Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who is on an unofficial statewide 'yatra' to seek women's approval of his decision to impose total prohibition in Bihar nearly two months ago, at a Jeevika rally in Muzaffarpur on Saturday, assured them that total ban on toddy would be imposed from next year thus making Bihar a truly dry state.

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Patna: Once again breaking the stereotype that they were somehow weaker than their male counterparts, girls in Bihar performed better than the boys in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class X exams the results of which were announced on Saturday.

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Patna: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) state President Pashupati Kumar Paras, at a press conference in Patna on Wednesday, asked for imposition of President's Rule in Bihar saying the state was completely in grip of criminals as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, to fulfill his dream of becoming the Prime Minister of India, had all but abandoned Bihar.

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Patna: In further evidence of education taking a backseat in Bihar, Patna University students representing various political organizations on Tuesday forced the administration to cancel exams at Patna Law College and disrupted exams at Patna Art College to protest firing by a security guard of Vice Chancellor Dr. Y C Simhadri on Monday.

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Patna: The mortal remains of rifle-man Akhilesh Kumar Pandey of 23 Assam Rifles who gave his life in the line of duty in Manipur last Sunday arrived at Patna Airport on Tuesday where senior army officials paid floral tribute to the martyr amidst a guard of honor for the Bhojpur native.

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