• Biennial council polls: Voter turnout up in Bihar despite pandemic 23 Oct 2020 02:52 Security personnel deployed at a polling booth for the biennial state legislative council elections in Patna on ThursdayPATNA: Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, large number of voters exercised their franchise in the biennial Bihar legislative council elections …
  • Bihar Election 2020: Nitish Kumar has been unfair towards Chirag Paswan, says Tejashwi 19 Oct 2020 11:41 In Bihar’s political parlance, Luv stands for the OBC Kurmi community and Kush for the OBC Kushwaha (Koeri) group. The two caste groups are together referred to as ‘Luv-Kush’, and constitute about 10 per cent of Bihar’s population. Chief Minister Nitish …
  • Explained: What is Luv-Kush? 19 Oct 2020 06:18 In Bihar’s political parlance, Luv stands for the OBC Kurmi community and Kush for the OBC Kushwaha (Koeri) group.In Bihar’s political parlance, Luv stands for the OBC Kurmi community and Kush for the OBC Kushwaha (Koeri) group. The two caste groups are …
  • PM Modi Bihar Rally Schedule 16 Oct 2020 11:27 PATNA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address 12 rallies in Bihar where the three-phase assembly election will begin on October 28. Addressing a press conference on Friday, senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis said the prime minister will address the …
  • Upendra Kushwaha: The man trying hard to stay relevant 15 Oct 2020 06:37 Upendra Kushwaha is entering the elections as head of the newly-formed Grand Democratic Secular Front, including the RLSP (contesting 100-plus seats), Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM, BSP, and two other smaller parties.While lesser known than Lalu Prasad, Nitish …
  • Ram Vilas Paswan, a strong voice for Dalits, no more | Photos to take down memory lane 09 Oct 2020 10:02 Image Source : PTI Ram Vilas Paswan being sworn-in as a Cabinet minister by President Ram Nath Kovind during the oath taking ceremony at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) founder Ram Vilas Paswan …
  • Empowering India’s Poor so They Don’t Return to Bonded Labour – Part 2 05 Oct 2020 09:43 Asia-Pacific, Development & Aid, Editors' Choice, Featured, Headlines, Human Rights, Poverty & SDGs, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Human Rights Entire communities are being gradually empowered to resist traffickers and are being …
  • Rhea ki aukaat to waiver from govt: how Bihar DGP stoops to conquer 28 Sep 2020 00:09 Patna: JD(U) National President and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar presents the membership slip to former DGP Gupteshwar Pandey as he joins the party, in Patna, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (PTI Photo)SEVEN MONTHS ago, he started his own YouTube channel and …
  • Sad migrant issues have been sidelined by news media: Actor Manoj Bajpayee 27 Sep 2020 11:26 By PTI NEW DELHI: Actor Manoj Bajpayee says he wanted to channel the nostalgia and pride of migrants for their home in "Bambai Main Ka Ba", his hit Bhojpuri rap highlighting the plight of people who leave their native places to move to big cities …
  • Day after Bihar DGP Gupteshwar Pandey takes VRS, says ‘will continue to serve people’ 24 Sep 2020 04:06 Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Updated: September 24, 2020 8:15:15 am Gupteshwar Pandey (left) at an event in Patna (File)The sudden decision of Gupteshwar Pandey, who has recently been in the spotlight for his frequent remarks on the Sushant Singh …
  • Centre red flags school dropout rate, vacant seats in Bihar girls schools 17 Sep 2020 21:42 New Delhi: While the Nitish Kumar government earned full marks in its previous avatars for its game-changing bicycle scheme for school-going girls, this election the state has some worrying school data to handle. In its August 2020 assessment of schooling— …
