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Bihar: State in eastern India
Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the third-largest state by population and twelfth-largest by territory, with an area of 94,163 km2 (36,357 sq mi). It is contiguous with Uttar Pradesh to its west, Nepal to the north, the northern part of West Bengal to the east, and with Jharkhand to the south. The Bihar plain is split by the river Ganges, which flows from west to east. Three main cultural regions converge in the state: Magadh, Mithila, and Bhojpur. Bihar is also the world's fourth-most populous subnational entity.

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar: Women education is key to curb India’s population rate | Watch |Oneindia News [Video]

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar: Women education is key to curb India’s population rate | Watch |Oneindia News

Bihar Chief Minister, Nitish Kumar spoke on population control policy. When asked about his opinion on the policy he said that every state is independent to do what they want. But, he added, that..

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Chirag Paswan welcomed by crowd at Patna Airport, flouting Covid norms | Watch | Oneindia News [Video]

Chirag Paswan welcomed by crowd at Patna Airport, flouting Covid norms | Watch | Oneindia News

LJP leader Chirag Paswan received a rousing welcome upon his visit to Bihar. News agency ANI posted a video, where many Chirag’s supporters were seen at Patna Airport, flouting Covid rules while..

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Bihar’s Darbhanga: Sub-health centre swept away by floodwater| Oneindia News [Video]

Bihar’s Darbhanga: Sub-health centre swept away by floodwater| Oneindia News

A Sub-health centre washed away by floodwater in Bihar’s Darbhanga district. The incident took place in Atihar village on July 03. #Bihar #Floodwater #Darbhanga

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Bihar nurse caught on camera injecting with empty syringe| Fake Covid-19 vaccination | Oneindia News [Video]

Bihar nurse caught on camera injecting with empty syringe| Fake Covid-19 vaccination | Oneindia News

A nurse at a vaccination centre in Bihar allegedly injected a man with an empty syringe instead of administering him a COVID-19 vaccine. A video of the act has gone viral on social media. After the..

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After Bengal, now Bihar? Lalu's son meets Jitan Ram Manjhi... | Oneindia News [Video]

After Bengal, now Bihar? Lalu's son meets Jitan Ram Manjhi... | Oneindia News

Rumours are doing the rounds of a possible realignment in Bihar's political forces after RJD supremo Lalu Yadav's son Tej Pratap Yadav met Jitan Ram Manjhi, whose Hindustani Awam Morcha is an ally of..

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Bihar revises Covid-19 deaths by 72% to more than 9,000, sparks row| Nitish Kumar| Oneindia News [Video]

Bihar revises Covid-19 deaths by 72% to more than 9,000, sparks row| Nitish Kumar| Oneindia News

Bihar's massive revision in its Covid deaths figure to over 9,000 has become controversial with the 72 per cent jump raising more questions. The Nitish Kumar government on Wednesday reported that the..

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