Tag: Rajgir

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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Bihar lynching: A day later, villagers show no remorse

Bihar lynching: A day later, villagers show no remorse

| June 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Villagers also trashed the drowning theory as they claimed that the boy from Pachwara knew how to swim, and that his clothes were found at some distance from the crime scene. A day after a Nalanda school director was lynched by an angry mob over the deaths of two students, irate villagers showed little remorse […]

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Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Chief Nitish Kumar Friday expressed concern over extinction of state bird House Sparrow, and ordered the forest department to launch a special campaign to conserve the bird. Addressing the meeting of Wild Animal Council, Kumar instructed forest department officials to prepare small wooden nests in government buildings and residences for conservation and breeding […]

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Rajgir tense day after protesters target Eidgah over refusal to use mela ground

Rajgir tense day after protesters target Eidgah over refusal to use mela ground

| June 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hindu groups vandalised majaar and damaged cemetries after being refused to organise theatre shows during mela. Hundreds of protesters, upset over the district administration not allowing theatre shows and use of a traditional ground for the upcoming Malyamas Mela, vandalised an Eidgah and seven graves adjoining the famous Brahma Kund in Rajgir on Thursday. The […]

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Showcause notices to13 power engineers soon

Showcause notices to13 power engineers soon

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: State’s energy secretary-cum-CMD, Bihar State Power (Holding) Company Limited, Pratyaya Amrit on Saturday reprimanded 13 engineers of the South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (SBPDCL) for their failure to ensure repair of faulty transformers within the stipulated period. He also ordered to stop salaries of four executive engineers as they failed to meet the […]

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Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Budget is disappointing, no mention of provisions for Bihar: Nitish Kumar

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Thursday described as “disappointing” the maiden general budget of Narendra Modi government as there was nothing for backward states like Bihar to cheer “acche din” (good days). “There is no mention of either special status for Bihar or special package, the promise which was made during Parliamentary election,” Kumar […]

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50% RJD tickets to youth not in Lok Sabha polls: Tejaswi

50% RJD tickets to youth not in Lok Sabha polls: Tejaswi

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s son and Yuva RJD leader Tejaswi Yadav on Saturday said his party’s announcement to give 50% tickets to youth leaders would be implemented from the next assembly election in Bihar. Responding to a query at a press conference here, Tejaswi said he never announced that 50% of the party tickets would be allocated to […]

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Bihar’s lone floating restaurant becomes third highest revenue generating unit

Bihar’s lone floating restaurant becomes third highest revenue generating unit

| June 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

PATNA: City’s lone floating restaurant on river Ganga has become a major tourist attraction. The 48-seater, air-conditioned restaurant, “”MV Ganga Vihar””, is operated by the state run Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC). In a very short span of time, floating restaurant has become the third highest revenue generating unit of the BSTDC. “After aerial ropeway […]

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Gaya

Gaya

| October 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Gaya is 100 kilometers south of Patna, the capital city of Bihar. Situated on the banks of Falgu River (Niranjana, as mentioned in Ramayana), it is a place sanctified by both the Hindu and the Buddhist religions. It is surrounded by small rocky hills (Mangla-Gauri, Shringa-Sthan, Ram-Shila and Brahmayoni) by three sides and the river […]

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