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  1. Bar target of law graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Of 80 students who will complete the five-year LLB course by mid-July, only 23 have registered for placement interviews in reputed law firms. The rest are planning to join the Bar or bench, even though law firms are offering lucrative salaries and perks.


  2. Tremor toll nears 50, schools to remain closed for two daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Telegraph

    Patna, April 26: People continued to reel from earthquake fear for the second consecutive day with aftershocks shaking the state at least nine times today and the death toll nearing 50. "Nearly 50 people have lost their lives in the earthquake," a release issued from the chief minister's office stated. The initial toll yesterday was 25. It climbed to 32 late last night.


  3. Manjhi plea to Centre for proper relief workRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | The Telegraph

    Former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Sunday urged the Centre to intervene in the distribution of ex gratia to the kin of storm and quake victims to ensure transparency. He accused the Nitish Kumar government of not doing a correct assessment of the damage in the two natural calamities.


  4. Quake toll mounts to 42 in Bihar, 156 people injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | DNA India

    DMD Joint Secretary Sunil Kumar told PTI that the highest number of eight casualties have been reported from East Champaran district, followed by six each in Sitamarhi and Darbhanga and three each in Siwan, Lakhisarai and Araria districts. Death toll in the quake that rocked Bihar and the house collapse-related incidents during the temblor have left 42 people dead and 156 others injured.


  5. Rajnath Singh visits storm-affected BiharRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 |

    He will undertake a survey of storm affected districts in the state. The HMO India tweeted: "HM has reached Purina in Bihar today with a central ministerial team including Shri Ravishankar Prasad & Shri Radhamohan Singh."


  6. Dipping prices, sudden cyclone disrupt Bihar farmers' dream run with maizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Indian Express

    For nearly a decade, Bihar's farmers had a dream run with maize following new yield-enhancing hybrid seeds technology and rising crop realisations fuelled by export demand. But this dream has now begun to sour - prices started dropping from last year and now, cyclonic thunderstorms have ravaged the Kosi-Seemanchal belt just when the standing rabi crop was ready for harvesting.


  7. Bihar storm toll touches 65; CM makes aerial surveyRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    The toll in the devastating storm in Bihar rose to 65 as chief minister Nitish Kumar made an aerial survey of the affected areas on Thursday and held a meeting with officials for relief and rehabilitation of survivors. Reports said Purnea district bore the brunt with a maximum of 32 casualties, while seven lost their lives in Madhepura.


  8. Bihar: 42 dead in late night storm, over 100 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Peninsula

    Forty-two persons were killed and over 100 injured as cyclonic storms hit Seemanchal belt of Purnia and Katihar and Kosi region of Madhepura and Saharsa on Tuesday night. Though the state government is yet to assess the extent of damage to crops, Purnia suffered maximum damage where 12 blocks are worst-affected.


  9. Bihar storm leaves farmers shatteredRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    Patna, April 23: The tropical storm that ripped through Bihar has left farmers in the state distraught and helpless. Repairing their houses that were destroyed by the storm, villagers in Purnia district said everything shattered for them within 45 minutes.


  10. Nor'wester Toll Rises to 44 in BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Outlook

    Two more persons died here today due to the severe Nor'wester which ravaged 12 districts of Bihar on Tuesday night, rising the toll to 44. "Two more deaths have been reported from Purnea district taking the toll to 44 in the tropical storm in parts of Bihar," Principal Secretary Disaster Management Vyas Jee told PTI. Purnea bore the brunt with a maximum of 32 casualties, while seven lost their lives in Madhepura.


  11. 42 killed, more than 100 injured in Bihar cyclonic stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Central Chronicle

    A total of 42 people were killed and more than 100 others injured in a cyclonic storm that struck several districts of North Bihar last night, while huge losses of property, including private houses, government buildings and other infrastructural facilities were also reported. A high velocity cyclonic storm ravaged several districts of North and North-Eastern Bihar, including Purnia, Darbhanga, Kishanganj, Katihar, Madhubani, Saharsa and Supaul.


  12. Modi speaks to Bihar CM on situation arising due to storm in stateRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 |

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spoke to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on situation arising due to storms in various parts of the State. "Spoke to Bihar CM Nitish Kumar ji on situation arising due to storms in various parts of the State.


  13. PM Assures All Help to Storm-Hit BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Outlook

    With Bihar being hit by a severe storm, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight spoke to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and assured him of all central assistance. He said Home Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting the state to take stock of the situation caused by the storm that ravaged 12 districts and killed 42 people.


  14. Storm in Bihar kills 44 people, damages cropsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Times of India

    PATNA: At least 44 people were killed and 100 others injured as a heavy storm with rain and hail swept through northern and north-eastern districts of Bihar on Tuesday night, destroying standing crops and property worth several crores of rupees. With the meteorological department not issuing any alert, people in Madhepura, Katihar, Saharsa, Madhubani, Darbhanga, Samastipur, Sitamarhi and Bhagalpur districts were caught unawares.


  15. 32 killed, 100 injured as storm lashes BiharRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Nerve News

    At least 32 people have been killed and around 100 injured in a tropical storm that lashed Purnia, Madhepura and several other districts of Bihar late on Tuesday night. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has announced a compensation of Rs.4 lakh each to the families of those killed in the powerful storm.


  16. Late night storm claims 32, injures over 80 in BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | The Indian Express

    Thirty-two people were killed and over 80 seriously injured as a nor'wester ravaged several Bihar districts last night, destroying thousands of huts and standing crops. Principal secretary to Bihar Disaster Management Department Vyasji on Wednesday said the maximum number of 25 deaths were reported from Purnia district, while six have died in Madhepura and one in Madhubani.


  17. Storm wreaks havoc in Bihar 35 killed crops damagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Hindustan Times

    A gale that hit northeastern districts of Bihar close to the borders with West Bengal and Nepal has claimed at least 35 lives, officials said on Wednesday. The toll could rise after a proper assessment is made, the officials said.


  18. Two children burnt to death in Bihar fireRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 |

    Two children were burnt to death and two others sustained injuries when a fire broke out in a hutment in a village in Bihar's Saharsa district on Friday. Reports said the incident took place at Mahenshri village in the morning.


  19. Neetu takes Kosi deluge beyond BiharRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | The Telegraph

    After producing her debut Bhojpuri film Deswa in 2011, the actor is busy with her next production Mithila Makhaan Private Limited, a bilingual flick in Maithili and Hindi, which is set to hit the screens at the end of this year. The film deals with the Kosi embankment breach of 2008 and the subsequent effort made by a youth to safeguard the cultural values of Mithila region.


  20. Kosi deluge slap for govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Telegraph

    The Kosi deluge of 2008 came back to haunt the Nitish Kumar government on Thursday as a group of men and women yet to be rehabilitated launched a vociferous protest outside the main entrance gates of the Bihar legislature building, prompting police to use force against them. The issue cropped up inside the Assembly during Zero Hour when leader of Opposition Nand Kishore Yadav raised the matter, alleging that even women protesters had been brutally lathicharged.