Tag Archives: Bihar

Eye on electrification, Railways looks at winding up Bihar diesel project

The Railway Board is also working on a plan to immediately halt the rehabilitation of diesel locomotives, and ensure that no new investments are made on infrastructure to maintain stocks. Given that electrification is the roadmap for the future, the ...

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Bihar: 4 girls awarded for resisting child marriage

School students Gudiya Kumari, Puja Kumari, Sonam Kumari and Priyanka Kumari were conferred the Gender Alliance’s Bandhan Tod awards, under its campaign against child marriage and dowry in Bihar. School students Gudiya Kumari, Puja Kumari, Sonam Kumari and Priyanka Kumari ...

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How three women in Bihar got tired of defecating in the open and built themselves a toilet

She didn’t think it was an act of theft when she carried the bricks home. A bridge on the nearby Adri River had fallen and Kusum Devi thought she could use the brick to build a toilet. For years, she ...

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Bihar students write to PM Modi against decision to take IIT-JEE Advanced test online from 2018

The students argue that the government should first ensure computers in rural schools before making the IIT-JEE Advanced test online. They fear that many meritorious students from rural India, including Bihar, would be automatically weaned out in the online test ...

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Jharkhand Cabinet bans plastic in state

Ranchi: The state government today decided to ban plastic in Jharkhand. A decision in this regard was taken in the meeting of the state cabinet which was chaired by Chief Minister Raghubar Das at the project building here. An official ...

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