News in Brief
Man shot dead, kin hurt
Patna, June 15: A man was shot dead by assailants, while another suffered serious injuries at Pirdamaria under Malsalami police station this evening.
he deceased, identified as Baleshwar Paswan, was taking a walk with a relative, Tugna Paswan, near his residence when the incident occurred. Police investigations are on.
Patna: Loans worth Rs 78.07 crore were disbursed at a mega credit camp organised by Punjab National Bank on Friday.
Patna: Mayor Afzal Imam on Friday nominated councillors Vinod Kumar, Abha Lata, Jainarayan Sharma, Mohammad Neyaz, Vinod Gupta, Kanti Devi and Sanjay Kumar for induction into the Patna Municipal Corporation empowered standing committee.
Patna: The three day international conference on ‘Use of Information Communication and Technology and Open Distance Learning in Teacher Education’ concluded on Friday.
Patna: Chairman of National Institute of Open Schooling S.S. Jena on Friday said students passing out of madarsas could now get admission to the national institute. He said at a news meet: “Earlier, students from the Madarsa Board could not get admission but now their degree is valid.”
Patna: Lokotosav, a six-day festival showcasing the folk arts and paintings of Bihar, concluded at Premchand Rangshala on Friday.
Patna: A six-member team of Bihar State Electricity Board, which undertook a three-day visit to Maharashtra in May, submitted its report to the board based on their studies in the field of power distribution sector.
Patna: Rohit Kumar (40) committed suicide by hanging himself in his Vidyapuri house in Patrakar Nagar on Friday.
Patna: State urban development department minister Prem Kumar during a departmental review meet on Friday directed officials to give a crane, 98 tractors, 15 fogging machines, five JCB machines and two porcelain machines to Patna Municipal Corporation for use in sanitation work.