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Another Jolt on Monday; Met Official Says Worst is Over

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Patna: A 5.1 intensity quake shook Bihar once again on Monday evening keeping the residents on their toes for the third consecutive day as number of casualties in the state continued to rise with the latest official number of deaths standing at 57.

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Eight Aftershocks in Bihar on Sunday; Nitish offers Solace

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Patna: After experiencing one of the most horrifying days of their lives on Saturday thanks to the 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal where more than 2000 people have perished, Patna'ites on Sunday ran out for safety as the city felt yet another aftershock raising the death toll in the state to 97.

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Patna on Edge after Tremors; Structural Damage on Gandhi Setu

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Patna: Nearly 12 hours after the 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the neighboring country Nepal where the casualty has reportedly topped over 1500 people; people in Bihar remained on the edge as weather experts in Patna predicted more aftershocks for the next 48 hours.

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Over 700 Dead in Nepal Earthquake; 23 Confirmed Deaths in Bihar

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Patna: A 7.9 magnitude earthquake that killed over 700 people in Nepal took its toll in Bihar as well where at least 23 people have been reported dead and over 200 injured as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar cut short his visit to Delhi and rushed to Patna to review the situation.

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Nitish Breaks Mold; Praises PM for Quick Response after Disaster

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Purnia: After his incessant verbal assault on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi government for the past one year or so, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, after conducting an aerial survey of the storm-hit Purnia region with Central Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday, praised the PM for his 'very quick' response vis-à-vis the tragedy that left over sixty dead, hundreds injured, several thousands homeless, and massive damage to crops and properties.

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Economist Jean Drèze Praises Bihar for Positive Changes in the PDS

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Patna: Noted economist Jean Drèze, at a press meet at A. N. Sinha Institute of Social Sciences (ANISS) in Patna on Friday, expressed his satisfaction over vast improvement in the Public Distribution System (PDS) saying the state government had been successful in stopping nearly 80% leakage in the distribution of food grains in Bihar.

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Manjhi Dismisses Promise he made to Retire from Politics

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Gaya: Former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, unfazed by the less-than-stellar turnout at his recent Garib Swabhiman Rally at Gandhi Maidan in Patna, on Friday, backed away from his promise to 'retire from active politics' if the crowd at his rally was made up of less than five lakh.

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PM's Image would be Enhanced if he Drops Land Acquisition Bill: Nitish

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Patna: Speaking at a function to mark the birth anniversary of Veer Kunwar Singh at the Sri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna on Thursday, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to dump the proposed Land Acquisition Bill saying he should not make it a 'prestige issue' in the interest of millions of farmers across the nation.

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Visit Storm-affected Areas on Friday

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New Delhi: Central Home Minister Rajnath Singh is arriving in Bihar on Friday to conduct aerial survey of the areas hard hit by the Tuesday night deadly storm that swept the region killing over 65 persons while injuring more than 2,000 others.

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Pappu Yadav Gets Show-cause Notice from the Erstwhile RJD

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Patna: The General Secretary of the party known as the Rashtriya Janata Dal prior to the merger of the six 'Janata Parivar' parties, Ramdeo Bhandari on Thursday sent a show-cause notice to MP Pappu Yadav for his recent 'anti-party' activities that has earned him the label of a 'rebel' within the party.

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Over 40 Dead, Scores Injured in Deadly Storm in North Bihar

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Patna: At least 42 people were killed and more than 150 seriously injured when an unseasonal north-western storm slammed several districts in north Bihar on late Tuesday night causing damage to properties and crops to the tune of several crore rupees.

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