Muzaffarpur district

District of Bihar in India

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Muzaffarpur district: District of Bihar in India
Muzaffarpur District is one of the thirty-eight districts of Bihar state, India. Muzaffarpur district is part of and also the headquarters of Tirhut Division (Tirhut). Tirhut is the ancient name of all of northern Bihar.


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Nitish faces protest at public meeting; slams RJD

A slipper was flung towards chief minister Nitish Kumar by some protestors while he was going towards his helicopter after completing speech at an election meeting in Sakra in Muzaffarpur district, but..
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Flood catastrophe: Death toll rises to 107 in Assam, 38,47,531 people affected in Bihar

Following incessant rainfall, the waters of Gandaki and Bagmati rivers have entered parts of Muzaffarpur district. Many houses of people in the district have been submerged under water.
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Muzaffarpur shelter case: 6 jailed for life

A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced Brajesh Singh Thakur — who ran a children’s home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district where 44 girls were sexually exploited — and five others to imprisonment for..
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Bihar shelter owner among 19 convicted in child-abuse case

A special court on Monday convicted NGO owner Brajesh Singh Thakur and 18 others, including nine women, of committing or abetting sexual assault on 44 minor girls at a shelter run by the former in..
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FIR against 50 celebrities for letter to PM on mob lynching

An FIR was lodged in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district against celebrities including Bollywood actress Konkana Sen, director Maniratnam, Aparna Sen, Shayam Benegal, Ramchandra Guha and 45 others, who had..
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Bihar children deaths: Team of doctors blames 'administrative failure', 'state's apathy' for tragedy

A group of doctors, which conducted an independent inquiry into the recent deaths of children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, has blamed "administrative failure" and the "state's apathy towards..
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Upendra Kushwaha holds Nitish Kumar responsible for encephalitis deaths, demands resignation

Nearly 140 children have lost their lives due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in the state since June 1, of which 127 died in Muzaffarpur district alone.
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Encephalitis: A killer at large

Seasonal outbreaks of the “acute encephalitis syndrome”, or AES, have been reported in Muzaffarpur district since 1995. The latest outbreak has claimed the lives of more than 140 children.
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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar visits AES hit Muzaffarpur, toll rises to 107

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday visited Muzaffarpur district, where 107 children have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) so far. The chief minister will hold a review meeting..
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Muzzafarpur: Encephalitis toll mounts to 77, Bihar CM announces ex gratia of 4 lakhs

The death toll of children in Muzaffarpur district affected by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) on Saturday mounted to 77.
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Bihar: 2 local RJD leaders shot at in Muzaffarpur

Two local Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders were shot at by unknown assailants in Kanti area in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Thursday.
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