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Kohima, 27 Mar 2017/--/The functioning of government offices, including the Nagaland State Civil Secretariat was affected today as government employees resorted to pen down strike demanding implementation of 7th Revision of Pay. Irked over the 'failure' of the state government to fulfil their...

Itanagar, 27 Mar 2017/--/The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) today termed the comments of NSCN-IM general secretary T Muivah on integration of Naga-inhabited areas as "disturbing". Muivah on March 21 had said the Framework Agreement has paved way for a Greater Nagalim by integrating...

NEW DELHI, 27 Mar 2017/--/The CPI has expressed shock at its "marginalisation" in Manipur assembly elections, saying the defeat reflects "total loss" of the party following. The CPI had fancied putting on a good show in the recently held assembly polls in the state after having polled nearly 15 per...

Bhubaneswar, 27 Mar 2017/--/Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik today ordered the Crime Branch of Police to probe into the alleged posting of obscene remarks against some women students along with their photos on a social media site. Patnaik ordered the Director of the Crime Branch of Police to...

NEW DELHI, 27 Mar 2017/--/Newly-elected chief minister of Manipur N Biren Singh today called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and apprised him about the issues concerning the North-Eastern (N-E) state. During the 20-minute meeting, Singh briefed the Prime Minister regarding the financial health of...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Police recovered some human skeletal remains from a deserted pond in the southern part of the city today and have begun investigations. A senior officer of Kolkata Police said acting on a call from a local, a police team reached the spot at Brahmapur and found the bones. "...

Bhubaneswar, 27 Mar 2017/--/The Odisha Assembly today witnessed pandemonium over the alleged starvation death of a man in Kalahandi district with the Opposition Congress and BJP demanding a statement from the government. The issue was raised by Leader of Opposition Narasingha Mishra during Zero...

Agartala, 27 Mar 2017/--/A 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped and then murdered at Dharmanagar, headquarters of North Tripura district, about 220 km from here, police said today.The girl, a student of class IX received a phone call from a known person on Saturday evening and left her house,...

Aizawl, 27 Mar 2017/--/Mizoram home minister R Lalzirliana today said three policemen of the first battalion of the India Reserved Police (IRP) were suspended after they indulged in firing at Mizoram-Assam border Saipum village on Sunday night. Lalzirliana informed the state assembly that...

Ranchi, 27 Mar 2017/--/Jharkhand Governor Droupadi Murmu today said environmental protection is a national as well as international responsibility. "It's a moral as well as social responsibility for each and every citizen of the country and the globe," Murmu said while speaking on the occasion of...

Itanagar, 27 Mar 2017/--/A cyclonic storm accompanied by heavy rain lashed Deomali in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh causing massive damages to several dwellings and uprooting many trees. The cyclone on Sunday also snapped power supply lines and it may take some time to restore electricity,...

Guwahati, 27 Mar 2017/--/Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal today urged primary school teachers to instill good qualities in students from a nascent stage. "Teachers have the big responsibility of building good citizens and primary school teachers are agents of change who can instil good...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/For the convenience of the passengers, Eastern Railway will attach one additional General Second class unreserved coach each with 29 passenger trains with effect from different dates between March 28 and March 31, permanently. General Second class unreserved coach will be...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Indian Railway Medical Service Association (IRMSA) of South Eastern Railway (SER) organised a two-day long 37th Annual Conference & Continuing Medical Education Prorgamme (CME) with the theme “Newer Perspective in Oncology” on March 25 and 26, at BNR Auditorium near...

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) has initiated a fortnight long Swachhta Pakhwada from March 16 to March 31 in accordance with the plan of Union ministry of shipping.  In addition to various activities towards a cleaner environment undertaken by the port on a regular and sustained...

Burdwan, 26 Mar 2017/--/Eight persons were killed and one was injured when a multi utility vehicle (MUV) collided with a truck in Burdwan district today, police said. The MUV was on its way to Samudragarh in Kalna sub-division of Burdwan district when it collided with the potato laden truck near...

NEW DELHI, 26 Mar 2017/--/Home Minister Rajnath Singh today reviewed the security situation in Assam along with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and top officials of central and state governments. During the hour-long meeting, he was briefed about the steps taken to check violence perpetrated by...

SHEIKHPURA, 26 Mar 2017/--/Six labourers were injured, three of them seriously, when an under construction railway bridge caved in at Pinjri village within the limits of Barbigha police station in Bihar's Sheikhpura district today. Barbigha police station SHO Navin Kumar said the incident occurred...

NEW DELHI, 26 Mar 2017/--/With its many remnants of World War-II, North East India, especially Manipur and Nagaland, is an important part of the reconciliation process between Japan and Britain, Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu has said. He made these comments during a special...

Kolkata, 26 Mar 2017/--/West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today strongly condemned the terror attack in Bangladesh and expressed solidarity with brothers and sisters in the neighbouring country. "Strongly condemn the suicide attack in Sylhet," she said in a tweet. "My solidarity with...

Kolkata, 26 Mar 2017/--/Philanthropist and author Sudha Murthy today wondered how social changes in the past 50 years has brought a large number of women in engineering and other fields. At present, 35-40 per cent of IT sector employees are women while she had been the only girl student doing...

Kolkata, 26 Mar 2017/--/Narayana Health Group that runs RN Tagore Institute of Cardiac Sciences in Mukundapur, Kolkata and Narayana Superspeciality & Multispeciality hospitals in Howrah announced the launch of its fourth e- Health Centre in West Bengal at Tikiapara in Howrah district in...

KOLKATA/BHUBANESWAR, 26 Mar 2017/--/Dibrugarh University (DU) of Assam conferred D.Litt. Honoris Causa on eminent educationist and social activist Prof. Achyuta Samanta of Odisha at a special convocation held recently. The Vice Chancellor of the University Dr. Alak Kumar Buragohain conferred the...

Chittaranjan, 26 Mar 2017/--/V. P. Pathak, General Manager/CLW today inaugurates a bulk messaging system for the benefit of CLW vendors who will be intimated through SMS regarding the clearance of their payments. This system has been developed by the Electronic Data Processing Center of CLW under...

Kolkata, 26 Mar 2017/--/Dr. Moon Chattaraj, Dental Consultant and Implantologist and HOD, Dental Department, AMRI Hospitals, informed that Root Canal treatments are now painless, done without medication and need just 10 minutes for one tooth if done with laser. AMRI Hospitals has the highest number...

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