Kolkata Police’s Joint Commissioner (headquarters) Jawed Shamim told IANS: “We are checking the entry and exist points for the last three days to prevent easy entry of outsiders. န Photos : Sankar Das, Misbaul Haque
The decision came at an emergency meeting of the Syndicate on Saturday. Bangobondhu Mujibur Rahman got enrolled in the department in 1948 and was expelled in 1949 for leading a movement in support of the demand for the increase of fourth grade employees' wages.
Steps have already been taken to procure the equipment and increase manpower. In the next few days, the RPF will receive Real Time Visual Systems (RTVS) that would allow security personnel to check the contents of briefcases and bags without having to open them.
"Security has been tightened over the last few months. The complete plan will come into place once more personnel are deployed. We already have two sniffer dogs and two more are being trained by the BSF. By the end of 2011, we hope to have 10 sniffer dogs. We require a manpower of 771 to put the plan into place," said Alok Vohra, senior security commissioner, Metro Railway.
Kolkata, 14 August : Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today visited ailing Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee at her residence here and expressd the hope that she would recover soon and join Parliament at the fag end of the monsoon session.
Rubbishing media reports that he had been asked to see the Trinamool Congress supremo at the direction of the Congress high command or the Prime Minister, Mukherjee retorted "I have not visited Mamata at anyone's order. I came to see her at my personal initiative". "We had been extremely worried about her health," he added.
Narayanganj, Dhaka, 14 August : At least 50 people, including 20 law enforcers, were injured in a clash when police resisted the workers of a textile mill from blocking the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj Saturday morning.
Over 4,000 workers of ACS Textile located at Barpa blocked the highway for more than two hours since 9:00am(BDST), causing severe traffic jam and immense sufferings to the people. The agitating workers demonstrated demanding a nine-hour shift instead of existing 12 hours. The authorities declared the mill closed for Saturday following the workers’ unrest. Police charged truncheons on the workers and lobbed nearly 100 tear gas shells to disperse them.
Justifying the launch of the programme, NIIT sources quoted NASSCOM''s latest projections that said the IT industry''s headcount addition is expected to double this year to touch 2,00,000 new employees. NASSCOM also said the IT BPO market is expected to grow by 13-15% and the overall domestic market by 15-17%.
Jhargram, 14 August : Again a CPI(M) supporter was killed and a suspected Maoist linkman arrested in two separate incidents in West Midnapore district Saturday.
‘A CPI(M) supporter, Choton Mahato of Chandebila village in Kotwali police station area, was found shot dead early Saturday. He was dragged out of his house by a gang of armed Maoists Friday night,’ West Midnapore’s Superintendent of Police Manoj Verma said.
Rajkhowa explained, "They immediately agreed to pay the amount as a mark of respect to the great artist. They were supposed to sanction the funds in the last budget, but somehow, there has been a delay. We have sent a reminder. We are keen on setting up the museum as soon as possible and we have already collected a good number of objects and articles belonging to or associated with the legend as showpieces."