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SSB nabs two people from Bihar with 2 jars of snake venom worth Rs 70 Cr

SSB nabs two people from Bihar with 2 jars of snake venom worth Rs 70 Cr

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The SSB along with Customs sleuths have arrested two people from Bihar carrying two jars of snake venom worth Rs 70 crore, according to SSB Commandant of 41st Battalion,Ranidanga. He said following inputs the SSB laid traps between Batasi and Panitani along the Indo-Nepal border and arrested the two while they were fleeing ona motorbike […]

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Asaduddin Owaisi’s decision to contest from Seemanchal region in Bihar may upset JD(U)-RJD plans

Asaduddin Owaisi’s decision to contest from Seemanchal region in Bihar may upset JD(U)-RJD plans

| September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Putting speculations to rest, All India Majilis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi announced his decision to contest Bihar Assembly Elections 2015 giving a fresh twist to the keenly contested elections. Owaisi will contest 25 assembly seats in the Seemanchal region of Bihar which has significant Muslim population. AIMIM chief had addressed a rally organised by the Samaji Insaaf […]

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Govt likely to declare state disaster-hit

Govt likely to declare state disaster-hit

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar is likely to be declared disaster-hit as the state disaster management department (DMD) has already sent a proposal to the state government in this regard. The DMD has taken this decision in the light of the RBI directive, which says that loans given to farmers by various banks can be rescheduled only when […]

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Asad Imam is Congress candidate for Purnia

Asad Imam is Congress candidate for Purnia

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Asad Imam, who runs a series of educational institutions including engineering, polytechnic and teachers` training colleges in Purnia region, was on Friday declared Congress`s official candidate from Purnia-Araria-Kishanganj constituency for Bihar legislative council election for local body seats scheduled for July 7. The Congress has already announced candidatures of Rajesh Ram and Isarail Rain […]

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Two killed, four injured as tractor meets with accident

Two killed, four injured as tractor meets with accident

| June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two persons were killed and four others injured when a tractor met with an accident in Kishanganj district of Bihar today, a police officer said. The incident happened near Titiha bridge close to Haldikhoda More on National Highway (Extension) – 327 which runs from Araria to Bahadurganj in Kishanganj. Bahadurganj Station House Officer (SHO) C P […]

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Bihar Human Rights Commission seeks report on chaining of mentally challenged prisoner

Bihar Human Rights Commission seeks report on chaining of mentally challenged prisoner

| June 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) has taken cognizance of a case in which a mentally-challenged undertrial prisoner was kept chained in a government hospital in Araria district for over two weeks and has sought report from the District Magistrate by June 12. The incident came to light yesterday when photographs of 28-year-old Arvind Kumar […]

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Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: All is not well with the agriculture scenario in the state as the rainfall this monsoon season is deficient to the extent of 17%. While the state should have received 376.8mm rainfall by now, it has got only 323mm. Though the state IMD had earlier predicted a normal monsoon in Bihar and Jharkhand despite […]

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Due to weak monsoon, sowing of paddy is yet to begin in seven districts

Due to weak monsoon, sowing of paddy is yet to begin in seven districts

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delayed on set of monsoon and scant rains has dashed hopes of a normal paddy production in Bihar. Almost half of the districts in the state are yet to receive normal rainfall.The plantation of paddy has been particularly affected by scanty rains this year. Due to weak monsoon, sowing of paddy is yet to begin in seven districts. […]

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One Dead, Seven Missing As Boat Capsizes in Araria

One Dead, Seven Missing As Boat Capsizes in Araria

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Araria:  One woman died and seven others went missing after an overcrowded boat capsized at Bakenia Ghat in Araria district this morning, police said.When the boat was in mid-stream crossing the Bakra river with about 12 people on board, it tilted and sank.The boat was small and was carrying passengers more than its capacity, said Palasi […]

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Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the controversy over BJP leader O P Dhankar’s remark ‘Bihari brides for Haryana boys’, Bihar government has ordered a survey to find out the number of girls sent to Haryana for marriage and their plight. Instructions have been given to Superintendents of Police of 12 districts to make a survey on […]

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