‘Patna sixth most polluted city in world’

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PATNA: Believe it or not, but Patna is the sixth most polluted city in the world. According to a recent World Health Organisation (WHO) report, Gwalior, Allahabad, Raipur and Patna from India are among the 10 worst cities in 67 countries in terms of air pollution, said Patna University (PU) geology teacher and JD(U) MLC Ranbir Nandan at a national seminar on ‘Environmental challenges: Monitoring, assessment and remediation’ at Patna Science College on Wednesday. The two-day seminar has been organized by PU zoology department in collaboration with the Centre for…

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A riot of colours

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A social club in the city organized a get-together for its members recently. The highlight of this do was the phoolon ki Holi played by the members. Several colourful cultural programmes were also organized on the occasion. The dance performance of Shreya was applauded by all. The members were divided in four teams namely, Brij, Barsana, Avadh and Kashi to play some interesting games. Later, team Barsana was declared the winner and Priya Tandon was awarded the Crown of Miss Phagun. By Pankaj Singh (L) Geetika and Harshita (C) Jaishree…

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Rooftops of Allahabad Junction to harness solar energy

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ALLAHABAD: The sheds of all the 10 platforms of the Allahabad Junction, of North Central Railways (NCR), would do more than saving the passengers from sunlight and rains. The rooftops of these platforms would harness 683 kilowatt of solar energy through the solar panels installed on the entire length of these roofs. Apart from installing solar panels on the platforms of Allahabad Junction, rooftops of various buildings of not only Allahabad division but also of several stations of NCR would be installed with such solar panels after which NCR would…

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Man stabs three kin to death after tiff with wife

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ALLAHABAD: Three members of a family, including a senior citizen, his daughter and granddaughter were found brutally murdered in their house at A-Block, Kareli pocket under the jurisdiction of Kareli police station on Monday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Mohd Yunus (65), his daughter Salma Begum (27) and granddaughter Aaina Marzia (6), all residents of Kareli. SSP further said that the accused Saurabh Chaurasia, a resident of Kotwali, had converted to Islam and changed name to Mohd Usman, and married Salma Begum about seven months back. Salma had a…

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