News in Brief
Sexual slur on vendor
Bhagalpur: Police launched a search operation on Wednesday to arrest Moti Sha, a vegetable vendor, after a woman working with him accused him of sexually exploiting her.
he 35-year-old woman alleged that Sha forced her to a physical relationship last year and then blackmailed her of making a video and posting it online. She complained to the police on Tuesday after Sha asked her to accompany to Ludhiana.
Bhagalpur: Bihar Bengalee Association of Bhagalpur organised a blood donation camp on Wednesday at Bangiya Sahitya Parishad to mark the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, inviting participation from a large number of women.
Patna: Punjab National Bank will organise a loan settlement camp on January 25 at the Institute of Engineers near R-Block.
Patna: Ashok Gulati, the chairman of Commission for Agriculture Costs and Prices, called on chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday at 1 Aney Marg to discuss issues such as minimum support price for paddy.
Patna: Chairman of Indian Science Congress Association U.K. Singh has decided to felicitate Patna AIIMS director Dr G.K. Singh for developing a software to promote tele-medicine that could be used for giving expert advice to people residing in remote areas.
Patna: Non-government organisation Nidan organised a rally of footpath vendors on Wednesday. Representatives of the vendors submitted a memorandum to Patna Municipal Corporation officials with their demands, including earmarking of a vendors’ zones.