Sunday, June 13, 2021

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..

719 doctors died during COVID second wave, Bihar records most fatalities: IMA

By Sahil Pandey

New Delhi | June 12, 2021 11:14:39 AM IST
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday said that 719 doctors have lost their lives due to coronavirus in the second wave of the COVID pandemic with Bihar recording the maximum fatalities.... read..

719 doctors died in 2nd wave, Bihar records highest deaths

New Delhi |Saturday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
As many as 719 doctors have died during the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the latest report by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) with Bihar reporting the highest number of 111 doctors dying in the line of duty.... 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..

5 children drown to death in Bihar's Saharsa

Saharsa (Bihar) |Saturday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
A pall of gloom descended on Bihar's Saharsa district on Saturday morning after five children died due to drowning in the Basti area of the district.... 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..

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..

Sex rackets busted in Bihar's Sheikhpura, Purnea

Paatna |Thursday, 2021 6:15:07 AM IST
Bihar Police on Wednesday busted two different sex rackets on in the state's Sheikhpura and Purnea districts.... 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..

India reports 94,052 new COVID cases, registers highest-ever 6,148 deaths as Bihar audits toll

New Delhi | June 10, 2021 10:44:32 AM IST
India's daily spike of coronavirus cases remained below the 1 lakh mark for the third consecutive day as only 94,052 new infections were recorded during a 24-hour period, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday.... 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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

Mango varieties from Bengal, Bihar to be showcased in Bahrain

Kolkata |Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
For the first time, 4,000 kg kilogram mangoes, spanning 16 varieties from West Bengal and Bihar, will be exported to Bahrain and will be displayed in different stalls there for eight days.... read..

4 children drown in brick kiln pit in Bihar

Bettiah |Wednesday, 2021 11:45:06 PM IST
Four children died while bathing in a pit filled with water in Bihar's West Champaran district in the Matiaria police station area. The children had gone to bathe in the water accumulated in the pit.... 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..

Madarsa building damaged in blast in Bihar's Banka

Banka (Bihar) | June 8, 2021 4:44:32 PM IST
A madarsa building in Bihar's Banka district has been completely damaged after a massive explosion on Tuesday morning.... 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..

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..

Blast near mosque in Bihar's Banka injures several

Banka (Bihar) |Tuesday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
A massive blast took place on Tuesday morning in a Madarsa under Nagar police station in Bihar's Banka district, which completely destroyed he building. Two to three people are reported to be injured in this incident.... 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..

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..

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..

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..

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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