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The victims—all residents of Chainpura village—were travelling in the ambulance that was on its way to Patna from Nalanda, police said.(HT Photo)

Ambulance rams truck, patient among four killed, three injured

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 11:25 AM IST
Injured persons alleged that the ambulance driver was inebriated
Nalanda’s placement at Rajgir, 10 km from ancient Nalanda (photo, above) in rural Bihar was justified by claiming that it would bring employment and development to the region — a common argument of avaricious developers preying on rural lands to build apartments (Getty images)
Nalanda’s placement at Rajgir, 10 km from ancient Nalanda (photo, above) in rural Bihar was justified by claiming that it would bring employment and development to the region — a common argument of avaricious developers preying on rural lands to build apartments (Getty images)

Takshashila, Nalanda: New Education Policy seeks to draw from ancient Indian knowledge

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 05:37 PM IST
New Education Policy 2020: World-class institutions of ancient India such as Takshashila, Nalanda,Vikramshila, Vallabhi, set the highest standards of multidisciplinary teaching and research and hosted scholars and students from across backgrounds and countries.
Another doctor, pursuing his post graduation (PG) course in medicine at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital (JLNMCH) in Bhagalpur, had tested positive for the virus on April 21. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)
Another doctor, pursuing his post graduation (PG) course in medicine at the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital (JLNMCH) in Bhagalpur, had tested positive for the virus on April 21. (Image used for representation).(HT PHOTO.)

Covid-19: In Patna, 25 health workers at multi-specialty hospital sent on home quarantine

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Ruchir Kumar
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 05:47 PM IST
Earlier, on April 19, a medical officer at the primary health centre (PHC) of Sadar block at Biharsharif in Nalanda district had tested positive for the virus in the first reported case of a doctor being infected in Bihar. The doctor had come in contact with a Covid-19 patient who had returned from the Gulf.
The report highlights huge age-variation among children enrolled with pre-primary centres, including anganwadis and private schools.(HT file)
The report highlights huge age-variation among children enrolled with pre-primary centres, including anganwadis and private schools.(HT file)

ASER report points to huge age-variation, weak emotional skills in early schooling in Nalanda

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Arun Kumar
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 06:45 PM IST
The survey was carried out in 60 villages of Nalanda district of Bihar involving 1202 households and 1665 children in the age-group of 0-8. Read on to know more...
While the girl, in her first statement recorded under section 164 of criminal procedure code (CrPC) had failed to name the MLA, a video circulating on social media since September 1 purportedly showed her naming Yadav.(HT image)
While the girl, in her first statement recorded under section 164 of criminal procedure code (CrPC) had failed to name the MLA, a video circulating on social media since September 1 purportedly showed her naming Yadav.(HT image)

Non-bailable warrant issued againt RJD lawmaker in sexual abuse case

ARA | By Prashant Ranjan
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2019 07:28 AM IST
On Wednesday, the police had prayed before special court of POCSO act to issue a warrant against the MLA but the latter found several shortcomings in the petition.
Yasir Iqbal, a descendant of Yusuf Shah Chak, at the tomb of Kashmir’s last Muslim ruler’s grave in Nalanda.(HT Photo)
Yasir Iqbal, a descendant of Yusuf Shah Chak, at the tomb of Kashmir’s last Muslim ruler’s grave in Nalanda.(HT Photo)

Tomb of Kashmir’s last Muslim ruler lies in ruins at Nalanda

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Reena Sopam, Patna
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2019 01:02 PM IST
Yusuf Shah Chak, the last independent Muslim Ruler of Kashmir Valley, is buried in Nalanda and his tomb is in disrepair and unprotected.
A 52-year-old Mahadalit leader, detained in connection with a case of a minor’s elopement, allegedly committed suicide inside a police station in Bihar’s Nalanda district . (Representative Photo)
A 52-year-old Mahadalit leader, detained in connection with a case of a minor’s elopement, allegedly committed suicide inside a police station in Bihar’s Nalanda district . (Representative Photo)

