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New Kerala
No vacancy for PM's post in 2019: Ravishankar Prasad - newkerala.com #111021Patna, Aug 28 : Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Sunday said there will be
No vacancy for PM's post in 2019: Ravishankar Prasad - newkerala.com #111021
New Kerala / Posted 17 minutes ago
Patna, Aug 28 : Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Sunday said there will be no vacancy for Prime Minister in 2019 as the BJP-led NDA will win the next Lok Sabha polls under the leadership of Narendra Modi. "There is no vacancy for the PM's post in... Read more
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BBC News
Kanhaiya Kumar: India's most loved and loathed student- who describe him as an amateur in politics forget that he was initiated very
Kanhaiya Kumar: India's most loved and loathed student
BBC News / Posted 2 hours ago
- who describe him as an amateur in politics forget that he was initiated very early when he was studying at a college in Patna. "I was part of a group in college which spoke out about why classes were not being held, why women were harassed, why... Read more
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asianage
Bihar toll 156, twins born on boatthe danger level. The three deaths were reported from Bihar’s Samastipur, whil
Bihar toll 156, twins born on boat
asianage / Posted 2 hours ago
the danger level. The three deaths were reported from Bihar’s Samastipur, while twins were born on an NDRF rescue boat in Patna. The Ganga was flowing above the red mark in four districts. In the national capital, it was a sultry day, with the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Floods force realty checkactivities, affecting government projects and the private real estate market al
Floods force realty check
The Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
activities, affecting government projects and the private real estate market alike even as the floodwaters recede from Patna. Prices of construction material like bricks and sand have skyrocketed as most brick kilns along the banks of the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Cops' ultimatum to HQ over ban actionPatna, Aug. 28: The Bihar Police Association has served a one-month deadline to
Cops' ultimatum to HQ over ban action
The Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
Patna, Aug. 28: The Bihar Police Association has served a one-month deadline to the state police headquarters to reinstate 11 station house officers (SHOs) suspended recently for negligence in enforcing prohibition in their areas. The association at... Read more
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The Telegraph
Wails of grief after CM visitconcentrate on providing better services to the flood affected. He also held me
Wails of grief after CM visit
The Telegraph / Posted 4 hours ago
concentrate on providing better services to the flood affected. He also held meetings with officials before flying back to Patna in the evening. But local officials virtually prevented the two mothers, along with many others of the over-1,500 flood... Read more
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The Economic Times
No vacancy for PM's post in 2019: Ravishankar PrasadPATNA: Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Sunday said there will be no vacanc
No vacancy for PM's post in 2019: Ravishankar Prasad
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
PATNA: Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Sunday said there will be no vacancy for Prime Minister in 2019 as the BJP-led NDA will win the next Lok Sabha polls under the leadership of Narendra Modi. Prasad said the leaders of opposition Congress... Read more
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New Kerala
Floods abating in Bihar, claim officials - newkerala.com #110966Patna, Aug 28 : The overall flood situation in Bihar on Sunday showed signs of
Floods abating in Bihar, claim officials - newkerala.com #110966
New Kerala / Posted 11 hours ago
Patna, Aug 28 : The overall flood situation in Bihar on Sunday showed signs of improvement with river Ganga and its tributaries receding and relief operations continuing, officials said. The district magistrates were directed, however, to be fully... Read more
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New Kerala
NDRF teams have evacuated more than 53,000 flood victims - newkerala.com #110784in rescue and relief work. On Friday, NDRF Flood Rescue Teams deployed in Biha
NDRF teams have evacuated more than 53,000 flood victims - newkerala.com #110784
New Kerala / Posted 15 hours ago
in rescue and relief work. On Friday, NDRF Flood Rescue Teams deployed in Bihar at Munger, Samastipur, Begusarai, Fathuha, Patna, Bhagalpur, Didarganj, Danapur, Bakhtiyarpur, Buxer, Vaishali and Chapra conducted rescue and relief operations and... Read more
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New Kerala
Flood situation worsens in eastern parts of Bihar - newkerala.com #110734Patna (Bihar) [India], Aug. 28 : The flood situation in Bihar has worsened in t
Flood situation worsens in eastern parts of Bihar - newkerala.com #110734
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
Patna (Bihar) [India], Aug. 28 : The flood situation in Bihar has worsened in the eastern parts of Bihar, and the worst affected districts of the state are Bhagalpur, Khagaria and Munger. Over 34 lakh people are reeling under the impact of the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Guessing game over Gajapati successorof the "king" and or his nephew could be anointed the next "Maharaja" when the
Guessing game over Gajapati successor
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
