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Yesterday | The Telegraph

Manjhi dials Centre for flood help

Chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday spoke to home minister Rajnath Singh over the flood situation, apprising him of the flood situation.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Telegraph

Flood claims 16 lives across state

The flood has affected lives of over 14 lakh people. The number of flood-affected districts has also gone up, as two new districts - Khagaria and Nawada - are now in the grip of flood because of swollen rivers.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Telegraph

Four more districts in grip of flood

Swollen rivers continued to wreck havoc for the fourth consecutive day on Monday, affecting the lives of over one million people in Bihar.

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Nerve News

Bihar floods toll rises to nine, 11 lakh affected

The deaths in the Bihar floods rose to nine Monday, said an official who added that nearly 11 lakh people in the state have been affected by floods.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

DNA India

Nine districts in Bihar hit by flood, 4 lakh people affected

Nine districts of Bihar have been hit by flood which has claimed two lives so far and affected around four lakh people.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Peninsula

Flood situation worsens in Bihar

Patna: The flood situation in Bihar worsened yesterday with a river breaching its embankment in Darbhanga district and affecting thousands, officials said.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Newkerala.com

Over 100 Bihar villages flooded, rivers rising

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 Friday.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Newkerala.com

Bihar teachers get education degrees before birth

Imagine getting a B.Ed. degree before turning 21 or even before being born? Strange as it may sound, that's exactly what has happened in Bihar in at least 95 cases.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Telegraph

NDRF takes up healthy role

Residents of Madhepura's Chausa block at a free medical check-up camp organised by the NDRF team on Tuesday.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Express India

Cheat and teach: Meet Bihar teachers who got their B.Ed before they were born

Hire a good contractor and, based on what you have seen of other houses, draw up a rough sketch of what you want and give it to the contractor... L B Singh, a teacher at a Bihar government school in Saharsa, was born in January 1986.

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The Indian Express

Meet Bihar teachers who got their B.Ed before they were born

L B Singh, a teacher at a Bihar government school in Saharsa, was born in January 1986.

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The Telegraph

Bihar

Peeved over the alleged negligence of cops over the death of a girl late last month, the family members and neighbours of the deceased stage protest at Rajapur Pul.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Telegraph

Nepal help to dodge deluge

Patna, Aug. 5: The responsible neighbour's role of Nepal, coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Himalayan state, helped Bihar avert a replay of the 2008 Kosi flood fury.

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The Telegraph

Camp shift refusal in loot fear

Food being cooked at a relief camp set up in a middle school at Akadh village in Saharsa's Nauhatta block on Tuesday afternoon.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

The Telegraph

Railway pitches boulders on tracks

East Central Railway has sent a team to Saharsa to oversee precautionary measures being taken to save tracks in the event of a Kosi flood.

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The Telegraph

Threat from Kosi eases

Patna, Aug. 4: Rescuers today evacuated nearly 20,000 more people trapped in the "danger zone" of the river Kosi even as the flood threat eased with a controlled discharge of water from Nepal and the absence of rainfall over the river's upstream.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Telegraph

Panic in ground zero, chaos in relief camps

About 2,00,000 people in around 100 villages of Mahishi and Nauhatta blocks on the eastern embankment of Kosi are under maximum threat from the anticipated flood.

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The Times of India

Kosi flood alert: Army jawans in Madhepura, Saharsa

Around 2.25 lakh people could be hit in the nine Bihar districts of Supaul, Saharsa, Madhepura, Khagaria, Purnia, Araria, Madhubani, Darbhanga and Bhagalpur.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Outlook

Water Increases in Kosi Following Blast in Nepal

Water level of Kosi River in Bihar increased today after the Nepalese Army carried out low-intensity blasts to remove the landslide debris from a river in Nepal to free the huge quantity of water accumulated there.

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Outlook

Bihar Orders Evacuation as Kosi Flood Threatens 4 Districts

Bihar government has ordered immediate evacuation of people living along the embankment of Kosi in four districts as a 10-metre high wall of water is expected to sweep down the river from Nepal by this evening or tonight, officials said.

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