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Mamata angry with central forces for firing during polling

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday slammed the central forces for allegedly firing “inside” a polling booth in Birbhum district and accused the BJP of misusing the forces in the elections. Read More »

Rajasthan witnesses 62% polling till 5 pm

Jaipur:: Rajasthan witnessed 62.06 per cent polling till 5 p.m. on Monday in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections with the highest polling recorded in Barmer at 67.92 per cent while the lowest voting took place in Tonk Sawai Madhopur at 55.35 per cent. Read More »

‘Tis the season of mangoes

Almost all of us love mangoes and why not? There are so many reasons to gorge on to this amazing and delicious fruit. What’s more, it is used to prepare a whole load of mouth watering dishes.  A few Goans share their mango tales with NT BUZZ Read More »

The flamboyant mayflower

Miguel Braganza The mayflower or gul mohur makes its appearance in April and is at its peak in the month of May. It’s that time of year when the feast of Pentecost is celebrated with great pomp at Holy Spirit Church Margao. Read More »

Tidying up the tide

A large number of volunteers donned gloves, picked up rubbish bags and walked to Anjuna beach to participate in a beach clean-up drive as part of Earth Day celebrations. The participants included young families, children and senior citizens from the local community and tourists residing in hostels in the area. Read More »

President suspends defiant Lankan police chief over blasts

Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Monday suspended defiant police chief Pujith Jayasundara and named his successor as well as a new defence secretary as part of the revamping of the security establishment following the country’s worst terror attack. Read More »

‘RBI Act should mandate disclosure of loan defaulters’

Chennai: In view of the recent ruling of the Supreme Court, the government has to amend the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act sooner or later and publish the names of loan defaulters periodically, a top official of the All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) said on Monday. Read More »

SBI steps up hiring to handle insolvency cases

New Delhi:  In a bid to step up its efforts to control non-performing assets (NPAs), the State Bank of India (SBI) is hiring more bankruptcy and legal firms to strengthen its stressed assets team to handle cases of above Rs 100 crore under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC). Read More »

Amazon Pay launches P2P payments

New Delhi: Amazon Pay on Monday announced the launch of person-to-person (P2P) payments for Android users. Read More »

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Fourth Estate In Fetters THE fourth estate must play the role of the third umpire to help the umpires (voters) on the field in a political  match between the ruling and the Opposition parties in a democratic country. Read More »