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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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Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books

Bihar Board BSEB result shocker: Students qualifying JEE (main) fail in Class 12, ask to see answer books

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Violent protests outside Bihar School Examination Board offices in Patna; students want to know who evaluated answer sheets Patna: The poor show in the Bihar School Examination Board’s (BSEB) Class 12 or intermediate examination, 2017, had a fallout today in the form of violent student protests outside BSEB offices early on Wednesday. Soon, it spread […]

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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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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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Bihar announces mega renewable power policy; to add 3,400 MW in five years

Bihar announces mega renewable power policy; to add 3,400 MW in five years

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Under the policy, the state government is mulling setting up 2,984 MW capacity based on solar energy, 282 MW on biogas and 200 MW small hydropower plants. Of the total solar capacity, the state plans to set up 1,000 MW rooftop solar projects and 1,00 MW as mini grid projects New Delhi: The Bihar government […]

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Agri minister unveils litchi processing unit in Bihar

Agri minister unveils litchi processing unit in Bihar

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Muzaffarpur, Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh today unveiled a litchi processing unit in an effort to boost farmers’ income in Bihar, the top producer of the fruit in the country The processing unit has been set up at the National Research Centre on Litchi (NRCL) along with Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). “It is […]

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Efforts on to unite regional parties under Sonia Gandhi: HD Deve Gowda

Efforts on to unite regional parties under Sonia Gandhi: HD Deve Gowda

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Hassan: With a weak opposition at the Centre, efforts are on to unite all regional parties under the leadership of Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, according to Janata Dal (S) supremo, H D Deve Gowda. Speaking to reporters here, he also revealed that he had been contacted by a couple of political parties on the election […]

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Vigorous campaign to be launched against child marriage, dowry: Nitish Kumar

Vigorous campaign to be launched against child marriage, dowry: Nitish Kumar

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that his government would launch a vigorous campaign against child marriage and dowry in the state. “Like total liquor ban, the state government would launch a vigorous campaign against child marriage and dowry from coming Gandhi Jyanti,” Kumar said at a function here. Kumar, who took a […]

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Five Maoists, who killed two CRPF jawans during LS polls in Bihar, sentenced to death

Five Maoists, who killed two CRPF jawans during LS polls in Bihar, sentenced to death

| May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Five Maoists accused of killing two CRPF jawans and injuring 10 others in a landmine blast in Bihar during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls were on Thursday awarded the death sentence by a lower court in Munger. The five convicts – Adhiklal Pandit, Wano Koda, Ratu Koda, Manu Koda and Vipin Mandal – will […]

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