• Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, July 10 10 Jul 2020 13:39 SEOUL -- The sentence on former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was reduced to 20 years in prison on Friday in a retrial of the corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of the former head of state, according to local media. The Seoul High Court …
  • 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 …
  • IMD ‘red alert’ for heavy rainfall in N Bihar districts 09 Jul 2020 23:57 PATNA: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a ‘red alert’ on Thursday for thunderstorms and heavy rainfall in north Bihar over the next three days. The IMD issues colour-coded warnings in ascending order green, yellow, orange and red being the …
  • Under lockdown again, Bhagalpur caught between fear of disease, economic impact 09 Jul 2020 20:30 Written by Dipankar Ghose | Bhagalpur | Published: July 10, 2020 1:50:05 am Variety Chowk in Bhagalpur on Thursday. (Express photo by Dipankar Ghose) Two men stand at Variety Chowk, an intersection in one of Bhagalpur’s most popular marketplaces. A little …
  • Monsoon above normal as rains migrate to North India 09 Jul 2020 13:36 The rainmaker monsoon trough over North India has shifted alignment further to the North with its western end anchored over Amritsar with its body and tail running across Karnal, Bareilly, Ballia, Patna and Bhagalpur and its end running close to the …
  • Total lockdown in Patna, Nawada from July 10 09 Jul 2020 01:14 Patna: The Patna district administration has reimposed lockdown for 7 days from Friday and it will remain in force for four days in Bhagalpur and Nawada following the highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in state on Wednesday. The lockdown in …
  • Heavy rainfall, lightning likely in 18 districts: IMD 08 Jul 2020 23:02 PATNA: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday cautioned the people living in the 18 districts of the state bordering Nepal and those further south against going out in the open for the next 72 hours, as the area falling in Nepal and north …
  • North Bihar districts put on high alert 07 Jul 2020 23:52 PATNA: CM Nitish Kumar on Tuesday cautioned the residents of 14 districts against imminent floods, as the meteorologists have predicted heavy rainfall in the basins of Bagmati and other rivers. The districts concerned are East Champaran, Sheohar, Sitamarhi …
  • State cops on lookout for UP gangster Dubey 07 Jul 2020 23:51 PATNA: Police in districts sharing border with Uttar Pradesh and Nepal have been asked to remain alert and look out for gangster Vikash Dubey, who is evading arrest after brutally killing eight police personnel, including a DSP rank officer, in Kanpur on …
  • No one filed FIR in this border village since Independence 06 Jul 2020 23:02 PATNA/BAGAHA: Kataraw, a village near the Indo-Nepal border in West Champaran, holds the rare distinction of not having a single FIR registered for any crime since Independence. A remarkable feat considering the high rate of serious crimes in the state …
  • Lightning kills 15 more in Bihar 04 Jul 2020 12:19 Patna, July 4 (IANS) Fifteen more people lost their lives due to lightning amid heavy rain and thunderstorms in seven districts of Bihar in the last 24 hours. According to the information received from the districts, 15 persons were killed by lightning …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Locust attack: Govt puts 10 dists in ‘danger zone’ 30 Jun 2020 00:19 PATNA: State agriculture minister Prem Kumar on Monday issued an advisory for those living in towns with regard to preventive measures, besides grading all the 38 districts in three categories in the order of their vulnerability to locust attack. The …
  • Highest single-day Covid +ve cases take state tally to 9,618 30 Jun 2020 00:18 Patna: State surpassed all its previous records with 394 fresh cases of Covid-19 in a single day on Monday, taking the tally up to 9,618. Patna district also had its highest number of coronavirus cases in a single day with 109 people testing positive for …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • Locust threat: High alert in eight districts 27 Jun 2020 22:46 PATNA: A high alert has been sounded in eight districts sharing border with Uttar Pradesh to ward off attack by swarms of locusts on plants, as they have been sighted in weak to strong groups in their blocks bordering. The preventive measures prescribed …
