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3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Offbeat entrepreneurs: This PhD from JNU left his lucrative job for setting up a dhaba

A decade and a half back a young PhD holder from prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University decided to follow his heart by opening a dhaba at his 'alma mater' itself.

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3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Scientists develop seedless mangoes in new move

Patna: First came seedless grapes. Now, Indian scientists have developed what could be the ultimate delicacy - a seedless mango which is finely textured and juicy, with a rich, sweet and distinctive flavour when mature.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Rediff.com

Hope runs thin for families of stranded Indians in Iraq

More than a month after they lost contact with their kin stranded in Iraq, around 30 families from Punjab, Bihar and Himachal Pradesh have moved to the national capital with a resolve to "not go back till we get proof of life and a timeline from the government for safely bringing back our kin."

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The Telegraph

Slash in central funds to state

Patna, July 22: The Centre has scaled down devolution of central funds to the state from Rs 42,443.86 crore in the UPA government's interim budget in February to Rs 41,841.93 crore in Arun Jaitley's budget on July 10, marking a shortfall of Rs 601.93 crore.

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The Times of India

It'll be 'Brand Bihar' vs BJP in assembly polls: Nitish

PATNA: After accusing BJP of trying to cause damage to "Brand Bihar" which the government headed by him assiduously charted out and popularized, former CM Nitish Kumar has said that the 2015 assembly election in state will be "Brand Bihar versus BJP".

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Newkerala.com

Protest over Kosi flood report by Bihar BJP MLAs

Bhartiya Janta Party's Member of Legislative Assembly gathered outside the Bihar State Assembly on Tuesday to protest against the 2008 Kosi flood report presented by the former Patna High Court judge Justice Rajesh Walia.

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Express India

Air India integration: most issues completed, Parl told; govt to set up 3 airports in Bihar

In the integration process of Indian Airlines and Air India, 204 of the 226 issues have been completed while integration is in in progress on 17 issues and five issues are pending in court.

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Al Jazeera

Brain disease kills scores in India's east

An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation "alarming".

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Telegraph

Clean water hope hits roadblock

Residents have a longer wait ahead of them for clean and round-the-clock water supply to become a reality.

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The Telegraph

New journey for freshers

The new in-charge director of IIT-Patna, Partha Pratim Chakrabarti, addresses the induction programme on Monday.

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The Indian Express

Fodder scam trial: Ray of hope for Lalu as HC quashes 4 cases against ex-CM Mishra

CBI court had rejected Prasad's petition that the four fodder scam cases pending against him in Jharkhand be quashed.

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India.com

Janata Dal-United, Rashtriya Janata Dal leaders favour alliance to defeat Bharatiya Janata Party

Patna, July 21 : Top leaders of Bihar's ruling JD-U and the RJD Monday strongly favoured an alliance between them in a bid to defeat "communal forces" in the state.

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The Washington Post

Thousands of women, accused of sorcery, tortured and executed in Indian witch hunts

In 2005, Pusanidevi Manjhi was branded a witch and tortured for four days by a powerful landowning family in the village Palani, in the Jharkhand state of India.

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IRIN

Biharis in Bangladesh seek protection, justice

The recent violent attack on Urdu-speaking Biharis in the Bangladeshi capital highlights this minority's ongoing protection needs: Community leaders allege political collusion in the attack.

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Merinews

Bihar CM leads Political Conclave to end newborn deaths, with Save the Children

Save the Children hosted a political conclave on the theme 'No Child Born to Die' with elected representatives and political leaders from Bihar in the state capital today.

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The Indian Express

JD(U), RJD and Cong will together defeat BJP in bypoll: Nitish Kumar

Senior JD leader Nitish Kumar with Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi and State President Vashist Narayan during a Party State executive meeting in Patna on Sunday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Telegraph

Power returns before time

Residents of west Patna got a pleasant surprise late on Saturday night. They did not have to face power cut as they had been since Friday afternoon in the wake of 132KV underground Digha-Khagaul cable damage.

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The Telegraph

Poll-ready mantra for BJP

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan addresses the meeting in Patna on Sunday as Nand Kishore Yadav and Mangal Pandey look on.

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Nerve News

Three nabbed for Bihar ex-MP's house burglary

Three people were Sunday arrested in Bihar in connection with a burglary in former MP Sadhu Yadav's house.

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India.com

Janata Dal-United, Rashtriya Janata Dal to contest elections together

Patna, Jul 20: Bihar's ruling Janata Dal -United and the Rashtriya Janata Dal will contest by-elections to 10 assembly seats in Bihar together, it was announced on Sunday.

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