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Friday, September 30, 2011

BSNL employees continue to stage demonstration

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) employees continued to stage demonstration in support of their demands at Sanchar Sadan in Patna on September 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

National symposium on 'Emerging Trends in Material Science' held in PWC


Department of Physics and Department of Computer Science of the Patna Women's College (PWC) jointly organised a national symposium on 'Emerging Trends in Material Science' in Patna on September 27, 2011. Bihar Industry Minister Renu Kumari Kushwaha inaugurated the symposium.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Shahadat Divas of Shahid Jagdeo Prasad observed

Shahadat Divas of Shahid Jagdeo Prasad was observed in function organised at SK Memorial Hall in Patna on September 27, 2011. Former Union Minister and national president of Jagdeo Sena, Nagmani inaugurated the function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

New Indane gas agency inaugurated at Patna Market

Farah Ekta, a new Indane gas agency was inaugurated at Patna Market in Patna on September 27, 2011. Bihar Food and Consumer Protection Minister Shyam Rajak and Bihar Minority Welfare Minister Shahid Ali Khan were the special guests in the opening function.
Photo: Afta b Alam Siddiqui

Shopkeepers of Khetan Market stage protest against water-logging

Shopkeepers of Khetan Market staged demonstration in protest against the Patna Municipal Corporation apathy to solve the chronic water-logging problem, in Patna on September 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Dandia dance marks arrival of Navratri festival


Dandia dance programme was organised at Sanskriti School, Kankabagh, in Patna on September 27, 2011 to welcome the arrival of Navratri festival and Durga Puja celebrations.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Fake branded cosmetics seized in Patna

A Patna Police team led by City SP Shivdeep Waman Lande conducted raids on a shop in Churi Market (Kadamakuan) in Patna on September 27, 2011, and seized fake cosmetic items of reputed brands.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Sharad Yadav meets Bihar CM Nitish Kumar

Janata Dal (United) national president Sharad Yadav was in Patna on September 27, 2011. Sharad met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at CM Secretariat.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Workshop on artemisia farming held

An workshop on the contract farming of artemisia was held in Patna on September 27, 2011. Several farmers of Bihar also entered into contracts with private companies for artemisia farming.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Hindi fortnight celebrations ends at Akashvani Patna

The concluding function of the Hindi fortnight celebrations was held at Akashvani Patna on September 27, 2011. Staff members were also awarded for their distinguished work in Hindi.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Earthquake felt in Patna



Fear-stricken people came out to the streets in a hurry after an earthquake of 6.8 magnitude in Richter scale shook Patna on September 18, 2011. Though the epicentre of the quake was in Sikkim-Nepal border, the tremor was also felt in Patna for more than 15 seconds.

Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Car rally for visually impaired flagged off


Bihar Governor Debanand Konwar flagged off a car rally for visually impaired in Patna on September 18, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Patna Police recover 500 passports

Patna Police seized more than 500 passports from the Subzibagh residence of Md Jinna, the owner of Green India Tourism Private Limited Company in Patna on September 18, 2011 . Jinna had duped several unemployed youths amounting in crores of rupees on the pretext of providing jobs to them in Gulf countries and escaped.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Review meeting on SC and ST welfare held

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar presided over a review meeting on the welfare measures taken by his Government for Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes in Patna on September 18, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

BJP Kisan Morcha protests export of onion

BJP Kisan Morcha activists staged demonstration in protest against the lifting of ban on onion export in Patna on September 18, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Continuing Orthopaedic Education programme held in Patna

Continuing Orthopaedic Education programme was held in Patna on September 18, 2011. Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation and the Bihar Orthopaedic Association jointly organised the programme. Dr Anant Joshi delivered the keynote address.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

JD(U) launches Green Bihar campaign at SK Puri


Janata Dal (United) launched Green Bihar campaign and membership drive at SK Puri in Patna on September 18, 2011 by planting saplings. State JD(U) chief Vashishta Narayan Singh presided over the function. Several JD(U) leaders including Water Resources Minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary were present on the occasion.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

