News in Brief
Power cut today
Patna: Bihar State Electricity Board on Thursday announced that 33KV Pesu IV and V feeders would be shut down for maintenance work on Friday for two hours from noon.
upply would be affected in areas, including Ashok Nagar, Defence Colony, Khemnichak.
Cop shot at
Darbhanga: Santosh Kumar, a sub-inspector of police, was shot at by a criminal when the former tried to overpower him during a raid near the railway level crossing at Alapatti under Laheria Sarai police station on Wednesday night.
Aurangabad: A sub-zonal commander of Maoists, Madan Yadav, who was arrested on Wednesday evening, died in police custody at Barun police station in the district on Thursday. Chief minister Nitish Kumar has ordered a probe.
Patna: The environment and forests department has decided to plant over 7,000 saplings in Patna this monsoon.
Chhapra: One Bhuteli Rai was shot dead on Thursday at Samsuddinpur village under Revelganj police station. The victimís father lodged an FIR against few villagers.
Gopalganj: A mother and her three children were burnt to death at Koreya village under Bhore police station on Wednesday evening. The womanís brother lodged an FIR on Thursday against her husband and in-laws.
Motihari: Members of Mahatma Gandhi Kendriya Vishwavidyalaya Sangharsh Morcha would stage a dharna before the office of assistant commissioner of customs in Motihari on June 12 to press for their demand of setting up the Central University of Bihar at Motihari.
Patna: Bihar Chamber of Commerce president O.P. Sah on Thursday urged the food safety commissioner-cum-health secretary, Bihar, to provide a grace period to the traders in order to clear their stock of tobacco products.