The flood situation aggravated further in Bihar today with 22 fresh deaths even as flash- floods killed five persons in Gujarat while the deluge situation in Assam improved marginally. In Bihar, where
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Following heavy rains in catchment areas in Nepal and in the border districts, the State government has issued flood warning for districts of north Bihar where the major rivers are in spate. The government
With only about 2,000 Gangetic river dolphins left in India, down from tens of thousands just a few decades ago, the Bihar government is planning to set up Asia's first research centre to strengthen conservation efforts to save the endangered mammal. An official in the chief minister's office said the Gangetic dolphin research centre would be set up in Patna, where dozens of dolphins can still be seen in the stretch of the river near the state capital.