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dna
NEET ordinance goes throughHimachal Pradesh, Manipur, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Chandigarh and mo
NEET ordinance goes through
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan, Chandigarh and most recently Bihar, have opted for NEET. West Bengal, Chattisgarh, Assam, Andhra Pradesh have deferred their exams for now. States such as Tamil Nadu, that admit students... Read more
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TechCrunch
India flight tests new reusable space planewinged spacecraft to an altitude of 65 kilometers (about 40 miles) and navigate
India flight tests new reusable space plane
TechCrunch / Posted 5 hours ago
winged spacecraft to an altitude of 65 kilometers (about 40 miles) and navigated the vehicle back down into the Bay of Bengal, east of India. The entire mission lasted less than 13 minutes and didn’t travel high enough to reach space, but it... Read more
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The Telegraph
Congress chastity belt, wrapped in stamp paperand policies, would "not take any negative action to the detriment of the party
Congress chastity belt, wrapped in stamp paper
The Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
and policies, would "not take any negative action to the detriment of the party" and would "abide by party guidelines". Bengal Congress president Adhir Chowdhury said the move was his brainchild. "This unique thought came to my mind because I... Read more
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The Telegraph
Kanhaiya for-PM call on campushad a word of praise for Calcutta's saffron brigade: "I was in Calcutta recentl
Kanhaiya for-PM call on campus
The Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
had a word of praise for Calcutta's saffron brigade: "I was in Calcutta recently where the RSS also came. What Bengal thinks today, India thinks tomorrow. Even the RSS there is a step ahead. In north India they say, 'Go back to... Read more
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The Telegraph
Soda plant loses fizz & lifegiven Mamata Banerjee a poll victory gift - Bihar's first club soda plant is cl
Soda plant loses fizz & life
The Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
given Mamata Banerjee a poll victory gift - Bihar's first club soda plant is closing shop and moving to Siliguri in north Bengal. Rambriksha Food and Beverage (Pvt) Ltd, a franchise of the UB group, had been supplying soda water under the... Read more
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The Telegraph
New Town nails smart city statusbus stops with screens showing when the next bus will arrive. The Union minist
New Town nails smart city status
The Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
bus stops with screens showing when the next bus will arrive. The Union ministry of urban development on Tuesday included Bengal's showpiece township in its second list of 13 cities chosen to receive funding under the Smart City Mission, an... Read more
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The Telegraph
Capital Ranchi gets smart city fundingthe select list, cities in the east and northeast improved significantly to cla
Capital Ranchi gets smart city funding
The Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
the select list, cities in the east and northeast improved significantly to claim their spots - like, New Town in Calcutta (Bengal) improved by 11 per cent, Bhagalpur (Bihar) by 25 per cent, Imphal (Manipur) by 27 per cent and Agartala (Tripura) by... Read more
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The Telegraph
States gain NEET leewaymedical and dental seats. The remaining 15 per cent will be filled through the
States gain NEET leeway
The Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
medical and dental seats. The remaining 15 per cent will be filled through the NEET by national counselling. In Bengal, the state-conducted Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is likely to be held in July. Union health minister Jagat... Read more
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The Telegraph
The remains of our riversBut this summer the river has dried up almost along its entire stretch of 1,440
The remains of our rivers
The Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
But this summer the river has dried up almost along its entire stretch of 1,440km from the Western Ghats to the Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh. While a third of India is in the grip of drought following successive bad monsoons, the worst hit... Read more
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The Indian Express
Bengal Cong MLAs sign undertaking: I swear allegiance to Sonia ji, Rahul jidistrict presidents, state party leaders and Chowdhury. In the wake of the Con
Bengal Cong MLAs sign undertaking: I swear allegiance to Sonia ji, Rahul ji
The Indian Express / Posted 6 hours ago
district presidents, state party leaders and Chowdhury. In the wake of the Congress-Left alliance losing the West Bengal polls, state Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury Tuesday made winning MLAs from his party sign an undertaking “swearing... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Great days out on the Costa del Solpark. A unique animal and adventure park. It’s home to more than 2,000 species
Great days out on the Costa del Sol
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
