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Kolkata, 25 Apr 2017/--/BJP president Amit Shah, who came to West Bengal today on a three-day visit accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of unleashing violence, adding that the party would not be able to stop Narendra Modi's chariot. "TMC may think they can stop Modiji's chariot, but they cannot...

Kolkata, 25 Apr 2017/--/While BJP President Amit Shah who is in the state on a three-day visit exhorting people to oust the Trinamool Congress from the state by 2019,  Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today asked the people of the state not to support the BJP, alleging that the saffron outfit "...

COOCH BEHAR (WB), 25 Apr 2017/--/Continuing to voice her opposition to sharing Teesta waters with Bangladesh, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today claimed that the river had dried up and if its water had to be shared, the people and the farmers in the region would not get a drop. "...

Kolkata, 25 Apr 2017/--/Residents of two adjoining areas at Sovabazar in north Kolkata today fought a pitched battle among themselves protesting the involvement of some locals in alleged anti-social activities. A senior officer of Jorabagan police station said, at least five persons were injured...

Aizawl, 25 Apr 2017/--/Mizoram has been cut off from the rest of the country as landslide, triggered by heavy and incessant pre-monsoon rains, blocked the National Highway 54, official sources said today. The Highway has been blocked since yesterday due to the landslide caused by continuous...

COOCH BEHAR (WB), 25 Apr 2017/--/West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today visited the house of CRPF jawan K K Das who was killed in the Naxal attack at Sukma in Chhatisgarh and said that the state govrnment would give Rs five lakh to the family of the slain jawan. "Of the 25 CRPF jawans...

Bhubaneswar, 25 Apr 2017/--/A day after BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik met former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at Delhi, a BJP MLA today claimed the Odisha Chief Minister's visit was more than just a courtesy call. "We suspect that Naveen Patnaik meeting Vajpayeeji is not just a courtesy call....

AURANGABAD (BIHAR), 25 Apr 2017/--/A hardcore Maoist was arrested from Phulwaria village under Tandwa police station area of Aurangabad district today, a police officer said. Acting on a tip off about presence of Maoists in forest area of the village, a police team launched an operation during...

Patna, 25 Apr 2017/--/Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today expressed grief over the killing of 25 CRPF jawans in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district in a Maoist attack and extended condolences to the families of the martyred personnel. Six of the 25 slain jawans hailed from Bihar. "The nation will...

Kolkata, 25 Apr 2017/--/Universal Concept Mental Arithmetic System (UCMAS) is all set to organise 10th UCMAS state level Abacus & Mental Arithmetic Competition @ West Bengal. The competition will take place on April 29 and 30 2017 at St. Xavier’s College Auditorium. Sharing more information...

Durgapur, 25 Apr 2017/--/The meeting of the Town Official Language Implementation Committee (TOLIC), Durgapur was held at DSP’s Centre for Human Resource Development today. A K Rath, CEO, DSP chaired the meeting as the Chairman of TOLIC, Durgapur. The meeting saw participation of 50 representatives...

Kolkata, 25 Apr 2017/--/The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH) offers the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree program India, in cooperation with the IIHMR University, Jaipur. The Master of Public Health is a two-year full-time program with a total number of 30 seats...

Kolkata, 25 Apr 2017/--/South Eastern Railway celebrated the 62nd Railway Week Award Function at its Headquarters, Garden Reach today. S.N. Agrawal General Manager, South Eastern Railway graced the occasion as Chief Guest while Anirban Datta, Addl. General Manager/SER along with Principal Head of...

Kolkata, 25 Apr 2017/--/Bhaichung Bhutia, former Indian soccer player has joined hands with Peace Chocs (chocolates with beautiful emotional messages like Love, Thank You, Sorry, Best Wishes, Well Done, Keep Smiling). Peace Chocs has been launched in collaboration with The World Peacekeepers...

Kolkata, 25 Apr 2017/--/Eastern Railway in collaboration with Food Safety & Standard Authority of India organised a food safety training where 16 Joint Food Safety Commissioners and 16 designated officers, mostly of railway medical officers participated from various Zones of Indian Railways and...

HALDIA (WB), 25 Apr 2017/--/The Indian Coast Guard Region (NE) commissioned a high speed interceptor boat C 424 at Haldia. The ship was commissioned by Inspector General KR Nautiyal, the Coast Guard Commander North East at an impressive ceremony at Coast Guard Jetty in Haldia. With this new...

SURI (WB), 24 Apr 2017/--/The BJP today accused the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal of "preventing" Hindus from observing their religious festivals such as Ram Navami and alleged that it was resorting to "politics of minority appeasement". "The TMC government is...

SURI(WB), 24 Apr 2017/--/Upping the ante against the Mamata Banerjee government, the BJP today accused it of preventing Hindus from observing their religious festivals like Ram Navami and pursuing "politics of minority appeasement". The party said that it would oust the TMC government through...

Bhubaneswar, 24 Apr 2017/--/A BJP MLA today alleged that two ruling Biju Janata Dal leaders are involved in hiding the grandson of a freedom fighter, who is missing for more than a week after attending a programme of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but the BJD rejected the allegations. "The ruling...

NEW DELHI, 24 Apr 2017/--/The central government is committed to grant ST status to six communities in Assam and it is working in this direction, Union minister Kiren Rijiju said today. He said this at a tripartite meeting with representatives of the six communities and Assam government held at...

Bhubaneswar, 24 Apr 2017/--/Odisha government will start distribution of Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLIN) in three tribal dominated malaria prone districts on the occasion of the World Malaria Day tomorrow, official sources said today. The districts where LLIN, also called medicated nets,...

Guwahati, 24 Apr 2017/--/Fake currency with a face value of Rs one lakh in Rs 2000 denomination notes was seized by BSF personnel from the Indo-Bangladesh international border in south Salmara district of Assam. Based on intelligence inputs regarding infiltration of Bangladeshi FICN (Fake Indian...

Patna, 24 Apr 2017/--/Senior Bihar BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi today trashed RJD's allegations and asked it to come up with documentary evidence against him to substantiate the charges. The former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister said he has levelled charges against Lalu Prasad's family with "...

Itanagar, 24 Apr 2017/--/Incessant pre-monsoon rain over the past few days has triggered landslides and flood-like situation in many parts of Arunachal Pradesh throwing normal life out of gear. The continuous downpour has caused havoc in the state capital inundating a portion of the NH-415 and...

Kolkata, 24 Apr 2017/--/Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Laureate in his address on ‘Bachpan Surakshit, Bharat Surakshit’ during an interactive session organised by the Merchants Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) said there should be more laws prioritizing children and higher budget allocation...

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