Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, following the Supreme Court verdict on the Ram Janmbhoomi and Babri Masjid issue in Ayodhya, urged people of Bihar to accept the court decision graciously and not politicize it to score cheap points.
Patna: A day after Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated Bihar's first Khadi Mall in Patna, business was brisk on Wednesday as hundreds of customers were seen moving from one floor to another in the hope of buying a dress made of khadi and other handicraft items produced by the talented people of Bihar that are being sold at the mall.
Patna: With pollution level in Patna soaring like never before and Air Quality Index at a dangerous level of over 400, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday summoned a high-level meeting of top bureaucrats to strategize on ways to provide relief from the toxic environment that is reducing the lifespan of the residents by many years.
Patna: Devotees observing Chhath, Bihar's 'toughest' religious festival thanks to its rigorous requirements, hit the markets on Wednesday to do their last minute shopping that included clay pots, earthenware ovens, mango tree woods, 'soops', and above all, fruits including bananas and coconuts – items most associated with the annual four-day event that keeps the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) and the law-enforcement officials on their toes until the event is over.
Patna: District Magistrate Kumar Ravi and other top officials in Patna on Monday held a meeting of concerned officials to review preparation for Chhath, one of the biggest religious Hindu festival in Bihar, that begins with 'Nahai-Khai' on October 31 and ends with the 'arghya' to the rising sun on November 3.