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Bajaj Allianz to launch gender-based pricing of health policy


August 31st, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 30 (IANS) With studies showing positive risk profile of women for non-life insurers, the Pune-based Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company Ltd. plans to introduce gender based pricing of ... Read more...

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Tripura to set up dental, ayurvedic, homeopathic colleges


July 14th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 14 (IANS) The Tripura government has decided to set up three more professional colleges - dental, ayurvedic and homeopathic -- in public-private partnership (PPP) models, a minister said ... Read more...

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Youth found hanging in Gurgaon mall


June 19th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth was found hanging Tuesday in a city mall on the Mehauli-Gurgaon road, police said.The deceased, Tapan Kumar, a native of Cuttack in Odisha, ... Read more...

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Northeast India’s first IIIT coming up in Tripura


June 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) Northeast India's first IIIT (Indian Institute of Information Technology) will be set up in Tripura, a minister said here Friday.Tripura Education Minister Tapan Chakraborty told reporters: ... Read more...

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Man killed in BSF firing in Tripura


May 31st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 31 (IANS) A man was killed Thursday when Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Tripura opened fire while he was trying to smuggle goods to Bangladesh, police here ... Read more...

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Trinamool member alleges party workers killed during Left rule


April 30th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Trinamool Congress member Kunal Kumar Ghosh Monday alleged in the Rajya Sabha that human skeletons were being recovered of party workers killed during the Left ... Read more...

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Agartala kicks off mission to become Hepatitis free


April 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 15 (IANS) The Tripura government Sunday launched an ambitious programme to make its capital Agartala a Hepatitis free city, considering northeastern India's vulnerability to this highly contagious disease.According ... Read more...

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Congress backtracks, Mukul Roy, four others elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) All five Rajya Sabha nominees from West Bengal - four of the ruling Trinamool Congress and another fielded by the opposition Left Front - were elected ... Read more...

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LF renominates Tapan Sen as Rajya Sabha candidate (Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Tuesday renominated Centre of Indian Trade Unions secretary Tapan Sen as its candidate for the March 30 Rajya Sabha polls.Briefing mediapersons ... Read more...

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LF renominates Tapan Sen as Rajya Sabha candidate


March 13th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Tuesday re-nominated Centre of Indian Trade Unions secretary Tapan Sen as its candidate for the March 30 Rajya Sabha polls.Briefing mediapersons ... Read more...

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Another Kolkata man dies near burnt laptop


February 5th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 5 (IANS) Three months after a laptop snag killed an MNC employee, another man in Kolkata was found dead close to his burnt laptop in his bedroom, police ... Read more...

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Teacher’s bank account shows Rs.500 bn - courtesy wrong entry


January 20th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
Balurghat (West Bengal) Jan 19 (IANS) A school teacher in this town of South Dinajpur got the shock of his life when he found his bank account showing a ... Read more...

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States being forced to accept RTE: Tripura


January 9th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 9 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Monday said the central government has enforced the provisions of Right To Education Act, including the condition of 'no detention policy' ... Read more...

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Private tuitions by government teachers an offence: Tripura government


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 3 (IANS) The Tripura government, in a strongly worded circular here Tuesday, said it will not allow its teachers to take private tuitions for students."If any government school ... Read more...

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Tripura to apply ‘no detention policy’ in schools amid concern


December 27th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 27 (IANS) Shifting from their previous stand, Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday announced that it would apply a 'no detention policy' up to the eighth standard in the ... Read more...

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Week after AMRI fire, anger still not doused


December 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The fire in the AMRI Hospital which claimed 93 lives has been doused but a week after the incident, anguish over the holocaust rages on ... Read more...

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Tripura, Mizoram may depanel AMRI Hospital


December 11th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Dec 11 (IANS) The devastating fire at AMRI (Advanced Medicare and Research Institute) Hospital in Kolkata may force the Tripura and Mizoram governments to remove it from their list ... Read more...

