Jharkhand bats for water tourism, adventurous water sports on cards

RANCHI, Feb. 19 -- State tourism department ropes in NIWS to train boat operators in life saving techniques, water sports and power boat handling. Over 3.32 lakh tourists visited Jharkhand last year ... Read More

Heads to rotate in govt medical institutions

PATNA, Feb. 19 -- Taking a cue from the Benaras Hindu University, the Bihar government will introduce a system of having heads of departments in medical institutions on rotation basis. At present, th... Read More

Two criminals held

DHANBAD, Feb. 19 -- Dhanbad police have arrested two wanted criminals against whom several cases have been lodged in different police stations in the district. The arrested criminals are identified a... Read More

30 officers from IPS, 18 from IAS shifted in reshuffle

PATNA, Feb. 19 -- In a pre-election police reshuffle on late Monday evening, 30 IPS officers were shifted from their present place of posting. Of the 30 transferred, four IPS officers have been promot... Read More

Cong smells scam in Gandhi Setu repair

PATNA, Feb. 19 -- Congress MLC Prem Chandra Mishra on Monday sought a clarification from the state government in the Legislative Council over use of substandard quality steel and change of modalities ... Read More

Rebooted SAIL plant to produce tubes, pipes

KUMARBAGH (WEST CHAMPARAN), Feb. 19 -- Union steel minister Chaudhury Birendra Singh on Monday inaugurated a manufacturing unit for steel tubes and pipes at the steel processing unit which was set up ... Read More


GAYA, Feb. 19 -- IN a show of solidarity with the families of CRPF jawans killed in the Pulwama suicide bombing, jail staff and prisoners of Bihar's Gopalganj sub-divisional jail have donated Rs 50,00... Read More

After JD (U), LJP urges PM to root out Pak-backed terror

PATNA, Feb. 19 -- The chorus for quick and decisive action in response to the Pulwama terror attack seems to be growing in the NDA. The LJP has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to strike at the root... Read More

Woman, son hit by train, killed at Gulzarbagh station

PATNA, Feb. 19 -- A woman and her son were killed another son was seriously injured after at a train hit them at Gulzarbagh railway station in Patna on Monday. They were crossing the tracks when the ... Read More

1st aquatic census finds 1,150 dolphins in Bihar

ARA, Feb. 19 -- A first of its kind census conducted by experts from Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and Tilka Majhi University, Bhagalpur has found out that there are ... Read More