Archive for June, 2017

Turkish president not to contest for second term

Istanbul, June 30: Turkish President Abdullah Gul aforesaid Sunday that he won’t endure a second term within the forthcoming presidential elections in August.

“I won’t present my campaigning. I already told this to man. (Prime Minister Recep Tayyip) Erdogan before March 30. My workplace can end on Aug…

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Mizoram governor takes additional charge of Tripura

Agartala, June: Mizoram Governor Vakkom B. Purushothaman Monday took further charge because the governor of Tripura.

Purushothaman was sworn-in by Tripura high court jurist Deepak Gupta at an easy ceremony at raj Bhavan here.

Purushothaman, an 86-year-old veteran Congress leader who served in his native state Kerala…

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Bengal governor M.K. Narayanan resigns

Kolkata, June 30: West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan has resigned, a state minister aforesaid Monday, turning into the fourth governor to quit since a BJP-led government took workplace last month.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Partha Chatterjee told the media that the 79-year-old Narayanan’s last day of…

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Somanth Chatterjee hospitalized

Kolkata, June 30: Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee has been admitted to a nursing home here thanks to metabolism complaints, a hospital official aforesaid Mon.

Chatterjee complained of restlessness late Sunday evening and was dropped at the hospital.

“His condition is stable currently. the desired tests are conducted,” the…

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World Cup football fever grips Meghalaya

Shillong, June 30: From young to old, all in the mountainous state of Meghalaya only talk about the ongoing World Cup football and which team will reign supreme in Brazil.

The passion of the once-in-four years FIFA World Cup has taken this landlocked football-crazy state by storm…

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President congratulates ISRO on successful rocket launch

New Delhi, June 30: President Pranab Mukherjee Mon congratulated ISRO on the successful  launch of an Indian rocket that carried 5 foreign satellites. The achievement was a “significant milestone” within the progress of India’s space capabilities, he said.

In a message to K. Radhakrishnan, chairman of Indian space analysis…

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India, China ink agreement on industrial parks

Beijing, June 30: India and China Monday inked 3 agreements, including one to line up Chinese industrial parks in India.

The agreements were inked within the presence of visiting Indian vice president Hamid Ansari and his Chinese counterpart Li Yuanchao once their talks.

The Indian cabinet had last week given…

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Left to seek Centre’s help in reopening Bengal tea gardens

Kolkata, June 30: In the wake of six alleged starvation deaths in a closed tea estate in West Bengal, the opposition Left Front Mon aforesaid it might ask for the central government’s intervention in reopening many such gardens.

Blaming government apathy for the plight of employees of the closed…

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23 killed as rains continue in China

Beijing, June 30: At least twenty three people were killed and 6 were missing following continued cloudburst in China, officers aforesaid Mon.

Ten provincial regions have reported deaths when serious downpours caused floods, hailstones, landslides and alternative geologic disasters, Xinhua reported.

According to the officers, over 1.4 million people…

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Badal’s surprise check finds 14 officers absent

Chandigarh, June 30: At least fourteen senior officers were found absent during a surprise check by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday morning at the state’s mini-secretariat here.

Badal, 86, landed at the mini-secretariat advanced in Sector nine here simply once 9 a.m. As he…

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