Posts Tagged ‘bihar’

Lives and Livelihoods in the Wake of Covid-19 Pandemic in Rural Bihar

by Gaurav Datt, Swati Dutta and Sunil Kumar Mishra The study The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered an unprecedented health and an economic crisis of in India.  It is important to document how this crisis has affected people’s lives and livelihoods in different parts of the country. Based on phone interviews with more than 1600 households […]

The Agency of ‘Left-Behind Women’ in Bihar

The prevailing perception about Bihari women in a sub-urban/ rural setting reduces the different dimensions of their persona into fossilised gender identities like ‘left-behind women’. In other words, they are mostly considered as the passive recipient of exploitative patriarchal actions in a traditional, patriarchal society of Bihar. However, a closer look at the society of […]

Why did Mahagathbandhan lose in Bihar?

This time the election was held under the eye of digital gadgets and the Internet when every hand was carrying a smartphone at least having an account on Facebook, WhatsApp and other social networking sites. Assembly elections were held in a very peaceful atmosphere with guidelines amid Covid-19 followed strictly. Both administration and political parties […]

Update: Bihar flooding death toll increases to 304 in India; situation grim in Uttar Pradesh

     The death toll in Bihar floods has crossed the 300 mark with 51 people losing their lives since Sunday. The figure of flood fatalities stood at 253 till Sunday. 1.38 crore people are battling the deluge in 18 districts of the state. The figure of flood fatalities rose by three each in Assam and […]

Lightning strikes kill 6 across Bihar, India

     At least six people, including children and women, were killed after being hit by lightning across Bihar as heavy rains lashed a large part of the state on Wednesday, the Bihar State Disaster Management Authority said. Four people, including two women and one girl child, in Dhaamdaha block in Purnea district and two people […]

Three children killed by lightning bolt in Bihar, India

     Three minor boys were killed and another sustained burn injuries after lightning struck them today at a village in Jamui district, a police officer said. The incident took place at Harihar village when the boys were standing under a mango tree to avoid getting drenched in rain, Khaira police station in-charge Srikant Kumar said. […]

MDs all say ‘everything is genetic,’ but that does NOT necessarily mean it’s inherited

(NaturalNews) Genetics is the study of genes and genetic variation in living organisms. Every cell in the body contains 23 pairs of chromosomes that each contain the genes you inherit from your parents. From each and every pair, one chromosome is inherited from your mother and the other from your father. What you […]

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