Latest Jharkhand Stories

2008-10-08 06:00:29

Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- ArcelorMittal (NYSE:MT) (Luxembourg) is in talks with the state government of Chhattisgarh to set up a 6 million-ton-per-year integrated steel mill. The company intends to invest about $3 billion in the project.

2008-08-30 21:00:17

By Vasundhara Vyas Mehta AHMEDABAD: Often, folk lore is very tribe specific. Tales need to be told in a particular style and depicted in a manner special to a region. Folk tales are fading from memory and so are styles to narrate them.

2008-08-07 12:01:12

Text of report headlined "UCIL mining boost for nuclear fuel" by Indian newspaper The Telegraph on 7 August [by Ankush Singh] Jamshedpur [in Jharkhand State, eastern India], 6 August: The East Singhbhum district administration has finally okayed a long- delayed mining lease for the Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL) opening up over 1,500 acres of virgin territory for the PSU [public sector undertaking] on the threshold of expanding its operations.

2008-07-11 00:00:00

By Law Kumar Mishra DHANBAD: Jharia Development and Rehabilitation Authority on Tuesday decided to set up eight new townships between Dhanbad in Jharkhand and Raniganj in West Bengal to house more than one lakh families to be displaced by underground fires raging for several decades in coalfield areas.

2008-06-24 02:30:06

By Jaideep Deogharia HAZARIBAG: Danger looms on NH-33 off Ranchi. The road can cave in anytime as several tunnels have been dug beneath the highway near Hesagarha on Mandu Ghati in Hazaribag by illegal coal miners. With thousands of vehicles crossing these points, the road has developed cracks .

2006-08-11 08:30:00

KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Hundreds of postmen in India's Jharkhand state are delivering anti-malaria medicine along with letters to combat a spike in malarial deaths in the east part of the country, a senior official said on Friday.

2006-04-18 07:20:00

By Bappa Majumdar KOLKATA, India (Reuters) - Three years ago, 16-year-old Jagari Baske vanished from a remote village in the Indian state of West Bengal.

2006-03-13 18:50:27

RANCHI, India (Reuters) - Hundreds of Maoist rebels captured a passenger train with about 200 people on board in eastern India on Monday, police said.

2006-03-13 14:14:20

RANCHI, India (Reuters) - Hundreds of Maoist rebels on Monday seized a passenger train in eastern India with around 200 people on board, police said.

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  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
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