Island News

Port Blair, 27 Sep 2016/--/As part of the celebration of World Tourism Day, a first ever concert by Slovakian & Indian Flutists, was organised by the Department of Art & Culture, A&N Administration, in...
Port Blair, 27 Sep 2016/--/Dr. (Mrs) Poonam Arora has finally made it to the coveted post of Chairperson of A&N State Social Welfare Board which has been lying vacant for almost a year.  Having assumed the office on...
Port Blair, 27 Sep 2016/--/The Department of Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs is going to implement e-PDS in South Andaman District except Little Andaman from 1st of October 2016.  For the implementation of e-PDS,...

West Bengal & Other States

Patna, 27 Sep 2016/--/Former Supreme Court Judge Markanday Katju's comment of offering Kashmir to Pakistan on condition that it should take Bihar too drew sharp criticism here with chief minister Nitish Kumar ridiculing him for trying to become 'Mai-Baap' (guardian) of the state. Katju's post on...
Patna, 27 Sep 2016/--/Launching two key schemes out of the "seven resolves", Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar today pooh poohed the Centre's 'Smart City' initiative and said implementation of these would make citizens of the state "smarter". Of his government's ambitious "seven resolves" (Saat...

Sports News

Kolkata, 26 Sep 2016/--/India notched up a mammoth 197-run win in their historic 500th Test to assert their supremacy in home conditions, bowling out New Zealand for 236 to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series here...
Karachi, 26 Sep 2016/--/Pakistan's Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said that if people want resumption of bilateral cricket ties between Pakistan and India then politics has to be kept out of the sport. "As a player I...

Stand Alone

Members of the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC),  A & N Islands  celebrated birth anniversary of  the great freedom fighter Shaheed Bhagat S...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 27 Sep 2016/--/Ahead of the 12-hour strike on Wednesday, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today said it did not want confrontation and appealed to the Trinamool Congress and the Gorkha National Liberation Front to...
DARJEELING, 26 Sep 2016/--/Accusing the district police of intimidating traders, business establishments and vehicle syndicates to remain open on September 28, the proposed bandh day, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today...
DARJEELING, 26 Sep 2016/--/In an obvious sign of relations souring up between the Jan Andolan Party and the Trinamool Congress, the former today rebuffed the latter’s attempts to make inroads in the hills, asserting no...

National News

NEW DELHI, 27 Sep 2016/--/A day after Karnataka expressed  inability to release Cauvery water, Supreme Court today asked it to discharge 6,000 cusecs of water to Tamil Nadu till Friday despite its assembly resolution,...
NEW DELHI, 27 Sep 2016/--/The Supreme Court today expressed unhappiness over non-appearance of Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan through his lawyer in connection with the  sensational Bulandshahr gangrape case and asked...

Business News

Geneva, 27 Sep 2016/--/The World Trade Organization has for the third time lowered its global trade growth forecast for this year to 1.7 per cent, stating that this slowdown is "serious" and should serve as a "wake-up...
Moscow, 27 Sep 2016/--/Russia is considering the launch of e-visas for Indian tourists and direct flights between Mumbai and Moscow as part of its aggressive measures to woo Indian travellers to the country, famous for...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 27 Sep 2016/--/The S&P BSE sensex washed out its initial gains and continued to end lower for the third consecutive day, slipping by another 71 points to 28,223.70 on fag-end selling pressure from operators on the back of lower European cues amidst foreign capital outflows. Foreign...

Political Delicacies

18 Sep 2016/--/Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is most likely to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Rai Bareily in 2019 in place of her mother and  the Congress President Sonia Gandhi. Sonia will relinquish b...
11 Sep 2016/--/The refusal of the Kashmiri separatists leaders to meet the team of opposition leaders has made the parties extremely jittery and worried. It is being seen as a change in the mind set o...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 27 Sep 2016/--/Excitement rocked Mohana village of Enayetpur gram panchayet under Manikchak police station today after the butchered bodies of a couple were detected in a mango orchard. Their throats were slashed...
MALDA, 27 Sep 2016/--/It was a bolt from the blue for three minor girls, students of class III and IV of a well known girls’ primary school in English Bazaar when boiling water and darts were poured upon them from a...
MALDA, 27 Sep 2016/--/Residents of English Bazaar have overwhelmingly welcomed the strong measures adopted by police to stop deadly biking across the town especially after evening. Police from English Bazaar police...

Echo World

United Nations, 26 Sep 2016/--/In a sharp rebuke to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's "tirade" on Kashmir, India today said those accusing others of rights violations must introspect as it censured Pakistan for the first...
New York, 12 Sep 2016/--/Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been diagnosed with pneumonia after she fell ill during a ceremony marking the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks here, forcing her to...

Reflex Action

27 Sep 2016/--/Pakistan currently faces three challenges; secessionist threat from Balochistan, internal unrest in the country and local terrorism which is taking heavy toll on life almost every day. Hardly a day passes without a blast somewhere in Pakistan, which results in deaths of its own civili...

Editorial

27 Sep 2016/--/In any modern-day war, whether hot or cold, propaganda plays a major role. It is meant to demoralize the enemy, create a sense of helplessness in him, while toning up the morale of one’s own forces. By its very nature propaganda cannot claim true allegiance to truth. It matters little as long as the propagandist does not become a victim of his own propaganda. As far as India’s curre...