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Bihar's famous tourist spot, Valmiki Nagar, to promote eco-tourism

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar says eco-tourism will be promoted in Valmiki Nagar. It is a famous tourist spot where a dam has been built on the river Gandak. There is a national park and tiger reserve where Maharshi Valmiki, the author of the Ramayan, is said to have passed some years.
Bihar's famous tourist spot, Valmiki Nagar, to promote eco-tourism(Twitter/SudhanshuSME)
Bihar's famous tourist spot, Valmiki Nagar, to promote eco-tourism(Twitter/SudhanshuSME)
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 07:51 AM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Patna

Heavy rain lashes Bihar, flood situation remains grim

South districts of Bihar are likely to experience enhanced rain activity for next two days, said a Met department official.
A view of flood affected village in Madhubani, Bihar.(HT photo)
A view of flood affected village in Madhubani, Bihar.(HT photo)
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 11:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak

To clean the Ganga, take a holistic approach | HT editorial

Along with focusing on the main stem river, take care of its tributaries also
One of the flagship projects of the Narendra Modi government is the cleaning of river Ganga. After coming to power in 2014, it set up the National Mission for Cleaning Ganga and launched the Namami Gange programme (2015) with a budget outlay of Rs 20,000 crore.(HT PHOTO)
One of the flagship projects of the Narendra Modi government is the cleaning of river Ganga. After coming to power in 2014, it set up the National Mission for Cleaning Ganga and launched the Namami Gange programme (2015) with a budget outlay of Rs 20,000 crore.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 08:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Now, satellite data to forecast flood in UP

The FMISC has issued advisory for establishment of 48 flood control room across the state that will collect data, monitor water levels.
The GPS data will be matched with the data released from satellites that will be used to deduce required information.(AFP File Photo / Representative image)
The GPS data will be matched with the data released from satellites that will be used to deduce required information.(AFP File Photo / Representative image)
Updated on Jun 09, 2019 12:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent

First aquatic census finds 1,150 dolphins in Bihar

A first of its kind census conducted by experts from Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) and Tilka Majhi University, Bhagalpur has found out that there are only 1150 dolphins in different rivers of Bihar.
During survey, 300 dolphins were found in the Ganges from Buxar to Mokama, 700 in the Ganges from Mokama to Manihari, 100 in the Gandak river and 50 in the Ghaghara river.(File Photo)
During survey, 300 dolphins were found in the Ganges from Buxar to Mokama, 700 in the Ganges from Mokama to Manihari, 100 in the Gandak river and 50 in the Ghaghara river.(File Photo)
Updated on Feb 19, 2019 03:18 PM IST
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Bihar | By Prashant Ranjan

Traders keep out of Sonepur cattle fair

Stricter enforcement of India’s Wildlife Act of 1972 in recent years has ensured that elephants, other wild animals and birds are no longer traded at the fair, which is held at the confluence of Ganges and Gandak in November and December.
Stricter enforcement of India’s Wildlife Act of 1972 in recent years has ensured that elephants, other wild animals and birds are no longer traded at the fair, which is held at the confluence of Ganges and Gandak in November and December.(File Photo/Representational Image)
Stricter enforcement of India’s Wildlife Act of 1972 in recent years has ensured that elephants, other wild animals and birds are no longer traded at the fair, which is held at the confluence of Ganges and Gandak in November and December.(File Photo/Representational Image)
Published on Nov 27, 2018 11:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Rajesh Kumar Thakur

With rivers in spate, flood threat looms over low-­lying areas in Bihar

Discharge in the rivers originating from Nepal, like Kosi, Mahananda, Gandak, Burhi Gandak and Adhwara group of rivers was also rising following moderate to heavy rains in their catchment areas in last 24 hours in Bihar.
A flooded diara area in Danapur, Bihar.(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
A flooded diara area in Danapur, Bihar.(Parwaz Khan /HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 05, 2018 03:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Patna | By Subhash Pathak
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