JANAKPUR, Dec 15: The competition between two Asian giants, India and China, for influence over tiny Nepal is yielding a bonanza in the form of the Himalayan mountain nation's first modern railway — and possibly more to come.
Taiyab Hussain, 62, is from Bihar. He owns a shop at Kamalpokhari. “I came to Kathmandu with my elder brother. He used to sew mattresses and blankets. I learnt the skills from him and started working with him. We used to roam around Kathmandu sewing mattresses and blankets for a living,” he said.
Amar Nachsahani, 35, repairs generators and water pumps. He is from Patna, Bihar. He arrived in Kathmandu three years ago. He traveled with his Nepali friends and ended up working here. “I have been traveling to different places of India and Nepal. But this is the first time that I have stayed back in the same place for three years,” said Nachsahani. Nachsahani learned the repairing skills in Patna with the help of his friends. He started working at the age of 15.
The incident took place in Supaul district in Bihar. The girls are in critical condition. A mob of over two dozen people thrashed them with sticks after they caught a youth writing lewd comments on the hostel wall and scolded him.
PATNA, INDIA, May 28: In a bizarre incident, teachers of a Katihar school took the students on an excursion to Biratnagar in Nepal instead of scheduled visit to Vikramshila in Bhagalpur just to consume liquor, which is banned in Bihar.
PATNA, July 26: Nitish Kumar has resigned as the Chief Minister of Bihar. Kumar has submitted his resignation to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi. The decision to quit was taken by Kumar at a meeting of JDU MLAs on Wednesday evening.
KATHMANDU, May 11: Notorious Indian gangster Bablu Dube, who was also involved in high-profile kidnapping cases in Nepal, was shot dead by gunmen on Bettiah court premises in West Champaran district in India on Thursday.
INDIA, Jan 5: A delegation of Nepali followers of Sikhism led by Chief of Guru Nanak Service Foundation, Research Center in Birgunj, Jaspal Singh, is partaking in the 1st International Sikh Conclave to be held at Patna of Indian State of Bihar from today.
MAHOTTARI, Dec 19: At a time when booming cross-border drugs trafficking has become a deep concern, a recent agreement reached between security chiefs of Mahottari district and Bihar state of India to jointly curb the trafficking is set to bring some respite to both the countries.