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Jilted lover kills girl


July 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Enraged by a 15-year-old girl's repeated marriage refusals, a jilted teenager stabbed her to death in West Bengal's Bankura district Saturday.Partha Mandal, around 17 years of ... Read more...

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CPI-M trying to create rift between Congress, Trinamool: Mamata


June 30th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday accused the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) of trying to cause a rift between her Trinamool Congress and ... Read more...

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Mamata moots all-party delegation for central assistance


June 29th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday proposed to send an all-party delegation to New Delhi to press for a three-year moratorium on payment of ... Read more...

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Bhattacharyya resigns as Haldia Petrochemicals MD


June 19th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Partha Bhattacharyya Tuesday resigned as managing director of cash-strapped Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), paving the way for appointment of a West Bengal government nominee for the ... Read more...

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Bengal scientist gets bail


April 17th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 17 (IANS) A West Bengal court Tuesday granted bail to internationally acclaimed scientist Partho Sarothi Roy who was put behind bars for taking part in an anti-eviction ... Read more...

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I-League: Lajong take on Chirag


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 23 (IANS) Chirag United Kerala resume their relegation struggle in the I-League 2011-12 as they take on Shillong Lajong FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium here Saturday ... Read more...

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‘Knowledge gap widens gulf between South Asian nations’


March 10th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) People in the South Asian region have little knowledge about each other that widens the gulf between them, experts at a regional conference said Saturday. ... Read more...

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It’s Buddha versus Mamata again in Bengal


February 29th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 29 (IANS) Former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday led a huge protest rally in Jadavpur against the alleged ransacking of a Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

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Journalist beaten allegedly by Trinamool supporters


February 28th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) A journalist of a leading Bengali News Channel Tuesday alleged he was beaten up in Jadavpur area of Kolkata by supporters of the ruling Trinamool Congress.Partha ... Read more...

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Policy matters, iron ore sourcing delaying steel plant: JSW Steel


January 10th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) JSW Steel Monday said implementation of its proposed 10 million tonnes plant at Salboni in West Midnapore district of West Bengal is being delayed due ... Read more...

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Congress jealous of our success: Trinamool


January 5th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Slamming West Bengal minister and Congress leader Manas Bhuniya for hitting out at Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the Trinamool Congress Thursday said the Congress was ... Read more...

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Jnaneswari Express sabotage suspect arrested


November 13th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Pro-Maoist tribal outfit People's Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) member and a suspect in the Jnaneswari Express sabotage Asit Mahato was Sunday arrested in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Bengal inks deal for eco-tourism park, power plant at Nayachar


November 4th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday signed a pact with NRI businessman Prasoon Mukherjee for setting up a Rs.26,000 crore worth package of projects including an ... Read more...

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School bells ring again in Telangana, coal production resumes


October 18th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) After more than a month, coal production resumed in the state-run Singareni coal mines Tuesday while schools and colleges that were shut in support of ... Read more...

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Mamata’s nephew to spread her message among youth


July 25th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) To spread Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's ideals among the youth, the party's newly-formed youth wing - led by her nephew Abhishek - has decided ... Read more...

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We will create a million jobs: Mamata


July 21st, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said her government has fulfilled most of its election promises in the first two months of its tenure ... Read more...

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Shoe baron kidnap accused arrested in Maharashtra


July 17th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Noor-e-Alam, an accused in the sensational kidnapping of shoe baron Partha Pratim Roy Burman in 2001, has been arrested from Maharashtra, police said Saturday.Noor-e-Alam alias Shahbaz ... Read more...

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Mamata holds court as she woos industrialists


June 19th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday held a lively interaction with captains of industry, trying to woo investment for her state.Banerjee patiently heard industrialists ... Read more...

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GAIL chairman meets Mamata, to submit proposals soon


June 8th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 7 (IANS) Public sector GAIL (India) Limited chairman B.C. Tripathi Tuesday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to discuss various gas-based projects for the state and ... Read more...

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Bengal massacre accused sent to CBI custody


June 5th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) A lower court in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Saturday sent Dil Mohammad, an accused in the 2001 Chota Angaria massacre, to seven days' Central Bureau ... Read more...

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‘Mamata government open to solving Haldia Petrochemicals’ problems’


May 28th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led government in West Bengal is open to solve the current financial problems of the Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), a key promoter of the ... Read more...

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Thousands throng to see Banerjee walk to Writers’ Building


May 20th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) In scenes never before seen in the state, Mamata Banerjee Friday walked amid tens of thousands of commoners after after being sworn in as the ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan match halts Bengal poll campaign


March 30th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) As the excitement soared across the country over the high-voltage India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal clash Wednesday, politicians in poll-bound West Bengal too wrapped up campaigning ... Read more...

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CPM confident of winning West Bengal polls


March 26th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 26(ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) leader Gautam Deb has said that the alliance between Trinamool Congress and the Congress party would not affect his party's performance in the forthcoming ... Read more...

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‘Lack of convergence of opinion on Bengal development’


March 17th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 17 (IANS) Former chairman of Coal India Ltd Partha Bhattacharyya Thursday said lack of convergence of opinion on developmental issues between the political parties in West Bengal is ... Read more...

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Two-thirds of Left’s legislators axed for Bengal poll


March 13th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) Facing its stiffest electoral fight since coming to power in 1977, West Bengal's Left Front Sunday dropped 150 sitting legislators, or almost two-thirds of its present ... Read more...

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Tripura government flayed over fake certificate


March 5th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 5 (IANS) The opposition Saturday denounced Tripura's Left Front government after an official probe found that a ruling party legislator had falsely claimed he was a Dalit.West Tripura ... Read more...

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Delay in clearances affecting coal production: official


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) World's largest coal miner, Coal India Limited Tuesday said a number of projects have got stuck with the central environment and forests ministry refusing to give the necessary ... Read more...

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Court confirms bail of La Martiniere principal, teachers


February 4th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) A city court Friday confirmed bail for the principal and three teachers of La Martiniere for Boys School, arrested over the suicide of Class 7 student Rouvanjit ... Read more...

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Abandoned by all, Indian boy finds Italian home


January 31st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Pritam Pal Singh New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) He may have failed to find an Indian home, but an abandoned two-year-old boy with African features is finally set to get a loving ... Read more...

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Expelled La Mart boy happy to return to school


December 6th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) La Martiniere for Boys student Srijan Banerjee, who was expelled from the well-known city school for not giving in to the demands of a teacher, Monday said he ... Read more...

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CIL in advanced talks for buying stake in Aussie firm


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) The world's largest coal miner, Coal India Limited, has reached an advanced stage in its negotiations for buying stake in Australian company Peabody Energy Assets, a top company ... Read more...

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Coal India’s net profit rises 29 percent


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) World's largest coal miner, Coal India's (CIL) net profit rose by 29.06 percent to Rs.4,020 crore in the first half of the current fiscal (2010-11) over the corresponding ... Read more...

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Expelled La Martiniere student yet to be re-admitted


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) A Class 4 student expelled from the La Martiniere for Boys school for not complying with his teacher's demand for a laptop is yet to be taken back ... Read more...

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BCCL, HEC tie up for modern coal washery


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) The Bharat Coking Coal Limited, a subsidiary of the country's largest miner Coal India, has tied up with a consortium led by the Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) for ... Read more...

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