Hospital drug supply flunks quality test
Patna, July 11: The state government has been defending its officials over allegations regarding purchase of sub-standard drug and their supply to the hospitals but the system of procurement has an in-built flaw.
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Friday Jul 11
Girl resists molestation, set afire in Bihar
A teenaged girl Friday sustained serious injuries when a man set her on fire after she resisted his molestation attempt in Bihar, police said.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
IIM shot in the arm for Bihar
Bihar will get an Indian Institute of Management, joining the select league of states that have both an IIT as well as the premier B-school.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Lens on NDA drug purchase
Patna, July 9: Under attack from the BJP over the 'drug scam', the state government is toying with the idea of probing the purchase of medicines right from 2005 when the NDA came to power.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Siemens bags order worth Rs 52 crore from NTPC
NTPC for supply of Distributed Control System to their power plant in Bihar. "The order is for supply of state-of-the-art Distributed Control System for its 4x210 MW power plant located in Bhagalpur, Bihar and the scope of the project includes the supply, erection and commissioning of control and instrumentation for the complete power plant," the ... (more)
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Rough road ahead for 'non-stop' pilgrims
Senior administrative officials of Bhagalpur and Deoghar held a high-level meeting here on Sunday on rectifications to enhance facilities for kanwariyas and on crowd control during the month-long Shravani Mela.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Team to probe patient death
The death of a patient on the operating table of Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial College and Hospital here after being injected with local anaesthesia has triggered a major controversy inside the Assembly and outside as well.
Bhagalpur misses a people-friendly civil servant
The fight against poor power supply and high-handedness of private power companies lost a major crusader of sorts after Bhagalpur divisional commissioner Minhaj Alam's transfer.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Heavy rains predicted in next 2 days at several places
Heavy rains have been forecast at several places in the country in the next couple of days even as the overall rainfall remains deficient by 43% so far.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Dialysis hope in all hospitals
Patna, July 4: The state government today promised to introduce dialysis centres at all medical colleges and district hospitals from August 15. Water resources minister Vijay Kumar Choudhary made the announcement today while replying to a debate on the health department's budgetary demand for 2014-15, to the tune of over Rs 4,805 crore.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Bridge cracks, traffic haywire
Two cracks in a 49-year-old bridge on NH-80 have resulted in a over 50km long traffic jam from Kahalgaon to Sahebganj in Jharkhand since Wednesday night.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Ganga course shift beckons dry start to Shravani Mela
The shift of the Ganga by around 250m towards the north has prompted a possibility of a dry start to the month-long Shravani Mela on July 13 at Siddhi Ghat.
Bihar cops marry off 2 couples making out at hotel
The police have in a Bihar town married off two lover couples at a temple after detaining them from a hotel where they had check in under fake identities.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Cops play musical chairs
Patna, June 30: The government continued to make changes in the police brass, transferring 36 IPS officers today barely a week after it unceremoniously removed Abhayanand as director-general and installed P.K. Thakur in his place.
India: Nearly 190 dead due to suspected encephalitis
Nearly 190, mostly children from poor families, have died due to suspected encephalitis in Bihar in the last month with three more deaths on Monday, an official said.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
One step forward, two steps backward
The Bihar State Industrial Development Authority has been directed to speed up the cancellation of lease agreements for its lands in industrial areas so that these can be issued to other parties.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Food centre hope for maize tillers
Bhagalpur/Patna, June 28: The government's failure to fix minimum support price of maize and reduced exports have dealt a blow to farmers in the Kosi, eastern Bihar and Seemanchal regions.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Paswan lauds son for LJP ties with BJP
New Delhi, June 23: The LJP chief, Ram Vilas Paswan, today thanked son Chirag for coercing him to join the BJP and urged Muslims to leave Godhra behind, pointing out that they would be more secured under the Narendra Modi government than any other regime.
Sun Jun 22, 2014
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100% immunisation of kids for JE topmost priority'
Dr Harsh Vardhan, who inaugurated the Japanese Encephalitis vaccination camp at Muzaffarpur said 100 per cent immunisation of children was topmost priority of govt.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
MBBS seat talks today
Health minister Ramdhani Singh will urge his central counterpart, Harsh Vardhan, to look into the Medical Council of India decision restricting admissions into the MBBS course at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences and two new government medical colleges at Pawapuri and Bettiah.