Pune: India's number one amateur golfer Aman Raj who recently turned professional, playing in his first ever professional tournament in Pune, was among the top 50 players to make the cut from the opening field of 126 players from across India and abroad.
Patna: Ban liquors all you want but don't mess with my 'Toddy'! That was the gist of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav's press conference on Sunday when he said that he would talk to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to reconsider his policy in view of its effects on the 'Pasi' caste that usually engages in the toddy industry.
Patna: Just days after he accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ignoring other NDA constituents and mooted the idea of a possible merger of his party with the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha chief Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday made a retraction saying there was not talk of a merger of the three parties but did not rule out the possibility in future.
Patna: The Imam of Masjid al-Haram of Kaaba Sheikh Saleh bin Mohammad bin Ibrahim Aal Talib arrived in Patna on Saturday a day late from his actual date of arrival to participate in the ongoing Aman Conference aimed at promoting peace and communal harmony in today's world full of political and religious turbulence.
Patna: Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind and his Goa counterpart and Bihar native Mrs. Mridula Sinha in Patna on Saturday inaugurated the 37th annual convention of the Bihar Hindi Sahitya Sammelan at the historical Hindi Sahitya Sammelan building in Kadam Kuan in the presence of several littérateurs, writers, and teachers.
Patna: Eminent surgeon Dr. Ahmed Abdul Hai, speaking at the ongoing health and medical awareness program at the state Assembly initiated by Bihar Speaker Vijay Kumar Chowdhary, asked people to shun alcohol and tobacco consumption while revealing an average of 192 persons in Bihar died of cancer each day.