Island News

Port Blair, 25 Sep 2017/--/A dawn-to-dusk bandh was observed by traders in different parts of Ferrargunj tehsil on Monday to protest the failure of the local administration to provide uninterrupted power supply and...
Port Blair, 25 Sep 2017/--/In a big relief to a tsunami victim of remote Great Nicobar island, the Calcutta High Court has directed the UT Administration to disburse compensation for submerged land in favour of one T....
Port Blair, 25 Sep 2017/--/The multi-disciplinary team of MIOT’s held a press meet at Megapode Nest on Monday to highlight how dedicated efforts by a team of doctors and their team starting from critical care, cardio...

West Bengal & Other States

Port Blair, 24 Sep 2017/--/Durga Pooja will be celebrated at Chinmaya Mission here from September 28 to 30. Mahaashtami Pooja will be performed from 9 am onwards. After the Mahanavami pooja at 10 am, Kanya poojan will be held at 11 am on September 29 followed by prasad distribution. On the day of...
Bhubaneswar, 24 Sep 2017/--/Elaborate security measures are being taken to ensure peaceful and smooth celebrations of the upcoming Durga puja festval in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, a top police official said. As many as 79 platoons of police force - 25 in Bhubaneswar and 54 in the...

Sports News

NEW DELHI, 20 Jun 2017/--/Just days ahead of India's limited-over series against West Indies, head coach Anil Kumble has stepped down from his position. It was being reported that there was a rift between India skipper...
Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Kolkata will host the summit clash of the U-17 World Cup football on October 28 while Navi Mumbai and Guwahati were chosen to stage the semifinals of the prestigious FIFA tournament the country...

Stand Alone

Picture shows a part of the revenue land illegally developed into a parking shed reportedly for staff of Police Station, Diglipur in North Andaman. Al...

Hills (Darjelling) News

PANIGHATTA, 4 Sep 2017/--/TMC’s effort to withdraw strike in Panighatta under Mirik block since Sunday morning was partially successful as maximum shops were open and a public bus including a North Bengal Transport run...
SIKKIM, 28 Jul 2017/--/Processed fertilizer cooperative, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), today announced signing of MoU with Government of Sikkim. Basis the MoU, a joint venture - “Sikkim IFFCO Organics...
MIRIK, 14 Jul 2017/--/The state run library was reduced to ashes and Gokul Lodge at Dudhia  run by GTA tourism department under Mirik block was attempted to set ablaze by throwing petrol bombs by some miscreants last...

National News

VARANASI/LUCKNOW, 24 Sep 2017/--/A number of students, including women, and two journalists were injured in lathicharge by the police in the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) which witnessed violence last night, in an ugly...
NEW DELHI, 24 Sep 2017/--/A fresh petition has been filed in the Supreme Court favouring the Centre's stand to identify and deport to Mayanmar around 40,000 illegal Rohingya Muslims staying here. The plea may be heard...

Business News

Kolkata, 22 Sep 2017/--/Maruti Suzuki India Ltd today launched "Maruti Suzuki Arena" here. This range of new showrooms, christened with a new name sport modern looks and offer a warm, friendly and comfortable...
Kolkata, 22 Sep 2017/--/Bosch Household Appliances, Europe’s largest home appliances brand renowned for their superior quality and German engineering launched a national media Campaign for their new range of washing...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 22 Sep 2017/--/Stock benchmarks on Friday came under panic attack and closed the day with losses of over 1 per cent due to fears of fiscal maths going haywire because of an imminent government spending push to revive the economy. The risk-off mode was on full display in light of a fresh...

Political Delicacies

10 Sep 2017/--/Kalraj Mishra and Bandaru Dattatreya, who have been dropped from the Union ministry, and S M Krishna, who quit Congress some months back to join BJP, are tipped to become Governors. Sim...
3 Sep 2017/--/Birender Singh will become the chief minister of Haryana after the Union cabinet reshuffle in place of Manohar Lal Khattar. The buzz is that Birender Singh met party president Amit Shah...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 25 Sep 2017/--/The three arrested Morcha leaders who were arrested from Gurgaon where today presented at Siliguri court amid tight security on Monday, all three remanded for eight days to police custody....
SILIGURI, 19 Sep 2017/--/After concluding two meetings in Delhi and Kolkata, Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s ousted leader Binay Tamang reached Bagdogra today via flight. On being asked about the meetings, Binay Tamang said...
MALDA, 19 Sep 2017/--/Suspecting her illicit affair a BSF jawan shaved the head of his wife and roughed her up. After she was rescued by the neighbours, the housewife Ajgari Bibi, 28 lodged a written complaint against...

Echo World

Berlin, 24 Sep 2017/--/Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans went to the polls today in an election that is also likely to see the farthest right-wing party in 60 years,...
United Nations, 22 Sep 2017/--/Calling Pakistan a "terroristan", India today said it has become "a geography synonymous with terror" with a flourishing "industry" producing and exporting global terrorism. Exercising its...

Reflex Action

25 Sep 2017/--/The ghoulish glee expressed in the celebratory tweets put out by Hindu “patriots” over the journalist Gauri Lankesh’s murder in Bengaluru, underlines the insane hatred against what a saffronite calls “Leftist, Naxal sympathizer, anti-establishment and anti-Hindu” people. Although ass...

Editorial

25 Sep 2017/--/The talk was on the air for quite some time that the Government wants to privatize the Railways. Now it is official. In an interview to The Hindu, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has confirmed that the Government wants to “give operations of railway lines to private players for enhancing competition.” The Minister did not clarify competition with whom, The Indian Railways are wholly o...