Island News

Port Blair, 10 Dec 2017/--/A total of 93 pre-litigation cases and 96 criminal cases were settled and disposed of by the National Lok Adalat organised by the District Legal Services Authority, Andaman and Nicobar Islands...
Mayabunder, 10 Dec 2017/--/The Fire Station, Mayabunder in North Andaman conducted a demonstration on fire fighting techniques, basic  first-aid and disaster preparedness at Mahatma Gandhi Govt. College (MGGC),...
Mayabunder, 10 Dec 2017/--/The recent stormy weather left a devastating effect on the Sub Post Office, Mayabunder, exposing the inertia of the authorities towards ensuring timely repair and maintenance of government...

West Bengal & Other States

Patna, 10 Dec 2017/--/Bihar deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday claimed the Enforcement Directorate, the CBI and the Income Tax department had strong evidence of benami transactions against RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and his family members and "they will not only face charge sheet but...
Kolkata, 10 Dec 2017/--/The Navy is planning to hand over a decommissioned Tupolev-142 reconnaissance plane to the West Bengal government for setting up an aircraft museum here, the second of its kind in the country. The Navy is expecting a clearance from the defence ministry for handing over the...

Hills (Darjelling) News

PANIGHATTA, 4 Sep 2017/--/TMC’s effort to withdraw strike in Panighatta under Mirik block since Sunday morning was partially successful as maximum shops were open and a public bus including a North Bengal Transport run...
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...

National News

Bhopal, 4 Dec 2017/--/The Madhya Pradesh Assembly today unanimously passed a bill awarding death to those found guilty of raping girls aged 12 and below. With the passage of the bill, Madhya Pradesh becomes the first...
NEW DELHI, 4 Dec 2017/--/Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today filed his nomination for the post of party president, heralding a generational shift in the leadership of the grand old party seeking a revival in its...

Business News

Kolkata, 1 Dec 2017/--/Eastern Railway has secured first position both in passenger traffic and earnings with a growth of 4.05% and 3.25% respectively in suburban segment amongst all Zones over Indian Railways. The...
Kolkata, 1 Dec 2017/--/As a result of intensive and on-going efforts of Eastern Railway to arrest ticketless travel, during November 24 to 30, 2017, as many as 41,478 persons were detected for travelling without or...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 1 Dec 2017/--/Markets nursed losses for the fourth straight session on Friday as upbeat second quarter GDP numbers failed to dispel concerns over a widening fiscal deficit. The BSE benchmark Sensex dived 316 points to close below the 33,000-mark, while the broader Nifty declined 104.75...

Political Delicacies

15 Nov 2017/--/It is well and truly the moment of truth for the Congress in Kerala. The party is literally gasping for political life with the submission in the Assembly of the Solar Judicial Commissi...
12 Nov 2017/--/After the demolition of RLD Chief Ajit Singh’s fortress in the Jat -dominated western Uttar Pradesh, Jats have become restive with the BJP over the reservation issue. They are now incre...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 10 Dec 2017/--/For the first time three persons proud to be declare themselves as transgender acted successfully as the judges of ‘Lok Adalat’ of national level held in the district today. Debasish Acharya alias...
SILIGURI, 10 Dec 2017/--/National Human Rights and Crime Control Organisation (NHRCCO) observed World Human Rights Day in Siliguri by disturbing blankets and fruits among prisoners at Siliguri Correctional Home. The...
SILIGURI, 8 Dec 2017/--/Hundreds of journalists hit the streets in Siliguri on Friday in protest against the attacked on Bidhan Nagar based TV journalist who was assaulted by a group of miscreants on Thursday. Pikai...

Echo World

RANGAT, 7 Dec 2017/--/ICAR-KVK (CIARI), Nimbudera celebrated World Soil Day on Dec5 at Dharmapur, Sansad Adarse Gram Shivpuram Panchayat, N & M Andaman. Exhibits from KVK and line departments showcasing the...
Washington, 4 Dec 2017/--/US President Donald Trump is closely monitoring the progress in his new South Asia Strategy, which gives a major role to India, and is very much engaged in its implementation, a senior...

Reflex Action

10 Dec 2017/--/Close on the heels of the unequivocal assertion of the fundamental right to privacy by a nine judges bench of the Supreme Court in August, 2017, a Committee of Experts set up by the Government of India under the chairmanship of former Supreme Court Chief Justice, Shri B.N. Krishna, ha...

Editorial

10 Dec 2017/--/Foreign Ministers of India, Russia and China are meeting in New Delhi next week at a time when, China apart, India’s growing proximity to the United States is causing discomfort to Russia – our traditional all-weather friend. The meeting is also taking place at a time when relations between China and some of her immediate neighbours are in a flux. In the recent past, three of China’...