News in Brief
Plea against order
Patna: Former ministers Chandra Mohan Rai, Prem Kumar and Janardan Singh Sigriwal on Wednesday filed petitions seeking quashing of the notice sent to them to vacate their bungalows.
he matter is likely to be taken up for hearing on September 6 or September 9.
Patna: Land reforms and revenue minister Ramai Ram on Wednesday declared that he felt “suffocated” in the ministry. The minister has been upset over the fact that he has not been allotted another bungalow.
Patna: Members of Patna District Bar Association on Wednesday decided to abstain from work for an indefinite period to protest against the State Bar Council’s order to suspend Ashok Kumar Yadav, the association’s general secretary.
Patna: Red Cross Blood Bank, Patna, in association with National Institute of Fashion Technology, Patna, organised a blood donation camp on Wednesday.
Patna: Indian Institute of Business Management in association with Computer Society of India would organise a two-day seminar on the role of computers and information technology in the health sector on September 14 and 15.
Patna: Two criminals snatched Rs 30,000 from a man , who was going to a bank to deposit the money, in Kadamkuan.
New Delhi (PTI): The Central Vigilance Commission found alleged financial irregularities to the tune of Rs 2,700 crore by a Bihar-based television group, according to the transparency watchdog’s annual report for 2012 tabled in Parliament. The group, which is into broadcasting business, has availed facilities from various banks led by PNB to the tune of Rs 2,700 crore.
Patna: Bihar Administrative Service officers Bimla Prasad and Bhupendra Kumar Singh have been promoted to joint secretary rank and posted in the health department.