Wild elephant kills 2 in Bihar

India, Feb. 25 -- Officials say the elephant likely strayed out of forest in Jharkhand in search of food A wild elephant killed two persons in two villages in Bihar's Nawada district February 24, 202... Read More

First AES case of the year suspected in Muzaffarpur: Hospital source

India, Feb. 19 -- An awareness campaign for AES was launched in the district A child has been diagnosed with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), the year's first, at a hospital in Bihar's Muzaffarpur ... Read More

Bihar starts tagging migratory birds for conservation

India, Feb. 5 -- As many as 91 migratory birdshave been tagged so far Non-profit Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) tagged 91 migratory birds with satellite-enabled chip in Bihar's Bhagalpur distr... Read More

Good monsoon pushes up Bihar groundwater level

India, Jan. 19 -- All 38 districts in the state recorded an increase In the last one year, groundwater increased 1.3 metre in Barh block, 2m in Bihta and Bakhtiyarpur blocks and 1m in Patna Sadar blo... Read More

Bihar farmers question government decision to end diesel subsidy for them

India, Dec. 24 -- Power supply in villages still uncertain, they say Farmers in Bihar have questioned the state government's decision December 21, 2020, to end subsidy to them for diesel, which has b... Read More

Bihar may introduce licences for borewells

India, Dec. 17 -- The state is planning to introduce several measures, including making prior permission mandatory to fetch groundwater from borewells Drawing water from borewells may be subject to a... Read More

Dead dolphin thrown back into Ganga in Bihar without autopsy

India, Dec. 11 -- Locals in Patna district threw carcass back into the river out of fear even as officials failed to reach spot in time The carcass of a Gangetic dolphin was disposed in the Ganga wit... Read More