Island News

RANGAT, 24 Feb 2017/--/Even as hundreds of farmers in the North and Middle Andaman region are being benefited from the Milk Collection initiative of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation (...
Port Blair, 24 Feb 2017/--/75 yr old attempts suicide A 75 year old attempted suicide on the 21st of this month at Diglipur in North Andaman. Priya Halder, wife of Late Kiren Chandra Halder, resident of RK Gram, was...
DIGLIPUR, 24 Feb 2017/--/A team of Anti-Corruption Unit arrested Vijay Kumar, Assistant Engineer of Panchayat Samiti Office posted at Diglipur on Friday for demanding and accepting illegal gratification in the form of...

West Bengal & Other States

Jalpaiguri, 23 Feb 2017/--/West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh today said the party was looking into allegations of child trafficking against its Jalpaiguri women's wing leader Juhi Chowdhury and would take action if she is found guilty. "If found guilty in inquiries by the party, there will be...
Kolkata, 23 Feb 2017/--/Normal life in major parts of the city got disrupted at about 10 in the morning as the 750 MW Budge Budge power station of CESC tripped this morning. The sudden collapse in power supply brought the Metro Railway service in the city to a standstill and triggered panic among...

Sports News

Melbourne, 29 Jan 2017/--/Roger Federer, considered the greatest player ever to a grace a tennis court, today won the Australian Open with a five-set win over arch-rival Rafael Nadal in a memorable finale to annexe his...
Melbourne, 29 Jan 2017/--/Sania Mirza will have to wait for her seventh Grand Slam trophy as the Indian and her Croatian partner Ivan Dodig lost the Australian Open mixed doubles final 2-6 4-6 to underdogs Abigail...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 24 Feb 2017/--/The Darjeeling police today arrested a juvenile accused of making a minor girl pregnant a year ago at a private shelter home in Pokhraybong, 28km from Darjeeling. The home was run by a local...
DARJEELING, 23 Feb 2017/--/Making another breakthrough, the district police have arrested a person from Kalimpong in connection with the 2014 Assam arms haul case in which also figures a Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader,...
DARJEELING, 21 Feb 2017/--/A section of the Christian community of Darjeeling, under the aegis of the All Christian Minority Central Committee (ACMCC), today passed a resolution to stand by its demand for a separate...

National News

Mumbai, 23 Feb 2017/--/The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday showcased an impressive performance by winning 82 Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and majorly gaining in elections held for other municipal...
NEW DELHI, 23 Feb 2017/--/Tolerance for pluralism, compassion for all and love for the motherland are core civilisational values of India where hundreds of languages and all major religions live under one system,...

Business News

Kolkata, 23 Feb 2017/--/South Eastern Railway, all along does play a vital role in revenue generation of Indian Railways. This Railway, is called as the ‘Blue Chip’ of Indian Railways satisfying the customers’ desires...
Kolkata, 23 Feb 2017/--/Jain Farm Fresh Foods Ltd., a subsidiary of Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. has introduced new variants of Strawberry and Jamun pulp in addition to its AamRus. These variants are available in a 500...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 23 Feb 2017/--/The Sensex rose 28 points to end at 28,892.97 Thursday after early gains were undone by a sell-off amid expiry of derivatives contracts. The benchmark  surged past the psychologically-key 29,000-mark in intra-day trade, before succumbing to profit booking as investors turned...

Political Delicacies

19 Feb 2017/--/Akhilesh Yadav is prime ministerial material. Mentor to UP CM Ramgopal Yadav has made a statement to this effect recently. It has come as a shock to the Congress leadership.  At the tim...
29 Jan 2017/--/Priyanka Gandhi, who has emerged as a major player in the Congress Party, is tipped to be a general secretary of the A-ICC after the Uttar Pradesh elections are over. Though Priyanka ha...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 23 Feb 2017/--/Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata continues to expand its pioneering offerings in the domain of oncology. Strengthening its ‘Precision Oncology’ focus, the hospital which pioneered the...
SILIGURI, 24 Feb 2017/--/Jawans of the 41st Battalion of the Sashastra Seema Bal stationed in Ranidanga near Siliguri on Thursday seized 43.6gm of brown sugar valued at Rs22.20 lakh. SSB 41st Bn Offg. Commandant D.K....
MALDA, 23 Feb 2017/--/Scuffle between police and copy suppliers putside different examination venues marked the second day of Madhyamik examinations. Though the administrative officials claimed that mass copying could...

Echo World

Dhaka, 23 Feb 2017/--/Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will travel to India on an official visit in the first half of April, her close aide said today. This was disclosed by Hasina's Deputy Press Secretary M...
United Nations, 23 Feb 2017/--/India has welcomed an initiative by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to create a new office for counter-terrorism and stressed the nations should not allow "turf battles" to "hobble"...

Reflex Action

24 Feb 2017/--/Tamil Nadu is now in political turmoils, a fragile AIADMK Government of E. PalaniswamI scrambling a wafer-thin majority in a confidence vote on Feb.18, after an ugly display of violence against the Speaker, damage of Assembly equipment, and uproar by DMK members, all designed to suit...

Editorial

24 Feb 2017/--/The initial reaction of the Chinese media to India’s launching of 104 satellites at one go on February 15, was to downplay the achievement. The Global Times, organ of the Chinese Communist Party, tried to pooh-pooh the whole thing, as if it were nothing to take serious note of. Within days, however, Beijing’s patronizing tone has completely changed.  Now it is one of concern that In...