According to a 2006 report by Rediff news, half the population of Bihar; the second most populous state in India with 8.3 crore people live below the poverty line. Therefore many leave Bihar to find jobs elsewhere even braving hostility as in Assam and Maharashtra. A sort of a tradition in the cabinet is to have a railway minister from Bihar, have successively made sure that trains carrying Bihari migrants coming back to Bihar for “Chatt” and “Dewali” run smoothly. It is thought that 50 lack… Continue
Added by Shalini on December 28, 2008 at 6:53pm —
Legend has it that it was named after a princess gave birth to a baby son (Putra in Hindi). But in historical terms it was built as a fort by King Ajatsatru to prevent the Licchavis soldiers from attacking and harassing the people of Patliputra. In its early days it was built as a fort for the Magadh soldiers to rest. When a Magadhan soldier planted some roses near the camp it came to be known as "Kusumpur" (rose is kusum in Hindi).… Continue
Added by Shalu Sharma on December 27, 2008 at 11:30pm —
Bhojpuri is spoken in northwesterly Muzaffarpur and the Pirpanti and Golgong constabulary stations of the Bhagalpur district. There are to a greater extent than 10 million Bhojpuri-speaking folks in Bihar. It's mouthed also in the Varanasi and Gorakhpur partitions of Uttar Pradesh. Bhojpuri domains have helped much to the development of Hindu literature. Although Bhojpuri has no such old written literature as Maithili has, the love with which its talkers treasure it's just as large. Bhojpuri is… Continue
Added by Shalu Sharma on December 27, 2008 at 11:24pm —
Have you ever been to the Patna passport office at Biscoman Building at Gandhi Maidan? If not then you should, it’s a spectacle that everyone should enjoy. Simply because, it seems like a safe haven for thugs, crooks, agents and pimps alike. About 5 years ago, I went there to be immediately surrounded by people asking me questions like “how to fill an application form”. I had gone there to enquire about someone’s application to obtain a passport. First,… Continue
Added by Shalu Sharma on December 23, 2008 at 12:57am —
IN the history of ancient India, the figure of Asoka (Ashoka) stands out like some great Himalayan peak, clear against the sky, resplendent in the sun, while the lower and nearer ranges are hidden by the clouds.
As an historical figure, his character has to-day a two-fold interest for us: political and religious. He was the most illustrious member of a great and powerful dynasty, which has left indelible traces of its achievements on Indian history, and he was the leader in his… Continue
Added by Shalu Sharma on December 23, 2008 at 12:00am —
We all know that Bihar is a state of Modern India. However are all members aware that there is another Bihar in Hungary?
Hajdu-BIHAR (Hungary) is a county of Upper Hungary in the province “Beyond the Theiss”, is bounded on the east by Transylvania. This populous district of Hungary is in many parts intersected by swamps and forests. In the east it is encircled by the Carpathians of which the Biharyzegy and Csaf are here the most elevated points and is full of forests. In the west the… Continue
Added by Shalu Sharma on December 21, 2008 at 3:33pm —
– Nanda Dynasty of Magadha and Lichchavis in Vaishali
- 480 BC - Buddha’s Time
- 185 BC - Maurya Dynasty
– The Buddhist Council
240 -247 BC
Asoka's son Mahinda establish Buddhism in Sri Lanka
185 BC - 80 BC
- Sunga Dynasty
80 BC - 240 AD
- Regional kings
240 AD - 600 AD
- Gupta Dynasty
600 AD - 650 AD
750 AD - 1200 AD
- Pala… Continue
Added by Shalu Sharma on December 19, 2008 at 11:02pm —
According to an article that came out in Times of India, an estimated seventy million common people of Uttar Pradesh and an another eighty million folks in Bihar verbalise Bhojpuri as their first or second spoken language. There are six million Bhojpuri talking folks dwelling outside the Bhojpuri heartlands of Bihar and Purvanchal. This makes the contributed together of Bhojpuri speaking population in the globe close to 150 million. All the same, the accepted numbers as per the Census of… Continue
Added by Ragini Bhatiya on December 19, 2008 at 3:30pm —
I am grateful for those who have joined. Also spread the word around. Let all your friends and relatives know about this Bihar networking. Hopefully, I will be able to get this on youBihar.com soon. If I can work or get someone to work on a logo, I will try to do that as well. If anyone has any issues or suggestions kindly tell me about it.
Added by Shalu Sharma on December 19, 2008 at 3:00pm —
The Indian province of Bihar is believed as a deplorable and overpopulated region of east Bharat. The mass is mostly uneducated it's acknowledged by many Indians as inadequate governance. Even these kinds of damaging mindset are mostly deceptive. Bihar has a very long and illustrious history, and was at the very center of India’s struggle for Independence. It is an area rich in history, deep in tradition, and almost unlimited in potential.
Bihar represented the glorious Magadha of… Continue
Added by Shalu Sharma on December 19, 2008 at 7:21am —
Dear friends, I will be transfering this social network to YouBihar.com very soon. I am in the process of trying to create a big network for Biharis. Please send as much people this way.
Added by Shalu Sharma on December 18, 2008 at 11:28pm —