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Bihar’s potatoes to be exported to Russia


August 31st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) Farmers in Bihar's Nalanda district are happy that potatoes grown by them through organic farming will be exported to Russia, an official said Friday.R.K. Sohane, director, ... Read more...

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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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President to inaugurate rail workshop in Bihar


August 9th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a railway coach maintenance workshop in Bihar's Nalanda district this month, an official said Thursday."The workshop at Harnaut is ready ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen appointed chancellor of Nalanda University


July 20th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen was Thursday appointed as the first chancellor of the upcoming Nalanda International University in Bihar, an official said."Decision to appoint Amartya Sen ... Read more...

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Bihar farmer sets organic wheat production record


April 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nalanda (Bihar), April 12 (IANS) A farmer from Bihar's Nalanda district has set a national record in organic wheat production, say officials.A wheat farmer, Surendra Prasad of Sarilchak village in ... Read more...

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Bihar farmer sets ‘world record’ in potato production


March 14th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 14 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's dream of India's second green revolution taking off from Bihar seems to be coming closer to reality. A young farmer of Darveshpura ... Read more...

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Bihar gets its first all-women police station


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 23 (IANS) Bihar's first all-women police station was opened in Nalanda district Monday. The station will deal exclusively with crimes against women, officials said.The police station was inaugurated ... Read more...

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Diplomat delights with poetry of promise (IANS Book Review)


November 7th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Candling the Light", Author: Abhay K., Publisher: Yash Publications; Price: Rs.350; Pages: 120"Candling the Light", an anthology of verses by young poet, diplomat and artist Abhay K., shows the pressures ... Read more...

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Two held for assaulting foreigners in Bihar


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) Two youths were arrested in Bihar's Nalanda district Thursday for assaulting and attempting to rob two foreign tourists a day earlier, police said."We will chargesheet the ... Read more...

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RJD to protest attacks on backward castes


September 10th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Bihar's opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)will stage a state-wide protest after a backward caste woman was assaulted and scalded for refusing to trim the nails ... Read more...

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Bihar set to turn green, politicians to plant trees


August 11th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 11 (IANS) With the aim of increasing forest cover to 35 percent in a decade, Bihar is employing several steps, including asking members of the ruling Janata Dal-United ... Read more...

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Nalanda Mentor Group holds meet in Patna


July 6th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 6 (IANS) The Nalanda Mentor Group, headed by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, held a meeting here Wednesday to discuss the progress of setting up an international university ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen-headed Nalanda varsity group to meet in Patna


July 5th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 5 (IANS) The Nalanda Mentor Group, headed by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, will meet here Wednesday to discuss the progress of setting up an international university ... Read more...

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At 75, she wants her dowry back


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 3 (1ANS) Married at the age of 15, widowed and left in the lurch at the age of 65, 75-year-old Satyavati Devi's life today is one of penuary ... Read more...

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Bhutan to help promote tourism in Bihar


May 6th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 6 (IANS) Impressed by Bihar's changing image and development in the last few years, Bhutan is keen to sign a joint pact with the state to promote ... Read more...

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Two arrested, 9 stolen cars recovered


April 9th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 9 (IANS) Two people were arrested and nine stolen cars recovered from them in Bihar's Nalanda district Saturday, police said.A police official said that all the cars were ... Read more...

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China to help develop Nalanda International University: Envoy


January 21st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 21 (IANS) China will provide all possible help for the development of Nalanda International University in Bihar, Chinese envoy to India Zhang Yan said Friday during his visit to Nalanda ... Read more...

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Worm sticks between woman’s cornea and iris in Bihar


December 26th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi RanjanNalanda (Bihar), Dec.26 (ANI): In an unusual case a worm got stuck between a woman's cornea and the iris of her right eye in Bihar's Nalanda District.Radha Devi, a 20 ... Read more...

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36 percent voting in Bihar polls (Third Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 9 (IANS) Around 36 percent votes were cast by Tuesday afternoon in the fifth phase of the Bihar assembly elections to pick a new 243-member house. However, minor incidents of ... Read more...

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Nalanda hosts global Buddhist meet


February 6th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 6 (IANS) A two-day international Buddhist conclave began Saturday in Bihar's Nalanda district, attended by hundreds of academics, monks as well as travel and tour operators. Minister of State for ... Read more...

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German agency to help Bihar build ‘green’ buildings


January 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 24 (IANS) A German government agency is going to help Bihar build 'green' buildings and win carbon credits in the process, which it can sell in developed countries. A team from ... Read more...

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Five arrested after lizard found in mid-day meal


July 24th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) Five people, including the headmaster and two teachers, were arrested in Bihar's Nalanda district after a lizard was found in the mid-day meals served to school children, officials ... Read more...

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8 killed, 20 wounded in road mishaps in Bihar


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Nalanda, June 3 (ANI): Two separate road mishaps in Bihar's Nalanda and Aurangabad districts left at least eight persons killed and 20 left injured, 11 of them quite critically on Wednesday.According ... Read more...

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Invest where Mahavira got enlightenment, Jains told (Lead)


February 21st, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Saturday urged industrialists from the Jain community to invest at Pawapuri in Bihar where Lord Mahavira, Jainism's founder, attained enlightenment. "They ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen urges Jain industrialists to invest in Pawapuri


February 21st, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 21 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Saturday urged industrialists the Jain community to take initiative to develop Pawapuri in Bihar's Nalanda district, where Lord Mahavira, the founder of Jainism, is ... Read more...

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Imposing Buddhist stupa discovered in Bihar (Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) A huge Buddhist stupa has been discovered in Bihar's Nalanda district and archaeologists Monday said it could be the second largest such structure in the world.A team from ... Read more...

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World’s second-largest Buddhist stupa discovered in Bihar


February 9th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered a huge Buddhist stupa in Bihar's Nalanda district, officials said Monday. A team of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) located the brick stupa at Ghorakatora, ... Read more...

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Bihar protests against Raj Thackeray


October 23rd, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 23 (ANI): Protests erupted in Bihars Nalanda District on Thursday in retaliation to attacks on migrants in Mumbai.The mob went on a rampage, vandalizing public property and damaging vehicles.Protesters ... Read more...

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Fear grips Bihar village after Dalit’s killing


October 13th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) Dalits in a village in Bihar's Nalanda district are living under constant fear after a member of their community was shot dead, allegedly by upper caste land owners, ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri actor attacked for pro-MNS remarks


May 24th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by admin
Patna, May 24 (IANS) Noted Bhojpuri actor and singer Manoj Tiwari was stoned in Bihar's Nalanda district after he voiced support to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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Two held, 16 booked for throwing stones at chief minister


February 9th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by admin
Patna, Feb 9 (IANS) Police arrested two farmers and filed cases against 16 Saturday, a day after an angry mob in Bihar's Nalanda district threw stones at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar demanding ... Read more...

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