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  1. Rural Madhya Pradesh Is Facing A CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Outlook

    Debt trapped Vijesh Chaturvedi of Rewa district in the state is toiling at a construction site in Bhopal. "I had run up a debt of Rs 1,60,000 and there was no way I could have repaid it, staying back in my village," Chaturvedi says.

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  2. Laser play to light up Bihar Divas festivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Telegraph

    Laser shows will be held for a month in 10 towns across the state in the run-up to the 104th Bihar Divas celebrations on March 22 and 23. To be held in Muzaffarpur, Chhapra, Darbhanga, Saharsa, Purnea, Bhagalpur, Munger, Gaya, Rajgir and Hajipur, the shows will bring the history of the state to the fore. Multicoloured laser projections and contemporary music will accompany the presentations in each place.

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  3. Report on inmates' mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Telegraph

    Over 100 mentally challenged people are languishing in jails of Bihar, a survey conducted by Calcutta-based human rights activist Smita Chakraburtty has found. The report, prepared on the initiative of Bihar Legal Services Authority, was presented to a parliamentary standing committee last week.

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  4. Tejaswi aids cyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | The Telegraph

    Deputy chief minister Tejaswi helped two French cyclists on a world tour when one of them fell sick in Aurangabad on Thursday. The duo, Simon Valdenaire and Tho Rohfritsch , started a world tour from Toulouse in France on July 27, 2015, to spread awareness about clean water and came to India on December 30. They were about to reach Aurangabad on Thursday, 130km southwest of Patna, after cycling through Saharsa when Simon fell sick.

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  5. Log in with Internet on wheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | The Telegraph

    Raghubar Das would not have heard of Shashi Kant Jha, but this 50-year-old matriculate, who used to previously earn a livelihood selling stationery items, has come up with a jugaad that can help power the chief minister's Digital Jharkhand dream. For quite some time, Jha, who hails from Saharsa in Bihar but is now settled in Ranchi's Chutia, had been observing poor, unemployed youths turning up at government offices and secretariats near Dhurwa Golchakkar for jobs but returning disappointed after being told to apply online.

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  6. Robbers reign across class divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The Telegraph

    Rajnath Singh's private secretary's parents' house was burgled in Saharsa last week when the couple were visiting the IAS officer in New Delhi. The parents of Nitesh Kumar Jha, the IAS officer, live in an urban suburb of Saharsa and had gone to Delhi last Thursday to visit their son.

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  7. BiharRead the original story

    Monday Jan 11 | The Telegraph

    Writhing in pain, Aarti Devi murmured: "He just threw me out of the auto-rickshaw and slapped me several times in front of all. How can a person behave so brutally with women?" A 25-year-old woman, with a history of luring men into honey traps on social media for money, murdered her former lover with her present boyfriend after inviting the victim... Temperature fluctuations are back to test the residents' immunity as doctors are reporting an increase in viral infections over the past few days.

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  8. State rolls up sleeves for disaster reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Telegraph

    Principal secretary of disaster management department Vyasji addresses a news meet at Soochana Bhavan in Patna on Thursday. Picture by Deepak Kumar The state is ready with a 15-year 'disaster risk reduction roadmap' to deal with multi-hazards - right from floods and droughts to cyclones and cold waves.

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  9. Look back: year of firstsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Telegraph

    From the first flyover to the sprawling IIT campus, from Patna's own civic app to a super-speciality hospital, Bihar had a good 2015. The state not only took strides in overall growth but also crossed a few milestones.

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  10. Health gets booster shotRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Patna, Dec. 17: Better healthcare facilities in the form of five new medical colleges are in store for patients in the state. But wait for four to five years at least.

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  11. NHRC issues notice over the death of six new born babies in BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | Merinews

    The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a media report that six new born babies died at Saharsa Hospital in Bihar due to delay in providing oxygen and essential medicines on the 8th November, 2015. Reportedly, all the six children were born the previous night but no proper arrangements were made for their care in the hospital.

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  12. Govt survey to stem monkey menaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | The Telegraph

    The death of a priest by a stone allegedly thrown by a monkey on Monday has prompted the environment and forest department to carry out a survey to identify areas facing simian menace in Bihar. S.S. Chaudhary, the additional principal chief conservator of forests , said: "Divisional forest officers have been asked to conduct a survey to find out areas in Bihar which face problem with monkeys.

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  13. Plea to court to clear PMCH messRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | The Telegraph

    A public interest litigation was filed in Patna High Court on Tuesday on the deplorable condition of the state's biggest health hub - the Patna Medical College and Hospital . The petitioners have requested the court to punish the persons responsible for the mess in the emergency unit of PMCH, which, the plea says, lacks even basic facilities of proper sanitation and hygiene.

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  14. Lovely seeks poll recountRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Patna, Nov. 24: Lovely Anand of the Hindustani Awam Morcha Secular, who lost to Sharfuddin of the JDU by 461 votes in Sheohar, will approach court to seek recounting of votes in her constituency. Lovely, wife of jailed strongman and former MP Anand Mohan Singh, joined former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's HAMS party ahead of Assembly elections this year and contested from Sheohar.

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  15. Polls trigger political churnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | The Telegraph

    The Grand Alliance's sweep of the elections has pulled the proverbial rug from under many a Bihar leader's feet. On Friday Shakuni Choudhary, the state chief of HAMS, announced retirement from active politics.

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  16. Spoilers fail to spoil Grand Alliance partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | The Telegraph

    When the Grand Alliance offered the NCP and the SP three and two seats respectively, they formed the Third Front with Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav and were seen as spoilers. It seemed they were out to help the BJP by slicing into the Grand Alliance votes.

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  17. Fortunes mirror for relativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | The Telegraph

    In Bihar, the political career of relatives of veteran leaders hinged on the performance of the alliance they were from. While lady luck smiled on those contesting on Grand Alliance tickets, those in the fray as NDA candidates lost badly.

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  18. Bihar poll results: First trends from 8amRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | The Times of India

    One need not wait for long today to know which way the scales will tilt in Bihar, with the Election Commission promising the first trends on its official website from 8 am. NEW DELHI: One need not wait for long today to know which way the scales will tilt in Bihar, with the Election Commission promising the first trends on its official website from 8 am.

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  19. Security step-up for poll outcomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2015 | The Telegraph

    The Election Commission today gave final touches to preparations for counting of votes slated to begin from 8am at 39 counting centres across the state. State chief electoral officer Ajay V. Nayak said all preparations for counting of votes had been completed and security stepped up at the counting centres.

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  20. Leaders unwind, voters miss attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Nitish Kumar ate dosa with close friends at Bansi Bihar - his favourite south Indian restaurant on Patna's Fraser Road - after concluding his month-long hectic campaign and went indoors to rejuvenate himself for the next rounds to follow after the results are out on November 8. Lalu Prasad underwent a long session of massage and slept for long hours after the final round of polling ended on Thursday. Political cadres, security forces and election officials too left the "battle zones" to relax after over a month-long gruelling drill in various parts of the state.

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