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The Asian Development Bank has sanctioned a soft loan of USD 180 million for the upgrading Nepal's 1,000 km-long East-West Highway, the main domestic and international trade route in country's Southern plain bordering India.


The Assam government has announced a bonus of 20 per cent for workers of tea gardens under the Assam Tea Corporation Limited (ATCL). ATCL has 15 tea gardens and around 16,748 workers. PTI


Home Minister Rajnath Singh Sunday said the menace of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) will be wiped out from the country in about three years. Singh said their action should be rapid and quick but never reckless. PTI


The police on Sunday seized illegal firecrackers worth over Rs 15 lakh from the residence of a businessman here in the district.


A book on the transformation of Calcutta to Kolkata from the British era to the modern times was formally released by West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi here at the Raj Bhavan. The book, 'Calcutta Then, Kolkata Now', has been penned by authors Sunanda K.


At least six persons were injured when a fire broke out at a fireworks factory Sunday in South 24 Parganas district, police said. The incident occurred at Sonarpur's Gobindopur area and the owner of the factory has been detained.


IIT Kharagpur (KGP) and REDOC SPI, a French network of doctoral schools, have come together to strengthen institutional collaboration in doctoral education and research.


Several people from other parties, a large number of them from the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), have been joining the BJP, senior leader Mukul Roy said on Sunday.

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Connecting the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to mainland India with an optical submarine cable has been a long-time aspiration of the people of these Islands. After hanging fire for long, the Govt.

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The president, AATO, Mr M Vinod and other members of the association have expressed gratitude to the Lt. Governor for considering the demand of issue of tourist permits to vehicles.

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The  National Students Union of India (NSUI) has won the Mahatma Gandhi Government College (MGGC) Council elections held recently. In the polls, Koteshwar Rao, B.Com 3rd year was elected president, Subrato Samadder, Pol.

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The Church leadership does not seem to be in a mood to learn lessons from the arrest of Bishop Franco Mulakkal, who has been accused of repeatedly raping a nun, if the initial response is any indication.

Amritananda Chakravorty

“It is directed under Article 142 that the existing data which has been collected shall not be destroyed for a period of one year. During this period, the data shall not be used for any purpose whatsoever. At the end of one year, if no fresh legislation has been enacted by the Union government in conformity with the principles which have been enunciated in this judgment, the data shall be destroyed.”

It is Prime Minister Modi’s moment of ‘Triumf’. By signing the $4.2 billion deal for the acquisition of four squadrons of S-400 Triumf missile defence system, ignoring the angry scowl of Washington and its threat to impose sanctions on India. Modi has made an emphatic statement, namely, that India’s foreign policy is conducted in the national interest of India and any amount of pressure put by any foreign Power to change it will be of no avail.