20,000 Indian nationals evacuated from Nepal: Pradhan

Altogether 20,000 Indian nationals have been evacuated from quake-torn Nepal and arrangements were being made to take them to their homes by trains from Raxaul, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

Mahaout trampled to death by elephant in Bihar

 A Mahout was trampled to death today by a raging elephant at a village in Bihar's East Champaran district, a police officer said.

Maoists seek Rs 1 crore, firearms as levy from Railways

Suspected Maoists have sought Rs 1 crore, firearms and ammunition as levy from the Railways and have threatened to blow up railway tracks between Motihari and Paniahwa railway stations in Bihar if their demands are not met.

Agriculture Minister welcomes new central university at Motihari
Agriculture Minister welcomes new central university at Motihari

Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh has hailed the passage of Central University Amendment Bill 2014 in the Lok Sabha, which paves the way for setting up of Mahatma Gandhi Central University at Motihari in Bihar.

Radha Mohan Singh adopts 3 villages under Jamunia panchayat

Motihari: Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh Friday adopted three villages in Jamunia panchayat of East Champaran district and promised to transform them by paying special attention to improving cleanliness and hygiene.

Suspected ISI agent, arrested in Bihar, to be produced in court today

The National Investigation Agency will on Thursday present a suspected Pakistan's ISI agent, who was arrested near the India-Nepal border in Bihar on Wednesday.

Two shot dead in Bihar

Two persons were shot dead and as many injured when some armed assailants fired at a speeding vehicle here, police said on Saturday.

Woman killed, four others injured in road accident in Bihar

A woman was killed and four others injured Wednesday as a jeep carrying them overturned on Areraj-Motihari road in Motihari district, police said.

Bill on central university at Motihari soon: Sushil Modi

NDA government will soon enact a legislation for setting up a Central university at Motihari in Bihar, senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi said on Thursday.

`Dream girl` pitches for Narendra Modi

Pitching in for Narendra Modi as Prime Minister, actress-turned-politician Hema Malini on Saturday said the people were fed up with corruption and social evils under Congress rule and looking eagerly for a change.

Bihar Police trashes reports of minister`s alleged Indian Mujahideen links

The Bihar Police on Friday rubbished media reports quoting a central security agency that the state Minorities Welfare Minister Shahid Ali Khan was suspected to have links with two Indian Mujahideen (IM) operatives.

Model of world`s largest Hindu temple unveiled in Bihar

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday unveiled a model of the world`s largest Hindu temple with a towering height of 405 feet and a hall with a seating capacity of 20,000 people, to be built in the state.

Bihar announces rewards on seven Maoist leaders

The Bihar government has announced a reward of Rs 3-5 lakh for the capture of seven top Maoist leaders, police said.

Four Maoists held in Bihar

Four hardcore Maoists were arrested on Saturday from Dumari Baiju village of Bihar`s East Champaran district, police said.

Three labourers killed, one injured in chimney collapse

Three labourers were killed and another injured on Monday as an under-construction chimney at a brick kiln unit collapsed on them in Bihar`s East Champaran district, police sources said.

Five children die of diarrhoea

At least five children died and 60 others taken ill due to an outbreak of diarrhoea in East Champaran district.

Railway ticket booking clerk, 2 touts held

A railway ticket booking clerk and two touts were arrested from Ghorasahan station under the East-Central Railway (ECR) Wednesday for issuing train reservation tickets on a mass scale.

Siblings run over by truck in Motihari

Two siblings were run over by a truck near a petrol pump between Madhuban bazar and Dak bunglow roundabout in Bihar`s East Champaran district today.

JD-U, BJP MPs demand central university in Motihari

A delegation of JD-U and BJP MPs from Bihar on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Mother-son die in fire

Victims were roasted alive when the fire broke out after an earthen lamp fell and soon engulfed several huts.