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Patna: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) divers scoured for bodies in the Ganga at a distance of 20-25 km from the accident spot of the boat tragedy on Tuesday but none was found keeping the toll at 24.
Published 16-Jan-2017 22:13 IST
Patna: On Monday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar received praise from Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama for his "personal attention and his government's generous assistance" for the successful conduct of Kalachakra Puja.
Published 16-Jan-2017 19:52 IST
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday rejected BJP's demand to postpone its programme of forming the world's longest human chain on January 21 in support of prohibition in the state in view of the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives.
Published 16-Jan-2017 17:22 IST
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said action would be taken against officials found guilty of dereliction of duty in connection with the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives. "I have ordered an inquiry into the boat tragedy...,it is already going on," Nitish Kumar told the mediaMore
Published 16-Jan-2017 15:46 IST
Jehanabad: A 12-year-old student of a government school was allegedly gangraped by the principal and three teachers here, police on Monday said. Principal of Kako Secondary School Aju Ahmed and three teachers -- Atul Rahman, Abdul Bari and Md Shakaut gangraped the girl yesterday when she was aloneMore
Published 16-Jan-2017 13:37 IST
Patna: The Company of Master Mariners of India (CMMI), a professional body set up with the purpose of developing and promoting traditions and standards of the Merchant Navy, on Sunday held a discussion here on how to prevent a boat tragedy like the one occurred on Saturday could be prevented.
Published 16-Jan-2017 07:49 IST
Patna: BJP leader Sushil Modi on Sunday alleged that "negligence" of Bihar government led to the boat capsize that claimed 24 lives and said Chief Minister Nitish Kumar should take responsibility for the tragedy. He also demanded that the state government postpone the proposed human chain on JanuaryMore
Published 15-Jan-2017 19:55 IST
Chapra: After the boat tragedy that claimed 24 lives, an FIR has been lodged against unidentified persons for illegally running an entertainment park and boat operators in connection with the incident, police said on Sunday.
Published 15-Jan-2017 17:09 IST
Muzaffarpur: A middle-aged dalit woman was allegedly burnt to death at Tarma in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, police said on Sunday.
Published 15-Jan-2017 15:30 IST | Updated 16:00 IST
Patna: The death toll in the boat tragedy here rose to 25 on Sunday as rescuers recovered four more bodies, officials said. "With four more bodies found, including that of a 12-year-old girl, the number of dead has gone up to 25," Patna District Magistrate Sanjay Agrawal told the media.
Published 15-Jan-2017 09:01 IST | Updated 13:11 IST
New Delhi: On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi sanctioned Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in Patna boat tragedy from the PM National Relief Fund.
Published 15-Jan-2017 10:52 IST
Patna: At least 20 passengers were killed and many others were missing as a boat carrying 40 people capsized in the Ganga river near here on Saturday evening, officials said. Only eight people were rescued so far.
Published 14-Jan-2017 20:50 IST | Updated 22:43 IST
Patna: Replacing Mahatma Gandhi's picture with that of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Khadi and Village Industries Commission's (KVIC) calendar and diary is an "insult" to the Father of the Nation and a case of "sedition", RJD president Lalu Prasad said here today. "It is very unfortunate that theMore
Published 14-Jan-2017 20:39 IST | Updated 20:43 IST
Patna: Like last year, RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Saturday applied a 'tilak' of curd on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's forehead to indicate they enjoyed cordial relations and the ruling Grand Alliance of the JD-U, RJD and the Congress is intact.
Published 14-Jan-2017 20:27 IST
Patna: Union Minister and LJP president Ramvilas Paswan, who was admitted to the ICU of a hospital after he complained of breathlessness, has been discharged on Saturday.
Published 14-Jan-2017 15:26 IST
Patna: The JD-U in Bihar has invited BJP leaders here for Makar Sankranti celebrations on January 15. Janata Dal-United state President Vashisht Narain Singh told the media on Friday that he has invited everyone for a feast at his residence.
Published 13-Jan-2017 22:09 IST
Patna: Union Minister and LJP president Ramvilas Paswan, who was admitted to the ICU of a hospital here late last evening after he complained of breathlessness, is stable now, doctors attending on him said on Friday.
Published 13-Jan-2017 11:07 IST
Khagaria: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order liquor ban in all BJP-ruled states in order to create a "favourable environment" for prohibition in the entire country.
Published 12-Jan-2017 18:45 IST
Patna: Income Tax officials on Thursday raided the residence of former RJD MLC Anwar Ahmad, a close aide of RJD president Lalu Prasad. Six I-T officials raided Ahmad's residence at Subzi Bagh area under Pirbahore police station in the state capital, Income Tax Director (Investigation) Ashok KumarMore
Published 12-Jan-2017 20:24 IST
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday shot off a letter to the Law Commission Chairman conveying his government's inability to form an opinion on the Uniform Civil Code in the absence of any specific or concrete information about its contours as also due to lack of consensus amongMore
Published 12-Jan-2017 17:52 IST

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