park. A unique animal and adventure park. It’s home to more than 2,000 species from all over the world – including lions, Bengal tigers, elephants and white rhinos – which have a vast territory in which to roam. Activities on offer include... Read more
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asianage
Dreaming big for Indianobody knows what Mr Gogoi is doing at this juncture. With a victory in Assam
Dreaming big for India
asianage / Posted 6 hours ago
nobody knows what Mr Gogoi is doing at this juncture. With a victory in Assam and making the party’s presence felt in West Bengal and Kerala, he truly transformed the BJP into a national party and pushed the nation closer to the BJP mantra of a... Read more
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The Indian Express
Assam swearing-in: PM underlines Act East, CM state identitypart of the country progresses and the eastern part lags behind. We are committ
Assam swearing-in: PM underlines Act East, CM state identity
The Indian Express / Posted 7 hours ago
part of the country progresses and the eastern part lags behind. We are committed to ensure development of Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, Odisha and the entire Northeast,” said Modi. Promising full support for the development of Assam, he said,... Read more
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asianage
Seven capitals to be in next round(Bihar), Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Naya Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Itanagar (Aruna
Seven capitals to be in next round
asianage / Posted 7 hours ago
(Bihar), Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Naya Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh), Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), Bengaluru (Karnataka) and Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) — that were not included in the 100 cities shortlisted for the... Read more
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Calcutta News
Congress lawmakers in Bengal give affidavits of loyalty Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) In a seemingly unprecedented move, all newly-elected C
Congress lawmakers in Bengal give affidavits of loyalty
Calcutta News / Posted 7 hours ago
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) In a seemingly unprecedented move, all newly-elected Congress legislators in West Bengal have given a "written declaration" on stamp paper that they would not leave the... Read more
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Al.com
PETA demands LSU stop using tigers as mascots; Here's the letter, but what do you think?PETA and LSU Animal Advocates sent a letter to LSU asking for the university to
PETA demands LSU stop using tigers as mascots; Here's the letter, but what do you think?
Al.com / Posted 8 hours ago
PETA and LSU Animal Advocates sent a letter to LSU asking for the university to stop the tradition of using Bengal tigers. Part of PETA's motto is that "animals are not ours to use for entertainment." The letter is below, but what... Read more
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The Hindu
CPI leader D. Raja says Left reunification is the need of the hourthe BJP and cannot win back the confidence of the people. Was it a wrong decis
CPI leader D. Raja says Left reunification is the need of the hour
The Hindu / Posted 8 hours ago
the BJP and cannot win back the confidence of the people. Was it a wrong decision to make adjustments with the Congress in Bengal? That is one issue we are going to debate in our national executive. In case the Cong. doesn’t rethink its economic... Read more
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Canberra Times
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's catChechnya region, in 2015. Photo: Bloomberg And now his disappeared cat. The c
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's cat
Canberra Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Chechnya region, in 2015. Photo: Bloomberg And now his disappeared cat. The cat is an expensive variety known as a Bengal or toyger, bred to look like a miniature tiger, real tigers being the kind of beast usually featured on the Instagram... Read more
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asianage
Congress talks of ‘Kamaraj plan’in Assam and Kerala and failed to improve in Tamil Nadu or defeat the Trinamul
Congress talks of ‘Kamaraj plan’
asianage / Posted 8 hours ago
in Assam and Kerala and failed to improve in Tamil Nadu or defeat the Trinamul Congress with the help of the Left in West Bengal. Under this “plan”, party officials would offer their resignation to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to facilitate her in... Read more
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asianage
Congress talks of �Kamaraj plan'in Assam and Kerala and failed to improve in Tamil Nadu or defeat the Trinamul
Congress talks of �Kamaraj plan'
asianage / Posted 8 hours ago
in Assam and Kerala and failed to improve in Tamil Nadu or defeat the Trinamul Congress with the help of the Left in West Bengal. Under this “plan”, party officials would offer their resignation to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi to facilitate her in... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's catChechnya region, in 2015. Photo: Bloomberg And now his disappeared cat. The c
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's cat
