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  • PM Modi to meet US-based Jewish groups in New York 19 hours 32 minutes ago

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US-based Jewish groups during his visit to the US this week followed by a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Israeli counterpart. According to sources, Prime Minister will be meeting Jewish groups on September 28, the day on which he...
  • Assam set up panel to probe tea garden work conditions September 12, 2014

    Guwahati: The Assam government on Thursday set up a judicial inquiry commission to study the working conditions in the tea gardens of the state. The commission to be headed by a retired judge will study the implementation of the Plantation Labour Act in the tea gardens and suggest suitable measures for...
  • Assam: Judicial Commission to study working conditions in tea gardens September 11, 2014

    Guwahati: A Judicial Commission has been constituted to study the working conditions in the tea gardens of the state. The Commission, to be headed by a retired judge, will study the implementation of the Plantation Labour Act in the tea gardens of the state and suggest suitable measures for their...
  • India's first 'Coral Garden' to be set up in Gujarat September 3, 2014

    Gandhinagar: In an attempt to conserve several coral species at one place and to boost tourism in the state, the country's first 'Coral garden' will be set up at Mithapur coastal region of DevbhoomiDwarka district in Gujarat. "We will set up country's first coral garden at Mithapur coast which will conserve...
  • Over 300 IndoUS organisations join hands to give Modi a historic public reception August 13, 2014

    Washington: More than 300 IndoAmerican organisations from across the US have come together to give Narendra Modi a "historic public reception", when he comes here on his maiden visits as India's Prime Minister in September. The event is also expected to be attended by a number of US lawmakers. Held under the...
  • Bengal tea garden workers' plight discussed in Parliament August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: After CNNIBN reported the plight of tea garden workers in North Bengal, the issue has been raised in the Lok Sabha. The issue was raised by Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chaudhury during the Question Hour on Monday. CNNIBN had reported how workers were dying of hunger after five...
  • Bengal tea garden crisis: The onus lies on the Mamata government, says BJP MP July 28, 2014

    The shutting down of five tea gardens in West Bengal has pushed workers to the brink of desperation. Some have been forced to make do with just Rs 15 per day. Some NGOs reporting that 100 people have died of malnutrition. Darjeeling MP and BJP Leader SS Ahluwalia told CNNIBN...
  • WB: 5 tea gardens shut, workers dying of hunger, sell children to survive July 28, 2014

    North Bengal: The shutdown of five tea gardens in West Bengal has pushed workers to the brink. They have been dying of malnutrition while some have even been selling their children to try and make ends meet. Fortyfiveyearold Ratia Kharia is one of the thousand workers who lost their jobs...
  • West Bengal: The Gardens of Hunger July 21, 2014

    Kolkata: In Dante's eighth circle of Hell, Count Ugolini, the infamous political betrayer recounts the grisly details of eating his own children after being driven by hunger. Apart from the gory account of cannibalism the line that perhaps stays with the reader the most is when a blind Ugolini getting...
  • DMRC, Noida authority sign MoU for metro extension to Botanical Garden July 16, 2014

    The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation and Noida Authority today signed an agreement for the construction of metro corridor between Kalindi Kunj and Botanical Garden. The MoU was signed between DMRC DirectorBusiness Development S D Sharma, and Noida Authority CEO Rama Raman, at Metro Bhawan here in the presence of DMRC Managing...
  • Problem of adolescent pregnancies growing at alarming rate in Bhopal July 16, 2014

    For around six months, thirteenyearold girl from Ashoka Garden area in the state capital was not aware of the fact that she was pregnant. As the girls family learnt about the pregnancy due to physical changes in the girl, they filed a police complaint against the man who had sexually exploited...
  • West Bengal looking for financier to reopen tea garden June 30, 2014

    Jalpaiguri: West Bengal state government has been looking for financiers to reopen the closed tea garden where seven workers died of malnutrition in the past one week, North Bengal Development Minister Goutam Deb said on Monday. "The state government has been looking for financiers to reopen the closed Raipur tea...
  • Food minister visits closed tea garden June 29, 2014

    Jalpaiguri: The Food and Essential Supplies Minister Jyotiprio Mullick on Sunday visited the closed Raipur tea garden where six labourers died of malnutrition in the last one week. Admitting that they died of malnutrition, Mullick said, "The workers of the closed tea garden will get good quality rice from FCI....
  • Six tea garden labourers die in Jalpaiguri district June 28, 2014

