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Odisha MLA, wife harvest paddy on festive break

While others of his ilk appear to be on an extended vacation on account of Durga Puja and Diwali, Nityananda G...

175 trucks with wheat seized

Customs authorities over the last few weeks have seized 175 trucks laden with wheat packed in gunny bags with ...
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Electric shock kills three kids

Three children who were taking part in a religious procession were electrocuted  and 15 were injured in I...

Nitish attacks Lalu on women's issues

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday attacked Opposition party RJD by appealing to people to not "...

CRPF 12 hurt as driver tries to save goat

As many as 12 CRPF personnel were injured, five of them critically, when a truck taking them to Nimiaghat in B...

Hard campaign for legacy seats

As the campaign for bypolls for Dumka and Bermo Assembly seats heading towards its end on Monday evening, the ...

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India  /  Published 27.12.18

Time for cable TV switch till Jan 31

The national telecom regulator has allowed time till January 31 for the cable industry to complete the transition to the new payment regime. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) had announ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Report bares trafficking facts

A report that has compiled 50 trafficking cases of Bengal bares several aspects of the menace.A third of the alleged traffickers arrested in the state were women and over 40 per cent of the survivors ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Proposal for job scheme on tea land

The Bengal government has sent a proposal to the Centre through the Tea Board of India to implement the 100-day work scheme in tea plantations. The suggestion seems to be part of Nabanna’s plan to e...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

‘Horns locked’ at Pous Mela

Pous Mela has long been a crowd-puller. But this time, it has some uninvited guests who refuse to be “cowed down”. About 30 to 40 cows have been snapping at the heels of stall-hoppers at the packe...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Youths open fire in Kasba, trader hurt

A trader was injured when a bullet grazed his hand on GS Bose Road in Kasba on Sunday evening when a group of youths allegedly opened fire to threaten some residents who were resisting a takeover bid ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Tweak adds to airport parking woes

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By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.12.19

Bengal Assembly to felicitate Abhijit Banerjee

The Bengal Assembly on Monday adopted a unanimous proposal to felicitate this year’s Nobel prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, the second from the state to get the world’s most prestigious awar...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.19

‘Nitish under BJP pressure’

JDU senior leader from Bihar Narendra Singh will campaign for Independent candidate Saryu Roy who is fighting chief minister Raghubar Das in Jamshedpur East Assembly constituency.“It is unfortunate ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 27.12.18

Cachar mill staff to rally during Modi visit

The HPC Paper Mills Revival Action Committee has decided to organise a protest rally ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Barak Valley on January 4.The committee has informed Cachar depu...
By Our Correspondent in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 27.12.18

Assam tea, cordiality bowl over Sir Vivian

Cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards was bowled over by the warmth of people of Assam, scenic views and world famous tea — and these have not changed since his last visit here in 1983.Sir Vivian is in...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati


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