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Sunday, July 31, 2011

AISA holds seminar on corruption

All India Students Association (AISA) organised a seminar on their campaign against corruption at Science College in Patna on July 26, 2011. The association has decided to take out an anti-corruption rally in New Delhi on August 9.
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Sahil Study Circle felicitates successful students

Sahil Study Circle organised annual felicitation ceremony to honour the students who cracked the IIT-JEE and AIEEE 2011 tests, in Patna on July 26, 2011.
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Patna unit of National Federation of Telecom Employees stages dharna

National Federation of Telecom Employees (BSNL), Telecom district Patna, staged dharna and demonstration in Patna on July 26, 2011 in support of their demands.
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Patna district badminton team

Patna district badminton team left for Nawada on July 26, 2011 to participate in the Inter-District badminton championships.
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19 suspected passport agents arrested



Patna Police arrested 19 suspected agents allegedly acting as middleman for facilitating issue of passports by taking money from applicants from near Regional Passport Office in Patna on July 26, 2011.

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Three injured as LPG cylinder explodes








Three members of a family sustained burn injuries when cooking gas cylinder exploded in their kitchen at Road No 6 Rajendra Nagar under Kadamkuan police station in Patna on July 26, 2011. All the three were admitted to a nearby nursing home. Leakage of gas is said to be the reason behind the explosion.
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Music Department hall inaugurated in Magadh Mahila College

A newly-built hall of Music Department was inaugurated at Magadh Mahila College in Patna on July 26, 2011.
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Kargil martyrs remembered


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar paid tributes to martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas (Kargil victory day) at Kargil Chowk (Gandhi Maidan) in Patna on July 26, 2011.
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Student beaten up at BN College

A student was thrashed by some anti-social elements at BN College in Patna on July 26, 2011.
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Siddiqui still goes by his charges on BIADA land scam

Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Abdul Bari Siddiqui said the Chief Secretary's report on BIADA land allotments was full of contradictions and it proved Opposition charges that preferential treatment was provided to high-profile applicants. Siddiqui was talking to reporters in Patna on July 26, 2011.
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Sushil Kumar Modi holds Janata Darbar


Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi held Janata Darbar to hear and solve grievances of the people in Patna on July 26, 2011.
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No irregularity in BIADA land allotment, says Bihar Government

Addressing a joint press conference in Patna on July 25, 2011, with BIADA Managing Director A Arya, Bihar Industry Department's Principal Secretary CK Mishra rejected the Opposition allegation of irregularities in land allotment by the Bihar Industrial Area Development Authority (BIADA).

They said the BIADA had started allotment of land under a legislation enacted in 1974 and the land allotment was done under the rules framed in 2007. Chief Secretary Anup Mukherjee in his report also said there was no irregularity in allotment of land to entrepreneurs who might be relatives of state ministers, MPs or bureaucrats.

Videocon opens new showroom in Patna

A new showroom of Videocon was inaugurated at SP Verma Road in Patna on July 25, 2011.
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Yuva RJD holds meeting

Youth wing of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) held its meeting in Patna on July 25, 2011.
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Garbage dump poses health risk for athletes


Patna Municipal Corporation has made a land adjacent to the Moinul Haq Stadium a garbage dumping ground for the past a few months. The foul smell emanating from the organic and non-organic waste has been posing a serious health risk for athletes as well as for local residents . Theses pictures show the view of garbage dumping ground near the Moinul Haq Stadium in Patna on July 25, 2011.
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Nagrik Adhikar Manch stages dharna

Nagrik Adhikar Manch staged dharna in support of their demands in Patna on July 25, 2011.
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Sushil Kumar Modi gives away prizes

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi was the chief guest at a prize-distribution function of a factory at Patliputra Industrial area in Patna on July 25, 2011.
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IIT Patna organises orientation programme

IIT Patna organised orientation programme for new students in Patna on July 25, 2011. Delivering the keynote address, IIT-Patna director Professor Anil Kumar Bhowmik said the institute has set a benchmark since its inception and is all set for continuous progress with emphasis on all-round development of students.
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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Government gears up for population stabilisation programme

