For many of those who feel that agriculture does not have a future in the state, the farm fair organised at Jaipal Singh stadium is an eye opener.

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A student who fell ill at the school undergoes treatment at a Ranchi hospital. Picture by Prashant Mitra

Ranchi, Nov. 13: At least five boys have died after consuming milk and snacks in a government-run residential school in Jharkhand, the tragedy unfolding on the eve of children

The standing committee of the Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) today decided to make the state capital a safe food town.

Under the plan, the different food stalls, spread across the state capital, without caring for cleanliness and quality of food they offer, would be shifted to suitable locations.

A rise in temperature in Ladakh by just one degree, that too in the next 50 years, can shrink glaciers to less than one-fifth of their present size. Indications were available when Zaskar River melted before schedule, stranding 95 people, who had to wait for three months to return to the passes.

Work on beautification of the Line Tank Lake, in the heart of the state capital , which had begun way back in 2006, will commence once again.

In a bid to foster scientific temper among the budding scientists, the annual science exhibition, Spectrum, was held at St Xavier

City film lovers would get an opportunity to watch 25 national award winning films on environment and wildlife during a three-day fest beginning here from November 10.

The state government today cleared decks for setting up a mega food processing park in the state capital by allotting the project 50 acres of land in Angara block of Ranchi district.

Not everything was bright during the festival of lights last week. Both Ranchi and Jamshedpur earned the dubious distinction of recording the highest noise and air pollution levels in recent years.

After being successful in developing the habit of sporting helmets among two-wheeler drivers and removing black films from the car windows, the Ranchi traffic police is all set to embark on a drive against the vehicles polluting the air in the city.