Patna: A speeding vehicle on the Patna-Fatuha National Highway ran over a biker on late Monday night sending him to hospital where he died shortly.
Patna: Exposing the government's hollow promise of better infrastructure in Bihar even as electrical cables hang over each pole and transformers offering an ugly look of jumble wires posing serious threat to anyone passing under it, a fire on a transformer pole in Langartoli in Patna on Tuesday morning damaged a nearby building, a car, a motorcycle and some other properties.
Patna: With life slowly limping back to what used to be considered normal as the state government eases Coronavirus lockdown rules, a number of trains resumed normal service from Patna Junction, Rajendra Nagar Terminal, and other railway stations in Bihar carrying limited number of passengers while still maintaining some degree of social-distancing.
Patna: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Bihar president Dr. Sanjay Jaiswal, at a press conference in Patna on Monday, said that the party would be holding two mega 'digital rallies' in Bihar – one on June 9 to be led by Home Minister Amit Shah and the second one, date yet to be decided, by BJP national president JP Nadda.
Patna: Bihar Education Minister Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma on Tuesday released the results of matric exams held earlier this year while giving full marks to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying it was only due to his able leadership, Bihar could become the first state in the nation to declare results despite all the hurdles posed by an early teacher's strike and the coronavirus that forced the nation to go under lockdown over two months ago.
Patna: Unhappy with his own administration's handling of the Coronavirus epidemic, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish on Tuesday directed the officials to raise the number of people being tested to 10,000 saying the current rate of less than 4,000 was just not enough to tame the deadly pandemic that has so far taken about 2300 lives nationwide and eight deaths in the state.
Patna: After remaining in lockdown for 45 days as part of a directive issued by the Center to flatten the curve of Coronavirus pandemic, the district administration in Patna on Friday ordered the reopening of a number of businesses though not without conditions that aims to keep the numbers of COVID-19 victims to a minimum.