Imminent threat of flood in Kosi controlled: Govt

The looming threat of flood in river Kosi has been controlled because of joint efforts of disaster management authorities of India and Nepal, Government told Lok Sabha.

After nearly six years, Kosi flood probe report submitted

A commission probing an embankment breach in the Kosi river that caused Bihar`s worst floods in 50 years submitted its report Monday to the state government nearly six years after it was set up.

Five years on, Kosi flood probe yet to submit report

On Aug 18, 2008, the Kusaha embankment near the India-Nepal border on the Kosi river was breached, flooding five districts of northern Bihar.

`Centre yet to decide on Kosi flood rehabilitation`

Negating the Congress` claim of "improper and ineffective" use of central funds by the state government, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar has said that Centre was yet to decide on special rehabilitation package for the Kosi flood victims.

Kosi flood relief appeal fails to move MPs

The appeal of presiding officers of LS and RS to MPs to contribute to Kosi flood relief from their local area development
funds last year generated a lukewarm response from members of the Lower House and Upper House.

Bihar MPs demand special package for state

Accusing the Centre of neglecting Bihar, an all party delegation of MPs from the state on Friday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and demanded a special package for the state.