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Don’t use Facebook to contact us: ULFA


March 19th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 19 (IANS) The anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Font of Asom (ULFA) led by Paresh Baruah alias Paresh Asom Monday cautioned against using Facebook as medium ... Read more...

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New directors, new ideas power Bengali cinema’s resurgence


February 19th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) A potent mix of sleek production, inspiration from literary works, sex and high quality music are behind a resurgent commercial Bengali cinema, which is again giving ... Read more...

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For those with wanderlust, Delhi Book Fair is the stop


August 29th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The pull of the unknown, wanderlust and India's richness as a destination of great heritage are the flavours of the 17th Delhi Book Fair ... Read more...

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Court refuses to relax MBBS eligibility for northeast tribals


August 10th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 10 (IANS) The Gauhati High Court Wednesday dismissed a plea for further relaxation of requisite marks for admission to medical colleges for the northeast's tribal students, a ... Read more...

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Three dengue deaths in Orissa


August 9th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) At least three people including a woman died of dengue in Angul district of Orissa, an official said Monday.The dengue outbreak is concentrated in Angul, deputy ... Read more...

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Maoists regrouping in Bengal: Police


July 5th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Maoists in three western districts of West Bengal, on the back foot after killing and arrests of many of their leading members over the past two ... Read more...

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Left workers’ aid for ailing Congress leader


May 28th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 28 (IANS) In a rare gesture, the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), the youth wing of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Saturday donated money for the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Buddhadeb’ threatens voters, complaint lodged (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) A complaint has been filed with the election authorities that a caller identifying himself as West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is threatening some people in ... Read more...

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Caller claiming to be Buddhadeb threatens voters (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) A caller identifying himself as West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is threatening some people in his constituency Jadavpore, his election agent said here Monday."The calls ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Caller claims to be Buddhadeb, threatens voters


April 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) A caller identifying himself as West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is threatening some people in his constituency Jadavpore, an official said here Monday."The calls came ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Buddhadeb files papers from Jadavpore (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday filed his nomination as the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidate from Jadavpore - from where he has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Five Maoists among 82 prisoners writing Bengal board exams


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Eightytwo prisoners, including five Maoists, lodged in various correctional homes in West Bengal appeared in the state's secondary board examination that started Wednesday, an official said."Altogether, 82 prison ... Read more...

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Two killed by Maoists in West Bengal


October 7th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 7 (IANS) Two men, including a Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) supporter, were killed by suspected Maoists in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said Thursday."Bagmari primary school teacher and ... Read more...

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Orissa newspaper owner being framed, say media, opposition


September 17th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 (IANS) A newspaper publisher was arrested here for allegedly duping a student, but media groups and opposition parties are protesting the move and allege that he has been ... Read more...

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Cholera toll rises in Orissa district


September 12th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) Cholera and other water-borne diseases claimed two more lives in Orissa's Rayagada district Saturday, taking the toll to 37 since August, officials said. "Two more deaths were reported ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Woman Maoist commander surrenders in West Bengal


August 28th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Midnapore (West Bengal), Aug 28 (ANI): A woman self-styled Maoist commander has surrendered before police in West Bengal's West Midnapore District alleging sexual exploitation by ultra leaders.Shobha Mandi alias Sikha is the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

One more swine flu case in Orissa


August 27th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) One more person tested positive for swine flu in Orissa Friday taking the total of people infected in the state to 74 since July, an official said. The latest ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Maoist killed by security forces, rebels gun down man


August 24th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Midnapore, Aug 24 (IANS) A Maoist guerilla was killed during a three-hour gunfight between the rebels and joint security forces in West Bengal's West Midnapore district early Tuesday, police said. The rebels ... Read more...

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Ami Je Cheyechhi Tomay Coming Up


August 9th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ami Je Cheyechhi Tomay is a romantic movie. It is touted for a 2010 release. This sees the popular duo of Rahul-Priyanka teaming up once again. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Orissa confirms two more swine flu cases


July 30th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) Two more people tested positive for swine flu in Orissa Friday, taking the total of affected people to five in the state this month, an official said. "A 35-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Two test positive for swine flu in Orissa (Lead)


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) A doctor and a woman have tested positive for swine flu in this Orissa capital, a senior health official said Friday. "The doctor tested positive Thursday while the woman ... Read more...

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Delhi University’s first cut-off list Tuesday


June 21st, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) With Delhi University set to announce its first cut-off list Tuesday, aspirants were tense as they hoped to make it to the premier varsity. "The cut off ... Read more...

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Left Front announces nominees for Kolkata civic polls


April 17th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) Mayor Bikash Bhattacharya opted out of the fray as West Bengal's ruling Left Front Saturday released its list of candidates for the May 30 Kolkata civic polls, at ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bhat, Murgunde out of Asian Badminton


April 14th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India's Arvind Bhat and Trupti Murgunde crashed out of the singles event on the opening day of the main draw of Badminton Asia Championships here Wednesday. Bhat, seeded ... Read more...

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Over 100 shanties gutted in Kolkata fire (Lead)


March 5th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) More than 100 shanties were gutted when a huge fire broke out on the eastern outskirts of Kolkata Friday, a senior fire department official said. No casualty was ... Read more...

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Manisha Koirala to launch Nepal ex-princess’ new novel


March 1st, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 1 (IANS) Bollywood actor Manisha Koirala, who became unpopular in her own country Nepal five years ago by supporting the army-backed coup of King Gyanendra Bir Bikram Shah, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kolkata projects to be named after Jyoti Basu


January 31st, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) The Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) Saturday announced that three of its projects will be named after late Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu. The projects are a water ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

200 shanties gutted in Kolkata fire


January 21st, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 200 shanties were gutted in a devastating fire that swept through Tangra in Kolkata's eastern fringes Thursday, a fire department official said. The early morning blaze ravaged ... Read more...

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Buddha, Somnath too have pledged to donate body


January 20th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) Like Marxist icon Jyoti Basu, more than 700,000 people in West Bengal, including Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee and former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, have pledged to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BSF trooper shoots himself in Lalgarh


November 10th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper, who was deployed in West Bengal's violence-hit Lalgarh region, committed suicide Tuesday, a senior BSF official said. "A jawan committed suicide by shooting ... Read more...

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Post-Independence Indian, Pakistani masters to feature in New York show


November 10th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 10 (IANS) Works of post-Independence Indian and Pakistani masters will be featured in an art show titled "In Search Of The Vernacular", opening here Thursday at the Aicon Gallery. Featured ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four swine flu deaths take India’s toll to 431 (Lead)


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Four swine flu deaths were reported in India Thursday, taking the toll due to Influenza A (H1N1) virus to 431. Also, 112 new cases were reported in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Educational day centre transforms lives of Assam’s disabled children


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Vaschipem KamodangJorhat (Assam), Oct 22(ANI): An educational day centre for spastic children in Assam's Jorhat city is helping and supporting disabled children through various rehabilitation programmes."Prerona Sishu Bikash Kendra Spastic Society", ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Orissa swine flu patient dies in Delhi


October 22nd, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) A swine flu patient who was shifted from Orissa to the Apollo Hospital in New Delhi earlier this week died Thursday, a state health official said here. A.K. Banwar ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bengal bids adieu to Goddess Durga (Lead)


September 28th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) After four days of revelry, West Bengal Monday bid adieu to Goddess Durga on Bijoya Dashami, the last day of the five-day-long Durga Puja festival, with thousands ... Read more...

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