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  • HIL: Confident Ranchi Rays set to host Delhi Waveriders 7 hours 18 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Post their electrifying win over Dabang Mumbai, Ranchi Rays look to be finding their form as they take on Delhi Waveriders in the ongoing 3rd edition of the Hero Hockey India League, here on Monday. The Sardar Singh-led Waveriders, who held Uttar Pradesh Wizards on their home turf in Lucknow,...
  • HIL: Great to earn first win, says Ranchi Rays captain Ashley Jackson 8 hours 28 minutes ago

    Ranchi: Ranchi Rays captain Ashley Jackson said Sunday that it was great to get a win under their belt after they lost the Hockey India League opener. The Rays lost the opening match of the tournament 3-6 to Kalinga Lancers in Bhubaneswar Thursday but came back strongly to defeat Dabang Mumbai...
  • HIL: Barry Middleton's brace for Ranchi Rays sinks Dabang Mumbai Yesterday

    Mumbai: England's Barry Middleton scored twice in the third quarter, to pilot Ranchi Rays to a come-from-behind 2-1 victory over Dabang Mumbai in the Hockey India League encounter at the Mahindra Stadium here on Saturday. Mumbai took the lead through their Belgian forward Tom Boon in the 8th minute of the...
  • Kalinga Lancers win HIL opener in goal-fest 3 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: It was quite a positive and dominant start for the Kalinga Lancers who got off defeating debutants Ranchi Rays 6-3 in a goal-fest opening match of the third edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Kalinga Stadium here Thursday. For a team which finished last in 2014, the...
  • Dhoni wishes his hockey team ahead of HIL 4 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni may well be playing the tri-series Down Under, but he hasn't forgotten to wish his team, Ranchi Rays, ahead of the Hockey India League (HIL), which begins here on Thursday. Rays' captain and penalty corner specialist Ashley Jackson said on Wednesday that though he...
  • HIL set to start with Kalinga Lancers taking on Ranchi Rays 4 days ago

    Bhubaneswar: The third edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) is all set to begin at the Kalinga Stadium here on Thursday when home team Kalinga Lancers take on debutant Ranchi Rays. It will be interesting to see which team bags the first points to take an early lead in the...
  • HIL: Ashley Jackson to lead Ranchi Rays, Harendra Singh named head coach January 15, 2015

    Ranchi: Ranchi Rays on Thursday named Englishman Ashley Jackson as their captain and former India coach Harendra Singh as their coach for the Hockey India League starting January 22. Jackson was part of the England squad that won bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games last year. Ranchi Rays also announced the coaching...
  • Strong defence line is key to our success: Virender Lakra January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Ranchi Rays defender Virender Lakra says having a strong defence will hold the key to the team's fortunes in the upcoming Hero Hockey India League (HIL). The 24-year-old Jharkhand fullback, who received a few Man-of-the-Match awards last season, will be playing his third HIL. This year, Lakra will be supported...
  • Mandeep Singh gears up for Hockey India League January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: With the Hero Hockey India League just around the corner, Ranchi Rays star player Mandeep Singh on Wednesday said that he's gearing up for yet another strong show in the tournament. With all eyes on him in since the first edition, Mandeep is keen to continue his dream run...
  • Watch: Modi supporter dancing outside the BJP office in Ranchi December 23, 2014

    As BJP all the to form the government in Jharkhand, supporters celebrate the victory outside the party office in Ranchi. ...
  • PM Modi's appeal to Jharkhand voters for giving decisive mandate to BJP December 9, 2014

    Dhanbad: Flaying the Opposition, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it has run out of issues and asked the people of Jharkhand to give a decisive mandate in favour of the BJP to ensure state's speedy development. Seeking a stable government with full majority in Jharkhand, Modi asked people not...
  • Jharkhand polls: BJP aims to win 50-plus seats, says Ananth Kumar December 8, 2014

    Ranchi: Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Monday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "good governance" and "development-driven approach" will help BJP win 50-plus seats in the 81-seat Jharkhand Assembly, for which elections are going on. "BJP's aim is to win 50-plus seats in Jharkhand and it will get it following Prime...
  • Stage set for third phase polling on 17 seats in Jharkhand December 8, 2014

    Ranchi: Polling will be held on Tuesday in 17 seats in Jharkhand in the third leg of the five-phase Assembly election where voters will decide the fate of 289 candidates, including former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi, ex-Speaker CP Singh and three ministers. Voting will begin at 7 AM on Tuesday...
  • Voting begins for 13 seats in Naxal hotbed Jharkhand, 10 MLAs in the fray November 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Polling for 13 of the 81 Assembly constituencies in Jharkhand, spread over six Maoist-affected districts, began at seven on Tuesday morning amid tight security. An electorate of 33,61,938, of whom 15,77,090 are female voters, are eligible to exercise their franchise to choose among 199 candidates, including 18 women. All 13 seats...
  • Jharkhand Assembly elections: We expect better infrastructure in Ranchi, say IIM students November 20, 2014

    Ranchi: Ahead of the Jharkhand Assembly elections, CNN-IBN spoke to some IIM students who voiced the need for a change and talked about the problems prevalent in Ranchi. An IIM Ranchi student lamented the lack of infrastructure in the Jharkhand capital. "When I came to Ranchi, the infrastructure was not like...
  • Stat Attack: Another world record for Virat Kohli, Axar Patel on top November 17, 2014

