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Murder charges slapped again on Ansari's killers in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Jharkahnd Police here on Wednesday again slapped the murder charges on 11 accused arrested for thrashing and subsequent death of Tabrez Ansari.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shah flags off Jan Ashirvad Yatra in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah flagged off the Jan Ashirvad Yatra to seek peoples' mandate in the Assembly polls, scheduled in November-December, in the Jamtara district of Jharkhand, here on Wednesday.
2019-09-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
3 held in Muzaffarpur shelter home survivor's gang rape
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) Three of the four accused in the gang rape of an 18-year-old girl, a former inmate of the Muzaffarpur shelter home, have been arrested in Bihar's West Champaran district, police said on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 arrested with 35 lakh cash looted from bus in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Jharkhand Police on Monday arrested four criminals with Rs 35 lakh cash looted from a bus in Dumka district last month.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Muzaffarpur horror victim gangraped in moving vehicle in Bihar
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) A girl, who alleged mental abuse at the infamous Muzaffarpur shelter home in Bihar, was gangraped by four people in West Champaran district, police said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hemant Soren sends legal notice to Jharkhand CM
Ranchi, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Chief Minister of Jharkhand and Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren has served legal notice to Chief Minister Raghubar Das and has asked him to withdraw allegations of corruption against him.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
200-year-old records in Gaya help families trace their ancestors
Gaya, Sep 15 (IANS) Want to perform the salvation rituals (pind-daan) for your ancestors in Bihar's Gaya during Pitrupaksha (the Hindu month to remember the dead), but don't know their name? Don't worry. The priests (pandas) here can help you trace your ancestors back several generations, provided one of them has visited this town to perform the pind-daan of his forefathers.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,IANS Life
Muslim religious leader flays Akhilesh support to Azam Khan
Rampur, Sep 14 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) Chief Akhilesh Yadav who reached Rampur on Saturday to express solidarity with senior party leader Azam Khan, is facing criticism from Muslim religious leaders. Preacher Mohabbe Ali has appealed that no Muslim should meet Yadav and also described Khan as an enemy of the Muslim community.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Jharkhand political parties tussle over Adivasi votes
Ranchi, Sep 13 (IANS) Assembly elections in Jharkhand are going to be held at the end of this year and all the political parties in the state have gone into election mode with each devising plans to woo the electorate. At the centre of the tussle is the large tribal population, which every party is aiming to get to its side.
2019-09-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
When Modi taught legislators the 'etiquette' of photography
Ranchi, Sep 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday turned teacher and guided state legislators on how to stand for group photographs.
2019-09-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Social perception on power needs change: Study
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Contrary to treating electricity as a right, governments in low-income countries should treat it as a private good, according to an international report prepared after studying the power situation in Bihar.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
PM to launch farmers' pension scheme in Ranchi on Sept 12
Ranchi, Sep 10 (IANS) Jharkahnd Chief Minister Raghubar Das said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would launch three national level and two state level schemes from here on September 12.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Four labourers die cleaning septic tank in Bihar
Patna, Sep 10 (IANS) Four labourers died on Tuesday after they were exposed to poisonous gas inside a septic tank in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, officials said.
2019-09-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 Patna cops suspended for not checking Union Minister son's car
Patna, Sep 8 (IANS) Two Bihar Police officials have been suspended on Sunday for their failure to check the documents of a vehicle being used here by the son of Union Minister Ashwani Choubey, officials said.
2019-09-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Cement trader commits suicide in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 8 (IANS) A cement trader, identified as Vinod Singh, allegedly committed suicide in the Koderma district of Jharkhand on Sunday, reportedly due to financial stress.
2019-09-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Soldier's wife found murdered in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 8 (IANS) The dead body of an Army jawan's wife has been found at Jharkhand's Lohardagga district on Sunday and police suspect that she was gang raped and later killed.
2019-09-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Funds crunch biggest issue for Ramgarh Cantt
Ramgarh, Sep 8 (IANS) The Ramgarh Cantonment Board (RCB), established in 1940, is the best example of maintaining civic facilities despite a big fund crunch. It's also unique from other 61 Cantonment areas in the country, as of the 10,535 acres land under it, 9,000 acres are owned by the civilians and only 1,535 acres form the army area.
2019-09-08
Category: India, Bihar,National
Halogen light affects vision, 200 hospitalised in Gaya
Gaya, Sep 5 (IANS) Around 200 people were hospitalised after they complained of burning sensation and itching in their eyes and also blurred vision due to a strong halogen light during a cultural event in a village under the Tekari police station on Thursday.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Teachers take to streets in Patna on Teachers' Day
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) On Teachers' Day, thousands of contractual teachers descended on the streets with their demand of 'equal work, equal pay' and raising slogans against the Nitish Kumar government here on Thursday.
2019-09-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education
Jharkhand's rainfall deficit stands at 28% by Aug end
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) The month of August did bring some rain, but that was not enough to make up the monsoon deficit in Jharkhand that stood at 28 per cent at the end of the month.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Failed money deal behind Bihar gutkha ban: JD-U MLA
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) A legislator of the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in Bihar has alleged that the Nitish Kumar government banned pan masala in the state because an illegal money deal could not be reached.
2019-09-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
2 leaders of ruling NDA shot dead in a day in Bihar
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Two leaders of the ruling National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government in Bihar were shot dead by unidentified men in two separate incidents, police said on Monday.
2019-09-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bihar man gives triple talaq for dowry, held
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) The police arrested a man on Saturday for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife over dowry.
2019-08-31
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Bihar govt bans jeans, T-shirts in Secretariat
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Bihar government has put a ban on wearing jeans and T-shirts in the state secretariat, irrespective of the employees' ranks.
