MUZAFFARPUR: Tirhut divisional commissioner Narmadeshwar Lal on Sunday asked officials concerned to keep a close watch on embankments in the region amid rise in water level in several rivers.
PATNA: After a blanket ban on polythene carrybags of all sizes, the state government plans to ban single-use plastic and polystyrene (thermocol) products such as plates and cups in keeping with the
PATNA: State water resources department (WRD) minister Sanjay Kumar Jha said in the state assembly on Thursday that the Centre would soon sanction the Kosi-Mechi river interlinking project in the b
PATNA: Deaths from cervical cancer is common among women and vaccination at an early age can reduce its chances, experts said at a workshop organized by Indian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical P
MUZAFFARPUR: Of the 38 districts in the state, Muzaffarpur, the epicentre of acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) that has claimed lives of 154 children so far, was ranked 18th as far as implementatio
PATNA: Political parties have set their agendas and are busy with electioneering with not even a week left for the first phase of Lok Sabha election on April 11.
PATNA: Bihar State Pollution Control Board (BSPCB) has appealed to the residents to avoid burning polythene bags, plastic sacks and other non-combustible items during Holika Dahan, which is a tradi
PATNA: It’s not even three months since the state government’s ban in urban areas, plastic polythene bags are back in use in the city markets by street vendors and the general storekeepers.
PATNA: Even as the environmentalists world over have been emphasizing upon the need of conserving water resources for meeting the growing demand, more than 70% water bodies in Bihar have surprising
PATNA: The state transport department has put up stickers on city buses, cars and autorickshaws to create awareness about its monthlong no honking drive — ‘Zara Sochein’.
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