The Telegraph
Saturday, October 21, 2017


City chokes on festive fumes

The air quality in Patna plummeted during Diwali despite the restricted sale of firecrackers....   | Read..

Night leaves scars

Awareness campaigns against firecrackers did not have much impact on residents of Patna....   | Read..

Cracker rift in Diwali fun

Lighting candles and diyas, worshipping Lord Ganesh and Goddess Lakshmi, making colourful decorations and rangoli, sharing sweets and love - Patnaites were at their traditional best on Diwali on Th......   | Read..

HC penalty on board in marks controversy

The high court decision of imposing Rs 5 lakh fine on Bihar School Examination Board for failing one Priyanka Singh in the 2017 matriculation examination has exposed how bar code is changed before ......   | Read..

Students gain in CIMP diploma tag

The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) has accorded equivalence to the two-year full-time post graduate diploma in management (PGDM) programme offered by Chandragupt Institute of Management P......   | Read..

Vending panel seeks zone blueprint

Members of the town-vending committee of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) sought blueprints of the proposed 19 vending zones of the city from the civic agency in a meeting on Friday....   | Read..

GRP teams set off on Chhath patrol

The Patna Government Railway Police sent 12 teams to Delhi and Mughalsarai on Friday for safe escort of passengers during Bihar's biggest festival, Chhath....   | Read..

Green relief for thousands

An abandoned piece of land a few years ago, SK Puri Park - popularly known as Children's Park on Boring Road - has transformed into a lush green stretch frequented by 2,000 daily visitors, thanks t......   | Read..

Venkaiah to meet rebel MPs

The Rajya Sabha secretariat has issued showcause notices to two JDU rebel MPs, Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar, after taking cognisance of the petition filed by the Nitish Kumar-headed faction of the JD......   | Read..

Death in clash over law & order

A man died and another suffered bullet injury at Tajpur in Samastipur district, around 90km northeast of Patna, on Friday when local residents protesting a medicine dealer's murder allegedly exchan......   | Read..

Court help for rape survivor

A civil court has ordered the state government to pay for the abortion of a 12-week-pregnant rape survivor in a first for Bihar....   | Read..

Ashok out of Cong posters

The state Congress leadership is gearing up to celebrate the 130th birth anniversary of Bihar's first chief minister, Sri Krishna Singh, on Saturday but former Ashok Choudhary is missing from the b......   | Read..

Gaya gets ghats ready

The district administration and residents have turned their attention to Chhath and cleanliness and lighting arrangements to be made for the convenience of the vratis....   | Read..

Media trials & treats

Central University of South Bihar's Centre for Mass Communication and Media held a weeklong workshop on "New Media Content Writing and Website Designing" from October 5 to make students u......   | Read..

Countdown to Chhath begins in markets

After Diwali, residents are gearing up for the state's biggest festival....   | Read..

Rural agency boss quizzed

The CBI on Friday quizzed Bhagalpur district rural development agency director Apurva Kumar Madhukar in connection with the Srijan scam....   | Read..

Lick-spit order furore

Noorsarai police in Nalanda district on Friday registered an FIR against a mukhiya and eight others for allegedly forcing a man to lick his own spit off the floor for entering a neighbour's house w......   | Read..

Bihar girl on Miss Earth dais

Shaan Suhas Kumar, 26, who is representing India at the Miss Earth 2017 beauty pageant, has roots in Bihar....   | Read..

RJD plots Kushwaha gambit

At the rally held by the RLSP at Gandhi Maidan last week, Union minister Upendra Kushwaha's supporters raised slogans like "Mukhya Mantri Kaisa Ho, Upendra Kushwaha Jaisa Ho" were raised ......   | Read..

Lalu: Note ban exiled Lakshmi

Goddess Lakshmi has left the country because of demonetisation, RJD chief Lalu Prasad declared on Friday and accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spoiling Diwali for poor people....   | Read..

Nitish-Manjhi buzz

Chief minister Nitish Kumar's efforts to woo former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi by not only starting five projects in Manjhi's native village but also praising his work as chief minister has su......   | Read..

Aadhaar push goes to school

School students whose bank accounts are not linked with their Aadhaar cards will be barred from availing the benefits of the Bihar government's welfare schemes....   | Read..
City chokes on festive fumes