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Trinamool submits letter withdrawing support from UPA


September 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Rashtrapati Bhavan, in a formal communication, Thursday said Trinamool Congress leaders had met President Pranab Mukherjee and submitted a letter withdrawing support from the United ... Read more...

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President to visit Bengal from Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will begin a four-day visit to West Bengal from Friday, said an official statement here.This will be Mukherjee's first visit to ... Read more...

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Rahul Roy not keen to do special role in ‘Ashiqui 2′


August 16th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actor Rahul Roy, whose superhit debut film "Aashiqui" is being remade by the Bhatt camp, is not keen for any special appearance in the movie and ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to FDI in retail


August 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid efforts by the Congress to build consensus within the ruling coalition on the issue of allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs told to attend UPA lunch


August 5th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 5 (IANS) In a bid to repair the strained ties with Congress, the Trinamool Congress leadership has asked its MPs to attend the lunch hosted by UPA ... Read more...

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Spread awareness about polio: Minister to Bengal religious leaders


June 16th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Tourism Sultan Ahmed has appealed to West Bengal's community leaders to cut across faith lines and come together to raise awareness ... Read more...

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Mamata begins second year - with bouquets, brickbats


May 19th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee begins her second year in office Sunday after a tumultuous year when the former firebrand opposition leader exhibited her ... Read more...

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Indian boy of five languishes in Bangladesh jail


April 25th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) A five-year-old Indian boy and his grandparents are lodged in a Bangladesh jail for a year since the process for their confirmation as Indian nationals ... Read more...

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Japanese cuisine and liquor showcased at Matsuri festival


March 31st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Six varieties of Sake, the Japanese rice wine, and two kinds of Shochu, a Japanese spirit made from sweet potatoes, were on offer to tempt ... Read more...

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Trinamool demands fare hike rollback (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Wednesday opposed the rail fare hike announced Wednesday by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, who is from the same party, and sought a ... Read more...

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‘Trinamool leaders, not Mamata, to attend Akhilesh, Badal’s swearing-in’ (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will not attend the swearing in ceremonies of the new state governments in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, a Trinamool ... Read more...

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Mamata joins chorus against Chidambaram’s ant-terror hub (Lead)


February 17th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The just approved anti-terror intelligence hub, a brainchild of Home Minister P. Chidambaram, faces a major stumbling block with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Counter-terror body violates states’ federal rights: Trinamool


February 17th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) being set up by the central government as a powerful anti-terror agency was arbitrary and "an infringement on ... Read more...

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Congress leader re-ignites quota controversy, opposition furious (Roundup)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Congress leader and Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma's promise on quota for Muslims re-ignited the reservation row in the midst of Uttar Pradesh assembly ... Read more...

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Trinamool complains to EC against money power in UP polls


February 16th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which is contesting the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Thursday complained to the Election Commission alleging that political parties, including its ... Read more...

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JD-U, Trinamool yet to reach accord in UP


January 27th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and the Trinamool Congress have not reached any final agreement for the Uttar Pradesh elections, JD-U general secretary Javed Raza ... Read more...

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4,000 students invited to Abu Dhabi energy summit


January 5th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 5 (IANS/WAM) More than 4,000 students have been invited to attend the 2012 World Future Energy Summit (WFES) in Abu Dhabi Jan 16-19, it was announced Thursday.Abu ... Read more...

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Haj goodwill delegation calls on PM


November 1st, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged a Haj delegation led by Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman K. Rehman Khan to convey the good wishes of ... Read more...

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India hits out at ‘disproportionate’ travel advisories


October 25th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India Tuesday objected to advisories issued by the US and other countries that warned of heightened possibility of terror attacks during the Diwali festival season, ... Read more...

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Mamata to contest from Bhawanipore assembly seat


August 19th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will seek entry to the state assembly from the Bhawanipore constituency. The Trinamool Congress supremo is currently MP from ... Read more...

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Efforts on to promote tourism in Bengal: Minister


July 19th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) West Bengal Tourism Minister Rachpal Singh Monday blamed the erstwhile Left Front government for neglecting the tourism industry and said his government will take steps to ... Read more...

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Get ready to enjoy a cruise along India’s coastline


June 21st, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) India, with its 7,000 km long coastline, is all set to introduce cruises along them within a year, an official said."Within a year, cruises will operate ... Read more...

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Trinamool stakes claim, Mamata elected legislature party leader (Roundup)


May 16th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Sunday formally staked claim to form a new government in West Bengal with Mamata Banerjee as chief minister, after she was unanimously ... Read more...

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World energy ministers’ meet concludes in Abu Dhabi


April 8th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 7 (IANS/WAM) Energy ministers from across the globe have concluded a meeting here and outlined a roadmap for their next meet in London in 2012, it was ... Read more...

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Trinamool ministers ‘non performers’: Buddhadeb (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Wednesday described the six Trinamool Congress union ministers of state as "non-performers"."They have six ministers of state in the ... Read more...

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Farah Sultan, Shalini Thackeray team-up for cine workers welfare


February 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Farah Sultan, wife of late producer Sultan Ahmed, has joined hands with the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) General Secretary Shalini Thackeray for the welfare of junior ... Read more...

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Central forces killing civilians in Bengal: Trinamool minister


January 19th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) State-sponsored terrorism was a reality in West Bengal and central forces were killing innocent people rather than protecting them, Minister of State for Tourism Sultan Ahmed ... Read more...

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India, Trinidad and Tobago discuss tourism cooperation


January 17th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Dr. Rupert Griffith, Minister of Tourism, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, on Monday called on Minister of State for Tourism Sultan Ahmed during which the two leaders ... Read more...

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Tourist inflow to northeast rises


December 9th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The number of tourists, both domestic and foreign, visiting India's northeast rose between 2005 and 2009, Minister of State of Tourism Sultan Ahmed said Thursday.In a written ... Read more...

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Agra saw seven lakh tourists in October


November 26th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Nearly seven lakh tourists, both domestic and foreign, visited various monuments in Agra, including the Taj Mahal, in October when the country hosted the Commonwealth Games.Minister of ... Read more...

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Horlicks Wizkids’ contest winners to visit New Zealand


November 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) Four school students, including three from India and one from Sri Lanka, were declared winners of the 'Horlicks Wizkids South Asia 2010' inter-school literary and cultural festival Thursday. ... Read more...

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Trade diplomacy: India presses Pakistan for MFN status (Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Even as ties between India and Pakistan remain frosty, India Wednesday told a visiting 12-member Pakistani trade delegation that Islamabad should grant New Delhi Most Favoured Nation ... Read more...

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Pakistani business delegation for boosting trade with India


November 24th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Even as ties between India and Pakistan remain frosty and dialogue suspended in the wake of the Mumbai carnage nearly two years ago, a 12-member Pakistani trade ... Read more...

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60 South Asian students to take part in cultural fiesta


November 23rd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) About 60 students from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Nepal will contest in the finals of the 'Horlicks Wizkids South Asia 2010, an inter-school literary and cultural festival, ... Read more...

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Indian quiz contest for kids being held in Pakistan


November 1st, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 1 (IANS) Around 10,000 people from Pakistan have in views posted on Facebook welcomed the holding of the 'Horlicks Wizkids 2010' quiz contest in three Pakistani cities, to select ... Read more...

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