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Bihar boat capsize toll rises to 21


September 11th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) With 10 more bodies, mostly of children and women, recovered Tuesday, the toll in a boat capsize in Bihar's Bhojpur district has risen to 21, police ... Read more...

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Eleven killed, over 25 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 11 people, mostly children and women, drowned and over 25 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Six killed, 20 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar


September 10th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) At least six people, including two children and two women, drowned and nearly 20 people were missing after an overcrowded boat capsized in the Sone river ... Read more...

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Another arrest in Ranvir Sena chief murder case


August 31st, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Prince Pandey, an accused in the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh, was arrested near Ranchi, capital of Jharkhand, police said Friday.Prince Pandey was believed to ... Read more...

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Chargesheet filed over Ranvir Sena chief murder


August 28th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) Police in Bihar have filed a chargesheet against six people for the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh.The chargesheet was filed in a court in ... Read more...

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Bihar officials asked to explain Dalit hostel attack


July 25th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna July 25 (IANS) Country's apex panel for the Scheduled Castes has summoned top administrative and police officials of Bihar to explain inaction during arson and vandalism at a Dalit ... Read more...

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Bihar to provide sanitary napkins at nominal price


July 12th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) Bihar will provide sanitary napkins at a nominal cost in rural areas of its 10 districts to raise awareness about menstrual health and hygiene among the ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 4 more in Bihar, toll mounts to 147


June 15th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 15 (IANS) Four more children succumbed to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) Friday in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the death toll to 147 in the state in the last ... Read more...

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Seven held in Ranvir Sena chief killing case (Lead)


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 4 (IANS) Seven people were arrested in Bihar's Bhojpur district Monday in connection with the June 1 killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police said.A special ... Read more...

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Gift of ancestral village soil awaits Trinidad PM


January 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 9 (IANS) Excited residents of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's ancestral village in Bihar have decided to gift her a chunk of its soil and ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM to visit ancestral Bihar village


December 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 30 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, whose ancestors migrated from Bihar to the Caribbean islands in the 19th century, will visit the state's Bhelupur ... Read more...

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Advani’s rath damaged on bridge


October 12th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani's modified bus, being used as a rath for his cross-country Jan Chetna Yatra, was damaged Wednesday after it got ... Read more...

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Flood situation grim in Bihar


September 27th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) The flood situation in Bihar remained grim Tuesday with the Lakhandei river breaching its embankment at three places, affecting thousands, officials said.Lakhandei, swelled by the ... Read more...

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Flood situation worsens in Bihar


September 26th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) The flood situation in Bihar worsened Monday with hundreds of villages inundated and thousands marooned after heavy donwpour pushed up the levels of the Ganges and ... 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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Farmers protest shortage of urea in Bihar


September 13th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 13 (IANS) Hundreds of angry and worried farmers in parts of Bihar took to the streets Tuesday to protest shortage of fertilizers, particularly urea, in the market that ... 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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Nitish Kumar gives month’s salary for green Bihar drive


September 3rd, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar donated a month's salary to a green Bihar campaign he flagged off Saturday.Giving the green signal to the Harit Bihar Abhiyan Rath ... Read more...

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Spurious liquor kills four in Bihar, three held (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two hospitalised after consuming spurious liquor in Bihar's Bhojpur district, police said Monday. Three people have been arrested."Four people ... Read more...

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Spurious liquor kills three in Bihar


July 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) At least three people were killed and two hospitalised after consuming spurious liquor in Bihar's Bhojpur district, police said Monday."Three people died late Sunday night and ... Read more...

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Hundreds protest power cuts in Bihar


April 15th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 15 (IANS) Long power cuts due an an acute power shortage, coupled with the soaring mercury, have sparked protests in many parts of Bihar with angry people ... Read more...

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Roadways bus looted in Ghaziabad


March 28th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 28 (IANS) A gang of five armed men looted a Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus in Ghaziabad district Sunday night, injuring the conductor and two passengers who resisted the ... Read more...

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Eunuchs castrate man after argument


December 28th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 28 (IANS) A man who played the dholak with a group of eunuchs was castrated by them following an argument in Modi Nagar area of Ghaziabad, police said Tuesday."Rohit, originally ... Read more...

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Nitish Govt. in Bihar to scrap fund allocation for MLAs, MLCs


December 10th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 10 (ANI): The Nitish Kumar Government has decided to scrap the existing allocation of funds for Local Area Development (LAD) scheme for Bihar MLAs and MLCs in an attempt ... Read more...

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Contaminated water in Bihar district causing physical deformities in children


May 23rd, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay KumarBhojpur (Bihar), May 23 (ANI): Even as many people in the country are having a tough time to get a proper water supply this summer, many children in various parts ... Read more...

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Bihar wants ICMR to probe congenital blindness


May 8th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 8 (IANS) Twentyeight cases of congenital blindness have been reported in a span of few months in Bihar's Bhojpur district, prompting the state government to approach the New Delhi-based Indian ... Read more...

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Bihar to buy 200 MW electricity


April 8th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 8 (IANS) Power-starved Bihar will buy 200 MW of electricity from the open market to meet demands in the summer season, an official Thursday said. The Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB) ... Read more...

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Vice president in Madhya Pradesh on two-day visit


February 11th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 11 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived here Thursday morning on a two-day state visit. He will inspect an Anganwadi (child development centre) in Bagroda village near Bhojpur in neighbouring Raisen ... Read more...

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Vice President Hamid Ansari on two-day Madhya Pradesh visit


February 11th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb 11 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari arrived in Bhopal on Thursday morning on a two-day visit of the state.The Vice President is expected to interact with the children after ... Read more...

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18 kids born blind in three months in Bihar district


January 7th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) As many as 18 children were born blind in the last three months in Bihar's Bhojpur district, an eye specialist said Thursday. Local and outside doctors have ... Read more...

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No trace of kidnapped Patna schoolboy


September 16th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) An upper caste body in Bihar Wednesday threatened to launch protests against the Nitish Kumar government's failure to recover a Class 1 student who was kidnapped here at ... Read more...

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Bihar court issues warrant against Bal Thackeray


September 5th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bhojpur (Bihar), Sep 5 (ANI): A Sub divisional magistrate in Bhojpur in Bihar has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant (NBW) against Shiv Sena chief Balasaheb Thackeray on Friday for his alleged uncharitable ... Read more...

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Bihar teenager goes missing


August 28th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) A 14-year-old boy, who last Wednesday failed to return to his home in this Bihar capital, is suspected by his family members to have been kidnapped for ransom. ... Read more...

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26 Bihar districts declared drought-hit (Lead)


August 10th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 10 (IANS) Twenty six of Bihar's 38 districts were declared drought-hit Monday in view of scanty rainfall that has badly hit transplanting of paddy seedlings and affected millions of farmers, ... Read more...

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Bihar Govt. declares 26 districts as drought-hit


August 10th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug 10 (ANI): The Bihar Government has declared 26 districts in the State as drought-hit.The decision was taken at the cabinet meeting today. It was also decided to suspend ... Read more...

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