Archive for January, 2014

Two dozen diagnostic centres flouting prescribed norms sealed in Purnia

Two dozen diagnostic centres flouting prescribed norms sealed in Purnia

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

At least two dozen diagnostic centres were sealed in Bihar’s Purnia district after they were found to be flouting prescribed norms, officials said on Thursday. A total of 24 diagnostic centres were sealed after an inspection of around 40 such centres, said Purnia civil surgeon SN Jha, adding: “The administration will take similar action against […]

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Six children electrocuted in Jamui

Six children electrocuted in Jamui

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six children, including three of a family, lost their lives to electrocution on Thursday noon when a high tension wire fell on them in Jamui district. The accidents took place in Naxalite affected Chandra village under Charka Patthar police station, 70km south of the district headquarters. Police said, the high tension 11,000 volt wire snapped […]

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This BJP nominee set to be Rajya Sabha’s richest member

This BJP nominee set to be Rajya Sabha’s richest member

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: A multi-millionaire businessman from Bihar is set to be the richest member of the Rajya Sabha. Nominated by the BJP, Ravindra Kishore Sinha is worth 800 crore rupees. Mr Sinha, 62, runs a securities and intelligence services company or SIS with a 3000-crore turnover. It operates in India and Australia and employs about 78,000 […]

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Woman killed, 2 injured in dacoit attack in Begusarai

Woman killed, 2 injured in dacoit attack in Begusarai

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Begusarai: A woman was beaten to death and two others injured when a gang of dacoits thrashed the inmates of a house before going on a looting spree at Singhaul in Bihar’s Begusarai district, police sources said today. About a dozen armed robbers barged into the house of one Rambabu Sah of Bagha Nagada village […]

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Five Naxals surrender in Muzaffarpur

Five Naxals surrender in Muzaffarpur

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Five Naxals today surrendered with arms in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district with a pledge to lead a normal life as law abiding citizens. The five Naxals – Surendra Sahni, Manoj Thakur, Lalbabu Baitha, Sikandar Sahni and Madhurendra Yadav – all hailing from Gangti village under Meenapur police station area – surrendered before District Magistrate Anupam Kumar and the Senior […]

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Relics of India’s Golden Age discovered in Bihar

Relics of India’s Golden Age discovered in Bihar

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Concrete floors and walls that likely belong to a temple of the ancient Gupta Period – known as the Golden Age of India – have been discovered in north Bihar’s Vaishali district. State archaeology officials confirmed that ongoing excavations at Chechar village had unearthed the relics, apparently dating back to the 5th Century AD. The […]

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Won’t act against Shivanand, Sabir Ali, NK Singh: Bihar JDU chief

Won’t act against Shivanand, Sabir Ali, NK Singh: Bihar JDU chief

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi: Downplaying the rebellion and defiance by senior party leaders Shivanand Tiwari, Sabir Ali and Nand Kishore Singh who have refused to contest Lok Sabha elections as their Rajya Sabha term was coming to an end; Bihar Janata Dal United President Bashistha Narayan Singh denied that the party was planning to act against them. Singh […]

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Cong Can Withdraw Support, Won’t Compromise: Nitish

Cong Can Withdraw Support, Won’t Compromise: Nitish

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Amid growing acrimony with Congress, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said if the party wanted it could withdraw support to his government but he will not make compromise with the principles. “If they want they can withdraw support to my government. I will never make compromise with principles,” Kumar told reporters at the airport […]

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BJP destroying Gandhiji’s ideology: Sonia

BJP destroying Gandhiji’s ideology: Sonia

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Invoking Mahatma Gandhi’s legacy on his death anniversary, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here on Thursday that the party believed in cherishing the Indian tradition of secular thought and wanted development for all the sections of society. “The Congress has always wanted all the sections to develop. The struggle of Dalits, Adivasis, Backward Classes, minorities […]

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Knowledge Event of 2nd Bihar Innovation Forum was Inaugurated at Hotel Maurya in Patna

Knowledge Event of 2nd Bihar Innovation Forum was Inaugurated at Hotel Maurya in Patna

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Knowledge Event of 2nd Bihar Innovation Forum (BIF II) was inaugurated at Hotel Maurya in Patna on 30.01.2014 which was attended by eminent persons including officers of the State Govt., World Bank officials, experts and panel members for discussion on various sectors, innovators, JEEViKA officials and SHG members coming from different districts of the State. Development commissioner cum Chairman, BRLPS, Shri Alok […]

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