Nearly 15 months after her brutal slaying at her home in Patna, Prof. Papiya Ghosh's books 'Community and Nation - Essays on Identity and Politics in Eastern India and Civil Disobedience Movement in Bihar, 1933-34, were released by the then Lok Sabha Speaker Mr. Somnath Chatterjee at a function in Delhi on March 9, 2008.

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Prof. Papiya Ghosh's book Muhajirs and the Nation: Bihar in the 1940s (New Delhi: Routledge), 2010; that was published posthumously three years after her death in 2006 is reviewed by Meher Fatima Hussain in the Economic & Political Weekly Nov. 13, 2010 issue.

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I’m thinking of Rashid and Zahid and Humar.  I’m thinking of the mirror man who makes the glass with which we see ourselves.

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Does Your College Have Anything To Do With The Pay Package You Command?

College Placements are not really the true indicators of quality of the graduate a college produces. Graduates from certain colleges may command a premium entry level salary. However, over a period of time, with a work experience of about five years or more, his/her salary evens out with that of the graduates from any other renowned colleges.

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A Wholesome Nutritious Diet and a Tonic for Ramazan Worshippers

Many fruits and fruit bearing plants have been mentioned in the Qur’an, but it is the date palm that finds maximum references. In Surah Nahl, Allah Says "With it He produces for you corn, olives, date palms, grapes, and every kind of fruit: Verily in this is a Sign for those who give thought (S XVI - Verse 11).

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First and foremost, kudos to the team: they well deserve a heart-felt congratulations on their success and it is hardly surprising that the people's mandate has given them, with Mr Kumar as the leader at the helm of affairs, the opportunity to lead Bihar for the second time.

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The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was established through the formal adoption of its charter on December 8, 1985 by the Governments of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. In 2007 Afghanistan joined the association as its eighth member. Its secretariat is in Kathmandu, Nepal.

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14-year old Aman Raj, son of Shashi Raj Sinha and Madhulika Sinha of Patna, was declared the 'Golfer of the Year' by the Patna Golf Club for the year 2009-2010.

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Jamshedpur: Yet another Naxal infested hamlet of East Singhbhum, one of Jharkhand 24 districts, Dampara, situated 20 km from district headquarters, had nothing special to talk about earlier. But a ‘celebrated beggar’ has brought national recognition and crowing glory to it.

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In 1784, the first South Asian émigré to arrive in Britain was Din Mahammad, who was born in Patna in 1759. In Britain he was later known as Dean Mahomet. He wrote The Travels, a collection of letters about Indian life, the first book in English published by an Indian.

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