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DUDHNOI (ASSAM), 13 Feb 2019/--/Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma Wednesday said not passing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha is a defeat for Assam and the party will fight the upcoming Lok Sabha elections with a commitment towards it. The senior BJP leader claimed that...

Kolkata, 13 Feb 2019/--/For track maintenance work between Jhajha & Lahabon stations over Asansol division, three (3) hrs power and traffic block will be imposed from 13.10 hrs to 16.10 hrs on down main line for sixteen (16) days (3 days in a week – Tuesday, Thursday and Friday) between 14.02....

Kolkata, 13 Feb 2019/--/Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Eastern Railway is exerting constant vigil throughout the year to curb the menace of touting of reserved rail tickets in order to save the bonafide passengers from fraud. RPF has conducted raids at regular intervals in all the divisions of...

Patna, 13 Feb 2019/--/A posse of private bodyguards, hired by RJD MLA Tej Pratap Yadav, were on Wednesday found roaming inside the Bihar assembly premises where the budget session is underway, prompting the state police chief to order an inquiry into the security breach. The mercurial elder son of...

Kolkata, 13 Feb 2019/--/For track maintenance work on down line between Bandel & Naihati Stations, 16 nights traffic block from 00.00 hrs to 04.00 hrs (excluding in the nights of Saturday/Sunday) will be imposed from 13/14.02.2019 to 3/4.03.2019 (excluding on Sundays). Consequently few Express/...

Kolkata, 12 Feb 2019/--/Former Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kunal Ghosh, who was jointly questioned with Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar by the CBI in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam, wrote to the probe agency on Tuesday, accusing the top police officer of tampering with the new...

Kolkata, 12 Feb 2019/--/Rina Mitra, an IPS officer of 1983 batch from Madhya Pradesh cadre today has been appointed principal adviser, internal security to the state government. Mitra incidentally was one of the panelists who  were considered for the post of CBI director by the union government....

Patna, 12 Feb 2019/--/RLSP leader Nagmani, who was sacked from the post of national executive president two days back, resigned Sunday from the primary membership accusing party chief Upendra Kushwaha of "selling" Lok Sabha tickets. "I am announcing my resignation in front of journalists since the...

Guwahati, 12 Feb 2019/--/Bollywood actor and cancer survivor Manisha Koirala has said a good health care support system was needed to create awareness about the disease and people should prioritise their health. The key to surviving cancer was early detection and screening and people must maintain...

BANDEL, 12 Feb 2019/--/Three-day celebrations for the 27th ‘World Day of the Sick’ (WDS) concluded today at the historic 420-year-old Marian Basilica in Bandel, West Bengal, with prayers for healing as well as anointing of some fifty sick people and unveiling of a commemorative mural created by...

Kolkata, 12 Feb 2019/--/Fire broke out beside UP CCR track & outside the railway jurisdiction at Baranagar station on the Sealdah – Dankuni section of Eastern Railway’s Sealdah Division at 12.25 hrs today. Immediately power supply in the overhead wire was made off at 12.27 hrs on UP & Down...

Kolkata, 12 Feb 2019/--/Hamam believes in helping women #GoSafeOutside by empowering them with skills and means to counter their vulnerability. The brand lives this philosophy not only through its communication but by also engaging through direct initiatives such as putting up ‘CCTV hoardings in...

Kolkata, 10 Feb 2019/--/BJP leader Mukul Roy was among the four people booked on Sunday in connection with the killing of Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Satyajit Biswas in West Bengal's Nadia district, police said. Roy, on his part, said the decision to name him in the FIR was "politically motivated...

NEW DELHI, 10 Feb 2019/--/The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has alleged involvement of some Odisha Police personnel in the kidnap and trafficking of a 16-year-old girl, who was recently rescued from Rajasthan, and demanded action against erring officials and traffickers. On February 5, the DCW...

Bhubaneswar, 10 Feb 2019/--/With the Lok Sabha elections and Assembly polls drawing closer, heavyweights of both BJP and Congress are all set to increase the frequency of their visits to Odisha. Both the parties are focussing on Odisha where Assembly election is likely to be held along with Lok...

Kolkata, 10 Feb 2019/--/Former West Bengal minister and CPI(M) leader Jogesh Barman died Sunday at a hospital in Bengaluru after prolonged illness, his party sources said. Barman, who had been suffering from liver ailments, was on ventilation since Saturday and died at around 11 am on Sunday at a...

Aizawl, 10 Feb 2019/--/Special mass prayer was held in churches across Mizoram for the defeat of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Presbyterian church's Mizoram Synod sources said on Sunday. Members of 16 major churches of different denominations held prayers on Saturday night....

Chittaranjan, 10 Feb 2019/--/The 55th Annual Flower & Vegetable  Show 2019  was organized   on   09th and 10th Feb. 2019  at the Nursery premises near Hill top in Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW). Praveen Kumar Mishra, General Manager inaugurated the Show as the Chief Guest in the evening on...

Kolkata, 10 Feb 2019/--/Governor of West Bengal, Keshari Nath Tripathi, awarded the Governor’s Medal to 55 meritorious NCC cadets of West Bengal for their outstanding performanance in the year 2018-2019 at an impressive ceremony held at Raj Bhawan,  here today. Cadets of Army, Navy and Air force...

Kolkata, 10 Feb 2019/--/12938 Up Howrah-Gandhidham Garbha Express scheduled to leave Howrah station at 23:00 hrs. on 11.02.2019 has been cancelled due to cancellation of corresponding down link train by Western Railway for Gujjar agitation in West Central Railway jurisdiction. (EOIC)

Kolkata, 10 Feb 2019/--/RPF/ER performance hs been at its best, sources said today. Rescue of children: Rescue of one minor boy at Jasidih Railway station in Asansol Division: On 08.02.2019, on-duty officer & staff of RPF Post/Jasidih rescued a minor boy aged about 10 years, while he was...

Shillong, 9 Feb 2019/--/The CBI began questioning the Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar today at highly secured agency's office here in connection with chit fund scam cases, officials said. The interrogation may continue up to 9 pm on Sunday, they added. Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev...

Guwahati, 9 Feb 2019/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi's second day in Assam saw nude protests, a bandh, raising of black flags and burning of effigies by agitators over the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. Six Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) activists were taken into police custody on...

Kolkata, 9 Feb 2019/--/For immersion of Goddess Sri Sri Saraswati , evening train services of Circular Railway trains will be controlled on 11.02.2019 (Monday) & 12.02.2019 (Tuesday). Consequently, two pairs of Circular Railway EMU locals will be short-terminated at/originated from Kolkata...

Itanagar, 9 Feb 2019/--/Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday claimed that foreign investments are eluding the sensitive border state owing to objections raised by a neighbour, a reference to China, and urged the central government to address the issue. Khandu was speaking at a...

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