• Togolese-Arrested-For-Attempting-To-Acquire-Ghanaian-Voters-Card 02 Jul 2020 16:57 Officers of the Ghana Immigration Service at the Pulimakom Border Post in the Upper East Region yesterday arrested a Togolese for attempting to acquire Ghanaian voters’ identification card. The Togolese who was identified as Mr. Bouguiligue Kouassi Kampe …
  • TRAVEL OP-ED: On the importance of inclusivity and ecotourism 02 Jul 2020 08:18 Image by Melanie van Zyl “After a briefing from South Africa’s Department of Tourism, it was reported that domestic tourism won’t resume in full until December 2020, and international tourism won’t resume in South Africa until February 2021,” wrote the …
  • Heavy rain likely to create flood-like situation in state 02 Jul 2020 00:11 PATNA: There are tangible apprehensions that the rivers originating in Nepal might take menacing form in the border districts and the lower reaches in the state in the coming days. As on Wednesday, the Kosi was flowing 73cm above the danger level in its …
  • Railways begins construction of vertical bridge in sea at Pamban, Rameswaram | Photos 01 Jul 2020 14:00 Image Source : ANI Indian Railways starts constructing the first pillar in the sea of a vertical bridge that is under construction at Pamban, Rameswaram in Ramanathapuram district. The Indian Railways has started the construction of a vertical bridge in …
  • Super Anaconda: Rlys creates history, joins 3 loaded trains to reduce transit time | Watch 01 Jul 2020 14:00 Image Source : INDIAN RAILWAYS TWITTER Railways creates history, joins 3 loaded trains (more than 15000 tonnes) in 'Anaconda' formation through Bilaspur & Chakradharpur divisions. Indian Railways has created a history and taken a big leap in …
  • Masan inundates crops in Bagaha 01 Jul 2020 00:00 BAGAHA: The fast current of Masan river is eroding its right bank and inundated hundreds of acres of paddy, sugar cane and maize crops in Bagaha subdivision of West Champaran district. The river bifurcates Ramnagar and Bagaha-1 blocks. A bridge over the …
  • Trial run for train traffic on Kosi bridge successful: Rlys 01 Jul 2020 00:00 PATNA: The 90-year-old dream of people living in Kosi region in north Bihar is likely to be fulfilled with the completion of the new rail bridge over Kosi river. The bridge, which is located on the Nirmali–Saraigarh section of the ECR’s Samastipur division …
  • Rivers in Bihar flowing above danger level, flood threat looms large in most north districts 30 Jun 2020 09:46 With four rivers flowing above danger level, the threat of flood looms large in parts of north Bihar. The State meteorological department, meanwhile, has predicted that heavy rain would continue till July 2. Rivers Kosi, Bagmati, Kamla Balan and Mahananda …
  • Mad-Rush-For-TIN-Numbers-At-GRA-Office-In-Takoradi 27 Jun 2020 17:34 Hundreds of people, mainly traders yesterday thronged to the Large Tax Office (LTO) of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in Takoradi to register for a Tax Identification Number (TIN) to enable them secure the Government’s stimulus package for businesses. …
  • NBSSI, Mastercard Foundation roll out Young African Works programme 27 Jun 2020 10:06 The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) and Mastercard Foundation have initiated a programme to create jobs for the youth and address unemployment in the country. Dubbed Young African Works (YAW), the entrepreneurship development and …
  • Major Bihar rivers show rising trend 27 Jun 2020 00:09 PATNA: Moderate to heavy rainfall across the state over the last two days has resulted in rise in water levels in several rivers. The Parman river in Araria district was flowing slightly above the danger level on Friday, water resources department said. …
  • State to amend industrial incentive policy 27 Jun 2020 00:08 Cabinet decisions Patna: The state cabinet on Friday approved the government’s proposal to amend Bihar Industrial Investment Promotion Policy, 2016 to give tax exemptions on investments in the state in the range of Rs26 lakh to Rs500 crore. It will be …
  • We-Need-The-Right-Data-To-Disburse-Stimulus-Package---NBSSI 26 Jun 2020 14:23 The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) has said the country needs right data to identify and give support to Ghana's Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to serve the sector better. Mrs. Kosi Yankey-Ayeh, NBSSI Executive Director …
  • Virus is hastening mobile-banking pioneer’s race to replace cash 26 Jun 2020 12:35 By: Bloomberg | Published: June 26, 2020 4:00:02 pm As restrictions on movement to curb Covid-19 infections prevent customers from accessing cash in Africa, more are turning to mobile money to fill the gap. Africa’s burgeoning mobile-banking industry has …
  • New review of FAI sent to gardaí 26 Jun 2020 06:06 An independent review into the operations of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has been handed over to An Garda Síochána and the Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (ODCE). The Mazars review was commissioned in April 2019 "in …
  • Nepal rain forecast triggers alert in Bihar border districts 25 Jun 2020 23:33 PATNA: Bihar districts bordering Nepal between the Mahananda and the Bagmati river basins may see water levels rise as heavy rain has been predicted on the Nepal side. “Heavy rains have been predicted over the next couple of days in the Nepal area between …
  • FAI refers report into its finances to the Garda and ODCE 25 Jun 2020 17:38 The board of the FAI has decided to refer the report the organisation commissioned from accountancy firm Mazars into its own finances during the period that John Delaney was chief executive to the Garda Síochána and the Office of the Director of Corporate …
  • FAI refer Mazars report to Gardaí 25 Jun 2020 16:42 It was reported earlier this week that the ODCE had reached an agreement with former FAI CEO John Delaney over the manner in which the inspection of certain documents and emails seized from the Association are to be conducted. Picture: Stephen McCarthy …
  • First 1000 beneficiaries receive NBSSI stimulus package 25 Jun 2020 12:00 Share this with more people! The National Board for Small Scale Industries, (NBSSI) managers of the Government’s anti-COVID-19 One billion-cedi stimulus package, has begun disbursement of loans, with the first 1,000 qualified applicants receiving their …
  • Lifting Livelihoods by Lifting Water 25 Jun 2020 11:53 Asia-Pacific, Food & Agriculture, Headlines, Water & Sanitation Food & Agriculture DOLAKHA, Nepal, Jun 25 2020 (IPS) - While growing up in Lele village in southern Lalitpur, Pratap Thapa watched his parents plant maize on their terrace farm and …
  • First-One-Thousand-Beneficiaries-Receive-NBSSI-Stimulus-Package 24 Jun 2020 19:22 The National Board for Small Scale Industries, (NBSSI) managers of the Government’s anti COVID-19 One billion-cedi stimulus package, has begun  disbursement of loans, with the first 1,000 qualified applicants receiving their funds. The beneficiaries, who …
  • Coordinate with Nepal officials for flood control works: Nitish 23 Jun 2020 23:14 PATNA: CM Nitish Kumar on Tuesday asked the state officials to conduct anti-erosion and flood control works, as well as strengthening of embankments and bunds and maintenance of barrages on the rivers originating in Nepal, in proper coordination with their …