JD(U) Mahadalit leader commits suicide in Bihar’s Nalanda district

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 04:47 PM IST
Ganesh Ravidas, the block level president of the ruling JD(U) Mahadalit cell, hanged himself in the toilet of the Nagarnausha police station, Nalanda’s superintendent of police Nilesh Kumar said.
The Juvenile Justice Boards (JJB) in Nalanda on Friday asked a minor charged of theft to recite national anthem before acquitting his case.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The Juvenile Justice Boards (JJB) in Nalanda on Friday asked a minor charged of theft to recite national anthem before acquitting his case.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Juvenile board asks minor to recite national anthem before acquittal

Patna | By Reena Sopam
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 02:19 PM IST
The minor was caught by the locals while trying to steal a bag containing money at a bus stand.
Lack of ambulances in district hospitals has been a perennial problem in Bihar.(HT File Photo/Representative Imagre)
Lack of ambulances in district hospitals has been a perennial problem in Bihar.(HT File Photo/Representative Imagre)

Bihar man carries dead son on shoulders, district magistrate orders probe

Hindustan Times, Patna | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2019 11:03 AM IST
Similar incidents in May 2017 in Majhaulia village of Muzaffarpur, and in October 2017 in Patna, had raised questions on health care system in the state.
Police officials reached the spot and tried to bring the situation under control but soon the agitated mob started pelting stones at them. Policemen had to resort to force to disperse the crowd.(HT Photo)
Police officials reached the spot and tried to bring the situation under control but soon the agitated mob started pelting stones at them. Policemen had to resort to force to disperse the crowd.(HT Photo)

Minor girl crushed to death, mob disrupts rail, road traffic

Hindustan Times, PATNA | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 03:19 PM IST
After the accident, the tractor driver fled, leaving the vehicle at Vidyapuri locality. Agitated locals blocked the Hilsa-fatuha railway line, halting the Islampur-hatia express for a few minutes.
The incident offered the opposition parties a ready made issue to corner the ruling dispensation in the midst of elections, as it happened in the home district of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(AFP FILE PHOTO)
The incident offered the opposition parties a ready made issue to corner the ruling dispensation in the midst of elections, as it happened in the home district of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.(AFP FILE PHOTO)

Two Dalits killed in CM’S home district, NCSC seeks report

Hindustan Times, PATNA | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2019 01:51 PM IST
Police said that three outlaws gunned down Vishundeo Manjhi (60) and his son Anandi Manjhi (23) that triggered tension in the area.
Police have claimed the victim was might have been murdered in a fit of anger by the accused.(Representational Photo)
Police have claimed the victim was might have been murdered in a fit of anger by the accused.(Representational Photo)

5 detained for murder of Nalanda journalist’s son

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2019 11:29 AM IST
Police said that around 2 pm on Sunday, Chunnu left home to play with some villagers, but never returned. His family members approached the police outpost, after which an extensive search was launched.
Women are not allowed inside theA shapuri temple in Bihar’s Nalanda during the Navratras.(HT Photo)
Women are not allowed inside theA shapuri temple in Bihar’s Nalanda during the Navratras.(HT Photo)

Women not allowed in Nalanda temple during Navaratra festival

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Reena Sopam, Patna
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 04:29 PM IST
Though the Ashapuri temple in Nalanda is dedicated to Goddess Durga, it remains out of bounds for women during the Navratras.
Vijayawada: Pedestrians walk past a replica of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) installed by the Election Commission of India to create awareness about voting at Benz circle, in Vijayawada, Saturday, March 16, 2019.(PTI)
Vijayawada: Pedestrians walk past a replica of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) installed by the Election Commission of India to create awareness about voting at Benz circle, in Vijayawada, Saturday, March 16, 2019.(PTI)

Election Results 2019: In Nalanda constituency of Bihar, rivals of 2014 are friends in 2019

