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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Signature campaign books ready




Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inspected the binding work of signature campaign books at Janata Dal (United) office in Patna on June 25, 2011. Recently JD(U) had launched state-wide signature campaign for special status to Bihar. The books signed by one crore Biharis will be taken to New Delhi by special vehicle. The memorandum will be handed over to the Prime Minister by JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav in New Delhi.
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Rich tributes paid to VP Singh

Janata Dal (United) workers celebrated the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Vishwanath Pratap Singh by organising a function at Planetarium Hall in Patna on June 25, 2011. JD(U) state president Vashishta Narayan Singh inaugurated the function.
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Bihar Government's contractual employees stage dharna

Bihar Government's contractual employees staged dharna-cum-demonstration demanding regularisation of their services in Patna on June 25, 2011.
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Sanatan Brahman Samaj holds special convention

Sanatan Brahman Samaj organised its special convention in Patna on June 25, 2011.
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Ram Vilas Paswan pays tributes to VP Singh

Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan paid floral tributes to former Indian Prime Minister Vishwanath Pratap Singh on the latter's birth anniversary in Patna on June 25, 2011. VP Singh was born on June 25, 1931.
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Two youths drown in Ganga


Two youths Mukesh and Suman aged between 28 and 30 drowned in the River Ganga while taking bath at Kali Ghat (Darbhanga House) under Pirbahore police station in Patna on June 25, 2011. They arrived in Patna from Asansol to see their ailing relative.
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Jan Adalat against corruption organised in Patna

Jan Adalat (people's court) was organised against corruption at Gandhi Museum in Patna on June 25, 2011. The "Adalat" was organised by Rashtriya Chetana Parishad.
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CPI workers protest fuel price hike in Patna

Communist Party of India (CPI) workers staged demonstration in protest against LPG, kerosene and diesel price hike in Patna on June 25, 2011. They were demanding roll back in the prices.
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BJP workers protest fuel price hike

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers staged demonstration in protest against LPG, kerosene and diesel price hike in Patna on June 25, 2011.
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Keval Sach magazine celebrates annual day

The annual function of "Keval Sach" magazine was held at Bihar Industries Association (BIA) hall in Patna on June 25, 2011. City SP Shivdeep Lande inaugurated the function.
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Seminar on the role of teachers in development of Bihar held

Senior Secondary Teachers and Non-teaching Welfare Association organised a seminar on "the role of secondary teachers in the development of Bihar" in Patna on June 25, 2011.
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Stage is set for 'PYREXIA 2011' in Patna

Stage is set for Patna–“PYREXIA 2011” to be held at Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir on June 26. This was disclosed by the organizers YOUTHLINK an internationally operative students organization at a Press conference in Patna on June 24, 2011.

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Golf cart begins service in Patna Zoo


Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi inaugurated golf cart for visitors in Patna Zoo on June 24, 2011.
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Felicitation function organised

Bihar Road Construction Minister Nand Kishore Yadav inaugurated a function (Bihar Tujhe Naman 2011) organised by Naye Disha Parivar in Patna on June 24, 2011.
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Shivam Classes holds book exhibition

Shivam Classes organised book exhibition and saplings distribution programme in Patna on June 24, 2011.
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Students demands more time for forms submission

Activists of NCP students wing staged demonstration demanding to extend admission forms submission dates of the Patna University on June 24, 2011.
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AISA activists stage demonstration

All India Students Association (AISA) activists staged demonstration in protest against the attack on their leader Sandeep Singh, in Patna on June 24, 2011.
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On the spot electric bill payment system launched

Bihar State Electricity Board (BSEB) launched on the spot electric bill payment system in Patna on June 24, 2011.
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Seminar on 'Economic Challenges of Bihar' organised


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated a seminar on "Economic Challenges of Bihar", organised by Manavadhikar Sanrakshan Pratishthan at Planetarium Auditorium in Patna on June 24, 2011. Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and former Bihar Chief Minister Dr Jagannath Mishra were present on the occasion.
Addressing the function Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reiterated his demand for special status to Bihar.
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Nava Nalanda Mahavihar to hold annual convocation

Bihar Governor Debanand Konwar held a meeting with the management committee members of Nava Nalanda Mahavihar in Patna on June 24, 2011. The Nava Nalanda Mahavihar will hold its first annual convocation at Rabindra Bhavan in Patna on June 28.
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UID registration begins in Patna



General Post Office (GPO) Patna on June 24, 2011 launched Unique Identification (UID) card registration process. Bihar State Religious Trust Board Administrator Acharya Kishore Kunal inaugurated the scheme by registering himself for the UID. The UID number will be issued by Unique Identification Authority of India. Bankipore, Patna City, Lohia Nagar and Danapur are the other post offices which have been assigned to register people for UID. Top officials of the GPO were present in the inaugural function.
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International conference on organic farming begins in Patna


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated a three-day international conference on organic farming in Patna on June 22, 2011. In his keynote address, Kumar said Bihar government would provide all-possible help to farmers for adopting “organic farming.”

