Tag: Pataliputra

Plan to develop astro-tourism

Plan to develop astro-tourism

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The state government has formulated an ‘Astro-Tourism Project’ to preserve and develop the historical locations associated with renowned astronomer and mathematician Aryabhata, namely Khagaul, Taregna and Taregna Top, barely 35km from Patna.Replying to a question of Neeraj Kumar (JD-U) and Harendra Prasad Pandey (BJP), science and technology minister Shahid Ali Khan informed the legislative […]

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BJP changes poll strategy in Bihar

BJP changes poll strategy in Bihar

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

The BJP’s objective is not to push Nitish Kumar to the periphery as it might benefit the RJD-Cong. combine In his bid to keep the BJP in the reckoning in the remaining four phases in Bihar, BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has apparently changed his strategy. Pulling out all stops, Mr. Modi is seeking […]

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Digha grid goes kaput, west Patna ‘power’ less

Digha grid goes kaput, west Patna ‘power’ less

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Thousands of city residents spent a sleepless night and a distressing day during the last 20 hours or so as the western parts of Patna plunged into power crisis on Sunday afternoon after the Digha grid station went kaput following damages to the cable through which it receives power. The worst hit were areas […]

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All polling stations in Bihar to be no smoking zones

All polling stations in Bihar to be no smoking zones

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar has become second state after Jammu & Kashmir to have ordered that all the polling booths be made smokeless zones. Additional chief electoral officer (CEO) R Lakshmanan on Saturday instructed all district electoral officers-cum-district magistrates to ensure prohibition of smoking at booths since they are public places. Section 4 of COTPA, it may […]

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In Bihar, AAP set to field candidates from all 40 seats

In Bihar, AAP set to field candidates from all 40 seats

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) looks set to field candidates in all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar. Former JD(U) minister Parbeen Amanullah, who recently joined the AAP, is likely to contest from Begusarai or Araria. The party will release its first Bihar list on Saturday. Engineer Sudhir Kumar’s name has been doing the […]

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Chandragupta II

Chandragupta II

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chandragupta II the Great, very often referred to as Vikramaditya or Chandragupta Vikramaditya in Sanskrit; was one of the most powerful emperors of the Gupta empire. His rule spanned 375–413/15 CE, during which the Gupta Empire achieved its zenith. The period of prominence of the Gupta dynasty is very often referred to as the Golden Age of India. Chandragupta II the Great was the son of […]

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Ashoka

Ashoka

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

Ashok Maurya or Ashoka (ca. 304–232 BC), popularly known as Ashoka the Great, was an Indian emperor of the Maurya Dynasty who ruled almost all of the Indian subcontinent from ca. 269 BC to 232 BC. One of India’s greatest emperors, Ashoka reigned over most of present-day India after a number of military conquests. His empire stretched from present-day Pakistan and Afghanistan in the west, to the present-day Bangladesh and the Indian […]

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Chandragupta Maurya

Chandragupta Maurya

| October 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Chandragupt Maurya (born c. 340 BCE, ruled c. 320 BCE – 298 BCE) was the founder of the Maurya Empire. Chandragupt succeeded in conquering most of the Indian subcontinent. Chandragupt is considered the first unifier of India and its first genuine emperor. In foreign Greek and Latin accounts, Chandragupt is known as Sandrokyptos, Sandrokottos or Androcottus. Prior to Chandragupt’s consolidation of power, small regional kingdoms […]

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