  • Social ties hit in Bihar border districts due to India, Nepal tensions 14 Sep 2020 13:04 Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic and currently frayed relations between India and Nepal have created an unprecedented situation for people living in border districts of Bihar that has affected social and family ties. Over the decades, people …
  • Prime Minister dedicates to the nation LPG bottling plants in Bihar and LPG pipeline connecting Durgapur to Banka 13 Sep 2020 13:46 Shri Narendra Modi, Hon'ble Prime Minister, dedicated to the nation two new LPG cooking gas bottling plants, at Champaran and Banka in Bihar, along with the Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG pipeline through a video link here …
  • PM Narendra Modi to dedicate to nation 3 petroleum projects in Bihar 12 Sep 2020 14:02 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate an LPG pipeline project and bottling plants in Bihar on Sunday as the government pushes its development agenda in the poll-bound state. The projects include the Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip- …
  • PM to dedicate three petroleum sector projects in Bihar to the nation on September 13 12 Sep 2020 08:54 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be dedicating three key projects of the Petroleum sector in Bihar to the nation on Sunday(September 13) via video conferencing. "The projects include the Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline …
  • PM Modi to announce 3 gifts for Bihar on Sep 13 12 Sep 2020 06:09 Image Source : FILE PHOTO PM Modi to dedicate 3 new development projects for Bihar. Ahead of the Bihar Assembly Elections 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate three new developmental projects to the state related to the Petroleum sector on …
  • Modi to announce 3 more gifts for Bihar this Sunday 11 Sep 2020 16:14 New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Staying with his emphasis on gifting an array of developmental projects for poll-bound Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation three key projects related to the Petroleum sector in the state this Sunday. The …
  • Bihar assembly elections: Parties race for wider appeal with virtual rallies, digital 'raths' 06 Sep 2020 18:41 New Delhi: Political parties across the spectrum have stepped up efforts to reach out to the electorate in Bihar digitally ahead of the upcoming assembly election. The BJP has taken the lead through several virtual rallies addressed by senior party leaders …
  • Sushant Singh Rajput Was The Least Political Of Film Stars From Bihar 06 Sep 2020 17:15 Sushant Singh Rajput, who died under mysterious circumstances at his Mumbai house on June 14, was the least political of all film personalities from Bihar. And yet, his demise appears to have emerged as a big issue in the upcoming assembly elections in the …
  • Bihar: Destroyed lives and submerged homes in flood-hit India 29 Aug 2020 00:36 By Priyanka Dubey BBC Hindi, Bihar Published duration 11 minutes ago Bihar, a poor, populous state in northern India, is ravaged by floods during the monsoon season every year. This year has been no different, with some seven million people affected. I …
  • 22-year-old man's body found in pieces in Bihar's West Champaran 24 Aug 2020 08:59 Image Source : PTI 22-year-old man's body found in pieces in Bihar's West Champaran A 22-year-old man was murdered allegedly over a land dispute and his body was chopped into pieces near here in Bihar's West Champaran district, police said on …
  • Flood situation in Bihar grim as water level in Ganga rises 17 Aug 2020 15:00 Krishna Ghat on the banks of River Ganga submerged in flood waters following heavy rainfall, in Patna, Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (PTI Photo)PATNA: The flood situation in Bihar remained grim, affecting 81.56 lakh people in 16 districts with the water level in …
  • India: No significant change in Bihar flood situation 17 Aug 2020 01:19 There is no significant change in flood situation in Bihar, though the water level of most of the rivers flowing in the state is either receding or is stable. According to the Disaster Management Department, a population of 81.44 lakh spread over 1310 …
