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Monday, January 31, 2011

PESU holds Janata Darbar

Patna Electric Supply Undertaking (PESU) held Janata Darbar to hear and solve the problems of consumers in Patna on January 28, 2011.
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PWC's Department of Education holds alumni meet

Department of Education of Patna Women's College organised alumni meet in Patna on January 28, 2011.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar lays foundation stone of ICAI building in Patna

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar laid the foundation stone of Institute of Chartered Accounts of India (ICAI) building in Patna on January 28, 2011.

Speaking on the occasion, Nitish Kumar urged professional chartered accountants to assist in e-accounting and management of balance sheets and account statements of Panchayati Raj institutions for proper utilization of public money on development and welfare schemes.

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Job seekers stage protest

Job seekers staged protest in front of Gandhi Maidan police station in Patna on January 28, 2011. They have been duped by an alleged representative of a reputed pharmaceutical company on the pretext of providing jobs.
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Save BSNL movement launched in Patna

National Federation of Telecommunication Employees (NFTE) president K Shrivastav released balloons to launch Save BSNL movement in Patna on January 28, 2011.
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Bihar Government's Agriculture Department signs MoU with NABARD

Bihar Government's Agriculture Department signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) in Patna on January 28, 2011. Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh was present on the occasion.
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CRPF intra-battalion football tournament held in Patna

CRPF intra-battalion football tournament for 131bn was organised at the Moinul Haq Stadium in Patna on January 28, 2011.
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Workshop on fish hatcheries organised in Patna

One-day workshop on fish hatcheries was organised in Patna on January 28, 2011. Bihar Animal Resources and Fishery Minister Giriraj Singh inaugurated the seminar. Speaking on the occasion, the minister said Bihar would soon become self-sufficient in fish production.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar launches Gram Swasth Chetana Yatra

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated Gram Swasth Chetana Yatra in Patna on January 28, 2011. Bihar Vidhan Sabha Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary, Bihar Vidhan Parishad Chairman Tarakant Jha, Bihar’s Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and Bihar Health Minister Ashwini Choubey were present on the occasion.

Addressing the function, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said the State Government would provide health cards to over two crores school children to ensure regular check-ups and treatment for them. The scheme for 6 to 14 years age groups children would be made effective from Bihar Diwas (March 22), he added.

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ABVP activists stage dharna against corruption

Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) staged a day-long dharna in Patna on January 28, 2011 in protest against the corruption.
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Bihar Pradeshik Marwari Sammelan to organise national convention

Bihar Pradeshik Marwari Sammelan had decided to organise 22nd All-India convention of Marwari Samaj in Patna on January 30. This was disclosed at a press conference in Patna on January 28, 2011.
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Sunday, January 30, 2011

Syndicate Bank opens 8 new branches in Bihar

Syndicate Bank opened eight new branches in different districts of Bihar. Sudhir Kumar Kini, deputy general manager of the bank disclosed this at a press conference in Patna on January 27, 2011. He said the bank would open four more branches soon.
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A new giraffe baby arrives in Patna Zoo

A giraffe delivered a calf in Patna Zoo on January 27, 2011.
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Bihar Government to create CVO in all departemnts

Bihar Vigilance Department's principal secretary AK Chavan said the State Government had evolved an action plan to weed out corruption with plans to create posts of Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) in all the departments. Talking to reporters in Patna on January 27, 2011, Chavan said the government had already created the posts of CVOs in five of the key departments.

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Bal Olympiad from January 31

Bihar Human Resource Development Department has geared up to host Bal Olympiad-2011 in association with Kilkari Bihar Bal Bhavan at the Moinul Haq Stadium in Patna from January 31 to February 1. This was disclosed by Bihar Government's HRD secretary Anjani Kumar Singh at a press conference in Patna on January 27, 2011. Recently four Kilakri kids won national medals in karate. At present Kilkari runs 21 activity centres in Patna. Kilkari director Jyoti Parihar was also present on the occasion.
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Saturday, January 29, 2011

Yuva Janata Dal (United) stages dharna against price rise

Activists of Yuva Janata Dal (United) staged a day-long dharna in Patna on January 27, 2011 in protest against Union Government's failure to check price rise of essential commodities.
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Patna District Magistrate JK Sinha holds Janata Darbar

Patna District Magistrate JK Sinha held Janata Darbar to hear the grievances of the people in Patna on January 27, 2011.
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Tricolour unfurled at JD(U) and BJP offices


