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HindustanTimes Thu,21 Aug 2014

Patna

Seven-year-old girl found dead in tank

A seven year-old girl,Prerna, a Class 1 student,was found dead in mysterious circumstances at her aunt’s house in Indira Nagar area of Jakkanpur police station.

Bihar GSDP up, disparity too

The growth is not only higher compared to previous plan period, but also the highest among all Indian states

2 Kashmiris, arrested, let off

Sleuths of national investigating agency (NIA) detained two youths of Jammu and Kashmir from Neelam chowk under Kotwali police station area in the district on Tuesday.

Psychiatrists condemn Bollywood mantra of using depression to spice reel life

Films being films, they are far from the truth, especially when it comes to portraying mental illness of a protagonist. Psychiatrists at the 16th Psychiatry meet here, feel that scriptwriters and producers usually use psychiatric illnesses as condiments to cook a spicy movie, not actually bothering to go into the finer points of psychiatry.

1 killed, 3 hurt in road mishap

One person was killed and three others were injured when a speeding truck collided with a tractor on Zero Mile national highway-30 under Agamkuan police station.

PU to host two global meets

Reputed mathematics scholars and researchers from India and abroad will be at Patna University (PU) for the three-day 49th annual conference of Indian Econometrics Society from January 9-11. Nobel laureate Amartya Sen is also expected to attend the meet.

BSHSA wants end of bureaucratic control

Huge revamp of basic infra, adequate staffing on all posts, more ward space for patients, accommodation for rural doctors and stocking of life saving drugs

Child marriage persists in Bihar

Unless all government departments coordinate and adopt an integrated approach to end the age old practice of child marriage, the menace will continue in Bihar, feels the child protection and women empowerment committee of the state legislative council. 

Students enjoy day out with BRC

It was an exhilarating experience for the students of St Michael's High School on Saturday. For the first time, they were at the Bihar Regimental Centre (BRC) to witness the ceremonial passing out parade of recruits, who were to become a part of the Indian Army.

Modi urges banks to increase credit flows

Urging Nabard to consider funding power plants under RIDF, deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday advocated, that commercial banks should involve panchayati raj institutions, primary agriculture co-operative societies and self help groups to increase the flow of credit and recovery.

Guru was not so bad, say Sopore villagers

Violence erupted in Seer Jagir, an affluent hamlet in Sopore, in the aftermath of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging. A group of youths came out on the streets to demand 39-year-old Guru's body. Guru, who was hanged early morning in Tihar Jail in Delhi, was resident of the village.

Patna: minister blames liquor for women’s woe

Blaming Nitish Kumar government’s liberal liquor policy for atrocities on women, Bihar health minister Ashwini Chaubey said the state should look for alternative means of revenue and push for “total prohibition”.

Broadcast of satellite channels finally goes digital in city

Residents living outside the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) area are facing the heat of cable digitisation process in the state capital.

Narendra Modi not needed in Bihar: JD-U

The Janata Dal (United), the senior partner in Bihar’s ruling coalition, has rejected the BJP’s call to rope in Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi in the NDA’s Lok Sabha poll effort in the state. HT reports.

Bihar falls on health indicators

Preliminary figures of the Annual Health Survey (AHS) 2011-12, conducted in nine states across the country are out. With a Crude Birth Rate (CBR) of 26.3, Bihar ranks at the top among all states with regard to childbirths per 1,000 people.
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