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  • 3 CRPF jawans killed, 8 injured in landmine blast by Naxals 08-04-2014 12:31 PM

    Three CRPF personnel were killed and eight other security officials injured on Monday, when a landmine planted by Maoists in Bihar's Aurangabad district went off while it was being defused. The incident took place ahead of the April 10 Lok Sabha polls in the Maoist-affected district. Deputy Inspector General of...
  • Arjun Munda hails BJP manifesto; Sahay questions announcement delay 08-04-2014 12:26 PM

    Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday hailed the BJP's manifesto while Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay questioned the delay in announcing the document. "The manifesto pledges to take the country in the list of developed countries through good governance," Munda said in Ranchi. Ridiculing Munda's claim, former union...
  • Jharkhand BJP hails arrest of Indian Mujahideen chief Tehseen Akhtar 26-03-2014 12:19 AM

    Jharkhand unit of BJP on Tuesday said the arrest of top Indian Mujahideen operative Tehseen Akhtar was a big success, but there should not be any laxity in the security of the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "His arrest is a big success for the security agencies, for catching...
  • Jharkhand government to set up panel for women security 21-03-2014 08:32 PM

    The Jharkhand government would soon set up a committee to look after the security of women in the state through awareness campaigns. Directing to set up a committee on women's security, Chief Secretary RS Sharma said that the panel should embark upon awareness campaigns among the women on their security...
  • Four charred to death in a car under mysterious circumstances 15-03-2014 05:59 PM

    At least four people were charred to death in a car in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Saturday, police said. According to police the car was found on the National Highway near Padaria village situated in the district, about 110 km from the state capital Ranchi. Locals informed the police about...
  • ICC-BCCI team to inspect JSCA International Stadium 25-02-2014 10:57 PM

    Ranchi: As Ranchi is eagerly waiting to host its first international Test match, a high-level ICC and BCCI team would inspect the facilities at the JSCA International Stadium on Wednesday. "The ICC/BCCI team will visit the JSCA International Stadium 11am tomorrow. The inspection is with respect to granting a Test...
  • Parasnath Temple area to be developed into tourist centre 24-02-2014 06:19 PM

    The area where world famous Parasnath Temple is situated in Giridih district will be developed into an attractive tourist destination, Jharkhand government said on Monday. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Prasad Singh assured the House that the government would develop the pilgrim centre after Speaker Shashank Sekhar Bhokta directed the government...
  • HIL: Ranchi Rhinos beat UP Wizards in shoot-out to claim third spot 23-02-2014 08:35 PM

    Ranchi: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards via penalty shoot-out to finish third in the Hero Hockey India League 2014 at the floodlit Astroturf Hockey Stadium, here on Sunday. Rhinos beat UP Wizards 3-2 via penalty shoot-out after the two teams were locked at 1-1 at regulation time....
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors out to end Ranchi Rhinos' title defence in semis 22-02-2014 08:52 AM

    Ranchi: Bolstered by a strong showing in the league stages, table-toppers Punjab Warriors would look to continue their winning streak against defending champions Ranchi Rhinos when the two sides meet in the second semi-final of the Hockey India League (HIL) on Saturday. Punjab Warriors had a dream campaign in the...
  • Teams set for Hockey India League semi-finals 20-02-2014 01:11 PM

    Ranchi: After 26 days and 30 games of the Hockey India League (HIL), the tournament enters its semifinal stage Saturday after four of the six teams qualified for the knock-outs. The Jharkhand capital will see the first semifinal between the Delhi Waveriders and the Uttar Pradesh Wizards which will be...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Ranchi Rhinos 3-2 at Hockey India League 19-02-2014 10:42 PM

    Ranchi: Veteran drag-flicker Sandeep Singh struck twice from penalty corners to help Jaypee Punjab Warriors beat defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 3-2 in the last match of the Hero Hockey India League on Wednesday. Sandeep scored in the 21st and 52nd minutes while Kieran Govers got the other Punjab goal in...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Ranchi Rhinos 4-2 to consolidate their position in HIL 16-02-2014 11:26 PM

    Mohali: Punjab Warriors defeated defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 4-2 in their penultimate league match to consolidate their second position in the Hockey India League on Sunday. SV Sunil opened the scoring for Warriors in the 17th minute of the match with a field strike that beat Rhinos goalie Sushant Tirkey...
  • Akashdeep's late goal hand Delhi 1-0 win over holders Ranchi in HIL 12-02-2014 10:41 PM

    New Delhi: Young striker Akashdeep Singh scored a late winner to help hosts Delhi Waveriders eke out a hard-fought 1-0 win over title holders Ranchi Rhinos in front of strong home crowd at the floodlit Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here today. Akashdeep scored a field goal in the 65th...
  • Delhi Waveriders eying revenge against Ranchi Rhinos in Hockey India League 11-02-2014 08:02 PM

    New Delhi: Sitting pretty atop the leaderboard in the Hero Hockey India League 2014, last year's runners-up Delhi Waveriders would be desperately hunting for a win against title holders Ranchi Rhinos on Wednesday to avenge their defeat at the hands of the same opponents in their last match. A win...
  • Ranchi Rhinos beat Mumbai Magicians 1-0 in HIL 09-02-2014 10:37 PM

    Mumbai: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos rode on Justin Reid Ross' solitary strike to pip Dabur Mumbai Magicians 1-0 in a tamely contested match in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) here on Sunday. Ross found the back of the net with a blistering field goal after...
  • Ranchi Rhinos beat Kalinga Lancers 3-2 in Hockey India League 07-02-2014 11:30 PM

