Two BIT-Sindri students, who were among a group of seven who went to the Damodar to bathe on Wednesday afternoon, drowned, one while trying to save the life of another, plunging the state-run engineering college in shock.
A collision among three heavy vehicles at Chutupalu Valley around Wednesday midnight paralysed traffic on NH-33 that connects the capital with Patna and other parts of the neighbouring state till 11.30 on Thursday morning.
Four persons belonging to two families, including two women, were killed and two others injured when the car they were travelling in was hit by a truck on NH-75 connecting Chaibasa to Barbil in West Singhbhum, about 95kms from here, on Thursday morning.
Calcutta-based contract killer Maidul Lashkar, 24, who allegedly killed BJP leader Pankaj Gupta on March 11 in Nagri over an identity confusion, told police that the man who was supposed to identify the target that fateful day made the mistake.
Residents of Ward 18, parts of which have been merged with Wards 15 and 17 after delimitation, are unhappy with the fact that they won't be able to vote for their councillor Gulam Sarwar Rizwi, who had implemented several development projects.