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Decision on new JD(U) leader likely today

Monday, May 19th, 2014
Decision on new JD(U) leader likely todayPatna , May 19 : The Bihar JD(U) Legislature party will meet today after JD(U) MLAs unanimously chose Nitish Kumar as their leader but he refused to withdraw his resignation. Legislature party today decided to take the final call on choosing a new leader tomorrow in the wake of the resignation ...

Metro in Bihar capital by 2016: Minister

Monday, May 6th, 2013
Metro in Bihar capital by 2016: Minister Patna,May 6 : The Bihar capital city's dream of a Metro train may come true by 2016 if the state urban development minister is to be believed. The project is set to cover a distance of 40-km stretch at a cost of Rs.8,000 crore, he said. Rail India Technical and Economic ...

18 killed in Patna stampede during Chhath

Monday, November 19th, 2012
18 killed in Patna stampede during Chhath At least 18 people, including children and women, mostly devotees, were killed and several others were injured in a stampede during Chhath festival celebrations in Patna Monday evening, police said. A district administration official said the incident took place when people were returning after offering prayers at sunset at Adalatganj ghat. "This ...

Manoj Tiwari, Ravi Kishan to adopt animals at Patna zoo

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012
Manoj Tiwari, Ravi Kishan to adopt animals at Patna zooPatna, Sep 22 :Bhojpuri film actors Manoj Tiwari and Ravi Kishan have expressed interest in adopting animals at the Sanjay Gandhi Biological Park here, officials said Saturday. While Manoj Tiwari is keen on adopting a lion, Ravi Kishan wants to adopt a lion and a chimpanzee, a zoo official said. "Both Manoj ...

Funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief turns violent

Saturday, June 2nd, 2012
Funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief turns violentPatna, June 2: Violence erupted as thousands Saturday joined the funeral procession of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', who was killed a day earlier at Ara in Bihar. As the procession entered Patna for the cremation, Singh's supporters set afire a police outpost, and attacked police personnel and mediapersons, said the ...

Ranvir Sena chief killed, red alert in four Bihar districts

Friday, June 1st, 2012
Ranvir Sena chief killed, red alert in four Bihar districtsPatna, June 1: An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ara town and red alert was sounded in Bihar's four districts Friday, after unidentified gunmen shot dead Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', chief of the outlawed Ranvir Sena, police said. Singh, in his early 70s, was killed early Friday in Ara, the district headquarters of ...

Bihar: One killed, four injured as SSB opens fire

Saturday, May 26th, 2012
Patna, May 26: A man was killed and four others were injured critically in Bihar's Sitamarhi district early Saturday when Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) troopers opened fire on a group of villagers protesting over the alleged molestation of a woman by one of their colleagues. According to police, a group of villagers ...

Bihar: Villagers stone convoy of CM Nitish Kumar

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
Patna, May 23: A group of people stoned Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's convoy in Buxar district Wednesday. Upset over lack of drinking water, electricity and good roads, dozens of people pelted stones and bricks near Chausa village, a district official told IANS. Nitish Kumar's car was not hit but half a dozen ...

Indian workers in Angola: Modi, Congress take credit for aiding youth

Saturday, May 19th, 2012
Indian workers in Angola: Modi, Congress take credit for aiding youthNew Delhi/Gandhinagar, May 18: Congress and BJP today claimed that it was due to their efforts that the central government stepped in to help out the stranded youths from Gujarat in Angola. Gujarat Congress president Arjun Modhvadia today said that after senior state party leaders had made a representation to Foreign Minister ...

Indian workers in Angola: Bihar CM asks PM to intervene

Saturday, May 19th, 2012
Indian workers in Angola: Bihar CM asks PM to intervenePatna, May 19: Concerned over the safety of over 1,100 Indian workers, including those from Bihar, facing trouble in Angola, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has sought Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's intervention to resolve the crisis. "The situation is serious enough to warrant immediate intervention by the Indian government. The government should ensure ...
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