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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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Delhi Police get custody of two terror suspects


July 9th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A court here Monday remanded to 10 days Delhi Police custody two suspected operatives of Indian Mujahideen terror group for their alleged involvement in reviving ... 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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Junior doctors end 14-day strike in Bihar


June 28th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 27 (IANS) Junior doctors of Bihar's premier medical institution - the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) - ended their 14-day long strike Wednesday after the state government ... Read more...

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Terror suspects to be brought from Bangalore to Delhi


June 25th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday ordered two suspected operatives of Indian Mujahideen terror group lodged in Bangalore jail to be presented before it in a case ... Read more...

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Tendulkar fourth cricketer now in parliament


June 4th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar, who took oath as a Rajya Sabha member Monday, is the fourth international cricketer now in the Indian parliament.But unlike him, the ... 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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India Mujahideen terrorist arrested from UP


May 14th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist was arrested Monday in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur for motivating youths to become members of the outlawed terror group, Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Terror suspect’s arrest violated law: Nitish Kumar to Gowda


May 13th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna May 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has written to his Karnataka counterpart D.V. Sadanand Gowda protesting against the state police arresting an alleged member of the banned Indian ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen targeting Darbhanga for recruits?


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) It may be a coincidence. But 12 of the 13 people arrested recently for links with terrorist outfit Indian Mujahideen (IM) are from Darbhanga in ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen suspect arrested in Delhi (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist was arrested from east Delhi and one kg explosives and a detonator seized from him, police said Wednesday.Assadullah Rehman alias ... Read more...

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Better coordination was possible in Mumbai terror probe: Chidambaram


January 31st, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday admitted there could have been better coordination between the Delhi Police and Maharashtra Police in the July 2011 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Agencies lack coordination in terror probes: Government


January 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A day after slamming the Mumbai police for allegedly botch up the July 2011 serial blasts probe, the central government Tuesday lauded Maharashtra's anti-terror force ... Read more...

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Mumbai police claim cracking 13/7 blasts; centre baffled (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Hours after the Mumbai police claimed to have arrested two key suspects in the July 13, 2011 serial blasts that killed 27 people, the union ... Read more...

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13/7 Mumbai blasts case cracked, three suspects held (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Two suspects have been arrested here for the July 13, 2011, serial blasts that killed 27 people and the custody of another suspect, held in a ... Read more...

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Nitish orders inquiry into fake school admission


January 13th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday ordered an inquiry into incidents of fake admissions in schools for availing benefits such as free uniform, cycle, mid-day meal ... Read more...

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Six new trains sought for Jharkhand


January 10th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 10 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has sought six new trains for the state in the new rail budget and asked for increase in the frequencies of ... Read more...

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Rs.15 lakh reward for clues about IM mastermind


December 1st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) After busting what they termed a major module of the homegrown Indian Mujahideen terror outfit with the arrest of six of its activists, including a ... Read more...

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Six Indian Mujahideen suspects held for terror attacks


November 30th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday claimed to have busted a major module of the homegrown Indian Mujahideen terror outfit by arresting six of its suspected activists, ... Read more...

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Families refuse polio drops in Bihar


September 21st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) At a time when Bihar is on the verge of eradicating polio, more than 400 families here refused to immunise their children against the disease, saying ... 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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Bihar reported no polio case in last one year


September 12th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 12 (IANS) From recording the second highest number of polio cases in the country in 2009, Bihar has not reported even a single case of the disease in ... 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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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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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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Over 15.67 crore released for saving manuscripts


July 19th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Over Rs.15.67 crore have been released this year for upgradation and maintenance of rare manuscripts at 98 resource and conservation centres across the country, the ... Read more...

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29 child labourers rescued from Delhi


July 15th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Twentynine child labourers, forced to work in inhuman conditions for around 15 hours daily, were rescued by a team of Delhi Police along with labour ... Read more...

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Mumbai-bound train derails, four trains cancelled


June 11th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) Six coaches of a Mumbai-bound express train derailed in Maharashtra's Thane district on the Nashik-Mumbai route early Saturday, a central railway spokesperson said. There were no ... Read more...

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IT executive arrested for abetting wife’s suicide


June 6th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) A manager with a global software major was arrested here for abetting suicide of his wife by harassing her for dowry, a senior police officer said ... Read more...

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Three held for murdering old man, looting his house


May 7th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Three people, including the driver and a juvenile servant of an 87-year-old retired government employee, have been arrested for murdering him and looting cash ... Read more...

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56 percent turnout in fourth phase of Bihar panchayat polls (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 30 (IANS) Ignoring a boycott call of Maoists, nearly 56 percent voters cast their ballots Saturday in the fourth round of Bihar's 10-phase panchayat polls which were by ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari releases Dr. Vatsyayan’s book ‘The Darbhanga Gita-Govinda’


April 20th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari released the book entitled 'The Darbhanga Gita-Govinda' written by noted writer and Rajya Sabha Member Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan here on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Girls still bearing the brunt of patriarchy?


March 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Priyanka KumariDarbhanga (Bihar), Mar 21 (ANI): Living in one of the larger towns of Bihar, change in the world outside does not become immediately apparent, especially if it is to ... Read more...

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Not just poverty, corporate callousness drives children to labour


March 15th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) His hair neatly combed, T-shirt tucked into his trousers, Sunil, all of 12, sits on a bench outside a children's home here and recounts the ... Read more...

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25 child labourers rescued in Delhi


March 9th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) At least 25 child labourers were rescued from shoe-making and embroidery units in the capital, an NGO statement said Wednesday.The children, all in the age ... Read more...

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