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Police hunt for Maoist killers in Bihar

Patna, Oct 3 (IANS) Police were hunting Saturday for dozens of Maoist guerrillas who massacred 11 men and five children in a Bihar village Thursday midnight, triggering fears of a caste war....
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Maoists gun down 16 in Bihar, villagers rough up deputy chief minister

Patna, Oct 2 (IANS) At least 50 Maoist guerrillas attacked a Bihar village and brutally gunned down 16 people, including five children, after tying their hands and legs, police said Friday. Angry villagers attacked the deputy chief minister and other politicians who visited the spot. ...
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Maoists gun down 16 in Bihar, villagers rough up deputy chief minister

Patna, Oct 2 (IANS) At least 50 Maoist guerrillas attacked a Bihar village and brutally gunned down 16 people, including five children, after tying their hands and legs, police said Friday. Angry villagers attacked the deputy chief minister and other politicians who visited the spot....
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Death toll is 65 in Bihar boat tragedies

Patna, Sep 30 (IANS) The death toll in Bihar where two boats carrying Durga Puja revellers capsized in the Kosi and Bagmati rivers has risen to 65 with rescuers recovering 35 more bodies, officials said Wednesday....
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19 Durga Puja revellers drown in Bihar boat accidents

Patna, Sep 29 (IANS) Durga Puja festivities turned tragic for some families in Bihar when two overloaded boats carrying revellers capsized in the Bagmati and Kosi rivers respectively, drowning 19 people. At least 40 passengers are missing, police said Tuesday....
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Ten dead, 40 missing as boat capsizes in Bihar

Patna, Sep 29(IANS) At least 10 people were killed and over 40 missing after a boat carrying over 60 people on their way back from Durga Puja festivities capsized in the Bagmati river in Bihar's Khagaria district, an official said Tuesday....
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Caste massacre accused escapes police custody in Bihar

Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) An accused in the massacre of 34 upper caste people escaped from police custody in Bihar's Jehanabad district when he was being produced before the court Sunday, police said....
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German woman joins Durga Puja celebrations in Patna

Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) Attracted towards the festivities and decorated pandals (marquees) of Durga Puja celebrations, a German woman joined thousands of Hindu devotees in this Bihar capital to pray for peace and prosperity....
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Drought saves sacrificial goats in Bihar

Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) The drought in Bihar has come as a blessing in disguise for hundreds of goats. Many financially-battered people are not slaughtering them during Durga Puja and Dussehra....
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AMU seeks more land from Bihar government for new campus

Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) After Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offered 100 acres of land to the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) to set up a centre in his state, the varsity Thursday asked for another 150-200 acres....
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