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Bihar Police to seek speedy trial of Patna boy's kidnappers

Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Following a public outcry over the kidnapping of six-year-old Patna boy last week, Bihar Police Sunday said they would seek speedy trial of the five men arrested for the crime....
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RJD, LJP upbeat in Bihar, see new ray of hope

Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) A day after the alliance of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) performed better than expected in by-elections to 18 assembly seats in Bihar, the leaders and workers are upbeat and see a new ray of hope ahead of state assembly polls next year....
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JD-U takes early leads in Bihar assembly by-polls

Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has taken a clear lead on five seats in the by-elections to 18 assembly constituencies in the state, counting for which was underway Thursday....
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Bihar assembly by-polls peaceful

Patna, Sep 11 (IANS) An estimated 40 percent turnout was recorded in bye-elections to seven Bihar assembly constituencies amid peaceful voting, officials said. ...
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Stray violence as Maoist strike evokes partial response

Ranchi, Aug 25 (IANS) A two-day strike imposed by Maoists in five eastern Indian states to demand the release of two of its leaders evoked a partial response Tuesday and saw violence in Orissa, Jharkhand and Bihar....
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Human trafficking on the rise in Bihar

Patna, July 31 (IANS) The Bihar government Friday admitted that there has been a marked increase in the number of women and children being smuggled from the state since the launch of its Human Trafficking Prevention Programme in 2007. ...
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Mahatma Gandhi's dream schools in Bihar set for revival

Patna, July 30 (IANS) After years of neglect, the 391 schools that were set up in Bihar to fulfil Mahatma Gandhi's dream that one day all Indian children will have access to basic education are set to get a new lease of life. ...
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Three Dalits beaten in Bihar for listening to songs

Patna, July 24 (IANS) A middle-aged Dalit woman, her son and his friend were allegedly abused and beaten by upper caste men in a Bihar village for listening to popular Hindi songs on a mobile phone, police said Friday. ...
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Maoist strike spurs tight security for eclipse in Bihar

Taregna (Bihar), July 21 (IANS) A tight security cover is in place in this small Bihar village in view of a strike called by Maoists Wednesday, when hundreds of scientists and tourists from across the world will converge here to watch the century's longest total solar eclipse....
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Eclipse gives Bihar village its days in the sun

By Imran Khan-- Taregana (Bihar), July 20 (IANS) Temporary toilets, repaired roads, uninterrupted electricity...Taregana village in Bihar is having its day in the sun thanks to a total solar eclipse Wednesday that will be best glimpsed from its humble environs. It has overnight turned into a much sought after tourist destination. ...
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