Bihar to construct basins for cleaning of Ganga water

Urban development minister Prem Kumar said that the department has planned to construct basins in Buxar, Hajipur, Begusarai and Munger towns for the cleaning of dirty water flowing into the Ganga through various drains. The department has already invited tenders in this regard. The department was also working on similar project for implementation in 17 other towns located on the bank of the Ganga.

For cause of old, infirm:

HelpAge India organized a function to spread awareness regarding the need to overcome neglect of the aged and infirm people in the society. The function was organized on its premises. A report presented on the occasion also pointed out the neglect and crime committed against the old people in the country. It also referred to the prevailing situation in city.

Workshop on kathak dance:

The Tara Institute of Learning based in Kankerbagh locality organized a five-day workshop on kathak style of dance, beginning Monday. An eminent folk singer, Bharat Singh Bharti, inaugurated the workshop which aims to acquaint students with the latest distinctive styles and compositions of Lucknow Gharana, said institute director Kiran Kumar.

Blood donation day observed

PATNA: Fifteen voluntary donors donated blood at Red Cross Blood Bank at north Gandhi Maidan on World Voluntary Donors day on Tuesday.

Dr Binay Bahadur Sinha, Red Cross Blood Bank (Bihar) in-charge, spoke about the importance of blood donation. He appealed to all the healthy voluntary donors to donate at an interval of three months without fear.

Dr SK Srivastava checked the health of the donors, who donated blood on the occasion.

Meanwhile, the Bihar State AIDS Control Society, Patna, also organised a function to mark the blood donation day. Health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey felicitated the regular blood donors on the occasion.

Source: TOI

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