Island News

Sydney, 25 Nov 2014/--/Traumatised players from the New South Wales and South Australia sides are being offered counselling after batsman Phillip Hughes was taken to the hospital following a shocking head injury that...
Port Blair, 25 Nov 2014/--/The Lt. Governor, Lt. General A.K. Singh (Retd) today made a fervent call to the people of these Islands to involve themselves voluntarily in the Prime Minister’s Mission of Swachch Bharat,...
Port Blair, 25 Nov 2014/--/Late Lalta Singh, a generous man, had donated a big piece of land between Ward No. 1 & 2 of Haddo  for public use. The same land was then used by the children and youth for their sporting...

West Bengal & Other States

kahalgaon, 25 Nov 2014/--/Like every years, MAYUKH, a cultural & social unit of Deeptinagar, organized a science exhibition cum model competition among all schools of the locality at Alaknanda Bhawan in NTPC Kahalgaon in association with NTPC Kahalgaon CSR Group. Ganpat Singh High School,...
Aizawl, 25 Nov 2014/--/The literacy rate of Mizoram stood at 91.33 per cent making it the third most literate state in the country after Kerala and Lakshadweep, a state minister said. The highest literacy rate was achieved by the central Mizoram's Serchhip district at 97.91 per cent followed by...

Sports News

Sao Paulo, 25 Nov 2014/--/Brazilian football legend Pele was back in hospital in Sao Paulo, days after he underwent surgery for kidney stones. "Patient Edson Arantes do Nascimento (Pele) has been admitted for evaluation...
New Delhi, 25 Nov 2014/--/Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal in a written reply to the parliament has stated that Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi is getting all the help from the Boxing India after AIBA suspended her...

Stand Alone

Caption of Phillip Hughes (1) Phillip Hughes drives during his half-century (2) Phillip Hughes is struck by a Sean Abbott bouncer (3) Phillip Hughes t...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Darjeeling, 25 Nov 2014/--/The excitement and determination was palpable in her face as she braved the early morning chill to embark on a 300km tedious journey. For Shakila Gurung, in her mid 40s, it was a chance to rub...
Kathmandu, 25 Nov 2014/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Nepal has been marked by a step that would bring a significant benefit to travellers between India and Nepal. According to a PTI report, the two...
Gangtok, 25 Nov 2014/--/Ajay Prasad (29) of Sikkim has made his state proud by being nominated the ‘Awesome Startup Employee’ by Solutions Infini, a Bangalore-based company that provides bulk messaging solutions. “Ajay...

National News

New Delhi, 25 Nov 2014/--/Former Supreme Court judge CK Prasad is set to be appointed as the next Chairperson of the Press Council of India. Union information and broadcasting ministry sources said Prasad has been...
Kathmandu, 25 Nov 2014/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi today made a strong pitch for the early drafting of Nepal's Constitution, saying if the country fails to do so it may get into "difficulties". "I request all...

Business News

Kolkata, 25 Nov 2014/--/State-run steel maker SAIL's coking coal imports will touch 35 million tonnes by 2025 when the targetted production capacity is projected to touch 50 million tonnes, a company official said. "...
New Delhi, 25 Nov 2014/--/A BJP member in Lok Sabha Tuesday demanded stringent action against politicians allegedly involved in ponzi scams in various states, including West Bengal and Bihar. Nishikant Dubey raised the...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 25 Nov 2014/--/In their biggest drop in nearly six weeks, benchmark Sensex Tuesday tumbled 161 points to 28,338.05 and Nifty index fell 67 points to 8,463.10 from record highs due to profit-booking and worries over new norms on P-Notes. Shares of Realty, FMCG, Power, Metal, Consumer...

Reflex Action

25 Nov 2014/--/War is not all about attack. History has shown that tactical retreat as a war strategy had succeeded in winning more wars by entrapping advancing enemy than the show of blind belligerence by a brigade. Unfortunately, the use of tact is not a very strong point of this last Lok Sabha po...

Political Delicacies

23 Nov 2014/--/Former commerce & industry minister in the UPA government Anand Sharma is the man to watch. Sharma, who is known to be a man without roots, is tipped to become LoP in Rajya Sabha if...
16 Nov 2014/--/Dependence of  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Venkaiah Naidu is increasing day by day. Venkaiah, who holds the  Parliamentary Affairs portfolio, is very active these days. He is quietl...

North Bengal News

Siliguri, 25 Nov 2014/--/Government Railway Police in Mainaguri on Tuesday recovered the bodies of a woman and three children along the railway track in Bogribari near the Altagram-Betgara Railway station in Jalpaiguri...
Siliguri, 25 Nov 2014/--/The vanishing Dhimal community of Naxalbari has thanked GTA chief Bimal Gurung for his demand with the Union Home minister Rajnath Singh to grant tribal status for Dhimals along with several...
Siliguri, 25 Nov 2014/--/Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to visit Siliguri on December 2, with Trinamool sources saying she will address a public meeting at the Bagha Jatin Park. Apart from this, no further...

Video News

Echo World

Islamabad, 25 Nov 2014/--/A sixteen-year-old Pakistani girl was gunned down by her uncle following a row over loud music. The incident occurred on Monday in Matan Kallaan village of Chakwal district in Punjab province....
Toronto, 25 Nov 2014/--/The Muslim world should form a new international order based on "modernity" to protect and preserve itself from the sudden swell of extremism launched by the Islamic State, according to a senior...

Editorial

25 Nov 2014/--/Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s public accusation that the blast at Khagragarh in Burdwan district on October 2, which has since been proved to be the handiwork of a group of jihadi Islamists, was ‘stage-managed’ by the Centre through its agencies to trigger riots in the State is unbecoming of a Chief Minister and is irresponsible. She has not provided an iota of proof in support o...