Island News

RANGAT, 28 Mar 2017/--/Acting swiftly on the report published in The Echo of India last month, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands Integrated Development Corporation (ANIIDCO) has accelerated efforts to launch the milk...
Port Blair, 28 Mar 2017/--/The Directorate of Sports has withdrawn molestation charges against the accused coach, who accompanied the rowing team of these islands for a national event at mainland recently. Speaking to...
Port Blair, 28 Mar 2017/--/28 yr old booked for criminal trespass The Aberdeen Police have  booked a 28 year resident of  Prothrapur for criminal trespass. In the statement to the police, Ms Mansi Borade, resident of...

West Bengal & Other States

Jalpaiguri, 28 Mar 2017/--/West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today warned people against the monster of communalism rearing its head in the state saying her government would ruthlessly deal with people indulging in creating disharmony among people. Mamata said this while addressing a rally...
Kolkata, 28 Mar 2017/--/Former minister and Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra was rescued today after he got stuck inside a lift at a Metro Railway office in the city today.The Trinamool Congress, who went to a sub-station of Kolkata Metro Railway for election campaigning, took an elevator...

Sports News

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...
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...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 28 Mar 2017/--/The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leadership has decided to highlight the purported highhandedness and non-cooperation of the state government as part of its strategy to win over voters ahead of the...
DARJEELING, 23 Mar 2017/--/The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has reportedly brought to the notice of Prime Minister Narendra Modi the increasing influx of anti-national immigrants from Bangladesh, alleging this was being...
Gangtok, 22 Mar 2017/--/Tata Motors today commenced pre-bookings for the Tata TIGOR, India's first ‘StyleBack,' across all authorized dealership with a booking amount of Rs 5000. Meant for the young and fast generation...

National News

Greater Noida/New Delhi, 28 Mar 2017/--/Five people have been arrested in connection with attacks on African students in Greater Noida, sparking concern over their safety and prompting intervention by external affairs...
NEW DELHI, 28 Mar 2017/--/Hardening its stand further against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, Air India today cancelled two tickets booked by him on Delhi-bound flights, days after domestic carriers barred him from...

Business News

Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/All India Gem and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) inaugurated the 5th Preferred Manufacturer of India (PMI) of the third edition, Regional Networking Meet today. The meet will be held till March...
Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Dr. Chandra, President, Customs, Excise, Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), in his address said,  that since GST would be totally internet based & system driven, all the communications...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 27 Mar 2017/--/Market gave a poor account of itself as the Sensex tumbled over 184 points today to end at 29,237, with heavyweight RIL struggling in the wake of the Sebi ban, which barred the company from equity derivatives trading for one year. The general global weakness stemmed from...

Political Delicacies

26 Mar 2017/--/The Bharatiya Janata Party that was known to be an upper caste party. Mainly a Brahmin party converted it into a Modi OBC party in the recent assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. They t...
19 Mar 2017/--/With the sweeping victory in UP, the spotlight has obviously turned towards the BJP. But days before the announcement of the results of the Assembly elections in five states, Bihar chie...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 28 Mar 2017/--/Amara Raja Batteries Limited (ARBL), the Flagship Company of Amara Raja Group was awarded the “India Most Promising Company of the Year 2016-2017”. This award was presented during the 12Th CNBC...
SILIGURI, 27 Mar 2017/--/With chief minister Mamata Banerjee visiting north Bengal, noted local athlete of yesteryear, Dipti Paul, is keen to meet her to demand an international standard sports academy for the region....
MALDA, 26 Mar 2017/--/Allegations of negligence in treatment and refusing to release an under-treatment patient, who died eventually, have been raised by a private nursing home under English Bazaar police station by...

Echo World

Townsville, 27 Mar 2017/--/Thousands of people including tourists were evacuated today as northeast Australia braced for a powerful cyclone packing destructive winds, with warnings of major structural damage and surging...
United Nations, 27 Mar 2017/--/More than 100 countries are set to launch the first UN talks on a global nuclear weapons ban today over objections from the major nuclear powers. Some 123 UN members announced in October...

Reflex Action

28 Mar 2017/--/China is emerging as a major investor in India. In 2015, Chinese investment in India leapfrogged eight times and China became the eighth biggest foreign investor in India. The sudden spurt in Chinese investment affirms Chinese confidence in the growth cycle of India, fuelled by low co...

Editorial

28 Mar 2017/--/Ever since the UP election results were out, allegations of electronic voting machines or EVMs having been tampered with or ‘programmed’ in such a way that any button pressed would register the vote in one particular candidate’s favour have been made by Mayawati, Akhilesh and Rahul and Arvind Kejriwal. BSP leader Mayawati was the first to question the proper functioning of the EVMs....