Saturday Mar 1
Five years on, hundreds of Bihar flood victims await homes
By Imran Khan, Madhepura , Feb 28 : Over five years after their houses were washed away by the Kosi river in the worst floods in Bihar in half a century, Karee Devi and Ramji Das - and hundreds of others like them - are still awaiting the construction of their houses under the state government's rehabilitation and reconstruction project.
New power tariff by month end
Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission is set to announce its new electricity tariff order on February 28 for the financial year 2014-15 which would be made applicable from April 1. 'The new tariff order for 2014-15 is almost ready.
Train cheer for trading fraternity
Junior agriculture minister Tariq Anwar on Monday flagged off a train between Katihar and Howrah to the cheer of the town's trading community.
Twin treats of Sufi and folk for music lovers
The art, culture and youth affairs department is going to organise a three-day international Sufi and folk music festival which would witness a galaxy of celebrity singers from India as well as across the border.
Growth dips in poor districts
Vijoy Prakash, the principal secretary of planning and development department, at Soochana Bhavan in Patna on Monday.