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Ranchi: Tortured by daughter-in-law, five members of a family end life in a 'suicide pact'

October 09, 2016 7:15 pm

The police said that, prima facie, it seemed to be a case of suicide pact between the family members, who were feeling tortured and threatened by the daughter-in-law of the former Army doctor.

Rajya Sabha polls -- Drama in Ranchi: Missing MLAs, a winning formula

June 12, 2016 4:16 am

Mahesh Poddar faced a stiff contest from the Opposition Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) candidate Basant Soren, the youngest son of party founder Shibu Soren.

Ranchi: 4-year-old girl raped, strangled to death; accused thrashed by residents

May 24, 2016 8:57 pm

The incident occurred in a locality in Namkom around 3.30 p.m. The residents caught hold of the accused and thrashed him before handing him over to the police.

7 people killed as bus overturns near Ranchi

May 09, 2016 12:30 pm

The incident occurred on Monday.

Ranchi: Stuck for 10 days, largest Tricolour brought down

April 29, 2016 12:25 am

The scaffolding material was sourced from major building groups active in the district. They also provided the labourers. The entire task was undertaken under the guidance of Mecon India Limited Engineers.

Ranchi: India's largest Tricolour stuck at 'half-mast', Army roped in

April 21, 2016 3:07 am

The flag, which weighs 60 kg and measures 99x66 feet, is put up on a flagpost 293 feet tall.

Maoists kill four labourers on road construction site near Ranchi

March 17, 2016 7:18 pm

At least four persons working on a road construction site were shot dead allegedly by Maoists in a village under Basia police station area of Gumla district on Thursday.

Couple commits suicide inside Ranchi police station

March 16, 2016 7:44 pm

A 27-year-old man and a minor girl, who had eloped recently from a Godda village, allegedly committed suicide inside Argoda police station in Ranchi early Tuesday morning.

Make in India: Jharkhand government claims to have attracted investment worth Rs 62,000 cr

February 17, 2016 10:24 pm

Investment worth around Rs 50,000 crores with the Adani Group for setting up a power plant and fertiliser units, while that with Vedanta group of Rs 2,000 crores for a steel plant.

Ranchi couple who lost five of their children, turn to PM for help in saving sixth

February 16, 2016 1:55 am

The prognosis document says the patient should be referred to a higher centre to look into the possibility of a cardiac transplant.


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.


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 6:22 am

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.