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MHA seeks report from WB govt on post-poll violence

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla on Wednesday has written to the West Bengal Chief ...


Mamata started her 3rd term with blood on her hands: Nadda

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 5 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President JP Nadda, who is on a two-day visit ...


INS Kolkata carrying medical supplies departs from Kuwait

Kuwait City [Kuwait], May 5 (ANI): INS Kolkata carrying medical supplies, including 40 MT Liquid Medical Oxygen, 200 Oxygen Cylinders ...


Mamata writes PM Modi to ensure supply of oxygen, medicines

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 5 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on ...


WB to give priority in vaccination to journalist

Howrah (West Bengal) [India], May 5 (ANI): Hours after taking oath as the chief minister of West Bengal for the ...


INS Talwar arrives with Oxygen from Bahrain

Mangaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 5 (ANI): Amidst India's second wave of COVID outbreak, INS (Indian Navy Ship) Talwar reached the ...


Mamata Banerjee thanks PM Modi for congratulatory message

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 5 (ANI): As Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee ...


Adhikari compares situation of Bengal with that of 2001

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 5 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suvendu Adhikari, who defeated West Bengal Chief Minister ...


Joy E-Bike manufacturer registers record hike in sales

Vadodara (Gujarat) [India], May 5 (ANI/Hunk Golden and Media): Wardwizard InnovationsMobility Limited, the first-ever company listed on BSE under the ...


We take oath of dismantling political violence in Bengal

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 5 (ANI): Hours, after Mamata Banerjee took oath as Chief Minister of West Bengal, BJP ...


Mamata: From defeating Left to overcoming BJP's onslaught

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 5 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee, who on Wednesday took oath as the ...


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Coronavirus masks will be required on all transport till September

WASHINGTON D.C.: The American public will need to continue wearing masks when they travel by air, rail and bus.The regulation, ...

Mars helicopter mission enlarged to explore crater

ORLANDO, Florida: NASA's helicopter Ingenuity has proven so successful that it will be allowed to fly 30 days beyond what ...

750 African migrants brought to Italy after rescue at sea

ROME, Italy: Some 750 African migrants were heading to Italian ports on Saturday after being taken from ships on the ...

Rising Chinese swimming star breaks two world junior records

QINGDAO, China, May 4 (Xinhua) -- 15-year-old Yu Yiting (pictured center) renewed the world junior mark in the women's 200m ...

Republicans may remove Liz Cheney as House Republican conference chair

WASHINGTON, May 4 (Xinhua) -- U.S. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday congressional GOP members were concerned about the ...

Record setting 240-pound fish caught in Michigan river

DETROIT, Michigan - A 100-year-old sturgeon, a fish weighing 240-pounds, was caught last week in a Michigan river.Caught in the ...

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Wall Street has another historical day, but only in relation to Dow

NEW YORK, New York - The Dow Jones hit a new record high on Wednesday while the Nasdaq Composite rebounded ...

Europe to open borders in hopes of renewed summer tourism

BRUSSELS, Belgium: The EU is preparing to reopen its borders to tourism following their sealing their borders as part of ...

Fast-food chains seek to maintain take-out while filling dining rooms

NEW YORK, New York: With take-out ordering remaining consumers' preferred choice for dining, fast-food chains, including McDonald's, Taco Bell and ...

Asian stocks get pounded, but Australian markets manage a gain

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia were mostly on the defensive on Wednesday, although the Australian market managed ...

9.4% pay increase for GM chief brings salary to $23.7 million

DETROIT, MICHIGAN: The chief executive officer of General Motors, Mary Barra, received $23.7 million in compensation in 2020, an increase ...

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Pfizer to export U.S.-made vaccines to Mexico, other countries

NEW YORK, NEW York: Pfizer Inc's shipment of COVID-19 vaccines to Mexico this week includes doses made in its Kalamazoo, ...


Thackeray to request Centre over Maratha reservation

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 6 (ANI): After the apex court has struck down the Maratha quota in excess of 50 ...


India grants approval for 5G trials, barring Chinese firms

New Delhi [India], May 6 (ANI): India on Tuesday granted permission to several telecom service providers to conduct a six-month ...


DRDO starts building 500-bed COVID-19 hospital in J-K

Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], May 6 (ANI): Amid the shortage of ICU beds due to the rise in coronavirus ...


Vaccination only lasting solution to COVID-19: Jaishankar

London [UK], May 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has called vaccination the only lasting solution to the Covid ...


SA stars fly home after virus surge forces IPL postponement

A day following the Indian Premier League (IPL) postponement, South Africa's top cricketers are on their way back home.The IPL ...


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