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India International Trade Fair 2017
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Agencies

India International Trade Fair (IITF) is an annual mega trade event which has been one of the cornerstones of Indian trading scene in the recent history organised by the Indian Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO) from November  14 to 27 every year at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

Unlike Ramnath Kovind, who was a model governor before he became the president since he hardly spoke a word out of turn when in the Patna Raj Bhavan, Tathagata Roy has been one of the most voluble holders of the gubernatorial office.
More than all the other governors who have been elevated to the post because of their association with the ruling dispensation, as is the custom in India, Roy, who is the governor of Tripura, has been holding forth freely on whatever catches his fancy.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar might not have imagined in his dreams that he would lose his political ground, prepared assiduously over the years within a short span of 100 days of assuming leadership of the NDA government in the state.
His JD(U) which appeared to be a monolithic forum of his chums and supporters, has already started developing cracks .The most potent threat has come from his two close comrade in arms: national general secretary Shyam Razak and former Assembly speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary. Both have been his trouble shooters.

It is common knowledge that the entire edifice of the power structure of the BJP built by the Modi-Shah duo rests on Gujarat where the party has been in power for the last 22 years. Gujarat was the launching pad for Modi for Prime Ministership. So, at the beginning of the assembly poll campaign in Gujarat, when party president Amit Shah claimed his party would win 150+ seats out of the 182 seats, nobody questioned it. The Congress was in doldrums.

Raipur

Three Naxals were today gunned down in an encounter with security forces in forests in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said. Three weapons, including one INSAS rifle, and explosives were seized from the encounter spot, around 450 km from here, they added.

Thiruvananthapuram

Eightythree-year-old Karuppan has never been outside his village Karassery in north Kerala. But he along with about 80 other senior citizens have now embarked on a journey to see the Taj Mahal.

Jaipur

A woman and her daughter were today burnt to death when a state transport bus they were travelling in caught fire in Rajasthan s Barmer district, police said.

Chennai

Human error due to fatigue is the prime reason for the collision of two cargo ships near Ennore Port here in January last, a report of the investigating team of the Directorate General of Shipping said.

Thiruvananthapuram

The Kerala police has come out with an initiative aimed at protecting children from cyber threats. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will launch the programme titled 'Kid Glove' at a school here on November 13, an official statement here said.

Chennai

Singapore is keen on starting new ventures in Tamil Nadu and strengthening its ties with India, a diplomat of the country said today.

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today cautioned police personnel to be vigilant against corruption and third degree torture practises.

Kochi

The Nationalist Congress Party today rejected demands for resignation of its nominee in the CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala, Thomas Chandy, who is facing charges of lake encroachment in Alappuzha district.

Thiruvananthapuram

A woman employee of a government hospital in Idukki district has been suspended, after she was caught on camera behaving 'rudely' with patients and bystanders.

Belagavi(Ktk)

The winter session of Karnataka legislature beginning here tomorrow is expected to be stormy as the opposition seeks to corner the Siddaramaiah government on a host of issues, including the demand for Minister K J George's resignation.

Mumbai

Veteran Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor said he agrees with National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, who claimed that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) belongs to Pakistan and "this won't change" no matter how many wars India and Pakistan fight against each other.

Berhampur

While many farmers in Odisha are worried due to pest attack on their standing paddy crops, a farmer in Ganjam district is preparing for harvest as his crop is free from Brown Plant Hopper (BPH) disease.

Shillong

The Election Commission of India (ECI) will hold a pre-poll preparedness review meeting with Chief Electoral Officers (CEOs) of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura at New Delhi tomorrow, officials said here today.

Bhubaneswar

Rain and thundershower coupled with gusty surface wind are likely to lash some areas in Odisha by tomorrow due to a low pressure over Bay of Bengal.

Kolkata

Due to poor patronization and ensuing foggy weather, N.F. Railway has cancelled  two North Bengal bound trains for few days as follows:-

MALDA

Fake currency notes of face value of Rs 96,000 was seized and a woman was arrested from a house at Sahabanchowk area here during a raid, police said on Friday.

Kolkata

Ajay Vijayvargiya, General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata visited Noapara Car depot on Saturday. He, accompanied by Principal Heads of the Departments and other senior officers inspected maintenance and periodic overhauling (POH) work of rakes in the carshed.

Jamshedpur

Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das said on Friday that development was the panacea of all problems and his government wants development in all sectors.

Kendrapara

The endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles have started arriving along the swirling sea waters of Gahirmatha marine sanctuary in Kendrapara district.

Bhubaneswar

Instead of trading charges, the Centre and the Odisha government should come together and mitigate the plight of Odisha farmers who are facing a grave crisis due to drought and pest attack on crops, Union minister of state for agriculture, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat sai

Kolkata

BJP West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh has written to Union health minister J P Nadda seeking his intervention to tackle the state's dengue situation which, he said, has become an 'epidemic'.

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