Patnacine Festa: An Oasis for Art Lovers

Patnacine Festa: An Oasis for Art Lovers

Five days. For five days, in the midst of a searing June heatwave, an oasis appeared in this cultural Kalahari, bringing a modicum of animation to the listless and drooping culture-vultures parked on the bare bones of a surreal Mowgli landscape. Their “What ya wanna do?” “I dunno, what ya wanna do?” was cut short […]

Salute to the Most Valuable Players in the Sacred Blood Games

Salute to the Most Valuable Players in the Sacred Blood Games

Today, June 14th, is  World Blood Donor Day! It’s that special occasion where we celebrate those brave souls who willingly part ways with their precious life juice for the greater good. World Blood Donor Day was first established in 2004 by the World Health Organization (WHO). The date, June 14th, commemorates the birthday of Karl […]

Bihar: A Fort of Rice to Repel Anaemia Demons

Bihar: A Fort of Rice to Repel Anaemia Demons

Bags of rice stocked wall-thick at the grain warehouses are what the nutrition warriors in Bihar are counting on to repel the onslaught of anaemia, which as recent figures indicate has gained the upper hand in recent times. A ‘workshop’ for media, organised last week in Patna, as part of an SBCC Campaign, revealed that […]

Bharat Ratna for Karpoori Thakur: A Tribute to the ‘Unsung Champion’ of Social Justice

Bharat Ratna for Karpoori Thakur: A Tribute to the ‘Unsung Champion’ of Social Justice

The Recognition of a Socialist Icon and the BJP’s History with Backward Classes’ Quota [Updated with corrections. Author: Frank Krishner] The Indian government has decided to confer the prestigious Bharat Ratna on the late socialist leader and former Bihar Chief Minister, Karpoori Thakur. This announcement, made a day ahead of Thakur’s birth centenary, is seen […]

Railway Force save Kids from human trafficking

Railway Force save Kids from human trafficking

The Railway Protection Force (RPF) successfully rescued nine children from the suspected human traffickers on the New Jalpaiguri – Amritsar Karma Bhoomi Express at Muzaffarpur station. The operation, instructed by Inspector Manish Kumar, took place on a Wednesday afternoon after an important tip-off. Two people involved in this act, one a teenager, have been caught and […]

Fr James Shekhar New Bishop of Buxar

Bangalore 4 February 2023 (CCBI): His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Fr. James Shekhar (55) as new Bishop of Buxar, Bihar. says a message from Rev. Dr. Stephen Alathara Deputy Secretary General, CCBI This appointment was made public on Saturday, 4 February, 2023. Fr. James Shekhar was born on 23 September 1967 in Singamparai (Tamil […]

Independence at SXCMT: Integrated Mission to make India Better

Independence at SXCMT: Integrated Mission to make India Better

The students, who are the future of the country, should be faithful to the fundamental principles of equality, fraternity, and harmony in diversity as enshrined by the Constitution. These were the words expressed by former IPS officer and recipient of the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service Rajyabardhan Sharma, who hoisted the national flag at Bihar’s […]

Farmers learn to Face Disaster, the Practical Way

Farmers learn to Face Disaster, the Practical Way

As the monsoons approach and flood prone areas in Bihar brace for another round of seasonal pain, some 250 youth and women from the poorest and disaster-prone areas of Bihar are ready. They have been oriented in the ways of saving their families and cattle from natural disasters. A state like Bihar regularly hit by […]

Disaster Risk Reduction via Government Schemes

Disaster Risk Reduction via Government Schemes

Every year farmers have to face a lot of loss because of the disasters whether its created by nature or humans. Even when they can be prepared for it and reduce the risk of large loss. The state government runs many schemes for citizens. If used properly they can reduce the disaster risk; but because […]

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