  • Rain, thunderstorm to continue in Bihar: Met 27 Jun 2020 00:09 PATNA: Medium to heavy rainfall continued at many places in the state on Friday. Patna meteorological centre stated that monsoon was vigorous over Bihar in the last 24 hours. The India Meteorological Department on Friday predicted widespread rainfall with …
  • 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 …
  • Heavy rainfall alert in Bihar till June 30 26 Jun 2020 17:37 Commuters wade through a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall, in Patna on Friday (ANI photo) PATNA: A day after 96 people were killed by lightning in 23 districts in Bihar, medium to heavy monsoon rainfall continued at many places in the state on …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • After initial row, govt may expand list of districts under rural job scheme 26 Jun 2020 13:08 Officials have sought to downplay the controversy that arose over the non-inclusion of districts in some states such as West Bengal in the recently launched rural jobs scheme, saying the scheme may be expanded after the end of the current month. The Garib …
  • 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 …
  • Death toll in UP, Bihar due to lightning climbs over 110 26 Jun 2020 10:27 Share0 Revising the death toll in the state on Friday, June 26, due to lightning and thunderstorm on Thursday, June 25, the Bihar government said that the same is nearing the 100 mark. As per the data released by the Disaster Management Department in Patna …
  • Sashastra Seema Bal, Nepal Armed Police Forces increase frequency of joint patrolling 26 Jun 2020 10:00 NEW DELHI: The Sahashtra Seema Bal (SSB) and Nepal Armed Police Forces (NAPF) have increased the frequency of their joint patrolling along the Indo-Nepal border in Bihar following the June 12 incident in which NAPF opened fire leading to the death of an …
  • Bihar lightning strikes: Death toll climbs to 92, 10 districts in red zone amid thunderstorms 26 Jun 2020 09:15 Dubai Police take down Hushpuppi, Woodberry, 10 international cybercriminals At least 92 people were killed by lightning in various districts of Bihar, and 24 in Uttar Pradesh while many people were reported to be injured as heavy rain and thunderstorms …
  • 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 …
  • Farm-to-market rideshare beats lockdown with app-cab efficacy 26 Jun 2020 02:57 The cloud-based 1917iTeams service is a ride aggregator that helps farmers and buyers move fresh produce by hi...Read More As rideshare services go, a two-tonne pickup van arriving at someone's doorstep on call wouldn't have been what Garrett Camp …
  • 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 …
  • Court dismisses complaint against Salman Khan, Karan Johar in Sushant Singh suicide case 10 Jul 2020 02:32 After Sushant Singh Rajput's sad demise, complaints were filed against Bollywood bigwigs Salman Khan, Ekta Kapoor, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Karan Johar for promoting nepotism in the industry an hijacking the careers of outsiders. As of now, according …
  • Patna, Bhagalpur to lockdown, other Bihar districts may follow 09 Jul 2020 23:31 Bhagalpur, which has seen Covid-19 cases go up from 500 on July 1 to 693 on July 8, has announced a lockdown from July 9 to July 16. (File) Following a sharp spike in Covid-19 cases, the district administrations of Patna and Bhagalpur in Bihar have …
  • Websites of many universities replete with spelling howlers 08 Jul 2020 23:02 PATNA: If one visits the websites of different universities in Bihar, it becomes evident that language teaching has taken a back seat in educational institutes. Even the opening pages of the sites contain messages replete with howlers. The website of …
  • Heavy rainfall, lightning likely in 18 districts: IMD 08 Jul 2020 23:02 PATNA: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday cautioned the people living in the 18 districts of the state bordering Nepal and those further south against going out in the open for the next 72 hours, as the area falling in Nepal and north …
  • LS College teacher is new Magadh University registrar 08 Jul 2020 23:02 GAYA: With the appointment of Vijay Kumar, associate professor, department of History, LS College, Muzaffarpur, as the new registrar of Magadh University, Bodh Gaya, decks have been cleared for payment of salary and arrears payable to nearly 1700 …
  • IOC beats lockdown blues, resumes works on projects worth Rs 1.04 trn 08 Jul 2020 15:48 After the initial hiccup due to lockdown in 2020-21, state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has resumed work on 336 projects worth about Rs 1.04 trillion. "Since the easing of the lockdown on April 20, IndianOil has commenced works on 336 projects …
  • Sushant Singh Rajput suicide case: Bihar court dismisses plea against Karan Johar, Salman Khan 08 Jul 2020 15:02 A Bihar court, on Wednesday, dismissed a petition seeking registration of cases against Bollywood bigwigs like Salman Khan, Ekta Kapoor, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Karan Johar for allegedly abetting actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide, citing …
  • Rajput's death: Court rejects case against Salman 08 Jul 2020 14:02 MUZAFFARPUR (BIHAR): A court here on Wednesday turned down a petition accusing Bollywood bigwigs like Salman Khan, Ekta Kapoor, Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Karan Johar, among others, of abetment to actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide. Chief Judicial …
  • IOC resumes work on Rs 1.04 lakh cr worth of projects 08 Jul 2020 13:03 NEW DELHI: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation's biggest oil firm, on Wednesday said with easing of lockdown restrictions, it has resumed work on projects worth Rs 1.04 lakh crore which will help address future energy demand as well as kickstart …
  • Bihar court rejects case filed against Bollywood bigwigs in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death 08 Jul 2020 12:20 By: PTI | Muzaffarpur | Updated: July 8, 2020 5:29:58 pm Many film personalities have suggested foul play in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death and sought a CBI inquiry. (Photo: Sushant Singh Rajput/Twitter) A court here on Wednesday turned down a petition …
  • WORKS COMMENCE ON PROJECTS WORTH Rs 1.04 TRILLION AT INDIANOIL 08 Jul 2020 07:05 336 projects commenced after lockdown eased till 30th June 2020. Additionally, more than 50 projects have also resumed since 1st of July 2020. 13.3 Lac man-days work accomplished during 20thApril to 30thJune 2020. On track for achieving Rs CAPEX target of …
  • Schools Shut And No Midday Meals, Muzaffarpur Children Return To Fields 08 Jul 2020 07:00 Children studying in government schools are allegedly not being provided with midday meals. Muzaffarpur: The fight against hunger for children studying in government schools in Muzaffarpur has been a daily challenge. During this coronavirus lockdown, the …
  • North Bihar districts put on high alert 07 Jul 2020 23:52 PATNA: CM Nitish Kumar on Tuesday cautioned the residents of 14 districts against imminent floods, as the meteorologists have predicted heavy rainfall in the basins of Bagmati and other rivers. The districts concerned are East Champaran, Sheohar, Sitamarhi …
  • Muz civil surgeon, ACMO and 18 Bhojpur DM’s staff test +ve 07 Jul 2020 23:51 Patna: The civil surgeon and additional chief medical officer (ACMO) of Muzaffarpur and 18 employees posted at Bhojpur collectorate and the DM’s residence in Ara tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. However, the test report of Bhojpur DM Roshan …
  • Tejashwi Yadav: ‘I see CM face not as an entitlement but as duty to transform Bihar’ 07 Jul 2020 21:07 Written by Manoj C G | New Delhi | Published: July 8, 2020 1:15:48 am Tejashwi Yadav. (File Photo) BEING A chief ministerial candidate is not an entitlement but a responsibility to transform Bihar, according to RJD president and Leader of Opposition in …
  • Bus carrying migrants to Bihar overturns in Kurukshetra, 29 injured 07 Jul 2020 10:17 The identities of the injured persons could not be established as the Kurukshetra police were still recording ...Read More KURUKSHETRA: A private bus carrying migrant labourers from Yamunanagar to Muzaffarpur district in Bihar met with an accident near …
  • Shah Rukh Khan goes back to Punjab for his next film, a social comedy on immigration 07 Jul 2020 07:02 Social comedy is an immigration tale moving between Punjab and Canada; team waiting for travel restrictions to ease for a long schedule abroad Mirror had earlier reported (Dec 3, 2019) that after almost two years of a sabbatical, Shah Rukh Khan is ready to …
  • BJP’S national stock-taking exercise : State units list digital, migrant outreach during lockdown 07 Jul 2020 03:29 New Delhi: At the BJP’s national stock-taking meeting held by PM Narendra Modi on Saturday, the state BJP units flaunted the work they had done during the lockdown. Setting up new digital communication units such as Samvad Setu, mobilising donations for PM …
