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The railway ministry wants to exit the East-West Metro project in Calcutta that has been running several years behind schedule, a move many see as part of a plan to wash its hands of the other incomplete Metro routes too.
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A group of eight students from different parts of the world is camping in Dhanbad for over a week now to carry out research on different issues, including women's empowerment and child development.
Tiny tots walk single file towards their school along a slush-filled stretch of GT Road near MC Kejriwal Vidyapeeth on Tuesday morning and a group of boys jump bamboo hurdles over an incomplete 10ft wide concrete section with iron rods jutting out.
Paritosh Dey travelled from Haldia to Calcutta on Sunday and stayed overnight at a relative's house so that the Trinamul Congress's Maa-Mati-Manush Divas wouldn't prevent him from attending the first day of classes at Presidency University.
Siliguri, July 21: The director of health services today held a meeting with medical officials of all seven north Bengal districts in Uttarkanya to assess the outbreak of Japanese Encephalitis in the region and to determine the steps to be taken to prevent the disease from spreading further.
An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation "alarming'.
An outbreak of encephalitis has killed 60 people in two weeks in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said, calling the situation "alarming".
Roads marked red are those choked by Trinamul supporters. Those in yellow are roads where vehicles crawled because of the rally.
"If you can't give them jobs, it may turn into a time bomb. I may add it's already ticking quite loudly in West Bengal," Bardhan, the emeritus professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley, said during a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta .
With over 80 encephalitis deaths reported from northern West Bengal this year, the state health department has decided to set up fever clinics and relocate pig farms in the districts in the grip of the vector-borne disease.
Govind Dass, Ranjid and Mitali were arrested from Vyapar Kendra in Sushant Lok area and a 14-year-old girl from West Bengal's Malda district was rescued.
Darjeeling, July 20: Subash Ghisingh left Darjeeling unannounced this afternoon with his son, days after he directed his supporters to start rallies across the hills demanding revival of the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council till a new administrative set-up under the Sixth Schedule was formed.
Siliguri, July 20: A worker of the closed Redbank tea estate died on Friday night, days after the government announced food grain and health care initiatives for shut estates in north Bengal.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 05:03 am
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