The Telegraph
Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

Bihar

Martial arts to the rescue of schoolgirls

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Perverts beware. Girl students studying in Class IX at 5,000 government schools across Bihar are getting training in martial arts....   | Read..
 

Molest cuffs on tax officer

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Patna police on Wednesday arrested an Indian Revenue Services (IRS) officer Ram Babu Gupta on charges of molesting a minor girl from Sikkim, who is preparing for medical entrance examinations at a ......   | Read..
 

Applications for CUSB

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Central University of South Bihar (CUSB) has announced the admission process to 45 undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses for the 2018-19 academic session....   | Read..
 

Swachh survey team to reach today

First published on 22-Feb-2018
A team of officials from the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs, appointed by the Swachh Bharat Mission programme, will arrive in Patna on Thursday to conduct a three-day survey for Swachh......   | Read..
 

CM finds a Japanese sister for Bodhgaya

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Chief minister Nitish Kumar notched a success during his ongoing Japan tour when his proposal to connect Bihar's Bodhgaya and Japan's Nara prefecture in Kansai region as "sisters" was acc......   | Read..
 

Pak fire snuffs out cheer

First published on 22-Feb-2018
On Tuesday morning, Duliya Hembram, 23, had excitedly told her husband over the phone that she had cracked the written test for constable recruitment in the Bihar police. Hours later, at 8.30pm, he......   | Read..
 

Sharad slams Bihar and Centre

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Former JDU chief Sharad Yadav on Wednesday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and chief minister Nitish Kumar for the way they are running the government at the Centre and the state....   | Read..
 

Latest farming technology at agro fair

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Manufacturers of agriculture equipment from Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra and others will put up their products for display and sale at the Agro Bihar fair to be jointl......   | Read..
 

Allies unwelcome, says angry Manjhi

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Hindustani Awam Morcha Secular (HAMS) chief and former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday said he will not invite allies to his party's functions, in further evidence of cracks appearing ......   | Read..
 

Tejas' BJP soap mock

First published on 22-Feb-2018
RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on Wednesday quipped that chief minister Nitish Kumar had joined hands with the BJP to purify himself as the BJP is the soap that makes the body pure....   | Read..
 

Disclosure push for NiMo's gems

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The extensive network of diamond entrepreneurs Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi in Bihar have become a headache for the Enforcement Directorate (ED)....   | Read..
 

Pollution lens on plant

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The environment and pollution control board of the Bihar Assembly has focused on the NTPC Kahalgaon super thermal power project within a week of chief minister Nitish Kumar criticising the project ......   | Read..
 

Fund boost in arsenic fight

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The state government will spend Rs 391.60 crore to supply arsenic-free drinking water in 961 habitations along the banks of the Ganga by next year....   | Read..
 

Vyapam accused held

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The CBI on Wednesday arrested Vyapam scam accused Vinay Kumar Singh from Patna....   | Read..
 

Girl power in exam

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Girls outnumbered their male counterparts in the Bihar School Examination Board's Class X exam across 66 centres in the district and sub-divisional headquarters despite an unfavourable sex ratio in......   | Read..
 

Agency hunt for rooftop power plan

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Bihar Renewable Energy Development Agency (BREDA) has floated a tender to choose an agency to carry out work on the grid-connected rooftop programme....   | Read..
 

Rail job protests intensify

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Nearly 100 unemployed youths demonstrated at Kargil Chowk here on Wednesday, demanding the Centre lift the mandatory Industrial Training Institute certificate criteria for Group D railway jobs....   | Read..
 

History at Sabour varsity

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Governor Satya Pal Malik congratulated students of Bihar Agriculture University, Sabour, on Wednesday, praising the girls for their motivation and advising the boys to pay attention to their studies....   | Read..
 

Concern over rising crime against kids

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Crimes against children had increased in Bihar by 105 per cent in 2016 against 2015, according to National Crime Records Bureau data, experts shared at a state consultation meeting in Patna on Wedn......   | Read..
 

Only in Bihar: Dry law for tractor

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Bihar police are so obsessed with prohibition that even people involved in illegal sand mining have been booked on the charges of violating the Bihar Excise and Prohibition Act, 2016....   | Read..