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We will support Congress choice for president: Lalu Prasad


June 14th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 14 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Thursday said his party would support the Congress party's choice of presidential candidate and slammed political parties for "making ... Read more...

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A red carpet premiere for TV’s ‘Madhubala’


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The launch of forthcoming show "Madhubala... Ek Ishq, Ek Junoon" here was nothing less than a glamorous red carpet Bollywood premiere. And why not -- the ... Read more...

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Bihar pledges to preserve Orwell’s birthplace - again


April 24th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 24 (IANS) Big brother should have been watching out for it. But legendary British author George Orwell's birthplace in Bihar's Motihari town has been lying neglected for decades ... Read more...

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Nitish shown black flags by parateachers


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Protesting against non-payment of their salaries for nearly 11 months, hundreds of parateachers showed black flags to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday and shouted slogans ... Read more...

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Will get money, channel officials in touch: KBC winner


December 13th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) KBC winner Sushil Kumar Tuesday denied reports that he had complained about not getting his Rs.5 crore prize money, saying Sony officials were constantly ... Read more...

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Six children burnt to death in Bihar


November 24th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Six children were among eight members of a family that was burnt to death when their house caught fire in Bihar's Motihari district, police said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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I’m a four-day Shah Rukh Khan: Sushil Kumar


November 11th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, the winner of Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", is taking instant fame and overnight celebrity status with a pinch of salt ... Read more...

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Less than 40 teachers in Bihar’s six engineering colleges


November 8th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) Bihar's six government-run engineering colleges have fewer than 40 teachers, including principals, to cater to over 4,000 students, triggering resentment among them and forcing thousands of ... Read more...

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Small town India makes it big - via reality TV


November 3rd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Blurring the lines between reel and real, Sushil Kumar lived a billion dreams when he went from being a computer operator earning Rs.6,000 a ... Read more...

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Life is beautiful, finds KBC winner’s family


November 1st, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 1 (IANS) Neighbours have suddenly become courteous, shopkeepers are eager to help and long-forgotten friends have started calling again -- the family members of Sushil Kumar, the ... Read more...

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WHO experts investigate Bihar’s mystery disease


June 24th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 24 (IANS) Health experts, including a team of the World Health Organisation (WHO), are visiting villages in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district to investigate the cause of mystery disease that ... Read more...

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Bihar’s mystery disease identified as toll rises to 41


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 23 (IANS) The mystery disease that has rocked Bihar and killed six more children by Thursday morning, has at last been identified. It is encephalitis, an official ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills three more in Bihar (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Three more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the toll to 35, officials said Wednesday.Two children died after contracting high fever followed ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills two more in Bihar


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 22 (IANS) Two more children have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar, taking the toll to 34 in the state, officials said Wednesday.The children died after reporting ... Read more...

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Karachi link to fake Indian currency in Nepal


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 7 (IANS) The Pakistani city of Karachi continues to grow as the base of faceless groups seeking to fund terror attacks and destabilise economies by exploiting weak links ... Read more...

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Teacher claims house where George Orwell was born


April 2nd, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 2 (IANS) Legendary British author George Orwell was born in this nondescript house in Bihar's Motihari town. The state government four months ago declared it a protected site, ... Read more...

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I was not arrested in India, claims UNLF head


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 3 (IANS) Chairman of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) Rajkumar Meghen of Manipur Friday claimed he was not arrested in India but was handed over to Indian ... Read more...

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My father’ll fight for free Manipur till death: rebel leader’s son


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 2 (IANS) One of India's most wanted separatist leaders Rajkumar Meghen, chairman of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF), would continue to fight for independence of the northeastern state ... Read more...

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Manipuri separatist leader Meghen nabbed in Bihar


December 1st, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 1 (IANS) One of India's most wanted separatist leaders, Rajkumar Meghen, chief of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) in Manipur, has been arrested, police said Wednesday.Sleuths of the ... Read more...

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Poll panel should organise debates between leaders: Advani


October 29th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 29 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday suggested the Election Commission organise public debates between leaders of various political parties on key issues during the ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar will return to power: Advani


October 25th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Monday said Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will emerge victorious in the ongoing assembly elections in the state."Nitish Kumar will ... Read more...

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Central assistance to Bihar not a special favour: Advani


October 19th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Motihari/Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Oct. 19 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K.Advani on Tuesday said neither Prime Minister Manmohan Singh nor UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi should project central assistance for Bihar ... Read more...

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Advani to address three public meetings in Bihar


October 19th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 19 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani will address three public meetings in constituencies that go to polls in Bihar on October 24.Advani would ... Read more...

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Bihar failed to spend funds for growth, says Sonia Gandhi


October 18th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 18 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on the Bihar government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday said the state failed to spend crores of rupees given by the central government ... Read more...

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Campaign picks up for Bihar polls


October 16th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 16 (IANS) Campaigning for the Bihar assembly elections has finally picked up with senior political leaders, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP leader Arun Jaitley, set to address ... Read more...

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After Rahul, PM and Sonia to campaign in Bihar


October 15th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) After Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi will campaign in Bihar for the first of the six-phase assembly polls, party leaders said ... Read more...

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Incessant rains continue to cause havoc across Punjab


August 29th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Sarabjeet/Ajay KumarFerozpur/Motihari (Bihar), Aug 29 (ANI): Incessant rains complicated the flood situation in Punjab further, leaving several people homeless and acres of cropland destroyed.With the River Satluj flowing above the danger ... Read more...

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FM radio stations in Bihar to counter Nepal’s FM


August 28th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) To counter the increasing popularity of Nepal's FM radio services in Bihar villages, three FM radio relay centres will be set up in districts along the Indo-Nepal border ... Read more...

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It’s Janata Dal ‘disunited’ in Bihar (Lead)


July 27th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) Assembly elections may be barely months away, but Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) seems anything but united with clashes and violence marring several meetings of party workers in ... Read more...

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Bickering, clashes mark JD-U meetings in Bihar


July 27th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) With assembly elections just months away, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) seems anything but united with clashes and violence marring several meetings of party workers in the last ... Read more...

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Fake Indian currency racket unearthed in Nepal


July 9th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 9 (IANS) Nepal's police have unearthed yet another fake Indian currency racket in Nepal with the arrest of three men, including an Indian and a Bangladeshi.Mohammad Rafiq, a ... Read more...

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Separated Siamese twins draw crowds in their village


May 31st, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Sita and Geeta, the conjoined twins who were separated after a 14-hour surgery in New Delhi last month, returned to their home in a Bihar village to a ... Read more...

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Maoists blow up railway track in Bihar


May 20th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Motihari (Bihar), May 20 (ANI): Fourteen oil tankers of a goods train derailed and caught fire after Maoists blew up a railway line between Dighwara and Pipra stations in Bihar's West Champaran ... Read more...

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Maoists blast rail track, torch diesel tankers on goods train


May 20th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 20 (IANS) At least 15 diesel tankers caught fire when suspected Maoists derailed a goods train by blasting the railway track and then set afire one of the tankers in ... 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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