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Technology-based information service to aid Bengal farmers
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) The West Bengal government will extend 'Matir Katha', an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) based service providing expert advice to farmers, to the entire state by February, a government official said here Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 4:24:09 PM

Odisha urges centre to release rural job fund early
Bhubaneswar, Nov 26 (IANS) The Odisha government Wednesday urged the centre to immediately release Rs.1195.40 crore for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) projects.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:40:04 PM

Centre approves higher ground coverage, FAR in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has approved the Delhi Development Authority's proposal to enhance ground coverage and floor area ratio (FAR) in the national capital, a statement said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:38:09 PM

School student sets himself on fire in Faridabad
Faridabad (Haryana), Nov 26 (IANS) A Class 8 student of a private school set himself on fire in the school premises Wednesday in this Haryana town adjoining Delhi, police said here.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:36:19 PM

'Young adults in Indian cities not concerned about obesity'
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Young adults in Indian cities are blissfully unaware of the dangers of obesity, a survey report here said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:32:19 PM

Gates Foundation gives grants for Andhra cyclone relief
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, known for its philanthropic initiatives in developing countries, Wednesday granted $500,000 to an NGO for addressing the most pressing needs resulting from the cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:26:20 PM

Six new Sainik schools to be set up, says minister
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 26 (IANS) The ministry of defence has sanctioned six more new Sainik Schools and is also seriously considering taking over all the Sainik Schools in the country, said a union minister, Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:26:19 PM

Man trampled to death by elephants in Bengal
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) A middle-aged man was trampled to death by a herd of elephants Wednesday in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, a forest official said.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:16:24 PM

Five bodies found missing from Bihar graveyard
Patna, Nov 26 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, miscreants have dug out five bodies from a graveyard in Bihar's Purnea district, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:10:15 PM

Bengal transport minister discharged from hospital
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra, who was summoned by the CBI in connection with the Saradha chit fund scam but could not appear due to illness, was discharged from a hospital Wednesday, an official said.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 3:10:14 PM

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