Forest fire is one major reason behind the depleting forest cover in the state, claims environmentalist and forest activist. And such fires are frequent with the onset of summer.

A central plan for piped water supply through dual solar powered pumps will cover six panchayats in Saranda, with Union minister Jairam Ramesh closely monitoring progress to effect a promised turna

Life in the district has been paralyzed on Tuesday as temperature touches 2 degrees Celsius. People preferred to remain indoors because of dense fog and strong wind.

The Union cabinet is likely to allow work on the 1,980MW NTPC power plant at North Karanpura to proceed after years of uncertainty over its fate.

Enough stink has been raised about government schools that don’t have toilets or dirty ones at best.

Hazaribagh, Aug.

You can’t swallow it and you can’t spit it out.

Hazaribagh, July 29: A Hazaribagh NGO today launched a maiden scheme in the district and neighbouring Chatra, promising free healthcare to villagers in 28 blocks.

Jharkhand’s maiden vulture breeding centre is ready to start functioning from August after more than four years of delay and flawed construction work that resulted in a false dawn in 2011.

The state’s maiden vulture breeding centre in Muta, 22km from Ranchi, may not have taken wing as yet, but Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park in Ormanjhi, closer to the capital, may soon boast a special