The Human Resource Development Ministry on Thursday announced that a new committee would be set up to review the implementation of its flagship mid-day meal scheme with a view to monitoring the qua

High-level of organic phosphorus content in midday meal is suspected to have caused the death of 22 children at the Gandaman Primary School in Chapra in Bihar’s Saran district, preliminary inquirie

Government announces compensation of Rs.2 lakh to the family of the deceased children

Nine children lost their lives and nearly 50 fell seriously ill after consuming the mid-day meal in Bihar’s Saran district on Tuesday.

The prevailing intense cold wave has claimed 11 more lives in Bihar, taking the total number of deaths in the state due to inclement weather to 18, an official said Thursday.

The Union environment ministry has deferred clearance to the proposed cast steel wheel project of the Indian Railways at Saran district of Bihar, and has sought a slew of clarifications before a re

With the submergence of thousands of villages in nine districts in Bihar appearing inevitable due to an alarming rise in the water levels of the Sone and the Ganga, chief minister Nitish Kumar on S

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Under the Mukhyamantri Balika Cycle Yojana, all girls who have passed Class 8 in Bihar

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.

Water becomes contaminated after use due to mixing of pollutants. The waste water goes into the rivers, lakes and ponds and results in eutrophication of water bodies. The ponds of Saran (Bihar) are rich repository of aquatic flora & fauna. Most of the ponds are becoming polluted due to different human activities and harms human as well as aquatic bodies.

India is a country with vast population having crossed over 110 crores mark and growing at alarming rate. It is yet another fact of concern that there has not been a proportionate increase in the production level of foodgrains in the country.