News in Brief
Patna: Road construction minister Nand Kishore Yadav expressed thanks to Asian Development Bank for providing the government grants for improving roads at a workshop on Wednesday.
Patna: Power Grid Corporation of India has promised residents of Bihar and Jharkhand some relief from power crisis with the commissioning of the 400KV Koderma-Gaya and 400KV Maithon-Gaya transmission lines in a few days.
Patna: Members of All India Students’ Association burnt the effigy of chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday at Dakbungalow roundabout in protest against the mandatory 75 per cent attendance for giving government school students cycles and uniforms.
Purnea: Two residents of Begumpur village in the district, Mohammed Zaharuddin (60) and Mazadar Alam (30), were killed on Wednesday during a clash between their groups over a land dispute case.
Motihari: An NGO, Idea, organised a seminar on Gandhi’s journalism on Wednesday to pay tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Gandhi Sangrahalaya.