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No delegation from Pakistan coming for Vibrant Gujarat summit: Rupani

Ahmedabad, Jan. 16 -- Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Wednesday made it clear that no delegation from Pakistan would participate in the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019. Talking to mediapers... Read More


Jangalmahal tourism circuit thriving

Kolkata, Jan. 16 -- The situation in Jangalmahal now is a far cry from what it was earlier as one of the primary ways in which Jangalmahal has renewed itself is through the promotion of tourism. Hund... Read More


Five minor students injured after their school bus was hit by a govt bus at Kankurgachi

Kolkata, Jan. 16 -- Five minor students were today injured seriously when their bus on way to Delhi Public School (DPS) was hit by a state government bus near railway bridge at Kakurgachi in the easte... Read More


Major currencies down

Mumbai, Jan. 16 -- Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit on Wednesday. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 17.5839 20.5476 AUSTRALIAN ... Read More


Sensex up by 52 pts

Mumbai, Jan. 16 -- The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Wednesday advanced by 52 points to open at 36,370.74 as brisk buying was seen in Materials, Energy, Finance, Industrial, IT and... Read More


Rupee opens at 71.02 against USD

Mumbai, Jan. 16 -- The Rupee on Wednesday opened one paisa higher at 71.02 against the US Dollar on selling of the American currency by bankers and exporters, dealers at Forex Market said. Weak dolla... Read More


Akhilesh rushes to Delhi to discuss seat-sharing with RLD

Lucknow, Jan. 16 -- Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav arrived in New Delhi on Wednesday to meet Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Choudhury to finalise the contours of seat sharing agreemen... Read More


Reports claiming 9 arrested by SGO handed over to NIA incorrect: police

Srinagar, Jan. 16 -- Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday strongly denied reports that nine people arrested by Special Operation Group (SOG) of state police, Srinagar, were handed over to National In... Read More


Bengal Govt to turn three districts into 'green districts'

Kolkata, Jan. 16 -- The West Bengal Government has decided to turn Jhargram, Kalimpong and Alipurduar into 'green districts'. This was announced recently by the State Environment Minister at a progr... Read More


Bengal Govt to encourage women-driven taxis in Kolkata

Kolkata, Jan. 16 -- With the encouragement of the State Transport Department, Kolkata would soon see women driving taxis. This would be another step in the Bangla Government's efforts towards empowe... Read More