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4th EDITION OF ‘AMWAY DARJEELING POLICE MARATHON

Darjeeling Police and Amway India, country’s leading Direct Selling FMCG Company, have announced that the fourth edition of Amway Darjeeling Police Marathon 2017 was  held in Darjeeling in collaboration with GTA, Baghajatin Sports Club, Siliguri and Bengal Road Race Association to celebrate the 154th Birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. The objective behind organizing the Amway Darjeeling Police marathon is to spread awareness […]

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75% attendance mandatory for participation in Presidency University student Election

The Presidency University announced 75% compulsory attendance for students willing to participate and nominate themselves for the upcoming students election. The university election will be taking place on 30th of January. The nomination forms are available online for submission. The University celebrated 200 years of completion very recently with pomp and grandeur.

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KMC to begin their winter session of year long Dengue Awareness Campaign

The Kolkata Municipal Corporation is set to organise  a rally on January 7 to create awareness against dengue.Forst the first time in its history KMC is launching any dengue  awareness campaign in winter which a part of their year-long programme. The Mayor of Kolkata, Municipal Affairs minister and other MPs and MLAs along with celebrities […]

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RBI finds it difficult to figure out impact of demonetization

On 30th December, 2016, RBI Governor Urjit Patel issued a statement confirming the difficulty in assessing the exact impact of demonetization at this point in time. Rajan’s successor claims that the currency reshuffle is in a transitory period, whose impacts will be visible in the near future. Patel claims that the nationwide introduction of the […]

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ED targets PSBs against illegal cash exchange

The Enforcement Directorate(ED) and the Income Tax Department have decided to investigate the nationalized banks of the country over allegations of illegal cash swap in the wake of demonetization. A nationalized bank with its headquarters in Kolkata is the first to come under the radar. A special team from the ED has been investigating the […]

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Amul to set up Milk Processing Plant in Bengal

India’s well known dairy brand Amul is about to invest in Bengal. As per sources, the company owned by Kaira District Cooperative Milk Producers’ shall set up their centralised Milk Processing plant in Howrah. The organisation will make an investment of 200 crore in the state. Work on the plant would start in 2017 and […]

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Bengal Global Business Summit 2017 to start from 20th January

State Finance and Industry Minister Amit Mitra on Monday announced that the Bengal Global Business Summit will begin from 20 and 21st of January 2017.The Summit will be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee. According to Mitra the Summit will not only provide space to big industrial houses but also to various new upcoming insudtries. Hence […]

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Vivek organises Tribute to Binoy Badal Dinesh

Vivek , an organisation rendering selfless service for the distressed humanity organised a program on Thursday to pay tribute to legendary freedom fighter trio Binoy Badal, and Dinesh. The program was organised at the joining area between piping road and Ibrahim Road. Minister for Urban Development and the Minister for Municipal Affairs, Depiprasad Roy, Professor […]

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Mamata Banerjee gets into clash with Governor

Rajbhavan now comes face to face against Nabanna on the issue of army deployment. The Trinamool Congress MLAs inspite of their discussion with Kearinath Tripathi at Raj Bhavan  complained that the Governor’s statement on the issue was not at all satisfactory or convincing. As per sources  the WB governor in his reaction to the army […]

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Oppositions form human chain against demonetisation -Trinamool Congress becomes an active part of the Dharna

Members of Parliament from Opposition Parties, along with Trinamool Congress, demonstrated dharna near the Gandhi statue outside Parliament. Around 200 MPs from different Opposition Parties were present. Slogans like “Not a surgical strike, but carpet bombing on people”, “Stop the persecution of common people” and “Save poor people”, were held by the leaders. The Opposition […]

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