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Steve O'Keefe describes how India series was impactful for him

07 Apr 2020

Steve O'Keefe describes how India series was impactful for him

Australian spinner Steve O'Keefe believes the four-match Test series against India made him understand Test cricket a lot better.

India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3: Records broken

21 Oct 2019

India vs South Africa, 3rd Test, Day 3: Records broken

The Indian bowlers came up with a ruthless performance as they picked up 16 wickets on Day 3 of the third Test in Ranchi on Monday.

Watch: Rohit Sharma shouts at rain gods during 3rd Test

19 Oct 2019

Watch: Rohit Sharma shouts at rain gods during 3rd Test

Indian opener Rohit Sharma grabbed headlines as he smashed the sixth century of his Test career.

Jharkhand: BJP government to pay reporters to write about welfare-schemes

19 Sep 2019

Jharkhand: BJP government to pay reporters to write about welfare-schemes

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled government in Jharkhand, led by Chief Minister Raghubar Das, has launched a new scheme, that promises to provide a grant of up to Rs. 15,000 to print and TV reporters, for covering the administration's welfare schemes and other initiatives.

Lalu Prasad Yadav's health deteriorates; condition not stable, say doctors

01 Sep 2019

Lalu Prasad Yadav's health deteriorates; condition not stable, say doctors

The health condition of jailed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is undergoing treatment for multiple ailments at Ranchi's Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), has reportedly deteriorated.

Woman visits doctor for stomach pains; he prescribes her condoms

29 Jul 2019

Woman visits doctor for stomach pains; he prescribes her condoms

In a shocking incident, a Jharkhand doctor prescribed a woman condoms after she paid him a visit with complaints of stomach pain.

'Jailed' Lalu Prasad spends only two-months in prison since Dec'17

28 Jul 2019

'Jailed' Lalu Prasad spends only two-months in prison since Dec'17

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who has been "serving jail term" at Ranchi's Birsa Munda Central Jail since Dec'17, has spent only two months of the last 19 months in prison.

Court orders Hindu girl to distribute Quran over communal post

16 Jul 2019

Court orders Hindu girl to distribute Quran over communal post

On July 12, a student, identified as Richa Bharti, was arrested in Ranchi for posting content on Facebook, which allegedly had communal overtones.

Muslim mob, protesting Tabrez's lynching, vandalizes bus carrying engineering students

09 Jul 2019

Muslim mob, protesting Tabrez's lynching, vandalizes bus carrying engineering students

In an ironical turn of events, a Muslim mob, which was protesting the brutal lynching of Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand, recently vandalized a bus carrying students, causing fear and panic.

International Yoga Day 2019: Modi attends mega event in Ranchi

21 Jun 2019

International Yoga Day 2019: Modi attends mega event in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the celebrations on International Yoga Day, Friday (June 21), by attending a mega event in Jharkhand's capital Ranchi.

Was third ODI Dhoni's last international match in India?

09 Mar 2019

Was third ODI Dhoni's last international match in India?

Post the third ODI, India's batting coach Sanjay Bangar informed that former skipper MS Dhoni has been rested for the remaining two ODIs against Australia.

MS Dhoni turns driver, hosts fancy dinner for Team India

07 Mar 2019

MS Dhoni turns driver, hosts fancy dinner for Team India

MS Dhoni is Team India's go to man on the field and his influence has been massive for everyone around.

ICICI Bank fraud: CBI investigator transferred; govt denies meddling

27 Jan 2019

ICICI Bank fraud: CBI investigator transferred; govt denies meddling

A day after the CBI booked former CEO and MD of ICICI Bank, Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar, and Videocon Group's V N Dhoot, the investigating officer in the case was abruptly transferred.

Jharkhand: Police conduct duck's autopsy to solve 'witchcraft' murder case

27 Dec 2018

Jharkhand: Police conduct duck's autopsy to solve 'witchcraft' murder case

In a strange development, Jharkhand's Ranchi district police got an autopsy of a duck done in connection to a murder case.

Housing for urban poor by 2020, promises Jharkhand Chief Minister

20 Dec 2018

Housing for urban poor by 2020, promises Jharkhand Chief Minister

The Jharkhand government is making efforts to provide accommodation to all homeless in the urban areas by 2020, Chief Minister Raghubar Das has said yesterday.

More engaging stories needed to draw attention of children: Bond

10 Dec 2018

More engaging stories needed to draw attention of children: Bond

Master storyteller Ruskin Bond has said that more engaging stories are needed to draw the undivided attention of children from page one itself.

India much cleaner after Swachh Bharat Mission: Ruskin Bond

09 Dec 2018

India much cleaner after Swachh Bharat Mission: Ruskin Bond

Renowned author Ruskin Bond has said that India has become much cleaner following Swachh Bharat Mission, but the challenge lies in addressing the issue appropriately.

MS Dhoni wins a local tennis tournament in Ranchi

01 Dec 2018

MS Dhoni wins a local tennis tournament in Ranchi

Veteran Indian cricketer, MS Dhoni, showed his prowess on the tennis court after winning a local tournament in his hometown, Ranchi.

IRCTC-scam: Lalu Yadav to appear through video conference, court orders

19 Nov 2018

IRCTC-scam: Lalu Yadav to appear through video conference, court orders

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is lodged in a Ranchi jail in connection to fodder scam, will appear through video conference in the IRCTC case, a Delhi court ordered on Monday.

Lalu Prasad's health deteriorates, he can neither sit nor stand

18 Nov 2018

Lalu Prasad's health deteriorates, he can neither sit nor stand

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's health has deteriorated over the past few days, rendering the 70-year-old incapable of sitting or standing.

