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  1. Murder probe plea referred to chief justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, May 4: Justice Dipankar Dutta of Calcutta High Court today refused to deliver a verdict on the petition seeking a CBI probe into the Tapan Dutta murder case and referred the matter to Chief Justice Manjula Chellur for assigning it to any division bench. "Since the trial court had already delivered its judgment in the murder case and two other appeals - one by the state and other by Priyanka Dutta, daughter of the victim, against the trial court's verdict - were pending before the division bench, this court is referring the case for hearing by the division bench."

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  2. Cong to stay away from SMC mayor pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, May 4: The Congress today said it would abstain from elections to the posts of the mayor and chairman of Siliguri Municipal Corporation and keep equal distance from the Left Front and Trinamul. "We have secured four seats at the SMC and our stand is very clear.

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  3. Trafficking test after tremorRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, May 4: Security agencies in Bihar have sounded an alert and stepped up vigil along the India-Nepal border apprehending young girls and women may fall prey to human trafficking gangs after the April 25 temblor in the Himalayan country. The state police headquarters issued directives to all the superintendents of police in the districts close to the porous international border on Monday asking them to keep a vigil on the people, especially children and women, coming to India from Nepal.

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  4. Relief mission over with normalityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    A state government bus ferries quake-hit foreigners from Raxaul to the Patna airport last week. Picture by Nagendra Kumar Singh Patna, May 4: The state government is bringing its post-quake operations to a close, as life limps back to normal in the quake-hit areas of Nepal and India.

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  5. Trinamool decides to sit in Opposition in Siliguri BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    A day after North Bengal Development Minister Goutam Deb claimed that Trinamool Congress will form the board of Siliguri Municipal Corporation , the party on Monday decided to sit in Opposition in the civic body. The decision was taken when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met the winning councillors after she returned from the Indo-Nepal border at Pani Tanki, where she had gone to hand over relief materials for earthquake victims.

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  6. Rajdhani held up for 10minsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    A series of blockades marked Monday's shutdown in Coal Belt, but the agitations, which halted New Delhi-Howrah Rajdhani Express at Dhanbad station, remained confined to three hours in the morning because of the extreme heat. In Dhanbad, bandh supporters hit the streets around 6am, staging blockades from the roads to the tracks.

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  7. Qaida's 'Indian Arm' video mentions PM, Kolkata cops on edge ahead of his tripRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Times of India

    An al-Qaida video that mentions Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put security agencies on alert ahead of the PM's visit to Kolkata on May 9. KOLKATA: An al-Qaida video that mentions Prime Minister Narendra Modi has put security agencies on alert ahead of the PM's visit to Kolkata on May 9 . Sources said that the video, put out by the "Indian Arm" of al-Qaida, names Modi for the first time.

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  8. Bengal BJP leaders to brief Modi on state situation during his visitRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  9. NIA in Bangladesh to curb trans-boundary militancyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A team of India's National Intelligence Agency yesterday arrived in Dhaka on a four-day visit as part of a joint effort by Bangladesh and India to curb trans-boundary militancy and terrorism, police said. Monirul Islam, joint commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, said the NIA team had been visiting to share information regarding the investigation of Burdwan blast case and about the alleged Bangladesh nationals charge-sheeted in the case.

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  10. Bengal sends 30 trucks with aid to NepalRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    West Bengal on Monday despatched 30 trucks carrying relief material to quake-hit Nepal. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee herself flagged off the vehicles at Panitanki on the India-Nepal border.

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  11. Nepal Earthquake: Ramakrishna Mission takes up relief servicesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Star of Mysore

    Mysuru, May 4-In the wake of the recent devastating earthquake which affected a major portion of Nepal and some parts of India, the Ramakrishna Mission is conducting primary relief among affected families in the devastated areas. Till now, the Ramakrishna Mission's Kathmandu Centre, with assistance from the Headquarters, has set up a community kitchen and served cooked food to about 750 affected people in its vicinity.

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  12. Prime Watch is Offering Flat 40% Off On Movado Luxury WatchesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | PR Log

    The collection captures attention of the buyer and echoes the personality who may flaunt Movado with pride. Currency deficiency may not put one in trouble, as flat 40% off will give one air to breath.

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  13. North BengalRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    A senior Trinamul leader, who declined to be identified, said the district party leadership wasn't aware of the programme and ordered it's cancellation after coming to know about it from the media.... The earthquake in Nepal has led to cancellations of hotel bookings by many visitors who were planning a trip to Darjeeling at a time the peak tourist season is on.... Siliguri, May 3: Minister Gautam Deb today alleged that an attack on a Trinamul worker's house here last night showed that the Left Front was trying to revive "red terror" ...... A murder plan under the guise of a train robbery went awry when a gang hired by a woman, suspected to be a dealer in illegal gold, missed its target and killed a teacher on...... At least three persons drowned when a country boat capsized in the Jalangi in Nadia's Chapra during a Nor'wester that lashed several south Bengal districts last evening....

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  14. Two officers dead in leave-clash shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Mumbai, May 3: Workplace rage burst open in a Mumbai police station last night when an assistant sub-inspector reprimanded for alleged truancy killed his senior before shooting himself dead. Dilip Shirke, 53, died on the spot at Vakola police station in Santa Cruz , having shot "his brains out" according to a colleague, while senior inspector Vilas Joshi succumbed to his three bullet wounds hours later.

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  15. CPM bid for red terror, says DebRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Telegraph

    Siliguri, May 3: Minister Gautam Deb today alleged that an attack on a Trinamul worker's house here last night showed that the Left Front was trying to revive "red terror" in Siliguri. One person has been arrested in connection with the ransacking of Trinamul worker Hema Paswan's house in ward 33 of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation.

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  16. Eureka pastor travelling home after Nepal quakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Willits News

    A Eureka pastor on a missionary trip in Nepal was caught up in the destruction following the magnitude-7.8 earthquake that left thousands dead and many more displaced. Jerry Heyne works as a missionary part-time and has been travelling to underdeveloped countries for years.

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  17. Modi to call on Atmasthananda, visit Belur Math on May 9Read the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news. With a traditional newspaper format, more than 100 sites were established each with a newspaper-type name to cover the highest-ranked regions, countries, cities and states.

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  18. Animated movie made to spread precautionary quake awarenessRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    In the wake of the earthquake that struck and caused heavy damages in Nepal, an Indian has made an animated movie to spread awareness about the precautionary measures to be taken when tremors strike. The video shows do's and don'ts when earthquakes strike.

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  19. Emergency Relief Provided to Small Villages in NepalRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Help was provided to earthquake victims in small and remote villages less than 2 days after a major earthquake and over 100 after-shocks devastated Nepal. ServeNow's national director, Arjun Dhakal in Kathmandu communicated this afternoon, "Accompanied by a number of volunteers, I just returned from today's daily 'Relief Mission'.

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  20. Veg meals for Rs 10 for poor in Burdwan - with a little government helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Indian Express

    In a first of its kind programme, the Burdwan district administration has launched a scheme to provide food to poor people at a highly subsidised rate of Rs 10 per meal. The "self-sustainable" scheme, named 'Annapurna', will initially extend the benefit to 2,000 people.

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