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The Financial Express
244 crorepati candidates in West Bengal polls, TMC tops chart with 114There are about 244 crorepatis out of 1,961 candidates contesting the ongoing W
244 crorepati candidates in West Bengal polls, TMC tops chart with 114
The Financial Express / Posted 6 minutes ago
There are about 244 crorepatis out of 1,961 candidates contesting the ongoing West Bengal Assembly elections, with ruling Trinamool Congress leading the list at 114, a survey said. (PTI) There are about 244 crorepatis out of 1,961 candidates... Read more
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Business Standard India
West Bengal assembly polls: 244 crorepati candidates; TMC tops chart with 114TMC also has the highest number of 86 candidates out of the 354 who have declar
West Bengal assembly polls: 244 crorepati candidates; TMC tops chart with 114
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
TMC also has the highest number of 86 candidates out of the 354 who have declared criminal cases. There 66 candidates from BJP, 58 from CPIM and 41 from CongressTMC also has... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Troubling thing is Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams actually believes own propagandashould have known that 'humanity' had known worse conditions than those in Ball
Troubling thing is Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams actually believes own propaganda
Belfast Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
should have known that 'humanity' had known worse conditions than those in Ballymurphy under imperialist oppression, say in Bengal or the Warsaw Ghetto, on plantations in the American south, or in South African townships. He appeared not to. He... Read more
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The Economic Times
Burning fires singe Uttarakhand tourismthat may see a dip in profits. Travel agents and tour companies across the coun
Burning fires singe Uttarakhand tourism
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
that may see a dip in profits. Travel agents and tour companies across the country are a worried lot. With tourists from Bengal visiting the state in large numbers, travel agents and tour companies fear there could be large-scale cancellation of... Read more
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The Economic Times
244 crorepati candidates in West Bengal polls, TMC tops chart with 114KOLKATA: There are about 244 crorepatis out of 1,961 candidates contesting the
244 crorepati candidates in West Bengal polls, TMC tops chart with 114
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
KOLKATA: There are about 244 crorepatis out of 1,961 candidates contesting the ongoing West Bengal Assembly elections, with ruling Trinamool Congress leading the list at 114, a survey said. "Out of 1,961 candidates contesting in this year's... Read more
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The Hindu
'Bill on reservation to Differently abled under consideration'is almost the same, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh. 11:32 am: National Plan
'Bill on reservation to Differently abled under consideration'
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
is almost the same, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh. 11:32 am: National Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Systems - West Bengal given over Rs.16 crore released last year, this year Rs.20 crore provided to the state, says Government 11:30 am: PJ... Read more
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The Hindu
'Bill on reservation to Differently abled under consideration'is almost the same, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh. 11:32 am: National Plan
'Bill on reservation to Differently abled under consideration'
The Hindu / Posted an hour ago
is almost the same, says Home Minister Rajnath Singh. 11:32 am: National Plan for Conservation of Aquatic Systems - West Bengal given over Rs.16 crore released last year, this year Rs.20 crore provided to the state, says Government 11:30 am: PJ... Read more
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Calcutta News
Election of top post of national science body challenged Bengaluru, May 3 (IANS) It's not just the assembly elections that are making
Election of top post of national science body challenged
Calcutta News / Posted 2 hours ago
Bengaluru, May 3 (IANS) It's not just the assembly elections that are making news from West Bengal. Of late, the Kolkata-based Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), funded by the union... Read more
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New Kerala
Election of top post of national science body challenged - newkerala.com #58044Bengaluru, May 3 : It's not just the assembly elections that are making news fr
Election of top post of national science body challenged - newkerala.com #58044
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
Bengaluru, May 3 : It's not just the assembly elections that are making news from West Bengal. Of late, the Kolkata-based Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), funded by the union government's Department of Science and Technology (DST), is also... Read more
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New Kerala
West Bengal polls: Final day of campaigning for sixth phase - newkerala.com #58037Kolkata, May 3 : Today is the last day of campaigning for the sixth phase of as
West Bengal polls: Final day of campaigning for sixth phase - newkerala.com #58037
New Kerala / Posted 3 hours ago
Kolkata, May 3 : Today is the last day of campaigning for the sixth phase of assembly elections in West Bengal. 25 assembly seats including 16 in Purba Medinipur and nine in Coochbehar districts will go to polls under the final phase on... Read more
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dna
Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir kicks a chair to celebrate win, gets trolled on Twitteraway to 60 off 29 balls to help his team achieve the target of 186 with five ba
Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir kicks a chair to celebrate win, gets trolled on Twitter
dna / Posted 3 hours ago
away to 60 off 29 balls to help his team achieve the target of 186 with five balls to spare at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Andre Russell made 39 off 24 balls in a brilliant match-turning fifth-wicket partnership of 96 runs in just 7.2... Read more
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The Financial Express
From IPL to ISL to Kabaddi League: Too early to ask about revenues of sporting leagues?nation, but different sports have been popular in smaller pockets of the countr
From IPL to ISL to Kabaddi League: Too early to ask about revenues of sporting leagues?
