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Bihar MP's son killed in UP car accident

Lucknow, May 27 (IANS) The son of a Bihar MP was killed in a road accident near Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad city on Saturday, police said. Rajeev Singh, the son of Lok Janshakti Party MP Rama Kishore Singh who represents Vaishali, was working as a probationary officer with the Canara Bank in the city. He was driving from Patna in his Honda City car when near Bankat village, his car overtur...

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Nitish meets Modi, says opposition united on presidential poll

New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A day after he skipped an opposition meeting on the presidential election, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that opposition unity on the issue was intact and clarified that he came to attend the lunch hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday as it was in honour of visiting Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth. Opposition is united on the issu...

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Maoists award death penalty to Bihar judge at kangaroo court

Patna, May 27 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas at a Jan Adalat (kangaroo court) in Bihar on Saturday pronounced the death penalty for a judge, who had awarded the death sentence to their five colleagues on Thursday. The Maoists have also announced a two-day shutdown on May 28 and 29 in Bhagalpur, Munger, Lakhisarai, Jamui and Banka districts to protest against the Munger court order that awarded...

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JSPL commissions Odisha's largest integrated steel plant

Bhubaneswar, May 27 (IANS) Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) on Saturday made operational the largest integrated steel plant of Odisha with the commissioning of the country's largest blast furnace at Angul. The Angul steel plant has been expanded from two million tonne per annum (MTPA) to six MTPA. With the commissioning of the blast furnace, JSPL became India's fourth largest steelmaker...

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Indian rescue personnel deployed in flood-hit Sri Lanka

Colombo, May 27 (IANS) Indian rescue personnel were on Saturday deployed in affected areas of Sri Lanka where heavy floods and landslides have claimed at least 100 lives. According to a statement issued by the Indian High Commission here, following directions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first Indian ship carrying relief material and rescue personnel, INS Kirch, reached Colombo...

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3 fake Pakistanis remanded to 14-day police custody

Bengaluru, May 27 (IANS) A local court on Friday remanded the three Pakistan nationals held for staying illegally with fake identities in the city to 14-day police custody till June 9 for interrogation. The First Additional Magistrate Court judge remanded the four accused, including their Indian accomplice to 14-day police custody to ascertain their purpose of entering India and staying ...

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Four airstrips in Odisha to be developed for UDAN programme

Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) The Odisha government on Friday decided to make four airstrips operational by September this year for regional air connectivity under the initiatives of Ude Desh Ka Amm Nagarik (UDAN). Four airstrips at Utkela, Jeypore, Jharsuguda, and Rourkela would be developed for regional air connectivity, it was decided at the state-level monitoring committee meeting chair...

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Delhi Police deploy 10 anti-terror vans with commandos

New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Delhi Police launched 10 anti-terror 'Parakram' vans on Friday, each carrying five commandos armed with assault rifles, to provide round-the-clock security in high footfall areas of the national capital. The five commandos, all trained by the National Security Guard, who will man each van include a driver and a team in-charge. 'Parakram' personnel wil...

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Nitish Kumar to attend Modi's lunch for Mauritius PM

Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who skipped an opposition meeting called by Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Friday, is likely to attend a lunch being hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday in honour of visiting Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth, setting political tongues wagging. Nitish Kumar has been invited by Modi for the lunch o...

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Odisha seeks Visa on Arrival facility in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, May 26 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested the union government to provide Visa on Arrival facility and a halt here for Air India's Colombo-Varanasi flight to increase the tourist footfall in the state. The Chief Minister wrote separate letters to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Civil Aviation Minister A. Gajapathi Raju in this regard....

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Shahabuddin named accused in Bihar journalist murder

Patna, May 26 (IANS) A Special Court here on Friday named former RJD MP Mohammad Shahabuddin -- currently lodged in Delhi's Tihar Central Jail -- the 10th accused in the murder of Bihar journalist Rajdeo Ranjan last year. CBI lawyer Sharad Sinha told the media here that the agency, which probed the case, will file a charge sheet against the jailed politician in the case. He said...

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15 patients die, Bihar doctors end two-day strike

Patna, May 25 (IANS) Junior doctors of the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) on Thursday evening ended their two-day strike following government assurance, burt during the strike eight more patients died since Wednesday night, taking the toll to 15, officials said. PMCH Junior Doctors Association President Vinay Kumar told the media that more than 500 protesting doctors will retu...

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Modi releases book on Tata Memorial Centre

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday released the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre here, an official said. Addressing the doctors and students Tata Memorial Centre via video conferencing from his residence, Modi hailed the invaluable contribution of Tata family towards humanitarian services and social responsibilities, particularly in t...

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Amit Shah vows to strengthen BJP in every Andhra village

Vijayawada, May 25 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday vowed to strengthen the party in every village and booth in Andhra Pradesh to make the state the strongest fort of the party in south India. In remarks which could ring the alarm bells in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ally Telugu Desam Party (TDP), he said he would be after Andhra Pradesh till BJP strengthens in every village a...

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9 burnt alive in Bihar bus fire

Patna, May 25 (IANS) Nine passengers aboard a private bus were burnt alive and half a dozen were injured when it caught fire near Harnaaut area of Bihar's Nalanda district on Thursday, the state police said. All the injured were rushed to a government hospital. Over a dozen passengers got trapped in the rear side of the bus after fire suddenly broke out, said police officials. Th...

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Lightning kills 4 children in Bihar

Patna, May 25 (IANS) Four children were killed in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Thursday when they were struck by a lightning, the police said. Three other children were injured in the incident that took place at Siya village of Bhagalpur district. According to Kahalgaon police, the lightning hit the children when they were collecting mangoes under a tree in the village. Four chi...

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Odisha to get respite from heatwave; rains likely

Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Heat wave condition continued to prevail over several parts of Odisha even as the Met Office on Thursday forecast rain and thunderstorm. According to the Met Department, Odisha is likely to witness rainfall and thunderstorm under the impact of a low pressure formed over the Bay of Bengal. The low pressure area has been formed over the south east Bay of ...

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Odisha CM seeks 2nd bridge over Brahmani river

Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday requested the Centre to construct a new bridge over Brahmani river in Rourkela to facilitate vehicular communication. There is an old, narrow two-lane bridge over Brahmani river on the NH 143, located near Panposh of Rourkela, connecting Biramitrapur and Barkote, Patnaik wrote in a letter to Union Road Transport ...

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Patna hospital patients left unattended due to doctors strike

Patna, May 25 (IANS) Shakuntala Devi has been writhing in pain on the floor of the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) Emergency Ward, with none to attend to her and alleviate her suffering, following a flash strike by the hospital's junior doctors. Suffering more than 50 per cent burns, she was denied a bed in the Special Burns Ward due to the ongoing strike by the junior doctors ...

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Eight more patients die as Bihar doctors continue strike

Patna, May 25 (IANS) Eight more patients have died duing the ongoing strike by junior doctors at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) since Wednesday night, taking the total deaths to 15, official sources said on Thursday. The strike has left hundreds of other patients, many of them serious, in a lurch. Ther attendants and family members do not know where to turn for medical att...

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