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  1. Rabri Devi backtracks, says 'No vacancy for CM's post in Bihar, Nitish will continue'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Friday backtracked from her previous statement and said there was no vacancy for the "CM's post" in Bihar and Nitish Kumar will continue to be the head of the grand alliance in Bihar. PATNA: Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi on Friday backtracked from her statement and said there was no vacancy for the "CM post" in Bihar and Nitish Kumar will continue to hold the coveted post.

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  2. Lalu Prasad Yadav has an advice for Nitish Kumar: We are aging, future belongs to youth1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | India.com

    Patna, Feb 24 : RJD President Lalu Prasad today sought to play down the political controversy triggered by his wife Rabri Devi's assertion that people of Bihar wanted to see their son Tejaswi Yadav as the chief minister. "Tejaswi is still learning the art of governance," the RJD leader said about his younger son, who is the deputy chief minister of the state, in apparent reference to comments by Rabri Devi, a former chief minister.

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  3. Take all parties in Nepal into confidence before polls: envoy7 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | India.com

    Kathmandu, Feb 24 Outgoing Indian envoy to Nepal Ranjit Rae today urged the government here to take all the political parties into confidence before conducting local bodies polls in May. "As the largest democracy in the world, India supports every move and effort made for strengthening democracy in Nepal. It has been our policy continuously over the period of time," Rae, who is set to retire at the end of this month, said at a farewell function.

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  4. BSSC Chairman arrested in exam paper leak; IAS Assoc meets CM7 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | India.com

    Patna, Feb 24 Bihar Staff Selection Commission chief Sudhir Kumar and five others were arrested today in connection with the paper leak scam in clerical-grade recruitment examination, even as a livid Bihar IAS Officers' Association defended him and demanded a CBI inquiry to ensure fair probe. The arrested BSSC Chairman, who is a 1987 batch IAS officer, was produced in the court of Acting Chief Judicial Magistrate Patna City Khyati Singh who sent him and the others to judicial custody till March 3. The Bihar Chapter of the IAS Association after holding its meeting in the day met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar this evening.

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  5. Take all sections onboard before polls, Indian envoy urges NepalRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Kathmandu, Feb 24 - Outgoing Indian Ambassador Ranjit Rae on Friday urged the Nepal government to take all the parties into confidence before going for polls. At a farewell programme organised by the Reporters Club Nepal, Rae said: India, as the largest democracy in the world, supports every move and effort made for strengthening democracy in Nepal.

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  6. Bihar SSC chairman Sudhir Kumar arrested in JharkhandRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Patna, Feb 24 : Senior IAS officer and chairman of Bihar SSC Sudhir Kumar has been arrested on Friday in connection with question paper leak of clerical examination in state, according to media reports. Reportedly, he has been arrested from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand.

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  7. Bihar staff selection body's IAS boss held for leak in clerical-exam papersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, Feb. 24 : The chairman of the Bihar Staff Selection Commission, Sudhir Kumar, was arrested on Friday by the special investigation team following up the leak of question papers for an examination to recruit clerical-grade staff. "SIT has arrested BSSC chairman Sudhir Kumar and four others, including his kin, in connection with the paper leak matter," Patna Zonal Inspector General of Police N.H. Khan told PTI.

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  8. Senior IAS officer arrested in question paper leak case in BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Police had earlier arrested more than 30 persons for allegedly possessing electronic devices meant for helping candidates in writing the paper PATNA: A senior IAS officer and Bihar Staff Selection Commission chairman Sudhir Kumar was on Friday arrested along with his brother and two more relatives in connection with the BSSC examination question paper leak case. Sudhir Kumar, a 1987-batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, was picked up from Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, where he was holidaying while his brother Awadesh Kumar and Awadesh's wife were picked up from their residence in Patna.

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  9. BSSC paper leak: IAS Officers' Association angered by chairman Sudhir Kumar's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | DNA India

    The Bihar branch of the IAS Officers' Association has expressed anger and anguish over the arrest of Bihar Staff Selection Commission chairman and senior IAS officer Sudhir Kumar. In a press release sent out on Friday, the Association said that it "angered" by the manner in which the Special Investigation Team had arrested Kumar and said it would fight "tooth and nail" for him.