  • Situation Report 11 : Flood situation in India, 11th August 2020 15 Aug 2020 22:42 A. CURRENT SITUATION BIHAR In Bihar, around 74 lakh people in 16 districts have been affected by the flood situation so far. 23 people have lost their lives due to floods. Meanwhile, the flood situation in Bihar remained grim on Monday with 20,000 more …
  • State records highest one-day +ve cases of 4,071 12 Aug 2020 00:46 Patna: Bihar recorded its highest number of 4,071 Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 86,812 on Tuesday. The state health department also reported 15 Covid deaths, which took the toll to 465. Earlier, the maximum 3,992 Covid positive …
  • Fresh rainfall rings alarm bells, 75L hit by floods 12 Aug 2020 00:46 Patna: Fresh rainfall in parts of the state, which are already reeling from floods for over a month, rang alarm bells on Tuesday even as the population affected by the deluge crossed the 75-lakh mark. According to the bulletin issued by the Patna …
  • Bihar records highest one-day 21 Covid deaths 10 Aug 2020 23:40 Patna: The state on Monday reported the highest one-day official deaths due to Covid-19, with 21 people succumbing to the virus, taking the toll to 450. The number of deaths in Patna went up to 88 with seven more deaths reported on Monday. With 3,021 fresh …
  • Bihar floods affect 74 lakh people, situation still remains grim 10 Aug 2020 13:40 Share0 The Disaster Management Department of Bihar in its bulletin stated that the flood situation in the state has so far affected 74 lakh people and has claimed more than 20 lives so far. Adding further the bulletin read that the situation in the state …
  • India: Bihar Floods: Caritas stepping in to support the flood-hit families 10 Aug 2020 07:54 More than 7.1 million people across 16 districts of Bihar are devastated by the floods. The Government reports records 23 deaths in Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, West Champaran, Saran and Samastipur. The situation is grim in the state as the water from the …
  • State Covid tally crosses 79k-mark, toll up to 429 09 Aug 2020 23:58 Patna: The Covid-19 cases in Bihar crossed the 79,000-mark on Sunday as 3,934 more people tested positive for the virus in the past 24 hours. With 10 more official deaths, the toll mounted to 429 while the number of positive cases reached up to 79,720. The …
  • Bihar floods: More than 73 lakh people across 16 districts affected 09 Aug 2020 06:15 Swollen rivers, originating in Nepal and flowing through north Bihar, continued to wreak havoc on Saturday when more areas and inhabitants were hit by the floods raising the number of people affected by the calamity to over 73 lakh, said the disaster …
  • Bihar flood: Death toll rises to 23; more than 70 lakh affected 08 Aug 2020 02:40 Image Source : PTI Bihar flood: Death toll rises to 23; more than 70 lakh affected Floods wrought further havoc in Bihar where the death toll rose to 23 and the number of people affected crossed 70 lakh on Friday, even as Chief Minister Nitish Kumar …
  • Bihar registers maximum +ve cases in a day 08 Aug 2020 00:56 Patna: Bihar reported the maximum single-day Covid-19 cases so far as well as record 71,520 tests in the last 24 hours on Friday. While noted Katihar surgeon Dr D N Poddar was among the 12 more casualties, the 3,646 fresh cases took the state Covid tally …
  • PM Oli opens new fronts of Indo-Nepal disputes 07 Aug 2020 12:15 New Delhi/Kathmandu, Aug 7 (IANS) Needling India further, the K.P. Oli-led Nepal government has started the construction of a helipad at a disputed site in Bihar besides beginning the installation of 360-degree CCTV cameras in a no-man’s land near …
  • India: Bihar: Floods continue to wreak havoc; NDRF carries out rescue ops 07 Aug 2020 07:30 In Bihar, more than 70 lakh people across over 16 districts are reeling under the floods. The districts include Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi and Gopalganj. Breaching of two embankments in Darbhanga and Samastipur has aggravated the flood situation. …
