News in Brief
Ragging on NIT campus
Patna: NIT-Patna administration on Wednesday issued show-cause notice to four students for their alleged involvement in the ragging of their juniors.
ccording to NIT sources, the four accused were involved in ragging of a few first-year students on Tuesday night at the private lodge near the campus where they were staying.
Patna: The Patna College administration on Wednesday lodged an FIR against some students, who are also the members of AISF and AISA, for staging protests against Hindi critic Namvar Singh and Patna University VC Shambhu Nath Singh on the college campus on Tuesday.
Gaya: An infected and dead portion of one of the branches of the sacred Bodhi (banyan) tree on the campus of world heritage Mahabodhi Mahavihara at Bodhgaya was pruned on Wednesday.
Patna: The high court bench of Justice Navin Sinha on Wednesday directed the principal secretary home to make payment relating to post retirement benefit to Asha Sharan, the wife of late Tripurari Sharan who retired as deputy secretary of home — within three weeks.
Patna: Deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday will inaugurate the spoken English skills training project for Mahadalit youths of Bihar at the IMA Hall in Patna.
Patna: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday paid tribute to social worker late Rajendra Prasad Singh and visited his village Mudhari in Harnaut block of Nalanda district.
Pat for Shinde
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday congratulated Sushil Kumar Shinde, P. Chidambaram and M. Veerappa Moily for their new assignments in the Union cabinet.
Buxar: A four-year-old child was made accused in a case of violence in Simri police station of the district on Wednesday.