News in Brief
Maoist top gun in net
Patna, May 5: Police claimed to have solved a triple murder case following the arrest of two Maoists, including a self-proclaimed area commander, in Rohtas district on Saturday. One country-made rifle, one country-made gun and six cartridges were seized.
team raided Manu village and arrested Daroga Choudhary and his associate Bhajan Singh Kushwaha. Rohtas superintendent of police Manu Maharaj said the duo were involved in the murder of three members of a tribal family at Nauhatta on August 1, 2011.
Patna: The body of 22-year-old Pramod Kumar was found from Kashinath Lane on Saturday. He used to work as a driver for Rajesh Kumar Thakur, sub-divisional officer with the agriculture department, Muzaffarpur.
Patna: Bihar Chamber of Commerce president O.P. Sah on Saturday expressed shock over denial of special category status to Bihar by the Central government.
Nalanda: The district has become the first to launch e-district programme under which certificates will be issued through digital signatures by Vasudha Kendras.
Patna: The Centre for Public Policy, at the Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore, in association with Centre for Social Research, a leading gender-based NGO, have designed a unique three-month certificate course in political leadership for women to increase the number of women politicians in India.
Patna: Bihar JD(U) president Bashishtha Narayan Singh on Saturday held a meeting of core committee of “Harit Bihar Abhiyan” (Green Bihar Campaign) at the party’s state headquarters.
Glare on cops
Jehanabad: Magadh Range deputy inspector-general of police Naiyyer Hasnain Khan has ordered action against police personnel found extorting money from vehicles on NH 83 near Tehta.