News in Brief
Extra vigil in Red zone
Patna: The state government has asked legislators and officials in Maoist-affected districts to avoid late night travel in the wake of the abductions of an MLA and a district magistrate by the rebels in Odisha and Chhattisgarh recently.
he state police headquarters has asked legislators in Gaya, Aurangabad, Arwal, Jehanabad, Banka and Jamui to inform local police stations before their visits.
Nawada: Nine French tourists detained and held at a circuit house in the jurisdiction of Town police station were rescued on Sunday when a fire broke out in the building.
Patna: A team of a Delhi-based private agency, Hospital Information System, India, will complete its inspection of Patna Medical College and Hospital on Monday and submit its report to the state health society.
Gaya: A meeting of Magadh University syndicate was held on Sunday at the house of the vice-chancellor to discuss various issues.
Samastipur: Sixty-five complaints related to loan disbursement by the Central Bank of India were disposed of at a lok adalat held on the civil court premises on Sunday.
Patna: A group of students taking an entrance exam for an insurance company at TPS College in the jurisdiction of Naubatpur police station ransacked the building and set fire to a police jeep on Sunday alleging inadequate arrangements.
Patna: The JD(U) national spokesman, Shivanand Tiwari, on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for allegedly supporting corrupt ministers at the Centre.