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All roads in the city will on Saturday lead to Esplanade, the venue of the TMC's annual Martyrs' Day rally, where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to spell out the party's strategy for the next Lok Sabha polls. The TMC observes the Martyrs' Day every year on...
Processed sea cucumber weighing about 750 kg and worth around Rs 80 lakh, meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka was seized on Saturday off Mandapam coast and three persons arrested in this connection, Marine police said. A patrolling team found the sea cucumber stuffed in sacks in a country...
The WCD Ministry has said that it has asked all states and Union territories to issue instructions for conducting an inspection of all homes run by the Missionaries of Charity (MoC). It has also asked the states and the Union territories to identify all potential institutions and organisations which could...
Heavy rain continues to pound several parts of Odisha due to the low pressure over the Bay of Bengal. A number of places have been cut off due to flood waters in Nabarangpur District. Normal life has also been paralysed in Puri and Cuttack. In the last 24 hours,...
Power Grid Corporation of India today signed a MoU with Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation (UPPCL) for energy efficiency and agricultural demand side management programme. An official release issued in Lucknow today said further discussions will be held between Power Grid Corp and UPPCL to decide terms and conditions for replacement...
The Supreme Court has stayed an order of the Madras High Court awarding 196 grace marks to those National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET) students who had opted to write the test in Tamil on account of error in translation. The top court said it appears that after the judgment of...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the country-wide Emergency Ambulance service for Sri Lanka through video conferencing from New Delhi today. The service was introduced in two provinces of Sri Lanka with grant assistance from India and will be expanded to the remaining seven provinces today. The inaugural function...
Union Urban Development and Housing Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said ASEAN-India trade is likely to touch USD 100 billion by 2020. Speaking at the valedictory address at the 'Delhi Dialogue' in the presence of delegation heads of ASEAN countries in New Delhi today Puri asserted that the economic partnership between...
The Supreme Court has set a deadline of 30th September for the Centre to finalise a welfare scheme for building and construction workers across the country. The court yesterday made it clear to the government that no further time would be granted. The council, appearing for the Centre, referred...
The last rites of famous Hindi and Urdu poet Gopal Das Neeraj will be performed in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh today. The mortal remains are being brought from Delhi where he breathed his last on Thursday. Milan Prabhat Gunjan, the son of the departed poet, told The Dispatch that the...