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Nalanda bronze hunt spreads to NYASI eye on Met Museum

Close on the heels of Britain's Scotland Yard recovering one of 16 bronze statues of Lord Buddha stolen from the Nalanda Museum in the sixties, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) headquarters has received information that another from the same lot could have found its way to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Dev Raj Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Sword seizure worry, now in state capital

Police have started investigating the case involving the seizure of more than 1,100 swords from Goria Toli area under the jurisdiction of Kotwali police station.
Our Special Correspondent Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

App route to monitor tiger territory

Field staff at the Valmiki Tiger Reserve, Bihar's only sanctuary for the big cats, will soon be armed with a special app.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Govt glare on traders who dodge taxes

Traders under-reporting their volume of trade to evade taxes are in for trouble; the state commercial taxes department has started using data generated by the GST network to detect such cases.
Our Special Correspondent Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

MLA's car stolen from outside flat

A sports utility vehicle (SUV) belonging to JDU MLA Ramanand Singh was stolen from outside his residence at Lohia Nagar under Kankarbagh police station early morning on Sunday.
Roshan Kumar Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Jeweller & kin robbed

Seven criminals held hostage a jeweller and his family in Samastipur, 90km from here, early on Sunday morning and robbed them of cash and valuables worth Rs 25 lakh.
Dev Raj Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Scan on liquor smugglers

The district police want to crack down on gangs smuggling liquor from Haryana, Punjab, Assam, Bengal, New Delhi, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.
Najmus Shear Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Ayush 'doctors' call for leniency

The Ayush Medical Association has demanded the Bihar government adopt a lenient approach towards 3,021 ayush practitioners working on contract in government facilities.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Song to promote book

Mumbai-based music composer Ram Sampath, who has worked in Bollywood films such as Delhi Belly and Raees, has composed and sung a Hindi song written by Bihar-born author Anurag Anand.
Amit Bhelari Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Kishor by side, CM says seat talks done

Seat-sharing talks among the NDA partners in Bihar have been completed and which party will contest how many of Bihar's 40 Lok Sabha seats has been decided, chief minister Nitish Kumar is learnt to have said at his Janata Dal United's state executive meeting held at his official residence on Sunday. He is also learnt to have said that the state cabinet would be expanded after Dussehra.
Amit Bhelari Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Catchline to poll front line

Political strategist Prashant Kishor, who joined the JDU on Sunday, has been associated with Bihar politics for just about four years. But within that short span of time, he has made his mark - specially after becoming the talk of the country when he was credited with playing a key role in the electoral success of Narendra Modi in 2014.
Our Correspondent Sep 17, 2018 00:00 IST

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