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Pakur district

Kissing contest banned in Siddo-Kanhu fair in Jharkhand

The competition in the fair, organised in Littipara block in Pakur district, had created controversy last year after photos and videos of 18 tribal couples locking their lips in public went viral.

Dec 15, 2018, 20:01 PM IST

Sister Valsa Joan murder case: 16 get life

A local court on Friday sentenced 16 persons to life imprisonment for killing social activist Sister Valsa Joan in Pakur district four years ago.

Oct 16, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

Three women killed in Jharkhand mine blast

Three women were killed in a blast that occurred as a small hill was being mined for stone in Jharkhand`s Pakur district.

Dec 26, 2013, 19:20 PM IST

400 hutments destroyed in Jharkhand

A couple of pillars of a road bridge across a river in Giridih district were damaged and at least 400 hutments were destroyed following heavy rains accompanied by gales in Pakur district of Jharkhand on Sunday evening, officials said on Monday.

Oct 14, 2013, 14:51 PM IST

Tribal girls` gang-rape: JCC for arrest of all accused

Jharkhand Co-ordination Committee termed as "brutal and inhuman" the rape of four minor tribal students in Jharkhand`s Pakur district.

Jul 16, 2013, 18:56 PM IST

Jharkhand gang-rape case: Eight held

Eight persons, accused in the brutal gang-rape of four school girls in Pakur district, have been arrested, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said.

Jul 16, 2013, 08:41 AM IST

Explosives seized in Jharkhand in Pakur district

A total of 400 detonators and two sacks of ammonium nitrate were recovered in
Pakur district of Jharkhand, the police said.

Jan 06, 2012, 22:41 PM IST

11 killed as bus overturns in Jharkhand

At least 11 passengers were killed and 18 injured when a bus carrying them overturned after hitting a tree in Jharkhand`s Pakur district Monday morning, police said.

May 17, 2010, 12:08 PM IST