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Engineers, Postgraduates Among 8,000 Applicants For "Dom" Posts At Kolkata Hospital

Engineers, Postgraduates Among 8,000 Applicants For "Dom" Posts At Kolkata Hospital

Press Trust of India | Sunday July 25, 2021, Kolkata

The hopital has called 784 candidates, including 84 women, for a written test scheduled on August 1.

Mamata Banerjee To Meet Cabinet Ministers Monday Before Leaving For Delhi: Report

Mamata Banerjee To Meet Cabinet Ministers Monday Before Leaving For Delhi: Report

Press Trust of India | Sunday July 25, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has called a special Cabinet meeting Monday before leaving for the national capital, sources in the government said Saturday.

Th Muivah, At Helm Of Talks With Centre On Naga Issue, Hospitalised

Th Muivah, At Helm Of Talks With Centre On Naga Issue, Hospitalised

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Sunday July 25, 2021, Dimapur

General secretary of the insurgent group NSCN(IM), Th Muivah, has been hospitalised in Dimapur, official sources informed late on Saturday night.

"Best Assurance'" From UK On Vijay Mallya Extradition: Foreign Secretary

"Best Assurance'" From UK On Vijay Mallya Extradition: Foreign Secretary

Press Trust of India | Sunday July 25, 2021, London

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said here today that India has made its best case on Vijay Mallya being wanted for economic offences and the Indian government has the "best assurance" from the UK authorities of his extradition.

Bhupen Bora Appointed As Assam Congress President

Bhupen Bora Appointed As Assam Congress President

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Saturday July 24, 2021, Guwahati

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday announced Bhupen Bora, a close aide of Rahul Gandhi, as Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president.

Fire At Farmers' Protest Site On Singhu Border, Tent Damaged: Police

Fire At Farmers' Protest Site On Singhu Border, Tent Damaged: Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 24, 2021, Sonipat

A tent was damaged as a fire broke out at the farmers' protest site on the Delhi's Singhu border on Saturday, police said.

Sedition, Anti-Terror Laws Misused To Stifle Dissent: Ex-Supreme Court Judges

Sedition, Anti-Terror Laws Misused To Stifle Dissent: Ex-Supreme Court Judges

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 24, 2021, New Delhi

Four former Supreme Court judges batted for repeal of penal provision on sedition and stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) saying these are usually misused to stifle dissent and quell the voices which ask questions from the Centre

In India's Biggest Arms Licence Scam, J&K District Magistrates In CBI Net

In India's Biggest Arms Licence Scam, J&K District Magistrates In CBI Net

Written by Nazir Masoodi | Saturday July 24, 2021, Srinagar

Several district magistrates in Jammu and Kashmir in collusion with arms dealers had issued illegal gun licences going back as far as 2012, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Saturday as part of their probe into an arms licence racket.

India Raises Jammu Drone Activities At Border Forces' Meet With Pakistan

India Raises Jammu Drone Activities At Border Forces' Meet With Pakistan

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 24, 2021, Jammu

India today lodged a strong protest over drone activities by Pakistan authorities in Jammu areas during a sector commander-level meeting between the Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers, officials said.

Protecting Culture, Food Habit Among Amit Shah's 3 Goals In Northeast

Protecting Culture, Food Habit Among Amit Shah's 3 Goals In Northeast

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Saturday July 24, 2021, Shillong

Union Home Minister Amit Shah today said protecting the food habits and language of the Northeast is among the centre's top priorities.

Prannoy Roy Interviews Amartya Sen On Nobel Laureate's Memoir: Highlights

Prannoy Roy Interviews Amartya Sen On Nobel Laureate's Memoir: Highlights

NDTV News Desk | Saturday July 24, 2021

Dr Prannoy Roy interviews Nobel-winning economist Professor Amartya Sen on his upcoming book 'Home in the World: A Memoir'.

Health Worker Arrested In West Bengal Over Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Camps

Health Worker Arrested In West Bengal Over Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Camps

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 24, 2021, Baruipur, West Bengal

A health worker was arrested from West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Saturday on the charge of operating unauthorised Covid-19 vaccination camps in the state, a police officer said.

Kerala Records 18,531 New COVID-19 Cases, 98 Deaths

Kerala Records 18,531 New COVID-19 Cases, 98 Deaths

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 24, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala on Saturday recorded 18,531 fresh COVID-19 cases pushing the infection count to 32,54,064, with the test positivity rate (TPR) falling to below 12 per cent

Rajasthan Cabinet Expansion Likely Next Week: Report

Rajasthan Cabinet Expansion Likely Next Week: Report

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 24, 2021, Jaipur

The Congress-ruled Rajasthan is likely to see Cabinet expansion and political appointments next week.

Car Runs Over Labourers On Roadside In Delhi's Narela, 6 Injured: Police

Car Runs Over Labourers On Roadside In Delhi's Narela, 6 Injured: Police

Press Trust of India | Saturday July 24, 2021, New Delhi

Six labourers were injured after getting hit by a speeding car here, police said on Saturday.