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Six from Tripura killed in Kolkata hospital fire


December 9th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 9 (IANS) At least six patients, including two women, from Tripura were reported to have been killed in the devastating AMRI Hospital fire in Kolkata that claimed ... Read more...

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Tripura awarded for tele-homoeopathy


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 23 (IANS) Tripura has become the only state in eastern India to receive an international award for tele-homoeopathy, where patients in rural areas are diagnosed by doctors through ... Read more...

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‘Dhobi Ghat’ closing film at River to River film fest


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Kiran Rao's directorial debut "Dhobi Ghat" has been chosen as the closing film for the 11th edition of the River to River Florence Indian Film Festival ... Read more...

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‘Relax MBBS eligibility for northeast tribal students’


August 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tripura government and opposition parties have urged the central government and the Medical Council of India (MCI) to further relax eligibility criteria for admission ... Read more...

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Agartala on alert over Congress’s exam disruption threat


July 9th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 9 (IANS) A large number of paramilitary and riot combat forces were deployed here Saturday after the opposition Congress threatened to disrupt the entrance test of a local ... Read more...

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Gun factory unearthed in Bengal


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) A gun factory was unearthed and a huge quantity of ammunition seized from a house owned by a man suspected to be close to the Communist ... Read more...

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Mumbai to host Tagore film festival


May 7th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) In order to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore, Enlighten Film Society will organise a film festival based on his text ... Read more...

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CPI-M, Trinamool workers killed in Bengal


April 1st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) In separate incidents, a CPI-M activist and a Trinamool Congress worker were killed Friday in poll-bound West Bengal, police said. The Election Commission has voiced alarm ... Read more...

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CPI-M leader’s kin held over land deal


March 24th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Mar 23 (IANS) A relative of former Rajya Sabha member Sarala Maheswari of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) was arrested from West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district Wednesday ... Read more...

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Netai killings: Judicial custody for two CPI-M leaders


February 27th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) A court in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Sunday sent two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders to 14 days judicial custody for their alleged role in the ... Read more...

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Orissa collector could be free by evening (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) Orissa was hopeful Malkangiri District Collector R. Vineel Krishna would be released from Maoist custody by Thursday evening, while the rebels are insisting their jailed leaders be freed ... Read more...

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Lalgarh carnage: Police custody for 2 CPI-M leaders


February 15th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) A court in West Bengal's West Midnapore district Tuesday sent two ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, arrested over the Jan 7 Largarh carnage to 10 days ... Read more...

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Lalgarh carnage: Police announce reward for information


February 12th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) The criminal investigation department (CID) of West Bengal police probing the Lalgarh carnage Saturday released photographs of the accused including five Communist party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, police ... Read more...

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Two Madhya Pradesh officials fired for releasing SIMI members (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 4 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Friday removed the principal secretary for jails and suspended the deputy jailer of Khachrod sub-jail in Ujjain over the release of five activists of ... Read more...

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Congress demands probe into release of SIMI members


February 4th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 4 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh Friday alleged that a Bharatiya Janata Party minister and officials took Rs.3 crore bribe to release five activists of the banned ... Read more...

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Newly-wed Tripura man sells dowry items, donates money


January 9th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Jan 9 (IANS) In an exemplary gesture against the evil of dowry, a newly-wed government school teacher in Tripura Sunday donated Rs.48,000 to the chief minister's relief fund after ... Read more...

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Tripura launches ‘at birth vaccination’ for Hepatitis B


January 7th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 7 (IANS) Hoping to stem the incidence of Hepatitis B, the Tripura government Friday introduced 'at birth vaccination', based on the China model that attained 99.98 percent success in curbing ... Read more...

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Change in Left’s ‘olden’ perception towards Obama?


October 28th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Though the Left parties had unanimously boycotted Bill Clinton's address to the Indian parliament in 2000, they are not yet decided on how to receive US ... Read more...

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