Tagore's Memorial Auditorium in Colombo

New Delhi, July 25 -- India laid foundation stone for Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium in the University of Ruhuna, Matara, Bureaucracy Today has learnt.

The foundation stone was laid by YK Sinha, High Commissioner of India on July 21, 2016.

As part of its development partnership with Sri Lanka in the field of higher education, the Government of India is undertaking a project to set up the Rabindranath Tagore Memorial Auditorium in the U... Read More

Tagore House wins Oak Grove Inter House Dramatics Competition with 'Kabuliwala'

Mussoorie, April 18 -- Inter House Dramatics of Oak Grove School was held under the roof of the school auditorium. Tagore House staged 'Kabuliwala', based on the famous story by Rabindranath Tagore. The play mesmerised the audience. Patel, Shivaji and Ashoka Houses performed 'Baal Majduri', 'Aladad Khan' and 'Daroga Ji Chori Ho Gaayi', respectively.The Chief Guest on the occasion was Principal JP Pandey. The event began with the school song by th... Read More

His eyes have failed but this teacher has vision

Purnia, Jan. 23 -- He is visually impaired, has formally studied up to Class 3 only. Yet, he is knowledgeable enough to give tuitions to students of Class 12. No matter how you look at him, Niranjan Kumar Jha, 37, stands in a class of his own. A resident of Sardar Tola, Gulabbagh under Sadar police station, about 6 km from district headquarters town of Purnia, Jha was in Class 3 when he lost both his eyes owing to some disease and could not pursu... Read More

US art historian concerned over state of Mithila heritage

Patna, Jan. 23 -- Pala and Sen dynasty artefacts may have escaped notice of the state government. But Rob Linrothe, an associate professor in the art history department in Northwestern University, Chicago, is clearly impressed with the teasure trove in Mithila and working painstakingly to document the antiquities from Bihar's hoary past.

A majority of Mithila temples and shrines have ancient idols and scores of stone images of Buddhist and Hindu... Read More

New NU chancellor to set ball rolling with GB meet

Patna, Jan. 23 -- Two months after the governing board of Nalanda University was constituted, which led to the exit of founding VC and subsequent resignation of chancellor George Yeo, the process for appointing a new chancellor has reached an advanced stage.

According to highly-placed sources, after being appointed, the new chancellor will call the first meeting of the newlook governing board (GB) to work out the modalities for appointment of vi... Read More

Fun filled day for NIT'ians as six-day techno fest begins

Patna, Jan. 23 -- It was a fun filled day for thousands of students from various colleges at the six-day annual techno cultural festival at National Institute of Technology, Patna (NITP) that began here on Sunday. The fest, which will conclude on January 27, was inaugurated by Rakesh Prasad, general manager, NTPC.

Students from various colleges, including Patna College, Patna Science College, Darbhanga House, BN College, Girls Institute of Tech... Read More


Patna, Jan. 23 -- The Chanakya National Law University (CNLU), Patna, has been entrusted the responsibility of training members of the gram kutcheris, as part of Bihar government's efforts to strengthen the justice delivery system at the local level.

As per the panchayati raj Act, 2006, Bihar has set up gram kutcheris in every panchayat with five members each.

CNLU registrar SP Singh said the training programme would be started by February-end ... Read More

Children display talent on canvas

Patna, Jan. 23 -- A painting competition organised at Patna zoo attracted large number of school students, who displayed their talent with the brush and colours on canvas. The event was organised by Shriram Kala Vatika

The participants presented their art work on the theme, 'Winter splash with colour'. Prachi bagged the first prize in category A (nursery section) while Sumit Kumar was adjudged the winner in category B (classes 3 to 5). Mohammad ... Read More

A free credit report once a year: What it means for you

NEW DELHI, Jan. 23 -- Banks have cut lending rates in the last few weeks as liquidity in the banking system has risen significantly following demonetisation. If you are planning to borrow from a bank, you should do well to know that lenders consider your credit history before approving your loan. Banks source the information from credit bureaus.From January, the Reserve Bank of India has made it mandatory for such agencies to provide individuals ... Read More

LLB students got exam ticket after bar body's nod: DU

NEW DELHI, Jan. 23 -- The Delhi University has told the Delhi High Court that it allowed students, who were short of their attendance in a particular semester, to sit for their LLB exam 2016-17 on the recommendation of the Bar Council of India.

The varsity said, "On December 17, 2016, BCI wrote a letter (DU) to consider sympathetically the cases of the students (pursuing LLB under DU) detained and issue them admit cards on their undertaking to c... Read More