Everything you need to know about Meena Bazar Bettiah: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Meena Bazar Bettiah: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Patna, May 22 (IANS) Bihar Wednesday launched a survey using aerial photography for updating land records, officials said.
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) An Indian Police Service (IPS) officer in Uttar Pradesh has been transferred a staggering 59 times in his careeer, while 43 of his colleagues have been shifted more than 40 times, a Right To Information (RTI) query has revealed.
Gurgaon, May 20 (IANS) Vehicles used by companies in Gurgaon to ferry female employees will have to be equipped with GPS within a month.
Agra May 20 (IANS) With the temperature a tad short of 46 degrees Celsius Monday, pedestrians were few and far between, even as the heat-harassed tourists began deserting the historical monuments in Taj city Agra.
Gurgaon, May 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will lay the foundation stone of the first Indian National Defence University (INDU) here May 23, an official said Saturday.
Gurgaon, May 15 (IANS) To curb illegal construction in the restricted area within 900 metres of the ammunition depot here, the district administration Wednesday decided to erect pillars outside the boundary line, an official spokesperson said.
Chandigarh, May 13 (IANS) To lessen the wait and hardship of the people for registering property, the Gurgaon district administration has urged the Haryana government to introduce e-stamping to make things easier, a spokesman said Monday.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) As the Indian Cinema celebrates 100 years of its existence Bollywood actresses and fashionista Sonam Kapoor shared her love for classic look and said she copied legendary Madhubala's sari from a song for an event.
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Remaking Mehboob Khan's Oscar-nominated "Mother India" is an unachievable feat, says Vidya Balan and if someone dared attempt this, she wouldn't be a part of this.
Chennai, April 6 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor and Annamalai University Chancellor K. Rosaiah Saturday suspended vice chancellor M. Ramanathan with immediate effect for the smooth conduct of investigations into the financial irregularities and maladministration of the institution.
Patna, April 6 (IANS) At least 25 people were burnt to death and many more injured in different incidents of fire across Bihar since Friday, police said Saturday.
Shillong, April 2 (IANS) The Meghalaya High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central and state governments on Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma's plea challenging his detention, a lawyer said.
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Singer Lata Mangeshkar felicitated younger sister Asha Bhosle with the Hridaynath Mangeshkar Award at a function that saw all the Mangeshkar siblings come together.
Lucknow, March 30 (IANS) Five persons including a child were killed late Friday night in a head-on collision between two motor bikes, police said.
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Laparoscopic ileal interposition surgery or the small intestinal switch for the control of type 2 diabetes is catching up with more countries showing interest in adopting the advance technique, said laparoscopic surgeon Surendra Ugale.
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) The district administration in Gurgaon Thursday sealed several illegal farmhouses, including that of popular Bollywood singer Mika Singh, in village Roz Ka Gujjar.
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Kazakhstan's Almaty will get an opportunity to taste exquiste Indian tea during its Nowruz celebrations as India's Tea Board is organising a two-day exhibition and tea tasting session for the general public of the central Asian city.
Bhubaneswar, March 11 (IANS) A Maoist leader wanted in more than 45 criminal cases including several murders was killed in a fierce gun battle with police in Odisha's Gajapati district Monday, an official said.
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) Tamil director P. Kinslin says Anjali acts naturally in front of the camera and says she has the ability to slip into her character with ease and precision.
Peshawar, Mar. 3 (ANI): Police in Peshawar banned parking of motorcycles in the premises of Bilour Plaza and the nearby Time Centre in the city on Saturday, after threat-bearing letters from militants warned mobile phone dealers against "promoting vulgarity".
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Pakistani actress Meera, who made her Bollywood debut in Mahesh Bhatt's "Nazar", will step into the shoes of legendary Meena Kumari for the "Pakeezah" remake.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Three people, including two women, died while two others were critically injured in two separate road accidents here since Sunday night, said police Monday.
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Legendary music composer Khayyam, who turned 86 recently, recalled how he was scared while composing music for one of his biggest hits "Umrao Jaan" after the super success of film "Pakeezah".
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Arvind Kumar Yadav won the Mawana Sugars Full Marathon in the men's category while Nilam Maruti Kadam was the fastest in the women's category here Sunday.
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) On Valentine's Day, when love is celebrated across the world, it might be opportune to consider the plight of those for whom sex is work.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 10 (IANS) Human rights activist Dandapani Mohanty, who was arrested Friday in Odisha for his alleged links with the Maoists, has been charged with sedition, a police officer said Sunday.