  • Buxar boy secures 107th rank in UPSC exams 05 Aug 2020 23:47 Anshuman Raj of Nawanagar block in Buxar district has secured 107th rank in the civil services examination 2019 conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), results of which were declared on Tuesday. Son of former mukhiya Sudarshan Gupta, and …
  • Train services yet to resume on D’bhanga-Samastipur section 04 Aug 2020 22:56 Samastipur/Khagaria/Darbhanga/Bagaha: Flood situation continued to remain grim in the low lying areas of as many as 14 districts in north Bihar. In Samastipur, train operations could not be resumed on Darbhanga-Samastipur section as 107 …
  • COVID-19 death toll reaches 349 in Bihar, positive cases climb to 62,031 04 Aug 2020 21:51 By PTI PATNA: With 13 fresh COVID-19 deaths, the toll in Bihar climbed to 349 on Tuesday, while the tally of total positive cases jumped to 62,031 with 2464 new infections in the state, health department bulletin said. Of the 13 new casualties in the last …
  • Death toll in Bihar flood climbs to 19; 63.60 lakh people affected in 16 districts 04 Aug 2020 18:44 With six more deaths, the toll in Bihar flood on Tuesday climbed to 19, as 63.60 lakh people were affected in 16 districts of the state, Disaster Management Department bulletin said. Nearly seven lakh more population fell victim to inundation in the last …
  • Flood situation remains grim in Bihar, more than 55 lakh people affected 04 Aug 2020 05:33 Image Source : PTI Darbhanga has been the worst hit, being surrounded by three of the rivers in spate Bagmati, Kamala Balan and Adhwara. Flood situation remained grim in Bihar on Monday as waters from overflowing rivers, mostly those originating in Nepal, …
  • Miseries of flood-hit people continue 04 Aug 2020 00:00 Darbhanga/ Khagaria/Bagaha: Lakhs of evacuated people and those staying near the marooned areas continue to suffer in 14 north Bihar districts. In Darbhanga, which is facing the wrath of Khiro and Bagmati rivers, altogether 199 panchayats spread …
  • Bihar flood situation worsens, 53.67 lakh people affected 03 Aug 2020 05:31 Image Source : PTI Houses are seen submerged in flood waters following heavy monsoon rain in Gopalganj district, July 27, 2020. The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Sunday as water from overflowing rivers inundated fresh areas, while a total of 53.67 …
  • Floods hit 53 lakh people in 14 dists 03 Aug 2020 00:55 Patna: Major rivers in north Bihar continued to flow above the danger mark as 53,67,182 people were affected by the floods in 14 districts on Sunday. Over 3.5 lakh more people have been marooned compared to 49,05,007 till late Saturday evening. An …
  • Bihar flood situation worsens, 53.67 lakh affected 02 Aug 2020 15:10 Patna: The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Sunday as water from overflowing rivers inundated fresh areas, while a total of 53.67 lakh people across 14 districts were affected, the Disaster Management Department said here. No fresh casualty was …
  • Bihar: Flood situation worsens; 2 more die, close to 50 lakh affected 02 Aug 2020 06:59 Image Source : PTI Flood situation worsens in Bihar; 2 more die, close to 50 lakh affected Floods claimed two more lives in Bihar on Saturday taking the death toll to 13, while the number of people affected by the calamity inched closer to 50 lakh as the …
  • Assembly elections: EC OKs setting up of 33,804 additional polling booths in Bihar 01 Aug 2020 23:33 PATNA: The Election Commission (EC) has approved the proposal for setting up 33,804 auxiliary polling booths in 243 assembly constituencies in the state for the upcoming state assembly polls due in October-November. After the addition of these auxiliary …
  • Swollen Burhi Gandak wreaks havoc in Samastipur 31 Jul 2020 22:54 Samastipur/Darbhanga/Bagaha/Motihari/Khagaria/Sitamarhi: Swollen rivers continued to wreak havoc in 14 north Bihar districts on Friday as lakhs of people struggled to meet their daily needs. In Samastipur, the water level of Burhi …
