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Compensation for acid attack and rape victims enhanced in Bihar

Patna | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

The Bihar government today increased compensation to Rs 7 lakh from 3 lakh for acid attack and rape victims each. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has taken a decision to that effect in a cabinet meet

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Bihar Guv meets senior IFS officers, advises them to work for tourism dev

Patna | Tuesday, Jul 17 2018 IST

Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik today met three senior Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officers and suggested them to explore possibilities of giving an impetus to tourism industry in the state. Senior IF

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RJD to back TDP's no-trust move against Modi government

Patna |Tuesday, 2018 6:45:17 PM IST

Lalu Prasad's RJD will support a no-confidence motion of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) against the Narendra Modi-led NDA government, according to RJD leaders.

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Centre considering providing health cards to accredited journalists

Patna | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

Union Minister of State for Health Ashwani Kumar Choubey today said that the Centre was considering providing health cards to accredited journalists. Mr Choubey told newspersons here that his ministry

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Bihar and gang rape have become synonymous: Tejaswi

Patna | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

Former deputy chief minister Tejaswi Yadav today expressed his concern over growing number of rapes and alleged that Bihar and gang rape have become synonym due to Nitish government's failure. Mr Yad

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We will continue to raise special status demand for Bihar: Nitish

Patna Jul 16 | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today reiterated that he would continue to raise the special status demand for Bihar, with all vigour and sincerity as it was a genuine demand in the interest of the

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Ashwani Choubey accuses Rahul Gandhi and his party leaders of being 'bahurupiya'

Patna | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare and senior BJP leader Ashwani Kumar Choubey on Monday contended that Congress president and his party leaders were 'bahurupiya' (impersonators)

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One crore plantation to increase forest cover this year in Bihar: Modi

Patna | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Monday said that the state government had decided to go for one crore plantation to increase forest cover and ensure protection of environment. Mr M

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Seat sharing within month in NDA for Lok Sabha elections in Bihar: Nitish

Patna | Monday, Jul 16 2018 IST

Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar today announced that final decision on seat sharing among constituents of NDA for Lok Sabha elections in the state was expected to be taken within

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Beyond religion: Muslim cooperative society helps transform lives of Hindus, others (IANS Special Series)

Patna |Sunday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST

Kamla Devi, Pankaj Kumar, Geeta Devi and Sanjay Singh, all Hindus, share one thing in common. Their lives have been transformed through "interest-free" loans provided by a Muslim cooperative credit so

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