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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 third-most populous subnational entity.

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Pappu Yadav arrested for violating Covid-19 norms, but what did he say| Oneindia News [Video]

Pappu Yadav arrested for violating Covid-19 norms, but what did he say| Oneindia News

Former MP from Bihar and Jan Adhikar Party chief Rajiv Ranjan known as Pappu Yadav was arrested on Tuesday morning from his Patna residence for alleged violation of Covid-19 lockdown norms. Bihar is..

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Nepal PM KP Oli lose vote of confidence, to tender resignation| Oneindia News [Video]

Nepal PM KP Oli lose vote of confidence, to tender resignation| Oneindia News

Dozens of bodies were seen floating in the river at Chausa town on Bihar's border with Uttar Pradesh and later piling up on the banks. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has written to Prime..

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Body of COVID patient dumped in river in Bihar's Katihar, video goes viral [Video]

Body of COVID patient dumped in river in Bihar's Katihar, video goes viral

A viral video purportedly showing a COVID victim's body being dumped into the bank of a river in Bihar's Katihar district. The incident took place on May 07. "Strict action will be taken," District..

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COVID: Lalu Yadav asks RJD MLAs to help the needy in their constituencies [Video]

COVID: Lalu Yadav asks RJD MLAs to help the needy in their constituencies

Former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President Lalu Prasad Yadav chaired a virtual meeting with party MLAs on May 9 and discussed the COVID situation in the state. He also asked..

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COVID: 24 states have over 15% positivity rate, says Health Ministry [Video]

COVID: 24 states have over 15% positivity rate, says Health Ministry

24 states including Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal have more than 15% positivity rate for COVID-19 in their daily infections, informed Union Health Ministry. "Maharashtra, Karnataka,..

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Bihar empowers DMs, superintendents to appoint health workers for 3 months [Video]

Bihar empowers DMs, superintendents to appoint health workers for 3 months

As the number of COVID cases is increasing in Bihar, state Health Minister Mangal Pandey on May 06 said the state government has now given the power to District Magistrate and medical colleges'..

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No shortage of oxygen in Bihar: State Health Minister [Video]

No shortage of oxygen in Bihar: State Health Minister

"So far, there is no shortage of oxygen in the state as we allocated more oxygen then required by the central government", said Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on May 06.

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Economic Offences Unit taking necessary steps to tackle black marketing of medicines: Bihar ADG [Video]

Economic Offences Unit taking necessary steps to tackle black marketing of medicines: Bihar ADG

Speaking on black marketing of medicines, Additional Director General of Police of Bihar, Jitendra Kumar said the Economic Offences Unit is taking necessary steps towards it. Additional Director..

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Watch: Woman misbehaves with cops over l ockdown; slams PM Modi & CM Nitish [Video]

Watch: Woman misbehaves with cops over l ockdown; slams PM Modi & CM Nitish

A video of a woman misbehaving with policemen in Patna has gone viral on the internet. The woman is seen arguing with policemen over lockdown restrictions and tell them that they should also issue..

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Watch: Patna woman misbehaves with police; lashes out at PM Modi, CM Nitish over lockdown [Video]

Watch: Patna woman misbehaves with police; lashes out at PM Modi, CM Nitish over lockdown

A woman in Patna misbehaved with police personnel who were on duty to implement COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. She claimed that she could not get conveyance to return back to her hometown. During the..

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Lathi-charge on lockdown violators in Patna [Video]

Lathi-charge on lockdown violators in Patna

The Bihar Police on May 05 resorted to lathi-charge on people who violated the lockdown norms in Patna. Police have been alerting people not to come out on the roads in order to mitigate the spread of..

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Bihar Health Minister appeals people to follow lockdown rules strictly [Video]

Bihar Health Minister appeals people to follow lockdown rules strictly

After Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on May 5 announced lockdown till May 15, state Health Minister Mangal Pandey today appealed people with folded hand to follow the lockdown guidelines strictly...

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Bihar govt imposes lockdown till May 15 amid rising Covid-19 cases [Video]

Bihar govt imposes lockdown till May 15 amid rising Covid-19 cases

Bihar govt has announced lockdown in the state till May 15 in view of rising Covid cases. CM Nitish Kumar took to twitter and announced the decision on Tuesday morning. The chief minister declared..

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Bihar in lockdown till May 15 [Video]

Bihar in lockdown till May 15

The whole country is under the grip of 2nd wave of coronavirus currently and amid it, the COVID cases in Bihar continue to rise. As a consequence of it, lockdown imposed in Bihar till May 15, 2021...

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WB poll results: 'Stay within limits,' warns BJP MP on political violence [Video]

WB poll results: 'Stay within limits,' warns BJP MP on political violence

Soon after the mandate of West Bengal state assembly elections was given out, several incidents of political violence came into limelight. BJP alleged TMC workers of vandalising BJP offices and killing..

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Lockdown in Bihar till May 15 as COVID-19 cases surge - What's allowed, what's not

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Maharashtra, Delhi among 10 states that account for 73.71 per cent of new Covid cases: Government

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10 states account for 74.15% of new Covid-19 cases: Health ministry

Ten states, including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, reported 74.15 per cent of the new Covid-19 cases reported in a day, the Union health ministry said on Saturday. It also said 12 states are..
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Night curfew, fresh curbs across Tamil Nadu, Bihar

Night curfew from 10pm to 4am and total curfew on Sundays will be effective from April 20 in Tamil Nadu. According to a statement issued by the state government, no public or private transport will be..
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COVID-19 update: Night curfew imposed in Bihar - Check what's allowed, what's not

Bihar government on Sunday imposed night curfew from 9 pm to 5 am across the state amid rising COVID-19 cases.
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Job loss, tense future spark Mumbai migrant exodus despite government aid

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Day after Bihar cop lynched in West Bengal, his mother dies of shock

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SC asks Centre, four states to respond on plea seeking repeal of provisions criminalising begging

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