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Ganga riverfront work cheers up World Bank

Ganga riverfront work cheers up World Bank

| June 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

The World Bank’s happy. The Nitish Kumar government on Friday got a pat from the World Bank for the progress in the ambitious Ganga riverfront development project in Patna. World Bank country director Onno Ruhl on a visit to Patna expressed satisfaction over the progress of the riverfront development project and claimed that work on […]

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Low-floor buses to start plying in Patna, Gaya from August

Low-floor buses to start plying in Patna, Gaya from August

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: State urban development and housing department (UDHD) minister Samrat Choudhary said here on Wednesday more than 200 semi-low floor buses have already been delivered to the state under centrally sponsored Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).The minister told TOI the process of selecting operators through tenders was on and the bus service would […]

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Vipassana picking up at Buddha Smriti Park

Vipassana picking up at Buddha Smriti Park

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Vipassana, a meditation technique, is now being held in the meditation centre of the Buddha Smriti Park. The ‘Vipassis’ (those who practise Vipassana) are neither charged any fee nor supposed to pay the entry fee to the park. As of now, about 50 visitors are participating in Vipassana sessions daily.The first session of one […]

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CAG report reveals Bihar PSUs in bad shape

CAG report reveals Bihar PSUs in bad shape

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: A Bihar Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) did not make any profit but contributed Rs 2 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, a CAG report said.┬áThe Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation (BUIDCO) did this without following due procedures and in violation of provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, it said.┬áThe Comptroller and Auditor General […]

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Project fence shock dilutes water dream

Project fence shock dilutes water dream

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

A project to develop round-the-clock water distribution network turned life-threatening for residents and cattle of Makdumpur till the implementing agency took corrective measures. In the past four days, two boys received electric shocks and two cattle died of electrocution, ostensibly because a barbed wire fence had recently got electrified. On Thursday morning, 13-year-old Vishal Rai, […]

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Rs 426cr water supply project fails to take off

Rs 426cr water supply project fails to take off

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The Rs 426.29-crore Patna water supply project, which was to be completed by March 28, 2014, has been delayed due to lapses by the selected contractor, Gammons India, urban development minister Samrat Chaudhury informed Bihar assembly on Thursday. He said the contract with Gammons India would be terminated and the company blacklisted. Not even […]

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Land issue hampers water supply scheme

Land issue hampers water supply scheme

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Drinking water scarcity is a major problem which Patnaites face on a daily basis. In 2012, the urban development and housing department (UDHD) had launched the Patna Water Supply Project to tide over the situation. However, even after crossing its deadline of completion around two months back, the project has made a progress of […]

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Rs 2,580 crore sewerage scheme for Patna

Rs 2,580 crore sewerage scheme for Patna

| July 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Work on the Rs 2,580-crore Patna Sewerage Scheme will be kick-started by 2014-end and completed by 2017, benefiting every household in the state capital, said Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (BUIDCO) managing director Anupam Kumar Suman.Speaking at a public consultation organized by BUIDCO here on Friday, Suman said, “The project is planned to […]

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