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47 min ago | DNA India

Bihar minister cancels UK tour after a snub from Jitan Ram Manjhi

Jitan Ram Manjhi expressed displeasure at the state Urban Development Minister's trip to England when large parts of Patna remained under water, Samrat Chaudhary, the concerned minister, cancelled his trip.

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4 hrs ago | The Times of India

Peaceful but low polling in Bihar bypoll

Altogether 26.42 lakh voters spread over 2,422 polling stations will get an opportunity to decide their fate today.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Telegraph

Facility boost for hospital

A string of facilities was inaugurated at Loknayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital on Wednesday after the state government accorded super-speciality tag for orthopaedic disorders to the health hub.

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The Indian Express

The appeal of the problem solver

Modi's ability to sway the electorate is linked to the fact that in weakly institutionalised states, individuals can exercise a large influence.

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The Telegraph

Govt fixes felicitation date, medallist readies for Italy

Patna, Aug. 19: A volley of excuses later, the government today decided to honour Shreyasi Singh, but picked a date when the Commonwealth Games silver medallist is due to be in Italy preparing to bring the country more laurels.

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Hindustan Times

Bihar seeks central assistance to combat floods

Faced with an alarming flood situation, the Bihar government on Wednesday sought central assistance on an emergency basis, even as the floods claimed two more lives in the state in the last 24 hours, taking the toll to 17. "I have spoken to Union home minister Rajnath Singh, requesting him to provide assistance, particularly for repair of roads and ... (more)

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Merinews

Clickers Adda organises first photography shoot at Patna Sahib

Bihar's budding photography club "Clickers Adda" organized it's first photo shoot program on the occasion of the World Photography Day at Patna Sahib.

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Newkerala.com

Government taking a hard line on Kashmir issue: Yasin Malik

Separatist leader Yasin Malik today said India has taken a hard line on the Kashmir issue and added that the government is not interested in having a dialogue with Pakistan.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Indian Express

The Bihar Maths: Could Nitish have rocked own boat?

Women of EBCs in Chhapra; Nitish is a strong contender for this constituency's votes.

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The Telegraph

Day after, few to mourn over tragedy

A few relatives of the train accident victims mourn the death of their kin at Chiknauta village in East Champaran district on Tuesday.

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The Telegraph

Govt must advertise jobs: SC

New Delhi, Aug. 18: Any appointment to a government job made without the post being advertised in the media violates Articles 14 and 16 of the Constitution, the Supreme Court has ruled.

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The Times of India

Censor board CEO held for accepting bribes

MUMBAI: Central Board of Film Certification CEO Rakesh Kumar was arrested by the CBI on Monday, for allegedly accepting bribes amounting to lakhs for speedy clearance certificates for big budget movies and a minimum of Rs 10,000 for promotional films and advertisements.

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AlertNet

Bihar's first all-solar village flickers to life

Sanju Manjhi, the son of Suresh Manhji, stands in the doorway of his solar-power-lit home in Dharnai village, in India's Bihar state, in July 2014.

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The Indian Express

Bihar floods claim 10 lives; rivers show receding trend

One person drowned in the flood water in the Ghoswari block of rural Patna last night, Joint Secretary in Disaster Management Department Sunil Kumar said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

Train Accident Kills 21 in Eastern India

A railway official says 21 people have died after a passenger train hit an overloaded rickshaw at a railway crossing in the eastern Indian state of Bihar.

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The Times of India

Junking talks over separatist meet: Modi govt stops long-standing practice

The weakened position of Pak PM Nawaz Sharif may have been one of the reasons for Modi govt to junk bilateral talks over separatists meet.

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Daily Times

Indian train accident kills 18, injures two

NEW DELHI: At least 18 people were killed when a fast-moving train hit a three-wheeled vehicle in the eastern Indian state of Bihar on Monday evening, state officials said.

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The Telegraph

BJP warns of jungle raj 2

Union law minister and senior state BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday called upon voters not to get influenced by Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad's pseudo approaches.

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The Times of India

20 killed as speeding train rams into autorickshaw in Bihar

MOTIHARI: Twenty people, including eight children, were killed on Monday when a speeding train rammed into a packed autorickshaw at a railway crossing between Semra and Sugauli stations in Bihar's East Champaran district, the police said.

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DNA India

JD(U)-RJD alliance for a purpose: Sharad Yadav

JD President Sharad Yadav on Monday justified his party's alliance with Lalu Prasad's RJD for the assembly by-poll in Bihar after two decades saying it has nothing to do with individuals but has been forged for the sake of people to safeguard them from divisive forces.

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