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Bihar's first banana fibre units opened in Purnia

PURNIA, Sept. 25 -- Banana farmers will now earn not only from fruits but also from the main stem called pseudo stem of bananas which go waste after bearing fruits. For the first time in Bihar two ban... Read More


Another new bridge washed away, engineer blames 'natural calamity'

KISHANGANJ, Sept. 19 -- A long cherished dream of thousands of residents of about a dozen villages of Dighalbank block of Kishanganj district in Bihar got shattered when an almost complete bridge was ... Read More


Boat capsizes, narrow escape for 16 students

PURNIA, Sept. 9 -- Sixteen students Tuesday morning had a narrow escape,when the boat they were on capsized while crossing the Bhaisna river to attend coaching classes. Eleven students swam to safety... Read More


Female police constable's husband files FIR against SHO after her death

ARARIA, Sept. 6 -- The alleged suicide of a female police constable on Friday took a turn when her husband lodged an FIR accusing a police officer of harassment. The 25-year-old female constable, Shr... Read More


Female constable in Araria found dead

ARARIA, Sept. 5 -- A female constable allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her rented house at Simraha in Araria district on Friday. Shruti Kumari (25), posted at Simraha police station,... Read More


BSF constable's wife dead, hate killing suspected

PURNIA, Aug. 31 -- A man and a woman were allegedly shot dead from close range, at Abhiya village falling under Gopalpur police station of Naugachhia police district of Bihar on Saturday evening. The... Read More


Bihar court grants injunction on web series release

ARARIA, Aug. 29 -- A local court in Araria of Bihar has granted temporary injunction on the transmission of Netflix's upcoming web series 'Bad Boy Billionaires' on Friday. A plea was filed by Araria ... Read More


Bridge collapses in Araria, seven fall into river, rescued

ARARIA, Aug. 27 -- A 200-foot-long bridge, known as Bardia Bridge, over Bakra river in Araria district collapsed Tuesday afternoon, plunging at least seven people into the river, though they either sw... Read More


inter-state bike lifters' gang busted; 7 arrested

PURNIA, Aug. 24 -- Police on Sunday arrested seven members, including two minors, of an interstate bike lifters' gang who used to steal bikes from Seemanchal and then sell them to nearby districts and... Read More


Middlemen make money as workers from Bihar return to other states

India, Aug. 23 -- Earlier this week, Dharmanand Das, 45, resident of Jokihat in Bihar's Araria left for Punjab with a resolve to earn enough for his daughter's marriage. "Here you can't get a job, on... Read More