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Friday, January 30, 2009

JDU Chintan Shivir begins at Rajgir




















Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Janata Dal United (JDU) national president Sharad Yadav and other leaders were snapped through the lenseye during JDU's convention (Chintan Shivir) in Rajgir on Tuesday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddqui

Election Commission holds meeting


State Election Commission is holding a meeting in Patna on Tuesday.
Photo: Aftab Alam

Striking Govt employees stage demonstration



Striking Government employees stage demonstraion in Patna on Tuesday.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Patna salutes the Republic


Top: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Bihar unit president Abdul Bari Siddiqui salutes the tricolour on R-Day in Patna.
Bottom: Bihar Legislative Assembly Speaker Udai Narain Chowdhary salutes the tricolour in Patna on Monday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Cultural function on R-Day in Patna





Cultural function marks the Republic Day celebrations at Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir in Patna on Monday.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

R-Day function: Farzana steals the show




Top: Farzana, a 15-year-old girl from Purina district, who was given the Gallantry Award for saving five children from getting drowned during Kosi floods, displays her medal during Republic Day celebrations at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Monday.
Bottom: Full dress parade on R-Day at Gandhi Maidan.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddique

Bihar celebrates Republic Day












Bihar Governor RL Bhatia during Republic Day celebrations at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Monday.

Top 2: Bihar Ministers participating in the R-Day celebrations at Gandhi Maidan.

Top 3: Governor RL Bhatia addressing the function in Patna on Monday.

Bottom: Governor RL Bhatia taking salute of the march past.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Monday, January 26, 2009

High security alert in Patna




Security personnel are keeping a strict vigil on the eve of Republic Day in Patna on Sunday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Ek Shaam Abdul Ahad Saaz Ke Naam




Dignitaries are participating in a function Ek Shaam Abdul Ahad Saaz Ke Naam in Patna on Sunday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Patna ready to celebrate Republic Day











Tricolour doing a brisk business on the eve of Republic Day in Patna on Sunday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Full dress rehearsal for R-Day





Full dress rehearsal is in porgress at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on Saturday to celebrate the Repubic Day on January 26.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Karpoori Thakur remembered


Bihar Governor RL Bhatia (left) and Deputy Chief Minister Susheel Kumar Modi paying tributes to former Bihar Chief Minister Jannayak Karpoori Thakur on latter's birth anniversary in Patna on Saturday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Rich tributes paid to Jannayak Karpoori Thakur







Top: Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad garlanding the portrait of Jannayak Karpoori Thakur on latter's 85th birth anniversary in Patna on Saturday.
Middle: Lalu Prasad addressing a public meeting on the occasion.
Bottom: Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) workers paying floral tributes to Karpoori Thakur.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Kshatriyas vow to fight for honour

Top congress leader Digvijay Singh, Lovely Anand and others during a meeting of All India Kshatriya Mahasabha in Patna on Monday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui



Friday, January 23, 2009

T20 cricket festival for Kosi flood relief







Frontline XI player and international Praveen Kumar receiving man of the match award from former international Kirti Jha Azad during a T20 cricket festival match in Patna on Sunday.
Middle: Bhojpuri film star Manoj Tiwari waving the crowd. Bottom: Former Test international cricketer Vinod Kambli acknowledges crowd during the match.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

A development map of Bihar


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar receiving a cheque of Rs 20 cr from HPCL official in Patna on Sunday. Bihar Government has signed a MoU with HPCL for the handing over two sick sugar mills and Lauria and Sugauli in East and West Champaran districts.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Thursday, January 22, 2009

For a noble cause



Meenakshi Singh of DPS Gurgaon, handning over a cheque of Rs 1.28 lakh to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for Kosi flood relief in Patna on Sunday.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Patna University Convocation


Top: One of the toppers of the Patna University receiving degree and certificate during convocation in Patna on Sunday.
Middle: Degree holders line up to collect their certificate.
Bottom: Bihar Governor RL Bhatia is being felicitated on the occasion.
Photos: Aftab Alam Siddiqui




Say no to child labour


Protesters raising voice against child labour in Patna on Sunday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Dog show in Patna



Participants with their pets during a dog show competition in Patna on Sunday.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Cultural show at Vidyapati Bhawan


Girls presenting their dancing skills during a cultural function at Vidyapati Bhawan in Patna on Sunday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Cricket for a noble cuase


Bihar Health Minister Nand Kishore Yadav plays a shot during inauguration of a T20 cricket festival, organised by former MP Kirti Azad to raise money for CM's flood relief fund in Patna on Saturday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Tarakant Jha felicitated



Veteran BJP leader Tarakant Jha (left) is being felicitated by former external affairs minister and BJP leader Jaswant Singh in Patna on Saturday. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar also gracing the function.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Monday, January 19, 2009

Handicrafts exhbition at Magadh Mahila College



Handicrafts exhibition was organised at Magadh Mahila College in Patna on Saturday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Dr B Bhattacharya feted


Renowned Homoeopathic practioner Dr B Bhattacharya (second from right) bening felicited during Homoeopathic Science Congress in Patna on Saturday.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui