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Students of school set up by Gandhi in Bihar's Bettiah sit on hunger strike

Bettiah, Jan. 31 -- Students of Kasturba Kanya Uchch Vidalaya, set up in memory of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife's stay at Bhitiharwa, on Wednesday observed a day-long fast and threatened to launch a fa... Read More


2 Bihar government school teachers suspended for allegedly working as reporters

Bettiah, Jan. 8 -- Two government school teachers in Paharpur block of East Champaran district have been suspended for allegedly working as reporters for newspapers. Paharpur block development office... Read More


Landlords in Burma, refugees in Bettiah, 14 families pay a price for returning to homeland

India, Jan. 3 -- Locally known as Burami, their forefathers hailed from Bhojpur district and were taken to Myanmar (erstwhile Burma) during the British rule in India. Members of as many as 14 families... Read More


Two tigresses from Valmiki reserve strike fear in adjoining villages

BETTIAH, Dec. 19 -- An uneasy calm prevails at Gaunaha block villages on the fringes of Western Champaran's Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR), 310 km north of Patna. Reason? Two tigresses along their cub ha... Read More


Suspense over continuation of RLSP's Upendra Kushwaha in NDA gets longer

Motihari, Dec. 7 -- Suspense over the continuation of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) in the national democratic alliance (NDA) remained on Thursday as the party president Upendra Kushwaha heaped th... Read More


Another RLSP leader killed, fifth in 7 months in Bihar

Bettiah, Nov. 30 -- A block president of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), an ally in ruling national democratic alliance (NDA), was shot dead in Bihar's East Champaran on Wednesday late evening, tak... Read More


Two killed in road mishap, a body found in East Champaran

BETTIAH, Nov. 29 -- Two motorcycle-borne persons died on the spot and one man was grievously seriously in aroadaccident,whilethebodyof a man was recovered, in different parts of East Champaran distric... Read More


Video showing kids giving massage to Bihar teacher goes viral, probe ordered

Bettiah, Nov. 24 -- A video of a teacher of a government school in Bihar's West Champaran getting a massage by children of primary classes is being widely shared on social media, prompting authorities... Read More


Stray horse bites four, one dies

BETTIAH, Nov. 21 -- A stray horse has wreaked havoc in Bihar's Bettiah town biting four persons including two women and causing the deathofan elderlywomansince Monday morning. According to Bettiah su... Read More


CM announces slew of steps to boost tourism in VTR

VALMIKINAGAR, Nov. 19 -- Chief minister Nitish Kumar, his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi and cabinet colleague Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh, on Sunday announced a slew of steps, including transfer o... Read More