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The Hindu
Gopalkrishna Gandhi and Amitav Ghosh discuss climate changeFormer West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi and author Amitav Ghosh discuss
Gopalkrishna Gandhi and Amitav Ghosh discuss climate change
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi and author Amitav Ghosh discuss why we are being rain-bombed into awakening these days… The Ballroom of Chennai’s Taj Coromandel hotel, resplendent under the amber glow of 20-something chandeliers,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Enhanced intel sharing between BSF, BGB to counter terrorismof issues including cross border smuggling with the BSF delegation led by Kamal
Enhanced intel sharing between BSF, BGB to counter terrorism
Calcutta News / Posted 2 hours ago
of issues including cross border smuggling with the BSF delegation led by Kamal Nayan Choubey, Inspector General, North Bengal Frontier, during the conference which began on July 26 in Siliguri. "After detailed deliberations, both the sides... Read more
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dna
West Bengal: 15,000 bank braches shut due to bank union protestBanking operations came to standstill in some 15,000 bank branches in West Beng
West Bengal: 15,000 bank braches shut due to bank union protest
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
Banking operations came to standstill in some 15,000 bank branches in West Bengal due to one-day strike by the bank unions protesting against the government's measures and actions toward banking. "The strike was total across the state and nationwide.... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritageexperience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east,
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritage
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
experience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east, the golden terracotta temples of Bengal, the waves of the Indian Ocean caressing the sands of Orissa, the ancient enchantments of Tamil Nadu and the royalty... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritageexperience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east,
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritage
The New Canaan News / Posted 2 hours ago
experience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east, the golden terracotta temples of Bengal, the waves of the Indian Ocean caressing the sands of Orissa, the ancient enchantments of Tamil Nadu and the royalty... Read more
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New Kerala
Enhanced intel sharing between BSF, BGB to counter terrorism - newkerala.com #97611of issues including cross border smuggling with the BSF delegation led by Kamal
Enhanced intel sharing between BSF, BGB to counter terrorism - newkerala.com #97611
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
of issues including cross border smuggling with the BSF delegation led by Kamal Nayan Choubey, Inspector General, North Bengal Frontier, during the conference which began on July 26 in Siliguri. "After detailed deliberations, both the sides... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritageexperience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east,
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritage
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 hours ago
experience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east, the golden terracotta temples of Bengal, the waves of the Indian Ocean caressing the sands of Orissa, the ancient enchantments of Tamil Nadu and the royalty... Read more
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Calcutta News
Bengal's Lodha, Sabar tribals mourn Mahasweta, their 'mother' Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) With Mahasweta Devi's death, the world has lost a ren
Bengal's Lodha, Sabar tribals mourn Mahasweta, their 'mother'
Calcutta News / Posted 3 hours ago
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) With Mahasweta Devi's death, the world has lost a renowned writer-activist, but for the Lodhas and Sabars - two primitive tribal groups from West Bengal - they... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritageexperience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east,
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritage
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 hours ago
experience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east, the golden terracotta temples of Bengal, the waves of the Indian Ocean caressing the sands of Orissa, the ancient enchantments of Tamil Nadu and the royalty... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritageexperience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east,
Stamford library program will explore Indian heritage
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 hours ago
