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Lightning strikes Bihar again, leaves 26 dead

PATNA, July 3 -- At least 26 people, including women and children, were killed as lightning struck again in Bihar on Thursday, the third time in a week, taking the toll to 134. Earlier, on June 26, l... Read More


Four injured in Saran rail factory blast

PATNA, July 3 -- Four employees, including a senior section engineer, were injured, two of them critically, after a blast at the railway wheel factory at Dariyapur in Saran district on Wednesday eveni... Read More


26 killed as lightning strikes Bihar for the third time in a week

PATNA, July 3 -- At least 26 persons were killed as lightning struck again in Bihar, for the third time within a week, on Thursday. A total of 134 persons have lost their lives in last seven days. Ea... Read More


Five civil courts suspend work

PATNA, July 2 -- At least five sub-divisional courts in Bihar have suspended physical proceedings for the next two and three days. In the state capital, courts of Patna Sadar, Danapur and Patna city ... Read More


Bihar: Four, including a senior section engineer of rail factory, injured in blast at Bela rail factory

India, July 2 -- Four employees, including a senior section engineer, were injured in a blast at Bela rail factory in Bihar's Saran district on Wednesday evening. Harkishore Rai, superintendent of pol... Read More


Lightning strikes in Bihar districts kill 11; govt announces 4L each for kin

Patna, July 1 -- Lightning struck in Bihar's Saran, Patna, Nawada, Lakhisarai and Jamui districts on Sunday claiming lives of 11 people and left around eight injured. Five persons died in Saran, two ... Read More


Lightning strikes Bihar again, 11 dead

PATNA, July 1 -- Days after it claimed nearly 100 lives in the state, lightning struck parts of Bihar again on Tuesday, leaving 11 dead and eight injured in Saran, Patna, Nawada, Lakhisarai and Jamui ... Read More


18-month-old abducted boy rescued, 3 held

PATNA, July 1 -- The Bihar police on Tuesday morning rescued a 18-month-old child who was allegedly kidnapped for ransom of Rs.75 lakh on Sunday evening. The police also arrested three kidnappers, in... Read More


ED files chargesheet against ex-PHED engineer

PATNA, July 1 -- The Enforcement directorate (ED) of Patna Zone on Tuesday filed a chargesheet before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court against a retired executive engineer of ... Read More


Lightning kills 11 more across five districts in Bihar

India, June 30 -- Lightning struck in Bihar's Saran, Patna, Nawada, Lakhisarai and Jamui districts on Sunday claiming lives of 11 people and left around eight injured, officials said. Five persons di... Read More