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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). Bihar borders 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. Bihar is also the world's fourth-most populous subnational entity.

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Goa minister Milind Naik steps down after accused ofsexual exploitation |Oneindia News [Video]

Goa minister Milind Naik steps down after accused ofsexual exploitation |Oneindia News

The minister for Urban Development in the Goa government Milind Naik stepped down from his position after the opposition Congress accused him of sexually exploiting a young woman from..

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PM Modi, Priyanka Chopra got tested, vaccinated in Bihar? Probe ordered | Oneindia News [Video]

PM Modi, Priyanka Chopra got tested, vaccinated in Bihar? Probe ordered | Oneindia News

Did PM Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and actress Priyanka Chopra go all the way to primary health centres in Bihar to have themselves tested for Covid? Covid..

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Covid-19 Update India: 2,796 deaths reported after Bihar’s reconciliation exercise| Oneindia News [Video]

Covid-19 Update India: 2,796 deaths reported after Bihar’s reconciliation exercise| Oneindia News

India reported a steep jump in daily deaths due to the Covid-19 on Sunday. 2,796 fatalities were reported as Bihar carried out a reconciliation exercise of its Covid-19 data, which pushed the total..

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Bihar Minister Jivesh Mishra gets angry after his car is stopped in Assembly | Watch | Oneindia News [Video]

Bihar Minister Jivesh Mishra gets angry after his car is stopped in Assembly | Watch | Oneindia News

Today, a minister in Bihar, Jivesh Mishra got extremely angry after his convoy was stopped on Assembly premises to make way for cars in which a superintendent of police and district magistrates were..

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Empty liquor bottles found in Bihar Assembly premises | CM bans liquor in Bihar | Oneindia News [Video]

Empty liquor bottles found in Bihar Assembly premises | CM bans liquor in Bihar | Oneindia News

Just a day after NDA legislators led by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took a pledge in favour of a complete prohibition of alcohol in the state, several empty bottles of liquor were found in Bihar..

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As per IMD, cyclonic circulations lie over northwest Uttar Pradesh and neighbourhood, as well as east Uttar Pradesh and adjoining Bihar.
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Bizarre Railways scam unfolds in Bihar: Engineer sells train engine using fake documents

The illegal sale of a Railways engine reportedly took place on December 14 and the scam surfaced two days later.
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Foundational literacy index: West Bengal tops chart, Bihar at bottom in large states category

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Will convene all-party meeting over caste census after getting BJP's viewpoint, says Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said he would convene an all-party meeting over holding caste-based census in Bihar only after getting the viewpoint of ally BJP
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'Agnipariksha' for votes: Candidate walks barefoot on hot embers in Bihar to woo voters

The candidate Munna Mahato says that he wants to assure people of keeping promises by walking barefoot on hot embers.
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5 relatives of Sushant Singh Rajput killed in Bihar road accident

Six persons, including five distant relatives of late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, were killed when their SUV collided with a truck in Bihar's Lakhisarai district on Tuesday morning, police..
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