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Monday, Aug 19, 2019
Ruchir Kumar

Ruchir Kumar


Ruchir writes on health, aviation, power and myriad other issues. An ex-TOI, he has worked both on Desk and in reporting. He over 25 years of broadcast and print journalism experience in Assam, Jharkhand & Bihar.

articles by Ruchir Kumar (395 results)
Apr 10, 2019 14:18
The tobacco ban at booths would be an effective tool to create mass awareness in a limited time span about the Tobacco Control Law (Cotpa, 2003) and also the ill-effects of tobacco. read more
Apr 09, 2019 11:38
The junior doctors are demanding that graduates of AIIMS-PATNA be excluded from the benefit of 50% reservation in PG courses for doctors from medical institutions within Bihar. read more
Apr 08, 2019 03:20
Famous Bollywood couple Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi are likely to campaign for Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai. read more
Apr 07, 2019 23:40
The fault was triggered by a power outage following a thunderstorm late on Saturday, said principal general manager (mobile services) KK Singh. read more
Apr 05, 2019 10:02
Having begun crowd-funding on the portal on March 26 as part of an innovative and transparent idea, the website could function barely two days before it was rendered unserviceable, allegedly due to cyber attack. read more
Apr 04, 2019 21:11
Having begun crowdfunding on the portal on March 26 as part of an innovative idea, the website could barely function for two days before it was rendered unserviceable, allegedly due to a cyber attack. read more
Apr 02, 2019 17:14
Reacting to a pro-Pakistan remark by Mohammed Akbar Lone, National Conference candidate from Baramulla in Jammu and Kashmir, Singh said Navjot Singh Sidhu could arrange for visa of all Pakistani sympathisers in India as he was a good friend of Pakistani... read more
Apr 02, 2019 09:00
The young have been rallying behind him ever since Kanhaiya joined the fray as a CPI candidate from Begusarai, a stronghold of the Left till 1996. read more
Mar 07, 2019 15:55
The Airbus A320 Neo aircraft was grounded late Tuesday evening after sensor attached to landing gear number one (rear wheel) was damaged in the bird hit, said people in the know of the incident at the Patna airport read more
Mar 02, 2019 13:56
The social welfare department now finds itself in a piquant situation, as to whether to allow the girls to go home or retain them in shelters to protect them from being influenced by vested interests. read more
Mar 01, 2019 22:35
Seven inmates fled the Children’s Home for Girls, Nazareth Hospital, located in Patna’s Mokama neighbourhood and were found and brought back to the shelter last week. read more
Mar 01, 2019 22:34
Bihar plans to ask the Supreme Court (SC) whether it should to keep the sexually abused inmates of a Muzaffarpur women’s shelter at the temporary homes to which they have been shifted. read more
Feb 26, 2019 12:50
Announcing this on the 94th foundation day of the college on Monday, Union minister of state for health Ashwini Kumar Choubey said chief minister Nitish Kumar and he would also attend the groundbreaking ceremony. read more
Feb 13, 2019 13:33
E-commerce giant Amazon India will sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Bihar State Khadi and Village Industries Board on Wednesday. This would be the first of its kind arrangement in Bihar. read more
Feb 12, 2019 11:13
In his February 8 letter to health minister Mangal Pandey, also the BoG chairman of the IGIMS, Dr Singh cast aspersions on the capability of its teachers or their competence to conduct fair examination. read more