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Poverty-stricken woman sells infant to pay debt


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) A poverty-stricken woman in Bihar's Samastipur district sold her one-and-half-year-old malnourished son for Rs.19,000 to pay off a debt. The infant was recovered from the woman ... Read more...

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Uterus removal case: Notice to hospitals, nursing homes


August 29th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Bihar State Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to private hospitals and nursing homes, where uteruses of hundreds of poor women were removed to claim ... Read more...

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Paswan demands CBI probe into uterus scam


August 26th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan Sunday demanded a CBI probe into the alleged removal of uteruses of over 16,000 below poverty line ... Read more...

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CPI-ML strike hits Bihar (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Life was hit in many parts of Bihar Thursday by a day-long strike the CPI-ML called to protest the killing of a village head and the ... Read more...

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Strike disrupts normal life in Bihar


May 10th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Normal life was hit in many parts of Bihar Thursday by a day-long strike called by the Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist) to protest the killing ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) In what could be a remarkable and unique discovery, the Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) has found a stupa in Bihar's Begusarai district, which experts feel ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics


February 11th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) The Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) is set to begin excavation of a newly-found ancient stupa that was badly damaged and has been lying neglected for ... Read more...

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Body of abducted boy found


October 27th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 27 (IANS) The body of a six-year-old boy, abducted three days ago, was found Thursday in a garden in Bihar's Begusarai district, triggering protests by locals, police said.Rishabh ... Read more...

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Flood situation remains grim in Bihar


September 13th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) The flood situation in Bihar continued to be grim Tuesday and the state government sounded a fresh alert, asking people to shift to safe places, after ... Read more...

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Flood alert in nine districts in Bihar


September 11th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) The Bihar government has sounded a flood alert in nine districts following a rise in the levels of the Ganges and Sone rivers, officials said Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Flood victim injured in police firing in Bihar


August 25th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS) A man was seriously injured when police opened fire on protesting flood victims demanding adequate relief in Bihar's Bhagalpur district Thursday, officials said.Hundreds of angry flood ... Read more...

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Kidnapped businessman’s skeleton recovered


August 24th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) The skeleton of a businessman abducted in June was found in Bihar's Begusarai district Wednesday, police said.Mahesh Nirala was kidnapped while he was returning home in ... Read more...

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1.5 million affected in Bihar floods


August 22nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 22 (IANS) Floods in Bihar have affected nearly 1.5 million people in 12 districts, with thousands struggling to survive under open skies, according to Special Secretary Sunil Kumar ... Read more...

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Historian R.S. Sharma dead


August 21st, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) Noted historian R.S. Sharma died at a private nursing home here late Saturday after brief illness. He was 92.The Bihar government has announced that it ... Read more...

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Disaster control teams deployed in flood-hit Bihar


August 19th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 19 (IANS) Five teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in five flood-hit districts of Bihar for rescue and relief operations, officials said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Abducted man’s skeleton found in Bihar


June 8th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 8 (IANS) Over three months after he was kidnapped, a young man's skeleton was found in Bihar's Begusarai district Wednesday, police said.Chandan Kumar, in his mid-20s, was kidnapped ... Read more...

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Husband of newly elected Bihar village head killed


May 26th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) The husband of a newly elected woman village head was shot dead by unidentified gunmen Thursday in Bihar's Begusarai district, say police who suspect political rivalry ... Read more...

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Bihar reels under power outages, summer heat


March 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 26 (IANS) Acute power shortage coupled with soaring mercury has sparked protests in many parts of Bihar, some hot-headed protesters Saturday blocking roads, ransacking electricity board offices, ... Read more...

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Servant commits suicide in employer’s house


March 4th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A 22-year-old servant committed suicide inside his employer's house by hanging himself from the ceiling fan, police said Thursday.Santosh Yadav, originally from Begusarai in Bihar, ... Read more...

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National highway blocked to protest lawyer’s killing


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 16 (IANS) Hundreds of lawyers blocked a national highway in Bihar's Begusarai district Wednesday to enforce a day-long strike to protest the killing of Additional Public Prosecutor Shyam Narayan Yadav.Lawyers ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Bihar youth’s abduction yet


January 4th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 4 (IANS) Five days after an 18-year-old youth was abducted for ransom in Bihar's Begusarai district, police have failed to make any breakthrough for his safe recovery.Mohammed Shahraza of Saraunja ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar’s Begusarai District


December 4th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
By Pawan KumarBegusarai (Bihar), Dec.4 (ANI): Maoists blew up a railway track, disrupting rail traffic in Bihar's Begusarai District.The ultras blew up the track between the Tilrath and Begusarai stations.The Saharsha-bound Kosi ... Read more...

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Over Rs.6 lakh recovered from Congress leaders’ room


October 28th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Police Thursday morning recovered Rs.6.40 lakh from the hotel room of Congress leaders in Bihar's Begusarai town, a few hours ahead of an election rally of party ... Read more...

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In Bihar, many think dengue is a divine curse


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) Praying in temples and mosques, many in Bihar are hoping for divine intervention to check the spread of dengue, as eight people have died of the disease and ... Read more...

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Another JD-U leader calls for snapping ties with BJP


September 18th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Another Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Saturday demanded snapping of ties with alliance partner Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar, saying it would help the party perform better ... Read more...

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Dengue cases rise in Bihar


September 14th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) Three people have died of dengue in Bihar and over 60 patients from various parts of the state have been admitted to Patna hospitals in the last three ... Read more...

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Now a ‘Rancho’ school comes up in Bihar


September 7th, 2010 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
By Himanshu Vatsa Begusarai (Bihar), Sep 7 (IANS) A school for the poor in Bihar, inspired by Rancho's iconic school in Bollywood blockbuster "3 Idiots", has been opened by a scientist to teach ... Read more...

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Train looted in Bihar


July 20th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) An armed gang of robbers looted and assaulted the passengers of a train in Bihar's Begusarai district early Tuesday, police said. According to police officials, over a dozen armed ... Read more...

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Four Bokaro Brothers Arrested For Killing Sister’s Boyfriend


July 18th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Bokaro, India, July 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Four brothers from the city of Bokaro in Jharkhand have been arrested over charges of murdering the boyfriend of their sister. According to reports ... Read more...

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Brothers arrested for killing sister’s boyfriend


July 18th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 18 (IANS) Enraged over their sister's love affair with a classmate, four brothers thrashed the boy badly and killed him in Jharkhand's steel city Bokaro, police said Sunday. The four ... Read more...

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JD-U, BJP activists clash over Modi posters


July 5th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Workers of the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday clashed in Bhagalpur and Patna over posters of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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Nitish should snap ties with BJP: growing murmurs in JD-U


June 13th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 13 (IANS) A day after Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar voiced displeasure over newspaper advertisements showing him with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, pressure was building within his Janata ... Read more...

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Acute power shortage sparks protests in Bihar


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Acute power shortage has sparked protests in several places in Bihar since Wednesday with some people even holding officials of the Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB) hostage for ... Read more...

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Millions suffer in power-starved Bihar


April 13th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) Electricity has become a luxury for people in most parts of urban Bihar. As the mercury soars above 43 degrees Celsius in Patna and many other places, people are ... Read more...

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Businessman abducted in Bihar


April 3rd, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 3 (IANS) A businessman has been abducted in Bihar's Begusarai district and his family has received a Rs.10 lakh ransom demand, police said Saturday. Dharmendra Kumar, who runs a cell phone ... Read more...

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