Bihar

A spiritual journey from Patliputra to Patna

A spiritual journey from Patliputra to Patna

November 4, 2020

Located on the banks of river Ganges, Patna is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. With the presence of hundreds of historically significant places within its boundaries, it is visited by travellers from all over the world. Tourists also say that it is o...

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Disappearing arts of India

Disappearing arts of India

February 22, 2020

India’s art heritage is as diverse as its people. India is known for its rich cultural heritage from the ancient times, yet amidst all these there are art forms that are dying

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INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

December 9, 2019

The three-day conference INFOCOM in its 18th edition has adopted the theme of facing the challenges of VUCA world and winning. VUCA is an acronym that stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, a combination of qualities that, taken together, characterise the n...

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La première femme pilote dans la marine indienne

La première femme pilote dans la marine indienne

December 4, 2019

La première femme pilote de la marine indienne, la sous-lieutenante Shivangi, pourra célébrer la journée nationale de la marine en ce 4 décembre. Recevant ses ailes et rejoignant la base navale de Kochi le 2 décembre, cette jeune femme originaire du Bihar s’est dite trè...

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Air pollution in India

Air pollution in India

November 16, 2019

India’s air pollution continues to worsen each year, inflicting thousands of deaths on a hapless populace while politicians play blame game.

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Chhath Puja: an age-old ritual for the Sun god

Chhath Puja: an age-old ritual for the Sun god

November 8, 2019

Chhath Puja, also known as Dala Puja is a Hindu festival which is celebrated with gaiety and religious fervor mainly in northern and eastern states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.  The word Chhath means sixth in Maithili, Nepali, and Bhojpuri languages. De...

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Millions suffer floods fury in India

Millions suffer floods fury in India

July 19, 2019

More than three million people have been displaced across the northern and north-eastern India because of monsoon that has not only destroyed homes but cost the lives of many.

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Exploring the unexplored places of Jharkhand

Exploring the unexplored places of Jharkhand

February 2, 2019

Located in the eastern part of India, Jharkhand is not really considered a popular tourist destination by many. However, this place not only abounds in beauty but also has several hidden gems that have not yet been explored.

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The son also rises

The son also rises

December 5, 2017

Rahul Gandhi, scion of India's most enduring political dynasty will now preside over the 132-year old Indian National Congress. The 'crown' of president poses several challenges for Rahul Gandhi. Will he sink or lead the party? Only time will tell.

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Soaring air fares in flood-hit Bengal

Soaring air fares in flood-hit Bengal

August 23, 2017

The air fares to the flood affected parts of North Bengal and bordering Bihar are seeing an all time high amidst a disaster that has left it disconnected and inaccessible via the railways or roadways, making the bag heavy for the airline companies.

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L’art des peintures « Madhubani »

L’art des peintures « Madhubani »

August 16, 2017

La peinture de « Madhubani » prend racine dans la tradition d’une région éponyme de l’Etat du Bihar (Nord) qui a préservé une culture et une identité très particulières à travers les siècles. Suivre l’autoroute 52 qui passe par la ville de Madhubani, dans la r...

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A political somersault in the state of Bihar

A political somersault in the state of Bihar

July 28, 2017

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar joined hands with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as he jilted an uncomfortable ally, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), and became the chief minister for the sixth time. What are the political ramifications for Indian politics?

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