  • Bihar raises concerns over Nepal stalling repair works on barrage, embankment 23 Jun 2020 21:43 Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Published: June 24, 2020 1:28:53 am Bihar CM Nitish Kumar. (File Photo) The Bihar government has raised concerns over Nepal stalling repair work on the Gandak barrage as well as a key embankment on the Lalbakeya river. …
  • China Using Road Construction To Encroach On Land: Nepal Report 23 Jun 2020 20:13 The Chinese Government is widely expanding its road network (Representational) Kathmandu: China is using increased road construction in Tibet to encroach on Nepali land and may set up border outposts in these areas in the future, says a Nepal government …
  • India: Monsoon Floods Operation DREF n° MDRIN023 Final Report 23 Jun 2020 12:08 A. SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster Several states of India were badly affected by flood and torrential rain which started in June and continued up to September 2019. In Assam, the overflowing of Brahmaputra, Barak and Jia Bhoreli rivers1 …
  • Increased rainfall forecast causes flood apprehensions 22 Jun 2020 23:55 PATNA: The weathermen on Monday predicted more rainfall in Nepal and north Bihar plains from Tuesday, causing apprehensions about flood in many areas of the state. The north and south Bihar regions are likely to have increasing amount of rainfall from …
  • Over-5000-Fraudsters-Apply-For-COVID-19-Stimulus-Fund 22 Jun 2020 12:33 It has been detected that applicants with fictitious data, documents and personal details were among those who applied for the special fund, set up by the government to cushion small and medium scale businesses from the impact of the coronavirus disease ( …
  • A very special day for Khagaria villagers as they interact with PM 20 Jun 2020 23:17 PATNA/KHAGARIA: It was a red letter day for the people of Khagaria as ahead of the crucial assembly elections in Bihar, the district was chosen for the online launch of the ambitious Rs 50,000 crore nationwide ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan (GRKA)’ by …
  • Rising trend in Gandak after heavy rain in Nepal 20 Jun 2020 23:17 PATNA/BAGAHA: The catchment areas of river Gandak in Nepal have received heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours, increasing the water discharge through the Valmiki Nagar barrage. But the situation is not alarming, water resources department (WRD) sources …
  • Deadline for CAP BuSS applications extended 20 Jun 2020 10:19 The National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) has extended to June 26, the deadline for applications for government’s GH₵ 1 billion Coronavirus Alleviation Programme Business Support Scheme (CAP BuSS). Closing date for applications under the scheme …
  • NBSSI-Extends-Stimulus-Package-Deadline-By-Six-Days 20 Jun 2020 08:57 The National Board for Small Scale Industries, managers of the Government stimulus package, has announced a six-day extension of the deadline for applications from June 20 to June 26, 2020. The decision, taken in consultation with the Coronavirus …
  • Rivers in Bihar flowing above danger level, flood threat looms large in most north districts 30 Jun 2020 09:46 With four rivers flowing above danger level, the threat of flood looms large in parts of north Bihar. The State meteorological department, meanwhile, has predicted that heavy rain would continue till July 2. Rivers Kosi, Bagmati, Kamla Balan and Mahananda …
  • Efforts on to resolve issues at quarantine centres for migrants: Bihar govt 13 May 2020 09:26 At a time when stories of woes, anguish and violent protests from COVID-19 quarantine centres for migrants in different parts of Bihar are going viral on social media every day, the government has said effective steps are being taken to resolve their …
  • Uneasy calm in delhi, death toll rises to 27 26 Feb 2020 23:34 New Delhi: As the death toll steadily rose to 27 and over 200 are reportedly injured, an eerie calm prevailed in the entire riot-hit northeast Delhi on Wednesday morning, after nearly 48 hours of unchecked communal conflagration that has left in its wake …
  • 26 among dead in Delhi building fire from Bihar, 6 from one village 09 Dec 2019 08:34 Image Source : PTI PHOTO 26 among dead in Delhi building fire from Bihar A pall of gloom has set in Bihar after it became clear that 26 out of 43 dead in Delhi Anaaj Mandi fire on Sunday hailed from the state. The tragic fire that engulfed a factory in …
  • Several trains cancelled or diverted due to interlocking work at Delhi's Tilak Bridge. Details here 19 Jul 2019 09:15 Image Source : FILE PHOTO Several trains cancelled or diverted due to interlocking work at Delhi's Tilak Bridge Several trains were cancelled, diverted or rescheduled as Northern Railways undertook the much necessary non-interlocking work at New Delhi…
  • CBSE class 10 result: Extra-curricular activities are no distraction for these students 07 May 2019 03:09 Several students who made a mark in the Central Board of Secondary Education class 10 exams, not only excelled in academics, but also managed to strike a balance with their achievements in extra-curricular activities. For Ananya Praveen, a State-level …
  • Tejas yatra part 2 from Sunday 17 Feb 2018 08:47 Patna: The second phase of RJD leader Tejashwi Prasad Yadav's Samvidhan Bachao Nyay Yatra will start from February 18. Tejashwi will start his second phase from Samastipur after which he will address public meetings in Madhubani, Saharsha, Madhepura …
  • Tejas slams door on Pappu return to party 11 Feb 2018 19:39 IN CHARGE: Tejashwi Prasad Yadav at High School, Baisi, in Purnea district on Sunday, the second day of his Samvidhan Bachao Nyay Yatra. Telegraph picture Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad's younger son and Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Prasad Yadav on …
  • Special trains to meet rush after Chhath 25 Oct 2017 21:41 Patna: East Central Railway (ECR) on Wednesday announced it will run 36 Puja special trains to clear the post-Chhath rush. ECR chief public relations officer Rajesh Kumar said the trains are for Delhi, Anand Vihar, Secunderabad, Calcutta, Asansol, …
  • People in Bihar can now report flood woes on WRD's official app 03 Jul 2020 05:17 Express News Service PATNA: The Water Resource Department (WRD) has asked people, specifically those who live in flood-prone districts, to share their woes if they notice any breach, crack or seepage in the embankments of rivers on department's mobile …
  • 26 killed as lightning strikes Bihar; CM Nitish Kumar announces Rs 4 lakh ex-gratia 03 Jul 2020 05:11 Image Source : PTI Representational Image At least 26 people were killed after being struck by lightning in Bihar on Thursday. Over 100 people have died due to lightning strikes in the state in the last one week, officials said. The deaths were reported …
  • Lightning kills 26 across 8 districts in Bihar 02 Jul 2020 23:48 PATNA: Lightning strikes killed 26 people in eight districts, mostly in north Bihar, on Thursday. The death toll included six people from rural Patna as well. This is the third incident of mass lightning deaths in the state within a week. Earlier, 92 …
