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Patna: Call for community involvement to reduce neonatal mortality

Pakistani babies
The four-day annual conference of National Neonatology Forum (NNF) concluded here on Sunday with the call to strengthen newborn care facilities in rural India.

JD(U), RJD tie-up doesn’t shake Bihar politics

Mulayam Lalu Chautala Nitish
The coming together of the erstwhile Janata Dal family members with the promise of merger has created a stir but hasn’t shaken Bihar politics as the RJD chief Lalu Prasad and the JD(U) boss Nitish Kumar may have expected.

Patna: Tension on BIT-P campus after students clash

A bit of smart studying

It was a free for all on the Birla Institute of Technology, Patna (BIT-P) campus near the airport, as first and second semester students clashed over a trivial issue on Tuesday.

Patna: Many state varsities still have Patil as chancellor on websites'


Bihar universities are known for being very slow in academic reforms, but here is a shocker!

New AIIMS lack basic equipment, staff: Report

In March this year, the union health ministry sent CK Mishra, one of its senior-most officers to inspect the medical facilities at AIIMS, Patna. His report was a devastating expose on the mess the institute was in.

Bihar: Police foil prisoners' bid to take over jail

central jail jalandhar
Police foiled an attempt by prisoners to take control of the divisional jail in Sitamarhi, Bihar late on Saturday night.

IAS officers are simply clerks, IITians more valuable: Patna University vice-chancellor

UPSC, civil services
Vice-chancellor of Patna University YC Simhadri on Wednesday likened Indian Administrative Services officers to clerks and said civil services examinations were similar to undergraduate examinations conducted by colleges.

Sadhu to IT: All of recovered booty not mine

Sadhu Yadav
Former RJD MP Anirudh Prasad alias Sadhu Yadav, the estranged brother-in-law of party chief Lalu Prasad, has accepted to owning only a part of the booty recovered from three thieves, who confessed to committing burglary at his residence here on June 12.

To her, Patil is Prez, Irani is Bihar governor!


Questions have often been asked on the quality of teachers recruited in Bihar to impart education in schools. There have been several instances in the past, when some of the teachers were caught on camera fumbling to name all the seven days of the week or 12 months of the year in English, and correctly. But this one takes the cake.

Patna Jn tap water healthier than bottled water: Study

Jail Bharo agitation
Tap water supplied on Patna junction railway station platforms is healthier than most of the branded bottled water being sold there, a new study by a respected experts’ body has shown.

Patna: Super specialty hospital on Jayprabha campus soon

Jitan Ram Manjhi

Decks were cleared on Tuesday for the construction of a super-specialty hospital on the premises of Jayprabha trust hospital in the state cap

Patna: 3 ECR stations to have world class cleanliness

An elderly woman
Three important stations of ECR - Patna, Gaya and Mughalsarai - have been included in the list of 50 railway stations across the country where world class cleanliness will be ensured.

Ghorasahan thieves go national, make off with luxury watches, cellphones

Ghorasahan in East Champaran (Motihari) district of Bihar is fast becoming a village of thieves.

Bihar: Man tied to bike, set on fire

Murder, torture, humiliation

A man was tied to his motorcycle and set on fire over a suspected property dispute in Bihar's Bhagalpur last Thursday.

Bihar jail riot: police firing leave many hurt

15M movement

Police were deployed in large numbers inside the high security Sitamarhi jail on Sunday after big ticket rioting by prisoners and subsequent police firing left several injured.

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