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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Training programme for ASHA workers begins

Janani organised a training programme for Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) at Rashmi Complex at Kidwaipuri in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Occupational health of women remains a challenge

Dr Manisha Singh expressed her view in the national seminar on 'Women and Occupational Health: Stress, Hazards and Safety' at Patna Women's College in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Fire breaks out in UNICEF office in Patna



Fire broke out in the UNICEF office near New Patliputra roundabout in Patna on January 18, 2012. Fire tenders rushed to the spot and doused the flame. No casualty had been reported but office articles including computers were gutted in the fire.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Retired Bihar Police officer Shridhar Mandal joins JD(U)

Retired Bihar Police officer Shridhar Mandal joined the ruling Janata Dal (United) at a function in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

PU students' leaders observe indefinite fast

Students leaders of Patna University began to observe indefinite fast in protest against suspension of some students residing in Jackson and Iqbal Hostels in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui   

Minority community leaders join LJP

Some minority community leaders joined Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) in presence of LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab lam Siddiqui 

India Against Corruption activists stage demonstration

India Against Corruption activists staged demonstration before district magistrate office in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

GRP arrest 8 criminals from Patna Junction area


Government Rail Police (GRP) arrested eight criminals in connection with theft and robbery cases in running trains, in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Dress rehearsal for Republic Day parade continues at Gandhi Maidan


Bihar Police and para-military forces jawans took part in the dress rehearsal for Republic Day parade at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

RJD stages dharna against 'enrollment scam in government schools'

RJD workers under the leadership of its state president Ram Chandra Purve staged dharna in protest against the "enrollment scam in state government-run schools" at Kargil Chowk in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Peons and watchmen stage dharna in Patna

Peons and watchmen staged a day-long dharna, under the banner of Bihar Dafadar and Chowkidar Sangh, in support of their demands at Gandhi Maidan in Patna on January 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar holds Janata Darbar in Madhubani






Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar held Janata Darbar to listen to the plight of the people at Madhubani Stadium in Madhubani on January 18, 2012 during his Sewa Yatra.
Photo: I and PRD

BJP Scheduled Castes Cell holds meeting

BJP Scheduled Castes Cell organised its meeting in Patna on January 18, 2012. BJP state president Dr CP Thakur and Bihar Road Construction Minister Nand Kishore Yadav addressed the meeting.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Ambpali Craft Bazar inaugurated in Patna

Ambpali Craft Bazar was inaugurated in Patna on January 18, 2012. The 10-day exhibition-cum-sale of textile and handicrafts articles has been organised by Union Textile Ministry.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Seminar held on 'Women and Occupational Health' in Patna Women's College


An UGC sponsored national seminar on "Women and Occupational Health: Stress, Hazards and Safety" was held at Patna Women's College in Patna on January 17, 2012. Patna Women's College principal Sister Doris D Souza inaugurated the seminar.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Bihar State Electricity Board Employees hold meeting

Bihar State Electricity Board Employees held a meeting in Patna on January 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi holds Janata Darbar

Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi held Janata Darbar in Patna on January 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav remembered

Rich tributes were paid to former Union Minister Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav on his death anniversary in Patna on January 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Inner Wheel Club distributes blankets to poor peole

Inner Wheel Club organised blankets distribution programme among poor at Rotary Bhavan in Patna on January 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Patna College all set to host Bihar Legislative Council meeting

Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Singh inspected the preparations going on at Patna College to host centenary meeting of the Bihar Legislative Council, in Patna on January 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

AISF turns 75

All India Students Federation (AISF) will celebrate the 2012 as its platinum jubilee year. The AISF has turned 75 this year. Talking to reporters in Patna on January 17, 2012, leaders of the federation said AISF would host different functions nation-wide throughout the year to commemorate the occasion.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Telecom traders hold felicitation function

Telecom traders of Bihar organised a felicitation function for their members in Patna on January 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

OxyZen launches coaching centres in Patna

OxyZen  has launched its three branches in West Boring  Canal Road, Rajabazar and Rajendra Nagar to guide the boys and girls for IIT-JEE, AIEEE,  PMT and other related engineering and medical entrance examinations. Talking to reporters in Patna on January 17, 2012, academic director of the institute, KK Jha said scholarship tests for students would be held on February 5 and February 12.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui     

Two held for illegal withdrawal of IT refund

Patna Police arrested two persons including a woman for allegedly withdrawing income tax refund worth several lakhs from Canara Bank branch under Kankarbagh police station in Patna on January 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

One dies in auto-rickshaw mishap


One person died while the other received injuries when an auto-rickshaw overturned near Bahadupur railway overbridge under Patrakar Nagar police station in Patna on January 17, 2012. The incident sparked anger among local residents as they took the street and set the auto-rickshaw on fire. They also blocked the road.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Bihar Health Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey holds Janata Darbar


Bihar Health Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey held Janata Darbar in Patna on January 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Four criminals arrested in Patna City

Patna City police claimed to have busted a gang of criminals who had been involved in road robbery, snatching and other crimes in several localities of Patna. Senior SSP Alok Kumar while giving details to media in Patna on January 17, 2012, said police had arrested four members of the gang and recovered two firearms, four live cartridges, one car and one motorcycle from their possessions.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui        

Former Bihar Chief Minister Abdul Gafoor's birth anniversary celebrated



Former Bihar Chief Minister Abdul Gafoor's birth anniversary was celebrated at Anjuman Islamia Hall in Patna on January 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Saturday, January 21, 2012

Aishwarya Sahi's poems 'Memoirs of a former self' released

Bihar Information and Public Relation Department Minister Brishen Patel released a collection of poems titled "Memoirs of a former self" written by Aishwarya Sahi at a function in Patna on January 16, 2012. I and PRD secretary Rajesh Bhushan was present on the occasion.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Oil and Gas Conservation Fortnight begins

Bihar Food and Consumer Protection Minister Shyam Rajak inaugurated Oil and Gas Conservation Fortnight for Bihar State in Patna on January 16, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar girls to speak for empowerment in special 'parliament'


Bihar Government’s Education Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh said a girl each from 243 assembly constituencies of Bihar would articulate their views and suggestions on empowerment of women at a special “parliament” session for them that will be held in Patna on January 24.
Talking to the reporters in Patna on January 16, 2012, Singh said the parliament for and by the girls had been conceived to give them exposure about the parliamentary system akin to the parliament and state legislatures where the elected representatives speak for their constituents.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

East Zone Balshri camp begins in Patna


Two-day East Zone Balshri camp began at Kilkari Bal Bhavan in Patna on January 16, 2012. Thirty-three children drawn from eastern states Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand and Manipur have been participating in the camp.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Complete construction of Durgawati reservoir within 6 months, RJD MP Jagdanand Singh urges Bihar Government

Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Jagdanad Singh lashed out at Bihar Government for inordinate delay to complete the construction of Durgawati reservoir in Bihar's Rohtas district. Talking to reporters in Patna on January 16, 2012. Singh asked the state government to complete work within next six months so that the farmers could avail the water from it for irrigation of their farmland. RJD state president Ram Chandra Purve and RJD national general secretary Ram Kripal Yadav were present at the Press conference.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Virendra Mandal's birth anniversary.celebrated

Theater artistes held a meeting at Premchand Rangshala in Patna on January 16, 2012 to celebrate Virendra Mandal's birth anniversary.

CV Raman lecture series held at Science College


CV Raman lecture series was organised in the physics department of Science College in Patna on January 16, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui