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Kolkata, 28 Dec 2017/--/On December 20 at about 5.30 pm at Rabindra Sadan station on duty RPF staff rescued a boy child about 7 years old who was found roaming hopelessly on mezzanine floor of the station. On interrogating the boy, it was learnt that he was separated from his relative. The boy’s...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2017/--/Lamp lighting ceremony of VIII batch of 30 nursing cadets of College of Nursing was held today at the Command Hospital (Eastern Command) Kolkata. Major General Atul Bajpai, commandant was the chief guest on the occasion. The traditional lamp was lit by Brig Sonali Ghosal,...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2017/--/South Eastern Railway (SER) has rescheduled timings of services of the following trains. 1)02192 Santragachi-Jabalpur Superfast Special has been rescheduled to leave Santragachi at 12.30 am on Friday instead of 8.40 pm on Thursday due to late running of link train. 2)...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2017/--/South Eastern Railway (SER) has rescheduled timings of services of the following trains. 1)02192 Santragachi-Jabalpur Superfast Special has been rescheduled to leave Santragachi at 12.30 am on Friday instead of 8.40 pm on Thursday due to late running of link train. 2)...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2017/--/To clear the extra rush of passengers during winter, it has been  decided to run Superfast Weekly Specials between Santragachi and Jabalpur during the period from January 3, 2018 to February 15, 2018.  02192 Santragachi-Jabalpur Superfast Special leaving Santragachi at 8.40...

Sagar Island, 28 Dec 2017/--/As many as 500 CCTVs will keep a close watch on the Gangasagar Mela route between Babughat and Sagar Island, a top district official said today. For the first time, the state government has decided to install 500 CCTVs along the Babughat-Sagar Island stretch as part of...

Sambalpur, 28 Dec 2017/--/A 3-year-old girl was allegedly molested by a security guard of Sambalpur district headquarter hospital here, police said on Wednesday. The incident had taken place in the evening of Tuesday in the premises of the hospital, they said. The police on Wednesday arrested the...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2017/--/A mob blocked an arterial road of the city for more than two hours with a boy's body, in Kasba area on Wednesday, after he was beaten up by a neighbour for allegedly stealing a pigeon, police said. The boy, a resident of the same area, was found hanging in his house, the...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2017/--/Customs officials detained a passenger at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (NSCBIA) today for allegedly trying to smuggle gold by carrying the yellow metal in his stomach. The passenger, a resident of Delhi, arrived at Kolkata from Bangkok by a morning...

Malkangiri, 28 Dec 2017/--/A Maoist, who was among the 12 arrested by Malakangiri district police on Wednesday, allegedly committed suicide at the district police barrack here today. The Maoist, who hails from Chandraguda village of the district, had reportedly hanged himself inside the latrine of...

Itanagar, 28 Dec 2017/--/Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Pema Khandu has sacked Parliamentary secretary of home and education department, Pani Taram, official sources said today. A notification issued by parliamentary affairs department secretary G S Meena today said, "The chief minister is...

Bhubaneswar, 28 Dec 2017/--/Cold wave continues to prevail in some interior districts of Odisha since the last two days with mercury level plummeting below 3 degree Celsius at Daringbadi in Kandhamal district. Daringbadi, which is situated about 3000 feet above sea level and is known as Odisha's...

Koraput, 28 Dec 2017/--/A joint team of police and excise officials has destroyed hemp plantations worth Rs 10 crore in Odisha's Koraput district, police said today. As part of the administration's efforts to check illegal cultivation of cannabis, a crackdown was launched on several villages in the...

Shillong, 28 Dec 2017/--/Scandals, including that of sexual misconduct, rocked Meghalaya in 2017 which saw a legislator sent to jail on charges of raping a minor and involvement in a sex racket and a governor resign for allegedly entertaining women at his office and compromising the Raj Bhavan's...

NEW DELHI, 28 Dec 2017/--/The Indian Science Congress (ISC), which was postponed after the Osmania University expressed its inability to host the event, will now be held at the Manipur Central University next year. The decision regarding the change of date and venue of the event was taken by the...

Chittaranjan, 27 Dec 2017/--/A.K.Goel, Director General (railway stores), railway board visited Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) on 27th December, 2017. He inspected Shop 16 and 19 of CLW. He also reviewed the electric loco production in CLW.                       Goel had a detailed meeting on...

Kolkata, 27 Dec 2017/--/As advised by North East Frontier Railway, 22309 Howrah – New Jalpaiguri Air-Conditioned Express (weekly) will remain canceled from Howrah station on 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 January, 2018 due to foggy weather. (EOIC)

Patna, 27 Dec 2017/--/All 39,073 villages of Bihar are now electrified, chief minister Nitish Kumar said here today. He added that every household in the state would have a free power connection by the end of the next calendar year. The efforts in this regard were a part of Kumar's seven resolves...

Kolkata, 27 Dec 2017/--/General Bipin Rawat, chief of Army Staff arrived in Kolkata today on a three day visit to Eastern Command Theatre. He was received at Fort William by lieutenant general Abhay Krishna, the Eastern Army commander. After interactions with eastern command headquarters, the Chief...

Patna/Ranchi, 27 Dec 2017/--/Lalu Prasad on Tuesday found a sympathiser in senior JD-U leader Uday Narayan Choudhary, who alleged that the crackdown on the RJD supremo and his family members smacked of vendetta, which would help the RJD gain politically. "The action against Lalu and his family...

Agartala, 27 Dec 2017/--/The Tripura unit of the BJP today demanded the arrest of CPM politburo member Brinda Karat and the Left party's state committee leader Haripada Das for allegedly implicating in a booklet that the Prime Minister's Office kept contact with terrorist groups of the northeastern...

Gangtok, 27 Dec 2017/--/The ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) will finalise its candidate for the sole Rajya Sabha seat in the state in consultation with its MLAs, a party leader said today. SDF president and chief minister Pawan Kumar Chamling will convene a meeting with party MLAs soon to...

Bhubaneswar, 27 Dec 2017/--/Around 500 armed police personnel would be deployed in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack on New Year's eve to ensure peaceful celebration. Police commissioner Y B Khurania said elaborate measures have been undertaken by the commissionerate police for maintaining...

Ranchi, 27 Dec 2017/--/The budget session of Jharkhand Assembly is scheduled to be held from January 17 to February 7 next year. According to an official release, budget proposals for the financial year 2018-19 would be tabled in the House on January 23. (PTI)

Malkangiri, 27 Dec 2017/--/Twelve Maoists have been arrested during combing operations in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police said today. The left-wing extremists were picked up from their hideouts in Mathili, Kalimela and Chitrakonda areas of the district over the past two days, Malkangiri...

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