Daily Archives: February 13, 2019

Interim Budget Session of Parliament 2019 concludes


The Interim Budget Session 2019 has been a successful session in terms of wide participation of all political parties in discussions on various issues of national importance, said Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines, while addressing the media here today.Shri Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Parliamentary AffairsandStatistics and Programme ...

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Metro services stalled in Kolkata due to power failure


Metro Railway services were disrupted Wednesday due to a breakdown in power supply to a Kavi Subhash-bound rake, shortly after its departure from Dum Dum station. Passengers of the train, which halted on the tracks at 1 pm, were immediately evacuated and escorted back to the platform at Dum Dum station by the Railway Protection Force (RPF), Kolkata Police and ...

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Close shave for Bihar Guv as tent catches fire in Kumbh


Bihar Governor Lalji Tandon escaped unhurt after a fire broke out at a tent located on the Kumbh Mela campus here, fire officials said Wednesday. The fire, which started at around 2:30 am from a tent at Triveni Shankul in Arail area, where the Governor was also staying, soon engulfed two other nearby tents, said Pramod Kumar Sharma, the chief ...

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Climate change could wipe out Bengal tigers


Sundarbans — the iconic Bengal tiger’s last coastal stronghold and the world’s biggest mangrove forest — could be destroyed by climate change and rising sea levels over the next 50 years, scientists say. Spanning more than 10,000 square kilometres, the Sundarbans region of Bangladesh and India is the biggest mangrove forest on Earth, and also the most critical area for ...

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