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Grief grips family of man killed in BMW accident


August 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) It has been an ill-fated Ramzan for Mehmunnisha - widow of Mohammed Rafiq who sat wailing outside her east Delhi home here Tuesday. Rafiq, father ... Read more...

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Rs.1,813 in Rajendra Prasad’s bank account (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 4 (IANS) A total of Rs.1,813 is lying unclaimed in a bank account that India's first president, Rajendra Prasad, opened a few months before he died.For 50 long ... Read more...

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Bank account of India’s first president still active


July 4th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna July 4 (IANS) A public sector bank in the Bihar capital has kept active for nearly 50 years a savings account of India's first president Rajendra Prasad, an official said ... Read more...

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To Patna with love, from Eden bus service (Postcard from Patna)


November 18th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) Rickety buses with passengers spilling out of doors, some hanging from the window grills and others sitting and swaying on the roofs - it's a common ... Read more...

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Mob protests woman’s rescue, three killed


October 19th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) Three villagers in Bihar were killed in a clash with police as they were protesting the rescue of a suspected woman thief by the police, authorities ... Read more...

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Ex-MP Shahabuddin’s aide arrested


October 9th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) An aide of Bihar's jailed ex-MP Mohammad Shahabuddin was arrested here, police said Sunday, adding he had been on the run since 1998.The aide, identified ... Read more...

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Man dies in police custody, protestors allege torture


September 16th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) A 22-year-old man suspected to be a thief died in police custody in Bihar's Siwan district early Friday allegedly after being beaten and tortured, an officer ... Read more...

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Mystery disease kills eight more in Bihar (Lead)


June 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (1ANS) The Bihar government voiced alarm after eight more children died in Muzaffarpur district, taking the toll from a mysterious disease sweeping the state to 28, officials said ... Read more...

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Five more children die of mystery disease in Bihar


June 20th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 20 (IANS) The Bihar government is alarmed at five more deaths of children in the past 24 hours in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, taking the toll from a mysterious ... Read more...

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Man murders parents in Bihar


March 4th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 4 (IANS) A man murdered his parents and injured his brother and sister over a family dispute in Bihar's Siwan district early Friday, police said. He was arrested.The ... Read more...

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Rajendra Prasad’s memorial to be a tourist spot


December 5th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 5 (IANS) After being neglected for decades, India's first president Rajendra Prasad's memorial here will be developed as a tourist spot, an official said Sunday."Work has already started to give ... Read more...

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Bihar police chief says third phase of assembly polls peaceful


October 29th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct. 29 (ANI): Bihar's Director-General of Police Neelmani has said that the third phase of polls in the state was by and large peaceful."Barring a few sporadic incidents, the third phase ... Read more...

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Hundreds of thousands vote in Bihar — peacefully (Third Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Nearly 2.5 million had voted by midday Thursday across six districts of Bihar in the third round of staggered elections to pick a new 243-member house. Police ... Read more...

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Bihar polls: Voting under way for third phase (Second Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Voting was under way Thursday in the third phase of Bihar's elections, with the stakes high for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the 48 constituencies spread across ... Read more...

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Third phase of Bihar Assembly polls begins amid tight security


October 28th, 2010 - 10:28 am ICT by ANI
Patna (Bihar), Oct. 28 (ANI): Voting in the third phase of state assembly elections in Bihar got underway from 7 a.m. this morning, and it is expected that over ten million ... Read more...

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Third phase of Bihar polls begins


October 28th, 2010 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) The third phase of the Bihar assembly elections began Thursday in 48 constituencies across six districts.About 10.3 million voters are eligible to vote to determine the electoral fate ... Read more...

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Campaigning ends for third phase of Bihar polls


October 26th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Campaigning ended Tuesday for 48 Bihar assembly constituencies in the state's fertile belt where balloting in the third round of the six-phase elections is to be ... Read more...

