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BSF acted in self-defence, India tells Bangladesh


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Days after Bangladesh protested the killing of its three citizens in firing by the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, India Tuesday regretted the casualties but ... Read more...

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74 percent turnout in first phase of West Bengal polls


April 18th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr 18 (ANI): Around seventy four per cent voters exercised their franchise as polling ended in the first phase of the West Bengal Assembly elections for 54 seats spread over ... Read more...

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Vote out CPI-M, end misrule: Rahul tells Bengal (Lead)


April 14th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Naxalbari (West Bengal), April 14 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Thursday launched a scathing attack on the Left Front government in West Bengal, saying its leaders put their own ... Read more...

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Poll campaigning peaks in north Bengal districts


April 13th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, April 13 (IANS) With only three days of campaigning left in the first phase of assembly elections in West Bengal, senior political leaders from all major ... Read more...

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Reliance’s BIG FM to be first Indian radio channel in Bhutan


February 18th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Entering into a strategic alliance with Bhutan's High 92.7 FM radio channel, Reliance Broadcast Network's radio arm 92.7 BIG FM has become the first-ever Indian radio station to ... Read more...

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Rahul hints at hard bargaining with Trinamool


September 16th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday yet again signalled that his party would resort to hard bargaining with the Trinamool Congress during alliance formation for next year's ... Read more...

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Strengthen Congress organisation in West Bengal: Rahul


September 15th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Without naming the Trinamool Congress, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said his party wanted an alliance "based on respect" for next year's West Bengal assembly polls ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi on three-day Bengal visit from Sep 14


September 11th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will be on a three-day visit to West Bengal starting Sep 14 to boost the Youth Congress membership drive in the state, ... Read more...

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15 killed in West Bengal accident (Lead)


August 29th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and around 25 were injured when a bus fell into a ditch in West Bengal's Coochbehar district Sunday. Locals later went on ... Read more...

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15 die as bus falls into ditch in West Bengal


August 29th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and around 20 injured when a bus fell into a ditch in West Bengal's Coochbehar district Sunday, an official said. "I have received ... Read more...

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Kolkata hospital launches air ambulance service


August 8th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The Medica Superspeciality Hospital here Sunday launched an air evacuation and consulting service for patients in various cities in West Bengal and other states including upto Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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West Bengal farmers expect good jute production this year


June 27th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Jalpaiguri (West Bengal), June 27 (ANI): Jute farmers in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri District are expecting a good production this year as the area has received good rainfall."This time, we have good rain ... Read more...

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Bird watching camp in West Bengal forests


January 30th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarCoochbehar (West Bengal), Jan.30 (ANI): A three-day bird watching camp is being set up in West Bengal's Patlakahawa forests to educate birdwatchers about rare species of birds.Organised by 'The Himalayan ... Read more...

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Polling begins in West Bengal amid tight security


April 30th, 2009 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Polling began in the Left turf of West Bengal for 14 of its 42 Lok Sabha seats amid tight security in the northern and Maoist-hit western regions Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Paramount Airways to fly to Kolkata by June


February 25th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) After entering the southern and western markets of the country, private carrier Paramount Airways is now planning to launch services to the eastern sector by June. "We are looking ... Read more...

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Culling of birds continues in West Bengal’s Coochbehar district


February 4th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Coochbehar (WB), Feb 4 (ANI): Culling operations are continuing in two bird flu affected villages in West Bengal''s Coochbehar district. Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has notified avian influenza outbreak ... Read more...

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West Bengal prepares for third phase of panchayat polls


May 17th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 17(ANI): As West Bengal gears up for the third phase of panchayat polls to be held on Sunday, the State Government has tightened security throughout North Bengal. The polling ... Read more...

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Potato farmers too threaten to commit suicide in West Bengal


April 3rd, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by admin
By Soma Mitra Burdwan (West Bengal), April 3 (ANI): Despite a bumper yield of potato this year in West Bengal, farmers are a dejected lot. The common complaint is that they have ... Read more...

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