Jharkhand & Orissa

Bihar flood toll goes up to 202, as thousands still marooned in inaccessible interiors

Officials said the flood situation was likely to worsen further, as all major rivers maintained a rising trend and flash floods caused by torrential rains embraced newer districts, including Nalanda and Patna.  With 49 more deaths reported in the last ...

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Five kids drown in Bihar

In a related incident in Darbhanga district, two kids identified as Sushant Kumar (15) and Keshav Kumar (15) drowned in a pond near Kali Mandir, Vishwavidyalaya police station in-charge Ajit Kumar said. Five kids drowned on Sunday in Bihar’s Gopalganj ...

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Jharkhand starts selling liquor to boost revenue

The Jharkhand government started selling liquor from Tuesday from the 210 shops it has opened in the state and hopes to almost double excise duty collections to Rs 1,500 crore per annum from the existing Rs 800 crore — and ...

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Rainbow Group Chairman Rawani Shot Dead By Nephew

Prominent businessman and chairman of the Rainbow group Dhiren Rawani was shot dead by his nephew at Bhowra near here, police said today. A senior police officer said Rawani was shot dead by his nephew Kunal Rawani near his parent’s ...

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Tribal girl stripped, filmed on suspicion of theft; probe ordered

In a shocking incident, a tribal girl was stripped, thrashed and filmed by a group of girls in her college hostel in Jharkhand for allegedly stealing a mobile phone. Ranchi: In a shocking incident, a tribal girl was stripped, thrashed and filmed ...

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