Shoumojit Banerjee

PATNA: In a move to bolster Bihar's public health standards, the State government on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

PATNA: Altogether 18 children were born blind in the arsenic affected blocks of Bhojpur district during the past three months, Bihar Health Minister Nand Kishore Yadav confirmed.

The cause of the blindness was not yet known, but health department officials were in touch with ophthalmologists, he said.

Patiasa village in Muzaffarpur district is a hive of activity where Anita Kumari keeps as busy as a bee as she spearheads a revolution of sorts. Tending honeybees in as many as 250 boxes with the women of the village by her side


The villagers do not have a proper marketing channel to help them

Welcome trend: Farmers of Kothia village in Samastipur district, Bihar seen in front of the village entrance.