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Patna, 2 Oct 2016/--/CBI today questioned Azharudding Beig, prime suspect in the journalist Rajdeo Ranjan murder case and considered close to RJD strongman Shahabuddin. CBI sources said the agency had got permission to question Beig alias Laddan Mian by October 3 from a local court as he is lodged...

Guwahati, 2 Oct 2016/--/Peasant leader Akhil Gogoi was today arrested from the middle of a press conference for allegedly instigating people during eviction near Kaziranga National Park, which had earlier led to the death of two protesters. A case was registered at Jakhalabandha police station in...

Kolkata, 2 Oct 2016/--/Dum Dum Park Yubak Brinda has chosen "Mukti" as its Durga puja theme for the club's Golden Jubilee year. The Dum Dum Park Yubak Brinda club was formed in 1967 with a cause of celebrating the powers of Goddess Durga alongwith some activities to spread the goodness. The club...

Kolkata, 2 Oct 2016/--/A.K.Goel, General Manager, South Eastern Railway, administered Swachh Rail Swachh Bharat Cleanliness Pledge amongst all staff and officers of South Eastern Railway at SERailway’s Headquarters, Garden Reach today to observe the beginning of 3rd year of Swachh Bharat Mission....

Chittaranjan, 2 Oct 2016/--/As a part of the on-going Swachch Bharat Week Celebration throughout the country, Chittaranjan Locomotive Works, CLW, has observed Gandhi Jayanti as  Swachchata Diwas today. B.B.Singh, CEE/CLW, read out the Swachchata Pledge, on behalf of General Manager which was...

Kolkata, 2 Oct 2016/--/Ghanshyam Singh, GM/ER with volunteers of DAN Utsav & PRCI (YCC) at Swachha Rail programme at Howrah station today. A large number of Volunteers from DAN Utsav an NGO and Public Relation Council of India (YCC) participated in a cleanliness drive on the Gandhi Jayanti day...

Durgapur, 2 Oct 2016/--/Durgapur Steel Plant organized an All Religion Prayer Meeting (Sarva Dharma Prartharna Sabha) at the steel township on Sunday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. A K Rath, CEO, DSP inaugurated the program by lighting the ceremonial lamp and garlanding...

Kolkata, 2 Oct 2016/--/M.C.Chauhan, General Manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata, along with officers and staff of Metro Railway participated in a ‘Cleanathon’ from Maidan to Esplanade on Sunday to mark Gandhi Jayanti. The programme was organised to create awareness among the common people on...

Kolkata, 1 Oct 2016/--/The debate over aligning with Congress featured majorly at the ongoing CPM state plenum and party general secretary Sitaram Yechury today said there is a need to put up an united fight with all the "secular and democratic forces" to resist the "terror" of ruling TMC. "We have...

Kolkata, 1 Oct 2016/--/Congress today lost control over Kandi municipality in Murshidabad, the last of the seven in the district, to ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal. TMC now controls all the seven municipalities in the district, which along with Malda district are considered the...

Howrah, 1 Oct 2016/--/Kadamtala Market, one of the biggest market areas in Howrah was devastated by fire on wee hours today. According to eye witnesses, the market caught fire at around 5 in the morning and over 100 of shops were gutted within a few minutes. The extent of damage is likely to be...

Patna, 1 Oct 2016/--/With the Supreme Court cancelling the bail plea of Mohammad Shahabuddin and directing the Bihar government to take him into custody, the JD-U today said the former`s hostility towards chief minister Nitish Kumar is natural as the latter sent the RJD strongman to jail under very...

Patna, 1 Oct 2016/--/Raj Kishore Singh, one of the soldiers injured in the September 18 Uri terror attack, was cremated today with full state honours in Bihar`s Bhojpur district, a police official said. Relatives and hundreds of people gathered in Raj Kishore`s native village of Piprapati to...

Bhubaneswar, 1 Oct 2016/--/An assistant professor in MKCG Medical College and Hospital at Berhampur was arrested by anti-corruption vigilance wing in Odisha for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a man for conducting operation and treating his newborn. A trap was laid in which Dr Arun Kumar...

Bhubaneswar, 1 Oct 2016/--/Normal life in seven southern Odisha districts was affected due to a 12-hour strike called by the ruling BJD protesting the national project status to Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh. The strike was observed in the districts of Malkangiri, Koraput, Raygada,...

Shillong, 1 Oct 2016/--/Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma has asked the BJP-led NDA government to launch surgical strikes on base camps of various North-Eastern (N-E) militant outfits located in Myanmar and Bangladesh. "The Centre should deal with the installations of anti-national elements on...

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack, 1 Oct 2016/--/The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS) will inquire into the train accident near near Kathojodi station in Cuttack, in which two persons were killed and 35 others injured, officials said. S Nayak, Commissioner of Railway Safety, South Eastern Circle, Kolkata,...

Kohima, 1 Oct 2016/--/The apex tribal organisation in the state, Naga Hoho has urged that the appointment of the new Vice Chancellor for Nagaland University should be made without any bias and political interventions. Naga Hoho, in a representation submitted to the Governor P B Acharya on Friday...

Kohima, 1 Oct 2016/--/Nagaland today observed International Day of Older Persons with a pledge not to discriminate against the elders and allow them to age gracefully while acknowledging their service for the uplift of society. Organised by department of social welfare, Nagaland government, the...

Ranchi, 1 Oct 2016/--/Four villagers were killed in a police firing in Jharkhand`s Hazaribagh district today, an officer said. According to IG Operations MH Bhatia, the villagers forcefully freed Congress MLA Nirmala Devi who has been staging rallies to protest the National Thermal Power...

Kolkata, 1 Oct 2016/--/M C Chauhan, general manager, Metro Railway, Kolkata along with senior officers visited Kalighat Metro Station on Friday and reviewed all necessary arrangements including security measures to cope with the anticipated heavy rush of commuters during Puja days. Chauhan...

Kolkata, 1 Oct 2016/--/For urgent repair the electric crematorium of the Shibpur Burning Ghat in Howrah will remain closed from October 2 to 8. This was today announced by the Howrah Municipal Corporation in a press communique.

Kolkata, 1 Oct 2016/--/On the occasion of the National Blood Donation Day (October 1) the wives of the Army, under the aegis of the Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA),  organised blood donation camps at all military stations placed under the Eastern Army Command. At Kolkata, the camp was...

Kolkata, 30 Sep 2016/--/Four years and half after Suzette Jordan, a mother of two, was gangraped in a moving car at Park Street, Kolkata Police arrested the prime accused Kader Khan from his hide-out at Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district. Kader along with his accomplice Mohammad Ali was arrested by...

Kolkata, 30 Sep 2016/--/West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) supremo Mamata Banerjee today launched the puja edition of the party's mouthpiece Jago Bangla. While Mamata has designed the cover of Jago Bangla, top Trinamool leaders like party general secretary Subrata Bakshi,...

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