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Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
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 (134 results)
Jan 05, 2020 16:42
The students are being explained how to respect the laws, maintain discipline and civic sense and how to stop social evils like child marriages, female foeticide, liquor vending, domestic violence and teasing. read more
Dec 14, 2019 13:55
Bihar has 25,453 Buddhists as per the 2011 Census, which is 0.02% of state’s population. Apart from this, there are thousands of Buddhists from other countries, who have been living here for over three- four generations. read more
Nov 22, 2019 14:23
The Rajgir Festival will also feature a Gramshree Mela which has been planned at the vast hockey ground at the heritage town. read more
Nov 16, 2019 09:50
The Bihar State Women’s Commission (BSWC) has now instructed the state education department to evict security personnel, start separate shifts for boys and girls. read more
Sep 19, 2019 05:19
 The Commission’s team was, however, provided the call details of the girl’s mobile phone. read more
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