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Four of a family killed in Bihar
Patna, May 12 (IANS) Four members of a family were allegedly killed by unidentified men and their bodies thrown into a dam in Bihar's Nawada district, said a police official.
2021-05-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BDO conducts last rites of Covid victim as kin stay away
Patna, May 12 (IANS) At a time when some people are abandoning their loved ones who died due to Covid, a Block Development Officer (BDO) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur has set an example by performing the last rites of a corona victim.
2021-05-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Pappu Yadav starts hunger strike in prison, attacks Nitish
Patna, May 12 (IANS) Former MP and Jan Adhikar Party (JAP ) president Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Wednesday launched a hunger strike at Veerpur jail in Bihar's Supaul district.
2021-05-12
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Outrage, protests in Bihar over arrest of Pappu Yadav
Patna, May 11 (IANS) Outrage spread across Bihar after Patna police arrested four-time MP and Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) President Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Tuesday for allegedly violating lockdown norms, with leaders of ruling parties joining the opposition in slamming the move.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Now, two dozen bodies found on Ganga banks in UP's Ghazipur
Patna/Ghazipur (UP), May 11 (IANS) After Bihar's Buxar, around two dozen bodies were found on the banks of the Ganga at adjoining Ghazipur district of Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Bridegroom performs newly-wed wife's last rites in Bihar
Munger (Bihar), May 11 (IANS) Happiness over a newly-wed couple's marriage in Bihar's Munger district turned into gloom when the bride lost her life within six hours of solemnising the marriage. As a result, the bride's body was taken for cremation on Monday morning from her in-laws' house with the husband performing her last rites.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Bihar,National
Pappu Yadav arrested for flouting lockdown rules in Bihar
Patna, May 11 (IANS) Patna police on Tuesday arrested former MP and Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) president Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav for flouting lockdown rules.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Covid victim's wife alleges molestation, O2 scams in Bihar hospitals
Patna, May 10 (IANS) The wife of a Covid patient, who succumbed in a private hospital in Patna on May 8, has alleged that a doctor there had molested her, while the hospital administration deliberately switched off the oxygen supply in the ICU, to force people to buy oxygen cylinders, and this caused her husband's death.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
45 decomposed bodies found in Ganga in Bihar's Buxar
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Amid the Covid surge that is wreaking havoc across India, the administration in Bihar's Buxar district on Monday found at least 45 dead bodies, most in a decomposed stage, in the Ganga, and claimed they had been thrown into the river in upstream Uttar Pradesh.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Lalu attacks PM on Covid vaccination programme
Patna, May 10 (IANS) After being released from prison, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav on Monday attacked PM Narendra Modi for alleged poor implementation of the Corona vaccination programme.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
226 oxygen cylinders seized from Bihar's Katihar district
Patna, May 10 (IANS) The district administration on Monday morning seized 226 oxygen cylinders in Bihar's Katihar district.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priests in Bihar refuse to conduct last rites fearing Covid-19
Patna, May 10 (IANS) Amid the lockdown imposed in Bihar to check coronavirus infections, the state government may have given permission for allowing marriages with certain restrictions but finding priests for solemnising marriages or conducting a 'shradh' and the last rites of a person is proving to be tough for many people.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
Man kills wife and then commits suicide in Bihar
Sasaram, May 10 (IANS) A man killed his wife and then committed suicide by hanging himself on Sunday night in Rohtas district of Bihar. Police said it recovered both the bodies on Monday.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar patient dies waiting for ambulance, another taken on veg cart
Patna, May 9 (IANS) While over three dozen unused ambulances were recovered from the office premises of BJP's Saran MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Covid patients in Bihar are struggling for ambulances to be taken to or transferred between hospitals.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Video shows body of Covid victim dumped in river in Katihar
Patna, May 9 (IANS) A video purportedly showing a Covid victim's body being dumped into the bank of Saura river in Bihar's Katihar district has gone viral on social media.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Ambulance with Rudy name used for carrying sand, alleges Pappu Yadav
Patna, May 8 (IANS) After more than 30 ambulances were unearthed from an office of BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy in Bihar's Saran district, a video of some labourers loading sand in an ambulance went viral on the social media on Saturday.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Pappu Yadav demands FIR against Rudy for 'hoarding ambulances'
Patna, May 8 (IANS) Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, the four time MP and president of Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) has demanded an FIR against BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy under the Epidemic Diseases Act.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Nitish-BJP govt more dangerous than Covid, said Lalu Prasad
Patna, May 7 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad, who is out on bail, on Friday, slammed Nitish Kumar-led JD-U-BJP Bihar government over its handling of the coronavirus crisis.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Dhoni brings home a stallion, names him Chetak
