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The gentle giants of Sonepur
Asia's oldest and largest cattle fair may soon lose its star attraction.Report, Photographs: M I Khan IMAGE: An elephant at the Sonepur cattle fair. Neighing horses. Heavy-lidded cattle,......
'It does not matter to Chhath devotees that we are Muslims'
These Muslim women are poor and illiterate, but with the devotion they display as they create handmade earthen stoves for Chhath, they strengthen the social fabric, reports M I Khan. For Kauser,......
Fresh floods in several Bihar districts; toll rises to 172
With four more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Thursday rose to 172, even as water level at many points in the swollen Ganga river receded. Two more deaths were reported in Begusarai and one......
Bihar flood situation worsens, toll rises to 153
With four more deaths, the toll in Bihar floods on Saturday increased to 153, while 12 more panchayat areas were inundated affecting a total population of 34.69 lakh in twelve districts. The four......
Bihar flood toll rises to 149, Ganga starts receding
With 14 more deaths, the toll in the Bihar flood rose to 149 on Friday even as the swollen Ganga river has started receding. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar made an aerial survey of several......
Cash crisis hits Asia's largest cattle fair
Demonetisation makes its presence felt at the Sonepur cattle fair.M I Khan reports. IMAGE: A cattle trader awaits customers in Sonepur near Patna. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images......
SC directs Centre to implement interlinking of rivers project
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to implement the ambitious interlinking of rivers project in a time-bound manner and appointed a high-powered committee for its planning and......
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