Samastipur

  • Block Education Officer, Circle Inspector arrested for accepting bribe 02-04-2014 07:51 AM

    Sleuths of the Vigilance Investigation Bureau allegedly caught the Block Education Officer of Samastipur and Circle Inspector of Alamnagar in Madhepura while taking bribe on Tuesday. "BEO Sudeshwar Sah was arrested when he was accepting Rs 25,000 from one Sunil Kumar Jha for the advancement of the government middle school...
  • Five killed, 150 houses gutted in separate incidents of fire 28-03-2014 05:19 PM

    Five persons, including three siblings, were charred to death and 150 houses gutted on Friday in separate incidents of fire in Bihar's Lakhisarai, Begusarai and Samastipur district. A major fire broke out in a hutment in Amhara Ramnagar Tola under Town police station area in Lakhisarai district in which three...
  • Foot over-bridge falls over Amrapali Express 04-02-2014 10:01 AM

    Samastipur: A portion of a foot over-bridge on Monday fell over bogies of Katihar-bound Amrapali Express on Samastipur, but there was no report of any casualty. The Amritsar-Katihar Amrapali Express moving at slow speed hit an engine going to yard following which three bogies of the Express train derailed and...
  • Bihar: Railway foot overbridge falls on Amrapali Express, 2 injured 03-02-2014 08:38 PM

    Samastipur: Two people were injured after a railway foot overbridge fell on Amrapali Express at Samastipur station in Bihar on Monday evening. As per initial reports many more people are feared to be injured in the incident. Senior officers have rushed to the spot and are monitoring the situation. (More...
  • Gujarati girl rescued after being confined and gangraped 11-01-2014 06:49 PM

    A Gujarati girl, allegedly lured to Bihar on the pretext of marriage and gangraped after being kept confined in a house, was rescued when she managed to send word of her ordeal through a vegetable seller in the district, police said on Saturday. The girl was rescued on January 9...
  • Kolkata gangrape: People stage protest, demand death penalty for accused 04-01-2014 08:36 AM

    Hundreds of people took to streets in Bihar on Friday demanding death sentence to the attackers of a 16-year-old girl who was raped and set ablaze in West Bengal, while an ex-gratia payment of Rs.1 lakh was given from the Bihar Chief Minister's fund to her family. "We want nothing...
  • Bihar: Man ends life after made to lick spit as punishment 20-10-2013 11:41 AM

    Samastipur(Bihar): A man, who was punished by the panchayat and made to lick the spit of the villagers off the ground in Bihar's Samstipur district ended his life as he was unable to bear the ignominy, police said on Saturday. Ranjit Mahto (40) of Gorai village in Samstipur district committed...
  • NIA picks up father of terror suspect Md Tehseen Akhtar 02-09-2013 05:59 PM

    Samastipur: A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team on Monday picked up the father of fugitive terror suspect Md Tehseen Akhtar, alias Monu, from Maniyarpur in Bihar's Samastipur district for questioning, police said. A six-member NIA team came to the village and went straight to the house of Md Wasim Akhtar,...
  • SC seeks status report on LN Mishra murder case 13-10-2011 01:32 AM

    New Delhi: Expressing shock and surprise at the protracted delay of 36 years, the Supreme Court on Wednesday sought from the Centre a status report on the trial relating to the 1975 Samastipur blast that killed Railway Minister LN Mishra and reserved its judgement in CJI AN Ray attack case....
  • Parents offer to sell kidneys, fail to save kid 30-01-2008 09:27 PM

    Cardiff: A double century from Jonathan Trott gave England an outside chance of victory in the first Test with Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens, helping his side to 491-5 at stumps on Sunday. With rain forecast for Monday a draw remains the most likely result, but England has a useful...
  • 500 kids in Bihar jails, for no crime 13-06-2007 08:17 AM

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  • Pak man's last wish to die in India 27-05-2007 01:42 PM

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