Island News

Port Blair, 31 Jul 2015/--/The government of India has introduced two new types of vaccines in A&N Islands for the wellbeing of the children. Addressing a media sensitization workshop at the auditorium of GB Pant...
Port Blair, 31 Jul 2015/--/This is for information to the General Public that the Lt. Governor  had officially announced the Health Scheme namely Andaman & Nicobar Islands Scheme for Health Insurance (ANISHI) on 26....
Port Blair, 31 Jul 2015/--/Instruction for Candidates 1.      Reporting time at Examination Centre 9 am on 02 Aug 2015. 2.      Bell at 9.30 am signifies – enter the allotted hall/room. 3.      Bell at 9.45am – be...

West Bengal & Other States

KOLKATA, 31 Jul 2015/--/Thirty-nine people have died so far and crops of over 3000 hectars of land have been damaged as a devastating flood ravaged 10 districts of south Bengal following heavy rains in the last three days. The flood has also been caused by release of water from barrages in Nepal...
KOLKATA, 31 Jul 2015/--/West Bengal which has suffered from a negative image because of bandhs and strikes called by militant unions is now warding off the image before industrialists overseas, Sanjiv Goenka, chairman of  CESC, who accompanied chief minister Mamata Banerjee to UK in her mission to...

Sports News

New Delhi, 31 Jul 2015/--/The Union government Friday said that it has not taken any decision to join the Pharmaceuticals Inspection Cooperation Scheme (PICS), an international instrument between countries and...
Karachi, 31 Jul 2015/--/Former Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has said that the present PCB set-up should stop wasting its time trying to organise a series against India as "it would never happen". "It...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 31 Jul 2015/--/For the first time ever, the West Bengal government and the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration will organise a joint programme in Darjeeling on August 6 in an apparent bid to strengthen the...
KATHMANDU, 31 Jul 2015/--/At least 33 people, including 13 women, were on Thursday killed and over 20 others reported missing after landslides triggered by torrential rains swept away houses across Nepal, already...
DARJEELING, 30 Jul 2015/--/Around 1311 people from Tukvar Tea estate, and adjoining areas, including Dooars, on Wednesday joined Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in the presence of its supremo Bimal Gurung, saying they had...

National News

New Delhi, 31 Jul 2015/--/Government and opposition today clashed in Lok Sabha, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh accusing Congress of weakening the fight against terror by coining the term "Hindu terrorism", prompting...
New Delhi, 31 Jul 2015/--/Hitting back at Home Minister Rajnath Singh after he accused the erstwhile UPA dispensation of weakening the fight against terorrism, Congress today charged him with dividing Parliament by...

Business News

New Delhi, 31 Jul 2015/--/Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and seven others were Friday put on trial by a special court in connection with a case pertaining to alleged...
New Delhi, 31 Jul 2015/--/Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda, former Coal Secretary H C Gupta and five others were Friday summoned as accused by a special court which took cognisance of CBI's final report filed in a coal block...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 31 Jul 2015/--/There was no let-up in market momentum for the third straight day when the Sensex shot up an impressive 409 points, powered by banking stocks after the government came out with a concrete plan to infuse banks over the next four years. This was the best single-day gain over a...

Reflex Action

31 Jul 2015/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal to the people of Bihar to vote the BJP for bringing about a parivartan (change) at his July 25 rally in Muzaffarpur reminded similar promise of change made by the TMC chief Mamata Banerjee in 2010 for ouster of the CPM. There was a similarity in t...

Political Delicacies

26 Jul 2015/--/Choudhary Virendra Singh looks to replace Manohar Lal Khattar as CM of Haryana. Once a Congress man, Singh is now running to the popes of Jhandewalan to lobby against chief minister of...
19 Jul 2015/--/Dimple Yadav may well be the chief ministerial face of the Samajwadi Party in the Assembly elections schedule to be held in early 2017 in Uttarakhand along with Uttar Pradesh. Mulayam S...

North Bengal News

New Delhi, 31 Jul 2015/--/The Centre has said that there are indications of the Chinese authorities approving three more hydro power projects on the main stream of the Brahmaputra river, but it’s likely impact could not...
New Delhi, 31 Jul 2015/--/The Centre on Friday said that it was studying an alternative alignment for the proposed Manas-Sankosh-Teesta-Ganga link which would be almost "forest- free". In a written reply to a question...
SILIGURI, 31 Jul 2015/--/Five unidentified men, armed with sharp weapons, barged into a house at Punjabi Para in Siliguri this morning around 2:30am and robbed a businessman of valuables that the victim claims cannot be...

Video News

Echo World

Kuala Lumpur, 31 Jul 2015/--/Malaysia today said a piece of aircraft wreckage found in the Indian Ocean is "almost certainly" from a Boeing 777, raising hopes of solving the mystery of flight MH370 that disappeared with...
Athens, 31 Jul 2015/--/Greece's talks with its international creditors on a third bailout worth 85 billion euros (USD 93 billion) shifted into a higher gear today, with lead negotiators from the European Union and...

Editorial

31 Jul 2015/--/The impasse continues in the Parliament. The Opposition, especially the Congress, seems determined not to allow the House to function until and unless External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Union Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Sindhia and Maharashtra Education Minister Pankaja Munde either resign or are sacked. The table...