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Showroom robbery

Patna, July 18: Three men barged into a bike showroom at Bikramganj in Rohtas district today and looted cash worth Rs 1.5 lakh.

The incident took place at Indwasini Agency around 4pm. Police investigations are on.

Bridge funds

Patna: Rural development minister Shravan Kumar on Saturday gave administrative approval of Rs 44.778 crore for construction of 12 bridges in Rohtas, Aurangabad, Nawada, Arwal, Bhojpur and Jehanabad from National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development funds.

Pappu balm

Patna: Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) national convener and Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav on Saturday visited Madhubani to meet the family member of station house officer Praveen Kumar, shot dead by criminals three days ago. Pappu said he would open a Rs 2 lakh fixed deposit in the officer's daughter' name and demanded Rs 20 lakh as ex gratia for the family.

Salvo at Giriraj

Patna, July 18: JDU MLC and spokesperson Niraj Kumar today attacked Union minister Giriraj Singh over his remark that upper caste members cannot become chief minister in the state

Heat on Sushil

Patna: JDU MLC and spokesperson Sanjay Singh on Saturday attacked former deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi and accused him of not doing any work.

Pandey flak

Patna: BJP state president Mangal Pandey accused chief minister Nitish Kumar of not doing anything for sugarcane farmers, as in the past two-and-a-half years, no sugar factory has been opened in Bihar.

Drugs haul

Patna: Police nabbed two men on Gandhi Setu on Saturday and recovered around 150kg of marijuana from their possession. The duo are being quizzed.

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