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Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today hailed Chief Minister V Narayanasamy's announcement that he and his ministerial colleagues would camp in assembly constituencies every week, listen to people's grievances and settle them on the spot.

Report by: 
P. Sreekumaran

Yet another peace meeting has come and gone. But peace has eluded violence-torn Thiruvananthapuram district, which has witnessed clashes between the CPM and the BJP.


Smartclass Educational Services Private Ltd., an education technology start-up held its first edition of Smart Learning Schools Conclave at Kolkata.


North Bengal bound trains that originated from Sealdah and Howrah were terminated at various stations as heavy rains in sub-Himalayan districts of West Bengal led to a deluge.


Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today spoke to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and discussed with him the flood situation in the state where nearly 320 NDRF personnel have been rushed.


The monsoon session of the Jharkhand assembly was today adjourned sine die. The five-day long session saw the passage of Jharkhand Religious Freedom Bill, Land Acquisition Bill and six other bills.


An arms smuggler was held today with 60 cartridges of Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP) from Qasim Bazar police station area in Bihar's Munger district, a police officer said.


Unidentified persons today exploded an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Imphal town of Manipur.


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that eye banks will be set up in all the medical colleges of the state and at the super speciality eye hospital here by the year end.


Concerned over death of animals in road accidents near the Kaziranga National Park, the National Green Tribunal has directed the Assam government to improve sensor-operated automated traffic barriers installed in the animal corridor.


Security forces have arrested two NSCN(R) ultras from Changlang district in Arunachal Pradesh during a crackdown on subversive elements in view of the approaching Independence Day.


The death toll in dengue in Odisha has increased to two and in swine flu to eight today.
Official sources said a person had died of dengue at SCB Medical College Hospital in Cuttack, where another died of swine flu, official sources said.

Baripada (Odisha)

Five farm labourers, including three women, were killed and 12 others seriously injured when a van carrying them overturned in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district today.