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Patna’s Glorious Past Is Being Erased As Heritage Buildings Face Demolition

Patna’s Glorious Past Is Being Erased As Heritage Buildings Face Demolition

Bulldozers are ramming through the vibrant and rich architectural heritage of the city, which was at the centre of international trade during the 17th century.

13 May 2022
Bihar Police To Use AI Tools To Bust Illicit Liquor Rackets In Dry State

Bihar Police To Use AI Tools To Bust Illicit Liquor Rackets In Dry State

AI tools, once embedded in the system, will increase the efficiency of the force, said the ADG.

29 April 2022

It Has Nothing To Do With Politics: Nitish Kumar On His Presence At RJD's Iftar Party

CM Kumar had on Friday attended a Dawat-e-Iftar organised by Rabri Devi, the former chief minister at her 10, Circular Road residence in Patna.

Amit Shah Arrives In Bihar, To Attend Function Honouring Freedom Fighter

Amit Shah Arrives In Bihar, To Attend Function Honouring Freedom Fighter

Union Home Minister was in Bihar to attend a programme honouring Revolt of 1857 hero Veer Kunwar Singh.

23 April 2022

'Janata Malik Hai', Says Nitish Kumar About NDA Bypoll Debacle

The RJD stunned the ruling NDA on Saturday after its young candidate Amar Paswan defeated his nearest BJP rival Baby Kumari by a massive margin of 36,658 votes...

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15 April 2022
Bihar Sends Fresh Proposal Seeking UNESCO's Heritage Tag For 2,500-Year-Old 'Cyclopean Wall'

Bihar Sends Fresh Proposal Seeking UNESCO's Heritage Tag For 2,500-Year-Old 'Cyclopean Wall'

The 40-km long Cyclopean Wall of Rajgir is believed to have been built in the pre-Mauryan era, using massive undressed stones.


29 April 2022
Patna's Long Forgotten Nightlife Of Tawaifs And Bordellos

Patna's Long Forgotten Nightlife Of Tawaifs And Bordellos

Once known as Azimabad, Patna was a centre of dance and music. The sound of anklets and taans of singing by the tawaifs may have fallen silent, but their tales...


09 April 2022
60-Feet-Long Steel Bridge Stolen In Bihar's Sasaram

60-Feet-Long Steel Bridge Stolen In Bihar's Sasaram

The bridge, weighing 500 tons, was built over the Arrah canal in Amiyawar village in Nasriganj police station area in 1972, said the police.


04 April 2022
Bihar Legislative Council Polls Underway

Bihar Legislative Council Polls Underway

Polling is underway for two dozen seats of Bihar legislative council where the biennial elections are taking place nearly a year behind schedule.


31 March 2022
NTPC Project In Bihar Affected Due To Sanctions On Russia

NTPC Project In Bihar Affected Due To Sanctions On Russia

The minister stated that supplies of balance equipment/material from Russian, along with the visit of engineers/technical advisors from Russia for project...


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26 March 2022
'112' For Emergency To Be Operational In Bihar Soon: Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav

'112' For Emergency To Be Operational In Bihar Soon: Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav

Emergency response number '112' will become operational in Bihar in the next financial year, state Planning and Development Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav said...


02 April 2022
Bihari Swag: How Youngsters Are Building Careers On YouTube

Bihari Swag: How Youngsters Are Building Careers On YouTube

In a state where unemployment is widespread, young men and women are striking gold through content creation


12 March 2022
Bihar Govt Directs Districts To Appoint Nodal Officers For Over 1,900 Unregistered Temples

Bihar Govt Directs Districts To Appoint Nodal Officers For Over 1,900 Unregistered Temples

As per the Bihar Hindu Religious Trusts Act, 1950, all public temples in the state must be registered with the BSRTC.


03 March 2022
67% Girls In Urban Slums Didn't Attend Online Classes During 1st Lockdown: Report

67% Girls In Urban Slums Didn't Attend Online Classes During 1st Lockdown: Report

After the lockdown, 51 per cent of the adolescent girls continued facing challenges in accessing health services.


25 February 2022
Bihar Economic Survey Report Says State's Growth Performance Better Than National Average

Bihar Economic Survey Report Says State's Growth Performance Better Than National Average

“The Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) of Bihar grew by 2.5 per cent in 2020-21, because of the impact of lockdown caused by COVID-19. But this performance...


18 February 2022
Bihar Begins Process To Make Deities Owner Of Temple Land Instead Of Priests

Bihar Begins Process To Make Deities Owner Of Temple Land Instead Of Priests

It would help in dealing with largescale irregularities in temple land as priests have been buying and selling those as owners, he said.


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14 January 2022
Bihar Reports 6,393 Fresh COVID-19 Infections, Seven Fatalities

Bihar Reports 6,393 Fresh COVID-19 Infections, Seven Fatalities

This is the second consecutive day when Bihar witnessed a rise of over 6,000 fresh cases.


12 January 2022
Bihar Reports 5,908 Fresh Covid Cases, Highest Tally Since Jan 1

Bihar Reports 5,908 Fresh Covid Cases, Highest Tally Since Jan 1

On Monday, the state capital had logged 2,566 fresh cases. The state's overall active coronavirus count jumped to 25,051 on Tuesday. Among other prominent...


11 January 2022
4,737 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In Bihar, 6-Yr-Old Among 5 Dead

4,737 Fresh COVID-19 Cases In Bihar, 6-Yr-Old Among 5 Dead

With the fresh cases, the state’s overall active coronavirus count jumped to 20,938, while the toll increased to 12,106, the bulletin said. The number of...


01 January 2022
Bihar: 20-Year-Old Dalit Girl Found Dead Six Days After Upper-Caste Men Kidnapped Her

Bihar: 20-Year-Old Dalit Girl Found Dead Six Days After Upper-Caste Men Kidnapped Her

According to the Superintendent of Police, Shree Manish, the two accused, Anurag and Anshul, have been arrested by the police under the charges of IPC 302, 34...


29 December 2021
Bihar Chief Minister Gets Flustered Over Speech Getting Disrupted

Bihar Chief Minister Gets Flustered Over Speech Getting Disrupted

According to the police, some local level elected representatives had come to submit a memorandum to the chief minister and picked up a quarrel when they were...


28 December 2021
Odisha Government Run By Patnaik's Friends: Kanhaiya

Odisha Government Run By Patnaik's Friends: Kanhaiya

Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday launched a scathing attack on the ruling BJD alleging that the Odisha government is being run by Chief Minister Naveen...


22 December 2021
Former Bihar Chief Minister Faces Severe Backlash After His Distasteful Remarks On Brahmins

Former Bihar Chief Minister Faces Severe Backlash After His Distasteful Remarks On Brahmins

Manjhi's use of swear word came to light on Sunday when a video went viral on social media where the 77-year-old leader was shown holding forth on the pitfalls...


21 December 2021
Union Minister Giriraj Singh Expresses His Anguish Over Increased Job Related Migration Of People From Bihar To Other States

Union Minister Giriraj Singh Expresses His Anguish Over Increased Job Related Migration Of People From Bihar To Other States

"Why Niti Aayog is calling Bihar a backward state?" BJP's Rajiv Pratap Rudy asked in the questioning hour of Lok Sabha


12 December 2021
'Invite Elected Representatives To State Govt Functions, Or Else...' Bihar RWD Instructs

'Invite Elected Representatives To State Govt Functions, Or Else...' Bihar RWD Instructs

According to a recent circular by Bihar Rural Works Department (RWD) if executive engineers and related officials fail to invite elected representatives to...


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