A six-month-old baby succumbed to a deadly mosquito-borne disease in Bihar on Thursday, taking the toll from the disease to three in 2013, and 16 children have been admitted to hospitals in Muzaffarpur, officials said.
With this year's first death suspected to be caused by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) reported in Bihar, the fear of an outbreak of the deadly mosquito-borne disease has returned to haunt the state, an official said on
Regular smokers and those prone to popping little packs of gutka into their mouths need to watch out for a warning signal – stiffening jaw muscles. Oral sub mucous fibrosis is the pre-cancerous stage and 10% of these can
High levels of arsenic and fluoride have been found in the groundwater of 22 Bihar districts, posing environmental and health hazards, Public Health and Engineering Department Minister Chandra Mohan Rai said on Thursday. Rai told
More than 2,000 chickens were culled and a large quantity of eggs destroyed in Bihar's Purnea district in the last 24 hours following an outbreak of avian flu, officials said Monday. Purnea District Magistrate Manish Verma said
Hundreds of chicken were culled and large quantity of eggs destroyed in Bihar's Purnea district following an outbreak of avian flu, officials said on Saturday. Purnea district magistrate Manish Verma said the administration had
An official said on Wednesday that eighteen doctors have been sacked by the Bihar government after they failed to join prison duty.
The 18 physicians and specialist doctors violated their contractual agreement with the
An official said on Friday that the central government will set up a 350-bed cancer hospital in Bihar's Nalanda district.
‘The central government has agreed to set up a super speciality cancer hospital in Nalanda,’ said
About 20 million school students in Bihar Wednesday took a pledge that they would never consume tobacco or related products, and would encourage their family and friends to do the same, an official said. "Over 20 million
Two people have died of dengue in Bihar's Samastipur district and over 100 people from various parts of the state have been admitted to hospitals, an official said Saturday. Unconfirmed reports say two more people have died of
The much-awaited medical college of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) began functioning here Tuesday with the first batch of its students attending classes, an official said. Soon after it was formally
The Akilesh government is under the scanner yet again. Following the gutka ban war, the Allahabad court has directed the Akhilesh Yadav government to explicitly spell out its stand on banning gutka (tobacco pan masala) . The
Licenses of eight private nursing homes were cancelled in Bihar's Samastipur district for unnecessary removal of uteruses of hundreds of poor women to claim insurance money under a central government scheme, officials said
The Delhi government's decision to ban gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, and related products has been widely welcomed though there is scepticism over how effective it will be with some already foreseeing a thriving black