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Friday, August 31, 2012

Patna Women's College celebrates founder's day


Patna Women's College celebrated founder's day by organising a function at the college hall in Patna on August 23, 2012. The founder's day was celebrated to honour Bishop BJ Sullivan, the founder of the college. Archbishop of Patna diocese William D'Souza and acting principal of the college Sister Marie Jessie jointly inaugurated the function.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bird-hit IndiGo plane makes emergency landing

A bird-hit IndiGo airline plane made emergency landing at Patna airport on August 23, 2012. The airbus320 aircraft with 85 passengers on the board was hit by bird while rolling for take off. All the passengers were safe while four of its left engine blades were damaged by the impact.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Sudha Varghese in Patna


Renowned social activists Sudha Varghese released a book " A Fractured Freedom" written by Harsh Mander in Patna on August 23, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Odisha beat Bihar in EPF football

Odisha beat Bihar 2-0 in the opening match of the East Zone Employees Provident Fund (EPF) tournament in Patna on August 23, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar Intermediate Education Council employees strike enters third day


Normal functioning at Bihar School Examination Board office remained paralysed on the third day in Patna on August 23, 2012 due to indefinite strike by the employees of Bihar Intermediate Education Council (now dissolved).The employees were demanding for adjustment of service.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

ATM kiosks keep shutter down

ATM kiosks in Patna failed to provide customers demand on the second day of nation-wide strike by the officers and employees of the State Bank of India (SBI) on August 23, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

SBI employees remain on strike



State Bank of India (SBI) employees under the banner of State Bank of India Staff Association continued to strike work for the second day in a row joining the two-day call for nation-wide bank strike in Patna on August 23, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Allahabad Bank employees strike work

Allahabad Bank employees under the banner of State-Level United Forum of Bank Unions continued to strike work for the second day in a row joining the two-day call for nation-wide bank strike in Patna on August 23, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Pensioners of Bihar State Electricity Board hold meeting

Pensioners of Bihar State Electricity Board held a state-level convention in Patna on August 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

AISF and AISA activists block Dak Bungalow Road


AISF and AISA activists blocked Dak Bungalow round about in Patna on August 18, 2012 in support of the Patna University students, who went on indefinite hunger strike in support of their demands.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

NIOS Patna holds AIS co-ordinators meeting

National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) regional centre organised meeting of AIS co-ordinators in Patna on August 18, 2012. MP Monazir Hasan was the chief guest.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Kosi flood victims tell their grievances

A public hearing was organised in Patna on August 18, 2012 to hear the grievances of  Kosi flood victims of 2008 regarding rehabilitation.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Street vendors stage dharna

Street vendors staged dharna to express their joy over the Central Government's initiate to pass Street Vendors Bill 2012 in Patna on August 18, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Shakeel Ahmad Khan passes away


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar paid homage to former Bihar minister and national spokesman of Janata Dal (United) Shakeel Ahmad Khan after the latter's body arrived at Patna airport on August 18, 2012. Khan died in New Delhi on August 17, 2012. Later, Khan was laid to rest at his native village Makpa in Jehanabad district.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Sunday, August 26, 2012

AISF activists block rail tracks at Rajendra Nagar Terminal station




All India Students Federation (AISF) activists blocked the Railway tracks at Rajendra Nagar Terminal station in Patna on August 17, 2012 in support of their demands relating to Patna University.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Eit Milan Samaroh held



Students participated in the Eid Milan Samaroh organised at Patna Montessori School in Patna on August 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui 

Freedom fighters felicitated

A function to felicitate freedom fighters was organised at Indian Institute of Business Management (IIBM) hall in Patna on August 17, 2012. Acharya Sudarshan Jee Maharaj was present on the occasion.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

National Commission for Women members in Patna

Members of the National Commission for Women arrived in Patna on August 17, 2012 and held meeting with the members of Bihar State Commission for Women.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui  

State-level bankers committee meeting held


State-level bankers committee meeting was held in Patna on August 17, 2012. Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi addressed the meeting.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Bihar Intermediate Education Council employees go on strike

Employees of the Bihar Intermediate Education Council struck work in support of their demands in Patna on August 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Buying spree on for Eid


Muslim girls were on buying spree for Eit festival in Patna on August 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Bikramganj girls meet DGP

Some girls from Bikramganj arrived in Patna on August 17, 2012 to lodge their complaints with the Director General of Police (DGP) on the increasing incidents of eve teasing in their area.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

BJP Backward Cell holds meeting

BJP state president Dr CP Thakur addressed a meeting of the party's Backward Cell in Patna on August 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Muslims offer prayers on last Friday of Ramadan


Faithfuls offered Namaz (prayers) on the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan in Patna on August 17, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Patna DM holds Janata Darbar

Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Kumar Singh held Janata Darbar to hear and solve problems of people in Patna on August 16, 2012.
Photo: Afta b Alam Siddiqui

LJP workers protest murder of party leader

Lok Janashakti Party (LJP) workers staged demonstration to protest the murder of their party leader in Patna on August 16, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Iftar party organised at Siya Masjid


An Iftar party was held at Siya Masjid (Mosque) at Golakpur in Patna on August 16, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Youth Congress workers stage demonstration to protest gang rapes


Bihar Youth Congress workers staged demonstration at Dak Bungalow round about in protest against increasing incidents of crime and gang rape in the state in Patna on August 16, 2012.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui

Patna Mayor Afzal Imam hosts Iftar party






Patna Mayor Afzal Imam hosted Iftar party at Anjuman Islamia hall in Patna on August 16, 2012. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his cabinet colleagues attended the Dawat-e-Iftar.
Photo: Aftab Alam Siddiqui