The Financial Express / Posted 5 hours ago
nation, but different sports have been popular in smaller pockets of the country. Take football for instance. Goa, West Bengal and the eastern states are interested in the sport more than north India which supports wrestling. The localisation of... Read more
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dna
What Haryana Cricket Association did not tell Supreme Courtalso have told the court about how in 1992, then India speedster Chetan Sharma
What Haryana Cricket Association did not tell Supreme Court
dna / Posted 6 hours ago
also have told the court about how in 1992, then India speedster Chetan Sharma was forced to leave Haryana and play for Bengal after he was "dropped" from the North Zone squad at the behest of his father. Cricket followers in Haryana will... Read more
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The Telegraph
Stab suspicion in deathany idea how it happened. As far as we know, he didn't have any rivalry ." An
Stab suspicion in death
The Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
any idea how it happened. As far as we know, he didn't have any rivalry ." An official in the forensic department of North Bengal Medical College and Hospital said: "We have conducted a post-mortem and findings show that the person died due to... Read more
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The Telegraph
Blast kills 4, remnants hit policepolicemen died on assignment a day after chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who is
Blast kills 4, remnants hit police
The Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
policemen died on assignment a day after chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who is also the state police minister, said of Bengal's police force: "Central police ke kajey lagano holo. Aar kajey lagano holo state- er kichhu bhitu police ke. Tara ki... Read more
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The Telegraph
Alert! A Nor'wester on radarwere supporting birth of the season's first Nor'wester. "An upper-air cyclonic
Alert! A Nor'wester on radar
The Telegraph / Posted 7 hours ago
were supporting birth of the season's first Nor'wester. "An upper-air cyclonic circulation over Jharkhand and Gangetic Bengal, hovering 1.5km above the mean sea level, and two others - one extending 1.5km from northern Uttar Pradesh to southern... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kerala polls: National leaders Sonia Gandhi, PM Modi to arrive on the scene as election nearsSitaram Yechury have started campaigning for LDF in Kerala. Their main task wou
Kerala polls: National leaders Sonia Gandhi, PM Modi to arrive on the scene as election nears
The Economic Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Sitaram Yechury have started campaigning for LDF in Kerala. Their main task would be to defend the party's strategy in West Bengal to team up with Congress. BJP state president Kummanam Rajashekharan said that A K Antony's statement that BJP will... Read more
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examiner.com
Justin Bieber berated by PETA for posing with chained tiger in Torontoanimals for a number of TV and film productions including Seth Rogen's The Inte
Justin Bieber berated by PETA for posing with chained tiger in Toronto
examiner.com / Posted 8 hours ago
animals for a number of TV and film productions including Seth Rogen's The Interview as well as, most famously, Jonas, a Bengal tiger featured in Ang Lee's "Life of Pi." "Justin Bieber is lucky not to have had his throat torn out by this... Read more
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New Kerala
I don't simply portray feminine gender on stage: actor Chapal Bhaduri - newkerala.com #579931960s, explained. Among his performances Chapal will also rate the role in 199
I don't simply portray feminine gender on stage: actor Chapal Bhaduri - newkerala.com #57993
New Kerala / Posted 10 hours ago
1960s, explained. Among his performances Chapal will also rate the role in 1995, during a small-pox epidemic in rural West Bengal, the role of goddess Sitala, a folk deity. It was different from the traditional portrayals by men as women in... Read more
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The Hindu
Staggered polls: Is it phase-neutral?results? Can resource-poor parties sustain the campaign for so long? One facto
Staggered polls: Is it phase-neutral?
