News in Brief
Water petition order
Patna: The high court division bench of Justice T. Meena Kumari and Justice Vikash Jain on Tuesday directed the urban development department secretary to file his reply by Thursday giving undertaking to frame by-laws for replenishing the declining ground-water level in the state.
he court passed direction while hearing a PIL filed through advocate Santosh Kumar Singh.
Patna: Bhageran Paswan, 63, an undertrial lodged in Jehanabad district jail, died at the district sadar hospital on Tuesday.
Motihari: Dhaka MLA and Legislative Assembly Estimated Committee of Energy member Pawan Kumar Jaiswal has, in a letter to Bihar State Power (Holding) Company Ltd, demanded installation of seven new transformers at Ghorasahan block in East Champaran.
Bettiah: Maladi village resident Raja Sah, 50, was found murdered near Narkatiaganj under the jurisdiction of Shikarganj police station while he was on way home on Monday. The body of the deceased with multiple knife injuries was found in a nearby sugar-cane field.
Bagaha: The sessions court of first ADJ Subodh Kumar Shrivastava awarded life imprisonment to one Ambika Sahni, resident of Balua Chhatraul village, on Tuesday. He was found guilty of killing Raj Kishore Sah by shooting him on June 13, 2010.