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Bhubaneswar, 28 Mar 2017/--/The Crime Branch of Odisha Police today arrested the prime accused in the cyber crime against students Rama Devi Womens University. Prime accused Sujit Sahu in the cyber crime case arrested last night. Hope this serves as a strong deterrent and such acts are not...

PHULBANI (ODISHA), 28 Mar 2017/--/With the arrest of a man and seizure of eight crude pistols from him, police today claimed to have unearthed an illegal gun factory in Odisha's Kandhamal district. The man, the owner of the illegal gun factory and the maker too, was arrested from Balliguda, said...

Aizawl, 28 Mar 2017/--/Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla today said that the state government would welcome the Bru refugees lodged in relief camps in Tripura if they were bona fide residents of the state. Intervening in the discussion on Bru repatriation during question hour in the state...

Kolkata, 28 Mar 2017/--/Eastern Zonal and Suburban Railway Time-Tables–2017 will come into effect from October 1, 2017. The existing Time-Table (2016) shall remain valid till 30th September, 2017 instead of June 30, 2017. Publication of ‘Trains at a Glance – 2017’ shall also come into effect from...

Chittaranjan, 28 Mar 2017/--/The 44th District Rally of Bharat Scouts & Guides of Chittaranjan district was organized by the  Scout & Guides, Cubs, Bulbuls, Rovers, Rangers at the Scouts Den today. Dr Alok Majumdar, President/Bharat Scout & Guides/Chittaranjan District & CMO/KG...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today reached north bengal for a five-day tour, where she is scheduled to attend several programmes. She attended a press conference at Jalpaiguri theis evening. Keeping in view her visit, security has been beefed up in the area, state...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Multiple rallies by Trinamool Congress (TMC) and rival CPM over Narada tapes this week may bring back the memories of endless processions witnessed by city residents in the 60s through 90s, earning the city its infamous tag "City of Processions". While generally speaking...

Patna, 27 Mar 2017/--/Faulty implementation of the Mukhya Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (MMGSY) in Bihar aimed at connecting villages having a population of 500 to 999, resulted in 183 villages remaining disconnected, a CAG report has said. The latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG...

Itanagar, 27 Mar 2017/--/An Arunachal Pradesh Congress leader was shot dead by the son of the state assembly's Deputy Speaker Tumke Bagra at Aalo in West Siang district, the police said today. Kenjum Kamsi, a secretary-rank leader of Arunachal PCC was shot dead by Kajum Bagra, the son of the...

Imphal, 27 Mar 2017/--/Nineteen people were today killed and 44 others were injured in three accidents in Manipur. Eight persons were killed and six others were injured when the vehicle they were travelling in rolled down and fell into a 300 mt deep gorge at Khongsang in Tamenglong district,...

Kohima, 27 Mar 2017/--/The functioning of government offices, including the Nagaland State Civil Secretariat was affected today as government employees resorted to pen down strike demanding implementation of 7th Revision of Pay. Irked over the 'failure' of the state government to fulfil their...

Itanagar, 27 Mar 2017/--/The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) today termed the comments of NSCN-IM general secretary T Muivah on integration of Naga-inhabited areas as "disturbing". Muivah on March 21 had said the Framework Agreement has paved way for a Greater Nagalim by integrating...

NEW DELHI, 27 Mar 2017/--/The CPI has expressed shock at its "marginalisation" in Manipur assembly elections, saying the defeat reflects "total loss" of the party following. The CPI had fancied putting on a good show in the recently held assembly polls in the state after having polled nearly 15 per...

Bhubaneswar, 27 Mar 2017/--/Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today ordered the Crime Branch of Police to probe into the alleged posting of obscene remarks against some women students along with their photos on a social media site. Patnaik ordered the Director of the Crime Branch of Police to...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Police recovered some human skeletal remains from a deserted pond in the southern part of the city today and have begun investigations. A senior officer of Kolkata Police said acting on a call from a local, a police team reached the spot at Brahmapur and found the bones. "...

NEW DELHI, 27 Mar 2017/--/Newly-elected chief minister of Manipur N Biren Singh today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprised him about the issues concerning the North-Eastern (N-E) state. During the 20-minute meeting, Singh briefed the Prime Minister regarding the financial health of...

Bhubaneswar, 27 Mar 2017/--/The Odisha Assembly today witnessed pandemonium over the alleged starvation death of a man in Kalahandi district with the Opposition Congress and BJP demanding a statement from the government. The issue was raised by Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra during Zero...

Agartala, 27 Mar 2017/--/A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped and then murdered at Dharmanagar, headquarters of North Tripura district, about 220 km from here, police said today.The girl, a student of class IX received a phone call from a known person on Saturday evening and left her house,...

Aizawl, 27 Mar 2017/--/Mizoram home minister R Lalzirliana today said three policemen of the first battalion of the India Reserved Police (IRP) were suspended after they indulged in firing at Mizoram-Assam border Saipum village on Sunday night. Lalzirliana informed the state assembly that...

Ranchi, 27 Mar 2017/--/Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu today said environmental protection is a national as well as international responsibility. "It's a moral as well as social responsibility for each and every citizen of the country and the globe," Murmu said while speaking on the occasion of...

Itanagar, 27 Mar 2017/--/A cyclonic storm accompanied by heavy rain lashed Deomali in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh causing massive damages to several dwellings and uprooting many trees. The cyclone on Sunday also snapped power supply lines and it may take some time to restore electricity,...

Guwahati, 27 Mar 2017/--/Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today urged primary school teachers to instill good qualities in students from a nascent stage. "Teachers have the big responsibility of building good citizens and primary school teachers are agents of change who can instil good...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/For the convenience of the passengers, Eastern Railway will attach one additional General Second class unreserved coach each with 29 passenger trains with effect from different dates between March 28 and March 31, permanently. General Second class unreserved coach will be...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Indian Railway Medical Service Association (IRMSA) of South Eastern Railway (SER) organised a two-day long 37th Annual Conference & Continuing Medical Education Prorgamme (CME) with the theme “Newer Perspective in Oncology” on March 25 and 26, at BNR Auditorium near...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) has initiated a fortnight long Swachhta Pakhwada from March 16 to March 31 in accordance with the plan of Union ministry of shipping.  In addition to various activities towards a cleaner environment undertaken by the port on a regular and sustained...

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