Students of Bihar who live and study in the state up to Class XII are at a disadvantage in comparison to their counterparts in several other states when it comes to admissions in government medical colleges of the state after clearing NEET (National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test), the gateway for getting a medical seat for the undergraduate course.
The district police, in view of the seriousness of the incident, have set up three teams to crack the case in which a mother-daughter duo was gang-raped at gunpoint in the Konch police station area late on Wednesday evening.
A decision has been taken that the senior superintendent of police (SSP) will hold videoconferencing with all station house officers (SHOs) to take stock of the law and order situation in their respective areas of jurisdiction.
A teenaged girl, who was tied up and confined to a room for three months, allegedly because her father failed to pay a debt on time, escaped her abductors on Thursday evening and reached Bihia police station in the district.
At least five persons were killed and six others seriously injured when an autorickshaw collided with a speeding truck on National Highway 28 in Samastipur district, around 100km northeast of Patna, on Friday morning.
Tension has been brewing at Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) in Motihari for the past fortnight with its teaching faculty on strike. On Friday, a clash broke out between the striking teachers and those opposing it.