Bihar

Bihar looks to ban illegal Slaughter-houses in the state

Friday, March 24, 2017

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Taking a cue from UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath, Awadhesh Kumar Singh, Bihar Animal Husbandry Minister on Thursday said a report has been sought from the DMs on illegal slaughterhouses operating in their respective districts despite a ban on cattle slaughter in the state. The Bihar Preservation and Improvement of Animals Act, 1955 allows slaughtering …

Denied Ambulance, relatives carry woman’s dead body on shoulders in Bihar

Thursday, March 09, 2017

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In a re-run of the sordid incidents of Kalahandi and Vaishali earlier, relatives of a woman were forced to carry her body home on their shoulders after being allegedly denied an ambulance at a government hospital in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district. Wife of Suresh Mandal, a labourer and a resident of Shivpuri locality in Bihar, was …

Liquor traders beat up school girls, three arrested

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

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Sasaram: Six school girls were allegedly beaten up by liquor traders after villagers of Banrasiya RPT Banrasiya in Bihar’s Rohtas district alerted police about the illegal manufacture of the brew in the area. Three persons of Beda have been arrested on charge of keeping liquor as well beating up natives of adjacent Banrasiya including the …

Bicycle yojana has given wings to girls’ aspirations: Nitish Kumar

Friday, January 20, 2017

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Bhagalpur: Highlighting that the bicycle yojana has given “wings to aspirations of girls”, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday  today said the scheme has dramatically boosted enrolment of girls in class IX, which has come almost at par with the boys. “When the bicycle scheme was launched (2006) only 1.7 lakh girls were enrolled in …

Boat Carrying 40 drowns in Ganga river in Patna

Saturday, January 14, 2017

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23 people have reportedly died while divers are searching for the missing after a boat ferrying 40 people capsized in River Ganga in Patna. 10 people have been rescued of which six are admitted in the Patna Medical College and Hospital. The vessel, which had taken people for a free ride from the Ganga Ghat, …

Prakash Parv: PM Modi praises prohibition, Nitish lauds demonetisation

Thursday, January 05, 2017

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi showered fulsome praise on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday for launching a movement against liquor and appealed to all to make prohibition a grand success, weeks after he lauded the JD(U) chief for supporting demonetisation. “I greet Nitish Kumar from the core of my heart for launching a campaign …

326 cartons of liquor seized in Bihar

Monday, December 26, 2016

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Amid liquor ban in the state, the police have seized 326 cartons liquor from a truck near a village in Bihar’s Samastipur district, a police officer said on Monday. During patrolling late last night, the police intercepted a truck near Bashi Bhidni village and recovered 326 cartons liquor consisting of 8208 bottles, Tajpur police station …

Government approves Rs 1,955 Crore road link project

Thursday, October 13, 2016

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New Delhi: A highway project worth Rs 1,955 crore for construction of a road link between Sahibganj in Jharkhand to Manihari in Bihar, including a bridge on the Ganges, received Cabinet clearance on Thursday. “The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the construction of a new link …

Bihar Topper Scam: Ruby Rai’s Answer Sheet full of Movie Names, Poetry, Tulsidas

Monday, October 10, 2016

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Patna: In a major disclosure in Bihar’s infamous topper scam, prime accused, Ruby Rai wrote the names of movies in one answer sheet, the name of poet Tulsidas more than a hundred times in another and some poetry in some others, which were then displaced by papers written by ‘experts’, Bihar police said. According to a report, a forensic examination …

Patna High Court quashes notification banning liquor

Friday, September 30, 2016

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In a setback to the Bihar government, the Patna High Court on Friday quashed the government notification completing banning liquor in the state, saying it is ultra vires to the Constitution. ALSO READ: ‘Modi has my full support; the Congress party is standing by him,’ says RaGa A division bench of the court comprising Chief Justice …

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