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Sunday, February 28, 2010

Discussion on "Climate Change" organised at College of Commerce, Patna

Suryasthali Human Welfare Society and Ministry of Environment and Forest jointly organised a discussion "Climate Change" at College of Commerce in Patna on February 23, 2010. The discussion was the part of National Environment Awareness Campaign.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Jan Ahaar stall starts functioning at Patna Junction

East Central Railway general manager Sanjiv Handa inaugurated Jan Ahaar stall at Patna Junction railway station in Patna on February 23, 2010. The stall has been put up by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).
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Dolphin tourism in Ganga soon

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated a national workshop on "Conservation of Ganga river Dolphin" in Patna on February 23, 2010. The workshop was organised by Department of Zoology, Patna University.
Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said a move had been afoot to start "Dolphin Tourism" in the Ganga and save the rare blind mammal from extinction.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar farmers stage dharna in Patna

Bihar Pradesh Kisan Sabha staged a day-long dharna in Patna on February 23, 2010 to press their demands.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Indian Justice Party holds workers conference

Bihar unit of Indian Justice Party held its one-day workers conference in Patna on February 23, 2010.
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CII, Bihar, plans to boost farm sector

Bihar State Council of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) decided to roll out a 10-point action plan for creating wealth in the farm sector from April this year. This was disclosed by CII, Bihar chairman Satyajit Kumar Singh at a press conference in Patna on February 23, 2010.
Elaborating the plan Satyajit said the CII had chalked out specific skill development programme for the local workforce to equip them with the changning job requirements.
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BSEB class XI examination model papers released

Bihar Human Resource Development Minister Hari Narayan Singh released model papers for Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) class XI examination for Arts, Science and Commerce streams in Patna on February 23, 2010.
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CPM stages demonstration against price rise

CPM workers staged demonstration against soaring price rise in Patna on February 23, 2010.
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Bajaj Appliances launches new range of pressure cookers in Patna

Bajaj Appliances launched new range of pressure cookers and auto lift irons in Patna on February 23, 2010.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

LJP youth wing holds state covnention


Youth wing of Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) organised its state-level conference in Patna on February 23, 2010. LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan and other senior leaders of the LJP participated in the conference.
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Adopt bar coding, Bihar minister tells entrepreneurs

Bihar Food and Consumer Protection Minister Narendra Singh inaugurated one-day sensitization and awareness programme on bar coding in Patna on February 23, 2010. The programme was jointly organised by MSME-Development Institute, Patna and Bihar Industries Association.
Speaking on the occasion Narendra Singh called upon the micro, small and medium entrepreneurs to adopt bar coding for their products so that they could register their presence in ntaional and international markets.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Magadh Mahila College girls make it a memorable moment




On the last day of National Service Scheme (NSS) camp at Magadh Mahila College, students participated in a gala cultural function. The function also marked the farewell function for third and final year students of Commerce Department of the college. Song and dance on the hit Bollywood numbers as well as on the Holi songs made the function full of thrill and excitement.
Photo: Nagendra K Singh and Aftab Alam Siddiqui

PU Urdu Department organises seminar


Patna University (PU) Urdu Department organised a national seminar in Patna on February 22, 2010.
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AISA activists go on hunger strike in Patna

Activsits of All India Students Association (AISA) began their three-day hunger strike to press their demands for strict law against private coaching centres in Patna on February 22, 2010.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

PMC employees stage demonstration

Grade Fourth employees of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) staged demonstration in Patna on February 22, 2010 in support of their long-pending demands.
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Rabri Devi holds meeting with RJD MLAs

Former Bihar Chief Minister and leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Rabri Devi held a meeting with her RJD party MLAs in Patna on February 22, 2010.
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Nitish holds NDA meeting

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister SK Modi held a meeting with the NDA MLAs in Patna on February 22, 2010.
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Two mobike lifters arrested

Patna Police arrested two mobike lifters in Patna on February 22, 2010.
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Election Commissioner SY Qureshi unhappy over electoral rolls work in Bihar


India's Election Commissioner Dr SY Qureshi held a meeting with Bihar Government's Chief Secretary Anup Kumar Mukherji in Patna on February 22, 2010.
Later addressing a press conference Dr Qureshi said he was not satisfied with the progress of Bihar in preparing photo electoral rolls. He said just 57.4 per cent of voters had been included in the list of those who had been issued photo identity cards against an all-India avearge of 82 per cent.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

BN College souvenir "Maitrayan" released

Maitrayan, a souvenir of BN College was released in Patna on February 22, 2010.
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Bihar Assembly Budget session begins


Bihar Governor Debanand Konwar addressed a jont session of Bihar legislature in Patna on February 22, 2010 to mark the begnning of Budget session of the Assembly.
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Nitish, Rabri greet Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar (top) and leader of Oppostion in Bihar Assembly Rabri Devi (bottom) greeted Bihar Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary on the opening day of the Bihar Assembly Budget session in Patna on February 22, 2010.
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Jamshed Ashraf goes to attend Bihar Assembly session

Former Bihar Excise Minister Jamshed Ashraf, who was sacked by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, was going to attend the first day of Budget Session of Bihar Assembly in Patna on February 22, 2010.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Hasan Naeem programme organised

Bihar Government's Rajbhasha Department organsied Hasan Naeem programme in Patna on February 22, 2010.
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International Magic Conference begins in Patna

International Magic Conference began in Patna on February 21, 2010.
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Phagun Mahotsabv begins

A shobha Yatra was taken out in Patna on February 21, 2010 to celebrate Phagun Mahotsav.
Photo: Nagendra K Singh

"Ekeeshvi Sadi Ki Nirmala" released

Professor Shamshad Hussain released a book "Ekeeshvi Sadi Ki Nirmala" written by Ashraf Jahan in Patna on February 21, 2010.
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Baba Ramdev launches 'Bharat Swabhiman' campaign in Patna



Yoga Guru Baba Ramdev was in Patna on February 21, 2010 to launch his Bharat Swabhiman campaign. The mssion is to cleanse the political system in India by making room for people with honesty and integrity. Baba Ramdev also partcipated in a yoga camp at SK Memorial Hall.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui and Nagendra K Singh

Pandit Suryakant Tripathi Nirala remembered

Bihar Government's Rajbhasha Department organised Birth anniversary celebrations of noted Hindi poet Pandit Suryakant Tripathi Nirala in Patna on February 21, 2010.
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Kala Gosthi organised

Kala Sanskriti Vikas Manch organised Kala Gosthi (art discussion) in Patna on February 21, 2010. Former Bihar's Art, Culture and Youth Affairs minister Ashok Kumar Singh was the chief guest.

Mahadalit Ekjutata Rally held in Patna




Thousands drawn from different districts of Bihar participated in the Mahadalit Ekjutata Rally, organised by ruling NDA at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on February 21, 2010. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil K Modi, Bihar Vdihan Sabha Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary were among others who addressed the meeting.
Addressing the meeting Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that a survey would be conducted to know the exact number of nomad community people, residing in the state, with efforts to settle them permanently.
Kumar called upon the 'nomad' community members at a public meeting to take advantage of measures by the state to improve their lot and implored them to learn the 3 R's so that they could know about their rights provided under the constitution.
Bihar Chief Minister claimed that the large number of dalits, who gathered here, vindicated the success in the government's efforts to provide justice to the downtrodden.
He asked them not to be "misled by the opposition propaganda that the government was out to break the dalits by creating a Mahadalit Commission".

Photo: Nangendra K Singh and Aftab Alam Siddiqui