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Thursday , July 9 , 2015

Bihar Briefs

DVD to develop teachers

Patna: Education minister P.K. Shahi on Wednesday launched a DVD titled "Teachers development films" by Bihar Language Initiative for Secondary Schools (BLISS).

The DVD is a self-learning resource for secondary school English language teachers in Bihar.

River talk

Patna: The Centre for Water Resources Studies of NIT-Patna would organise a session, River engineering solutions and their implementation strategies, on July 9 and 10 with emphasis on the Ganga. Experts from Ganga Flood Control Commission, Central Water Commission, National Institute of Hydrology, science and technology department, ministry of environment and forests, and others would attend the event.

HC hearing

Patna: Hearing remained inconclusive in case of providing reservation to SCs and STs in promotions on Wednesday. The case would be heard on July 13.

Health plan

Patna: The health department iwould start a an initiative called Bihar Swasth Seva Ratan.

Sonia meet

Patna: BPCC general secretary Sarwat Zahan Fatmaon Wednesdaycalled on party president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi.

BJP plea

Patna: BJP state president Mangal Pandey said it was a challenge to secure 185 plus seats in the Assembly polls.


Patna: The All India Union Bank Employees' Federation organised a daylong dharna on Wednesday in support of their five-point demands.

JDU event

Patna: A meeting of officials of Chhatra Samagam, colleges and university presidents and district conveners would be held on July 10at the JDU party office.

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