Friday, September 17, 2021

Kolkata Book Fair Postponed Till COVID-19 Situation Improves: Official

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Kolkata: Organisers of the International Kolkata Book Fair have finally decided to postpone the annual event for several months till there is an improvement in the COVID-19 situation, an official said on Sunday. The Publishers...

Golaghat Girl Bags Two Titles In Mission Dreams Miss India 2020 Contest

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Golaghat: A Golaghat district-based girl bagged two titles in Mission Dreams Miss India 2020 contest, a national-level beauty contest. Laxmi Morang from Golaghat's Rangajan area had joined the contest held in Kolkata recently. In the...

Sexagenarian Widow Finds Love During The Pandemic

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Mumbai: Sexagenarian Jyotshna Vora, for the past 10 years has lived alone at her Kandivli home with only memories of her late husband for company. She has two daughters who are married, and a son...

Rajasthan Milkman’s Daughter Clears Judicial Services Exam; Qualifies To Become Judge

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Udaipur: Since she was 10-years-old, Sonal Sharma’s daily routine was to wake up at 4 am, help her father milk cows, clean the cowsheds, collect dung, and distribute milk in her neighbourhood in Udaipur. But...

Mamata Assures Support To Amartya Sen Amidst Land Grab Charges

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Kolkata: West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday, wrote to Nobel laureate Amartya Sen after his name came out among those allegedly occupying land belonging to the prestigious Visva-Bharati University. In the letter, Banerjee...

Darjeeling Toy Train To Welcome Passengers Again From December 25

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Kurseong: Northeast Frontier Railway will resume "Toy Train Joy Ride" services between Darjeeling and Ghum Station in West Bengal from December 25, nearly nine months after they were suspended as part of the measures...

Ammonia Leak In IFFCO Plant Leaves Two Dead, Several Sick

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Prayagraj: Ammonia leakage at the Phulpur unit of Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) in Prayagraj claimed the lives of two officials and left over a dozen workers seriously sick on Tuesday night. Uttar Pradesh...

Eminent Malayalam Poet And Activist Sugathakumari Dies

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Thiruvananthapuram: Eminent Malayalam poet, conservationist and women's activist Sugathakumari, died today. She was 86. Sugathakumari had tested positive for COVID-19 and was undergoing treatment at the government hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. The octogenarian poet rarely made any...

NCB Arrests Three With ‘Kashmiri’ Charas Worth Rs 2 Crore

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Mumbai: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested two women and a man from Kurla LTT railway terminus on Sunday with charas worth Rs 2 crore in the illicit market. According to the officers of the...

Mother, Daughter Get Married On The Same Day At Mass Wedding Ceremony

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Gorakhpur: In Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur on Thursday, a 53-year-old mother and her 27-year-old daughter exchanged their respective wedding vows with their partners at the same ‘mandap’. Both Bali Devi and her daughter Indu got married...