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Crime going up in Assam, says minister

Crime going up in Assam, says minister

Guwahati, Aug 4 (Indistan News): The number of those killed in Assam has been steadily increasing, from 1,321 in 2011, to 1,368 in 2012 and 1,383 in 2013, while 876 people have been killed till July this

Bihar flood alert: Armed forces on standby, CM says no need to panic

Bihar flood alert: Armed forces on standby, CM says no need to panic

New Delhi/Patna, Aug 3 (Indistan News): The central government Sunday stepped up precautionary measures in view of a flood alert in Bihar, keeping the IAF on standby and deploying the army even as state Chief Minister Jitan

Over 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising

Over 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising

Patna, Aug 15 (Indistan News): Flood water has entered over 100 villages in Bihar, forcing people to abandon their homes, and rising water level in most rivers is posing a threat to many other villages, officials said

28 of 38 Bihar districts facing drought

28 of 38 Bihar districts facing drought

...ater,” Sambhu Singh, a farmer of Janipur village near Patna, said. Farmers also complain of lack of water in the canals for irrigation. A large part of central Bihar is irrigated by water from the Sone

20 children fall ill after drinking water in Bihar school

20 children fall ill after drinking water in Bihar school

...ents of a government primary school fell ill in the state’s Bhagalpur district after eating a mid-day meal in which a dead lizard was found. According to education department officials, there have been 14 incidents of

Bihar floods toll rises to 17

Bihar floods toll rises to 17

Patna, Aug 19 (Indistan News): With eight more deaths in the last 24 hours, the toll in Bihar floods has risen to 17, an official said Tuesday. “The deaths in the Bihar floods rose to

Bihar property of Gujarat businessman’s kidnapper attached

Bihar property of Gujarat businessman’s kidnapper attached

Patna, July 15 ((Crime News):) Property of the prime accused, who is on the run, in the abduction of a Gujarat-based businessman in Bihar last year was Tuesday attached by the state police, officials said.

Fear of 2008-like flood fuels panic in Bihar

Fear of 2008-like flood fuels panic in Bihar

Patna, Aug 3 (Indistan News): Thousands of people in Bihar Sunday were panicky and feared a repeat of the worst floods in the Kosi plains in 2008 after a drastic rise in the water level of the

2 killed, 4 lakh affected in Bihar flood

2 killed, 4 lakh affected in Bihar flood

Patna, Aug 17 (Indistan News): Two people were killed and nearly four lakh people were affected by floods in Bihar, an official said Sunday. Vayasji, the principal secretary of state disaster management department, said two

Dead lizard in Bihar mid-day meal, 24 students ill

Dead lizard in Bihar mid-day meal, 24 students ill

Patna, Aug 1 (Indistan News): At least 24 students of a government primary school fell ill in Bihar Friday after eating mid-day meal in which a dead lizard was found, officials said. This is the