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Bihar: State in Eastern India
Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the third-largest state by population and twelfth-largest by territory, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). It is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and with Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east. Three main cultural regions converge in the state: Magadh, Mithila, and Bhojpur. Bihar is also the world's third-most populous subnational entity.

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Watch: Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks on Sushant Rajput death probe [Video]

Watch: Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks on Sushant Rajput death probe

As the probe into the death of Sushant Singh Rajput intensifies, Union Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has now called for a fair probe into the case. In an exclusive interview with Hindustan..

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RJD leader accuses Bihar CM of inaugurating new projects in haste [Video]

RJD leader accuses Bihar CM of inaugurating new projects in haste

Opposition and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav accused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar of inaugurating new projects in haste. He said, "On one hand, CM was inaugurating Bangra Ghat Mahasetu in Gopalganj..

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Need to increase testing in Bihar, Gujarat, UP, WB and Telangana: Health Ministry

Health Ministry Secretary Rajesh Bhushan in a press conference over COVID-19 situation in India on August 11 informed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the video conferencing with 10 states on..

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'72 hour formula': PM Modi speaks to CMs of 10 states on Covid situation [Video]

'72 hour formula': PM Modi speaks to CMs of 10 states on Covid situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference with Chief Ministers of ten states to discuss the Covid situation. PM Modi said that everyone is working as a team to beat the Covid pandemic. PM..

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Decreasing COVID fatality rate shows India taking right measures: PM Modi [Video]

Decreasing COVID fatality rate shows India taking right measures: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference with Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Punjab, Bihar, Gujarat, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh on August..

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Sushant Singh Rajput death case: Six mysteries that CBI needs to solve [Video]

Sushant Singh Rajput death case: Six mysteries that CBI needs to solve

New twists and turns continue to emerge in the Sushant Singh Rajput case with every passing day. Even as a political war continues between Bihar and Maharashtra, now the Central Bureau of Investigation..

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PM Modi holds meeting to review current flood situation via video-conferencing [Video]

PM Modi holds meeting to review current flood situation via video-conferencing

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting on August 10, through video-conference with Chief Ministers of Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala to review their preparedness to..

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SSR death case: 'Conspiracy being hatched against Maha govt', says Sanjay Raut [Video]

SSR death case: 'Conspiracy being hatched against Maha govt', says Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut commented on Sushant Singh Rajput's death case probe on August 09. He believes that a conspiracy is being brewed against the Maharashtra government. "The kind of politics..

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Jal Shakti Ministry joins hand with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to clean Ganga [Video]

Jal Shakti Ministry joins hand with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to clean Ganga

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports will increase participation in the initiatives of the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG). Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and the Minister of..

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Rhea Chakraborty questioned for over 8 hours by ED in money laundering case [Video]

Rhea Chakraborty questioned for over 8 hours by ED in money laundering case

Actor Rhea Chakraborty grilled for 8 hours by the Enforcement directorate (ED) on Friday. Rhea was questioned in money laundering case linked to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput based on the basis of..

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Sushant Singh Rajput death case: SP Vinay Tiwari returns to Patna [Video]

Sushant Singh Rajput death case: SP Vinay Tiwari returns to Patna

Bihar's Special Investigation Team head, IPS Vinay Tiwari returned to his home state. Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had put the officer under quarantine in Mumbai, when he reached there to..

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‘Quarantined investigation, not me’: Bihar officer probing Sushant’s death [Video]

‘Quarantined investigation, not me’: Bihar officer probing Sushant’s death

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Friday said it has allowed Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari, quarantined here after arrival to oversee probe in actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case, to..

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Sushant death case: Rhea Chakraborty appears before ED l Key details [Video]

Sushant death case: Rhea Chakraborty appears before ED l Key details

Rhea Chakraborty, girlfriend of deceased actor Sushant Singh Rajput, appeared before the Enforcement Directorate this morning. The ED has filed a money laundering case in connection with the death of..

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Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari released from quarantine, to leave for Patna today [Video]

Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari released from quarantine, to leave for Patna today

Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari, who was quarantined in Mumbai, will leave for Patna on Aug 07. Mumbai Police had quarantined Bihar IPS officer Vinay Tiwari. Tiwari had come to Mumbai to investigate in..

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Locals attack cops in Bihar's Muzaffarpur with 'lathis' and stones [Video]

Locals attack cops in Bihar's Muzaffarpur with 'lathis' and stones

The cops of Sakra Police Station have been attacked by locals in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on August 06. Locals had blocked National Highway-28 and attacked the police personnel with lathis and..

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Sushant Singh Rajput death: CBI registers case against 6 accused including Rhea, others [Video]

Sushant Singh Rajput death: CBI registers case against 6 accused including Rhea, others

After getting the notification from the Government of India, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday registered case against Rhea Chakraborty, Indrajit Chakraborty, Sandhya Chakraborty,..

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