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Bihar: 3-year-old girl rescued after being trapped in 110-ft borewell

Bihar: 3-year-old girl rescued after being trapped in 110-ft borewell. In a joint operation by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF), a three-year-old girl was rescued after being trapped in a borewell in Munger, Bihar since Tuesday. The rescue operation was reportedly completed in over 30 hours. The teams made

Rape case filed against Punjab Assistant Inspector General

34 minors raped at Bihar shelter home: Police

As many as 34 minor girls housed in a shelter home in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district have been raped as against earlier figure of 29, police said on Saturday Muzaffarpur Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Harpreet Kaur said: “It was not 29 but 34 girls who were raped at the Muzaffarpur shelter home.” Medical examinations of

Bihar girl raped for 7 months by principal, two teachers and 16 students

Bihar girl raped for 7 months by principal, two teachers and 16 students

Bihar girl raped for 7 months by principal, two teachers and 16 students. A class 9 girl has alleged that she was raped and blackmailed by her school’s principal, two teachers and 16 students in Bihar’s Saran district, police said today. The principal and a teacher were arrested and four students apprehended for allegedly raping

Bihar: 6 children die after car falls into pond

Bihar: 6 children die after car falls into pond. Six children were killed on Tuesday in Ararriya of Bihar after a car in which they were travelling in fell into a pond.The incident took place near Tarabadi area. One child was rescued before drowning and rushed to the hospital. More details are

CBI arrests UCO Bank managers for accepting bribe

CBI arrests UCO Bank managers for accepting bribe. The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday arrested Branch Manager and an Assistant Manager of the UCO Bank in Bihar for allegedly demanding and accepting bribes. A complainant filed a report with the CBI alleging the two managers, working in the Kochadhaman Branch, Kishanganj of Bihar, accepted

Breaking fast, Muslim man donates blood to save newborn's life

Breaking fast, Muslim man donates blood to save newborn’s life

Breaking fast, Muslim man donates blood to save newborn’s life. In another such case within a week or so, a young Muslim man in Bihar broke his Ramadan fast to donate blood to save the life of a newborn, officials said on Monday. “I broke my fast to save a child because human life is

Gender bias girl death India

Gender bias leads to extra 239,000 girl deaths per year in India

  Gender discrimination results in “excess” deaths of girls under the age of five per year in India, according to a recent study. The study conducted by the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis found that there was an average of 239,000 excess deaths per year of girls under the age of five in India

PM Modi lauds Bihar Govt. on successful Swachhagraha campaign

PM Modi lauds Bihar Govt. on successful Swachhagraha campaign. Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi on Tuesday praised the leadership of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy Sushil Kumar for the success of the weeklong Swachhagraha Campaign in the state. Addressing around 20,000 Swachhagrahis or the Ambassadors of Cleanliness in Motihari, on the concluding centenary

Iraq deaths: Kin refuse to accept bodies, demand compensation

Iraq deaths: Kin refuse to accept bodies, demand compensation. As bodies of five people killed in Iraq reached Bihar’s Siwan in the wee hours of Tuesday, families of two of them refused to accept the bodies, while demanding financial assistance from the state government. Adalat Singh and Sunil Kumar were among the 39 Indians who

Rajya Sabha Elections 2018 New Delhi

Stage set for the Rajya Sabha Elections 2018 in New Delhi

The stage has been set for the Rajya Sabha Elections 2018 in  New Delhi. The elections for 58 crucial seats in Rajya Sabha will be held on March 23, Friday.   The main purpose of carrying out the Elections is to fill the vacant vacancies of Rajya Sabha after the retirement of above mentioned employees. This

Bypolls for UP, Bihar to be held today

Bypolls for UP, Bihar to be held today. The Lok Sabha by-election for two constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, namely Gorakhpur and Phulpur, will be held today. The bypoll was necessitated after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya vacated their seats in Gorakhpur and Phulpur, respectively, on taking office. For Gorakhpur,

UP, Bihar LS bypolls on March 11

UP, Bihar LS bypolls on March 11

UP, Bihar LS bypolls on March 11: By-elections in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur and Phulpur and Bihar’s Araira Lok Sabha constituencies will be held on March 11, the Election Commission said on Friday.The votes will be counted on March 14.The by-elections in Uttar Pradesh were necessitated after Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath became the Chief Minister while Phulpur

Chaibasa Treasury case

Chaibasa Treasury case: Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 5 years in jail

Chaibasa Treasury case: Special CBI court in Ranchi sentenced RJD chief and former chief minister of Bihar, Lalu Prasad Yadav to 5 years in jail in the third fodder scam case on Wednesday.The fodder scam involved the embezzlement of more than Rs. 970 crore in government funds during Lalu Yadav’s term as the Chief Minister of undivided

Karni Sena threats, online booking of ‘Padmaavat’ stops in Bihar

Karni Sena threats, online booking of ‘Padmaavat’ stops in BiharShree Rajput Karni Sena activists have forced cinema halls to stop advance bookings for “Padmaavat”, officials on Tuesday said. In Patna, online bookings for the movie were stopped following protest and threat by Karni Sena’s activists.”Fear of Karni Sena is such that Cinepolis has not only

Rock Python Ganjam People for Animals Digapahandi Forest range

9-feet-long Rock python spotted in Odisha village Berhampur

A  9-feet-long rock python, weighing around 12 kg, was spotted at a village in Ganjam district of district.Activists of animal welfare organisation, ‘People for Animals’, along with forest personnel led by range officer of Digapahandi forest range. A Madhabilata, rescued the reptile from a threshing yard at Odasingi village yesterday, a forest official said. The reptile

Punjab can’t match Bihar

Punjab can’t match Bihar offers: Industrialists

Even though senior officials of the Punjab government on Monday claimed that the state industrial policy was far better than that of any other state, industry representatives who returned from Bihar after a meeting over setting up of factories said the state government can’t match the offers being made by the Bihar government. The businessmen have now decided to

Lalu cooks

Missing home-made food, Lalu cooks for self

Lalu cooks: Authorities at Birsa Munda Central Jail have turned down Jharkhand RJD president Annapurna Devi’s requests to allow home-cooked meals for imprisoned party chief Lalu Prasad. “It is against the jail manual,” a jail official said on Tuesday under cover of anonymity. “No undertrial or convict is allowed food from outside. There can’t be

Sukhbir Badal reaches Patna Sahib

Sukhbir Badal reaches Patna Sahib to pay obeisance

Sukhbir Badal reaches Patna Sahib: On Monday morning, the President of Shiromani Akali Dal and Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, his wife and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Manjit Singh ji and Manjinder Singh Sirsa also reached the holy place.They were pays obeisance at Takht Sri Patna Sahib and later attend thanks giving

Two patients die after ambulances get stuck during RJD strike

Two patients die after ambulances get stuck during RJD strike

Two patients die ambulance get struck: A man on Thursday died after his family failed to rush him to a hospital in time in Katihar, Bihar. His ambulance stuck in a massive traffic jam during the Bihar Bandh called by Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). The relatives of the deceased man have blamed RJD chief Lalu

Blast in Sugar Mill

Blast in Sugar Mill at Bihar

Blast in Sugar Mill: In an unfortunate accident, three workers were killed and several were injured due to blast at a Sugar Mill in Gopalganj, Bihar on Thursday. Blast happened due to explosion in the boiler. The reason behind the boiler blast is yet to be ascertained. Explosion left many injured and death toll till