experience will summon images from the mythical kingdom of Manipur in the east, the golden terracotta temples of Bengal, the waves of the Indian Ocean caressing the sands of Orissa, the ancient enchantments of Tamil Nadu and the royalty... Read more
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New Kerala
Bengal's Lodha, Sabar tribals mourn Mahasweta, their 'mother' - newkerala.com #97561Bengal's Lodha, Sabar tribals mourn Mahasweta, their 'mother' Posted 53 minute
Bengal's Lodha, Sabar tribals mourn Mahasweta, their 'mother' - newkerala.com #97561
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
Bengal's Lodha, Sabar tribals mourn Mahasweta, their 'mother' Posted 53 minutes ago | IANS Kolkata, July 29 : With Mahasweta Devi's death, the world has lost a renowned writer-activist, but for the Lodhas and Sabars - two primitive tribal groups... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tea prices to remain stable this year in domestic and global marketsThe recent revised figures show a total production of around 300 million kg fro
Tea prices to remain stable this year in domestic and global markets
The Economic Times / Posted 4 hours ago
The recent revised figures show a total production of around 300 million kg from the small growers in Assam and West Bengal. "This gives an opportunity to create a segment based more on variable cost as compared to fixed cost for own... Read more
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Calcutta News
Kolkata teen's death: Family knocks on Mamata's doorthe mysterious death of Aabesh Dasgupta an "accident", the family of the teenag
Kolkata teen's death: Family knocks on Mamata's door
Calcutta News / Posted 5 hours ago
the mysterious death of Aabesh Dasgupta an "accident", the family of the teenager on Friday knocked on the doors of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking justice. Aabesh, 17, was found lying in a pool of blood on the ground floor... Read more
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Calcutta News
44 NDRF teams deployed in 12 flood-hit states, rescue 894 peopleGujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajast
44 NDRF teams deployed in 12 flood-hit states, rescue 894 people
Calcutta News / Posted 5 hours ago
Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal to assist the state governments in rescue and relief work, the statement said. Those rescued by the self-contained... Read more
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Calcutta News
Thousands pay tribute to Mahasweta Deviauthor's body in a glass casket bedecked with floral offerings for the last jou
Thousands pay tribute to Mahasweta Devi
Calcutta News / Posted 5 hours ago
author's body in a glass casket bedecked with floral offerings for the last journey to the Keoratalla crematorium. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced that the activist will be cremated with full state... Read more
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New Kerala
44 NDRF teams deployed in 12 flood-hit states, rescue 894 people - newkerala.com #97494Bihar and the remaining in Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkh
44 NDRF teams deployed in 12 flood-hit states, rescue 894 people - newkerala.com #97494
New Kerala / Posted 6 hours ago
Bihar and the remaining in Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal to assist the state governments in rescue and relief work, the statement sa... Read more
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dna
Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi given state funeral in Kolkataand social activist Mahasweta Devi, who breathed her last on Thursday evening,
Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi given state funeral in Kolkata
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
and social activist Mahasweta Devi, who breathed her last on Thursday evening, was accorded a state funeral by the West Bengal government on Friday. Her last journey was supervised personally by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and shortly after,... Read more
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dna
Mother Teresa's canonisation: Sushma Swaraj to lead Indian delegation to VaticanCharity in Kolkata before he joined the Indian Revenue Service. According to s
Mother Teresa's canonisation: Sushma Swaraj to lead Indian delegation to Vatican
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
Charity in Kolkata before he joined the Indian Revenue Service. According to sources, Kejriwal will be joined by his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee. Mother Teresa, a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, will be declared a saint by Pope Francis... Read more
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New Kerala
LIC-Axis Bank tie-up for bank to sell insurance products - newkerala.com #97444by which banks were allowed to sell products of multiple insurance companies.
