Archive | June, 2006

Rural Road Projects for Bihar

The empowered committee in the rural development ministry Wednesday approved 134 rural road project proposals for Bihar.The projects approved for Bihar under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY) is expected to cost Rs.4.95 billion, according to a statement issued by the ministry.’ These projects covering a length of 1,264 km in different districts of […]

Read full story

Mera Boring Road

My City of Existence, Streets of my Youth , 22 yrs of my existence , and thousand memories of those good old days…. Those day’s of innocence and charm, Those day’s of Golgappa’s and Hot Sam’s(samosa from Jaalpan) Thums-Up ka Bottle aur endless debate on streets… Anand Stores ka stairs aur Children’s Park ka maidan… […]

Read full story

Master Plan for Patna

The much-awaited master-plan of the state capital will be made public on July 7, state Urban Development Minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey said in Patna on Wednesday adding for the next two months, the government will seek opinion from the public before giving it a final nod. The plan of greater Patna under the Jawaharlal Nehru […]

Read full story

Bend it Like Barauni Girl’s

The world has been dominating news and media coverage all over the world .It’s believed that nothing unites the world as much as the earth shaped leather ball and the game called soccer. Bihar’s’ passion for the game has been featured on BBC News. The report says that The girls of Barauni village in Begusarai […]

Read full story

Shotgun Hard Sells Bihar

Actor and BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha is hard-selling Bihar among non-resident Indians living in the US, making a strong case for investing in the state. Popularly called ‘Bihari Babu’, Sinha addressed NRIs at a fund-raising dinner for cancer patients last night along with noted singer Pankaj Udhas and legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar. He told PTI […]

Read full story

Appleby’s Bihar

Bihar, in 1950 was described as the second-best governed state in the very famous Paul Appleby Report. From that point, from that benchmark where Bihar is today in terms of its absorptive capacity? This is worthy of exploration, why a state like Bihar has not been able to catch up with the rest of the […]

Read full story

E-Governance in India

Dr Shakeel Ahmad, Minister of State for IT and Communications who hails from a village in Bihar talks about the National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) which is the catalyst of the GoI’s e-governance initiative. Aware of and concerned with the ground realities and basic infrastructure (or lack thereof) at the village level, Dr Ahmad understands that […]

Read full story

My Father’s Land

Rummana Hussain is a general assignment reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times who also doubles as an assistant to Sun-Times news and entertainment columnist Michael “Mike” Sneed. She traveled to India and her roots in Bihar, Banauli from where her parents hail. While growing up, Rummana, a Chicago native, was advised by her parents to steer […]

Read full story

The World is Watching

Amazed by the the stupendous success of Bihari students in IIT-JEE a six-member Japanese media team has arrived in Bihar to make a documentary on the ‘Super-30′ of Bihar, a group of students who recently aced the rigorous Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam (IIT-JEE) under the tutelage of Bihar Additional Director General Abhayanand […]

Read full story

Sudhir:Cool Bihari of the Month

Bhojpuria by nature, Sudhir Kumar is the one of the key inspiration behind Bhojpuria.com. Sudheer was born at Jamshedpur. He went on to complete his MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) in 1998. Our man holds 25+ international certifications from various institutions. He was rated No.1 Windows Networking Consultant by All Experts.com and Info Rocket Inc, […]

Read full story