    Ranchi: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos staved off a stiff challenge before prevailing over Kalinga Lancers 3-2 in a league match of the second Hero Hokey India League on Friday. Ranchi scored through Ashley Jackson (6th minute), skipper Furste Moritz (57th) and Amon Tirkey (63th), while Kalinga reduced the margin with...
  • Ranchi Rhinos to clash against Kalinga Lancers on home ground 06-02-2014 07:46 PM

    Ranchi: Hockey India League (HIL) defending champions Ranchi Rhinos take on debutants Kalinga Lancers on their home turf here on Friday. After a tough draw with Mumbai Magicians on Tuesday, the Rhinos are practising with a fresh approach and new strategies. They have played three out of their four matches...
  • HIL: Ranchi Rhinos held to a 1-1 draw by Mumbai Magicians 04-02-2014 11:08 PM

    Ranchi: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos and Mumbai Magicians played out a 1-1 draw at the Birsa Munda Astroturf Stadium in the Hockey India League, here on Wednesday. Reid Ross Justin drew the first blood for Rhinos with a blistering strike off a penalty corner in the 57th minute, while the...
  • Rahul Gandhi to hold road show on February 7 03-02-2014 10:13 PM

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi would reach out to the people of Jharkhand through road shows on a75-km stretch between Hazaribagh and Ranchi on February seven. "Rahulji will reach Hazaribagh on Friday, from where he will travel by road to Ranchi, holding road shows at Kujju, Ramgarh and other places en...
  • Mumbai Magicians to take on Ranchi Rhinos on Tuesday 03-02-2014 09:34 PM

    Ranchi: Bottom-placed Mumbai Magicians on Monday admitted that inconsistency had led to three consecutive losses in the 2nd Hockey India League, but said the team has rectified their mistakes ahead of the clash against Ranchi Rhinos on Tuesday. "It is frustrating and disappointing for us, losing the previous three games,"...
  • HIL: Ranchi Rhinos beat UP Wizards 2-1 01-02-2014 08:07 PM

    Lucknow: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos eked out a close 2-1 win over Uttar Pradesh Wizards to consolidate their position in the points table of the Hockey India League (HIL) at the Dhyan Chand Stadium, here on Saturday. The Rhinos were, by far, the better side on display as they dominated...
  • Ranchi Rhinos beat Delhi Waveriders 1-0 in HIL 27-01-2014 11:15 PM

    Ranchi: Ashley Jackson helped Ranchi Rhinos beat Delhi Waveriders 1-0 in their second outing in the Hockey India League here on Monday. Jackson sounded the board in the dying minutes to give Rhinos the victory after they narrowly lost to Uttar Pradesh Wizards 2-3 yesterday. Custodian Francisco Cortes, who won...
  • Spirited Uttar Pradesh Wizards stun Ranchi Rhinos 3-2 in HIL 26-01-2014 09:45 PM

    Ranchi: Uttar Pradesh Wizards twice came from behind to stun defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 3-2 in their opening match of the Hero Hockey India League here on Sunday. It was the hosts who took the lead in the fourth minute through their star striker Mandeep Singh who found himself at...
  • Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in HIL 25-01-2014 08:46 PM

    Ranchi: Defending champions Ranchi Rhinos will kick-start their campaign against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League here on Sunday. Both the teams would like to begin the tournament with a win at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium here. Rhinos Head Coach Gregg Clark said...
  • UGC sanctions centre for preserving endangered languages in Central University of Jharkhand 22-01-2014 09:20 PM

    The University Grants Commission has sanctioned the setting up of a centre for preservation and promotion of smaller indigenous and endangered languages in the Central University of Jharkhand (CUJ). "The proposed 'Centre for Preservation and Promotion of Endangered Languages' is aimed at looking into the whole gamut of issues concerning...
  • Hockey India League winners to take home Rs 2.5 crore 21-01-2014 02:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Hockey India League on Tuesday announced a whopping Rs 2.5 crore as the winners' prize cheque for the second edition of the franchise-based event starting on Saturday. "While the winning team gets to take home Rs 2.5 crore, the runners-up team stands a chance to win Rs...
  • World T20 to be shifted to India from Bangladesh? 15-01-2014 07:42 PM

    The ICC World T20 in Bangladesh could be moved to India due to the prevailing political turmoil in the country Sources tells CNN-IBN that the ICC has been monitoring the situation for a while now and a final decision could be taken at the ICC Security Meet in Dhaka next...
  • Former Jharkhand CMs won't contest Lok Sabha polls 08-01-2014 10:16 PM

    Former Jharkhand chief ministers Arjun Munda and Babulal Marandi will not contest the April-May Lok Sabha elections, it was announced in Ranchi onWednesday. Marandi is a Lok Sabha member from Koderma. Munda, a three-time chief minister and now leader of opposition, won the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat by over 100,000...
  • NIA not sharing information about Patna and Bodh Gaya blasts: Ranchi police 01-01-2014 11:39 AM

    The NIA, which has detained persons from here in connection with the blasts in Patna and Bodh Gaya, has been accused of not sharing information about the same with the Ranchi police. The NIA has refused to divulge information about the persons they had detained from Ranchi for interrogation in...
  • Narendra Modi's rally in Ranchi today to have Parliament backdrop 29-12-2013 10:28 AM

    Ranchi: The Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally on Sunday in Ranchi, where a model of Parliament building will form the backdrop. Modi earlier addressed a rally in Chhattisgarh where the stage was shaped like the ramparts of the Red Fort in Delhi, from...