Patna: In yet another example of bureaucratic failure and ineffectiveness, a special CBI court in Patna on Monday granted bails to three men after the CBI failed to file charges against them within the stipulated 90-day timeframe in connection with the Rs. 1000 crore Srijan scam originating in Bhagalpur.
Patna: Patna Pirates, the three-time champion of the Pro-Kabaddi League Tournament that recently concluded in Kolkata, were honored by Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik at a function organized at the Raj Bhawan on Sunday.
Patna: The public show for the quest of a new President for the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) came to an end on Sunday when Lalu Prasad Yadav, the one and only President of the party in the RJD's entire history, also the only candidate in the race, submitted his nomination papers in the presence of his sons and other senior party leaders.
Patna: After some faint praise of his boss Lalu Prasad Yadav who completed the formality of filing his nomination for the party's topmost post that only he has occupied since the inception of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), senior leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh rubbished the 'coronation' of Yadav's son Tejaswi Yadav saying no decision was taken as to who would be the party's Chief Ministerial candidate in the next Assembly elections.
Patna: Bihar celebrated the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, freedom fighter and an educationist, at a function held at the Sri Krishna Memorial Hall in Patna on Saturday where Chief Minister Nitish Kumar talked about the state's glorious academic past despite present degradation in Bihar education that remains in the news for all the wrong reasons.
Patna: Police in Patna on Saturday arrested a doctor on charges of sexually assaulting a ten-year old girl who worked as a live-in help at his home at Raja Bazar under Shastri Nagar police station.
Patna: A day after he dropped the name of his son as the next Chief Minister of Bihar causing a murmur within other party leaders, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Friday tried to tone down his rhetoric saying all he was trying to say was that his son was a very good orator and had all the qualities of a good leader but if people wanted to him to be the Chief Minister of Bihar then nobody could stop him.
Patna: Public Sector Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) grandmaster M R Lalithbabu emerged the winner in the 55th Khadi India National Premier Chess tournament hosted by All Bihar Chess Association at Patna's Lemon Tree Hotel on Friday after he managed a draw against Swapnil S Ghorpade in the 13th and final round of the competition for a cumulative point of nine.
Patna: President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday inaugurated the 3rd Agricultural Roadmap (2017-2022) of Bihar at the Bapu Convention Hall in Patna in the presence of Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and nearly his entire cabinet members.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, at a function to mark the launch of 3rd Bihar Agricultural Roadmap on Thursday, welcomed President Ram Nath Kovind saying it was an honor to host the President of India who went straight to the Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi from the Raj Bhawan in Bihar.
Patna: A dead dolphin without its characteristic long snout washed ashore at the banks of the Ganges in Patna on Wednesday as officials tried to determine the cause of its death.
Patna: More than five decades after critically-acclaimed filmmaker Basu Bhattacharya immortalized the story of noted author from Bihar Phanishwar Nath Renu by turning his short story 'Mare Gaye Gulfam' into a Bollywood blockbuster 'Teesri Kasam' starring legendary actors Raj Kapoor and Waheeda Rahman, Director Prem Prakash Modi is tackling with yet another Renu story by bringing 'Panchlait' to the large screen that opens nationwide on November 17.
Male (Maldives): Eminent educationist, writer, author and translator Dr. Shiben Krishen Raina during his recent visit to Maldives met with Indian Ambassador Akhilesh Mishra at Male where he presented a copy of his pioneering work Hindi translation/transliteration of famous Kashmiri Ramayana Ramavtar Charit to him.