The first woman battalion of the Bihar Military Police is undergoing the drills before their scheduled induction into the police force on January 17 after the passing out parade at Gandhi Maidan before chief minister Nitish Kumar, reports Avinash Kumar.
In a far-reaching decision aimed at increasing the forest cover and protecting the existing forests, Bihar government on Tuesday decided to set up Bihar Forestry Development Corporation Limited.
It may not have remained even a pale shadow of Oxford, but as you enter Patna College, a plaque will instantly remind you how the institution was once called the 'Oxford of the east' due to its glorious track record and reputation.
Vietnam deputy prime minister, Vu Van Ninh, was all praise for Bihar. He said "Bihar was progressing by leaps and bounds and there was tremendous possibility of tourism at Bodh Gaya".
Frustration and hopelessness drove a 21-year-old physically challenged girl to attempt suicide at chief minister Nitish Kumar's janata durbar on Monday.
At least 26 persons have died in the state over the last two days due to the bone-chilling cold conditions with statewide maximum temperatures dipping about 9-14 degrees Celsius below normal, Aloke Chatterjee reports.
The market value rate of land and flats in Bihar will be increased by nearly 20-25% in comparison to the existing rates, Anirban Guha Roy reports.
A five-year-old girl was raped by a 14-year-old boy at Balrampur village under the police station of the same name in Katihar district on Sunday evening.
Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilash Paswan, while addressing a public meeting at local Zila School ground in Bhagalpur on Monday evening, came down heavily on the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in Bihar and said criminal and corruption cases had risen alarmingly in the state.
Bank of India branch manager reportedly passes casteist remarks, insults crusader honoured by Hindustan Times.
The intense cold wave has claimed at least 26 lives in Bihar since Saturday.
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar is poorer than his cabinet colleagues -- as far as cash assets are concerned. According to details of movable and immovable assets declared by the chief minister and his cabinet ministers for 2012, Nitish Kumar has Rs. 14,475 in cash.
A panchayat in Bihar has banned the use of mobile phones by school students and told girl students not to wear "provocative dresses".
Chief minister Nitish Kumar called upon girls of the state to take up martial arts along with their education to defend themselves against eve teasers and other anti-social elements.
Over 1,000 cases of rape and sexual assault are pending in different courts of Bihar.