  • SuMo: Rs 3,540cr spenton migrants in state 31 Jul 2020 00:01 Deputy CM Sushil Kumar said in a webinar organised by ASSOCHAM on Thursday that Rs 3,540 crore was spent on returnee migrant workers in Bihar under ‘Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Yojna’ launched by PM Narendra Modi. He said each district has been given Rs 50 lakh …
  • Floods hit more areas; no fresh casualties 30 Jul 2020 17:57 Villagers cross a flood-affected area on a boat as they move towards a safer place, in Gopalganj district. (PT...Read More PATNA: More parts of Bihar were on Thursday affected by floods, caused by rise in water levels of rivers originating in Nepal, though …
  • India: Floods - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) Emergency Appeal n° MDRIN026 30 Jul 2020 15:48 Description of the disaster Multiple districts in the Indian states of Assam, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have been experiencing floods. The first wave of floods occurred in Assam on 24 June 2020 was at a scale that was manageable by the local authority and …
  • Expedite Rs 6k payment to flood-hit people: CM 30 Jul 2020 00:19 PATNA: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday asked the officials to remain prepared in all aspects to fight the twin challenges of floods and Covid-19 in state. The CM was reviewing through videoconferencing the flood situation in 12 districts and …
  • 18 docs to be appointed on contract in W Champaran 30 Jul 2020 00:18 BETTIAH: The rising Covid death toll and spike in positive cases has awoken West Champaran to the shortage of doctors and paramedics in battling the pandemic. “We are issuing advertisements to recruit 18 doctors, 18 paramedics/auxiliary nurse midwives …
  • Covid cases cross 45k-mark, Patna sees a dip 30 Jul 2020 00:18 Patna: Covid-19 cases crossed the 45,000 mark on Wednesday with fresh 2,328 people testing positive for the virus. Four deaths were also reported by the health department on Wednesday, taking the toll to 273. With 45,919 registered cases and 30,504 …
  • As cases surge, Bihar faces 5 key challenges 29 Jul 2020 22:10 Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Published: July 30, 2020 2:49:40 am Most districts do not have ventilators at Sadar hospitals and some are depending on private hospitals. (File) Between July 1 and July 29, Covid-19 cases in Bihar climbed from 10,205 to …
  • Heavy rain ALERT in Bihar, flood situation grim 29 Jul 2020 10:23 Image Source : PTI Flood situation in Bihar deteriorates; IMD forecasts heavy rain (Representational) The flood situation in Bihar has further deteriorated as rains in catchment areas of Nepal. As many as 36 people have lost their lives in flood related …
  • 25 lakh people displaced by Bihar floods, 8 dead 29 Jul 2020 02:43 Image Source : PTI Nearly 25 lakh people have been displaced in the state Torrential rain in the catchment areas of Bihar and Nepal has aggravated the flood situation in the state with almost all major rivers flowing above the danger mark. Nearly 25 lakh …
  • Flood situation grim in north Bihar 29 Jul 2020 00:24 BAGAHA/ SITAMARHI/ KHAGARIA: Lakhs of people across 12 districts in north Bihar continue to face flood-related hardships with most rivers in the region continuing to swell amid heavy rain in their catchment areas. In Sitamarhi, incessant rain in …
  • VTR thrives as 35 more species found: Tiger status report 29 Jul 2020 00:23 Patna: The Valmiki Tiger Reserve is flourishing. Apart from the rise in the number of the big cats, as stated in the 2018 tiger status report, altogether 35 more species of animals have been found thriving in the sanctuary. The detailed tiger status report …
  • Flood situation worsens in Bihar, improves slightly in Assam: 10 Points 28 Jul 2020 14:33 Image Source : PTI East Champaran: NDRF personnel hold a new-born baby on a rescue boat in the flood-affected East Champaran district of Bihar. The flood situation has worsened in Bihar while there is a slight improvement in Assam. According to a Bihar …
