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Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar congratulates Abhijit Banerjee for being awarded Nobel Prize

Kolkata, Oct 14 (UNI) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today congratulated
Professor Abhijit Binayak Banerjee, alumnus of South Point School and Presidency
College Kolkata, for being awarded the Noble Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences
in 2019.
" His field of work being development economics, with particular emphasis on
alleviating global poverty will be relevant to many developing countries," the Governor
said in a statement.
Mr Dhankhar said, "Mr Banerjee has made us proud with his high achievement,
which will inspire our young scholars."
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PDS system under Hemant government has collapsed in Jharkhand: Deepak Prakash

02 Jul 2020 | 5:33 PM

Ranchi, Jul 2 (UNI) State BJP president and Rajya Sabha MP Deepak Prakash alleged that under Chief Minister Hemant Soren the Public Distribution System has collapsed and the middlemen and the corrupt who are calling all the shots.

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Manipur: 'Save Nambul River' campaign launched

02 Jul 2020 | 5:25 PM

Imphal, Jul 2 (UNI) Forest, Environment and Climate Change Minister Awangbow Newmai today flagged off a one day media campaign ‘Save Nambul River’ at Thong Nambonbi, Imphal West organised by the All Manipur Working Journalists’ Union (AMWJU) in collaboration with the Directorate of Environment and Climate Change.

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SOG team recovers explosives from a Maoist camp

02 Jul 2020 | 5:14 PM

Bhubaneswar,Jul 02 (UNI) Security personnel deployed in anti-Maoist operations have busted a Maoist camp inside the Ladapadar reserve forest area in Kandhamal District.

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Jharkhands: Elephants wreak havoc in Jainagar of Koderma

02 Jul 2020 | 4:53 PM

Koderma, Jul 2 (UNI) Two adult elephants wreaked havoc in separate villages falling under the Jainagar block of this district.

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55 pc of Indian wants to save more to manage Covid-19 like situation: study

02 Jul 2020 | 4:48 PM

Kolkata, Jul 2 (UNI) PayNearby, India’s largest hyperlocal fintech startup, in its first ‘India Savings Behaviour’ report has revealed that while over 80% of India today has a bank account, yet a huge chunk accounting for more than 70% of the people falling under the low-income group, still avail informal arrangements such as chit funds and cash under mattress to park their savings.

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