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 […]

Patna Municipal Corporation news: 500 toilets and more!

Patna Municipal Corporation news: 500 toilets and more!

Patna: All Patna Municipal Corporation workers will get the benefits of the seventh pay commission, as well as IDs equipped with a GPS tracker! The proposal of providing identity cards equipped with global positioning (GPS) tracker to PMC workers and of extending benefits of seventh pay commission to all corporation workers also got approved at […]

World’s Anti-Drugs Day- “Let’s think health not drugs”

World’s Anti-Drugs Day- “Let’s think health not drugs”

Sir, Drug abuse is one of the most serious health issues, especially among the youth. It damages both the mental and physical health of the addicted person with diseases like HIV, hepatitis, tuberculosis and several psychological disorders. According to UN Office of Drug and Crime (UNODC), nearly 200 million people are using illegal drugs such […]

Vertical Garden Now In Bihar

Vertical Garden Now In Bihar

Patna: The Bihar Rajya Pul Nirman Nigam Limited (BRPNNL) has begun executing a plan to equip the pillars of the city’s flyovers with vertical gardens consisting of air-purifying plants to curb air pollution. Nilgiri Publicity is the advertising company that is implementing the project in the guidance of BRPNNL. Pillar number 89 of Raja Bazaar flyover, […]

एक पेशे की कई कथाएं

एक पेशे की कई कथाएं

अनिशाबाद के अलीनगर कॉलोनी में, तेज़ कड़कड़ती धूप और भीषण गर्मी मे  मोहम्म्द इमरान अंसारी अपनी सिलाई मशीन लेकर  एक छोटा सा दुकान पर बैठा , कपड़े सिल रहा है । उसके  साथ अपने सपने भी  सिल रहा है । एक ही ख़्वाहिश है उनका की  वो  अपने बच्चे  को कामयाब पुलिस अफ़सर बनाये  ताकि […]

A stitch in time

A stitch in time

50 years old, Israel Shah, sits on the footpath of Digha market in his little shop. A son of a mason had studied up to 7th and dropped out to help his parents. He decided to be a tailor and apprenticed at a tailoring shop. He has been working as a tailor for 25 years, […]