Hema Malini's performance in Bihar today, for an audience that included Lalu Yadav, has a special back story. Years ago, the former Chief Minister's jibe about making the roads of Bihar "as smooth as Hema Malini's cheeks" became legend.
It's being called the Ruby Rai effect. 68 colleges and 19 schools in Bihar have been derecognised after an investigation found that most of these functioned only on paper with not much to show for infrastructure.
Free WiFi, introduced last month at the Patna train station, has no shortage of takers. Of the 23 railway stations that provide free WiFi, Patna tops the list for the maximum number of searches. The curiosity is largely in porn.
Paying rich tributes to Jayprakash Narayan, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the message of "total revolution" given by 'Loknayak' to fight the society's evils holds its relevance even in modern times.
Buoyed by success of round-the-clock hi-tech surveillance system in Beur jail here, the Bihar government is preparing to install Prison ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system in rest 56 jails starting November.