Jamshedpur

  • Three including an engineering student arrested while planning to commit dacoity June 28, 2014

    Three persons including an engineering student were arrested on Saturday while planning to commit dacoity, a senior police officer said. Acting on a tipoff that some criminals were planning a dacoity in the house of a transporter in Kadma police station area, a special police team made a raid and arrested...
  • Jamshedpur experiences hottest day soaring above 44 degree Celsius June 12, 2014

    The steel city of Jamshedpur and surrounding areas today experienced hottest day of the season with the mercury soaring above 44 degree Celsius. The maximum temperature recorded was 44.4 degree Celsius, which is seven degree Celsius above normal, while the minimum temperature was 28.6 degree Celsius, two degree above normal, met...
  • Former footballer Nassiri advocates for revival of old tournaments June 11, 2014

    Former footballer Jamshid Nassiri strongly advocated for revival of the tournaments which are not being organised while reducing the duration of the I-League to excel Indian football performance at Asian level. Nassiri, who was in the steel city to kick off the Jamshedpur Football League at Gopal maidan on Tuesday, said...
  • Fed up of wife's medical treatment, elderly man kills her, then commits suicide June 3, 2014

    A 72-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after giving poison to his ailing wife in Bagunhatu locality in Jamshedpur, police said on Tuesday. Lakhinder Mukhi, a retired Tata Steel employee, hanged himself after making his wife, Sabitri, who was seriously ill for several months, consume Phenyle last evening, police said. Police recovered...
  • Jharkhand government directs authorities to supply water to slum areas of Jamshedpur May 31, 2014

    Jharkhand government has directed authorities to supply potable water to slum areas in the city. Jharkhand chief secretary had recently issued a directive asking Jamshedpur Utility and Services Company (JUSCO) to provide water supply in non-command areas under Jugsalai, Mango and Jamshedpur Notified Area Committees. Following the move, a senior BJP leader...
  • Man arrested with 20 kg ganja in Olidih May 8, 2014

    A man was arrested in the Olidih police station area in Jamshedpur after around 20 kgs of ganja was seized from him, police said on Thursday. Acting on a tip-off, a police team intercepted an Ara (Bihar)-bound bus near a petrol pump in Olidih and arrested one passenger identified as Magam...
  • Narendra Modi apologises to media for party supporters' behaviour April 10, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday apologised to the media for the inconvenience caused by his party supporters who surged closer to media enclosure at a rally in Jamshedpur at Gopal Maidan. The moment Modi took to the dais to address the rally, over a dozen party supporters started scrambling...
  • Robbers strike bank, decamp with four computer monitors March 21, 2014

    Burglars made off with four computer monitors after breaking into Bank of India's Ichagarh branch office in the adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district, police said. Cash at the branch remained untouched as the burglars were unable to open the safe during the robbery which took place last night, said officer-in-charge of Ichagarh police...
  • Father-in-law held for axing woman to death in Gadigram March 18, 2014

    A 65-year-old man axed his daughter-in-law to death in Gadigram, about 25km from Jamshedpur, in the Patamda police station area, police said on Tuesday. The accused, identified as Mohan Majhi was arrested after he surrendered at the police station and confessed to his crime, deputy SP (Patamda) Amit Kumar said, adding...
  • Beheaded bodies of three teenagers found, police begin probe March 18, 2014

    Beheaded bodies of three teenagers including two siblings were recovered from Jamabeda jungle under Seraikela police station area in adjoining Seraikela-Kharswan district on Tuesday, police said in Jamshedpur on Tuesday. The victims were identified as Mohammed Wasim (19), Mohammed Hasan (18) and his brother Mohammed Hussan (19), all residents of Seraikela's...
  • Celluloid Chapter organises African Film Festival in Jamshedpur March 15, 2014

    One of the oldest Film Society of the Eastern India "Celluloid Chapter" organized an African Film Festival in the steel city of Jamshedpur from Saturday. The film festival was kicked off with the screening of Oumarou Ganda directed Nigerian movie "Le Wazzou Polygame" and Fadika Kramo-Lancine-directed film "Djeli" of Cote d'...
  • FIDE chess meet to start in Ramgarh next week February 8, 2014

    A three-day FIDE Rating Chess Championship will be held at Ramgarh in Ramgarh district from February 15 to 18. Around 150 players including 70 rated players are likely to take part in the Ram Narayan Singh Memorial Jharkhand State Open, organised for the first time in Ramgarh, the Jharkhand State Chess...
  • Industry bodies urge govt to provide land for airport November 18, 2013

    Two local industry bodies have requested the Jharkhand Government to provide land to Tata Steel for building an airport in Jamshedpur. In a joint meeting in Jamshedpur on Sunday, the Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Adityapur Small Industries Association expressed anguish over the delay in providing the land...
  • SCCI observes fast demanding repair of NH-33 near Pardih Kali Mandir October 20, 2013

    Jamshedpur: Singhbhum Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) and several other industrial and trade organisations on Sunday observed a day-long fast and staged dharna near Pardih Kali Mandir, on National Highway 33 in support of their demand for immediate action to improve the pitiable condition of the NH-33. Led by the...
  • Seven sentenced to life imprisonment for gangrape in Jamshedpur October 3, 2013

    Jamshedpur: A court in Jamshedpur on Thursday sentenced seven persons to life imprisonment for gang raping a newly married woman in 2011. The 1st Additional District and Session Judge, Satyaprakash Sinha, found Nazir Khan alias Raju, Azad Khan alias Badshah, Shera, Zahir Khan alias Sunny, Kasim, Safizul Haq alias Thapa and...
  • Jharkhand starts relief measures for flood victims August 22, 2013

