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89 more COVID fatalities rattle Bihar; positivity rate, active caseload decline

The death toll has now reached 3,832, an increase of more than 1,000 since the beginning of this month when the state went under a lockdown to contain the raging second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

published on : 17th May 2021

Social distancing goes for toss in weddings and funerals despite strict lockdown rules in rural Bihar

The Bihar government has allowed only 20 people to attend weddings and funeral in the state amid surge in Covid-19 cases. But according to reports, this is hardly being followed.

published on : 16th May 2021

Covid-19 lockdown extended in Bihar by 10 days till May 25 after 'positive outcome'

CM Nitish Kumar made the announcement after chairing a high-level meeting, convened to take a decision on the lockdown, which was in place from May 5 to 15.

published on : 13th May 2021

Bihar: Ward boy arrested over alleged sexual harassment of woman taking care of COVID-positive family

As per a press release, an FIR was filed on Tuesday at the Patrakar Nagar Police Station after the incident was also brought to light on social media.

published on : 13th May 2021

Bihar reports 74 more COVID deaths, 9,863 new cases

Of the fresh fatalities, 15 were reported from Patna district, eight from West Champaran and six each from Muzaffarpur and Nalanda districts.

published on : 13th May 2021

Seven more bodies seen floating in Ganga in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia; total count 52

According to Ballia residents, at least 45 bodies were seen floating near the Ujiyar, Kulhadia and Bharauli ghats in the Narahi area on Tuesday evening.

published on : 12th May 2021

UP govt showed alertness in handling COVID-19 situation, says Rajnath Singh

During his visit, Singh also inaugurated the 255-bed COVID hospital set up by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Uttar Pradesh government after converting the Haj House.

published on : 11th May 2021

Jal Shakti Minister terms floating corpses incident in Ganga as 'unfortunate'

Around a dozen of corpses were spotted in the Ganga river in Bihar's Buxar on Monday.

published on : 11th May 2021

Bihar: No money for cremation, kin bury COVID victim's body in family land

A video purportedly showing a Covid-19 victim’s body being dumped into the bank of the Saura river in Bihar’s Katihar district has gone viral on social media.

published on : 10th May 2021

Bihar govt school students to attend classes via DD Bihar from May 10

As per official information, duration of every class on the screen will be for 16 to 17 minutes consisting a total three such classes in an hour. 

published on : 9th May 2021

RPF, Childine along with UNICEF launch 'Surakshit Safar' initiative to help migrants in Bihar

The initiative aims to reach around 10 lakh vulnerable migrants including unaccompanied children and adolescents.   

published on : 9th May 2021

12 cyber fraudsters nabbed in Bihar by Economic Offence Unit with digital gadget

The raids were organised following details of electronic surveillances in districts namely Nalanda, Nawada and Shekhpura on Friday.

published on : 8th May 2021

Munger auto driver converts vehicle into ambulance with O2

It has now 2,242 active Covid cases with 94 fatalities since March 2020.

published on : 8th May 2021

Bihar lockdown: Rush to postpone weddings, many shed 'band-baajaa-baaraat' grandeur

There were a number of auspicious dates between May 5 and 15 -- the lockdown period, and owners of wedding halls said that most of the bookings have been cancelled.

published on : 7th May 2021

Lalu Prasad could return to Bihar politics after party meet

It is believed here that Lalu Prasad will return to his party’s active politics after years of gaps in Bihar. 

published on : 7th May 2021
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