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Mangal vows 24x7 blood

Health minister Mangal Pandey on Friday said efforts will be taken to make the state-run blood banks functional 24x7.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Audit for rural jobs scheme

The state government has set up a social audit society that is studying the impact of implementation of schemes under Mahatma Gandhi National Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in Bihar.
Our Special Correspondent Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Death stench in shelter horror

The trouble for the office-bearers of Balika Grih, a short stay home for girls in Muzaffarpur, has deepened following the disclosure made by a resident that a minor girl living at the government-funded centre was subjected to sexual harassment to such an extent that she had died a few years ago.
Ramashankar Jul 21, 2018 00:00 IST

IGIMS suspends 15 students for ragging

Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) on Thursday suspended 15 MBBS students of the 2013, 2014 and 2015 batch in an unprecedented move against a ragging incident that rocked the campus early July.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Bihar pads up for domestic matches

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday released the schedule for the 2018-19 domestic seasons in which 37 teams, including nine new ones, will take part in the tournaments. The tournaments include Ranji Trophy, Vijay Hazare Tournament, Twenty20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Tournament and others.
Roshan Kumar Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Rules flouted but no footage

Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) has been unable to gather any video footage of the alleged ragging episode involving MBBS students of the college on July 3 and July 4.
Our Correspondent Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Bagaha girl records statement

The 17-year-old schoolgirl who was allegedly raped by 11 boys in Bagaha last week was on Thursday produced before the judicial magistrate in West Champaran district to record her statement under Section 164 of the CrPC.
Ramashankar Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Glitch delays Metro project report

A minor glitch has surfaced in giving final touches to the detailed project report (DPR) of the Patna Metro project. It pertains to the alignment of the main line that would connect the western part of the city with the central business district and also the Patna railway station.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Mobile food lab yet to hit roads

The mobile food testing laboratory that the food safety wing of the health department received around a month ago is still sitting idle, thanks to non-allotment of funds by the government.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Session's first clash hits varsity

More than half a dozen bombs went off at Patna University's Hathwa hostel on Wednesday night as its boarders clashed with their counterparts from the Postgraduate hostel over a trivial issue.
Roshan Kumar Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Foreign language is new passport

More and more students in Patna are learning foreign languages while eyeing greater career opportunities abroad.
S.M. Shahbaz Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

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