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India’s second school of mines to come up in northeast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Even as irregularities in coal mining hits the headlines, India's second school of mines is being set up in the country's northeast in collaboration ... Read more...

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CBI names Congress MP in coal block cases, raids 30 sites (Roundup)


September 4th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Congress MP Vijay Darda and 17 senior executives of five private companies were named by the CBI in cases registered in connection with the allocation ... Read more...

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Acid victim finds hope in new surgeries (with Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Ten years after an acid attack, 27-year-old Sonali Mukherjee is hoping for a near to normal face with seven surgeries at a hospital here.Sonali, who ... Read more...

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Travel to Jaipur in double-decker train


August 24th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Now travelling to Jaipur will be easier, with the Indian Railways Friday starting its second double-decker air conditioned train from Delhi to the Rajasthan capital.The ... Read more...

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Post GOW, Zeishan Quadri gets more acting offers


August 17th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The success of Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs of Wasseypur" (GOW) seems to have kickstarted the acting career of Zeishan Quadri, who made his writing and acting debut ... Read more...

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CESC gears up to handle 3,000 MW distribution capacity


July 27th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) CESC Ltd, an R.P.-Sanjiv Goenka Group company, Friday said it is gearing up for building the back-end infrastructure which would be capable of handling distribution capacity ... Read more...

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Mines safety agency to help rescue Meghalaya miners


July 14th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) A team from the Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) will now oversee the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit in ... Read more...

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Three die in Jharkhand mine collapse


May 26th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 26 (IANS) Three women miners, involved in illegal mining, died after an abandoned mine caved-in in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district Saturday, police said.According to police sources, seven to eight ... Read more...

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Court acquits 12 of killing 13 Jharkhand cops


May 21st, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 21 (IANS) A Dhanbad court Monday acquitted, for lack of evidence, 12 people accused of killing 13 policemen during a large-scale attack on a Jharkhand Police picket in ... Read more...

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Girls outclass boys in ICSE, ISC examinations (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Girls outclassed boys once again, grabbing both higher pass percentages as well as top marks in the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) ... Read more...

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‘Gangs…’ male dominant, but with strong women: Huma Qureshi


May 19th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs of Wasseypur", being screened at the 65th Cannes International Film Festival, is a male-dominated script, but had room for strong female ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ in competition at Sydney film fest


May 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap's two-part movie "Gangs Of Wasseypur" will compete with international films at the Sydney Film Festival June 6-17.The thriller, featuring actors like Jaideep Ahlawat, ... Read more...

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Gangs of Wasseypur very ‘desi’, fun film: Kashyap


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Always trying to say something different through his cinema, filmmaker Anurag Kashyap describes his upcoming film "Gangs of Wasseypur", to be released in two parts, as ... Read more...

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BJP enforces Jharkhand economic blockade against railway budget


March 15th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 15 (IANS) Railway services were affected in Jharkhand Thursday as the ruling BJP enforced a three-hour economic blockade to protest the "neglect of the state" in the railway ... Read more...

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Munda reaches out to people in Maoist areas


February 27th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 27 (IANS) Development must reach the remotest part of the state, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda said Monday, a day after he began the fourth phase of ... Read more...

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PVR sets foot in eastern India, opens multiplex in Howrah


February 9th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Howrah, Feb 9 (IANS) Priya Village Roadshow (PVR) Cinemas, which is now eyeing eastern India, Thursday launched its first multiplex here and Sanjeev Bijli said that the company planned to ... Read more...

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Digvijay Singh faces complaint for Ramdev remark


January 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 19 (IANS) A complaint was filed Thursday against Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh in a court in Jharkhand's Dhanbad city for allegedly describing yoga guru Baba Ramdev as ... Read more...

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Jharkhand spent only 38 percent of job scheme funds


December 14th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 14 (IANS) In the last eight months, Jharkhand has spent only 38 percent of its allocated fund of Rs.1,55,871 crore under the rural employment guaratee scheme for the ... Read more...

