Rajesh Kumar Thakur

Bihar now India's third state with a separate Child-Budget: Deputy CM

Elaborating some child-related schemes, Modi said that newborn units are being established in almost all hospitals besides a number of other child welfares schemes being implemented.

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India behind Pakistan, Somalia, Bangladesh in preventing deaths due to pneumonia: UNICEF report

According to the report, India ranked second with 1.27 lakh children succumbing to pneumonia in 2018 following Nigeria, which was on top with 1.67 lakh fatalities.

12 Nov 2019

45 cops of Patna Police suspended for allowing loaded trucks on Gandhi Setu

The suspended cops were posted under the controlling command of Agamkuan police station for streamlining traffic movement on the bridge and other roads leading to and from the Setu.

11 Nov 2019

Engineers apply for sweeper and drivers’ jobs in Bihar secretariat

The list of such candidates with higher educational degrees but jobless and applying for lowly and menial jobs, is quite long.

11 Nov 2019

Patna's Hanuman mandir announces Rs 10 crores for Ayodhya's Ram Mandir construction

Rs 2 crore would be donated annually for five years on behalf of Patna Hanuman Mandir Trust and temple towards the construction.

10 Nov 2019

Politicians across party lines in Bihar welcome Ayodhya verdict 

Working president of Bihar Congress Party and a Muslim leader Kaukab Quadri also hailed the judgement of SC on the Ayodhya issue.

09 Nov 2019

HIV positive cases in Bihar prisons on a rise, MoU signed for carrying out checks

The MoU was signed following the directive of National AIDS Control Organisation for carrying out preventive and post-detection activities in 59 jails.

09 Nov 2019

Panel formed to ensure jumbos turn up at Bihar's famous Sonepur fair

In 2018, only one elephant arrived at the fair, which was once famous for the arrival of a huge number of jumbos to bathe with a sea of humanity at the confluence of the Ganga and Gandak.

06 Nov 2019

Allocation shift on the cards in Bihar Police to combat rising crimes

In the wake of an alarming rise in crimes, Bihar Police has decided to categorise all its police stations on thebasis of crimes reported and allocate resources accordingly.

05 Nov 2019

Bihar farmer to address International Science Festival in Kolkata on cauliflower cultivation

Sanjeev Kumar as been invited from Bihar to share his expertise and experiences gathered while promoting cultivation of cauliflower seeds in interior villages.

05 Nov 2019

Bihar minister's son, nephew beaten up by gang in Madhepura

Raj Kumar told the media that around 15 persons, armed with rifles and other arms, attacked on him and his cousin Sanjay Kumar after overtaking the car at Chausa in Madhepura.

03 Nov 2019

11 people including 9 children killed during Bihar's Chhath puja festival

On the fourth and final day of the Chhhath Puja, devotees in different parts of India thronged river banks to offer 'Arghya' to the rising sun on Sunday.

03 Nov 2019

Five crore devotees observe 'Chhath Pooja' in Bihar

Not just the locals, the festival was observed even by 4000 prisoners and some women belonging to the minority community. 

02 Nov 2019

4,000 undertrials in Bihar prisons to observe Chhath Puja this year

Prison officials said arrangements have been made to facilitate the Puja in all jails, specially four central jails at Muzaffarpur, Patna, Bhagalpur and Buxar.

01 Nov 2019

Chhath puja: 22 ghats of river Ganga in Patna declared unsafe for offering prayers

Plying of boats in the Ganga has also been banned from October 30 to November 3 for the safety of devotees.

30 Oct 2019