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Free WiFi in institutes: Bihar Govt to block porn sites

In a 'Chetna Sabha' at Purnea on Friday last, the CM had asked youths to use the facility for downloading books and knowledge materials and not for watching films.

Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 67, water levels recede but more areas affected

The death figure, as per the state disaster management department, has registered a more than two-fold rise since 24 hours ago when it stood at 33.

Bihar DGP: Will gouge out eyes of those who threaten investors

The DGP, who was speaking at the inaugural function of the two-day Bihar Entrepreneurship Summit, assured security of businessmen willing to invest in the state.

Upendra Kushwaha injured as RLSP leaders clash with police in Bihar

Armed with lathis (sticks) and raising slogans denouncing the state government for failing to do the needful on the party's charter of demands on educational reforms, the RLSP leaders came to blows with policemen at the Dak Bungalow crossing.

‘Will aptly decide modalities of 10% quota in Bihar govt jobs’

The Parliament on Wednesday passed the Constitution Amendment Bill giving 10 per cent quota in education and employment to economically weaker sections among the general category.

Six workers killed in Muzaffarpur snacks factory fire, another feared dead

The unit was engaged in the production of eatbles like biscuits, chips and macroni since September 2017 and employed over 30 workers, mostly temporary workers from Sitamarhi, Sheohar and Motihari.

From Patna to London, PMCH alumni bats for saving old buildings of historical medical college

Born in 1925 as the Prince of Wales Medical College, set up to commemorate the visit of the then Prince of Wales, Edward VIII, its iconic, old heritage building are now proposed to be dismantled in multiple phases as part of a redevlopment plan.

Bihar school segregates students on caste lines, probe ordered

The government-run GA Plus 2 School in Lalganj has been segregating students into different sections and rooms based on their religions and caste, Bihar Education Minister Krishnandan Prasad Verma said, ordering an enquiry into the matter.

Suspended RJD MLA Rajballabh Yadav convicted in minor rape case

There had been 22 witnesses from prosecution and 15 from defence. The case was filed against Yadav on February 9, 2016. Yadav, who had been suspended from the party, was lodged in jail.

JD(U) fails to attract minorities at its meets despite top Muslim faces

The party had prepared about 600 kg mutton biryani for its Patna meet Thursday, but was in for a shock when only about 500 people turned up for the function.

RLSP chief sets November 30 deadline for BJP to offer ‘respectable’ number of seats

The BJP has reportedly offered two seats to its ally, while, top RLSP sources said, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has offered it five seats.

Elaborate arrangements to ensure smooth Chhath Puja in Bihar

Taking a cue from the stampede during the Chhath festival of 2012, which was said to be triggered by a rumour, the DM urged people to use the 'Chhath Puja Patna' app to get correct information.