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) Former India skipper MS Dhoni, whose love for big dogs is well known, added to his list of pets when he bought a black stallion soon after arriving at his seven-acre farmhouse on the outskirts of Ranchi. The Chennai Super Kings skipper flew in from Delhi where he was leading his franchise before the tournament was potsponed due to Covid-19 cases in the bio-bubble.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Earth mover, bicycle cart used to shift Covid patients' bodies in Bihar
Patna, May 7 (IANS) Amid the coronavirus pandemic, human sensitivity is also declining with a case emerging from Bihar's Araria where family members refused to perform last rites of a woman who succumbed to the disease, and social activists finally removed her body with an earth mover, two days after her death.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Community kitchens feed the needy during lockdown in Bihar
Patna, May 7 (IANS) After a complete lockdown was imposed in Bihar to control the coronavirus infections, community kitchens have been started by the government at various places to feed the poor and deprived sections of society. Food is being prepared in these kitchens with different menus fixed for different days.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
Four arrested for illegal trade in Remdesivir injections
Patna, May 7 (IANS) The Bhagalpur police have arrested two persons including a manager of a private hospital for trying to purchase Remdesivir injection in the name of a dead patient.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JD-U MP slams BJP Bihar chief for 'politics over lockdown'
Patna, May 6 (IANS) The tension between the two major constituents of Bihar's ruling alliance intensified on Thursday, with Janata Dal-United MP Lalan Singh, who is considered close to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, attacking BJP state President Sanjay Jaiswal for "doing politics over the lockdown".
2021-05-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
22 engineers died of Covid, over 500 infected: Bihar Association
Patna, May 6 (IANS) The second wave of coronavirus is not only taking lives of frontline warriors but several other key government officials as well, with the Bihar Engineering Service Association (BESA) claiming 22 engineers of different departments died while over 500 others are infected across the state.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
HC directs Bihar govt to submit detailed reports on Covid facilities
Patna, May 6 (IANS) The Patna High Court has directed the Bihar government to submit detailed reports on the available Covid-related facilities in hospitals and quarantine centres.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Lalu Prasad to hold virtual meeting with party MLAs, MPs on Covid
Patna, May 5 (IANS) After being released on bail, Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad has come into action mode on the present coronavirus crisis in Bihar.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Police fine lockdown violators in Bihar
Patna, May 5 (IANS) The Bihar police and local administration have been strictly enforcing the lockdown in the state by penalising persons found violating it by imposing a fine. The Bihar government announced a complete lockdown in the state from May 5 to May 15 amid the surge in Covid-19 cases.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
4 nabbed in Bihar for black marketing of Oxygen cylinder regulators
Patna, May 5 (IANS) In a major crackdown, Patna police managed to arrest 4 persons in connection with illegally selling regulators of oxygen cylinders on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP appreciates Bihar government's lockdown
Patna, May 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday appreciated the decision of the Nitish Kumar government to impose a lockdown in Bihar.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Crossing threshold, Bihar eateries deliver free food to corona patients
Patna, May 5 (IANS) When the second wave of the coronavirus started wreaking havoc, restaurants in Bihar came forward with a gesture of humanity and sensitivity. Many restaurants here started delivering free food to corona-infected patients, irrespective of their religion, caste or any other social boundary.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
Bihar goes under lockdown till May 15 amid Covid surge
Patna, May 4 (IANS) To reduce the rapid surge in coronavirus infections in Bihar, the Nitish Kumar government has decided to impose a complete lockdown in the state till May 15.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Manjhi demands judicial probe into Shahabuddin's death
Patna, May 4 (IANS) Former Bihar Chief Minister and president of the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM), Jitan Ram Manjhi, on Monday demanded a judicial inquiry into the death of former Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Shahabuddin, who passed away at a Delhi hospital on Saturday.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Bihar government heading toward 'total failure' on Covid: Patna HC
Patna, May 3 (IANS) Citing the rising Covid spread in Bihar, the Patna High Court on Monday made some strong remarks about the functioning of the state's Nitish Kumar government.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Only 150 beds in IGIMS, 108 in PMCH available for Covid patients
Patna, May 3 (IANS) As Bihar reels under the Covid-19 pandemic, the facilities announced by the state government in hospitals are far from reality.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
15 Bihar Agri officials died of Covid-19 since April
Patna, May 3 (IANS) The fatality rate in coronavirus infections in Bihar is extremely high and it has especially hit hard the state's agriculture department.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Bihar doctor comes to aid of Covid patients through 'D-LAMP' initiative
Patna, May 3 (IANS) Anil Kumar, Deputy Medical Superintendent of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Patna, through his initiative 'D-LAMP' is providing people a ray of hope in these difficult times. Kumar claims that through his initiative, more than 6,000 people have been cured of Covid-19 infection without even visiting the hospital.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
IMA demands 15-day complete lockdown in Bihar.