Rakesh Mohan, joint secretary of Union Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry, said that the government had selected 14 blocks in Bihar's Purnia, Kishanganj and Darbhanga districts for the population stabilisation programme. Talking to reporters in Patna on July 25, 2011, Rakesh Mohan said Nehru Yuva Kendra volunteers would make aware people about the way to control population.
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Disabled athletes honoured

Disabled athletes, who won medals in recently concluded Athens Games, were felicitated by Rotary Club in Patna on July 25, 2011.
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IPTA's play 'Aam Admi' staged

IPTA staged its play "Aam Admi" at Kalidas Rangalaya in Patna on July 25, 2011.
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Nagrik Adhikar Sangharsh Samiti stages dharna

Activists of Nagrik Adhikar Sangharsh Samiti staged demonstration in Patna on July 25, 2011 in protest against the death sentence to Jitan Marandi.
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Three LJP MLCs join JD(U)

Three Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) Members of Legislative Council Ismile Rine, Rajendra Rai and Rajesh Kumar Singh alias Raju Yadav joined ruling Janata Dal (United) in presence of JD(U) state president Vashishta Narayan Singh in Patna on July 25, 2011. With this LJP legislative party in Bihar Legislative Council merged with the JD(U).

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Jagannath Prasad Gupta criticises Girish Shankar Sanghi

Bihar Pradesh Vaishya Mahasammelan president Dr Jagannath Prasad Gupta crticised its national president Girish Shankar Sanghi for violating the Akhil Bharatiya Vaishya Mahasammelan constitution. Gupta said Sanghi's term as national president is already over and he has not right to appoint any one as president of Bihar unit. Gupta was talking to reporters in Patna on July 25, 2011.
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Intellectuals and citizens crticise Opposition's role in BIADA land scam

Intellectuals and citizens took out a rally in Patna on July 25, 2011 in protest against Opposition parties role in BIADA land allotment.
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Patna chapter of EIRC of ICSI holds meet

The Patna chapter of EIRC of Institute of Company Secretary of India (ICSI) held a welcome function and member-cum-students meet in Patna on July 25, 2011. ICSI vice-president Nesar Ahmad, its secretary and CEO NK Jain and director Sutanu Sinha were present on the occasion.
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ABVP to take out protest rally against corruption

Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) will take out rally in 600 districts nation-wide in protest against corruption and black money on July 27. This was disclosed at a press conference in Patna on July 25, 2011.
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New Hindi book 'Sune Prajajan' released

Bihar Legislative Council Chairman Tara Kant Jha and Senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad released a collection of poems " Sune Prajajan" written by poet Satyanarayan at IMA Hall in Patna on July 24, 2011. The programme was organised by Chitragupta Samajik Sansthan.
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Toyota launches Etios Liva in Patna

Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited launched its new car Etios Liva at a function in Patna on July 24, 2011.
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Gandhi to Hitler promo held in Patna

Actors, singers and the other team members of the latest Hindi movie "Gandhi to Hitler" were in Patna on July 24, 2011 for the promotion of the film.
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Haj training camp held in Patna


Haj training camp was organised at Haj Bhavan in Patna on July 24, 2011.
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Businessman shot at in Patna


A local business man Ram Iqbal Rai sustained bullet injuries when miscreants opened fire on him in Grdanibagh in Patna on July 24, 2011. He was admitted to Patna Medical College and Hospital. Police said land dispute might be the reason behind the incident.
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Momin Conference Bihar holds AGM

Momin Conference Bihar organised its annual general meeting at Gandhi Museum in Patna on July 24, 2011.
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PAHAL organises health check up camp

Public Awareness for Healthful Living (PAHAL) organised a health check up camp under the supervision of Dr Diwakar Tejashwi in Patna on July 24, 2011.
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BJP Minority Cell holds meeting


Bihar unit of BJP Minority Cell held its state working committee meeting in Patna on July 24, 2011. Senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad was the chief guest.
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