    Team India extended its dominance over Sri Lanka on the cricket field by completing an overwhelming 5-0 ODI series win over the visitors on Sunday, which is also their sixth consecutive bilateral series win against the neighbours. Besides, the series also possibly opened the gates to World Cup for left-arm...
  • As it happened: India vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI November 16, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) PLAYING XIs: INDIA: Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Ambati Rayudu, Virat Kohli (c), Robin Uthappa (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Stuart Binny, Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Karn Sharma, Dhawal Kulkarni SRI LANKA: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Niroshan Dickwella, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Mahela Jayawardene, Angelo Mathews (c), Lahiru...
  • Dhoni's absence drives away fans from Ranchi ODI November 15, 2014

    Ranchi: With Ranchi's famous son MS Dhoni out of action with an injury, the buzz is missing ahead of the fifth and final ODI between India and Sri Lanka on Sunday. Despite the match being held on a Sunday, the swanky JSCA International Stadium Complex would remain empty in Dhoni's absence,...
  • MS Dhoni and Sahara buy Ranchi franchise of Hockey India League October 25, 2014

    India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sahara Adventure Sports Limited are co-owners of the new Ranchi franchise of the Hockey Indian League (HIL), Ranchi Rays, which was unveiled on Saturday. Ranchi Rhinos, the inaugural champions of HIL, were scrapped following distrust between owners (Patel-PS Group and Uniexcel Group) and Hockey...
  • Is the Hockey India League losing its financial viability? September 15, 2014

    Two hasty announcements have followed the pullout of Ranchi Rhinos from the Hockey India League (HIL) last week. The quick introduction of Pune and the change in ownership of Mumbai, all in a matter of 24 hours by Hockey India following Ranchi's pullout, wear the look of damage control for...
  • Hockey India League franchise Ranchi Rhinos quits September 11, 2014

    In a move that will shake the roots of promising Hockey India League (HIL), it's franchise Ranchi Rhinos has decided to quit and will no longer be functional. Rhinos, who had a fabulous track record in two seasons of HIL, haven't yet made reasons of their decision official but a team...
  • Forced conversion row: Ranchi Police raids shooter Tara Sahdev's husband's house August 31, 2014

    Ranchi: Ranchi Police on Sunday raided the house of national level gold medallist rifle shooting champion Tara Sahdev's husband Raqibul Hasan alias Ranjit Kohli for allegedly forcing her to convert her religion after marriage. The police seized 16 SIM cards and 15 mobile phones from his house. "We have also...
  • Patna: Protests over death of five people after trucks runs over them August 31, 2014

    Patna: Protests have erupted in the Agam Kuan area of Patna city after five people were run over by a truck as they were sleeping on the side of the road. The police had to resort to a lathicharge to control the crowd. The incident occurred outside a government...
  • Alleged forcible conversion: Tara Sahdev's husband 'converted to Islam in 2007' August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Allegations are flying left, right and centre in the alleged forcible conversion case involving a national level woman shooter in Jharkhand. Tara Sahdev had accused her husband Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan of marrying her on a fake identity and then forcing her to convert to Islam. Kohli, who...
  • Alleged forcible conversion case: Husband of national level shooter Tara Sahdev arrested August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a breakthrough in the alleged forcible conversion case, a joint team of the Delhi and Jharkhand Police arrested the husband of national level shooter Tara Sahdev. Ranjit Kohli alias Raqibul Hasan was arrested from Dwarka in Delhi. Sahdev had accused Kohli of misleading her into marriage on a fake...
  • Jharkhand: Another central minister shown black flags by JMM August 25, 2014

    Ranchi: Continuing their vow to protest any central minister's visit to Jharkhand, JMM activists showed black flags at Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh at Birsa Munda Chowk in Ranchi on Monday. Singh, who is visiting the state in connection with an official function, was shown black flags by JMM activists...
  • Love Jihad: Is interreligious relationship a crime? August 25, 2014

    Unrest spread in Ranchi on Monday as the VHP called a bandh a day after national level shooter Tara Sahdev alleged that she was tortured by her husband after she refused to convert to Islam. ...
  • MHA seeks report into alleged forcible conversion of national level shooter August 25, 2014

    Unrest spread in Ranchi on Monday as the VHP called a bandh a day after national level shooter Tara Sahdev alleged that she was tortured by her husband after she refused to convert to Islam. ...
  • National shooter tortured, kept in captivity by husband for not converting August 24, 2014

    Ranchi: In a shocking incident, national shooter Tara Sahdev has alleged that her husband assaulted her several times after she refused to convert. Sahdev alleged that her husband Rakibul Hasab kept her in forced captivity for one month during which she was starved and tortured, brutally assaulted and allegedly bitten...
  • JMM hits back at BJP, protests Union Minister's visit to Ranchi August 23, 2014

    Ranchi: Workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) clashed at Ranchi airport on Saturday morning, forcing police to resort to lathi charge to control the situation. In an apparent retaliation to the booing of Chief Minister Hemant Soren at an event cochaired with Prime Minister Narendra Modi,...