Health Ministry asks states to constitute mental health authority, review-boards

21 Oct 2018

Health Ministry asks states to constitute mental health authority, review-boards

The Union Health Ministry has asked all the states to set up a State Mental Health Authority and District Mental Health Review Board in order to ensure effective implementation of the Mental Health Care Act, 2017.

Lalu wants hospital ward changed due to barking of dogs

04 Sep 2018

Lalu wants hospital ward changed due to barking of dogs

Jailed RJD President Lalu Prasad has put in a request that he be shifted to another ward at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi, where he is currently admitted.

#InternationalWatercolorFestival: 56 international artists from 24 countries to participate

22 Aug 2018

#InternationalWatercolorFestival: 56 international artists from 24 countries to participate

The International Watercolor Festival, starting in Ranchi from tomorrow, aims to bring local artists in touch with the international art and promote the rich art and culture of Jharkhand.

Jharkhand govt to include Vajpayee's life, thoughts in school curriculum

20 Aug 2018

Jharkhand govt to include Vajpayee's life, thoughts in school curriculum

Jharkhand government decided to include life and thoughts of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the school curriculum, CM Raghubar Das said in Ranchi.

Rashmi, India's first humanoid robot, can speak Hindi, Bhojpuri, Marathi!

03 Aug 2018

Rashmi, India's first humanoid robot, can speak Hindi, Bhojpuri, Marathi!

Taking a leaf out of Sophia's (popular human-like robot) book, a 38-year-old Ranchi man is on the verge of developing India's own humanoid robot.

WATCH: Dhoni does a bike stunt in Ranchi, impresses fans

01 Aug 2018

WATCH: Dhoni does a bike stunt in Ranchi, impresses fans

Former Indian cricket skipper MS Dhoni has taken the social media by storm after doing a bike stunt at his hometown in Ranchi.

Another Burari? Seven family members found dead in Ranchi

31 Jul 2018

Another Burari? Seven family members found dead in Ranchi

A month after the shocking Burari case, a family of seven has been found dead in their Ranchi house.

Fixing allegations have tarnished my best moments, says Maxwell

24 Jul 2018

Fixing allegations have tarnished my best moments, says Maxwell

Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell has expressed shock and disappointment after being indirectly accused of match-fixing by a sting conducted by media outlet Al Jazeera.

If people stop eating beef, lynching incidents will stop: RSS-leader

24 Jul 2018

If people stop eating beef, lynching incidents will stop: RSS-leader

Experts, the government, the judiciary, and the masses, everyone is shocked by the alarming rise in mob lynching incidents, and no one knows how to solve it.

Meet Rohit Prasad, the Indian-born engineer who created Amazon's Alexa

23 Jul 2018

Meet Rohit Prasad, the Indian-born engineer who created Amazon's Alexa

Despite being a distant sci-fi vision in the 1970s, virtual assistants have become commonplace now.

Issue instructions to conduct MoCs' inspection: WCD Ministry to states

21 Jul 2018

Issue instructions to conduct MoCs' inspection: WCD Ministry to states

The Women and Child Development (WCD) Ministry has said that it has asked all states and Union Territories to issue instructions for conducting an inspection of all homes run by the Missionaries of Charity (MoC).

Illegal adoption row: Government orders inspection of childcare homes

17 Jul 2018

Illegal adoption row: Government orders inspection of childcare homes

After cases of alleged illegal adoptions carried out by childcare homes run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity (MoC) surfaced recently, the Indian Government has ordered all the states to get MoC homes inspected immediately.

Missionaries of Charity woman staffer arrested for 'selling' baby

05 Jul 2018

Missionaries of Charity woman staffer arrested for 'selling' baby

A woman staffer has been arrested and two others, including a sister-in-charge, detained for allegedly selling a child born to an inmate of a shelter home Nirmal Hriday, run by Mother Teresa-founded Missionaries of Charity in Patna.

Three Tests involving India were fixed, claims a report

27 May 2018

Three Tests involving India were fixed, claims a report

In a shocking revelation by Al Jazeera's documentary 'Cricket's Match-Fixers', it has been learnt that three Test matches involving India in the past two years were fixed.

Lalu arrives in Ranchi after being discharged from AIIMS

01 May 2018

Lalu arrives in Ranchi after being discharged from AIIMS

RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday arrived in Ranchi after being discharged from the AIIMS in Delhi as his condition improved significantly.

AIIMS discharges Lalu Prasad Yadav, despite his protests

30 Apr 2018

AIIMS discharges Lalu Prasad Yadav, despite his protests

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) discharged RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday.

Engine glitches: IndiGo forced to ground two A320 Neo planes

29 Apr 2018

Engine glitches: IndiGo forced to ground two A320 Neo planes

Engine troubles hit budget carrier IndiGo again with the airline forced to ground two of its Airbus A320 Neo planes due to technical glitches on Friday, according to a source.

Dalit-protests: One dead in violence, Center files review-petition in SC

02 Apr 2018

Dalit-protests: One dead in violence, Center files review-petition in SC

The Center has filed a review petition in the SC against the court's recent order on the SC/ST Atrocities Act.

Delhi: 'Prasad' saves kid from family's 'suicide pact'

27 Mar 2018

Delhi: 'Prasad' saves kid from family's 'suicide pact'

By a stroke of luck, a 3-year-old escaped his family's 'suicide pact' because he didn't want to leave a religious ritual without 'prasad.'

Fodder scam: Lalu sentenced to 7-years jail in Dumka-treasury case

24 Mar 2018

Fodder scam: Lalu sentenced to 7-years jail in Dumka-treasury case

Today, a special CBI court in Ranchi pronounced a prison sentence of 7 years for embattled RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the fourth fodder scam case involving the Dumka treasury.