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Pranab a great political scholar: Amartya Sen


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Terming President-elect Pranab Mukherjee as one of the greatest "political scholars" of the country, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Monday said he was extremely happy both ... Read more...

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Blacklisted Israel Military Industries moves Delhi High Court


May 6th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the defence ministry and the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) on a plea by the Israel Military ... Read more...

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India penalises Israeli defence firm for contract breach


April 16th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) For the first time in its history, India has imposed a penalty on a foreign defence vendor for breach of contract in the establishment of ... Read more...

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A fashion show to mark 100 years of Bihar (With Image)


March 27th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Bihar-born designers Samant Chauhan and Arun Tiwari are set to mark 100 years of Bihar with a fashion show called "Silks of Bihar".Eco Tasar Silk ... Read more...

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ASI to excavates ruins near Vikramshila University


March 21st, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 21 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) plans to take up conservation work of the ruins of Vikramshila University in Bihar and excavate nearby areas in ... Read more...

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The Dalai Lama: Torn between Tibet and India!


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 3 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, is torn between two homes. More than half a century after he was forced along with some 80,000 Tibetans to ... 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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IM operative linked to Jama Masjid blast nabbed: Police


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A suspected Indian Mujahideen terrorist believed to be involved in the Jama Masjid blast was arrested in Bihar, police said Friday."The suspected terrorist is identified ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar’s home district gets development award


January 29th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 29 (IANS) Development works in Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's home district of Nalanda have won it a national award, an official said Sunday."Never before has a ... Read more...

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Bad roads hampering Bihar’s tourism potential


January 17th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) Good road building was said to have helped Nitish Kumar win a second term in office in the 2010 Bihar assembly elections. Bad roads connecting ... Read more...

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MP robbed on train


August 29th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) An unidentified man lunged at the pocket of an MP returning to Delhi on board a train Monday and fled with cash and valuables, police ... 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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Monsoon arrives in parched Bihar


June 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 18 (IANS) The wait for rains in drought-hit Bihar is finally over. With rains lashing Patna and several other areas, the weather office said Saturday that the state ... Read more...

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Bihar’s junior doctors end strike; legislator surrenders


February 4th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 4 (IANS) Junior doctors of Bihar's six hospitals ended their indefinite strike Friday after the legislator involved in an attack on medicos surrendered in the court and was sent ... Read more...

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Bihar junior doctors’ strike claims over two dozen lives


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 2 (IANS) Over two dozen patients admitted at six hospitals in Bihar have died during a strike by junior doctors that entered its third day Wednesday, officials said.Hundreds ... Read more...

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Doctors’ strike continues in Bihar


February 1st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 1 (IANS) Health services in Bihar were severely hit Tuesday as hundreds of junior doctors continued their indefinite strike for the second day, demanding the arrest of a legislator and ... Read more...

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Bihar junior doctors on strike, legislator’s guards held (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 31 (IANS) Health services in Bihar were severely hit as junior doctors in all six government-run hospitals struck work Monday, demanding action against a Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator ... Read more...

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Bihar to tap Discovery Channel to promote tourism


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 24 (IANS) In a bid to promote Bihar tourism across the world, the state government plans to take help of Discovery Channel, officials said Friday.Bihar Tourism Minister Sunil Kumar ... Read more...

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Four million vote in peaceful fifth phase of Bihar polls (Intro-Roundup)


November 9th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) Four million people in 35 constituencies defied the Maoist boycott Tuesday to vote in the Bihar assembly elections' fifth and penultimate phase, which was largely peaceful except ... Read more...

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Four million vote in fifth phase of Bihar polls (Roundup)


November 9th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) More than four million people in 35 constituencies defied the Maoist boycott Tuesday to vote in the fifth and penultimate phase of the Bihar assembly elections that ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of Bihar polls under way (Second Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) The fifth and penultimate phase of the Bihar assembly elections to pick a new 243-member house began Tuesday amid tight security in 35 constituencies, over a dozen of ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of Bihar assembly polls begins (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) The fifth and penultimate phase of the Bihar assembly elections to pick a new 243-member house began Tuesday in 35 constituencies spread across eight districts.More than a dozen ... Read more...

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Fifth phase of Bihar polls begins


November 9th, 2010 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) The penultimate round of the six-phase Bihar assembly elections began Tuesday in 35 constituencies spread across eight districts.More than a dozen of the constituencies are in Maoist-affected areas.About ... Read more...

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Caste to play main role in Bihar fifth phase poll (Curtain Raiser)


November 8th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) Caste arithmetic will be on test in Bihar Tuesday as 35 constituencies, more than a dozen of them in Maoist-affected areas, go to the polls ... Read more...

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Campaigning for final phase of Bihar Assembly polls concludes


November 7th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.7 (ANI): Election campaigning for the fifth and final phase of Bihar State Assembly elections for 35 constituencies concluded here on Sunday evening.Nearly half of the 35 constituencies spread ... Read more...

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Campaigning ends for fifth phase of Bihar polls


November 7th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 7 (IANS) Campaigning ended Sunday for 35 constituencies in Bihar's drought-hit districts that go to polls Wednesday in the fifth round of the six-phase state assembly elections.About 8.1 million ... Read more...

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Bihar polls: Notification for fifth phase issued


October 15th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 15 (ANI): The notification for the fifth phase of the six-phased State Assembly elections in Bihar was issued here today.Thirty-five out of 243 Assembly constituencies will go to polls in ... Read more...

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JD-U fields Nitish Kumar’s castemen in Nalanda


October 4th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 4 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has fielded candidates belonging to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Kurmi caste in his hometown Nalanda, attracting criticism from the opposition.The JD-U has fielded ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 17 in Bihar


August 25th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 25 (IANS) Seventeen people, including women and children, have been killed by lightning across Bihar since Tuesday, an official said Wednesday. "Ten men, five women and two children have been killed ... Read more...

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Rains lash parched Bihar


August 24th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) Rains continued to lash Bihar's capital Patna and other parts for the fourth day Tuesday giving relief to people hit by scanty rainfall this year, even as Met ... Read more...

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Nitish unfurls national flag, declares Bihar drought-hit


August 15th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hoisted the national flag here on Independence Day Sunday and declared that the entire state was drought-hit as the over 30 percent rainfall ... Read more...

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Drought situation alarming in Bihar, admits central team


August 13th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 13 (IANS) A central team visiting drought-hit Bihar has described the situation as alarming, an official said Friday. The central team visited half a dozen drought-hit districts of the state."The drought ... Read more...

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Drought-hit Bihar to seek massive aid


August 5th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) Drought-hit Bihar is likely to seek a special financial assistance of Rs.15,000 crore from the central government, an official said Thursday. The Bihar government Tuesday declared 28 of the ... Read more...

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Rs.6.6 lakh corruption in scheme for Bihar moms


July 26th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) A woman, as everyone knows, usually gives birth to a baby after nine months of pregnancy, but in Bihar 298 women claim to have delivered two to five ... Read more...

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Lightning kills 20 in Bihar


July 11th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) At least 20 people, including women and children, have been killed by lightning across Bihar since Saturday, an official said. "In the last 24 hours, at least 20 people, ... Read more...

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