From Nalanda to nowhere: Will Bihar's public libraries survive

India, Feb. 26 -- State not granting funds, alleges Bihar MLA Sudama Prasad; only 51 of 540 librarieshave survived since 1950s A large contingent of students migrating away from Bihar should spur the... Read More

Tigress that killed 3 in Bihar dies

India, Feb. 19 -- The tigress had created panic in West Champaran district. It was wounded and unable to hunt due to old age, said forest officials The tigress that killed three and injured a dozen i... Read More

H5N8 detected in crows, bird flu alert in Bihar

India, Feb. 18 -- Dozens of crows died in state's West Champaran district in January 2021; the flu has beenreported from at least 13 Indian states so far Bihar health authorities have sounded alert a... Read More

Bihar forest dept officials on toes after tigress kills 3

India, Feb. 15 -- The tiger is wounded and weak, hence hunting down human beings, say officials; no trace of it so far A 60-member team of the Bihar forest department, armed with tranquilizer guns, h... Read More

Bihar starts physical verification of over 300,000 PM-Kisan beneficiaries

India, Feb. 9 -- The move came after officials were informed that many undeserving candidates were availing the benefits The agriculture department in Bihar is conducting physical verification of 328... Read More

Bihar forest department recovers 155 skinned migratory birds from poacher

India, Jan. 25 -- The man used to supply meat of migratory birds to various parts of north Bihar The Bihar forest department claimed to have arrested a notorious poacher with 155 skinned migratory bi... Read More

Norway deaths, social media rumours: Why healthcare workers in Bihar are staying away from vaccines

India, Jan. 21 -- Nearly 40% healthcare workers scheduled for first 3 days give the jab a miss Dipping enthusiasm among the people towards the ongoing vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccination begins in Bihar; 30,000 health workers to be inoculated today

India, Jan. 16 -- The vaccination will be staggered over three phases with health and frontline workers and people of 50 to get the shot first The vaccination drive against the deadly novel coronavir... Read More

Warm winter to severely hit rabi production in Bihar: Experts

India, Jan. 12 -- Forced maturity in plants due to higher temperatures can result in smaller seeds A comparatively 'warm' winter in Bihar this year could harm production of rabi crops like wheat, oil... Read More

Bird flu: Dead chickens found on Bihar field trigger panic

India, Jan. 8 -- Animal husbandry officials have sent serum samples of the dead birds for analysis Around a hundred dead chickens have been found abandoned on a field in Muzaffarpur district of Bihar... Read More