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JD-U workers protest black market in fertilizer


September 21st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United activists Friday ransacked the party's state headquarters here protesting against rampant black market in fertilizers.Police said the slogan-shouting JD-U workers ... Read more...

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AAI relaxes deadline for Patna airport till Oct 31


September 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) In a big relief to the Bihar government, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has allowed operations of large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing ... Read more...

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Bihar leaders demand Bharat Ratna for Verghese Kurien


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) Bihar's politicians across the spectrum Tuesday demanded the country's highest civilian honour - the Bharat Ratna - for the late Verghese Kurien, who brought about ... Read more...

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Uddhav again demands permit system for Bihari migrants


September 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday reiterated the party's old demand of a "permit system" to check influx of migrants from Bihar and other ... Read more...

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Bihar to celeberate Dolphin Day


September 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) After initiating steps to conserve the Gangetic river dolphin, Bihar will celebrate Oct 5 as Dolphin Day to create awareness to save the endangered species that ... Read more...

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Bihar to confiscate property of criminals


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) The Bihar government has initiated the process to confiscate the properties of criminals, police said Sunday.A police officer said that property of Ritlal Yadav, a notious ... 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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Police acting only against Muslims, Yadavs: RJD


August 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) The RJD Tuesday accused the Bihar government of confiscating the property of only Muslims and Yadavs charged with crime.The allegation was made by RJD leader Abdul ... 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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Over 7.57 million homes in Bihar lack toilets


August 27th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 27 (IANS) Millions of poor families in Bihar are still living without toilets as the state government has failed to provide the facility at their homes, an official ... Read more...

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Bihar not to deposit funds in 21 banks


August 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bihar government will not deposit funds in 21 nationalized and private banks for their failure to provide credit to priority sectors like agriculture, ... Read more...

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Large aircraft allowed from Patna till Aug 31


August 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) Large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 have been allowed to operate from Patna airport till Aug 31, officials said Sunday.The the Airports Authority ... Read more...

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Bihar clears Ganga Expressway Project


August 8th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) The Bihar government has approved the much awaited Ganga Expressway project along the banks of the Ganga in Patna modelled on Mumbai's Marine Drive."The cabinet late ... Read more...

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No large aircraft from Patna from Aug 16


August 5th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, August 5 (IANS) Large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 will not operate from Patna airport from Aug 16 after the runway length was re-notified, officials said Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Aamir asks Nitish Kumar to popularise generic medicines


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan has urged Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to make available generic medicines in the state widely.Aamir had first highlighted the issue ... Read more...

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Conjoined twins’ family undecided on surgery


July 31st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 31 (IANS) The family of 16-year-old conjoined twins in Bihar will take the final decision on surgically separating them after the girls are examined at the All India ... Read more...

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Bring conjoined sisters from Bihar to Delhi: SC (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Bihar government to make arrangements for bringing teenage conjoined twins Saba and Farah to Delhi by an air ambulance ... Read more...

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Bring conjoined sisters from Bihar to Delhi: SC


July 30th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the Bihar government to make arrangements for bringing teenage conjoined twins Saba and Farah to Delhi by an air ambulance ... Read more...

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President to launch Bihar agriculture map


July 26th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will launch a road map on agriculture prepared by the Bihar government, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Thursday.Nitish Kumar said he had ... Read more...

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Panel to examine chances of separating conjoined twins


July 20th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The union government Friday told the Supreme Court that it has set up a panel of three doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating the ... Read more...

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NHRC asks Bihar for report on students’ thrashing


July 19th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Bihar government following a report that two school children were beaten till they fainted ... Read more...

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MSF battles kala azar in Bihar


July 17th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), which provides medical humanitarian aid worldwide, is waging a war against kala azar in Bihar.Hundreds have benefited since MSF started its project ... Read more...

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SC pushes for surgical separation of conjoined sisters (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the union health ministry to set up a panel of doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating 16-year-old conjoined ... Read more...

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SC admits plea against acquittal in Bihar massacre (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a Bihar government plea challenging the acquittal of 23 accused in the massacre of 20 Dalits by the Ranvir Sena ... Read more...

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(HOLD) SC admits plea challenging acquital of Bathani Tola accused


July 16th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday admitted a Bihar government plea challenging the acquittal of 23 accused in the infamous Bathani Tola massacre of Dalits by the ... Read more...

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Two drug peddlers held in Delhi


July 15th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Two people, including a health sector activist from Bihar, were arrested here and 10 kg of charas worth Rs.10 lakh recovered, police said Sunday."Ram ... Read more...

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Centre backs Bihar’s running of MPLADS schemes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The central government Friday told the Supreme Court that the procedure adopted by Bihar for implementing the MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Second Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who had challenged his conviction and life imprisonment in the murder ... Read more...

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SC upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Apex court upholds life for former MP Anand Mohan


July 10th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rejected the appeal of former Lok Sabha member Anand Mohan who was convicted and awarded life sentence in the murder of ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks Aamir’s help to popularise generic medicines


July 8th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Impressed by Aamir Khan's advocacy of generic drugs, Bihar has sought the Bollywood star's help to create awareness and popularise the medicines among the people ... Read more...

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Bihar seeks bail cancellation of 101 criminals


July 6th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 6 (IANS) In a bid to check increasing crime, the Bihar government has sought cancellation of bail to 101 criminals, including politicians and gangsters convicted for murder, kidnapping, ... Read more...

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Disabled student made false claim, IIT-D tells court (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi (IIT-D) Monday informed the Delhi High Court that before denying admission to a disabled student, its medical board found his ... Read more...

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Children’s deaths: Bihar families yet to get compensation


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Families of hundreds of children who died of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in Bihar are yet to be paid compensation announced by the state government last ... Read more...

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Ready to assist encephalitis-hit Bihar: WHO


June 29th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The World Health Organisation Friday said it was ready to provide all assistance to encephalitis-hit Bihar.Talking to reporters here, WHO India representative Nata Menabde said ... Read more...

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