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Indefinite bandh to continue in hills, says GJM
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Agencies

Forthcoming elections to Hill Council and involvement of militants from the northeast have been listed by the West Bengal government among the reasons responsible for the recent violence and indefinite shutdown in Darjeeling.

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Sabyasachi Bandopadhyay

As major political parties of the hills including the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) as well as the CPM refusing to take part in the all-party meeting convened by the state government on June 22 at Siliguri, questions have been raised about the fruitfulness of the meeting to be chaired by state home secretary Moloy Dey.

Oppn likely to field own consensus candidate: Left
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Agencies

After initial flip flops, BJP's oldest ally Shiv Sena today said that it will support NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the Presidential election.

Oppn likely to field own consensus candidate: Left
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After initial flip flops, BJP's oldest ally Shiv Sena today said that it will support NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind in the Presidential election.

Kolkata

To reduce loss from power theft in West Bengal, the state electricity utility West Bengal State Electricity Development Corporation Ltd (WBSEDCL) has embarked a Rs 1,000 crore project to insulate the overhead cables from physical pilferage.

NEW DELHI

Controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen's visa has been extended for one year, with effect from July 23, 2017, by the Union home ministry.

NEW DELHI

Just days ahead of India's limited-over series against West Indies, head coach Anil Kumble has stepped down from his position.

Kolkata

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of West Bengal Police today arrested fugitive former Calcutta High Court judge Justice Karnan from Coimbatore.

Kolkata

The police today recovered the body of an elderly man from a room inside an apartment in the southern part of the city's Dhakuria area.

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KURMA RAO

With the monsoon and stormy weather comes fear of tree crashing incidents for people residing in different parts of these islands. In another mishap, a family in remote Nabagram in

Report by: 
V SENTHIL KUMAR

While the islanders were expecting reprieve from power-pangs after the mercury levels came down with the onset of monsoon, the situation has proved to be otherwise at least for residents of Rangat in Middle Andaman. Daily doses of  black-outs, at times, for several hours in a day is presently taking a toll on the population here.

Port Blair

The ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute will organize Island Kisan Mela and  Farm Innovators’ Meet on the theme “Value Additionand Marketing of Agri. and Agro Products” on June 22 and 23 in its campus at Garacharma.

Port Blair

Mr B V S Prasad has taken over charge as General Manager/Officer-in-Charge of National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD), Andaman & Nicobar Regional Office, Port Blair w.e.f. June 19, 2017.

Port Blair

The District Administration of South Andaman organized Tehsil Diwas at Rabinder Nagar, Panchayat Community Hall, Little Andaman under the chairmanship of AC (HQ) Dr Mohd. Rehan Raza on June 17.

Port Blair

The Ananda Marga Pracaraka Sangha here will celebrate Yoga Day on Wednesday in the auditorium of Ananda Marga School, Junglighat from 7 am to 9 am. The general public have been requested to participate in the event.

Port Blair

Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya (PBKIVV) here will organize special Meditation Camp for children aged 8 to 14 years from June 24-30  from 10.30 am to 12 noon.

Port Blair

The ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute (ICAR-CIARI) will celebrate its 39th foundation day on June 23 from 2 pm to 4.30 pm at its Garacharma Research Complex. Dr.

Port Blair

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata, has forecast  rain or thundershower at many places over Andaman and Nicobar islands in the next three days.

Port Blair

Together with the rest of the world and the country as well, the 3rd International Day of Yoga will be celebrated at 21 locations in the Islands tomorrow. The main event of the day will be held in the auditorium of Govt. Girls’ Senior  Secondary School, Port Blair.

Kolkata

Harindra Rao, General Manager, Eastern Railway reviewed the  performance of Sealdah Division with Principal Heads of Department of Eastern Railway, DRM/ Sealdah and other senior officers of the division in a meeting held at Divisional Railway Manager’s Office, Sealdah

Kolkata

POWERGRID 'Next Innings' program organized for its retiring employees, was inaugurated by N. K. Ohdar (General Manager) in Kolkata on 15th June, 2017. Officials retiring from Regions of POWERGRID, attended the three days programme along with their spouse.

Kolkata

Cox & Kings Ltd has launched a new franchise store today in Chinar Park. It is Cox & Kings’ 8th franchisee store in Kolkata. The store, headed by Debabrata Chatterjee, is located at Rajarhat Road, Teghoria, Kolkata.

Kolkata

Myntra announces the 6th edition of its iconic End of Reason Sale (EORS), India’s largest fashion sale with more than 1 crore products on offer and discounts up to 80% to be held between June24 and 26.

Kolkata

HDFC Ltd in collaboration with CREDAI Bengal hosted a one day workshop on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (PMAY) in Kolkata to create awareness and have interactions on effective implementation of the scheme with developers from Kolkata.  The workshop was led by Rajiv Mitta

Won't blink on launch, no excuse for biz not being ready: FM
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Reminiscent of India's tryst with destiny at the mid-night of August 15, 1947, Parliament's historic Central Hall will host a function on the intervening night of June 30-July 1 to ring in the nation's biggest tax reform -- GST.

NEW DELHI

Credit card providers, banks and insurers have started alerting their customers to pay higher tax post implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1.

NEW DELHI

The Union government has approved Rs 80 per quintal hike in paddy MSP, while support price of pulses has been raised by up to Rs 400 per quintal to encourage farmers increase area sown under Kharif crops this season.

Mumbai

Inter-ministerial consultations on the future course of action for Air India have been completed and the Cabinet would decide on how best to move forward, Union minister Jayant Sinha said on Tuesday.

NEW DELHI

The Union government is not considering any proposal for farm loan waiver, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday, a day after Punjab approved waiving of loans for nearly 10 lakh farmers in the state.

Chandigarh

The Congress government in Punjab that came to power in March presented its maiden budget for 2017-18 here on Tuesday, with a focus on reducing the crushing debt burden and restoring fiscal stability.

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