A doctor was gunned down in Patna on Saturday night while returning home from his clinic. Unidentified men opened fire on Rajnish Ranjan, 45, around 9:45pm in the Rajendra Nagar area of the Bihar capital.
At least 57 school children, aged between 10 and 13 years, were taken ill on Thursday after consuming poisonous jatropha seeds outside a school at Surajpura in Bihar's Rohtas district.
BSNL has begun booking in Bihar for its pre-paid Excel connection that will then be distributed through a computerised lottery system.
The death toll in the current spell of floods in 19 districts of Bihar rose to 540 after 83 more deaths were reported from four flood-hit districts of north Bihar.
The PM assured all aid to Bihar, but remained non-committal on the state Govt's demand for Rs. 7000 crore package.
The death toll in current spell of floods in 19 districts rose to 540 after 83 more deaths were reported from four districts of north Bihar.
With 10 more deaths, the toll in the current spell of floods in Bihar on Thursday mounted to 605.
With 20 more deaths, the toll rose to 675 even as the relief operations by the Army was halted with an improvement in overall situation.
At least 691 people have so far lost their lives in the recent spell of floods even as the overall situation in Bihar registered marked improvement.
State chief secretary KAH Subramanian has confirmed that 40 Govt doctors were suspended for dereliction of duty in flood-hit districts.
Patna HC has asked Centre, state Govt to file a report within a month about relief measures in the flood-affected areas
The Janata Dal(U) leader expressed serious concern over the abduction of two National Hydel Power Corporation engineers.
"The RJD has badly hoodwinked the Congress which has saved its government on several occasions," Paswan said in Patna.
Bihar voters do not seem pleased with Lalu's banter claiming his voters do not read newspapers, reports Pallavi.
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