Island News

Port Blair, 25 Apr 2015/--/Chief Secretary, Mr. Anand Prakash has announced the Annual Plan 2015-16 after consulting the PRIs and Tribal Councils. Addressing the media persons at a Press conference at Megapode Resort...
Port Blair, 25 Apr 2015/--/Shooed away by some encroachers of  a piece land at Dugnabad  that belonged to the civic body,  a team of Municipal engineers and workers had to beat a hasty retreat a couple of days ago. ...
Port Blair, 25 Apr 2015/--/Passengers intending to travel by the chartered flight from Port Blair to Chennai on 6th May, 2015 and from Chennai to Port Blair in the next chartered flight scheduled on 13th May, 2015 are...

West Bengal & Other States

KOLKATA, 25 Apr 2015/--/Three persons were killed and at least 69, including 43 school children, were injured while several buildings developed cracks in West Bengal after a high intensity earthquake rocked several parts of the country and Nepal today. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee spoke to Prime...
KOLKATA, 25 Apr 2015/--/Amidst incidents of violence that left one dead and reports of alleged malpractices, polling for the 91 municipalities across West Bengal registered 16 per cent voter turnout in the first two hours today. While one person was shot dead in Burdwan district, another person...

Sports News

KOLKATA, 25 Apr 2015/--/Defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders will be in a tight corner without their 'mystery spinner' Sunil Narine, reported for chucking, as they gear up to face Rajasthan Royals in an IPL Cricket...
Mumbai, 25 Apr 2015/--/Former India captain Ajit Wadekar feels that Ajinkya Rahane is probably the one Indian batsman whose technique comes closest to what can be called perfect even in the slam-bang T20 IPL cricket. "...

Stand Alone

Anxious people are making a beeline on to the streets while making frantic calls from their cell phones to their near and dear ones after feeling the...

Hills (Darjelling) News

KATHMANDU, 25 Apr 2015/--/Nearly 700 people were killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on Richter scale struck Nepal today flattening houses and buildings including the centuries-old Dharhara tower and...
GANGTOK, 25 Apr 2015/--/A major earthquake rocked Sikkim today, triggering landslides in various parts of the state. The quake, having its epicentre in Nepal, was felt at about 11:48 AM, officials said. A series of...
DARJEELING, 23 Apr 2015/--/Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung made it clear on Thursday that he was not concerned with the opposition of West Bengal state BJP to the Gorkhaland demand and would pin his hopes...

National News

Hyderabad, 25 Apr 2015/--/The earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale which shook Nepal and several areas in India today can be classified as a "great earthquake" and the aftershocks will continue for next 10-15...
New Delhi, 25 Apr 2015/--/At least 34 people have been killed in northern and eastern India as a powerful earthquake originating in Nepal damaged houses and buildings and sparked panic among the people. "Of these 34...

Business News

KOLKATA/MUMBAI, 25 Apr 2015/--/Essar Power on Wednesday said that its Learning & Development Centre at Salaya in Devbhoomi Dwarka district in Gujarat has been recognized by the Central Electricity Authority,...
Chandigarh, 25 Apr 2015/--/Cautioning against taking farmer suicides "lightly", Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said small and marginal farmers across the country should have access to formal...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 25 Apr 2015/--/Belligerent offloading by foreign funds on worries over the controversial tax issue kept the market under pressure for the second straight week as the benchmark BSE Sensex and the CNX Nifty collapsed by 3.5 per cent to more than three months lows during the week. The market...

Reflex Action

25 Apr 2015/--/It is not the 1975-77-like Emergency in India. But actions of some of the Modi government’s ministers and Sangh Parivar and its allies’ leaders are reminiscent of the Emergency period’s mindset — perhaps even worse. In what way the situation is likely to influence the future political...

Political Delicacies

12 Apr 2015/--/Rahul or Sonia? Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is expected to join the Congress president Sonia Gandhi for the kisan rally slated for April 19. All Congressmen are keeping their f...
5 Apr 2015/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government may have got his cabinet’s approval to re-promulgate the land ordinance but does he know what is the on the president’s mind. Pranab Mukherjee i...

North Bengal News

KOLKATA, 25 Apr 2015/--/Three persons were killed and at least 69, including 43 school children, were injured while several buildings developed cracks in West Bengal after a high intensity earthquake rocked several...
KOLKATA, 25 Apr 2015/--/West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that state government is monitoring the situation closely and urged people to stay calm in the wake of the earthquake. A high-intensity quake...
New Delhi, 25 Apr 2015/--/Flights to Kathmandu from India were hit today after a powerful earthquake rocked the central part of the Himalayan country with most of the airlines cancelling or putting on hold their...

Video News

Echo World

KATHMANDU, 25 Apr 2015/--/Nearly 700 people were killed after a powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on Richter scale struck Nepal today flattening houses and buildings including the centuries-old Dharhara tower and...
Bandung, 25 Apr 2015/--/Nearly 50 years after his demise, the name of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru still echoes in this small Indonesian town, over 5,000 kilometers from India, where he had charmed the...

Editorial

25 Apr 2015/--/The Internet is the super highway of knowledge. It has changed our lives. Just as we cannot think of a world without modern means of transport, we cannot think of a world without modern means of communications, namely, the Internet. The Internet has become a part of our life. And India has the third largest number of Internet users in the world after the USA and China. It has surpas...