Tag: Maithili

Folk singer Sharda Sinha is 2nd EC ambassador for Bihar

Folk singer Sharda Sinha is 2nd EC ambassador for Bihar

| March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Election Commission has appointed eminent folk singer and Padma Shri awardee Sharda Sinha as its brand ambassador to promote poll awareness in Bihar. “Sharda Sinha has consented for this important honorary work. She is popular among the public across the state,” Additional Chief Electoral Officer R Lakshmanan said. Sinha would be used in advertisements on radio and television to […]

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In Patna, a literature festival tries to revive art and culture

In Patna, a literature festival tries to revive art and culture

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: On a gloomy, rained out Friday, the Patna Literature Festival, now in its second year, and being held at the city museum, was the only silver lining. Kicked off on Friday, the three-day literature festival will host more than 40 authors, cultural activists, historians, journalists and filmmakers. According to the organisers, it was in […]

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Bihar Police official gets notice over Narendra Modi remark

Bihar Police official gets notice over Narendra Modi remark

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: A Bihar Police official was served a show cause notice for delivering a political speech during which he referred to BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. RK Mishra, a 1986 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, was served the notice for his speech at a function in Darbhanga district in November held to mark […]

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Gonu Jha

Gonu Jha

| November 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gonu Jha was a Maithili Brahmin from Mithila. His story is very famous throughout the Mithila region, like that of Akbar and Birbal in north India or Tenaliram. Gonu Jha was known to be very intelligent, and he used his mind to solve problems created by others.

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‘Sajna Ke Angana Me Solah Singar’ previewed

‘Sajna Ke Angana Me Solah Singar’ previewed

| October 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Recently a special preview show of Maithili film ‘Sajna Ke Angana Me Solah Singar’ was organised at Movie Lab, Goregaon (W) where Udit Narayan, Deepa Narayan, Akhilendra Mishra, Adarsh Jain, full unit of the film and many invited guests from the film industry were present. This film has some messages for the society in addition to the action and romance […]

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Saharsa

Saharsa

| October 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

Saharsa is a city and a municipality in the Saharsa district in the Indian state of Bihar in northeast India, east of the Kosi River. It is the administrative headquarters of the Saharsa District, and is in the Kosi Division. Sahrasa is also the name of the Parliamentary constituency, which contains the city and a […]

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Patna

Patna

| October 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Patna is the capital of the Indian state of Bihar, and one of the oldest continuously inhabited places in the world. The modern city of Patna lies on the southern bank of the Ganges. The city also straddles the rivers Kosi, Sone and Gandak. The population is 1.8 million people. Patna is approximately 25 km […]

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Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur

| October 6, 2011 | 1 Comment

Muzaffarpur is a town in Muzaffarpur district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is headquarters of the district. The town of Muzaffarpur, famous for Leechi, is the largest city of North Bihar. It is situated on the banks of a Himalayan glacier-fed , perennial river Burhi/Budhi Gandak. It has won international encomiums for its […]

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Madhubani

Madhubani

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Madhubani is a town and a municipality in Madhubani district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is the district head quarters. It lies 26km northeast of Darbhanga town and was part of the erstwhile ‘Darbhanga Raj’, the largest zamindari of India. The word “Madhubani” means “Forest of honey”. Madhubani is the cultural heart of […]

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Katihar

Katihar

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Katihar is a city and a municipality in Katihar district in the Indian state of Bihar. It is the administrative headquarters of Katihar district. Geography Katihar is located at 25°32’N 87°35’E25.53°N 87.58°E. It has an average elevation of 20 metres (65 feet). The main rivers of the District are mighty Ganga (southern boundary, 25 kilometers […]

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