News in Brief
Award for scholar
Patna: Babal Kant Jha, hailing from of Saharsa district, has been awarded the International Milstein Young Investigator (science), 2012.
t present a research associate of the cancer biology department of Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute, Ohio, the USA, Jha will receive the award in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 11.
Patna: Sarai police station house officer Ramesh Singh and sub-inspector Yogesh Ram were suspended for alleged dereliction of duty which led to a mob attack on the police station last Thursday and subsequent firing in which one person was killed.
Patna: Residents of Karnauji village in Vaishali, Bhalaur Devi, 65, and her husband Ramakant Rai, 70, died on Sunday after being allegedly poisoned. One Nagendra Rai has been named accused in the case.
Chhapra: Police seized 1,000 bags of rice meant for below poverty line families bound for the black market at Tajpur under Manjhi police station on Sunday.
Katihar: Two passengers, identified as Akur Rahman and Samul Islam, died and nine others were injured when they were allegedly thrown out of a train by co-passengers after an altercation, at Belakoba railway station, around 200km east of Katihar town.
Patna: Doctors took part in continued medical education session organised by the Bihar chapter of the Association of Breast Surgeons of India on Sunday.
Patna: The Bihar Chamber of Commerce on Sunday distributed 1,500 food packets among the passengers from Mumbai arriving at Patna Junction by the Lokmanya Tilak Terminus-Guwahati Express.
Ara: Two persons, including a child, succumbed to diarrhoea at Bhatauli village in Bhojpur district on Sunday. They have been identified as Chandrawati Devi (30) and Vishal (5).
Patna: Eight criminals involved in robbing passengers of long distance trains were arrested from various areas in Mokama and Barh, Patna rural, on Sunday.