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Folk singer dies after truck hits Dohar's SUV
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Popular Bengali folk singer Kalikaprasad Bhattacharya today died in a road accident at Palsit in West Bengal's Burdwan district. He was 56.

Terrorist may be linked with blast in Bhopal-Ujjain train Govt sounds terror alert across nation
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The Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad today launched an operation to flush out a suspected terrorist holed up in a house on the outskirts of Lucknow following inputs that he may be linked to Bhopal-Ujjain train blast this morning. The operation was on till this edition went to press.

Bhopal

Three persons have been detained in connection with the blast in Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train today that left 10 people injured.

Varanasi

All eyes will be on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi as voters in 40 seats in the UP assembly polls' seventh and last phase cast their votes on Wednesday.

NEW DELHI

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today issued a notice to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik asking him to join the investigation at the NIA headquarter on March 14.

Dahej

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government has been able to tame inflation which had gone out of control before 2014 and no political party could raise the issue during the polls in five states.

Kolkata

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII), a national resource Institute for Entrepreneurship Education, Research, Training and Institution Building, has enabled over 400 of its students to become successful entrepreneurs and social change leaders.

Kolkata

Kutchina, kitchen solutions brand, as part of their CSR initiative inaugurated a Women Empowerment Centre at Hungerford Street on the occasion of International Women’s Day.

Kolkata

Patton International Ltd, which has five manufacturing units in different locations in West Bengal, is planning to set up one more unit in the state, according to Patton’s MD Sanjay Budhia.

Kolkata

Spencer’s Retail - an RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group Company, has tied up with Airtel Payments Bank - India’s first payments bank, to offer shoppers the convenience to make secure and convenient cashless payments for goods purchased across all Spencer’s outlets.

Kolkata

Metro Railway, Kolkata conducted ticketing checking drives in February, 2017 with the assistance of RPF personnel, at different Metro Railway stations against unauthorised travelling in Metro.

Houston

India on Tuesday announced an open acreage licensing policy for oil and gas exploration, allowing bidders to carve out areas where they want to drill as the energy- hungry country looks at greater foreign investment to boost output.

Houston

India is open to the idea of investing in America’s energy sector and acquiring assets if it gets a good deal, Pradhan said on Tuesday.
“Our basket is really global,” the Minister said.

NEW DELHI

State-run Power Finance Corp Tuesday said that it has sanctioned financial assistance of Rs 2,703 crore for West Bengal's first super critical thermal power project in Murshidabad district.

Geneva

From the humble Indica 20 years ago to the sports car RACEMO, Tata group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata feels that it has been "a worthwhile journey" at the prestigious Geneva motor show.

NEW DELHI

Demonetisation impact on GDP may be seen in the current quarter in some segments, while the remonetisation excersise should be completed in 2-3 months, RBI Deputy Governor Viral V Acharya said on Monday.

Mumbai

The rupee Tuesday firmed up for the second consecutive session and closed at a nearly 4-month high of 66.67 on continued selling of the American currency by banks and exporters.

NEW DELHI

State-owned Punjab National Bank (PNB) will put on sale four bad assets worth Rs 295 crore in a move to shed non-performing assets from its books.

Mumbai

Women represent only seven per cent of the total fund managers in mutual fund industry, much below the global standards, says a report.

NEW DELHI

The CBDT has directed the Income Tax department to "scrupulously" monitor tax collection, which it said is slightly less than the target even as the current financial year is nearing an end.

Lanka rules out Navy’s involvement in shooting
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Hundreds of fishermen today staged a demonstration in Rameswaram island to protest the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, as chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami dashed off a letter seeking the Centre's intervention. Tamil Nadu opposition parties also condemned the killing and sought action from the Centre.

Lucknow

A day before the last phase of polling, Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav today said he had worked hard in the state, drawing an analogy with students "who revise more succeed in examinations".

NEW DELHI

Bypolls to three Lok Sabha and 12 Assembly seats will be held soon, months ahead of the election for the President's office due later this year to fill up vacancies in the electoral college. The term of President Pranab Mukherjee is coming to an end on July 24.

Lucknow

Breaking her silence over the much publicised infighting in the Yadav family, the second wife of Samajwadi Party founder Mulayam Singh Yadav, Sadhna, today said UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has been misguided.

NEW DELHI

Hailing spirituality as India's strength, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today lamented that some people tend to link it to religion and asserted that the two are very different.

NEW DELHI

Controversial Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan today faced severe haranguing from the Supreme Court, which directed him to appear tomorrow before the Allahabad High Court to honour a bailable warrant against him due to his non-appearance in a case.

Lucknow

Stage is set for the grand finale to the staggered UP Assembly polls as the seventh and the last phase covering 40 seats will be held tomorrow, with all eyes on the Prime Minister's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi.

Washington

The FBI along with the US Department of Justice (DoJ) has opened a civil rights investigation into the shooting of a Sikh man by a partially- masked gunman, who shouted "go back to your own country".

Kuala Lumpur

North Korea today banned Malaysians from leaving the country, dramatically escalating an already-heated diplomatic row over the murder of Kim Jong Nam.

United Nations

India was the only country in Asia which suffered a "setback" in women's representation in parliaments in 2016, a report by a global inter-parliamentary institution said on the eve of the International Women's Day.

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