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Bihar minister: Farakka barrage must...

Bihar minister: Farakka barrage must...

South Asia

Wed, Oct 2 2019

The Farakka barrage was constructed in the early 60s with the main purpose of helping flush out sediment...

113 killed in India as late monsoon...

113 killed in India as late monsoon...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 30 2019

An official said that at least 93 people had died in most populous Uttar Pradesh since Friday after its...

Assam, Bihar flood tolls now 156

Assam, Bihar flood tolls now 156

South Asia

Sun, Jul 21 2019

The flood bulletin said over 132 thousand displaced people have moved to 689 relief camps and 240 relief...

'Brain fever' death toll passes 150...

'Brain fever' death toll passes 150...

South Asia

Mon, Jun 24 2019

Authorities said 152 children have died in districts across the eastern state, with 131 in two hospitals...

Hundreds of human skeletal remains found...

Hundreds of human skeletal remains found...

South Asia

Sat, Jun 22 2019

One or two of the dead bodies were found charred and many skeletons were found strewn on the ground or...

Severe heat kills 49 in Bihar

Severe heat kills 49 in Bihar

South Asia

Sun, Jun 16 2019

Most of the victims were aged above 50 and were rushed to hospitals in semi-conscious state with symptoms...

Encephalitis from lychees kills 31 children...

Encephalitis from lychees kills 31 children...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 12 2019

The children all showed symptoms of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES), senior health official Ashok Kumar...

Indian schoolgirls beaten with sticks...

Indian schoolgirls beaten with sticks...

South Asia

Tue, Oct 9 2018

The girls suffered minor injuries and were released from hospital over the weekend

India takes over children's shelters...

India takes over children's shelters...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 3 2018

About 1,300 shelters are unregistered, according to the NCPCR, which means they operate illegally and...

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in...

Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in...

South Asia

Mon, Jul 30 2018

A 150-year-old iron bridge was closed as water levels rose to touch its base

Indian police widen investigation into...

Indian police widen investigation into...

South Asia

Tue, Jul 24 2018

More than 100 cases of women being raped were reported daily in India in 2016

Storms kill at least 47 as India temperatures...

Storms kill at least 47 as India temperatures...

South Asia

Tue, May 29 2018

Nearly 200 people have died in Uttar Pradesh this month in powerful sandstorms

Study: Gender discrimination kills 239,000...

Study: Gender discrimination kills 239,000...

South Asia

Tue, May 15 2018

The problem was most pronounced in northern India with states Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, and Madhya...

Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 14 years...

Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 14 years...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 24 2018

He was awarded seven years each under the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act, and...

Is India’s parliamentary democracy at...

Is India’s parliamentary democracy at...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 24 2018

During the budget session, only two bills could be passed

All-woman Mahadalit band smashes stereotypes...

All-woman Mahadalit band smashes stereotypes...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 19 2018

Initially, the 10-member band was ridiculed by their families and other villagers, but they refused to...

Indian court sentences Lalu Prasad Yadav...

Indian court sentences Lalu Prasad Yadav...

South Asia

Sat, Jan 6 2018

Judge Shivpal Singh, who pronounced the quantum of sentence via video conferencing, also fined the former...

Another Indian journo shot two days...

Another Indian journo shot two days...

South Asia

Fri, Sep 8 2017

Mishra was attacked by two bike-borne assailants – one of whom was his cousin

Study says pesticides not lychees caused...

Study says pesticides not lychees caused...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 1 2017

The outbreak of the tragedy was on account of the children's exposure to the variety of agrochemicals...

Modi boosts grip on power with alliance...

Modi boosts grip on power with alliance...

South Asia

Thu, Jul 27 2017

Bihar had been a rare blot on Modi's electoral record, after a three-party alliance led by Kumar handed...

'Sell your wives if you do not have...

'Sell your wives if you do not have...

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Mon, Jul 24 2017

In order to stop open defecation, a Bihar district magistrate has urged people to build toilets, even...