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Kolkata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today reached north bengal for a five-day tour, where she is scheduled to attend several programmes. She attended a press conference at Jalpaiguri theis evening.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today made it clear that Aadhaar cards cannot be made mandatory by the Union government for extending benefits of social welfare schemes.

NEW DELHI

The Union government plans to tweak the norms to deal with unruly fliers as it looks to provide more clarity on regulatory powers amid debate on airlines barring an MP from flying for assaulting an Air India staff.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today expressed concern over the pellet gun injuries suffered by minors who indulged in stone pelting in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the Centre to consider other effective means to quell the protests as it concerns "life and death".

Kolkata

Multiple rallies by Trinamool Congress (TMC) and rival CPM over Narada tapes this week may bring back the memories of endless processions witnessed by city residents in the 60s through 90s, earning the city its infamous tag "City of Processions".

Lucknow

Meat sellers, especially mutton vendors, today kept their shops closed on the first day of their indefinite strike against the statewide crackdown on illegal and mechanised slaughter houses.

Kolkata

Kolkata will host the summit clash of the U-17 World Cup football on October 28 while Navi Mumbai and Guwahati were chosen to stage the semifinals of the prestigious FIFA tournament the country is hosting for the first time.

To continue till March 29
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All India Gem and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) inaugurated the 5th Preferred Manufacturer of India (PMI) of the third edition, Regional Networking Meet today. The meet will be held till March 29.

Kolkata

Dr. Chandra, President, Customs, Excise, Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), in his address said,  that since GST would be totally internet based & system driven, all the communications to the assessees would be made by email.

KOLKATA/COIMBATORE

Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH) launched the Asia’s First innovative new Mobile Stroke Unit (MSU) designed to bring time-critical stroke care to patients on the way to the hospital.

Kolkata

Pramod Kumar Jena has taken over as the new Chief Commercial Manager of South Eastern Railway with effect from today.  Prior to this posting, he was working as Chief Traffic Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata.

Peg peak rate at 40%
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Agencies

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today introduced in Lok Sabha four bills on Goods and Services Tax, providing for a maximum GST rate of 40 per cent, an anti- profiteering authority and arrests for evading taxes.

Mumbai

The Reserve Bank is likely to opt for status quo despite the March 2017 inflation number being much below the targeted level at next month's policy review, analysts said today.

NEW DELHI

The government today sanctioned 101 new cold chain projects being set up by firms like Big Basket, Amul and Haldiram entailing Rs 3,100 crore in investments -- a move aimed at reducing wastage of fruits and vegetables.

Mumbai

Limited supply coupled with closure of certain malls resulted in a negative supply in retail space for the first time ever in 2016, a recent survey said.

NEW DELHI

Metro Cash & Carry India has appointed Udaiy Khanna as the director and head of human resources.

To invest Rs 1,000 cr
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Agencies

The Sajjan Jindal family is investing Rs 1,000 crore to build two factories to foray into the Asian Paints-dominated paints segment and is targeting an April 2018 launch, a senior official has said. "We are planning to launch in April of next year.

Mumbai

Media and communications agency Maxus, part of Group M, today said it has bagged the media mandate of diversified group ITC, following a multi-agency pitch.

Mumbai

Tata AIA Life Insurance (Tata AIA Life) today said it has joined hands with TTSL (Tata Teleservices) to launch m-Insurance, which will also bring the economically weaker sections under the insurance cover.

Bhubaneswar

Odisha today became the first state in the country to carry financial inclusion and extend banking services to unbanked areas through Self Help Groups (SHGs).

Chandigarh

The Punjab cabinet today decided to take up on a priority basis the matter of settlement of legacy accounts regarding the pending cash credit limit (CCL) with the Centre, RBI and SBI.

NEW DELHI

Infrastructure conglomerate Adani Group has joined Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organisation (GEIDCO) as a member, which is a non-governmental body dedicated to promoting sustainable development of energy worldwide.

Mumbai

Pharma firm Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited and Nasdaq-listed Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation today announced an exclusive distribution agreement to market and distribute dural regeneration matrices for use in patients in India.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today said farmers committing suicide in the country is a serious issue and the Centre should deal with the real issues which force them to take the extreme step.

NEW DELHI

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar today said that no genuine student will be denied mid-day meal for the lack of Aadhaar card.

NEW DELHI

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today pitched for an amicable resolution of the issue involving domestic airlines' blanket ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad.

Mumbai

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat will be a good choice for President to make India a 'Hindu Rashtra', Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut today said. "It is the highest post in the country. Somebody with a clean image should occupy it.

NEW DELHI

The Opposition today charged the government with trying to promote crony capitalism, creating fear by giving "unbridled power" to taxmen, trying to snoop into people's lives through increased use of Aadhaar through the provisions of the Finance Bill.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on the appeals filed by four death row convicts in the December 16, 2012 gangrape and murder case which shook the country's conscience.

Allahabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Justice of India J S Khehar will attend the closing ceremony of 150th anniversary celebrations of the Allahabad High Court here on Sunday.

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