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Bihar jail inmate swallows mobile during inspection

The matter, however, came to light on Sunday after Ali developed extreme pain in his stomach.

The x-ray of his stomach was taken and the presence of foreign particle was visible during the examination.
Published on Feb 20, 2023 01:15 PM IST

Upendra Kushwaha set to form new political party, announcement likely today

In the recent turn of events, it is likely that Kushwaha announces his political party today. However, it remains unclear if he would join hands with the NDA in Bihar or contest alone without any alliance.

Recently several times Nitish Kumar publicly raised questions about the intention of JDU leader Kushwaha.(PTI)
Published on Feb 20, 2023 10:23 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

Bihar Board (BSEB) Inter exams from tomorrow, 80K students to appear in Patna

BSEB Bihar Board Inter Exam 2023: More than 13 lakh students have registered for writing intermediate exam across the state.

BSEB Bihar Board Inter exam 2023 begins tomorrow, February 1(File photo)
Published on Jan 31, 2023 10:54 AM IST
ByMegha, Patna

Bihar: Minor girl who resisted rape shot dead in Rohtas; one held

One of the accused identified as Rajiv Kumar Yadav alias Lakdiya of Dahiyad village, was arrested while the hunt for the other is ongoing.

Police said that the minor girl died on the way while being taken to a nearby hospital (Representative Photo)
Updated on Jan 16, 2023 04:32 AM IST
ByPrasun K Mishra

Bihar to sack 81 absentee doctors

In October last year, deputy chief minister Tejashwi Prasad Yadav had triggered unrest in the state’s medical fraternity by announcing that more than 700 doctors were absent from their place of work for as long as 12 years but were still drawing salary.

Some government doctors in Bihar have not been on duty for years.
Published on Jan 13, 2023 10:12 PM IST
By, Patna

Bihar: First phase of caste-based census begins

In the first phase, which is scheduled to end on January 21, the number of all households in the state will be counted.

The decision of a caste census was taken by the Bihar cabinet on June 2 last year.(ANI)
Updated on Jan 08, 2023 12:55 AM IST
By, Patna

First phase of caste-based census begins in Bihar

The second phase of the survey which is likely to be held from April 1 to April 30 will collect date pertaining to people of all castes, sub-castes, socio-economic conditions etc.

The decision of a caste census was taken by the Bihar cabinet on June 2 last year.(ANI)
Published on Jan 07, 2023 11:31 AM IST

Two liquor mafia members held over Bihar hooch case

Saran superintendent of police (SP) Santosh Kumar confirmed the arrest and identified the accused liquor mafias as Akhilesh Kumar Yadav, alias Akhilesh Rai, and Anil Singh.

Relatives mourn the death of those who died in the hooch tragedy at Chhapra in Saran district of Bihar. (Santosh Kumar/HT)
Updated on Dec 18, 2022 11:49 PM IST
By, Patna

53 drown in Bihar during Chhath, CM announces ex-gratia of 4 lakh each

Expressing grief, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced an ex-gratia of ₹4 lakh each for the next of the kin of each deceased, the official said.

Representational image.(Rajesh Kumar)
Published on Nov 01, 2022 10:49 PM IST

Tremors felt in Bihar as 5.1-magnitude earthquake rocks Nepal: Report

In a tweet, the National Center for Seismology said the earthquake which hit around 3 pm, had the depth of the 10 km below the ground.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale hit 53 km east of Nepal’s Kathmandu on Wednesday.
Updated on Oct 19, 2022 04:08 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar

Sanitary pad maker offers year-long supply to Bihar girl who got ‘condom’ reply

The Indian company's CEO said that they will bear the cost of the girl's education through her graduation as well.

The girl from Bihar asked the IAS officer if sanitary pads could be provided in <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>20 to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>30. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Oct 01, 2022 12:02 AM IST
By, New Delhi

'What about rapes in BJP-ruled states?' Tejashwi’s comeback on Bihar crime graph

Yadav’s comments amid a massive uproar over the rape and murder of two minor Dalit girls in Uttar Pradesh Lakhimpur Kheri.

Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav.
Published on Sep 15, 2022 05:44 PM IST
By | Edited by Sohini Goswami

Begusarai firing: 7 police personnel who were on patrolling duty suspended

Two unidentified bike-borne assailants opened fire at 10 locations in Begusarai on Tuesday evening, resulting in the death of a 25-year-old man and injuring 10 others. Among those injured, as many as four are stated to be critical.

A man injured in a firing by two miscreants on NH 28, receives treatment at a hospital in Begusarai district. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 14, 2022 05:22 PM IST
By | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Bihar: Amid floods, locals take patient to hospital on makeshift boat | Watch

The incident that occurred in Bhagalpur district has been one of the most-hit in Bihar, with the water level of Ganga and Kosi rivers increasing simultaneously.

People push the makeshift boat in knee-deep water in Bihar's Bhagalpur district. (Screengrab/ANI video)
Published on Sep 02, 2022 03:01 PM IST
By | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

KSDSU vice chancellor missed HC hearing, taken into custody on court orders

KSDSU vice chancellor Shashinath Jha said he was not aware of the court order requiring his personal appearance and has reached Patna with university officials for the high court hearing.

