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Jerusalem, May 19 (IANS) The state of Israel has said it would return the lands of a settlement evacuated in 2005 back to its original Palestinian owners, an Israeli daily said Sunday.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday issued a notification proposing a three-phase panchayat polls July 2, July 6 and July 10. However, the deadlock on the issue continued with State Election Commission (SEC) officials indicating their reservations on the schedule.
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday issued a notification proposing three-phase Panchayat polls July 2, July 6 and July 10.
Midnapore (West Bengal), May 6 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday called for preserving West Bengal's rich heritage and lauded the efforts of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in this direction.
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Celebrities in China will be punished for advertising unsafe food products in accordance with laws, a judicial official has said.
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to West Bengal (Kolkata and Midnapore) from today.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to West Bengal (Kolkata and Midnapore) from May 5 to 7.
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) The toll in the multi-crore chit find scam in West Bengal rose to six with a "Ponzi" firm owner allegedly committing suicide while police unearthed 254 bank accounts of Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen and seized Rs.100 crore Friday.
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Goa are "out of question" now, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Thursday, adding that over 38 lakh square metres of land given to seven SEZ promoters would be taken back.
Midnapore (West Bengal), May 1 (IANS) Four members of a family were burnt to death in a fire that engulfed their house at Keshpur in West Midnapore district, police said Wednesday.
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A 40-year-old Indian woman was kept prisoner for six months by the Obhrai family on their 2-million-pound estate in Middlesex.
Brasilia, April 22 (IANS) A Brazilian judge has sentenced 23 police officers to 156 years in prison each for involvement in a notorious prison massacre in 1992.
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): Reese Witherspoon, who reportedly told the police officer arresting her for disorderly conduct, "do you know my name," did not utter those words, a source has said.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan has been flooded with at least 60 representations either seeking or opposing clemency for Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, an official said here Friday.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti Friday spoke to External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid about the two Italian marines facing trial in India for killing two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast last year.
New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday withdrew the restraining order on Italian Ambassador to India Daniele Mancini, which it had imposed following Italy's decision to not send back two of its marines arrested in connection with the murder of the two Kerala fishermen.
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Defeated Kenyan presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said he will seek peaceful ways to end a row over poll results, which gave a narrow first round victory to rival Uhuru Kenyatta.
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government, which had locked horns with the state poll panel on the panchayat elections, Friday went a step ahead and announced the dates for the rural body polls.
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government Friday announced that the panchayat (rural body) polls in the state will be held in two phases in April.
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Ashwani Kumar on Friday said the Italian Government's decision to return the marines is a welcome development, and added that it has vindicated the Indian judicial system and India's diplomacy.
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said that Italian ambassador Daniele Mancini will not leave India till further orders, and directed authorities to ensure compliance with its order of March 14.
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Faced with severe criticism after Italy refused to send back two marines accused of killing Indian fishermen, the Congress-led UPA Government may take a hard stand and expel Rome's envoy in New Delhi, Daniele Mancini.
Marrakech (Morocco), March 10 (IANS) FIFA president Sepp Blatter arrived here to take part in the 35th Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ordinary General Assembly.
Moscow, Mar 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A leading Russian opposition blogger, who has been hounded by allegations of child abuse, has moved from Moscow to Prague but denied that the move has anything to do with the accusations.
London, Feb. 26 (ANI): Tamara Ecclestone's former fiance is facing the prospect of being jailed after being found guilty of blackmailing the socialite for 200,000 dollars.
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) A two-day nationwide strike-call by 11 central trade unions to press a ten-point charter of demands evoked mixed response in West Bengal Wednesday with reports of stray incidents of forcible enforcement of the strike.
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) A two-day nationwide strike-call by 11 central trade unions to press for a ten-point charter of demands evoked partial response in West Bengal Wednesday.
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A former boyfriend of Tamara Ecclestone has denied reports that he tried to blackmail the Formula 1 heiress for 200,000 pounds.
After a decision from the Supreme Court, Telecom operator Uninor has closed its Mumbai operations from midnight on Saturday.
Mumbai, Feb 17 (ANI): Telecom operator Uninor closed its Mumbai operations from midnight on Saturday following a Supreme Court order, which said all the operators who did not win spectrum in the previous auctions should close down services immediately.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Google is likely to be forced to remove offending posts on its Blogger website after a UK judge 'opened the door' for the search giant being required to monitor what users write.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Makers of a film based on the life of India's most notorious bandit Veerappan have agreed to pay 2.5m rupees to his widow.
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Countering her predecessor Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee's strong pitch for industrialisation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday reiterated her government's stand of not "forcibly" acquiring land except for setting up railway lines and roads.
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) The West Bengal government has written to the central government asking why former chief minister Buddhdeb Bhattacharjee was not being quizzed by the CBI for his alleged role in the police firing in Nandigram in 2007.
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) The family of Indian youth Souvik Pal, whose body was found Jan 22 in a canal at Manchester in Britain 23 days after he went missing from a nightclub, is waiting here for the outcome of the probe into his mysterious death.
