Archive for May, 2017

MU bid to check plagiarism

MU bid to check plagiarism

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

GAYA: Grappling with complaints of plagiarism and recycling of PhD thesis to obtain the coveted doctoral degree in a fraudulent manner, Magadh University (MU) will now go for a ‘Shodhganga’ test of the dissertations before the award of degrees. The state vigilance investigation bureau is investigating the award of several hundred PhD degrees between 2011 […]

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CM opens Rs 35 crore drinking water project in Munger

CM opens Rs 35 crore drinking water project in Munger

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

MUNGER: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday inaugurated the Rs35.69 crore drinking water project at Khaira in Haveli Kharagpur subdivision, 48km from the district headquarters. The project will benefit around 39,000 people of Khaira and its adjoining six villages suffering from natural calamities for decades due to fluoride contamination of water. Earlier in the day, […]

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St Joseph, Mount Assisi students excel

St Joseph, Mount Assisi students excel

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BHAGALPUR: The students of St Joseph School grabbed all the three top spots (Bhagalpur zone) in the commerce stream of ISC Class XII exams, the results of which were announced by Council for Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) on Monday. While Neha Sharma topped with 98%, Simran Salampuria secured second position with 97.75% and Ravi […]

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2 girls among 20 arrested in drunken state

2 girls among 20 arrested in drunken state

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NAWADA: At least 20 people, including two girls, were arrested on Tuesday after they were found in an inebriated condition and six liquor bottles seized from them at an integrated check post at Rajauli in Nawada district. During routine checking of vehicles at the integrated check post, the police intercepted a luxury vehicle and found […]

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Painting contest: Winners to get prizes on June 5

Painting contest: Winners to get prizes on June 5

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PATNA: Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) on Tuesday announced the names of winners of on-the-spot painting competition which was held on the occasion of International Day for Biological Biodiversity at Patna zoo on May 22. The participating students were divided into five categories. Group 1 students of classes 1 and 2 were given the […]

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Fodder scam: CBI court orders Lalu Prasad to appear in person on June 9

Fodder scam: CBI court orders Lalu Prasad to appear in person on June 9

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: After the Supreme Court recently revived criminal conspiracy charges against RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in fodder scam cases, a special CBI court in Jharkhand on Tuesday ordered him and other accused to appear before it during the next hearing on June 9. Judge SS Prasad ordered Yadav, former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra […]

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Bihar Sponge Iron reports standalone net loss of Rs 0.97 crore in the March 2017 quarter

Bihar Sponge Iron reports standalone net loss of Rs 0.97 crore in the March 2017 quarter

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Reported sales nil Net Loss of Bihar Sponge Iron reported to Rs 0.97 crore in the quarter ended March 2017 as against net loss of Rs 1.97 crore during the previous quarter ended March 2016. There were no Sales reported in the quarter ended March 2017 as against Rs 0.02 crore during the previous quarter […]

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BARC comes up with technology to increase shelf life of world acclaimed Bihar litchis

BARC comes up with technology to increase shelf life of world acclaimed Bihar litchis

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

BARC has come up with new technology, which will increase the shelf life of litchis from 4-6 days to around two months. This will boost production and export of Bihar’s litchis, which are in high demand in the United States, Europe and middle-east. Productivity and shelf life of world acclaimed Shahi litchis of Muzaffarpur will […]

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Bihar: BPCL likely to issue show cause notice to Tej Pratap Yadav over illegally acquired petrol pump

Bihar: BPCL likely to issue show cause notice to Tej Pratap Yadav over illegally acquired petrol pump

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bharat Petrolium Corporation Limited (BPCL) may issue a show cause notice to Lalu Prasad Yadav’s son Tej Pratap Yadav, who also happens to be Bihar’s health minister. The notice is reportedly in connection with a petrol pump, allegedly acquired illegally by the junior Yadav by misrepresenting land ownership deals. As per reports, the notice is […]

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Nitish Kumar’s move on seeking financial package is start of 2019 action

Nitish Kumar’s move on seeking financial package is start of 2019 action

| May 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s move to revive his demand for special category status and special assistance to the state is being seen as part of his positioning in the run-up to the 2019 general election. Kumar wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week to press for his demand, which comes amid […]

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