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  1. One passenger shot in Bihar train robberyRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Patna: A group of armed criminals looted cash and valuables worth lakhs from passengers on a train in Bihar's Saharsa district and shot a passenger, who tried to resist, police Saturday said. The robbery took place late Friday on the Samastipur-Banmankhi passenger train in Saharsa Jamui, about 200 km from Patna.

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  2. Six die as cold wave tightens grip in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Times of India

    At least six people have died in Bihar due to extreme cold wave conditions, officials have confirmed. All the deaths were reported from Saharsa district in the state. Intense cold wave conditions continued unabated across India with mercury touching new lows.

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  3. One passenger shot in Bihar train robberyRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

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  4. Missing kid found dead in riverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | The Telegraph

    Five days after an eight-year-old girl went missing from her Adityapur home, police on Wednesday late evening recovered the bloated body from Kharkai river. A resident of Bihar's Saharsa, the child, a Class III student, came with her parents to visit her paternal grandmother at Kuluptanga Basti, RIT thana area in the satellite industrial township.

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  5. Vans set out for family planningRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | 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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  6. Kidnapped boy foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Telegraph

    Aditya with his father Sanjay Kumar Jha at SSP's Amol V Homkar's office on Tuesday. Picture by Animesh Sengupta The three-year-old son of a temple priest, kidnapped for ransom by a neighbour from near his Burmamines home in Jamshedpur on Monday afternoon, was found in a bus bound for Bhagalpur, Bihar, at a Dhanbad checkpost in the small hours of Tuesday.

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  7. Probe ordered after woman committed 'Sati' in BiharRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Newkerala.com

    A probe has been ordered into a 70-year-old woman allegedly committing "Sati" by jumping into the funeral pyre of her husband Saturday in a Bihar village, an official said Tuesday. Saharsa District Magistrate Sashi Bhusan Kumar said he has already ordered an inquiry into the case.

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  8. Woman jumps into husband's funeral pyre in Bihar, diesRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Indian Express

    A 65-year-old woman died after she allegedly jumped into the funeral pyre of her husband in a village in Bihar's Saharsa district. Saharsa SP Pankaj Sinha said it happened at Parminia village under Kahra block in the district, around 250 km from the state capital, and the deceased woman has been identified as Dahwa Devi."

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  9. 65-year-old commits 'sati' in BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Times of India

    An 1815 art showing a widow of a brahman committing sati on her husband's funeral pyre. PATNA: An elderly woman allegedly committed 'Sati' on Saturday evening by jumping into the funeral pyre of her husband at village Parmania in Saharsa district, police officials said on Sunday.

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  10. 'Voluntary'Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Telegraph

    Saharsa, Dec. 14: An allegedly "voluntary sati " in a Bihar hamlet has left behind unanswered questions but police said they had no choice but to accept the villagers' "suicide" version and close investigations. After cancer patient Ram Charitra Mandal died yesterday morning and was cremated about 4.30pm in an orchard, his wife Diva Devi, 65, jumped onto his burning pyre when no one else was present.

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  11. Woman, 70, commits 'Sati' in BiharRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Newkerala.com

    A 70-year-old woman allegedly committed "Sati" by jumping into the funeral pyre of her husband at a Bihar village, police said Sunday. Gahwa Devi committed "Sati" Saturday evening at Parmania village in Saharsa district, about 220 km from here, district police officer Rudal Kumar said.

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  12. It's winter, evenings are darker and, after the alleged Delhi Uber...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Indian Express

    DELHI TIME: 12.15 am-1.20 am DISTANCE: 42 km JOURNEY: Sector 93B, Noida Expressway, to DLF Ph III, Gurgaon "Madam, main pahunch gaya hoon ," says the voice at the other end, at exactly 12.15 am. He sounds warm and middle-aged, taking some edge off the nervousness at the start of a long journey from Noida to Gurgaon via Delhi.

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  13. Axe on district chiefs before Sampark IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Telegraph

    Nitish Kumar on Wednesday sent a tough message to district unit functionaries ahead of the second leg of his Sampark Yatra commencing on December 15. The party leadership has decided to change JDU presidents in four districts, apparently, for their "poor performance" during the first phase of the Sampark Yatra meetings. In the first leg, Nitish started his Sampark Yatra from West Champaran district headquarters of Bettiah on November 13. Before that he spoke to the party's elected representatives and specifically assigned them work to be carried out on the ground during his outing at the grass-roots level.

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  14. 16 boys saved from labourRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Telegraph

    Government Railway Police in Saharsa rescued 16 children being trafficked to Punjab with a timely tip-off from Childline on Wednesday evening. Five child traffickers were also arrested during the operation around 6.15pm.

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  15. BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Telegraph

    Patna Municipal Corporation is once again in the limelight following a controversial recommendation made to the state government for dissolving it.... The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday asked the state government to constitute special courts to try cases of fraud and look into irregularities of non-banking financial companies. ... Government Railway Police in Saharsa rescued 16 children being trafficked to Punjab with a timely tip-off from Childline on Wednesday evening.

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  16. Leaders blame govt for bridge delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Telegraph

    District JDU leaders have blamed the state government for land acquisition problems in constructing approach roads to the ambitious Vijay Ghat bridge project. The bridge was a dream project of former chief minister Nitish Kumar and since he stepped down, the fate of the project has been hanging in balance.

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  17. BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Telegraph

    The district administration conducted an awareness drive at Mahant Darshan Das Mahila College on Tuesday to educate its students about the importance of getting their names enrolled in the voters' list and procuring their voters' identity cards. ... The Saharsa chief judicial magistrate's court has issued an arrest warrant against Bhagalpur divisional commissioner Robert Lalchunghwla Choungthu after his alleged role in the issuance of arms licences to people with dubious antecedents surfaced.

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  18. Arms licence case heat on officerRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Telegraph

    The Saharsa chief judicial magistrate's court has issued an arrest warrant against Bhagalpur divisional commissioner Robert Lalchunghwla Choungthu after his alleged role in the issuance of arms licences to people with dubious antecedents surfaced. Chounghtu, a 1997-batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, who was the Saharsa district magistrate in 2004-05, was made named accused with 17 others for involvement in providing arms licences to persons not native of Saharsa district.

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  19. ASI surveys old templesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Telegraph

    Saharsa, Nov. 6: A three-member team of Archaeological Survey of India , led by conservation officer S.K. Jha, on Thursday visited the Ugratara temple at Mahishi, the Kandaha sun temple, the Nakucha Shiva temple and some antique elevated mounds in the district. The team aimed to update the current status of these structures and probe their historical background and their archaeological design so that their significance could be established on a national-scale.

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  20. Chhath puja in Ahmedabad reflects class divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Indian Express

    A class divide was apparent in the two Chhath pujas organised at two venues on the Sabarmati riverfront to mark the most auspicious and biggest festival of northern India 'Chhath Mahotsav ' on Wednesday evening. The two Chhath pujas reflected the two Bihars in Gujarat - one that almost runs its government and another of migrant daily wagers.

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