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No helmet, no petrol in Ranchi


January 31st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 31 (IANS) If you drive into a Ranchi petrol station on your two-wheeler without a helmet, be prepared to be refused fuel.To ensure the safety of bikers, the ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter, wife end fast after pension assurance


November 9th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 9 (IANS) A 99-year-old freedom fighter and his 86-year-old wife ended their indefinite hunger strike here after the government assured them of old age pension and initiating steps ... Read more...

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With hand fractured, Madhu Koda continues protests


November 1st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 1 (IANS) Jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda Tuesday continued protesting the poor quality of food served to prisoners even as his fractured hand was plastered. "After ... Read more...

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Ex-merchant navy officer held for fraud, Rs.1 crore seized


August 3rd, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A 28-year-old ex-deck officer in the merchant navy was arrested from Jharkhand for duping over 70 students from private coaching centres of over Rs.1 crore ... Read more...

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Cold destroys tomato crop in Ranchi


January 17th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Jan 17 (ANI): Severe cold has destroyed the standing tomato crop in Jharkhand's Ranchi District."We are helpless as we are not getting the correct price for our tomatoes. We have invested ... Read more...

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Maoist commanders, five arms suppliers surrender in Ranchi


October 4th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Oct.4 (ANI): Three Maoist commanders along with five suppliers of arms surrendered before the Ranchi district police on Monday.Senior Superintendent of Police Praveen Kumar said the three Maoists are-- Etwa ... Read more...

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BJP to back Ranchi shutdown against temples demolitions


August 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has extended moral support to the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP)-sponsored shutdown on Sunday to protest the Ranchi administration's move to demolish 39 ... Read more...

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VHP protests move to demolish Ranchi temples (Lead)


August 27th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 27 (IANS) Vishwa Hindu Parisad (VHP) activists held a protest here Friday against the Ranchi district administration's move to demolish 39 temples constructed on government land and has also called ... Read more...

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Tribals protest against Maoists in Ranchi’s Tamar block


June 26th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, June 26 (ANI): Raising slogans against the Maoists and threatening to chase them away, hundreds of tribals held a demonstration in Tamar block of Jharkhand's Ranchi district on Thursday.Tamar block has ... Read more...

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Maoists silent on abducted Dalbhumgarh BDO


February 19th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Feb 19 (ANI): Despite Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren accepting the Maoists demand to set free 14 rebels, the fate of abducted Dalbhumgarh Block Development Officer (BDO) Prashant Kumar Layek hangs ... Read more...

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Maoists, Jharkhand Government involved in swap deal


February 17th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Feb 17 (ANI): There are reports that Maoists have struck a deal with the Jharkhand Government for the safe release of abducted Dalbhumgarh Block Development Officer (BDO) Prashant Kumar Layek.Sources ... Read more...

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Maoists refuse to release abducted Jharkhand BDO


February 15th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dalbhumgarh (Jharkhand), Feb 15 (ANI): Maoists in Jharkhand on Monday laid down demands for the release of a abducted Block Development Officer (BDO), Prasant Layak, who was kidnapped on Saturday from Dalbhumgarh ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct Jharkhand BDO in broad daylight


February 14th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by ANI
Dalbhumgarh (Jharkhand), Feb 14 (ANI): In a broad daylight incident armed Maoists abducted a Block Development Officer (BDO) from Dalbhumgarh village in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum District.BDO Prashant Kumar Leyak was kidnapped as ... Read more...

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Karia Munda elected Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha


June 8th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Karia Munda was unanimously elected as the new Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha by a voice vote on Monday.The Congress-led ... Read more...

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Karia Munda all set to become Deputy Speaker of LS today


June 8th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Karia Munda is all set to be the new Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha with the ruling and the opposition parties ... Read more...

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BJP nominates Dalit leader Kariya Munda for LS Deputy Speaker’s post


June 2nd, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday decided to nominate Kariya Munda for the post of Deputy Speaker in the Lok Sabha.Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitely disclosed ... Read more...

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10 die in Jharkhand road accidents


January 7th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 7 (IANS) Ten people died in two separate road accidents on the outskirts of Ranchi, a police officer said Wednesday.Seven people died Tuesday when the Tata Sumo they were travelling ... Read more...

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Delhi heaves sigh of relief as mercury dips, thunderstorm in north (All India weather report)


May 5th, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Residents in Delhi Monday heaved a sigh of relief from the sweltering heat as the overcast sky and windy conditions after Sunday's late afternoon precipitation somewhat brought ... Read more...

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Ramnavami procession attacked, 16 hurt in Jharkhand


April 15th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, April 15 (IANS) At least 16 people were injured when bombs were hurled at a procession held during the Hindu festival of Ramnavami in Jharkhand's Ranchi district, the police said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Hunt for killer elephant Laden in Jharkhand


December 18th, 2007 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, Dec 18 (ANI): Tribals in the remote villages of Jharkand have launched a massive hunt in the States dense forest areas to end the mayhem and carnage unleashed by a killer ... Read more...

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