Jharkhand govt staff offer excuses to avoid poll duty

Ranchi, Oct. 29 -- Though the Election Commission is yet to announce dates for Jharkhand Assembly polls, the government employees who are likely to be assigned poll duty have started coming up with he... Read More

Air pollution effect may not be visible right away: Doctors

New Delhi, Oct. 29 -- If all the talks of the ill-effects of poor air quality on health sound a little exaggerated because you are still living a normal life after Diwali, there is nothing to cheer. ... Read More

Six labourers from West Bengal shot dead in J&K's Kulgam

Srinagar, Oct. 29 -- At least six non-local labourers were killed and another one seriously injured in a sudden attack by militants on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district. All the killed we... Read More

EU MPs delegation briefed on J&K situation, ride shikara

Srinagar, Oct. 29 -- Amid heightened tension due to sporadic incidents of violence and a shutdown, a delegation of Members of European Parliament (MEPs) reached here on Tuesday to gauge the local situ... Read More

Patna gears up for Chhath, 22 ghats declared 'dangerous'

Patna, Oct. 29 -- Preparations for Chhath Puja are in full swing here, with the district administration leaving no stone unturned to ensure proper arrangements at the Chhath ghats. Ahead of the four-... Read More

IPS Anup Kumar Singh takes charge as new NSG chief

New Delhi, Oct. 29 -- Senior IPS officer of Gujarat cadre Anup Kumar Singh has taken over the charge of Director General of the elite National Security Guard (NSG), the force said on Tuesday. Singh t... Read More

'One nation, one ration card' for PDS consumers soon

New Delhi, Oct. 29 -- Consumers covered under the Public Distribution System (PDS) will soon be free to buy their goods from any ration centre under the 'one nation, one ration card' scheme, officials... Read More

Thousands of fish die due to lack of oxygen in Ranchi

Ranchi, Oct. 28 -- Thousands of fish have died in a pond here due to lack of oxygen, government officials said on Monday. The dead fish were found floating on the pond on Monday at Line Tank Pond sit... Read More

Express train to showcase Sardar Patel's life journey

Patna, Oct. 28 -- In a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary on October 31, the Indian Railways has dedicated a Jan Shatabdi Express to him. The express train running on the Mu... Read More

Dhoni keen to give back to Ranchi, eyeing academy in hometown

New Delhi, Oct. 26 -- Will M.S. Dhoni don the Indian jersey again or will he hang his boots? This is one question that has been in the news ever since the culmination of the 2019 World Cup and the for... Read More