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ITC trying to ‘fast forward’ Rs.25,000 crore investment plan


July 27th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) In spite of a slowdown in India's economic growth and low business sentiment, cigarette-to-hotel conglomerate ITC Ltd Friday said it is trying to "fast forward" its ... Read more...

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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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Lightning kills 14 in Bihar villages


July 12th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 12 (IANS) At least 14 people, including four women, have been killed after being struck by lightning across Bihar since Wednesday, officials said Thursday.The deaths took place in villages ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three abducted villagers in Bihar


June 5th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 5 (IANS) The bodies of three people abducted by Maoists three days ago were found in Bihar's Munger district Tuesday morning, police said.A group of armed Maoists had abducted ... Read more...

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School principal beaten to death over land in Bihar


May 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 22 (IANS) The principal of a government-run school was beaten to death by some villagers Tuesday over a land dispute in Bihar's Samastipur district, police officials said.Pramod Kumar Jha, ... Read more...

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Government school headmaster beaten to death in Bihar


May 21st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 21 (IANS) The headmaster of a government-run middle school was beaten to death by some people Monday in Bihar's Munger district, police officials said.Ashok Kumar, headmaster of Bhadwakol middle ... Read more...

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Bihar SOS to centre on tackling bird flu


March 9th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Patna, March 9 (IANS) Bird flu or avian influenza is threatening Bihar's poultry industry and an SOS has been sent to the central government on tackling the deadly H5N1 virus ... Read more...

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Bihar alert on avian influenza


February 26th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 26 (IANS) Bihar has sounded an alert against possible spread of avian influenza after a large number of crows died in the state from bird flu, officials said ... Read more...

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Six arrested for leaking Class 10 paper


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) Six people were arrested Wednesday for leaking the Class 10 English examination question paper in Bihar, officials said.Hours before the first day of the examination, ... Read more...

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Crows are dying in Bihar from bird flu


February 18th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) It is official now. Crows are dying in Bihar because of bird flu. This was revealed in the report of the Bhopal-based High Security Animal Disease ... Read more...

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36 arrested for leaking exam papers in Bihar


February 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Thirty-six people were arrested Friday for leaking the Secondary Teachers Eligibility Test (STET) question papers in Bihar, officials said.The question papers for the STET entrance test ... Read more...

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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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Six people, including three kids, die of mysterious disease


December 28th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 28 (IANS) Six people, including three children, have died of a mysterious disease in Bihar's Munger district, officials said Wednesday.According to district officials, a team of doctors led ... Read more...

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Six firearms smugglers arrested after gunfight


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) Six people, including a woman, working for a Bihar-based illegal firearms racket were arrested following a shootout in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district, police said Friday.The smugglers, ... Read more...

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Couple arrested for abandoning girl child


November 10th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A married couple who had abandoned their seven-year-old daughter at a south Delhi mall six months ago have been arrested, police said Wednesday.Pramod, 50 and ... Read more...

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Bihar Police still clueless about 15 abducted by Maoists


November 4th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 4 (IANS) Four days after armed Maoists abducted 15 people, including 12 labourers, in Bihar's Jamui district, police are still in dark about their whereabouts ... Read more...

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Man arrested for killing woman in Delhi


November 4th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A 37-year-old man has been arrested for killing a married woman who started ignoring him after being in an illicit relationship with him, said police.Mintu ... 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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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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Mobile phones, ganja found in Bihar jail


July 20th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) Eleven mobile phones and more than 40 packets of ganja or cannabis were seized from inmates of a Bihar jail during a raid early Wednesday, police ... Read more...

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RJD MP attacked in Bihar


July 10th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 10 (IANS) A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP was fired at by unidentified assailants in Bihar's Munger district, police Sunday said.Raneeti Prasad alleged that he was fired at ... Read more...

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Two Maoists held for killing six in Bihar


July 4th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 4 (IANS) Two suspected Maoists were arrested Monday in Bihar's Munger district for allegedly killing six villagers Saturday, police said.Additional Director General of Police Rajwardhan Sharma said the ... Read more...

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Maoists release 11 abducted villagers in Bihar


July 3rd, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Eleven villagers abducted by Maoists from Bihar's Munger district were released by the rebels after a day, police said Sunday.The villagers from Bangalwa Kareli village returned ... Read more...

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Maoists kill six, abduct seven in Bihar (second Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Maoists killed six people, including two special police officers (SPOs), and abducted seven others in a village in Bihar's Munger district Saturday, police said. State police ... Read more...

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Maoists kill six, abduct seven in Bihar (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 IANS) Maoists killed six people and abducted seven in a village in Bihar's Munger district, police said Saturday.Nearly 50 armed Maoists stormed Bangalwa Kareli village, about 200 km ... Read more...

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Maoists kill four in Bihar


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 2 (IANS) Four people were shot dead by Maoists in a village in Bihar's Munger district, police said Saturday.Nearly 50 armed Maoists stormed Bangalwa Kareli village, about 200 ... Read more...

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Maoists release Bihar poll officials (Lead)


May 17th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) All seven election officials kidnapped by Maoists were released safe and sound Tuesday, two days after they were abducted during the ninth round of panchayat polls, ... Read more...

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Power shortage sparks protests in Bihar


April 28th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 28 (IANS) Thousands of people took to the streets, shouted slogans, blocked roads and attacked government offices in over half a dozen towns in Bihar Thursday to ... Read more...

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Bihar town erupts into protests over power shortage


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 23 (IANS) Hundreds of people took to the streets, blockaded roads and attacked government offices in Bihar's Saharsa town Saturday, the fifth day of a shutdown to ... Read more...

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Violent protests against Bihar power cuts


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 21 (IANS) Coupled with the rising mercury and water scarcity, the people's anger against long power cuts in Bihar turned volatile in many parts of the state ... Read more...

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Woman held for husband’s murder


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A woman and her paramour have been arrested on charges of killing her husband, police said Wednesday.Beena (25) and Ashwani Kumar Bind (24), both hailing ... Read more...

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Three arms smugglers held, weapons seized in Bengal


March 12th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Three members of an arms smuggling gang racket were arrested Saturday from West Bengal's Howrah railway station, police said."Acting on a tip-off, we arrested three ... Read more...

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Drunk husband kills wife in front of kids


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) A woman was strangled to death by her drunk husband in front of their kids here, Delhi Police said Wednesday."There was some petty dispute between ... Read more...

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Colombian woman arrested for illegal stay


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 10 (IANS) A Colombian woman who had come to Bihar's Munger district to learn yoga was arrested for overstaying her visa by nearly seven years, police said Thursday.Sisiria Hanoi, a ... 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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