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Natasha Sivanandan, a 58-year-old Asian-origin woman, has won a 14-year-long court battle over sex and race discrimination after she was turned down for a post at a government-funded anti-racism group.
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): It seems to be over for Rupert Sanders and his wife Liberty Ross, as the 34-year-old actress filed for divorce from the director on Friday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Souvik Pal, the 19-year-old Bangalore youth who went missing Dec 31 in Britain, was found drowned in a canal Tuesday at Manchester.
St. Petersburg, Jan 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seven children from Russia's St. Petersburg city are expected to reach the US by the end of February, despite a Russian ban on adoptions by US families, a top official said.
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): Colonel Gaddafi's son Saif al Islam has appeared in court in Libya for the first time since his capture more than a year ago.
New Delhi, Jan 18 (ANI): Two Italian sailors charged with killing two Indian fishermen lost their Supreme Court bid on Friday to be tried on home soil, a victory for New Delhi in a diplomatic tussle over jurisdiction that has strained ties between the two countries.
Tamluk (West Bengal) Jan 18 (IANS) Stating that India's freedom was not a gift given under international pressure but one achieved through years of struggle, President Pranab Mukherjee Friday saluted the freedom fighters from Midnapore district.
Haldia (West Bengal), Jan 17 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday said the Mamata Banerjee government has to find out a "suitable solution" to the land acquisition problem and reminded it of the "major responsibility" to restore confidence in industrialists.
Bangalore, Jan 16 (IANS) The British police would intensify the search for Souvik Pal, 19, who went missing from a nightclub in Manchester on New Year's Eve, junior Health Minister Anna Soubry said Wednesday. The boy's family resides in Bangalore.
Belda (West Bengal), Jan 16 (IANS) Asserting that despite a financial crisis, her government fulfilled its promises, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said but for her, the debt-ridden government would have gone to auction.
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 30 injured when a bus collided with a truck in West Bengal, police said Friday.
East Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 11 (IANS) Eight people were killed and 30 injured when a bus collided head-on with a truck at Heria here late Thursday, police said.
Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 5 (IANS) Stepping up her attack on the central government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday threatened to carry to New Delhi her movement for a three-year moratorium on interest payments on central loans to her debt-tridden state.
New York, Jan. 4 (ANI): A police officer can't pull anyone over and make an arrest for showing them the middle finger, a US court declared on Thursday.
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan. 1 (ANI): Closed for several years due to Maoist fears, schools here have been opened once again, rekindling hopes in young students.
London, December 27 (ANI): A UK man has been jailed after police found a text message he sent two hours before trying to break into a house which read: 'I've told you 20 times - don't ring me when I'm out robbing'.
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) Enraged at the delay in serving food at a hotel in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, a group of tourists from Odisha attacked the hotel staff, killing one them and injuring four others. 35 people have been arrested, police said Tuesday.
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Dec. 25 (ANI): In order to provide access to potable water and employment to the locals, authorities have undertaken a tube-well construction project in the Maoist-infested West Midnapore district of West Bengal.
West Midnapore, Dec 25 (ANI): The authorities in the Maoist infested West Midnapore district of West Bengal have launched a series of intensive development schemes to counter the penetration of the ultras in rural pockets.
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of the Russian parliament has given preliminary approval to legislation introducing a ban on NGOs involved in political activity in Russia and receiving funding or support from US citizens or US-based organisations, and those whose activities are seen as a threat to Russia's interests.
Dublin, Dec. 19 (ANI): The Irish Government has pledged to pass a law soon that will allow women to undergo abortions if pregnancy threatens their lives.
Kolkata, Dec 13 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday allowed the plea of cargo handling company Haldia Bulk Terminals (HBT) to remove its machinery and equipment from the Haldia Dock complex.
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday announced it would not oppose the bail plea of ailing top Maoist leader Sushil Roy, who was involved in several cases.
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Dec 8 (IANS) The doors are open for a dialogue with the Maoists, said Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh, stressing the importance of "sensitive development" and "political process" to solve the problem posed by the left-wing extremists.
Lalgarh, Dec 3 (ANI): In a bid to counter the Maoists propaganda among local youth, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) recently launched a 'Community Interactive Programme' in Naxal-hit Lalgarh in West Bengal's West Midnapore District.
Cairo, Dec 3 (Xinhua-ANI): Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court suspended its work indefinitely on Sunday, following protests against the court.
Washington, Dec. 2 (ANI): Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi called on Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a disputed draft constitution.
Kolkata, Nov 27 (IANS) The central government has given the nod for a new dock facility in East Midnapore district of West Bengal that would handle around 23.4 million tonnes (MT) of cargo annually.
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) For leading multi?media contemporary artist Paresh Maity, a globalised painter with an eye for diversity of Indian life, "identity is very important for any form of art to flourish".
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday said a panel would be constituted to check the sale of autorickshaws on the black market in the capital.
