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Rural polls end
Patna, May 28:
The last leg of Bihar panchayat elections in 46 panchayats under four blocks in three worst Naxalite-affected districts- Gaya, Aurangabad and Jamui passed off peacefully on Saturday with no incident of violence reported from anywhere. n estimated 58.8 per cent polling was recorded. Director-general of police Neel Mani said altogether 38 persons were arrested on the charge of trying to disrupt the poll process.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar visited Rajbansi Nagar Hospital and Rajendra Nagar Hospital on Saturday and inspected the ongoing work of the superspecialty hospital and said that the health hubs would be made superspecialised in orthopaedics and neurology.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar, along with health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey and top officials, on Saturday made an on-the-spot inspection of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and took stock of the situation of the progress of the construction. Nitish said that people would not have to go to Delhi for specialised treatment once the construction of the 960-bed hospital, is completed by 2012.
Tata Motors on Saturday formally announced the launch of Tata Delight, a customer loyalty programme for owners of its commercial vehicles. It offers customers a host of distinctive facilities across all Tata Motors dealerships, sales outlets and Tata Motors authorised service stations.
Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) had organised a seminar addressed by Eduardo P. Graeff, the former advisor to the president of Brazil on the topic of “Political leadership and economic reform: the Brazilian experience” on its premises on Saturday.
Form sale bar
The Bihar government on Saturday decided to stop the sale of forms for Teachers’ Eligibility Test (TET) 2011, being conducted for the appointment of primary teachers, till further notice. TET is scheduled to be held on July 17.
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