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Nagaland government appeals for calling off blockade


August 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Aug 21 (IANS) The Nagaland government Tuesday appealed to the Assam-based organisations to call off their indefinite economic blockade of National Highway 39, the lifeline of Nagaland and Manipur.Five ... Read more...

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Harsh, Anmol enter semis of Mumbai badminton


August 15th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Third seed Harsh Chouhan outplayed Kairan Kapadia to enter the men's singles semi-finals of the Mumbai Suburban District Badminton Championships at the Celebration Club, Andheri here ... Read more...

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Maoist regional commander killed in Jharkhand


July 20th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 20 (IANS) A top Maoist leader, carrying a Rs.17 lakh reward on his head, was killed in a gun battle with policemen in Jharkhand's Chatra district Friday, police ... Read more...

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Students caught cheating injure two Bengal teachers


July 6th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Three people, including two teachers, were injured Friday after they were attacked by college students in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district when they were prevented ... Read more...

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Seven electrocuted to death in Jharkhand


April 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 13 (IANS) Seven people were electrocuted to death in Jharkhand's Chatra district when an electric wire carrying 11,000 volts fell on a jeep carrying them, police saidAccording to ... Read more...

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Maoists massacre 13 Jharkhand policemen (Second Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) Thirteen policemen escorting a government official were killed Saturday when Maoists blasted their vehicle in a forested part of Jharkhand and opened fire, authorities said.At least ... Read more...

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Maoists blast school, attack police station in Jharkhand


December 6th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 6 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up a school, torched mobile towers and attacked a police station in two separate incidents in Jharkhand, police said Tuesday.According to police, the ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up school in Jharkhand


June 7th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jun 7 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas blew up a school building in Jharkhand's Chatra district Tuesday, police said. No one was injured in the incident.According to police, around 20 to ... Read more...

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Foreign tourists opting for India’s rural, offbeat spots


April 19th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) Tourists from countries like Britain, France and Italy want a true insight into 'Incredible India', and requests for visiting its rural heartland and less-travelled spots are ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 11 in Jharkhand


April 14th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 14 (IANS) Eleven people, including three women, were killed by lightning in Jharkhand, an official said Thursday.Seven of the victims died in the villages of Garwah district Wednesday ... Read more...

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Maoists kill Reliance Power official in Jharkhand (Second Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 6 (IANS) Two members of a Maoist group Wednesday shot dead a general manager of Reliance Power and injured the company's vice president in Jharkhand's Chatra district, police ... Read more...

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Senior Reliance Power official shot in Jharkhand (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 6 (IANS) Two unidentified assailants Wednesday fired at and killed a deputy general manager of Reliance Power and injured the company's vice president in Jharkhand's Chatra district, police ... Read more...

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Top Reliance Power official shot in Jharkhand


April 6th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 6 (IANS) Unidentified assailants Wednesday shot dead a senior official of Reliance Power and injured the company's vice president in Jharkhand's Chatra district, police said."Manoj Ojha, deputy general ... Read more...

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Landmine recovered in Jharkhand


March 26th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 26 (IANS) Police Saturday recovered a landmine planted by the roadside in Jharkhand's Chatra district, an officer said.The landmine, weighing 15 kg, was planted in Sidki village in ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits road services in Jharkhand


March 13th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 13 (IANS) Buses stayed off the roads and national highways were deserted in many areas of Jharkhand Sunday in response to the 48-hour shutdown called by the Maoists ... Read more...

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Action sought against BJP leader for Maoist link


March 10th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 10 (IANS) Opposition members in the Jharkhand assembly Thursday demanded action against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Satyanand Bhokta for allegedly seeking the support of Maoists to ... Read more...

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Three policemen killed by Maoists in Jharkhand


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Chatra (Jharkhand), Mar 1 (ANI): Three policemen were killed as the Maoists ambushed a police party late on Monday night in Jharkhand's Chatra District.The Maoists opened fire on a jeep carrying seven ... Read more...