The Hindu / Posted 10 hours ago
results? Can resource-poor parties sustain the campaign for so long? One factor common to elections in States such as West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, in comparison to other States, is the conduct of such polls in drawn-out phases. West... Read more
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Business Standard India
One who laid new ground rules for jute and sugarjute mill sector. It has also the biggest share of world raw jute cultivation.
One who laid new ground rules for jute and sugar
Business Standard India / Posted 11 hours ago
jute mill sector. It has also the biggest share of world raw jute cultivation. Most of the country's jute mills are in West Bengal, which also is the principal centre of jute growing. Mills in Bangladesh benefiting from liberal export subsidy,... Read more
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The Hindu
West Bengal Assembly elections: Did BJP let a bird in hand fly off in Bengalstrangely did not push two Central schemes into the campaign discourse. During
West Bengal Assembly elections: Did BJP let a bird in hand fly off in Bengal
The Hindu / Posted 11 hours ago
strangely did not push two Central schemes into the campaign discourse. During the long-drawn Assembly elections in West Bengal, a hopeful Bharatiya Janata Party, however, has not been seen highlighting a couple of flagship schemes of the... Read more
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The Hindu
West Bengal elections: The view from the corner officeIndustrialists still bat for a single-party rule in place of a coalition govern
West Bengal elections: The view from the corner office
The Hindu / Posted 11 hours ago
Industrialists still bat for a single-party rule in place of a coalition government. As elections in West Bengal enter the last lap on Thursday, industry has started speculation on the texture and contours of a new government in the State, thus... Read more
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Calcutta News
Over 81 percent polling in Bengal assembly polls phase five Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Over 81 percent of the around 1.24 crore electorate cas
Over 81 percent polling in Bengal assembly polls phase five
Calcutta News / Posted 12 hours ago
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Over 81 percent of the around 1.24 crore electorate cast their votes on Saturday for 53 constituencies in the fifth and penultimate phase of the West Bengal assembly... Read more
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Business Standard India
The politics of patronage in Mamata's BengalGrant of Rs 105 cr given to 7,000 clubs "Why should I be afraid of anyone? Gunm
The politics of patronage in Mamata's Bengal
Business Standard India / Posted 13 hours ago
Grant of Rs 105 cr given to 7,000 clubs "Why should I be afraid of anyone? Gunmen move around with me all the time. Besides, I am the secretary of a local club and I run some schools here," says a Trinamool... Read more
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asianage
Congress: Government avoiding CAG debateRajya Sabha that Madhusudan Mistry (Congress) sought to raise the issue of the
Congress: Government avoiding CAG debate
asianage / Posted 13 hours ago
Rajya Sabha that Madhusudan Mistry (Congress) sought to raise the issue of the CAG criticising the handling of the Bay of Bengal KG Basin gas field project by the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, a state government entity. He alleged... Read more
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asianage
Congress Government avoiding CAG debateRajya Sabha that Madhusudan Mistry (Congress) sought to raise the issue of the
Congress Government avoiding CAG debate
asianage / Posted 13 hours ago
Rajya Sabha that Madhusudan Mistry (Congress) sought to raise the issue of the CAG criticising the handling of the Bay of Bengal KG Basin gas field project by the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, a state government entity. He alleged... Read more
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dna
TMC has already achieved the majority mark, says Mamata Banerjeeunacceptable," she said. Banerjee took the credit of settling the 68-year-old
TMC has already achieved the majority mark, says Mamata Banerjee
dna / Posted 13 hours ago
unacceptable," she said. Banerjee took the credit of settling the 68-year-old enclave issue. "None of the governments in Bengal could solve the enclave problem. But last year I have solved the problem and had ensured that people get their... Read more
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New Kerala
Three-old girl, many others injured in Bengal post-poll clashes - newkerala.com #57966girl was among a number of people injured in separate incidents of post-poll vi
Three-old girl, many others injured in Bengal post-poll clashes - newkerala.com #57966
New Kerala / Posted 14 hours ago
girl was among a number of people injured in separate incidents of post-poll violence in various parts of West Bengal since Sunday afternoon, with the CPI-M blaming the ruling Trinamool Congress. The Trinamool denied the allegations... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Two spells of severe heat waves to scorch Bangladesh for Mayspells of mild to medium heat waves. Met Office Assistant Director Mahnaz Khan
Two spells of severe heat waves to scorch Bangladesh for May
Bdnews24.com / Posted 14 hours ago
spells of mild to medium heat waves. Met Office Assistant Director Mahnaz Khan said a depression might form in the Bay of Bengal during this month and it could turn into a cyclone. Meteorologists also predicted a flash flood in the north-east... Read more
