Preliminary figures of the Annual Health Survey (AHS) 2011-12, conducted in nine states across the country are out. With a Crude Birth Rate (CBR) of 26.3, Bihar ranks at the top among all states with regard to childbirths per 1,000 people.
A festering unidentified disease, provisionally referred to as acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), has claimed the lives of 21 children in Muzaffarpur district of north Bihar.
The gloomy face of patients and their attendants, returning from the free medicine counters established within the campus of Patna Medical College Hospital (PMCH), suggest that not “all is well” with the health of PMCH, not at least the free medicine counters.
The idea of completing the train journey between Patna and Delhi in four and a half hours may seem too far-fetched right now. However, this may become a reality within seven years.
Police have got some vital clues in mysterious disappearance and subsequent death of a seven-year-old girl, who was staying at her relativefs house in Indira Nagar locality of Jakkanpur.
For Shivdeep Waman Lande, the former famous city SP of Patna, his special status of being ‘popular with the masses’ and ‘the most eligible bachelor in town’ have started troubling him, thanks to others, and he is not amused. Mukesh Kumar Mishra
Making a scathing attack at Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar for playing down the defeat in Maharajganj by-poll, RJD President Lalu Prasad today said he should quit as people had rejected his governance.
Post Maharajganj polls,the Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) chief Lalu Prasad may have gota sense of new confidence with the decisive win. But there is anow the big question on whether the former railway minister would be able to sustain his rising stocks in the forthcoming 2014 Lok sabha polls or would he have to re-stitch a pre-poll alliance with his old allies, especially the Congress and the left.
A seven year-old girl,Prerna, a Class 1 student,was found dead in mysterious circumstances at her aunt’s house in Indira Nagar area of Jakkanpur police station.
The planning commission has approved Bihar its annual plan outlay for 2013-14 at Rs. 34,000 crore, reflecting an increase of 34.4% over its 2012-13 plan size of Rs. 25,628 crore.
Central government praising an opposition alliance chief minister for good governance and opening all doors to address his grievances, is a rarity. But this is what Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar’s was greeted with in Delhi.
Three bridegrooms in Bihar returned home dejected in 24 hours after their brides turned them away as "unsuitable".
Footfall of foreign tourists in Bihar may have outstripped that in Goa, but it is still to find the right concoction for retaining them. With this realisation, the Bihar government has decided to dedicate its fifth Udyami panchayat for hotel and tourism industry, being held at Rajgir today, to identify industry expectations and remove roadblocks constricting greater private sector participation.
Barely a few days after the department of education started a pay-verification cell for the authentication of claims of university and college teachers, protests have begun.
Chief minister Nitish Kumar launched the ultra luxury van of Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC) in Patna yesterday. .