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18 injured in Andhra agrochemical plant fire (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Eighteen workers of an agrochemical company were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Saturday morning, police said.Fire ... Read more...

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Ten injured in Andhra agrochemical plant fire


June 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Ten workers of an agrochemical company were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Saturday morning, police said. ... Read more...

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Woman gangraped, dies in Ranchi hospital


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 23 (IANS) A middle-aged woman, who was gangraped and beaten up by her assaulters, died in a hospital in Jharkhand capital Monday, police said.According to police, the woman ... Read more...

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Government vehicle torched after accident


February 27th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 27 (IANS) Irate residents of a locality here Monday set afire a government vehicle after it ran over four people, including two women, police said.The vehicle, belonging to ... Read more...

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Driver killed in police firing in Jharkhand


January 17th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 17 (IANS) The driver of a vehicle was killed and his assistant injured when police opened fire on their vehicle in Jharkhand's Palamau district on Tuesday, according to ... Read more...

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Patient jumps off hospital roof


January 15th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 15 (IANS) A patient committed suicide by jumping from the roof of a hospital here Sunday, police said.According to police, the deceased was identified as Bokaro resident Sanjay ... Read more...

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Madhu Koda, ex-Minister shifted from hospital to jail


December 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 30 (IANS) Based on a report by army doctors, former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and one of his former cabinet colleagues were shifted to the Birsa Munda ... 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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Policemen broke my hand for seeking good food: Koda


October 31st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 31 (IANS) Jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda Monday alleged his hand was broken by policemen when he sought good food for the prisoners. "Poor food is supplied ... Read more...

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Three die in Jharkhand


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 23 (IANS) Three people, including a woman and her son, were found dead in mysterious circumstances in a house here Sunday, police said.The bodies were found at the ... Read more...

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This car model costs more than the original


October 12th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A car model of a Lamborghini made of gold and studded with diamonds costs more than the original and is expected to fetch a whopping 3 ... Read more...

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Jharkand legislator dies of heart attack


September 27th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 27 (IANS) Teklal Mahto, a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator who was in hospital for several days, died of a heart attack here early Tuesday, doctors said. ... Read more...

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20 killed, many critically injured in Jharkhand road mishap


September 19th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 19 (IANS) Twenty people were killed and 22 injured in a collision between a bus and an iron rod-laden trailer truck on the outskirts of Ranchi before dawn ... Read more...

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10 Ranchi jail staffers suspended for prisoners’ death


June 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 6 (IANS) At least 10 staffers of a Jharkhand jail were suspended for the death of three inmates, an official said Monday."Ten 'jawans' of Birsa Munda central jail ... Read more...

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Three prisoners die mysteriously


June 5th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 5 (IANS) Three prisoners at the Birsa Munda central jail here Sunday died under mysterious circumstances, police said.The three were admitted in critical condition in the Rajendra Institute ... Read more...

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Court employee injured in firing near Dhoni’s house


May 22nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 22 (IANS) A Jharkhand High Court employee was shot at and injured by the bodyguard of a contractor near Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's house in Ranchi ... Read more...

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Poisonous gas in well kills three


May 18th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 18 (IANS) In the second such incident within a fortnight in Jharkhand, three people were killed and four others took ill after inhaling poisonous gas inside a well, ... Read more...

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HIV-positive man dies, relatives say doctors biased


May 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 17 (IANS) A man died in a Ranchi government hospital after doctors refused to operate upon him for a liver problem as he was HIV-positive, his family members ... Read more...

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Women poisons sons, attempts suicide


February 21st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 21 (IANS) A woman poisoned her two sons before consuming the poison herself here Monday, police said. While the two children died, she is in a critical condition.Nutan, a resident ... Read more...

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Former Jharkhand minister grilled by ED in hospital


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) Former minister Kamlesh Singh, who was arrested a year back and is currently in a hospital, was interrogated by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Wednesday evening. A Ranchi ... Read more...

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Three dead, nine injured in Jharkhand road accidents


January 30th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 30 (IANS) Three people were killed and nine, including seven Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers, were injured in two road accidents in Jharkhand Sunday, police said.Three people died and ... Read more...

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Six injured as boiler bursts


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 22 (IANS) Six workers of the Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Limited (TVNL) sustained burn injuries when a boiler burst in a plant unit in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Saturday, officials said.According to ... Read more...

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Three die after drinking moonshine


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 3 (IANS) Three people died and two fell sick after drinking moonshine in a Jharkhand village, police said Monday.The incident took place in Boridih village under Silli block of Ranchi ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Jharkhand road accident


December 16th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 16 (IANS) Eight people were killed and more than 20 injured when the bus they were travelling in rolled down a hillside in Jharkhand's Garwah district Thursday, police said.The bus, ... Read more...

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Four buried alive as well-wall caves in


August 28th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) Four people, including a girl who fell into a well and three others who tried to rescue her, were killed and three injured when the wall of the ... Read more...

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Ranchi hospital nurses call off strike


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 22 (IANS) Medical services improved slightly at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) here Sunday as the nurses called off a five-day strike after the state government accepted four ... Read more...

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Strike cripples medical services in Ranchi hospital


August 21st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) The strike by junior doctors and nurses at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) here for the past four days has paralysed medical services, leading to the ... Read more...

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Patients suffer as medical staff go on strike in Ranchi govt. hospitals


August 20th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRanchi, Aug 20 (ANI): A three-day strike, called by the nurses and junior doctors of state-run hospitals here, has badly affects the lives of the patients, and dismantled health ... Read more...

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Six injured in a bomb explosion in Imphal


August 7th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Aug 7 (ANI): Six people were injured after a bomb exploded at Ghari Mayai Leikai, around seven kilometers away from Imphal on Friday evening.Ingocha Singh, Inspector of Lamphelpat Police Station said ... Read more...

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Tripura doctor abducted in Manipur, escapes


July 21st, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, July 21 (IANS) A doctor from Tripura was abducted by terrorists in Manipur and taken to a jungle but managed to escape some hours later, a Manipur police spokesperson said Wednesday. Kunal ... Read more...

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Five cops killed in Jharkhand landmine blast


July 16th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) Five policemen were killed and 10 injured in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists in Jharkhand's Latehar district Friday, police said. The landmine blast took place near Kulihnallaha village, ... Read more...

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Japanese encephalitis outbreak hits Manipur


July 16th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, July 16 (ANI): With over 60 patients hospitalised with Japanese encephalitis and three deaths reported so far, authorities in Manipur are taking all precautions to contain the spread of the disease. ... Read more...

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Jharkhand bank employee shot during robbery bid


July 14th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 14 (IANS) Unidentified armed men shot and critically injured a bank employee in Jharkhand's Chatra district while trying to rob the bank Wednesday, police said. According to the police, five unidentified ... Read more...

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Manipur doctors stage protests against militant threats


June 30th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, June 30 (ANI): Doctors, interns and other paramedical staff of Regional Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Manipur staged a sit-in demonstration on Tuesday to protest against the extortion and life ... Read more...

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Manipur blockade makes life miserable for local residents


May 27th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, May 27 (ANI): People in Manipur are suffering immensely due to the continuing economic blockade that started over a month ago even though it was temporarily lifted.Shortages of essential commodities ... Read more...

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