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Banker held for sexually exploiting daughter

Banker held for sexually exploiting daughter

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: A bank manager has been arrested for allegedly sexually exploiting his daughter. The matter came to light when the 13-year-old girl managed to reach the Gardanibagh police station and narrated her ordeal. Police arrested Raju Kumar Singh (42) from his residence at Rajputana Colony near Kali Bari under Gardanibagh police station area in Patna. […]

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Flesh trade racket busted, eight held

Flesh trade racket busted, eight held

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Police busted a sex racket and arrested eight youths from Pharmaceutical Colony at Bhagwat Nagar under Agamkuan police station on Sunday. Police also rescued four women from a private residential building from which the racket was being operated for the past three months. Several objectionable items were recovered during the raid. The arrested persons […]

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Policy makers to keep off tobacco industry

Policy makers to keep off tobacco industry

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: The state government has issued a notification prohibiting representatives of tobacco industry from accessing its officials engaged in making the policy framework and rules regarding the implementation of tobacco control laws in Bihar. Instead, they would have to now approach only the eight-member empowered committee if they have anything to say on the matter, […]

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar greets devotees on Eid, joins devotees in prayer

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar greets devotees on Eid, joins devotees in prayer

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday joined devotees in offering prayer at Gandhi maidan on the occasion of Eid festival and prayed for peace and prosperity of the state. Kumar mingled with the devotees and embraced many of them to extend greetings. Later talking to reporters, he said that Eid symbolises love and […]

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JD (U)-RJD spat casts a long shadow on Bihar’s ruling grand alliance

JD (U)-RJD spat casts a long shadow on Bihar’s ruling grand alliance

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The divergent stand on ‘support’ to opposing presidential candidates by two major partners of the Grand Alliance —RJD and JD (U)—has not only threatened the future of the government but also put a question mark on the prospects of a united challenge to the NDA at the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. The confrontation between the two […]

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Dalai Lama mulls annual sojourn in Bodh Gaya

Dalai Lama mulls annual sojourn in Bodh Gaya

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

GAYA: Buddhist spiritual leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Dalai Lama has sought permission from Gaya district administration to construct an auditorium and install elevator in the prohibited zone near Mahabodhi temple, the seat of Buddha’s enlightenment. The permission has been sought by Tenzin Taklha, secretary of the spiritual leader, who also heads the Tibetan […]

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Naugachia boy, city girl excel in innovation

Naugachia boy, city girl excel in innovation

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar is known for its brilliant students. Two such students are Gopal Jee from Naugachia town in Bhagalpur district and Shalini Kumari from Digha in Patna. Gopal Jee, a Class XII student of Model High School Tulsipur, has invented an eco-friendly means of producing electricity from banana stems. “I got the idea when I […]

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Bihar govt calls for CBI probe into immolation deaths of sugar mill workers

Bihar govt calls for CBI probe into immolation deaths of sugar mill workers

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar government has recommended CBI inquiry into the death of two sugar mill workers union leaders at Motihari in an alleged self-immolation attempt to protest against non-payment of arrears. “The state government has recommended CBI inquiry into the Motihari sugar mill workers deaths,” Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) S K Singhal told PTI […]

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Man, son killed in road accident in Bihar’s Aurangabad

Man, son killed in road accident in Bihar’s Aurangabad

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Aurangabad : A 60-year-old man and his son were killed on Friday in a road accident in Bihar’s Aurangabad district, a police officer said. Jamuhar police station in-charge Avinash Kumar said a speeding Maruti car hit a motorcycle at Madarwa crossing killing Samta Singh (60) and his son Upendra Kumar Singh. The car driver escaped […]

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Bihar to get Ganga de-silting team

Bihar to get Ganga de-silting team

| June 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

A committee to look into the issues of de-silting and mining in River Ganga is being setup in Bihar, the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Uma Bharati, has announced. Addressing a Ganga Chaupal in Sultanganj, as part of the ongoing Ganga Nirikshan Abhiyan, that entered Bihar on its sixth day […]

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