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Population stabilisation: Bihar to overshoot target

PATNA, Dec. 15 -- Bihar is likely to overshoot the target of population stabilisation by over a decade-and-a-half, as it is to witness an increase in population from 10.4 crore in 2011 to 14.85 crore ... Read More


Muzaffarpur rape attempt: Second accused identified

PATNA, Dec. 13 -- The Muzaffarpur police claimed to have identified the second accused involved in setting ablaze a 23-year-old woman who resisted rape in Muzaffarpur on December 7. Police refused to... Read More


219 polluting health units to be shut down in Patna

PATNA, Dec. 13 -- The health department on Wednesday ordered closure of 219 non-government health facilities in the state capital for failure to comply with pollution norms. "We have ordered closure ... Read More


Bihar to reduce energy consumption by 50%

Patna, Dec. 13 -- Bihar has set an ambitious target to reduce its energy consumption by up to 50% in the state in the next few years. "To begin with, we want to reduce our energy consumption by 10% i... Read More


Muzaffarpur rape bid: Survivor's mother wants police to act like Hyderabad cops

PATNA, Dec. 12 -- Family members of the 23-year-old woman, battling for life after being set ablaze for resisting rape in Muzaffarpur last Saturday, want the Muzaffarpur police to treat the perpetrato... Read More


PMCH 'hoodwinks' govt on posting docs at blood bank

PATNA, Dec. 4 -- The state-run Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH) last month deputed three doctors to its blood bank, sent its compliance report to the health department, only to quietly take back ... Read More


'Nurtured the dream as a 10-yr-old': Indian Navy's first woman pilot Shivangi

India, Dec. 3 -- As a 10-year-old, she was fascinated by a chopper pilot flying a politician to address a public rally at her native village Fatehabad in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, about 70 kms to ... Read More


Shivangi is Bihar's second woman pilot in armed forces

PATNA, Dec. 3 -- As a 10-year-old, she was fascinated by a chopper pilot flying a neta to address a public rally at her native village Fatehabad in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, about 70 kms to the no... Read More


Patna airport to get Metro connectivity

PATNA, Nov. 30 -- The state government has agreed in principle to connect Patna Metro with airport, besides agreeing to recommend giving 22 acres of additional land at the existing airport here. "We ... Read More


BSNL's Bihar circlefalls short of VRS target

PATNA, Nov. 29 -- BSNL-Bihar is among the few underperforming telecom circles in terms of employees opting for voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), prompting BSNL chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) Pr... Read More