  • 26 killed by lightning strikes in Bihar 02 Jul 2020 18:00 By: PTI | Patna | Published: July 2, 2020 10:38:38 pm Family members carry the body of a victim who died in a lightning strike, at Phulwari Sharif in Patna, Thursday, July 02, 2020. (PTI Photo) Twenty-six people were killed after being struck by lightning …
  • 26 killed in fresh lightning strikes in Bihar 02 Jul 2020 16:47 Representative image PATNA: Lightning strikes killed 26 people in eight districts, mostly in north Bihar, on Thursday. The death toll included six people from rural Patna as well. This was the third incident of mass deaths due to lightning strikes in Bihar …
  • 17 die in fresh lightning strikes across Bihar 02 Jul 2020 13:03 Share00 Patna, July 2 (IANS) At least 17 more people died in lightning strikes in various parts of Bihar on Thursday, officials said. However, according to unconfirmed reports, at least 20 people have died due to lightning strikes in the state. According …
  • State records 217 new Covid cases, tally up to 10,205 02 Jul 2020 00:10 Patna: The state health department on Wednesday officially reported six deaths and 217 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total count to 10,205 in Bihar and the death toll to 73. With 7,811 recoveries, the active cases stand at 2,319. As per the bulletin …
  • Rivers in Bihar flowing above danger level, flood threat looms large in most north districts 30 Jun 2020 09:46 With four rivers flowing above danger level, the threat of flood looms large in parts of north Bihar. The State meteorological department, meanwhile, has predicted that heavy rain would continue till July 2. Rivers Kosi, Bagmati, Kamla Balan and Mahananda …
  • Locust menace in paddy season worries farmers 30 Jun 2020 00:18 PATNA: The sowing of paddy seeds has been taking place briskly for the last one week in 23 of the 38 districts and each known for producing this crop around 2 lakh tonnes to 7 lakh tonnes annually. However, the farmers have been facing twin problems of …
  • Breaking News: June 28, 2020 | As it happened 29 Jun 2020 14:36 Jun 28, 2020 10:36 PM (IST) Posted by Madhu Rao Goa: 70 new COVID-19 positive cases reported 70 new COVID-19 positive cases reported in Goa today, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 1,198 including 717 active cases and 3 deaths.  Jun …
  • Covid toll 62 in state, tally crosses 9k-mark 29 Jun 2020 01:20 Patna: Four more Covid-19 deaths were recorded in the state, including one in Patna district, even as the number of coronavirus patients crossed the 9,000 mark on Sunday. Altogether 245 patients were tested positive for the virus in the state on Sunday, …
  • COVID-19: Highest single-day spike in several states; MP, UP announce house-to-house survey 28 Jun 2020 20:31 By PTI NEW DELHI: A record single-day spike in COVID-19 cases was reported in several states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and West Bengal as the country-wide tally rose by nearly 20,000 on Sunday. Tightening their containment …
  • Bihar minister, wife test positive for COVID-19, put under quarantine in Katihar 28 Jun 2020 16:51 Image Source : PTI Bihar minister, wife test positive for COVID-19, put under quarantine in Katihar  Bihar's Backward and Extremely Backward Classes Welfare Minister Vinod Kumar Singh and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and were sent to …
  • Bihar minister, wife test positive for Covid-19 28 Jun 2020 12:41 Representational Image KATIHAR: A cabinet minister and his wife tested positive for Covid-19 infection on Sunday. The couple was sent to an isolation ward at a city hotel in Katihar district, officials said. Katihar district magistrate Kanwal Tanuj …
  • Live: CBI to probe Tuticorin father-son death case 28 Jun 2020 12:23 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Telangana government is weighing options to impose lockdown in Hyderabad amid a sharp spike in number of Covid-19 positive cases over the last few days and close on heels of the Centre raising concerns over ‘high …
  • Bihar Minister Vinod Kumar Singh, wife test positive for COVID-19 28 Jun 2020 12:03 By PTI KATIHAR: Bihar's Backward and Extremely Backward Classes Welfare Minister Vinod Kumar Singh and his wife tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday and were sent to an isolation ward at a city hotel in Katihar district, officials said. Katihar …
  • Two cops return after pasting notice outside Sidhu’s house 27 Jun 2020 22:46 PATNA: A two-member police team, which had gone to Amritsar in Punjab with summons issued by a local court against cricketer and former Congress minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, returned to Katihar after a week on Saturday. Katihar superintendent of police (SP …
  • Cops return after pasting notice at Siddhu's house 27 Jun 2020 16:47 Siddhu is an accused in a case lodged in Katihar district in 2019 for delivering inflammatory speech at an ele...Read More PATNA: A two-member police team, which had gone to Amritsar in Punjab with summons issued by a local court against cricketer and …
  • IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for 8 Bihar districts 26 Jun 2020 14:22 Image Source : ANI IMD issues heavy rainfall alert for 8 Bihar districts Heavy rainfall along with thunderstorm and lightning has been predicted on Friday in as many as eight districts of Bihar, where 92 people were killed on Thursday, the India …
  • Live: 48% borrowers taken moratorium, says RBI Guv 26 Jun 2020 11:35 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Yusuf Memon, a 1993 Mumbai serial blasts case convict and brother of absconding accused Tiger Memon, has died at Nashik Road prison in Maharashtra; cause of death yet to be ascertained - Jail official Occupancy in …
  • Council polls: Sameer, not Tariq, is Congress nominee 25 Jun 2020 23:32 PATNA: A day after announcing former parliamentarian Tariq Anwar’s name as its candidate for Bihar legislative council elections, Congress replaced him with party’s state acting president Sameer Singh on Thursday, the last date for filing of nomination …
  • Lightning strikes kill 83 in Bihar, Gopalganj worst-hit 25 Jun 2020 23:32 PATNA: Altogether 83 people were killed by lightning in 23 districts across the state on Thursday. Gopalganj in north Bihar reported the highest number of fatalities at 13, followed by Madhubani with six deaths. Other districts where lightning deaths were …
  • Rahul Gandhi makes Telegram debut to post his views on various subjects 25 Jun 2020 19:43 Last-minute candidate The Congress on Wednesday announced that former Lok Sabha member Tariq Anwar would be its candidate for the biennial elections to the Legislative Council of Bihar. However, on Thursday it discovered that Anwar was not a voter in the …
  • Bihar Council poll: Congress changes nominee at the last hour 25 Jun 2020 13:51 The Congress on Thursday changed its nominee at the last hour for the Bihar Legislative Council poll, as its candidate Tariq Anwar’s name was not found in the voters list. His candidature was replaced by working president of the State unit of the party …
  • A story of swollen feet: India's migrant workers and the physical toll of walking home during lockdown 25 Jun 2020 08:29 Across India, there are men and women with swollen feet. At a quarantine centre in Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur district, there is 17-year-old Baliram Kumar, who had walked from Bangalore over 25 days. "My feet are cut and scabbed," he said on the …
