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Friday , March 22 , 2013
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Power woes

Patna: Residents and commercial establishments had to face power cut of around 6 hours from 12 noon in and around Frazer Road and Dakbungalow areas on Thursday because of breakdown of 33KV line.

Graft order

Patna: Special vigiance judge R.C. Singh on Thursday sentenced former sub-inspector of Parsbigha police station in Jehanabad, Hit Lal Das, to two years’ rigorous imprisonment in connection with a bribery case.


Patna: One Ganesh Kumar was arrested on charges of murdering LJP leader Kapil Paswan.

Bank open jab

Patna: The All-India Anglo-Indian Association’s Patna wing on Thursday condemned the state government’s decision of keeping banks open on Good Friday — March 29.

Vet varsity

Patna: Animal and fish resources minister Giriraj Singh on Thursday said Bihar Veterinary University and Technology will be started in Gopalganj.

Farmers’ feat

Patna: The agriculture department would set up a stall at Gandhi Maidan during Bihar Divas to showcase farmers’ feats.

Gang arrest

Patna, March 21: Six members of a gang involved in road robbery, including the leader, were arrested during a raid in Rohtas district today.


Paradip: Jagatsinghpur police on Thursday busted an inter-state counterfeit cheque racket by arresting a man from Patna for fraudulently withdrawing cash from a nationalised bank in Odisha.

Station catch

Patna: The Government of Railway Police on Thursday arrested a person from Sultanganj with three pistols, six magazines and 11 live cartridges from platform number 1 of Patna Junction station.