Tag: Gandak

Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

Bihar CM orders conservation of state bird sparrow

| June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar Chief Nitish Kumar Friday expressed concern over extinction of state bird House Sparrow, and ordered the forest department to launch a special campaign to conserve the bird. Addressing the meeting of Wild Animal Council, Kumar instructed forest department officials to prepare small wooden nests in government buildings and residences for conservation and breeding […]

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Two drown in Gandak river

Two drown in Gandak river

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two persons including a girl drowned today in a river near the Lalganj police station area in Bihar’s Vaishali district, police sources said. A 10-year-old girl Anjali Kumari, a native of Basanta village, was taking bath in the Gandak river when she accidentally slipped in deep waters and drowned, the sources said. On seeing the […]

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Boat capsizes in Gandak river, two girls drown

Boat capsizes in Gandak river, two girls drown

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two minor girls drowned today after a country-made boat capsized in Gandak river in Bihar’s East Champaran district, police sources said. The mishap took place as the ill-fated boat ferrying five girls lost control and capsized in mid-stream of the river, the sources said. While two girls, identified as Sabita Kumari (10) and Rani Kumari […]

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Bihar developing country’s biggest grassland for tigers in 800 acres

Bihar developing country’s biggest grassland for tigers in 800 acres

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar is developing India’s biggest grassland of over 800 acres in its only tiger reserve in the state’s northeast to provide a wildlife friendly environment for the big cats whose numbers have doubled in the last three years. “We have decided to turn 800 hectares of forest in the tiger reserve into the biggest […]

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Dalit Parties Face Major Political Dilemma

Dalit Parties Face Major Political Dilemma

| March 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the eve of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Dalit politics is poised on the cusp of a devastating dilemma – either join the mainstream political parties and risk losing one’s identity or fight it out alone and risk losing power. Either way, the Dalit agenda – the assertion of the subaltern identity – loses […]

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1,200 bridges built to improve connectivity: Nitish

1,200 bridges built to improve connectivity: Nitish

| February 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Highlighting achievements of his government, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said as many as 1200 bridges have been constructed during over his eight year rule to improve road connectivity in Bihar. As against 375 bridges constructed in 30 years between 1975-2005, his government has built 1,200 bridges in eight years to improve road connectivity […]

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No wave, BJP is daydreaming, Nitish says

No wave, BJP is daydreaming, Nitish says

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Hitting hard at his former ally and now bitter enemy, the BJP, CM Nitish Kumar said they are daydreaming and living in their own world despite the fact that there is no wave in their favour. “We took a big risk but refused to compromise with our principles. We worked on secular agenda for development with […]

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We build bridges of trust to link people: CM

We build bridges of trust to link people: CM

| January 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: CM Nitish Kumar on Friday said more than 12,000 road bridges have been constructed in Bihar during the last seven years and many more bridges are being constructed even today. Addressing a public meeting after inaugurating the commencement of construction works of two high-level RCC bridges through remote control from Jagannath Mishra College, Chandwara, Muzaffarpur, about 75 km […]

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Detailed report to inter-link Bihar rivers ready

Detailed report to inter-link Bihar rivers ready

| January 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

An ambitious project to mitigate flood damage in Bihar has taken a major step forward with a central agency finalising the detailed project report for linking four intra-state rivers which would help protect three districts from floods. The multi-purpose project, which envisages diversion of 492 cumecs of flood water from Burhi Gandak river to Baya/Ganga […]

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West Champaran

West Champaran

| October 8, 2011 | 0 Comments

West Champaran is an administrative district in the state of Bihar in India. The district headquarters are located at Bettiah. The district occupies an area of 5229 km² and has a population of 3,043,044 (as of 2001). West Champaran is a part of Tirhut Division. Headquarters: Bettiah Area: 5,228 km? Population: 2333666 Sub Divisions: Bettiah, […]

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