Island News

Port Blair, 25 Oct 2014/--/In an unsavoury incident, Mrs. Kiran Tigga, District President of the indiscipline ridden saffron outfit of A&N Islands was attacked by a group of dissident party workers at Diglipur on...
Port Blair, 25 Oct 2014/--/Nowhere is the bond of brotherly-sisterly love glorified with such grandeur as in India. Hindus celebrate this special relationship twice every year, with the festivals of Raksha Bandhan and...
Port Blair, 25 Oct 2014/--/Aam Aadmi Electricity Mazdoor Union in a meeting on 17th October 2014 formed its committee with Mr. Sanjay Meshack as its Chief Patron, Mr. Sandeep Chanda as President, Mr. Deepak Lall as Vice...

West Bengal & Other States

Bhangor (WB), 25 Oct 2014/--/Two youths were killed in a clash today between two factions of a political party here in South 24 Parganas district, police said. One Bapan Mondal was gunned down by some people, following which the rival group shot dead Rajesh Mondal in retalitation at Deota village,...
Kolkata, 25 Oct 2014/--/West Bengal today celebrated 'Bhai Phota' amid much fervour with sisters applying 'tilak' or 'teeka' on the forehead of brothers. Sisters thronged shops for 'misti' as sweetmakers took the chance to offer innovative special sweets such as Chocolate Sandesh, Vino Sandesh,...

Sports News

New Delhi, 25 Oct 2014/--/Delhi Dynamos put in a top performance on Saturday evening as they registered a 4-1 victory over Chennaiyin FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi and thus, ended their unbeaten run in the...
Pune, 25 Oct 2014/--/FC Pune City and FC Goa will face off at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex on Sunday, in which both sides will go into all guns blazing in search of their first win of the tournament. FC...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Darjeeling, 25 Oct 2014/--/An under-trial of the Darjeeling Correctional Home committed suicide today morning at the district hospital where he was admitted on Friday with injured knees after a failed attempt to escape...
Kathmandu, 24 Oct 2014/--/At least 14 persons, including three foreigners, two of them Israeli women tourists, were killed and 50 others injured today when an over-crowded bus they were travelling in fell into a gorge...
THIMPU, 24 Oct 2014/--/Google has provided a sneak peek into Bhutan by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear...

National News

New Delhi, 25 Oct 2014/--/Reaching out to the media with which he has had a lukewarm relationship, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some good words for the press today, promising to find a way to interact with it...
New Delhi, 25 Oct 2014/--/Brushing aside reservations of ruling National Conference, the Election Commission today decided to go ahead with holding Assembly polls in flood-devastated Jammu and Kashmir and announced a...

Business News

Kolkata/Mumbai, 25 Oct 2014/--/State Bank of India rcently announced the launch of ‘mPassBook’ facility in ‘State Bank Anywhere’ mobile application for android smart phones released for SBI retail banking users. The...
Beijing, 25 Oct 2014/--/Sixteen workers were killed and 11 others injured after a coal mine collapsed in China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. The accident occurred in the regional capital Urumqi late last night...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 25 Oct 2014/--/Hopes of further policy reforms by the Union government after strong show by BJP in assembly election in Maharashtra and Haryana as also ushering of the Hindu calender year Samvat-2071 which saw the tide turn in favour of bulls after straight four-week of fall as both the...

Reflex Action

25 Oct 2014/--/The contrast between India’s two recent science and technology (S&T) projects couldn’t have been starker. One, by delivering accurate early warnings about Cyclone Hudhud, saved thousands of human lives, and prevented destruction of property on a monstrous scale. The other put Indi...

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

SUKNA, 25 Oct 2014/--/A Dipawali Mela was organized at Sukna Military Station for all ranks and their families and the Mela was declared open by Veena Chandel by release of Tricoloured balloons in the air with a Diwali...
BALURGHAT, 25 Oct 2014/--/Women from Patanjali Yoga Samiti today celebrated Bhai Dooj with the BSF personnel at Indo-Bangladesh border in Durgapur near Balurghat today. The Samiti members put Tilak in the foreheads of...
BALURGHAT, 25 Oct 2014/--/SSB jawans today started the Swaccha Bharat Abhiyan by organizing a cleaning drive in the premises of Balurghat District Sardar Hospital. The program was participated by around 60 jawans of the...

Video News

Echo World

Washington, 25 Oct 2014/--/In yet another tragic shooting in a US school, a student opened fire in a school cafeteria, killing one student and critically injuring four others before taking his own life, police said. The...
Islamabad, 25 Oct 2014/--/Pakistan today said that it will continue to trade with India despite tensions along the border casting a shadow on bilateral economic ties as no country can improve its relations without going...

Editorial

25 Oct 2014/--/The BJP’s decision not to be in a hurry to form a government in Maharashtra (where it has emerged as the single largest party), nor to take the support – direct or indirect – from either the Shiva Sena or the NCP, should not cause surprise. In fact those who have been studying the political and organizational policy of the BJP under Narendra Modi’s leadership will find it in consona...