  • Efforts on to plug breaches as floods hit over 24L in 11 dists 28 Jul 2020 01:09 Patna: The number of flood-hit people in 11 north Bihar districts increased from 14.95 lakhs on Sunday to a whopping 24.43 lakhs in the last 24 hours as the engineers of water resources department (WRD) were trying to plug the breaches in the retired line …
  • Bihar Covid tally crosses 41k-mark with 2,192 new cases 28 Jul 2020 01:09 Patna: Covid-19 cases crossed the 41,000 mark in Bihar on Monday with 2,192 fresh cases reported in 24 hours, taking the tally to 41,111. The state also registered six official deaths, including two from Patna, taking the toll to 255. The number of active …
  • Floods hit over 1L people in Darbhanga 27 Jul 2020 22:53 DARBHANGA/KHAGARIA/SITAMARHI/BAGAHA: With most rivers flowing above the danger level, lakhs of people continued to face flood fury across 11 districts in north Bihar. In Darbhanga, around 1.2 lakh people in 502 villages spread across 154 …
  • Use Ram Baan against China in Nepal- The New Indian Express 27 Jul 2020 22:13 Communism is a cacophony of contradictions. The comrades abhor religion but in their godless sanctum sanctorum, the unholy Trinity of Marx, Mao and Lenin comprise dialectical divinity. Last week, this discrepancy came to the fore when Khadga Prasad Sharma …
  • Bihar flood situation grim, over 15 lakh affected 27 Jul 2020 20:29 As many as 25 teams of NDRF and SDRF are engaged in relief and rescue operations in the flood-affected region of the state The flood situation remained grim in Bihar with major rivers flowing above the danger mark. As per an assessment, more than 15 lakh …
  • CM asks water resources dept to remain alert 27 Jul 2020 18:01 Bihar CM Nitish Kumar(File photo) PATNA: Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday issued instructions to secretary (water resources department) Sanjeev Hans to keep the engineers on alert mode, where the embankments are under pressure from floodwaters. The CM …
  • Doc among 17 die of Covid-19, Patna reports 620 new cases 27 Jul 2020 01:01 Patna: A doctor from Munger was among the 17 Covid-19 patients who died in Bihar in the past 24 hours. The number of casualties due to the coronavirus was the highest in a day so far, as the toll mounted to 249 on Sunday. The deceased included Dr DN …
  • 7 die, over 15L hit as floods ravage more districts in state 27 Jul 2020 01:01 Patna: Seven people, including two in Darbhanga, have so far died and over 15 lakh affected by floods in 11 north Bihar districts. The floodwaters spread to five blocks in Saran on Sunday, making it the 11th affected district in north Bihar. According to …
  • Three IAF choppers airdrop food packets in affected dists 26 Jul 2020 23:15 PATNA: Three choppers of the Indian Air Force (IAF), which joined the relief operations in flood-affected north Bihar districts on Saturday, airdropped food packets in remote and inaccessible areas of Darbhanga, East Champaran, Madhubani and Gopalganj on …
  • Floods hit rail, road traffic in many N Bihar dists 26 Jul 2020 23:15 MOTIHARI/SAMASTIPUR/BAGAHA/: The flood situation in north Bihar remained grim on Sunday. Rivers Gandak, Burhi Gandak and half a dozen hilly rivers inundated more than 130 villages and affected over 2,72,000 population in East Champaran. …
  • Nearly 15 lakh affected in 11 flood-hit districts of Bihar 26 Jul 2020 17:00 By: PTI | Patna | Updated: July 26, 2020 9:39:55 pm Patna: A aerial view of flooded Bind Toli area along the banks of River Ganga following heavy rain, in Patna, Monday, July 20, 2020. (PTI Photo) Nearly 15 lakh people have been affected by floods in 11 …
  • Bihar floods: Nearly 15 lakh affected in 11 flood-hit districts, Darbhanga worst hit 26 Jul 2020 15:46 Patna: Nearly 15 lakh people have been affected by floods in 11 districts of Bihar, and at least 10 have lost their lives in the deluge, the disaster management department said on Sunday. According to the department, Darbhanga is the worst-affected …
