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18 April 2012

Telegraph (India)

Firearms are losing their spark in Patna or so it seems from the decline in the number of people seeking arms licences over the past five years. Till a few years ago, public display of firearms was common on the roads of the state capital. This trend, however, has taken a beating since 2007 (see chart). A source in the arms magistrate office said: "From 1990 to 2005, the annual number of applications for arms licences was almost 2,000 on an average but after 2006, the... (

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