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BJP-led NDA wins 14 out of 24 seats in Bihar Legislative Council elections, deals a huge blow to JDU-RJD alliance

BJP-led NDA wins 14 out of 24 seats in Bihar Legislative Council elections, deals a huge blow to JDU-RJD alliance

Patna: The attempts of Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and Congress coming together in Bihar to defeat the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance suffered a severe setback in the Bihar Legislative Council elections. Putting up a good show, the NDA won 14 seats in the Legislative Council elections while the Nitish Kumar led […]

Jailed gangster Ritlal Yadav wins Bihar election against JD-U and BJP rivals

Jailed gangster Ritlal Yadav wins Bihar election against JD-U and BJP rivals

Ritlal Yadav, who was appointed the general secretary of the Rashtriya Janata Dal during the Lok Sabha polls last year, had entered the poll fray as an independent after the party declined to field him from the Patna seat which had gone to the JD-U quota under the seat-sharing formula. Amid allegations and counter-allegations between […]

Education NEWS

Fearing action, 1400 primary teachers with fake degree resign in Bihar

Fearing action, 1400 primary teachers with fake degree resign in Bihar

More such teachers are expected to resign in the coming days after a Patna High Court order asking those possessing fake educational degrees to quit their jobs on their own to avoid facing legal action. Altogether 1,400 primary teachers have resigned from service in Bihar fearing government action over possession of fake educational degrees, a […]

School trains Brahmin Hindus in ancient traditions in Bihar

School trains Brahmin Hindus in ancient traditions in Bihar

Gaya: A school in holy town Gaya has been imparting knowledge of Vedas to children of Brahmins or high caste Hindus who can become priests to manage the affairs of temples. The students are taught highest spiritual knowledge in the school which was established about 40 years ago. School administrators rue the fact that the […]

Employment NEWS

RMRIMS Recruitment For IRS Monitor – Patna, Bihar

RMRIMS Recruitment For IRS Monitor – Patna, Bihar

IRS Monitor Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences Address: SH 1, Sadikpur Postal Code: 800007 City: Patna State: Bihar Pay Scale: Rs. 15,000.00 (Consolidated) Educational Requirements: B.Sc. Experience Requirements: One Experience in Field Work Details will be available at: http://www.rmrims.org.in/PDFs/Walk-in-interview%20for%20the%20posts%20of%20%20IRS%20Monitor%20(Purely%20contract%20basis)%20under%20%20BMGF%20%20%20project%20at%20RMRIMS,%20Patna%201006015.pdf No of Post: 01 How To Apply: The interested Candidates may turn up for […]

Rural Development Department, Bihar Recruitment 2015 for State Quality Monitor posts

Rural Development Department, Bihar Recruitment 2015 for State Quality Monitor posts

Applications are invited by the Rural Development Department (RDD), Bihar from eligible retired government officers for recruitment to the post of State Quality Monitor. The recruitment will be done through Deputation for a period of two years. Vacancy details Name of the post: State Quality Monitor (SQM) Emoluments: Rs. 1500 per day + travel allowances Eligibility Age limit: Candidate’s maximum […]

Entertainment

Madhur Bhandarkar’s Calendar Girls Shocks CBFC With A Bold Scene

Madhur Bhandarkar’s Calendar Girls Shocks CBFC With A Bold Scene

Madhur Bhandarkar is all set to come up with a raunchy movie titled Calendar Girls, the first poster of which was revealed recently. Bollywood had quite a number of sensuous films of late, but Bhandarkar’s next is so high up in sex quotient that it reportedly has a nude scene too. Latest reports suggest that […]

Pooja Bhatt’s ‘Cabaret’ and Poonam Pandey’s ‘Helen’ to clash for biopic on the legendary diva

Pooja Bhatt’s ‘Cabaret’ and Poonam Pandey’s ‘Helen’ to clash for biopic on the legendary diva

The market is abuzz with rumours that two films – Helen directed by Ajit R Rajpal andCabaret directed by Pooja Bhatt, are both biopics on the legendary dancer Helen. Incidentally, both Poonam Pandey (who is the heroine of Helen) and producer Pooja Bhatt and Richa Chadda, who is the heroine of the film Cabaret, posted their […]

Other Recent NEWS

Bihar Alliance Tension Has Lalu Prasad Deciding to Skip Sonia Gandhi’s Dinner

Bihar Alliance Tension Has Lalu Prasad Deciding to Skip Sonia Gandhi’s Dinner

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA:  In what’s been seen as a signal of protest, Lalu Yadav will not attend an iftaar party on Monday hosted in Delhi by long-time ally Sonia Gandhi, the chief of the Congress party. As a sort of alibi, Lalu’s office says he is hosting his own iftaar dinner in Patna on Monday and will […]

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Sons and daughters crowd Bihar poll space

Sons and daughters crowd Bihar poll space

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

With poll fever gradually taking over, it is time for ‘sonrise’ in Bihar this assembly election. Dynastic politics has resurfaced in Bihar with scores of senior politicians lobbying for seats for their sons and wards. Almost all parties have been besieged with requests. Many argue too that political parties ‘have to’ experiment with ‘fresh’ talent […]

