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Call for probe into BSEB chief tenure

The controversy over the mysterious disappearance of over 42,000 answer scripts of the Class X Matriculation examination has further deepened after BJP lawmaker Nawal Kishore Yadav demanded immediate removal of Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) chairman Anand Kishor and a CBI probe into the matter.
Ramashankar and Roshan Kumar Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Urban department jobs up for grabs

The urban development and housing department will make around 5,000 appointments in different ranks to overcome manpower crunch that has affected implementation of development projects.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Dead patient's kin rough up PMCH docs

Relatives of a patient who died on Wednesday morning roughed up a few on-duty doctors at Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH).
Roshan Kumar Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Five named in crusader murder

The Pipra Kothi police in East Champaran late Tuesday lodged an FIR against 10 people, including five named accused, for the murder of RTI activist Rajendra Prasad Singh in Mathbanwari village on Tuesday afternoon.
Nishit Kumar Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

BJP leaders to display yoga skills

All big shots in the BJP will showcase their yoga skills during International Yoga Day celebrations in the city on Thursday.
S.M. Shahbaz Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Child abuse home truths

Every day, 55 children are raped in India. More than one lakh cases of sexual crimes against children are pending before the courts, according to National Crime Records Bureau data from 2016, due to which a victim in Delhi or Bihar will have to wait till 2029 for justice. In Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, victims in 2016 can hope for justice in 2026; in Maharashtra, a victim has to wait till 2032. In Gujarat and Arunachal Pradesh, with the current pace of slow justice delivery, children victimised in 2016 should not think of justice before 2071.
S.M. Shahbaz Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Pathan brothers open up Patna pitch

Budding cricketers here now have another pitch to hone their skills on.
Roshan Kumar Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

State boosts rebel rehab package

Central committee and politburo members of Maoist organisations will be given Rs 5 lakh on surrender, instead of Rs 2.5 lakh that was being given earlier. Similarly, other Maoists will get Rs 2.5 lakh on surrender instead of Rs 1.5 lakh given to them earlier.
Dev Raj Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Scheme for Red zone

Seven Naxalite-hit districts - Gaya, Aurangabad, Nawada, Jamui, Lakhisarai, Banka and Muzaffarpur - have been selected under a special central scheme for development and rehabilitation of affected families.
Ramashankar Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Omission to commission

Patna A 15th finance commission team will be in Bihar from July 10 to 12 and the state will make a presentation to it, deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said on Wednesday. The demand of special status for the state, however, was not included in the presentation details Modi shared.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Officer killers held: Cops

The Sitamarhi police on Wednesday claimed to have solved the mystery behind the killing of district welfare officer Shubh Narian Dutt after the arrest of three persons, including the contract killer Ramji Rai from Patna.
Ramashankar Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

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