Island News

Port Blair, 19 Oct 2014/--/The meeting of Administrator’s Advisory Council was held on 18/10/2014 at Megapode Resort under the chairmanship of Lt Governor. This was attended by MP, Chairpersons of both Zilla Parishads...
Port Blair, 19 Oct 2014/--/The weekend ‘Utsav’, the flea market organized at Marina Park crossing has got an overwhelming response from the local residents who are very much tired and bored of their routine life style...
Port Blair, 19 Oct 2014/--/The skewed transfer policy or the total absence of it  in the case of Dy Resident Commissioners at Andaman Bhawans has facilitated DRC Kolkata Chandramohan to remain glued to his seat for more...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 19 Oct 2014/--/A massive fire broke out at a plastic factory at Dankuni in the Hooghly district today, fire officials said. The fire, which broke out at the factory near Dankuni Toll Plaza at around 8.25 am, quickly got spread and has engulfed mosts part of the factory. It is suspected...
Kolkata, 19 Oct 2014/--/The special crime branch of CBI, probing the Saradha scam, has identified two conspirators and is collecting evidences against them.   "After interrogating several persons so far, we have been able to identify two conspirators who are politically influential and not...

Sports News

New Delhi, 19 Oct 2014/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described as "historic results" the electoral victory in Haryana and Maharashtra and said it was a matter of immense happiness and pride for BJP.   Modi, who...
Guwahati, 19 Oct 2014/--/NorthEast United FC managed to comeback after being a goal down to share the spoils with FC as the two sides played out a 1-1 draw at the Indira Gandhi Atheltic Stadium, Guwahati on Sunday...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Darjeeling, 19 Oct 2014/--/Commending the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) for organizing the month long Culture and Tourism Festival, Bengal Governor Kesharinath Tripathi on Sunday said the initiative would...
Darjeeling, 19 Oct 2014/--/The Gorkhland Territorial Administration (GTA) has decided to enforce ban on use of plastic and gutkhas in the hills from October 28 and has directed the municipality to frame new by-laws in...
Kathmandu, 19 Oct 2014/--/An Indian boy just short of six years of age claimed to have set a new world record by successfully climbing Kalapatthar peak, some 200 metre above the base camp of Mount Everest in Nepal....

National News

New Delhi, 19 Oct 2014/--/The Winter session of Parliament is likely to start from November 24 and is expected to be a month-long affair.   A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs headed by Union...
New Delhi, 19 Oct 2014/--/The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) today sought to justify exclusion of Gandhi family in the reconstituted government committee for commemoration of 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru,...

Business News

Mumbai, 19 Oct 2014/--/Jewellery sales are expected to surge by up to 35 per cent during Dhanteras, traditionally the country's busiest gold buying period, compared to last year, industry experts said. "There is a lot...
London, 19 Oct 2014/--/Tata Motors' owned Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is working on an ambitious plan to set up a factory in the US, in a first for a British carmaker in the world's second-biggest automobile market. The...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 18 Oct 2014/--/The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex continued its downward march for the fourth straight week, tumbling 189 points to end at two-month low of 26,108.53 after plunging below the 26,000-level during the truncated week under review on global growth worries and capital outflows. The...

Reflex Action

19 Oct 2014/--/Recent unprovoked firing by Pakistan at the Line of Control and as well as at the international border shows the utter helplessness and desperation on its part. India has suspended the dialogue process as Pakistan opted to talk to Kashmiri separatists which the former said was against...

Political Delicacies

19 Oct 2014/--/The chit fund scam is not the only thing that is worrying Mamata Banerjee. Equally worrying is the disenchantment gradually replacing the support she enjoyed when she took over in May 2...
12 Oct 2014/--/The BJP is all set to divide Maharashtra and create  separate state of Vidarbha, a long standing demand of the people of that region. In the aftermath of its divorce from the Shiv Sena,...

North Bengal News

New Delhi, 19 Oct 2014/--/State-owned BSNL has reduced call rates to Nepal by about 35 per cent as the Prime Minister's Office had raised the issue of high call charges to the neighbouring country with the Department of...
Mumbai, 19 Oct 2014/--/Riding the crest of a Narendra Modi wave, BJP is set to form government in Maharashtra for the first time on its own with surprise "outside support" from NCP as the Assembly poll threw up a hung...
New Delhi, 19 Oct 2014/--/BJP has not taken any decision yet on chief ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana, senior BJP leader and Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "So far we have not taken any decision on...

Video News

Echo World

Washington, 19 Oct 2014/--/Telling Americans to avoid giving in to the 'hysteria' generated by the deadly Ebola virus, US President Barack Obama dished out a placatory weekly address, convincing his countrymen that they...
Kathmandu, 19 Oct 2014/--/Hopes faded today for survivors of one of Nepal`s worst mountain disasters as villagers joined an intensive search by troops and government officials for as many as 40 people missing after an...

Editorial

19 Oct 2014/--/Beijing has issued a veiled threat to India not to build roads along the Indo-Chinese border to counter the massive Chinese build-up on the other side of the Himalayas. The warning came in response to Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju’s recent announcement that India will build about six thousand kilometres of roads in the border region covering Arunachal, Uttarakhand an...