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Bihar police recovers 100kg explosives

Bihar police recovers 100kg explosives

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: A huge cache of explosives was recovered from a private lodge at Khemnichak under Ram Krishna Nagar police station area here on Thursday. Nine persons have been detained in this connection. Police said around 100kg explosives was recovered from one of the rooms on the first floor of the lodge and it belongs to […]

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Abducted boy sent back with warning in Jamui

Abducted boy sent back with warning in Jamui

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

The boy was released with a message that all students should leave the residential school or face dire consequences.  A Class XI student, who was among the thirty Class X state board exam toppers from Jamui’s Simultala Residential School, was abducted at gunpoint from the school on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. The […]

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Shahnawaz Hussain takes on Lalu, Nitish ahead of key Bihar polls

Shahnawaz Hussain takes on Lalu, Nitish ahead of key Bihar polls

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

If Lalu Prasad Yadav keeps the political theatre in Bihar alive with his characteristic rustic humour, sarcasm and pun against political rivals, the latter is gearing up to give him a taste of his own medicine as the state readies for polls in September–October. Adding spice to the political debate is senior BJP leader Syed […]

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Eight Bihar policemen injured in roof collapse at police lines

Eight Bihar policemen injured in roof collapse at police lines

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chapra: Eight policemen were today injured, three of them seriously, when the roof of a building at the police lines collapsed here in Saran district of Bihar. Saran SP Satyaveer Singh said there is a possibility that rain water seeped through the roof, weakening it, and it finally collapsed upon a false ceiling beneath as […]

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Bihar polls: JD(U) launches campaign song

Bihar polls: JD(U) launches campaign song

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The song was made public by state JD(U) president Vashistha Narayan Singh amid much fanfare simultaneously with the launch of ‘Har ghar dastak’ campaign of the party. Banking on catchy tunes and exuberant lyrics, JD(U) on Thursday released its campaign song ‘Bihar mein bahaar ho, Nitishe Kumar ho’ (Let there be prosperity in Bihar, let […]

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Three robbers lynched in Bihar’s Sitamarhi

Three robbers lynched in Bihar’s Sitamarhi

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three men were allegedly beaten to death by an irate mob in Bihar’s Sitamarhi district when they were trying to escape after injuring a trader and killing his minor son, police said on Thursday. The incident took place at around 10pm on Wednesday when Awadh Kishore Singh and his son Ratnesh were returning home after […]

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SC in a tangle on how to conduct Bihar Legislative Council polls

SC in a tangle on how to conduct Bihar Legislative Council polls

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday found itself in a tangle while adjudicating a petition by Bihar Legislative Council (BLC) challenging a Patna High Court order fixing the retirement schedule for 24 MLCs to be elected from local bodies. Though each MLC has a tenure of six years, the HC had directed the Election […]

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Bihar court blast accused names JD(U) MLA as facilitator

Bihar court blast accused names JD(U) MLA as facilitator

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna : The main accused in Ara court bomb blast case Lambu Sharma has confessed that a JD(U) MLA in Bihar facilitated his escape from judicial custody. The state police asserted it would investigate the matter and take action. “In a confessional statement to the Delhi Police, Sharma has revealed that MLA Sunil Pandey facilitated his […]

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No-tobacco zone at tourist places in Bihar

No-tobacco zone at tourist places in Bihar

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: If you are caught smoking or found chewing tobacco on the premises of Golghar, Gandhi ghat, including the floating restaurant, aerial ropeway at Rajgir and other tourist places, you will be fined Rs 200. Bihar tourism department as well as Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) have declared all their premises, including hotels, restaurants, […]

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CBI makes surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station

CBI makes surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station

| July 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: CBI and Vigilance Office of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) on Thursday carried out a surprise check at Barh Super Thermal Power Station in Barh area of Patna district following allegation of corruption in awarding contracts and extortion racket being run by locals in “connivance with influential people”. The surprise check was initiated after […]

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Govt may consider any decision on land bill only after Bihar polls

Govt may consider any decision on land bill only after Bihar polls

| July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Government may consider any decision on the contentious land bill issue only after Bihar polls, expected to be in held in September, even as a parliamentary panel looking into the issue has sought an extension of one week to give its recommendations. While unanimity eludes the Joint Committee of Parliament examining the bill, […]

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NDA launches joint campaign for Council poll in Bihar

NDA launches joint campaign for Council poll in Bihar

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hajipur: The BJP along with its two NDA associates on Tuesday began a joint campaign for election to 24 seats of Legislative Council slated for July 7, which is billed as semi-final before Assembly polls later this year. Union Minister and LJP President Ramvilas Paswan, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi and Union Minister and Rashtriya […]

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Har Ghar Dastak: Nitish’s Bihar strategy is old fashioned door-to-door campaigning

Har Ghar Dastak: Nitish’s Bihar strategy is old fashioned door-to-door campaigning

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The ambitious campaign, designed by team that worked for Narendra Modi, will kick off on July 2, simultaneously from 10,000 locations in Bihar. It is no coincidence that the large posters that came up to dominate Patna’s skyline earlier this month all feature the same photo of Nitish Kumar, as if caught mid-speech, against the same […]

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