Two Delhi-based agencies have agreed to act as consultants to save nine

- Officials confident of restoring water supply, farmers foresee a good yield after two years

Hazaribagh, June.19: First, the bad news: the spells of rain that lashed the district in the past 48 hours have paralysed life in the town of Hazaribagh.

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Ranchi, April 7: The latest state-wide 72-hour blackout after the breakdown of Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Limited (TVNL) has led Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) today to ask Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) for power from its upcoming Maithon Right Bank Thermal Power Project, commonly referred to as Maithon Power.

In an SOS to DVC, JSEB requested that a power purchase agreement be inked be

Reacting to a report published in The Hindu, which told the story of illegal employment of children and their plight in the coal mines of Hazaribagh district, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to Jharkhand Chief Secretary Ashok Kumar Singh seeking a report within four weeks on the issue.

Many work in unscientifically built mines, risking their lives
Javir Kumar, 14, works in illegal coal mines, each a

A 50-year-old labourer, Subal Mahato, was allegedly beaten to death by his employer for demanding revised wages in accordance with the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), in Bokaro on Saturday night.

According to NREGA Commissioner Ajay Kumar Singh, Mahato, a resident of Bathua village under Chas block in Bokaro district, was one of the nine workers hired to dig a

Hazaribagh, Feb.

Hazaribagh, Jan.

Jamshedpur, Jan. 6: Patna Meteorological Office today said cold wave conditions in Jharkhand would prevail for another 48 hours, even as it sounded a severe cold wave alert for a few isolated places in the state.

This is the first time in 15 years that a cold wave has lasted this long in Jharkhand. The current spell set in on January 2.