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Mamata pullout gets brickbats, bouquets


September 19th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee's decision to withdraw support to the UPA government has earned her laurels and flak among the netizens in West Bengal."Didi, we ... Read more...

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Assam demands Rs.3,460 crore for repairing embankments


July 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 9 (IANS) Fearing more floods in the state, the Assam government Monday demanded Rs.3,460 crore from the central government to raise and strengthen embankments across the state.Water Resource ... Read more...

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Pinki undergoes medical test, result Tuesday


June 18th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Asian Games athletics gold medallist Pinki Pramanik, accused of being a male and currently remanded to judicial custody for alleged rape, underwent a gender determination test ... Read more...

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Parts of Kolkata waterlogged after rains


April 6th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Several parts of Kolkata were waterlogged after heavy rains accompanied by thunderstorms lashed the city and its outskirts Friday."Several parts of Kolkata became waterlogged since early ... Read more...

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Survivors, relatives charge hospital with callousness


December 9th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Insufficient and faulty fire-fighting systems, ill-trained hospital staff more interested in saving their own lives - survivors of Kolkata's AMRI Hospital fire Friday had horrific tales ... Read more...

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Banned Manipuri outfit chief held for vehicle thefts in Delhi


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Three youths from Manipur, including a self-styled commander of the banned People's United Liberation Front (PULF), were arrested here for vehicle thefts, police said Sunday.Suraj ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee gets towering gifts - from the Himalayas


May 21st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 21 (IANS) When Elizabeth II was being crowned in London in 1953, the celebrations received an extra boost with the news arriving in London that Mt Everest ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi bomber jailed for 30 years in Britain


March 19th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national, working for British Airways, has been sentenced to 30 years in jail for plotting with an Al Qaeda terrorist to smuggle a bomb ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi BA worker jailed for 30 years for conspiring with Al Qaeda to blow up flight


March 19th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): A convicted British Airways computer expert from Bangladesh has been jailed for 30 years for plotting to launch a 9/11-style terror attack from Britain after conspiring with radical ... Read more...

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Three held for killing youth protesting abuse of sister


February 26th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) The three main accused in the killing of a youth, after he protested their abusive language against his sister, were arrested Saturday in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas ... Read more...

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100 men arrested in Kolkata for harassing women


February 19th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Kolkata Police Saturday said their forces and the administration have started conducting raids at several hooch and illegal liquor shops in the city and arrested people for unruly ... Read more...

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Man held for murder sent to police custody


February 18th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) A Wet Bengal court Friday sent a man arrested for Tuesday's killing of a teenager, who was protesting against the harassment of his sister, to police custody for ... Read more...

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One held for killing youth who protested sister’s abusers


February 17th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) A man was arrested Thursday for being in a group that killed a youth because he protested their using abusive language against his sister in North 24-Parganas district, ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb visits kin of youth killed by sister’s abusers


February 16th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday visited the family of the youth who was killed by some miscreants because he protested their using abusive language against ... Read more...

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Brit-Asian BA worker accused of offering to become suicide bomber, spreading terror in UK


November 30th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Rajib Karim, a Bangladeshi born British Airways computer expert who is alleged to have offered himself as a suicide bomber, has denied terrorism charges against him at an ... Read more...

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Maoists kill three of a family in West Midnapore


August 27th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Three members of a family were killed Friday in West Bengal's West Midnapore district by Maoists on suspicion that they were police informers, police said. "We were informed that ... Read more...

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The Movie Jor Jar Muluk Tar


August 13th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This movie has a good star cast. Jor Jar Muluk Tar includes the the current matinee king of Bengali cinema, Prosenjit along with Rudranil Ghosh, Megha, ... Read more...

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Pak investigating BA terror suspect’s links with extremists


March 15th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 15(ANI): The Pakistan Interior Ministry is investigating information provided by British intelligence officials on alleged terrorist Rajib Karim's links with extremist networks in Pakistan.Intelligence officials arrested Rajib Karim, who is ... Read more...

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Three Bangladeshi militants arrested in Kolkata


November 17th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Three suspected Bangladeshi militants were arrested in Kolkata Tuesday with counterfeit currency with a notional value of Rs.30 lakh, police said. The three were arrested by the city ... Read more...

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Archery: modest show by Indians in qualifying rounds


November 4th, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) Indian archers had mixed luck at the opening day of the four-day 3rd Asian Indoor Games archery competition at Hanoi, Vietnam, Tuesday. Maisnam Chinglensana Luwang and Sakro Besra ... Read more...

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Key Bangladeshi militants taking training in Pakistan: Official


June 23rd, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 23 (IANS) Some key members of banned Islamist militant organisation Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) are now staying in Pakistan for taking military training, an official said. A senior official of ... Read more...

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Sporting, Churchill, Mahindra in semis reckoning


December 9th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting remained in the fray for a semi-final berth with a 2-1 win over Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) while Mahindra United and Churchill Brothers finished with a ... Read more...

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Karnataka 79/3 against Tripura in Buchi Babu cricket


September 8th, 2008 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Karnataka were 79 for three after polishing off Tripura for 168 in the third round matches in the All-India Buchi Babu Memorial cricket tournament here Monday.There was considerable ... Read more...

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Assam man swims for 26 hours to promote water sports


August 29th, 2008 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) Assam's star swimmer, 26-year-old Elvis Ali Hazarika, has created a sensation by swimming non-stop for 26 hours at a local pool here with the sole aim of promoting ... Read more...

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NGO Prayas to launch two international chapters


June 18th, 2008 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Prayas, an Indian NGO that works for street children and marginalised youth, is all set to launch two international chapters in the US and Britain to gather ... Read more...

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Four million people fear Maoist attack in dark Chhattisgarh


June 7th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) About four million people in Chhattisgarh's southern restive Bastar region are living in fear of a major attack by Maoist guerrillas, who cut off power supply to the ... Read more...

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Woman kills her two children, self in West Bengal


May 21st, 2008 - 5:14 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) A woman killed her two sons and then committed suicide by consuming poison in West Bengal's Howrah district late Tuesday night, police said. "Fulsara Begum, 35, fed poison ... Read more...

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BHEL to build two power plants


April 6th, 2008 - 4:28 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, April 6 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board (CSEB) has issued an order to the Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) to install two thermal power plants in the state. "CSEB chairman ... Read more...

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Large India squad for South Asian archery


March 5th, 2008 - 6:28 pm ICT by admin
Jamshedpur, March 5 (IANS) The Archery Association of India Wednesday announced a large national squad for the second South Asian Archery Championship, starting here Friday. Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India ... Read more...

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