News in Brief
Patna, Sept. 23: The Ranitalab police today claimed to have cracked the rape and murder of a Class VIII student of a government school whose half-naked body was recovered from a field on the outskirts of Dhana village on August 5.
atna senior superintendent of police Manu Maharaj said the prime accused Chandan Kumar was arrested, while his aide was absconding.
Patna: An organisation of panchayat heads (mukhiyas) in the state on Monday iterated its demand of devolution of powers to the gram sabha. Panchayat heads would meet in Patna on September 30 to take part in a rally in favour of their demands.
Patna: JD(U) national president Sharad Yadav will arrive in Patna on Tuesday and proceed to his constituency, Madhepura, after meeting with senior party leaders.
Patna: Vice-President Hamid Ansari will reach Patna on September 25 by a special aircraft of the Indian Air Force. He would take part in the convocation of the Central University of Bihar on September 26.
Patna: The South Bihar Power Distribution Company Ltd has extended the date of submitting the bids for appointment of power distribution franchisee for Patna till October 22.