10 positive stories of 2018 which proved to be very significant for Bihar

This year proved to be a rollercoaster for most of us as we got so many beautiful, happy memories. At the same time we experienced the other side of the story as well. But at PatnaBeats we tried to keep you updated with all the positive and happy stories from of Bihar. As 2018 has come to an end, we brought you 10 positive stories which proved to be very significant for Bihar. Let’s have a look-

1. Pride of Bihar, Sharda Sinha Honoured with Padma Bhushan-

#Photo_of_the_day <3Dr. Sharda Sinha receiving Padma Bhushan award for art(music) by the President of India.

Posted by PatnaBeats on Monday, April 2, 2018

Swar Kokila of Bihar, Sharda Sinha got felicitated with Padma Bhushan award which is the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India, preceded by the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan and followed by the Padma Shri.
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2. Proud moment for Bihar, Pankaj Tripathi wins Special Mention at the 65th National Film Awards-

Pankaj Tripathi, National AwardsFriday morning brought a happy surprise for actor Pankaj Tripathi, who is delighted to win a Special Mention at the 65th National Film Awards for his performance in “Newton”. The actor says he never thought he was in the race.
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3. Shreyasi Singh became the first woman from Bihar to get Arjuna Award from President of India-

Shreyasi Singh, Commonwealth Games, Bihar, IndiaShreyasi Singh, a well known shooter from Bihar, who claimed the gold medal in the Women’s Double Trap event at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, 2018, was honoured with Arjuna award by President of India on 25th September, 2018 at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
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4. This Bihari Girl Tops The Medical Entrance Exam NEET-

Kalpana Kumari

Success comes to those who believe in hard work and patience. This proved true in case of Bihar’s Kalpana Kumari as she bagged the all India first rank in medical UG entrance exam NEET.
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5. Patna’s boy elected by Britain’s eminent Royal Astronomical Society as a Fellow-

Amal Pushp, BlackholeSince the time of Aryabhatta, Patna is known for contributing significantly to the field of science, technology, and research. Amal Pushp, an 18-year-old student from Delhi Public School, Patna has proved that no matter what obstacles come in the way you can always emerge greater and bigger.
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6. Moment of glory as Bihar’s Shahi litchi gets a national identity-

Bihar, Shahi Litchi, GI tagAs it is commonly said that Identity is the expression of valuable possession. It is a moment of happiness that Shahi litchi also got a new identity when it was awarded the geographical indication tag. The geographical indication (GI) tag is awarded by India Patent office and it lays an exclusive claim on the assurance of quality and distinctiveness.
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7. Bihar’s delicious cuisine Silao Khaja gets GI tag-

KhajaIf you’re anyhow connected to Bihar then you must have heard about “Silao Ka Khaja“. Khaja is a multilayered, crispy sweet and a conventional Bihari dessert. Of all the places you could get Khaja from, Silao- a town in Nalanda district of Bihar- is utterly prominent. On this December 11th, the Geographical Indications Registry has granted Geographical Indication or GI tag to Silao Khaja.
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8. Patna got ‘Sabhyata Dwar’ which is serving as the ceremonial gateway to the city of Patna-

Sabhyata DwarThe ceremonial arch was originally envisioned by late ex-Vice Army Chief Lt Gen (retd) S K Sinha as the ‘civilisation gate’ that would beckon travellers and passersby to the city of Patna and draw them to its rich and multi-layered history, as it did in the reign of the Mauryan Empire over 2,500 years ago.
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9. Bihar Cricket Team made a comeback in Ranji Tournament-

Bihar cricket team has returned in Ranji Trophy tournament after a very long interval of 18 years. After almost two decades, Patnaites will get to enjoy the Ranji matches in the historical Moin Ul Haq stadium.
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10. Bihar has achieved 100% electrification and that too, two month prior to the deadline-

The central government on 25th October 2018 announced that electricity has arrived at every household of Bihar.
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As 2018 came with such wonderful news for Bihar, we at PatnaBeats hope that 2019 will also bring happiness and peace in Bihar. May we keep shining in the dark est of hours, may we Biharis keep breaking the stereotypes. We wish y’all a very happy new year.


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