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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Janata Dal (United) launches plantation drive in Patna

Janata Dal (United) launched plantation drive to boost Green Bihar campaign in Patna on December 28, 2011. JD(U) leader and MLC Sanjay Singh participated in the function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Awareness rally on HIV/AIDS taken out in Patna

NSS volunteers of AN College and social workers participated in an awareness rally on HIV/AIDS in Patna on December 28, 2011. The rally was organised by Janani.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh inaugurates Litchi Mahotsav


Bihar Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh inaugurated Litchi Mahotsav (festival) in Patna on December 28, 2011. The festival will run one year. The state government had recently launched schemes to improve litchi quality, productivity and marketing in Muzaffarpur, Vaishali, East Champaran, West Champaran, Samastipur  and Sitamarhi districts.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui    

Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivah Yojana cheques distributed


Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi distributed cheques to beneficiaries under Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivah Yojana at Government Girls School, Bankipore, in Patna on December 28, 2011. The function was organised by Bihar Government's Social Welfare Department. Bihar Social Welfare Minister Parween Amanullah was present on the occasion.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Most backward cell of JD(U) holds meeting

Most backward cell of JD(U) held its state executive committee and district presidents meeting in Patna on December 28, 2011. Bihar JD(U) president Vashisht Narayan Singh presided over the meeting.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Supports pour in for Jan Lokpal Bill





Activists of India Against Corruption and social workers staged dharna and demonstration demanding to pass Jan Lokpal Bill instead of Government's Lokpal Bill in Patna on December 28, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Cooking gas crisis deepens in Patne

Residents staged demonstration to protest cooking gas crisis in Patna on December 28, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar Health Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey launches vitamin A drive


Bihar Health Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey launched the second round of campaign to administer the dose of vitamin A among children at Loknayak Jaya Prakash Narayan Hospital (Shastrinagar) in Patna on December 28, 2011. The Minister also distributed tri-cycle to physically challenged persons.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Congress Party workers celebrate 127th foundation day of the party




Congress Party workers celebrated the 127th foundation day of the party and 89 years of Congress Seva Dal at Sadaquat Ashram in Patna on December 28, 2011. Congress Legislative Party leader in Bihar Legislative  Council Chandan Bagchi and other senior leaders addressed the  function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar releases State Government's calendar and diary 2012


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar released State Government's calendar and diary 2012 at a function in Patna on December 28, 2011. Bihar Information and Public Relation Department Minister Brishen Patel and I and PRD Secretary Rajesh Bhushan were present on the occasion.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Teaching job aspirants stage demonstration

Teaching job aspirants staged demonstration against state service commission in protest against the alleged irregularities in list of selected teachers as published by the commission in Patna on December 28, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui   

All India DSO celebrates foundation day

Activists of All India Democratic Students Organisation took out rally to celebrate their foundation day in Patna on December 28, 2011. They displayed several placards and posters in protest against the commercialization of education and other related 'ugly' aspects of education.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Patna University student found dead in Saidpur hostel



Dilip Kumar (26), a post graduate student of Patna University was found dead in hostel No 2 of Saidpur complex under Bahadurpur police station in Patna on December 27, 2011. It was alleged that Dilip was strangulated to death by a CRPF jawan ans his associates over a love tangle. The incidents sparked anger among the students of the Patna University as they gathered at the spot and vented their ire on CRPF camp by throwing bricks and stones. Police swung into action and controlled the situation.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui     

JD(U) workers launch plantation drive in Kadamkuan

Janata Dal (United) workers launched plantation drive at Kadamkuan to promote party's ambitious Green Bihar campaign in Patna on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

300 players take part in BCA U-16 team trials


Bihar Cricket Association (BCA) Ad-hoc Committee organised selection trials for Bihar U-16 team at the outer ground of the Moinul Haq Stadium in Patna on December 27, 2011. About 300 boys participated in the trials.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Two youths injured in mishap; angry residents block new bypass road





Two bike riders were injured when a speeding Scorpio hit their motorcycle on new bypass road under Jakkanpur police station in Patna on December 27, 2011. Injured youths were admitted to a private nursing home. The incidents sparked anger among the local residents as they blocked the NH 30 and tried to torch the four-wheeler. Police swung into action and resorted to mild lathicharge to quell the mob.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

34th Senior National Throwball Championships begin in Patna


The 34th Senior National Throwball Championships began at Patna Central School in Patna on December 27, 2011. Bihar Information Technology Minister Shahid Ali Khan inaugurated the tournament. Acharya Sudarshan Jee Maharaj presided over the function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Grade Fourth employees of the Patna Municipal Corporation stage demonstration

Grade Fourth employees of the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) staged demonstration in support of their demands at R Block in Patna on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

A happy ending indeed


Bihar State Women Commission took initiative for Veena to tie nuptial knot with Pranesh, who earlier cheated Veena despite having intimate relationship, in Patna on December 27, 2011. The marriage was solemnised with the consents of both the parties.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

RJD workers protest atrocities against women

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) workers staged dharna in protest against the increasing incidents of atrocities against women in Patna on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Activists of India Against Corruption stage dharna for Janlokpal Bill

Activists of India Against Corruption staged dharna in support of Janlokpal Bill at Kargil Chowk in Patna on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Natural Health Mission holds convocation function

Natural Health Mission organised Acupressure convocation function in Patna on December 27, 2011. The 2nd Natural National Mega Health Seminar was also organised on the occasion.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

IFY to host workshop for IIT-JEE and AIEEE aspirants

The IITians For Youth (IFY), the students group from IIT-Kharagpur, will host "Endeavour", a workshop for IIT-JEE and AIEEE aspirants at Bharatiya Nritya Kala Mandir in Patna on December 29. This was disclosed by IFY office-bearers at a press conference in Patna on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Morning walker killed in mishap

An aged person Parmanand Singh was killed during his morning walk when a speeding three-wheeler hit him near near Chirayantand bridge under Gandhi Maidan police station in Patna on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Friday, December 30, 2011

10 health workers felicitated

Bihar State Health Society organised a function to felicitate 10 health workers including two doctors, who were actively involved in polio eradication programme and showed remarkable contributions, in Patna on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi holds Janata Darbar

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi held Janata Darbar to hear and solve the problems of people in Patna on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

International conference on 'Life science research for rural and agriculture development' held in Patna

Bihar Animal Resources and Fisheries Minister Giriraj Singh inaugurated the four-day international conference on "Life science research for rural and agriculture development" at the Central Potato Research Station of the Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) in Patna on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Rajgir Mahotsav begins

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar inaugurated Rajgir Mahotsav in Rajgir on December 27, 2011. Kumar  also released a souvenir on the occasion. Bihar Energy Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav and Bihar Tourism Minister Sunil Kumar Pintoo were present in the function.
Photo: Prashant    

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar felicitated five farmers

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar felicitated five farmers for breaking world record of paddy production by using SRI (System of root intensification ) technique in Biharsharif on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Prashant

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar enjoys boat ride in Biharsharif

 Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar enjoyed a boat ride at a lake in Biharsharif on December 27, 2011.
Photo: Prashant