of the "king" and or his nephew could be anointed the next "Maharaja" when the issue of succession comes up. Dibakar Patnaik of Paralakhemundi, a keen observer of the family's history, said there was not a single example of a woman having... Read more
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The Telegraph
After floods, food remains a challengePatna, Aug. 27: "Let me check the quality of dal (lentils) first. Is it thick o
After floods, food remains a challenge
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Patna, Aug. 27: "Let me check the quality of dal (lentils) first. Is it thick or not? Just show me." The first words of district magistrate (DM) Sanjay Kumar Agarwal on his arrival at the Patna Law College relief camp left little to imagination. The... Read more
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The Telegraph
Breach triggers panicPatna, Aug. 27: The flood situation in Bihar took a serious turn on Saturday wh
Breach triggers panic
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Patna, Aug. 27: The flood situation in Bihar took a serious turn on Saturday when an embankment in Kursela block of Katihar breached under heavy pressure from water, spreading panic in the area. Floodwater from the breach was still spreading at the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Home truths follow Nalanda dreambody Amartya Sen at the convocation ceremony of Nalanda University in Rajgir on
Home truths follow Nalanda dream
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
body Amartya Sen at the convocation ceremony of Nalanda University in Rajgir on Saturday. Picture by Nagendra Kumar Singh Patna, Aug. 27: President Pranab Mukherjee today conferred Master's degree on 12 Nalanda University students at its first... Read more
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The Hindu
Flood fury stays unabated in Biharthough showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven plac
Flood fury stays unabated in Bihar
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
though showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven places — Digha Ghat, Gandhi Ghat, Hathidah in Patna, Bhagalpur and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, besides in Munger and Buxar districts. A total 4.97 lakh people have... Read more
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The Hindu
Pharmacies not likely cause of TB drug resistanceMost pharmacies in Delhi, Mumbai and Patna found to be liberally dispensing ant
Pharmacies not likely cause of TB drug resistance
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Most pharmacies in Delhi, Mumbai and Patna found to be liberally dispensing antibiotics to TB patients even without a prescription. But none of them handed out first-line anti-TB drugs For a while now, the medical community has been blaming... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Flood fury continues in Bihar, death toll crosses 150though showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven plac
Flood fury continues in Bihar, death toll crosses 150
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
though showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven places - Digha Ghat, Gandhi Ghat, Hathidah in Patna, Bhagalpur and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, besides in Munger and Buxar districts. A total 4.97 lakh people have... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Universities must be bastions of free speech and expressions: Presidentstone for the first phase of construction work on the campus and awarding degre
Universities must be bastions of free speech and expressions: President
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
stone for the first phase of construction work on the campus and awarding degrees in Rajgir, around 80 kms south east of Patna. He said modern Nalanda University (NU) should, like the ancient one, be the place for free-exchange of ideas and... Read more
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dna
Floods: 75 NDRF teams rescue over 53,000 people from Bihar, Uttar Pradeshthe force said. The National Disaster Response Force teams are deployed in Bih
Floods: 75 NDRF teams rescue over 53,000 people from Bihar, Uttar Pradesh
dna / Posted yesterday
the force said. The National Disaster Response Force teams are deployed in Bihar's Munger, Samastipur, Begusarai, Fathuha, Patna, Bhagalpur, Didarganj, Danapur, Bakhtiyarpur, Buxar, Vaishali and Chhapra and evacuated over 1,748 marooned people to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Bihar flood situation worsens, death toll rises to 153PATNA: With four more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods today increased to 153,
Bihar flood situation worsens, death toll rises to 153
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
PATNA: With four more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods today increased to 153, while 12 more panchayat areas were inundated affecting a total population of 34.69 lakh in twelve districts. The four fresh deaths were reported from Bhojpur and... Read more
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Business Standard India
Bihar flood situation worsens, death toll mounts to 153though showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven plac
Bihar flood situation worsens, death toll mounts to 153
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
though showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven places - Digha Ghat, Gandhi Ghat, Hathidah in Patna, Bhagalpur and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, besides in Munger and Buxar districts. The receding trend has been... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lalu, Paswan favour wage revision of mediapersonsand will also not hesitate to be with you even in jail," Prasad said at a funct
Lalu, Paswan favour wage revision of mediapersons
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
and will also not hesitate to be with you even in jail," Prasad said at a function of Federation of PTI Employees Unions in Patna. Prasad told PTI Federation General Secretary M S Yadav and other trade union leaders to make a strong case for... Read more
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Business Standard India
Lalu, Paswan for wage revision of mediapersonsand will also not hesitate to be with you even in jail," Prasad said at a funct
Lalu, Paswan for wage revision of mediapersons
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
and will also not hesitate to be with you even in jail," Prasad said at a function of Federation of PTI Employees Unions in Patna. Prasad told PTI Federation General Secretary M S Yadav and other trade union leaders to make a strong case for... Read more
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dna
Flood relief: 75 NRDF teams operational across the country for rescue, evacuationthough showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven plac
Flood relief: 75 NRDF teams operational across the country for rescue, evacuation
dna / Posted yesterday
though showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven places - Digha Ghat, Gandhi Ghat, Hathidah in Patna, Bhagalpur and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, besides in Munger and Buxar districts. A total 4.16 lakh people have... Read more
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Business Standard India
Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw visits Bodh Gayaairport, 2 km from Bodh Gaya, in a special aircraft. They were welcomed by dist
Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw visits Bodh Gaya
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
airport, 2 km from Bodh Gaya, in a special aircraft. They were welcomed by district officials. Bodh Gaya is 110 km from Patna. A police official said Kyaw also visited the Burmese monastery in Bodh Gaya and will visit other Buddhist temples... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar President visits Bodh Gaya - newkerala.com #110506Patna, Aug 27 : Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw on Saturday arrived at Bodh Gaya
Myanmar President visits Bodh Gaya - newkerala.com #110506
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Patna, Aug 27 : Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw on Saturday arrived at Bodh Gaya in Bihar to offer prayers at the revered Mahabodhi temple amid tight security, officials said. Gaya District Magistrate Kumar Ravi said Kyaw, who is here on a two-day... Read more
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New Kerala
backs Mamata, says resistance against Centre is growing - newkerala.com #110461Patna (Bihar) [India], Aug. 27 : Backing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee' s asse
backs Mamata, says resistance against Centre is growing - newkerala.com #110461
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Patna (Bihar) [India], Aug. 27 : Backing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee' s assertion that alleged that the Centre is interfering in the internal affairs of West Bengal, the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Saturday said that the mantra of cooperative... Read more
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The Telegraph
Ganga at doorstep? Fat chanceThe Ganga in spate on Friday. Picture by Jai Prakash As Patna gradually bids a
Ganga at doorstep? Fat chance
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
The Ganga in spate on Friday. Picture by Jai Prakash As Patna gradually bids adieu to floodwaters, the Ganga, which had come to the city’s doorsteps after a long time, is also retreating. The floodwaters brought by the Sone are unlikely to bring... Read more
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The Telegraph
Experts pin flood blame on statePatna, Aug. 26: A group of experts comprising engineers and hydrologists today
Experts pin flood blame on state
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Patna, Aug. 26: A group of experts comprising engineers and hydrologists today slammed the Bihar government for not paying attention to water management that could have provided a solution to the problem of floods. The criticism comes in the wake of... Read more
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dna
Bihar floods claim 14 more lives, death toll reaches 149; cloudburst in Himachal kills 5though showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven plac
Bihar floods claim 14 more lives, death toll reaches 149; cloudburst in Himachal kills 5
dna / Posted 2 days ago
though showing a receding trend, is flowing above the danger mark at seven places - Digha Ghat, Gandhi Ghat, Hathidah in Patna, Bhagalpur and Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, besides in Munger and Buxar districts. A total 4.16 lakh people have... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Simulated patient study sheds new light on antibiotic use in Indiathen presented each case once to sampled 622 pharmacies in 3 Indian cities (Del
Simulated patient study sheds new light on antibiotic use in India
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
