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Bihar: North East Superfast Express Derailed; 4 Dead And 80 Injured

In Bihar's Buxaur district, a North East Superfast Express derailed, killing 4 people, and left over 80 injured. The incident happened on October 11, at 9:45 pm, confirmed Railways. Getting into details, six bogies of the train derailed, leaving a chaos at Raghunathpur station. Assam CM Himanta Biswas expressed grief and said, they are monitoring the situation closely. Furthermore, rescue team is also at spot for restoration works.

Thu, 12 Oct 2023 - 09:08 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Train derailment, Bihar(228), Buxar, Dead, Injured, tragedy

Courtesy: India Today

Bihar Caste Survey

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Bihar Govt Releases Caste Survey Census Report, 36.01% Are Backward Category

The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar Government released the Caste Survey Census data on October 2. As per the released survey, over 60% population belong to other castes, backward, SC/ST, whereas close to 15.54% are general category. "Today, on the auspicious occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, the data of caste-based census conducted in Bihar has been published. Many congratulations to the entire team engaged in the work of caste-based enumeration!" said… read-more

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 02:49 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bihar(228), Census Report, caste based survey, Nitish kumar government

Nitish Kumar With MLAs

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Nitish Kumar Expands Bihar Cabinet, 30 Ministers Take Oath

The Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal (United) and its alliance Rashtriya Janata Dal, expanded its cabinet and inducted 30 ministers.  On August 16, the newly elected ministers, including 15 legislators of the RJD took the oath of office as berth ministers. JD(U) MLAs Leshi Singh, Vijay Kumar Chaudhary, Bijendra Yadav, Madan Sahni, Sheela Kumari Mandal, and others took oath in the first batch at Rajendra Mandal, at Raj Bhavan, Patna.

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 01:30 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bihar(228), cabinet expansion, JDU, RJD, MLAs Take Oath

Lalu Prasad Yadav

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Close Aide Of Lalu Prasad Yadav Arrested By CBI

A close aide of politician Lalu Prasad Yadav has been arrested in a scam case. On July 27, the CBI arrested Bhola Yadav in connection with the land for job scam during Lalu Prasad Yadav's tenure as Railway Minister (2004-2009.) Furthermore, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigation,  about 1,05,292 Sq. feet land, immovable properties were acquired by Yadav through five sales deeds and two gift deeds.

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - 02:41 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: CBI, Bihar(228), CBI Injury, Lalu Prasad Yadav, Close Aid

Man Stabbed Over Nupur Sharma Angle

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Bihar Youth Stabbed By Unknown, Police Denies Nupur Sharma Angle

In Bihar, a young man Ankit Jha (23) was stabbed by people of another community, as he was watching a video of suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma. The incident gained attention after recent attacks due to Nupur Sharma's remark, but police denied Nupur Sharma's angle and communal attack. Furthermore, police said, Jha was using WhatsApp when bystanders attacked him and stabbed him several times, following which he sustained injuries.

Tue, 19 Jul 2022 - 05:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nupur Sharma, Communal Attack, Bihar(228), Youth, Stabbed

Aspirants protest against Agnipath Scheme

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Bihar, Uttarakhand Army Aspirants Protest Against Agnipath Recruitment scheme

Disappointed with the new "Agnipath Recruitment Scheme" in Army, aspirants staged a violent protests erupted in Bihar and Utarakhand. On June 16, they intensified their protests, torched trains and public properties. They also started stone-pelting at Ara railway station. The protestors demanded the withdrawal of the scheme, which limits service years and age limit for training from 17.5 year to 21 year with an early exit from army services… read-more

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 04:48 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Bihar(228), Uttarakhand, Agnipath Scheme, Violent protest, Aspirants

BJP to launch Organic Farming Padyatra

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BJP Promotes Organic Farming, To Launch Pan India Pad Yatra

In order to promote 'Organic Farming' scheme of the Central Government, the BJP Kisan Morcha will launch "Jan Abhiyan Padyatra". Launched on April 28 from Patna's Bhaktipura region, the 5 km yatra with 2,000 farmers would be led by BJPKM Chief Rajkumar Chahar. The campaign will be in phases, starting from Bihar and covering West Bengal and Jharkhand, and Uttarakhand in the first phase, educating farmers to adopt 'Organic Farming'.… read-more

Tue, 26 Apr 2022 - 02:39 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: BJP, BJP Kisan Morcha, Pan India Padyatra, Bihar(228), Organic Farming

Courtesy: ANI

Jyoti Paswan with her father Mohan Paswan.

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Lockdown-1 Superhuman Bihar's 'Bicycle Girl' Jyoti Kumar Loses Father

Mohan Paswan, father of Bihar's famous 'bicycle girl' Jyoti Paswan, has died due to cardiac arrest in Darbhanga on May 31. Jyoti and her father had hit the headlines in May 2020, when she cycled 1,200 km (from Gurugram to their native Darbhanga in Bihar) in seven days, carrying her incapacitated father during the lockdown. The 15-year-old's efforts were even praised by ex-US President Donald Trump.

Tue, 01 Jun 2021 - 10:00 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bihar(228), Darbhanga, Jyoti Paswan, Mohan Paswan, Cardiac arrest

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Representational photo: Black fungus patients at a hospital.

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Bihar Declares Black Fungus An Epidemic As Cases Reach 100 Mark

Bihar has become another state to declare Mucormycosis (black fungus) as an epidemic. The decision has been taken as the Mucarmycosis cases reached 117 in the state by May 21. State Health Minister Mangal Pandey stated private hospitals will now be obligated to inform about the cases to the health department and patients will be treated free-of-cost. The government has… read-more

Sun, 23 May 2021 - 11:37 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bihar(228), Nitish Kumar, Mucormycosis, BLACK FUNGUS, Epidemic

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Representational photo: E-learning.

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Bihar To Provide Digital Study Materials To Students During Pandemic

To ensure continuous learning during the pandemic, Bihar's education department has equipped its app named e-Library of Teachers and Students (e-LoTS) and web portal with study materials. Both the platforms now consist of syllabus for class1-12 students in the form of video content and e-books. This has been done in collaboration with the UNICEF Bihar. Besides, steps are being taken to provide the benefit to students currently deprived of… read-more

Thu, 13 May 2021 - 05:20 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bihar(228), e-LoTS, Study Material, Covid-19 Pandemic, Education Department, UNICEF

Courtesy: The Times of India