Thami Development Board to be created soon – Mamata Banerjee; Banerjee once again promises a University

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KALIMPONG, 30TH MAY 2018: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has requested the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and the various Developmental Boards to keep transperancy in their workings. She also said that there has to be financial credibility in the workings of both the GTA and various developmental boards since the money belongs to the people. Banerjee was speaking at a function held at Dr. Graham's Home's Ground. Delegates from 15... Read More

Govt slashes fuel prices, only slightly

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New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): After 16 days of continuous hike, fuel prices on Wednesday witnessed a slight drop. The petrol prices have been cut down to 60 paise in Delhi and 59 paise in Mumbai while diesel price went down by 56 paise in Delhi and 59 paise in Mumbai. The revised petrol prices in metropolitan cities are- Delhi: Rs 77.83 per litre; Mumbai: 85.65; Kolkata: 80.47 and Chennai: 80.80. Meanwhile,... Read More

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to hold meeting with Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) Board of Administrators tomorrow

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KALIMPONG, 29th MAY 2018: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday highlighted the importance of maintaining peace and developing tourism in Darjeeling Hills and said that a meeting with the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) will be held on Wednesday on the issue, while addressing an administrative meeting at Dr Graham’s Home Ground Tuesday afternoon. “We want peace here. Peace helps in achieving targets and when there is no peace... Read More

CBSE Class 10 results to be declared today

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New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will declare its class 10 result on Tuesday at 4 pm. School Education Secretary Anil Swarup tweeted that "Results of CBSE Class 10 examinations for 2017-18 to be declared by 4 pm on 29th of May, 2018". According to the Board, the results will be available on the websites - www.results.nic.in, www.cbseresults.nic.in and www.cbse.nic.in. The students can also view their... Read More

Patanjali ties up with BSNL, launches SIM cards

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Haridwar (Uttarakhand), May 27 (ANI): After becoming India's most trusted Fast Moving Consumer Goods brand, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev's Patanjali on Sunday entered the telecom sector. At an event, Baba Ramdev launched Swadeshi Samriddhi SIM cards, in alliance with Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). Initially, only the employees and office bearers of Patanjali will be able to avail the benefits of the SIM card. Read More

Fuel prices surges for 15th day, touches Rs 78. 27 in Delhi

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New Delhi, May 28 (ANI): Petrol and diesel prices continue to touch another peak for the 15th consecutive day, with the key transportation fuel being sold at Rs 78. 27 per litre in Delhi. The revised petrol prices in metropolitan cities are- Delhi: Rs 78.27 per litre; Mumbai: 86.08; Kolkata: 80.76 and Chennai: 81.11. Meanwhile, the cost of diesel per liter has also been increased and the revised prices in Delhi... Read More

Mamata Banerjee to visit Hills on a Five Day Tour

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DARJEELING, 28 MAY 2018: Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will arrive today a Bagdogra Airport and travel through road to Kalimpong. Elaborate arrangements have been made for security of the Chief Minister. Banerjee will be staying at Deolo. Arragnments for grand welcome to be accorded to the Chief Ministers have been made by cadres of TMC, GJM and members of various development boards. TMC Rajya Sabha MP Shanta Chettri has already... Read More

West Bengal to get four new universities; none in Darjeeling Hills

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Asansol, May 26 (PTI) West Bengal Higher Education Minister Partha Chatterjee today said four new universities will come up in the state in the future. Chatterjee, who was present at the convocation of Kazi Nazrul University here, said the new varsities will be set up in Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri, East Midnapore and Jhargram. Read More