  • 15 NDRF teams deployed for flood rescue ops 24 Jun 2020 23:21 PATNA: The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been deployed in several districts in the state for flood rescue operations amid Covid-19 pandemic. At least 15 NDRF teams with 35 personnel and four rescue boats each have been deployed in Patna, …
  • 223 new cases raise Covid tally up to 8,273 in state 24 Jun 2020 23:21 Recovery rate 73% Patna: Altogether 223 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Wednesday, taking the tally to 8,273 in the state so far. Total 20 new cases were reported in Patna district, including from Agamkuan, Patna City, Fatuha, Mokama and …
  • Cong names Tariq Anwar for Bihar council polls 24 Jun 2020 20:04 Congress leader Tariq Anwar PATNA: Congress on Wednesday named former Union minister Tariq Anwar as its candidate for the legislative council elections in Bihar. “Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the candidature of Tariq Anwar as party nominee …
  • Bihar Police puts notice outside Navjot Singh Siddhu’s home following no reply in case registered against him 24 Jun 2020 12:17 Share0 Following no response from Congress MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu to meet in connection with a case registered against him, the Bihar Police have put a notice outside the Congress, MLAs house. The case relates to the Congress MLA’s violation of the code of …
  • Bihar police pastes notice outside 'disappeared' Sidhu's house; may issue arrest warrant 23 Jun 2020 16:11 Bridge collapses near Indo-China border in Uttarakhand From cricket, politics, commentary to TV comedy shows, all-rounder of every field, Navjot Singh Sidhu is now 'missing'. The disappearance is such that Sidhu is not even getting out of his house …
  • Cong gets over 3K nominations for one MLC seat 23 Jun 2020 12:11 Bihar Congress chief Madan Mohan Jha NEW DELHI: In a unique turn of events, the Bihar unit of Congress is facing a dilemma as it has received over 3,000 applications for just one MLC seat in the state. Grassroot party workers, big leaders from the state …
  • Tension with Nepal worries residents of border districts 22 Jun 2020 23:56 PATNA: The situation along India-Nepal border in Bihar is getting murkier day by day and posing potential threat to the age-old cultural and ‘beti-roti’ relationship between the citizens of the two neighbouring countries. In a fresh jolt to the cordial …
  • The human chain of help 22 Jun 2020 12:34 Mohammed Ebrahim, 65, from Bhulni village in Araria, Bihar, became a symbol of the migrant crisis when a video of him crying at Gurugram’s Tau Devi Lal stadium went viral in the first week of June. Mr. Ebrahim, like many others from Bihar, was asked to go …
  • Covid toll 51; 162 fresh +ve cases reported in Bihar 21 Jun 2020 23:40 Patna: Two more Covid deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll in state to 51 on Sunday. Altogether 162 new cases, including 15 in Patna district, were also registered, taking the tally to 7,665 in Bihar. The fresh cases in Patna …
  • Sidhu ‘unavailable’ as Bihar Police team camps in Amritsar 20 Jun 2020 12:36 Chandigarh, June 20 (IANS) Cricketer turned politician Najvot Singh Sidhu remained unavailable for the fourth day on Saturday to a Bihar Police team camping in Amritsar city in Punjab to serve him a notice in an election-related case against him. The …
  • Modi hails Bihar Regiment while launching employment scheme in Bihar via video link 20 Jun 2020 11:23 Amid the ongoing standoff with China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again on Saturday paid homage to the 20 fallen soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan Valley skirmish with the Chinese army on June 15. While launching the Garib Kalyan Rozgar …
  • PM launches employment scheme 'Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan' for migrant workers 20 Jun 2020 08:29 By PTI NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched an employment scheme for migrant workers, saying that during lockdown the talent from cities returned to villages and it will now give a boost to development in rural areas. Launching the …
  • Over 33% recipients of Garib Kalayn Rojgar Abhiyan confined to just 19 districts 20 Jun 2020 05:58 NEW DELHI : While India is targeting to offer job opportunities to millions of migrants in 116 districts through a dedicated scheme, over 33% -- one out of every three -- of the migrants are confined in just 19 districts, underlining how some of the rural …
  • Only virtual darshan at Baidyanath Temple during Shravani Mela, orders Jharkhand HC 04 Jul 2020 06:24 Image Source : PTI Only virtual darshan at Baidyanath Temple during Shravani Mela The Jharkhand High Court on Friday denied permission for holding the annual Shravani Mela at the Baidyanath Temple in Deogarh due to the COVID-19 pandemic and directed the …
  • 6 deaths in state, Covid tally crosses 11,000-mark 04 Jul 2020 00:32 Patna: The Covid-19 death toll in the state is inching towards the 100 mark with six more fatalities on Friday taking the total to 84. Altogether 428 coronavirus cases were also recorded, which took the statewide tally to 11,111. Patna recorded 81 fresh …
  • In China Market: ‘Want to sell Indian goods but where are they?’ 02 Jul 2020 01:24 Written by Dipankar Ghose | Bhagalpur | Published: July 2, 2020 4:33:47 am Bhagalpur aspires to become one of the four “Smart Cities” in Bihar, with markets that sell mobile phones and plastic trinkets, flatscreen TVs and silk sarees. (Photo: Wikipedia …
  • Couple charred to death in Supaul, dispute suspected 02 Jul 2020 00:10 PATNA: Police recovered the charred bodies of a couple from their bedroom at Takla Nirwali in ward number 27 under Town police station area in Supaul on Wednesday. The deceased had been identified as Ramchandra Mukhiya (47) and his wife Sunaina Devi (40). …
  • State turns testing ground for first digital electioneering in country 02 Jul 2020 00:10 PATNA: Bihar has become the proving ground for the idea of digital electioneering in India. The state will be the first since Independence to hold an assembly election without the noisy, dusty rallies attended by thousands, thanks to the raging Covid-19 …
  • Bihar: Over 23,000 kg Jardalu mangoes booked online 30 Jun 2020 23:59 Representative image BHAGALPUR: In a bid to help mango farmers and to overcome their problems of marketing the fruit during the lockdown, the state government with the help of department of posts, Government of India, has introduced online booking orders …
  • Rivers in Bihar flowing above danger level, flood threat looms large in most north districts 30 Jun 2020 09:46 With four rivers flowing above danger level, the threat of flood looms large in parts of north Bihar. The State meteorological department, meanwhile, has predicted that heavy rain would continue till July 2. Rivers Kosi, Bagmati, Kamla Balan and Mahananda …
  • Eye on Bihar polls, Central govt clears Begusarai bridge project 30 Jun 2020 01:19 Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Published: June 30, 2020 5:33:17 am Rajya Sabha MP Rakesh Sinha told The Indian Express, “At a time when the Central government has been pushing the policy of getting markets to farmers and rural India, the construction …
