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Thursday , March 29 , 2012
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Pat on Bihar spirit

Patna: Nagaland governor Nikhil Kumar on Wednesday said the people of Bihar have made a great contribution in the national capital. He insisted that there should be a grievance redressal cell for them in Delhi and the resident commissioner should be directed to act accordingly.

Addressing a news meet at his Boring Road residence, Nikhil expressed his grief at the Jamui incident where a woman was murdered. On Bihar Divas, he said: “Spending on Bihar Divas was good if it created job opportunities and contributed to the development of the state, but if that was not the case, a thought should be given on it.”

Body found

Patna: The body of a middle-aged man was recovered from Kesrinagar area under Shastrinagar police station on Wednesday. The body, which bore injury marks, has been sent for post-mortem. The man has not been identified.

HC directive

Patna: A high court bench on Wednesday asked the urban development department’s principal secretary to personally appear before the court on April 4 to explain the delay in completing beautification work of Hardinge Park in the state capital.

Special train

Patna: East Central Railway (ECR) will run a summer special train between Calcutta and Raxaul to bring down the rush during summer. The weekly Calcutta-Raxaul special train (03131/03132) will run from April to June.

FIR order

Chhapra: Saran district magistrate Vinay Kumar has ordered Chhapra town police station in-charge to lodge FIRs against 10 drawing and disbursing officers who have not uploaded the details of their properties.


Patna: The national vice-president of Marwari Sammelan, Badri Prasad Bhimsaria, passed away on Wednesday.


Muzaffarpur: A two-day seminar on “Faiz Ahmad Faiz, personality and poetry” was organised in Muzaffarpur on Wednesday.