Date wise Archive

No hydrological data received from Beijing this year: MEA
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Agencies

India today said it will continue to engage with China to find a mutually acceptable solution to the Dokalam standoff, asserting that peace and tranquility on the border is an important pre-requisite for smooth bilateral relationship.

Kolkata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today claimed that there would be a regime change (at the Centre) in 2019 as the Opposition parties had come together on a platform.

NEW DELHI

India today welcomed the US' decision to designate Kashmiri terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist organisation and said it reflected the joint commitment of the two countries to firmly deal with terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

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Rabindra Nath Sinha

The Infosys headquarters in Bengaluru experienced  today  a ‘vishal’ jerk  as the IT giant’s CEO and MD Vishal Sikka put in his papers well before his extended terms was to expire in the second half of 2018.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today strongly condemned terror attacks in Spain and wrote to his counterpart Mariano Rajoy to convey India's readiness to work with his country to develop a strong global response to defeat terrorism.

Gorakhpur

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath and Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will be on a visit here on Saturday.

Agartala

An unidentified person has issued a death threat to Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar, police said today.

Mumbai

The Reserve Bank will soon introduce new fluorescent blue Rs 50 banknotes bearing the motif of 'Hampi with Chariot' that depicts India's cultural heritage. RBI said it will shortly issue these Rs 50 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (new) series.

Geneva

A "serious" humanitarian crisis is unfolding across South Asia where "devastating" monsoon floods have affected more than 16 million people, including over 11 million in India, the Red Cross said today.

Party may be heading towards split
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Rival JD-U factions headed by Nitish Kumar and Sharad Yadav have called parallel meetings here tomorrow indicating that the party may be heading for a split after the disintegration of the Grand Alliance in Bihar.

Kolkata

The West Bengal Assembly today passed the West Bengal Panchayat (Amendment) Bill, 2017, which empowers a gram panchayat to grant permission for construction of any building within its jurisdiction and levy fees on registration for running trade of any nature.

Lucknow

In a bid to check "irregularities in madrassas", the Uttar Pradesh government today launched a portal of UP Madrassa Board for online registration of all such Islamic institutions.

Lucknow

The probe into a phone call received by the Delhi police, in which an unidentified caller threatened to kill Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has been handed over to the UP Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS).

Lucknow

The current spell of floods in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 36 lives, especially in eastern parts of the state pounded by incessant rains, prompting authorities to seek the Army's help for relief and rescue operations, officials said today.

Dehradun

Seventeen people, including five children, were taken ill after chlorine gas leakage from a cylinder at a water works unit of Uttarakhand Jal Sansthan in the early hours here today, a senior police official said.

Dehradun

As many as 54 IAS officers in Uttarakhand have been served show cause notices for not attending the flag hoisting event here on Independence Day, official sources said today.

Raipur

The Bastar police in Chhattisgarh has been selected for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) award this year for its community policing initiative focusing on the rehabilitation of Naxals.

Bhopal

The ruling BJP in Madhya Pradesh aims to sweep the state Assembly polls due next year and win over 200 seats, Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar said today.

Lucknow

Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav today suggested a CBI probe into the children deaths in a Gorakhpur hospital along with all the other ongoing probes to ascertain the reasons leading to the tragedy.

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Pradeep Kapoor

BJP is edging on the loyalists of BSP founder late Kansi Ram to form a new outfit to damage BSP leader Mayawati.

Kolkata

Sadbhavana Diwas was observed at South Eastern Railway Headquarters, Garden Reach today.

Kolkata

To clear the extra rush of passengers during Id-Ud-Zoha festival, Eastern Railway will run one pair of special train between Howrah & Gorakhpur.

Kolkata

To clear the extra rush of passengers, Eastern Railway will run one special train between Howrah & Kanyakumari via Asansol-Adra. 05906 Howrah-Kanyakumari special will leave Howrah at 6.05 hrs on August 19 to reach Kanyakumari at 9.50 hrs on August 21.

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Dr. Anirban Chakraborty

Monsoon brings a lot of relief from the Indian summer. Unfortunately it brings with is lot of health hazards too. Proper precautions and understanding of these health hazards can keep us safe during this time.

Kolkata

Due to flood situation in East Central Railway system, the following two express trains leaving Howrah since today will be short-terminated till further advice, 13021 Up Howrah – Raxaul Mithila Express leaving Howrah today will be short-terminated at Bapu Dham Motihar

Kolkata

To facilitate the passengers, during construction work of up line between Bhattanagar and Dankuni in Howrah Division, Eastern Railway has arranged two pairs of EMU passenger special trains between Barddhamn & Baruipara on 19.8.2017 (Saturday) and 21.8.2017 (Monday

Kolkata

For the convenience of the passengers Eastern Railway has decided to extend the running of 03149/03150 Sealdah – Malda – Sealdah special train for another one trip leaving Sealdah on August 21 and leaving Malda on August 22. (EOIC)

Kolkata

Punkaj Gupta, Additional General Manager, Metro Railway administered the ‘Sadbhavana day Pledge’ to all officers and staff of Metro Railway at Metro Rail Bhavan to work for harmony regardless of caste, region, religion  or language and to resolve all differences throu

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M SURESH KUMAR

Effective January 1, 2017, the revised excise policy for sale and consumption of liquor was largely acknowledged by the people of this remote territory.

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ROOPA LALL

Many incoming and outgoing flights were delayed on Friday after a chink was detected on the runway of the Veer Savarkar International Airport here. According to reports, the authorities noticed the crack on the runway last night and immediate repair works were ordered.

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