Axe falls on absconding policemen, finally

A total of 36 Patna police constables have been dismissed from service for remaining absent from duty for over a year or so. In addition, 69 police personnel have been issued notices again, asking them to reassume duty within 15 days or else the process of terminating their services would start.
Ramashankar Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Nitish bitter pill to check mishaps

Chief minister Nitish Kumar has hinted at more stringent punishment for drivers responsible for road accident deaths.
Our special correspondent Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

New Bypass road turns killer stretch

The 14km-long New Bypass road from Anishabad to the toll plaza on NH-30 has become an accident-prone zone with 10 lives having been lost in the past year.
Amit Bhelari Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Banks to remain closed for three days

The ATMs may have recovered from the cash crunch, but banks will remain closed on Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday.
S.M. SHAHBAZ Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Tips to shield kids in summer

The rising mercury has triggered a surge in cases of schoolchildren suffering heat exhaustion, diarrhoea and skin rashes among other heat-related ailments.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Course cheer for varsity

The entrance test for Central University South Bihar (CUSB) will be held under Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET) .
Roshan Kumar Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Gas pipeline work to start next week

GAIL India Limited will start pipeline laying work for supplying piped natural gas to residents in Patna. The gas major intends to start this facility in the state capital by October this year.
Sanjeev Kumar Verma Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Cop axed for liquor connect

A sub-inspector of police posted as station house officer (SHO) in Begusarai was put under suspension and department proceedings were initiated against him for his alleged links with the liquor mafia, police said on Thursday.
Ramashankar Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Uneven field for women farmers

Women farmers contribute in a big way to Bihar's agriculture but do not enjoy basic rights that their male counterparts do, thanks to gender bias.
S.M. Shahbaz Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Lensman escapes bid on life

A photojournalist belonging to a Hindi daily narrowly escaped an axe attack on his life on Thursday at Paharpur in East Champaran for allegedly failing to publish photographs in the newspaper.
Sandeep Bhaskar Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST

Varsity appointments

The Patliputra University, which is to launch its first academic session from July/August this year, has appointed Jainendra Kumar as dean of student welfare and Mahendra Pratap Singh as proctor.
Our Special Correspondent Apr 27, 2018 00:00 IST


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