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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......

Bengal: Two cargo ships collide in Hooghly

A cargo ship is sinking after it collided with another cargo vessel coming from the opposite direction in Hooghly River in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Tuesday. The collision between......

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...

Brothers Indrajith, Prithviraj head for a showdown

It is battle royal between two brothers -- Prithviraj and his elder brother Indrajith -- this weekend at the marquee as both have a film each releasing on Friday. Prithviraj's Thanthonni and......

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......

Japan crisis: Sportspersons lend their support

Maria Sharapova's focus on the Indian Wells WTA tournament has been distracted as she keeps a close watch on Japan's struggles to recover from last week's devastating earthquake and tsunami.......

Razzaq is up there with Pathan, Watson: Akram

Even as the cricketing world goes bonkers over Yusuf Pathan and Shane Watson's all-round abilities, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram tips Abdul Razzaq to hog the limelight in the forthcoming......

Voting for soccer WC hosts: How does it work?

FIFA will choose the host nations for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups on Thursday. Following is a Q+A examining how the process will work.WHO IS BIDDING?There are four bids for the 2018 World Cup and......

Of Brazil and memories of another Cup

A young school boy is enraptured by tales of Brazilian soccer magic told by a classmate and falls in love with the joga bonito -- the beautiful game and the men in yellow. M P Anil Kumar travels......
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Q. Which is the largest railway junction in india?
Soni Mishra:  A.  more

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Q. why fish is considered as veg???
Rahee:  A. Howrah Station is the oldest station and largest railway complex in India. It is one of the four intercity railway stations serving the city of...... more

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Q. Can you please name a few INDIAN River names which are not female names ??
RANGBARSE:  A. only people of Bengal feel so. but otherwise , it is non veg. Abundant availability of fish probably seems to be the reason behind this logic. For...... more

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Sex workers ask NGO for help to set up pandals

Inspired by the success of sex workers of the Sonagachi red light area who fought hard to put together a Durga Puja last year, sex workers in many... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/kolkata/sex-workers-ask-ngo-for-help-to-set-up-pandals/article6256590.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Move to shift fishing harbour opposed

The proposal to relocate the fishing harbour from the city to Moolakuddu near Bheemunipatnam has evoked strong condemnation from the Federation of... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Visakhapatnam/move-to-shift-fishing-harbour-opposed/article4240598.ece?ref=relatedNews
Test centres

The State Bank of India (SBI) has invited applications for recruitment at 5, 092 posts. The registration process has ended and call letters have... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/sbi-clerical-cadre-recruitment-test-centres/1/374255.html
Reopening of Sahagunj unit of Dunlop hinges on land sale

The reopening of the mother unit of Dunlop India at Sahagunj, closed since 2009, now hinges on a land deal that has become necessary to settle... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/reopening-of-sahagunj-unit-of-dunlop-hinges-on-land-sale/article6249834.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Teacher held for roughing up minor student in Bengal

Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) A school teacher in West Bengal's Howrah district was detained Friday for allegedly thrashing a class 8 student caught... ...

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