Island News

Port Blair, 27 May 2017/--/The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7-11) to occur at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands for during next 24 hours. Under the influence of low...
Port Blair, 27 May 2017/--/Revised method of Property Tax has been implemented by Port Blair Municipal Council w.e.f. 01.04.2017.This system is better than the earlier system because of  being transparent, fair, citizen...
Port Blair, 27 May 2017/--/The Port Blair Municipal Council Solid Waste (Handling and Management) Bye Laws 2017 has been notified in A & N Gazette and it has empowered Port Blair Municipal Council to undertake...

West Bengal & Other States

Kohima, 27 May 2017/--/Nagaland Assembly today urged the Centre to expedite the political dialogue by involving groups other than the NSCN-IM to solve the vexed Naga issue before the next state Assembly election, due in 2018. The Assembly at its special session unanimously reiterated its views...
Kolkata, 27 May 2017/--/The West Bengal unit of the BJP today said it would circulate video clippings of "police brutalities" on a "peaceful" protest march carried out by the party on Thursday to mobilise public opinion against it. "We want to expose Kolkata police and TMC not only in the court...

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...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 26 May 2017/--/Gorkha Janmukti Morcha president Bimal Gurung today warned of the possibility of situation turning volatile, if the state government forcibly imposed Bengali language in the hills schools....
DARJEELING, 26 May 2017/--/Trade union of the hills and plains under the aegis of Joint Forum today said a general strike would be called on June 13 in the North Bengal region to demand for implementation of the Minimum...
DARJEELING, 26 May 2017/--/The Darjeeling Association of Travel Agents today made an appeal that VIPs should not come to the hills during the peak tourist season as due to the requisition of vehicles for their visit the...

National News

NEW DELHI, 26 May 2017/--/Political arch-rivals today put up a united face on the third anniversary of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, as leaders of 17 parties attended a lunch hosted by Congress...
Sadia, 26 May 2017/--/Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the country's longest bridge over the River Lohit in Assam and said it will serve as a foundation for a new economic revolution and help India in its...

Business News

Mumbai, 24 May 2017/--/The rupee Wednesday reclaimed some lost ground by rebounding 16 paise to 64.73 following fresh bouts of dollar selling by banks and exporters. The domestic currency had yesterday slumped by a...
Kolkata, 24 May 2017/--/Real estate sectoral body CREDAI has urged the state governments to do away with the stamp duty on landed property to eliminate multi-point taxation after the introduction of GST. "CREDAI...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 22 May 2017/--/The benchmark Sensex today closed 106 points higher at 30,570.97 with FMCG counters holding one end up following the GST boost, but the gains were restricted by shares of State Bank amid concerns over PSU lenders' assets quality stress. The FMCG sector continued to remain...

Political Delicacies

21 May 2017/--/With Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar putting forward Pranab Mukherjee’s name.for a second term, speculation has begun in right earnest about the possibility of the incumbent President...
14 May 2017/--/Venkaiah Naidu may be the next Vice-President of India. The “think tank” of the BJP is keen on his candidature as they think this will help the party electorally in Telangana and Andhra...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 27 May 2017/--/The 4th in state merit list of Madhyamik examination Swapnil Mishra, a student from Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Vidyamandir has topped the list of successful candidates in Malda. The youngster...
SILIGURI, 27 May 2017/--/With the fashion business dominating culture, youths in Siliguri are attracted towards the glamorous fashion and film industry to make their career. Fashions shows and contests that needed to...
SILIGURI, 27 May 2017/--/To promote Cross-Border Tourism Ecosystem through Conservation, Cultures and Creative Initiatives between India and Nepal, '2nd Indo-Nepal Friendship Meet' is slated on 4th June at Dr. Ambedkar...

Echo World

London, 25 May 2017/--/Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi had links to an Islamic State cell which operated in the city, and knew one of the terror group's most prolific recruiters, Sky News claimed today....
Islamabad, 24 May 2017/--/The Islamabad High Court today allowed an Indian woman, who has sought refuge at the Indian mission here after accusing a Pakistani man of forcibly marrying her, to return to India, a media...

Reflex Action

27 May 2017/--/Time and again, ruling political parties at the centre have used the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), to expose economic offences and corruption by chosen hi-profile members of political opposition and their associates more to make political gains than for any genuine desire to...

Editorial

27 May 2017/--/The term of President Pranab Mukherjee ends in July but there is a perceptible reluctance on the part of both the BJP and the Opposition to name their nominees. The Opposition has made it known that they will support Mukherjee if he runs for a second term. But the incumbent President is firm that the question of his seeking re-election is contingent on the BJP proposing his name. Bu...