No West, Just Bengal30 August 2016, Kolkata, Team MPThe West Bengal Assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of the state from West Bengal to ‘Bangla’ in Bengali, ‘Bengal’ in English and ‘Bangal’ in Hindi amidst strong opposition by BJP and reservation over the process by Congress and Left Front.
Curfew lifted from Kashmir after 51 days
After 51 days, curfew was on Monday lifted from Kashmir, except for few police station areas, but normal life continued to be hit by the strike called by separatists.
‘IS Bomber’ kills 71 army recruits in Yemen An Islamic State group militant rammed his explosives-laden car into an army recruiting centre in Aden on Monday, killing 71 people in the deadliest jihadist attack on the Yemeni city in over a year.
3 super girls get Khel Ratna along with Jitu It was a celebration of woman power in sports as Olympic stars PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar were on Monday conferred India’s highest sporting honour – the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.
India promises whole-hearted support to MyanmarAs Myanmar sets out on a new path after decades of military rule, India on Monday promised whole-hearted support to it in “every step” of its journey as the two countries resolved to deepen ties and actively cooperate to combat terrorism and insurgent activities in the region. Rain brings Delhi to its kneesThe national Capital reeled under severe traffic congestion on Monday, the first working day of the week, as heavy rains lashed the city causing waterlogging on several roads and intersections across the city.
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Santi Lorenzo e Flaviano : A man takes his belongings from his damaged house in the village of Santi Lorenzo e Flaviano, central Italy, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Italians bid farewell Saturday to victims of the devastating earthquake that struck a mou