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Anant Singh booked under UAPA following recovery of AK 47 rifle, explosives

Anant Singh booked under UAPA following recovery of AK 47 rifle, explosives

17 Aug 2019 | 5:44 PM

Patna, Aug 17 (UNI) Police tightening noose around Independent MLA from
Mokama Anant Singh booked him under Unlawful Activities (Prevention)
Amendment Act following recovery of AK 47 assault rifle and huge quantity
of explosive from his house during police raid at Ladma village under Barh
sub divisional area in Patna district on Friday.

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Nitish flags off publicity vehicle of ‘Jal-Jeevan-Hariyalai’ campaign

Nitish flags off publicity vehicle of ‘Jal-Jeevan-Hariyalai’ campaign

17 Aug 2019 | 5:25 PM

Patna, Aug 17 (UNI) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today flagged off audio-video
publicity vehicle related to minor water resources department`s various projects
for creating public awareness on the issue of water and greenery under
‘Jal-Jeevan-Hariyali’ campaign.

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Food chain Arsalan owner's son arrested as suspect of Jaguar driver that killed two Bangladeshi nationals

Food chain Arsalan owner's son arrested as suspect of Jaguar driver that killed two Bangladeshi nationals

17 Aug 2019 | 4:50 PM

Kolkata, Aug 17 (UNI) Police arrested Arsalan Parvez (22), the son of owner of
city's popular food-chain restaurant Arsalan, for alleged rash driving that killed
two Bangladeshi nationals in the wee hours today.

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CM Biren warns teachers for sending substitutes to schools

CM Biren warns teachers for sending substitutes to schools

17 Aug 2019 | 4:40 PM

Imphal, Aug 17 (UNI) Chief Minister N Biren on Saturday said that the State Government
is giving serious thrust to improvement of education system of the State.

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Chakma tribes observe black day in Tripura

17 Aug 2019 | 4:36 PM

Agartala, Aug 17 (UNI) Along with Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, Chakma tribesmen
in Tripura today observed 'black day' to commemorate the tragedy of their inclusion in
the then East Pakistan by demarcation commission of Indo-Pakistan boundary before
partition.

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Alert train drivers save wild elephant in the Terai of north Bengal

Alert train drivers save wild elephant in the Terai of north Bengal

17 Aug 2019 | 4:06 PM

Siliguri, Aug 17 (UNI) Alert train drivers of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR)
today saved a wild elephant by slowing down their Siligui-Dinhata passenger
locomotive when the jumbo came close to the track between Gulma and Sevok
stations in Darjeeling region, official sources said.

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Panipuri seller arrested after dispute over servicing in Bankura district

17 Aug 2019 | 4:03 PM

Bankura, Aug 17 (UNI) A panipuri seller, accused of killing a buyer with his vegetable
knife in full public view following a dispute over servicing, has been arrested in West
Bengal's Bankura district, police said today.

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Two dreaded Maoists arrested in Bihar

Two dreaded Maoists arrested in Bihar

17 Aug 2019 | 3:25 PM

Muzaffarpur, Aug 18 (UNI) Police arrested two dreaded Maoists from Morchaumukh
village under Bochaha police station area in the district late last night.

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Focus should be on converting dividend of young talent by imparting quality education: Prof Samanta

Focus should be on converting dividend of young talent by imparting quality education: Prof Samanta

17 Aug 2019 | 3:23 PM

Kolkata, Aug 17 (UNI) Founder of KIIT & KISS University and Loksabha MP Prof Achyuta
Samanta on Saturday said, “On the threshold of being the youngest country in the world,
India should focus on converting this dividend of young talent by imparting quality
education.

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Minister appeals to teachers to work hard and become role models

Minister appeals to teachers to work hard and become role models

17 Aug 2019 | 3:20 PM

Imphal, Aug 17 (UNI) Manipur Works and Information Minister Thongam Biswajit
Singh on Saturday stressed on the importance of the teachers’ role in moulding
their students.

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Local panchayat arranges health camp cum AYUSHMAN card processing center with pvt hospital

Local panchayat arranges health camp cum AYUSHMAN card processing center with pvt hospital

17 Aug 2019 | 3:14 PM

Ambassa(Tripura), Aug 17(UNI) Local Baligaon panchayat along with ILS Hospital arranged a health camp and AYUSHMAN gold card processing and distribution system at Baligaon in Dhalai district here today.

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Mamata wishes Parsi brothers and sisters on occasion of Navroz

Mamata wishes Parsi brothers and sisters on occasion of Navroz

17 Aug 2019 | 3:06 PM

Kolkata, Aug 17 (UNI) West Bengal chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday wished Parsi brothers and sisters on the occasion of Navroz also known as Parsi New Year.

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Two Bangladeshi nationals killed in road accident in Kolkata

Two Bangladeshi nationals killed in road accident in Kolkata

17 Aug 2019 | 2:59 PM

Kolkata, Aug 17 (UNI) Two Bangaldeshi nationals were killed when a city police kiosk at Loudon Street under Shakespeare Sarani police station collapsed on them after a Mercedes Benz, being hit by a Jaguar passenger vehicle, rammed into it, here, at around 02 00 hours last night.

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Nagaland ENPO reiterates demand for Frontier Nagaland

Nagaland ENPO reiterates demand for Frontier Nagaland

17 Aug 2019 | 11:04 AM

Kohima, Aug 17 (UNI) The Eastern Nagaland Peoples’ Organization (ENPO) has reiterate their demand for Frontier Nagaland to the officials of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs in New Delhi yesterday.

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Tobacco epidemic one of the biggest public health threats

Tobacco epidemic one of the biggest public health threats

17 Aug 2019 | 10:30 AM

Kolkata, Aug 17 (UNI) The tobacco epidemic is one of the biggest public health threats the world has ever faced, killing more than 8 million people a year around the world.

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