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Bihar’s first transgender bank clerk

Bihar’s first transgender bank clerk

If a transgendered woman can become a college principal Bengal, then Bihar can boast of having the country’s first ever transgender in the banking sector. 24-year old Monika Das of…

Brick kilns in Bihar face government heat!

Brick kilns in Bihar face government heat!

PATNA: Smoke of some 600 brick kilns regularly add pollutants to the air in the Bihar capital, and many of them have bypassed environmental norms. These kilns are so many…

George Yeo is new Chancellor of Nalanda University

George Yeo is new Chancellor of Nalanda University

Former Singapore foreign minister George Yeo will be the new chancellor of the Nalanda University in Bihar. The Ministry of External Affairs announced that Yeo is expected to take over…

Police raid eunuch’s house: Patna’s Hijra wars?

Police raid eunuch’s house: Patna’s Hijra wars?

PATNA: The Hijra wars are on in Patna. Lallan Kinnar and Diljani Kinnar head two ‘rival’ houses in the Gulzarbagh area of Patna City, the ‘old city quarter’. Diljani has…

Distance Education rocks , so chill!

Distance Education rocks , so chill!

PATNA: Want to work and study at the same time? Chill! Try distance education to the conventional colleges. The degrees are valid, and you may even lean more! Though conventional…

Bihar Muslims help build yet another Hindu temple

Bihar Muslims help build yet another Hindu temple

Bihar: Muslims in Bihar have donated land to help build the world’s largest Ram temple being planned in the East Champaran District, some 150 kilometres from Patna. But this isn’t…

Hanging on a tree protest in Bihar

Hanging on a tree protest in Bihar

Patna, Bihar: Now they’re climbing trees to stage ‘suicide protests’! Yesterday evening, May 14, when Union minister of State for Rural Development and Drinking water Ramkripal Yadav, tried to fish…

Man and girl, beaten to death, burnt in Gaya

Man and girl, beaten to death, burnt in Gaya

Watch out, wayward lovers, Khap Killings are sprouting to Bihar! Some 110 kms away from Patna, the state capital, a 26 year old man and a 16 year old girl…

Husband, denied money, throws wife to death in Bihar

Husband, denied money, throws wife to death in Bihar

Patna: When 25-year-old Smita Devi, a tutor at a coaching centre, refused to succumb to her husband’s repeated demands for money, he simply threw her off the railings of their…

Wannabe teachers forge documents for jobs

Wannabe teachers forge documents for jobs

Biharsharif (Bihar):So what’s new? Fake Teacher eligibility test certificates! The  Nalanda district office of the Bihar education department has unearthed a big fraud. Officials deployed to verify 17,773 application forms…

PU Vice Chancellor says strike is obnoxious

PU Vice Chancellor says strike is obnoxious

Statements, demands, and hot words fly across Patna University and all work has been held up for the fifth day  today in the Battle Royale between PU employees and the…

It’s VC versus the rest at Patna University

It’s VC versus the rest at Patna University

Patna, Bihar: The fate of several thousand students hangs in the balance as Patna University shgut down for a second day. It’s a replay of the same old story: Teacher’s…

Bhagalpur University moots water conservation

Bhagalpur University moots water conservation

Bhagalpur: Realising that we may be facing an imminent groundwater crisis due to ever increasing demand for freshwater and the gross misuse of it, a national workshop on ‘Water Conservation’…

Burn and pillage is new ‘press for civic amenities’

Burn and pillage is new ‘press for civic amenities’

MOTIHARI, Bihar: It’s the new civic protest catching on in India: burn, pillage in the name of ‘peaceful’ agitation…and demand for Government facilities. A mob vandalised a railway station, pelted stones…

What War does to Women… 9 Parts of Desire

What War does to Women… 9 Parts of Desire

  These are essentially stories of women who have lived under the shadow of war. They  have  witnessed the brutality of a ruthless regime. Heather Roffa in her play, 9…

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