Monday, June 14, 2021

Dead bodies continue to be dumped into the Ganga in Bihar

Patna |Monday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
The relatives of a man, who died due to snakebite in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, dumped his body into the Ganga on Sunday, despite objections of the local residents.... read..

One injured in acid attack in Bihar's Bettiah

Patna |Sunday, 2021 7:45:06 AM IST
One person sustained burn injuries during an acid attack in Bihar's Bettiah town on Saturday.... read..

TDP leaders stage protest in Visakhapatnam against hike in house tax

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 13, 2021 7:44:52 PM IST
Demanding the cancellation of hike in house tax, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders staged a protest at Old Gajuwaka Junction here on Saturday.... read..

Deer hunted in Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar, 1 held

Patna |Sunday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
A team of the Forest Department in Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bagha district of Bihar arrested a person on the charge of poaching a deer on Saturday.... read..

Andhra Pradesh: CITU announces state-wide municipal workers's strike on June 14-15

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 13, 2021 6:44:46 PM IST
A state-wide strike of municipal workers in Andhra Pradesh has been called on June 14-15 by the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) leaders.... read..

Visakhapatnam Police cremates body of orphan

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 13, 2021 6:44:43 PM IST
Visakhapatnam police has cremated a body of an orphan near Dumbriguda who used to earn his livelihood by begging on the streets.... read..

Whenever there is Union Cabinet expansion, JDU will be part of it, says party chief RCP Singh

Patna (Bihar) | June 13, 2021 7:44:55 PM IST
Amid the speculations of the Union Cabinet expansion, RCP Singh, National President of the NDA-ally Janata Dal (United) on Sunday said that JDU is part of the alliance of the ruling NDA coalition at the Centre and the party will be part of the Cabinet whe... read..

Andhra doctors help Covid-19 woman deliver healthy baby before she succumbs

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 13, 2021 9:14:43 PM IST
Doctors at King George Hospital here managed to save the baby of a pregnant woman, just seconds before she succumbed to Covid-19 complications during the delivery, hospital officials said.... read..

Andhra Pradesh: BJP terms hike in municipal taxes during COVID-19 'unfortunate'

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 13, 2021 7:44:40 PM IST
Slamming Andhra Pradesh government for allegedly mortgaging the collector's office and increasing municipal taxes during Covid, the Vice President of state's BJP unit, Vishnu Kumar Raju on Saturday called the move "foolish" and "unfortunate".... read..

All is not well among 4 coalition partners in Bihar

Patna |Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The four party coalition government of NDA in Bihar may look to be running smoothly, but their policies and ideologies differ, as they look for every opportunity to score political points either on policy front or incidents having a larger impact on socie... read..

80% in Patna unaware of clean air action plan: Survey

Patna |Saturday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Majority of the people in Patna are not aware of air pollution, according to a survey conducted by the Centre for Environment and Energy Development (CEED) the report of which was released on Saturday.... read..

Two kids injured as bomb explodes in Bihar's Araria

Patna |Saturday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Days after the Banka blast, Bihar's Araria district saw an explosion on Friday that left two minors injured, police said.... read..

Bihar migrant workers return to cities as 2nd Covid wave subsides

Patna |Saturday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
As the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic subsides, migrant workers across different states have started returning to work leaving their native villages. The government has assured about providing employment to the workers who have returned to the ci... read..

Lalu celebrates 74th birthday in Delhi, daughter Misa shares photo

Patna |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President, Lalu Prasad celebrated his 74th birthday at daughter Misa Bharati's residence in New Delhi on Friday. Misa shared the photographs on her Twitter handle.... read..

It was a crude bomb blast in Banka district madarsa: Police

Patna |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Facing criticism over the explosion in a madarsa, Banka Superintendent of Police Arvind Kumar Gupta said the explosion happened due to a crude bomb kept in a container.... read..

Door open for Manjhi to join Mahagathbandhan: Tej Pratap

Patna |Friday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
With the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) celebrating the 74th birthday of party supremo Lalu Prasad on Friday, his elder son Tej Pratap called on former Bihar Chief Minister and Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi at the latters residence, spar... read..

Bihar's revised Covid death data of 9,429 sparks major row

Patna |Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
The latest data presented by the Bihar government on Covid deaths in the state has triggered a major controversy and has put the Centre into an uneasy situation.... read..

School demolished as it illegally occupied Vizag civic body land: Official

Visakhapatnam |Thursday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) commissioner G. Srijana on Thursday said 'Hidden Sprouts', a school for specially-abled children, was demolished because it was an illegal occupant of the civic body's open site.... read..

Bihar's COVID toll mounts to 9,429 after govt audit

Patna (Bihar) | June 10, 2021 11:14:31 AM IST
The total number of Covid-19 fatalities in Bihar took a drastic upward leap of 3,951 in a day after the figures were revised by the state health department on Wednesday.... read..

Floating bodies in Ganga: Bihar sends samples from river for COVID-19 contamination testing

Patna (Bihar) | June 10, 2021 6:46:09 AM IST
Days after bodies were found floating in Ganga in the state, samples collected from the river have been sent for testing to check for COVID-19 contamination in the water, informed Bihar State Pollution Control Board Scientist, Navin Kumar.... read..

Bihar govt explains why there is sudden jump in Covid deaths

Patna |Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Facing criticism over revised Covid-19 deaths in Bihar, state's health minister Mangal Pandey on Thursday said that the delay in reporting deaths at village and district level is the main reason for spike in number in Bihar. He said, the government learnt... read..

India's Covid toll sees sharp spike as Bihar revises data (Lead)

New Delhi/Patna |Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
India recorded 6,148 deaths in last 24 hours -- the highest since the pandemic hit last year -- according to data released by the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry on Thursday, as Bihar sharply revised its toll upwards.... read..

