Acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) is a dreaded disease in India including the state of Bihar. Every year several people specially children, succumb to this disease and often the survivors are left with permanent residual disorders. The present research throws light on specific etiological agents that may cause AES and have found scrub typhus to be an important etiology.

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

Patna: Early neonatal mortality (deaths within 24 hours of birth) still makes the highest contribution to Bihar's infant mortality rate.

The Bihar cabinet on Tuesday approved Rs 393.09 crore for the construction of parallel roads in four bordering districts of the state.

The meeting of the Programme Approval Board Mid-Day Meal to consider the Annual Work Plan & Budget 2013-14 in respect of state of Bihar was held on 23.04.2013 at New Delhi.

The Bihar government confirmed on Tuesday that 100 children aged below 13 have died because of suspected encephalitis this season, mostly in Muzaffarpur, Gaya, Motihari, Sitamarhi and also in perip

More than 70,000 families are facing the wrath of the turbulent Ganga in Bihar's Bhagalpur district.
On Sunday afternoon, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who conducted an aerial survey of the areas ravaged by the river, however, told journalists here that “flood waters were receding” and that no major embankment had been breached.

An alert was sounded in Bihar after two youths were drowned in a flooded river on Monday. The flood situation worsened in Gopalganj, Sitamarhi and Muzaffarpur districts with rivers swelling.

A high court order has not deterred a distillery in Sitamarhi district of Bihar from discharging effluents into the Bagmati. On January 27, the Patna High Court had ordered the Bihar State Pollution Control Board (spcb) and the Central Pollution Control Board (cpcb) to check pollution from Righa Sugar Company distillery and take appropriate action.

Probe may put Buta Singh in a fix on august 1, when the Bagmati river breached its sand embankment in Sitamarhi district, Bihar, it brought unforeseen trouble for the state