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Patna Medical College Hospital to get Rs 5540 crore ‘world class’ makeover

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday launched an ambitious project that aims to upgrade the Patna Medical College Hospital and make the largest public health care centre in the state “world class”. At a function held inside the historical PMCH campus, the Chief Minister laid the foundation stone of the 5462-bed hospital coming […]

Indian Air Force to buy 83 Tejas Light Combat aircrafts from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Rs 45,696 crore

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet met under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today and has approved procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircrafts and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 Trainer aircrafts at the cost of Rs. 45,696 Crore along with Design and Development of Infrastructure sanctions worth Rs.1,202 crore. “The CCS […]

Bihar Cabinet approves proposal to create 103 new nagar

NEW DELHI: The Bihar Cabinet on Saturday gave its nod for creation of 103 new nagar panchayats, eight new nagar parishads, and upgrading five municipal councils to municipal corporations, an official release said. The decision was taken to boost urbanisation and increase the states share in central resources, the release said. The Cabinet meeting, chaired […]

Nitish Kumar requests Civil Aviation Minister to begin night operations at Darbhanga airport

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has appealed to Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to enable night operations at the newly-opened Darbhanga airport. Darbhanga airport, which began operations on November 8, does not have facilities for night landing and take-off. In a letter to Puri, a copy of which is with IANS, Nitish Kumar […]

Nitin Gadkari inaugurates Koilwar Bridge over Sone river in Bihar worth Rs 266 crore

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport and Highways  Minister Nitin Gadkari has inaugurated the three lane 1.5 km long Koilwar bridge over Sone river in Bihar through Video Conferencing today. A sum of Rs 266 crore has been spent on the bridge. The existing two lane bridge for both rail and road traffic is 138 years […]

Modi government should tell farmers MSPs, procurement won’t be affected: Nitish Kumar

PATNA: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said the Narnedra Modi government (Centre) should allay fears among the protesting farmers that the new agriculture laws were aimed at doing away with the system of minimum support price or that they will adversely affect the procurement of produce. Kumar, whose JD(U) is a constituent of […]

Bihar lacking basic infrastructures to attract investors

NEW DELHI: Despite the NDA government claiming significant development in the state, the Bihar Chamber of Commerce (BCC) feels the eastern state lacks basic infrastructure to attract investors. Speaking to IANS, Amit Mukherjee, Secretary General of BCC, said: “The overall industrial environment is not impressive in Bihar. Developing industrial corridors requires wide roads not less […]

Nitish Kumar takes oath as Chief Minister of Bihar for seventh time

NEW DELHI: Nitish Kumar was on Monday sworn in as Chief Minister of Bihar for his fourth successive term. Governor Phagu Chauhan administered the oath to Kumar at the ceremony at Raj Bhavan. Those who were administered oath of office included two Deputy Chief Minister designates Tarkishore Prasad and Renu Devi, both from the BJP, […]

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for National Highway projects worth about Rs 14,000 crore in Bihar

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for nine National Highway Projects worth Rs 14000 crore in Bihar and launched the project to provide internet services through Optical Fibre in the state today through video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said these highway projects would improve the connectivity in […]

Narendra Modi dedicates the historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu to the Nation

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu to the Nation and inaugurated new Rail Lines and Electrification Projects in Bihar for the benefit of passengers through video conference. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Modi said a new history has been created in the field of rail connectivity in Bihar. […]

Prime Minister inaugurates various projects under ‘Namami Gange’ yojana and ‘AMRUT’ yojana in Bihar

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated various projects under ‘Namami Gange’ Yojana and ‘AMRUT’ Yojana in Bihar. Four schemes inaugurated today include sewerage treatment plants at Beur and Karam-Leechak in Patna city, as well as water-related projects in Siwan and Chhapra under the ‘AMRUT’ Yojana. Apart from this, foundation stones were laid today […]

Cabinet approves establishment of new AIIMS at Bihar

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister,Narendra Modi has approved establishment of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Darbhanga, Bihar. This will be established under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). The Cabinet also approved creation of one post of Director in the basic pay of Rs […]

Narendra Modi dedicates to the nation three key projects related to petroleum sector in Bihar

NEW DELHI:The Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation three key projects related to the Petroleum sector in Bihar today via video conferencing. The projects include the Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline Augmentation Project and two LPG Bottling Plants. They have been commissioned by IndianOil and HPCL, PSUs under the aegis of the […]

Prime Minister launches PM Matsya Sampada Yojana, e-Gopala App and several initiatives in Bihar

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched PM Matsya Sampada Yojana, e-Gopala App & several initiatives linked to studies and research in fisheries production, dairy, animal husbandry and agriculture in Bihar through video conferencing. Speaking on the occasion, PM said the motive behind all these schemes launched today is to empower our villages and make […]

Chirag Paswan ‘upset’ with Jitan Ram Manjhi’s inclusion in NDA

NEW DELHI: The inclusion of the Hindustani Awam Morcha (HAM) led by Jitan Ram Manjhi in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has invited the displeasure of alliance partner Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) it appears. Chirag Paswan, the son and political successor of veteran Dalit leader Ram Vilas Paswan, is reportedly angry with the ruling […]

Nitish Kumar favours extension of lockdown in meeting with Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday favoured extending the COVID 19-induced lockdown till the end of May, underscoring that it would help the state bring under control the situation that has arisen with natives returning on a large scale, officials said. Speaking at a video conference Prime Minister Narendra Modi had with […]

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