The Patna high court issued bailable warrants for the vice chancellor in a case related to retiral benefits for a former employee of a college (KSDSU website)
Updated on Jul 21, 2022 06:06 PM IST
ByBishnu K Jha, Darbhanga

NIA conducts raids in Bihar's Purvi Champaran, arrests Madrasa teacher

The arrested person, who was identified as Asghar Ali, was brought to Patna on Tuesday. The Central agency also detained two others, however, they were let off after questioning along with the laptop that was recovered initially.

The arrested person has been identified as Asghar Ali, and has been brought to Patna on Tuesday. (HT Photo/Representational image)
Published on Jul 20, 2022 08:12 PM IST
ANI | , Motihari

275 IEDs, country-made rocket launchers recovered from Maoist hideouts in Patna

Police also recovered rifles - including an assault weapon rifle and a country-made gun, 380 live cartridges, a wireless set, six hand grenades, pistols and five magazines.

The joint operation was carried out on Chakarbandha forest. (File image)
Updated on Jul 13, 2022 05:12 PM IST

Patna: Explosives taken to court as ‘case property’ go off

Patna Police had seized large quantities of explosives — including materials used for making crude bombs like nails and threads — from a Patna University hostel last Sunday and arrested three people.

Bomb disposal personnel check after a crude bomb exploded inside the Civil Court premises, in Patna, Friday, July 01, 2022. A police officer who had brought the explosive for investigation purpose got injured in the explosion. (PTI Photo)
Updated on Jul 02, 2022 06:36 AM IST
By, Patna

Child dies due to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur, toll in Bihar reaches 4 this year

The total number of deaths in the state due to Japanese encephalitis (JE) and AES, which is a cluster of diseases, involving the brain, has now gone up to four this year.

Of the four encephalitis deaths in Bihar this year, three were known cases of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) and one of Japanese encephalitis (JE). (Representational Image)
Updated on Jun 02, 2022 03:04 PM IST
By, Patna

Bihar Police to use AI tools to bust illicit liquor rackets in dry state

The liquor prohibition law, enforced in April 2016, bans manufacture, sale, and consumption of liquor in the state.

Representational image.
Published on Apr 29, 2022 07:38 PM IST

Loudspeaker row: Bihar minister calls for 'uniformity in laws' across religions

Bihar Minister Janak Chamar on Friday called for uniformity in the laws across religions for the use of loudspeakers.

Representational image.
Published on Apr 08, 2022 10:58 PM IST

Muzaffarpur boiler blast incident due to misoperation, says Bihar Minister

The minister further informed that he has directed the officials to provide compensation to the labourers' families based on the Compensation Act of the labour resource department.

Blast site in Muzaffarpur. (HT_PRINT)
Published on Dec 27, 2021 02:45 PM IST

Patna schools begin online admission process for next academic session

St Michael’s High School will release online admission form for LKG classes on its official website on December 7.

Patna schools begin online admission process for next academic session. (HT (PIC FOR REPRESENTATION))
Published on Dec 06, 2021 01:24 PM IST
ByMegha, Patna

Patna Science College plans to install foundation pillar, build new library 

Ninety-four-year-old Patna Science College, once famed for its cutting-edge laboratories and academic aura, may soon get a commemorative pillar in its campus marking the foundation of the historic institution in 1927.

Patna Science College plans to install foundation pillar, build new library(PTI)
Published on Nov 20, 2021 05:54 PM IST
PTI | , Patna

Man lynched after running SUV over 3 kids sleeping on footpath in Patna

The police are probing if Ganguly was the owner of the SUV and if he was drunk at the time of the incident that took place in Agamkuan around 2am on Wednesday.

Three children killed and one injured after being run down by SUV in Patna on Wednesday(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jun 27, 2019 07:21 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By

Minorities Commission requests Government to ensure amenities during Ramzan

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).

Sehari is consumed before the dawn breaks by the people who observe Roza or the day long fast during Ramzan and is considered obligatory for the people on fast. The month long festival is to begin in couple of days.(HT Photo)
Published on May 04, 2019 01:46 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By

Patna mosque to open its doors for women this Ramzan

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.

AtPatna’s Mitan Ghaat mosque, women namazees will have an exclusive corner for the prayers and recitation of the Quran during the month of Ramzan.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 26, 2019 03:50 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By

Two girl children get gift of hearing by cochlear implant surgery in Patna

The girls, aged 2 and 4 years, who belong to Patna City and Lakhisarai district, respectively, will register the first sound when the device implanted on Wednesday, is switched on after three weeks. However, it will take three years for speech and language development in the children

Each cochlear implant surgery cost under <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 lakh. This includes the cost of cochlear implant ( <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>4.07 lakh), three-year speech therapy programme ( <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,000), operation charge ( <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,000)(File Photo)
Published on Nov 15, 2018 07:43 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | By, Patna

Come out with plan on vending zones, parking slots Patna: HC

Taking serious note over resurfacing of encroachments after removal and unregulated parking of vehicles on roads, the judges asked the authorities concerned to check this menace.

An anti-encroachment drive is underway in Kankarbagh, Patna City and Bankipore circles of Patna.(HT Photo)
Published on Sep 11, 2018 03:18 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patna | ByPrashant Pratap, Patna

Anti-encroachment drive in Patna: Over 200 encroachments removed, Rs 2.15L fine realised on day 4

The district magistrate also warned that irrespective of stature and position, any person creating obstruction in the drive would be dealt with sternly.

A roadside hoarding being pulled down during anti­encroachment drive at Pirmuhani in Patna on Monday, Aug 20, 2018.(HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2018 03:28 PM IST
By, Patna
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