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Patna: Three years after the state's worst ever mid-day meal tragedy in Bihar, a civil court in Chhapra on Monday awarded 17 years of imprisonment to Meena Devi, the headmistress of a primary school in Saran district, in the poisoning death of 23 children who perished after eating school lunch.
Patna: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Sunday injected himself into the relevance of Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) debate saying the BPSC was an useless entity and should be scrapped to speed up appointments in government positions.
Nalanda: President Pranab Mukherjee, taking part in the first ever convocation of the Nalanda International University (NIU) in Rajgir on Saturday, honored 12 students with graduation certificates including two students who were given gold medals for academic excellence in their fields.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, while attending a day-long workshop on the production of 'Neera', or pre-fermented toddy, at the Convention Bhawan in Patna on Saturday, once again slammed his critics saying come what may, he was not going to withdraw his decision on prohibition in Bihar.