Island News

Port Blair, 4 May 2016/--/Hardly had the police department refuted a media report about the beating of a man by the police at Kadamtala PS, the alleged beating of a Sippighat man by the CID personnel has raised many an...
Port Blair, 4 May 2016/--/The canteen outside GB Pant Hospital run by the owner of Gagan Restaurant  has come in for criticism  as unhygienic food is served to customers.   Stones and dead insects are often found in the...
Port Blair, 4 May 2016/--/Recently two cases of ATM fraud have been reported at Police Station Aberdeen recently for debiting cash Rs. 9,900/- and 20,000/- by unknown subscribers to whom the victims had disclosed...

West Bengal & Other States

Nandigram, 4 May 2016/--/Nandigram, the spearhead of Bengal's anti-land acquisition movement which had played a crucial role in ousting the Left Front regime, is geared up for the May 5 Assembly poll in which Trinamool Congress candidate Suvendu Adhikari is pitted against CPI's Abdul Kabir Sheikh,...
Kolkata, 4 May 2016/--/Acting on complaints, Election Commission (EC) has transferred a policeman in West Midnapore district and also instructed IPS officer Bharati Ghosh not to go to any poll-bound district ahead of the last phase of election tomorrow. The EC said it will not hesitate to respond...

Sports News

Rajkot, 2 May 2016/--/The shocking loss to laggards Kings XI Punjab in their last match, notwithstanding, table toppers Gujarat Lions will have to get their acts together quickly if they wish to end their home campaign...
Melbourne, 2 May 2016/--/Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Rising Pune Supergiants' Indian Premier League 2016 campaign seems to be going from bad to worse with Australia's Steve Smith becoming the latest international star to...

Hills (Darjelling) News

Darjeeling, 4 May 2016/--/Setting aside political differences perhaps for the first time, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-run Darjeeling municipality and the hill Trinamool Congress have decided to cooperate and work towards...
Darjeeling, 3 May 2016/--/Several supporters of the Jan Andolan Party today demonstrated outside the Darjeeling sadar police station demanding action against Gorkha Janmukti Morcha activists who allegedly manhandled...
Darjeeling, 2 May 2016/--/Even as the Assembly election results are being awaited keenly, political parties in the hills have started gearing up and reaching out to voters for the municipality polls scheduled to be held...

National News

New Delhi, 4 May 2016/--/The Supreme Court Collegium has recommended elevation of three High Court Chief Justices and a senior lawyer to the apex court, the first since a new law on appointment of judges to higher...
New Delhi, 4 May 2016/--/In a joint operation, Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force and CBI today arrested from Kanpur one of the prime accused in the Vyapam scam Ramesh Shivhare, who had been absconding for the last three...

Business News

London, 2 May 2016/--/Indian-origin businessman Sanjeev Gupta's Liberty House group has confirmed that it will be submitting its bid for Tata Steel's loss-making UK businesses by tomorrow, according to a media report....
FRANKFURT, 2 May 2016/--/Asian Development Bank and China-sponsored Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Monday signed an agreement to co-finance an infrastructure project in Pakistan. The Memorandum of...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 2 May 2016/--/Equities started the week on a dull note with the market benchmark Sensex tumbling to a three-week low today as a plunge in Tokyo and disappointing domestic corporate earnings along with a fall in manufacturing sector activity rattled investors. In contrast, broader markets...

Political Delicacies

24 Apr 2016/--/Before any elections in UP or at the national level, Ajit Singh of Rashtriya Lok Dal starts bargaining for a plum slot. He has been nursing his   dream   of becoming chief minister of U...
17 Apr 2016/--/The saying is that behind every successful man, there is a woman but not in the case of Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar. The entire credit in the making of Nitish Kumar as what he is...

North Bengal News

Siliguri, 4 May 2016/--/Candida Louis, supported by CEAT, who embarked on an intriguing road trip to promote road safety awareness, reached the Siliguri pit stop today. The thrilling solo ride that commenced on 5th...
Siliguri, 4 May 2016/--/The Department of Management at the North Bengal University on Tuesday organised CAREER MEET 2016 (Industry Meet) at the varsity premises. Industry captains from across West Bengal including...
Malda, 3 May 2016/--/A team of CID officials today visited the site where two personnel of the investigation agency were killed when the bombs they were trying to defuse exploded, hours after four persons were killed in...

Echo World

Beijing, 2 May 2016/--/China's meteorological authority has warned the public of possible geological disasters in the south with heavy rain predicted for the region. Parts of Anhui, Jiangxi and Zhejiang provinces was...
Lahore, 2 May 2016/--/A 29-year-old Sikh man's turban was desecrated during a scuffle at a bus terminal in Pakistan's Punjab Province and six persons have been booked under blasphemy law in connection with the incident...

Reflex Action

4 May 2016/--/Both the Dravidian giants, AIADMK and DMK are engaged in a no-holds barred fight, with just two weeks left for the one-day May 16 poll, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa touting her welfare schemes and other wider achievements while arch-rival DMK’s Mr. Karunanidhi (93) talks  with elan of h...

Editorial

4 May 2016/--/At least two persons were killed and eight injured when police fired on a crowd protesting against the building of hydro-electric power projects in the historical monastery town of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh on Monday. Arunachal Pradesh is one State which, until recently, had never seen a political agitation. A cosy land nestling in the lap of the high Himalayas, life had maintained...