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Thursday , January 16 , 2014
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102 strike

Patna, Jan. 15: Drivers and technicians of 529 vehicles under 102 ambulance services, today went on an indefinite strike, alleging they had not been paid salaries for the past few months. ources said State Health Society had purchased the vehicles and Dr Jain Video On Wheels Ltd would provide manpower.

Drug haul

Gaya: Around 20 quintals of marijuana was recovered from Piprahi village, the market price of which is estimated to be around Rs 20 lakh.

PMCH clinics

Patna: At least 37 people benefited at specialised clinics, including surgery, arthroplasty, neurology among others, started at Patna Medical College and Hospital on Wednesday.

Quake week

Patna: Indian Red Cross Society and the Bihar State Disaster Management Authority on Wednesday launched its programmes as part of an Earthquake Safety Week. Several awareness events were organised.