Northeast proves that it can rock with the best!

Northeast proves that it can rock with the best!

Guwahati: The crowd started trickling into the stadium from 1.30pm. By 5.30pm, when the official function kicked off, the stands were almost chock-a-block. Bands from the Northeast – Salvator (Manipur), Still Waters (Sikkim), Purple Fusion (Nagaland), The Soul Rebels (Arunachal Pradesh), Boomarang (Mizoram) and others got the audience rocking since the afternoon. The evergreen “Bob […]

Cops say BJP VP killed for property deals

Cops say BJP VP killed for property deals

Patna: A shutdown in four districts: Buxar, Rohtas, Bhabhua and Bhojpur, called in protest against the murder of BJP state unit vice-president Visheshwar Ojha affected the daily life. According to the sources, the supporters of Ojha, instigated by the political forces, forced the markets to shut down, burnt tyres and blocked the Ara-Patna, Ara-Sasaram, Ara-Mohania main roads. […]

Sand mining MLA rapes minor, burrows underground

Sand mining MLA rapes minor, burrows underground

Patna: The deputy general of Police, Shalin  is trying to catch  an  RJD MLA from Nawada, Rajballabh Prasad, who apparently raped a 15 year old girl over the past weekend. This  took place on February 6 at the MLA’s residence at Pathra under the Mufossil police station in Nawada district. Police say the girl , […]

Jharkhand launches colour-coded booze bottles

Jharkhand launches colour-coded booze bottles

Ranchi: From today, residents of Jharkhand can easily identify ‘genuine’ liquor. The Jharkhand excise department has hit upon an excellent idea to root out spurious liquor, especially the hooch from the infamous Namkum stills. The state excise department has introduced holographic adhesive labels on each bottle of liquor being sold across Jharkhand from February 1.This, […]

Bihar MLA tangles with teenager, Dad files police case!

Bihar MLA tangles with teenager, Dad files police case!

PATNA: Now the Congress Party in Bihar should be red in the face! It’s a story of (politically) fatal attraction. The Congress MLA from Bikram in Patna district, Siddharth, and one of his aides has been named for the ‘kidnapping’ of a minor. His aide, Mukesh, was also named in the FIR. Siddharth had won […]

Arunachal Pradesh Assembly suspended on Republic Day!

Arunachal Pradesh Assembly suspended on Republic Day!

New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh was brought under President’s rule with immediate effect on Tuesday evening at the close of Republic Day.   The office of President Pranab Mukherjee confirmed that the President had given his assent to the cabinet recommendation in the evening after French President Francois Hollande, who was the chief guest at the […]

Bihar MLA helps accused hubby flee police!

Bihar MLA helps accused hubby flee police!

From North Bihar more ‘entertaining news’ flashes! A Bihar MLA from the ruling JD(U) ‘allegedly’ helped her husband ( a murder accused) escape from police custody in Purnia district. Mandal is an accused in nearly 100 criminal cases, say local media reports. Bima Bharti, JD(U)’s Rupauli MLA, together with JD(U) Purnia MP Santosh Kushwaha helped […]

Patna Police book MLA for insulting woman

Patna Police book MLA for insulting woman

Patna: The wife of a Delhi businessman has accused JDU MLA Sarfraz Alam of misbehaviour. Alam, who is the son of RJD MP Mohammed Taslimuddin, has been booked under various sections of the IPC pertaining to sexual advances, causing insult, wrongful confinement and so on, Patna SP (rail) Prakash Nath Mishra said. The incident took […]

Bihar to ban hooch, tax lifestyle products

Bihar to ban hooch, tax lifestyle products

Patna, BIHAR: While beer drinkers in Bihar will cease to froth at the mouth, because the beverage will not be banned post April 1, ( it’s partial prohibition: the government bans ‘country liquor’), the middle class isn’t pleased to hear that clothes costing more than Rs 2,000 or cosmetics of any brand will attract a higher rate of Value Added […]

Toxic Litchis behind Bihar’s encephalitis outbreak !

Toxic Litchis behind Bihar’s encephalitis outbreak !

The outbreak of ‘encephalitis’ among Muzaffarpur’s children, may actually be caused by Muzaffarpur’s famous litchis (lychees), say a team of virologists led by Dr T. Jacob at the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, in Tamil Nadu. The findings were published in Current Science last month (December 2015). Jacob and his team confirm that a toxic […]

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