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Demand in LS for Indo-Bangla border fencing

Issues ranging from fencing of the Indo-Bangla border to desilting of Hooghly river and spread of fluorosis among people in Telangana were among several issues raised in the Lok Sabha during Zero......

114 kids hospitalised in Bengal after vaccination blunder

At least 114 children were hospitalised in Hooghly district after they were mistakenly given Hepatitis B vaccine orally instead of pulse polio drops. Six persons were suspended for the lapse that......

WB: Another chit fund owner dies, toll climbs to 14

The owner of a rural chit fund firm, active in two south Bengal districts, died on Thursday in Hooghly district taking the ponzi scheme fiasco deaths in the state to 14. The police said that Asim......

West Bengal: Hooch claims 7 lives, 3 arrested

Seven persons have died after drinking illicit liquor at Payradanga village in Hooghly district, the police said. About 20 villagers drank liquor on Sunday night and fell sick, following which they......

WB: Cong leader killed, workers clash with police

Road blockade by the Congress at Bandal in Hooghly district in protest against the murder of a local leader turned violent on Wednesday leading to injury of nine persons including four......

Kolkata has enough water, yet there's a problem

Kolkata is one place where domestic water supply isn't billed. The Hooghly river is the primary source and there's no supply crisis looming, unlike some other cities. Also, there are no charges......

Land acquisition ball in Mamata's court

The West Bengal government is acquiring land in the Hooghly district under the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, for the Indian Railways. The site isn't far from Singur, the battleground between the Tata......

Bengal offers new location for chemical hub

The West Bengal governmentproposed on Monday Nayachar island on the Hooghly river, off Haldia, as the new destination for the state's chemical hub project that was derailed following an unrest in......

I cannot tell Ratan Tata to go back: Bengal CM

After successfully persuading Ratan Tata to locate Tata Motors's small car project in Hooghly district's Singur area, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharyasaid on Tuesday that he could......

WB villagers fear being displaced by Tatas plant

Residents of Singur in West Bengal's Hooghly districtstaged protests on Thursday when officials from Tata Motors came scouting for land to set up the manufacturing plant for the company'sRs......

PIX: It's a fashion extravaganza at Cannes

Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli arrives for amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS 2011 event in Antibes, Cannes in this fabulous Roberto Cavalli silver and champagne colored dress with a furry...

Indian women suffer 0-1 loss to Belgium in HWL semis

Indian women failed to capitalise on several openings and suffered a 0-1 loss to hosts Belgium in their opening match of the Hockey World League semi-finals in Antwerp. A goal-line save by......

Where is FIFA president Sepp Blatter?

The Swiss is out of sight as FIFA corruption scandal deepens FIFA President Sepp Blatter speaks at the 26th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress in Manama, Bahrain, on April 30. Photograph:......

Figure out why Blatter will remain FIFA boss...

‘He is powerful, he is untouchable, he is, I would say, the Pope of Football’ ‘He is an incredibly intelligent man, he knows everything, and everybody and knows how everything......

Sports Shorts: Bayern Munich set to sign Alonso from Real Madrid

Xabi Alonso. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images German champions Bayern Munich are close to signing former World and European champion Xabi Alonso from Champions League winners Real Madrid,......

SRK to celebrate KKR's IPL win in Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, London, Paris...

Memories of the 2012 grand felicitation of Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata are set to be relived, with the West Bengal government and Cricket Association of Bengal having......
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Bill for converting 101 rivers into waterways in next session

New Delhi: Keen on promoting water transport, the government will introduce a bill in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament that seeks to... ...

http://www.topnews.in/law/bill-converting-101-rivers-waterways-next-session-2186036
Modi Bima Yojana can't take off without state help

KOLKATA: Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana — PM Narendra Modi's pet social security scheme — will need hand-holding by states to get to... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Modi-Bima-Yojana-cant-take-off-without-state-help/articleshow/47942523.cms
To ensure food for all

The state government will have to shell out Rs 1260 crore from its coffers to implement the National Food Security Act (NFSA). An official source... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/bengal/to-ensure-food-for-all/73486.html
128-year-old Jubilee Bridge to go under the hammer

KOLKATA: The Jubilee Bridge, one of the oldest rail bridges in the country and the oldest in eastern India, is set to be auctioned by the end of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/128-year-old-Jubilee-Bridge-to-go-under-the-hammer/articleshow/47932939.cms
Questions that dog cops in Robinson Street case

What was the need for five large knives when no one cooked? What happened to Arabindo De between June 5 and June 10? If Arabindo had written a... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150704/jsp/calcutta/story_29487.jsp

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