Bhubaneswar, Feb 9 (IANS) People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) Saturday condemned the arrest of Dandapani Mohanty, who negotiated with the Maoists and helped the Odisha government to resolve two abduction crises in the past.
Jaipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Six people, including a Chinese and two Nepalese nationals, were arrested here for planning to smuggle 9,000 kg of rare red sandalwood to China via Nepal, police said.
New Delhi, Feb. 4 (ANI): The Consultative Committee attached to the Ministry of Finance on Monday suggested the Finance Minister P. Chidambaram to prepare a practical, reasonable and visionary budget for the upcoming Budget Session of Parliament.
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) A timely tip-off from a retired police officer averted what could have possibly been a murderous attack on Kamal Haasan. Apparently, this benefactor, an old Kamal Haasan fan, advised the actor not to travel alone under any circumstance, as his life was in danger.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (ANI): The Rajasthan Police will question sociologist Ashis Nandy over his anti-Dalit remarks in Delhi on Wednesday.
Jaipur, Jan. 27 (ANI): Hundreds of people staged a protest demonstration outside the venue of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) here on Sunday, demanding immediate arrest of sociologist Ashis Nandy for his remarks against members of the backward classes, scheduled castes and tribes.
Jaipur/New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Social scientist Ashis Nandy was Saturday booked for linking Dalits, tribals and backward classes to corruption, even as his remarks at the Jaipur Literature Festival drew condemnation from political parties like the BSP and RPI which demanded action against him.
Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Leading political psychologist, scholar and social scientist Ashis Nandy clarified Saturday that he did not mean to hurt the sentiments of the country's disempowered groups with his comment about the equalizing force of corruption and that the scourge was rampant among the backward and Dalit communities as well.
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Singing legend Lata Mangeshkar has launched her music lable LM Music, which has already taken off in a big way. She says her immediate plans are to sing with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bahchcan other than releasing a ghazal album and creating a platform for children who are seen on reality shows.
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said that the fiscal consolidation roadmap for Centre has been laid out and the Government will not breach the fiscal deficit limits.
Jaipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Rajasthan has framed an action plan to handle with sensitivity incidents of atrocities on women and speedily dispose of these cases, thanks to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The central government has ordered an inquiry into allegations by the gang-rape victim's friend that Delhi Police PCR vans responded late on the night of Dec 16 when the 23-year-old woman was brutally raped by six men.
New Delhi, Jan. 8 (ANI): The government has ordered an inquiry by Veena Kumari Meena, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs, into the allegations raised by the eyewitness of the December 16 gang rape incident regarding late arrival, non responsive behaviour of PCR Vans and other allegations to ascertain the facts and fix accountability for any lapses.
New Delhi, Jan. 5 (ANI): Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma, who resigned from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) to contest the presidential election against Pranab Mukherjee, formally launched his own political outfit 'National People's Party' (NPP) at a press conference here on Saturday.
Jaipur, Jan 3 (IANS) The Rajasthan government suspended an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Thursday, a day after he was arrested on corruption charges, officials said.
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar, who has sung for almost every leading Bollywood actress since she entered the industry in 1942, says her favourites were Meena Kumari and Nargis.
Gurgaon, Dec 22 (IANS) Gurgaon police Saturday stepped up efforts for trouble-free Christmas and New Year festivities and will deploy over 4,000 personnel to ensure the safety of citizens - especially women.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) One of the capital's five-star hotels Friday sent out a Christmas message with a difference by unveiling a Christmas tree made of newsprint to sensitise people towards environmental degradation and the preservation of forest cover.
Bhubaneswar, Dec 5 (IANS) The son of a human rights activist was arrested in Odisha Wednesday for supplying arms to the Maoists, police said.
Kolkata, Nov 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday ordered a judicial probe into the recent police firing in Nadia district, and admitted police action in Birbhum district's Loba village which resulted in a clash leaving 33 injured was "a mistake".
Patna, Nov 28 (IANS) The Bihar government has decided to pay wages to workers under the rural jobs scheme through public sector banks instead of post offices to check delays and irregularities, an official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Money collected by life insurance companies as premiums dropped by 2.33 percent during the quarter ended Sep 30, 2012, largely due to the slowdown in economic growth, Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain Meena said Friday.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Money collected by life insurance companies as premium dropped by 2.33 percent during the quarter ended Sep 30, 2012 year?on?year, largely due to the slowdown in the economic growth, Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain Meena said Friday.
