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Bihar: 10 students missing after boat capsizes in Muzaffarpur

According to sources, the boat had taken on more students than its capacity to earn more money which led to the incident

Published on 14th September 2023

Bihar: 50 students hospitalised after consuming midday meal in school

"They have complained that a chameleon was found in the mid-day meal," the doctor said

Published on 13th September 2023

Bihar school girls viral video: School took more admissions than it seating capacity, says official

"We have been facing plenty of problems in the school. Nobody is ready to listen to our complaint," some of the protesting girls could be heard in a video that went viral on social media

Published on 13th September 2023

Bihar gov't withdraws order on curtailing holidays for school teachers  

The government’s decision to cut the number of holidays for government school teachers from 23 to 11 had met with severe backlash, even from BJP


Published on 5th September 2023

Bihar teachers to launch state-wide stir from tomorrow, Sept 5. Here's why  

The protest is over a new calendar issued by the State Education Department, which has a reduced number of festival holidays 


Published on 4th September 2023

Hold virtual meetings with school heads daily: Bihar gov't to DEOs

Education Department Additional Chief Secretary KK Pathak pointed out that the number of virtual meetings stood between 65,000 and 70,000, though there were 75,309 government schools across Bihar

Published on 1st September 2023

Bihar: Student faints in exam hall due to heat; breathes his last

The teacher and students present there took the student out of the room after he fainted and made him sit on a chair while the ambulance was informed. It is alleged that the ambulance arrived late

Published on 1st September 2023

Teachers, opposition slam Bihar for slashing gov't school holidays from 23 to 11

The education department's notification clarified that it is necessary to have at least 200 working days in primary schools and 220 days in middle schools

Published on 31st August 2023

Bihar Education Department cancels 15 days leave in gov't schools, political criticism begins

The department is allowing only 10 days of leave and has cancelled 15 days of leave including Raksha Bandhan, Krishna Janmashtami on September 7, Hartalika Teej on September 18 and 19 

Published on 30th August 2023

Bihar: In two months, 55 teachers suspended, cuts in salaries of 6,000 others

Soon after KK Pathak took charge as the Department's Additional Chief Secretary in June, he started inspections of different schools on July 1

Published on 29th August 2023

Construct prefabricated classrooms to accommodate students: Bihar Education Department

Many government schools in Bihar are facing a shortage of classrooms and teachers as per inspection reports of District Magistrates, the official said

Published on 28th August 2023

Bihar Education Department withdraws VCs' appointment notification two days after release

The advertisement was withdrawn by the Bihar Education Department after a similar notification was released by the Raj Bhavan  

Published on 25th August 2023

In a first, Bihar gov't initiates process for appointment of VCs to 7 universities 

As per the state government's decision, appointments have to be made through a search committee set up by the state government

Published on 23rd August 2023

Bihar: Political row erupts over frozen bank accounts of two university officials

The officials belong to the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Bihar University in Muzaffarpur

Published on 19th August 2023

Bihar: Notices issued to over 22,000 students for loan repayment

The students had taken loans under the state government's Bihar Student Credit Card Policy

Published on 18th August 2023

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