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Patel-Uniexcel buy Hockey India League Ranchi franchise


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced that the Ranchi franchise of its upcoming league has been bought by the Patel-Uniexcel Group.Sahara India and Jaypee Group had ... Read more...

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Cancelling coal blocks not possible: Jairam Ramesh


September 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the cancelling of coal blocks as demanded by the BJP was not possible and questioned the "silence" of ... Read more...

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Paswan wants Nitish Kumar to quit over fodder scam


September 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ramvilas Paswan Saturday demanded the resignation of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after a petition was filed in a Jharkhand court ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Petition filed to make Nitish Kumar an accused


September 7th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 7 (IANS) A petition has been filed in a CBI court in Ranchi seeking to make Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar an accused in the multi-crore Animal Husbandry ... Read more...

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Rs.411 crore supplementary budget in Jharkhand


August 31st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday presented a Rs.411 crore first supplementary budget in the state assembly.Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who is also in charge of the ... Read more...

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Miners trapped in Jharkhand


August 28th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) An unspecified number of miners were trapped in a coal mine in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Tuesday after water from a nearby mine gushed in, officials said.Over ... Read more...

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Federation Cup: Holders Salgaocar in tough group


August 24th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Defending champions Salgaocar have been clubbed with Pune FC, Prayag United and United Sikkim FC in Group D for the Federation Cup football tournament and ... Read more...

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Jharkhand speaker charged with violating poll code


August 24th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 24 (IANS) Charges were framed against Jharkhand assembly Speaker C.P. Singh in a case related to the violation of the model code of conduct during the 2009 Lok ... Read more...

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Jharkhand government under pressure to drop minister


August 21st, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) The BJP-led Jharkhand government is under pressure from the opposition to drop its agriculture minister, Satyanand Jha Batul, after a woman claimed she was his wife ... Read more...

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I-Day celebrated amid security in Jharkhand


August 15th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Independence Day was celebrated in Jharkhand with fanfare and amid tight security arrangements Wednesday.Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda hoisted the tricolour at Morabadi Ground in ... Read more...

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Jharkhand wants industrial corridor like Delhi-Mumbai one


August 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Monday urged the Planning Commission to plan an industrial corridor in Jharkhand like the Delhi-Mumbai Corridor.Munda made the request during ... Read more...

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130 landmines recovered in Jharkhand


August 4th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 4 (IANS) In a joint operation with paramilitary troopers, Jharkhand Police recovered 130 landmines Saturday from the state's Jharkhand's Seraikela-Kharsawan district, police said."On a tip-off, the landmines ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper hurt, eight landmines found in Jharkhand


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) A CRPF trooper was injured Friday in a gun battle with Maoist guerrillas in Jharkhand's Palamau district, police said.Police recovered eight landmines planted by the Maoists ... 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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Jharkhand bans sale, manufacturing of gutka


July 24th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 24 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Tuesday banned manufacture, storage, distribution and sale of 'gutka' (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) in the state, said an official.The Jharkhand cabinet meeting chaired ... Read more...

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‘Slain Maruti official had offered to quit’


July 24th, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 23 (IANS) Maruti human resource manager Awanish Kumar Dev, killed in violence at its Manesar plant in Haryana last week, had offered to quit six months back, ... 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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SIT to probe fresh violence in Maruti Manesar plant (Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) A Special Investigation Team (SIT) has been constituted to probe Wednesday's labour unrest and fire incident in Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, in which an official was ... Read more...

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Munda lays foundation stone for Deoghar airport


July 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Tuesday laid the foundation stone for an airport in Deoghar district, amid protests over poor compensation by villagers who have been ... Read more...

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BJP’s alliance partners in Jharkhand to support Pranab


July 17th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 17 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Jharkhand appeared to have been cornered as its three partners in government have decided to support UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee.The ... Read more...

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Reel revenge saga leads to outrage in real life Wasseypur (With Image)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wasseypur (Jharkhand), July 4 (IANS) The critically acclaimed "Gangs of Wasseypur", a gritty celluloid saga of the coal mafia and blood thirsty vengeance, may have set the cash registers ringing, ... Read more...

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Tata Motors halts production at Jamshedpur plant


June 28th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, June 28 (IANS) Tata Motors Thursday halted production at its Jamshedpur plant for three days to adjust production targets with shrinking demand."Production at the Jamshedpur plant is being ... Read more...

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Maoists attack policemen, blast rail tracks in Jharkhand


June 27th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 27 (IANS) One policeman was killed and 12 were injured when Maoist rebels ambushed their mini-bus in Jharkhand Tuesday night. The rebels launched another attack early Wednesday, blasting ... Read more...

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BJP workers court arrest in Ranchi


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 23 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Yashwant Sinha along with more than 500 party workers courted arrest in the Jharkhand capital Saturday to protest the rise ... Read more...

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Jharkhand by-poll: AJSU leads; BJP, Congress trail


June 15th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 15 (IANS) The All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) candidate was leading in the Hatia by-poll while the two national parties, the BJP and Congress, were trailing in the ... Read more...

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Rs.7 lakh looted from bank in Jharkhand


June 14th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 14 (IANS) Five unidentified people Thursday looted Rs.seven lakh from a Union Bank of India branch in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, 60 km from here, Thursday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Voting under way in Hatia bypoll in Jharkhand


June 12th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 12 (IANS) Heavy security was in place Tuesday as voters queued up to cast their ballots in the by-election to the Jharkhand assembly from the Hatia ... Read more...

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IIT engineer arrested for sending threat mail to PM


June 10th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 10 (IANS) An Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) engineer has been arrested for sending a threat mail to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P. Chidambaram, ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Jharkhand


June 9th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) A Maoist commander wanted in 30 criminal cases, including murder and extortion, was Saturday arrested in Jharkhand, police said.Laka Pahan, the zonal commander of People's Liberation ... Read more...

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Explosives-laden truck hijacked, recovered in Jharkhand


June 9th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 9 (IANS) A hijacked truck laden with explosives was recovered in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district Saturday afternoon, police said. Two people have been arrested.According to police, the truck was ... Read more...

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Detonators, gelatin sticks seized in Jharkhand


June 8th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 8 (IANS) Police Friday claimed to have seized large quantities of detonators and gelatin sticks from two districts in Jharkhand.An official in the police headquarters here said 1,130 ... Read more...

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Coal block auctioning to begin in two months: Jaiswal


June 8th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 8 (IANS) Union Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday said new coal blocks had been identified and their auctioning would begin in the next two months."The coal block auctioning ... Read more...

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Dead Delhi scribe’s lover surrenders in Jharkhand


June 5th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 5 (IANS) Priyabhanshu Ranjan, lover of Delhi-based scribe Nirupama Pathak who died in 2010, Tuesday surrendered in a Jharkhand court which sent him to 14 days judicial custody.Nirupama ... Read more...

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Graft case: 11 charge sheeted in Jharkhand


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) The CBI Saturday filed a charge sheet in a court here against a former Bihar minister and 10 others in a case related to road construction ... Read more...

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Shutdown call a success in Jharkhand


May 31st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest the petrol prices hike Thursday was a success in Jharkhand, where the party ... Read more...

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