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Indian currency ban in Nepal hits tour biz

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- The ban over the usage of Indian currency notes of certain denominations in Nepal has sent shockwaves among the tour planners here, especially among those who have been handling the... Read More


Missing class 10 girl's body found in field near village

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- A class X student in Nalanda, who went missing on Friday, was found dead on Saturday in a field. The minor girl had gone missing Friday evening from outside her home, where she was... Read More


Nawada MLA, 5 others held guilty for 2016 rape of minor girl

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- A special court here on Saturday held Raj Ballabh Yadav, the suspended RJD MLA from Nawada, and five of his accomplices guilty in the 2016 case of rape of a minor girl. The quantum ... Read More


Congress courts new allies with invite to Bihar leaders

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- The Grand Alliance (GA) in Bihar, which also comrpises Congress, has set its sights on inducting a powerful trio in Bihar to counter the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Allian... Read More


Official files police complaint against MLA for 'abuse'

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- Hussainabad circle officer (CO) Bipin Kumar Dubey has complained to the police against a local Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Kushwaha Shivpujan Mehta, for allegedly preventin... Read More


BJP MLAs Raj Sinha, Dhullu Mahto extend support to unemployed loading labourers

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- Two Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Dhanbad district, Raj Sinha and Dhullu Mahto, on Saturday held separate press conferences and extended support to loading labourers wh... Read More


Bagbera protests in demand of continuation for WB project

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- A protest and demonstration washeldonSaturday in anticipation of a World Bank (WB) inspection team visiting the city - particularly WB-funded Bagebra-Chota Govindpur water supply pr... Read More


High Court seeks current status of criminal cases against lawmakers

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- The Jharkhand high court on Saturday asked the state government, the CBI and the ED to furnish current status of pending criminal cases against the lawmakers in the state, where a t... Read More


Kolebira by-poll: Cong launches massive campaign, BJP lags

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- Congress has launched a full-fledged poll campaign for the Kolebira by-election to regain the seat it had lost to Jharkhand Party in 2005. A large contingent of party leaders were ... Read More


Kissing contest banned in Siddo-Kanhu fair in Jharkhand

RANCHI, Dec. 16 -- The Pakur district administration in Jharkhand has banned the kissing contest this year in the Siddo-Kanhu fair. "The Siddo-Kanhu fair beginning Saturday will have no kissing compe... Read More