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Scotland Yard Friday said a third man had been charged with attempt to inflict "grievous bodily harm" on India's retired Lt. Gen. K.S. Brar, who led Operation Bluestar in Amritsar in 1984.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A 13?year?old Class 8 girl was injured when she attempted suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of a building here Thursday, police said. Her family members alleged that she took the step after being scolded by her teacher.
Patna, Nov.22 (ANI): Police in Bihar's West Champaran District on Thursday confirmed that at least 17 prisoners were injured in a clash between two groups of inmates at the Bettiah divisional jail.
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher says he and filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker got to spend a great evening with Hollywood star Robert De Niro in Doha during the ongoing Doha Tribeca Film Festival.
Gajpati (Odisha), Nov. 14 (ANI): Security forces gunned down five Maoists in an encounter in a forest bordering Ganjam and Gajapati districts of Odisha on Wednesday.
Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) Denying allegations that he had ordered police action in Birbhum district's Loba village Nov 6, West Bengal industries minister Partha Chatterjee Thursday said left wing extremists, CPI-M activists and a section of Congress workers had sparked the trouble.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday sought a report on a traffic policeman's plea seeking action against two judges for allegedly making him work as a peon in a court for issuing a challan to the brother of one of them.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) He is an accomplished writer, poet and lyricist, but Javed Akhtar says his childhood aspiration, just like every kid, was to become an actor.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) What is wrong if an actor uses his popularity to do some good to society, an irate Javed Akhtar hit back when a journalist asked him if celebrities use social work to hide their black money.
Gurgaon, Nov 7 (IANS) In view of Diwali Nov 13, authorities here Wednesday imposed a ban on rallies and demonstrations with an immediate effect to ensure safety and security of the people, an official said.
Gurgaon, Nov 7 (IANS) Information technology exports from Haryana rose 8-10 percent to around Rs.25,000 crore in 2011-12 from the previous financial year, data collected by industry association NASSCOM and the Export Promotion Council shows.
Gurgaon, Nov 5 (IANS) An identification parade would be held to narrow down on accused policemen in the alleged custody death of a 29-year-old Dalit cab driver here last week, police said Monday.
Patna, Nov 5 (IANS) Bihar has issued show cause notices to 175 officials for their failure to provide funds to beneficiaries of Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) during the 2012-2013 financial year in the state, an official Monday said.
New Delhi, Nov.2 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde will lead an Indian delegation to the International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO)-Interpol Ministerial meeting to be held in Rome, Italy on November 5.
New Delhi, Oct. 22 (ANI): Finance Mminister P. Chidambaram on Monday met the chief executives of general insurance companies here to discuss the problems of the industry.
Gurgaon, Oct 19 (IANS) Police here will henceforth file first information reports (FIRs) against men accused of rape without any delay, an official said Friday.
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) When he hit the ramp in a brown coloured jacket and check pants, the audiences hooted and cheered for actor Manoj Bajpayee who decided to become a showstopper for designer Samant Chauhan on the second day Sunday of the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) for the sake of Bhagalpur silk.
Chandigarh, Oct 6 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl set herself on fire after she was gangraped by two people in Haryana's Jind district Saturday, police said. She later died of burn injuries. Police have arrested two people in the case.
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Twelve people have so far been arrested for an attempt on the life of Lt. Gen. (retd) K.S. Brar, who led an Indian Army operation into the Golden Temple in Punjab in 1984, police said Friday.
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Four people, including a 40-year-old woman, have been arrested for the assassination attempt on Lt Gen (Retd) K.S. Brar, who led the Indian Army operation into the Golden Temple at Amritsar in Punjab in June 1984, police here said.
Raipur, Oct 4 (IANS) A human-trafficking bid was foiled in Chhattisgarh with 35 workers, majority of them minors, rescued from a Odisha-bound private bus, a police official said Thursday.
Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Lt Gen (retd) K.S. Brar, who was attacked in London earlier this week, returned to Mumbai Wednesday with his wife Meena.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Call it their Bihar connect or love towards Indian weaves, designer Samant Chauhan and actor Manoj Bajpayee are bonding big time and have teamed up for the forthcoming edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring-summer 2013.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A 36-year-old woman, accused in a dowry death involving her daughter-in-law, committed suicide in a jail lock-up here, police said Saturday.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): Minister for Rural Development and Drinking Water and Sanitation Jairam Ramesh on Friday said that India will be an open defecation free country in the next ten years and sanitation issue should become a national obsession.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Jairam Ramesh Thursday said it was the objective of the union government to make India an open defecation free country in ten years.
