December 04, 2020 07:35 (IST)
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Three Bengal doctors, including Sagore Dutta Hospital's principal Hasi Dasgupta, succumb to COVID-19 in a single day | Mamata Banerjee inaugurates Majerhat Bridge in Kolkata, accuses Centre over delay | No breakthrough achieved in 7-hour-long meeting between Centre and farmers' representatives | Rebel Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari's 'mind' likely to be known on Sunday | 'No more talk with Suvendu Adhikari': Trinamool Congress

Mamata Banerjee inaugurates Mahjerhat Bridge in Kolkata, accuses Railways over delay

Kolkata/IBNS: The Majherhat Bridge in South Kolkata, which had collapsed on Sept 4, 2018, was thrown open for the traffic on Thursday in presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

No breakthrough achieved in 7-hour-long meeting between Centre and farmers' representatives

New Delhi/IBNS: The seven-hour meeting between the farmers and the Centre on Thursday failed to end the impasse over the farm laws, with farmers' representatives stating that they are sticking to their demands which includes the repeal of the contentious farm laws.

Despite border clashes, China falls back on India for rice import

New Delhi: At a time when India and China are engaged in a bitter border standoff for quite sometime now, Beijing started importing Indian rice after a gap of two years and placed orders for shipment of about 5,000 tonnes of non-basmati rice due to competitive prices offered by its immediate neighbour compared to other nations, media reports said.

Cyclone 'Burevi': TN govt declares holiday for 6 dists tomorrow

Chennai/UNI: As the Cyclonic Storm 'Burevi' is said to have crossed the southern coast, the Tamil Nadu government on Thursday declared a public holiday for six districts tomorrow.

Domestic flights in India increased to 80 pc of pre-Covid levels

New Delhi/IBNS: The civil aviation ministry Thursday increased the number of domestic flights from 70 per cent to 80 per cent of the pre-covid levels.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh announces 5 lakh each to families of 2 farmers

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday expressed grief at the death of two farmers who were participating in the ongoing protests against the 'Black Farm Laws'.

Rebel Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari's 'mind' likely to be known on Sunday

New Delhi/UNI: The 'cloud' in Bengal politics, gathered due to "oscillating rebellion" of Trinamool Congress leader Suvendu Adhikari, is likely to be erased on Sunday with the former state key minister deciding to "open up his mind".

'No more talk with Suvendu Adhikari': Trinamool Congress

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress is likely to draw the curtain over the ongoing talks with its rebel leader Suvendu Adhikari, whose political position is widely speculated over the last few weeks.

'Now or never' : Rajini calls for political change in Tamil Nadu

Chennai/UNI: Barely hours after announcing that he would enter politics, start his own party in January next year and contest the upcoming Assembly polls, actor Rajinikanth sounded the poll bugle on Thursday saying time had come for a political change and change of government in Tamil Nadu.

Parkash Singh Badal returns Padma Award protesting against Modi govt's 'betrayal of farmers'

Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday returned the Padma Vibhushan Award protesting against the central government's ill-treatment of the farmers who are agitating against the new farm laws for the eighth consecutive day.

Rajinikanth to launch political party in Jan 2021 ahead of Tamil Nadu polls

Chennai/IBNS: Southern superstar Rajinikanth will take a plunge into politics in January 2021 just a few months ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly elections.

MDH Masala owner Dharampal Gulati dies at 97

New Delhi/IBNS: Dharampal Gulati, who was the owner of MDH Masala and the familiar face of the brand, passed away on Thursday. He was 97.

Protest against farm laws: Centre-farmers meeting today amid deadlock

New Delhi/IBNS: The representatives of the central government will on Thursday meet the farmers, who are protesting against the Centre's new farm laws, for the second time in three days searching for an end to one of the biggest agitation it faced in its six-year old rule.

Yogi Adityanath interacts with Bollywood, iterates promise to build world's finest film city in Noida

Mumbai/IBNS: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath  Wednesday welcomed suggestions from Bollywood during a meeting with a delegation of Mumbai film industry here, and iterated that his government is committed to build the most exemplary film city in the world, in Noida.

India invites British PM Boris Johnson as Chief Guest to Republic Day celebrations

New Delhi/IBNS: India has invited British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the chief guest for the Republic Day on January 26 next, said media reports.