Island News

ROOPA LALL, 19 Sep 2018/--/In September last year, Mr Indrapal Singh assumed charge as the Chairperson of the Port Blair Municipal Council. During his tenure, the civic body executed some notable projects and major...
Port Blair, 19 Sep 2018/--/In a major feat, a prominent citizen of these islands, Mr Bhagat Singh, Chairman, Andaman & Nicobar State Cooperative Bank (ANSCB) has been conferred the Best Chairman Award among all the...
BAMBOOFLAT, 19 Sep 2018/--/Constructed a decade ago to facilitate quick transportation of passengers and commodities from remote villages of South Andaman to Port Blair, the Hati Tapu jetty under the jurisdiction of...

West Bengal & Other States

NEW DELHI, 19 Sep 2018/--/At least 30 Bru refugee families, who have been living in camps in Tripura for over two decades, returned to Mizoram on today as part of a Union home ministry-monitored rehabilitation package, an official said. The Bru families would be given a one-time financial...
Bhubaneswar, 19 Sep 2018/--/The Odisha Assembly has passed two bills for conduct of direct vote for the elections of mayors in municipal corporations and chairpersons in the municipality and notified area councils. The Odisha Municipal (amendment) Bill 2018 and the Odisha Municipal Corporation (...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Gangtok, 19 Sep 2018/--/At a time when large parts of the State are reeling under the impact of multiple landslides induced by heavy rains, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan announced that by 2020 Sikkim would be made a model...
Gangtok, 19 Sep 2018/--/A supplementary demand for grants for 2018-19 for gross additional expenditure of about Rs 280 crore was placed in the Sikkim assembly on Wednesday. This included a demand for grant of Rs 201...
Gangtok, 19 Sep 2018/--/Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Sikkim, former state BJP President Padam Chettri has raised questions on the status of repair of the National Highway 10  that was under progress...

National News

Guwahati, 19 Sep 2018/--/The Assam police have arrested three persons for their alleged links with Hizbul Mujahideen militant Qamar-uz-Zama, who was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad. “They are being...
Imphal, 19 Sep 2018/--/The Manipur Police on Monday took out a rally from Moreh to Tengnoupal, along the India-Myanmar border, to protest against incidents of mob violence in the state. The "men in uniform", numbering...

Business News

Kolkata, 12 Jul 2018/--/SBI Card, one of the country`s leading credit card issuers, today announced the launch of ‘ELA’ (Electronic Live Assistant), a virtual assistant for customer support and services. Driven by...
Kolkata, 12 Jul 2018/--/Panasonic India announced a significant expansion of its line-up of 'Intelligent Home appliances' range comprising of refrigerator, washing machine and microwave. The intelligent range is...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 12 Jul 2018/--/Benchmark Sensex defied gravity for the fifth straight session to close at a fresh lifetime high on Thursday as investors poured money into energy and financial shares amid a robust start to the earnings season. The 30-share Sensex surged 282.48 points to end at 36,548.41,...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 19 Sep 2018/--/State minister of state for health and family welfare Chandrima Bhattacharya today claimed that Trinamool Congress would win both of the Lok Sabha (LS) seats in Malda. Bhattacharya’s assertion has...
MALDA, 19 Sep 2018/--/The body of a youth with multiple bullet injuries was found within 500 meters from the residence of the superintendent of police at Baghbari area under English Bazaar police station today. The...
MALDA, 19 Sep 2018/--/A youth sustained bullet injury in English Bazaar last night when he tried  to save his brother from the grip of the miscreants. The injured youth identified as Toton Chowdhury, 27 was rushed to...

Echo World

Dhaka, 19 Sep 2018/--/Bangladesh's Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of a proposed agreement with India to allow it to use the Chittagong and Mongla sea ports for transporting goods to and from its land-locked north-...
Washington, 19 Sep 2018/--/President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that "really bad things" at the FBI...

Reflex Action

19 Sep 2018/--/On Saturday, September 1, the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) of Brazil voted six to one that former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the presidential candidate of the Workers’ Party (Partido do Trabalho) in the October elections this year, must be barred from running because of...

Editorial

19 Sep 2018/--/The Congress appears to have decided that to blunt the edge of the hard Hidutva offensive of the BJP during the election campaign, realpolitik demands that the Congress has recourse to soft Hindutva. It was first noticed during the Gujarat assembly elections, when party president Rahul Gandhi made a show of visiting temples. During the Karntaka assembly elections, too, Rahul’s templ...