Flood In Bihar

Flood situation remains grim in Bihar

In Bihar, the flood situation still continues grim as over 96 lakh people across 12 districts are reeling under the impact of flood. The death toll in flood has risen to 91. The state government has announced an ex gratia of four lakh rupees to the next of kin of each of the deceased. 

Over 2 lakh 50 thousand people have been shifted to safer places. More than 340 relief camps have been set up in the affected areas and about one lakh people are taking shelter in these camps. Relief and rescue operations are in full swing. Besides army jawans 37 teams of the National and State Disaster Response Force teams are carrying out rescue operations.

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Celebrity Chef – Nita Mehta awards Rajiv Srivastava for his innovative corn pizza recipe

HyperCITY Retail Ltd (India), one of the largest hypermarket chains in the country, today, announced the winner of ‘Pizza Bake Off Competition’ in association with INCONWITH (US based Bakery Institute) in Delhi. Judged by Celebrity Chef Nita Mehta, the contest gave a unique platform for baking enthusiasts to become entrepreneurs highlighting their culinary skills at the HyperCITY store.

Nitish Kumar

Bihar govt decides compulsory retirement for non performing teachers & officials of education department above 50

The Bihar Government has decided to compulsory retire non performing head masters, teachers and education department officials above the age of 50 years. This decision was taken after the review of the education department by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. 

The chief Secretary Anjani Kumar Singh said, the state government is in process of identifying non performing institutions and all those responsible for poor show will be given compulsory retirement. 

Santosh Mohan Dev

Assam: Former union minister Santosh Mohan Dev passes away

Former Union Minister and Congress leader Santosh Mohan Dev passed away at Silchar in Assam this morning after a prolonged illness. He was 86. Dev was Union Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise in the first UPA government led by Dr. Manmohan Singh.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi has expressed grief over the demise. She said in a statement that Dev's immense contribution to build the party in the Northeast would always be remembered.