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.
Updated on Sep 02, 2021 07:51 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Patna
South districts of Bihar are likely to experience enhanced rain activity for next two days, said a Met department official.
Updated on Aug 24, 2020 11:47 PM IST
Along with focusing on the main stem river, take care of its tributaries also
Updated on Nov 27, 2019 08:12 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
The FMISC has issued advisory for establishment of 48 flood control room across the state that will collect data, monitor water levels.
Updated on Jun 09, 2019 12:57 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on Feb 19, 2019 03:18 PM IST
Bihar | By Prashant Ranjan
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.
Published on Nov 27, 2018 11:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times | By Rajesh Kumar Thakur
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.
Published on Sep 05, 2018 03:23 PM IST