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28 June, 2014 11:10 AM Tripura Bans Plastic Bags

Agartala: The Tripura government has imposed a total ban on the manufacture, import, storage and sale of plastic bags in the state in view of its harmful effect on the environment, an official said in Agartala on Saturday. The decision was made under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, and the Plastics Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2011, Tripura 36

28 June, 2014 9:53 AM Two More Malaria Deaths; Toll Reaches 52 in Tripura

since its outbreak about 20 days ago, state Health Minister said today. Two deaths were reported from Kanchanpur sub-division in Norh Tripura district yesterday, Badal Choudhury said. "A total of 8,984 patients underwent blood tests across the state yesterday, of which 1,674 were diagnosed as malaria positive," he said. Mr Choudhury, who visited malaria-affected 33

26 June, 2014 9:11 PM Won’t allow anti-India acts from our soil, Bangladesh says

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh has said it would not allow its territory to be used against India. The assurance, reiterated to Sushma Swaraj on her first foreign visit, came as the external affairs minister promised to put extra energy into bilateral ties. After meetings with her counterpart, Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali, and other leaders, Swaraj also made it clear 38

26 June, 2014 9:00 AM Sushma Swaraj hold talks with Bangladesh counterpart, meets Sheikh Hasina

DHAKA: India and Bangladesh on Thursday made forward movement on key issues like visa simplification for certain categories as well as cooperation on supply of electricity from a Tripura-based power plant. These issues figured during external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj's meetings with her Bangladeshi counterpart Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and Prime 39

25 June, 2014 1:41 PM Nagaland Governor Ashwini Kumar Quits

New Delhi: Nagaland governor Ashwini Kumar resigned today. The former CBI director becomes the third governor to have stepped down from his post after the NDA government came to power last month. Uttar Pradesh governor BL Joshi started the trend on June 17. He was followed soon by his Chhattisgarh counterpart Shekhar Dutt. There are indications that a few other 39

25 June, 2014 9:10 AM Cannot Rule Out Governors' Appointment Before Budget Session: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi: The NDA government is likely to come out with its first list of governors before the commencement of the budget session next month. "I cannot rule out appointment of governors before Parliament session beginning July 7," Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh told reporters today. Governors of two states - Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh - have already 49

24 June, 2014 4:44 PM Government Approves Rs 40,000 Cr Rroad Projects, Aims to Build 30 Kms/Day

New Delhi: In a bid to fast track highway construction, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has approved over Rs 40,000 crore worth of projects and set an ambitious target of building 30 kms of roads per day. This announcement was made by the Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari on Tuesday. Mr Gadkari reviewed over 250 road projects 42

24 June, 2014 4:29 AM Vijay Zol: I must perform in all three formats

Alur: For a 19-year-old, India's junior team captain and Maharashtra Ranji player Vijay Zol comes across as a much matured and level-headed cricketer than most of his counterparts. While talking to the likes of Jasprit Bumrah or Sandeep Sharma there is an unguarded straightforwardness and visible excitement that influences everybody around them, but not with Zol. Zol has been at the centre 63