  • FIR against JLNMCH lab technician 30 Jun 2020 00:19 BHAGALPUR: A laboratory technician at Bhagalpur-based Jawahar Lal Nehru Medical College and Hospital (JLNMCH) allegedly damaged four out of five CBNAAT (cartridge-based nucleic acid amplification test) machines for pathological test for Covid-19. According …
  • Bihar: In Bhagalpur, tale of 4 health centres — Crowded rooms, staff and patients without masks, gloves 29 Jun 2020 22:42 Written by Dipankar Ghose | Bhagalpur | Published: June 30, 2020 3:47:01 am Sample collection in Shahkund, Bhagalpur. (Express photo by Dipankar Ghose) Over 50 people are crammed into one room of the Community Health Centre. An Additional Primary Health …
  • COVID-19 death toll climbs to 62 in Bihar; no. of cases 9,224 29 Jun 2020 18:17 Patna: Bihar reported four more COVID-19 fatalities on Sunday, taking the death toll due to the disease to 62 in the state, while the number of cases shot up to 9,224 with 245 fresh ones, the health department said. Of the four fatalities, two were …
  • Covid toll 62 in state, tally crosses 9k-mark 29 Jun 2020 01:20 Patna: Four more Covid-19 deaths were recorded in the state, including one in Patna district, even as the number of coronavirus patients crossed the 9,000 mark on Sunday. Altogether 245 patients were tested positive for the virus in the state on Sunday, …
  • PM: Words of martyr Kundan’s father echo 28 Jun 2020 23:31 PATNA: PM Narendra Modi, in his Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, referred to the father of martyr Kundan Kumar of Aran village in Vishanpura panchayat of Saharsa district, saying that his assertion to send even his grandsons to the Army has been still “echoing” in …
  • 86 per cent jump in MGNREGA demand in districts most migrants returned to 28 Jun 2020 21:13 Across the country, the number of households that availed work under MGNREGA this May reached the highest ever figure of 3.29 crore — the figure was 2.12 crore in the corresponding month last year. Till June 26, the figure has crossed 2.70 crore. (Express …
  • First Covid, now hunger, Bhagalpur migrants start packing — again 27 Jun 2020 23:19 The panchayat building in Bhulni lies locked. Dipankar Ghose They had dreamt of Bhulni. Their green fields, mango trees and families. It is what kept them going even as hungry in the special trains, or on the back of trucks, for days and nights. But now …
  • Srijan scam: CBI files chargesheets against 60 accused 27 Jun 2020 22:47 PATNA: The CBI on Saturday submitted chargesheets in three different cases against 60 people, including a senior retired IAS officer K P Ramaiah, in the special CBI court in connection with multi-crore Srijan scam. One of the accused, Manorma Devi, founder …
  • Govt school teacher held with arms 27 Jun 2020 22:47 BHAGALPUR: Police on Friday arrested a government middle school teacher, Pradip Ravidas, and seized a country-made carbine and live cartridges from his possession Pradip, a teacher at Lattipur Mushari Middle School under the Bihapur police station area in …
  • Bihar shelter home cases: Recommended action against erring govt servants, CBI tells SC 27 Jun 2020 12:32 By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: June 27, 2020 4:26:38 pm The top court had in November 2018 asked the CBI to probe into the allegations of physical and sexual abuse in remaining 16 shelter homes in Bihar which were flagged in a report of Tata Institute of …
  • Lightning toll mounts to 96 in Bihar 27 Jun 2020 00:09 PATNA: The death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar surged to 96 on Friday. Officials at the state control room of disaster management department (DMD) at Patna said the fresh cases reported on Friday actually occurred on Thursday itself, making it the …
  • 190 fresh cases take state Covid count to 8,678 27 Jun 2020 00:08 Patna: The number of Covid-19 cases in Bihar inched towards the 9,000 mark on Friday with 190 new cases, including a two year old in Patna, taking the total count to 8,678 in the state. However, the number of active cases in the state now stands at just 1, …
  • Lightning death toll in Bihar surges to 96 26 Jun 2020 15:28 Representative image PATNA: The death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar surged from 83 on Thursday to 96 on Friday. It has been the highest ever single day death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar. Officials at the state control room of disaster …
  • Shocking: Lightning claims several lives in Bihar and UP in one day 26 Jun 2020 09:44 Jun 26, 2020, 01:16PM ISTSource: TOI.inA fusillade of lightning strikes spread across 31 districts of two states killed 107 people on Thursday — 83 in Bihar and 24 in UP — amid warnings from meteorologists for people in both states to stay indoors as more …
  • 83 people die as thunderstorms sweep Bihar; CM announces compensation; PM expresses grief 26 Jun 2020 07:33 Image Source : PTI FILE At least 83 people have died in Bihar as thunderstorms swept the state. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each for the families of the deceased people. Out of the total 83, 13 residents from …
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar appeals to people to remain at safe places as lighting strikes kill 88 26 Jun 2020 07:25 By Express News Service PATNA: Amid the high alert sounded against the possibility of heavy rains with lightning strikes, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has an appeal to the people of the state to follow the advisory issued by the state disaster …
  • Lightning kills over 100 in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh 26 Jun 2020 03:17 Express News Service PATNA/LUCKNOW: Over 100 people, including dozens of farmers and labourers, were killed in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh due to lightning and thunderstorm as heavy monsoon rains lashed the two states on Thursday. In Uttar Pradesh, around …
  • In Bhagalpur silk hub, looms tell a story: ‘95% collapse’ 26 Jun 2020 00:52 Written by Dipankar Ghose | Nathnagar (bhagalpur) | Published: June 26, 2020 4:30:25 am Mohammad Shoaib Ansari at his grocery shop. (Express photo by Dipankar Ghose) THE LARGE first-floor room has never been so full: silk cloth everywhere, some of it …
  • Three children die as truck rams into thatched house 25 Jun 2020 23:33 BHAGALPUR: Three children of a family were crushed to death by a speeding truck while they were fast asleep inside their thatched house on the approach road to Vikramshila Setu near Jahanvi Chowk under the Parbatta police station area in Naugachia sub- …
  • Lightning strikes kill 83 in Bihar, Gopalganj worst-hit 25 Jun 2020 23:32 PATNA: Altogether 83 people were killed by lightning in 23 districts across the state on Thursday. Gopalganj in north Bihar reported the highest number of fatalities at 13, followed by Madhubani with six deaths. Other districts where lightning deaths were …
  • Lightning strikes UP, Bihar; 110 dead in two days, 32 injured 25 Jun 2020 19:38 Thunderstorms and lightning have wrought havoc in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh over the past two days, claiming 110 lives, leaving at least 32 injured and causing widespread damage to property, officials in the two states said on Thursday. The lightning strikes …