LIC-Axis Bank tie-up for bank to sell insurance products - newkerala.com #97444
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
by which banks were allowed to sell products of multiple insurance companies. In the initial phase, Axis Bank branches in Bengal, Bengaluru and Panchkula in Haryana will start selling LIC products, the statement added. "The coming together of... Read more
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Calcutta News
Indian scientists extend shelf-life of litchisharvesting season in the northern states runs from April to July. Litchis are
Indian scientists extend shelf-life of litchis
Calcutta News / Posted 7 hours ago
harvesting season in the northern states runs from April to July. Litchis are also grown in Uttarakhand (24 per cent production), West Bengal (eight per cent) and Punjab (six per cent). (Imran Khan can be contacted at imran.k@ians.in) ... Read more
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New Kerala
Thousands pay tribute to Mahasweta Devi - newkerala.com #97382author's body in a glass casket bedecked with floral offerings for the last jou
Thousands pay tribute to Mahasweta Devi - newkerala.com #97382
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
author's body in a glass casket bedecked with floral offerings for the last journey to the Keoratalla crematorium. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced that the activist will be cremated with full state... Read more
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New Kerala
LIC-Axis Bank tie-up to sell insurance products - newkerala.com #97431banks were allowed to sell products of multiple insurance companies. In the in
LIC-Axis Bank tie-up to sell insurance products - newkerala.com #97431
New Kerala / Posted 8 hours ago
banks were allowed to sell products of multiple insurance companies. In the initial phase, Axis Bank branches in West Bengal, Bengaluru and Panchkula in Haryana will start selling LIC products. "The coming together of the two major reputed... Read more
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New Kerala
Indian scientists extend shelf-life of litchis - newkerala.com #97370January. The harvesting season in the northern states runs from April to July.
Indian scientists extend shelf-life of litchis - newkerala.com #97370
New Kerala / Posted 9 hours ago
January. The harvesting season in the northern states runs from April to July. Litchis are also grown in Uttarakhand (24 per cent production), West Bengal (eight per cent) and Punjab (six per cent). (Imran Khan can be contacted at imran.k@ians... Read more
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The Hindu
Mahasweta Devi: A fierce campaigner in 2011Interview with Mahasweta Devi two days before Trinamool came to power in West B
Mahasweta Devi: A fierce campaigner in 2011
The Hindu / Posted 10 hours ago
Interview with Mahasweta Devi two days before Trinamool came to power in West Bengal in 2011. It was May 11, 2011, a day after the six-phase polling came to an end in West Bengal. This correspondent met Mahasweta Devi in her dishevelled study... Read more
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express
Top 10 facts about tigersof up to 11 feet, tigers are the largest members of the cat family. 2. There a
Top 10 facts about tigers
express / Posted 11 hours ago
of up to 11 feet, tigers are the largest members of the cat family. 2. There are five species of tiger around today: Bengal, South China, Indochinese, Sumatran and Siberian. Caspian, Bali and Javan tigers are now sadly extinct. 3. In 2006... Read more
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dna
Rivers in spate in Uttar Pradesh due to heavy rains; floods claim 22 lives in BiharHimachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasth
Rivers in spate in Uttar Pradesh due to heavy rains; floods claim 22 lives in Bihar
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand and West Bengal to assist state administrations in rescue and relief work. An NDRF control room is closely monitoring the situation... Read more
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The Columbian
Big cats returned to California sanctuary after firefacility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took
Big cats returned to California sanctuary after fire
The Columbian / Posted 13 hours ago
facility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took a large cage holding an orange-and-black Bengal tiger off a truck and rolled it to a barred enclosure, where the feline was released. Martine Colette, the... Read more
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dna
Rescuers found 30 leads in tracing the missing AN-32has yielded no positive result. As rescuers, on 13 ships and four choppers con
Rescuers found 30 leads in tracing the missing AN-32
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
has yielded no positive result. As rescuers, on 13 ships and four choppers continued to scout the vast area in the Bay of Bengal where the ill-fated aircraft is believed to have ditched and chased every glimmer of lead, defence minister Manohar... Read more
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dna
Smaller Opposition parties corner Congress in Upper HouseThe cascading effect of the recent West Bengal assembly polls was seen inside t
Smaller Opposition parties corner Congress in Upper House
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
The cascading effect of the recent West Bengal assembly polls was seen inside the Rajya Sabha, with Trinamool Congress (TMC) siding with the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) on the issue to making Aadhaar mandatory for availing... Read more
