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Kolkata, 2 Jul 2017/--/July 1, the birth anniversary of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, the founder of modern Bengal is being celebrated as National Doctor’s Day. On this occasion Unique Medical Service announced the launch of “Unique Doctor’s Club” with a mission to provide an unique platform to offer...

Kolkata, 2 Jul 2017/--/Apollo Hospitals announced the extension of its air ambulance services network to several smaller cities and towns like Madurai, Mysore, Kakinada, Karaikudi, Karur, Trichy and Vizag through its current hubs in Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore. Apollo’s air ambulance service...

Kolkata, 2 Jul 2017/--/Studies have shown that irrespective of the factor of obesity, once an individual exceeds a certain obesity level, it becomes very difficult to reverse the process because of the complications and restrictions caused by the excess weight. Diet and exercise help in select...

Kolkata, 2 Jul 2017/--/South Eastern Railway has decided to run fourteen pairs of weekly Special trains between Santragachi-Puducherry-Santragachi during the period from July 1 to October 2. 06009 Santragachi-Puducherry Special leaving Santragachi at 14.10 hrs every Monday will reach Puducherry at...

Ranchi, 30 Jun 2017/--/Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das today directed the police to take strict action against those involved in the lynching of a man in Ramgarh and an attack on a man in Giridih district. Das told the police to arrest the culprits at the earliest so that they could be...

Kolkata, 30 Jun 2017/--/To clear the  extra rush of passengers, one additional AC-2 Tier coach will be attached with 13147/13148 Uttarbanga Expess from Sealdah on July 1 and from New Cooch Behar on July 2 for two months on temporary basis.

Itanagar, 30 Jun 2017/--/The Arunachal Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) today condemned the recent incident at a plush Delhi club where a woman was asked to leave the dining room for wearing a traditional Khasi outfit. "The incident clearly indicates racism against the Khasi woman. Such attacks...

Guwahati, 30 Jun 2017/--/Assam government is all set to roll out the month-long 'Operation Muskan-III' from Saturday to rescue and recover missing children. A meeting chaired by T Y Das, additional chief secretary, home and political department, was held here today to chalk out the programme,...

Aizawl, 30 Jun 2017/--/The 31st anniversary of the signing of the historic Mizo peace accord between the Union government and the erstwhile underground Mizo National Front (MNF) was celebrated today in Mizoram. All government offices and educational institutions remained close as the day was...

Bhubaneswar, 30 Jun 2017/--/The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has taken precautionary steps to protect the tracks during the monsoon to minimise the impact of heavy rains and ensure safe and smooth running of trains. ECoR general manager Umesh Singh has directed the officials concerned to be on alert...

Biharsharif, 30 Jun 2017/--/Three bikers were killed and another was seriously injured when they were run over by a speeding truck in Bihar's Nalanda district today. Protesting against the incident, locals blocked the road and attacked a driver of a police vehicle. The incident occurred near Babu...

Kolkata, 30 Jun 2017/--/Train services were today affected in Kharagpur and Adra division of south eastern railway due to 'rail roko' call given by Bharat Jakat Majhi Pargana Mahal (BJMPM), the largest outfit of tribals in west Midnapore, SER sources said. The outfit has called the 'rail roko' to...

Patna, 30 Jun 2017/--/Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday made a fervent appeal to people to do away with the practice of child marriage, the main reason for stunted growth of children in the state. "Bihar has a problem of stunted growth of children, the main reason for which is child...

Kolkata, 30 Jun 2017/--/Arrested former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan has been released from the state-run SSKM hospital and sent back to Presidency jail hospital after his health condition improved. "His health condition improved and we have decided to release him from the hospital. However...

Guwahati, 30 Jun 2017/--/Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) has constructed a guest house to be used as an eco-tourism resource in Pangti area of Nagaland s Wokha district to ensure long term conservation of the Amur Falcons which migrate to this area in winter. WTI manager and project leader Dilip...

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