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Sunday, Aug 18, 2019
Reena Sopam

Reena Sopam


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 (129 results)
Aug 07, 2019 13:02
Yusuf Shah Chak, the last independent Muslim Ruler of Kashmir Valley, is buried in Nalanda and his tomb is in disrepair and unprotected. read more
Jul 31, 2019 12:45
A native of Ranti, which is widely known as Mithila art destination in Madhubani district, Karpuri Devi is survived by a son, Vinay Bhushan, who is a senior government official in Delhi and a daughter, Moti Karn who also happens to be a national and... read more
Jul 27, 2019 01:18
Considering the comments made at the Lok Sabha session as ‘sexist and offensive’, the commission has decided to issue a notice to the Samajwadi Party lawmaker, demanding his apology for the comments and asking him to explain his actions. read more
Jul 12, 2019 15:57
The Gol Ghar in Patna is a granary built in 1786 by the then Governor General of India, Warren Hastings, following the famine in Bengal and Bihar in 1770. read more
Jul 07, 2019 14:19
The minor was caught by the locals while trying to steal a bag containing money at a bus stand. read more
Jun 16, 2019 09:03
10 years after RTE Act kicked in, enrolment of poor children in private schools remains abysmal.Far more shocking has been the performance in Patna district. Hardly 936 poor children got admission in private schools in 2016-17. In Nalanda, the home district... read more
Jun 03, 2019 14:20
The Bihar archaeology department has recommended to the ASI that the Mauryan age fortification wall at Rajgir should be included in the list of the UNESCO sites. read more
May 31, 2019 14:33
The 13-year-old gang rape victim from Kaimur and her father had approached the commission seeking its help in getting them the permission to terminate pregnancy. read more
May 10, 2019 15:07
The Khuda Bakhsh library in Patna has more than 21,000 manuscripts in Persian, Arabic, Urdu, Turkish and Pashto. The collections at the library also have Mughal miniatures and books written on deer skin. read more
May 09, 2019 16:34
British archaeologist Alexander Cunningham, who had visited the Kesaria site in 1861, had claimed to have explored this mound, locally known as Raniwas, and had conducted excavations as well. read more
May 04, 2019 13:46
In a letter written to the urban development department, the Bihar State Minorities Commission has asked the department to make proper water supply facility in these areas especially at the time of Sehri (pre-dawn meal). read more
Apr 26, 2019 15:50
The Khanquah Munemia and Masjid, the famous Sufi centre at Mitan Ghaat in Patna City locality, has decided to create this facility for the women and have already begun the preparations for the holy month expected to begin from May 6. read more
Apr 19, 2019 12:03
Nargona Terminal, located inside the premises of LN Mithila University at Kameshwar Nagar in Darbhanga, has recently been ravaged and damaged severely by building construction machines and is being used as a sumping site for construction material. read more
Apr 19, 2019 12:01
The library has been known for its rare manuscripts, which count to more than 20,000 in its collections. These need to be digitised which is a kind of preservation. But this is also the process to make manuscripts available to a wider audience. read more
Apr 08, 2019 16:28
Though the Ashapuri temple in Nalanda is dedicated to Goddess Durga, it remains out of bounds for women during the Navratras. read more