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Banking services hit in northeast India


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) Banking services were badly hit in the northeastern region Wednesday as most of the public sector banks were closed responding to a two-day nationwide strike call ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

After particle discovery, spotlight on Satyendra Nath Bose


July 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The discovery of a new subatomic particle, possibly the Higgs boson considered "a key to the cosmic riddle", has put the spotlight once again on Satyendra ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

CPI-M’s easy win in Tripura bypoll


June 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Eight months ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the state, the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday retained the Nalchar seat by increasing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Crucial assembly by-poll in Tripura Tuesday


June 11th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 11 (IANS) Amidst unprecedented security and high political significance, the by-election to the Nalchar assembly constituency in western Tripura would be held Tuesday."In all, over 600 BSF (Border ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

First Bangladeshi woman to climb Everest


May 19th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 19 (IANS) A 31-year-old Bangladeshi accountant Saturday became the first woman from her country to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain.Nishat Majumder, who began her adventure ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

4 IITians make it to MIT TR35 list of young innovators (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) IIT-Bombay has emerged as the hottest centre for innovation in the country with three of its alumni - V.S.K. Murthy Balijepalli, Nitin Joshi and Vanteru ... Read more...

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4 IITians make it to MIT TR35 list of young innovators


March 11th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) IIT-Bombay has emerged as the hottest centre for innovation in the country with three of its alumni - V.S.K. Murthy Balijepalli, Nitin Joshi and Vanteru ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

E-governance to wipe out touts in Tripura: Minister


September 15th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 15 (IANS) Tripura is pushing e-governance projects to wipe out touts who have existed for several years in various government services and the tax payment system, a minister ... Read more...

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India’s banking operations hit by nationwide staff strike (Roundup)


August 5th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Majority of banking transactions across India were hit Friday with some one million staff striking work to protest proposals to divest government stake in these ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Excise official hints at delay in new tax regime


June 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Citing constitutional amendments and other legislative procedures, Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) Chairman S.D. Majumder Tuesday said the government's plan to roll out the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Super sand’ to purify drinking water


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 23 (IANS) Scientists have developed a way to chemically transform ordinary sand into so-called "super sand" for improved purification of drinking water.Ordinary sand, an abundant natural resource of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tripura announces holiday to mourn Left leader


June 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 7 (IANS) The Tripura government declared a holiday Tuesday in the memory of veteran communist leader Baidyanath Majumder, who died earlier in the day, officials said here.He would ... Read more...

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Some exemptions to continue in GST system


March 7th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The central government is willing to continue with some exemptions and threshold limits to ensure early implementation of the proposed goods and services tax ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangla group’s shutdown call evokes partial response


January 17th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Jan 17 (IANS) Normal life was partially affected in Siliguri in north West Bengal's Darjeeling district Monday on the second day of the 48-hour shutdown called by the Bangla ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Single dogs can now find a mate on the web


November 14th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Prantick Majumder New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Dog owners worried about the relationship status of their single pets can now heave a sigh of relief. Thanks to DogSpot, a capital-based web portal, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pest attack affects Siliguri’s tea production


October 20th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarSiliguri (West Bengal), Oct.20 (ANI): The tea growers of West Bengal's Siliguri District have incurred huge losses in the current year due to pest attack and heavy downpour.In comparison to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bengali Movie Yug Yug Jio Is Based On A Football Match


August 17th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bappaditya Chakraborty is presenting the new Bengali movie Yug Yug Jio, which has already started shooting from the 13th of August. Directed by Sankar Roy, the movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Former minister likely to be reinducted in Tripura cabinet


July 26th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 26 (IANS) Former Tripura food and minority affairs minister Sahid Chowdhury, who resigned in April 2008 following a controversy over his alleged links with a Bangladeshi arms dealer, is likely ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Riding with the whale sharks in India


July 17th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Prantick Majumder New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The giant whale shark - a gentle specie of the deep sea about which very little is known - will soon be a tourist attraction ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Santosh Trophy: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra earn full points


July 16th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Three time champions Maharashtra began with a bang breezing past Chandigarh 4-0 in a cluster II match of the 64th Santosh Trophy inter-state soccer competition at Howrah near ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Suspected ISI agent among three held in Tripura


July 4th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 4 (IANS) A suspected Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent was among the three people arrested in Tripura immediately after they entered India from Bangladesh, police said here Sunday. "Acting on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

West Bengal small tea gardeners demand relief to protect tea industry


June 15th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri (West Bengal), June 15 (ANI): Small tea garden owners in West Bengal's Siliguri city have demanded relief by way of subsidies on fertilizers and tax exemptions to protect the industry.At the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bangladeshi man gets 10 years in jail in India


May 24th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 24 (IANS) A court in Tripura Monday sentenced a Bangladeshi arms dealer, arrested for his suspected links with terrorists in March 2008, to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment for forging ... Read more...

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Dhampur Sugar Mills win bridge championship


February 8th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Dhampur Sugar Mills won the 2nd Mohanlal Bhartia Memorial Bridge Championship played here over the weekend. The team was represented by Ashok Goel, Kamal Mukherjee, Pritish Kushari, Debbrata ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Punjab National Bank to raise Rs.500 crore (Business Capsule)


August 25th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Public sector lender Punjab National Bank Tuesday said it would raise Rs.500 crore through the issue of bonds to meet its capital requirements. "The bank will be raising Rs.500 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four Indian Bisons die in Tripura


June 10th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 10 (IANS) At least four Indian Bisons have been killed in lightning strikes in Tripura's Trishna wildlife sanctuary, a state forest official said Wednesday. The endangered Gaurs (Bisons), locally known as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Congress wins Bardwali, BJP wins Kapkot by-polls


June 1st, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala/ Uttarakhand, June 1 (ANI): The Congress has won the by-polls in the Bardwali assembly constituency in Tripura.Asish Saha defeated ruling Left Front and Forward Bloc rival Shyamal Roy by a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Congress defeats Forward Bloc in key Tripura by-poll


June 1st, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 1 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front in Tripura suffered a major setback Monday, losing the important by-election to the Town Bordowali assembly constituency ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tripura by-election held peacefully


May 28th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 28 (IANS) Over 82 percent of the 29,705 electorate cast their votes Thursday in the politically important by-election to the Town Bordowali assembly constituency in Tripura, officials here said. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress, Trinamool to jointly fight Left Front in Tripura


May 11th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 11 (IANS) After West Bengal, the Congress and Trinamool Congress Monday formed an alliance in Tripura to fight against the ruling Left Front in a key by-election. The by-poll ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

By-election to Tripura assembly seat May 28


April 24th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission Friday announced by-election to the Bordowali assembly seat in western Tripura May 28. "The formal notification for the by-election would be issued May 4," said Sanjeev ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Eggs help reduce high BP


February 19th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Heres another reason for egg lovers to savour their favourite food it helps lower high blood pressure.Canadian researchers have found that egg proteins can help reduce BP ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dentist beats seven-year-old for resisting tooth removal (Lead)


February 5th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) A dentist in a premier government hospital of the city allegedly slapped a seven-year-old boy repeatedly after he refused to get a tooth pulled out, the police said ... Read more...

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Ganguly in Bengal squad for Ranji Plate group semi final


December 16th, 2008 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) More than a month after retiring from top class cricket, Sourav Ganguly is set to walk into the 22 yards again for his state side Bengal in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dhaka’s independence proclamation documents missing


June 18th, 2008 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) Original documents on the formation of Bangladesh's government-in-exile during the freedom struggle against Pakistan in 1971 have been missing and successive regimes have done nothing to recover them, ... Read more...

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