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American Researcher explores the life and times of 'the father of the Indian newspaper'

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 22 2018 IST

Had it not been for a failed business venture and debts that got James Augustus Hicky incarcerated, 'the father of the Indian newspaper' wouldn't have thought of publishing Bengal Gazette, also the fi

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Within a month of its launch, New Town E-bus service gets 10,000 passengers

Kolkata | Sunday, Jul 22 2018 IST

The AC electric bus service running in New Town, the satellite city of Kolkata, has reached out to 10,000 passengers, within just a month of its introduction. The government is trying to develop Ne

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Yatra progressing smoothly on foot, helicopter service affected

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 23 2018 IST

Fresh batches of pilgrims, including women and sadhus, left Baltal and Pahalgam base camps for the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, where so far 2.37 lakh yatris had paid obeis

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7 held for black marketing of blood in Allahabad

Allahabad | Sunday, Jul 22 2018 IST

Police has busted a gang involved in black marketing of blood and its seven members here in on Sunday. Senior superintendent of police Nitin Tewari here said secretary of blood bank situated in-fro

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Undertrial arrested on July 21 dies of complications in Thane hospital

Thane | Sunday, Jul 22 2018 IST

An alleged accused arrested by the Palghar district rural police and lodged in the police lock up at Arnala police station died late last night the release by the district police said today. The rel

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Train service in south Kashmir resumes

Srinagar | Monday, Jul 23 2018 IST

Train service resumed in south Kashmir on Monday after remaining suspended for a day as a precautionary measure following death of militants in an encounter by security forces in Kulgam. However, tra

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Only farmers' political party can solve issues of farmers: Bidua

Jhansi | Monday, Jul 23 2018 IST

Bundelkhand Kisan Panchayat president Gauri Shankar Bidua has announced to form a political parties to address plights of farmers and villagers. Speaking to UNI on Monday, Mr Bidua said, "All poli

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No one will be put in detention camp: Rajnath Singh

Guwahati | Monday, Jul 23 2018 IST

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today appealed to people in Assam not to panic over the upcoming publication of National Register of Citizens (NRC) saying that there is no question of anyone putting

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Alert PSO of BJP leader foils militant attack in south Kashmir

Srinagar | Sunday, Jul 22 2018 IST

Alert Personnel Security Officer (PSO) of a Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader foiled a militant attack in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said. However, a police spokesman in a tw

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Fruit and vegetables important components of a healthy diet

Kolkata | Monday, Jul 23 2018 IST

Fruit and vegetables are important components of a healthy diet, and their sufficient daily consumption could help prevent major diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases and certain cancers. Appr

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Bullion Market Opening Rates

Chennai | Monday, Jul 23 2018 IST

Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 2,870 1 Gm Silver : 41.60 UNI VS 1055

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Musical blockbuster 'Ghajini' on DD National tomorrow

New Delhi | Monday, Jul 23 2018 IST

Ghajini, a 2008 action-thriller film written starring Aamir Khan, Asin, Jiah Khan and Pradeep Rawat in lead roles, will be telecast tomorrow at 1900 hrs. Following is the TV programme for tomorrow sub

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