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Monday, December 31, 2012

Cold wave continues to sweep Patna

Cold wave continued to sweep Patna on December 23, 2012.
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Floral tributes paid to Chaudhary Charan Singh and Ram Briksh Benipuri

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar paid floral tributes to former Prime Minister Chaudhary Charan Singh and Hindi Litterateur Ram Briksh Benipuri on the latter's birth anniversary at the State Government organised function at SK Memorial Hall in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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Rich tributes paid to Chaudhary Charan Singh

RJD leaders paid rich tributes to former Prime Minister of India Chaudhary Charan Singh on the latter's birth anniversary in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan launches Bihar Bachao Abhiyan


Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) president am Vilas Paswan released the brochure of Bihar Bachao Abhiyan (Save Bihar Campaign) in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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Riverdale Play House holds annual function

Tiny tots of Riverdale Play House presented scintillating cultural programmes at their school's annual function in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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Auto Men's Union organises traffic awareness programme

Auto Men's Union Bihar organised traffic rules awareness and training workshop in Patna on December 23, 2012. Bihar Food and Consumer Protection Minister Shyam Rajak inaugurated the function.
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Protests continue against Delhi gangrape



Students continued their vociferous protests against Delhi gangrape in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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Violence against women discussed


A seminar on violence against women was organised at AN Sinha Institute in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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Air Force Association Bihar holds AGM

Bihar branch of Air Force Association held its annual general meeting (AGM) at the Youth Hostel in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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Bal Olympiad begins in Patna


Bal Olympiad (Children Olympiad), organised by Kilkari Bal Bhavan, began at the Moinul Haq Stadium in Patna on December 23, 2012. Students drawn from different schools of Bihar have been participating in the meet. In all 38 districts have sent their athletes for the Games.
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IIT-Patna holds its first convocation





Former President of India APJ Abdul Kalam gave away certificates to the successful students of Indian Institute of Technology, Patna  (IIT-Patna) at its first convocation in Patna on December 23, 2012. Ajai Chowdhry, Chairman of the Board of Governors IIT-Patna and its director Anil K Bhowmick were present on the occasion.
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Onco update on prostate cancer discussed

Mahavir Cancer Institute director Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated Onco update on prostate cancer in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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The challenges of inclusive development in rural Bihar discussed

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi released a book "The Challenges of Inclusive Development in Rural Bihar" at a function organised by Institute of Human Development, New Delhi, in Patna on December 23, 2012. Planning Commission member Abhijit Sen, economist Jerry Rogers, Bihar Government's Planning and Development Department Secretary Vijoy Prakash and economist Anjan Mukherjee were present on the occasion.
Addressing the function, Modi said development of backward states is must for inclusive growth in the country.
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AISA protests Delhi gangrape

Members of All India Students Association formed human chain at Maurya Lok Complex in Patna on December 23, 2012 to protest Delhi gangrape.
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Ram Vilas Paswan visits Dushadi Pakri

Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) president Ram Vilas Paswan met the victims, who were injured in police lathi-charge, at Dushadi Pakri on December 23, 2012.
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Eye check up camp organised

Drishti Eye Care and Research Centre organised eye check up camp in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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Bihar ball badminton team leaves for Bangalore

Bihar ball badminton team left for Bangalore from Patna to participate in National championship on December 23, 2012.
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Ayush Medical Association stages dharna

Ayush Medical Association staged a day-long dharna at JP round-about in support of their long-pending demands in Patna on December 23, 2012.
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Sunday, December 30, 2012

Former NCERT Director Jagmohan Singh Rajput in Patna

Former Director of National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) Jagmohan Singh Rajput delivered a keynote address in the Madan Mohan Jha Memorial Lecture Series in Patna on December 23, 2012. Rajput delivered the lecture on " Current educational scenario: Quality and significance".
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Saturday, December 29, 2012

Ek Sham Gazal Jaigam Ke Nam held in Patna

Ek Sham Gazal Jaigam Ke Nam was organised at Urdu Bhavan in Patna on December 22, 2012. The function was organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu Bihar.
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Patna Police nab 'psycho killer'

Patna Police arrested an alleged psycho killer Chandan Singh and two of his associates form his house at Begum Ki Haveli under Khajekalan police station in Patna on December 22, 2012. Police also recovered for automatic pistols, nine cartridges and seven cell phones and two motorcycles from their possessions.
The alleged criminal used to kill people to create panic. Senior Superintendent of Police Amrit Raj briefed the media about the incident.
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Cold wave sweeps Bihar

People went for bonfire to keep them warm in the wake of cold wave that swept Patna on December 22, 2012.
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Top 16 ready for Miss Bihar contest

Top 16 models were selected for Miss Bihar 2012 contest in Patna on December 22, 2012.
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Technological training-cum-workshop held

Bihar Rural Works Department Minister Bhim Singh inaugurated technological training-cum-workshop of his department in Patna on December 22, 2012.
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Tariq Anwar inaugurates workshop on food processing industry

Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Tariq Anwar delivered a keynote address in a national workshop on food processing industry in Patna on December 22, 2012. The minister also inaugurated the workshop.
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NCP women workers hold meeting in Patna

Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Tariq Anwar inaugurated NCP women workers meeting in Patna on December 22, 2012.
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Maulana Mazharul Haque Auditorium inaugurated







Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated Maulana Mazharul Haque Auditorium in Patna on December 22, 2012. Bihar Information Technology and Minority Welfare Minister Shahid Ali Khan was present on the occasion. The Chief Minister also inaugurated Adul Qayyum Ansari building.
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26 toppers get gold medals









Bihar Governor Debanand Konwar gave away the gold medals and certificates to students in the Second convocation of Maulana Mazharul Haque Arabic and Persian University in Patna on December 22, 2012. Twenty-six toppers of the university were awarded gold medals in the function.
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