News in Brief
Debate call in council
Patna: Leader of Opposition in Bihar Legislative Council Ghulam Gaus on Friday demanded a debate on the Adalat Ghat stampede, which claimed 17 lives during Chhath.
he Opposition leaders also demanded an adjournment motion. However, council chairman Awadhesh Narayan Singh rejected the demand and said there will be a debate once the matter comes to the council.
Patna: S.M. Ahmad, the zonal manager of Patna zone of UCO Bank, on Friday inaugurated a new branch at Diha village in Sheikhpura district.
Patna: The State Health Society, Bihar, on Friday felicitated around 25 health workers for their role in the polio eradication programme. Sanjay Kumar, the health secretary-cum-executive director of Bihar State Health Society, said 48,34,138 children have been vaccinated till date.
Patna: Parent-Teachers’ Association members of Notre Dame Academy on Friday conducted a workshop on toy making on the school premises.
Patna: Siddhartha Institute of Technology, Patna, students Mithilesh Kumar and Ravi Ranjan Rai, came first and second, respectively, in the ITI examination conducted by National Council for Vocational Training.
Patna: A JP Memorial lecture on “Undermining Institutions of Governance” was organised at AN Sinha Institute of Social Studies on Friday.