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Jharkhand: 2 Naxalites killed during escape bid, 3 others injured

Two Naxalites, lodged in the Chaibasa jail in West Singhbhum district, were killed and 3 other Naxalites injured in police firing when they attempted to escape during a headcount of prisoners on......

WB: Boy ends life after father refuses to buy him touch-screen phone

A middle-school student allegedly committed suicide in Murshidabad district of West Bengal by consuming pesticide after his father, a farmer, could not afford to buy him an expensive mobile of his......

Ground Zero report: How Bangladeshis infiltrate into India

The Ichhamati river. On the opposite bank is Bangladesh Taki in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district is the last Indian outpost on the border with Bangladesh. It is one of hotspots for......

Youth arrested for making anti-Mamata remark on Facebook

A youth was arrested in Malda district of West Bengal on the charge of making a derogatory remark against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Facebook. The police said that Bapi Pal, 25, of......

PHOTOS: Floods kill 10; cripple life in Guwahati

At least seven persons killed in flood and landslides triggered by incessant rain in South West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya where about one lakh people from over 200 villages have been......

Tripura village says it with flowers

Flowers abound in this sparsely-populated village in West Tripura district and no wonder it is called the Village of Flowers.However, it was a different story just three years ago. Laxmibil village......

Salboni land issue bears striking resemblance to Singur

JSW Steel to will return the land it bought from farmers for its stuck project at the former site, in stark contrast to what has happened with Tata Motors at the latter Comparisons between Salboni......

Smart city challenge: Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, are you ready?

At a time when the world is talking about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of developing ‘100 smart cities’ to accommodate the burgeoning population of India, we take a......

Now, ponzi schemes resurface in Bengal in a new avatar

MSCS is a cooperative society which operates in more than one state and has a minimum of 50 members in one state. After having made themselves scarce for more than a year in West Bengal, Ponzi......

Land will not be a problem in Bengal: Mamata to industrialists

Assuring industry captains that land would not be an issue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that the land bank, set up by her government, was there to meet the need.......

'Investing in girls is about the smartest thing you can do'

Over Dosas in Mumbai, Oscar winner Megan Mylan tells Vaihayasi Pande Daniel why she chose India and girl empowerment as the subject of her new documentary. Image: Megan Mylan (centre) with her......

BCCI cancels 3rd ODI vs West Indies as 'Hudhud' lashes Vizag

Cyclone Hudhud hits Ganjam district on the Andhra-Odisha border. Photograph: PTI The Board of Control for Cricket in India cancelled the third One-day international between India and the West......

VVS Laxman's Pataudi Lecture: Full Text

Full text of VVS Laxman's Pataudi Memorial Lecture in Kolkata. VVS Laxman delivers the third annual Pataudi Memorial lecture, at the Taj Bengal Hotel in Kolkata. Photograph: BCCI Good evening......
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Q. When did the Petroleum Industry begin ?
Azam Khan:  A.  more

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Q. Who was the first to utilized petroleum (largely available in middle east) to run an engine?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. BY EARLY NINTH CENTURY By the early ninth century, the Abbasid caliph in Baghdad had appointed an "oil czar" (wali al-naft) in every...... more

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Q. A court has awarded the death penalty to a man who beheaded a baby and drank its blood in West Bengal's Bankura district two years ago.The incident happened near Saltora region in Bankura, some 22 km from Kolkata. Lakshmi Kanta Sarkar, a tantric, was caught drinking blood that was dripping from the severed head of the baby in January 12. The villagers thrashed him before handing him over to the police.
Pocket MainRocket:  A. The famous tenth-century Muslim historian al-Mas'udi wrote about the oil fields in Muslim lands. He used the word atam to describe a burning well....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/a-court-has-awarded-the-death-penalty-to-a-man-who-beheaded-/27083447/answers/28004925

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Q. which is the smallest district of rajasthan and its kilometer
Parmjitsingh:  A. OMG So sad-Is he a man or beast ! How is still alive in this Country then ? more

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  Web results for West District
Why people in Assam's Karimganj can't believe the Centre

Even as the Centre gets ready to ratify the India-Bangladesh land boundary agreement within the ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, the... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/india/karimganj-1847305.html
5 things to know before boarding a "local"

Before I came to Mumbai in April 2013 from the Himalayan hill town of Nainital, my commute to work was a 30-minute, bracing walk in the mountain... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/blog-5-things-to-know-before-boarding-a-local-114121800552_1.html
CSI - Nihilent announces e-Governance Awards for 2013-14

The Computer Society of India (CSI), India's largest society of IT professionals and Nihilent, a Pune based global consulting and solutions... ...

http://www.indiainfoline.com/article/news-business/csi-nihilent-announces-e-governance-awards-for-2013-14-114121800135_1.html
India's largest, oldest press printing Gita shuts shop

India'a most authentic, biggest, trusted and sustained connect for the Hindu devout with its rich past of religious literature is faced with a... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/india-s-largest-oldest-press-printing-gita-shuts-shop-114121800417_1.html
Some good news on infrastructure

Mumbai's citizens may be generally vexed with their megapolis's growing traffic, pollution and crime, but it has actually done reasonably well in... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/some-good-news-on-infrastructure-114121800378_1.html

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