  • 7 deaths take Covid toll near 100-mark in Bihar 06 Jul 2020 23:02 Patna: The state health department on Monday reported seven more deaths, taking the Covid-19 death toll to 97. With 276 new coronavirus cases, the tally reached 12,140. The number of active cases now stands at 3,027 with total 9,014 recoveries so far. The …
  • Bus carrying migrant labourers from Yamunanagar to Bihar turns over in Kurukshetra, 29 injured 06 Jul 2020 18:42 The identities of the injured persons could not be established as the Kurukshetra police were still recording ...Read More KURUKSHETRA: A private bus carrying migrant labourers from Yamunanagar to Muzaffarpur district in Bihar state lost control and turned …
  • Sushant Singh Rajput death: Police record Sanjay Leela Bhansali's statement 06 Jul 2020 09:28 By IANS MUMBAI: Mumbai Police on Monday recorded the statement of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death. The director arrived at Bandra Police Station on Monday morning to give his statement. As per …
  • Indian Railways may run 40 new trains between Delhi and various other cities, says report 06 Jul 2020 07:38 The Indian Railways has sent a proposal to the government for 40 additional trains, Hindustan Times reported. As per the report, these special trains are scheduled to operate between Delhi and a number of other cities. So far, no final decision has been …
  • Those who crafted gold ornaments are digging ditches today 06 Jul 2020 00:32 Written by Ravik Bhattacharya , Joy Prakash Das | Burdwan, South 24 Parganas | Published: July 6, 2020 5:27:35 am Migrant workers in Sojipur village, Burdwan. (Express photo by Partha Paul) Sheikh Aulad Ali, 39, used a spade to scoop mud from the roadside …
  • 12,700 liquor bottles seized, five arrested 05 Jul 2020 23:59 PATNA: Altogether 12,700 bottles of smuggled India made foreign liquor were seized at Pathrahi village under Bajpatti police station in Sitamarhi district on Sunday. The smugglers had hidden 5,000 liquor bottles in the kitchen room of the local government …
  • RJD: Women to get adequate representation in assembly polls 04 Jul 2020 23:24 PATNA: Leader of opposition in the state assembly, Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, said on Saturday that the RJD would give adequate representation to women in the upcoming assembly polls this year. Inaugurating a conference on women empowerment in the state office …
  • Railways proposes to run 23 more pairs of special trains 04 Jul 2020 23:24 PATNA: The railways has proposed to run 23 additional pairs of long-distance trains on various routes to help the passengers, who are still stranded in different parts of the country. Altogether 22 pairs of special trains are already running on different …
  • ICMR selects AIIMS-P for Covid vaccine trial 04 Jul 2020 23:24 Patna: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has shortlisted AIIMS-Patna for conducting the clinical trial of a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech in collaboration with National Institute of Virology-Pune. AIIMS-P is among …
  • COVID-19 death toll climbs to 84 in Bihar; no. of cases 11,111 04 Jul 2020 17:28 Patna: With six more fatalities, the COVID-19 death toll has climbed to 84 in Bihar, while 197 fresh cases have pushed the state’s tally of coronavirus patients to 11,111, according to a health department bulletin. The state has 2,816 active coronavirus …
  • English teacher among 5 held in PNB loot case 04 Jul 2020 00:32 PATNA: An English tutor and a black belt karate trainer had masterminded the bank dacoity at Anisabad in Patna on June 22. The duo and three others were arrested from Bank Colony under Jakkanpur police station in the city on Friday. They are in their late …
  • 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 …
  • Patna: English teacher, karate trainer turn out to be masterminds in PNB heist, five held, Rs 33 lakh recovered 03 Jul 2020 17:06 Police altogether recovered Rs 33.13 lakh of looted amount. PATNA: It might seem unbelievable but an English teacher, a black belt holder karate trainer, a compounder, a centring mechanic with few others had pulled up plan of Punjab National Bank (PNB) …
