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Policeman-turned-BSP leader shot dead in Ghaziabad

    Updated On : Mar 25,2019   5:34 pm
Ghaziabad, March 25 (IANS) A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader was shot dead in Loni town of of Ghaziabad district on Monday in a suspected fallout of a property dispute, police said. View More..

Fewer gains for child nutrition plan in UP, Bihar: Study

    Updated On : Feb 28,2019   10:04 am
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India's flagship programme, Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), which though showed significant strides, has not benefitted all groups equally, a study said on Thursday, showing fewer gains in high malnutrition states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. View More..

Small tea growers expect benefits from Rs 400 crore outlay

    Updated On : May 17,2018   8:28 pm
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Small tea growers are expecting to get benefits from the Rs 400 crore outlay, approved by the Centre under the "Tea Development and Promotion Scheme" proposed by the Tea Board India, an official said on Thursday. View More..

RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group acquires 70% stake of Gujarat-based snack company

    Updated On : Jul 28,2017   6:12 pm
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group on Friday announced acquisition of 70 percent stake in a Gujarat-based snacks company with an investment of Rs 440 crore, terming it as the group's entry point product in the FMCG market. View More..

'Development projects ignore fragility of Andaman, Nicobar Islands'

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   8:08 pm
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) Most of the development projects happening in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (ANI) are "almost in negation" of the reality of the fragility and vulnerability of the island chain, says researcher and author Pankaj Sekhsaria. View More..

Surjit Singh Barnala: A gentlemanly, clean and popular politician (Obituary)

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   8:46 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) In the hurly-burly of Indian politics, one name that stood out for a clean political innings would be that of Surjit Singh Barnala. View More..

Surjit Singh Barnala passes away

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   6:22 pm
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister, Union Minister and Governor of Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh Surjit Singh Barnala died here on Saturday following a brief spell of illness. He was 91. View More..

Demonetisation: Exide two-wheeler OEM battery sales down in December

    Updated On : Jan 02,2017   7:28 pm
Haldia (West Bengal), Jan 2 (IANS) Battery maker Exide Industries on Monday said that its sales in the replacement market have not impacted due to demonetisation, but its two-wheeler OEM battery sales have dipped 30 percent in December. View More..

Announcements also in tribal language at Agartala airport

    Updated On : Apr 25,2016   11:08 am
Agartala, April 25 (IANS) The union civil aviation ministry has decided to make flight information announcements at the Agartala airport in a tribal language in addition to Hindi, English and Bengali, a Tripura MP said on Monday. View More..

Pharmaceuticals safe in PET packaging: High-level committee

    Updated On : Apr 22,2016   6:32 pm
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) usage in pharmaceutical packaging does not pose a threat to human health and can be practiced with assurance of safety, said the report of a high-level committee probing the issue. View More..

Plastic bottles safe for packing drugs, NGT told

    Updated On : Mar 14,2016   8:32 pm
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) An expert committee on Monday said plastic bottles made of PET (poly ethylene terephthalate) material were safe for packaging medicines. View More..

Jharkhand at India's heart Of maternal-care darkness (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Aug 29,2015   10:42 am
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS/IndiaSpend) This week, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced - quoting the World Health Organisation (WHO) - that India was free of maternal and neo-natal tetanus, the state of maternal health in the eastern state of Jharkhand indicates the long road still ahead in the country's dark spots. View More..

Progress with Nitish, but Bihar still on lowest rungs-II (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Aug 18,2015   6:22 pm
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS/IndiaSpend) Bihar has the lowest enrolment in secondary schools among poor states. View More..

Progress with Nitish but Bihar still on lowest rungs-I (Special to IANS)

    Updated On : Aug 17,2015   5:52 pm
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS/IndiaSpend) Bihar has the second-highest economic growth among poor states. View More..

House collapses in Ghaziabad, many injured

    Updated On : Jun 25,2015   8:04 pm
Ghaziabad, June 25 (IANS) A three-storeyed house in Ghaziabad, which was being lifted with hydraulic jacks, collapsed on Thursday injuring at least a dozen people, police said. View More..

Just a handful of party workers celebrate Rahul's return

    Updated On : Apr 16,2015   8:20 pm
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) As Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi finally returned here on Thursday after a nearly two-month sabbatical at an undisclosed place, only a handful of party workers were seen outside his official residence celebrating his return. View More..

Videocon Mobile to soon roll out 4G enabled handsets

    Updated On : Feb 25,2015   12:24 pm
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Videocon Mobile Phones, the handset brand of the $4 billion Videocon Group, is mulling a rollout of its fourth generation (4G)-enabled mobile phones in the next couple of months, a top official said. View More..

Strawberry welcome for tourists to Maharashtra

    Updated On : Mar 03,2014   8:06 am
Mahabaleshwar (Maharashtra) March 3 (IANS) Remember the Beatles hit "Strawberry Fields Forever"? Head for Maharashtra, where, after mangoes, grapes, oranges and chickoos, the western Indian state is now wooing tourists with another trademark fruit - luscious, juicy red and dark pink strawberries. View More..