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: Making a complete mockery of the law and order situation in Bihar, a prisoner attempting to make a daring escape from the Danapur Behavioral Court, shot dead a police constable though his bid to freedom was thwarted by other cops present at the court who were able to capture him in less than an hour.
Patna: An overture by the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders to Nitish Kumar to come back to the Grand Alliance was promptly shot down by the Janata Dal – U leaders saying there was no chance of Nitish Kumar ever returning to the Mahagathbandhan that lost at all seats in Bihar but one in the last Lok Sabha elections.
Patna: With rain lashing out at the state capital for the last two days, the failure of the district administration, like each year in the past five decades, once again came to the forefront as dozens of roads in the city went underwater as a result of severe waterlogging making lives of ordinary people miserable.
Patna: A Patna court on Saturday granted bail to former Congress president Rahul Gandhi in a defamation case filed by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi who had accused the Congress leader of sullying the name of all Modis, including himself and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, when, during the height of election campaign earlier this year, he had said that 'why is it that all thieves had Modi as their surname'.
Patna: After remaining in hiding for nearly a month and a half since the obliteration of his party in the last Lok Sabha elections, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejaswi Yadav finally came out of hibernation to take part in the party's national working committee meet held at Hotel Maurya in Patna on Saturday.