Tag: Bihar

Covid-19: Conducting exams in varsities in MCQs format not feasible alternative, say academicians | India News

NEW DELHI: Conducting exams in universities in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) format in view of Covid-19 pandemic is not a feasible alternative as it cannot...

India surges past 1 million cases with record one-day spike | India News

NEW DELHI: India has recorded more than 1 million Covid-19 cases and 25,000 deaths from the virus, crossing the twin milestones on Tuesday amid a...

Monsoon rain lashes several states in north India but remains subdued in Delhi | India News

NEW DELHI: Moderate-to-heavy rain lashed several states in northern, eastern and coastal India on Sunday, but the monsoon activity continued to remain subdued in Delhi,...

Better education of women helped push total fertility rate down | India News

NEW DELHI: As the total fertility rate (TFR) reflects a decline from 5.2 in 1971 to 2.2 in 2018, the Sample Registration System Statistical Report...

Virtual campaign discriminatory and violative of equality norms: Opposition to EC

New Delhi: Major opposition parties have conveyed their reservations to the EC to its proposal to hold digital campaigns for the Bihar assembly elections due...

LAC face-off: 20 soldiers die in worst China clash in 53 years | India News

NEW DELHI: Twenty Indian soldiers, including a Colonel, were killed and several others grievously injured in a violent physical skirmish with Chinese troops in the...

Survey: Nearly 65% elderly suffered loss of livelihood in Covid-19 lockdown | India News

NEW DELHI: Loss of livelihood due to circumstances arising out of Covid-19 pandemic is impacting many senior citizens who have no choice but to earn...

Railways planning to increase MGNREGA use for migrant workers | India News

NEW DELHI: The Railways is planning to scale-up utilisation of MGNREGA for construction and repair of approach roads for level crossings and railway stations to...

amit shah: Bihar’s opposition touches base on poll position after Shah’s ‘rally’

New Delhi: After home minister Amit Shah’s ‘virtual rally’ in Bihar, state’s opposition parties have started assessing the feasibility of assembly polls in November and...

Hyderabad builders pay for migrants’ air tickets to lure them back to work | India News

HYDERABAD: Migrant workers from Hyderabad may have suffered nightmarish journeys in their bid to escape the lockdown and return to their homes in UP, Bihar...

How T’gana’s guiding hand policy boosted yields | India News

A paddy processing unit in Andhra’s Siddipet HYDERABAD: Kasaboina Chinnaiah, a marginal farmer in Telangana’s Jagtial district, is pumped up after a bumper harvest. He...

How states like Bihar and Odisha can leverage Covid into an opportunity

A couple of years ago, an economic adviser to the Union government was visiting Hosur and Tiruppur, two key industrial hubs of Tamil Nadu. While...

Bihar braces for massive influx of migrants; CM Nitish Kumar asks officials to pull up their socks

PATNA: A massive influx of migrant workers is expected in Bihar in the near future and arrangements must be in place for their mandatory 21-day...

Curbs intact, India could put a lid on new cases by May 21: Economists

NEW DELHI: Most states could stop reporting new cases of Covid-19 as soon as May 7, barring populous ones such as Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and...

migrant labour: Miseries of migrant labourers worsen amid coronavirus pandemic and lockdown

Irshad Ali has been living for the past 19 days on the second floor of a five-storey building that is under construction in a gali...