Govt mulls blood bank fee waiver proposal

The health department is set to review if processing fee on various components of blood can be waived off in its blood banks.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Fugitive in net after15 years

Bhagalpur police on Monday managed to arrest Sattan Yadav, a most-wanted fugitive, who was also the main accused in the sensational killing of the RJD's then Bhagalpur district president Lakshmikant Yadav in 2008.
Gautam Sarkar Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

New courses at CUSB

Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) in Panchanpur village, 12km northwest of Gaya town, will introduce a two-year postgraduate course in social work, commerce, physics, chemistry and history.
Farhana Kalam Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Nitish MSP lesson

Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday stopped short of criticising the recent hike in the minimum support price (MSP) of 14 kharif cropsby the Centre and asserted that it was not such an easy or simple issue.
Our Special Correspondent Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Berth-share talks in a month: Nitish

Talks will ensue about the distribution of Bihar's 40 Lok Sabha seats among the NDA allies after the BJP sends its proposal within a month, chief minister Nitish Kumar said on Monday.
Dev Raj Jul 17, 2018 00:00 IST

Lock hangs at murder school

A three-member team of the district education department is likely to submit its report soon to the district education officer on the murder of six-year-old lower KG student Abhimanyu, whose body was recovered from his hostel room in Fatuha last Monday.
Our special correspondent Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Cry of gang-rape and murder

Family members of a 45-year-old Dalit woman have alleged she was gang-raped and beaten to death by four persons at a village under the jurisdiction of Pawna police station in Bhojpur, around 60km west of Patna, on Saturday evening.
Our special correspondent Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Engineer forced to marry

An engineer employed with the railways has claimed he was kidnapped and forced to marry a woman in Vaishali district late on Saturday night, while the bride's family has claimed the groom's family wanted to walk out of the marriage over dowry.
Ramashankar Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Month-long anti-squatter drive to roll

The district administration will launch anti-encroachment drive in the New Capital, Bankipore, Kankerbagh and Patna City circles under Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC).
Amit Bhelari Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Mayor picks up broom to teach a lesson

Mayor Sita Sahu, Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) commissioner Anupam Kumar Suman and ward councillors took to the streets on Sunday to underline the importance of cleanliness.
Our Correspondent Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST

Rs 221cr ready for R-Block to Digha road

The road construction department will hand over Rs 221 crore to the railways on Monday for the R-Block-Digha rail-line stretch land.
Our correspondent Jul 16, 2018 00:00 IST


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