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MGC University, Bihar  gets 10 percent land: Happy!

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MGC University, Bihar gets 10 percent land: Happy!

Motihari (Bihar): Mahatma Gandhi Central University of Bihar, now running out of a makeshift campus located on the premises of Zila school is set to get 33 acres for its ‘permanent campus’. It is only about 10 percent of what is needed.  According to the original plan, the university is to  be given 302 acres […]

Patna Police vs Red Light Runners

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Patna Police vs Red Light Runners

Patna: The police traffic department is pulling up its socks. Red light violators in Patna will now be spotted on specially made cameras, and e-challans sent to their registered addresses. The transport department on Sunday also took a decision to roll out the drive to issue e-challan against those who jump signals and the zebra […]

Bihar Police arrest poor caretaker for smuggling Royal Stag

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Bihar Police arrest poor caretaker for smuggling Royal Stag

Even though Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ‘moralistic’  imposition of prohibition is far from popular in  ‘civilized circles’ in  Bihar, the police are doggedly doing their duty, we hear. A police team raided the ‘official residence’ allotted to one Dr. Chandeshwar Choudhary, a retired medical officer of a Primary Health Centre (PHC) at […]

Bandh against reservation turns ugly in Bihar

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Bandh against reservation turns ugly in Bihar

Patna: Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) chief and Central minister Upendra Kushwaha was stopped, abused and roughed up near Hajipur in Vaishali during yesterday’s Bharat Bandh against reservation. Kushwaha had cancelled his  Motihari jaunt to attend the concluding function of the Champaran Satyagraha centenary  at which Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the chief guest. Kushwaha, […]

Unicef and friends say Radio will help Make Bihar ‘cleaner’

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Unicef and friends say Radio will help Make Bihar ‘cleaner’

Patna, 4 April, 2018 :Lohiya Swachh Bihar Abhiyan (LSBA), Department of Rural Development, GoB, with support from UNICEF organized a Workshop with Radio Jockeys/ content creators on the theme of `Chalo Champaran — Satyagrah to Swacchhagrah’ in Patna. This interactive workshop brought together creative radio professionals from private FM, community radio stations and government broadcasters, […]

Illegal Firecracker Unit  kills 5, injures 18

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Illegal Firecracker Unit kills 5, injures 18

Bihar Sharif (Bihar):  An explosion rocked a crowded locality in Biharsharif township, sparking a major fire that took four hours to douse. Despite platitudes the illegal firecracker manufacturing units still exist in Bhar, putting hundreds at risk. Five people, including three children and a woman, were killed and 18 injured after an explosion in an […]

SC/ST Commission is defunct in Bihar

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SC/ST Commission is defunct in Bihar

Patna: It’s a curious state of affairs for a Chief Minister whose media spiel is all about his concern for the dalits. The State Commission for SC & ST in  Nitish Kumar’s Bihar is non-functional for the past two years. The government seems to be ignoring the Patna High Court directive to remedy the situation. […]

Patna Metro Rail work starts this year?

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Patna Metro Rail work starts this year?

Patna, (Bihar)  Mar 13 : The Patna Metro rail project will kick off some time this year.  The work on Metro rail project in Patna will begin in 2018-19 financial year, Bihar Urban Development Suresh Kumar Sharma said in the Assembly today. “We expect that we will get the new DPR (detailed project report) in […]

Bihar Council backs Unpaid University Teachers

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Bihar Council backs Unpaid University Teachers

Patna: Around 40,000 serving and retired college and university teachers and employees haven’t been paid in the past five months, and the issue rose in the Bihar Legislative Council on Wednesday.  Members cutting across party lines took up the cause and called for government intervention to resolve it. Congress MLC Dilip Kumar Chaudhary raised the […]

Manjhi quits NDA, Ashok and pals join!

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Manjhi quits NDA, Ashok and pals join!

Patna:  Mahadalit leader and former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi quit the NDA alliance and declared his support to the RJD-Congress Alliance. Meanwhile,  four Congress MLCs (legislative council members) , including former state Congress chief Ashok Choudhary, joined the Nitish Kumar led JDU, which is part of the NDA alliance. Jitan manjhi, the Hindustani Awam […]

Bihar bans loose cigarette sales

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Bihar bans loose cigarette sales

Patna:  Ciggy Puffers will have poorie faces from now on in Bihar. Cigarette sellers have been stopped from selling ‘loose sticks’ ( single Cigarettes ). The health department has banned sale of loose cigarettes making Bihar the 12th state in the country to bring such a ban into effect after Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, […]

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