India | Written by Alok Pandey | Friday October 24, 2014
For over a fortnight, hundreds of people from a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district have been on a dharna. They are protesting against reports about the central government's plans to dilute the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee A...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 31, 2014
Days after an under-construction bridge collapsed in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, former deputy chief minister and BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today referred to the incident to train his guns on the "corruption-tainted" JD(U) government.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday August 30, 2014
A newly built bridge collapsed ahead of its inauguration in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, officials said on Saturday.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 22, 2014
The flood situation in Bihar was under control as no new area has been inundated and rivers are showing receding trend, a senior official of the Disaster Management Department (DMD) said on Thursday.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday August 17, 2014
A woman and her daughter lost their lives after coming into contact with a live electric wire in Muzaffarpur district today. The incident happened at Kanti village and the deceased have been identified as Khushbu (25) and her daughter Arti (2), polic...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 9, 2014
A man allegedly killed his wife and buried her body in an agricultural field in a village here before ploughing the ground to avoid suspicion.
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 | Alok Pandey | Sunday June 22, 2014
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan is in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on a two-day visit to take stock of the rising number of deaths in the district and surrounding areas, due to suspected encephalitis. More than 100 people, mostly young childre...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 22, 2014
Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be requested to test samples from children affected by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), which has led to the death of 130 of them in Bihar, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Sa...
India | Manish Kumar | Saturday June 21, 2014
Over 100 children have died in Bihar this year due to a mysterious disease. So far, it was being claimed that the deaths were due to Japanese encephalitis, which has claimed several lives in the state and in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
India | Written by Alok Pandey | Wednesday June 18, 2014
The suspected encephalitis death toll in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district is increasing by the day and according to the latest report, 107 children have died in the last two months.
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.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 11, 2014
Experts on Wednesday collected samples of litchi to identify the virus strain that has claimed the lives of over 50 children in Bihar.
Cities | Devesh Kumar | Tuesday June 10, 2014
Suspected encephalitis has claimed 38 lives in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district so far this year, and more than 120 children are admitted in various hospitals after being diagnosed with the ailment.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 7, 2014
Six more children fell prey in the last 24 hours to the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district with the toll having now risen to 19 as the disease continues its onslaught.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 5, 2014
Widespread rain in the past few days in Bihar has saved the litchi crop from withering, reviving hopes of a normal supply of the succulent fruit to the rest of the country.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 22, 2014
A court in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district today convicted eleven persons to life imprisonment with six of them ordered to serve out their terms till death in the abduction case of nine-year old Hrithik Raj five years ago.
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 30, 2014
The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday ordered the suspension of six policemen for allowing a jailed former legislator to use a mobile phone in a court premises in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 12, 2014
During checking for unaccounted cash for use in polls, police today caught two persons carrying Rs 6.36 lakh at Maithi toll plaza in Muzaffarpur district in Bihar.
Election 2014 | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday March 4, 2014
In Nitish Kumar's Bihar, Narendra Modi today welcomed latest ally, Ram Vilas Paswan and his son Chirag, to the BJP-led NDA - he called it the National Development Alliance - and also used their shared stage to take several swipes at the Bihar Chief M...