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Wednesday , April 12 , 2017
Calcutta Weather
Min : 27.30°C (+2)
Max : 37.30°C (+1)
Rainfall : 0.00 mm
Relative Humidity:
Max : 92.00% Min : 16.00%
Sunrise : 5:19 AM
Sunset : 5:56 PM
Mainly clear sky. Later, around 37°C.

Centre moves against Supreme Court verdict lifting AFSPA shield in Manipur

Apr 12, 2017
The Centre on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a hearing on its curative plea against the court’s 2016 verdict allowing police investigations against armed forces engaged in...   | Read..

Somali forces rescue Indians held by pirates

Apr 12, 2017
Somali security forces clashed with a pirate gang early on Wednesday and freed nine seamen kidnapped on an Indian cargo this month, officials said.   | Read..

BJP man's bounty on Mamata condemned

Apr 12, 2017
Parliament on Wednesday strongly condemned a statement by a BJP youth wing leader announcing a Rs 11 lakh bounty to anyone who beheads West Bengal chief minister Mamata...   | Read..

MP govt pulls up IAS officer who praised toilet plan but asked where is water for flushing

Apr 12, 2017
The Madhya Pradesh government has served a notice to a woman IAS officer for raising some serious questions about the Centre's Open Defecation Free (ODF) campaign.   | Read..

50,000 villages don't have mobile network

Apr 12, 2017
Mobile telephony has not yet reached around 50,000 villages across the country, the government said on Wednesday.   | Read..
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