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Jharkhand felicitates its National Games medallists


December 10th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Ten months after the 34th National Games, Jharkhand Friday felicitated medal winners from the state in presence of hometown boy and Indian cricket team captain Mahendra ... Read more...

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Shutdown against FDI gets good response in Jharkhand


December 1st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 1 (IANS) BJP workers staged a protest against the decision allowing 51 percent FDI in retail when union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal's convoy was leaving the Central Coalfields ... Read more...

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Global retail stores seen only in 23 out of 53 eligible cities


November 28th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) With states now to decide whether or not they will permit global multi-brand retailers set up their stores, the going appears smooth in just 23 ... Read more...

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Agnivesh demands judicial probe into Kishenji killing


November 26th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 26 (IANS) Social worker Swami Agnivesh Saturday demanded judicial probe into the killing of top Maoist leader Kishenji in a gun battle in West Bengal jungle."We ... Read more...

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Rs.100 crore seized from accounts of contractor, kin


November 24th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 24 (IANS) Income Tax (IT) sleuths seized Rs.100 crore deposited in bank accounts of a contractor, his family members and relatives in Jharkhand's coal city Dhanbad, sources said ... Read more...

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Jharkhand train fire: Police disagree with sabotage theory


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Giridih (Jharkhand), Nov 23 (IANS) Contradicting the sabotage theory, police here Wednesday ruled out any foul play in the Howrah-Dehradun Express train fire after visiting the two burnt airconditioned coaches ... Read more...

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Doctor couple among train fire victims


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 22 (IANS) A doctor couple from Madya Pradesh's Gwalior city, on their way to new jobs, were among the victims of the fire in the Howrah-Dehradun Express Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Man kills wife, kids, commits suicide


November 5th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 4 (IANS) A man committed suicide by hanging himself after killing his wife and two children in Jharkhand's coal city Dhanbad Friday, police said.According to police, Krishna Mandal, ... Read more...

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Boy of 13 beaten to death for coal theft in Jharkhand


October 7th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 7 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy was allegedly beaten to death by personnel of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) in Jharkand's coal city Dhanbad Friday, police sources said.According ... Read more...

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Three girls injured as ceiling plaster falls on them


September 13th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Three girl students were injured when the ceiling plaster of their classroom fell on them in Jharkhand's coal city Dhanbad Tuesday, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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‘Dead’ doctor arrested in Jharkhand


September 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sept 5 (IANS) A government doctor, who had faked his death to avoid arrest in a scam, was arrested in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district Monday, police said.R.D. Singh was ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to construct flats for displaced people


August 26th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Thursday laid the foundation stone in Ranchi to construct 856 flats for those poor people who were displaced during a demolition ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ to release in two parts: Anurag Kashyap


August 20th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Filmaker Anurag Kashyap has revealed he is going to release his film "Gangs of Wasseypur" in two parts."'Gangs of Wasseypur' is coming in two parts. ... Read more...

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Ranch shops shut till noon in support of Anna


August 19th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 19 (IANS) Businessmen here kept their shops closed till Friday noon to support activist Anna Hazare's cause against corruption.India Against Corruption's Jharkhand chapter called a shutdown till ... Read more...

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Maoists invite displaced people to join cadre


June 29th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 29 (IANS) Through posters put up in Jharkhand's Latehar district, Maoist rebels have invited displaced people to join their cadre, police said Wednesday.The posters invited people to join ... Read more...

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Jharkhand girl ends life after failing intermediate exam


June 13th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 13 (IANS) A girl committed suicide after failing the 2011 Intermediate examination in Jharkhand Monday, the fourth such case so far since the results were declared Friday.Soni Kumari, ... Read more...

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Three killed by lightning in Jharkhand


May 27th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 26 (IANS) Three youths were killed in a lightning strike in Jharkhand's Dhanbad district Thursday, police said.There was thunderstorm followed by heavy rainfall and the three took shelter ... Read more...

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