  • Caritas India pitches in Assam and Bihar flood response amidst COVID 26 Jul 2020 03:08 Heavy rainfall and floods affected the state of Assam and Bihar and displaced millions amidst Covid-19 pandemic. In Assam, the heavy monsoon rains caused flooding in 27 districts and displaced 26, 37,513 people. According to the Assam Disaster Management …
  • Jumbos’ duel, Gandak fury keep VTR wardens on toes 25 Jul 2020 23:53 BETTIAH: With the Gandak gushing furiously into India through the barrage at Valmikinagar, floodwaters swirling through its course have also been marauding the jungles of the Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) in West Champaran district. “About 60% of the …
  • Major rivers still flow above danger mark 25 Jul 2020 23:53 DARBHANGA/SITAMARHI/BAGAHA/KHAGARIA: A week on, major rivers continue to inundate large swatches of land in north Bihar districts. In Darbhanga, a chopper of Indian Airforce arrived at the local airbase on Saturday and was pressed into …
  • No respite from floods in Assam, Bihar; thunderstorm warning issued in Himachal Pradesh 25 Jul 2020 20:09 NEW DELHI: The flood situation remained grim in Assam and Bihar on Saturday with one more death reported from the northeastern state and nearly 36 lakh people affected in total. The death toll due to floods and landslides has reached 123 in Assam, and 10 …
  • Bihar floods: NDRF teams rescue over 3,500 people 25 Jul 2020 09:46 Patna, July 25 (IANS) As many as 21 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been deployed across 12 flood-affected districts in Bihar, rescuing more than 3,500 people. Following the breach in the embankments in east Champaran and Gopalganj …
  • Bihar: Gandak breaches bund, floods 45 East Champaran villages 25 Jul 2020 06:42 A portion of the embankment at Bhawanipur village in East Champaran district which was washed away by floodwat...Read More MOTIHARI/BAGAHA/KHAGARIA: Fresh rainfall in the catchment areas of swollen rivers over the last 24 hours aggravated flood …
  • 21 NDRF teams deployed in flood-hit N Bihar dists 25 Jul 2020 00:16 PATNA: Three additional teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from Odisha and West Bengal have been deployed in flood-hit areas of the state for carrying out rescue and relief operations along with the 9th battalion teams of the force. While one …
  • Assam, Bihar bear the brunt of nature's fury as floods affect 37 lakh people 24 Jul 2020 23:52 There was no respite from the devastating floods in Assam and Bihar on Friday with three more deaths reported from the northeastern state, and nearly 37 lakh people severely affected so far. In Assam, nearly 27 lakh people across 33 districts have been …
  • Nearly 1 million people hit by Bihar floods; breach in embankments in two districts 24 Jul 2020 18:10 PATNA: Nearly one million people have been affected by floods in Bihar, where the Gandak river breached two embankments at three places, leaving several areas inundated, officials said on Friday. However, there was no report of loss of life or property in …
  • 2 die in Covid isolation wards of West Champaran hospitals 22 Jul 2020 22:44
  • Many in Champaran take shelter on NH 22 Jul 2020 22:43 MOTIHARI/BAGAHA: Gandak, Burhi Gandak, Bagmati, Lalbakeya and other rivers were in spate and flowing above the danger mark on Wednesday following torrential rain during the last three days in the foothills of Nepal and catchment area of East Champaran …
  • Several Champaran villages affected by floods 21 Jul 2020 23:45 BETTIAH/MOTIHARI/BAGAHA: While incessant rain since Sunday has claimed 114 lives and four dozen people are reported missing in the wake of landslides in the upper reaches of Nepal, the turbulent waters of the Narayani, Gandak in India, now threaten …
  • Centre asks West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Odisha to strengthen efforts against COVID-19 18 Jul 2020 05:28 By PTI NEW DELHI: With a surge in COVID-19 cases in Bihar, West Bengal, Assam and Odisha, the Union Health Ministry has asked these states to make renewed efforts to contain transmission of the virus and keep case fatality rate below one per cent. With …
