Island News

RANGAT, 16 Aug 2017/--/More than three years after being introduced by the government to do away with irregularities, ensure discipline and transparency in government offices, Biometric Attendance System has failed to...
Port Blair, 16 Aug 2017/--/The 71st Independence Day was celebrated in a befitting manner in the Islands together with the rest of the country. The main function was held in the historic Netaji Stadium here on Tuesday...
NEW DELHI, 16 Aug 2017/--/The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi, has approved the closure of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Forest and Plantation Development...

West Bengal & Other States

Hajipur/Patna, 16 Aug 2017/--/Six suspected RJD supporters were arrested in connection with the attack on Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi's carcade in Vaishali district on Tuesday night. The six are among the nine accused named in the FIR registered in connection with the attack,...
Patna, 16 Aug 2017/--/The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) today suffered yet another blow when party spokesperson Pragati Mehta joined its rival faction in the state Assembly - the Janata Dal- United (JD-U). This comes in the wake of the heated political environment in the state brought in culmination...

Sports News

NEW DELHI, 20 Jun 2017/--/Just days ahead of India's limited-over series against West Indies, head coach Anil Kumble has stepped down from his position. It was being reported that there was a rift between India skipper...
Kolkata, 27 Mar 2017/--/Kolkata will host the summit clash of the U-17 World Cup football on October 28 while Navi Mumbai and Guwahati were chosen to stage the semifinals of the prestigious FIFA tournament the country...

Stand Alone

Picture shows children participating in a fancy dress, drawing and quiz competitions organized Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Rangat Unit, at Radha Krishna Te...

Hills (Darjelling) News

SIKKIM, 28 Jul 2017/--/Processed fertilizer cooperative, Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative (IFFCO), today announced signing of MoU with Government of Sikkim. Basis the MoU, a joint venture - “Sikkim IFFCO Organics...
MIRIK, 14 Jul 2017/--/The state run library was reduced to ashes and Gokul Lodge at Dudhia  run by GTA tourism department under Mirik block was attempted to set ablaze by throwing petrol bombs by some miscreants last...
MIRIK, 14 Jul 2017/--/Trinamool Congress Hill president Rajen Mukhia is ready to resign from his post if Gorkhaland is achieved by his resignation and the central government gives guarantee into it. Mukhia who is...

National News

Bhopal, 16 Aug 2017/--/The Congress today alleged the BJP central leadership is protecting the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh under which the state witnessed a string of "scams". The opposition party...
Mumbai, 16 Aug 2017/--/While two 'Govindas' - one each in Palghar district and Airoli in Navi Mumbai-- died in dahi handi-related incidents, 117 others were injured at different places in Mumbai while forming human...

Business News

Kolkata, 13 Aug 2017/--/FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp and express transportation company, announced the winner of its Indian Small Business Grant Contest.   Nashik based Varun Agro Processing Foods Pvt. Ltd...
Kolkata, 13 Aug 2017/--/Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd has announced the opening of a new dealership for its iconic Vespa and sporty Aprilia at Kolkata. Situated in the heart of the city, this new showroom offers the various...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 10 Aug 2017/--/The muscle-flexing by the US and North Korea ratcheted up global worries and made investors a lot more anxious on Thursday, with the Sensex crashing 267 points to a one-month low and the Nifty below 9,900. Both snapped back into loss for the fourth straight day. The Korean...

Political Delicacies

13 Aug 2017/--/JD-U workers from Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar are reportedly pressuring JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav to form a national party after Nitish Kumar formed a government...
2 Jul 2017/--/Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar broke rank with the Opposition and decided to support NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind because he wants to consolidate the maha- dalit votes in Bihar and a...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 16 Aug 2017/--/Flood situation worsens in Malda after neighbouring North and South Dinajpur districts as seven out of 15 blocks in Malda have been completely or partially inundated leaving nearly 3.5 lakh people...
SILIGURI, 16 Aug 2017/--/Tourism Minister Gautam Deb slammed the statement made by GJM chief Bimal Gurung to carry on the movement for the separate state of Gorkhaland. Gurung suddenly appeared on the 71st Independence...
MALDA, 16 Aug 2017/--/Train services between Malda and other parts of North Bengal and Northeast India continues to be paralyzed following grim flood situation. Road-services between Malda and other parts of North...

Echo World

Nairobi, 13 Aug 2017/--/Kenya's defeated opposition coalition has vowed they would not halt their bid to overturn a "sham" election result, which sparked violent protests that have left 11 people dead. Protests flared...
Cairo, 13 Aug 2017/--/A policeman and a conscript were killed while six others were injured after after a bomb went off early today in the restive North Sinai city of Al-Arish, medical and security sources said. A...

Reflex Action

16 Aug 2017/--/There are major discrepancies between the claims made by the Madhya Pradesh government and Narmada Bachao Andolan relating to the rehabilitation of the oustees of the Sardar Sarovar project, a three-day tour of several villages in the submergence zone in the Dhar and Barwani districts...

Editorial

16 Aug 2017/--/Over seventy infants have died in less than a week in a government-run medical college and hospital at Gorakhpur.  Nobody disputes the fact of their deaths. But there is considerable disagreement as to the cause of their death: whether it was due to oxygen supply having run out or whether it was due to encephalitis or whether it was due to negligence of doctors or hospital staff. An...