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Maoist slit contractor’s throat


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 3 (IANS) Maoist rebels killed a contractor by slitting his throat in Jharkhand's Chatra district Thursday, police said.Asraf Mian was abducted from his house in Giddhor area and his dead ... Read more...

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40 kg bomb, four landmines recovered in Jharkhand


January 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 27 (IANS) A 40 kg cylinder bomb, four landmines and other explosives were recovered during an anti-Maoist operation by the security forces in Jharkhand's Chatra district Thursday, police said. The bomb ... Read more...

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Explosives seized from Maoist hideout


January 25th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 25 (IANS) A huge cache of explosives was recovered from a Maoist hideout in Jharkhand's Chatra district Tuesday, police said.Acting on a tip-off, police raided a house at Sonpur ... Read more...

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Five villagers abducted by Maoists


January 23rd, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 23 (IANS) Five villagers were abducted by Maoists from Jharkhand's Chatra district Sunday, police said."Maoist guerrillas abducted five people from Khirgadda village under Rajpur police station. The abduction seems to ... Read more...

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Maoist commander arrested in Jharkhand


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 2 (IANS) A Maoist commander wanted in more than 17 criminal cases was arrested from Jharkhand's Chatra district Sunday, police said.According to police, Devendra Ganju, zonal commander of Tritiya Prastuti ... Read more...

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Is campus violence making a comeback in Bengal?


December 20th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) Is West Bengal rewinding to the anarchic days of student politics of the 1970s?This is a question troubling people of the state with the latest incident ... Read more...

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Campus violence should stop: Buddhadeb


December 19th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 19 (IANS) Days after a student was killed in clashes at a college in Howrah district, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said Sunday that campus violence is unacceptable and ... Read more...

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Bengal governor to meet chief minister over campus clashes


December 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Saturday said he will meet Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and discuss the growing incidents of students' clashes to end the campus violence in ... Read more...

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Four members of Trinamool’s student wing held


December 17th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Four members of Trinamool Congress's students wing were arrested Friday for clashes with a rival student union in West Bengal Thursday, which left one dead and several injured, ... Read more...

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Trinamool, CPI-M blame each other for student’s death


December 17th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Friday blamed the opposition Trinamool Congress for the death of a student in a clash of rival groups here. The Trinamool denied ... Read more...

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Keep away from campus violence, Narayanan urges students


December 17th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) A day after a student was killed and 10 were injured in two separate clashes in West Bengal, Governor M.K. Narayanan Friday expressed concern over the growing ... Read more...

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10 hurt in Kolkata student unions clash, traffic hit


December 16th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Traffic in southern parts of Kolkata came to a halt Thursday evening after student unions of the ruling Marxist's and the Trinamool Congress clashed outside Asutosh College, ... Read more...

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Murder accused gets Jharkhand’s best legislator award (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) Janardhan Paswan, an accused in a murder case, was Monday conferred the award of best legislator of Jharkhand even as his selection shocked many assembly members. Paswan, ... Read more...

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Murder accused to get Jharkhand’s best legislator award


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 22 (IANS) Janardhan Paswan, an accused in a murder case, is set to get the best legislator award of Jharkhand even as his selection has come as a surprise ... Read more...

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Jharkhand cop commits suicide


August 13th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 13 (IANS) A Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) personnel committed suicide Friday by shooting himself in the state's Chatra district, police said. Rai Bahadur Parihar, who was posted at a police picket ... Read more...

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Integrated Action Plan for Naxal affected areas; Govt.allocated 4939 cr for Jharkhand


August 11th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): In a bid to address critical gaps in development in the Naxal affected states' focus districts, the Planning Commission of India has initiated the process of preparation of ... Read more...

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Integrated Action Plan for Naxal affected areas


August 11th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.11 (ANI): In a bid to address critical gaps in development in the Naxal affected states' focus districts, the Planning Commission of India has initiated the process of preparation of ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct engineer in Jharkhand


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) Maoists have abducted an engineer of the Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) from Jharkhand's Chatra district, police said Thursday. According to police, eight-10 rebels abducted N.K. Pathak, an engineer posted ... Read more...

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