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Relationship with Bengal Govt improving for some time: Guv

Siliguri, Feb 21 (UNI) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday stated that his relationship with the State Government has been improving for some time.
Mr Dhankar said there were several reasons for the rift between him and the Government.
However, their relationship has been improving.
Addressing media in the State Guest House here today, the Governor stated that he held discussions regarding various issues with the Chief Minister, other State Government officials along with Minister Partha Chatterjee and Amit Mitra.

Taking to his Tweeter handle, the Governor said, “Inaugurated a well attended conference of lawyers at Lataguri in Jalpaiguri District. Called upon the legal fraternity to play pro active role in protection of human rights and ensuring free and fair elections.”

“The three day lawyers workshop at Lataguri inaugurated by me was also graced by WB Minister Gautam Deb, Calcutta HC Judge Samapti Chatterjee, Jalpaiguri Lok Sabha MP Jayanta Kumar Roy, Bar Council of India Chairman Manan Kumar Mishra apart from senior advocates and young lawyers,” Mr Dhankar said.

Earlier, in another tweet said, “Had pleasant chance meeting at Bagdogra Airport with former Cabinet Minister and an old friend @ShahnawazBJP. A gentleman par excellence."
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Industry leaders, corporate houses to set up Covid care centres for their employees in Odisha

16 Jul 2020 | 10:49 PM

Bhubaneswar, Jul 16 (UNI) Around 40 industry leaders and Corporate houses operating in
Odisha today announced to join the state government in its fight against Covid19.

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Meghalaya CM calls for ‘micro lockdowns’

16 Jul 2020 | 10:44 PM

Shillong, Jul 16 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma on Thursday called for
management of the COVID-19 situation at a micro level through ‘micro lockdowns’ instead
of going for total lock-down of the state or in Shillong.

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Jal Jeevan Hariyali scheme to get a boost from the central fund :Sushil

16 Jul 2020 | 10:40 PM

Patna, Jul 16 (UNI) Expressing his gratitude to the centre for providing Rs 1245.50 crore
to the Panchayati Raj institutions of Bihar as second installment for the financial year
2020-21 on the recommendations of 15th Finance Commission, Bihar Deputy Chief
Minister Sushil Kumar Modi today said that the fund would be utilised to speed up the
ambitious Jal Jeevan Hariyali mission and drinking water schemes.

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BJP leaders arrested for spreading rumours of embankment collapse

16 Jul 2020 | 10:37 PM

Darbhanga, Jul 16 (UNI) Five BJP leaders were arrested for spreading rumours of collapse
of embankment along Kamla Balan river in Darbhanga district today.

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Decision on further extension of 'lockdown' in ICR likely tomorrow

16 Jul 2020 | 10:30 PM

Itanagar, Jul 16 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Health Secretary P Parthiban has said that state
Government may take a decision tomorrow on whether to further extend the 'lockdown' in
Itanagar Capital Region (ICR).

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