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... Reassures House on school timings, defends 'honest officer' Pathak

PATNA, Feb. 22 -- Amid protests by the Opposition, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday reassured the state legislature that school timings will remain from 10 am to 4 am, as he had assured the Ho... Read More


Nitish fumes at Oppn: You'll be routed...

PATNA, Feb. 22 -- Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday lashed out at the Opposition members who were shouting slogans in the state assembly while protesting over timings in government school... Read More


Bihar dusts off its 2007 policy, no more +2 in colleges

PATNA, Feb. 22 -- The Bihar government on Wednesday decided to end intermediate education in all three streams - arts, science and commerce - in colleges under different state universities, officials ... Read More


Forest staff escort children to school amid fear of tiger

Rudrapur, Feb. 21 -- As a precautionary measure, children from Patrani village in Ramnagar are being escorted to Government Inter College (GIC) in Dhela by armed forest staff, to avoid any untoward in... Read More


New parking facility to be constructed near Har-ki-Pauri in Haridwar: Officials

Haridwar, Feb. 21 -- Ahead of Char Dham pilgrimage and summer tourist season, a new parking facility is being developed near Har-ki-Pauri area in Haridwar, officials aware of the matter said. Within ... Read More


Police, excise depts asked to act against illegal liquor smuggling

Dehradun, Feb. 21 -- Chief secretary Radha Raturi on Tuesday directed the police and excise department to conduct a joint operation to curb the storage and smuggling of illegal liquor during the upcom... Read More


Sharad Pawar loyalist Jayant Patil denies he is joining BJP

Mumbai, Feb. 21 -- With speculation rife over NCP (Sharadchandra Pawar) Maharashtra president Jayant Patil jumping ship to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Sharad Pawar loyalist on Monday scotched ru... Read More


Curfew lifted from Haldwani locality

Dehradun, Feb. 21 -- The Nainital administration on Tuesday lifted the curfew from Banbhoolpura locality in Haldwani which saw widespread violence on February 8 after the demolition of two structures ... Read More


Synthetic football field to come up in Rudrapur

Rudrapur, Feb. 21 -- The state government has sanctioned a budget of Rs.15 crore for the construction of Uttarakhand's first synthetic football ground and running track at a sports stadium in Rudrapur... Read More


Dhami, ministers visit Ram Temple

Dehradun, Feb. 21 -- Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami along with his cabinet members on Tuesday paid obeisance to Ram Lalla at Ayodhya temple. The cabinet ministers who visited Ayodhya were Satpal ... Read More