2019-08-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
IIT-Mumbai graduate takes up Group D railway job
Ranchi, Aug 27 (IANS) In era of lucrative private jobs, an IITian has preferred to join the Group D government job in Railways.
2019-08-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
Govt engineer charged with working for 3 depts
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) An FIR has been registered in Kishanganj police station in Bihar against a government engineer for simultaneously working and drawing salaries from three departments for the last 30 years.
2019-08-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar opposition slams Bhagwat over reservation remark
Patna, Aug 22 (IANS) RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's remark, that the question of reservation must be debated between those in favour and those against, has triggered widespread protest among the opposition parties in Bihar.
2019-08-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Soil doctors to help double farmers' income: Jharkhand CM
Ranchi, Aug 21 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Wednesday distributed soil testing mini lab kits and identity cards to members of Self Help Groups (SHG) trained as soil doctors, who would help the farmers in increasing their income.
2019-08-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Politics
With less than 45% rain, drought looms over Bihar
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) With Bihar receiving 45 per cent less than normal rain this year, several districts of the state are in the grip of a severe drought, even though flood has made lives miserable in the neighbouring states.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Five killed in Jharkhand road accident
Ranchi, Aug 16 (IANS) Five people were killed in a road accident in Jharkhand's Simdega district on Friday, police said.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Azam Khan's luxury resort in UP faces trouble
Rampur, Aug 16 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan's luxury resort 'Humsafar' in Rampur was now facing trouble following allegations of land grabbing.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
I-Day celebrated in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 15 (IANS) The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated in Jharkhand on Thursday, with Chief Minister Raghubar Das unfurling the Tricolour here.
2019-08-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
On Eid, Azam returns to Rampur
Rampur, Aug 12 (IANS) In a surprise move, Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan reached his parliamentary constituency here in Uttar Pradesh on Monday just hours after releasing an emotional video message for his supporters on the social media.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Man kills wife & daughters, commits suicide in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) A debt-ridden man allegedly strangulated his wife and two daughters before committing suicide at Raksi village in the Garwah district of Jharkhand on Monday.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Communal harmony marks Eid celebrations in Bihar
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) Communal harmony marked celebrations of Eid, in Muzaffarpur of Bihar as the Muslim community abstained from sacrificing animals, which also fell on the last Monday of Shrawan, considered auspicious for the Hindu community.
2019-08-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion
Two girls found hanging from a tree in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 11 (IANS) Two girls allegedly committed suicide by hanging themselves with same rope in the Simdega district of Jharkhand on Sunday.
2019-08-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jharkhand girl gets PM's tattoo inked on her back
Ranchi, Aug 10 (IANS) Happy with the Centre's decision to revoke Article 370 of the Constitution, a 22-year-old girl here has got Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tattoo inked on her back.
2019-08-10
Category: India, Bihar,National
Baldev picks up another High 5 for Bengal Warriors
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) Bengal Warriors got the better of U Mumba by a 32-30 scoreline at the Patliputra Indoor Stadium in Patna on Friday. Baldev Singh got a High 5 for the Bengal Warriors, while Arjun Deshwal scored a fighting Super 10 for U Mumba.
2019-08-09
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
Lalu's daughter-in-law appears before court for first time
Patna, Aug 8 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad's daughter-in-law Aishwarya Rai appeared before a Patna family court on Thursday in connection with the hearing in the divorce case filed by her husband Tej Pratap Yadav.
2019-08-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Haryana Steelers stage comeback against Patna Pirates
Patna, Aug 7 (IANS) After three consecutive losses, Haryana Steelers staged a big comeback, beating Patna Pirates 35-26 in Patna on Wednesday. Raider Vikash Kandola starred for the visiting team, scoring 10 points.
2019-08-07
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
Two village heads killed in Bihar
Patna, Aug 6 (IANS) In two separate incidents, two elected village heads were killed in Bihar's Bhojpur and Banka districts, triggering violent protests by the local residents, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-08-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 tigers present in Jharkhand's Palamau Reserve: Officials
Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) Contradicting the All India Tiger Estimation Report 2018 which states that Jharkhand's Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR) has no tigers, the state Forest Department has claimed the presence of three wild cats in the reserve.
2019-08-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Two killed, 12 injured as bus catches fire in Bihar
Patna, Aug 5 (IANS) At least two passengers were killed and around 12 sustained burn injuries when a bus caught fire after it hit the divider on a road in Bihar's Purnea district on Monday, police said.
2019-08-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
32 arrested for beating a man to death in Patna
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) The police have arrested 32 people, including 6 women, in connection with mob-lynching of a man here on Saturday on suspicion of being a child lifter and appealed people to refrain from breaking the law.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre's move on Articles 370, 35A in J&K is dangerous: Sharad Yadav
Patna, Aug 4 (IANS) Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) chief Sharad Yadav on Sunday warned the BJP-led Central government against playing with Articles 370 and 35A in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) as it was not good for the country's unity.
2019-08-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Jaipur Pink Panthers notch up 34-21 over Patna Pirates
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Jaipur Pink Panthers notched up an impressive 34-21 over Patna Pirates in Pro Kabaddi season 7.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
D-U to contest all assembly seats in Jharkhand
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister and JD-U president Nitish Kumar has given the go-ahead to the party's Jharkhand unit to contest the Assembly polls in that state on its own.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Aurangabad girl gang-raped at 19th birthday party in Mumbai
Aurangabad, Aug 3 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped by four of her friends after she had celebrated her birthday party in a Mumbai suburb last month, police said here on Saturday.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
22 convicted for burning 3 of family alive in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) A district court in Jharkhand on Saturday convicted 22 people after they were found guilty of burning three members of a family alive in 2016 in Lohardagga district.
2019-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man hacks two to death in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 2 (IANS) A person hacked two of his family members to death in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district on Friday, the police said.
2019-08-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident