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Mahanadi issue to be the key topic at regional conference

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government will demand for early handover of the Mahanadi tribunal terms of reference during the first regional conference of five states to be held in Kolkata tomorrow, said sources. Besides, the State would ask…

TMC, BJP take out Ram Navami rallies

Kolkata: The ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition BJP organised rallies and colourful processions to celebrate Ram Navami in various parts of the state today, with the saffron party dubbing these rallies as the first step towards…

Odisha-based narcotics syndicate busted, eight arrested

Kolkata: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence sleuths have busted a Odisha-based narcotics syndicate by arresting eight persons and seized 120 kg of ganja from them, a DRI release said on Saturday. Acting on a tip off that a syndicate…

The iconic Howrah Bridge celebrates 75th anniversary

Kolkata: The British-era Howrah Bridge, that serves as a crucial gateway to the city that ferries one lakh-plus vehicles and over 1.5 lakh pedestrians daily, is celebrating its 75th anniversary. It was on February 3, 1943, that the…