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asianage
Bengal 2016: Real paribartanTurning the politician into a hero so larger-than-life is a habit to which West
Bengal 2016: Real paribartan
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
Turning the politician into a hero so larger-than-life is a habit to which West Bengal has been addicted for as long as memory serves. Deification, surrender, worship of saints and sinners has been the norm. Leaders have been put on pedestals and... Read more
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asianage
Bengal 2016 Real paribartanTurning the politician into a hero so larger-than-life is a habit to which West
Bengal 2016 Real paribartan
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
Turning the politician into a hero so larger-than-life is a habit to which West Bengal has been addicted for as long as memory serves. Deification, surrender, worship of saints and sinners has been the norm. Leaders have been put on pedestals and... Read more
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Calcutta News
Three-year-old girl, many others injured in Bengal post-poll clashes Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) A three-year-old girl was among a number of people inju
Three-year-old girl, many others injured in Bengal post-poll clashes
Calcutta News / Posted 14 hours ago
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) A three-year-old girl was among a number of people injured in separate incidents of post-poll violence in various parts of West Bengal since Sunday afternoon,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Bengal crude bomb explosion toll rises to five Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) The toll in a crude bomb explosion in West Bengal's Mal
Bengal crude bomb explosion toll rises to five
Calcutta News / Posted 14 hours ago
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) The toll in a crude bomb explosion in West Bengal's Malda district rose to five on Monday, with a bomb disposal squad personnel succumbing to his injuries, police said. The... Read more
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The Financial Express
Govt may cap sugar holding at 500 tn per trader to curb hoardingAccordingly, the food ministry is expected to soon notify the ceiling at 500 to
Govt may cap sugar holding at 500 tn per trader to curb hoarding
The Financial Express / Posted 15 hours ago
Accordingly, the food ministry is expected to soon notify the ceiling at 500 tonnes for traders in all states, barring West Bengal where the limit is likely to be kept at 1,000 tonnes, said the sources. The limit, to be set by the food ministry,... Read more
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Calcutta News
Mamata's threat to police under EC scanner Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) The Election Commission will examine a CD of West Benga
Mamata's threat to police under EC scanner
Calcutta News / Posted 15 hours ago
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) The Election Commission will examine a CD of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's speech in which she had issued a virtual threat to police and accused them of creating... Read more
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Calcutta News
EC seeks periodic reports on Bengal poll violence Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) To curb poll-related violence in West Bengal, the Elect
EC seeks periodic reports on Bengal poll violence
Calcutta News / Posted 15 hours ago
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) To curb poll-related violence in West Bengal, the Election Commission on Monday instructed the state police chief to submit detailed reports of pre, post and post poll violence... Read more
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Calcutta News
103-year-old enclave dweller to voter for first time in Bengal polls Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Asgar Ali is 103 but will vote for the first time on Ma
103-year-old enclave dweller to voter for first time in Bengal polls
Calcutta News / Posted 15 hours ago
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Asgar Ali is 103 but will vote for the first time on May 5 in the final phase of the West Bengal assembly elections when the erstwhile enclaves in the state's... Read more
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dna
EC seeks CD of Mamata Banerjee's claim about state policeto Banerjee for violating the model code of conduct. After receiving the show-c
EC seeks CD of Mamata Banerjee's claim about state police
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
to Banerjee for violating the model code of conduct. After receiving the show-cause notice she had said that the people of Bengal would 'showcause' the Election Commission on May 19. The commission also filed an FIR against TMC candidate Sonali... Read more
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New Kerala
Mamata's threat to police under EC scanner - newkerala.com #57933Kolkata, May 2 : The Election Commission will examine a CD of West Bengal Chief
Mamata's threat to police under EC scanner - newkerala.com #57933
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
Kolkata, May 2 : The Election Commission will examine a CD of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's speech in which she had issued a virtual threat to police and accused them of creating pandemonium, an official said here on Monday. "The poll... Read more
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New Kerala
EC seeks periodic reports on Bengal poll violence - newkerala.com #57936Kolkata, May 2 : To curb poll-related violence in West Bengal, the Election Com
