Bokaro: A team of state forest department officials, headed by divisional forest officer (DFO) Rajender Naidu, on Saturday busted around 12 illegal stone mines and two crushers operational in a Mao

Raipur: Ministry of mines is organizing a two-day national conclave on mines and minerals jointly with Chhattisgarh government in state capital from Monday.

Bokaro: Fire broke out in an illegal mine Maoist-dominated Tungri Upar area of Gomia block following land subsidence, measuring 2,500 sqm.

Jamshedpur: The state government aims to produce 1,200 MW of solar electricity by 2017-end.

Dhanbad: At least 58 villages of 19 panchayats under six Maoist-hit blocks of Girdih district were declared 'open defecation-free (ODF)' by the district administration on Sunday.

Ranchi: Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Rosatom, Russia's state nuclear energy corporation, for local manufacture of equipment to be used in the Ku

Sindri: Industries taking water from the Damodar River also have the responsibility of keeping it clean and pollution-free.

Dhanbad: The Parasnath hill in Giridih district is known for its lush green cover, which include rare medicinal trees and herbal plants. However, the green cover is fast depleting.

Dhanbad: Taking note of the rising pollution in the coal city, the Municipal Corporation of Dhanbad (MCD) is plannng to plant trees which can absorb toxic gases from the atmosphere.

Ranchi: The city, which is already facing acute water crisis owing to the depletion of groundwater level, will soon get no-flush urinals that will help the civic body save close to 275 lakh litres