northern fringes

Three Maoists nabbed in Kolkata


September 12th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Three Maoists, including the Communist Party of India-Maoist Kolkata city committee secretary, were arrested here and arms recovered from their possession, police said Wednesday.Avishek Mukherjee, was ... Read more...

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Mamata inaugurates International Financial Hub


March 10th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) In a bid to attract investments, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday inaugurated the International Financial Hub at the northern fringes of Kolkata and ... Read more...

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Argentine jerseys, flags high on demand


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Ecstatic soccer fans painted their face in Argentine colours, while flags and jerseys of the South American nation sold at a premium, as a cracker of ... Read more...

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Mamata kick-starts Kolkata’s ‘London makeover’ (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) In a step towards fulfilling her poll pledge of sprucing up Kolkata to match London, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday kick-started an ambitious ... Read more...

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Romans too recycled glass: study


October 4th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Apart from being pro at making beautiful vessels, ornaments and plates from glass, Romans were also good at recycling the stuff, just like we do today.A new study ... Read more...

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NATO forces launch major offensive on southern Taliban fortress


February 13th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Marja (Afghanistan), Feb.13 (ANI): Thousands of American, Afghan and British troops launched an attack on the watery Taliban fortress of Marja on Saturday morning.Moving by land and through the air, the ... Read more...

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Mamata lays foundation stone of Kolkata Metro extension


January 2nd, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kamarhati (West Bengal), Jan 2 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday laid the foundation stone of a Rs.600 crore Kolkata Metro railway extension project from Dum Dum to Dakshineswar in the ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee inaugurates new Kolkata Metro stretch


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday inaugurated the much-awaited six-kilometre expanded stretch of the city's Metro railway from Tollygunge to Garia bazaar in the southern fringes. "Metro railway is ... Read more...

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Hospital, stadium: Mamata’s tribute to Bengal’s celluloid fraternity


August 22nd, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 22 (IANS) The Metro Railway will set up a 75-bed hospital here, to be named after celebrated film-maker Tapan Sinha, Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Saturday. Banerjee also announced that ... Read more...

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Taliban leadership elimination key to declaring victory in Swat: Pak editorial


August 17th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.17 (ANI): An editorial in a Pakistani daily has said that victory over the Taliban in the Swat and Malakand Divisions of the country's North West frontier Province (NWFP) can ... Read more...

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Hamas says Israel has legitimised the killing of its children


January 6th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Gaza City, Jan.6 (ANI): A Hamas leader has warned that Islamists would kill Jewish children anywhere in the world in revenge for Israels devastating assault on the Gaza Strip. They have ... Read more...

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Pentagon activates troops `Surge” for Afghanistan


December 11th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.11 (ANI): The United States Government and the Pentagon have confirmed that they will be sending thousands of soldiers to war-ravaged Afghanistan to bolster the 8,000-strong British contingent which has ... Read more...

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Several killed as winter storm rages across Europe


March 1st, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, March 1 (DPA) A late winter storm raged across much of western Europe overnight Friday and through much of Saturday, with winds measuring over 220 km per hour in places, leaving ... Read more...

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