Pockets of paradise in sea of despair

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) social audit report on 110 shelter homes, which blew the lid off the rape of minor girls at Muzaffarpur Balika Grih (short stay home for minor girls), has also found good practices prevalent at a few such institutions.
Dev Raj Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Drugs rot in hospital store

A huge quantity of medicines bought during the 2016 and 2017 Prakashotsav celebrations were found rotting at the city's Guru Gobind Singh Hospital on Sunday.
Our correspondent Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Guinness feat for tinea fight

Dermatologist Amar Kant Jha Amar, a former superintendent of PMCH, has made it to the Guinness World Records for his fight against tinea epidemic.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Bus services to cover all important routes

The transport department has decided to start bus service on two routes - Gandhi Maidan to Digha and Gandhi Maidan to Boring Road - helping Bihar State Road Development Corporation Ltd (BSRDCL) buses cover all major routes in the state capital. At present, the buses run on eight different routes.
Amit Bhelari Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Id moolah for Salman & SRK

Three kilograms of buffalo milk, 250g of pasted cashew nuts, raisin and pistachios - the special daily diet for the less famous namesakes of Bollywood heartthrobs Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan will put bodybuilders to shame.
Shuchismita Chakraborty Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Motihari college to remain shut

The Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU), Motihari, will remain closed indefinitely beginning Monday because of the prevailing tension on the campus.
Roshan Kumar Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Hunt for co-accused in minor rape case

Jakkanpur police have intensified raids to nab a person for the gang-rape of a minor girl on Saturday. Earlier, the police had arrested a 30-year-old man for raping the 14-year-old.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

US invite for city college professor

Indira Sinha, a political science professor from College of Commerce, Arts and Science under Patliputra University, has been invited by Roosevelt University, Chicago, to serve as chair and discussant on the panel "The USA and Human Rights, Abroad and at Home" at the 2018 Annual Meeting and Exhibition of The American Political Science Association (APSA).
Roshan Kumar Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Open theatre bid hurdle

The open theatre at Gandhi Maidan will miss its deadline as no bid has yet been received for the Rs 4.5-crore project.
Amit Bhelari Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Plus Two final merit list out

The first merit list for admission under the online facilitation system for students into Intermediate courses in 3,262 government and private Intermediate colleges was released on Sunday.
Our special correspondent Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST

FIR over bootlegger attack on police

An FIR has been lodged against 15 named persons for the attack on a police team at Chandawa Musahar Toli on Friday when the personnel had gone to conduct a raid on bootleggers.
RAJIV NAYAN AGRAWAL Aug 20, 2018 00:00 IST


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