News in Brief
Roads for Gaya villages
Gaya: The Bihar Rural Road Development Agency on Monday floated an online tender for construction of roads in the Maoist-hit rural areas of the district under Prime Minister Gramin Sadak Yojana.
round 7,256km of roads have to be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 119 crore.
Ara: Five persons died when a Mohania-bound bus overturned at Asni Bazar in Udwantnagar on Monday. The bus was coming from Ara.
Patna: Patna High Court on Monday directed the government and Muzaffarpur Municipal Corporation to file their replies within four weeks on a PIL filed by Sudhir Kumar Ojha seeking direction to officials concerned to provide civic amenities in the town.
Patna: A high court division on Monday asked the government to file its reply within four weeks on what steps it has taken to recharge the lowering ground water table in Patna and other parts of the state.
Patna: Patna High Court on Monday directed officials of Bihar State Water Board, the urban development department and the building construction department to identify a place in Gardanibagh for sinking a tube-well to start a new water supply centre.
Patna: Bihar State Bar Council chairperson Baleshwar Prasad Sharma on Monday expressed grief over the death of Prabha Shankar Mishra, a former chief justice of Calcutta and Andhra Pradesh high courts.
Patna: The People’s Union for Civil Liberties state unit has concluded in its probe report that the arson in the welfare department hostel of Ara following the killing of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh “Mukhiya” was the result of “caste and class clash”.