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2 Patna arms smugglers arrested in Bhojpur dist

A special team of Bihar STF with the Bhojpur police on Tuesday arrested two notorious arms smugglers belonging to Patna district from a place falling under the Garhani police station area of Bhojpur district.

31 May 2023 10:10 am
Jilted lover stabs girl 12 times in Bihar's Sitamarhi

In a shocking incident, 22-year-old Chandan Kumar stabbed a 20-year-old girl with a knife 12 times for turning down his marriage proposal at Haribela village under Bathnaha police station area in Sitamarhi district on Monday.

31 May 2023 9:50 am
Give a facelift to Simaria Dham by June next year: Nitish Kumar to officials

Amid chanting of vedic mantras and sounds of ringing bells, chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday laid the foundation for beautification and development work of Simaria Dham by paying obeisance to the Ganga river.

31 May 2023 6:14 am
Man held for making hoax call about bomb at Patna Junction

Police on Tuesday arrested one Rajesh Kumar Ranjan from Musharania under the Saur Bazaar police station area in Saharsa on charges of making calls to the police control room in the state capital on Monday night and claiming that a bomb was planted at Patna Junction. According to police, Ranjan was arrested on the basis of call detail records.

31 May 2023 6:13 am
Shun tobacco as it increases risk of diabetes, say doctors

While tobacco consumption in any form has a bad effect on health, it may also cause diabetes. According to health experts, people who smoke cigarettes are 30% to 40% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes tha

31 May 2023 6:07 am
Cabinet nod to sign MoUs for Purnia, Darbhanga civil enclaves

The state cabinet on Tuesday approved two separate proposals from the civil aviation directorate for signing separate MoUs with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for construction of new civil enclaves at Purnia and Darbhanga airports.

31 May 2023 6:03 am
Nitish announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to next kin of Jammu accident victims

Nitish also directed Bihars Resident Commissioner (in New Delhi) to coordinate with the officials of the Jammu & Kashmir Government and make necessary arrangements for proper treatment of all those injured pilgrims who hail from Bihar. He also asked the resident commissioner to extend all possible help to the pilgrims.

30 May 2023 9:22 pm
Saran police arrest10 notorious criminals

: Saran police with the help of STF on Monday arrested 10 notorious criminals including Ajai Nut and his accomplice Ajuba Nut.

30 May 2023 7:01 am
Youngsters also vulnerable to sudden cardiac arrest: Doctors

Recent instances of sudden death of people due to cardiac arrest while dancing in a wedding ceremony or doing exercise in the gym have worried health experts.

30 May 2023 6:59 am
Chameleon in midday meal: 45 fall ill in Supaul

Around 45 students fell sick on Monday after consuming midday meal that contained a chameleon in Supaul district.

30 May 2023 6:49 am
JD(U) upbraids Harivansh for Parliament event attendance

The JD(U) on Monday slammed Rajya Sabha deputy chairman and party MP Harivansh for taking part in the inauguration of the new Parliament building in New Delhi defying the party's boycott of the function.

30 May 2023 6:49 am
CM Nitish Kumar asks officials to ensure irrigation waters to all farmland at any cost by 2025

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Monday asked officials to ensure supply of enough irrigation waters to all farmlands across the state at any cost by 2025. Chairing a meeting to review progress under the Har Khet Tak Sinchai Ka Pani Nischay Yojana at Sankalp hall of the CM residence here, Nitish also asked the officials to ensure a proper survey under the Chief Minister Tube Well Scheme so that no farmland is left uncovered under the scheme and all farmers get benefits of irrigation waters under the Sin

29 May 2023 11:08 pm
Nitish Kumar's JD(U) slams Harivansh for attending new Parliament inauguration defying party line

Bihar CM Nitish Kumars JD(U) on Monday slammed the Rajya Sabha deputy chairman and party MP Harivansh for taking part in the inauguration of the new Parliament building in New Delhi on Sunday defying the partys decision to abstain from the function.

29 May 2023 10:07 pm
Construction of Viraat Ramayan Mandir to begin from June 20

The construction of 'Viraat Ramayan Mandir', the largest religious monument in the world, will commence from June 20 this year.

29 May 2023 10:36 am
RJD likens new Parl bldg to coffin, BJP calls it treason

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) created a major controversy on Sunday by likening the architecture of the new Parliament building to a coffin.

29 May 2023 8:10 am
19-year-old boy killed over love affair in Bhojpur

A 19-year-old boy, Ravi Kumar, was found murdered on Sunday morning at Bheldumra village under the Mufassil police station area in Bhojpur district. Police said love affair was the reason behind the murder.

29 May 2023 8:00 am
Garment trader shot dead in Bihar's Begusarai

: A 21-year-old trader, who was found lying unconscious with grievous head injury, near Sheori Ghat under Manjhaul police outpost area in Begusarai district, succumbed to his injuries at PMCH on Sunday.