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Nov.23 (ANI): A herd of 150 elephants strayed into a village in West Midnapore District, West Bengal, and trampled crops and ravaged paddy fields spread in over 25 hectares.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had acted "fully in accordance" with its judgment on the auction of cancelled 2G licences.
New Delhi, Nov 14 (ANI): The auction of 2G telecom spectrum resumed today at 9 a.m., even as the first day saw a subdued response.
Sydney, Nov (ANI): Google has paid 200,000 dollars in damages to a Melbourne man after he won a defamation case against the Internet search engine giant.
Kolkata, Nov 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday night attacked the central government for putting an embargo on establishment of industries at Haldia and urged upon businessmen not to give money to any political agents in the state.
Kolkata, Nov 6 (IANS) Accusing the Trinamool Congress of vitiating the industrial environment of the state and making investors apprehensive, the Congress Tuesday demanded a white paper on the West Bengal government's plans to attract investment.
London, Nov. 4 (ANI): British counter-terrorism legislation is under threat from European judges in Strasbourg.
West Midnapore, Oct 31 (ANI): The West Midnapore district authorities have opened new avenues of employment for students by providing industrial training in Maoist-infested areas.
Kolkata, Oct 30 (IANS) While West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday described the Haldia Dock imbroglio as "exaggerated", the Congress and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) attacked the state government for vitiating the industrial environment in the state.
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP and former union minister Sishir Adhikari Sunday lodged a police complaint that some unidentified people have been threatening him and his son, MP Suvendu Adhikari, on phone.
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Three women were branded as witches and lynched by villagers in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said Wednesday.
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) James Bond films are a high-octane action ride with plenty of thrills and some chills. And Daniel Craig, the latest to play the unflappable, debonair 007, says he tries to blank his mind so "that the fear doesn't come in" but also gets a kick out of the cuts and bruises.
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A woman carer in Britain has been sentenced to jail for five years after she poured boiling water onto an elderly man and hit him on the head with a kettle when he refused to give her money for drugs.
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Oct.12 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and the police have seized a huge cache of arms from Maoist hideouts during a search operation in West Bengal's West Midnapore District.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) A Delhi Court Thursday issued a production warrant against businessman Abhishek Verma for recording of evidence in a defamation case lodged by him against his American partner and another person.
Rome, Oct 11 (IANS) Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi Thursday said he was "astounded and disconcerted" by the Indian justice system's dithering over the case of two Italian anti-pirate Marines accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February.
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Norway's Telenor and India-based Unitech have reached an agreement to amicably settle all disputes between the two parties.
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Accusing the central government of "ruining and selling the country" through its economic reforms, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said she will not allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail in her state.
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) Asserting that her life was dedicated to the cause of the common people, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said her government will never take any decision that goes against their interests.
Kolkata, Oct 9 (IANS) The West Bengal government, which probed allegations of starvation deaths in the state, Tuesday claimed the enquiry reports do not sustain the claims and no hunger deaths have taken place.
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) A special court here fixed Nov 21 for framing of charges against former Commonwealth (CWG) Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and others accused in a corruption case related to the preparations for the 2010 event held here, an official said.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on the issue of one-time spectrum fee remained inconclusive Wednesday.
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Five sons of hate preacher Abu Hamza, who is fighting extradition to the US from Britain, have been convicted of serious offences ranging from bomb making to fraud and assaulting police, the Daily Mail reported Sunday.
Midnapore, Sep 30 (ANI): Around seventy people were hospitalised after consuming food at a religious function in West Bengal's West Midnapore District yesterday.
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) Over 70 people were hospitalised after consuming food at a religious function in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said Saturday.
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Justice Altmas Kabir, the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, was Saturday sworn in as the 39th Chief Justice of India.
New Delhi, Sep.20 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday denied that the UPA-II Government is tapping the phone lines of West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Mamata Banerjee.
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Continuing her tirade against the Congress over economic reforms, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday hinted at the central government resorting to tapping of her phones. Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde denied the charge.
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Continuing her tirade against the Congress over the issue of economic reforms, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday hinted at the central government resorting to tapping of her phones.
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) Following his brother Prashanta's arrest in the Midnapore skeleton case, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sushanta Ghosh Monday claimed the arrest as "political vendetta" while one of the counsels threatened to move the West Bengal Human Rights Commission (WBHRC) for alleged neglect of the "ailing" arrestee.
Sydney, Sep 10(ANI): Ace American tennis player Andre Agassi was inducted into the US Open Court of Champions on Sunday before Serena William won the women's final.
Sydney, Sept. 4 (ANI): A man said that it was a 'kick in the guts' after he was ordered to dig up his parents' graves following a split from his former wife in Australia.
--Indo-Asian News Service
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday granted bail to Shiladitya Chowdhury, who was arrested after he had publicly questioned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about her government's policies towards farmers.
Washington, August 21 (ANI): A US watchdog group has said that implied nudity on television shows in the country had increased over 400 percent since the 2010 to 2011 season.