Jun 10, 2021 10:59 AM IST
6,148 deaths in a day is the highest number of COVID-19 fatalities reported in 24 hours in any country, so far, in the pandemic. The United States of America had reported 5,444 daily COVID-19 deaths, a previous global record, on February 12.
- Aug 01, 2020 07:24 PM IST
The Sanjivan app will also help Bihar citizens apply for home-quarantine. Until now, people had to visit the district magistrate’s office and wait in a queue to apply for home-quarantine.
- Jul 19, 2020 08:00 PM IST
Opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav has claimed enough COVID-19 tests are not being conducted in the state. According to him, the daily coronavirus tally in Bihar would rise to 5,000 if enough tests were conducted.
- May 11, 2020 03:00 PM IST
As per Bihar government officials, 0.048 percent of the migrants had tested positive for COVID-19, as against 0.0037 percent of local population.
- Apr 14, 2020 08:08 PM IST
Any labourer or daily wage earner rendered jobless due to the coronavirus lockdown can reach out to the local district magistrates, who will then assign them work in nearby projects.
- Aug 07, 2017 08:20 AM IST
- May 30, 2017 09:17 PM IST
- Jan 17, 2017 06:24 PM IST
Bihar government today decided not to renew the licence of Beer, Bottling plants and ENA (Extra Neutral Alcohol) manufacturing units, in the next financial year.
- Oct 07, 2016 03:40 PM IST
A bench, comprising justices Dipak Misra and U U Lalit, issued notices to all respondents including some liquor manufacturers on whose plea the high court had held as illegal and unconstitutional the Nitish Kumar government's prohibition law and posted the matter for hearing after eight weeks.
- Sep 30, 2016 01:50 PM IST
A division bench of the court comprising Chief Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari and Justice Navaniti Prasad Singh quashed the April 5 notification of the state government to stop consumption and sale of alcohol in the state.
- Jul 18, 2016 06:12 PM IST
The state government is likely to reduce to 100 percent in place of existing 300 percent as compensation on VAT for execution of proposed industrial units in Bihar, the approval for which has already been given, he claimed in a statement.
- Mar 22, 2016 07:24 AM IST
"Besides, the government is also coming up with the most attractive new Industrial Incentive Policy," Singh said while inaugurating 3rd Bihar Entrepreneur Summit (BES) here.
- Jan 11, 2016 07:50 AM IST
The Congress party, which is in alliance with JD (U) and RJD in Bihar, is planning to take up the matter with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. Party sources said initially they will raise the issue at a party forum with the UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and then to the state chief minister.
- Aug 18, 2015 10:02 PM IST
The bonhomie on display in the morning when Nitish Kumar had gone to receive Modi at the airport had vanished as he tore into the Prime Minister's claims about building a 'naya Bihar'.
- Mar 16, 2015 08:20 AM IST
He pointed out that the panchayati raj system has been granted constitutional status through the 73rd and 74th amendments, and will keep getting stronger with time. "Many rights have been given to them, but their implementation will take some time.
- Oct 07, 2011 05:30 PM IST
In the wake of protests and agitation by farmers following non-availability of fertiliser in kharif season, the Centre has assured the Bihar government of making available adequate quantity of fertiliser to meet the demands during Rabi season.
- Jul 07, 2011 07:32 PM IST
Bihar government has decided to work as a facilitator between potential investors and land owners to prevent unnecessary dispute and collision over the issue of acquisition of land for setting up industries.
- May 13, 2011 08:56 AM IST
The Bihar government is helping public sector banks in recovery of their outstanding loans to the people in the state, Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said on Friday.