Saturday Jul 5
The going gets tougher for India
Bollywood star Preity Zinta and paddy-grower Barho Mandal, a poor farmer in Bihar's Saharsa, and finance minister Arun Jaitley live in starkly different worlds.
Food centre hope for maize tillers
Bhagalpur/Patna, June 28: The government's failure to fix minimum support price of maize and reduced exports have dealt a blow to farmers in the Kosi, eastern Bihar and Seemanchal regions.
The Times of India
Bihar: Boy dies of electric current, students torch train coaches
Irate students ransacked power grid, burnt train coaches and pelted stones on police personnel in Saharsa town of Bihar after a student died from electric current flowing through a loose high-tension wire.
Snapped electric wire kills teenager
Residents went on the rampage on Monday after a teenaged boy died on touching a dangling high-tension electric wire submerged in the waterlogged Kutchhery Station Road.
Return of roadshows, meetings with potential investors
Return of roadshows, meetings with potential investors - Industries minister to set off on a whirlwind tour to advertise incentives, woo industrialists to set up shop in state Industries minister Lesi Singh would visit 10 places in and around the state next month to hold roadshows and meetings to sell the state's industrial dream to potential ... (more)