Villagers carry pregnant woman on cot for 10 km due to lack of roads in Andhra's Kinneralova village

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 10, 2021 9:44:29 PM IST
Villagers had to carry a 26-year-old pregnant woman on a cot for 10 km on Wednesday so that she could get healthcare facilities due to lack of proper roads in Kinneralova village of Teegalavalasa panchayat in Hukumpeta Mandal in Visakhapatnam.... read..

Rs 1.19 crore looted from a pvt bank in Bihar's Hajipur

Patna |Thursday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
The robbers struck at a private bank in Bihar's Hajipur and looted Rs 1.19 crore from the bank in broad day light on Thursday morning. The robbers were armed and their number is said to be five, police said.... read..

Nitish Kumar government a fungus, says Tejashwi

Patna |Thursday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday slammed the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar for unable to provide treatment to patients infected with black fungus.... read..

TDP supremo condemns special school demolition in Vizag

Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam |Wednesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and principal opposition leader Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday condemned the alleged demolition of a school for specially-abled children in the port city of Visakhapatnam recently.... read..

Seven prisoners flee from police custody in Patna district

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Seven persons escaped from police custody after an appearance in a court in Bihar's Patna district on Tuesday, police said.... read..

BJP MLA demands ban on madarsa operations in Bihar

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
A day after the explosion in a madarsa in Banka district, BJP MLA Hari Bhushan Thakur demanded that such educational institutions should be banned across the state.... read..

31 engineering colleges, 38 polytechnic institutes set up in last 15 years, says Bihar CM

Patna (Bihar) | June 9, 2021 11:44:34 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday said a total of 31 engineering colleges and 38 polytechnic institutions have been set up in the state in the last 15 years.... read..

Heavy traffic movement seen in Patna on first day of unlock

Patna (Bihar) | June 9, 2021 4:44:42 PM IST
Heavy traffic movement was witnessed in Patna on Wednesday after COVID-19 restrictions were eased in the state after over a month.... read..

JDU raises question on NITI Aayog's ranking system, says many things wrongly reported about Bihar

By Mukesh Singh

Patna (Bihar) | June 9, 2021 2:14:36 AM IST
Days after Bihar was adjudged to be the worst-performing state in NITI Aayog's Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) index 2020-21, the Janata Dal (United) raised a question on NITI Aayog's ranking system, stating that many things about Bihar have been wron... read..

Trivitron Healthcare launches mobile labs for COVID-19 testing in far-flung, rural areas

By Shalini Bhardwaj

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 9, 2021 5:14:35 PM IST
Trivitron Healthcare, a medical technology organisation, along with Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone Ltd (AMTZ) and Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT) on Wednesday launched a Mobile Laboratory for COVID testing to facilitate COVID-19 diagnostics in ur... read..

Eastern Naval Command inducts ALH Mk III helicopter

Visakhapatnam |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
The indigenous ALH Mk III helicopter was formally inducted into the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) here on Monday, in the presence of Vice Admiral A.B. Singh, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of ENC.... read..

Bihar's unlock process to begin from June 14

Patna |Tuesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Bihar will start the process of partially easing its lockdown measures from June 14 onwards, allowing markets to remain open till 5 pm.... read..

Former JD-U MP's brother gunned down in Bihar

Patna |Tuesday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
Five unidentified persons gunned down the brother of former Janata Dal-United MP Ashwamedh Devi in Bihar's Samastipur district on Monday, the police said.... read..

Bihar announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to kin of those who died due to COVID-19

Patna (Bihar) | June 8, 2021 10:14:38 PM IST
Bihar Cabinet on Tuesday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakhs to the next of kin of those who succumbed to COVID-19 in the state, government officials said.... read..

Will be helpful in winning war against COVID: Bihar CM thanks PM for announcing centralised vaccination drive, free food grains

Patna (Bihar) | June 7, 2021 10:44:30 PM IST
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Centre's decision to provide free COVID-19 vaccines to states and vaccinate all people above the age of 18 free of cost.... read..

Two booked in Visakhapatnam after verbally abusing police personnel

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 7, 2021 9:14:28 AM IST
After a video of a frontline worker being assaulted by police personnel in Visakhapatnam went viral, the police on Sunday clarified that the incident ensued after attempts to arrest her as she verbally abused police personnel.... read..

Gold coin, fridge for vaccine takers in this Bihar district

Patna |Monday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
The Sheohar district administration in Bihar has decided to give gold coins and other home appliances to those who take corona vaccine and are 45 years of age and above.... read..

Crossing threshold, Bihar eateries deliver free food to corona patients

Patna |Wednesday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
When the second wave of the coronavirus started wreaking havoc, restaurants in Bihar came forward with a gesture of humanity and sensitivity. Many restaurants here started delivering free food to corona-infected patients, irrespective of their religion, c... read..

Nalanda University launches campaign to promote water harvesting

Patna |Tuesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
While the Bihar government is running the 'Jal Jeevan Hariyali' campaign, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the 'Jal Shakti Abhiyan' on the occasion of World Water Day on March 22. The internationally acclaimed Nalanda University in Bihar is teaching ... read..

Railways to start ops between Nirmali-Sanpur after 87 years

New Delhi/Patna |Wednesday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
Bringing glad tidings to the people of Nirmali town in Bihar's Supaul district, train services will soon become a reality after a gap of 87 years since the railway track was destroyed in an earthquake in 1934, officials said on Wednesday.... read..

Cold wave hits Bihar, fog reduces visibility

Patna |Saturday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
People in Bihar are experiencing a cold wave as dense fog continues to affect life in several districts.... read..
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