  • Speeding truck rams into a roadside shanty, three children killed in Bihar 25 Jun 2020 11:24 By PTI BHAGALPUR: Three children of a family were killed when a speeding truck rammed into a roadside shanty in Bihar's Bhagalpur district on Thursday morning. The truck apparently lost its balance near Jahnvi Chowk in Parbatta police station area and …
  • Wait for introduction of CBCS at UG level gets longer 24 Jun 2020 23:22 PATNA: Universities in the state are unlikely to introduce choice based credit system (CBCS) at the undergraduate (UG) level from the 2020-2021 academic session. The chancellor’s secretariat had earlier announced that the system would be introduced at the …
  • Haj cancellation disappoint people 24 Jun 2020 23:21 BHAGALPUR: The Centre’s decision that no pilgrims from the country will travel to Mecca (Saudi Arabia) for haj this year has disappointed the 180 residents of the district, who had registered with the Bihar State Haj Committee and also paid requisite fee, …
  • 223 new cases raise Covid tally up to 8,273 in state 24 Jun 2020 23:21 Recovery rate 73% Patna: Altogether 223 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Wednesday, taking the tally to 8,273 in the state so far. Total 20 new cases were reported in Patna district, including from Agamkuan, Patna City, Fatuha, Mokama and …
  • Bhagalpur postal officer tests Covid positive 24 Jun 2020 09:47
  • Bihar: Bhagalpur postal officer tests Covid-19 positive 24 Jun 2020 07:41
  • Bhagalpur postal officer tests Covid +ve 23 Jun 2020 23:13
  • Bihar: Officials foil child marriage in Kishanganj 23 Jun 2020 18:42 Representative image PATNA: A joint team of the district administration and the Child Line on Tuesday prevented a 13-year-old girl from being married off in violation of the Child Marriage Act in Kishanganj district. Acting on a tip off, Kishanganj sub- …
  • New machine installed at RMRI for Covid tests 22 Jun 2020 23:55 PATNA: With the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) installing Cobas 6800 machine at Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences (RMRI) here on Monday, the number of Covid-19 tests in the state is expected to increase manifold in the …
  • BAU develops 4 new liquid biofertilizers 22 Jun 2020 23:55 BHAGALPUR: The scientists at Bihar Agricultural University (BAU) have developed eco-friendly liquid biofertilizers (LBFs), which will increase the agricultural yield by more than 20%. The LBFs can be used in all kinds of crops, including pulses, vegetables …
  • Covid toll 51; 162 fresh +ve cases reported in Bihar 21 Jun 2020 23:40 Patna: Two more Covid deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll in state to 51 on Sunday. Altogether 162 new cases, including 15 in Patna district, were also registered, taking the tally to 7,665 in Bihar. The fresh cases in Patna …
  • CISH initiates process for GI tag for Banarsi Langrha, Chausa mangoes 21 Jun 2020 11:43 With the Malihabadi Dashehari mango getting the GI tag more than a decade back, the city-based Central Institute for Subtropical Horticulture has now initiated the process for obtaining Geographical Indication tag for Gaurjit, Banarsi Langrha, Chausa and …
  • 213 new cases take Bihar Covid tally to 7,503 21 Jun 2020 00:54 Patna: Altogether 213 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Bihar on Saturday, including 24 from Patna, taking the total number of registered cases to 7,503 in the state. With 5,367 recoveries and 49 deaths, active cases stand at 2,086 here which account for …
  • As a district unlocks 20 Jun 2020 22:13 Tilka Manjhi Chowk is the centre of Bhagalpur town by day. For one week, it has been the same. Arrive at 6 am. Bow at the Mahavir mandir. Spend Rs 5 for a cup of chai. Count the rest of the money: Rs 160 today. Then, wait. At first, patiently. Sitting on …
  • Bihar: Real estate construction resumes with limited workforce 20 Jun 2020 12:17 Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Updated: June 20, 2020 5:32:12 pm Even as over 40 lakh migrants have returned to Bihar, there are no signs yet of them coming forward to ask for work in the construction sector. (Express photo) Construction work, mostly …
  • Kanpur Raid Live: Dubey's house being demolished 04 Jul 2020 09:17 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Andhra Pradesh recorded 765 new Covid cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours Taking the total number of cases to 17,699 out of which 9,473 cases are active and 8,008 have recovered. The number of deaths due to …
  • Live: India records 22,771 new cases & 442 deaths 04 Jul 2020 04:51 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Positive cases stand at 648315 including 235433 active cases, 394227 cured/discharged/migrated & 18655 deaths: Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Locust control operation Rajasthan: Helicopter has …
  • Daily briefing: Scientists say ICMR claim on Covid vaccine risky; Another ‘TN police victim’ comes forward 04 Jul 2020 04:28 July 04, 2020: A look at the top news today. Dear Reader, Big Story The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has drawn criticism for setting a “near impossible” timeline for the launch of Covid vaccine. ICMR  director Balram Bhargava wants the 12 …
  • Lightning claims 8 more lives in 5 Bihar districts 04 Jul 2020 02:20 Image used for representational purpose PATNA: Lightning strikes claimed eight more lives in five districts in Bihar on Friday. Thursday saw 26 people getting killed by lightning strikes in eight districts. Three deaths were reported from Samastipur, two …
  • Biryani in Banka: Migrants bring taste of Hyderabad home 04 Jul 2020 01:40 PATNA: In the middle of last month, when senior officials of Bihar’s Banka district administration met with a group of skilled migrants who had returned to the state from Telangana, they had a pleasant surprise — and a lot else — served to them. There was …
  • Eight killed by lightning in Bihar 03 Jul 2020 17:06 Representative image PATNA: Lightning strikes claimed another eight lives on the second consecutive day in five districts in Bihar on Friday. Earlier, 26 persons were killed by lightning strikes in eight districts on Thursday. Districts from where …
  • Iraq sets up border posts to try to prevent Turkish advance 03 Jul 2020 15:21 Since then, at least six Iraqi civilians have been killed as Turkish jets pound PKK targets, and several villages in Iraq’s northern Kurdish region have been evacuated. The invading Turkish troops set up posts in the Zakho district in northern province of …
  • Man claims U.S. Embassy in Cameroon fired him after filing sexual harassment complaint 03 Jul 2020 13:38 Julius Banka (Photo courtesy of Julius Banka) A former employee at the U.S. Embassy in Cameroon claims he was fired because he filed a sexual harassment complaint against his male supervisor. Julius Banka in a lengthy statement he sent to the Washington …
  • BRIEF-Komercni Banka says its shareholders approved retaining 2019 profit 03 Jul 2020 06:22