Gurgaon, Sep 27 (IANS) The Gurgaon District Magistrate Thursday banned Hookah (hubble bubble) Bars in the district, an official said.
Bettiah (Bihar), Sep 19 (ANI): As West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sharpens her attack on the ruling UPA Government at the Centre, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said that his political party would support whoever supports special status for Bihar.
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) will extend support any party which gives special category status to Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said Wednesday.
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) In a rare political show, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took to the streets Wednesday to demand a special category status for the state to hasten its development.
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance (EB&I) Namo Narain Meena Thursday claimed that there could be a nexus between the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India's official auditor, and the opposition parties on the coal blocks allocation report.
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Failing to get financial assistance for the treatment of her two paralytic children, a woman in Rajasthan has written to the state government seeking permission for their mercy killing.
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) Top seed Yuen Tsun Hei (Hong Kong) survived a scare as he came back from 0-2 down to beat Madhav Dhingra 3-2 and enter the final of the Boys Under-17 singles in the Indian Open junior squash tournament here Thursday.
Jaipur, Aug 25 (IANS) After girls in a Uttar Pradesh village were banned from using mobile phones about a month ago, a village panchayat in Rajasthan has prohibited minor girls from carrying mobiles and directed them to cover their heads when going out of home.
Jaipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Electricity department officials and a government doctor were booked for negligence after a minor boy was electrocuted Monday on coming in contact with live wires in Rajasthan's Sawaimadhopur district, police said.
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The government has directed public sector banks to restructure loans worth Rs.35,000 crore to textiles firms, which are facing financial problem, Minister of State for Finance Namo Narain Meena said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) At least 30 senior police officers, including 11 district police chiefs, were transferred by the Punjab government Sunday, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said here.
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) Two school teachers have been arrested in West Bengal's Birbhum district after a class 12 girl student was strip-searched by them on allegations of theft, a senior police official said.
Kolkata July 26 (IANS) Resolving to take forward the fight against "exclusion and "discriminatory practices", over 550 sex workers from 46 countries released a declaration at the ongoing International AIDS Conference Hub here Thursday seeking their calling be recognised as work.
Jaipur, July 23 (IANS) A 34-year-old woman Monday committed suicide by jumping off the fourth floor of a mall in the city, police said. A suicide note was recovered from her purse.
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a West Bengal state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) and considered the party's top strategist in the state, has been arrested and sent to police custody.
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) Bikram alias Arnab Dam, a state committee member of the banned Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist), considered its top strategist after the late Koteshwar Rao alias Kishanji, has been arrested in West Bengal, police said Tuesday.
Gurgaon, July 9 (IANS) Members of several social and religious organisations staged a joint demonstration under the banner of the "Jammu-Kashmir Sangharsh Samiti" here Monday to protest against the report of the three-member team of interlocutors constituted by the central government to resolve the Jammu and Kashmir issue, a spokesman said.
Gurgaon, July 6 (IANS) The district magistrate (DM) of Gurgaon Friday again invoked Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) for banning hooka bars in the district, an official said.
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked Minister of State for Finance (Expenditure and Financial Services) Namo Narain Meena to look after the day-to-day affairs of the ministry.
Gurgaon, July 1 (IANS) A two-and-half-year-old boy named Sachin, who Sunday evening fell into a deep pit in Gurgaon, has been rescued by the authorities, officials said.
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) A teenaged girl from Jharkhand was gangraped at a railway station in West Bengal's Birbhum district Saturday, police said. Another girl was molested.
Dhanbad, June 27 (ANI): Maoists attacked a police patrolling team in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, causing one death and critical injuries to twelve others.
Kush Island (Iran), June 21 (IANS) Ashita Bhengra overcame second seed Si Yi Ma of Malaysia 3-1 in the Under-13 section to lead as many as nine Indians into the semi-finals of various age group categories in the 19th Asian Junior individual championship here Wednesday.
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) The Overseas Indian Affairs ministry has been asked to take action for release of an NRI mother's son from custody of Swedish authorities in Gotland, close on the heels of the successful diplomatic efforts that led to the return to India of another NRI couple's children from forced foster care in Norway.
Gurgaon, June 8 (IANS) The Gurgaon district administration has asked the police to register a case against a real estate company here for selling plots of land without a valid licence, officials said Friday.