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Sikkim declares Katley as state fish

The Sikkim government has declared copper mahseer, locally called katley, as the state fish, to highlight its ...

Hit by desertions, BJP sacks Dilip Ghosh as Bengal unit chief

The BJP removed its Bengal unit president Dilip Ghosh in a surprise move late on Monday evening, and handed ov...
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Turncoats irk BJP leaders

A section of top BJP office-bearers in Bengal is upset with the central leadership that many Trinamul Congress...

Jharkhand manages to curb dengue cases

Timely preparations by the Jharkhand government has helped it to battle the menace of vector-borne diseases in...

Pact for coal mine methane exploration

The Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a Coal India Limited subsidiary, signed a memorandum of understanding with Pra...

Non-NDA parties support bandh

Supporters of all non-NDA parties will come out on the streets across Jharkhand to enforce the Bharat Bandh ca...

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West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.19

Entry bar on old commercial vehicles

Commercial vehicles 15 years or older will not be allowed to enter the areas under the Calcutta, Howrah, Bidhannagar and Barrackpore commissionerates, the transport department has announced in a notif...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.12.19

Blame the North for the sweat

A gloomy Sunday with partly cloudy sky robbed people in most parts of Jharkhand the nip in the morning air.Weathermen said a western disturbance in north India, coupled with moisture incursion from Ba...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.19

Dalma resorts packed to capacity till February

 If you’re planning for a quick gateway at the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary this winter, chances are that you might be disappointed.The resorts at the scenic wildlife sanctuary, 30km from Jamshedpu...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 08.12.19

Look ‘black’ in Citizenship (Amendment) Bill anger in Assam

Black flags and posters have become the symbol of protest for anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Bill groups in Assam.Over the past few days, the BJP and the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leaders have either fac...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.12.19

Ex-rebels call 50-hour strike atTripura

The Tripura United Indigenous Peoples Council (TUIPC), a joint body of 48 surrendered militant outfits, on Sunday called a 50-hours statewide strike demanding scrapping of the Citizenship (Amendment) ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 07.12.19

Non-stop bill protest looms

Assam is seemingly moving towards days of non-stop agitation witnessed over three decades ago during the anti-foreigner Assam Movement (1979-1985), as it continues to simmer over the Citizenship (Amen...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.19

Bengal to ease onion ache

The Bengal government has decided to import 800 tonnes of onions from Alwar in Rajasthan at a time the price of the kitchen staple has touched Rs 140-150 a kg in most retail markets. “We hope to sta...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.19

Delhi ‘delays’, Didi lines up Bulbul aid

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to spend Rs 1,300 crore to extend “immediate” relief to nearly 35 lakh farmers affected by Cyclone Bulbul in a move being viewed as a bid to discredit th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.12.19

Pathalgadi villages hope for change

Residents of several villages affected by the pathalgadi movement in Khunti stood in long queues to cast their votes on Saturday though the polling percentage slipped to 63.66 from 66.83 in the Lok Sa...
By Manob Chowdhary and Raj Kumar in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 07.12.19

Film festival to remember Mrinal Sen in Guwahati

The 12th edition of International Guwahati Film Festival (IGFF), one of the oldest film festivals in eastern India, will begin on Tuesday at the District Library here. Organised by Gauhati Cine Club (...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati


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