AMRI case: Directors’ police custody extended by 3 days (Lead)

December 20th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday extended by three days the police custody of six Advanced Medicare & Research Institute (AMRI) Hospital directors facing trial in connection ... Read more...

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31 Myanmar nationals held in Tripura

December 17th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 17 (IANS) Illegal influx of Myanmarese nationals into India through Bangladesh has continued, with 31 held for sneaking into Tripura, police said here Saturday. Among the arrested ... Read more...

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Brazil is India’s bridge to Latin America: Former envoy

October 30th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 30 (IANS) Brazil is the bridge leading to Latin America, the final frontier for Indian diplomacy, says former Indian ambassador to Brazil Amitava Tripathi."I regard Latin America as ... Read more...

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UNESCO representative visits Visva-Bharati to asses its legacy

October 6th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan (West Bengal), Oct 6 (IANS) A UNESCO representative Wednesday visited Visva-Bharati University here founded by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore to assess whether it could be listed as a world heritage site. ... Read more...

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Apex court sets aside CPI-M leader’s jail term

August 25th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday set aside a three-day jail sentence awarded to West Bengal Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) secretary Biman Bose in a contempt case. Bose was ... Read more...

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BJP seeks Kolkata principal’s arrest over corporal punishment (Lead)

June 14th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Protests over the death of a student of the La Martiniere for Boys school here, allegedly due to physical and mental torture, grew Monday with the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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BJP seeks Bengal school principal’s arrest

June 14th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Activists of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing staged a protest outside La Martiniere for Boys school here and demanded the arrest of the principal and four ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court grants relief to Mayawati in currency garland case

March 22nd, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad, Mar 22 (ANI): The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court on Monday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the alleged expenses ... Read more...

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Mountaineer dies after fall from West Bengal hill

February 2nd, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) A mountaineer died Tuesday after he slipped and fell from the Ayodhya hill in West Bengal's Purulia district while on a trekking mission, police said. Amitava Sen, who was ... Read more...

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Personal connections help improve product sales

July 21st, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that personal connections are likely to improve sales of a product.For instance, if the buyers share the birthday or a birthplace with the ... Read more...

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Indian art travels abroad this summer (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)

May 29th, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Indian art is going places this summer. Contemporary artist Manish Pushkale is heading to Europe and says "it's vacation time".He will exhibit jointly with senior ... Read more...

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‘Economic slowdown will check commercialisation of art’

March 31st, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Ramnagar (Uttarakhand), March 31 (IANS) The economic meltdown is having a beneficial effect on the Indian art world by checking commercialisation of art, feels a group of artists.The group of ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits IT sector in West Bengal

August 20th, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) The Information Technology (IT) and Information Technology enabled Services (ITeS) sector in West Bengal was severely hit Wednesday following a nation-wide strike called by Leftist trade unions to ... Read more...

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