India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 16, 2014
The flood situation in Bihar worsened on Saturday with a river breaching its embankment in Darbhanga district and affecting thousands, officials said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 15, 2014
Flood water has entered over 100 villages in Bihar, forcing people to abandon their homes, and rising water level in most rivers is posing a threat to many other villages, officials said on Friday.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 14, 2014
Imagine getting a B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education) degree before turning 21 or even before being born? Strange as it may sound, that's exactly what has happened in Bihar in at least 95 cases.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 8, 2014
Robbers injured six people and looted cash and valuables at gun point from passengers aboard a train in Bihar's Jamui district, police said today.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Gudiya was six when she went missing from a train in Bihar. The 23-year-old was re-united with her parents in Guwahati, Assam, last week, thanks to an enthusiastic government official and Google search.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 5, 2014
The threat of devastating floods in the Kosi region of Bihar reduced today, after Nepal decided not to conduct any blast to clear the blockage at the mouth of Bhote Kosi, a tributary of Kosi river, caused by deadly landslide, officials said.
Offbeat | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 2, 2014
An unmarried Bihar woman chopped off an exorcist's genitals when he attempted to rape her, police said on Saturday.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 24, 2014
The woman who was stripped and assaulted publically in Bihar for allegedly kidnapping and murdering two men was arrested on Thursday, officials said.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 22, 2014
First came seedless grapes. Now, Indian scientists have developed what could be the ultimate delicacy - a seedless mango which is finely textured and juicy, with a rich, sweet and distinctive flavour when mature.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 20, 2014
For a woman school teacher in Bihar, Pratibha Patil is still India's president and Smriti Irani the governor of the state. These answers shocked a district magistrate who has ordered a probe into the authenticity of the teacher's qualification based ...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 19, 2014
Forty Indian workers languishing in jail in Saudi Arabia for more than a year, arrived in India on Friday after External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj ensured their speedy release.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 17, 2014
The tourism ministry on Thursday launched a comprehensive plan with the World Bank for the development of Buddhist heritage circuits in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar that is estimated to create 10,000 jobs and indirect employments.
Press Trust of India | Thursday July 17, 2014
Adity Verma made waves by taking the BCCI to court seeking an independent probe into the IPL spot-fixing scandal. The Supreme Court constituted the Justice Mudgal committee to investigate the matter while asking Srinivasan to step aside as BCCI presi...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday July 5, 2014
Bihar Governor D.Y. Patil was on Friday sworn in as acting governor of West Bengal in place of M.K. Narayanan who relinquished office and left the city during the day.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 28, 2014
The railway's safety panel on Saturday began its inquiry into Wednesday's derailment of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar's Saran district that claimed four lives and injured 22 others.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 25, 2014
President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday expressed grief at the loss of lives in the derailment of the Delhi-Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express in Bihar and called upon authorities to provide relief to victims.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday June 22, 2014
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday launched a two-day vaccination campaign in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district hit by a suspected encephalitis outbreak that has claimed the lives of at least 139 children so far.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 20, 2014
A 14-year-old from Bihar's Rohtas district has cracked this year's prestigious IIT JEE.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Bihar Urban Development Minister Samrat Choudhary has given the green signal to the much awaited Patna metro train project.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 16, 2014
Fifteen more children died in Bihar of suspected encephalitis in the past 24 hours as the disease spread to new districts, taking the death toll to 92, officials said on Monday.