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Noisy Patna!

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Noisy Patna!

Sir These days noise pollution has become one of the major problems in Patna. It affects health and behaviour. Narrow roads are one of the major causes of noise pollution in Patna.  Here, two vehicles cannot move parallel at the same time, in a one way road traffic flows from both the sides, traffic rules […]

What those flood affected people are saying….

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What those flood affected people are saying….

After 40 years Patna is again facing the fear of flood. Various places in Bihar like Patna, Vaishali, Buxar, Bhojpur, Saran, Begusarai, Samastipur, Lakhisarai, Khagaria, Munger, Bhagalpur and Katihar has been facing this inundation. In Patna the water level of River Ganga has risen above the danger mark. This flooding has caused lots of damage […]

Patna Metro Rail: a reality in 2021?

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Patna Metro Rail: a reality in 2021?

It’s time to put the capital of Bihar on the ‘metro’ map of India. In about 6 years, if things go well, Patna residents will be travelling from Danapur towards Mithapur bus stand via Patna junction in about 20 minutes! A proposal to introduce rapid transport system in Patna is being sent to the central […]

Bihar Govt raids AIIMS-Patna, lures residents!

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Bihar Govt raids AIIMS-Patna, lures residents!

The Bihar government is ‘poaching’ senior residents from AIIMS-Patna, ‘luring’ the residents to government-run hospitals. The government formed a special panel in May to select senior residents for the state-run hospitals. The initiative was aimed at filling vacancies for the position in different medical college and hospitals in Bihar. Interviews were conducted recently and about […]

Cops have tough day to prevent ‘blowing up’ of Patna rly station

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Cops have tough day to prevent ‘blowing up’ of Patna rly station

Better arrive early at Patna railway station, because chances are you are going to be frisked by the police, on high alert because of a threatening SMS message. Prank or terror threat? Nobody can take chances. ” Aaj Patna Junction ko uda denge. Rok sako to rok lo (I will blow up Patna Junction. Prevent […]

Wi-Fi, Retiring rooms, Safer water at Patna Rly Stn

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Wi-Fi, Retiring rooms, Safer water at Patna Rly Stn

PATNA: Hey Patna railway travellers. Soon you will not have to get bored waiting for late trains. On September 15, guess what! Patna Junction will have free Wi-Fi facility for passengers, so says Danapur divisional railway manager (DRM) Ramesh Kumar Jha . What’s more, passengers will soon be able to know the exact running status […]

Young Patna: Soda pop & Retro cool

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Young Patna: Soda pop & Retro cool

With Patna facing the hottest summer this year, people are looking for different ways to quench their thirst. Coming to their rescue are sodas of different flavours. These sodas are big relief to youngsters with small pockets. Flavoured Sodas is the alternative for highly priced branded cold drinks. Reason: Soda Pop  tastes akin to branded […]

Stop Punishing Drug Users: Patna Rally

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Stop Punishing Drug Users: Patna Rally

“Stop this counterproductive war on drugs,” that’s the message supporters of the ‘Support. Don’t Punish’ Campaign are shouting out on Friday Morning. Patna, the capital of Bihar joins activists across some 150 cities around the world, calling to ‘put an end to the expensive and counterproductive war on drugs.’ Activists, former drug addicts, and drug users are […]

Foul weather sends fowl prices flying in Bihar

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Foul weather sends fowl prices flying in Bihar

PATNA: The poultry prices are shooting up along with the thermometer, putting many fowl eaters in a foul mood. Some buyers, watching the rates per kilo of dressed chicken touch Rs 200 from about Rs 160 in the span of a week have become decidedly chicken hearted about popping a pullet into their shopping carts. […]

Women’s Studies can help stop elder abuse

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Women’s Studies can help stop elder abuse

Elder women are the most prone to destitution, and the government is partly to blame for the abetment of elder abuse, says Bihar Mahila Samakhya State Project Officer Keerti. “The way the government has a focus on adolescent girls, and young mothers, why doesn’t the government have a programme for elderly women on the same […]

NSUI stops trains for over one hour to protest Modi inaction

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NSUI stops trains for over one hour to protest Modi inaction

National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) protested against Modi government yesterday by blocking trains between Patna Junction and Rajendra Nagar Terminal, creating inconvenience for passengers. The protests lasted for about an hour and a half , when the students were hauled away by the cops, and then later released. NSUI publicly was protesting the ‘ […]

Central Government projects in Bihar running out of steam?

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Central Government projects in Bihar running out of steam?

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar reviewed the progress of the Centre- managed ‘big infrastructure projects’ in the state, and found that many of them appeared to be in ‘pause’ rather than ‘fast forward’ mode. At the review meeting, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar observed that though the state government had provided land for expansion […]

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