  • For hurting Hindu sentiments, complaint filed against Mahesh Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt and Alia Bhatt: Sadak 2 poster 03 Jul 2020 13:12 Share0 Accused of “hurting Hindu sentiments” through a poster of their upcoming venture Sadak 2, a complaint has been lodged against filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt, besides actor Alia Bhatt in a court in Muzaffarpur in Bihar on Thursday, July 2. …
  • 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 …
  • Alia, Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt accused of hurting Hindu sentiments 02 Jul 2020 17:33 By: PTI | Muzaffarpur | Published: July 2, 2020 10:35:41 pm Sadak 2 will stream on Disney Plus Hotstar. A complaint was filed before a court here on Thursday against filmmakers Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt, besides actor Alia Bhatt, who have been accused …
  • Woman commits suicide with 2 children on rail tracks 02 Jul 2020 08:26 Share00 New Delhi, July 2 ( IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman committed suicide with her two children on Thursday by jumping in front of a train in East Delhi’s Mandawali area, the police said. The woman and her two daughters died on the spot, while …
  • 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 …
  • Live: Gas explosion at clinic kills 19 in Tehran 01 Jul 2020 03:14 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates The 3rd round of Corps Commander-level meeting between India and China went on for 12 hours and got over at 11 PM last night: Army Sources (ANI reports) Terrorists fired upon a CRPF patrolling party in Sopore, …
  • Employers’ bid to woo back migrants 01 Jul 2020 00:00 PATNA: Call it irony of fate that Dilip Pandey, a migrant worker from Muzaffarpur district, has to return to Ahmedabad within two months of somehow making it home after the saree factory he worked in closed during lockdown. The 30-year-old resident of …
  • 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 …
  • Little demand for Shramik trains, will run if needed: Railways 30 Jun 2020 01:19 Shramik trains are being operated primarily on the request of the states. The run of the Shramik Special trains may be coming to an end with no fresh demand pending from the states, even though the Railways will run these specials if demand arises, …
  • Man drags alleged wife by hair and assaults her in public 30 Jun 2020 01:03 Footage shows the moment a woman is dragged through a village by her hair  The incident reportedly took place in Bahir, northern India, district on June 24  At the beginning of the clip, the woman is on the floor when the man starts pulling her hair By …
  • Widespread rain, thunderstorms likely till July 2 in Bihar: Met 30 Jun 2020 00:19 PATNA: Light to moderate rainfall occurred across the state along with heavy rainfall at a few places for the fifth consecutive day on Monday and, according to weathermen, the monsoon showers will continue with largely the same intensity till July 2. The …
  • Locust attack: Govt puts 10 dists in ‘danger zone’ 30 Jun 2020 00:19 PATNA: State agriculture minister Prem Kumar on Monday issued an advisory for those living in towns with regard to preventive measures, besides grading all the 38 districts in three categories in the order of their vulnerability to locust attack. The …
  • Sharp decline in AES cases, deaths this year 30 Jun 2020 00:19 PATNA: The acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) cases and death toll remained substantially low this year compared to the previous year, as per the data provided by Shri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) and Krishnadevi Deviprasad Kejriwal …
  • Banker among two held for running prostitution racket 29 Jun 2020 23:49 Pune: An assistant manager with a nationalised bank, posted in a branch in rural Baramati, and an out-of-job software engineer landed in police custody on Sunday for allegedly running a prostitution racket through an escort service website. Police are also …
  • Star TV chief Uday Shankar is guest at e-Adda today 29 Jun 2020 22:42 Uday Shankar has orchestrated several coups, like acquiring the IPL broadcast and media rights from Sony. He trumped 13 other competitors that included Facebook, Reliance Jio, and Bharti Airtel, apart from Sony. As competitive sport gradually resumes …
  • Hunger brought migrants home, now drives them back thousands of miles away 29 Jun 2020 11:38 Hunger and hopelessness drove tens of thousands of migrant workers from cities of their dreams, vibrant and pulsating with life and activity, to languorous villages in Bihar during the lockdown. It's hunger and hopelessness again that is pushing them …