Patna, May 3 (IANS) In view of the surging corona infection, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) has demanded a complete lockdown of 15 days in Bihar.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Sushil Modi's younger brother dies of coronavirus
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Sunday said that his younger brother succumbed to coronavirus in Patna on Sunday.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Bihar reports 13,534 fresh Covid cases
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Bihar has reported 13,534 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, health officials said on Sunday.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
LJP leader shot dead in Bihar
Patna, May 2 (IANS) Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Anil Oraon was shot dead by unknown assailants in Bihar's Purnia district, a police official said on Sunday.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ex-BJP lawmaker demands 15-day complete lockdown in Bihar
Patna, May 2 (IANS) With Bihar reeling under the second wave of Covid-19, former BJP MLC Krishna Kumar Singh has demanded Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to impose a 15-day complete lockdown across the state.
2021-05-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Covid positive woman flees from isolation centre in Bihar
Patna, May 1 (IANS) A Covid positive woman escaped from an isolation centre in Bihar's Nalanda district on Saturday.
2021-05-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP leader expresses concern over Bihar's health facilities
Patna, May 1 (IANS) After opposition parties, even leaders of the ruling BJP are blaming the state government over Bihar's health infrastructure that is struggling to deal with the spike in the number of Covid-19 case amid a nation-wide devastating second wave of the pandemic.
2021-05-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Lalu Prasad to stay at daughter's home in Delhi
Patna, April 30 (IANS) After the release order submitted by Superintendent of Hotwar jail at Ranchi, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Supremo Lalu Prasad will be released any time from New Delhi's All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and will stay at the official residence of Rajya Sabha MP and his daughter Misa Bharti in the national capital.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Bihar Chief Secy Arun Kumar Singh dies of Covid
Patna, April 30 (IANS) Bihar Chief Secretary Arun Kumar Singh on Friday died of Covid-19, health officials said.
2021-04-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Nalanda: 15 teachers died of Covid in last 2 weeks
Patna, April 29 (IANS) A teacher association of Bihar's Nalanda district has written to the Human Rights Commission after 15 teachers succumbed to Covid in the district in the last two weeks.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
18 to 44 age group people in Bihar have to wait one more week
Patna, April 29 (IANS) People in the age group of 18 to 44 years will have to wait for one more week to get vaccinated in Bihar.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Experts panel detects loopholes in Bihar govt action plan against Covid
Patna, April 29 (IANS) The experts committee set up by the Patna High Court submitted its report before the judges wherein it has found many loopholes in the action plan of the state government to fight the corona infection.
2021-04-29
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Bihar police body demands Rs 50L health cover for every cop
Patna, April 28 (IANS) The Bihar Police Association (BPA) has written to DGP S.K. Singhal to provide health cover of Rs 50 lakh to each cop in the state.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Defence/Security
Evening curfew imposed in Bihar, no lockdown
Patna, April 28 (IANS) In the wake of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the state, the Bihar government on Wednesday refused to impose a complete lockdown in the state.
2021-04-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics