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Delhi meeting on LS seats
Ranchi, Dec. 4: Stepping up preparations for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, state unit Congress president Sukhdeo Bhagat and Congress Legislature Party leader Rajendra Prasad Singh today called on the party's co-ordination committee member, Madhusudan Mistri, in Delhi to discuss the seats in Jharkhand that the party would be contesting.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Facelift for heritage pond
The picturesque Raja Talab in Jharia and district officials at the meeting to discuss the pond's beautification plan in Dhanbad on Monday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
400 stopgap flats for Jharia rehab
Jharia Rehabilitation Development Authority is gearing up to develop 400 temporary dwelling units on a landfill site in Dhanbad's Lodna area.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Community baths for women in Tata village
Access to safe drinking water and good hygiene and sanitation is every citizen's right.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Mada strike from today
More than 1,200 employees of Mineral Area Development Authority will go on an indefinite strike from Friday in protest against the delay in merging the civic body with Dhanbad Municipal Corporation.
Ajsu rally for special status
Ranchi, Nov. 21: The second phase of Ajsu's Adhikar Yatra kicked off from Chuttupalu village on the outskirts of the state capital today, reiterating the party's demand for a special status for Jharkhand.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
e-sops for coal town, land for 5000
State animal husbandry and disaster management minister Mannan Mallick lays the foundation stone for eight projects in Dhanbad on Wednesday.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Science parent for BPL cradle
To promote science education, the Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research has adopted a government-aided school in Jharia block of Dhanbad.
Green rap for rail division
Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board has pulled up East Central Railway for 'causing water and air pollution' in Dhanbad division.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
BIT old boy mines ISM merger route to IIT summit
BIT old boy mines ISM merger route to IIT summit - Sindri alumni meet endorses scientist Neil Dwivedi Pundit's proposal, ball now in Hemant's court Propelled by its North America chapter led by a former Nasa scientist of Indian origin, the BIT-Sindri Alumni Association has passed a historic resolution to merge the cradle with ISM-Dhanbad and ... (more)
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Cong rath rolls out
Vikas Rath Yatra arrived in the steel city today, highlighting achievements of the UPA government in a move to reach out to Gen-X.
Jharkhand Police arrest suspect involved in IM funding operations
Dhanbad , Nov. 15 : Jharkhand Police have arrested one suspect involved in the illegal transaction of funds to the militant Indian Mujahideen outfit that was responsible for the October 27 serial blasts in Patna's Gandhi Maidan, where a BJP rally was addressed by its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Ward bosses to fast
Six councillors will embark on a fast unto death from Saturday to protest against the Dhanbad Municipal Corporation's lackadaisical attitude towards speeding up development projects.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Youth in net for hawala link
Dhanbad, Nov. 11: A team of Bihar police swooped on Dhanbad yesterday and arrested a local youth for his alleged involvement in hawala transactions with suspected anti-national elements from Pakistan.
4 killed, 50 trapped as mine caves in E India
Four miners were feared killed and over 50 trapped Monday after the roof of a coal mine collapsed at Nirsa in Dhanbad district in the east Indian state of Jharkhand, local media reported.
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Jharkhand: Two miners killed after roof of coal mine collapses in Dhanbad
Two miners were killed on Monday when a coal mine caved in at Church Victoria area near Dhanbad of Jharkhand.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Civic pact on pond revamp
Councillor Anup Sao's fast-unto-death for speedy cleaning of Jharia's historic pond for Chhath piety finally compelled Dhanbad Municipal Corporation to sit up and take notice.
Tue Nov 05, 2013
NH-32 bypass to ease Dhanbad traffic
A new, 2.25km road between Gomoh and Topchanchi has done wonders for vehicles coming on NH-32 from Ranchi and Bokaro as they will no longer need to take that treacherous drive through Dhanbad to proceed towards Calcutta and Asansol.
Another neighbouring blood bank soon
Conscientious Dhanbad district administration, in its attempt to spruce up emergency health services, has decided to come up with a new blood bank and two storage facilities.
Jharia fast for speedy pond clean-up
Jharia's historic pond, which is choking on hyacinth and filth, has brought together politicians cutting across party lines, the local councillor and residents, who have taken up the cudgels to ensure proper and speedy cleaning of the water body ahead of Chhath.