China reports suspected case of ‘Black Death’ plague. All you need to know

News: China has issued a warning after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague also known as the “Black Death”. Facts: Plague: It is an infectious disease caused by Yersinia pestis, a zoonotic bacteria usually found in small mammals and their fleas. Types:  Bubonic plague: It infects a person’s lymphatic system (which is… Continue reading China reports suspected case of ‘Black Death’ plague. All you need to know

Nitish flags off ‘publicity rath’

Bihar Chief Minister has flagged off a vehicle which is being called a ‘publicity rath’. The vehicle will create awareness on the Jal-Jeevan-Hariyali (water-life-greenery) campaign via the audio-visual medium. The vehicle will also be used for creating awareness about the State government’s water resources schemes and steps to save and conserve water. The rath will… Continue reading Nitish flags off ‘publicity rath’

Bihar: Centre approves Rs 4,900-crore project to link Kosi, Mechi rivers

Cabinet has approved Rs. 4,900 crore for Kosi-Mechi interlinking project in Bihar.This is the second river interlinking project after the Ken-Betwa project in Madhya Pradesh.  This decision was taken as every year floods had become a major reason for destruction.Hence,interlinking of Kosi and Mechi can provide a little relief to Bihar. This project will provide… Continue reading Bihar: Centre approves Rs 4,900-crore project to link Kosi, Mechi rivers

Bihar police stations to have separate officers for investigation and law and order

The Bihar police has decided to bifurcate its forces on the lines of investigation and law and order at base level of police stations from August 15,2019. Bihar police will have separate sets of officers,head constables and constables to look after investigation and law and order. This will also allow police stations to devote up… Continue reading Bihar police stations to have separate officers for investigation and law and order