1,000-bed boost for Bihar to fight coronavirus

In 54 years

The state’s capacity to fight the coronavirus pandemic has received a boost with the addition of around 1,000 beds following a government order declaring AIIMS-Patna as a dedicated Covid-19 facility and setting aside 100 beds at all government medical and hospitals.

Bhagalpur girl to reach out to 6,000 teenagers

In 54 years

Even as Covid-19 pandemic has forced people to remain confined to their houses, Bhagalpur-based Shalini Jha is working towards sexual and reproductive health and rights of young unmarried women, especially in the rural areas, as only 31% of girls use clean methods for dealing with menstrual hygiene in the district.

18 more security staff of HC test positive

In 54 years

Eighteen more security personnel deployed in Patna high court were tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday.

Patna: Notorious criminals held, arms recovered

In 54 years

Police arrested notorious criminal and contract killer Bijendra Sharma alias Chotu Singh (25) along with one of his associates, Mantu Kumar (22), from Akhtiyarpur bridge under the Paliganj police station area in western Patna on Saturday.

Now, Tejashwi dares BJP to contest polls alone

In 54 years

A day after BJP leader and deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi (SuMo) drew a parallel between a weak student and main opposition RJD saying the latter wanted an excuse to delay exams so that to avoid failure, Tejashwi Prasad Yadav hit back and dared BJP to contest election on its own.

Bihar 14th state with over 16k Covid cases

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Bihar on Sunday became the 14th state in the country with more than 16,000 coronavirus cases. With 16,305 cases, including 1266 fresh Covid1-19 cases in state on Sunday, Bihar is at the 13th place, just above Assam (16,072) and below Madhya Pradesh (17,201) and Haryana (20,965), as per the data shared by Union ministry of health and family welfare on Sunday morning. Maharashtra remained on top, followed by Tamil Nadu and Delhi.

Jharkhand: Maoists blow up forest guest house

In 54 years

Suspected Maoists blew up a forest guest house in Barkela forest area in Chaibasa in West Singhbhum late on Saturday. According to the police on Sunday, a Maoist squad consisting of about 100 rebels used intensified explosives and LPG cylinder to blow the double storied guest house building.

N Bihar: Flood scare as rivers cross danger mark

In 54 years

Water level in several rivers in north Bihar crossed the danger mark on Saturday following heavy to very heavy rainfall in Terai region of Nepal and districts along the foothills of the Himalayas in Bihar over the last two to three days.

'RJD looking for excuses to postpone Bihar polls'

In 54 years

Taking a dig at the RJD, Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi said it was looking for excuses for the postponement of assembly polls and likened it to "ill-prepared students unwilling to appear for examinations".

Patna: Girl kidnapped for marriage rescued

In 54 years

A 13-year-old girl was recused by the police immediately after being kidnapped in an SUV at Maqsoodpur village under Shahjahanpur police station area of Fatuha in rural Patna on Sunday.

Partial lockdown in Gaya begins today

In 54 years

District magistrate (DM) Abhishek Singh issued an order on Friday evening regarding the implementation of partial lockdown in Gaya from Sunday. Apart from the seven police stations located in the Gaya Municipal Corporation area, the curbs will also be imposed in the Nagar Panchayat areas of Bodh Gaya, Sherghati and Tekari.

Bihar opts for rapid tests as cases cross 15k-mark

In 54 years

On a day the number of Covid-19 cases crossed the 15,000 mark, the state government on Saturday authorised the use of rapid antigen kits for coronavirus tests in Bihar to ramp up testing capacity.

Flood-like situation in many north Bihar dists

In 54 years

Moderate to heavy rainfall in north Bihar and the catchment areas of Nepal for the last three days has resulted in flood-like situation in several areas. Many rivers in north Bihar maintained a rising trend and some were flowing above the danger mark at a few measuring stations on Sunday.

Bihar: 35-year-old shot dead in Vaishali district

In 54 years

A 35-year-old barber was shot dead by a group of armed men in Vaishali district, triggering protest by some locals on Saturday.

Bihar: Covid patient booked for boozing

In 54 years

Covid-19 patient was caught on camera while drinking liquor at an isolation centre set up at a community health centre (CHC) in Gopalganj district. Consumption and sale of liquor is banned in Bihar.

Plasma donors trickle in at AIIMS-Patna

In 54 years

Even as plasma donation is yet to pick up in the state, 12 people, including a doctor, have donated their plasma at AIIMS-Patna, which has got the nod from ICMR to conduct convalescent plasma therapy to treat seriously ill Covid patients. The human trial of indigenous vaccine for Covid-19 will also commence at AIIMS- P from Monday.

'Viksit Bihar-Nitish Kumar is new JD(U) slogan'

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Nitish never promoted dynasty politics: RCP

In 54 years

JD(U) national general secretary (organization) RCP Singh on Saturday said that his leader Nitish Kumar never promoted dynasticism in the party whereas in one of the opposition parties , first three-to-five seats always remain reserved for the members of a particular family.

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