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Friday , May 17 , 2013
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Double diamond joy

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday extracted a bit of Bihar’s own from Narendra Modi’s Gujarat....   | Read..

Challenge of defining ‘backward’ state

When economist and member-secretary of Asian Development Research Institute, Patna, Shaibal Gupta got a call from the Union finance ministry inviting him to be a member of a committee, he had no clue that its purpose would be to redefine the term ...   | Read..

Museum to take off in June

Four firms based outside the state are in the race to bag the contract for construction of the proposed Bihar Museum along the southern flank of Bailey Road at an estimated Rs 498 crore. ...   | Read..

Camp fun in sight

Pupils can look forward to a great summer, as most schools have planned fun camps comprising magic shows and other fun-filled activities. Smita Kumar reports...   | Read..

Stone mafia torch police vehicle

A police vehicle was set ablaze allegedly by the stone quarrying mafia at Amaratalab village in Rohtas, around 150km west of ...   | Read..
Chief minister Nitish Kumar, his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi and labour resources minister Janardan Singh Sigriwal observe the diamond cutters at work at the new factory on Thursday. Picture by Deepak Kumar
Double diamond joy
Card pat in prison meet
The Bihar government’s initiative to provide smart cards to prisoners drew appreciation at the two-d...  | Read.. 
Grit & hard work beat test hurdles
Hard work pays, financial constraints or not. That’s the way shown by Juhi, one of those who topped ...  | Read.. 
Water policy ripples
Water resources minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary on Thursday opposed the Cent...  | Read.. 
Lalu courts trouble with ‘Alsatian’
JD(U) MLC Sanjay Singh on Thursday threatened to drag RJD chief Lalu Prasad...  | Read.. 
Seal on rule for holy sites
The state cabinet on Thursday approved rules to remove, regularise and relo...  | Read.. 
RJD sets ‘sweeping change’ example
Acting like a responsible political party, the RJD on Thursday initiated st...  | Read.. 
Team to track virus
A five-member team of the National Centre for Disease Control, New Del...  | Read.. 
Six held in funds firm raid
Acting on complaints, police conducted raids at the offices of two de...  | Read.. 
Great library to recreate Nalanda romance
If its rich and fabled library, stocked with thousands of books on variou...  | Read.. 
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