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Kolkata, 31 May 2018/--/As part of month long cleanliness drive under ‘Swach Rail Swach Bharat’ Sealdah Division of Eastern Railway (ER) has undertaken special cleanliness drive for stations, railway premises and trains all over the division.  Cleanliness drive had been launched in presence of...

NEW DELHI, 31 May 2018/--/A designated Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) authority has held that 11 land plots worth Rs 44.75 crore, attached by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the name of a firm linked to RJD chief Lalu Prasad's family, are money laundering assets and ordered that...

Kolkata, 30 May 2018/--/Eastern Railway (ER) has launched ‘Swachh Rail Abhiyaan’ to improve cleanliness at stations, railway premises and trains. In addition to the regular cleanliness activities, feedback survey and third party assessment on cleanliness have been adopted to improve quality of...

Kolkata, 30 May 2018/--/Indian Railways has undertaken one-month long special cleanliness drive, at different railway stations from May 25 to June 24. As a part of this programme, Metro Railway, Kolkata has also launched a special cleanliness drive at all Metro stations including mechanized...

Kolkata, 29 May 2018/--/Unicef organized a campaign on menstrual hygiene day in Kolkata.  It was named #LetsTalkAboutPeriods and the key issues of sanitation and hygiene for young growing girls were addressed to a great extent. The participants were Mohammad Mohiuddin (Chief of UNICEF, West Bengal...

Kolkata, 29 May 2018/--/Cytecare Cancer Hospital (CCH), Bengaluru announced the opening of their information hub at Lindsay Road in Kolkata on the occasion of World Tobacco Day. The event was headed by Madhur Gopal, marketing head, Cytecare Cancer Hospital along with Dr Vikram Kekatpure, senior...

Kolkata, 29 May 2018/--/With single use plastic bags constituting half of total plastic waste, the West Bengal government today sought cooperation from all stakeholders to stop proliferation of such packets. To put an end the practice for using single use plastic bags, "which constitute 50 per cent...

Bhubaneswar, 29 May 2018/--/In a bid to promote use of handlooms products and support weavers, Odisha government has decided to make it mandatory for women school teachers to wear sarees made by state handloom cooperative, Boyanika, a state minister said today. "Women teachers of both high school...

Kolkata, 29 May 2018/--/On May 22 one male passenger was detected roaming suspiciously near South side platform of Maidan Metro Station.  The on-duty RPF constable took the person to the station master’s office.  On interrogation, the person confessed that he was contemplating to commit suicide....

Kolkata, 29 May 2018/--/South Eastern Railway (SER) is organizing a month long “Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat” special drive on cleanliness of all major stations over its jurisdiction from May 25 to June 24. As a part of this special cleanliness drive, all important stations are taken and identified...

Shillong, 28 May 2018/--/About 65 per cent votes were cast till 1.30 pm in the bypoll to Ampati assembly seat in Meghalaya today, election office sources said. The voting has been peaceful and incident free so far, chief electoral officer F R Kharkongor told PTI. He said the VVPat at Rongsakona...

Kohima, 28 May 2018/--/44 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the first four hours of polling for Nagaland's lone Lok Sabha seat today. Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio cast his vote at a polling booth at Touphema Basa village, around 25 km from the state capital, around 10 am, sources said. The...

Patna, 28 May 2018/--/Around 18 per cent polling was registered till 10 am today in the bypoll to Jokihat Assembly seat in Bihar, a top election official said. Tight security arrangements are in place to ensure free and fair polls to the Assembly seat, which fell vacant after the resignation of...

Ranchi, 28 May 2018/--/Over 18 per cent polling was recorded in the first two hours of by-poll to Silli Assembly seat while around 14 per cent votes were cast in Gomia Assembly constituency in Jharkhand today. Till 9 am, 18.22 per cent and 14.14 polling were recorded at Silli and Gomia Assembly...

Kolkata, 28 May 2018/--/2018 is being observed as the “Year of Trust” in IndianOil Corporation Limited. A two-day “Train the Trainers” program was arranged by IndianOil Eastern Region’s Learning & Development Department for training the coordinators of Nodal Training Centers of Eastern region....

BAGDOGRA, 28 May 2018/--/Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today arrived at Bagdogra airport amidst tight security for her five-day visit to Kalimpong hills. She arrived around 3 pm at Bagdogra airport and proceeded towards Delo in Kalimpong without uttering a single word with Siliguri scribes. A huge...

Kolkata, 28 May 2018/--/In connection with diversion/shifting of transmission towers by West Bengal State Electricty Transmission Company Limited (WBSETCL) near Jhapterdhal station, 3 days power and traffic block on May 30 ,May 31 and June1 for 2 hours from 12.15 pm to 2.15 pm will be imposed at...

Kolkata, 28 May 2018/--/12021 Howrah-Barbil Janshatabdi Express leaving Howrah on May 29 will be short terminated at Chaibasa and 12022 Barbil-Howrah Jan Shatabdi Express will be short originated from Chaibasa due to launching of Foot Bridge Girder at Kendposi.  Hence, there will be no services of...

Kolkata, 28 May 2018/--/Indian Railways has undertaken special cleanliness drive, at Railway Stations –“ Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat” for one month from May May 25 to June 24. As part of this programme, Metro Railway, Kolkata has also undertaken special cleanliness drive at all Metro Stations...

Chittaranjan, 28 May 2018/--/A pilot project for harnessing the non conventional wind energy has been taken up by Chittaranjan Locomotive Works(CLW), in that two wind mills for  generating  electrical energy  was planned at Hill Top in Chittaranjan . In this project two wind power generators of 1.8...

Kolkata, 28 May 2018/--/13107/13108 & 13109/13110 Kolkata – Dhaka Cantonment – Kolkata Maitree Express will remain cancelled from June 15 to June 18 due to ‘Eid-Ul-Fitr’ celebration in Bangladesh.  13107/13108 Maitree Express will remain cancelled on June 15 and June 17 from Dhaka Cantonment...

Kolkata, 28 May 2018/--/A group of road users obstructed train movements since 9.25 am on Monday at level crossing gate No. 22 on the Rampurhat – Tarapith section against level crossing gate jamming, which was due to frequent train movement on the said section. Normal train services resumed at 10....

Kolkata, 28 May 2018/--/Due to Kisan agitation at Barhiya from 8.31 am and Tall stations over Danapur Division of East Coast Railway (ECR) since 9.55 am a few trains have been detaining at different stations of Malda, Asansol Divisions of Eastern Railway and over Danapur Division of E. C. Railway...

Kolkata, 26 May 2018/--/Indian Railways (IR) is the third largest rail network with a total stretch of 66,000 covering more than 8000 stations. IR always put endeavor for maintain a clean and hygienic environment at Railway premises and trains which has been further intensified by ‘Swachh Bharat...

Kolkata, 26 May 2018/--/In connection with Non-Interlocking work to facilitate doubling work on Janghai - Varanasi section in Northern Railway jurisdiction , 13005 Up Howrah-Amritsar Mail  will remain cancelled from Howrah station from May 26 to June 1 , and the corresponding down train (13006 Dn)...

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