Fish Prohibition hits Bihar

Fish Prohibition hits Bihar

Really fishy goings-on in the Bihar capital ! Fish lovers will have to go without for at least 15 days. The state government on Monday (14 Jan) has stopped fish import from Bengal and Andhra Pradesh with immediate effect. The reason: formalin contamination! Fish sellers however, smell a rat. They say it’s a conspiracy by […]

It’s Dahi-Chura Time! Happy Makar Sankranti

It’s Dahi-Chura Time! Happy Makar Sankranti

The festival of Makar Sankranti is dedicated to the Hindu sun god Surya. The festival also marks the beginning of a six months auspicious period for hindus known as Uttarayana period. It is celebrated on January 14 every year. In Bihar Makar Sankranti is celebrated by eating Dahi-Chura (Flattened rice and curd) and Laai-Tilkut (sweets) […]

River Ganga needs your support

River Ganga needs your support

Sir Today the cleaning of Ganges has become one of top most priority. The holy river is no longer holy and pure, it has been polluted. But most of us never believe that Ganga is polluted; it is seen as sacred river and worshiped as Goddess.  However, pollution has been an old and continuous process. […]

Papal Nuncio conveys Pope’s Greetings on Patna Diocese Centenary

Papal Nuncio conveys Pope’s Greetings on Patna Diocese Centenary

The Catholics of Patna and Bihar celebrate 100 years of the Catholic community’s contribution to the development of Bihar, and give thanks to the Lord for providing them the numerous opportunities to be of service to others. To be a Christian means to live a life of love, because God is Love, and the way […]

Kurji Parish prepares for Patna Diocese Centenary

Kurji Parish prepares for Patna Diocese Centenary

It’s an eventful November for Patna’s Kurji Parish. After a remarkable Christ the King procession at on Sunday (the 25th), Bihar’s most populous parish prepares to play host to the Papal Nuncio and several bishops this week. It’s going to be an evening to remember, according to sources close to Kurji Parish Priest Raymond Cherubim SJ, […]

Patna’s ‘Sister Dorothy’ honoured for promoting Constitution

Presentation Sister Dorothy Fernandes, working in Bihar, was honoured for promoting democratic and republic characteristics of the Indian Constitution on Monday November 26. Catholics of Patna know her as a person with a strong commitment for the poor and disempowered. She received the award “Neelkanth Samman”  on November 26, the Constitution Day, at Mavlankar Hall […]

0-18 आयु के मरीजों के लिए 9 अस्पतालों मे मुफ्त सर्जरी

0-18 आयु के मरीजों के लिए 9 अस्पतालों मे मुफ्त सर्जरी

शनिवार 25 नवम्बर को राज्य स्वास्थ्य मंत्री मंगल पांडे ने नौ अस्पतालों के अधिकारियों के साथ 18 साल तक के मरीजों की मुफ्त सर्जरी का सौदा किया। अस्पताल केंद्र के राष्ट्रीय बाल स्वास्थ्य कार्यक्रम (आर.बी.एस. के) के तहत मुफ्त सर्जरी करेंगी। किसी भी आर्थिक वर्ग से संबंधित 0-18 आयु के मरीजों को लाभ होगा । […]

Neglect of sewer system makes boy’s rescue difficult

Neglect of sewer system makes boy’s rescue difficult

Neglect and the utter ineptitude of drain management in the city came to the fore as blocked drains and other impediments hampered the rescue of a kid who fell down a drain in Patna, Bihar Specialised rescue teams including divers and equipped with a “super sucker” machine failed to find 10-year-old Dipak Kumar, who fell […]

YouTube videos help gangs rob ATMs in Bihar

YouTube videos help gangs rob ATMs in Bihar

You Tube and the internet has become the training round for all sorts of fraudsters. And to add to this, a chap in Bihar actually set up an institute to train ATM thieves! ATMS are being pilfered, cards duplicated and all sorts of chicanery is on! The Muzaffarpur police have arrested eight persons and say […]

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