Patna Ward Councilors speaking at the PMC meeting on Wednesday.

Patna: Patna Mayor Afzal Imam, at a meeting of the ward councilors on Wednesday, said that from now on each ward would get Rs. 60 lakh each, an increase of Rs. 20 lakh each, to develop drainage system, lanes, and indoor toilets as part of the three of the seven resolves of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.

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Bihar playing Delhi team in National Handball Tournament on Wednesday.

Patna: Sports Authority of India (SAI) team, in the finals of the 39th National Junior Handball Tournament being held at Patna's Moinul Haque Stadium, won the championship by beating National Handball Academy (Bhilai) by a score of 36 to 33.

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Akshay, a Class 12 student from St. Michael's High School in Patna and a victim of the Indore-Patna train crash, cremated at Bans Ghat on Tuesday.

Patna: Two days after tragedy struck the passengers, and their loved ones, of the Indore-Patna Express train when it jumped the track converting many passenger cars into a massive pile of mangled steel; more than a dozen bodies were consigned to flames in Patna on Tuesday amidst grieving family members still trying to come to terms with the reality.

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A closed ATM in Kadam Kuan, Patna, on Tuesday.

Patna: Despite reports of cash market settling down in Bihar in the aftermath of sudden demonetization of Rs. 500 and Rs. 2000 bills by the Narendra Modi government, more than 75% of the Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) in Patna was displaying out of order sign in the lack of cash in the cash dispensing machines.

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Crowd at Patna Junction where relatives and friends of the victims of Indore-Patna Express train derailment gather to find out about their loved ones.

Patna: With the number of death casualties rising to 120 in the early Sunday morning Indore-Patna Express train derailment near Kanpur, at least 11 persons are believed to be from Bihar along with hundreds of others who received serious injury in the accident.

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Nitish Kumar posing with investors from Middle East in Patna on Saturday.

Patna: After having failed to attract even a single large industry in his eleven years as the Chief Minister of the state, Nitish Kumar on Saturday entertained a group of possible investors from the Middle East who expressed their desire to set up food-processing units and develop tourism and infrastructure in Bihar.

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The new Bihar Legislative Building ready for inauguration on Saturday.

Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is all set to inaugurate the new Bihar Legislative building in Patna on Saturday that promises to add a new chapter in the history of the state's political landscape.

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District officials at the award ceremony in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Impressed by their ability to pull off a massive religious festival like Chhath in Bihar without too many glitches or untoward incident, the district administration on Friday awarded a number of police officials and department heads by handing over citations for a job well done by them.

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Shamim Ahmed Warsi shot by criminals on Ashok Rajpath in Patna on Friday night.

Patna: Criminals on Ashok Rajpath in Patna on Friday night shot a Congress operative who was rushed to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) where he was treated and was said to be out of any danger.

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Students protesting outside Paramount Coaching in Machhuatoli in Patna on Friday.

Patna: Hundreds of students of a private coaching institute in Patna on Friday protested outside the building accusing the institute owners of taking their money and not holding classes as promised.

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Clash between junior doctor and PMCH Principal leads to doctor's strike in the hospital.

Patna: Going by the odds based on previous such incidents, it was about time when the junior doctors of the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) went on an indefinite strike to express their grievances against the institution on one pretext or the other.

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