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Bhagalpur

(bä`gəlpo͝or`), city (1991 pop. 260,119), Bihar state, NE India, on the Ganges River. It is a district administrative center and an agricultural market, with road and rail connections. The city is noted for its silk, fabric weaving, and rice and sugar milling. Bhagalpur Univ. and the remains of Buddhist monasteries are in the city.

Bhagalpur

a city in India, in Bihar: agriculture, textiles, university (1960). Pop.: 340 349 (2001)
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New Delhi [India], Feb 23 ( ANI ): The Finance Ministry will get a loan of USD 84 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve water supply in the Bhagalpur and Gaya districts of Bihar.
Tejashwi, son of RJD president Lalu Prasad, had reached the Bhagalpur on Wednesday night itself in connection with the rally but was suddenly told by the administration that he can't go ahead with the programme since section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) which prohibits an assembly of more than four persons in a an area, has been imposed keeping in view the a Hindu festival, leaving him stunned.
Bhagalpur (Bihar) [India], September 20 ( ANI ): In a shocking turn of events, the 389.
Neha, who studied at the local Mount Carmel School before pursuing a career in Bollywood and south Indian movies, said that she had been working in the film industry in Mumbai with the blessings of the people of Bhagalpur.
Last week, the Kumar recommended the CBI to probe into Bhagalpur Srijan scam, Lalu accused him of "murdering democracy" in Bihar.
The district's famous silk industry in Bhagalpur had been neglected, the Congress chief said.
Patna (Bihar) [India], Aug 26 ( ANI ): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday registered an FIR against Bhagalpur based NGO, Srijan Mahila Vikas Samiti in connection of Srijan Scam, involving alleged transfer of government funds to accounts of the non-government organisation in Bihar's Bhagalpur district.
Hyderabad (Bihar) [India], August 26 ( ANI ): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday registered ten cases related to the alleged illegal transfer and misuse of funds from government bank accounts in Bihar's districts of Bhagalpur and Saharsa.
Summary: Bihar [India], Aug 24 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday began the investigation of the Srijan scam involving alleged transfer of government funds to accounts of a non-government organisation in Bihar's Bhagalpur district.
Yadav said that the Srijan scam was not confined to the Bhagalpur district alone, and that its links were spread in several districts.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], August 17 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday recommended Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe into Bhagalpur Srijan scam.
The statement has come after the Bihar Government denied permission to former deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav to hold a public meeting in Bhagalpur today.