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Youth ties the knot with a transgender

Kendrapara, July 21 (UNI) For the first time in the history of Kendrapara, a youth has married a transgender at Shyamsundarpur village under Kendrapara Sadar Police Station of the district.
Kendrapara Sadar police station IIC Pramod Kumar Mallick said one Saroj Kumar swain alias Kanha of Khandeipada under Rajnagar police station married to Kandhei, the transgender last evening at Shyamsundarpur Jagannath Temple.
The marriage was solemnized by Police with the cooperation of Baladevjew kinnar Sangh.
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BJP's internal reshuffle makes Mukul happy but Rahul unhappy

27 Sep 2020 | 9:39 AM

Kolkata, Sep 27 (UNI) Ahead of the upcoming municipal polls and the crucial 2021 Assembly elections in West Bengal, the Bharatiya Janata Part (BJP) has elevated Mukul Roy, once closest confidant, troubleshooter and man Friday of Trinamool Congress chairperson Mamata Banerjee, to the post of national vice president, while former TMC MP from Bolpur Anupam Hazra was catapulted to the post of national secretary replacing one of the longest serving leaders Rahul Sinha.

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Congress threatens to quit grand alliance if respectable number of seats not offered

27 Sep 2020 | 1:35 AM

Patna Sep 26 (UNI) Congress today threatened to walk out from Grand Alliance and contest all 243 seats in Bihar if respectable number of seats were not offered to the party.

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RJD is devoid of enriched heritage: Ravi Shankar Prasad

27 Sep 2020 | 1:22 AM

Patna, Sep 26 (UNI) Union Law Minister and senior Bhartiya Janata party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad today alleged that the main opposition in Bihar Rashtriya Janata Dal ( RJD) is ashamed of its heritage to such an extent that its two senior leaders and former Bihar Chief Ministers Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi were missing from the posters and hoardings.

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Worship places in Meghalaya to re-open, but not in containment zones

27 Sep 2020 | 12:42 AM

Shillong, Sep 26 (UNI) Places of worship in Meghalaya are all set to re-open after remaining closed for over six months from October 1, but religious places for the public in containment zones shall remain closed, an official said on Saturday.

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Dr Abhijit Mukherjee, Associate Professor, Dept of Geology & Geophysics, IIT Kharagpur selected for ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar’ prize

27 Sep 2020 | 12:36 AM

Kolkata, Sep 26 (UNI) It is a moment of pride for IIT Kharagpur with two back-to-back honours for the Institute's faculty members and alumnus.

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