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dna
She wielded pen to espouse cause of tribals, says grandson of Mahasweta Devipursuit and often had to confront the administration. I remember a specific inc
She wielded pen to espouse cause of tribals, says grandson of Mahasweta Devi
dna / Posted 16 hours ago
pursuit and often had to confront the administration. I remember a specific incident when she had barged into former West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu's office although Basu had categorically instructed his secretary and security people not to... Read more
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The Indian Express
Mahasweta Devi, voice of subaltern, rebellionwife of Bijon Bhattacharya. What should I be scared of? We don’t know what fear
Mahasweta Devi, voice of subaltern, rebellion
The Indian Express / Posted 16 hours ago
wife of Bijon Bhattacharya. What should I be scared of? We don’t know what fear is).” Mahasweta was married to the famous Bengali playwright Bijon Bhattacharya, one of the founding members of IPTA. She was one of the first Indian writers to... Read more
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The Indian Express
Mamata Banerjee hands 30 letters to PM Modi at Delhi meetingWEST Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee handed over to Prime Minister Narend
Mamata Banerjee hands 30 letters to PM Modi at Delhi meeting
The Indian Express / Posted 17 hours ago
WEST Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee handed over to Prime Minister Narendra Modi no less than 30 letters during their meeting in Delhi on Wednesday, detailing the different ways in which the state government felt shortchanged by the Centre’s... Read more
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The Telegraph
Mamata ties irk Congressof the Congress - the JDU's ally in Bihar - has been keenly watching the growin
Mamata ties irk Congress
The Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
of the Congress - the JDU's ally in Bihar - has been keenly watching the growing proximity between Nitish and his Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee who drubbed the Congress-Left alliance in that state. After the Bengal CM suggested that... Read more
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The Telegraph
Trend of probe suggests accident: Copslunch. The students ask for liquor but are denied because they are underage. (T
Trend of probe suggests accident: Cops
The Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
lunch. The students ask for liquor but are denied because they are underage. (The minimum legal age for drinking is 21 in Bengal.) After lunch, the friends return to 6 Sunny Park in groups. Some of them step out to buy three bottles of vodka from... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Canberra's National Zoo and Aquarium welcomes Sumatran tiger breeding paircohort the zoo has had at one time since it opened and the expanded population
Canberra's National Zoo and Aquarium welcomes Sumatran tiger breeding pair
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
cohort the zoo has had at one time since it opened and the expanded population follows the death of the zoo's much-loved Bengal tiger, Bakkar, at age 21 in June. The new animals were unveiled at the zoo on Thursday to mark International Tiger... Read more
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The Economic Times
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee supports GST on a cautious thin lineKOLKATA: Without compromising her delicately cultivated national image, West Be
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee supports GST on a cautious thin line
The Economic Times / Posted 19 hours ago
KOLKATA: Without compromising her delicately cultivated national image, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee continues to support GST as a part of her "pro-industry" image while firmly opposing the dual control of state and centre on small... Read more
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PhysOrg
Wild animals evacuated due to fire in LA, return homeenclosure, where they were released. Some needed a nudge. "Tessa, come on, ba
Wild animals evacuated due to fire in LA, return home
PhysOrg / Posted 20 hours ago
enclosure, where they were released. Some needed a nudge. "Tessa, come on, baby girl,!" an employee yells to a female Bengal tiger. A Siberian tiger named Kimbo is transported in a cage back to her enclosure upon return at the Wildlife... Read more
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asianage
Mother cries foul after teen help found hangingin Aurangabad. They have a 10-year-old daughter. According to police, the dece
Mother cries foul after teen help found hanging
asianage / Posted 20 hours ago
in Aurangabad. They have a 10-year-old daughter. According to police, the deceased, Suchitra, was from 24 Parganas in West Bengal and was staying as a live-in help at her employer’s house since the last six months. The deceased’s mother alleged... Read more
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Business Standard India
Government plans to re-introduce release order mechanism to check surging sugar pricesmillers. Currently, there is a stock holding limit on a dealer or trader for u
Government plans to re-introduce release order mechanism to check surging sugar prices
Business Standard India / Posted 21 hours ago