then presented each case once to sampled 622 pharmacies in 3 Indian cities (Delhi 54 pharmacies, Mumbai 308 pharmacies, and Patna 260 pharmacies), completing 1200 interactions with pharmacists. None of these standardised patients presented with drug... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Politics, player exodus: Bihar awaits Lodha reforms to re-enter Ranji foldthe last 20 years (the last match was during the 1996 World Cup when Kenya play
Politics, player exodus: Bihar awaits Lodha reforms to re-enter Ranji fold
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
the last 20 years (the last match was during the 1996 World Cup when Kenya played Zimbabwe at the Moin-ul-Haq stadium in Patna. The stadium was recently used to telecast four IPL matches on giant screens, the closest it got to live cricket... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Massive flooding affects 2.9 million people in India’s Biharfrom Samastipur district and one each from Khagaria and Nalanda districts, were
Massive flooding affects 2.9 million people in India’s Bihar
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
from Samastipur district and one each from Khagaria and Nalanda districts, were reported. The districts are located east of Patna city, the capital of Bihar. The state has been hit by floods since June this year and during the two rounds of deluge,... Read more
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The Telegraph
Violence triggers blame gameWednesday's incident on the premises of Patna College, in which a student was s
Violence triggers blame game
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday's incident on the premises of Patna College, in which a student was shot at, has exposed the university and city police's failure to check illegal boarding at Patna University hostels. Even though Minto and Jackson hostels of the college... Read more
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The Telegraph
Still grim but water level dipsPatna, Aug. 25: Floods kept ravaging Bihar as nine more people lost their lives
Still grim but water level dips
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Patna, Aug. 25: Floods kept ravaging Bihar as nine more people lost their lives on Thursday taking the toll to 37. The number of inundated villages rose to 1,934 across the 12 flood-affected districts along the Ganga - Buxar, Bhojpur, Patna,... Read more
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The Telegraph
What to do with 'confiscated' treesClusters of palm trees dot the Khajurbanni landscape. (Deepak Kumar) Patna, Au
What to do with 'confiscated' trees
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Clusters of palm trees dot the Khajurbanni landscape. (Deepak Kumar) Patna, Aug. 25: How do you confiscate a tree? This vexing question has put Gopalganj divisional forest officer (DFO) B. Prasad in a fix: what exactly does he do with some 150 palm... Read more
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Deepika
National News Detailand others have affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts.
National News Detail
Deepika / Posted 3 days ago
and others have affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts. The affected districts are: Buxar, Bhojpur, Patna, Saran, Munger, Vaishali, Begusarai, Samastipur, Lakhisarai, Khagaria, Bhagalpur and Katihar. The Ganga is flowing... Read more
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Business Standard India
Indians stock Rs 78,300-cr worth unused goods: OLX Crust surveyKochi at 98% lead the stocking chart. Delhi and Bengaluru followed closely at
Indians stock Rs 78,300-cr worth unused goods: OLX Crust survey
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Kochi at 98% lead the stocking chart. Delhi and Bengaluru followed closely at 97% stocking incidence, while Chennai and Patna were at 74% each and Bhubaneswar at 66%. "India has a 90% stocking incidence rate, up 3% from the last year," it... Read more
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asianage
Morphed photos of college girls on social sites, probe onand their “rates”. Majority of the girls belong to Mathura and Vrindavan, whil
Morphed photos of college girls on social sites, probe on
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
and their “rates”. Majority of the girls belong to Mathura and Vrindavan, while some of them are form Lucknow and Patna. Laxmi Gautam, founder president of Kanak Dhara Foundation, an NGO working for women, said that the girls have stopped... Read more
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The Economic Times
Lalu Prasad in for sharp criticism for 'Ganga at doorstep' statementPATNA: RJD chief Lalu Prasad has come in for sharp criticism from opposition le
Lalu Prasad in for sharp criticism for 'Ganga at doorstep' statement
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
PATNA: RJD chief Lalu Prasad has come in for sharp criticism from opposition leaders for his 'Ganga at one's doorstep' remark while taking stock of the flood situation on the outskirts of the state capital two days ago. While talking to flood... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Don’t rub salt on wounds: Lalu Prasad criticised for ‘Ganga at doorstep’ remarkRJD chief Lalu Prasad faced sharp criticism from opposition leaders for recentl
Don’t rub salt on wounds: Lalu Prasad criticised for ‘Ganga at doorstep’ remark
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
RJD chief Lalu Prasad faced sharp criticism from opposition leaders for recently telling the flood victims near Patna how “fortunate” they were to have “Ganga at doorstep”. While talking to flood victims, Lalu had on August 23 said they (people)... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Bihar flood kills 8 more, water recedes in UP but still above danger markand others- have affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts.
