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Northeast facing acute cooking gas shortage


September 14th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) Northeast India is facing a severe shortage of cooking gas since April after production in four Indian Oil refineries in Assam was hit.Tripura Food and Civil ... Read more...

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Tripura government offers sops for construction workers


September 13th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 13 (IANS) Continuing to offer sops to woo the electorate ahead of the assembly polls, the Left Front government in Tripura Thursday announced pensions and other benefits for ... Read more...

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GNLA chief to move fresh bail plea in Meghalaya court


September 12th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 12 (IANS) Chief of Meghalaya's outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) Champion R. Sangma is likely to move a fresh bail application in a court here, a legal ... Read more...

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Bengal may set up gas-based power plant


August 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government is exploring the possibility of setting up a gas-based power plant in Durgapur, an official said Wednesday."We have not yet decided about ... Read more...

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Meghalaya bus crash kills 31 (Second Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 8 (IANS) Thirty-one people were killed and 27 injured when a bus proceeding from Assam to Tripura rolled down a hill in Meghalaya early Wednesday, police said.Two women ... Read more...

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Thanks to Olympics, vegetable, leather goods exports swell


August 6th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Exports of vegetables, fruits and leather goods from West Bengal to Britain have risen many folds, thanks to the ongoing London Olympics.Vegetables like beans, gourd, long ... Read more...

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Action against fake poor in Tripura


July 31st, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 31 (IANS) Tripura has stepped up a statewide crackdown on people who have claimed fake 'povery status' and collected over Rs.10 million as fines from those who have ... Read more...

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Dalmiya re-elected CAB president


July 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya was re-elected Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) president with a thumping majority at the cash-rich body's Annual General Meeting here Saturday.Dalmiya ... Read more...

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Mutatkar reaches semis of Maharashtra badminton


July 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India No.2 Aditi Mutatkar outplayed Mumbai Suburban's Ridhi Panjwani 21-12, 21-14 to enter the women's single semifinal in the second Maharashtra Senior State Selection Badminton Tournament ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Jigna Vora granted bail (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday granted bail to woman journalist Jigna Vora arrested in the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey in June last year.A Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Demand for Olympic torch soars


July 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Biswajit Dey (27), who works in Radisson Edwardian Hotels Group, arrived at Olympic Park early in the morning. Making his way towards the main entrance into ... Read more...

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Dey murder: Jigna Vora gets bail


July 27th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) A special Mumbai court Friday granted bail to woman journalist Jigna Vora arrested in the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey in June last year.A Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Sex workers strive to fight exclusion, discrimination


July 27th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata July 26 (IANS) Resolving to take forward the fight against "exclusion and "discriminatory practices", over 550 sex workers from 46 countries released a declaration at the ongoing International AIDS ... Read more...

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BJP demands CBI probe into Mumbai scribe’s murder


July 26th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after seeking a probe into Mumbai journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, an opposition leader in Maharashtra Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the sensational ... Read more...

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Dalmiya has a challenger in Samar Pal for top CAB post


July 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Seasoned cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya will be up against former association joint-secretary Samar Pal for the president's post in the Cricket Association of Bengal during its ... Read more...

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It was an honour to sing for Rajesh Khanna: Manna Dey


July 18th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Expressing grief over the demise of actor Rajesh Khanna, legendary singer Manna Dey Wednesday said he was honoured to have sung for the "first superstar" of ... Read more...

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More from Bengal schools: Two girls asked to disrobe


July 14th, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) A high school teacher in West Bengal was arrested Saturday after she allegedly made a Class 8 student take off her uniform to check if she ... Read more...

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CAB joint secretary surrenders in court, gets bail


July 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey Friday surrendered before a city court which had issued an arrest warrant against him on a complaint made ... Read more...

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Court issues arrest warrant against CAB joint secretary


July 11th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A city court Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey in a complaint made by the West Bengal fire ... Read more...

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Landslides disrupt rail services to Northeast


June 4th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam)/Agartala, June 4 (IANS) Rail services between southern Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Mizoram and the rest of India have been suspended since Sunday following heavy landslides on railway tracks, ... Read more...

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Tripura demands roll back of oil price hike


May 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) The ruling Left Front in Tripura Thursday demanded immediate withdrawal of the hike in petrol prices and organised demonstrations across the north eastern state to press ... Read more...

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Sonia assures help to pension activists


May 21st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi Monday assured activists demanding review of the old age pension scheme that she will refer it to the ... Read more...

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Bengal teacher who dared ex-legislator granted bail


May 10th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) Bhangar College professor Debjani Dey, accused of misbehaving with former Trinamool Congress legislator Arabul Islam, was Thursday granted bail after she surrendered before a West Bengal ... Read more...

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Man held for distributing plagiarised poems of Mamata


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) A man was arrested from central Kolkata Thursday and booked under the Copyright Act for illegally publishing and distributing books containing several poems of West ... Read more...

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Ex-Trinamool legislator surrenders over assault, gets bail


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Former Trinamool Congress legislator Arabul Islam, booked for several offences following complaints of physical assault by some college teachers, Monday surrendered before a West Bengal ... Read more...

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Trinamool warns against mixing politics with profession


April 27th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government Friday warned the employees of institutions providing essential services against indulging in politics at the cost of their work."There is ... Read more...

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East Bengal scrape past Chirag United 4-3


April 16th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) East Bengal beat Chirag United Kerala 4-3 in a thrilling I-League encounter at the Yuba Bharati Krinangan here Monday.For East Bengal, Penn Orji scored in the ... Read more...

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Four youths saved from drowning in Bengal


April 8th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Two army personnel rescued four people from drowning in river Hooghly after they were caught in a high tide here Sunday. Soldiers of Inland Water Transport ... Read more...

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Tripura gives 12 percent subsidy on power tariff


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 3 (IANS) With an eye on next year's assembly polls, Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday announced a 12 percent subsidy on a 17 percent power tariff hike ... Read more...

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BJP supporters burn Chinese flag


March 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 21 (IANS) The youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assam Wednesday burnt a Chinese flag, protesting against Chinese military incursion into India's northeast.The protesters ... Read more...

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Kolkata police discuss security with IPL stakeholders


March 21st, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Top officials of the Kolkata Police held a meeting Tuesday with various stakeholders of the Indian Premier League (IPL) regarding security during the matches to be ... Read more...

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Rollback rail fare hike: Tripura minister


March 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 14 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government wants a rollback of passenger fare hike proposed in the rail budget presented by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi in parliament, a minister ... Read more...

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Agartala airport to be air hub


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has undertaken a plan to make the airport here an air hub to expand connectivity between India's northeast and neighbouring ... Read more...

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Flights hit as fire erupts at Bangladesh airport


March 1st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) Many flights were cancelled after a fire broke out Thursday at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Bangladesh's Chittagong city. There were, however, no casualties.Rajib Kanti ... Read more...

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Woman journalist charged for J. Dey murder (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) A Mumbai-based woman journalist, Jigna Vora, was Tuesday chargesheeted in connection with the murder of senior scribe Jyotirmoy Dey in June last year, police said adding ... Read more...

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