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Chechnya region, in 2015. Photo: Bloomberg And now his disappeared cat. The cat is an expensive variety known as a Bengal or toyger, bred to look like a miniature tiger, real tigers being the kind of beast usually featured on the Instagram... Read more
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The Age
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's catnow his disappeared cat. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: AP The cat is
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's cat
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
now his disappeared cat. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: AP The cat is an expensive variety known as a Bengal or toyger, bred to look like a miniature tiger, real tigers being the kind of beast usually featured on the Instagram... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's catnow his disappeared cat. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: AP The cat is
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's cat
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
now his disappeared cat. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov. Photo: AP The cat is an expensive variety known as a Bengal or toyger, bred to look like a miniature tiger, real tigers being the kind of beast usually featured on the Instagram... Read more
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The Economic Times
Post-poll violence mars West Bengal but Mamata Banerjee focused on oath dayKOLKATA: West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has sought prompt action fr
Post-poll violence mars West Bengal but Mamata Banerjee focused on oath day
The Economic Times / Posted 9 hours ago
KOLKATA: West Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has sought prompt action from the Mamata Banerjee government to maintain law and order in the state. The governor's unusual move followed reports of violence that continues since May 19, when... Read more
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WA Today
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's catChechnya region, in 2015. Photo: Bloomberg And now his disappeared cat. The c
Missing: Chechen strongman Ramzan A. Kadyrov's cat
WA Today / Posted 9 hours ago
Chechnya region, in 2015. Photo: Bloomberg And now his disappeared cat. The cat is an expensive variety known as a Bengal or toyger, bred to look like a miniature tiger, real tigers being the kind of beast usually featured on the Instagram... Read more
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The Hindu
Successful RLV launch, ISRO’s new frontierssatellites into orbit. The hypersonic flight, that lasted about 770 seconds fro
Successful RLV launch, ISRO’s new frontiers
The Hindu / Posted 9 hours ago
satellites into orbit. The hypersonic flight, that lasted about 770 seconds from lift-off to splashdown in the Bay of Bengal, reached an altitude of about 65 km before re-entering the atmosphere at nearly five times the speed of sound. Many... Read more
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dna
Opposition spreading canards to stay in limelight: Trinamool CongressRefuting allegations of post-poll violence against cadres of opposition parties
Opposition spreading canards to stay in limelight: Trinamool Congress
dna / Posted 10 hours ago
Refuting allegations of post-poll violence against cadres of opposition parties in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress on Tuesday accused opposition of "spreading canards to remain in the limelight" after their 'humiliating' defeat in the Assembly... Read more
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Calcutta News
Congress to boycott Mamata's swearing-into boycott Mamata's swearing-in Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Angry over the "attacks
Congress to boycott Mamata's swearing-in
Calcutta News / Posted 10 hours ago
to boycott Mamata's swearing-in Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Angry over the "attacks" on its party activists across West Bengal allegedly by the ruling Trinamool Congress, the Congress on Tuesday announced it would boycott Mamata Banerjee... Read more
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Calcutta News
Bengal Congress MLAs give declaration they won't leave party Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) In a seemingly unprecedented move, all newly-elected C
Bengal Congress MLAs give declaration they won't leave party
Calcutta News / Posted 10 hours ago
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) In a seemingly unprecedented move, all newly-elected Congress legislators in West Bengal have given a "written declaration" on stamp paper that they would not leave... Read more
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Calcutta News
Trinamool practising 'politics of elimination': CPI Kolkata May 24 (IANS) The CPI's West Bengal state secretary Prabodh Pand
Trinamool practising 'politics of elimination'
Calcutta News / Posted 11 hours ago
: CPI Kolkata May 24 (IANS) The CPI's West Bengal state secretary Prabodh Panda on Tuesday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of practising "politics of elimination" against the backdrop of widespread... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
One in every five missing children comes from West Bengal: CRYOne in every five missing children in India is from West Bengal, which reported
One in every five missing children comes from West Bengal: CRY
