Railways rolls out Solar lit coaches

Railways rolls out Solar lit coaches

From coal engines puffing smoke to gleaming solar-powered coaches, the Indian Railways have come a long way. Soon, Railway coaches in India may generate most of the power to run lights and fans. Indian Railways has rolled out a non-AC coach of Rewari-Sitapur passenger train lit by solar panels installed on its roof . This […]

Bihar Govt offices sans plastic-packaged water

Bihar Govt offices sans plastic-packaged water

Patna: The Bihar government is doing its bit to reduce plastic waste. Packaged plastic mineral water bottles are out, filtered water in tumblers are in. Bihar’s chief secretary Anjani Kumar Singh has directed the heads of all government departments ensure that the ban on non-biodegradable ‘plastic water bottles’ is followed strictly in meetings, events and […]

Police hound local inventor after tragic accident in Bihar

Police hound local inventor  after tragic accident in Bihar

Patna: The Munger administration has an axe to grind with Bihari Jugaad (ingenuity).The Munger district administration has banned the use made mobile flourmills in the district following Monday’s tragedy in which a mobile flour mill blew up killing four children. The district magistrate has asked his officials to take legal action against those who manufacture […]

144 year old Bihar newspaper to rise again

144 year old Bihar newspaper to rise again

July 15 will mark the comeback of the 144 year old “Behar Herald”, to be re-launched in colour. The Bengalee Association, Bihar, is trying to revive the oldest English tabloid of the state, and among the pioneering English language newspapers in the country. Behar Herald was started in 1874. It was published by Guru Prasad […]

Primary ‘Teachers’ with fake papers quit in Bihar

Primary ‘Teachers’ with fake papers quit in Bihar

At least 1,400 ‘teachers’ nabbed government primary school jobs with fake papers. That’s how bad elementary education is in Bihar. Some 1,400 primary teachers have resigned, fearing government action over possessing fake education degrees, according to official sources. More ‘teachers’ are expected to resign in the coming days after Patna High court ordered those possessing […]

Celebrating Digital Bihar: the Nitish way!

Celebrating Digital Bihar: the Nitish way!

“What Bihar thought yesterday, India thinks today”. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his government has already achieved several of the aspects of the ‘Digital India campaign’ launched on Wednesday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with fanfare. One can say that Nitish Kumar is leaving no stone unturned to match or even surpass Narendra Modi’s […]

Patna HC asks PMCH Super: Want to go to Jail?

Patna HC asks PMCH Super: Want to go to Jail?

PATNA: Will Sohila Kunawar , the HIV positive person that Patna Medical College Hospital is harassing, finally receive treatment and respect? Patna high court on Tuesday rebuked the PMCH superintendent and ordered the PMCH to reimburse the expenses incurred by the widow. NEWSNET has been following the story. We reported how the Superintendent ignored the […]

Mx Sandra and DM College Imphal: Making Gender History

Mx Sandra and DM College Imphal: Making Gender History

Imphal: DM College of Arts, one of Manipur’s premier colleges, has admitted their first transgender student. Mx Sandra Nandeibam , makes gender history by becoming the first Northeasern transgender to enrol in a Manipur College. In fact, Mx Nandeibam and DM College have made Northeastern gender history ! The college provided three columns to identify […]