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After nearly six years, Kosi flood probe report submitted

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 14:05

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, hundreds of Bihar flood victims await homes

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 14:12

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.

Five years on, Kosi flood probe yet to submit report

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 16:16

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

Nine kids among 10 killed in Bihar boat tragedy

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 09:42

Nine children were among 10 persons killed when the country boat they were on capsized here in a flooded tributary of Kosi river, official sources said Friday.

Six women drown as boat capsizes in Kosi River

Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012, 14:37

Six women drowned and another was missing when a country-boat capsized in Kosi River in Bihar`s Madhubani district on Friday.

`In Bihar, floods are a man-made menace`

Last Updated: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 10:43

In Bihar, two and a half days of floods have been turned into a two-and-a-half-month-long affair.

Bihar floods: 38 killed, nearly 1.5 million affected

Last Updated: Monday, August 22, 2011, 20:58

At least 38 people have been killed and 1.86 million affected by floods in Bihar as major rivers continue to be in spate crossing the danger mark at several places in the state.

Over half a million hit by Bihar floods

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 06, 2011, 15:22

Over half a million people have been affected by floods in Bihar, with thousands forced to flee their homes, reviving fears of the 2008 devastation.

More embankments to control floods in Bihar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 05, 2011, 14:29

Bihar plans to construct more embankments to control floods and protect millions of people from being uprooted, a minister said Tuesday.

Fear of floods back in Bihar

Last Updated: Friday, July 01, 2011, 10:53

In 2008, over three million people were rendered homeless in Bihar when the Kosi river breached its bank upstream in Nepal and changed course.

Bihar boat capsize toll rises to 28

Last Updated: Thursday, August 12, 2010, 09:21

With the recovery of three more bodies, the death toll in the boat mishap in the swollen Kosi river in Supaul district has climbed to 28.

Eleven killed as late monsoon wreaks havoc in Nepal

Last Updated: Monday, July 12, 2010, 14:57

At least 11 people were killed as a late monsoon brought misery in Nepal, triggering landslides and fears about a possible breach in the Kosi barrage that two years ago wreaked havoc in Nepal and India.