Kosi Floods

  • Kosi floods: WB grants $ 220 mn loan to Bihar 12-01-2011 04:33 PM

    Patna: The World Bank on Wednesday granted a loan of $220 million for the rehabilitation of those hit by the 2008 Kosi floods in Bihar. The money will be used for building 1 lakh houses, 90 bridges and 290 kilometers of road apart from setting up disaster management cells. Over...
  • World Bank chairman on two-day visit to Bihar 11-01-2011 06:06 PM

    Patna: World Bank chairman Robert B Zoellick would be on a two-day visit to Bihar from Wednesday on the occasion of signing of an agreement with Bihar government for a Rs 1000 crore soft loan for rebuilding areas affected by the 2008 Kosi floods. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that...
  • BJP, JD-U love affair hits rough patch 21-06-2010 09:09 AM

    BJP dares Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to end alliance in the state. ...
  • Bihar returns Gujarat's Kosi flood aid: Is Nitish wooing the Muslim votebank?

    The spat between Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi has taken an ugly turn. The Bihar government has returned Rs...