Shravan – Month of festivals

Shravan – Month of festivals

The Hindu Month of Shravan begins from July, and is mainly celebrated in North India. This month is observed as month of Lord Shiva. People perform Puja and women observe fast on every Monday. In Shravan pilgrims go on “KANWAR” journey to Devghar Shiva’s temples. This journey is basically completed by walking to the temples. […]

Not enough letter writers, dying post-offices?

Not enough letter writers, dying post-offices?

Sir, Letters strengthen  relationships.  A simple sentence means so much when it is scribbled on the paper. Waiting for that letter to reach, anticipation, waiting for reaction it means so much more than a person can think. In letters each words shows emotions. Each sentence makes them feel. During the 80’s, the Bollywood song ‘Dakiya […]

National River Waterway Project: Dream or Disaster?

National River Waterway Project:  Dream or Disaster?

Patna: From 2014, the government of India is reviving the idea of building big dams. It’s not a good idea, say activists. River linking also has severe ecological consequences. Fish, dolphins, livelihood are at stake, and also food on your plate will disappear, as the freshwater marine life will die due to dredging, and pollution. National […]

Is Higher Education a money making racket?

Is Higher Education a money making racket?

Patna: The standards of premier educational institutions in India are falling, admitted Prof Satish Deshpande, head of Sociology at Delhi University. Prof. Deshpande was speaking at the first Vinay Kanth Memorial lecture organized by the East and West Educational Society at Nirtya Kala Mandir, last week. The program was started by Daisy Narayan welcoming the […]

Overloading:Life threatening

Overloading:Life threatening

Sir, Overloading is a safety hazard that leads to unnecessary loss of life and also the rapid deterioration of roads. An overloaded vehicle threatens road safety and contributes many of the fatal accidents. It not only put the driver’s life at risk but also passengers and other people on road. Overloaded vehicles, especially freight vehicles […]

Women’s safety in India: A crumbling illusion

Women’s safety in India: A crumbling illusion

Sir Women in India a better half of Indian society; today they are becoming the most vulnerable section as far as their security is concerned. Reporting cases of sexual assault, molestation, rape, acid attack, violence against women in remote area etc are increasing day by day. What does this indicates? This certainly implies that there […]

Time to put- prevention is better than cure into action

Time to put- prevention is better than cure into action

The rainy season has arrived, the rains give us relief from the sweltering heat but they also bring viral and bacterial infections that can take away the fun from enjoying the weather. This season becomes the perfect breeding ground for germs and bacteria which in turn lead to water borne disease that affects a lot […]

A Pressing Day’s work

A Pressing Day’s work

Patna has grown from a simple city to almost a metro. With the rise in population, new buildings, more cars, more offices and shopping complexes, life has also become very fast and complicated. In the shadow of the high rise apartments, you may see a man and his thela or moving cart. On this cart […]

अपराध की घटनाओ को लेकर सरकार गंभीर नही – सत्य नारायण सिंह

अपराध की घटनाओ को लेकर सरकार गंभीर नही – सत्य नारायण सिंह

भारतीय कम्यूनिस्ट पार्टी ने राज्य सरकार से महिलाओ ,दलितो ,अल्पसंख्यक एवं अन्य कमजोर वर्गो के ऊपर बढ़ती अपराध के घटनाओ पर रोक लगाने की मांग की है।हाल मे ही सारण जिले मे एक स्कूल के छात्रा के साथ बलात्कार जैसी शर्मनाक घटना हमारे सामने आई है। जिसकी जितनी आलोचना की जाए उतना कम है। भारतीय […]

Street Food: Romance in the Rains

Street Food: Romance in the Rains

The Monsoons in India are always much awaited as they provide relief from a hot summer. It is the time to enjoy the climate which is neither hot like summer nor cold like winter. It is the perfect season to enjoy nature and water droplets with a favourite food. Monsoon is not liked by the people […]

Poor drainage, garbage overload and waterlogged Patna

Poor drainage, garbage overload and waterlogged Patna

Sir As the rainy season has arrived, the state capital of Bihar has been facing the problem of water logging after just few days of heavy rain. There seems to be no end to this situation. Patna waterlogging situation is the result of the poor drainage system, low lying areas and the improper garbage disposal. […]