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2019 01:21 PM IST
The voting for Bihar’s 40 Parliamentary seats will take place in seven phases beginning April 11. The last phase will be held on May 19.
Congress workers from Nalanda stage a protest demanding that their candidate be fielded from that seat, which has been given to HAM(S) under the alliance, in Patna on Wednesday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)
Congress workers from Nalanda stage a protest demanding that their candidate be fielded from that seat, which has been given to HAM(S) under the alliance, in Patna on Wednesday.(Santosh Kumar/HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Jharkhand tug-of-war may leadto RJD-Cong face-off in Bihar, too

Patna | By Subhash Pathak
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 05:38 AM IST
The clamour for fighting more than nine seats pervaded the Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) headquarter on Wednesday, when hundreds of party workers from Nalanda staged a dharna and sought to put up a candidate in the constituency.
As police began crackdown against the culprits, majority male residents of Kakobigha-Maghrsarai village fled their homes fearing backlash and arrests(File)
As police began crackdown against the culprits, majority male residents of Kakobigha-Maghrsarai village fled their homes fearing backlash and arrests(File)

Caste conflict fears in Nalanda after mob lynching; heavy police deployed, five held

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Avinash Kumar, Patna
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2019 01:59 PM IST
By Thursday, the unruly incident took caste colour as sympathisers of those killed assembled in large numbers at the crematorium and avenged to get justice to the bereaved families.
India is home to 236.5 million 10-19 year olds, which makes every fifth person in the country an adolescent, according to Census 2011 data.(Unsplash)
India is home to 236.5 million 10-19 year olds, which makes every fifth person in the country an adolescent, according to Census 2011 data.(Unsplash)

Basic counselling lowers bullying, violence in Bihar schools

Hindustan Times | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 11:19 AM IST
A study published in The Lancet on Thursday reveals how a one-year ‘lay counsellor’-led health promotion project in government schools in Bihar’s Nalanda district lowered bullying, depression, substance abuse and violence.
Experts say such organ transplants should be done as early as possible, preferably within 6-8 hours. (Representative Image)
Experts say such organ transplants should be done as early as possible, preferably within 6-8 hours. (Representative Image)

Gift of life: Brain dead Nalanda youth’s heart and liver transplanted in Kolkata woman, Delhi man

Patna | By HT Correspondent, Patna
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2018 02:16 PM IST
Saurabh Pratik’s mother, Sarita Sinha decided to donate her son’s vital organs after doctors at the IGIMS declared him brain dead on September 23, following a fall from rooftop on September 19.
Activists hold placard at a rally in Bengaluru to protest incidents of sexual violence against women.(AFP File Photo)
Activists hold placard at a rally in Bengaluru to protest incidents of sexual violence against women.(AFP File Photo)

Woman panchayat member in Bihar molested, one held after video goes viral

Patna | By HT Correspondent, Patna
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2018 03:04 PM IST
Police said the incident took place in Chero police outpost area on August 23 when the woman and one of her relatives were on way to Bakhtiyarpur in Patna district on an auto-rickshaw.
Police arrested one man in connection with the case in Bihar’s Nalanda while probe in the case is underway. (Photo used for representational purposes only)(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)
Police arrested one man in connection with the case in Bihar’s Nalanda while probe in the case is underway. (Photo used for representational purposes only)(Burhaan Kinu/HT File Photo)

Man assaulted, made to lick spit by group following dispute in Bihar’s Nalanda

Nalanda (Bihar) | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 09:48 AM IST
Superintendent of Police, Nalanda, Sudhir Kumar Porika told ANI that an issue of caste and love affair could be the reason behind the incident, adding that further investigation into the matter is currently underway.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama during an event at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi on Sunday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama during an event at Nehru Memorial Museum and Library in New Delhi on Sunday.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

Include ancient Indian traditions in education system: Dalai Lama

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2018 05:08 PM IST
The Tibetan spiritual leader says the greatness of the Indian civilisation is its spiritual brotherhood and harmony.
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