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Bihar conducts maximum tests in a day across country

PATNA, Sept. 23 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that Bihar created a record in last 24 hours by conducting maximum number of Covid-19 tests in the country. He said none of the state has... Read More


Schools to reopen from September 28

PATNA, Sept. 23 -- The state education department on Tuesday allowed reopening of all government and private schools from September 28 for students of Class 9 to 12 seeking academic guidance on volunt... Read More


Prisoner found hanging in Bettiah jail

BETTIAH, Sept. 23 -- A 28-year-old undertrial prisoner was found hanging in Bettiah district jail here on Tuesday morning. An official said the inmate hung himself from a tree . "He was suffering fro... Read More


Bihar: Six Maoists arrested in separate incidents

PATNA, Sept. 23 -- Six hardcore Maoists were arrested late on Monday night in Gaya and Jamui districts, said police on Tuesday. Police said CPI's regional committee member of Magadh Zone, Rahul Yadav... Read More


94 child workers rescued, brought back to Gaya

PATNA, Sept. 23 -- Over 90 child labourers of Bihar were brought back from Rajasthan on Tuesday. Altogether 141 child labourers of the state were rescued by the anti human trafficking squad of Rajast... Read More


Container driver charred to death in Gopalganj

PATNA, Sept. 23 -- A container driver was burnt alive after the vehicle he was driving came in contact with a high tension wire. The incident took place near Turkahan Bridge under Town police station... Read More


Patna village first in country to cultivate bio-fortified wheat

PATNA, Sept. 23 -- Farmers in Bihar will soon be growing nutrient-rich variety of wheat and other cereals, a first in the country. As part of the state agriculture department's initiative to encourag... Read More


UN facing crisis of confidence: Modi calls for reforms at world body

Washington, Sept. 23 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the United Nations faces a "crisis of confidence", and reiterated India's long-standing call for reform at the world body to reflect... Read More


Oppn lawmakers boycott both Houses of Parliament

NEW DELHI, Sept. 23 -- A united Opposition on Tuesday boycotted both Houses of Parliament to protest against the suspension of eight lawmakers from the Rajya Sabha and press for their demand that the ... Read More


China doubled military bases in 3 yrs: Report

NEW DELHI, Sept. 23 -- China began building at least 13 new military positions, including airbases and air defence units, near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India after the 2017 standoff at Do... Read More