  • Bihar: Illegal arms factory unearthed, 7 held 29 Jun 2020 02:52 The seized raw materials which are used for manufacturing illegal weapons, in Vaishali district on Sunday PATNA: A joint team of West Bengal police, special task force of state police headquarters and Vaishali and Muzaffarpur police unearthed an illegal …
  • 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, …
  • Illegal arms factory unearthed, 7 held 28 Jun 2020 23:31 PATNA: A joint team of West Bengal police, special task force of state police headquarters and Vaishali and Muzaffarpur police unearthed an illegal arms factory and arrested seven persons on Sunday. The police team raided the house of one Saheb Raj at …
  • 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 …
  • COVID-19: Bihar's Garibnath temple to be shut for devotees during Shravan month 28 Jun 2020 08:12 By PTI MUZAFFARPUR: Devotees, this year, will have to give their visit to Bihar's Garibnath temple a miss during the holy month of Shravan, as the century-old shrine, which reopened on June 1, has decided to shut its doors again from July, amid the …
  • Salman trolled while he tries promoting Sushmita Sen’s new show 27 Jun 2020 13:38 Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan took to social media to promote the new Sushmita Sen-starrer web series, “Aarya”, but he ended up being at the receiving end of abuses of netizens. In the clip he shared on Saturday, Salman said: “Ek …
  • 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 …
  • Ticket data hints at people returning to cities, Railways may start more trains 26 Jun 2020 23:07 Migrants from Kerala at charbagh railway station in Lucknow. Express photo by Vishal Srivastav As economic activities resume across the country, the data of railway ticket-booking indicates that people may be gradually returning to the big cities from …
  • 26k Priyanka 26 Jun 2020 22:37 Kanpur:Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday lambasted the state government, which issued her a notice for her recent comments based on media reports that two girls were found pregnant at a child shelter home in the state. “Jo bhi karyawahi karna …
  • 'I'm Indira's granddaughter, nothing can stop me from telling truth': Priyanka Gandhi slams UP govt 26 Jun 2020 22:30 Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress says 'time for me to move on' A day after the Uttar Pradesh child rights body slapped a notice on Priyanka Gandhi, the Congress leader slammed back saying she is "Indira Gandhi's granddaughter" and …
  • Rajasthan govt sends notice to hospital for conducting trials of Patanjali drug on COVID-19 patients 26 Jun 2020 11:07 By PTI JAIPUR: Rajasthan's Health Department has served a notice to NIMS hospital here seeking an explanation on conducting trials of Patanjali Ayurved's drug Coronil on coronavirus patients, an official said on Friday. "We served notice to …
  • We didn’t do anything wrong while obtaining license for our Covid-19 medicine: Patanjali CEO 26 Jun 2020 06:30 Defending his medicine to treat Covid-19, Patanjali Ayurved CEO Acharya Balkrishna on Thursday said that his company has not done anything wrong while obtaining the license for the Coronil, Livemint reported. "We've followed all procedures to …
  • 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 …
  • Heavy rain to lash state over next 72 hours: Met 25 Jun 2020 23:33 PATNA: The entire state was lashed by showers along with lightning on Thursday. The India Metrological Department (IMD) issued fresh red-colour warning for thundershowers along with lightning in the state, primarily in northern districts, on Friday and …
  • Gritty woman forces boyfriend to marry her 25 Jun 2020 23:32 PATNA: An eight hour high voltage drama ended on a happy note late on Wednesday night when a 23-year-old woman got married to her 26-year-old boyfriend from Muzaffarpur who was being married off by his family to another girl. When the bride, stated to be a …
  • 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 …
    • CM launches schemes worth Rs 137cr in Seohar 24 Dec 2019 08:40
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    • Death toll rises to 169 in Indian floods 22 Jul 2019 13:36 Image credits: @airnewsalerts/Twitter. Mumbai: 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, according to official data provided by the two states on Sunday. …
    • 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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