Island News

Port Blair, 16 Sep 2014/--/People approaching Raj Niwas to appear before the  Lt Governor in the public hearing on Tuesday in for a thrilling suprise to see First Lady, Suneeti Singh, reaching out to them and listening...
Port Blair, 16 Sep 2014/--/The weather office has issued a warning for heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the coming two days. Under the influence of strong southwest...
Port Blair, 16 Sep 2014/--/In a crackdown on gambling activities, the South Andaman District Special Police arrested nine persons last Sunday under A&N Islands Gambling Regulation, 1951. Acting on information, a the...

West Bengal & Other States

Nagaon/Silchar, 16 Sep 2014/--/Opposition BJP wrested Silchar constituency from the Congress while the All India United Democratic Front and the ruling Congress retained Jamunamukh and Lakhipur seats respectively in the Assembly by-polls in Assam. The election office here said that BJP's Dilip...
Aizawl, 16 Sep 2014/--/Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul, appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee to take additional charge of Mizoram was today sworn-in as the Mizoram Governor. Judge of Aizawl Bench of the Gauhati High Court Justice L S Jamir administered the oath of office to Paul at a...

Sports News

Kolkata, 16 Sep 2014/--/Continuing their reign, East Bengal bagged a sixth successive and a record 36th overall Calcutta Football League Premier Division title with a clinical 2-1 win over Tollygunge Agragami here today...
Karachi, 16 Sep 2014/--/The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) today named flamboyant allrounder Shahid Afridi as its new national Twenty20 captain until the 2016 World T20 while Misbah ul Haq was retained as the Test and ODI...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Gangtok, 16 Sep 2014/--/The result of the much anticipated by-election in Rangang-Yangang constituency, south Sikkim today witnessed the victory of independent candidate Rup Narayan Chamling who polled 4,788 votes....
Darjeeling, 16 Sep 2014/--/The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has firmed up to stage a two-day ‘dharna’ at the Jantar Mantar and hold a public meeting on the third day at the Talkotra Stadium in Delhi to pressurise the central...
MIRIK, 16 Sep 2014/--/The legitimate proof to the improvement of tourism in Mirik can be seen from a number of movies and serial being shot at the picturesque surroundings of the town in the past. Currently, a leading...

National News

Ahmedabad, 16 Sep 2014/--/Senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Gujarat Assembly Shankersinh Vaghela welcomed the bypoll result from Gujarat on Tuesday and termed it as an "eye-opener" for the BJP. "...
New Delhi, 16 Sep 2014/--/The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed a PIL seeking a court-monitored CBI probe into various land deals allegedly entered into by Robert Vadra's firms. "The petition is dismissed," a bench...

Business News

Kolkata, 16 Sep 2014/--/Oriental Bank of Commerce is a leading Public Sector Bank having a Business Mix of about Rs.3,25,000 crore with a PAN India Network of 2146 Branches, 2443 ATMs and a customer base of more than 2...
Kolkata, 16 Sep 2014/--/In a move to directly reach out to more and more customers, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance, one of the leading private life insurers, has begun “CEO Meet with Customers” initiative. At this unique...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 16 Sep 2014/--/Unwilling to make any major promises ahead of the outcome of the FOMC two-day meet starting Tuesday amid sharp setback to BJP in Assembly bypolls pulled the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex down by 324 points --largest fall in 1-1/2-month-- to end at almost three-week low of 26,...

Reflex Action

16 Sep 2014/--/Our leaders, both political and religious must listen to the voice of conscience. Here, the most vital question, which directly relates to ‘heart’ is – who is needed to listen to conscience? Naturally, the question applies to those only who possess ‘conscience’. One, who does not have...

Political Delicacies

14 Sep 2014/--/Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung is working at  the behest of the Congress. It was only after he got the signal from the Congress top brass that he decided to call the single la...
7 Sep 2014/--/Rajnath Singh may not have much support within his party but outside his party Singh enjoys tremendous political backing. He created a flutter in the corridors of power when he threatene...

North Bengal News

Jalpaiguri, 16 Sep 2014/--/During the years of Left Front rule in Bengal, BJP never succeeded to win a single seat in the assembly elections but the Mamata Banerjee led highly corrupt and repressive government has paved...
Siliguri, 16 Sep 2014/--/In accordance with the Hindi month being observed all over the country, Bank of India organised a workshop at its regional centre here today. The event was inaugurated by Assistant General...
KALCHINI, 16 Sep 2014/--/The Jaigaon police have finally made a breakthrough in the murder case involving business man Rajkumar Panday from Daragaon area of the town on September 13. Informing about the progress in the...

Video News

Echo World

New York, 16 Sep 2014/--/Seminal works by one of India's most well-known modern artists Vasudeo S Gaitonde will be put on the block this week at a leading US auction house here to celebrate iconic Indian and Southeast...
Legazpi, 16 Sep 2014/--/Thousands of people living near the Philippines' most active volcano began leaving their homes today as lava trickled down its slopes and authorities warned of a dangerous eruption. Mayon, a...

Editorial

16 Sep 2014/--/Three Lok Sabha and 33 Assembly seats in different States went to polls on Sep 13. The results are out. The outcome has sent the BJP reeling. In Uttar Pradesh the message is loud and clear – that spewing communal venom and trying to polarize the electorate on communal lines will not pay. Rather it will boomerang on the forces who try to destroy the secular fabric of the country and...