24 Nov 2014
Patna: Speculation is rife in Bihar's political circles over the possible ouster of Jitan Ram Manjhi as the Chief Minister after he said his days in the office are numbered.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Taking a serious view of dumping of garbage around the Ganga, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought the Centre's response on a plea seeking directions for disposal of solid wastes on the bank of the river accumulated during Kartik Poornima fair in Uttar Pradesh.
20 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Emphasising the need for inter- linking of rivers in the country, Union Water Resource Minister Uma Bharati on Thursday said the project would bring about 90 percent of arable land under irrigation.
14 Nov 2014
Patna: The Bihar government has decided to constitute Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) in a bid to speed up the Patna Metro rail project, state Urban Development Minister Samrat Choudhary said on Friday.
18 Nov 2014
Patna: The state Cabinet convened the Winter Session of the Bihar Legislative Assembly and the Bihar Legislative Council from December 19 to 26.
29 Oct 2014
Patna: All roads in the state led to the Ganga, Gandak, Kosi, Kamla, other smaller rivers, lakes and ponds, as lakhs of people travelled to the water bodies to offer Sandhya Arghya (Evening offerings) on the occasion of Chhath, a festival dedicated to the Sun God.
17 Nov 2014
Lucknow: The state Congress on Monday alleged that Sulabh International organisation constructed a "poor quality" toilet on the banks of Ganga during Kumbh Mela at the cost of Rs 9.5 lakh.
15 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Issues of inter-linking of rivers, repair and restoration of water bodies and water management will feature as part of deliberations at a meet starting here next week which aims to streamline policies to make them more people-friendly and responsive to the needs of the states.
11 Oct 2013
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday laid the foundation stone of the Ganga Expressway, paving the way for the much-awaited road project.
11 Nov 2014
Patna: With 90,000 passport applications pending in various stages, the Regional Passport Office (RPO) in Patna has achieved a dubious distinction of being at the third position in the country in this regard.