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Bihar: Father carries child's body on shoulder in Nalanda district due to unavailability of ambulance

Bihar: Father carries child's body on shoulder in Nalanda district due to unavailability of ambulance

The child's father ran with the dead child on the shoulder helter-skelter inside the hospital premises for a long time, but not a single hospital authority came to his help. 

Jun 26, 2019, 00:31 AM IST
FIR against 39 villagers in Bihar's Vaishali for protesting against AES deaths, lack of facilities

FIR against 39 villagers in Bihar's Vaishali for protesting against AES deaths, lack of facilities

Talking to ANI, relatives of persons who have been named in the FIR said that villagers have lost their children but the administration has filed FIR against villagers for protesting.

Jun 25, 2019, 18:51 PM IST
AES death toll touches 169; Indian Medical Association rules out 'litchi' as major factor

AES death toll touches 169; Indian Medical Association rules out 'litchi' as major factor

In Muzaffarpur alone, the disease claimed 131 lives. 

Jun 25, 2019, 12:26 PM IST
Part of roof collapses at Muzaffarpur's SKMCH hospital hit by AES deaths, no injuries reported

Part of roof collapses at Muzaffarpur's SKMCH hospital hit by AES deaths, no injuries reported

Talking to ANI, Sunil Kumar Shahi, SKMCH superintendent said that a patch of plaster from the roof fell off on Sunday but nobody has been injured.

Jun 23, 2019, 17:29 PM IST
AES deaths: LJP MLA heckled by angry villagers in Bihar's Vaishali

AES deaths: LJP MLA heckled by angry villagers in Bihar's Vaishali

The angry villagers had put up missing posters against the LJP MLA alleging that he never visited the area to inquire about the well-being of the people.

Jun 23, 2019, 16:23 PM IST
Unclaimed bodies were not cremated, probe on: Bihar Minister after skeletons found near hospital

Unclaimed bodies were not cremated, probe on: Bihar Minister after skeletons found near hospital

The Bihar government said that an investigation is underway to know how the bodies were not cremated and were lying in the open. 

Jun 23, 2019, 12:13 PM IST
Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome reaches 167 in Bihar, Muzaffarpur remains worst hit

Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome reaches 167 in Bihar, Muzaffarpur remains worst hit

Muzaffarpur remains the worst-hit district with the viral disease taking the lives of as many as 129 children.

Jun 23, 2019, 11:02 AM IST
Amid rising AES deaths in Bihar, human skeletons found near Muzaffarpur's SKMCH hospital

Amid rising AES deaths in Bihar, human skeletons found near Muzaffarpur's SKMCH hospital

Dr Vipin Kumar from the hospital said, "Skeletal remains have been found here. Detailed information will be provided by the Principal."

Jun 22, 2019, 14:17 PM IST
Relief from intense heatwave as monsoon arrives in Bihar, triggers rainfall

Relief from intense heatwave as monsoon arrives in Bihar, triggers rainfall

After triggering rainfall in Bihar's Purnia, the monsoon is expected to arrive in Patna tomorrow.

Jun 22, 2019, 10:10 AM IST
Death toll due to AES reaches 165, Muzaffarpur remains worst hit

Death toll due to AES reaches 165, Muzaffarpur remains worst hit

The death toll in the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) reached 107 and that in Kejriwal hospital was 20.

Jun 22, 2019, 09:36 AM IST
Bihar: Death toll in AES outbreak climbs to 163; Muzaffarpur, Vaishali worst-hit districts

Bihar: Death toll in AES outbreak climbs to 163; Muzaffarpur, Vaishali worst-hit districts

The death toll in Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) outbreak in Bihar climbed to 163 lives on Friday, leaving the state in despair. 

Jun 22, 2019, 00:12 AM IST
'Missing' posters of RJD's Tejashwi Yadav, with Rs 5100 cash prize, surface in Muzaffarpur

'Missing' posters of RJD's Tejashwi Yadav, with Rs 5100 cash prize, surface in Muzaffarpur

The Opposition leader in Bihar, Tejashwi Yadav, has been hardly seen around even as his state is gripping with a serious health crisis due to the outbreak of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), which

Jun 21, 2019, 23:05 PM IST
Sushil Kumar Modi’s ‘Chief Minister’ tweet triggers political speculations in Bihar

Sushil Kumar Modi’s ‘Chief Minister’ tweet triggers political speculations in Bihar

In a post on microblogging site Twitter, Sushil Kumar Modi referred to himself as the Chief Minister of Bihar, inviting sharp reactions from political opponents.

Jun 21, 2019, 14:08 PM IST
Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome reaches 158, Muzaffarpur remains worst hit

Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome reaches 158, Muzaffarpur remains worst hit

The worst-hit district is Muzaffarpur with the viral disease taking the lives of 122 children.

Jun 21, 2019, 10:50 AM IST
Eight ALS ambulances deployed to transport AES patients in Bihar: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Eight ALS ambulances deployed to transport AES patients in Bihar: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Harsh Vardhan said that the government officials have also started house-to-house active case finding campaign in order to check the outbreak of deadly viral disease.

Jun 20, 2019, 18:34 PM IST
RJD to boycott dinner called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi because of AES deaths: Misa Bharti

RJD to boycott dinner called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi because of AES deaths: Misa Bharti

Misa Bharti said that medicines and equipment can be bought from the money which the government is going to spent in organising this dinner for parliamentarians.

Jun 20, 2019, 17:52 PM IST
Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims lives of 147 children in Bihar

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims lives of 147 children in Bihar

The worst-hit district is Muzaffarpur with the viral disease claiming the lives of 120 children.

Jun 20, 2019, 08:48 AM IST
Heatwave claims lives of 145 people in Bihar; CM Nitish Kumar will conduct aerial survey of affected districts on Thursday

Heatwave claims lives of 145 people in Bihar; CM Nitish Kumar will conduct aerial survey of affected districts on Thursday

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will conduct an aerial survey of the affected districts on Thursday.

Jun 20, 2019, 07:41 AM IST
Heatwave claims lives of 139 people in Bihar

Heatwave claims lives of 139 people in Bihar

The severe heat conditions have prompted the state government to order the closure of academic activities in all schools and colleges till June 22.

Jun 19, 2019, 14:00 PM IST
Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims lives of 146 children in Bihar; litchi fruit under scanner over spread of infection

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims lives of 146 children in Bihar; litchi fruit under scanner over spread of infection

Another six children have lost their lives in Begusarai district, five in Samastipur, and two each in Motihari and Patna.

Jun 19, 2019, 08:30 AM IST