26 Aug 2016
Patna: With reports of eight fresh deaths on Friday, the total deaths in Bihar flood increased to 135, with Bhojpur district accounting for 12 deaths in the second round of floods due to the swollen Ganga. The flood, caused by a spate in the Ganga, Sone, Punpun, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghra, Kosi and other rivers, has affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts, a Disaster Management Department statement said.
23 Aug 2016
New Delhi: A Panama-based shipping company and its two Qatar-based sister concerns were on August 23 directed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to pay up Rs 100 crore as damages for causing an oil spill when a cargo vessel sank off Mumbai coast in 2011, damaging marine ecology.
15 Aug 2016
Patna/Kolkata: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee on Monday hoisted the national flag to mark the Independence Day in their respective states. Nitish Kumar said that he is committed to the fast development of the state. He said 'Sushasan' (good governance) has been established in Bihar and his government is doing everything for just development."Our resolve is Bihar's development. The state is developing fast and it is for everyone to realise," Nitish Kumar said.
20 Aug 2016
New York: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is scaling new heights internationally, is overwhelmed with the positive response to her "Quantico" American drama series and says she never expected that her television stint in the English language will have that "kind of success".
13 Aug 2016
Washington: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new technique that could help law enforcement officials gather data from smartphones while investigating crimes.
09 Aug 2016
Los Angeles: Actress Priyanka Chopra's next international show is "Project Runway".
20 May 2012
Eight construction companies, including Gammon, Nagarjun and Reliance, have shown keenness to construct the proposed 40-km driveway along the banks of the Ganga river in Patna modelled on Mumbai's Marine Drive, officials said on Sunday.
16 Aug 2016
Erode: Farmers in ten villages in the Lower Bhavani project ayacut area on Monday hoisted black flags protesting non-release of water from the reservoir for irrigation. Water from Lower Bhavani Project reservoir is the lifeline of farmers in Erode district, Tamil Nadu and it irrigates more than 2.50 lakh acres of land.
18 Jul 2016
Baton Rouge: Authorities sought to learn more today about a decorated ex-US Marine sergeant who killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, some two weeks after police there shot dead a black man, sparking nationwide protests including one shattered by the massacre of five Dallas policemen.
10 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday jointly inaugurated the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant-I.