The Telegraph
Sunday , November 9 , 2014

Minister lays base for digital boost

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today laid the foundation stone of the state's first software incubation centre and proposed similar facilities in other districts.   | Read..

Baby steps to power target

The first unit of 110MW at Barauni Thermal Power Station (BTPS) is expected to start generation from next January, while its second unit of 110MW would follow suit from...   | Read..

Fair cruelty on animals

Imagine your legs shackled with spiked chains all day long. The pain would be unbearable. But innocent jumbos at the month-long Sonepur cattle fair, around 30km north of...   | Read..

Bank duo robbed of Rs 11 lakh

Five criminals looted Rs 11 lakh from two bank employees - Rajiv Kumar and Bashishta Kumar - in Samastipur this morning when they were on their way to deposit the cash in...   | Read..

Lark drive arrest

An arrest and seizure of 56 dressed larks this morning brought success for the forest department's drive to impose a ban on the sale of lark meat.   | Read..
A mahout prods an elephant, wearing spiked chains, with an iron tool on its head at the Sonepur fair. Picture by Jai Prakash
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