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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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Folk singer Sharda Sinha is 2nd EC ambassador for Bihar

Folk singer Sharda Sinha is 2nd EC ambassador for Bihar

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Election Commission has appointed eminent folk singer and Padma Shri awardee Sharda Sinha as its brand ambassador to promote poll awareness in Bihar. “Sharda Sinha has consented for this important honorary work. She is popular among the public across the state,” Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan said. Sinha would be used in advertisements on radio and television to […]

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Purnia

Purnia

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Purnia is a city and a municipality in Purnia district in the Indian state of Bihar. It formerly had a flourishing Jute industry. Phanishwar Nath ‘Renu’, a famous Hindi writer was from Purnia. It is the oldest district in the state of Bihar. In 1912, Bihar and Orissa were carved as separate provinces out of […]

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