State to go viral for a global stage

The Bihar Foundation, conceptualised as a platform to facilitate interaction between the government and the diaspora at multiple levels, has decided to make viral the varieties of art, crafts, and cuisine of the state in an effort to get them recognised across the globe.
Dev Raj Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Perform or perish diktat to police

Deputy inspector-general (central range) Rajesh Kumar has sent out a message to policemen posted in 76 police stations in Patna district - "Perform or perish". This is his mantra to rein in crime and fix accountability.
Ramashankar Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Minor arrest: ex-cop pleads

Former additional superintendent of police of Patna City, Hari Mohan Shukla, was among the police officials who deposed before the inspector-general of police (Patna zone) to get their statement recorded in connection with the arrest of a minor vegetable seller in a motorbike theft case.
Ramashankar Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Rain brings 3 degrees of respite

Residents got respite from the sweltering heat as the heatwave ended after a week and the maximum temperature fell by 3.2º Celsius to 38º Celsius on Saturday from 41.2ºC the day before.
Dev Raj Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Door-to-door garbage collection relief in wards

Residents in Kankerbagh circle of Patna Municipal Corporation heaved a sigh of relief as the authorities started door-to-door garbage collection in ward number 41 on Saturday.
Our Correspondent Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Bridges inspected

Chief secretary Deepak Kumar inspected Kachchi Dargah (Patna)-Bidupur (Vaishali) six-lane bridge and Tajpur (Samastipur)-Bakhtiyarpur (Patna) four-lane bridge over the Ganga on Tuesday.
Dev Raj Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Dal sees a Raghuvansh in Giriraj

Union minister Giriraj Singh is proving for the JDU in the current NDA government what senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh was for it in the earlier Grand Alliance government.
Dipak Mishra Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Livestock master plan soon

Bihar is gearing up for a "livestock master plan" being prepared for it by the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI).
Dev Raj Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Cong MP acquitted in criminal case

MP/MLA court judge Parshuram Singh Yadav on Saturday acquitted Congress MP Mohammad Asrarul Haque Kazmi for lack of evidence in a criminal case. This is the second judgement of a special court after its constitution in Patna, The then circle officer of Kishanganj circle, Satyendra Kumar Sahay, had lodged an FIR against Asrarul Haque Kazmi with Kishanganj police station during Lok Sabha polls on April 14, 2014.
Uma Kant Prasad Verma Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Crop damage spurs protest

Traffic on National Highway (NH) 31, the country's link with the seven northeastern states, was disrupted for over an hour on Saturday with angry farmers squatting on the road with bananas damaged in the rainstorm on June 19.
Gautam Sarkar Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST

Scanner on cops in court fire

Inspector-general, Bhagalpur, Sushil Singh Khopde on Saturday said police will minutely examine if officers under the scanner of Naugachhia court had any role in the break-in and arson at the sub-divisional court last week.
Gautam Sarkar Jun 24, 2018 00:00 IST


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