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SpiceJet Introduces New Direct Flights On Domestic, International Routes

SpiceJet has announced new direct flights on domestic and international routes, said the carrier on its official website- spicejet.com. The new flights will run between Mumbai and Kanpur, Delhi and...

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US praises India for its significant counter-terrorism actions

The US has praised India for its significant counter-terrorism actions and said Pakistan-based terror groups continued their terror attacks in the country. In its annual 'Country Report on Terroris...

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Railways to try out new signalling system on Mathura-Vadodara stretch

The Indian Railways is set to revisit its signalling system overhaul plans by bringing in the European Train Control System (ETCS) level-2 technology in a phase-wise manner on busy routes. As part ...

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Now, Trinamool Lawmaker Appeals For No Sword Display On Muharram

Two days ahead of Muharram, a lawmaker of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has issued an appeal to the Muslim community not to display swords and other weapons during processions on 21 Septembe...

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Babul Supriyo Should Step Down As Minister, Stay At Home, Say Activists

With no arms and a hump on his back protruding through his pink shirt, 38-year-old Jagannath Das was busy writing - yes, writing - with a pen between his toes. Mr Das was writing a message in his i...

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Kolkata Takes A Waste Management Test Before Durga Puja Festivities

As a part of Banega Swachh India campaign, Garbage Free India along with other stake holders are creating awareness among people in Kolkata on proper waste management. This one month long awareness...

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Kolkata, or Calcutta, is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. Located on the east bank of the Hooghly river, it is the principal commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India, while the Port of Kolkata is India's oldest operating port as well as its sole major riverine port.