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MALDA, 29 Dec 2018/--/Two persons were killed and 40 others injured after one vehicle rammed into an electric pole and another hit it from behind on National Highway 34 in Malda district, police said on Saturday. The incident happened on Friday night near Adina under the jurisdiction of Gazole...

Itanagar, 29 Dec 2018/--/The Arunachal Pradesh government has constituted the state women commission and appointed Radhilu Chai (Techi) as the new chairperson, officials said Friday. Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra constituted the women panel on December 26, chief secretary Satya Gopal said in...

Jamshedpur, 29 Dec 2018/--/Buoyed by increase in tourist footfall over the recent years, the Jharkhand government is building a "Santhal village" in East Singhbhum district to promote the lifestyle and traditions of the community. The tribal hamlet is being set up at a cost of Rs 2.35 crore, under...

Kolkata, 29 Dec 2018/--/One sleeper class coach will be attached with 13121/13122 Kolkata – Gazipur City – Kolkata weekly express via Patna leaving Kolkata from December 30 and leaving Gazipur City from December 31 and 22323/22324 Kolkata – Gazipur City Weekly express via Dhanbad leaving Kolkata...

Chittaranjan, 29 Dec 2018/--/Chittaranjan   Locomotive  Works(CLW)  appoints  239 New  staff (including  42 women  employees)  in  December 2018 recruited  through Railway  Recruitment Cell (RRC)  . Praveen Mishra, general  manager  expressed  hope  that  this  will  go in long  way  in  enhancing...

NEW DELHI, 29 Dec 2018/--/Ministry of Railways has decided that the combined reservation quota of lower berths earmarked for senior citizens, female passengers 45 years of age and above and pregnant women may be enhanced. At present, the following combined reservation quota of lower berths is...

Kolkata, 29 Dec 2018/--/Metro Railway will run modified services on the New Year Day.  This day, total 250 services (125UP + 125 DN) will be run, out of which 83 services (41UP + 42 DN) will be run from Kavi Subhas to Noapara. Time schedule of the 1st and the last Metro services, both from Kavi...

Kolkata, 29 Dec 2018/--/Dance is a medium through which one can let go of all their inhibitions and fears and be their truest self. 'Trust' is the foundation of any partner work, be it in dancing or real life. This was the prime focus of the partnering workshop hosted by Ashmita Biswas and...

Kolkata, 29 Dec 2018/--/One AC 3-Tier coach will be attached with 12496/12495 Kolkata –Bikaner–Kolkata Pratap Express (weekly) leaving Kolkata from January 4 to February 1 and  leaving Bikaner from January 3 to January 31 on temporary basis for the convenience of passengers. (EOIC)

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2018/--/ER/RPF puts relentless effort for the security of passengers throughout the year. Despite round-the-clock devotion to duty, their activity of human aspect by which passengers immensely benefitted are worthy to be mentioned. These include rescuing of children, handing over of...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2018/--/Vedanta Resources has always strived for the sustainable development of the underprivileged with an aim to empower and educate those sections of the society. In line with the philosophy, the natural resources company had setup Vedanta Foundation in 1992. On similar lines,...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2018/--/Social Entrepreneur and Philanthropist, Ms Chaitali Das shared her aspirations and plans for the New Year today at an event - ‘A Journey Ahead’, organized by AFT in her honour for winning the coveted title. She won the AFT Mrs International 2018 title at AFT Miss & Mrs...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2018/--/‘Wilderness Through Lens’, a two day wildlife photographic exhibition by Ketan Sengupta, CEO, Bengal Peerless Housing Development Company Ltd was held at Gallery Gold. Eminent actor and vivid wildlife enthusiast Sabyasachi Chakraborty graced the occasion to take through the...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2018/--/For Freight Corridor work, traffic block will be required over Khana-Rampurhat-Malda section from 01.45 hrs. to 10.30 hrs. on 30.12.2018 (Sunday). Consequently, the following trains will remain cancelled:- *53403 Rampurhat-Gaya Passenger on 30.12.2018 *53404 Gaya-Jamalpur...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2018/--/For convenience of the pilgrims of Gangasagar Mela, the State Government Authority (District Magistrate, South 24-Parganas) has requested for temporary withdrawal of stoppage of all EMU local trains at Kashinagar Flag Station in Lakshmikantapur-Namkhana section of Sealdah...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2018/--/Every year lakhs of devotees from all over the country assembled at Dakshineswar temple near Dakshineswar Railway station on 1st January, 2019 on the occasion of Kalpataru Utsab. To clear the extra rush of the pilgrims, Eastern Railway will run two pairs of EMU special...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2018/--/South Eastern Railway has provided CCTV based Surveillance system at its important stations to enhance safety and security of the passengers. Till now, 533 CCTV Cameras have been installed at major and important stations of SER to ensure security of the passengers.  The...

Bhubaneswar, 28 Dec 2018/--/Political parties in Odisha geared up for next year's assembly and Lok Sabha elections as the BJD government rolled out a slew of welfare schemes in 2018 in a bid to beat anti-incumbency amid opposition cries that the sops were aimed to grab votes. High-octane politics...

Kolkata, 28 Dec 2018/--/Caring Minds and Jadavpur University signed an MOU to recognize the one-year Diploma in Psychological Counseling and the six-month Certificate Course in Psychotherapy offered by Caring Minds. The session for these courses will begin in April 2019. Classes will be held at...

Kolkata, 27 Dec 2018/--/Around 42 passengers were taken ill, five of them seriously  after smoke was detected inside an air-conditioned coach of the Kolkata Metro today, officials said. Smoke was seen coming out of the Dum Dum-bound metro rake soon after it left the Maidan station. "A lot of smoke...

Kolkata, 27 Dec 2018/--/Dhumketu Puppet Theatre, a registered troupe of Regional Outreach Bureau (Song & Drama Division), Kolkata, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India is organizing a social awakening puppet play. The theme of the program is "Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)"...

Kolkata, 27 Dec 2018/--/Purushottam Bagchandka Academic School was established in 2001 by Lakhi Parmatma Charitable Trust with an objective to provide quality education and fostering all round development of its students. P.K. Bhagchandka, founded this school with the sole aim of imparting good all...

Kolkata, 27 Dec 2018/--/Celebration of winter festivities started off in the city with the joint celebration of New Town Book Fair, New Town Fair and the National Poetry festival. Debashish Sen, Additional Chief Secretary, Govt of West Bengal, IT Department, Government of West Bengal & Chairman...

Kumarikata, 27 Dec 2018/--/A weekly rural market in Assam's Baksa district exclusively sells rat meat as the finished rat, cooked as a spicy gravy dish or nicely browned, is considered a Sunday delicacy. A traditional food item among some ethnic communities in the northeastern region, rat meat is...

Guwahati, 27 Dec 2018/--/The Gauhati High Court has issued a notice to the state of Assam and a complainant on the basis of a petition filed by a transgender beggar, seeking quashing of an FIR, police charge sheet and a local court order against her on charges of illegally collecting money in...

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