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The flood situation in Odisha's Jajpur and Kendrapara districts continues to remain grim today.


Amidst impressive live demonstrations of various tactics and skills of rescue and relief by the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel, minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju inaugurated setting up of Rescue Relief Teams (RRTs) at Dighalpukhri in Assam`s Guwahati.


Thirty-four people, including five women, were arrested from a village in Odisha's Ganjam district for allegedly attacking a family a month ago, accusing them of practising 'witchcraft'.


Mizoram government was making efforts to rein in the Hmar People's Convention-Democratic (HPC-D)  faction led by Lalhmingthanga Sanate to ensure that they also come overground, a senior home department official said today.


It was a providential escape for 62-year-old Tapati Chowdhury who kept herself afloat for 13 hours in the turbulent Damodar river in flood-hit Burdwan district, till she was rescued 80 km away.


Two regional parties today warned of agitations in support of their demand for a separate state for tribals in Tripura.


The Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority (KMDA) and the Rabindra Sarobar monitoring commitee have decided to invite active participation of citizens to save the greenery around the large waterbody in the southern part of the city.


The South Eastern railway has decided to make catering services optional in four Express Trains from Tuesday, August 1.


A total of 37 employees have been retired from railway services on superannuation in Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) in the month of July. G B Digar, senior personnel officer felicitated them at a ceremony, today and wished their happy post retirement life.