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Bihar polls: Notification for third phase issued


October 4th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Oct 4 (ANI): The notification for the third phase of the six-phased State Assembly elections in Bihar was issued here today.Forty-eight out of 243 Assembly constituencies will go to polls in ... Read more...

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UNICEF rushes relief to flood-hit Indian states


September 25th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is helping India in rushing relief supplies to millions of people uprooted from their homes in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Uttarakhand ... Read more...

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Flood situation grim in Bihar, thousands affected


September 20th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) The flood situation continued to remain grim in Bihar's Gopalganj, Siwan and Saran districts Monday after the Gandak river overflowed its banks, affecting thousands of people. More than five ... Read more...

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Thousands flee as Gandak breaches embankments (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) Thousands of people in Bihar's Gopalganj district Thursday fled their homes fearing floods as the Gandak river breached its embankments, officials said. Officials from the state disaster department said ... Read more...

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Thousands flee as Gandak threatens embankments


September 16th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) Thousands of people in Bihar's Gopalganj district Thursday fled their homes fearing floods as the Gandak river threatened to breach its embankments, officials said. Officials from the state disaster ... 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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Mahesh Bhatt wants JNU students to approve ‘Chandu’


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt wants students of the JawaharLal Nehru University (JNU) to approve the script of his forthcoming venture "Chandu" -- based on slain student leader ... Read more...

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Rajendra Prasad memorial ready for makeover


February 20th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 20 (IANS) The memorial here of India's first president, Rajendra Prasad, is finally set for a makeover on the lines of Mahatma Gandhi's Rajghat memorial in New Delhi. Vice President Hamid ... Read more...

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Bihar begins move to renovate Rajendra Prasad’s memorial


January 11th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 11 (IANS) After being neglected for decades, the memorial of India's first president Rajendra Prasad here is finally set for a makeover on the lines of Rajghat -- Mahatma Gandhi's ... Read more...

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NCP MP gets bail in Nimbalkar murder case


September 25th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), Sep 25 (IANS) A Maharashtra court Friday granted bail to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) MP Padamsinh Patil, the prime accused in the murder of Congress leader Pawan Raje Nimbalkar and ... Read more...

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Absconder in Maharashtra Congress leader’s killing surrenders


September 1st, 2009 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), Sep 1 (IANS) Shashikant Kulkarni, a prime accused and absconder in the killing of Congress leader Pawan Raje Nimbalkar, surrendered before a court here in Maharashtra Tuesday. Kulkarni was remanded to ... Read more...

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Central team visits drought-hit Bihar


August 19th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 19 (IANS) An 11-member central team, that is on a three-day visit to the drought-hit districts of Bihar starting Wednesday, will assess the drought situation in the state and ... Read more...

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Drought fear deepens in Bihar as rainfall 43 percent less


August 6th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 6 (IANS) The Bihar government is considering declaring at least 12 districts drought-hit as the state has recorded 43 percent deficit in rainfall this season. According ... Read more...

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Patna HC grants bail to Shahabuddin


August 3rd, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Aug. 3 (ANI): The Patna High Court on Monday granted bail to controversial RJD leader Mohammed Shahabuddin in a murder case.A bench of Justice K K Mandal accepted Shahabuddin's bail after ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad police arrest ‘killer’ father


June 10th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 9 (IANS) An unemployed truck driver who allegedly killed his five children and attempted to commit suicide after critically injuring his wife has been arrested, police said Tuesday. A case under ... Read more...

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Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda supports UPA ‘unconditionally’


May 20th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Ahead of the Government formation by the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance, the former Jharkhand chief minister and BJP leader Madhu Koda announced his unconditional support to ... Read more...

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Poor voter turnout in Bihar in initial hours (Lead)


April 16th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Less than 10 percent voter turnout was recorded in Bihar during the first three hours of polling for the first phase of general elections that was underway ... Read more...

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Bihar goes to polls amid heavy security


April 16th, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Polling for the first phase of general elections began Thursday morning in 13 of the 40 Lok Sabha constituencies in Bihar amid shoot at sight orders for ... Read more...

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