  • JMM to begin poll preparations in Bihar from August 03 Jul 2020 00:03 Ranchi: Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), which recently announced that it will contest 12 seats in the upcoming Bihar assembly polls, on Thursday said it will begin the groundwork in the neighbouring state from August. The party’s Bihar committee members, who …
  • Israeli annexation a ‘final nail in the coffin’ of Palestine 01 Jul 2020 20:31 Ramallah, West Bank - Despite a delay in the long-anticipated declaration of an Israeli plan to annex one-third of the already illegally occupied West Bank, including parts of the strategic Jordan Valley, Palestinians decried the plan with some holding …
  • JMM eyes 12 tribal-dominated seats in Bihar grand alliance ahead of state polls 01 Jul 2020 15:35 Most of the seats identified by the JMM are located on the Bihar-Jharkhand border. Patna: With Assembly elections just months away, political parties have started taking measures to strengthen their organizational structure in Bihar. JMM, which is heading …
  • Central Europe's factory decline eases in June 01 Jul 2020 09:49 Business The downturn in central European manufacturing eased markedly in June as economies reopened after the coronavirus lockdown, surveys showed on Wednesday, but the sector was still some way from returning to growth. FILE PHOTO: Cars are parked in the …
  • Lučanský ends in top police post on the last day of school (news digest) 01 Jul 2020 07:47 Smoke from the building of the Comenius University in Bratislava calls for people to join protests against plagiarists in politics. This is your overview of news from Slovakia from June 30, 2020. We provide this service for our readers every working day …
  • Career and employment highlights 01 Jul 2020 07:47 These were the trends of the Slovak labour market in the past year. This article was published in the Career & Employment Guide 2020, our special annual publication focused on the labour market, human resources and education. Trends in seeking …
  • Doping: China anti-doping official urges WADA and U.S. to end feud 30 Jun 2020 20:43 (Reuters) - A leading anti-doping official from China urged the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and U.S. anti-doping authorities to end their escalating feud on Tuesday, saying collaboration was the best way to achieve drug-free sport. Tensions rose last …
  • Cuttack Puja bodies have no clue on involvement in coronavirus fight 30 Jun 2020 02:35 By Express News Service CUTTACK: Days after the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) painted an ‘All Is Well’ picture of the city and listed a slew of “proactive steps” taken to effectively manage the Covid-19 pandemic, a complete mismatch between what the …
  • No dress code and innovative recruitment. How HR can inspire others 30 Jun 2020 02:01 New award is aimed at appreciating innovative solutions. This article was published in the Career & Employment Guide 2020, our special annual publication focused on the labour market, human resources and education. Poštová Banka cancelled its dress …
  • World Bank’s IDA agrees to provide US$ 60 mn to Sri Lanka for COVID-19 Emergency Response 29 Jun 2020 18:48 * World Bank’s IDA agrees to provide US$ 60 mn to Sri Lanka for COVID-19 Emergency Response Mon, Jun 29, 2020, 12:10 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. June 29, Colombo: The International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group has …
  • Lebanon top finance official resigns citing bad crisis management 29 Jun 2020 18:11 Beirut, Lebanon - The longtime director of Lebanon's finance ministry, Alain Bifani, has resigned citing "forces of darkness and injustice" working to sabotage a sustainable recovery from the country's deep financial crisis, which he says …
  • Combating coronavirus: Indian movie actor turns... 28 Jun 2020 17:29 After repatriating thousands of stranded Indians from Russia and neighbouring Nepal recently, Indian film actor-turned-politician Deepak Adhikari has now come to the rescue of his countrymen here in Dubai. A community-sponsored chartered flight - a first …
  • Sports Shorts: India squash player working in Finland 27 Jun 2020 11:56 IMAGE: 26-year-old Mahesh Mangaonkar has been working on his fitness and discovered his love for science behind squash. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Mahesh Mangaonkar/Instagram With the professional squash tour suspended until at least August 15, India …
  • 'Misconceptions and falsehoods': WADA formally responds to US report demanding reform 27 Jun 2020 03:36 (Getty Images) MONTREAL: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) formally responded to a US government report that recommended lawmakers be given power to withhold funding from the global drugs watchdog in the absence of governance reforms. In a letter to …
  • Lightning toll mounts to 96 in Bihar 27 Jun 2020 00:09 PATNA: The death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar surged to 96 on Friday. Officials at the state control room of disaster management department (DMD) at Patna said the fresh cases reported on Friday actually occurred on Thursday itself, making it the …
  • Blindsided WADA demands corrections to US anti-doping report 26 Jun 2020 23:36 REUTERS: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Friday it was blindsided by a U.S. report that was riddled with misleading information and inaccuracies and which threatened to cut its funding. In a strong rebuke to the White House Office of National …
  • Explained: Why Russia has to vote on a constitutional referendum in the middle of a pandemic 26 Jun 2020 16:59 Written by Neha Banka | Updated: June 26, 2020 10:00:44 pm Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with regions’ heads via a video link (Sputnik/Alexei Druzhinin/Kremlin via REUTERS) On April 22, Russians were supposed to vote on a …
  • Lightning death toll in Bihar surges to 96 26 Jun 2020 15:28 Representative image PATNA: The death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar surged from 83 on Thursday to 96 on Friday. It has been the highest ever single day death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar. Officials at the state control room of disaster …
  • Shocking: Lightning claims several lives in Bihar and UP in one day 26 Jun 2020 09:44 Jun 26, 2020, 01:16PM ISTSource: TOI.inA fusillade of lightning strikes spread across 31 districts of two states killed 107 people on Thursday — 83 in Bihar and 24 in UP — amid warnings from meteorologists for people in both states to stay indoors as more …
  • 83 people die as thunderstorms sweep Bihar; CM announces compensation; PM expresses grief 26 Jun 2020 07:33 Image Source : PTI FILE At least 83 people have died in Bihar as thunderstorms swept the state. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each for the families of the deceased people. Out of the total 83, 13 residents from …
  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar appeals to people to remain at safe places as lighting strikes kill 88 26 Jun 2020 07:25 By Express News Service PATNA: Amid the high alert sounded against the possibility of heavy rains with lightning strikes, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has an appeal to the people of the state to follow the advisory issued by the state disaster …
