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  1. Key-chains, shirt pins also part of promotional campaign.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Indian Express

    To promote PM Narendra Modi's Make in India initiative, the government has procured merchandise like key-chains, coffee mugs decorated with 22 carat gold and shirt pins from private companies. The merchandise will sport the Make in India logo, while the coffee mugs will be circulated amongst secretaries in the government, sources said.

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  2. BiharRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The 18km free public Wi-Fi network in the city is all set for a major extension around a year after its launch. The R-Block roundabout virtually turned into a battlefield between Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad activists and security personnel, who fought a pitched battle... Union minister of state for road transport, highways and shipping Radhakrishnan P. laid the foundation stone for widening work of NH-104 at Banjhula in East Champaran... Nitish Kumar today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, their first official meeting in two years, to seek the Centre's cooperation for Bihar's development.

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  3. Better services on SBI radarRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, March 26: The chairperson of the State Bank of India , Arundhati Bhattacharya, today laid emphasis on providing better services to people visiting the branches across the country. Addressing the employees of the bank after inauguration of a high-speed note verification and processing machine in Patna, Bhattacharya said the services being provided to the customers by SBI required a lot of improvement.

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  4. Cong team to probe procession attackRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, March 26: The Congress has drafted a four-member team to look into Sunday's attack on its members during the first phase of the Kishan Majdoor Nyaya padyatra from Patna to Gaya. "Six workers, including Dhiru Yadav, Minnat Rehmani, Upendra Ram and Ranjit Mishra, were injured at Makhdumpur in Jehanabad, about 70km south from the party's state headquarters in Patna.

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  5. Land for army kin singes govt in HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, March 26: There was uproar in the Assembly today after the government conceded its failure to give land and flats to ex-armymen and their widows and dependents. On Army Flag Day on December 7, 2006, chief minister Nitish Kumar had announced flats and land at subsidised rates to the next of kin of former defence personnel.

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  6. City round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    A debate at Vitthal College of Education, Women empowerment leads to social development, threw up such points that the judges went ahead and named one member from each panel joint winners. Ankita, from the Vitthal College of Education, spoke in favour of the motion.

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  7. Focus on better highway in election yearRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Road construction minister Rajiv Ranjan Singh, Union road transport minister Radhakrishnan P and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi lay the foundation stone of the project on Thursday. Picture by Ajit Kumar Verma Union minister of state for road transport, highways and shipping Radhakrishnan P. laid the foundation stone for widening work of NH-104 at Banjhula in East Champaran district on Thursday.

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  8. Students turn road into war zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Policemen beat up activists near the R-Block and protesters chase a cop during a protest in Patna on Thursday. Pictures by Deepak Kumar The R-Block roundabout virtually turned into a battlefield between Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad activists and security personnel, who fought a pitched battle for around an hour on Thursday afternoon.

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  9. Wi-Fi extension with ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The 18km free public Wi-Fi network in the city is all set for a major extension around a year after its launch. The information technology department would create new extensions on three stretches - Patna Junction to Dakbungalow roundabout, Hartali Mor-Boring Road crossing-AN College and New Secretariat to Old Secretariat along Eco Park.

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  10. Philately show soars with pigeon postRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    From the first stamps of an independent India to first day covers issued by African nations like Rwanda, Nicaragua and Sierra Leone to Calcutta pigeongrams - the Ranchi Stamp Fest 2015 was a tribute to such rarities from the interesting world of philately on Thursday. The two-day exhibition, organised by the Ranchi postal division, opened at Milan Palace on Club Road with a 1,500-strong collection of stamps by eight philatelists from Bihar and Jharkhand, the youngest being Class IV Loreto Convent-Ranchi student Vaishnavi Mahadeo.

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  11. Global water challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | SciDev.Net

    ... A man fills a bottle with drinking water from a pipe that runs through an open sewer in Digha Maharajganj slum, Bihar, India. Such pipes often burst, causing the untreated sewage to contaminate the drinking water Children and women wash pots by a ...

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  12. Uyboco: The man who moved a mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    I JUST finished reading the incredible story of Dashrath Manjhi, also known as the "Mountain Man," who devoted 22 years of his life to a singular task -- carving a 100-meter path through the Gehlour Hills in Bihar, India, using nothing but hand tools. It was not an act of madness nor a desperate attempt at seeking fame or of breaking some world record.

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  13. Wall of shameRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Economist

    PHOTOGRAPHS of parents scaling the walls of an exam hall to pass cheat sheets to students offer the latest evidence of India's failing school system. The examinees in Bihar, a largely rural state, were in the matriculating class, known as class ten.

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  14. ABVP protest in Patna turns violentRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Police opened fire in the air and resorted to a baton charge on Thursday to disperse ABVP members who pelted stones at the police during a protest near the Bihar assembly here against the deteriorating education system, officials said. Following the police action against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad activists, over a dozen BJP legislators staged a protest outside the assembly.

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  15. Monitor PM prods govt on bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Patna, March 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today directed the state government to sort out the problems related to approach road for the much-awaited Digha-Sonepur rail-cum-road bridge as early as possible. Modi issued the directive to Bihar chief secretary Anjani Kumar Singh during his maiden conversation through video-conferencing to take stock of the ongoing centrally sponsored schemes in the state.

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  16. Extra beds for kids in health hubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    The paediatrics intensive care unit of Shri Krishna Medical College and Hospital in Muzaffarpur would get 60 more beds before the peak of summer hits the state. With the addition, the number of beds in the paediatrics intensive care unit would go up to 100.

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  17. IIM land on varsity senate's agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Magadh University would finally take a formal step to transfer 119.66 acres to the state government for setting up an IIM in Bihar. The university has put the land transfer issue on the agenda for meetings of the syndicate and the senate scheduled on March 29 and April 12, respectively.

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  18. Real-time text updates of Nitish tweets on cellphoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Chief minister Nitish Kumar's Twitter presence @NitishKumarJDU has been selected as one of the 16 such handles from India to make it part of a Twitter chat programme. One can give a missed call to the number 011-30082828 after which one would get SMS updates on Nitish's tweets.

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  19. Prickly summer saps energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Telegraph

    Weathermen claimed summer would officially set in sometime next week but that's no relief. The maximum temperature is already gearing close to the fretful 40s, giving the people a hard time.

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  20. Lalu Prasad Yadav kicks off row after close aide 'helps' him wear shoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Patna : The visual of a former RJD legislator helping party president Lalu Prasad to wear shoes at a function in Bihar's East Champaran district has triggered a controversy, but the RJD leader today said he merely "tightened" the lace of the shoe he was wearing to save time. The visual, aired on some private tv channels, showed former RJD MLC Anwar Ahmad bending and helping Prasad wear shoes at a function at Jasaulia Jamunia village in East Champaran district yesterday, where the RJD chief unveiled a statue of an ex-legislator Yamuna Yadav.

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