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 12 hours ago
One in every five missing children in India is from West Bengal, which reported 14,671 cases of missing children in 2014 or more than 21% of the total cases reported in the country, said NGO CRY - Child Rights and You on Tuesday. “Going by the data... Read more
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Gawker
Bearded Chechen Strongman Who Misses His Cat Claps Back at John Oliver: "I'm Tired of Jokes. I Want to Care for Cats in Chechnya"find this funny. “Recently my ‘tiger cat’ has left the house,” Kadyrov wrote i
Bearded Chechen Strongman Who Misses His Cat Claps Back at John Oliver: "I'm Tired of Jokes. I Want to Care for Cats in Chechnya"
Gawker / Posted 13 hours ago
find this funny. “Recently my ‘tiger cat’ has left the house,” Kadyrov wrote in a follow-up post.(His cat is a domestic Bengal cat.) “It happens in spring from time to time. He also needs to meet with friends, mingle and share news. By cat... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Lakhs left needing aid after Cyclone Roanu pounds B’desh, Sri Lanka(56 mph) and heavy rains, cyclone Roanu struck Bangladesh on Saturday, after bu
Lakhs left needing aid after Cyclone Roanu pounds B’desh, Sri Lanka
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 hours ago
(56 mph) and heavy rains, cyclone Roanu struck Bangladesh on Saturday, after buffeting India and Sri Lanka in the Bay of Bengal - killing at least 120 people and affecting hundreds of thousands more in the region. Aid workers said Roanu’s... Read more
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The Financial Express
SBI Caps initiate Sahara land sale processvarious states including Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh,
SBI Caps initiate Sahara land sale process
The Financial Express / Posted 14 hours ago
various states including Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chhatisgarh, Kerala, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. The assets being sold include land parcels, agricultural land as well... Read more
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Business Standard India
Almost half of girl trafficking is from West Bengal: CRY75% of the cases related to procurement of minor girls across the country are c
Almost half of girl trafficking is from West Bengal: CRY
Business Standard India / Posted 14 hours ago
75% of the cases related to procurement of minor girls across the country are concentrated in just four states. West Bengal tops the list as it accounts for 42% of the cases registered under procurement of minor girls in India, the other... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
84% rise in number of missing, untraced children in India: CRYto be a differential structure of investigation to track them. “The major reas
84% rise in number of missing, untraced children in India: CRY
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 14 hours ago
to be a differential structure of investigation to track them. “The major reason why children are trafficked from West Bengal is different from Delhi. A comprehensive data base of children is yet to see the light of the day. In many cases,... Read more
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Calcutta News
13 cities win fast-track Smart City competitionnext round are Warangal (Telangana), Shimla, (Himachal Pradesh), Chandigarh, Ra
13 cities win fast-track Smart City competition
Calcutta News / Posted 14 hours ago
next round are Warangal (Telangana), Shimla, (Himachal Pradesh), Chandigarh, Raipur (Chhattisgarh), New Town Kolkata (West Bengal), Bhagalpur (Bihar), Panaji (Goa), Port Blair (Andaman amp; Nicobar Islands), Imphal (Manipur), Ranchi (Jharkhand),... Read more
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Calcutta News
CPI blames CPI-M, lack of alliance clarity for Bengal debacle Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) The CPI on Tuesday blamed the lack of clarity in the t
CPI blames CPI-M, lack of alliance clarity for Bengal debacle
Calcutta News / Posted 14 hours ago
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) The CPI on Tuesday blamed the lack of clarity in the tie-up between the Congress and the Left Front for the coalition's defeat in the recent West Bengal assembly... Read more
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Calcutta News
Bengal accounts for one in every five missing children in India: CRY Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) One in every five missing children in India is from We
Bengal accounts for one in every five missing children in India: CRY
Calcutta News / Posted 14 hours ago
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) One in every five missing children in India is from West Bengal, which reported 14,671 cases of missing children in 2014 or more than 21 percent of the total... Read more
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Calcutta News
Walk-through Indian Museum virtually at Google Cultural InstituteIndian Buddhist Art exhibition as well as the sculpture gallery. Founded in 18
Walk-through Indian Museum virtually at Google Cultural Institute
Calcutta News / Posted 14 hours ago
Indian Buddhist Art exhibition as well as the sculpture gallery. Founded in 1814 in the cradle of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (at the present building of the Asiatic Society, 1 Park Street, Kolkata), Indian Museum is the earliest and the... Read more