    Jalpaiguri: At least six tea labourers have died from malnutrition in the last six days at a tea garden in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district. The labourers belonging to the closed Raibur tea garden under Rajganj block of the district died from malnutrition in the last six days, SDO Jalpaiguri Seema...
  • Pakistani constables fired for plucking guavas from PM Sharif's garden June 10, 2014

    Lahore: Two constables deployed at the palatial residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here have been sacked for allegedly plucking guava from his garden. Abid and Saifullah lost their jobs for committing the 'crime'. They were dismissed from service after they were found guilty of their crime, Lahore police sources...
  • 'I manage crowds better than the police': At KKR's victory rally, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee steals the show June 4, 2014

    There's never a dull moment when West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee trades her official hat for a pointy, party one and takes over several roles at once of a compre, traffic controller, admonisherinchief and benevolent mother figure to some of Tollywood's ageing legends. I will be honest. I was...
  • In pics: Fans turn up for Kolkata Knight Riders' victory celebrations at Eden Gardens June 4, 2014

    First the win, then the tweets and the crackers that lit up the sky on a slow Sunday evening in Kolkata. Kolkata Knight Riders had conquered the crown yet again in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. The question that came soon Will there be another road show and...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 3, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Union Minister Gopinath Munde dies in road accident in Delhi June 3, 2014

    In a tragic turn of events on Tuesday morning, Union Minister for Rural Development Gopinath Munde died of multiple internal injuries after his car was hit by another vehicle in Delhi. The 64yearold Munde, who is survived by his wife and three daughters, was going to the Delhi airport to...
  • Shah Rukh Khan celebrates KKR win; dazzles Kolkata with kisses, dance June 4, 2014

    Kolkata: Amid a shower of pink confetti and deafening roar, superstar Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday lauded the tremendous love and support of the city's fans for the Kolkata Knight Riders as he partied and threw kisses during a grand felicitation ceremony at the Eden Gardens here. The home team, flanked by...
  • Nearstampede outside Eden Gardens, Shah Rukh Khan's flight delayed June 3, 2014

    Kolkata: A stampedelike situation erupted on the fringes of the Eden Gardens here as diehard fans of Indian Premier League winner Kolkata Knight Riders clambered over police barricades to gain entry into the arena for the team's felicitation ceremony. Though entry was made free, passes distributed were far less. This resulted...
  • Dilshad GardenGhaziabad Metro extension MoU gets GDA approval June 3, 2014

    An MoU for the proposed extension of the Delhi Metro line from Dilshad Garden to New Bus Stand here was approved by the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) on Monday. The approval was given by the GDA board, an official said. There will be seven stations on the extended lineSaheed Nagar, Rajbagh, Rajendra...
  • KKR's grand felicitation at Eden Gardens on Tuesday June 2, 2014

    Kolkata: Memories of the 2012's grand felicitation of Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens are set to be relived with the West Bengal government and Cricket Association of Bengal having planned a similar programme at the same venue on Tuesday morning. All the roads on Tuesday will lead up to Eden...
  • Rain threatens KKRKXIP match, Punjab to qualify in case of a washout May 28, 2014

    Uncertainty surrounds IPL's first qualifier between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab to be played at the Eden Gardens today, thanks to unfavourable weather. The match was washed off on Tuesday and faces a similar fate today as Kolkata remains under a heavy cloud cover. Kolkata received light showers in...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 1, Kolkata vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 27, 2014

    With the end of IPL7 league stages, the top four teams are now geared up for the crucial playoffs. The first match of the playoffs will be played between the most consistent team of this tournament and undoubtedly the most resilient side of this edition when George Baileyled...
  • Rain fear looms over first IPL qualifier in Kolkata May 26, 2014

    Kolkata: With heavy downpour since Sunday and more rains being forecast for Tuesday, there's a cloud of uncertainty over IPL's first qualifier between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens. Both the teams had to skip their matcheve practice on Monday as the ground remained under cover,...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders have shed the chokers tag, says Gautam Gambhir May 22, 2014

    Kolkata: Refusing to take credit for turning around the fortunes of his team, captain Gautam Gambhir Thursday said he was satisfied but not surprised over his Kolkata Knight Riders' sixmatch winning streak which powered them to the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. Addressing the media after humbling Royal Challengers Bangalore...
  • Eden Gardens to host first IPL7 qualifier on May 27 May 10, 2014

    Kolkata: The IPL Governing Council on Saturday decided to allot one of the two qualifiers to Kolkata's Eden Gardens, while one of the Eliminators to Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai. The decision was taken after TNCA (Tamil Nadu Cricket Association) wrote a letter to the IPL GC, expressing their inability to host...