EC seeks periodic reports on Bengal poll violence - newkerala.com #57936
New Kerala / Posted 16 hours ago
Kolkata, May 2 : To curb poll-related violence in West Bengal, the Election Commission on Monday instructed the state police chief to submit detailed reports of pre, post and post poll violence at periodic intervals. "The Election Commission has... Read more
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The Economic Times
15 crorepatis, 33 with criminal cases in Phase 6 of West Bengal pollsNEW DELHI: At least 15 crorepatis are in the fray for the sixth phase of the We
15 crorepatis, 33 with criminal cases in Phase 6 of West Bengal polls
The Economic Times / Posted 16 hours ago
NEW DELHI: At least 15 crorepatis are in the fray for the sixth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections to be held on Thursday, while 33 have declared criminal cases against themselves, a study said today. "Out of the 169 candidates analysed, 15... Read more
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New Kerala
103-old enclave dweller to voter for first time in Bengal polls - newkerala.com #57920Kolkata, May 2 : Asgar Ali is 103 but will vote for the first time on May 5 in
103-old enclave dweller to voter for first time in Bengal polls - newkerala.com #57920
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
Kolkata, May 2 : Asgar Ali is 103 but will vote for the first time on May 5 in the final phase of the West Bengal assembly elections when the erstwhile enclaves in the state's Cooch Behar district goes to polls. "Asgar Ali is a 103-year-old and is a... Read more
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Calcutta News
Rain, hailstorms in Uttarakhand over the weekhas been sounded for the squall and hail. "Western disturbances and an east-we
Rain, hailstorms in Uttarakhand over the week
Calcutta News / Posted 17 hours ago
has been sounded for the squall and hail. "Western disturbances and an east-west trough from Punjab to northwest Bay of Bengal in lower levels with embedded cyclonic circulations, one over Punjab and the neighbourhood, and another over southeast... Read more
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dna
15 crorepatis, 33 with criminal cases to contest in Phase 6At least 15 crorepatis are in the fray for the sixth phase of the West Bengal a
15 crorepatis, 33 with criminal cases to contest in Phase 6
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
At least 15 crorepatis are in the fray for the sixth phase of the West Bengal assembly elections to be held on Thursday, while 33 have declared criminal cases against themselves, a study said on Monday. "Out of the 169 candidates analysed, 15 are... Read more
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Business Standard India
South India tea production hit due to heat wave, drought227.5 million kgs of tea in 2015 will see a dip in production this year, North
South India tea production hit due to heat wave, drought
Business Standard India / Posted 18 hours ago
227.5 million kgs of tea in 2015 will see a dip in production this year, North India, which includes Assam and West Bengal saw a bumper production in March, but floods in Assam in April had impact in production. "Overall, the production... Read more
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New Kerala
'Democratic' BJP not property of any particular family: Gadkari - newkerala.com #57859toured these states. I feel we can form government under leadership of Sarbanan
'Democratic' BJP not property of any particular family: Gadkari - newkerala.com #57859
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
toured these states. I feel we can form government under leadership of Sarbananda Sonowal. In Tamil Nadu, Kerala and West Bengal, we were almost non-existent. But, now we will emerge as a strength in these states," he told ETV News Network head... Read more
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Glamsham.com
Saluting Satyajit Ray - The Cornerstone of realistic cinema in IndiaIndian cinema made romantic and action thrillers Satyajit Ray changed the scena
Saluting Satyajit Ray - The Cornerstone of realistic cinema in India
Glamsham.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Indian cinema made romantic and action thrillers Satyajit Ray changed the scenario and stunned the world with his debut Bengali movie PATHER PANCHALI (1955) that realistically explored the naked truth of India's worst ever Bengal famine. The... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Oppose NEET, protesting students tell Bengal GovtStudents scheduled to appear for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (JE
Oppose NEET, protesting students tell Bengal Govt
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Students scheduled to appear for the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) launched an agitation here on Monday, demanding that the state government oppose the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to medical courses and move... Read more
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Calcutta News
33 with criminal cases, 15 crorepatis in Bengal last phase polls Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) At least 33 candidates have criminal cases pending agai
33 with criminal cases, 15 crorepatis in Bengal last phase polls
Calcutta News / Posted 18 hours ago
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) At least 33 candidates have criminal cases pending against them while 15 candidates are crorepatis of the 170 contestants in the fray in the sixth and last phase... Read more
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