The headline will not come as a surprise to many readers. Indian Society even in the most of affable term is firmly patriarchal. Patriarchy has permeated and entrenched itself in every strata of the society. It has become so hardened that we have institutionalized it in our psyche.

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Food: Waste Not, Want Not, is the demand of the day and it is a social and national responsibility of every individual, because the world’s population is expected to double by the year 2050, making food security a major challenge. Food production will have to be doubled or preferably tripled by the year 2050 to meet the needs. The enormity of the challenge is significantly increased by the fact that the additional food will have to be produced on existing or even shrinking agricultural land due to socio economic pressure. Hence it is the high time to start practicing not to waste food.

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Patna schoolgirls promoting blood donation (file photo).

On June 14th, World Blood Donor Day is celebrated worldwide! Thousands of donors will give their valuable blood, but unfortunately, it’s not nearly enough! The World Health Organization (WHO) identifies Bihar as a state that collects a very low amount of blood annually with only 20% of the estimated requirements being donated!

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Fellowship is a system to support the young scientists and scholars from different disciplines in higher education. It helps poor and meritorious students to attain higher education without any financial barriers.

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कहा जाता है कि सुदृढ़ शिक्षा किसी देश के विकास की पहली कड़ी मानी जाती है. शिक्षा से उस देश और समाज के रहन-सहन, खान-पान, रीती-रिवाज के साथ-साथ वहाँ के लोगों की सांस्कृतिक विचार धारा का भी पता चलता है. इसी लिए दुनिया के लगभग सभी देशों के निर्माण और विकास में शिक्षण संस्थानों का महत्वपूर्ण योगदान रहा है.

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The recent cases of mob lynching in Bihar is not a regional affair anymore. It has turned out to be a concern to the peace and security of the state.

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Never in my entire life had I found myself so helpless and incapable as I did on the day my father departed for his heavenly abode. Only a day before, when I reached Kishanganj from Delhi to see my ailing father, I found him lying normally.

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बिहार की भूमि रत्नगर्भा रही है। मानव सभ्यता के विकास के अनेक कालखडों के दौरान इस धरती ने अनेक ऐसे नायकों को जन्म दिया जिन्होंने राष्ट्र और विश्व दोनों को प्रभावित किया है।

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There is no project yet to harness methane gas from quarries. Presently, Patna Municipal Corporation is letting the gas into the atmosphere that can be used to produce electricity. The state government can produce 2MW of power from quarries that are filled with 750 tonnes of garbage every day and placed in fallow land.

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Bihari food and beverages are no longer confined within Bihar anymore. Bihari cuisines are well famous and easily available everywhere now-a-days. Whether it is Channa-Ghugni, Litti-Chokha, or Fish Curry prepared with garlic and mustard paste, they are loved by all who have tried them at least once in their life.

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Bihar was once considered and portrayed as a fine example of backwardness and was associated with everything that is wrong with the state. However, it has now been showcasing large scale development not only in the agricultural sector but also in the industrial component - inviting large scale investment in the traditionally 'natural resources and manpower rich' Bihar.

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