Vaishali

  • Delhi: CISF jawan restores metro traveller's bag with cash Rs 1.80 lakh June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: An alert CISF jawan has helped restoring a bag containing Rs 1.80 lakh in cash to its owner who had forgotten it at a Delhi Metro station. The incident happened on Friday evening at the Vaishali Metro station when a Ghaziabad resident Dalip Singh forgot his bag at...
  • 160 houses gutted in fire-related incidents, seven injured March 30, 2014

    At least 160 houses were gutted on Sunday in fire-related incidents in Bihar's Samastipur, Vaishali and Madhubani districts injuring seven persons, police sources said. A major fire broke out in Chapahi village under Rajnagar police station area in Madhubani district razing more than 70 thatches houses in which an unidentified man...
  • Clerk arrested red handed while accepting Rs 5000 as bribe March 24, 2014

    The vigilance department on Monday arrested a clerk on graft charge from Jandaha block in Bihar's Vaishali district, an official said. Acting on a complaint, a vigilance team laid a trap and caught the Jandaha block office clerk Brij Nandan Rai red handed receiving Rs. 5000 in bribe from Arun Kumar,...
  • Man robbed of Rs five lakh in Pink City March 5, 2014

    Two persons, riding a motorcycle, snatched a bag containing Rs 5. 20 lakh from a man in broad daylight in Jaipur on Wednesday, the second such incident in the city in as many days. The duo sped away after robbing Ashok Sharma who had withdrawn the money minutes earlier from a...
  • Five men rape two teenaged girls at gunpoint in Vaishali September 23, 2013

    Patna: Two teenage girls were gang-raped at gunpoint by five men on Monday in Bihar's Vaishali district, police said. The crime occurred in a deserted field at Bidupur in Vaishali, about 40 km from the state capital. "Two girls were gang-raped at gunpoint. The girls were returning to their village after collecting wood...
  • Delhi: Extra metro trains for Raksha Bandhan August 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has decided to run around 300 extra trains each on Tuesday and Wednesday, in anticipation of the rush of commuters on Raksha Bandhan, an official statement said on Sunday. "In view of the high ridership observed on Rakhi day, and the day before it...
  • Delhi: Metro rated as most the comfortable public transport July 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Passengers in a survey have said that the Delhi Metro was the most comfortable mode of commuting in the city. The survey covered more than 85,000 respondents during the 'Customer Satisfaction Week' from July 15 to 21 and again on July 26, at the top 22 Metro stations...
  • Bihar: Crude bomb explodes inside Vaishali court premises, 1 injured July 16, 2013

    Patna: A crude bomb exploded inside the Hajipur court premises in Vaishali district of Bihar on Tuesday injuring a lady constable. Taking advantage of the chaos following the blasts, an under trial Sant Lal escaped from the court premises. Four more live bombs have been recovered from a bag in the...
  • Two students commit suicide after getting low marks May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Two girls committed suicide by hanging themselves in their houses after they got low marks in their Class 12 exams on Monday afternoon, police said. In the first incident, Mahek, 17, committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her house at Rohini area in west...
  • Kolkata: Couple arrested for duping banks May 18, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi-based couple was arrested from Kolkata for duping several banks by forging documents, police said Saturday. Kamal Kishore Shukla, 60, and his wife Shashi Shukla, 53 were arrested on May 15 from Kolkata. The duo had obtained housing loans from different banks against a single property in Vaishali...
  • Tamil Review: 'Mannaru' has a good storyline September 7, 2012

    At a time when commercial clich's rule the roost and hero-driven stories are the order of the day in Tamil cinema, comes a film where the story holds the key and characters are woven around a script. 'Mannaru' is one such attempt by debutant filmmaker Jai Shankar. The film which has Appukutty,...
  • NCR: Girl allegedly raped by two men in mall May 4, 2012

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident in the NCR, a girl was allegedly raped by two men in a Scorpio car in the basement of Mahagun mall in the Delhi suburb of Vaishali in Ghaziabad. Police said that one person has been arrested in the case. The incident took place between...
  • Pune: Shiv Sena attacks Shetty eatery November 30, 2011

    Pune: A group of Shiv Sainiks along with Vilas Sonawane, the Shivaji Nagar Shakha Pramukh, stormed into the Vaishali restaurant on Fergusson College Road and vandalised their property on Tuesday afternoon. The unruly mob pelted stones on the property and disrupted the office crowd, which had come to Vaishali for...
  • Bihar children turn reporters to highlight issues November 30, 2011

    Vaishali: A group of children in Bihar have found a unique way to highlight their everyday problems. They have turned reporters to create awareness about child marriage, child labour and other issues. All of 12, Kajal's awareness about issues is exemplary. The child crusader, part of the child reporter brigade...
  • CJ wins fight against illegal construction April 25, 2011

