Island News

Port Blair, 28 May 2016/--/The National President of BJP, Shri. Amit Shah today unveiled the ‘Veer Savarkar Jyot’ installed at National Memorial Cellular Jail to commemorate the 133rd  Birth Anniversary of the great...
Port Blair, 28 May 2016/--/Lt Governor, Lt Gen A K Singh (Retd), today released books titled ‘Birds of Andaman & Nicobar Islands’ and Reef Fishes of Andaman & Nicobar Islands’, published by Zoological Survey of...
Port Blair, 28 May 2016/--/Lt Governor, Lt Gen A K Singh (Retd), today released books titled ‘Birds of Andaman & Nicobar Islands’ and Reef Fishes of Andaman & Nicobar Islands’, published by Zoological Survey of...

West Bengal & Other States

Kolkata, 28 May 2016/--/South Eastern Railway (SER) celebrated the 61st Railway Week Award function at its headquarters, Garden Reach, on Friday afternoon (27.5.2016) with great enthusiasm and grandeur.  A K Goel, general manager, SER graced the occasion as chief guest while Anirban Datta,...
Jalpaiguri, 28 May 2016/--/A 14-year-old girl has been allegedly raped by a quack in Jalpaiguri district, police said today. The teenaged girl told her parents about the rape following which the locals reportedly called the quack to the area under the guise of work and assaulted him. He was then...

Sports News

Bengaluru, 25 May 2016/--/One of the best batsmen in the world, AB de Villiers has played in very few finals of a tournament and he feels "honoured and privileged" to be featuring in the IPL summit clash after he guided...
Hong Kong, 25 May 2016/--/India's leading squash players Joshna Chinappa and Dipika Pallikal won their opening round matches to reach the quarterfinals of the PSA HKFC International here on Wednesday. Joshna, India's...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Darjeeling, 28 May 2016/--/The district administration has temporarily suspended operations of the Darjeeling Rangeet Valley Passenger Ropeway   until the company running it furnishes a no-objection certificate from the...
MIRIK, 28 May 2016/--/A singing talent hunt is being organised in Mirik for the first time ever in the history of the sleepy tourist destination in the hills. The Various Artists' Association of Mirik will hold a two-...
Darjeeling, 25 May 2016/--/Alleging harassment and mental torture on her husband, Ranjana Pradhan Sar, the wife of Tridib Sar, a deputy magistrate at the Sub-Divisional Office in Kurseong, has filed a police complaint...

National News

Dehradun, 28 May 2016/--/Accusing Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat of "misusing" public money, BJP today demanded that a case be registered against him and the DG of Information and Public Relations for putting...
Lucknow, 28 May 2016/--/Bahujan Samaj Party candidates Satish Chandra Misra and Ashok Kumar Siddharth today filed their nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha polls scheduled for next month. Three other BSP...

Business News

New Delhi, 27 May 2016/--/Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Friday said efforts are on to take the public transporter 'out of the ICU' and create a situation where it can breathe well. "The railways was in deep trouble not...
Panaji, 27 May 2016/--/The Narendra Modi-led NDA government has saved Rs 36,000 crore by weeding out fake beneficiaries of various welfare schemes after linking the Aadhaar cards to the bank accounts, Union Minister...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 27 May 2016/--/Market kept its strong run going for the fourth straight session as the Sensex ended about 287 points higher after investors created fresh long positions in the new June derivative series amid earnings traction and continued foreign inflows. The NSE Nifty in the process...

Political Delicacies

15 May 2016/--/Ghulam Nabi Azad is the man to watch. After the Congress lost power in 2014, Sonia Gandhi was left with no choice except to fall back on the old Congress pack. Azad had been minister ri...
8 May 2016/--/Political circles are abuzz with speculation about Brajesh Mishra and Ranjan Bhattacharya’s role in the Agusta Westland deal which was signed in 2003. Rajiv Tyagi,  one of the cousins of...

North Bengal News

Malda, 28 May 2016/--/English Bazaar police detained a youth identified as Jishu Ghosh for allegedly posting a picture and a comment which were taken into offence by Trinamool Congress leader Krishnendu Choudhury and...
Siliguri, 28 May 2016/--/Gorkha Janamukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung today said he is confident of his party winning all forthcoming elections in the hills and challenged the Opposition  to try and defeat the Morcha,...
Siliguri, 28 May 2016/--/Gorkha Janamukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung today said he is confident of his party winning all forthcoming elections in the hills and challenged the Opposition  to try and defeat the Morcha,...

Echo World

Colombo, 28 May 2016/--/Sri Lanka's Tamil-controlled Northern Provincial Council's attempt to adopt a motion to congratulate J Jayalalithaa for becoming the Tamil Nadu chief minister has been aborted. Northern Province...
Islamabad, 28 May 2016/--/Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is in London for medical check-up, will undergo an open-heart surgery on Tuesday, according to his daughter. Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawaz tweeted...

Reflex Action

28 May 2016/--/Leader of opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, has set out party’s path to reach to the Downing street. The Westminster bubble and particularly the Labour detractors owing allegiance to Tony Blair had questioned his leadership and expressed apprehensions about his calibre to rejuve...

Editorial

28 May 2016/--/Mamata Banerjee started her second innings as chief minister of West Bengal on Friday by taking oath at a colourful swearing-in ceremony on Red Road. Two politically significant things happened in connection with that function. One was that while the central leaderships of both the ruling BJP and the main Opposition party, the Congress, sent their representatives to be present at th...