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  1. Chief Election Commissioner to visit PatnaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and election commissioner Achal Kumar Joti will be visiting Patna on August 7 and 8 to review the preparations for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections. According to reports, the duo will be meeting administration and police officials besides the representatives of various political parties before taking a call on fixing the poll schedule.

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  2. Chief Election Commissioner to visit PatnaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi and Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti will be visiting Patna on August 7 and 8 to review the preparations for the upcoming Bihar Assembly elections. According to reports, the duo will be meeting administration and police officials besides the representatives of various political parties before taking a call on fixing the poll schedule.

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  3. BiharRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The Centre's U-turn on according special category status to Bihar has irked the ruling JDU, which is gearing up to pressure the BJP to tender an apology for the same in the Legislative Assembly and... JDU leaders today took a dig at the BJP's report card and termed it "baseless and false", accusing the party of large-scale corruption. The International Water Management Institute today declared that Bihar was the most prone to floods when compared with other states in the country.

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  4. Major shuffle with eye on electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, Aug. 1: The state government today transferred 43 IPS and 46 IAS officers, possibly with an eye on the upcoming Assembly elections. The transfers gave the BJP a stick to beat the JDU government with as some promoted IPS officers got plum postings while direct IPS officers were sidelined.

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  5. Man who moved mountain & CMRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Gehlaur , Aug. 1: Jitan Ram is the second from Bihar's community of Manjhis that chief minister Nitish Kumar vacated his chair for. The first time he did so was for a Manjhi called Dasrath in 2007.

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  6. Dal fight edges past Badh ChalaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, Aug. 1: The Nitish Kumar government's Badh Chala Bihar campaign, an ambitious citizen-backed initiative to draft a vision document for the state's development over the next 10 years, seems to be losing steam while the JDU's own campaign is on track. Either because of repeated attacks from the Opposition or slackness by the government and private agencies looking after its execution, progress of the campaign has been slow, considering it started two months ago and less than a month remains before the model code of conduct for the Assembly elections sets in.

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  7. BHU brain at central varsity helmRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, Aug. 1: Harish Chandra Singh Rathore would take over as the new vice-chancellor of Central University of South Bihar , filling up the post after more than one-and-a-half years. Rathore, who works as the dean in the faculty of education at Banaras Hindu University , received the letter of appointment from Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday evening.

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  8. Sushil poll lolly for teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi and state party president Mangal Pandey at the news meet on Saturday. Picture by Deepak Kumar Patna, Aug. 1: Senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi announced a raise in the remuneration of contract teachers of schools if the BJP comes to power in the state.

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  9. Patna misses smart city listRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Aug. 1 : Patna, Shimla, Thiruvananthapuram, Gangtok and Bangalore have not made it to the coveted smart cities project list issued by the urban development ministry. Mumbai, Calcutta, Lucknow, Jaipur, Ranchi and Bhubaneswar have been lucky to reach the list, which includes 98 cities as of now.

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  10. Flood insurance project to help stateRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, Aug. 1 : The International Water Management Institute today declared that Bihar was the most prone to floods when compared with other states in the country. "Seventy-three per cent of Bihar's 94,163sqkm gets flooded annually and 76 per cent people of north Bihar were at risk from floods.

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  11. Dole denial ammo for House warRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, Aug. 1: The Centre's U-turn on according special category status to Bihar has irked the ruling JDU, which is gearing up to pressure the BJP to tender an apology for the same in the Legislative Assembly and Council in the monsoon session starting Monday. "The BJP was the part of the resolution that both Houses of the state Legislature unanimously adopted for securing special category status to the state.

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  12. Centre, states firm up steps to tackle ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Concerned over the apparent appeal of Islamic State among a section of Muslim youth in the country, the Centre along with a dozen states and Union territories has worked out a cohesive strategy to counter attempts at radicalization and recruitment. Counselling of "vulnerable and radicalized" youths as well as their families and propagating "moderate" interpretations of Islam to counter the IS ideology of violent extremism will be key contours of this national blueprint.

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  13. Minister pumps some iron, babus mumRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Ranchi, Aug. 1: Drinking water and sanitation minister Chandra Prakash Choudhary seems to have pumped up a rather innovative scam from Hatia dam waters. Though the quantum of the scam, if it is proven to be so, will be Rs 93 lakh only, loose change in the collective history of scams in Jharkhand-Bihar, it scores big on ingenuity.

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  14. Kargil Vijay Diwas and its key lesson. By Farooq GanderbaliRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Pakistan Christian Post

    India celebrates July 26 as Kargil Vijay Diwas ever since the country managed to throw out enemy troops from the heights of Kargil in Jammu and Kashmir in 1999. The enemy-read Pakistan Army-had captured these heights deceitfully the previous winter.

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  15. JD(U) attacks BJP over denial of special statusRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | India.com

    Patna, Aug 1 : The JD today attacked the BJP as its government at the Centre has ruled out granting special category status to Bihar and provided only a special package instead. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his election campaign last year had promised to provide special category status, special package and special attention to Bihar.

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  16. 11 types of instant noodles banned in BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    With Maggi folding up from market, axe has fallen on another eleven other brands of noodles in Bihar. The products of seven companies have been banned.

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  17. Bihar cricketers threaten to protest outside Anurag Thakur's residenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | CricketCountry.com

    Patna: Unhappy with the Indian Cricket Board's negligent attitude towards giving full membership to their state, Bihar Players Association today threatened to "lock up" BCCI headquarters in Mumbai and protest outside its secretary Anurag Thakur 's residence in New Delhi. Headed by Mritunjay Tiwary, BPA had earlier protested outside the residence of president Jagmohan Dalmiya in Kolkata last month and Tiwary claimed that the Board supremo had assured them to send an observer to Bihar to look into the matter.

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  18. BJP promises pay hike for contractual government school teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | India.com

    Patna, Aug 1 : Bihar BJP today promised better pay scale to over four lakh contractual or 'fixed salary' teachers of government schools and to raise their retirement age from 60 to 62 years, if it comes to power after the Assembly election. The announcement comes two days after the Nitish Kumar led JD government decided to provide a pay scale of Rs 5,200-20,200 to trained and untrained contractual teachers.

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  19. Special status for Bihar to be key assembly poll plankRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal-United will rake up the issue of centre's denial of special status to the state as one of the top agendas to counter BJP in the upcoming state elections, several party leaders said. They said this will become a hot topic in the run up to the elections, scheduled for later this year and will be used as an effective means to counter the Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA in the state.

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  20. Smart city: Many small cities outdo bigger onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    Mumbai, Kolakata, Lucknow, Jaipur, Ranchi and Bhubaneswar are among the cities who have found place in the coveted Smart Cities project list with Uttar Pradesh bagging maximum 13 nominations. NEW DELHI: Mumbai, Kolakata, Lucknow, Jaipur, Ranchi and Bhubaneswar are among the cities who have found place in the coveted Smart Cities project list with Uttar Pradesh bagging maximum 13 nominations.

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