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Govt plans to airdrop seed balls on hills to enhance green cover

PATNA, June 18 -- Hills of Rajgir, Nawada and Gaya in Bihar will look more healthier and greener in coming months. Apart from the routine plantation drive, the state's forest department has, for the f... Read More


BJP-led Centre aggravated economic disparity: Lalu

PATNA, June 17 -- Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led dispensation at the Centre for aggravating economic disparity between upper ... Read More


Jeevika didis set to monitor midday meals

PATNA, June 16 -- Volunteers of Jeevika will soon be taking up the responsibility to ensure delivery of hygienically prepared and quality midday meal to students enrolled over 60,000 government and ai... Read More


Bihar to give allowance to MGNREGS workers for unemployment

PATNA, June 15 -- Workers enrolled under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in Bihar will not get unemployment allowances if they are not given work under the sche... Read More


Bihar gets Rs.14,056 crore as share in Central tax devolution

PATNA, June 12 -- Bihar received Rs.14,056.12 crore as the second instalment of tax devolution this year from the Centre on Tuesday, the day when ministers of the new Narendra Modi-led union governmen... Read More


Two more sites from Bihar get Ramsar tag

PATNA, June 12 -- The state forest department's bid to enhance biodiversity received a major boost recently when the Central government announced inclusion of two reservoirs - Nagi and Nakti - in Jamu... Read More


Bihar schools closed again due to intense heatwave

PATNA, June 11 -- Days after reopening schools, the government ordered their closure once again from June 11 till June 15 for students as well as teachers amid intense heatwave conditions in the entir... Read More


Schools closed again due to intense heatwave, no relief till June 14

PATNA, June 11 -- Days after reopening schools, the government ordered their closure once again from June 11 till June 15 for students as well as teachers amid intense heatwave conditions in the entir... Read More


bihar: education dept cancels tender for uniforms

PATNA, June 8 -- Bihar's education department has cancelled the tender for supply of uniforms to students of the government-run schools it had floated on March 11 to procure uniforms worth around Rs.3... Read More


Last eight seats in Bihar locked, turnout 50.56%

PATNA, June 2 -- Polling in the last eight seats in Bihar held on Saturday, the last of the seven-phase parliamentary elections across the country, was by and large peaceful with a provisional voter t... Read More