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Nitish to kick-start poll campaign in virtual mode on August 7

PATNA, July 6 -- Chief minister and JD(U) national president Nitish Kumar will launch his party's Assembly election campaign on August 7 through a virtual rally that aims to reach out not less than 10... Read More


State's medicine hub shuts shop, wholesalers relent after admn weighs in

PATNA, July 1 -- The biggest medicine market of the state, located on Govind Mitra Road of the state capital, downed shutters on Tuesday on the call of Patna Chemists and Druggist Association (PCDA) t... Read More


India's GDP Growth Revised To 4.5% Due To COVID-19 Outbreak

India, June 30 -- As a result of the Coronavirus outbreak, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised earlier estimates for the global economy. The IMF has projected a contraction of 4.5% of th... Read More


Nitish tweaks industrial policy to woo investments, generate jobs

PATNA, June 27 -- In an effort to woo leading manufacturers, the Bihar government on Friday approved amendments in Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Policy, 2016, to include new items and extend f... Read More


Co-ordinate with Nepal officials: Nitish

PATNA, June 24 -- Chief minister (CM) Nitish Kumar on Tuesday directed officials to get in touch with their Nepal counterpart to facilitate repair work of embankments on rivers originating on the othe... Read More


Nitish thanks PM for job scheme for migrants

PATNA, June 21 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to consider special GST and income tax rates for companies willing to set shop in industrially backward Bihar ... Read More


Bihar govt set to pitch for ST status for Nonias again

PATNA, June 20 -- With elections round the corner, the Nitish Kumar government has stepped up its effort to have Nonia, a numerically important social constituent of the 100-odd castes clubbed as extr... Read More


Stay close to roots, says UTI's new boss, a Bihar native

PATNA, June 17 -- "Stay invested. Also fall back on the wisdom of our elders who saved and kept some cash, stashed away in pillow covers and potato bags, for emergency situations. Today, we have tools... Read More


Nitish Kumar nudges banks for better credit flow

PATNA, June 16 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar Monday asked bankers to ramp up the annual credit plan (ACP) with a view to improving the credit flow in the state to aid government's efforts to create a... Read More


Nitish nudges banks for better credit flow

PATNA, June 16 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar Monday asked bankers to ramp up the annual credit plan (ACP) with a view to improving the credit flow in the state to aid government's efforts to create a... Read More