Jamshedpur: The Jamshedpur chapter of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has expressed concern over a possible spike in Covid cases after Chhath Puja. The IMA members said as per the new directives announced by the state government, devotees can offer arghya at public water bodies and this may compromise social […]

CHENNAI: The health condition of Jharkhand education minister Jagarnath Mahto, who underwent bilateral lung transplant after Covid-induced lung damage, has shown remarkable improvement, according to doctors in MGM Healthcare in Chennai. On October 1, the 54-year-old minister was admitted to Bhagwan Mahavir Medica Superspecialty Hospital in Ranchi after he tested […]

Ranchi: Police on Wednesday arrested five members of People’s Liberation Front of India (PLFI), a splinter group of CPI (Maoist), allegedly involved in extorting money from traders from different places in the city. The extremists have been identified as Tulsi Pahan, Babloo Karmali, Rakesh Kumar Das, Pradip Gari and Rajan […]

Ranchi: Even though the four-day Chhath Puja festival kicked off with a lot of fervour on Wednesday with ‘Nahay- Khai’, the fruit markets have failed to record any substantial amount of sales till now. Fruits are an integral part of the Chhath rituals and usually in the days leading up […]

Ranchi: Chief minister Hemant Soren’s cabinet is unlikely to be expanded before January next as Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) wants to monitor the recuperation of its ailing minister Jagarnath Mahto and gauge the mood of its veterans. The size of the 12-member cabinet is currently down to ten with the […]