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Motihari, 10 Jun 2018/--/Two government officials and one of their friends were arrested in East Champaran district of Bihar after they were caught drinking liquor inside the premises of the collectorate here, an official said on Saturday. Sale and consumption of liquor is banned in Bihar. District...

Kolkata, 10 Jun 2018/--/The Calcutta High Court has rapped the West Bengal government for failing to implement an order it passed 28 years ago on restoring employment benefits to a reinstated police constable. A division Bench of the High Court directed the state Advocate General in the presence of...

Patna, 10 Jun 2018/--/The Nitish Kumar ministry in Bihar has urged the Centre to grant Scheduled Tribes status to a number of Extremely Backward Classes (EBC) in the state, an official release said here on Saturday. The EBC groups for which ST status has been requested are Mallah, Nonia and all sub...

Agartala, 10 Jun 2018/--/BJP national president Amit Shah is scheduled to visit Tripura on June 18 to unveil the 100-day report card of the state government, party sources said here today. Shah might also hold a meeting with the party workers on this occasion to chalk out a strategy for the 2019...

Patna, 10 Jun 2018/--/Bihar Governor Satya Pal Mallik and chief minister Nitish Kumar were among a host of political leaders who condoled the death of veteran Congress leader and former Union minister Laliteshwar Prasad Shahi who breathed his last at a hospital in New Delhi. In his message, Mallik...

Shillong, 8 Jun 2018/--/The situation was returning to normal in trouble-torn Shillong and curfew relaxed for nine hours today, a week after assault of local boys and subsequent clashes between protesters and security forces shattered peace in the hill station. Curfew was relaxed for nine hours...

Kolkata, 8 Jun 2018/--/An estimated 83.75 per cent students of the total 8,04,895 examinees passed class XII examinations, conducted by the West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE), as per the results announced today. This year 8,04,895 candidates sat for the examination, of whom...

Kolkata, 8 Jun 2018/--/To mark the International Level Crossing Awareness Day and to bring awareness regarding safety at railway level crossings, Howrah Division of Eastern Railway (ER) observed Safety Awareness Campaign at Masagram station on June 7, 2018. The basic objective of the awareness...

Bhubaneswar, 8 Jun 2018/--/Southwest monsoon hit Odisha today, two days ahead of the scheduled arrival iat the state, a senior meteorological department official said. "Southwest monsoon has touched some parts of Malkangiri district today, two days before the expected date of onset of monsoon,"...

Durgapur, 8 Jun 2018/--/safety exhibition was organized inside the plant premises at the Merchant Mill during June 4 to June 8. The concluding program was held on June 8. A K Rath, CEO, DSP along with the senior officials of the plant visited the exhibition pavilion. While speaking on the occasion...

Kolkata, 8 Jun 2018/--/To further improve its power distribution network, CESC will carry out maintenance work at Fortgloster Distribution Station on Monday, June 11.  Power supply may get affected in Bauria and adjoining areas between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm CESC regrets the inconvenience that may...

Kolkata, 8 Jun 2018/--/For upgradation work in connection with smooth running of trains with additional safety measure, six hrs. Traffic and power block from 12 nights to 6 am in the night of June 9 or June 10 (Saturday/Sunday) on up CCR line between Dum Dum Junction and Rajchandrapur on Dum Dum...

Kolkata, 8 Jun 2018/--/Railway Protection Force (RPF), Eastern Railway’s Howrah Division in coordination with IRCTC conducted a pre-planned concerted massive raid against 10 unauthorized travel agencies at different locations on 6.6.2018. After ascertaining the veracity of these travel agencies,...

Kolkata, 8 Jun 2018/--/Metro Railway is taking special remedial action for failures which have occurred recently.  As directed by Ajay Vijayvargiya, general manager, Metro Railway, a thorough inspection is being carried out at Noapara Carshed on all aspects of maintenance which have recently led to...

Muzaffarpur, 8 Jun 2018/--/Altogether 550 cartons of India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) were seized from a truck by excise officials in Muzaffarpur district today, an official said. Acting on a tip off, an excise department team raided Marwan village and seized the liquor valued about Rs one crore...

Giridih, 8 Jun 2018/--/Security personnel on Thursday destroyed a Maoist bunker and seized a large quantity of explosives, arms and ammunition in Maoist-affected Giridih district on Thursday, police said. The incident happened during a joint operation carried out by the district armed police and...

SILIGURI, 31 May 2018/--/National Hydraulic Power Corporation (NHPC) regional office, Siliguri took a special cleanliness drive at Udaya Nagarvillage on May 28 as part of Swacch Bharat Pakhwada. The cleanliness drive started with a march from NHPC Limited Vidyut Nagar to Kamranguri village with...

Kolkata, 31 May 2018/--/To clear the rush of passenger during summer holidays as well as Id-Ul-Fitar festival, Eastern Railway will run two pairs of special trains each between Howrah-Nautanwa via Patliputra and Howrah- Gorakhpur via  Barauni. 03033 Howrah-Nautanwa via Patliputra Special will leave...

Kolkata, 31 May 2018/--/Metro Railway will run one pair special services (1 UP + 1 DN) on June 3 due to the Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2018. The service will start from Noapara station at 7.52 a.m. and from Kavi Subhash Station at 8 a.m. instead of the normal Sunday service i.e. 9.50...

Chittaranjan, 31 May 2018/--/World No Tobacco Day was organized by the Kasturba Gandhi Hospital( KGH) of Chittaranjan Locomotive Works (CLW) on  May 31 in Traction Motor 23 meeting room . Dr. T. S. Sangeet moderated the presentation and said about the theme of No Tobacco Day. 2018.  “Tobacco Breaks...

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...

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