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Shutdown near total in Bihar (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Millions were hit in Bihar Thursday as a shutdown called by political parties including the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and BJP against FDI in retail trade ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits trains and road traffic in Bihar


September 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) The bandh called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail hit the railways and road ... Read more...

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Bihar’s potatoes to be exported to Russia


August 31st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Farmers in Bihar's Nalanda district are happy that potatoes grown by them through organic farming will be exported to Russia, an official said Friday.R.K. Sohane, director, ... Read more...

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Bihar judge suspended for graft


July 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) The Patna High Court has suspended an additional district and sessions judge in Bihar for misconduct, an official said Sunday.Bhagalpur Additional District and Sessions Judge Radheshyam ... Read more...

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Richa Chadha to walk for Debarun at LFW (With Image)


July 27th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Richa Chadha, who is on cloud nine post the success of "Gangs of Wasseypur - Part I", is all set to grace the runway durng the ... Read more...

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Poor Muslim women connect to global fashion with crafts (With Image)


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Marginalised Muslim craftswomen and weavers in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and in the capital are making an international connection with their work thanks to two ... Read more...

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Train traffic disrupted, shops closed in Bihar


May 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) The shutdown called by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Left parties in Bihar against the hike in petrol prices Thursday impacted life across the ... 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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Muslim youth in India dissociate from terror: Sufi cleric


April 24th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The realisation that jihadis are using Islam to create an environment of terror is leading Muslim youth in India to dissociate themselves from violence and ... Read more...

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Bihar SOS to centre on tackling bird flu


March 9th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Patna, March 9 (IANS) Bird flu or avian influenza is threatening Bihar's poultry industry and an SOS has been sent to the central government on tackling the deadly H5N1 virus ... Read more...

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Charges framed against Lalu, Mishra in fodder scam (Lead)


March 1st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) A special Bihar court Thursday framed charges against former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra along with 32 others in a case related to fraudulent ... Read more...

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CBI court frames charges against Lalu in fodder scam


March 1st, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 1 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday framed charges against former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra along with 32 other accused in the case related to fraudulent ... Read more...

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Bihar alert on avian influenza


February 26th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 26 (IANS) Bihar has sounded an alert against possible spread of avian influenza after a large number of crows died in the state from bird flu, officials said ... Read more...

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Crows are dying in Bihar from bird flu


February 18th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) It is official now. Crows are dying in Bihar because of bird flu. This was revealed in the report of the Bhopal-based High Security Animal Disease ... Read more...

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Court orders confiscation of former DGP’s assets


February 1st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) A court here Wednesday ordered the confiscation of the assets of former Bihar police chief Narayan Mishra and his wife on corruption charges.Special Judge (Vigilance) Ramesh ... Read more...

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Congress betrayed Muslims: Mayawati


December 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday accused the Congress of betraying Muslims, saying the party had failed to check communal riots during its rule at ... Read more...

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Mixed response to retailers’ strike in Bihar


December 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 1 (IANS) The 12-hour strike called by traders and retailers in Bihar Thursday to protest the government's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail evoked ... Read more...

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Kinshuk Mahajan goes ‘desi’ for ‘Afsar Bitiya’


November 25th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Usually seen in sophisticated and rich man's avatar, television actor Kinshuk Mahajan has decided to don a desi avatar in his new show "Afsar Bitiya", ... Read more...

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Gangetic river dolphins on road to recovery?


November 11th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 11 (IANS) In great news for environmentalists and nature lovers, the population of the endangered Gangetic river dolphin has grown to 223 from about 175 last year at ... Read more...

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Bihar Police still clueless about 15 abducted by Maoists


November 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 4 (IANS) Four days after armed Maoists abducted 15 people, including 12 labourers, in Bihar's Jamui district, police are still in dark about their whereabouts ... Read more...

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Quake death toll six in Bihar, officials say


September 19th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) At least six people, including a girl child, were killed and dozens injured in Bihar in the 6.8 magnitude earthquake that shook large parts of northern ... 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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Lalu, Jagannath Mishra to be charged in fodder scam


August 29th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) A Bihar court Monday fixed Sep 21 as the date for framing charges against former chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra, among the 11 accused ... Read more...

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CPI-ML’s anti-corruption strike affects passengers


August 27th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 27 (IANS) Train services were hit in Bihar Saturday affecting several passengers during a strike called by the youth wings of the Communist Party of India-Marxist Leninist (CPI-ML) ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Pleas of Lalu, Jagannath Mishra rejected


August 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 18 (IANS) A Bihar court Thursday dismissed the discharge petitions filed by former Bihar chief ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra, among 11 accused, in a ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in parched Bihar


June 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 18 (IANS) The wait for rains in drought-hit Bihar is finally over. With rains lashing Patna and several other areas, the weather office said Saturday that the state ... Read more...

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New Delhi politicos to feast on Bihar fruits


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 3 (IANS) The who's who of the political circles in Delhi, including the president, will feast on summer fruits from Bihar orchards. The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government ... Read more...

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Agra tourism industry looks forward to Air India connection


May 30th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 30 (IANS) The tourism industry in the Taj city is upbeat at the prospect of Air India introducing connecting flights to and from Agra, saying it will mean ... Read more...

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Cyclonic storm kills nine people in Bihar


May 21st, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) A powerful cyclonic storm with high velocity winds and heavy rain hit Bihar Saturday, killing at least nine people, destroying property worth crores of rupees and ... Read more...

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Bihar town erupts into protests over power shortage


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Hundreds of people took to the streets, blockaded roads and attacked government offices in Bihar's Saharsa town Saturday, the fifth day of a shutdown to ... Read more...

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Violent protests against Bihar power cuts


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 21 (IANS) Coupled with the rising mercury and water scarcity, the people's anger against long power cuts in Bihar turned volatile in many parts of the state ... Read more...

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Kolkata girl raped in Patna


April 14th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 14 (IANS) A woman in her early 20s who had eloped from Kolkata with her boyfriend was raped and dumped on a roadside here, police said Thursday.Residents ... Read more...

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Protest against acute power shortage continues in Bihar


March 27th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 27 (IANS) The protest against acute power shortages continued in Bihar Sunday for the third consecutive day with angry people blocking roads, ransacking electricity board offices and ... Read more...

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Bihar reels under power outages, summer heat (Lead)


March 26th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 26 (IANS) Acute power shortage coupled with a soaring mercury has sparked protests in many parts of Bihar with some hot-headed protesters Saturday blocking roads, ransacking electricity ... Read more...

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