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Thursday ordered initiation of relief measures to people affected by flood in Sahibganj and Jamshedpur districts. He also asked the officials concerned to set up camps, if necessary, and mobile health clinics, officials said in Ranchi. Chairing a high-level meeting on the flood situation in...
  • Seller gives onions for free with purchase of tyres in Jamshedpur August 13, 2013

    Onions are being provided free with the purchase of car and truck tyres by a tyre seller in Jamshedpur to protest the rise in the price of the edible bulb. "As the price of onion has gone up to Rs 60 a kg in Jamshedpur, we have decided to offer five kg of...
  • Man beaten to death for protesting molestation of his sister-in-law June 13, 2013

    Ranchi: A man was beaten to death by his friend and some others when he protested molestation of his sister-in-law in Jharkhand's Jamshedpur district, police said Wednesday. According to police, Krishna, a resident of Birsanagar colony in Jamshedpur, around 130 km from Ranchi, was returning home along with his sister-in-law Tuesday...
  • Jharkhand: Two Maoists killed in encounter May 14, 2013

    Jamshedpur: At least two Maoists were killed and three jawans got injured in an encounter between the ultras and the security forces in a forest in Seraikela-Kharswan district in Jharkhand, police said on Tuesday. Earlier police had said one Maoist was killed and two jawans were injured in the encounter...
  • Jharkhand: Maoist killed, 2 security men hurt in encounter May 14, 2013

    Jharkhand: One Maoist was killed and two security men were injured on Monday in an encounter in Jharkhand. Police officials said they received a tip-off that Maoists were about to assemble in the forest whereupon the police, COBRA and CRPF forces rushed to the spot. The Maoists fired on seeing the...
  • Tata Motors Jamshedpur plant rolls out 2 millionth truck February 20, 2013

    Jamshedpur: Country's automobile giant Tata Motors Jamshedpur plant has rolled out of the two millionth (20 lakh) truck from its world-class manufacturing facility. The truck which marked the milestone was rolled out in the presence of company's Managing Director Karl Slym and Executive Director (Commercial Vehicle) Ravi...
  • 9 injured as labourers clash with Tata Steel guards December 24, 2012

    Jamshedpur: Nine persons, including a photo journalist, were injured during a clash between contract labourers and security guards at Tata Steel who opened fire at the agitated workers here on Monday. The trouble started when the security guards, in accordance with a new company circular, asked the labourers to board...
  • 55-year-old man accused of raping minor girl December 22, 2012

    Jamshedpur: A 55-year-old man was on Saturday accused of sexually abusing a six-year-old girl at Bhathkidih in Jamshedpur city. In an FIR filed by Saeeda Parveen the mother of the victim, the man, Subhaan was accused of abusing the minor. The accused also issued threats to not go to the police,...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 3, Day 3: Tripura fightback against Services November 19, 2012

    Abbas Ali led Tripura's spirited fightback with an unbeaten 108 but the home side still face a daunting task to overhaul Services' massive first innings total. Abbas, who hit 17 fours in his unbeaten knock, stitched a 110-run partnerships with Udit Patel (49) for the third wicket as Tripura ended...
  • Ranji Trophy Group C, Round 3, Day 2: Assam have edge over Kerala November 18, 2012

    Malappuram: Assam closed in on Kerala's first-innings total of 264 after offspinner Arlen Konwar shone with a five-wicket haul in their Group C match. At stumps on Day 2, Assam were 161 for 4 in 61 overs, with Dheeraj Jadhav and Tarjinder Singh unbeaten on 76 and 55 respectively. Assam now...
  • Jamshedpur: Alleging affair, man kills wife, 2 kids November 4, 2012

    Jamshedpur: Suspecting that his wife was into an illicit relationship, a villager allegedly killed her and their two children in West Singhbhum district, police said on Sunday. Seven-year-old Kuwanri Gope and her four-year-old brother Hote Gope along with their mother Deoki Gope (40) were allegedly axed to death by Ilyas...
  • Crackdown on hate content: Journalist arrested August 23, 2012

    Jamshedpur: In the ongoing crackdown against hate content on social media websites in the wake of the northeast exodus, a former journalist in Jamshedpur was arrested on Thursday for allegedly posting inflammatory messages online. The police seized his computer and hard disk. A probe is on. Meanwhile, 19 more suspects have been...
  • Jamshedpur: Man mauled after entering tiger enclosure July 17, 2012

    Jamshedpur: A man was mauled and seriously injured by a tiger after he sneaked into the animal's enclosure at the Tata Steel Zoological Society in Jamshedpur, police said on Tuesday. The man, whose identity is yet to be established, had entered the enclosure of Raghav, the full grown tiger, on...
  • Jharkhand's 'Lady Tarzan', a green saviour July 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Meet Jharkhand's 'Lady Tarzan', who is spearheading a green movement in east Singbhum's Naxal-affected forests. With the help of the area's tribal women, Chami Devi has successfully planted over a million trees and built watersheds to increase the ground water level. Orphaned children are part of the young...
  • Tata Motors Jamshedpur plant to halt production June 27, 2012

    Jamshedpur: Production will be halted at Tata Motors block in Jamshedpur for three days from Thursday because of the 'prevailing economic condition', the company said on Wednesday. "A block closure has been announced from June 28 to 30 in the Jamshedpur plant," Tata Motors spokesman P J Singh said. "We are market...