the rights of Muslim sisters and root out terrorism. Some corrupt people have already been put in their place (jail)."

Jharkhand: Farmer ‘kills self’, family blames govt dues

July 29, 2019 6:59 am

The incident took place in Patratu village of Chanho block in Ranchi. Family members of Lakhan Mahato said he got a dug well constructed in 2018 on his farmland at a cost of Rs 3.54 lakh.

On state plea, Ranchi court drops Quran donation as bail condition

July 18, 2019 4:20 am

The court had granted bail to Richa Bharti, who was arrested earlier for sharing an offensive social media post targeting Muslims, asking her to hand over a Quran to the local Anjuman Committee in the presence of police, and four more to different libraries.


India blow away South Africa for 3-0 whitewash in Ranchi

October 23, 2019 6:51 am

A formidable Indian team ticked all the boxes with ease as it completed a 3-0 rout of an out-of-sorts South Africa with an innings and 202 runs victory in the third and final Test.

Violence in Ranchi as VHP declares bandh

September 26, 2015 12:16 pm

Reports of low-intensity violence in Ranchi came as VHP declared bandh in the city on Saturday.

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.


Jharkhand: 4 Naxals killed, two CRPF jawans injured

February 19, 2016 5:51 am

Ranchi, Feb 19 (ANI): At least four Naxals were killed and two CRPF jawans were injured in an encounter in Taimara Ghati on the NH-33 in Ranchi on Friday morning. The injured jawans have been taken to a nearby hospital. The operation began on specific inputs around 9pm on Thursday night and ended on Friday morning.

Ranchi: Protest against school management over death of boy

February 10, 2016 3:40 pm

Ranchi, Feb 10 (ANI): Local residents in Ranchi staged a protest against the school management of Sapphire International School over the death of a 13-year-old student, Vinay, who was found dead in school premises under mysterious circumstances. The irked protestors raised slogans against the school authority. One of the protestors said that six days have passed since Vinay's death, but no action has been taken by the police. They also stated that the police are trying to protect the culprits.

BSF plane crashes in Delhi

December 22, 2015 2:40 pm

New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): A Border Security Force (BSF) plane on Tuesday morning crashed at Bagdola village in Sector 8, Dwarka in the national capital. The charter plane was a Ranchi-bound BSF Superking Aircraft having five to seven people onboard, a BSF source said. As per the Delhi Fire Department sources, 15 fire tenders have reached at the spot. More details awaited.