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  10. Bihar SSC chairman arrested in test paper leak caseRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Nerve News

    Patna, Feb 24 - A Special Investigation Team of the Bihar Police on Friday arrested the state's Staff Selection Commission Chairman from Jharkhand in connection with a question paper leak case, an official here said. Sudhir Kumar, a senior Indian Administrative Service officer who heads Bihar's Staff Selection Commission, was arrested along with four of his close relatives from Hazaribag, the official added.

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  11. Is Tamil Nadu the new Bihar?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    If the people of Tamil Nadu stop deifying their leaders and start evaluating them more objectively, the political masters too may change their wayward behaviour, argues Sudhir Bisht. In the 1980s, just a few years before his retirement, my father was able to build a small house in Delhi.

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  12. Eye on Jio, Airtel gobbles up Telenor for freeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Rediff.com

    In what will lead to yet another multinational exit in the telecom space, Bharti Airtel on Thursday announced the acquisition of Telenor India. It's a no-cash deal, which will see Norway's telco packing up and leaving the country, as business had become unsustainable.

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  13. BSSC Exam Paper Leak: BSSC Chairman Sudhir Kumar arrested1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | India.com

    BSSC Chairman Sudhir Kumar has been arrested with regard to the BSSC exam paper leak. Earlier, around six persons have been arrested, taking the number of arrests so far to 24, in the alleged question leak of the intermediate-level clerical grade examination, conducted at the Bihar Staff Selection Commission .

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  14. BSSC paper leak matter: Bihar Staff Selection Commission chairman Sudhir Kumar arrestedRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Patna , Feb. 24 : Bihar Staff Selection Commission chairman and senior IAS officer Sudhir Kumar was arrested today in connection with the BSSC exam paper leak matter. As many as six people have been arrested so far in connection with the matter.

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  15. Bharti to buy out Telenor's India operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Norway's Telenor group has decided to exit the Indian telecom market and sell its business to Bharti Airtel, signalling the growing pressures in the mobile industry following fierce competitive pressures after the entry of Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Jio. NEW DELHI: The wave of consolidation sweeping the fiercely competitive Indian telecom market has seen Bharti Airtel signing an agreement to acquire the money-losing operations of Norway's Telenor.

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  16. Telenor answers Bharti buy callRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Feb. 23: Bharti Airtel, India's top telecom network operator, is buying Norwegian Telenor's India unit, in yet another consolidation move in the country's telecom sector driven by rival Jio's disruptive pricing. Bharti Airtel said on Thursday it will buy Telenor Communications as part of which it will acquire the Norwegian company's operations in seven circles in six Indian states.

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  17. Gujarat link to paper leak againRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Students leave after taking an Intermediate examination at Bankipore Girls' High School in Patna on Thursday. Picture by Nagendra Kumar Singh The Special Investigation Team probing the Bihar Staff Selection Commission paper leak arrested the owner of a printing press from Ahmedabad on Thursday.

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  18. Bihar lays claim to 'fastest-growing' tagRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, Feb. 23: Bihar today claimed to have vaulted to the top of the league tables for economic growth in states after rejigging the yardstick for measurement through a base year change but the assertion ran smack into a competing claim from Bengal, which means the jury is still out on who should hold the bragging rights. "The overall economy of Bihar has grown at 7.6 per cent, higher than the national growth average of 7.1 per cent.

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  19. Airtel to buy Telenor India in no-cash dealRead the original story

    Yesterday | Mydigitalfc.com

    As consolidation gains momentum in the telecom sector after new entrant Reliance Jio's aggressive pricing, Bharti Airtel said on Thursday it will buy out Telenor India in a no-cash deal, a move that would bolster Airtel's presence in 1,800 mhz band. A Telenor spokesman said Bharti will take Telenor unit's commitments to pay for licences and phone towers.

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  20. Court seeks case diary of sexual exploitation of minor girl27 min agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    Patna, Feb 23 A court here today sought the case diary in connection with an FIR registered against former state Congress Vice President Brajesh Pandey in a case of sexual exploitation of a minor girl. Hearing an application for anticipatory bail of Pandey and main accused Nikhil Priyadarshi, Judge of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences court Parvez Alam called for the case diary.

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