Life on ‘potholes’

Life on ‘potholes’

Sir Road construction minister Nand Kishore Yadav on Wednesday issued orders to repair all potholes in the city before Durga Puja. Under the output and performance based road assets maintenance contract (OPRMC) the roads will be repaired. A total of 9,064 km of roads come under the OPRMC, for which the state government has approved […]

बिहार को मिली 8000 किलोमीटर सड़क की सौगात 

बिहार को मिली 8000 किलोमीटर सड़क की सौगात 

बिहार में मुख्यमंत्री ग्राम संपर्क योजना में विश्व बैंक और ब्रिक्स बैंक के सहयोग से चार -चार हज़ार किलोमीटर सड़क बनने का प्रस्ताव पारित किया गया है। ये जो भी सड़कें होंगी राज्य सरकार इसे अपने स्तर पर बनवा रही है। इसमें केंद्र का किसी भी प्रकार का कोई योगदान नहीं होगा। बिहार में मुख्यमंत्री  […]

81 year old Stan Swamy won’t Shut Up

81 year old Stan Swamy won’t Shut Up

Ranchi: Eighty-one year old Stan Swamy isn’t going to be gagged or intimidated. He speaks gently, but clearly. He says that both the governments: the one in Jharkhand and the one in the centre, are busy trying to frighten people who have begun to speak out against mismanagement and failure to govern. “What do you […]

Piped gas: 10 CNG Stations for Patna

Piped gas: 10 CNG Stations for Patna

Bihar is set to get the supply of natural gas from the Jagdishpur-Haldia gas pipeline which is being extended till Odisha. The project entails laying 2655-km of gas pipeline that will touch Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Bengal and Odisha. Around 490km of main pipeline has to be laid in Bihar for supplying gas to the […]

Additional Subsidy to farmers for micro-irrigation

Additional Subsidy to farmers for micro-irrigation

The Bihar government is planning to give additional subsidy to farmers over what they are entitled to from the Central government. It is done to promote micro-irrigation methods like drip and sprinkler irrigation. The central’s scheme  Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (micro irrigation) gives 55 per cent subsidy to marginal farmers (those having land holding […]

Bare-headed bikers, illegal Parkers have tough time

Bare-headed bikers, illegal Parkers have tough time

Patna: The motorbike and pillion riders in Bihar, who largely ignore the rule of wearing helmets, were in for an unpleasant surprise as the transport department clamped down on them yesterday. Even though some smart alecks thought that the police would be soft on them because of the  holiday during Raksha Bandhan, hopes were dashed! […]

Patna to get CNG connections by October

Patna to get CNG connections  by October

Patna: The Gas Authority of India Limited is near to completing the first phase of the gas pipeline project here after its final alignment was approved recently.City households will get piped CNG (compressed natural gas) for cooking purposes from October this year . The first phase will cover areas between Saguna Mor on the outskirts […]

Bulldozers hound hawkers, ruffle rich feathers, free up traffic in Patna

Bulldozers hound hawkers, ruffle rich feathers, free up traffic in Patna

Patna: A road-widening and anti-encroachment drive is on in the Bihar capital, and the residents are looking at the whole exercise with mixed feelings. The bulldozers demolished a portion of a house belonging to Union minister S.S. Ahluwalia on Tuesday, the fifth day of the ongoing anti-encroachment drive. The civic administration said the demolished portion […]

Hand-loom products: never out of fashion

Hand-loom products: never out of fashion

Sir, Handlooms [things which are made by hand] are now in trend once again with a bang. There was a time when the hand made products were at big in demand but the introduction of the technology has affected them somehow. Power looms are one of the reasons why handlooms lost its significance. As we […]

Milk flows over roads to Mumbai

Milk flows over roads to Mumbai

Bombay (Mumbai): Milk overflowing on the roadside isn’t a sign of prosperity but protest. Cattle owners  stopped milk transport vehicles and emptied the content on roads in several districts of Maharashtra. Farmers’ organisations are demanding a hike of Rs 5 per litre in the milk procurement price and have decided to suspend the supply to […]

Assam tea industry: a bitter cup?

Assam tea industry: a bitter cup?

The factors leading to the present crisis in  Assam State’s tea industry include below average production, inferior quality of tea produced in a large number of factories, poor price realisation and failure to make reasonable profit, among others. Moreover, unwillingness of a sizeable number of the children of the tea garden workers to work in […]

बिहार राज्य सेवा प्राधिकार ने लागु की कई योजना

बिहार राज्य सेवा प्राधिकार ने लागु की कई योजना

बिहार राज्य सेवा प्राधिकार एक ऐसी संस्था है,जहां रेप से पीड़ित ,एच आई वी से संक्रमित व्यक्ति या किसी भी प्रकार के कैंसर से पीड़ित व्यक्ति या ट्रान्सजेंडर या एसिड हमले से पीड़ित या जिसकी सलाना आय 1.50 लाख रुपये से कम हो । ये संस्था इन लोगो को वकील मुहैया करवाती है इन लोगो […]

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