  • Doctors, 30 health workers test +ve in West Champaran 18 Jul 2020 00:03 BETTIAH: Amid constant spike in cases, frontline warriors are falling ill in West Champaran even as majority of beds in the dedicated Covid facilities at the Government Medical College and MJK Hospital here are going abegging. “The deputy superintendent of …
  • Covid cases on the rise in West Champaran 14 Jul 2020 22:45
  • Four Maoists shot dead in west Champaran: SSB 10 Jul 2020 19:21 The identity of the Maoists are yet to be revealed. (Representational) A joint team of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and the Special Task Force of West Champaran police shot dead four suspected Maoists in Lokaria area of Bagaha in the early hours of Friday. An …
  • Four Maoists killed in Bihar’s West Champaran 10 Jul 2020 06:43 The identity of the Maoists are yet to be revealed. (Representational) A joint team of Shashtra Seema Bal (SSB) and Special Task Force of West Champaran shot dead four Maoists in Lokaria area of Bagaha on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday. An …
  • Locust attack in West Champaran, Bhojpur 28 Jun 2020 23:31 ARA/BAGAHA: Swarms of crop-destroying locusts reached Bhojpur and West Champaran districts late on Saturday night. Though the locusts destroyed crops like paddy, sugarcane, maize and vegetables in West Champaran district, they caused no damage to crops …
  • Covid cases double, drones deployed in West Champaran 04 May 2020 06:25
  • Woman, two kids burned for ‘dowry’ in West Champaran 18 Feb 2020 23:49
  • Looted TV sets recovered from West Champaran 23 Oct 2019 23:18
  • Criminals loot Rs 14 lakh in west Champaran, Muzaffarpur 31 Aug 2019 06:38
  • Rs 14L looted in West Champaran, Muzaffarpur 31 Aug 2019 03:36
  • Criminals loot Rs 14L in west Champaran, Muz 31 Aug 2019 02:07
  • Congress leader killed in West Champaran 19 Jul 2019 23:21
  • Bihar: Poachers kill 2 home guards, injure another at Valmiki Tiger Reserve in West Champaran 27 Jan 2019 21:37 BAGAHA/PATNA: Poachers hacked to death two home guards inside the Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR) at Bagaha in West Champaran district in the wee hours of Sunday. Police said the incident occured when a team of seven unarmed home guards, who were on patrol …
  • Nitish Kumar inspects two solar power plants in West Champaran district 05 Dec 2018 20:52 PATNA: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Wednesday inspected two solar power plants in Champapur and Radhiya villages of West Champaran district. He first visited Champapur village where a 20 kW solar mini grid plant has been installed to provide power connection …
  • Teenage girl found murdered in West Champaran 16 Nov 2018 03:34
  • Floodwaters overtop NH in West Champaran district 17 Sep 2018 11:49 PATNA/BAGAHA: Floodwaters have overtopped NH-28 (B) from Madanpur in West Champaran district to Paniyahwa in Uttar Pradesh due to heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of the Gandak in Nepal over the last 48 hours. As heavy vehicles have been barred …
    • CM launches schemes worth Rs 137cr in Seohar 24 Dec 2019 08:40
    • Nitish launches 167 schemes worth Rs 137 crore in Seohar 23 Dec 2019 23:21
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    • Death toll in India's floods rises to 169, army sets up medical camps 22 Jul 2019 05:15 The death toll in India's flood-hit states has risen to 169, including 102 deaths in Bihar and 67 in Assam over the past eight days, official data provided by the two states showed on Sunday, Trend reports citing Xinhua. Among the Bihar's 12 flood- …
    • Floods in Bihar, Assam kill 150 21 Jul 2019 09:55 Image used for illustrative purpose. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Mumbai: The combined death toll in India's floods-affected states of Bihar and Assam has risen to 150, official sources from the two states told state-run media in China. Over 11.5 million …
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