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Doctors & Experts write to Chief Minister for a Pollution Free Diwali

Doctors & Experts write to Chief Minister for a Pollution Free Diwali

Kolkata, Oct 23 (UNI) Several of the city’s Leading Doctors, Medical Associations and Environmental Experts part of the Bengal Clean Air Network (Bengal-CAN) under the aegis of SwitchON Foundation, have collectively submitted a letter to the West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the need
for a safer and cleaner festive season.
The letter sent to the chief minister has requested a complete ban on firecrackers like last year, since quality of air really starts deteriorating after the firecracker diwali until tuesday where cities and towns across West bengal become a gas chamber.

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Odisha Assembly condole death of General Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat

Odisha Assembly condole death of General Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat

09 Dec 2021 | 12:37 PM

Bhubaneswar, Dec 09 (UNI) Odisha Assembly today condoled the death of Chief of Defence Services (CDS) General Bipin Laxman Singh Rawat, his wife and 11 other Defence personnel who died in a helicopter crash at Coonoor in Tamilnadu yesterday.

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Actress-turned TMC leader Sayantika Banerjee involved in car accident in Bengal

Actress-turned TMC leader Sayantika Banerjee involved in car accident in Bengal

09 Dec 2021 | 12:20 PM

Kolkata, Dec 9 (UNI) Actress-turned senior Trinamool Congress leader Sayantika Banerjee escaped unhurt when her vehicle, in which she was travelling, was involved in a road accident with a
12-wheel truck on NH 2 in West Burdwan on Thursday morning.

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Applications Open In Africa and Asia For Adaptation SME Accelerator Project (ASAP)

09 Dec 2021 | 12:06 PM

Kolkata, Dec 09 (UNI) Village Capital and The Lightsmith Group (“Lightsmith”) have announced that applications have opened in Africa and Asia for the Adaptation SME Accelerator Project (ASAP), a programme for SMEs and startups that are scaling market-based and contextualized solutions to critical climate adaptation and resilience challenges.

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Cong open for alliance with like-minded parties in Manipur: Pradyut Bordoloi

Cong open for alliance with like-minded parties in Manipur: Pradyut Bordoloi

09 Dec 2021 | 12:02 PM

By Santu Das
New Delhi, Dec 9 (UNI) Congress MP and observer for Manipur, Pradyut Bordoloi on Thursday categorically said that the grand-old party's door is open for an alliance with like-minded parties for the 2022 Assembly polls in the state, and expressed hope that the party will 'oust' the ruling BJP.

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Darjeeling mourns the untimely demise of its braveheart Havildar Satpal Rai along with CDS Bipin Rawat in helicopter crash

Darjeeling mourns the untimely demise of its braveheart Havildar Satpal Rai along with CDS Bipin Rawat in helicopter crash

09 Dec 2021 | 11:56 AM

Darjeeling, Dec 9 (UNI) The Darjeeling Hills people mourned deeply on Thursday for the untimely demise of their braveheart son Haviladar Satpal Rai in a helicopter crash along with the country's first CSD General Bipil Rawat in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

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