Patna to get surveillance centre for communicable diseases

PATNA, Dec. 6 -- Rajaghat in Patna has been selected among 20 locations in India to host Bihar's lone metropolitan surveillance centre for communicable diseases, officials familiar with the matter sai... Read More

58% turnout in Kurhani bypoll

PATNA, Dec. 6 -- A total of 57.90 per cent of 3.11 lakh voters exercised their franchise in the by-election to Kurhani assembly seat in Bihar on Monday, 6.29% less that the total votes cast in the 202... Read More

9/10 top toxic cities in country from Bihar

PATNA, Dec. 6 -- There was no respite from toxic air on Monday for people in Bihar, where air quality index (AQI) in several cities and towns have remained in the "severe" category for four days in a ... Read More

Brother duo held for woman's brutal murder in Bhagalpur

PATNA, Dec. 6 -- Two brothers were arrested on Monday for the brutal murder of a 42-year-old woman in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, who was attacked with sharp-edged weapons on Saturday and succumbed to... Read More

Dhami: Border areas to be developed on priority

Dehradun, Dec. 6 -- Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday said the state government is giving priority to the development of border areas. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi is continuously working... Read More

U'khand traders protest stone-pelting by Nepal villagers

Pithoragarh, Dec. 6 -- Traders and residents of Dharchula area of Pithoragarh district on Monday blocked a border bridge over the Kali river with Nepal for two hours to protest against stone-pelting b... Read More

Age-old art form of disguise: 'Bahurupiyas' sinking into oblivion

PRAYAGRAJ, Dec. 6 -- Strolling on the grounds of the North Central Zone Culture Centre (NCZCC), a visitor Anjali Verma is taken aback on being accosted by Krur Singh, a popular character of the hit TV... Read More

'Rajya yatris' to wear only white khadi: UPCC

Lucknow, Dec. 6 -- The 'yatris' who will join Bharat Jodo Yatra when it enters Uttar Pradesh, have been instructed to wear only white khadi (hand-spun and woven natural fibre cloth) during the journey... Read More

SP legislators hold dharna against govt on UP assembly premises

LUCKOW, Dec. 6 -- Alleging misuse of official machinery during bypolls, price rise and poor law and order in the state, Samajwadi Party legislators on Monday sat on a dharna on the Uttar Pradesh assem... Read More

Why Avinash Tiwary is keen to support outsiders in the industry

India, Dec. 6 -- A vinash Tiwary is not chasing fame but longevity in the industry. Ask him why and the actor says it is to fulfil his personal mission of creating a space to support outsiders who wa... Read More