MLC Devesh Chandra Thakur donates Rs1.86 lakh for Green Bihar campaign

JD(U) leader and MLC Devesh Chandra Thakur handed over a cheque of Rs 1.86 lakh to JD(U) state president Vashishta Narayan Singh for Green Bihar campaign in Patna on September 18, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar Governor Debanand Konwar releases a book

Bihar Governor Debanand Konwar released a book at Raj Bhavan in Patna on September 18, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Gayatri Pariwar supports Narendra Modi's fast


Members of Gayatri Pariwar performed Hawan at Kargil Chowk in Patna on September 18, 2011 in support of the fast being observed by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Discarded job seekers stage protest

Job seekers staged protest at BN College gate after they were not allowed to appear in the banking service written test in Patna on September 18, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bharatiya Momin Front holds Jan Adalat

Bharatiya Momin Front organised Jan Adalat (Public Court) in protest against Forbesganj firing in Patna on September 18, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Sunday, September 25, 2011

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar offers prayers to Lord Vishwakarma

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar offered prayers to Lord Vishwakarma at New Police Line in Patna on September 17, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

PWC students observe World Ozone Day


Eco Task Force of the Patna Women's College observed the World Ozone Day on September 16, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar Congress workers protest police lathicharge in Noorsarai

Bihar Congress workers staged demonstration in protest against police lathicharge on women at Noorsarai (Nalanda), in Patna on September 16, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

State Cooperative Land Development Bank holds AGM

The annual general meeting of the State Cooperative Land Development Bank, Bihar-Jharkhand, was held in Patna on September 16, 2011. Nagaland Governor Nikhil Kumar inaugurated the meeting.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Uttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva in Patna


Uttarakhand Governor Margaret Alva was in Patna on September 16, 2011 to participate in the three-day international conference on 'Global Trends in Education: Review and Options', organised by Institute of Global Studies, New Delhi and AN Sinha Institute of Social Studies.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

BJP Bihar protests price hike of petrol

BJP workers took out a procession to protest price hike of petrol in Patna on September 16, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Patna Commissioner KP Ramaiah holds Janata Darbar

Patna Commissioner KP Ramaiah held Janata Darbar on September 16, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar meets Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar called on Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh in New Delhi on September 16, 2011. After the meeting Kumar told the mediapersons that Central had cleared the proposal for the construction of 60000 km rural roads in Bihar under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana.
Photo: I and PRD, Government of Bihar

SUCI(C) takes out protest rally


SUCI (C) activists took out a rally in protest against police lathicharge on women at Noorsarai (Nalanda) and price hike of petrol in Patna on September 16, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Magadh Mahila College observes Ozone Day

Science and IT Society of Magadh Mahila College organised seminar to observe 'Ozone Day' in Patna on September 16, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Seminar on 'Right to Education' held

A seminar on 'Right to Eduaction' was held at IMA Hall in Patna on September 16, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Regional conference on 'Reforms for citizen centric governance' concludes'


On the second day of the regional conference on 'Reforms for citizen centric governance' several distinguished speakers including Union Secretary for Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances RC Mishra expressed their views, in Patna on September 16, 2011. Mishra said the essence of administrative reforms is to simplify the life of the common man.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Meeting held on security preparedness for Durga Puja

Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Singh held meeting with Senior Superintend of Police Alok Kumar and City SPs on the security preparedness for the forthcoming Durga Puja festival in Patna on September 16, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar Rajya Kisan Sabha holds dharna

Patna District Council members of Bihar Rajya Kisan Sabha staged dharna at Kargil Chowk in Patna on September 16, 2011 in support of several demands relating to farmers of the state.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Homes under Indira Awas Yojana demanded

Ashray Abhiyan activists staged dharna demanding homes under Indira Awas Yojana in Patna on September 16, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

AIPWA lodges strong protest on Noorsarai incident

AIPWA activists addressed a press conference in Patna on September 16, 2011 after meeting 34 persons including 22 women who were assaulted by policemen in Noorsarai during a protest demonstration.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui