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Published on Nov 27, 2022 05:45 PM IST
On November 24, the incident came to light when IG Vikas Vaibhav went to the room to collect the pistol and found it missing. The service Glock pistol was loaded with 25 bullets
Kushwaha takes over at a crucial time when his new three-year tenure would witness the Lok Sabha Elections in 2024 and state Assembly elections in 2025
Published on Nov 27, 2022 04:30 PM IST
Police officers reached the site after angry locals protested the accident by blocking the main road, reported news agency ANI.
Published on Nov 27, 2022 08:27 AM IST
“Prohibition was implemented at the call of women. It has proved to be beneficial for the society. It’s is part of social reforms initiatives and it will go on,” CM Nitish Kumar said.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 09:39 PM IST
Chaudhary said the central government has reduced the excise duty on petrol and diesel and increased the cess and surcharge on them instead, so as to ensure that the lion’s share of the revenue is kept in the indivisible pool and remains with the centre only.
Published on Nov 26, 2022 09:35 PM IST
The chopper landed in an adjoining field near the bride’s house for ‘baraat’ (marriage procession) where both solemnised their marriage
Published on Nov 26, 2022 04:12 PM IST
Some of the filmmakers interested in doing films in the state include producer-director Kabir Khan of the Kabul Express and Bajrangi Bhaijaan fame, actor and producer Sanjay Suri of the Jhankar Beats fame, and actor Pankaj Tripathi, who hails from Bihar, officials said.
Published on Nov 25, 2022 09:33 PM IST
Bihar’s finance minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary on Friday reiterated the demand for grant of special status to the state
Published on Nov 25, 2022 09:26 PM IST
A loaded service pistol belonging to a senior Bihar Police officer has gone missing and son of a Home Guard working at his residence at police colony in Patna has been detained for questioning, police said on Friday
Updated on Nov 25, 2022 09:19 PM IST
Singh was believed to have been upset after his son was forced to step down as a minister ostensibly under pressure from the party’s top brass following his repeated allegations of corruption in his department
Published on Nov 25, 2022 01:02 PM IST
During the Covid-19 pandemic, foreign flights were banned and the number of tourists dropped to just a few hundreds at the pilgrim town.
Updated on Nov 24, 2022 10:07 PM IST
Police said the minor girl’s family complained to panchayat about a youth, who took the girl to his poultry farm on the pretext of giving chocolates
Published on Nov 24, 2022 04:41 PM IST
Both young leaders, however, parried questions whether their interaction was part of efforts to form a larger opposition front ahead of the 2024 parliamentary polls.
Published on Nov 23, 2022 10:00 PM IST
Rajni, daughter-in-law of Srijan Mahila Sahyog Samiti founder Manorama Devi and secretary of the NGO, is a key accused in the case, which involved illegal parking of funds of various government departments into the bank accounts of the NGO.
Published on Nov 23, 2022 09:55 PM IST
Three persons died on the spot and a fourth was seriously injured when an empty fuel tanker exploded while some welding work was being carried out on it in Vaishali district of Bihar on Wednesday, police said
Published on Nov 23, 2022 09:53 PM IST
The tribunal expressed surprise how the building plan could be sanctioned by local mukhiya though the place where the project is situated falls under Nagar Parishad (City Council), Khagaul.
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 09:49 PM IST
The pantry service by women self-help group Jeevika was to have been made functional by November 3, as per a letter of August 4 by Shishir Kumar Mishra, OSD, health department. The service, however, remains a non-starter due to some infrastructure issues, said officials.
Published on Nov 23, 2022 09:44 PM IST
The meeting came amid talks about major opposition parties joining hands ahead of the 2024 Parliament elections
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 08:41 PM IST
According to the police, the hospital surgeon constituted a two-member medical team to examine the child after the girl narrated her ordeal to the doctor
Published on Nov 23, 2022 07:31 PM IST
Police said that they suspect him to be a victim of celebratory firing or misfiring by someone from the neighbourhood.
Updated on Nov 23, 2022 05:36 PM IST
On Tuesday, chief minister Nitish Kumar held a meeting with education minister Chandrashekhar and his predecessor and present finance minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary over the issue
Published on Nov 23, 2022 03:26 PM IST
Over 60% of patients with advanced stages of cancer and other terminally ill patients need palliative care in Bihar, the third largest state by population, with an estimated count of 127 million.
Jharkhand assembly foundation day: Governor remembers Vajpayee, CM credits father for creation of state
Governor Bais and CM Soren were sharing stage after a long time amid the growing rift between Raj Bhawan and the JMM-led state government, which has accused the former of acting in a partisan manner and delaying in making public the Election Commission’s opinion over the office-of-profit involving the chief minister.
Bihar’s education department has asked its officials to ensure there is a minimum attendance mandate in schools and entrusted the responsibility to the head masters and teachers to ensure it
Published on Nov 22, 2022 02:34 PM IST
Beginning last week, the BSPCB had identified more than 18,000 medical colleges, nursing homes, pathological centres, blood banks, etc., and served closure notices on them for their failure to adhere to the bio-medical waste management rules 2016, officials said.
The project, earlier known as the Ganga water lift project, was approved in December 2019 and the state cabinet had sanctioned a budget of ₹2692 crore.
Both the alleged criminals, residents of Golawa village of Samastipur district in Bihar, were wanted in several cases of bank robbery and murder of policemen
Published on Nov 21, 2022 03:06 PM IST
The Ganga water supply scheme at Rajgir will be inaugurated on November 27 while the one in Gaya and Bodh Gaya will be inaugurated on November 28
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 01:36 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar expressed his condolences to the families who lost their loved ones in a road accident in Vaishali. Kumar also gave instructions to give ex-gratia grants to family members as per standard procedure and gave instructions for treatment of the injured.
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 09:36 AM IST