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Wednesday , August 8 , 2012
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Firm revival meet

Patna: Industries minister Renu Kushwaha on Tuesday convened a high-level meeting to discuss ways to revive Nalanda Biscuit Company Ltd, Phulwarisharif. enior officers of the industries, labour and health departments attended the meet.

Envoy visit

Patna: The Indian ambassador to Bhutan, Pawan Kumar Verma, on Tuesday met chief minister Nitish Kumar at 1 Aney Marg.

Power speech

Patna: Yogendra Prasad, former chief of National Hydroelectric Power Corporation spoke on power shortage and its remedies at Scada Business Centre on Tuesday.

CM sympathy

Patna: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday expressed shock over the sudden demise of senior JD(U) leader Krishna Mohan Yadav.

Pension woes

Patna: Patna University Retired Teachers’ Association on Tuesday under the presidentship of Bakshi Vidyanand Sinha expressed resentment against delay by the state government of pension revision of teachers retired before and after January 2006.

Rail meeting

Patna: East Central Railway new general manager B.P. Khare on Tuesday held a review meeting with Danapur divisional railway manager L.M. Jha at Danapur division office.

Wall collapse

Patna: Five labourers were injured after the wall of an under-construction apartment at Road Number 1 under Gardanibagh police station area collapsed on Tuesday afternoon.


Buxar: Students of Sumitra Mahila Mahavidyalaya will vaccinate children against Hepatitis B in Mahadalit locality in Mahraura village in the Dumraon sub-divisional area on Wednesday.

Land check

Dumraon: The district magistrate, Vinod Singh Gunjial, on Tuesday visited Dumraon sub-divisional town and took stock of the land given to the Agriculture College, which was set up recently.

Two killed

Ara: Two persons were killed in a road mishap near Koelwar Tuesday while they were going to Chausa in Buxar district. The deceased were identified as Wasim Kuraishi (32) and Mumtaz Khan (30), residents of Ranisagar in Bhojpur.

Gang busted

Patna: Six female members of an inter-state gang were on Tuesday arrested while escaping after robbing some women at a fair in Rohtas. One gold chain, eight rings, three pairs of earrings, two mobile phone sets and Rs 30,000 were recovered from them.