Island News

Port Blair, 23 Apr 2017/--/Though considered the lifeline of this geographically distributed island territory, the Shipping Services continues to remain in complete disarray causing hardships to commuters particularly...
Mayabunder, 23 Apr 2017/--/A reckless tourist vehicle driver mowed down a 32 year old woman in the Middle Andaman region on Sunday. The victim has been identified as Lalitha Dung Dung, wife of Rajesh Topno, resident of...
Port Blair, 23 Apr 2017/--/Gold medal winners of the 5th Asian Sqay Martial Art Championship held at Thailand arrived here on Sunday to a grand welcome. Amid scenes of jubilation and loud cheers from scores of people,...

West Bengal & Other States

Raipur, 23 Apr 2017/--/South Eastern Railway bagged the Govind Vallabh Pant Shield for overall efficiency among all the Zonal Railways in the 62nd National Railway Week Celebrations at Board’s level at a mega function held at Raipur, Chhatishgarh on 22.04.2017. S.N.Agrawal, General Manager, South...
KATIHAR (BIHAR), 23 Apr 2017/--/Six policemen were injured when the vehicle, carrying them, rammed into a tractor and overturned at Kajra Chowk in this district today, police said. The mishap took place under Mansadi police station area when a police jeep carrying 12 cops was on way to escort...

Sports News

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...
Melbourne, 29 Jan 2017/--/Roger Federer, considered the greatest player ever to a grace a tennis court, today won the Australian Open with a five-set win over arch-rival Rafael Nadal in a memorable finale to annexe his...

Stand Alone

Picture shows the Deputy Director of Education (Academics), Dr Suman Devi looking at the exhibits after inaugurating the Book Exhibition at the State...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 21 Apr 2017/--/The TMC and the GNLF may have entered into a seat sharing agreement for next month's municipality election, but the latter appears to be have secured a smaller share. Meanwhile, the Jan...
DARJEELING, 20 Apr 2017/--/The Trinamool Congress has fielded party heavyweights as candidates for the municipality election. Today the party announced 14 candidates from Darjeeling and seven from Kalimpong. The...
DARJEELING, 19 Apr 2017/--/Candidates of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha have started filing their nomination papers beginning today, setting the ball rolling for the expected heated election to the four civic bodies of the...

National News

Lucknow, 23 Apr 2017/--/In a bid to clear confusion over Sharia laws, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board has decided to tread the social media path and also explore the possibility of starting a TV news channel and...
Ujjain (MP), 23 Apr 2017/--/A family court here has "nullified" the triple talaq given by a man to his wife on the grounds that due procedure, as prescribed in Muslim religious texts, was not followed in the matter....

Business News

NEW DELHI, 23 Apr 2017/--/Niti Aayog on Sunday came out with 300 specific action points for accelerating the economic growth of the country at its Governing Council meet here. These action points formed part of a...
NEW DELHI, 23 Apr 2017/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday called upon states to "speed up capital expenditure and infrastructure creation" to spur economic growth. Addressing the third meeting of the Governing...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 20 Apr 2017/--/Markets finished higher for the second straight session Thursday, with benchmark Sensex rising 86 points as investors snapped up recently beaten down counters amid upbeat global cues. Brokers said a mixed trend at other Asian markets after crude oil prices rebounded from an...

Political Delicacies

9 Apr 2017/--/The Bahujan Samaj Party is heading for a split in the aftermath of the UP Assembly results.  Resentment is brewing within the BSP against the working style of its leader Mayawati who has...
2 Apr 2017/--/The billion dollar question in the country’s politics is who would be the next president and the Vice-President of India.   Prime   Minister Narendra Modi is expected to throw a googly w...

North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 23 Apr 2017/--/Rallying behind the ‘Swachh Bharat’ initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Young Indians division of the Confederation of Indian Industry has launched its 'Mission –sanitising and...
SILIGURI, 23 Apr 2017/--/The All Bengal Buddhist Development Committee has been renamed the All India Buddhist Forum. The decision was taken today at a meeting held at the Town Hall in Kalimpong. It was presided over by...
SILIGURI, 21 Apr 2017/--/Two West African footballers were on Thursday arrested with fake visas near the Indo-Nepal border at the Panitanki Immigration outpost by the Khoribari police. Their visas had already expired...

Echo World

London, 23 Apr 2017/--/Britain's immigration officials have detained 38 Indians, including nine women, for overstaying their visas or working illegally after conducting raids in two clothing factories in the city of...
Paris, 23 Apr 2017/--/France voted today under heavy security in the first round of the most unpredictable presidential election in decades, with the outcome seen as vital for the future of the beleaguered European...

Reflex Action

23 Apr 2017/--/With the dust settling down on demonetisation, several serious analysis have started appearing on whether it has served the purpose for which this major and unprecedented economic exercise was undertaken. As former RBI Governor Y V Reddy puts it, there has perhaps been no other policy...

Editorial

23 Apr 2017/--/Several important elections are coming ahead. First, the presidential election in June-July, then several State Assembly elections including Gujarat by year-end, then the most important general elections in 2019.  No wonder the fragmented and debilitated assortment of Opposition parties which are becoming increasingly irrelevant before the onward march of the Lotus, are once again f...