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Five suspected thieves lynched in Bihar

Patna, June 8 (IANS) In yet another incident of 'mob justice', five people suspected to be thives, were Tuesday lynched by a mob in a village in Bihar's Samastipur district, police said....
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Bihar takes on crime with high conviction rate

By Imran Khan- - - - - Patna, June 8 (IANS) If the nearly 48,500 convictions of criminals in Bihar in the last four and a half years are anything to go by, the state once a byword for lawlessness is finally taking on organised crime and the politician-crime nexus....
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Bihar's illiterate youth inspires story in NCERT book

By Imran Khan Patna, June 2 (IANS) The rollercoaster ride to success of an illiterate Bihar youth, who launched a radio station and promoted social messages on polio, AIDS and other issues but was arrested for illegally running it, has found place in school textbooks. ...
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Muslims join Hindus to celebrate Chhath in Bihar

By Imran Khan - - - - Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) In a show of brotherhood and communal harmony, Muslims in Bihar joined Hindus in celebrating Chhath, the state's biggest religious festival. While many Muslims are observing a fast and performing the ritual, others are helping their Hindu neighbours by cleaning river banks, streets and distributing coconuts and fruits for the puja....
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Maoists blow up school in Bihar, clash with police

Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas Wednesday blew up a government run primary school in Bihar. In a separate incident, an encounter took place between police and Maoists, officials said....
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Buffaloes do the 'catwalk' in Bihar

Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) In a rare event, buffaloes are being dressed up and paraded to do the 'catwalk' in Bihar's Madhepura town to draw people's attention to their plight....
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100 starvation deaths in Bihar in three years?

By Imran Khan - - - - Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) At least 100 people have died of hunger in the past three years in Bihar, asserts a Supreme Court-appointed official after extensive surveys. But the state government has trashed the claim....
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No plans for new law favouring sharecroppers: Nitish

Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) In a move to placate upper castes, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday assured them that their lands were safe and his government has no plans to enact a new law to protect sharecroppers....
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Boy dies of food poisoning in Bihar

Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) A minor boy died and 10 other children were hospitalised after they consumed 'prasad' (religious offerings) in a Bihar village, police said Monday. ...
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Families of Bihar kidnapped spend dark Diwali

Patna, Oct 18 (IANS) It was a dark Diwali in hundreds of homes across Bihar this year as the families of those kidnapped in the last few years spent the day in gloom and despair, praying for the safe return of their loved ones....
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