Darbhanga


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Darbhanga

(dərbŭng`gə), city (1991 pop. 218,391), Bihar state, NE India, E of the Baghmati River. It is a district administrative center and is located in a sugarcane- and tobaco-growing area on a fertile alluvial plain. Once part of the Brahman kingdom of Mithila, Darbhanga passed to the Mughals in the 14th cent. The British assumed control in 1765. Darbhanga has a mixed Hindu and Muslim population.
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Summary: Darbhanga (Bihar) [India], Sept 5 (ANI): The coach of Darbhanga-New Delhi Bihar Sampark Kranti Superfast Express, which caught fire yesterday, was empty and parked in the yard for routine maintenance.
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Summary: Marriage was solemnised in Qadirabad locality of Darbhanga district
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Summary: Darbhanga (Bihar) [India], Sept 5 (ANI): The Railways has ordered a Joint-Secretary level enquiry to ascertain the cause of the fire that broke out in the empty coach of Darbhanga-New Delhi Bihar Sampark Kranti Superfast Express during shunting here on Wednesday.
IANS Darbhanga/Patna Upbeat over the visit of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to Bihar's Darbhanga district, pro-Hindutva activists have painted veteran socialist leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Karpoori Thakur's statue"saffron", police said on Wednesday.
According to intelligence sources, Yasin had rented a fourroom house in Shivdhara locality of Darbhanga town where he lived under the pseudonym " Dr Imran".
Summary: Darbhanga (Bihar) [India], Sept 4 (ANI): A fire broke out in a coach of Darbhanga-New Delhi Bihar Sampark Kranti Superfast Express during shunting here.
Uzma Ara, a resident of Darbhanga district in North Bihar, lost her arm when criminals attacked her in Rajendra Nagar locality under Kadam Kuan police station in Patna on Thursday night.