Patna: Repeating the same promise that he and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had been saying for the past 10 years or so, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, at a function to mark the National Dolphin Day on Thursday, said that Patna University will soon have a dolphin research center to protect and endangered aquatic mammal in the Ganges.
Patna: High Court Chief Justice Rajendra Menon, at a simple ceremony at the Raj Bhawan in Patna on Wednesday, administered the oath of secrecy to senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Satya Pal Malik as the 38th Governor of Bihar.
Patna: Central Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh on Wednesday inaugurated Prime Minister's MUDRA (Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency) Encouragement Campaign at the newly-built Gyan Bhawan near Gandhi Maidan.
Patna: Still hoping to checkmate their once leader of the century Nitish Kumar was earlier billed by them as the next Prime Minister of India, the anti-Nitish camp within the Janata Dal – U on Wednesday said that the Sharad Yadav camp within the party would once again stake the claim over the party leadership by removing Kumar from the post of party's presidency.
Patna: Bihar Education Minister Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma, at a function in Patna on Wednesday honored seven teachers for their contributions in the field of teaching by President of India Ram Nath Kovind at a function in Delhi on September 5.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and a number of senior NDA leaders and bureaucrats gave warm welcome to the newly-appointed Governor of Bihar Satya Pal Malik at the Patna Airport on Tuesday.
Patna: Seventeen accused in the multi-core rupees Srijan scam were produced before a special CBI court in Patna on Tuesday after which the special acting judicial magistrate Kumari Jyoti sent them back to Bhagalpur jail in judicial custody until October 17.
Patna: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Dr. C. P. Thakur, taking umbrage of the draconian laws pertaining to dowry as proposed by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, said that while he agreed with the anti-dowry and anti-child marriage campaign, he feared the tough anti-dowry acts could be abused by some people who wished to get even with their spouse for whatever reasons.
Patna: Nitish Kumar may have not succeeded in attracting investment in the state, no one, however, can accuse him of falling behind in social engineering as nearly a year and a half after he promulgated prohibition in the state, he declared war against child marriage and dowry at a jam-packed newly-built Bapu Meeting Hall in Patna on Monday.
Patna: Hundreds of thousands of people witnessed the 'Burning' of Lanka' at Patna's Gandhi Maidan on Sunday marking the end of 10-day Durga Puja culminating with the 'slaying of Ravan and his two brothers signifying victory over evil as described in the Hindu mythology.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on Monday, will cut the ribbon at the brand-new 'Bapu Hall' located within the shiny Ashoka Convention Center near Gandhi Maidan along with declaring the new Bihar Museum open on Jawaharlal Nehru Marg off Bailey Road.
Patna: Former Governor of Bihar and now the President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday appointed Satyapal Malik as the new Governor of Bihar releasing West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi who was entrusted with additional charge of Bihar on June 22 Mr. after Kovind was nominated for the highest post in the nation.
Patna: Top district officials in Patna on Thursday held a high-level meeting at the Gandhi Maidan to review preparedness for Dussehra and the ensuing 'slaying of Demon King Ravan' on Saturday to mark the end of the 10-day festival in the presence of an estimated crowd of five lakh.