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Striking doctors agree to meet Mamata Banerjee to end impasse but not behind closed doors

Striking doctors agree to meet Mamata Banerjee to end impasse but not behind closed doors

The striking doctors had on Friday night rejected a proposal from the Chief Minister for talks at the state secretariat Nabanna, and maintained that she would have to come down to the NRS Medical

Jun 16, 2019, 17:28 PM IST
Monsoon hits North Bengal; Sikkim, overall rainfall deficiency reaches 43%

Monsoon hits North Bengal; Sikkim, overall rainfall deficiency reaches 43%

Monsoon arrived in Kerala on June 8, after a delay of around a week after its usual onset date.

Jun 16, 2019, 17:17 PM IST
Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan meets Bihar government officials as Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims 102 lives

Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan meets Bihar government officials as Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims 102 lives

Dr Harsh Vardhan also said that infrastructure has been set-up in Muzaffarpur for the test of AES-causing virus.

Jun 16, 2019, 16:50 PM IST
Days after quitting Congress, Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil inducted into Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis' cabinet

Days after quitting Congress, Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil inducted into Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis' cabinet

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil had resigned as MLA on June 4 and it was widely belived that CM Fadnavis would include him in his cabinet.

Jun 16, 2019, 15:30 PM IST
TMC Nowpara MLA Sunil Singh, 12 councillors arrive in Delhi to join BJP

TMC Nowpara MLA Sunil Singh, 12 councillors arrive in Delhi to join BJP

The TMC MLA and his party councillors are likely to meet top BJP leaders in the national capital following which they will be later inducted into the saffron party.

Jun 16, 2019, 14:36 PM IST
Telangana Congress MLA hints at joining BJP

Telangana Congress MLA hints at joining BJP

Congress MLA from Munugode near Nalgonda, Komatireddy Rajagopal Reddy, expressed disappointment with the party affairs, alleging it was not able to effectively take on TRS.

Jun 16, 2019, 14:35 PM IST
DRI seizes gold bars valued at Rs 10.56 crore at Mumbai airport

DRI seizes gold bars valued at Rs 10.56 crore at Mumbai airport

An estimated 32.287 kg of FM gold bars valued at 10.56 cr were seized by the DRI officials.

Jun 16, 2019, 13:52 PM IST
Maharashtra: Two brothers killed in motorcycle-truck collision

Maharashtra: Two brothers killed in motorcycle-truck collision

Two brothers were killed and their cousin was injured when a truck hit their motorcycle in Akola district of Maharashtra on Sunday morning, police said.

Jun 16, 2019, 13:11 PM IST
13-yr-old boy allegedly sodomised by four men in UP village: Police

13-yr-old boy allegedly sodomised by four men in UP village: Police

A teenage boy was allegedly sodomised by four men of his village in the Puwaya area here, police said on Sunday.

Jun 16, 2019, 12:56 PM IST
Acid attack on mother-son duo over alleged dowry demand in UP's Bahraich

Acid attack on mother-son duo over alleged dowry demand in UP's Bahraich

A mother-son duo suffered grievous burns after acid was thrown on them in Huzoorpur police station area of Bahraich district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday night. The duo was reportedly asleep outside

Jun 16, 2019, 12:46 PM IST
Harsh Vardhan shown black flags in Bihar over Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, heat stroke deaths

Harsh Vardhan shown black flags in Bihar over Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, heat stroke deaths

The protest was reportedly organised by members of the Jan Adhikar Party who claimed there was negligence in how the cases of Encephalitis were being dealt with.

Jun 16, 2019, 12:36 PM IST
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray makes strong pitch for Ram temple in Ayodhya, asks govt to bring ordinance

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray makes strong pitch for Ram temple in Ayodhya, asks govt to bring ordinance

He also assured that a Ram temple in Ayodhya will be constructed soon under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi.

Jun 16, 2019, 12:12 PM IST
Maharashtra CM expands cabinet; Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Ashish Shelar among 13 new ministers

Maharashtra CM expands cabinet; Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil, Ashish Shelar among 13 new ministers

13 newly-inducted ministers were administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor CV Rao.

Jun 16, 2019, 11:48 AM IST
Media can apologise on my behalf: Mamata Banerjee on doctors' strike

Media can apologise on my behalf: Mamata Banerjee on doctors' strike

Bengal government has said that it is ready to meet all the 'practical' demands of the protesting doctors. 

Jun 16, 2019, 10:58 AM IST
Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims 102 lives in Bihar; Health Minister in Patna to review situation

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims 102 lives in Bihar; Health Minister in Patna to review situation

Muzaffarpur is the worst-hit district in the state with the death toll reaching 84. 

Jun 16, 2019, 09:50 AM IST
In a first, Lucknow to get road constructed with plastic waste

In a first, Lucknow to get road constructed with plastic waste

In a first, the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) is constructing a road using plastic waste. The road is constructed from Gomti Nagar Police Station to Indian Institute of Management (IIM) under

Jun 16, 2019, 09:05 AM IST
After Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, heat stroke claims 47 lives in Bihar

After Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, heat stroke claims 47 lives in Bihar

At least 30 deaths due to heat stroke have been reported in the Aurangabad district of Bihar on Saturday.

Jun 16, 2019, 07:22 AM IST
Uddhav Thackeray, 18 Shiv Sena MPs offer prayers at makeshift Ram temple in Ayodhya

Uddhav Thackeray, 18 Shiv Sena MPs offer prayers at makeshift Ram temple in Ayodhya

Shiv Sen chief and 18 party MPs will visit the birthplace of Lord Ram on Sunday and offer prayers at the makeshift Ram temple.

Jun 16, 2019, 06:37 AM IST
Doctors continue strike, say open for talks with WB CM but will decide venue later

Doctors continue strike, say open for talks with WB CM but will decide venue later

The agitating doctors had on Saturday turned down an invite for a closed-door meeting with Banerjee. 

Jun 16, 2019, 06:12 AM IST
Bihar: Death toll reaches 89 due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, CM Nitish Kumar announces ex-gratia

Bihar: Death toll reaches 89 due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, CM Nitish Kumar announces ex-gratia

Another 10 children died in Vaishali, two in Motihari and one in Begusarai. 

Jun 16, 2019, 00:42 AM IST