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Teenaged girl helps nab traffickers on tip from TV serial


August 31st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) A teenaged girl saved herself and another girl from the clutches of human traffickers in the Bihar capital after she sensed trouble, thanks to scenes she ... Read more...

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Sons, daughters-in-law arrested for parading widowed mother half naked


August 24th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) Police arrested five people, including two sons and daughters-in-law of a middle-aged Dalit widow who was publicly beaten and paraded half naked in a village in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Bihar youth’s death: Friends to seek justice


August 9th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) After family, now friends of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who died in mysterious circumstances in Kerala, wish to seek justice for him.Mann, from Bihar's Gaya district, ... Read more...

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CBI asked to probe Bihar youth’s death in Kerala


August 7th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 7 (IANS) The family of 34-year-old Satnam Singh Mann, who died in mysterious circumstances in Kerala, want a CBI probe into his death.Mann, from Bihar's Gaya district, was ... Read more...

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Two killed in Bihar for practicing witchcraft


July 6th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 6 (IANS) Two people were beaten to death allegedly for practicing witchcraft in a village in Bihar's Gaya district, police said Friday.Permeshwar Manjhi and Sultan Manjhi, residents of ... Read more...

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Maoists kill CRPF man, injure six in Bihar


June 10th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 10 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force personnel was killed and six others seriously injured Sunday in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists in a forested area in ... Read more...

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Dalit woman killed in Bihar for practising witchcraft


May 24th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 24 (IANS) A 58-year-old Dalit woman was Thursday killed by her neighbour in Bihar's Gaya district, around 100 km from state capital Patna, for allegedly practicing witchcraft, police said.According ... Read more...

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Bihar dismisses five police officials for corruption


February 10th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 10 (IANS) Five police officials in Bihar's Gaya district have been dismissed from service for corruption, officials said Friday.Magadh range Deputy Inspector General of Police N.H. ... Read more...

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Hindu temple comes up in Bihar - with Muslim help


February 5th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 5 (IANS) In a shining example of communal harmony in India, Muslims have helped build a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Durga in Bihar's Gaya district, not ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 3 kids in Bihar, toll at 92


December 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Suspected Japanese encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed three more lives since Wednesday, taking the toll to 92 children in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Two more kids die of encephalitis in Bihar, toll 85


November 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 17 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, which causes irritation and swelling of the brain, has claimed the lives of 85 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last two-and-a-half months, ... Read more...

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Japanese encephalitis kills 68 kids in Gaya


October 17th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) With six more deaths, Japanese encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed 68 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last 50 days, an official said Monday.Six ... Read more...

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Encephalitis kills 8 more kids in Bihar


October 13th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) Japanese encephalitis (JE) has claimed the lives of eight more children in the last five days in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the ... Read more...

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Bihar: Suspected brain disease kills 54 children


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, has killed three more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll due to the disease to 54, an official ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills 51 kids in Bihar


October 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain fever, has killed 51 children in Bihar's Gaya district in the last seven weeks, with three more kids succumbing to the disease ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills five children


September 20th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, killed five more children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the state due to the disease to 30, ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills five in Bihar


September 10th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Suspected encephalitis, a brain infection, killed five children in Bihar's Gaya district, taking the death toll in the state due to the disease to 16, an ... Read more...

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Suspected brain disease kills nine kids in Bihar


September 6th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) Nine children have died of suspected encephalitis, an acute brain infection, in Bihar's Gaya district during the last two weeks, a health official said ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct three villagers ahead of I-Day


August 14th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 14 (IANS) Nearly 50 armed Maoists stormed a village in Bihar's Gaya district and abducted three residents Sunday, a day ahead of Independence Day, police said."Maoist guerrillas abducted ... Read more...

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Maoists torch two trucks in Bihar


June 17th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 17 (IANS) Maoists torched two trucks early Friday in Bihar's Gaya district during a 24-hour shutdown called by them to protest the arrest of one of their top ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up school building in Bihar


March 27th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Barachatti (Bihar), Mar.27 (ANI): A group of around 50 Maoists belonging to the Bhakpa group blew up a school building in the Maoist infested Barachatti block of the Gaya District in Bihar ... Read more...

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Maoists attack legislator’s house, blast another’s in Bihar


March 17th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) Maoists attacked and ransacked a ruling Janata Dal (United)legislator's ancestral home and blasted another's house in Bihar's Gaya district, police said Thursday.Dozens of armed Maoists attacked ... Read more...

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Maoists blast school building in Bihar’s Gaya District


March 16th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya, Mar 16 (ANI): Armed Maoists blew up a state-run school building and a control room of a mobile tower at two different places in Bihar's Gaya District last night.According to ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up school, mobile phone tower in Bihar


March 16th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 16 (IANS) Maoists blasted a state-run school and a mobile phone tower in Bihar's Gaya district early Wednesday, police said.Armed guerrillas surrounded and blew up the school building ... Read more...

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Maoists destroy mobile tower in Bihar’s Gaya District


March 15th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Gaya, Mar 15 (ANI): Armed Maoists destroyed two mobile towers and burnt a generator room near the Dumaria police station in Bihar's Gaya District late last night.According to sources, over 50 ultras ... Read more...

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Maoists torch vehicles, blast mobile tower in Bihar


March 15th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 15 (IANS) Protesting the killing of their two supporters in alleged fake police shootouts, Maoists Tuesday enforced a 24-hour strike, setting ablaze 10 vehicles and blasting two mobile ... Read more...

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Taps gone dry, Bihar braces for parched summer


March 10th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 10 (IANS) For Maheshwar Singh and Mohammed Fazal in Bihar's Gaya district, it's going to be a long and dry summer. They have asked their families not to ... Read more...

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Japanese weds Islamic style in Bihar


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 2 (IANS) This was a wedding with a difference! A Japanese woman married a Muslim man in a village in Bihar's Gaya district in Islamic style.A nikah was ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up school in Bihar


February 15th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 15 (IANS) Suspected Maoists blew up a state-run school in Bihar's Gaya district at night, leaving it badly damaged, police said Tuesday.According to police, Maoist guerrillas late Monday surrounded and ... Read more...

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CRPF trooper killed in gunfight with Maoists


January 17th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was killed and another seriously injured in a gunfight with Maoists in Bihar's Gaya district Monday, police said.The shoot-out took place ... Read more...

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Fear of abductions haunts Bihar again


December 29th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 29 (IANS) With incidents of kidnapping rising during the last one month, the fear of abductions has once again come to haunt Bihar.Three people, including a 15-year-old school boy, were ... Read more...

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Bihar’s marchers for land reforms now in Patna


December 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 28 (IANS) After passing through many villages and small towns, hundreds of poor and marginalised landless men and women who began a "land march" earlier this month arrived here ... Read more...

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West Bengal police arrest two Maoists in West Midnapore


December 25th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
West Midnapore, Dec 25 (ANI): West Bengal Police took into its custody two Maoist leaders in West Midnapore district on Friday, and recovered a huge cache of directional landmines as well as ... Read more...

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Bihar’s landless march for land reforms


December 24th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) Ignoring the freezing winter winds and away from whatever warmth their thatched huts provide, hundreds of poor and marginalised men and women in Bihar are ... Read more...

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Six Maoists arrested in Bihar


December 8th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 8 (IANS) Six suspected Maoist guerrillas were Wednesday arrested in Bihar's Gaya district, police said.The rebels were arrested from a village under Barachatti police station in Gaya, about 100 km ... Read more...

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