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Prepaid meter consumers get (interest)ing offers

PATNA, Feb. 24 -- Power consumers in Bihar who park their funds in the dedicated application wallets for recharge of their smart prepaid meters (SPMs) will earn attractive interest on their deposit up... Read More


EC winds up its Bihar visit, rues low turnout

PATNA, Feb. 22 -- The Election Commission of India (ECI) on Wednesday said low voter turnout was a cause for concern in Bihar, which is known as the land that gave birth to democracy and still inhabit... Read More


Second batch emergency team training from today

PATNA, Feb. 19 -- The Bihar health department will begin on Monday the training of the second batch of its health workers and engineers engaged in the health sector in an effort to strengthen emergenc... Read More


Anti-filariasis drive in Bihar begins today

PATNA, Feb. 10 -- Bihar has to overcome the challenge of drug refusal, as it begins from Saturday the 17-day mass drug administration (MDA) campaign for elimination of lymphatic filariasis, commonly k... Read More


Curbing pvt practice: IGIMS bid to hire detectives Draws flak

PATNA, Feb. 9 -- The Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS), an autonomous medical university of the Bihar government, last Saturday constituted a panel to hire an independent private det... Read More


Pvt power firms seek tax relief to invest in Bihar

PATNA, Feb. 7 -- Private companies engaged in the power sector have sought exemption in the integrated goods and services tax (IGST) to set up their manufacturing units Bihar, which has sought to woo ... Read More


Nod to 2400 MW thermal power plant at Pirpainty

PATNA, Feb. 5 -- The Bihar government has decided to have a 2400 MW (3x800 MW) coal-fired thermal power plant at Pirpainty in Bhagalpur district, instead of a solar power plant planned in 2010-11, sai... Read More


Nod to 2400 MW thermal power plant at Pirpainty

PATNA, Feb. 5 -- The Bihar government has decided to have a 2400 MW (3x800 MW) coal-fired thermal power plant at Pirpainty in Bhagalpur district, instead of a solar power plant planned in 2010-11, sai... Read More


Patna AIIMS filed FIR against Delhi firm staff for fraud

India, Feb. 3 -- PATNA The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Patna has lodged a police complaint against the owners and some employees of a Delhi-based firm it had hired to handle its... Read More


Inflated hospital bills: AIIMS Patna lodges FIR against Delhi firm's owner, staff

India, Feb. 2 -- Patna's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has lodged a police complaint against the owners and some employees of a Delhi-based firm, alleging that its employees deployed... Read More