Daily Archives: November 13, 2019

Mamata pegs loss due to cyclone ‘Bulbul’ at Rs 50,000 crore


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, after conducting an aerial survey of cyclone ‘Bulbul’-hit areas in North 24 Parganas, said on Wednesday that the loss incurred by the state due to the natural calamity might go up to Rs 50,000 crore. Banerjee handed over a cheque of Rs 2.4 lakh each to the family members of five people from the ...

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May extend odd-even scheme if required: Kejriwal


As pollution levels in the national capital hovered close to emergency levels, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said the odd-even scheme could be extended, if the need arises. The road rationing scheme started on November 4 and is expected to end on November 15. “If the need arises, we will extend it (odd-even scheme),” Kejriwal said in response ...

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Hong Kong faces third day of unrest after night of rage


Hong Kong awoke to a third straight day of chaos Wednesday following a night of intense battles between pro-democracy protesters and riot police on a university campus that saw some of the most violent scenes in more than five months of unrest. Morning commuters were faced with closed metro stations, a suspended rail line and dozens of cancelled bus services ...

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