Centre clears Rs.2,282cr for 11 highways in state

PATNA, Dec. 8 -- After a prolonged wait, the Centre has finally sanctioned Rs.2,828 crore for the repair and strengthening of 11 national highways (NH) passing through 14 districts across the state. M... Read More

5 held for flesh trade

BHABUA, Dec. 8 -- The Kaimur police on Friday night busted a flesh trade racket operating out of a restaurant in Bhabua and arrested three minor girls and three boys. The restaurant's owner, Sandip K... Read More

Two get 20 years in jail for raping minor girl in Araria

PATNA, Dec. 8 -- A special POCSO court has awarded 20-year rigorous imprisonment to two men for sexually assaulting a minor girl. Mohammad Jhunnu alias Shakir Khan (36) and Shamsher alias Sera (26), ... Read More

Freedom fighter's statue broken in Purnia, Cong factions clash

PURNIA, Dec. 8 -- The statue of veteran Congress leader and freedom fighter, Daroga Prasad Chaudhary - installed four decades ago - who had laid the foundation of Purnia district Congress office was b... Read More

Centre's nod in, anti-poaching camps to be set up in Valmiki Tiger Reserve

BETTIAH, Dec. 8 -- The central government has cleared the decks for setting up of anti-poaching camps (APCs) along the Indo-Nepal border areas in the forests of Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) in West Cha... Read More

95 cadets commissioned in passing out parade at OTA

Gaya, Dec. 8 -- As many as 95 cadets, including four from the Bhutanese Army and 86 from the Technical Entry Scheme (TES) passed out during the 16th passing out parade of the Gaya Officers' Training A... Read More

Suspected Maoists abduct CPI leader in Lakhisarai

PATNA, Dec. 8 -- Suspected Maoists allegedly abducted a CPI leader from Ghoghi village under Pidi Bazar police station limits in Lakhisarai district on Friday evening. However, police have not yet con... Read More

PUSU polls held amid tight security, turnout 58.59%

PATNA, Dec. 8 -- Polling for Patna University Students' Union (PUSU) election was held on Friday amid tight security and sporadic incidents of violence and heated exchanges between student groups outs... Read More

Robbers loot truckload of garlic in Kaimur district

BHABUA, Dec. 8 -- Armed miscreants looted a truck loaded with garlic on Grand Trunk (GT) Road (National Highway-30) near Kudra in Kaimur district on Friday. The driver-cum-owner of the truck, Ashok K... Read More

'Home guards' role pivotal in policing'

PATNA, Dec. 8 -- At the celebrations to mark the home guards' 73rd raising day at Bihta's Anandpur Camp, director general-cum-commandant general of home guard and fire services (DG) R K Mishra said th... Read More