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Purba Medinipur district

District of West Bengal in India

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Purba Medinipur district: District of West Bengal in India
Purba Medinipur district is an administrative unit in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the southernmost district of Medinipur division – one of the five administrative divisions of West Bengal. The headquarters in Tamluk. It was formed on 1 January 2002 after the Partition of Medinipur into Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur which lies at the northern and western border of it. The state of Odisha is at the southwest border; the Bay of Bengal lies in the south; the Hooghly river and South 24 Parganas district to the east;Howrah district to the north-east; Paschim Medinipur district to the west.

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Lightning strikes killat least 20 in Bengal, PM announces compensation | Oneindia News [Video]

Lightning strikes killat least 20 in Bengal, PM announces compensation | Oneindia News

At least 20 persons were killed in lightning strikes across three districts of south Bengal on Monday. The state disaster management said nine people died each in Murshidabad and Hooghly districts and..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:17Published
Suvendu Adhikari and his brother accused of stealing relief material| West Bengal | Oneindia News [Video]

Suvendu Adhikari and his brother accused of stealing relief material| West Bengal | Oneindia News

A police case has been filed against BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari and his brother for allegedly stealing relief material worth several lakhs from a municipality office in West Bengal's Purba Medinipur..

Credit: Oneindia     Duration: 01:16Published

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