“We have initiated works on a special programme for promoting organic farming, on which a sum of Rs 250 crore will be spent,” he said.

“Under the programme, one village in each of the 38 districts in Bihar will be identified as an organic village,” he said.

The Bihar Chief Minister termed the proposed “Seed Bill as a Black Bill,” and said the farmers would be subjected to immense suffering once the proposed legislation came into force.

Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh and Bihar Animal and Fishery Resources Minister Giriraj Singh were present on the occasion.

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RJD workers stage protest against Forbesganj firing

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers staged demonstration in protest against Forbesganj police firing in Patna on June 22, 2011.
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Monday, June 27, 2011

Seats doubled in PU under graduate courses

All India Students Association (AISA) activists observed fast demanding more seats in Patna University under graduate courses in Patna on June 22, 2011. later in the day, the Bihar Government decided to increase the seats (almost double) in the Patna University under graduate courses from this academic session.
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Talimi Bedari conference held in Patna

Talimi Bedari conference was organised at Shamshul Hoda Madrasa in Patna on June 22, 2011.
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Kerosene oil vendors stage demonstration


Kerosene oil vendors staged demonstration demanding proper supply of kerosene in Patna on June 22, 2011. They shouted the slogan "Give kerosene or put us in jail".
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Frameboxx launches Patna branch

Frameboxx has launched its Patna branch. This was disclosed by the executives of the computer courses company in Patna on June 22, 2011. Frameboxx will provide intensive training in animation and visual effects. The first batch will start in mid-July at 7 IAS Colony, Kidwaipuri.
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Hindi book 'Kathin Samay Me Sabd' released

MLC Naval Kishore Yadav and other distinguished released a Hindi book "Kathin Samay Me Sabd" at Bihar Industry Association hall in Patna on June 22, 2011.
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Bharatiya Momin Front takes out rally to protest Forbesganj firing

Activists of Bharatiya Momin Front took out a rally in protest against Forbesganj firing in Patna on June 22, 2011.
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Sunday, June 26, 2011

New political party Bihar Navnirman Manch floated


Suspended Janata Dal (United) leader and Rajya Sabha member Upendra Singh Kushwaha, former MPs Ejaj Ali and Arun Kumar and suspended JD(U) MP Mangni Lal Mandal jointly floated a new party Bihar Navnirman Manch (BNM) in Patna on June 21, 2011. Upendra Singh Kushwaha has been made convener of the Manch. The new party has decided to launch agitation against corruption, bureaucratism and degradation of democratic values in Bihar. The party will also host a state-level workers convention at SK Memorial Hall in Patna on August 21.
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Endolite India launches new products

Endolite India, a Prosthetics & Orthotic Company, launched its new products in Patna on June 21, 2011.
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Senior Bihar journalist feted

Press Club of India member Arun Kumar felicitated a senior journalist of Bihar in Patna on June 21, 2011. The function was organised by Bihar Help Line
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Students demand more seats in UG courses


All India Students Association (AISA) activists staged demonstration in Patna on June 21, 2011 in protest against the decision to reduce the number of seats in under graduate course of the Patna University (PU).
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Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi attends State Finance Ministers meeting in New Delhi


Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi participated in a meeting of State Finance Ministers in New Delhi on June 21, 2011. Later talking to reporters Modi said Bihar would join GST if it is implemented.
Photo: I and PRD, Government of Bihar

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Bihar polytechnic diploma results announced

Bihar Science and Technology Minister Gautam Singh announced the results of Polytechnic (Civil Engineering III year) conducted by State Board of Technical Education, by launching it into the state government website in Patna on June 21, 2011.
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Workshop on 'Animal Husbandry Roadmap of Bihar 2012-2017' held in Patna

Bihar Animal and Fishery Resources Minister Giriraj Singh inaugurated a workshop on "Animal Husbandry Roadmap 2012-2017" in Patna on June 21, 2011. Addressing the workshop the Minister emphasised on the need to raise fish production in Bihar. Dr NKS Gowda, principal scientist, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Banagalore, gave a power point presentation on changing trends in animal husbandry and fish-farming sector in India.
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Patna DM holds meeting of education officers

Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Singh held a review meeting of the education department in Patna on June 21, 2011, and directed the district education officers, BDOs and other officials to relieve the teachers from all other responsibilities and get them back to their prime jobs.
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