updated 1:27 AM UTC, Sep 8, 2016

Newborns in flood-hit Bihar named after river Ganga

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 16:55
Patna: Parents of newborns in the relief camps of flood-swamped Bihar are naming their children after the river Ganga or even the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) that has come to their help.In the last few days, several babies were…

No vacancy for PM's post in 2019: Prasad

Monday, 29 August 2016 12:53
Patna, Aug 28 : Union Minister Ravishankar Prasad on Sunday said there will be no vacancy for Prime Minister in 2019 as the BJP-led NDA will win the next Lok Sabha polls under the leadership of Narendra Modi."There is no…

Bihar to use WhatsApp to repair bad roads

Thursday, 30 June 2016 14:01
 Tech savvy Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejaswi Yadav has decided to use instant messaging platform Whatsapp to help construct and repair roads, officials said on Thursday.Tejaswi, 26, has released a WhatsApp number (9470001346) for people to click a picture of…

Bihar toppers scam: SIT begins process to freeze bank accounts

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:30
Patna: The SIT investigating the infamous Bihar toppers scam on Wednesday requested banks concerned to freeze the bank accounts of all the arrested accused, including kingpin Bachcha Rai, police said on Wednesday.The other arrested in the case are former Bihar…

Jailed ex-MP Shahabuddin shifted to AIIMS

Thursday, 30 June 2016 10:07
Patna: Former parliament member Mohammad Shahabuddin was shifted from Bhagalpur Central Jail in Bihar to Delhi's AIIMS for treatment on Wednesday, officials said."Shahabuddin has been sent to Delhi for treatment at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, under full…

Case filed against Modi for insulting national flag

Wednesday, 29 June 2016 12:05
Patna: A case has been filed in a Bihar court against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for insulting the national flag, a lawyer said on Wednesday.The case was filed in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate in Muzaffarpur district.The court has…

Ram temple was demolished during Aurangzeb's reign, says author

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 13:16
Patna: The Ram janmabhoomi temple at Ayodhya was demolished during the reign of Auranagzeb and not by Babur's commander Mir Baqi, says former IPS officer Kishore Kunal in his book "Ayodhya Revisited".In an interview to IANS, Kunal -- who was…

Bihar toppers scam: Former board secretary arrested

Monday, 27 June 2016 18:02
Patna: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday arrested Bihar School Examination Board's former secretary Hariharnath Jha here in connection with the Class 12 toppers' scam, police said.Jha had been detained since Saturday for interrogation in connection with the probe…

Dead woman elected as panchayat samiti member in Bihar!

Friday, 24 June 2016 14:53
Patna: A woman in Bihar, who died nine years ago, has been elected as panchayat samiti member in the recently concluded 10-phase panchayat elections, officials said on Friday.The woman, Mithlesh Devi, was allegedly murdered by her husband nine years ago…