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Youth abducted for forced marriage, FIR lodged

PATNA, March 29 -- Despite the nationwide lockdown and the ongoing inauspicious month of 'kharmas', a youth was allegedly abducted for forced marriage. A Mahnar resident Amit Kumar and his father Mus... Read More


Covid-19 test made mandatory for all coming from abroad

PATNA, March 29 -- Amid growing fears of coronavirus entering the community transmission stage, the Bihar government has now made Covid-19 test compulsory for all those coming from abroad. Bihar chie... Read More


No Ram Navmi procession: DGP

PATNA, March 28 -- People will not be allowed to take out processions on the occasion of Ram Navmi, which falls on April 2, and Hanuman Jayanti on April 6, in lieu of the lockdown, officials said on F... Read More


Kin scared, Begusarai admin steps in to arrange 2 funerals

PATNA, March 28 -- District administration on Friday stepped in for the funeral of two persons, who died in Begusarai a few days after their return from two different cities, when their family members... Read More


Cops enforcing lockdown attacked in Darbhanga, Kaimur

PATNA, March 28 -- Darbhanga police on Friday resorted to a mild lathicharge after a group of anti-social elements damaged velockdownhicles and pelted stones at the police during lockdown. The incide... Read More


3 cops held for shooting at pick-up van driver in Patna

PATNA, March 27 -- Three policemen were arrested on Thursday for allegedly shooting at the driver of a pick-up van carrying potato after he refused to pay them bribe for the vehicle's passage on Wedne... Read More


Corona pulls down crime graph

PATNA, March 27 -- The coronavirus outbreak and subsequent lockdown have led to a decline in the crime rate across Bihar. According to Bihar police headquarters, everyday about 100 to 150 cases are r... Read More


Young man commits suicide in police custody in Begusarai

PATNA, March 26 -- A 21-year-old man, who was detained on March 23 for allegedly abducting a girl, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at Birpur police station in Begusarai district on Wednesday morn... Read More


Residents put up barricades in villages to beef up lockdown

PATNA, March 26 -- Even though the government is taking strict measures to enforce lockdown amid the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19), the residents of Raghunathpur in Ara Wednesday put up barricade... Read More


CRPF recovers 64 IEDs

PATNA, March 25 -- Bihar security forces on Monday detected and destroyed 64 improvised bombs planted in a series along a hilly and forest road in Aurangabad district. Officials said the explosives w... Read More