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Saturday, July 28, 2012

Bank employees stage dharna

Members of the United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU) staged dharna before Reserve Bank of India in protest against the non-fulfillment of their long-pending demands in Patna on July 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

Bihar Social Welfare Minister Parveen Amanullah holds meeting with CDPOs

Bihar Social Welfare Minister Parveen Amanullah held a review meeting of child development programme officers in Patna on July 17, 2012. Addressing the meeting Amanullah said State Government was determined to improve the condition of the Anganwadi kendras which had a crucial role to play in the successful implementation of the programmes.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Approach paper to Bihar's 12th Five-Year Plan released


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi jointly released the approach paper to the 12th Five-Year Plan 2012-2017 in Patna on July 17, 2012. The plan has set a target of 13 per cent growth in the next five years. The plan outlay has been projected at Rs 2.72 lakh crores.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

State-level workshop for police officers on Tobacco Control Law held in Patna

State-level workshop for police officers of Bihar on Tobacco Control Law (COTPA) was held in Patna on July 17, 2012. Criminal Investigation Department of the Bihar Police organised the seminar.
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 grievances of the people in Patna on July 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

AISF activists stage demonstration



All India Students Federation (AISF) activists staged demonstration at Dal Bungalow round-about in Patna on July 17, 2012 in protest against the irregularities in Secretariat Staff Recruitment Examinations.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

All India Road Transport Workers Federation holds AGM

General body meeting of the All India Road Transport Workers Federation was held in Patna on July 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Hundreds bid final farewell to Wahab Siddiqui








Last rites of renowned Urdu litterateur Dr Wahab Ashrafi were performed in Patna on July 16, 2012. Several dignitaries including Leader of Opposition in Bihar Assembly Abadul Bari Siddiqui took part in the burial procession.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Friday, July 27, 2012

Science Olympiad Foundation felicitates 171 achievers

Science Olympiad Foundation felicitated 171 achievers including students, teachers and principals at a function held at Rabindra Bhavan in Patna on July 15, 2012. Rishav Raj, a class 7 student of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Purnia, got a cash award of Rs 1 lakh for scoring international rank 1 in the National Cyber Olympiad.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

TUCC holds state-level convention

Trade Unions Coordination Committee (TUCC) organised state-level convention in Patna on July 15, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Wahab Ashrafi passes away


Noted Urdu litterateur and former chairman of Bihar Universities (Constituent Colleges) Commission Syed Abdul Wahab Ashrafi died after a prolonged illness at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna on July 15, 2012. He was 76.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

ICAI holds seminar on GST


Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi inaugurated a national seminar on 'Goods and Service Tax (GST)-Key Issues and Challenges', organised by Patna chapter of the Institute of Cost Accounts of India (ICAI) in Patna on July 15, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Seminar held on Challenges before Rajdharma and Justice System

A seminar on Challenges before Rajdharma and Justice System held in Patna on July 15, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bharatiya Rashtriya Patrakar Mahasangh celebrates 13th foundation day

Bihar unit of Bharatiya Rashtriya Patrakar Mahasangh organised a function to celebrate the 13th foundation day at IMA Hall in Patna on July 15, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Ram Vilas Paswan for restoration of reservation policy in Bihar Government jobs

Lok Janashakti Party president Ram Vilas Paswan addressed a dharna-cum-meeting of the scheduled castes and scheduled tribes employees in Patna on July 15, 2012. Addressing the meeting Paswan demanded restoration of reservation policy for promotion of SC/ST employees in Bihar Government jobs.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

State-level girl students convention held in Patna


Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) organised two-day state-level girl students convention in Patna on July 15, 2012. Nisha Jha, chairperson of Bihar State Child Rights Protection Commission inaugurated the convention.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Dharna held to protect reservation policy

A dharna was held in Patna on July 15, 2012 to protest  reservation policy of the government for scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward castes.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqti

JD(U) prop up Green Bihar campaign

Janata Dal (United) state president Vashishta Narayan Singh and party leaders launched second phase of plantation drive to prop up Green Bihar campaign in Patna on July 15, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

City Hospital inaugurated at Khajpura


Renowned surgeon Dr AA Hai inaugurated City Hospital at Khajpura (Bailey Road) in Patna on July 15, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Monday, July 23, 2012

Tusshar Kapoor and Ritesh Deshmukh storm Patna




Bollywood stars Tusshar Kapoor and Ritesh Deshmukh were in Patna on July 14, 2012 to promote their upcoming film Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Sawan Mahotsav held in Patna

Sawan Mahotsav ( a festival of rainy season) was held in Patna on July 15, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Sangma holds meeting with the members of BJP legislature party in Patna







Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supported Presidential candidate PA Sangma was in Patna on July 14, 2012 to interact with the members of BJP legislature party. Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, BJP state president Dr CP Thakur, BJP leaders Shahnawaz Hussain (MP), Ravi Shankar Prasad  and several BJP ministers of Bihar were present in the meeting.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Sunday, July 22, 2012

MSME connect held in Patna


Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) organised Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Connect programme in Patna on July 14, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Floating fountain inaugurated at Patna Zoo




Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi inaugurated floating fountain at the Patna Zoo lake in Patna on July 14, 2012. He also planted a sapling on its bank.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui