The Telegraph
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
 

Briefs

Acid attack

Patna, June 10: A widow suffered burns when her relatives poured acid branding her a practitioner of black magic at Raghopur village in Patna rural today.

A complaint was lodged against Ajit Kumar, his wife Archana, his brother Abhishek, sister Puja and mother Madhuri Devi.

Rights report

Patna: The Bihar State Human Rights Commission has taken cognisance of an incident in which a mentally challenged undertrial Arvind Kumar Yadav was chained in shackles at a government hospital in Araria.

Energy plea

Patna: Power Engineering Services Association patron B.L. Yadav, general secretary RKP Nirala and secretaries Sanjiv Kumar and Anand Suman on Wednesday met energy minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav with a long list of demands.

Collision

Gopalganj: One Sri Ram Gupta died when the Gorakhpur-Siwan Passenger 55072 Up dashed against a tractor on Wednesday.

Council polls

Chhapra: Twenty-one booths will be set up for the Legislative Council elections on July 7. June 18 would be the last date for filing nomination papers and date for withdrawal is June 22.

Loot

Siwan: Armed criminals on Wednesday looted Rs 3 lakh from a service centre of the Punjab National Bank at Pasicar village around 12.30pm.


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