  • Minister of Culture and Sports holds discussion... 26 Jun 2020 07:05 Doha: Minister of Culture and Sports, H E Salah bin Ghanem Al Ali met yesterday with the President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) H E Witold Banka. The meeting was held via video conferencing. During the meeting, which was attended by a number of …
  • Lightning kills over 100 in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh 26 Jun 2020 03:17 Express News Service PATNA/LUCKNOW: Over 100 people, including dozens of farmers and labourers, were killed in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh due to lightning and thunderstorm as heavy monsoon rains lashed the two states on Thursday. In Uttar Pradesh, around …
  • Lightning strikes kill 83 in Bihar, Gopalganj worst-hit 25 Jun 2020 23:32 PATNA: Altogether 83 people were killed by lightning in 23 districts across the state on Thursday. Gopalganj in north Bihar reported the highest number of fatalities at 13, followed by Madhubani with six deaths. Other districts where lightning deaths were …
  • Lightning strikes UP, Bihar; 110 dead in two days, 32 injured 25 Jun 2020 19:38 Thunderstorms and lightning have wrought havoc in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh over the past two days, claiming 110 lives, leaving at least 32 injured and causing widespread damage to property, officials in the two states said on Thursday. The lightning strikes …
  • Swedish regulator fines SEB with EUR 95 mln for failures in compliance with anti-money laundering rules 25 Jun 2020 19:27 Sweden's financial watchdog on Thursday fined lender SEB 1 billion crowns (EUR 95 million) for failures in compliance and governance in relation to anti-money laundering regulations in the Baltics, informs LETA/REUTERS. The watchdog launched the …
  • Bulgaria’s non-govʼt deposit growth speeds up, borrowing growth slows in May 25 Jun 2020 10:38  BBJ  Thursday, June 25, 2020, 12:30 Deposits of Bulgaria’s non-government sector rose by an annual 8.6% to BGN 86.3 billion (EUR 44.1 bln) at the end of May, compared to an 8.1% growth rate at the end of April, the Balgarska narodna banka (Bulgaria …
  • 16 fathers sue Shaanxi for deaths of their sons 25 Jun 2020 01:18 Sixteen grieving fathers have taken the Shaanxi Mining Ghana Limited to the High Court in Bolgatanga requesting damages for the deaths of their sons. Renowned lawyer, Godwin Kudzo Tameklo, is representing the 16 parents, most of them elderly, in court as …
  • 223 new cases raise Covid tally up to 8,273 in state 24 Jun 2020 23:21 Recovery rate 73% Patna: Altogether 223 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Wednesday, taking the tally to 8,273 in the state so far. Total 20 new cases were reported in Patna district, including from Agamkuan, Patna City, Fatuha, Mokama and …
  • 70 years of Korean War: Why Ethiopia jumped into a distant war and remained unvanquished 24 Jun 2020 12:19 Written by Neha Banka | Addis Ababa | Updated: June 24, 2020 5:43:45 pm Ethiopia’s participation in the Korean War meant many firsts. It was the first time that Ethiopia had been involved in a war outside the African continent. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) …
  • A1 Bulgaria expands optical network to Blagoevgrad, Ljubimec 24 Jun 2020 07:16 A1 Bulgaria expanded its optical network to Blagoevgrad and Lubimec. The interactive television A1 Xplore TV and fixed internet from A1 are already available to nearly 1.6 mln households in over 200 settlements in Bulgaria. Earlier in June, the A1's …
  • S. S. REDANG – Sunk by Japanese destroyers, on 13 February 1942 23 Jun 2020 20:47 Scene from the evacuation of Singapore. The Japanese invasion of Malaya and Singapore during the World War II, from the time of the first landings in Northern Malaya on 8 December 1941, was swift and brutal. Within eight weeks the Japanese had taken Malaya …
  • Flights between Košice and Vienna restored (news digest) 23 Jun 2020 01:16 Controversial bank levy will change, unemployment keeps growing. Read your overview of news from June 22, 2020. Take a look at what happened in Slovakia on Monday, June 22, 2020. This daily news overview service is free of charge for our readers. If you …
  • Why New York's Museum of Natural History wants to remove Roosevelt statue 22 Jun 2020 11:29 Written by Neha Banka | Updated: June 22, 2020 4:43:23 pm The statue depicts an imposing figure of Roosevelt atop a horse with the figures of an African-American man and a Native American man on his either side. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File) The …
  • Slovakia to scrap tax in return for bank pledge to lend more 22 Jun 2020 11:00 (Adds quotes from prime minister, banking body, central bank) PRAGUE, June 22 (Reuters) - Slovakia has agreed to replace a special tax levied on bank balance sheets with a commitment from banks to lend more to public and private projects, the prime …
  • Covid toll 51; 162 fresh +ve cases reported in Bihar 21 Jun 2020 23:40 Patna: Two more Covid deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll in state to 51 on Sunday. Altogether 162 new cases, including 15 in Patna district, were also registered, taking the tally to 7,665 in Bihar. The fresh cases in Patna …
  • 213 new cases take Bihar Covid tally to 7,503 21 Jun 2020 00:54 Patna: Altogether 213 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Bihar on Saturday, including 24 from Patna, taking the total number of registered cases to 7,503 in the state. With 5,367 recoveries and 49 deaths, active cases stand at 2,086 here which account for …
  • MKB Bank mulls acquisition in Croatia 21 Jun 2020 00:13  MTI – Econews  Saturday, June 20, 2020, 19:53 MKB Bank is weighing the acquisition of a stake in Croatiaʼs Slatinksa banka, the lender said in a disclosure on Friday, responding to reports in the Croatian media, according to a report by state news wire …
  • Hasty Generalization Fallacy In The Classification Of Nigeria Into Three Ethnic Nationalities And The Wazobia Acronym By Malcolm Emokiniovo Omirhobo 20 Jun 2020 23:10 It is an undisputed fact that the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba ethnic groups are the largest ethnic groups in Nigeria. It is a fact that the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba languages are widely spoken in Nigeria aside English language. It is a fact that the official …
  • I Didn’t Go For Any Juju Bath – Eastern Regional Minister 20 Jun 2020 13:06 FROM Daniel Bampoe, Koforidua THE Eastern Regional Minister, also the incumbent for Nkawkaw Constituency who is seeking re-election for the third time, Eric Kwakye, has denied claims that he bathed naked in the four corners of the Constituency as directed …
  • Most Ranchi students want to appear for ICSE, ISC exams 20 Jun 2020 02:26 Ranchi: Despite the threat of Covid-19, most students in Ranchi are keen to appear for the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and the Indian School Certificate (ISC) board examinations. The examinations for the remaining papers have been …
  • 5 more deaths in Bihar, Covid cases cross 7k-mark 19 Jun 2020 22:56 Patna: For the second consecutive day on Friday, five Covid-19 deaths were reported in Bihar, taking the toll to 49 even as the total number of coronavirus patients crossed the 7,000 mark with 250 new cases taking the total to 7,290 in the state. With 5, …