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  1. Former Pak foreign minister Khurshid M Kasuri talks of Track II diplomacy and the Wagah attack.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    The former pakistan foreign minister is part of Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party that has been protesting against the Nawaz Sharif government and that is seen as one of the reasons for the unsettled new regime. Kasuri is also among the few big Pakistani names propagating Track II diplomacy with India in the face of a great deal of scepticism, and one who remains optimistic about progress in ties under the Modi government despite recent setbacks.

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  2. Pappu fights against 'system'Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, Dec. 20: Parliamentarian Rajesh Ranjan, better known as Pappu Yadav, today said he had no grudge against doctors but "the system that promotes and protects fake and exploitative practitioners of medicines". "Our fight against the whims and fancies of doctors will continue till Parliament passes a legislation to regulate and control these erring doctors.

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  3. Bike thieves in netRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Police with the stolen bikes and arrested criminals outside the senior superintendent's office in Patna on Saturday. Picture by Nagendra Kumar Singh A team was formed under superintendent of police Shivdeep Lande.

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  4. Bihar's YT, neighbour's prideRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, Dec. 20: When Lalu Prasad dismissed information technology with his " yeh IT-yt kya hota hai " ridicule in the early 2000s, little could he imagine how the future would turn its back on Bihar. The state's IT prospects took a beating in the decade and half that followed Lalu's derision.

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  5. Manjhi slams health figuresRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi plays badminton during the inauguration of the 39th Junior National Badminton Championship in Patna on Saturday. Patna, Dec. 20: Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi feels the state health sector is ailing and also batted for traditional method of healing.

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  6. BiharRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Women who use contraceptives and conceive at an older age have a higher chance of giving birth to twins, said gynaecologist Manju Gita Mishra.

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  7. BJP asks Nitish Kumar to initiate anti-conversion law in BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | DNA India

    Bihar BJP on Saturday claimed that 13 poor persons were converted to another religion in the past few days in the state and sought to know from senior JD leader Nitish Kumar if he would take initiative for a law to stop conversion through unlawful means. "In the past few days 13 poor persons have been converted to another religion in Kahalgaon and Munger.

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  8. 'Link Bengal to Asian nations for Buddhist tourism circuit'Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Twenty-three Buddhist sites have been identified in West Bengal and the focus is to develop the state as the prime link to south and southeast Asian countries as part of the Buddhist tourism circuit, an official has said here. According to Arvind Alok, Chairman, Buddhist Monuments Development Council , proposals are being finalised to get the sites sponsored by the corporate sector to aid in their conservation and revival.

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  9. Empty Looks Don't ExplainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Outlook

    Late afternoon at Doodh Bazaar, the daily ritual of queuing for fresh milk from the nearby tabelas gives no indication of sinister undercurrents, if any. Or that four youths who lived here disappeared on a supposed religious trip to Iraq in May, reportedly to join the ISIS.

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  10. Can Modi really take on the Hindu hawks?Read the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    The sudden cancellation by the saffron hotheads of the religious reconversion programmes to welcome the minorities into the Hindu fold suggests that Narendra Modi has finally decided that enough is enough. However, he may have left it a little too late to ask the Hindutva Gestapo to pipe down.

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  11. The Adda on Saturday will be moderated by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Seema Chishti.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    At a time when the country is debating the role of large scale subsidies in a development-led growth model pursued by the NDA government at the Centre, no views carry a stronger resonance than that of Nobel laureate Amartya Sen. A strong advocate of government spending in health and education sectors, he argues that for long-term sustainable growth, India must take care of the needs of the poor, especially women. Sen, 81, an economist-philosopher and a leading voice on politics and justice, will be the guest at Express Adda at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi on Saturday night.

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  12. Bike-lifter trio in netRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Three youths - Sonu Kumar Sharma, Vivek Kumar and Bittu Kumar - allegedly belonging to a bike-lifter gang, were arrested on Friday. The gang used to sell stolen bikes in north Bihar districts.

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  13. Urban bodies unfit to issue safety sealsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Most of the buildings in Patna continue to be unsafe with regard to earthquakes despite repeated appeals from the authorities to ensure retrofitting in the existing structures and safety certificates for new construction. Bihar State Disaster Management Authority vice-chairman Anil Kumar Sinha said none of the existing buildings in Patna has been retrofitted to make them earthquake-resistant.

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  14. Madcap PK raises box office standardRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Slotted for 30 shows, the film collected Rs 23,78,350 on its first day compared to Salman Khan's Kick that had collected Rs 23,62,548, which was the highest so far on Day-I in Patna. However, PK 's better collections can also be attributed to the ticket price hike introduced for the Rajkumar Hirani film.

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  15. Quake-check units next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    The state is set to get 13 new earthquake monitoring stations next year, which would make the quake-prone state better equipped to collect information about tremors. Despite being located in a high seismic zone, the conditions with regard to earthquake monitoring in Bihar have remained insufficient.

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  16. Slow probe in doctors' cash caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    The health department has prodded Bihar Council of Medical Registration for its report in the case of some city doctors allegedly receiving cash from drug firms to prescribe their medicines. The department swung into action after the Centre, which had earlier sought the report from the state, reminded the state to submit the report at the earliest.

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  17. Vans set out for family planningRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi flagged off the vehicles in front of Raj Bhavan. Dedicated to family planning, health workers would carry out a sterilisation programme with intrauterine contraceptive devices.

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  18. Yuletide cheer for young-at-heart palsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Nehru Nagar resident Ramsundar Pandey, cheered on by Patna Women's College students, dances with Santa Claus at the programme organised by HelpAge India on Friday. Picture by Ashok Sinha Old Bollywood tracks and evergreen carols set the mood at a pre-Christmas celebration organised by HelpAge India in the city on Friday.

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  19. Jeans, cellphones to blame againRead the original story

    Friday | The Telegraph

    Patna, Dec. 19: Another panchayat has rediscovered that young girls are eve-teased or sexually harassed because they wear tight jeans. And that they elope with their boyfriends because of the cellphones they use.

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  20. Battleground Rajya SabhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Rediff.com

    'The non-BJP parties calculate that Modi has to be countered wherever he can be before he consolidates into a political legend, maybe by winning Uttar Pradesh and even Bihar.' It is not in the Lok Sabha, where the BJP has a clear majority, but the Rajya Sabha that the Opposition has ganged up to checkmate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious plans, reports Sheela Bhatt/ Rediff.com hen Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to the Rajya Sabha to attend Question Hour at 12.03 am on December 18, Rediff.com 's Sheela Bhatt witnessed the proceedings from the press gallery.

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