Bihar flood kills 8 more, water recedes in UP but still above danger mark
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 days ago
and others- have affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts. The affected districts are: Buxar, Bhojpur, Patna, Saran, Munger, Vaishali, Begusarai, Samastipur, Lakhisarai, Khagaria, Bhagalpur and Katihar. The Ganga is flowing... Read more
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New Kerala
Flood situation remains grim in Bihar, eases in MP - newkerala.com #109893Patna/Bhopal, Aug 25 : The flood situation in Bihar remained grim on Thursday,
Flood situation remains grim in Bihar, eases in MP - newkerala.com #109893
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Patna/Bhopal, Aug 25 : The flood situation in Bihar remained grim on Thursday, though the river Ganga and its tributaries started showing sign of receding but hundreds of thousands of affected people have been still strggling for survival, officials... Read more
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New Kerala
Overuse of antibiotics harming India's fight against TB: Lancet - newkerala.com #109873confirmed pulmonary TB. These trained patients then visited 622 pharmacies in
Overuse of antibiotics harming India's fight against TB: Lancet - newkerala.com #109873
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
confirmed pulmonary TB. These trained patients then visited 622 pharmacies in three Indian cities (Delhi, Mumbai, and Patna), completing 1200 interactions with pharmacists. After each interaction, the patients remembered what was said to... Read more
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Reuters
Eastern India struggles to evacuate reluctant villagers as floods wreak havocthere was no problem in reaching flood-hit areas, but television pictures on We
Eastern India struggles to evacuate reluctant villagers as floods wreak havoc
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
there was no problem in reaching flood-hit areas, but television pictures on Wednesday showed crowds of people in Bihar's Patna district blocking roads and complaining of a lack of aid. "We are in difficulty. We are not getting food," a... Read more
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dna
Lalu Prasad defends his 'Ganga reaching doorsteps' remarkearlier on Tuesday stoked a controversy during his visit to the flood hit areas
Lalu Prasad defends his 'Ganga reaching doorsteps' remark
dna / Posted 3 days ago
earlier on Tuesday stoked a controversy during his visit to the flood hit areas in Fatuha and Bakhtiarpur blocks of Patna. "You are fortunate that the Ganga has reached your doorsteps. It does not always happen. In most cases, you go for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Eastern India struggles to evacuate reluctant villagers as floods wreak havocthere was no problem in reaching flood-hit areas, but television pictures on We
Eastern India struggles to evacuate reluctant villagers as floods wreak havoc
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
there was no problem in reaching flood-hit areas, but television pictures on Wednesday showed crowds of people in Bihar's Patna district blocking roads and complaining of a lack of aid. "We are in difficulty. We are not getting food," a... Read more
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New Kerala
Lalu defends his 'Ganga reaching doorsteps' remark - newkerala.com #109840Patna, Aug 25 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday
Lalu defends his 'Ganga reaching doorsteps' remark - newkerala.com #109840
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Patna, Aug 25 : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday defended his remark on Ganga reaching the doorsteps of the people, saying his statement should be taken on a positive note. "I agree that Ganga has caused loss, but there... Read more
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New Kerala
Overuse of antibiotics harming India's fight against TB: The Lancet - newkerala.com #109805confirmed pulmonary TB. These trained patients then visited 622 pharmacies in
Overuse of antibiotics harming India's fight against TB: The Lancet - newkerala.com #109805
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
confirmed pulmonary TB. These trained patients then visited 622 pharmacies in three Indian cities (Delhi, Mumbai, and Patna), completing 1200 interactions with pharmacists. After each interaction, the patients remembered what was said to... Read more
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New Kerala
Ablutions an embarrassing chore for women in flood-hit Bihar - newkerala.com #109749her 50s. Like thousands of other people, she and her family are now staying in
Ablutions an embarrassing chore for women in flood-hit Bihar - newkerala.com #109749
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
her 50s. Like thousands of other people, she and her family are now staying in one of the three relief camps in Maner in Patna district, a place famous for the tomb of a Muslim saint. Aarti's village is not far from Maner. However, there are... Read more
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