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Five Maoists nabbed
: Five hardcore activists of the Revolutionary Communist Centre, a rebel group of the CPI (Maoist), were arrested from different hideouts of the Maoists in Gaya district on Sunday. he police seized a country-made rifle and a country-made pistol from their possession.
: The city police recovered a big cache of arms and suspected explosive materials near Vishal Megamart area at Frazer Road under Kotwali police station on Sunday. Patna City superintendent of police Manu Maharaj said the police intercepted a rickshaw carrying the man around 5pm on Saturday evening after they received a tip-off.
: Danapur divisional railway manager Gyan Prakash has ordered that all trains reaching Patna railway station be cleaned up. Trains like Kaihar-Patna Intercity, Saharsha-Patna Koshi Express, Patna-Hatiya Superfast, Hatia-Patna, Patliputra Express and Magadh Express depart without cleaning. The DRM said when these trains reach Patna railway station, the water only is filled but never cleaned.
: The district administration extricated Mokama strongman Nalini Ranjan Singh, alias Lalan Singh, on the eve of the fourth phase of Assembly elections. Singhs wife Sonam Devi is contesting election from Mokama Assembly constituency on a Lok Janshakti Party ticket. Singh, who had unsuccessfully contested the 2005 Assembly poll, was convicted in the murder case of former minister Brij Bihari Prasad early this year.
: Patna Electric Supply Undertaking kept billing counters open on Sunday to cater to residents ahead of the fourth phase of Assembly election on Monday. PESU general manager S.K.P. Singh said that all the billing counters in 10 divisions remained open on Sunday to help them pay the electricity bill on November 1. He further said that electricity will be disconnected for not paying the bill on time.
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