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SCRB ‘delinked’ from HC, Bihar Police websites

SCRB ‘delinked’ from HC, Bihar Police websites

PATNA: The website of State Crime Records Bureau () has remained delinked from the websites of Patna high court and Bihar Police for the last several months. The present uniform resource locator (URL) for SCRB is scrb.bihar.gov.in. However, links on the official websites of the high court and Bihar Police do not redirect users to the above URL. A senior […]

Minister demands arrest of academic

Minister demands arrest of academic

MOTIHARI: Two days after Mahatma Gandhi Central University’s assistant professor Sanjay Kumar was assaulted for uploading a post on , Bihar tourism minister Pramod Kumar on Monday demanded the arrest of the academic for, what he said, spearheading a separatist movement on the varsity’s campus at Motihari. The minister, who represents Motihari in the state assembly, also defended the assailants […]

Diesel price soars to Rs 74.57/litre in Patna

Diesel price soars to Rs 74.57/litre in Patna

PATNA: Diesel prices per litre touched the highest ever Rs 74.57-mark in Patna on Tuesday. It sold for Rs 74.46 per litre on Monday. Petrol at Rs 83.70 was costlier than diesel only by Rs 9.13 on Tuesday. Speed petrol, however, sold at Rs 87.45 per litre. Trade sources attributed the reducing gap between the petrol and diesel prices to […]

Railways cancels 14 trains

Railways cancels 14 trains

PATNA: The East Central Railway (ECR) has cancelled at least 14 passenger trains and diverted routes of a few till August 25 due to non-interlocking (NI) work being carried out at Narkatiaganj Junction. According to ECR chief public relations officer (CPRO) Rajesh Kumar, the cancelled passenger trains include Muzaffarpur–Narkatiaganj passenger (15215/15216), Sugauli–Narkatiaganj passenger (25201/25202), Gorakhpur–Narkatiaganj passenger (55030/55041), Gorakhpur–Narkatiaganj passenger (55073/55074), […]

Woman resists rape bid, set on fire in Nalanda

Woman resists rape bid, set on fire in Nalanda

BIHARSHARIF: A woman was allegedly set on fire by three persons for resisting rape bid at Purna Bigha village under Pawapuri police outpost in on Monday night. The woman with over 60% burn injuries was rushed to Medical College and Hospital after initial treatment at Vardaman Institute of Medical Research, Pawapuri. In her statement to police, the woman, whose husband […]

‘KMC committed to give people pothole-free roads‘

‘KMC committed to give people pothole-free roads‘

KOLKATA: At a time when the commuters are experiencing bone-rattling drives on large stretches of city’s thoroughfares, city mayor on Tuesday said that Kolkata could boast having the most well-maintained roads in the entire country. While giving reply to a query from the Congress councilor Prakash Upadhyay at the monthly meeting, Chatterjee said that the civic body was committed to […]

Divisions sharpen within Mysuru BJP unit ahead of MCC polls

Divisions sharpen within Mysuru BJP unit ahead of MCC polls

MYSURU: Although elections are fought between different political parties, the poll season also sets in stark relief the divisions and schisms between leaders and factions of one party. A rebellion appears to be brewing within the over ticket distribution for the (MCC) polls scheduled later this month. After senior leader MD Parthasarathy quit the BJP and joined the JD(S) ahead […]