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Jkhand Visually challenged protest

J’khand: Visually-challenged students hold protest against ‘abusive’ in-charge

Students of a residential school for the visually-challenged in Hizla village in Jharkhand‘s Dumka district on Saturday staged a protest alleging that the school in-charge makes them work, beats and verbally abuses them. The students demanded that a new in-charge should be sent to the school, which comes under the social welfare department and is run

Minor sexually assaulted in Delhi's Mayur Vihar

Five NGO workers gangraped in Jharkhand at gunpoint

Five women working with a NGO were allegedly raped at gunpoint by a group of at least five men when they had gone to Chochang village in Jharkhand to create awareness on migration and human trafficking, the police said today.Initial investigation has found that the people behind ‘Pathalgarhi’ (a practice in which villagers inscribe various

99-year-old man from Jharkhand can’t survive without eating mud

99-year-old man from Jharkhand can’t survive without eating mud. Karu Paswan, a resident of  Jharkhand’s  Sahebganj district has developed a weird craving for mud and gobble around one kilogram of it every day. 99-year-old Karu, who claims to be born in 1919, said that his addicting to eat mud started when he was just 11-year

Rock Python Ganjam People for Animals Digapahandi Forest range

9-feet-long Rock python spotted in Odisha village Berhampur

A  9-feet-long rock python, weighing around 12 kg, was spotted at a village in Ganjam district of district.Activists of animal welfare organisation, ‘People for Animals’, along with forest personnel led by range officer of Digapahandi forest range. A Madhabilata, rescued the reptile from a threshing yard at Odasingi village yesterday, a forest official said. The reptile

‘Declare Subhash Bose’s birthday as Desh Prem Diwas’ demand in RS

A demand to declare January 23, the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, as ‘Desh Prem Diwas’ (Patriotism Day) and a national holiday, was made in the Rajya Sabha today. Raising the issue through a Zero Hour mention, Ritabrata Banerjee, who was recently expelled from the CPI(M), narrated the heroic tales of Bose who

Lalu cooks

Missing home-made food, Lalu cooks for self

Lalu cooks: Authorities at Birsa Munda Central Jail have turned down Jharkhand RJD president Annapurna Devi’s requests to allow home-cooked meals for imprisoned party chief Lalu Prasad. “It is against the jail manual,” a jail official said on Tuesday under cover of anonymity. “No undertrial or convict is allowed food from outside. There can’t be

Water level in 91 major reservoirs dips

New Delhi, Dec 2, The water level in 91 major reservoirs across the country has gone down to 62 per cent of their total storage capacity from 64 per cent last week, according to an official statement. As of November 23, the water storage in the reservoirs was 101.77 billion cubic metres (BCM). It has now

Duping bank customers

Gang of 3 busted for duping bank customers of Rs 5.5 lakhs

Duping bank customers: Police have busted the gang that defrauded her of over Rs 9,700, and found that it swindled many others as well, in all of Rs 5.5 lakh. The woman’s complaint was instrumental in the arrest of Jharkhand residents Buddeshwar Murmu (23), Pinto Das and Mukesh Mandal (20), who were part of the gang.

AC bus catches fire

Moving AC bus catches fire in Jharkhand, passengers safe

Ramgarh (Jharkhand), Oct 29, AC bus catches fire : A moving air-conditioned luxury bus carrying 40 passengers caught fire on NH-33 near Ramgarh town in the district following a short circuit today.All the passengers and staff members of the bus were safe. The bus caught fire near Patel Chowk on the outskirts of Ramgarh after

Aadhar card not mandatory

Aadhar card not mandatory to get ration in Jharkhand: Minister

Jamshedpur, Oct 21, Aadhar card not mandatory : The Jharkhand government today said Aadhaar card was not mandatory to collect food grains from the public distribution system after a 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation.Local activists had alleged that the girl died of starvation on September 28 after her family was denied ration for the

Jharkhand girl dies as family did not have Aadhaar-linked ration card

Jharkhand girl dies as family did not have Aadhaar-linked ration

Jharkhand girl

Jharkhand girl dies as family did not have Aadhaar-linked ration card

Jharkhand girl dies: An 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation in Simdega District of Jharkhand recently, as her family’s ration card was not linked to the Aadhaar Card.After the girl died her mother was unable to feed her. The family was struck off from government welfare rolls for not linking their ration card with the Aadhar