millers. Currently, there is a stock holding limit on a dealer or trader for up to 500 tonnes for all states, barring West Bengal. The limit for a dealer/trader in Kolkata and extended areas of Bengal is 1,000 tonnes. Under the release order... Read more
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PhysOrg
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by firefacility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by fire
PhysOrg / Posted 21 hours ago
facility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took a large cage holding an orange-and-black Bengal tiger off a truck and rolled it to a barred enclosure, where the feline was released. Martine Colette, the... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi was voice of the oppressedWhile the world is hailing Mahasweta Devi as eminent writer largely inheriting
Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi was voice of the oppressed
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
While the world is hailing Mahasweta Devi as eminent writer largely inheriting the literary genius of then undivided Bengal, she always considered her creativity as a weapon to fight the daily injustice and exploitation faced by the most... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by firefacility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by fire
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 21 hours ago
facility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took a large cage holding an orange-and-black Bengal tiger off a truck and rolled it to a barred enclosure, where the feline was released. Martine Colette, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Mahasweta Devi: A writer who never minced her wordsis in Delhi, is cutting her trip short by a day, and will be back in the city o
Mahasweta Devi: A writer who never minced her words
Business Standard India / Posted 22 hours ago
is in Delhi, is cutting her trip short by a day, and will be back in the city on Thursday. “India has lost a great writer. Bengal has lost a glorious mother. I have lost a personal guide, Mahasweta Di rest in peace,” Banerjee tweeted. Mahasweta... Read more
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Island Packet
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by firefacility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by fire
Island Packet / Posted 22 hours ago
facility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took a large cage holding an orange-and-black Bengal tiger off a truck and rolled it to a barred enclosure, where the feline was released. Martine Colette, the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by firefacility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by fire
Daily Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
facility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took a large cage holding an orange-and-black Bengal tiger off a truck and rolled it to a barred enclosure, where the feline was released. Martine Colette, the... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by firefacility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took
Big cats returned to California sanctuary threatened by fire
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 22 hours ago
facility, spokesman Jerry Brown said. A crowd of staff members carefully took a large cage holding an orange-and-black Bengal tiger off a truck and rolled it to a barred enclosure, where the feline was released. Martine Colette, the... Read more
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The Hindu
T.N. moves SC over Palar river disputeKolar district in Karnataka, flows through Vellore and Kancheepuram districts o
T.N. moves SC over Palar river dispute
The Hindu / Posted 23 hours ago
Kolar district in Karnataka, flows through Vellore and Kancheepuram districts of Tamil Nadu before falling into the Bay of Bengal. Before reaching Tamil Nadu, the river flows for 33 km in Andhra Pradesh. Though the three riparian States of... Read more
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The Hindu
Mahasweta Devi: Indefatigable chronicler of the oppressedand set off to live forever. Her deeply political novels, short stories and col
Mahasweta Devi: Indefatigable chronicler of the oppressed
The Hindu / Posted 23 hours ago
and set off to live forever. Her deeply political novels, short stories and columns have nurtured generations of readers of Bengali literature. One of the most widely translated authors of contemporary India, she has readers the world over. She was... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
NDRF rescues 468 people from UP border town after flash floodHimachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasth
NDRF rescues 468 people from UP border town after flash flood
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Kerala, Jammu and Kashmir, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand and West Bengal to assist state administrations in rescue and relief work. An NDRF control room is closely monitoring the situation... Read more
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Calcutta News
Kolkata teen's death: Police rule out foul playhave started a campaign demanding justice. Besides creating a Facebook page "J
Kolkata teen's death: Police rule out foul play
Calcutta News / Posted 23 hours ago
have started a campaign demanding justice. Besides creating a Facebook page "Justice for Aabesh", an online petition has been made urging West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to "ensure the investigation is fair and transparent". and/... Read more
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