Pradeep has over 30 years of experience in journalism. Having specialised in sports reporting, he has moved on to city reporting, and covers education among others. A PG in mathematics, he holds a bachelor in journalism degree. He worked with The Pioneer before joining HT and has experience of Desk and reporting.
The Bihar Chemists and Druggists Association, which has given the strike call, says the govt order, stating that only licensed pharmacists can open medicine shops, should be withdrawn.
Bihar School Examination Board releases academic calendar of 2018.
Post prohibition on April 5, 2016, Bihar government formulated the concept of selling pre-fermentation version of palm tree juice (Neera) in consultations with self-help groups (SHGs)
Cricket association of Bihar (CAB) secretary Aditya Verma has sought to put his association’s claim to full Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) affiliation ahead of rival Bihar cricket association (BCA)
The elections, held on March 9, saw constituent parties of both, the ruling grand alliance and the opposition NDA, put up candidates against each other
Prior to his appointment as chief justice of Patna high court, justice Menon was the acting chief justice of the Madhya Pradesh high court.
National Alliance of People’s Movements (NAPM) says that MGNREGA workers have not been paid their wages since January 14, leaving lakhs of them penniless.
Among the arrested imposters, 14 were from Nalanda and 10 from Nawada districts. Five examinees were expelled for trying to adopt unfair means at the exams in Patna and four from Bhojpur.
Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) has adopted zero tolerance policy against use of unfair means during the Class 10 examinations at 1,506 centres across the state from March 1 to 8.
In a series of tweets on Monday, RJD chief Lalu Prasad hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for ‘pursuing divisive politics’, during his campaign for the ongoing UP assembly elections.
Bihar Cricket Association secretary replaces treasurer, other office-bearers, belonging to a rival faction as infighting takes a serious turn
The project for upgrading facilities at Patna Medical College and Hospital has received administrative approval and tender has been floated for awarding work
The NBA Academy India, coming up in the National Capital Region, is the NBA’s fifth elite training centre globally and the first of its kind in the country. It will be fully funded by the NBA, the predominant men’s professional basketball league in North America.
The BSEB, which has adopted zero tolerance policy against the use of unfair means , expelled 204 students on the second day of the intermediate examinations. It had expelled 267 students on the first day.
The intermediate exams are a big test for the Bihar School Examination Board after the merit scam in 2016.
A slew of measures taken by the Bihar School Examination Board to minimise errors and rid the examination of unfair practices will be put to test when the matriculation and intermediate exams begin in February-March.
Railway gangmen on night patrolling detected two large stone slabs kept on tracks between Sathajagat and Dalsingsarai railway stations in Bihar. The incident brings into focus the sabotage theory doing the rounds after the November 20, 2016 Indore-Patna Express mishap, killing 148 people.
The study expressed concern that Bihar, which spent 19.3% of its 2012-13 budgetary allocation on education, has reduced its budgetary allocation by 2% over the past four years.
The decision to extend dates for online filling of examination forms will benefit more than 25 lakh matric and intermediate students in Bihar
The Bank Employees Federation of India blamed the RBI for putting banking system in utter chaos after the government demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.
The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Tuesday cancelled the affiliation of 56 more intermediate colleges and schools in the state.
In a bid to restore its credibility post-toppers’ scam, the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) on Tuesday cancelled the affiliation of 68 scam-tainted higher secondary schools/colleges finding their replies to showcause notices not satisfactory.
An ugly spat between organisers and a top ranked police officer over the occupancy of a VIP seat marred a Pro-Kabaddi League (PKL) match late Saturday and cast a long shadow over the future of the Patna leg of the popular league.
A 17-year-old national-level player died after a tackle during a match of the Bihar state junior rugby football championships at Ghosi in Bihar’s Jehanabad district on Sunday.
Bihar Olympic Association (BOA) and different sports association expressed happiness over the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) decision to lift ban on state teams from participating in the National Games beginning January 31 in Kerala.
When the auction of players for the fourth edition of the Kabaddi Premier League gets underway here next week, one of the franchisees bidding for players will be AB Corp, founded by one Amitabh Harivansh Rai Bachchan aka Big B!
In a game filled with tales of child prodigies and in which an Indian is the undisputed world champion, Bihar’s three-year-old Pari Sinha has stolen everyone’s thunder, reports Pradeep Modak.
Bihar CM Nitish Kumar made a commitment today to provide state sponsored martial arts training to girls in every school in the state. He said this would help them protect themselves against molestors and eveteasers.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar called upon girls of the state to take up martial arts along with their education to defend themselves against eve teasers and other anti-social elements.