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Bihar celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 26 (IANS) Ignoring Maoist threats, hundreds of thousands across Bihar celebrated India's 63rd Republic Day Thursday.Governor Devanand Kunwar hoisted the tricolour at an impressive march past here.The governor ... Read more...

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Opposition attacks Nitish over police firing deaths


June 6th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 6 (IANS) The opposition parties in Bihar were Monday up in arms against Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, holding him responsible for last week's police firing in Araria district ... Read more...

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Bihar celebrates 62nd Republic Day


January 26th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 26 (IANS) Bihar celebrated the 62nd Republic Day Wednesday, with Governor Devanand Konwar hoisting the national flag here at an event also attended by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.After unfurling the ... Read more...

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Nivedhaa: New Comer In Tamil Film Industry Bags Two Projects


January 21st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 21, 2011 (Sampurn Wire): Tollywood is surely brimming with new talent these days. The latest to join the Tamil film industry is a young and happening girl called Nivedhaa. This girl ... Read more...

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Nitish, Modi sworn in as Bihar’s CM, Deputy CM


November 26th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov.26 (ANI): Nitish Kumar and Sushil Kumar Modi were sworn in as Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar for a consecutive second term on Friday.Besides Kumar and ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar sworn in


November 26th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 26 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar was Friday sworn in as chief minister for a second consecutive term at the historic Gandhi Maidan here. The oath of office ... Read more...

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Kumar, Modi to be sworn-in as Bihar CM, Deputy CM on Friday


November 25th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Nov.25 (ANI): Nitish Kumar and Sushil Kumar Modi will begin their second consecutive terms as chief minister and deputy chief minister of Bihar on Friday after being unanimously elected leaders ... Read more...

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Bihar honours Super 30 founder with top award


November 10th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 10 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar's free coaching centre Super 30 that has helped many to enter the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), was conferred Wednesday the state's highest ... Read more...

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Bihar poll exercise set to begin on Monday


September 26th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 26 (ANI): The Bihar Assembly poll exercise will be set in motion on Monday.Governor Devanand Konwar will issue the notification for the first phase of Assembly polls.The six-phase poll ... Read more...

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Congress demands dismissal of Nitish Kumar government


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 23 (IANS) Congress legislators in Bihar Friday met Governor Devanand Konwar and handed over a memorandum demanding the immediate dismissal of the Nitish Kumar government over alleged irregularities of ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar must go: Bihar opposition (Lead)


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) The opposition in Bihar Thursday stuck to its demand for the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his alleged involvement in a Rs.11,412 crore scam, a ... Read more...

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Congress demands Nitish Kumar’s resignation over scam


July 17th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Congress party workers in Bihar staged a sit-in here Saturday demanding the resignation of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after the Patna High Court ordered a Central Bureau ... Read more...

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Queen’s Baton reaches Patna


July 14th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 14 (IANS) The Queen's Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games arrived in this Bihar capital Wednesday amid festivities and euphoria among people, particularly schoolchildren and sportspersons. "It was welcomed by ... Read more...

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Budget session begins on stormy note in Bihar


February 22nd, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) The month-long budget session of the Bihar assembly began here Monday on a stormy note with opposition members raising slogans against the government on several issues. Opposition Rashtriya Janata ... Read more...

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Bihar ignores Maoist threats to celebrate R-Day


January 26th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 26 (IANS) Maoist and terrorist threats didn't deter people in Bihar from celebrating India's 61st Republic Day as Governor Devanand Kunwar hoisted the tricolour amid tight security at an impressive ... Read more...

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M.K. Narayanan sworn in West Bengal governor


January 24th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Former National Security Advisor M.K. Narayanan was Sunday sworn in as governor of West Bengal in a brief ceremony at the Raj Bhavan here. Narayanan replaces Bihar's Governor Devanand ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates Netaji’s birth anniversary


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Hundreds of people made a beeline for Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's ancestral house at Elgin Road in the southern part of the city to celebrate the 113th birth ... Read more...

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Who’s who of Indian politics visit Jyoti Basu


January 7th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Many political luminaries, among them Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, winged their way to Kolkata Thursday to look up ailing Marxist veteran Jyoti Basu, in a critical condition ... Read more...

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New chief justice for Calcutta high court


December 24th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 24 (IANS) Justice Mohit Shantilal Shah Thursday took over as the new Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court. West Bengal Governor Devanand Konwar administered the oath of office to Justice Shah, ... Read more...

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Konwar sworn-in as Bengal governor on additional charge


December 14th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Bihar Governor Devanand Konwar took over the additional charge as governor of West Bengal with effect from Monday, an official said. Konwar would be in-charge as the governor of ... Read more...

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LJP workers clashes with police over stripping case


July 27th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, July 27(ANI): Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) activists clashed with police, following a baton charge at a party rally here on Monday. Former Union Minister and LJP President RamVilas Paswan had joined the ... Read more...

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Jacko’s Bangalore fans participate in musical night in tribute


July 26th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, July 26 (ANI): The death of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, has created a big void in the music world, and his fans in India offered a musical tribute ... Read more...

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Genes linked to Chemoresistance identified


July 21st, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A team of researchers led by Indian origin scientist from Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Centre has identified two new genes that might contribute to chemotherapy resistance in ... Read more...

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Staring at drought again, farmers seek ‘mercy killing’


June 28th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 28 (IANS) Hit by drought for the fourth successive year and fed up of the government's apathy to their woes, thousands of farmers of Chhattarpur block in Jharkhand's Palamau ... Read more...

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H R Bharadwaj and Devanand Konwar new Governors


June 24th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi June 24 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil appointed the new Governors to Karnataka, Bihar, and Madhya Pradesh.According to a communiqué issued by the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Devanand Konwar will be the ... Read more...

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Polling agents caught on camera casting votes in Andhra


April 25th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) Polling agents in two election booths in Andhra Pradesh's Prakasam district were caught on camera while casting votes with the voters. A polling official was also seen advising ... Read more...

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Casino operator, legislator assaulted panchayat member: civic group


February 8th, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 7 (IANS) Condemning the attack on an elected panchayat member, a civil society group Saturday accused a local Congress legislator of colluding with a casino operator before carrying out the ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for passengers as train catches fire


September 24th, 2008 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 24 (IANS) Passengers of the Secunderabad-Tirupati Padmavati Express had a narrow escape as a fire broke out in one of the coaches in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh early Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Dalit man killed after being forced to drink acid


July 26th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) A poor landless Dalit man died after he was forced to drink acid for his refusal to work in the field of a powerful upper caste land owner ... Read more...

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