As many as 28 of the 38 districts in Bihar are facing a drought-like situation because of a 28 percent rainfall deficit, officials said Wednesday.
Bihar put district authorities on a flood alert as heavy rains and high speed winds swept across the state, officials said.
Floods triggered by heavy rains in Nepal have affected 158 panchayats spread over six districts in Bihar and affected 1.53 lakh people, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar told the state legislative council.
A Google Internet Bus would visit nine districts in Bihar to create awareness among the people about the use and application of internet, Google India Managing Director (Development and Research) Piyush Ranjan said today.
Underground water of over 1,500
hamlets in 13 districts of Bihar has arsenic contents beyond
the permissible limit, a state minister said Sunday.
Day in Pics: 29th January
Showbiz World - January 29, 2015
Beating Retreat ceremony