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Kolkata, 2 Feb 2019/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated to nation railway electrification to provide seamless electric traction over Andal – Sainthia – Pakur – Malda and Khana – Sainthia sections of Eastern Railway (294 kms) and construction of third line on Hijli – Narayangarh (20 kms...

Falakata, 2 Feb 2019/--/Union home minister Rajnath Singh today said the Centre will use technology to seal the international borders of both West Bengal and Assam with Bangladesh, through an integrated border management system. Addressing a rally here in Alipurduar district, Singh alleged that...

Kolkata, 2 Feb 2019/--/The Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, the farmers' income support initiative announced by the Centre in the interim budget, may face major roadblocks including legal ones during its implementation phase, experts said today. To woo distressed farmers ahead of the general...

Bhubaneswar, 2 Feb 2019/--/A wild boar chewed off the palm of a child who was left alone as her parents worked at a nearby stone crusher in Odisha's Khurda district Saturday, police said. The incident took place at Dadhimachhagadia, the police said adding the child's parents are labourers from...

Agartala, 2 Feb 2019/--/Slamming political parties of the North East for opposing the citizenship bill, Tripura chief minister Biplab Kumar Deb has said infiltration is a problem for the nation and the bill is meant to address the issue. Deb, while speaking to reporters on Friday night, said the...

Bhubaneswar, 2 Feb 2019/--/A fire broke out in a private hospital here on Saturday, but no one was injured in the incident, a Fire Brigade official said. On getting information of the fire in the battery room of the Apollo hospital near Gajapati Nagar area, fire tenders were rushed to the spot and...

Kolkata, 2 Feb 2019/--/Speaking at the interactive session on “Mental Health – Breaking the Stigma” organised by Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) here on Saturday Dr. Shashi Panja, minister, departments of women and child development and social welfare, government of West Bengal congratulated the...

Kolkata, 2 Feb 2019/--/In order to improve the condition of coaches running in Mail/ Express trains, Indian Railways launched “Project Utkrisht” in April, 2018 to upgrade 66 pairs of trains comprising of 140 rakes. The first Upgraded rake of 12245/12246 Howrah-Yesvantpur Duronto Express under “...

Kolkata, 2 Feb 2019/--/For raising of platform no.2 at Howrah station and for non-interlocking work at Belur store yard, 15 days traffic and power block will be required from February 4. Consequently, following local trains will remain cancelled from Howrah: 1)   Seven (7) local trains will...

Kolkata, 2 Feb 2019/--/‘Destination 1’the first solo photography exhibition of noted photographer Asis Sur started at Gaganendra Praddarshanshala from February 1. The exhibition will end on February 3. The exhibition will remain open 2 pm to 5 pm. Sur has been teaching photography for the last...

Kolkata, 23 Jan 2019/--/South Eastern Railway has decided to run one pair of Electrical Multiple Unit (EMU) specials between Haldia-Panskura-Haldia for Haldia Trade Fair-2019 from January 25 to February 3. The Haldia-Panskura Special will leave Haldia at 11.45 pm arriving Panskura at 12.30 am the...

Kolkata, 23 Jan 2019/--/As a part of Republic Day Celebrations 2019, a mini marathon was conducted at Sersa Stadium Kharagpur by Air Force Station Kalaikunda on January 20 under the theme ‘Know Your Forces’. The event was flagged off by Air Commodore Saji Antony, air officer commanding, air force...

Chittaranjan, 23 Jan 2019/--/59th Annual Athletics Meet 2018-19 inaugurated by Praveen Mishra, general manager on January 23 at Oval ground accompanied by Ram Prakash, PCEE and  President, CLW Sports Assiciation. Sunita Mishra, president, CLWWWO and members also attended this event. Seniot Officers...

Kakdwip, 23 Jan 2019/--/Pune based commercial vehicle maker Force Motors Limited (FML) has launched a major service initiative at leading pilgrimage centres across the country. Their traveller and trax range is extremely popular with tour operators as well as tourists who visit pilgrimage centres...

Baripada, 23 Jan 2019/--/Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) supremo Sibu Soren on Wednesday said his party will take a decision soon on possible alliance with Congress in Odisha ahead of the upcoming Lok Saba and Assembly elections. "JMM will take final decision on January 30 with regard to alliance with...

Bihar Sharif, 23 Jan 2019/--/A prisoner escaped from the Hilsa jail in Bihar's Nalanda district on Wednesday morning, a police officer said. The prisoner, who escaped from the jail after scaling the boundary wall, has been identified as Chiku Paswan, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of...

Kolkata, 23 Jan 2019/--/The Border Security Force has seized fake Indian currency notes (FICN) with a face value of Rs 4.76 lakh and apprehended one person in Sabdalpur area of Malda district, BSF sources said on Wednesday. On a tip-off, a BSF party on Tuesday night apprehended one person and three...

Kolkata, 21 Jan 2019/--/The Trinamool Congress on Monday hit back at finance minister Arun Jaitley for his remarks dismissing the 'Mahagathbandhan' as "unviable and unworkable" and claimed the mega opposition rally by Mamata Banerjee has shaken the "very base" of the BJP-led central government. "...

Guwahati, 21 Jan 2019/--/The Assam Congress urged party president Rahul Gandhi on Monday to ensure that the grand old party votes against the contentious citizenship bill when it is placed in the Rajya Sabha. "People of Assam are very disappointed that the Congress Party MPs decided to walk out...

Guwahati, 21 Jan 2019/--/An NSCN(R) cadre was arrested and a huge cache of arms and ammunition were recovered during separate raids in Assam's Tinsukia district, police said on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, Army troops launched an operation near Tirap Colliery in Ledo town and nabbed the NSCN(R)...

Kolkata, 21 Jan 2019/--/It has been 10 years since the unfortunate incident of 26/11 and Indian Navy  has not left any stone unturned in order to be prepared to counter any such attacks in future. Towards the same, IN will coordinate the largest Coastal Defence Exercise off the Indian coast on...

Kolkata, 21 Jan 2019/--/Rashtriya Janasachetan Party (RJP) conducted its state sammelan on Monday at Sonarpur. On this occasion, the inaugural speech was delivered by the party’s state president Ajay Roy. After that several state, national and district level leaders presented their views. Party’s...

Kolkata, 21 Jan 2019/--/The 67th   session of annual Dover Lane Music Conference to start at 8.30 am on January 22 at Nazrul Mancha. The musical gala show will end on January 25. City mayor Firhad Hakim will inaugurate the conference. Debasish Kumar, MIC, Sanjay Budhia, managing director of Patton...

Kolkata, 21 Jan 2019/--/Harindra Rao, general manager of Eastern Railway conducted night inspection over Barrackpore – Naihati – Ranaghat – Gede section of Eastern Railway’s Sealdah Division in the night of January 20 and January 21. Besides inspecting safety aspects like working of panel...

Kolkata, 21 Jan 2019/--/Due to Non Interlocking Work at Sone Nagar in Mughalsarai Division of East Central Railway, train no 15022/15021 Gorakhpur-Shalimar-Gorakhpur Express leaving Shalimar on January 22 and leaving Gorakhpur on January 21 were earlier cancelled. However, for the convenience of...

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