Tag: Saharsa

Govt likely to declare state disaster-hit

Govt likely to declare state disaster-hit

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Bihar is likely to be declared disaster-hit as the state disaster management department (DMD) has already sent a proposal to the state government in this regard. The DMD has taken this decision in the light of the RBI directive, which says that loans given to farmers by various banks can be rescheduled only when […]

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Asad Imam is Congress candidate for Purnia

Asad Imam is Congress candidate for Purnia

| June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

PATNA: Asad Imam, who runs a series of educational institutions including engineering, polytechnic and teachers` training colleges in Purnia region, was on Friday declared Congress`s official candidate from Purnia-Araria-Kishanganj constituency for Bihar legislative council election for local body seats scheduled for July 7. The Congress has already announced candidatures of Rajesh Ram and Isarail Rain […]

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Cong ‘imports’ two JD(U) sitting MLCs

Cong ‘imports’ two JD(U) sitting MLCs

| June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Congress which has got three seats in the seat-sharing for coming Legislative Council poll in early July for the second day today “imported” JD(U) sitting member to field them from their alloted quota. Sitting JD(U) MLC Mohammad Israel Raen today joined Congress and is all set to contest the July 7 poll for 24 Legislative […]

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Power corp on job to improve infrastructure, electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents to end soon

Power corp on job to improve infrastructure, electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents to end soon

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Electricity woes of Muzaffarpur residents will end within five to six days once new conductors are installed between the Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Station (MTPS) and Bhikhanapura grid substation. “People will have to bear with us till then,” Bihar State Power Transmission Company Limited (BSPTCL) managing director Sanjay Kumar Singh told Vithika Salomi in an interview. […]

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Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

Drought shadow looms in 22 districts of Bihar

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: All is not well with the agriculture scenario in the state as the rainfall this monsoon season is deficient to the extent of 17%. While the state should have received 376.8mm rainfall by now, it has got only 323mm. Though the state IMD had earlier predicted a normal monsoon in Bihar and Jharkhand despite […]

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Due to weak monsoon, sowing of paddy is yet to begin in seven districts

Due to weak monsoon, sowing of paddy is yet to begin in seven districts

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Delayed on set of monsoon and scant rains has dashed hopes of a normal paddy production in Bihar. Almost half of the districts in the state are yet to receive normal rainfall.The plantation of paddy has been particularly affected by scanty rains this year. Due to weak monsoon, sowing of paddy is yet to begin in seven districts. […]

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Bihar Finance Minister’s grandson was not kidnapped, but had left home on his own: Police

Bihar Finance Minister’s grandson was not kidnapped, but had left home on his own: Police

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new twist has suddenly popped up in the much media attended case of the abduction of the Bihar Finance Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav’s 11-year-old grandson who had gone missing on July 1. According to the police on Thursday, Manish Kumar, the grandson, was not abducted, but ran away on his own to avoid going […]

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Rail Budget 2014: Six new trains for Bihar

Rail Budget 2014: Six new trains for Bihar

| July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Unlike the earlier years, the rail budget 2014-2015 has failed to enthuse people of Bihar which has given the maximum number of railway ministers namely Jagjiwan Ram, Ram Subhag Singh, L N Mishra, Kedar Pandey, Ram Vilas Paswan, Nitish Kumar, Lalu Prasad and Digvijay Singh (minister of state). The funds allocation for Bihar projects […]

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Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

Bihar govt seeks data on girls sent to Haryana for marriage

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the wake of the controversy over BJP leader O P Dhankar’s remark ‘Bihari brides for Haryana boys’, Bihar government has ordered a survey to find out the number of girls sent to Haryana for marriage and their plight. Instructions have been given to Superintendents of Police of 12 districts to make a survey on […]

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Storm forces Bihar CM’s copter to land in Saharsa

Storm forces Bihar CM’s copter to land in Saharsa

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Patna: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar had a providential escape when his helicopter was caught in a raging storm and was forced to make emergency landing at Sonbarsa Raj in Saharsa district on Sunday. The incident occurred after the helicopter took off from Sonbarsa Raj, where he had gone to address an election rally, to […]

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