29 May 2023 7:59 am
Civil services (prelims) exam: Aspirants find papers tough

Altogether 53% candidates appeared for the UPSC civil services examination (prelims) at 91 centres in the city on Sunday. The examination passed off peacefully.

29 May 2023 7:59 am
Woman's body found hanging in Begusarai, kid blames dad

The body of a 27-year-old woman, Neha, was found hanging from the ceiling of her house in Begusarai on Saturday. To the shock of her family members and locals, the woman's four-year-old daughter was found sitting in the room in which her mother's body was found hanging with the door locked from inside. The incident occurred in Sant Nagar Mohalla under Begusarai's Mufassil police station area.

28 May 2023 5:59 am
Bhojpur man killed in celebratory firing

A 25-year-old man was killed in a celebratory firing at a ilak ceremony at Dharampura village in Bhojpur district in the wee hours of Saturday.

28 May 2023 5:55 am
Snake found in midday meal at Bihar school, 98 children fall ill

At least 98 schoolchildren fell sick after consuming midday meal in which a dead snake was allegedly found at a government middle school at Amouna in Araria district on Saturday.

28 May 2023 5:53 am
Kidnapping case: BJP MLA's house raided in Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur police conducted raids at the residence of BJP legislator Raju Kumar Singh and seized two luxury vehicles along with a firearm late on Friday in connection with the alleged kidnapping of a RJD leader. The legislator, who represents Sahibganj in the assembly, has been evading arrest, police said on Saturday. Police acted soon after RJD leader Tulsi Prasad Yadav registered an FIR with the Paroo police station, charging the BJP legislator with kidnapping and assaulting him in captivity.

28 May 2023 5:48 am
Bihar's dept of art & culture wins SKOCH Award for organising Kinnar Mahotsav

The department of art, culture and youth of the state government has added a feather in its cap by winning the SKOCH Award-2023 in the silver category for Tourism and Culture.

27 May 2023 9:10 pm
Row over new Parl building: BJP accuses CM Nitish of double standards

BJP leaders on Friday demonstrated on the state assembly and legislative council premises against CM Nitish Kumar and other grand alliance leaders for opposing the scheduled inauguration of the new Parliament building by PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi. However, heavy deployment of force was made on the both premises to prevent any untoward incident.

27 May 2023 10:58 am
Expedite trial against RJD MLA in murder case, HC tells Gaya DM

The Patna high court has asked the district magistrate (DM) and senior superintendent of police (SSP) of Gaya to expedite the trial against murder accused Ajay Yadav alias Ranjit Kumar Yadav, an RJD MLA from Atri assembly constituency.

27 May 2023 10:55 am
1,077 students receive degreesat first convocation of PWC

Altogether 1,077 students - 826 undergraduates and 251 postgraduates - received their degree certificates in the first-ever convocation ceremony of Patna Women's College (PWC) on Friday.

27 May 2023 10:46 am
Water crisis in south Bihar: BJP to stage dharnas

The state BJP will stage dharnas at all the districts south of the river Ganga from Kaimur to Banka on Saturday to point to the severe water crisis in the region and the failure of the government's Har Ghar Nal Ka Jal scheme to fulfil the drinking water needs of people.

27 May 2023 6:33 am
Maoist-hit villages in Bihar's Gaya, Aurangabad now producing civil servants & IITians

A vast stretch of some 200 km in south Bihar, which was once infamous as the 'Red Corridor' is now producing country's top brains as the new generation battles to give a new identity to their area where once the slogan of 'Lal Salam' reverberated.

27 May 2023 6:22 am
Go for interview, get kidnapped & pay ransom: Go for interview, get kidnapped & pay ransom: Gang of criminals busted in Begusaria

A gang of criminals that used to first lure youths to come to a particular place for a job interview and then kidnap them for ransom has been busted in Begusarai.

27 May 2023 6:18 am
Light rain in parts of Bihar brings respite from sultry weather

Rain showers in several districts of the state brought much-needed relief from the scorching heat on Friday.

27 May 2023 6:09 am
Mukhiya shot for refusing to pay extortion in Bihar's Madhepura district

One Dilip Kumar (32), mukhiya of Dinapatti-Sakhua village under Murliganj block in Madhepura district, was allegedly shot dead by criminals on Friday for refusing to pay extortion.

27 May 2023 6:01 am
Nitish Kumar 4th CM to abstain from Niti Aayog's meeting

Nitish will be the fourth chief ministers who will abstain from the Aayogs meeting, being held a day before the scheduled inauguration of the new Parliament building which Nitishs party JD(U), along with other 19 opposition parties, has already announced to skip.

26 May 2023 10:37 pm
Video of clash between teacher and principal in Patna school campus goes viral on social media

What started with a verbal dispute, soon took violent turn with a teacher thrashing and hitting the principal incharge of the school inside the campus, while the students were silently watching the ugly scene.

26 May 2023 5:45 pm
Indonesia's Jambi University signs MoU with Nalanda University

The University of Jambi (Indonesia) on Thursday signed an MoU with Nalanda University (NU) for academic and research exchanges under ASEAN-India Network of Universities (AINU) consortium. The NU is the nodal institution for the AINU. The signing of the AINU-MoU took place at the university in the presence of outgoing NU vice-chancellor prof Sunaina Singh, who conceptualised the initiative.

26 May 2023 1:53 pm
Pickup van driver shot in Begusarai

Unidentified criminals shot dead a pickup van driver on NH-28 between Malti and Bagraha Dih under Phulwadia police station in Begusarai district on Wednesday night.

26 May 2023 11:01 am
BJP hits back at CM Nitish Kumar

BJP on Thursday hit back at CM Nitish Kumar for opposing the scheduled inauguration of new Parliament building by PM Narendra Modi on May 28.

26 May 2023 10:46 am
Mob attacks cops in Muzaffarpur

An irate mob attacked a police team when they went to pacify the people, who were protesting over the death a mason, near Ram Dayalu railway station in Muzaffarpur on Wednesday night. Sonu Kumar, died after being hit by a train near the railway station.

26 May 2023 5:54 am
New Parliament building to have different use if BJP voted out: JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan

As the date for inauguration of the new Parliament building by PM Narendra Modi draws closer, JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan alias Lalan Singh has triggered a fresh controversy by stating that the new building will be used for other purposes if the government changes at the Centre after the next year's Lok Sabha elections.

26 May 2023 5:48 am
RJD neta beaten for passing lewd comments on women in Bihar's Bhagalpur

RJD secretary Tirupati Yadav was beaten up by women inside a temple allegedly for passing lewd comments on them in Bhagalpur district.

26 May 2023 5:45 am
Patna HC terms Nepali Nagar demolition drive as 'illegal'

The Patna high court on Thursday pulled up the district administration and Bihar State Housing Board (BSHB) for demolishing more than 90 residential houses in Nepali Nagar from July 2 to 4, 2022, terming it 'illegal, arbitrary and unconstitutional', and said the action violated the citizen's fundamental rights to residence and settlement as guaranteed by the Constitution.

26 May 2023 5:37 am
22-year-old arrested for killing uncle in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly beating his 65-year-old uncle to death after he refused him the pocket money that he had demanded, at Basua village under Aurai police station area in Muzaffarpur district on Wednesday.

25 May 2023 5:48 am
North Bihar likely to get respite from heat soon: Met

Several parts of north Bihar are likely to get respite from scorching heat in the coming days. Patna Meteorological Centre, in its bulletin on Wednesday, predicted thunderstorms and lightning, accompanied by gusty winds of 40-50kmph, at isolated places in the region.

25 May 2023 5:47 am
48-hour deadline for hospitals in Bihar to 'clean' up act

The health department has given a 48-hour ultimatum to seven hospitals to get their act together on following cleanliness norms or face the music.

25 May 2023 5:47 am
Bihar girl killed by elder sister, boyfriend

A 13-year-old girl killed her younger sister with the help of her boyfriend and aunt in Vaishali district. The incident came to light after the nine-year-old girl's body was recovered from the field behind her home by the police.

25 May 2023 5:46 am
AIIMS-Patna doctors save baby girl with rare metabolic disorder

A difficult case of suspected inborn error of metabolism was managed successfully at the Neonatology department of AIIMS-Patna.

24 May 2023 11:53 pm
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar flags off 36 Prachar Raths to educate farmers about Kharif crops

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday launched Kharif Mahaabhiyan-2023 by flagging off altogether 36 Prachar Raths (chariots), which will visit different districts to provide information about the state governments various schemes for Kharif season to the farmers.

24 May 2023 11:14 pm
Three superspeciality departments at AIIMS-Patna become fully functional after new recruitment of faculties

Three superspeciality departments Cardiology, Nephrology and Neurology of the AIIMS-Patna, which were not functional for many months, have now got the appointment of new faculties.

24 May 2023 9:14 pm
Parliament bldg inauguration: JD(U) to skip, RJD unlikely to attend

RJD and JD(U) are unlikely to attend the inauguration of the new Parliament building by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 28. Both the parties on Tuesday strongly opposed the move to choose the birth anniversary of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar for this mega event.

24 May 2023 7:50 am
Lightning strikes claim 6 lives in Bihar

Lightning strikes claimed lives of at least six people in the state on Tuesday. As predicted by the weathermen, thundershowers lashed several districts. The Patna Meteorological Centre has issued a warning for pre-monsoon thundershowers over the next four days as well.

24 May 2023 7:45 am
UPSC results: Topper has roots in Patna

It was a proud moment for Bihar as two candidates from the state - Buxar's Garima Lohia and Patna's Rahul Srivastava - bagged second and tenth ranks, respectively, in the UPSC civil services examination, the results of which were announced on Tuesday, reports Sheezan Nezami.

24 May 2023 7:40 am