Tag: Motihari

7 yrs on, Champaran still awaits its central varsity

7 yrs on, Champaran still awaits its central varsity

| September 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Motihari: Members of Champaran Vikas Sangharsh Morcha and different student organizations are staging a dharna and holding corner meetings for establishment of Mahatma Gandhi Central University (MGCU) at Motihari. It has now become an issue in the ensuing state assembly elections. The agitating youths have alleged that both the Central government and the state government […]

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Prisoner escapes throwing chilli powder at policeman in East Champaran

Prisoner escapes throwing chilli powder at policeman in East Champaran

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Motihari: An undertrial prisoner today escaped after throwing chilli powder in the eyes of a policeman escorting him at a court in East Champaran district. Police said the prisoner Neyaz Khan was being taken to the lock up of the district court after being produced before a judge in connection with the trial of a […]

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Power corp on job to improve infrastructure, electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents to end soon

Power corp on job to improve infrastructure, electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents to end soon

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents will end within five to six days once new conductors are installed between the Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station (MTPS) and Bhikhanapura grid substation. “People will have to bear with us till then,” Bihar State Power Transmission Company Limited (BSPTCL) managing director Sanjay Kumar Singh told Vithika Salomi in an interview. […]

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Principal breaks student’s hand

Principal breaks student’s hand

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

A principal of government middle school at Chiraiya  is reported to have broken the left hand of an 11-year-old student Vikki, simply because the boy was insisting for a scholarship. A student of class VI, Vikki had been pleading with the principal of his school Bhagya Narayan Prasad that he should be granted scholarship as […]

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Two boys drown in a river in Bihar

Two boys drown in a river in Bihar

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Motihari: Two boys drowned Monday in a river in East Champaran district of Bihar, the police said.  The two boys, identified as Vivek Kumar (15) and Vikki Kumar(14) accidentally slipped in the deep water and drowned, the police said. The incident took place at Banarwa Ghat of Budhi Gandak river. The bodies were later fished out by […]

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Woman branded witch, beaten to death in Bihar

Woman branded witch, beaten to death in Bihar

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

A woman in a village of East Champaran district in Bihar was beaten to death on charges of allegedly practicing witchcraft, police said. Saraswati Devi, 45, succumbed to her injuries at Motihari sadar hospital after she was badly beaten by her co-villagers, on Saturday. “The villagers also forced her to consume human excreta,” police said. In a […]

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Plan to develop astro-tourism

Plan to develop astro-tourism

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: The state government has formulated an ‘Astro-Tourism Project’ to preserve and develop the historical locations associated with renowned astronomer and mathematician Aryabhata, namely Khagaul, Taregna and Taregna Top, barely 35km from Patna.Replying to a question of Neeraj Kumar (JD-U) and Harendra Prasad Pandey (BJP), science and technology minister Shahid Ali Khan informed the legislative […]

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Bihar government to set up museum in memory of George Orwell

Bihar government to set up museum in memory of George Orwell

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: If there is hope, it lies in the proles, said George Orwell in his epochal 1984. Thirty turbulent years after the year his novel made famous, Orwell is getting a monument built to him in Motihari, where proles once lived and still do in circumstances that could have compelled the English novelist to embark on a similar study as […]

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Eleven persons held with Rs 8.49 lakh

Eleven persons held with Rs 8.49 lakh

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Motihari: Eleven people were held with Rs 8.49 lakh unaccounted cash from an SUV at a toll plaza on NH-28 under Chakia police station area of Bihar’s East Champaran district. Superintendent of Police (SP) Vinay Kumar said the police intercepted the SUV during checking of vehicles and seized the money when the 11 persons travelling in the […]

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Nitish questions SSB’s actions as minister comes under scanner

Nitish questions SSB’s actions as minister comes under scanner

| February 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: With Bihar minister Shahid Ali Khan under SSB’s scanner for suspected links with Indian Mujahideen activists, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday questioned the central agency’s handling of the matter, especially as to why he was not informed, and has directed a probe into it. “What is the source of the information of the […]

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