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Kolkata

Following the Supreme Court order allowing sale and manufacture of low emission "green" firecrackers, fireworks manufacturers here on Saturday sought to know the type of crackers that could be called "green".

Kolkata

A real estate developer was shot at and seriously injured by two motorbike-borne men in Dumdum Park area in the north-eastern fringes of the city on Saturday.

Kolkata

A fire broke out in a cluster of shanties in Dum Dum area in the northern outskirts of the city, fire brigade sources said.

Kolkata

The city on Friday witnessed three major organ transplants simultaneously after retrieving the heart, liver and kidneys from a young male donor, said a senior doctor who was part of the surgery.

Kolkata

The West Bengal Congress unit Saturday staged a protest rally in the city against the Rafale fighter jet deal. The protest was organised by the South Kolkata Youth Congress and Mahila Congress unit at Bhawanipore area of the city.

MoEF okays DRDO’s strategic surveillance project < 49.978 acres of forest land to be diverted < Land diversion to cost Rs 1,000 cr
Report by: 
EOI BUREAU

After a long wait of over five years, the Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has finally approved the project of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to establish infrastructure facilities for strategic surveillance system including land-based long-range missile facility at Rutland Island in South Andaman.

Report by: 
ZEENATH BIBI

In a shocking incident, an employee of the State Bank of India posted as Branch Manager of Bambooflat branch committed suicide on Friday. As per sources, the lady, Soma Biswas, aged around 31 years, was under depression for reasons still unknown.

Report by: 
ROOPA LALL

With Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi arriving here on 30th December 2018, the UT Administration seems to be on top gear to fulfil some of his key projects particularly those related to health, education and infrastructure sectors in this territory. One of the major initiatives of the government was establishment of a Medical College in the A&N Islands.

Port Blair

The UTATMA in association with Department of Agriculture, has organized “Farmer- Scientist Interactions - on Organic Farming” at Tushnabad Gram Panchayat on Saturday.

Port Blair

Firework accidents occur due to carelessness, negligence and ignorance. Hence, the following guidelines are to be followed to ensure mishap free Diwali.

Fire precautionary measures for home

Port Blair

A delegation of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), Andaman & Nicobar State Committee met Mr Chetan B.

Port Blair

Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal newly elected Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman visited and inspected the ongoing work  “Construction of five Class Rooms for VKV-ZP School, Shore Point Village, Bambooflat, South Andaman, under MPLAD Scheme”  on 26th October, 2018 alongwi

Port Blair

Mr Sanjib Kumar Mandal, Adhyaksh, Zilla Parishad, South Andaman has requested Mr Krishan Kumar, Secretary (PWD), A & N Administration for one time semi-permanent patching of potholes of rural road leading from Namunaghar junction to Dunduspoint for a length of 3.2

Author: 
Nantoo Banerjee

The US trade and economic sanction against Iran and Russia opens an opportunity for the country to explore the possibility of trading in Rupee not only with these two countries, but also with other likeminded nations, including Venezuela, Indonesia and, even, China. India is among the world’s top 10 importing countries. Cumulative value of imports for the period April-March 2017-18 was US$ 459.67 Billion (Rs. 2962897.70 crore). India is the world’s third largest oil importer, after China and the US.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

In a late-night encounter in Salarpur diara (a small island) on the Ganga River on the outskirts of Khagaria, a young police officer Ashish Kumar was shot dead by dreaded gangster Dinesh Muni while Nitish Kumar was hauling up his police officials at a seminar for their abject neglect of citizens’ lives.

The civil war in the CBI and the Modi Government’s ham-handed handling of it has tarnished the image of both. Both the Director and the Special Director approached the Supreme Court. The decisions announced by the apex court on Friday will prevent the Centre from managing the CBI in the way it likes – rather liked to do.