After experimenting for more than four years, scientists at IIT-Kharagpur have invented sterilized sanitary napkins made from jute-based cellulose.
A small solar-powered LED lamp is the sole source of illumination at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s ancestral home, a three-room thatched house in Nalanda district about 90km from Patna.
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee was forced to cut short her programme at the Presidency University and beat a hasty retreat to avoid an embarrassing situation while education minister Partha Chatterjee exited through a back gate.
Das said people of the state were no longer interested in the circus and would reject the Kumar-led government thoroughly in the upcoming assembly polls.
GC Singh was carrying out anti-sabotage checks before the chief minister’s flight landed. The jawan stepped on a polycarbonate sheet which couldn’t take his weight.
Former Rajya Sabha MP Sabir Ali, whose induction in the BJP had created tremors in the party last year owing to stiff opposition by several saffron party leaders -- particularly union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, and whose membership had been cancelled in less than 24 hours of his joining, was re-inducted in the BJP here on Thursday.
An Uber cab driver has been arrested in Kolkata for allegedly masturbating while driving a 25-year-old woman passenger, a virtual repeat of an incident involving another taxi aggregator service in the national capital earlier this month.
The Bihar assembly election date hasn’t been announced yet, but the political slugfest has begun already. Chief minister Nitish Kumar took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he might repackage existing schemes and offer them as a special package for the state where the BJP and JD(U)-RJD-Congress combination are locked in a do-or-die battle.
The ghosts of Kolkata and the spirit of the city have fascinated Fabrice Etienne, the French consul general in Kolkata, so much that he has ended up writing a book on its spookier side.
A political contest has already broken out in Bihar ahead of the assembly elections in September, with each party trying to grab maximum eyeballs.
With poll fever gradually taking over, it is time for ‘sonrise’ in Bihar this assembly election.
The news is, former Siwan parlimentarian Mohammad Shahabuddin could enjoy some degree of ‘freedom’. But there is a big‘if ’.
The police have arrested a 22-year-old youth for a ‘murderous attack’ on Ejaz-ul-Haq, a former Bihar minister and brother-in-law of former Siwan MP Mohammad Shahabuddin. The arrested man told the police on Saturday that he had attacked Haq in self defence and “out of desperation” after the former Bihar minister of state for welfare allegedly tried to have “unnatural sex” with him.
The barbaric lynching of a Nalanda based private residential school director, Devendra Prasad Sinha, took place in full public view and despite the presence of the police,
The West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) probing the Ranaghat rape and robbery case has submitted the chargesheet on Monday against five of the nine-member gang.