Taking serious note of lowering of water table with the rise of summer heat causing crisis of potable water to residents in several urban and rural areas of Patna, the district level vigilance-cum-monitoring committee on Saturday directed to send 16 mobile vans with technical experts to check hand pumps and ensure their uninterrupted functioning.
The syndicate of Magadh University (MU) has approved launching of new post-graduate(PG) courses in about a dozen of constituent colleges from the academic session 2013-14.
The Election Commission today transferred five IAS and eight IPS, including the District Magistrate of Ghaziabad.
Former UP family welfare minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, who was removed from the ministry after the murders of two chief medical officers, has been expelled from the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) for alleged anti-party activities.
Months after the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) made the syllabus for science and mathematics common across several state boards, the syllabus for commerce is also set to be standardised. Mallica Joshi reports.
At least 18 babies in several hamlets of Bihar’s Bhojpur district have been born blind in the past three months because their families consume groundwater containing alarming levels of arsenic, doctors have told Hindustan Times.
Barely a month and a half after the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared the dolphin as the national aquatic animal, a 1.16-metre long young dolphin was found dead near the Collectorate Ghat in the State capital on Saturday.
Three prisoner-examinees, out of sixteen, have passed the first graduate level examination of Nalanda Open University (NOU) at its Beur jail study centre, the result of which was published a few days ago.
The State Vigilance Bureau has unearthed a big racket in evaluation of answerbooks of the Madhyama Examination, 2007.
Bihar's Magadh University will set up five-star hotel at Bodh Gaya in quest of big bucks and training for hotel management students.
Microbes growing in the arsenic-rich soil of Bihar may now be adopted as a tool to probe the secrets of nano technology, reports VK Tripathi.
If timely measures are not initiated, life of many aquatic species would be threatened, reports VK Tripathi.
Five new strains of bacteria that have been discovered that potentially degrade starch and cellulose, reports VK Tripathi.
University officials hope the new rule will check crime in hostels. A few weeks ago, the university got the police to launch a drive to evict illegal boarders.
Bad news for fish lovers. Some of the best varieties of fish like rohu, mangur and singhi inhabiting different ponds across in Bihar have shown high quantities of toxic insecticides like aldrin, endo-sulphan, DDT and DDE.