Patna: The death toll in the floods in the state increased to 72, but the situation slightly eased on Wednesday.

Following heavy rains in catchment areas in Nepal and in the border districts, the State government has issued flood warning for districts of north Bihar where the major rivers are in spate.

The state of Bihar would not permit any mining or commercial activity in the entire area of Valmiki National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary measuring 2,11,535 ha ordered the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in this 14-page judgement.

Indoor residual spraying (IRS) is used to control visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in India, but it is poorly quality assured. Quality assurance was performed in eight VL endemic districts in Bihar State, India, in 2014. Residual dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) was sampled from walls using Bostik tape discs, and DDT concentrations [grams of active ingredient per square meter (g ai/m2)] were determined using HPLC. Pre-IRS surveys were performed in three districts, and post-IRS surveys were performed in eight districts.

Patna: Forest cover in Bihar has increased to 12.86 per cent even as extensive afforestation campaign was on to achieve the target of 15 per cent by 2017, state forest and environment minister P K

PATNA: Bihar government has planned to construct 37,908km of rural roads under Mukhyamantri Gram Sampark Yojna (MMGSY) to link all the habitats having a population of over 250 with all-weather road

Bihar is developing India's biggest grassland of over 800 acres in its only tiger reserve in the state's northeast to provide a wildlife friendly environment for the big cats whose numbers have dou

Four species of animals which had apparently disappeared from the neglected Valmiki Tiger Reserve have been recently discovered there.

The Nirmal Bharat Yatra “to make the country open-defecation-free and to ensure proper sanitation in rural India” began on Friday from Sevagram in Wardha district of Maharashtra in presence of the

In 2007, Gyanesh Pandey set up Husk Power Systems (HPS) in his native state of Bihar after he quit a well-paying job in in the US.

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