Archive for April, 2014

Blast injures three in Madhubani

Blast injures three in Madhubani

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three persons were critically injured when a bomb exploded at Katma village in Bihar’s Madhubani district on Tuesday, a day before the fourth phase of polling in Bihar. A woman named Shanti Devi was injured when she picked up from the ground the crude bomb mistakenly as an interesting object and it exploded in her […]

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Goods train derails in Bhagalpur

Goods train derails in Bhagalpur

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bhagalpur: Eight wagons of a goods train derailed on the Rajmahal – Bhagalpur railway line in Bihar’s Bhagalpur district today. Eight wagons of the goods train jumped off the track at a place between Jungle Gopali and Badalbaba locations, about 5 km from the NTPC power plant at Kahalgaon in Bhagalpur district, Assistant General Manager […]

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Families of nautch girls may press NOTA button in Bihar

Families of nautch girls may press NOTA button in Bihar

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chaturbhujsthan (Muzaffarpur): This locality in the heart of Muzaffarpur town is home to around 800 families of nautch girls. Leading a miserable life, all these families have decided not to cast their votes for this Lok Sabha election. Most of them may opt for None Of The Above (NOTA) option. It is a red-light area, […]

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Experts rue increase in child abuse cases in Bihar

Experts rue increase in child abuse cases in Bihar

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Believe it or not but 54.35% of children between the age group of 5-12 years in 2007 in Bihar reported of being photographed nude. The National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) stats also suggests that in the same year 22.83% of children among the age group of 13-14 years and 22.83% of the group of […]

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Man commits suicide in court campus in Munger

Man commits suicide in court campus in Munger

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Munger: A man allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself inside the court campus where his estranged wife was due to come for appearance before a family court on Tuesday. Sanjay Kumar (30) shot himself in the temple and died on the spot, SP Varun Kumar Sinha said. Kumar was under depression as his wife had […]

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Nobel nominee Devi enters the Bihar poll fray for AAP

Nobel nominee Devi enters the Bihar poll fray for AAP

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

She was once one of the 1,000 women from across the world nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for her prolonged struggle against the feudal society in Bihar. This poll season, Tiliya Devi, who had led a campaign to reclaim 156 acres of land belonging to the Dalits from the clutches of powerful landlords, is […]

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232 kg ganja seized in East Champaran

232 kg ganja seized in East Champaran

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sleuths of the Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of Bihar Police today seized 232 kilograms of ganja from a truck on the outskirts of the state capital. Truck driver Mannu Kumar Dubey, a resident of Bankatwa village under Paharpur police station in East Champaran district was arrested in this connection, the police said. EOU officers said […]

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Muslims in Bihar wary of Narendra Modi; rue ‘innocents’ arrest

Muslims in Bihar wary of Narendra Modi; rue ‘innocents’ arrest

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Darbhanga: Mohammad Zahid has come from Kolkata, where he studies in BCom, to his village Khurd Manihar in Darbhanga district. His friends- Mukhtar Ahmad, a PG psychology student at LN Mithila University, Mohammad Haider Ali of ITI and Mohammad Nishat who is waiting for admission in a college — have gathered at the highway dhaba […]

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Bihar State Road Development Corporation terminates contract with two construction firms

Bihar State Road Development Corporation terminates contract with two construction firms

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar State Road Development Corporation (BSRDC) has decided to blacklist two Hyderabad-based construction companies on charges of breach of agreement and their failure to meet the deadline in construction of two state highways. The corporation also terminated the agreement with them and will soon re-tender the remaining work. Giving this information, BSRDC MD and […]

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Bihar mulls extra subsidies and tax exemptions for IT industry

Bihar mulls extra subsidies and tax exemptions for IT industry

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

It plans to offer hefty subsidies and rebate in electricity tariffs especially for this sector The state government is mulling extra subsidies and tax exemptions for information technology (IT) sector to attract investment to Bihar. It plans to offer hefty subsidies and rebate in electricity tariffs especially for this sector. “We are quite serious about […]

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