In the Spotlight
Patna: Ignoring the fact that nearly 200 children had died in Bihar due to outbreak of the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the recent months in the state and the fact that Bihar hospitals remain more under lockdown due to strike by junior doctors and nurses and there is a serious crisis of doctors in nearly all state hospitals, Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on Wednesday announced the government's decision to open 11 new medical colleges in Bihar.
Patna: Filmmaker Ajay Kumar Singh, at a press conference at Hotel Maurya in Patna on Wednesday, asked the people of Bihar to go see his latest film 'Family of Thakurganj' that opens in theaters nationwide on July 19 saying it was a social drama/thriller that deals with two clashing social ideologies.
Patna: With the mega success of Anand Kumar biopic 'Super 30', Hrithik Roshan, the actor portraying the real-life teacher who made his life a mission to coach young students aspiring to get into the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), arrived in Patna on Tuesday to meet with the 'guru' on the occasion of Guru Purnima.
Patna: Flood situation in the northeast region of Bihar got further grim on Monday as the death toll rose to 24 with over 25 lakh people in over a dozen districts affected by the flood water forcing them to leave their belongings behind to seek shelter on higher grounds.