Reena has been a journalist for over two decades. She has the experience of covering wide range of issues, including art, culture, archaeology, tourism, forest and women issues. She has also authored a book and is a recipient of the ‘Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Award’, given by the government of Bihar.
Articles by Reena Sopam
Nirupam doubts Mumbai encounter
Giving a new twist to Rahul Raj's alleged police encounter in Mumbai, Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam said here on Saturday the Maharashtra Government apprehended that it was not an encounter.
Updated on Nov 16, 2008 01:22 AM IST
Docu on anti-north Indian tirade, Rahul Raj
Filmmaker Nitin Chandra, from Bihar, is now out to capture the disastrous consequences of the anti-north Indian tirade in Mumbai and its reaction in the northern states, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Nov 04, 2008 12:58 AM IST
Rahul's father to move NHRC
Family members of Rahul Raj, the victim of the alleged police encounter in Mumbai, will move the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking justice for Rahul Raj, who was killed in a police encounter in Mumbai.
Updated on Nov 01, 2008 09:26 PM IST
Govinda’s films banned
The Bihar-Jharkhand Motion Pictures Association (BJMPA) has banned Govinda’s films in the two states, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Oct 31, 2008 01:19 AM IST
Patna zoo on global rhino breeding map
Patna zoo has become the first in the country to be linked with 700 zoos across 73 countries under the Geological Information Management System, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Mar 07, 2008 04:05 AM IST
People to be shifted from tiger reserve
The Bihar government is planning to shift human population from 28 villages in the core area of Valmikinagar Tiger Project (VTP), reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Oct 03, 2007 04:36 AM IST
Action finally, residents asked to vacate Mauryan site
The Patna Municipal Corporation has told the owners of 735 residential and commercial buildings in Bhagwat Nagar that they will be evicted if they do not vacate the premises, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Sep 05, 2007 02:39 AM IST
Nalanda to have an ‘Art Village’
The Ministry of Culture and Tourism is constructing an ‘Art Village’ in Nalanda on 64 acres of land, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Jul 06, 2007 07:58 PM IST
Patna Museum to be modelled on Singapore Museum
The culture department is planning to impart a modern, technologically advanced look to the interiors of the Patna Museum modeled on Singapore Museum.
Updated on Jul 02, 2007 06:48 PM IST
Dalit woman kidnapped in Darbhanga
In January this year, they kidnapped her from the village, brought her to Patna and then to Amritsar and all this while physically assaulting and keeping her in illegal confinement, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Apr 26, 2007 07:32 PM IST
ASI declares freedom fighters' houses as protected monuments
The houses of freedom fighters Dutt and Cornwallis grave in UP will be declared as protected monuments, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Apr 24, 2007 09:27 PM IST
Bihar mangoes US-bound
Ghulab Khas, Digha Malda or Zardalu, the succulent varieties of mangoes from Bihar, may fly overseas this season.
Updated on Apr 15, 2007 07:49 PM IST
ASI to tighten noose around pvt collectors
The law intends to check smuggling of antiquities and sensitise people towards their heritage, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Apr 13, 2007 10:15 PM IST
Madhubani painter Yashoda Devi faces financial crisis
The 63-year-old artist is also suffering from several ailments like tuberculosis, heart trouble and diabetes due to long schedule of her painting work in a small, shabby one room house in the state capital, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Apr 10, 2007 06:30 PM IST
Only 14 inter-caste marriages in Bihar
Needless to say, a large chunk of the Rs 11 lakh fund meant for encouraging inter-caste wedlock remained unutilised last fiscal, reports Reena Sopam.
Updated on Mar 19, 2007 11:23 PM IST
Dwivedi to make Rs 40 cr film on Patliputra
The big budget film will be shot mostly in the State and most of the cast will be from there, reports Reena Sopam.
Published on Feb 14, 2007 01:08 AM IST
Love guru in bawdy songs
This year the bards of bawdy Bhojpuri lyrics have picked up the love affair of Professor Matuknath Choudhary to adda spice to their Holi numbers, reports Reena Sopam.
Published on Feb 10, 2007 02:57 AM IST
Portray women properly in films: CM
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in Patna on Friday that women should be portrayed in a better manner in Bhojpuri films, reports Reena Sopam.
Published on Feb 09, 2007 11:39 PM IST
ASI to free Sher Shah tomb of encroachments
ASI is planning to remove encroachments from the mausoleum of Sher Shah at Sasaram, reports Reena Sopam.
Published on Feb 05, 2007 08:47 PM IST
State Animal of Bihar is the Gangetic Dolphin
The Gangetic Dolphin will be the State Animal of Bihar and the Neelkanth (coracias benghalensis) the State Bird, if the Government approves, reports Reena Sopam.
Published on Dec 01, 2006 07:52 PM IST
Human settlements near ancient Nalanda unearthed
A satellite survey at Nalanda last month has revealed NBP (Northern Black Polish) Ware belonging to the 3rd Century BC at Jaffardih, reports Reena Sopam.
Published on Nov 16, 2006 04:44 PM IST
Poll lyrics: Tune Chaiti, (over)tone political
Chaiti songs, a source of entertainment in the state, best suits leaders' purpose. Night-long sessions of such numbers are being organised in Capital by various parties.
Updated on Apr 15, 2004 01:05 PM IST
?Crowd? turns smart; says no more befooling
They are ?crowd?, as called by the political leaders. They decorate the election rallies by head count and the political leaders flaunt their popularity by the number of people present at the election meetings.
Updated on Apr 11, 2004 03:08 PM IST