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Central agency asked to complete inquiry within 72 hours Suspension, departmental inquiry against IPS officer S H M Mirza ordered
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The Calcutta High Court today ordered the CBI to conduct a preliminary inquiry into the Narada sting footage case, in which prominent leaders of state's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) were purportedly seen taking money.

How did BJP state president know about verdict in advance, questions Mamata Oppn seeks removal of 'tainted' ministers
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Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today put up a brave front before the Narada salvo of Calcutta High Court saying that her government as well as her party the Trinamool Congress would move the Supreme Court challenging the order of the High Court for a preliminary CBI inquiry into the Narada sting operation.

Kolkata

West Bengal Director General of Police (DGP) Surajit Kar Purakayastha today served a bailable warrant to Justice C S Karnan of Calcutta High Court which was issued by the Supreme Court in a contempt case on March 10.

Kolkata

The state government today set up a 13-member health regulatory commission which would work as a watch dog for the health care system of West Bengal.

Lucknow

Security has been enhanced at the Taj Mahal in the wake of a media report of a threat to the 17th century monument from terror outfit ISIS.

Dehradun

The newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party legislators today chose Trivendra Singh Rawat as the BJP Legislative Party leader. Former state BJP chief Rawat will be sworn in as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand on Saturday.

Mumbai

President Pranab Mukherjee today said there should be no room for intolerance, prejudice and hatred in educational institutes which should act as flag bearers for coexistence of multiple views.

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With the dawn on March 17, the South Andaman Police joined forces to nab the main accused behind allegations of illegal sale of liquor at Bhatu Basti. Acting on the reports published in The Echo of India, the Pahargaon Police raided the site near Bhatu Basti at around 11.30 am but found everything in order. “After the raid, we found nothing illegal in the area.

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Draftsman’s office burgled

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The Diglipur Forest Division on Thursday rescued a massive King Cobra from Sitanagar village. The reptile, which was around 8-1- ft in length was spotted at a house in the area. Forest personnel rushed to the spot and rescued the snake to prevent any fatal encounter with the wild.

Disaster risk reduction remains primary objective of A&N Admin: LG
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The Directorate of Disaster Management, A&N Administration conducted a daylong symposium on ‘Tsunami – 2004 ‘Memories & Lessons’, in the Conference Hall of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Institute of Technology, Dollygunj today. The Lt. Governor, A & N Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi as the chief guest, inaugurated the symposium by lighting the traditional oil lamp.

Port Blair

The Lt Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Prof. Jagdish Mukhi, embarked onboard Indian Navy's modern state of the art Long Range Maritime Reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft, P8 I, for an aerial sortie on Thursday.

Port Blair

In support of the All India Strike called by Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers, New Delhi, the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association, A & N Islands organised protest programmes all over the islands on Thursday.

Port Blair

The valedictory session of the two-day seminar on Election Process and Political Participation was held on Thursday. Smt Mithali Goyal, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, South Andaman and Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, A&N Islands was the chief guest of the function.

Port Blair

The Ramakrishna Mission here will conduct free coaching classes for students of Class 5th to 8th (Hindi or English medium)  from April 1, 2017 in the subjects of Mathematics, English and Science only.

Port Blair

Stand Up India Scheme has been launched by Prime Minister as a part of the various innovative initiative taken by the Govt of India.

Port Blair

The Central Island Agricultural Research Institute has released the agromet bulletin for farmers for the period from March 18-22, 2017. In the bulletin, CIARI forecast partly cloudy weather with light rainfall in the next five days.

Port Blair

As a part of implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission, Ambassador of the mission for these islands, Padmashree Naresh Chandra Lall visited Primary Health Centre Tusnabad and interacted with the doctors and took stock of facilities made available for OPD patients an

NEW DELHI

An estimated Rs 2,82,212 crore revenue will be generated through cess and surcharge in 2017-18, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

NEW DELHI

Jaitley on Friday said there is no proposal to withdraw the Rs 2,000 notes that were introduced post demonetisation.

NEW DELHI

The Union government will soon launch a scheme to protect the interest of powerloom weavers, Parliament was informed on Friday.

Mumbai

Encouraging the 'Be Indian, Buy Indian' slogan, HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh on Friday said there is a need for the government to be 'protectionist' to safeguard the interests of the domestic companies.

NEW DELHI

The Union government has taken corrective steps to ensure that the much-delayed ambitious BharatNet project is completed by end of next year, Parliament was informed on Friday.

NEW DELHI

Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) has found that chartered accountants and advocates helped 559 people launder Rs 3,790 crore in cash, Parliament was informed on Friday.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court has restrained automotive e-commerce site Cars24 Services Limited from airing advertisements disparaging the services offered by OLX, an online trade facilitator.

Cuttack

In a setback to the state government, the Orissa High Court Thursday passed an order to "keep in abeyance" a demand notice of VAT recovery from Indian Oil Corporation Limited.

NEW DELHI

TMC and CPI(M) on Friday opposed the sale of India's first pharma company Bengal Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Alloy Steel Ltd, saying it will lead to job losses.

NEW DELHI

The Union government on Friday said it has not received any "official report" on deaths during the course of currency exchange and withdrawals following demonetisation.

Kolkata

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NEW DELHI

Vistara on Friday joined hands with Airbus for training of the flight crew of its A-320 aircraft at the European plane manufacturer's upcoming training centre here.

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