    Ashish Kumar, who turned citizen journalist wins his fight against illegal construction under his apartment. ...
  • Watch: Singers campaign for political parties September 28, 2009

    From hitting the right notes to getting votes, singers cum reality contestants in Mumbai are out campaigning for their political parties ...
  • Health alert in Bihar after 39 encephalitis deaths August 10, 2009

    Patna: A high alert has been sounded in Bihar after at least 39 children died of encephalitis during fifteen days last, health officials said on Monday. The deaths occurred in the Patna Medical College and Hospital in the last two weeks. Several more children are in various hospitals for treatment, said...
  • Kal Kisne Dekha director threatens to sue Bhagnani June 8, 2009

    Mumbai: Producer Vashu Bhagnani left no stone unturned to provide his son Jackky Bhagnani a perfect launchpad with his forthcoming film Kal Kisne Dekha. But unfortunately the film seems to be in the news for all the wrong reasons ever since it was ready for release. After becoming a victim...
  • RJD nominee Raghuvansh has land, house but no policy April 8, 2009

    Patna: Union Minister for Rural Development Raghuvansh Prasad Singh, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) nominee from Vaishali, has Rs 11,638 in his bank account and does not possess any insurance policy, share or bonds. In his affidavit to the returning officer of Vaishali, Singh said that he was in possession of...
  • Hardwork always pays, says Sa Re Ga Ma Pa's winner January 25, 2009

    The event was held at Gateway of India on Saturday night. ...
  • Vaishali Made wins Sa Re Ga Ma Challenge | Watch January 25, 2009

    Mumbai: Vaishali Bhaisane-Made won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009, a reality singing contest, at an event held at Mumbai on January 24. This was the first public event that took place at Gateway of India after the Mumbai terror attacks. The winners were selected through viewers' poll....
  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa final nears, contestants hopeful January 24, 2009

    Mumbai: The Sa Re Ga Ma Pa musical challenge is in its last leg with three finalists ready to battle it out at the Grand Finale on Saturday evening. It would be something to see who is the nation's favourite. Vaishali Mhade from Amravati in Nagpur came to Mumbai in...
  • Dedication personified, teacher Janardan Prasad January 23, 2009

    Vaishali (Bihar) In a state where 38 per cent teachers don't report to class, Janardan Prasad is a bit of a rarity. He cycles 10 kms everyday, 6 days a week to reach the government middle school in Astipur, Bihar. He has been teaching English in a government school for the...
  • New kid on the block: Jackky to debut in Kal Kisne Dekha December 26, 2008

    Mumbai: 2009 is all set to embrace newcomers in Bollywood, and Kal Kisne Dekha is one such film which marks the debut of two promising new actors having a filmy background. Producer Vashu Bhagnani's son Jackky Bhagnani is the new kid on the Bollywood block. And Vashu new is leaving...
  • Bihar, where water's divided on basis of caste May 30, 2008

    Hazipur : It’s a known fact that in some areas of Bihar, people from different castes live in separate colonies. But the caste divide doesn't end there. Now water too is being divided on the basis of caste. Kulhara village in Bihar's Vaishali district has six drinking water wells. And...
  • Mob stones murder accused in Bihar as cops look on February 23, 2008

    New Delhi: In yet another incident of mob justice in Bihar, a man accused of murder was stoned and nearly beaten to death by a mob in Hajipur, in Vaishali district. The victim, Ravi Kumar, was dragged away from police custody and brutally assaulted while policemen at the scene remained mute...
  • Bihar cops dump lynching victims' bodies in river September 17, 2007

    Vaishali (Bihar): They were lynched by a mob bent on vigilante justice. But even after death, their ordeal didn't end. Eight of the partially-burnt bodies — alleged thieves murdered by a mob in Vaishali district of Bihar on Thursday — were found on the banks of the River Ganga in...
  • 8 half-cremated bodies of 'thieves' found in Bihar September 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Eight half-burnt bodies, of alleged thieves who were lynched in Vaishali in Bihar on Wednesday, have been found near a river bank. The bodies were to be cremated by the state government but officials left the cremation half way. Villagers of the area raised the alarm on finding the half-burnt...
  • Mob in Bihar stones 10 to death for petty theft September 13, 2007

    Vaishali (Bihar): Ten alleged thieves were lynched by villagers in the Vaishali District of Bihar on Wednesday. The band of thieves was spotted by a villager who raised an alarm. Within minutes, nearly 200 villagers collected and lynched the men. Police were called, but reached the spot too late to...
  • Woman paraded for stealing bananas December 26, 2006

    New Delhi: A woman was tonsured and paraded in a village in Bihar's Vaishali district after she was accused of stealing bananas. Desri Devi, 55, begs for a living in Balua-Basant village, a PTI report said. She was allegedly caught stealing bananas from the field of a farmer named Dinesh...