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dna
Centre to assist Assam, NE states to develop as part of Act East Policy: PM Modiwestern part of the country progresses and the eastern part lag behinds. We are
Centre to assist Assam, NE states to develop as part of Act East Policy: PM Modi
dna / Posted 14 hours ago
western part of the country progresses and the eastern part lag behinds. We are committed to ensure development of Assam, Bengal, Bihar, Orissa and the entire North East." The Centre, he said, believes in competitive and cooperative federalism.... Read more
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The Economic Times
Almost half of girl trafficking is from West Bengal: CRYKOLKATA: About 42 per cent of trafficking of minor girls in India is from West
Almost half of girl trafficking is from West Bengal: CRY
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
KOLKATA: About 42 per cent of trafficking of minor girls in India is from West Bengal, according to a report released today. NGO Child Rights and You ( CRY) analysed the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) data for 2014 and found that almost 75 per... Read more
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The Hindu
Meet the puppeteers of South Indiaor terracotta, and have no legs. The faces and the costumes are fashioned after
Meet the puppeteers of South India
The Hindu / Posted 15 hours ago
or terracotta, and have no legs. The faces and the costumes are fashioned after local customs. Mostly found in Kerala, West Bengal, Orissa, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Rod: They are three dimensional wooden figures cast onto rods.... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Hopes of finding missing Everest climbers from India alive fadethem on the world’s highest mountain. Paresh Chandra Nath, Gautam Ghosh, Sunit
Hopes of finding missing Everest climbers from India alive fade
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 hours ago
them on the world’s highest mountain. Paresh Chandra Nath, Gautam Ghosh, Sunita Hazra and Subhash Pal - all from West Bengal - and four Sherpa guides accompanying them went missing very close to the 8,848-metre tall summit of the mountain on... Read more
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Calcutta News
M) rubbishes allegations of post poll violence in West BengalCPI( New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesda
M) rubbishes allegations of post poll violence in West Bengal
Calcutta News / Posted 15 hours ago
CPI( New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday rubbished allegation that it was creating a West Bengal like violent situation in Kerala and said that all... Read more
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The Economic Times
Famous Malda mango facing major export crisisSILIGURI: The joy of high yield in Mango hotspot Maldaha in West Bengal got clo
Famous Malda mango facing major export crisis
The Economic Times / Posted 16 hours ago
SILIGURI: The joy of high yield in Mango hotspot Maldaha in West Bengal got clouded out by a major worry about its export prospect. Besides losing footage in Eastern European Countries, now Maldaha mango finds it tough to get into UAE also. As per a... Read more
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The Hindu
Private colleges to come under NEETChandigarh have conducted exams under NEET. Bihar, too, has opted for NEET from
Private colleges to come under NEET
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
Chandigarh have conducted exams under NEET. Bihar, too, has opted for NEET from this year though Delhi is yet to take a decision, he said. Mr. Nadda said the States that have deferred the exams are West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Assam and Andhra Prade... Read more
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Calcutta News
13 cities win fast track Smart City competitionnext round are Warangal (Telanagana), Shimla, (Himachal Pradesh), Chandigarh, R
13 cities win fast track Smart City competition
Calcutta News / Posted 17 hours ago
next round are Warangal (Telanagana), Shimla, (Himachal Pradesh), Chandigarh, Raipur (Chhattisgarh), New Town Kolkata (West Bengal), Bhagalpur (Bihar), Panaji (Goa), Port Blair (Andaman amp; Nicobar Islands), Imphal (Manipur), Ranchi (Jharkhand),... Read more
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dna
CPI( rubbishes allegations of post poll violence in West BengalThe Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday rubbished allegation that it
CPI( rubbishes allegations of post poll violence in West Bengal
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday rubbished allegation that it was creating a West Bengal like violent situation in Kerala and said that all the allegations leveled against the party are baseless. CPI(M) leader Brinda Karat told... Read more
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Pendle Today
REVEALED: The deadly predators kept on private property in the UKis the full list: :: Aberdeenshire Council - Three bison, two capuchin monkeys
REVEALED: The deadly predators kept on private property in the UK
Pendle Today / Posted 18 hours ago
is the full list: :: Aberdeenshire Council - Three bison, two capuchin monkeys, one ostrich, one serval cat, 45 Bengal cats, one caracal cat, four Asian leopard cats :: Aberdeen City Council - One cobra, one rattlesnake, four beaded... Read more
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