On the occasion of Republic Day, Janata Dal (United) state president Vashishtha Narayan Singh unfurled the national flag at JD(U) office while Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state president Dr CP Thakur hoisted the Tricolour at party office in Patna on January 26, 2011.
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Uday Narayan Choudhary hoists the Tricolour in Vidhan Sabha

Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary hoisted the Tricolour in Vidhan Sabha premises in Patna on January 26, 2011.
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Bihar celebrates Republic Day









Bihar Governor Debanand Konwar unfurled the Tricolour on the occasion of Republic Day at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on January 26, 2011. The Governor took salute of the march past and felicitated army jawans and officers for distinguished services . He delivered Republic Day speech. On the occasion, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar exchanged Republic Day greetings with the Governor.
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Agriculture Department tableau wins first prize




Agriculture Department tableau won the first prize in the tableaux show put up by the different Bihar Government departments in the Republic Day celebration function at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on January 26, 2011. The Information and Public Relation Department tableau got the second prize. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar enjoyed the proceedings of the function with great zeal and enthusiasm.
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Disaster Management Department tableau at Republic Day function

The tableau of Bihar Government's Disaster Management Department rolled on during Republic Day celebration function at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on January 26, 2011.
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PWC Principal Sister Doris greets new Patna University V-C Sudipto Adhikari

Patna Women's College Principal Sister Doris D'Souza greeted newly appointed Acting Vice-Chancellor of Patna University Sudipto Adhikari at latter's office in Patna on January 25, 2011.
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Patna University acting V-C Sudipto Adhikari assumes office

Newly appointed acting vice-chancellor of Patna University Sudipto Adhikari assumed charges of his office in Patna on January 25, 2011.
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BJP celebrates Jananayak Karpoori Thakur Jayanti


Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Bihar unit celebrated the 88th birth anniversary of former state Chief Minister Jananayak Karpoori Thakur at SK Memorial Hall in Patna on January 25, 2011. Several BJP leaders including Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi participated in the funation.

Speaking on the occasion, Modi demanded that the Centre provide reservation for backward and extremely backward people on the pattern of Bihar government.

“The Centre must provide reservation for backward and extremely backward people on the pattern of the state government", he said.

Addressing the function, BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha lent support to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's demand that the Centre should confer “Bharat Ratna” upon former Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur.

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Friday, January 28, 2011

National Voters Day celebrated in Patna



National Voters Day was celebrated in Patna on January 25, 2011. New voters in the age group of 18 to 20 years took pledge to cast their votes in next election. Chief Electoral Officer of Bihar Sudhir Kumar Rakesh and other officers were present on the occasion.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar flags off two trains



Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar flagged off two trains; Patna-Sasaram passenger via Ara and Darbhanga-Lokmanya Tilak Karmabhoomi Express at a function in Patna Junction on January 25, 2011. On the occasion East Central Railway general manger KK Shrivastava felicitated the Chief Minister.
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Vegetable vendors of Mithapur Subzi Mandi stage demonstration

Vegetable vendors of Mithapur Subzi Mandi staged demonstration in protest against their displacement from the area in Patna on January 25, 2011.
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BJP leaders stage dharna to protest arrest of party workers

BJP leaders and workers including Bihar unit president Dr CP Thakur staged a dharna in Patna on January 25, 2011 in protest against arrest of BJP workers, who were on their way to Lal Chowk in Srinagar to hoist national flag on the Republic Day.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar releases report on the status of education in Bihar 2010


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar released a report on the status of education in Bihar 2010, compiled by the NGO “Pratham” at a function in Patna on January 25, 2011.

Speaking on the occasion Nitish Kumar admitted that the quality of primary education in the state was "not so good" but asserted he was firm in resolve to improve the situation.

Bihar HRD Minister PK Shahi was present on the occasion.

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New VC of Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University joins office

New vice-chancellor of Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University Dr S Zoha assumed the office in Patna on January 25, 2011.
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Nitish Kumar to inaugurate high-energy linear accelerator at Mahavi Cancer Sansthan

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will inaugurate the facility of high-energy linear accelerator machine at Mahavi Cancer Sansthan in Patna on January 28. This was disclosed by the institute officials at a press conference in Patna on January 25, 2011. Director of the institute Dr Jitendra Kumar Singh said the machine could treat complex areas of the body with great accuracy. It was imported from UK at a cost of Rs 9 crore.
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