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Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Questioning the content of the show-cause notice sent by the Election Commission to Union Minister Babul Supriyo on a campaign song, the BJP on Wednesday alleged pro-Trinamool Congress officers were deployed in the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, West Bengal. "We have asked the CEO...
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The government on Wednesday said it was working with the airlines to increase capacity across sectors to keep a check on spiralling air fares. "To ensure passenger convenience, stable operations and affordable fares, MoCA is working with airlines to provide sufficient capacity across the entire...
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) The Election Commission on Wednesday slapped showcause notices on Trinamool Congress leaders Jitendra Kumar Tiwari and Anubrata Mondal, following the BJP's complaint against the duo and two state ministers from the ruling party for violation of the model code of conduct. Earlier in the day, the...
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) The Left Front on Wednesday announced its candidates for two of the four Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal it had so far left for the Congress, as chances of a seat adjustment between the two parties receded further. Zulfiqar Ali would be the candidate from...
Buenos Aires, March 20 (IANS/AKI) The world needs to harness the power of exchanges between countries in the Global South if it is to reduce poverty and malnutrition while rising to the challenges posed by population growth and climate change, the UN International Fund for Agricultural Development said on...
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India's domestic air passenger traffic growth slowed further in February owing to high air fares even as airlines continued to cancel flights due to various reasons. According to industry observers, seasonal factors too contributed to the slowing of growth rate in February at 5.62 per...
Guwahati, March 20 (IANS) Central agencies monitoring the election process in northeastern states have seized an amount of Rs 34.90 lakh in Arunachal Pradesh's Changlang district, officials said on Wednesday. The seizure took place on late Tuesday in Longding when police there informed the central agencies working under the Election...
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India on Wednesday Awelcomed the arrest of bank fraud accused Nirav Modi in London and said it continues to actively follow up the matter with British authorities concerned to extradite him at the earliest. "With a view to have Nirav Modi extradited to India at...
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's six children will become billionaires with the closing of the $71 billion deal by the Walt Disney Company to acquire 21st Century Fox. As much as $12 billion of proceeds from the deal, which became effective on Wednesday morning, are set...
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Head coach Jacques Kallis feels two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) are as balanced as they can be going into the new season with more fast bowling options than last year. "We are as balanced as we could possibly be. You play...