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Bihar

Gadkari rap irks Nitish

The Bihar government on Saturday took exception to Union minister Nitin Gadkari singling it out for delay in Centre-assisted road projects.
Dev Raj Jun 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Water hunt

Women at a slum near R-Block roundabout fetch water from a leaking roadside supply pipe in Patna, making a mockery of chief minister Nitish Kumar's Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal slogan under his seven resolves.
Jun 17, 2018 00:00 IST

MBBS raw deal for state students

Students of Bihar who live and study in the state up to Class XII are at a disadvantage in comparison to their counterparts in several other states when it comes to admissions in government medical colleges of the state after clearing NEET (National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test), the gateway for getting a medical seat for the undergraduate course.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma Jun 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Vow of justice in Gaya shocker

The district police, in view of the seriousness of the incident, have set up three teams to crack the case in which a mother-daughter duo was gang-raped at gunpoint in the Konch police station area late on Wednesday evening.
Farhana Kalam Jun 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Hospitals on alert over encephalitis

The Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) and Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) have marked separate wards for patients suffering from acute encephalitis syndrome (AES).
Shuchismita Chakraborty Jun 16, 2018 00:00 IST

SSP check on crime via video interaction

A decision has been taken that the senior superintendent of police (SSP) will hold videoconferencing with all station house officers (SHOs) to take stock of the law and order situation in their respective areas of jurisdiction.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Colleges lack initiative to get central funds

Governor Satya Pal Malik has flagged Bihar's poor response to Rusa, the central scheme for infrastructure development in institutions, with officials pointing at lack of awareness about the programme.
Roshan Kumar Jun 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Gang loots police vehicle

A gang of armed criminals looted a police vehicle after hurling bombs and opening fire at a police team in Sheohar district early on Friday morning.
Ramashankar Jun 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Girl chained for 3 months

A teenaged girl, who was tied up and confined to a room for three months, allegedly because her father failed to pay a debt on time, escaped her abductors on Thursday evening and reached Bihia police station in the district.
R.N. Agarwal Jun 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Five die on highway after dip

At least five persons were killed and six others seriously injured when an autorickshaw collided with a speeding truck on National Highway 28 in Samastipur district, around 100km northeast of Patna, on Friday morning.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Varsity staff strike

Tension has been brewing at Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) in Motihari for the past fortnight with its teaching faculty on strike. On Friday, a clash broke out between the striking teachers and those opposing it.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 16, 2018 00:00 IST

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