Island News

Port Blair, 31 Aug 2014/--/Showing zero tolerance towards corruption and also as part of his commitment to come down heavily on corrupt officials, it is reliably learnt that the Lt Governor has granted sanction for...
New Delhi, 31 Aug 2014/--/The administrative mess in Indian boxing is showing no signs of ending as of now but the Indian Olympic Association's ad-hoc committee, in-charge of the sport right now, has called a meeting of...
Port Blair, 31 Aug 2014/--/The South Andaman District Special Police team comprising of ASI M. A. Rasheed, HCs Surya Narayan, Sanjay Kujur, PCs Ashish Mallick, Rakesh Toppo, Mohd. Imran and M. Raja Rao have arrested one...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 31 Aug 2014/--/Refusing to draw any comparisons between his performance as the 'Aam Admi' prototype in Neeraj Pandey's 'Royal Bengal Tiger' and friend-colleague Parambrata Chatterjee's 'Haru' in Hercules, 'Feluda' actor Abir Chatterjee says he is proud having such an "Awesome actor"  in...
Kolkata, 31 Aug 2014/--/Having idolised Feluda aka Sabyasachi Chakraborty and Roger Moore and Daniel Cliff as James Bond respectively, child artist Ahijit Ghosh feels upset for not squeezing enough time to read Gogol's exploits in books before enacting the ace kid-sleuth, Samaresh Bose’s most...

Sports News

KOLKATA/MUMBAI, 31 Aug 2014/--/Mumbai Franchise of the Indian Super League (ISL) announced the signing of Germany’s Manuel Friedrich for the inaugural season of the upcoming league. Friedrich comes to the Mumbai...
KOLKATA/NEW DELHI, 31 Aug 2014/--/Delhi Dynamos FC, the national capital’s Football Team for the Hero Indian Super League, has signed up Italian football superstar Alessandro del Piero as its marquee player. The 39-year...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Darjeeling, 31 Aug 2014/--/More than a thousand telephone subscribers turned up at the Darjeeling court on Sunday for a mega Lok Adalat organized by the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) on behalf of the Bharat...
MIRIK, 31 Aug 2014/--/Kurseong MLA Dr. Rohit Sharma in the presence of GTA information and culture department sabhasad Binay Tamang today laid the foundation stone for a high-tech multipurpose auditorium at Mirik School...
Darjeeling, 31 Aug 2014/--/While strongly condemning the incident of sexual harassment of a Sikkimese girl student at Visva-Bharati University, the Darjeeling-Dooars United Development Foundation (DDUDF) has asked for...

National News

Srinagar, 31 Aug 2014/--/Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI (M) today called for setting the dialogue process between India and Pakistan in motion, saying the recent diplomatic break off was a "blow" to the peace process...
R S Pura Border (J&K), 31 Aug 2014/--/As guns fell silent, over 4,000 border villagers returned to their homes in dozens of hamlets along the International Border (IB) in Jammu sector amid fear of firing and...

Business News

Mumbai, 31 Aug 2014/--/Expecting competition to increase manifold once the Bill seeking to raise FDI in insurance sector gets the nod, the country's sole re-insurer GIC Re is planning an aggressive inorganic growth...
New Delhi, 31 Aug 2014/--/Improved market sentiment helped Mutual Funds to pick up shares worth close to Rs 6,000 crore in August, making it the highest monthly inflow in more than six-and-a-half years. This also marks...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 30 Aug 2014/--/Stocks: Continuing its upward spring for the third straight week, both the key indices, Sensex and Nifty, register their fresh closing peak during the truncated week under review on the back of sustained capital inflows amid fresh reforms at the domestic front.  The BSE and...

Reflex Action

31 Aug 2014/--/Despite all attempts on the part of Mahatma Gandhi, the partition of British India could not be avoided.  It is painful to say that Gandhiji being a life-long follower of non-violence and believer of Hindu-Muslim brotherhood was defeated before the orthodox politicians of All India Mu...

Political Delicacies

24 Aug 2014/--/An alliance between the Congress, the Samajwadi Party and the Rashtriya Lok Dal of Ajit Singh  is on the cards. The ball will set rolling keeping in view  the biennial elections to Rajy...
17 Aug 2014/--/Rahul Gandhi, who is being held responsible by many Congressmen  for the party’s defeat, has been given a clean chit by A K Antony, who was asked by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, to...

North Bengal News

Siliguri, 31 Aug 2014/--/Siliguri, the financial capital of North Bengal and the gateway of North-Easter India, is  rapidly growing in terms of economy and as a result has become the chief destination for the rural...
BIRPARA, 31 Aug 2014/--/At least five shops and two housed were gutted while properties worth crores of rupees were razed to ashes as a two-storied commercial complex caught fire and spread to adjacent houses near...
Jalpaiguri, 31 Aug 2014/--/Acting on a tip off, police and forest department officials jointly conducted a raid at Tetultola area in Dhupguri last night and confiscated a Maruti Omni laden with Sal logs. The occupant of...

Video News

Echo World

Moscow, 31 Aug 2014/--/President Vladimir Putin today dramatically raised the stakes in the Ukraine conflict by calling for the first time for statehood to be considered for the restive east of the former Soviet state...
Washington, 31 Aug 2014/--/The US military has conducted humanitarian air drop in the besieged Iraqi town of Amrili, home to thousands of Shia Turkomen who have been cut off from receiving food, water, and medical...

Editorial

31 Aug 2014/--/The police registering an FIR on murder charge against a sitting prime minister is unusual. But this has happened in Pakistan. The Pakistan police have registered a murder case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in connection with an incident in which fourteen supporters of the cleric Tahirul Qadri. Leader of the Pakistan Awami...