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Patna: With 128 deaths caused by Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) officially reported by the state government, doctors are scrambling to put a brake to the epidemic that has taken its toll on young children and adults alike in Bihar.
Patna: As of late Monday evening, nearly 210 people have died in Bihar due to extreme heat wave that has gripped the state forcing the administration to close all the schools and limiting office hours to 10:00 am after which, officials maintain, is not safe to be out in the sun.
Patna: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of a 500-bed hospital to be built within the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) premise in Patna at the cost of Rs.284 crore.
Patna: In what appeared to be a case of murder-suicide, a Patna businessman on Monday night shot his wife, two sons, and a daughter to death before pulling the trigger on himself at his home in Kidwaipuri area and Kotwali police station.