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Tuesday , March 13 , 2012
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Minor raped in Bhojpur

Patna: A six-year-old Dalit girl was raped allegedly by a youth at Belauti village under Shahpur police station in Bhojpur district on Sunday. olice said the accused is absconding after the incident. A resident of the same village, he had allegedly lured the victim, a student of Class I, on the pretext of showing her a television show and took her on the rooftop of the building and raped her.

Maoist attack

Gaya: Suspected Maoists late on Sunday evening torched around eight vehicles, after attacking the camp office of a construction company located on Rafianj-Goh road in Aurangabad district. The rebels also fired in the air and beat up workers during the attack.


Patna: Two men were arrested while fleeing after snatching a chain from a person. The Patrakar Nagar policestation officers said the duo were fleeing along the road underneath the Rajender Nagar Bridge at the Old Bypass area.

Potato record

Patna: Nalanda district magistrate Sanjay Kumar Agarwal on Monday said that farmers in Darveshpura village of Katrisarai block of the district have set a new world record of a yield of 729 quintals of potato per hectare.

Rupam case

Patna: A high court bench of Justice Akhilesh Chandra on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail petition of Vipin Kumar Roy, an accused in a sexual assault case lodged by Rupam Pathak who allegedly murdered former Purnea legislator Rajkishore Keshari.


Munger: District magistrate Kuldeep Narayan on Monday held a meeting of district task force on pulse polio eradication scheme and directed the officials to pay special emphasis to eliminate the disease. Narayan also constituted committees for successful completion of Bihar Divas centenary celebrations.


Chhapra: The postgraduate department of history of Rajendra College would organise a UGC-sponsored seminar on caste-based census on Tuesday and Wednesday.